About Yamunotri Holidays - Located on the edge of the Bandarpoonch Parvat is the iconic temple of Yamunotri Dham. Explore Yamunotri in a way like never before with Yamunotri packages brought to you by India’s most loved travel company Atlas Travel, which covers not only the temples but also some interesting sights of tourist interests. Spending your holiday in Yamunotri is the perfect way of incorporating spirituality, positivity, and goodness in you and your family life. A typical Gangotri Yamunotri Tour Package will take you on an experience of a lifetime.
Atlas Travel understands the importance of spirituality in your life and brings to you an affordable and bestselling range of Yamunotri Yatra Package that has all the amenities and luxuries of any high-end package. Attending the soulful Aarti, enjoying the exhilarating environment, and feeling the presence of the lord close to you, that’s what each and every one of Atlas Travel Packages aims at.
Popular Yamunotri Tour Packages
Yamunotri Yatra Packages
No. of Days
Yamunotri Yatra from Delhi
4 Nights / 5 Days
Yamunotri Gangotri Do Dham Package
6 Nights / 7 Days
Yamunotri Yatra by Helicopter
Yamunotri Gangotri Yatra by Helicopter
Yamunotri Dham is the home of goddess Yamuna and is traditionally the first stop of the Char Dham Yatra temples. Yamunotri Dham marks the first accessible starting point of the Yamuna River.
Gangotri Yamunotri tour package from Haridwar or Rishikesh will take you on an epic pilgrimage to the Do Dham temples of Gangotri and Yamunotri. For more information on this check out Atlas Travel.
Technically speaking, the river starts 10 kms away from the temple at its source in the Champasar Glacier which is inaccessible. The scenic journey takes the pilgrims through some of the most scenic locations in the Garhwal Himalayas.
Yamunotri Tour Packages will cover not only the temples but also some places of tourist interests around them which makes the whole trip even more memorable. Yamunotri Packages also include comfortable stays, smooth transfers, and constant assistance by the crew of Atlas Travel. An unforgettable trip to Devbhoomi awaits!
Best Time to Visit Yamunotri
The Garhwal region of Uttarakhand experiences harsh climate conditions. It is very important for not just the pilgrims but any traveller to first learn about the weather before heading out. The best time to visit Yamunotri is during the summertime when the skies are clear and the day temperatures are bearable.
The best time to avail of Yamunotri Tour Packages is during the summer and early monsoon months of May, June, early July, and September. If the cold winter season is not your cup of tea then, these months are the best for you since the temperature remains between 11 to 23 Degree Celsius.
Pack some good quality thermal wear, winter wear, ear muffs, and woolen clothing to keep you warm, even though you will be traveling during the summer months. Be sure to check out our Do Dham Yatra Packages on our official website and book a dream package to the hills.
How to Reach Yamunotri from Delhi
There are 3 ways that you can go to Yamunotri Dham from Delhi. Delhi can be reached via train or a flight journey from your place of departure.
After making your way to Delhi the next step is to choose a mode of transportation that will take you to Yamunotri.
After Delhi, your first destination can be either Dehradun or the holy twin towns of Rishikesh and Haridwar which are also known as the ‘gateway to Char Dham’.
By Road: Most pilgrims prefer a bus journey from Delhi to the temple of Yamunotri. Although it takes more time it is more budget-friendly and allows you to enjoy the scenic Himalayan beauty.
From Rishikesh, the journey will take you to Barkot which is the starting point of the hiking trail to Yamunotri. Hanuman Chatti is the last motorable road to Yamunotri Dham Temple and also the point from where the 8 km long trek to the temple begins.
If you decide to cover Gangotri as well then, the distance of Yamunotri to Gangotri is about 8 to 12 hours. There are local and private bus services available to take you there and is one of the most utilized choices since the Yamunotri to Gangotri bus fare is quite reasonable.
Gangotri Yamunotri Yatra by Car is also a good option for people who feel comfortable driving on the hills.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Yamunotri is Dehradun railway station which is 175 kms away from Yamunotri while the Rishikesh railway station is located at a distance of 200 kms away from the temples.
Dehradun railway station is very well connected to numerous big and small cities in and around India. Taxis and buses are easily available from both Dehradun and Rishikesh railway stations.
By Flight: The quickest way of getting to Dehradun is via a flight from Delhi to the jolly grant airport. From here you can choose to travel to the temples via the road with the help of buses or taxis and cabs available on a hiring basis.
Flights may prove to be a bit expensive but this is one of the quickest ways of getting there especially if you are traveling on a limited number of travel days.
By Helicopter: Yamunotri packages are made available through helicopter journeys. The price of Gangotri Yamunotri by helicopter has recently dropped down to affordable rates and can be booked easily on the official website for Atlas Travel.
The Helicopter Trip to Yamunotri will start from the Sahastradhara Helipad in Dehradun to its destination in Kharsali, the nearest Helipad in Yamunotri. The 8 km long trek will be done on a pony or a Palki service to make it all the easier for the pilgrims.
Cab services are a part of the whole package that will transfer the pilgrims from the helipad to the temple, accommodation, and vice versa.
If you are wondering how to reach Gangotri from Yamunotri then going there by road or by helicopter are two of the most reliable ways of getting there. Services like shared cabs, local buses, private buses, and cars on rent are easily available.
Opening and Closing Dates of Yamunotri Dham
The Gangotri Yamunotri opening dates along with the remaining 2 Dhams of Kedarnath and Badrinath are decided and announced by the head priest of the temple during the holy occasion of Basant Panchami.
The temples are normally opened during the holy eve of Akshay Tritiya and shut down by Diwali or by Bhai Dooj when the weather conditions start becoming inhospitable for the pilgrims.
Here are the Opening and Closing Dates of Yamunotri Dham Temple
Yamunotri Opening Date - 18th September 2022
Yamunotri Closing Date - 6th November 2022
On Atlas Travel official website the Yamunotri Tour Packages are available and open for booking throughout the year.
Places to Visit near Yamunotri
Yamunotri is not only a place for religious activities and spiritualism; it can also be referred to as an ultimate adventure holiday destination.
Surrounded by a jagged terrain and overlooked by the lush green hills and Himalayas, these are some of the must-visit places in Yamunotri:
Shani Dev Temple - If you are looking to amp up your spirituality then a visit to this temple will make you happy. Located in Uttarkashi, this is considered to be one of the oldest and the most ancient temples dedicated to Lord Shani in India.
Kharsali - Kharsali is all about chill vibes. If you are someone who loves solitude, peace, and clearing out your mind, then Kharsali is just the place for you. This remote location is 6 kms away from Yamunotri temple and is also known as 'Khushimath' or the cradle of love.
Bali Pass Trek - Feeling adventurous? Sign up for the Bali Pass Trek which is 5 days long and will take you up to an elevation of 5,000 to 16,000 feet above sea level. The trails will be winding and take you through lush green forests, meadows, riverside walkways, and massive snowfields.
Govind Pashu Vihar National Park And Sanctuary - Established in 1955 and boasting wide-open green fields and natural river sources, Govind Pashu Vihar National Park and the sanctuary is the best place for every nature lover and animal enthusiast.
Har Ki Doon Trek - Looking forward to breaking free from the regular sightseeing places? Head on for a wholesome trekking experience at Har Ki Doon. Surrounded by Bugyals and natural scenic beauty, the trail will connect the Baspa Valley to Borasu Pass.
A. Yes. Atlas travel gives the utmost freedom to each of the pilgrims to choose the number of places they would want to visit according to their convenience and liking in a Yamunotri tour package.
Q.Which is the Best Budget Yamunotri Tour Package?
A. Yamunotri Ek Dham Yatra Package, Yamunotri with Gangotri Dham Yatra Package, and many more are available at pocket-friendly prices on our website. Check out Atlas Travel official website for more info on these spiritual packages.
Q.Who Built the Yamunotri Temple?
A. The temple was constructed by the king of Tehri, Naresh Sudarshan Shah during 1839. After a massive part of the temple was damaged during the earthquake, the temple was rebuilt by Maharani of Jaipur Gularia Devi during the 19th century.
Q.What is the Importance of Yamunotri?
A. According to ancient legends and folklore, Yamunotri Dham marks the beginning point of the Yamuna River. It is also famous for the natural thermal hot water spring outside the temple called Surya Kund.
Q.How can I reach Yamunotri from Chandigarh?
A. From Chandigarh, Yamunotri is situated on NH 134 and can be reached easily by road via buses, taxis, and shared cabs. Janki Chatti is the last motorable road and from here the trek of 6 to 8 kms to the main temple starts.