Yamunotri Yatra from Haridwar and Delhi
The sacred shrine of Yamunotri, source of the river Yamuna, is the westernmost shrine in the Garhwal Himalayas, perched atop a flank of Bandar Poonch Peak (3615 m) & situated opposite to Gangotri.
Yamunotri tour operators The actual source a frozen lake of ice & glacier (Champasar glacier) located on the kalind mountain at the height of 4421 m above sea level, about 1 km further up, is not frequented generally as it is not accessible and hence the shrine has been located on the foot of the hill. Yamunotri yatra
The tiny Yamuna has icy cold water and its absolute innocence and the infantile purity heightens that deep feeling of reverence, Yamunotri for the devout.
The temple of Yamuna is on the left bank of the Yamuna constructed by Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal.
The deity is made of black marble. The Yamuna like Ganga has been elevated to the stat of a divine mother for the Hindus
HOW TO GET THERE
Airport: Jolly Grant, 196 Kms. from Yamunotri via Dehradun
Railhead: Rishikesh, 219 Kms. &Dehradun, 172 Kms.
Road: Dharasu, 107 Kms. Tehri, 149 Kms. Rishikesh, 213 Kms.& Dehradun, 172 Kms.
Altitude: 3,165 Mts.
Climate Summer: Cool during the day and cool at night
Climate Winter: Snowbound, Touching, sub-zero.
Clothing: April to July: Light woolens
Clothing: Sep to Nov: Heavy woolens
Language: Hindi, Garhwali & English