Gangotri is small city which is located in the Uttarkashi District in Uttarakhand state. It is a main attraction point of chardham tour because the Gangotri is a part of chardham yatra but it is also a beautiful city of Uttarkashi. The whole Gangotri city is located at the bank of River Bhagirathi. It is situated 3100 mtr up to the see level. The Gangotri city is full of naural beauty lush green forest, sky touch mountain, snow view.
The Gangotri town is also good for summer vacation you can spend here your quality time with yourself or with your love ones. The bhagrirathi river, mountains & green forest make the view which can take our breath from our heart.
Gangotri has a separate mythology that in ancient time, lord Shiva locks river Ganga when she entered at earth from the heaven because the flown of goddess Ganga is very drastic and danger. The river is also called Patit-t-pavani-ganga because when anyone bath in it, the river clear all of his sin.
The source of Bhagirathi river is gaumukh. It is a glacier which is 18 km from the Gangotri city. If anyone want to go there then he or she have to trek from Gangotri to gaumukh.
Gangotri Temple Exact Opening and Closing Date
The Gangotri temple will open at Akshaya Tritya (almost the last week of April Month or the first week of May Month)
The closing date of Gangotri Temple is on he month of october