Yamunotri Yatra From Haridwar
Plan Yamunotri Yatra From Haridwar with Epic Yatra.Yamunotri Ji is a holy site located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The Height of this holy Shire is 3,293 meters above sea level. Yumnotri Ji is one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in India, thousands of devotees visit this shrine every year. The shrine is accessible via a 6km trek from Hanuman Chatti, or a 13km trek from Janki Chatti. The best time to visit Yamunotri Ji is between May and October, when the weather is relatively mild and there is little chance of snowfall.
Yamunotri ji is the first and the most important of the four dhams situated in the Garhwal Himalayas. It is one of the 108 Divya Desams, principal holy abodes of Vishnu, that are mentioned in Hindu scriptures. Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal built this temple of Yamuna.Every year, devotees from all over India visit this holy shrine to seek blessings from the Goddess Yamuna.
Yamunotri Dham Yatra Tour Package
The best time to visit Yamunotri Ji is during the months of May and June when the weather is pleasant and conducive for trekking. The temple opens on Akshaya Tritiya (third day after Amavasya) and closes on Diwali (the festival of lights). From Haridwar, one can take a bus or a shared jeep to Jankichatti (the last motorable point), and then undertake a 6 km trek to Yamunotri Ji. Ponies and palanquins are also available for those who cannot walk the entire distance. Once you reach Yamunotri Ji, you can offer puja to the deity by taking a dip in the holy waters of Yamuna river. You can also cook rice in these waters and offer it as prasad to Goddess Yamuna. Don't forget to light a diya (lamp) made of clay at her. The Yamunotri Dham tour package from Haridwar includes a number of activities and sightseeing options for pilgrims. Some of the key highlights of the tour include a visit to the temple of Yamuna, taking a dip in the holy waters of Yamuna, trekking to Saptarishi Kund and enjoying views of glaciers from Hanuman Chatti.