Places to See
Gangotri Glacier :
At 4238 mts above sea level, the Bhagirathi glacier begins at Chaukhamba to merge into the Gaumukh. Owing to its mineral content and the terrain of medicinal plants through which it flows, it is believed that the Ganges water is extremely pure and therapeutic.

Gangotri Temple :
Built by Gorkha Commander Amar Singh Thapa, this 18th century temple is known to chronicle the life-story of Goddess Ganga, the daughter of heaven who on King Bhagirath?s penance decided to flow down from the heavens to the earth in order to wash away the sins of his predecessors.

Dodi Tal :
Home to the famous Himalayan trouts, this sparkling lake at 3204 mts. has little log cabins scattered around the lake for camping and resting. Permit for fishing can be obtained from the Divisional Forest Officer, Uttarkashi. You can also trek the 16 kms to Dodi Tal via Agoda and Kalyani.

Harsil :
Situated at an elevation of 2623 mts., Harsil, 2 kms away off Dharali, Harsil is famous for its apple orchards spread across the village. The orchards run for 72 kms across the village.

Maneri :
Channeling waters across an 8 km stretch, the dam situated at Tiloth offers a beautiful drive 92 km drive from Gangotri. You can also fish in the catchment area for Himalayan trouts, and grill them over live fire while you picnic there.


Char Dham Travel Guide

Badrinath Temple
History & Significance
Geographical Facts
Badrinath Temperature
Places to See
Distance to Badrinath
How to Reach ?
Puja in Badrinath
Badrinath Photos
Badrinath Helicopter Packages
 
Kedarnath Temple
History & Significance
Geographical Facts
Kedarnath Temperature
Places to See
Distance to Kedarnath
How to Reach ?
Puja in Kedarnath
Kedarnath Photos
Kedarnath Helicopter Packages
 
Gangotri Temple
Gaumukh
History & Significance
Geographical Facts
Gangotri Temperature
Places to See
Distance to Gangotri
How to Reach ?
Gangotri Photos
Gangotri Helicopter Packages
 
Yamunotri Temple
History & Significance
Geographical Facts
Yamunotri Temperature
Places to See
Distance to Yamunotri
How to Reach
Puja in Yamunotri
Yamunotri Photos
Yamunotri Helicopter Packages
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