The Gangotri Temple has been formed with the origin of river Ganges and the seat of the Goddess Ganga. This temple is one of the four sites of the chota chardham pilgrimage. The origin of the holy river is at Gaumukh, which was set in the Gangotri glacier. This temple is situated in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. You can take a flight or train to reach the Gangotri temple. If you take a flight, then you need to again book a cab or taxi from airport to reach the temple, this will cost you more.

If you want to travel by train, you need to reach the Rishikesh railway station and from there you can reach the temple. The original Gangotri temple was constructed by the Nepalese general Amar Singh Thapa. The summer remains the best time to take the Gangotri yatra. The months from April to May makes the best time to visit the temple. It is better to avoid visiting the temple in winters. The reason is that, the temperature in summer is cool and the temperature in winter is intolerably cold.

You need to take your profession and health into consideration when you plan to go Chardham Yatra. According to your budget and comfort, you can choose the way to go to the temple. If it is needed to be, you can get in touch with the tour organizers to book a tour with them. The Gangotri temple, its surroundings, people, culture and everything will be wonderful to experience.

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