Weekend Trip to Yamunotri, Uttarakhand
- Hill station
Summer 6 to 20°C
Winter -7 to 5°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Delhi: 419 kilometers / 7 h ,35 m
Best Time To Visit
Situated amidst the Garhwal Himalayas, Yamunotri, in the state of Uttarakhand, is naturally bestowed with beauty and charm. Located at an altitude of 3293 meters, next to the Indo-Chinese border, Yamunotri is encompassed by the towering mountain peaks from all sides. According to the Hindu mythology, Yamuna is the sister of Yama, the god of death, and a holy dip in this river protects a devotee from a painful death. Be it a pilgrim, a nature lover or an adventure enthusiast, Yamunotri is the best bet for all.
How to Reach Yamunotri
The nearest railway stations to Yamunotri are Rishikesh and Dehradun. Dehradun Railway Station is located at a distance of 175km from Yamunotri while Rishikesh Railway Station is located at a distance of 200km before Yamunotri on NH58. Taxis and buses are available from these railway stations to Hanuman Chatti.
Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun is the closest airport to Yamunotri. It is around 227 kilometers away from Yamunotri. Jollygrant Airport is well-connected to Delhi Airport.
The Grand Trunk Road and National Highway number 94 connect Delhi and Yamunotri. The journey via these two routes will take approximately 7 hours. There is no direct bus service between Delhi and Yamunotri. If you are coming to Delhi, take a bus to Rishikesh and get down. From here, bus services are available between Rishikesh and Hanuman Chatti. Yamunotri is around 14 kilometers Hanuman Chatti via bus.