Haridwar to Yamunotri

One of the Char Dhams, Yamunotri Temple is an iconic and revered temple dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. Every year thousands of devotees visit Yamunotri Temple and seek the blessings of Goddess Yamuna. The trek to Yamunotri Temple starts from Hanuman Chatti or Janki Chatti

Buses and taxis are easily available to Hanuman Chatti from major cities of Uttarakhand. Journey to Hanuman Chatti from Haridwar is a convenient one with a total distance of about 215 kms. 

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

Haridwar to Yamunotri Temple by Bus Service

Buses to Hanuman Chatti are easily available from Haridwar Bus Stand located opposite Haridwar Railway Station. The fare will be around 250-350, check Uttarakhand roadways website for the timing of buses. However, it is very hard to get a bus towards Yamunotri because of overcrowding. Try to follow the below routes buses to reach Yamunotri Shrine.

Route 1:  Haridwar to Yamunotri via Dehradun  

Distance: 221Km | Time: 7 - 8 Hrs
Route:
 Haridwar - Dehradun - Mussoorie - Nainbagh - Barkot - Jankichatti  


Source: Google maps

Route 2:  Haridwar to Yamunotri via Rishikesh

Distance: 262 Km | Time: 8 - 9 Hrs
Route: Haridwar - Rishikesh - Narendranagar - Chamba - Chinyalisaur - Dharasu Band - Barkot - Jankichatti


Source: Google maps
Haridwar To Yamunotri via Rishikesh

Haridwar to Yamunotri Temple by Taxi Service

Hiring a taxi is the most convenient way to reach Yamunotri Temple from Haridwar. Hire a taxi till Hanuman Chatti and enjoy a smooth journey lasting for 7-8hrs. Taxis are available near Railway station & Bus Stop.

Haridwar to Yamunotri Temple by Sharable Jeeps

Sharable jeeps and Tata Sumos are both a comfortable and cost-effective way to reach Yamunotri. You can travel by using sharable jeeps/sumos till Hanuman Chatti. Jeeps and sumos are built for the terrains that lead up to places like Yamunotri and hence, will be an efficient option for you. 

Tip: Reach at Rishikesh or Rispana pul at Dehradun to get Sharable jeeps towards Yamunotri.

Haridwar to Yamunotri by flights

Note: There are no direct flights to Yamunotri, you have to travel by road till Jankichatti and then a small trek will lead you toward Yamunotri temple. The nearest airport to Yamunotri Dham is Jollygrant in Dehradun.

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