One peculiar feature of Yamunotri is
the shrine and the way the prasad is prepared. Raw rice and potatoes are
tied in cloth bags and then cooked by dipping them in a hot water pool
situated near the shrine.
Places of Interests
Cool during the day and cold at night.
WinterSnow- bound. Touching sub-Zero.
Light woollens Winter Very heavy woollens.
Garhwali and English.
This falls on the Mussoorie - Yammnotri
road (75 km from Kempty Falls). According to legend the Kaurvas made a
shelter house where they conspired to burn the Pandavas alive.
Surya Kund -
A popular thermal spring where the water
temperature goes as high as 190 degrees Fahrenheit. The spring is used
to cook prasada to offer at the shrine.
Divya Shila -
This huge pillar located near the
temple is made of rock and devotees throng to it praying before it,
prior to entering the Yamunotri temple.
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, 17 km from
Rishikesh & 24 km from Dehradun.
The nearest railway stations are Dehradun and
Yamunotri is easily accessible from Rishikesh,
Saharanpur and Dehradun. Rishikesh to Yamunotri 222 km.via Narendranagar
16 km., Chama 46 km., Brahmkhal 15 km, Barkot 40 km, Syanachatti 27 km,
Hanumanchatti 6 km., Phoolchatti 5 km., Jankichatti 3 km., and Yamunotri
Only Dharamshalas are available at Yamunotri. Alternative accommodation
are also available. There is a Tourist Rest House (GMVN) at Janki
Chatti. All the accommodations are ideally planned to offer comfortable
stay to the tourists of all type.