How to Reach Yamunotri

Yamunotri is well connected with most of the important towns and cities of Uttarakhand. Getting there guide below provides detailed information about how to reach Yamunotri by Road, Train or Flight.

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Location of Yamunotri

The toy town of Yamunotri is located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. It is tucked atop a flank of Banderpunch. Rishikesh and Dehradun are the nearest railheads to Yamunotri. The Jolly Grant airport is the closest airport.


How to reach Yamunotri Dham

The trek to Yamunotri temple is a full day one with a 6 km walk from Hanuman Chatti and 4km from Janki Chatti. The trek is usually dominated by rugged peaks and dense forests. You can have horses and palanquins on rent. The climate is extremely harsh with major parts covered in snow for most time of the year. One must carry light to heavy woolen whenever he is traveling to Yamunotri.

By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Yamunotri situated at a distance of 210kms. It is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Hanuman Chatti is directly not connected by motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport but taxis are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Hanuman Chatti. Helicopter services are also available till Yamunotri from Dehradun.

By Rail: The nearest railway stations to Yamunotri are Rishikesh and Dehradun. Dehradun railway station is situated 175kms from Yamunotri and Rishikesh railway station is situated 200kms before Yamunotri on NH58. Rishikesh and Dehradun are well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Trains to Rishikesh are frequent. Hanuman Chatti is well connected by motorable roads with Rishikesh and Dehradun. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarkashi and Barkot and many other destinations to Hanuman Chatti.

By Road: Yamunotri is directly not connected with motorable roads and the trek commences from Hanuman Chatti. Hanuman Chatti is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand state. Buses to Rishikesh are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate. Buses and Taxis to Hanuman Chatti are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state like Rishikesh, Dehradun, Tehri, Uttarkashi, Barkot etc.

Yamunotri Distance Chart

Road distances and travel time from/to Yamunotri from/to various cities within or outside Uttarakhand - Yamunotri Distance Chart

You can also hire or rent a Cab/ Taxi to Yamunotri. More details about Yamunotri Car Rentals.

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