Gangotri- A Sacred Shrine
Gangotri is one of the most sacred places of Uttarakhand. It is the sacred place for Hindus from where the most sacred river Ganga originates. Gangotri is one of the CharDham destinations. It is located 3,048 m above the sea level and weather in summers is cool during day time and cold during night time and in winters it is freezing cold here.
Gangotri is the shrine from where one of the holiest rivers of India named 'Ganga' originates. Gangotri is the main attractions for Hindu pilgrims in Uttarakhand. Its connectivity with Rishikesh, Dehradun, and Haridwar makes it more sacred place for Hindus. Gangotri temple is the major draw for tourists here and remains open for tourists between the April and November months.
Gaumukh and Devghat are some other attractions for tourists near Gangotri. Gangotri glacier is the key source for river Ganga but apart from it Gaumukh is also a source for Ganga River. If you are planning to visit Gangotri then you should not afford to miss the chance to visit Gaumukh and Devghat. Gaurikhand is another beautiful and revered site near Gangotri. It is dedicated to Hindu goddess Parvati. Gaurikhand is the place which draws thousands of tourists from all over the world and specially the devotees of goddess Parvati.
Gangotri Tour fascinates the tourists with its natural glaciers and ambience full of divinity. Gangotri tours leave the tourists enchanted and magnificent. This shrine is a sacred place among the Hindu pilgrims. The water coming out of Gangotri is believed to be Amrita (Nectar). Gangotri tour does not only include Gangotri but imany other places which are major draws for the tourists.
Main attractions near Gangotri:
Gaumukh Glaciers - Like Gangotri, Gaumukh is also a source of water for Ganga River. This is also a holy place for Hindus and welcomes thousands of tourists from all around the world every year.
Nandanvan Tapovan - These two places have the very fine scenic view of majestic Shivling peak. These are opposite of the Gangotri glaciers.
Harsil - Harsil is worldwide famous for its beauty and delicious apples. It is 26 kms away from Gangotri and is situated in the mountain region of district Uttarkashi. Harsil is also very popular among the adventurous tourists as this place is worldwide famous for trekking.
Bhairon Mandir - Bhairon Mandir is dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is located near Gangotri.
Gangotri Travel includes the places which are revered and most visited by tourists from India and foreign countries. You may find a few tour & travel facilitators for Gangotri but we at Shri Travels & Tours (Regd.) offer most cost effective and comforting pilgrimage tours to visitors in Northern India. We offer Gangotri tours that will undoubtedly give your lifetime memorable moments to cherish.
Gangotri Yatra Packages
Gangotri Yatra Package is the complete package of holy places, fun loving places, places full of nature, mountains and a lot more. Gangotri is also a hot spot for adventurous sportsmen and especially for trekkers. Gangotri Yatra Packages include all kinds of adventurous activities including divinity full places. The tour facilitators provide the best Gangotri Tour Packages to the tourists visiting here from India and foreign countries.