Location: Garhwal Himalayas (Uttarakhand)
Altitude: 4150 mts
Best time to visit: May to October except July August
Duration: 10 Days
One of the spiritual treks in the Garhwal Himalayan region, the Yamunotri Trek bustles with the footfalls of thousands of Hindu pilgrims. The major attraction remains the Yamunotri Temple that is perched at a height of 3,291 meters. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna and is one of the sites of the popular Char Dham Yatra in the Garhwal Himalayan region. Two hot springs having medicinal value, Surya Kund and Gauri Kund, in its vicinity are other key attractions. Further, a trail of approximately 1,000 meters from Yamunotri leads to the original source of River Yamuna at 4,421 meters. That's a trekker's dream but the Yamunotri Trek is mostly occupied with Hindu pilgrims from different corners of the country.
The Yamunotri Trek, which is a 6 kilometers trek from Janaki Chatti via Phool Chatti, is a perfect pick for beginners, trailing along the track along the river bank, which is quite magnificent and dominated by a wide panorama of mountains. The whole trek to the temple passes through a thick forest that is cut across by many rivulets. During the winters most of the trailing track is blanketed with a thick bed of snow making the journey for the beginners difficult. Hence, the best time to cover the Yamunotri Trek is during the summer season.
Dodital - Day at leisure.
Dodital- Seema (16 Km Trek)
Seema- Hanumanchatti (18 Km Trek)
Hanumanchatti- Yamunotri (14 Km / 3165 m Trek)
Yamunotri- Hanumanchatti (14 Km Trek)