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Dedicated to Goddess Ganga, Gangotri is one of the important Hindu shrines in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Located at a height up to 3048 m, the temple was built by Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in early 18th century. Gangotri is counted among one of the destinations of Char Dham Yatra and is visited by devotees in great numbers.

However, due to heavy snowfall during winter months (from November to March) the shrine remains closed. But for the convenience of the visitors and to continue the Char Dham Yatra, the idols of the temple are shifted to Mukhba and Kharsail in Uttarkashi district. But from April again, for the rest of the year they are transferred back to their original position. The initiative is taken by Uttakarkhand Government, so that you can worship the deities all the year long. Through our Gangotri tour packages you can also go for excursions to nearby places such as Tapovan, Uttarkashi, Kedar tal, Gomukh and Dayara.

Here are the latest SOPs for Gangotri Dham, which people are required to follow.

  • Only fully vaccinated people with a mandatory COVID-19 negative report are allowed to embark on the holy yatra.
  • It is mandatory to show the vaccination certificate along with the negative report issued by the ICMR authorized laboratory.
  • Devotees are required to follow the strict COVID-19 protocols like social distancing and wearing masks.
  • A limited number of pilgrims are allowed with the capping of 600 devotees at Gangotri Dham in a day.
  • Pilgrims are not permitted to take a holy bath in any of the springs around the Gangotri temple.

Best Tourist Places to Visit during your Gangotri Dham

If you are planning to visit Gangotri yatra, then here are some of the best places to visit near nearby:

Dehradun: A beautiful city with lots of natural sceneries, markets, and renowned for its best school education at Doon School. Gangotri to Dehradun is about 240 km with a drive time of 9 hours.

Haridwar: Haridwar is located on the bank of River Ganges which is the famous holy land for Hindus. You can visit famous temples such as Har ki Pauri, Mansa Devi Temple or you can enjoy the charming Ganga Aarti in the morning or evening.

Uttarkashi: Uttarkashi is the land devoted to Lord Shiva and aptly called the "Kashi of North". Just like Varanasi, this town is also situated along River Ganges and has a ghat named Manikarnika. Gangotri is about 100 km away from Uttarkashi and takes approx. 3.5 hours drive to reach. On hilly terrain, you can enjoy sports like rock climbing and trekking.

Best Places to Stay during you Gangotri Yatra

Due to the lack of good options for guests in Gangotri, IHPL recommends that one’s stay should be booked in Harsil. Recommended hotels in Harsil are as follows

  • Hotel Harsil Cottage
  • Prakriti The Retreat
  • Bhagirathi Sadan
  • Himalaya Sadan
  • The Chardham Camp


Gangotri Yatra Packages

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Chardham Yatra By Helicopter 2 Days

1 N / 2 D

Dehradun – Gangotri – Yamunotri – Kedarnath – Badrinath – Dehradun

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Char Dham Yatra by Car Package 2021 From Delhi

11 N / 12 D

Haridwar (1N) - Barkot (2N) - Uttarkashi (2N) - Guptkashi (1N) - Rudraprayag (2N) - Badrinath (1N) - Rishikesh (1N)

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  • Attend Ganga Aarti in Haridwar
  • Worship at Yamunotri Gangotri shrine
  • Pray at Badrinath Kedarnath Dham
  • Outing to Rishikesh

Char Dham Yatra Package from Haridwar

9 N / 10 D

Haridwar – Barkot – Yamunotri –Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Guptakashi – Kedarnath – Guptkashi – Badrinath – Rudraprayag – Rishikesh – Haridwar

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  • Explore the blissful Barkot
  • Pay regards at Divya Shila
  • Seek blessings at Yamunotri Dham
  • Uttarkashi spiritual tour
  • Dip in the holy hot water kund
  • Darshan at Gangotri Temple
  • Praise the almighty at Guptkashi
  • Visit Kedarnath Temple
  • Take part in the abhishek rituals
  • Holy dip in the Alaknanda River
  • Revel in the chants at Badrinath Temple
  • Local sightseeing around Badrinath
  • Visit Joshimath Temple
  • Rishikesh city tour

Chardham Yatra from Bangalore

12 N / 13 D

Bangalore - Delhi - Haridwar - Barkot - Kharsali - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Sonprayag - Kedarnath - Guptkashi - Joshimath - Rudraprayag – Rishikesh – Haridwar - Delhi

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Chardham Yatra by Helicopter

5 N / 6 D

Dehradun - Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath – Badrinath – Dehradun

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  • Holy Darshan of Gangotri
  • Take blessings at Yamunotri
  • Divine blessings at Badrinath
  • Sacred Darshan at Kedarnath

Gangotri Badrinath Kedarnath yatra

7 N / 8 D

Haridwar - Uttarkashi - Gangotri -Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Badrinath-Rudraprayag -Haridwar

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  • Pay homage at Gangotri Temple
  • Wish for prosperity at Kedarnath Temple
  • Perform pooja at Badrinath Temple

Gangotri Yamunotri Yatra

5 N / 6 D

Haridwar - Yamunotri – Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi - Haridwar

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Chardham Yatra from Mumbai

12 N / 13 D

Mumbai - Delhi - Haridwar - Barkot - Karsali - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Sonprayag - Kedarnath - Guptkashi - Joshimath - Birahi - Srinagar - Rudraprayag – Rishikesh – Haridwar - Delhi

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  • Take part in evening aarti at Haridwar
  • Pay homage at Yamunotri Temple
  • Seek blessings at Gangotri Temple
  • Perform pooja at Kedarnath Temple
  • Tour to Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi in Kedarnath
  • Pay regards at Badrinath Temple

Chardham Yatra from Hyderabad

10 N / 11 D

Hyderabad - Dehradun - Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Rudraprayag - Dehradun.

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Chardham Yatra Package from Ahmedabad

12 N / 13 D

Ahmedabad - Delhi - Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Pipalkoti - Badrinath - Srinagar - Rishikesh - Haridwar - Delhi - Ahmedabad

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Faqs of Gangotri Tours

Q: Why is Gangotri famous?

Ans: Located in Uttarkashi, Gangotri is a Hindu pilgrim town on the banks of river Bhagirathi, known for being one of the four sites in the Char (four) Dham circuit. It is well-known for the origin of the Holy River Ganges, Gangotri Temple and natural beauty.

Q: How many days are required to cover Gangotri Temple?

Ans: If you will start your tour from Deharadun or Haridwar it will take 3 days. If the tour starts from Delhi then it will take 5 days to cover Gangotri Temple.

Q: Which is the best time to visit Gangotri?

Ans: Gangotri has one of the main temples of Char Dham circuit, and the holy pilgrimage starts from May onwards and continues till August/September. Usually people prefer the months of May & June as there are chances of heavy rains from July onwards.

Q: What are the other important places around Gangotri?

Ans: Gangotri is 285 Kms. from Haridwar and 240 Kms. from Dehradun. The sightseeing places and other three dhams are as follows:  

  • Haridwar
  • Rishikesh
  • Uttarkashi
  • Yamunotri
  • Kedarnath
  • Badrinath
  • Rudraprayag
Q: Which is the nearest railway station to reach Gangotri by train?

Ans: Dehradun is the nearest railway station which is almost 240 kilometers away and takes 9 hours of drive time whereas the Haridwar Junction is 295 kilometers and takes 10 hours to reach Gangotri.

Q: Is there any airport in Gangotri?

Ans: Jolly Grant is the nearest domestic airport which is about 266 km away and takes a drive time of 9 hours approximately to reach Gangotri. You can take a flight from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, and other cities of India to Jolly Grant.