Gangotri is a district present in Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand. It is a pilgrim town for the Hindus and it is present on the bank of river Bhagirathi and origin of river Ganges. Near about 3100 meters above the ground on the greater Himalayan range, this town is located. People go to the Gangotri Tour for washing away the sins that they have committed in their life. Goddess Ganga is worshipped here Lord Shiva released the small river from the lock of his hair.
Gangotri Yatra is one of the parts of Chota Char Dham yatra. Gangotri is also known as the origin of river Ganges and the pious place of goddess Ganga.
Gaumukh is the origin of this holy river. Many visitors visit this place after visiting Yamunotri.
Gangotri tour Package can be done from Delhi. In day 1 you will be departed to Haridwar from Delhi. In day 2 after having breakfast you will be driven to Uttarkashi and there you will see lord Vishwanatha temple and many other temples like Bhairav, Ekadasi temple etc. In day 3 you will be taken to the holy place and the place suitable for washing away the sins i.e. Gangotri and from there come back to Uttarkashi. In day 4 of Uttarkashi travel to Haridwar railway station. In day 6 come back to Delhi after washing away all the sins and enjoying the beauty of goddess Ganga. Food facility and hotel services are available in this place and it is suitable for family.
Gangotri is one of the sacred places to Hindus as it is the originating place of the holy river. The Hindus love to make trips to the heavenly place of Gangotri. The advent of package tours enables tourists to make it Gongotri package. What is much exciting is that the tourists can remain amidst the lap of nature and make connections with nature is bliss to tourists. Buying tickets and surfing about the places will be easier to be done through internet facility. The Gangotri package refers to the places of Delhi-Haridwar, Haridwar- Uttarkashi, Uttarkashi- Gongotri-Uttarkashi, Uttarkashi-Haridwar, Haridwar-Delhi. The package will cover the most interesting places bearing a history.
The journey will make a fresh start according to the travel plan:
Day 01: Delhi to Haridwar (230km/6hrs)
The Gangotri package will start from Delhi to Haridwar. The places in the capital are much more. The distance from Delhi to Haridwar is hardly about few hours of journey. The mystic beauty of Haridwar will mesmerize tourists. One will not get bored to remain in the holy shrine
Day 02: Haridwar to Uttarkashi (190km/7 hrs)
The second-day trip is followed by traveling from Haridwar to Uttarkashi. Both the places are stunningly beautiful and it attracts large crowds of people. The places such as Haridwar and Uttarkashi are located on hilltops and the snow-capped mountains are picturesque. The Uttarkashi is one such holy shrine to fulfill the wishes.
Day 03: Uttarkashi - Gangotri – Uttarkashi (100km/4hrs)
The third day of the trip will start from Uttarkashi and it will lead to Gangotri. The tourists will travel back to Gangotri. The places to visit in Uttarkashi are Gangotri temple, Yamunotri temple, Vishwanath temple, Dayara Bugyal, Gangotri National Park, Dodi Tal Lake, Hanuman Chatti, Shakti Temple. The famous temples and the scenic beauty encompassing the lakes. The clean water and the serene beauty encompass much and it astounds the travelers. The tourists find much interesting to travel to these places.
Day 04: Uttarkashi to Haridwar (180km/7Hrs)
The long drive along the Gangotri glacier will enthrall the tourists and will be interested to travel for miles together. The long drive and the curvy turns alongside the huge mountains is just something nerve-racking.The pristine beauty of Gaurikund is amazing. The trip will be from Uttarkashi to Haridwar.
Day 05: Haridwar to Delhi (230km-7Hrs) Railway Station / Airport.
The fifth-day trip will be from Haridwar to Delhi. The return journey will remain some lasting memories.