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Gangotri Temple

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Gangotri Village, Gangotri, India
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Site where Ganga descended to Earth

The temple is located at the site where River Ganga descended to the earth from Heaven. Lord Shiva... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
rajani k
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Finding peace

It is traditional Hindu pilgrimage . As I went there alone it wasn't very difficult to reach... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ranjeet k
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Gangotri Village, Gangotri, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is located at the site where River Ganga descended to the earth from Heaven. Lord Shiva took Ganga in his hairs at this site. The temple is a small temple, very well maintained and dedicated to Ganga Maa Devi. There is the area...More

Thank rajani k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is traditional Hindu pilgrimage . As I went there alone it wasn't very difficult to reach there. Roads are in very bad condition BRO is working on it . You can enjoy the beauty of nature all over the way. When you traveling to...More

Thank Ranjeet k
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We started early from Harsil to go to Gangotri , 40 odd kms distance. In the peak tourist season ,always advisable to start and reach early otherwise it's too crowded for comfort ! Ganga is not merely a river but a lifeline for India ....More

Thank Vipin A
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Its 1 of the 4 shama for hindus n it's temple is very simple situated next to bhagirathi river. Temple also has bhagirathi shila where rishi bhagirathi is believed to have done prayers for ganga to come on earth.. Evening arti at ganga ghat n...More

Thank SudhanshuGupta2000
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Gangotri is among the four dhams of uttarakhand. Comes second in order sequence to do proper chardham yatra. It comes in uttarkashi region and approx 100 kms from uttarkashi. Temple in white marble looks very beautiful. One can reach easily to temple by road. Need...More

Thank Lalbahadur
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We two friends leave for Gangotri at 3:30 am on bullet on dated 1 Oct. After long drive we reached 7 pm. But we spend two hours in Uttarkashi on the Ganga River. Beware: There is no PETROL PUMP after Uttarkashi to Gangotri (100 km)....More

Thank Hitesh S
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

2nd june was my b'day and my wife asked me to plan it at gangotri on 29th may.We drove to gangotri on 30th early norning at 5 am and reached chamba at 7 pm.We reached gangotri temple on 1st at 8 pm.the hotels and lodges...More

Thank chandel007370
Reviewed 15 October 2017

(1) the most important thing if you are travelling through roadways buses (government), bus directed to Gangotri leaves at 5:30 AM (Sharp) from Haridwar and from Rishikesh. from Haridwar it is only one bus in a day (2) After 5:50 AM only private buses are...More

Thank Saurabh M
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

This place is considered one of the sacred places of char dham yatra. Gangotri temple is situated just beside the river Ganga and it is surrounded by many peaks. The serenity of this place is enhanced by its natural beauty. Ganga aarti is performed here...More

Thank Anamika31
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful place and weather. Divine peace can be feel. Amazing experience with many truth seekers.

Thank Aavara
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Vijaya K
15 October 2016|
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Response from saargoga | Reviewed this property |
This year it is opened till 31 October. this is literally off season. You can go but expect problems when snow fall occurs. Snow fall can occur usually after October. Temple however will be closed. On the dusshera day the... More
9 May 2015|
Response from sanjaya58 | Reviewed this property |
There are many small hotels and dharamsalas now near the Gangotri temple. But I think you have to phone and book them in advance. The temple darshan including bathing in Bhagirathi and looking at nearby attractions will... More