This Dham marks the source of the holy river Yamuna and is also considered to be extremely pious due to a number of legends being associated with it. Being the seat of goddess Yamuna, this temple is also an extremely crucial destination of worship for people on the Chota Char Dham Yatra of Devbhoomi, Uttarakhand. Sitting at an elevation of 3,293 metres above sea level, this Dham is a true representation of the raw natural beauty and incredibly rich spirituality. The temple is said to have been constructed by Maharaja Pratap shah of Tehri Garhwal where the residing deity is worshipped in the form of a black stone.
Yamunotri is not only a vital religious centre it is also one of the most visited places for performing adventure activities like trekking, hiking or just getting away from the scorching heat of the summer. If you are looking to visit this holy centre then make sure you have all your accommodation preparations done beforehand since during the open season the bookings may fill up really quickly leaving you with no options. Hotels in Yamunotri come in various ranges and you can also choose from a wide variety of stay options.
You select from ashrams, Dharamshalas and lodges to dorm rooms, budget hotels to even luxury resorts. There is not accommodation facility available close to the temple premises however you have the option of staying at Hanuman Chatti, Barkot, where there is a range of hotels available however they are not opulent or luxurious. You will be able to savour on some incredibly picturesque views since Yamunotri boasts of lush green surroundings and breathtaking sights. If you are an adventure lover then there is also a range of camping options available. All the accommodation facilities at Yamunotri Dham are made with the utmost care of providing you with basic amenities.