Yamunotri Tourism Information

Yamunotri, the mythological source of river Yamuna is the first stopover for the Char Dham Yatra.

Yamunotri Temple

The temple of Goddess Yamuna was built in 19th century by maharani Gularia of Jaipur.  It is set at an altitude of 3,235 metres and is dominated by the towering Banderpoonch Mountain (6,316m).  The temple remain closed from November to April /May.

Divys Shila

This rock pillar is worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.

Surya Kund

The hot spring here is formed due to volcanic heat.  The blistering water immediately cooks potatoes and rice tied loosely in a piece of cloth.

Sapta Rishi Kund

It is the original source of river Yamuna.  To trek upto here is a true test of endurance.

Hanumanchatti (13km)

Confluence of hanuman Ganga and Yamuna rivers.

Sayanachatti (18km)

Scenic spot on the banks of river Yamuna.