The Yamunotri Temple is a Hindu temple and the main god of the temple is Goddess Yamuna. In this temple, you could find the black marble idol of the Goddess. This temple is situated in the western region of Garhwal Himalayas at an altitude of 3,291 metres in Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand. The months such as May, June, September and November are the best time to visit the temple. Generally, Yamunotri remains cold and in winters, the routine activities will become too difficult.
This is why you are asked to carry on your Yamunotri yatra in the summer months. This temple was built by Maharani Gularia of Jaipur. This temple was constructed in the 19th century. The temple opens on Akshaya Tritiya and closes on Yama Dwitiya. That is, the temple will be closed during winter. This temple is one of the four chardham pilgrimages. As far as Hindus are concerned, the Yamunotri temple is a must visit temple. The visitors of the Yamunotri temple must be aware of the dos and don’ts inside the temple.
The visitors of the temple should not carry non-veg or alcohol to the temple. The consumption of these things is strictly prohibited. Ahead planning your Chardham yatra, you need to know what you can do and what you should not do inside and around the temple. You need to take the necessary things like your Id card, medicines, sweater and more. You can reach the temple from Haridwar, Rishikesh or Dehradun. You can reach the temple from Hanuman Chatti and Janki Chatti.
Yamunotri Temple 360 view