Yamunotri Dham
Yamunotri Dham

Yamunotri Dham is one of the most popular destinations located in the western region of Garhwal Himalaya. It is an elevation of 3293 meters above sea level. Yamunotri is the source of the Yamuna river. Yamunotri is a Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. It is the only shrine that is the part of Chota Chardham yatra and also India Chardham. Yamunotri Dham is also a land full of legends and. Uttarakhand makes an incredible religious tourist destination in India. Yamunotri Dham is in the Garhwal hills. If you are seeking a trip in Uttarakhand that can greatly fill you with the feeling of divinity, then Yamunotri is the right destination to head to.

Yamunotri Temple is located on the western side of Garhwal Himalayas, in the Uttarakashi district of Uttarakhand. It is one of four pilgrimage centers in Uttarakhand. First is Yamunotri Dham, Gangotri Dham, Kedarnath Dham, Badrinath Dham. Lakhs of devotees come every year to this holy shrine Yamunotri. This holy shrine is absolutely an ideal place to soak in the spirituality and holiness.

Yamunotri Temperature

The maximum temperature of the Yamunotri Dham in May- June will be 15 degree Celsius to 16 degree Celsius

Yamunotri temperature in July- August:  17 degrees Celsius.

The Yamunotri temperature in September – October:   -3 to -10 degrees Celsius.


Yamunotri Weather

Endless gorgeous landscapes, breezy cool weather, and lush greenery all around that offer colorful experience in Himalaya. The maximum temperature of the Yamunotri in summers will be 15 . The Yamunotri Dham is the most important Dham of all the Char Dham Yatra.

Best Time to visit Yamunotri Dham

The best time to visit Yamunotri temple are in May, June, July, August, September, and October. May- June, September- October is the ideal time for capturing the beautiful view and also avoiding Monsoon season. The weather is wonderful this month with the fantastic beauty of the Himalayas.

Yamunotri temple is in the lap of Uttarakhand Himalaya. This holy shrine is fill with lush greenery, fresh aura and the majestic mountain peaks around. From this place, devotees can see the beautiful view of the surroundings and also the nearby places.


Best Places to visit near Yamunotri Dham

  1. Janki Chatti: This place is famous for its hot water spring. It is surrounded by mountains. Janki Chatti is 7 km away from the Yamunotri temple.


  1. Hanuman Chatti: It is a famous trekking spot and situated km from Yamunotri. It is also the confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna River. Hanuman Chatti is one if the famous tourist attraction.


  1. Divya Shila It is another pilgrimage attraction near Yamunotri. Divya Shila is a strong rock Piller, located at 3,000 meters high next to Surya Kund.


  1. Sapt Rishi Kund: It is a popular natural lake with greyish blue water and 10 km from Yamunotri Dham. It is at an altitude of 4421 meters above sea level. The Sapt Rishi Kund is also acknowledge for the presence of Brahma kamal. The trail to the kund is perfect for adventure lovers. It is also a beautiful spot that Picturesque views of the surroundings.


  1. Surya Kund: This kund is located in the vicinity of the Yamunotri shrine. Surya Kund is a hot water spring. It is a revered pilgrimage spot situated near the Yamunotri temple.


  1. Kharsali:

    It is a perfect place for sightseeing near Yamunotri Dham. Kharsali is also a beautiful place for a picnic. The main attraction of this place is the beautiful meadows covere with Oak and conifers trees, waterfalls and thermal springs.


  1. Bali Pass Trek: This trek starts from the Tons river valley and ends in Yamunotri river valley. Bali Pass Trek is located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The trek offers the incredible view of the Himalayan peaks namely Kalanag, Swargarohini, and Banderpoonch. The trek passes through the lush green meadows, dense forest, and also snow-clad glaciers.


  1. Barkot: It is a wonderful trekking destination and among the best destinations near Yamunotri Dham. Barkot is famous for its natural beauty and the serene landscape. The main attraction of this place is the perfect view of the Bandarpoonch peak and also the other mountains.


  1. Dayara Bugyal Trek: It is a beautiful high altitude meadow trek. Dayara bugyal is located at a height of 3048 meters above sea level. The main attraction of this place is a small natural lake called Barnala Tal. It is also one of the best places in or around the Yamunotri Dham.


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