Situated at an altitude of 3,048, on the banks of the holy river Bhagirathi, Gangotri is considered the second dham in the chardham package. It is the highest and the most important shire of goddess Ganga. The present temple was built by Amar Singh Thapa, a Gorkha General in the 18th century and is worshipped as the source of Ganges. Although, the source of Ganges, gaumukh is 18 km from Gangotri and can only be reached by a trek route.Gangotri offers scenic vistas of gushing water, rugged terrain and snow clad Himalayas. Gangotri holds a very important place in the Hindu Mythology. It is believed that Lord Shiva received Ganga in his matted locks when the river descended from Heaven to earth.
Gangotri Package (4 Nights / 5 Days) Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar. (230Kms / 6-7Hrs drive) Morning start your journey and transfer to Haridwar.Evening visit "Ganga Ceremony" at Har Ki Pauri.Overnight at Haridwar.Day 2 : Haridwar - Uttarkashi. (230Kms / 3-4Hrs drive)Morning after breakfast, drive towards Uttarkashi.Visit Kashi Vishwnath temple and Prakateshwar Mahadev.Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.Day 03: Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (200Kms / 7-8Hrs drive).Morning after breakfast, drive for Gangotri.Visit on the way places like Tapt Kund (Hot water spring) and Harshil Village (Beautiful valley).Visit Gangotri temple and later drive back to Uttarkashi.Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.Day 04: Uttarkashi - Haridwar (230 Kms / 5-6 Hrs drive)Morning after breakfast drive for Haridwar.Visit on the way places like Chamba, Tehri lake.Overnight at hotel in Haridwar.Day 05: Haridwar - Delhi (230 Kms / 6-7 Hrs drive)Morning after breakfast visit Daksh Temple, Shri Yantra Temple, Maya Devi Temple.Later drive towards Delhi.Evening dropping at Delhi.