Beat the Heat - with the best summer destinations in Uttarakhand : Chopta - Nainital - Mussoorie - Kanatal - Dhanaulti - Chakrata - Auli - Kausani - Mukteshwar - Chaukori - Pangot

Dehradun To Yamunotri

Dehradun to Yamunotri

Embarking on a sacred journey from Dehradun to Yamunotri is a pilgrimage deeply rooted in spiritual significance, forming an integral part of the revered Char Dham Yatra. This sacred endeavor beckons devotees to the pristine surroundings of the Yamunotri Dham, where the divine Yamunotri Temple stands as a beacon of religious fervor. Along this sacred route, pilgrims traverse through symbolic locations such as Hanuman Chatti and Phool Chatti, each step resonating with the echoes of devotion and ancient spirituality.

The seamless accessibility from Dehradun marks the commencement of a profound pilgrimage, leading to the last motorable point at Janki Chatti. From this juncture, pilgrims are faced with a choice: a 6 kilometer trek on foot, immersing themselves in the spiritual aura of the surroundings, or the option of Pony/Palki rides for a more comfortable ascent towards the divine abode of Yamunotri. Along this enchanting route, the sacred Yamuna River, revered as a goddess in Hindu mythology, flows majestically, casting a spiritual spell on the journey. The melodious sounds of the river accompany pilgrims, enhancing the sanctity of the pilgrimage as they traverse the scenic landscapes towards Yamunotri.

Offers on Yamunotri Tour Packages

Dehradun to Yamunotri Road Route Guide

If you are searching for how to reach Yamunotri from Dehradun then this route map can surely gonna help you. 

Yamunotri from Dehradun by using public transport

Follow this route buses or cars to Reach Yamunotri from Dehradun 

Dehradun - Mussoorie - Nainbagh - Kandi - Lakha Mandal - Naugaon - Barkot - Yamunotri


Yamunotri from Dehradun - How To Reach Via Google Maps

Distance From Dehradun to Yamunotri

The distance from Dehradun to Yamunotri spans 167 kilometers, and the travel time typically ranges from 6 to 7 hours. However, the duration can be influenced by factors such as road conditions and traffic, impacting the overall journey experience. Pilgrims and travelers are advised to consider these variables when planning their trip to the sacred Yamunotri Temple, ensuring a smoother and more accurate estimation of travel time.

Route from Dehradun to Yamunotri

The route from Dehradun to Yamunotri offers two options, and the choice can be made based on accessibility and preferences as the distance does not significantly differ between the two routes. Travelers can select the route that best suits their convenience for the journey to Yamunotri.

Haridwar to Yamunotri via Mussoorie: The route from Haridwar to Yamunotri via Mussoorie covers a distance of approximately 167 kilometers and typically takes around 6 to 7 hours by road.

Route: Dehradun - Mussoorie - Nainbagh - Kandi - Lakha Mandal - Naugaon - Yamunotri

Haridwar to Yamunotri Via Selaqui: The route from Haridwar to Yamunotri via Selaqui covers a distance of approximately 180 kilometers and typically takes around 7 to 8 hours by road.

Route: Dehradun - Selaqui - Dumet - Lakha Mandal - Naugaon - Yamunotri

How To Reach Dehradun to Yamunotri

By Air: There is no airport in Yamunotri itself. The Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is indeed the nearest airport, and from there, travelers generally need to proceed by road to reach Yamunotri Dham. For those seeking a quicker option, there are helicopter services available from Dehradun to Yamunotri. These helicopter services usually operate during the pilgrimage season, and it's advisable to check the schedule, availability, and booking details in advance.

By Train: There is no direct train connectivity to the Yamunotri Temple. The nearest railway stations are Dehradun and Rishikesh. Pilgrims arriving at Dehradun Railway Station need to further travel to Rishikesh, covering approximately 45 kilometers by road. From Rishikesh, onward journey to Yamunotri can be undertaken using bus or taxi services, traversing through challenging mountainous terrain.

By Road: For pilgrims choosing to travel by road from Dehradun to Yamunotri, there is direct road connectivity between the two destinations. Pilgrims have the option to use private vehicles or book cab services for their journey. It's recommended to stay informed about transportation options, check schedules, and monitor weather conditions, especially during the pilgrimage season.

Dehradun to Yamunotri By Bus

For travelers planning to journey from Dehradun to Yamunotri by bus, it's important to note that there are no direct buses available on this route. Instead, one can first travel from Dehradun to either Rishikesh or Haridwar, both of which serve as major transportation hubs. From Rishikesh or Haridwar, there are various options for buses, including both private and government-operated services, heading towards Yamunotri. It is advisable to book bus seats in advance, particularly during the peak season, to ensure a smoother and more convenient journey to the sacred destination.

Bus fare Dehradun to Yamunotri: INR 800 to INR 1400 one side trip (from Rishikesh/ Haridwar).

Dehradun to Yamunotri Bus Timing: 05:00 am to 09:00 am (from Rishikesh/ Haridwar)

Dehradun to Yamunotri By Taxi

Traveling from Dehradun to Yamunotri by private taxi is a convenient option for those seeking a more personalized and direct mode of transportation. Private taxis can be arranged by consulting with local transporters or booking through online platforms. It's advisable to make arrangements in advance, especially during peak seasons, to ensure availability and a smoother travel experience.

Taxi fare Dehradun to Yamunotri: INR 5000 to INR 8000 one side.

Dehradun to Yamunotri by Sharable Jeeps

When considering shared jeep services from Dehradun to Yamunotri, it's important to note that such services are not directly available or may be limited. Instead, it is recommended to travel from Dehradun to either Rishikesh or Haridwar, where direct shared jeep services to Yamunotri are more accessible. In Rishikesh or Haridwar, you can find various transporters offering shared jeep services for the journey to Yamunotri. It's advisable to check with local providers or transportation hubs for availability, schedules, and to make arrangements for a shared jeep to Yamunotri, ensuring a more convenient and efficient travel experience.

Important Note: There is no direct motorable point to the Yamunotri Temple. The last motorable point to Yamunotri Dham is Janki Chatti, situated in the Uttarkashi district. From Janki Chatti, pilgrims face a 6 kilometer trek on foot to reach the revered Yamunotri Temple. For those unable to undertake the trek, there are alternatives such as the option to take a palki or pony ride. The presence of the Yamuna River, flowing through this sacred district, adds to the sanctity of the pilgrimage, creating a soul-stirring experience for those seeking the blessings of Yamunotri.

Yamunotri Tour Packages

Char Dham Luxury Helicopter Tour Package ex-Dehradun
6 Days / 5 Nights
₹. 210,000.00    ₹ 199,000.00
9 Days Chardham Package From Haridwar
9 Days / 8 Nights
₹. 0.00

Yamunotri Travel Tips & Blog Articles

Pay securely online with Payment Options Online Payment Options