Places to Visit
Tourists can extent their trip to Gangotri Temple in sake of exploring all the amazing places situated close to this holy pilgrim place.
The Char Dham Yatra is designed to reconcile and rejuvenate your spiritual self and moral. This tour package is meant to address the spiritual urges of the pilgrims from across the world and rejuvenate their soul and mind. Gangotri, the Hindu pilgrim town is the most important place from where the sacred River Ganges is originated and it attracts thousands of pilgrims round the year. Close to this holy temple, there are many attractions and places of tourist interest which can be visited during their Gangotri Dham tour.
Some of the major Attractions and Places to visit during Gangotri Trip/Yatra
Submerged Shivling - It is one of the crucial destinations to visit during your Gangotri Dham trip. This Shivling has greater significance for Hindu pilgrims because of its natural presence and it is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year during their Gangotri Dham tour. It is the natural Shivling which is worshipped by devotees and it is clearly visible only during winters when the level of river water is declining.
Gangotri Glacier - Gangotri glacier is the real source of holy river Ganges and this place is visited by thousands of devotees every year, especially during the Char Dham Yatra season. Visitors get the chance to explore the natural beauty of the place which is rare to find elsewhere. Apart from experiencing the exceptional glimpse of the natural world, the tourists also get the chance to ascertain their own inner self in the midst of this spiritual land.
Tapovan - It is basically a camping base which is located at the elevation of 4460 meters above sea-level and it is considered to be the perfect destination for trekking. It is the place where most of the adventurous activities can be enjoyed. From the peak of Tapovan tourists can even enjoy the exceptional glimpse of natural Shivling and the surrounding vegetation.
Gangnani - This place is actually famous of the thermal springs and it offers the panoramic glimpse of snow capped Himalaya ranges. This destination is packed with locals and tourists during the winter months as it offers them the mesmerizing glimpse of Mother Nature from wide and far.
Gomukh - It is the most sacred place from where the holy river Ganga actually originates. This place offers calm environs to the pilgrims and devotees that make this place a sought-after destination to explore during your Gangotri Dham tour.
Pandu Gufa - This is another awe-inspiring destination to visit during your tour to Gangotri valley. This place has a sacred shrine known as Bhagirath Shila, it is the place where Bhagirath meditated. Pandu Gufa is considered to be the place where dreams come true and this is why most of the pilgrims visit this place during their visit to Gangotri Dham.
Kedar Tal - An enchanting lake, 4425 mts. above sea level against the splendid backdrop of The Mighty Thalaiyasagar peak. Accessible through a rough mountain trail, it is the base camp for trekking to surrounding peaks. The trek to Kedartal needs a local guide.
Bhairon Ghati - Situated towards Uttarkashi, it is known for the temple of Bhairav Nath, surrounded by thick forests.
These were some of the attractions that tourists must visit during their Gangotri Dham tour and make their trip memorable to cherish for lifetime.