Yamunotri FAQs

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Get clear your all doubts about Yamunotri Yatra and Trek from these Frequently Asked Questions given below. These Yamunotri Yatra FAQs are prepared to answer all major queries from a pilgrims point of view.

FAQs. for Yamunotri Dham

A. The Yamunotri Dham begins to welcome pilgrims in the month of April-May, on the holy day of Akshay Tritiya. After the Diwali celebration, the holy shrine ends its pilgrimage season on Bhai Dooj. The six months of Yamunotri being closed for pilgrims in the cold winter months of the year.
A. Located at an altitude of 3293 meters, the revered shrine of Yamunotri is the source of the holy river Yamuna. The real source of River Yamuna is in the inaccessible Champasara Glacier, but goddess Yamuna is worshiped at the foot of the mountain According to mythology, Yamuna is worshiped as the daughter of the sun god and holds special sanctity in Hinduism.
A. Hours for visiting Yamunotri temple are from 06:30 am to 07:30 pm.
A. The yatra slowly gathers momentum in Yamunotri during the season from May to October when the area is visited by a large number of pilgrims. It is always advised to skip the Yamunotri pilgrim site during the monsoon season. The months May, June, September, and October are regarded as the best months for pilgrimage to Yamunotri.
A. The holy shrines of Yamunotri are located at a very high altitude and covered in beautiful hills and has a very pleasant climate during summer and turn extremely cold during winters. Medium to heavy rainfall is experienced during this time of the year and may block the roadways for Himalayan rocks falling in the process of landslides.
A. The Yamunotri or Chardham Yatra registration could be obtained free from the counters of various places or through online media. These registration counters are centrally located at Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Janki Chatti. Therefore, registration should ideally be completed as soon as possible either over the Internet or by going to a desk.
A. Yamunotri Dham is quite safe to visit and attracts many pilgrims every year during pilgrimage season. However, tourist arrivals decrease during the monsoon season due to rains.
A. Accommodation options in Yamunotri are limited to a few small hotels. Travelers also have the option of staying at Janki Chatti and Syan Chatti hotels a few kilometers away from Yamunotri Dham.
A. The Yamunotri Dham is also open for the public during these months for only half a year and temporary hotels and restaurants are made for the entire year when there is the yatra season of that area. These eating joints, often referred to as dhabas, serve simple vegetarian food consisting of Parantha, Dal, Roti, Sabji, Chawal, Maggi, and others.

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