You are currently viewing Best Captivating Places To Visit in Yamunotri Dham
Places To Visit in Yamunotri Dham

Best Captivating Places To Visit in Yamunotri Dham

Yamunotri Dham is located in Uttarakhand & it is situated 3290 meters above the sea level. This location is the first step or starting point of the Chardham Yatra. This is one of the best religious places for the Hindu & as the name suggests this place and nearby places are dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Yamuna. Here, I am sharing the nearby places of Yamunotri Dham whenever you plane you Chardham Yatra you must include these places in your Journey.

Tourist visiting places during the Yamunotri Yatra

  • Yamunotri Temple
  • Surya Kund
  • Saptarishi Kund
  • Divya Shila
  • Janki Chatti
  • Kharsali Village
  • Hanuman Chatti
  • Barkot
  • Doditaal

1. Yamunotri Temple

Yamunotri Temple
Yamunotri Temple

It is the most popular temple & situated near the bank of River Yamuna. It is built by Maharani Gularia & the first temple of the Chardham Yatra. There are thousands for tourist visits here for watching the beauty of the temple and Goddess Yamuna and the temple is open during the month of May – October.

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = 2 hours 

Must Read = Best activities to enjoy at Yamunotri Dham

2. Surya Kund 

Surya Kund
Surya Kund

It is located near the Yamunotri temple and this place is basically famous for the hot spring of water. According to Hindu mythology, Surya is the father of the Goddess Yamuna & this place is famous in Yamunotri after Yamunotri Temple.

Visiting hours= 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = 1 Hour

3. Saptarishi Kund

Saptarishi Kund
Saptarishi Kund

This is located 9KM away from the Yamunotri Temple and the Saptarishi Kund area covers around a half kilometer & the main source of the water of this Kund is the Yamuna river. During summertime Kund beautifully blue water. If I am talking about winner this place is covered by snow due to the heavy snowfall.

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 7:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = 2 hours

Related Article = Tourist Places in Gangotri for a Religious trip

4. Divya Shila

Divya Shila
Divya Shila

It is popular among the tourists and you should definitely add in your itinerary while you are going to prepare the Chardham Yatra Trip. This temple is also located near the Yamunotri Temple.

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = 2 hours 

5. Janki Chatti

This place is famous for the hot spring water & it is located near the Hanuman Chatti around 6 away from the form thYamunotriri temple. There are many religious Temples are located near this location.

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = 2 hours 

6. Kharsali village 

Kharsali village
Kharsali village

It is basically famous for nature and famous sightseeing near the Yamunotri. Here you can explore the beautiful oak tree and lord Shiva temple which makes this place more attractive.

Visiting hours = All Time

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = 3 Hours

Also, Read = Tourist places in Kedarnath for a religious trip

7. Hanuman Chatti

Hanuman Chatti
Hanuman Chatti

As the name suggests this temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman & is located around 13Km away for the Yamunotri. If you want to cover this beautiful sightseeing then you should try by trekking. While you can explore the beauty of nature and green Mountains during on the way of trekking to temple.

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = 2 hours 

8. Barkot

Barkot
Barkot

If you are a trekking lover then this place is heaven for you. As we know, Uttarakhand offers many Himalayan ranges this is not as popular among the trekkers but you can try for the memorable journey. If you are covering the Chardham yatra then please do not include in your list because this place is required 1-2 days to explore.

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = 2 hours 

9. Dodital

Dodital
Dodital

This lake is the mysterious lake & one famous myth is among the local it is the birthplace of Lord Ganesha. Dodital is a religious place for Hindu. There are many types of fish species are living in this Lake & it offers a small trekking option for travelers so you can simply trek with your family.

Visiting hours = 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = 2 hours 

Must Read = Best activities to enjoy at Yamunotri Dham

Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. How to reach Yamunotri?

A. If you are traveling by air then the nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport and the distance between the airport to Yanbmnotri is around 232Km and if I am talking about by road then I prefer to you book your private taxi from Dehradun or Rishikesh because this is the nearest railway station to Yamunari.

Q. Is it important to hire a guide?

A. Yes, If you want to explore in details then you should hire a travel Guide for the much informative Journey.

Q. Is Yamyanunatri is part of Chardham?

A. Yes, Yamnori Gangori, Kedarnath, & Badrinath these places is the part of the Chardham.

Q. Distance between Yamunotri to Gangotri?

A. 46Km

!! Sharing is Caring !!

Roshan Panjiyara

Roshan Panjiyara is a Travel blogger & adviser. The aim of this website provides information about Travel planning, how you can choose the best travel destination, hotels, transfers & flights in budget price for your memorable trips.