The Shrine of Gangotri situated at an elevation of himalayas 3200 mts. above sea-level amidst captivating surroundings is 100 kms. from Uttarkashi. The temple, constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th century, is situated on the right bank of Bhagirathi. It is visited by thousands of pilgrim every year. A number of Ashrams are located on the other side of himalayas , some of which provide accommodation facilities to the Gangotri visitors.
General InformationAltitude : 3,235 Mts.
Gangotri Climate : (Summer)Cool During the day & cold at night.
(Winters)Snow-bound touching sub - Zero.
Clothing : (Summer) Light Woolens.
(Winters) Very Heavy Woolens.
Languages : Hindi, Garhwali and English.
Nearest Airport : Jolly Grant 267 Km.
Nearest Rail : Rishikesh 249 Km.
Gangotri Accommodation : Tourist Rest House, Private Hotels, lodges and DharamShalas are available.
Nearby Places : Maneri, Kedar Ganga Sangam,
Bhairon Ghati, Kedar Tal,
Bhairon Mandir, Gaumakh,
NandanBan & Tapoban, Harsil,
Sat - Tal, Dyara Bugyal