Yamunotri is located in the Garhwal mountains and is the source of the Yamuna River. It is situated in the state of Uttarakhand in India. Make a trip to this holy land with Yamunotri Tour Packages. It is one of the sites of the small Char Dham pilgrimage in India and is visited by many devotees from all over India. Yamunotri is known for the thermal springs and according to stories, sage Asit Muni used to live here. The origin of the sacred river Yamuna is from the Champassar glacier here. The major attraction is the shrine dedicated to goddess Yamuna. Offer your prayers at this holy shrine which is perched atop Bandar Poonch Peak with Yamunotri Tour Packages. In the Hindu mythology, the hilly Yamunotri finds a special mention.
Yamunotri Tour Packages provides you an opportunity to visit this sacred land. The Yamunotri temple is the main temple here which was built by Maharani Guleria in the 19th century and had to be rebuilt due to damage from an earthquake. There are many thermal springs in which devotees take a dip before offering their prayers in the temple. Surya Kund is one such spring known for the high temperature of water. The water temperature is so high that people can actually cook food here to offer to the god in the temple.
Another attraction you can visit with Yamunotri Tour Packages is Divya Shila. Divya Shila is a large rock pillar before the Yamunotri Temple. Sayanachatti is a beautiful place along the Yamuna banks. One can stop here on the way to trekking to Yamunotri. With Yamunotri Tour Packages you can visit the Hanumanchatti, the confluence of Yamuna and Hanuman Ganga which forms the starting point for Dodi Tal trek.
Yamunotri is mainly visited for offering prayers at the Yamunotri temple. The deity here is made of black marble which is worshipped by the devotees. Near the temple are the hot water springs which come out of the mountains. The most important one being Surya Kund and there is a shila known as Divya Shila which is worshipped before devotees offer their prayers in the main temple. The Saptarishi Kund lake is about ten kilometers away from Yamunotri. Book the Yamunotri Tour Packages to visit this Kund where Yamuna rises.
The rare Brahma lotus flower can be found here and it is a great picnic spot. The shrine of Yamunotri is the first stop over for the Char Dham Yatra in the Garhwal Himalayas. The best time to visit this place is during the months of May to October with Yamunotri Tour Packages. It is a 213 kilometers journey from Rishikesh to Hanuman Chatti. From Hanuman Chatti, it is another 13 kilometers trek route to Yamunotri. This trek can be covered by foot or on a pony. There are options of porters and palanquins for convenience of the travelers also. The trek is a wonderful experience with beautiful views of the peaks and dense forests. Be a part of this experience with Yamunotri Tour Packages.
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