Haridwar to Gangotri

The beautifu town of Gangotri is one of the most visited places of Uttarakhand, sought both by spiritual and adventure seekers. At the centre of this hamlet lies Gangotri Temple, one of the revered Char Dhams. Thousands of pilgrims visit Gangotri Temple every year to seek the blessings of Goddess Ganga.

Gangotri also serves as the base for popular treks like Tapovan, Gaumukh, Gangotri glacier, Gangotri National Park, Shivling peak, among others. Hence, adventure seekers visit Gangotri in large numbers.

Below is a detailed travel guide on how to reach Gangotri from Haridwar.

Buses traveling from Haridwar to Gangotri are available at ISBT Haridwar, located opposite Haridwar Railway Station. During the Char Dham Yatra and tourist seasons, buses fill up quickly. Be sure to check the timings of the bus beforehand and prepare accordingly.

Haridwar to Gangotri by Public transport

There are very few numbers of buses available at Haridwar towards Gangotri so it is advised you to reach Rishikesh or Dehradun for better facility of buses and sharable cabs towards Gangotri. In un-availability of direct buses, break your journey by following the below route.

Haridwar - Rishikesh - Narendra Nagar - Chamba - Uttarkashi - Gangotri

Image: Google Maps

Haridwar to Gangotri by Taxi Service

You can hire taxis from Haridwar to Gangotri and enjoy a comfortable journey. It will take around 9hrs to Gangotri covering approximately 300kms.

If you miss your bus from Haridwar, you can head to Rishikesh Bus Stand and take a bus from there.

Haridwar to Gangotri by Shared Jeeps

Shared jeeps and sumos are an ideal choice to travel on the route from Haridwar to Gangotri. They are very comfortable and cost effective too.

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