Gangotri Dham


Gangotri , the origin of the River Ganges and seat of the goddess Ganga, situated in Uttarkashi. . The original temple was constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the early years of 18th century and later rebuilt by the Maharaja of Jaipur. The river is called Bhagirathi at the source and acquires the name Ganga (the Ganges) from Devprayag onwards where it meets the Alaknanda. The origin of the holy river is at Gaumukh, set in the Gangotri Glacier, and is a 19 km trek from Gangotri.

The shrine of Gangotri is situated at an elevation of 3048 m amidst captivating surroundings. Gangotri is located at a distance of 99 km from Uttarkashi is situated on the left bank of Bhagirathi. It is visited by lakhs of pilgrims every year. A number of ashrams are located on the other side, some of which provide accommodation facilities to the visitors.

 



Important Dates

April
28
2017
Yamunotri Temple Kapat will open.

Glad to Inform you this year Yamunotri Temple Kapat/Door will open on 28/04/2017

April
28
2017
Gangotri Temple Kapat will open.

Gangotri Temple Kapat opening dates are declare now which is 28/04/2017.

May
03
2017
Kedarnath Temple Kapat will open

Kedarnath Temple Kapat opening dates are declare now which is 03/05/2017.

May
06
2017
Badarinath Temple Kapat open.

Badarinath Temple Kapat opening dates are declare now which is 06/05/2017.

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