Gangotri Sightseeing

Gangotri Sightseeing

Apr 25 2018
Gangotri Sightseeing

Gangotri is the prominent Hindu Temple located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand State. Its main attraction lies with a rock submerged and considered as the partial Shivalinga.


Bhojbasa is the beautiful place that offers captivating views of the Bhagirathi peaks. Situated at an altitude of 3775 mts, it is the scenic spot landed on rugged terrains.


An epitome of serenity and tranquility in the lap of Himalayas, Harsil is the most favored spot among the tourists and nature lovers.
Harshil is a village in a valley situated in on the bank of river Bhagirathi at an elevation of 2620 mts above sea level. It is also known as Mini Switzerland of India. Dense Deodar forest, gushing water of Bhagirathi River, chirping birds, serene environment are the highlights of this wonderful destination.

Surya Kund

It is the revered site located near the Gangotri temple. Devotees visit this waterfall to pay respect to Sun God.
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. 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.

Jalmagna Shivlinga

Jalmagna Shivlinga is one of the magnificent sites that behold the supreme power of god. As per the sources, Lord Shiva sat on this place to lock Ganga in his hairs. You can view the Jalmagna Shivling in the winter season when the water level goes down.


Gangnani is the place famous for its thermal water springs. Also, those looking for perfect place to attain peace of mind can find the best deal at this meditation center.


Dharali village is a picturesque location situated on the banks of River Ganges. It is famous for Rajma cultivation and its apple orchards.


It is situated at a distance of 10km from Gangotri. Here located is the temple of Bhairav Nath. You can enjoy the thick forests around the temple. They are worth watching.


Tapovan is a beautiful meadow that is located at an altitude of 4460mts above sea level. You can watch the beautiful flowers on this meadow and can also watch the surroundings peaks and ranges after climbing on this meadow.

Gaumukh Glacier

The Gangotri Glacier moves along the Gangotri track from Chaukhamba and get merged into the Gaumukh Glacier. It is believed that the Ganga water is 100% pure away from any impurities.

Vishwanath temple

It is one of the renowned temples in Uttrakashi that holds a detailed description in Kedar Khanda and Skanda Puran. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishwanath. In this temple, the Shivling placed carries the size of 60cm length and 90 cm circumference.

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