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Gangotri Dham


Gangotri Temple, one among the Char Dhams in Uttarakhand, is situated on the greater Himalayan Range in the Uttarkashi District. One among the most popular pilgrims among the Hindus, the Gangotri Temple is surrounded by the untouched beauty of the greenery where translucent spiritualism can simply unwind your mind and soul.

 

Beliefs Behind the Gangotri Temple

There are many well-known legendary facts behind the origin gangotri temple which must be an important part of your Gangotri Travel Guide. According to the ancient records, Lord Shiva, pleased by King Bhagirath's penance, bestowed him with the flow of Ganga. It is believed that Lord Shiva holds the Ganga in his locks and it comes down to Earth only after Goddess Parvati takes her bath in it. During your Tour to gangotri, you may witness several mythological proofs of Lord Shiva's blessings, Goddess Parvati's presence, and King Bhagirath's penance.

Best Time to Visit Gangotri

You can visit gangotri dham at any time of the year. But during the winter months, Gangotri Weather reaches down to almost sub-zero degrees which makes it very tough for the pilgrims to bear with. So, the Best Time to Visit Gangotri is during the months of April to November.

How to Reach Gangotri

In our guide, how to reach gangotri from dehradun, you can follow the route to the Dehradun to Gangotri. Dehradun is well connected to other cities by Air, Bu Tran and by Road. Gangatri is approx 250 Kms from Dehradun, So, You can hire a Taxi to reach Gangotri Via Uttarkashi.

Traveling Tips to Gangotri

  • If you are traveling during the winter season, then remember to carry warm clothes with you.
  • Carry the required first aid box with required medicines, anti-infections ointments and height sickness medications.
  • As it is a hilly region, frequent rains are common, so carry an umbrella.
  • Avail only confirm bookings of hotels and transports, after checking the opening and closing dates of the temples. Otherwise, it may raise problems during peak seasons.
  • Carry enough cash with you because banks, card transactions, and ATMs are not available at the frequent stops.
  • Treks are common, so wear comfortable shoes and carry sprays and balms, to avoid sprains and cramps.