Surya Kund Gangotri, Photo: Arjun Chauhan

Surya Kund Gangotri

About Surya Kund Gangotri

Surya Kund is a revered pilgrimage spot near the famous Gangotri temple in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Pilgrims and devotees visiting Gangotri temple also visit the Surya Kund waterfall to pay obeisance to the Sun God. 

In Gangotri500m ahead of Gangotri temple
0.1 km / 4 mins
From GMVN Tourist Lodge Gangotri
30 mins

Surya Kund Gangotri in Gangotri

The Surya Kund is situated on the one side of an iron bridge while Gauri Kund is located on the other side of the bridge. The Surya Kund waterfall is a mesmerizing site for the visitors. The fall from height of the Bhagirathi River makes for a spectacular scene for the visitors.

Location of Surya Kund Gangotri

Surya Kund Gangotri is located in In Gangotri ( 500m ahead of Gangotri temple).

Location & How to Reach Surya Kund Gangotri

The Surya Kund is located 500m ahead of the Gangotri temple. One needs to cross the iron bridge in order to get the better view of the Surya Kund waterfall. To reach Surya Kund, one has to reach Gangotri temple via NH 108. Buses ply from Rishikesh, Dehradun, and Uttarkashi to name few. Nearest railway station is located at Rishikesh which is 234 kms away from Gangotri. Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport located 250 kms from Gangotri.

Read How to Reach guide for Gangotri.

What is Surya Kund Gangotri famous for?

Surya Kund Gangotri is popular place for following activities/ interests - Religious.

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