+91-9650797635 Download App

Tour Travel World

Yamunotri Temple - Yamunotri India

The shrine of Yamunotri, source of the river Yamuna, is the westernmost shrine in the Garhwal Himalayas, perched atop a flank of Bandar Poonch peak & situated opposite to Gangotri. Goddess Yamuna the river goddess is worshipped here and has special significance in Hindu scriptures. The idol is made of black marble.


The river Yamuna emerges from Yamunotri glacier which is at a height of 4420 m near the Kalind Mountain. This place was the home of Sage Asit. Here a holy dip in the tank filled by hot springs, and cooking rice in its water is part of the rituals. The temple is open from May to November.

Open Timing : Akshaya Tritiya (May) to Yama Dwitiya (the second day after Diwali, November)
Altitude : 3,291 metres
Dedicated To : Goddess Yamuna
Built in : 19th century
Built By : Maharani Gularia of Jaipur
Opening Hours : 6 am – 8 pm
Aarti Time : 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Nearest Railway Station : Rishikesh
Nearest Airport : Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun.

Top Things To Do In Yamunotri

View All
Tell Your Story

Add Your Travel Story

your email address will not be published. Required field are marked *
Comments will go through a verification process for security reasons.

You May Also Like

X Hi, Planning To Travel? Let us help you.
Live Chat

Hello! Are you looking for Yamunotri ?

Today, 04:12 AM

Good! When would you be traveling?


Which city is the starting point of your travel?


Looks great! Please share your Email id so that we can contact you.


Please provide your contact number.


How many travelers are there in your group?


Your NAME would help us to serve you better.

Powered by TourTravelWorld