About Gangotri Holidays - Gangotri is one of the most scenic Dhams in all of Devbhoomi Uttarakhand. Located in Uttarkashi district against the backdrop of the snowcapped mighty Himalayas, it is home to Goddess Ganga. Gangotri Yatra 2022 is very simple and easy since the roads lead the pilgrim right on the entrance without having to walk or trek long and difficult routes. Gangotri Tour Packages by Atlas Travel will take you on a spiritual journey of a lifetime through smooth transfers, Aarti rituals and constant assistance for anything you may need.
Each year thousands of Hindu pilgrims head to Gangotri Temple as a part of the holy Char Dham Yatra covering the 3 other main centres of worship along with Gangotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath and Yamunotri. Atlas Travel understands the value of this important place of worship and brings to you unique packages like Ek Dham Gangotri Yatra Package, Do Dham Yatra Package of Gangotri, Yamunotri and many more.
Popular Gangotri Tour Packages
Gangotri Yatra Packages
No. of Days
Gangotri Yatra from Delhi
4 Nights / 5 Days
Yamunotri Gangotri Do Dham Package
6 Nights / 7 Days
Gangotri Yatra by Helicopter
Yamunotri Gangotri Yatra by Helicopter
Gangotri is a glistening white marble temple that marks the legendary starting point of Bhagirathi river and is famous for its spiritual and religious value.
The Dham is one of the most easily reachable and being blessed with bountiful natural beauty of lush greenery and snowcapped peaks, a holiday in Gangotri offers you the best of both worlds.
Gracing the banks of the Bhagirathi River, Gangotri Dham is also crossed by trekkers and mountaineers aiming to cover the 19 kms long Gaumukh Glacier Trek.
Famous for being the highest and the most important temple of goddess Ganga, a visit to this place is a once in a lifetime experience.
Best Time to Visit Gangotri
Gangotri trip can be a huge success if you know when it is the best time. The climatic conditions of Devbhoomi Uttarakhand can be very harsh and unpredictable, especially if you have not researched it before.
Being located at a high altitude, Gangotri Dham temple’s weather conditions are prone to volatile changes. All these factors make the months of May to early June the best time to visit Gangotri.
During these months, the weather remains pleasantly cool and chill with the day temperature running between 6 to 25 degree Celsius.
Pack wisely! Don’t skimp out on warm layers, thermal and woolen clothing to keep you warm not just at night but also during the day time.
How to Reach Gangotri from Delhi
When compared to other Dhams of the Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand, reaching Gangotri is much easier since the roads lead the pilgrims directly up to the entrance of the temple and without any trekking or hiking trails.
Gangotri Yatra packages offers 3 options for the mode of transportation to choose from, which are:
By Road: Gangotri is very well connected with a network of roads since it is a major place of religious and spiritual value. Looking to go to Gangotri by road?
The temple marks the end of NH108 which is connected to many different, big and small Uttarakhand and adjoining states.
Buses, private and shared cabs and taxi services can be easily booked from either Delhi or from ISBT in Kashmiri gate.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Gangotri is 234 kms away in Rishikesh, which receives numerous trains from different parts of India making it easier for every pilgrim to visit Gangotri easily.
Every day there are 7 primary trains that run from Delhi to Rishikesh and they take around 8 to 10 hours to reach Rishikesh. Some of these trains are Mussoorie Express, Dehradun Express, Shatabdi Express, and Jan Shatabdi Express etc.
By Flight: From Delhi many pilgrims prefer to take the flight to Dehradun which lands at the jolly grant airport which is situated 250 kms away from Rishikesh.
Jolly grant is well connected to many flights functioning from Delhi and receives regular flights from indigo, jet airways etc.
After reaching the airport pilgrims can choose to avail helicopter packages to Gangotri which will seamlessly cover the entire trip.
Others can choose to hire a cab or taxi service or even go by bus.
By Helicopter: A trip to Gangotri can be made easier and smoother as compared to other choices of transportation.
A helicopter trip to Gangotri starts off from the Sahastradhara Helipad in Dehradun and takes the pilgrim all the way to Harsil Helipad.
As per Gangotri Packages for helicopters, a cab will transfer the pilgrims from the helipad to the main temple entrance which is about an hour of road distance away from the helipad.
A Helicopter Yatra for Char Dham or Ek Dham guarantees VIP Darshan, Cab Service, stay at quality hotels and complete assistance throughout the journey.
Opening and Closing Dates of Gangotri Dham
Gangotri temple opens its gates for pilgrim Darshan during the auspicious day of Akshay Tritiya. The dates for Gangotri Yatra was decided and announced on Basant Panchami by the head priest of the Char Dham Temples. These were the opening and closing dates for Gangotri Dham:
Gangotri Opening Date - 15th May 2022
Gangotri Closing Date - 4th November 2022
Booking your Char Dham Package or Gangotri Dham Package with Atlas Travel, one of the most reliable travel companies in India, beforehand, especially during the off seasons, would guarantee you a spot in the Darshan Yatra without having to worry about anything too much.
Places to Visit near Gangotri
Looking to check out the nearby scenic places around Gangotri temple and town? Check out these must visit places of tourist interest in Gangotri:
Gaumukh Trek - If you are an adventure lover, then going on this trek will be a very exciting and memorable experience for you. The is 46 km trek spans for 6 to 8 days starting from Gangotri temple itself.
Surya Kund - Surya Kund waterfall is a beautiful and a spiritual tourist destination near Gangotri which is situated just 500 meters ahead of the main temple of Gangotri.
Pandav Gufa - From Surya Kund if you keep walking further of 1 km you will reach the 5,000 year old Gufa or a cave where the Pandava brothers are believed to have resided.
Harsil - Harsil is quickly becoming incredibly popular for its untouched natural beauty especially as a winter getaway destination since it snows heavily around these parts.
Dharali - Dharali is located very close to Gangotri temple and the ancient temple here functions as the winter home of Gangotri Mata since the idol of the presiding deity is shifted to this place.
A. Atlas Travel has several options of Dham Yatra like Char Dham Yatra, Char Dham by Helicopter Packages, Ek Dham Yatra of Gangotri and many more, from which you can pick your choice. You can even contact Atlas Travel and build your own itinerary with the help of our travel experts.
Q.What is the distance of Gangotri from Delhi?
A. Gangotri temple is located at a distance of over 500 kms by road which may take over 20 to 22 hours of journey, depending on the traffic and the speed by which you are approaching.
Q.What Is The Bus Fare For Delhi To Gangotri?
A. From Delhi there are many taxis and cab services available for Gangotri and the overall trip on an average cost the pilgrim anywhere from 8,000 rupees to and upwards of 20,000 rupees.
Q.How far is Gangotri Dham from Rudraprayag?
A. Rudraprayag is located at a distance of 80 kms from Gangotri Dham. Travelling at a constant speed of 50km you can reach Gangotri in 6 hours.
Q.What are the different modes of transportation to get to Gangotri from Delhi?
A. The various modes of transportation available between these two places range from road, railway or flight.