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Yamunotri Temple, Char Dham, 4 Dham Tour Package

George Thiruvilakalayil George

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Yamunotri is the origin of holy river Yamuna. Yamunotri is considered as the seat of Hindu Goddess Yamuna. It is situated at an altitude of 10,804 feet or 3,293 meters in the Garhwal Himalayas.

Yamunotri Temple
Yamunotri Temple .

There are two trekking routes to the holy place. One route is by trekking 13 kilometers from Hanuman Chatti. The second route is from Janki Chatti and the distance by this route is around 6 kilometers. Trekking route passes through many rivers and rivulets. Crossing Ruinsara Tal, a clear water lake at the foot of Mount Kalanag, takes you to the holy Shrine.

Yamunotri temple visit is part of the Chota Char Dham Yatra (Chota means small or and Yatra means tour) . Chota 4 Dham Tour Package is the pilgrimage package tour of Yamunothi, Gangothri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.

The temple is open from the Akshaya Tritiya day in May and closes on the Yama Dwitiya day i.e. Second day after the Diwali festival.

How Do I Go to Yamunotri?

Yamunotri is at around 30 kilometers North of Uttarkashi, the district headquarters of the district with the same name. Uttarkashi is well connected other major cites by road and is easily accessible. It takes a full day’s travel from the nearby major cities like Dehradun, Haridwar or Rishikesh.

Dehra Dun Airport is the nearest airport at around 90 kilometers distance. Chandigarh airport is at around 180 kilometers away. Dehradun railway station is the nearest railway station.

Dwarkadhish Temple

George Thiruvilakalayil George

Travel Related Blog Writer at touristinindia.com
George Thiruvilakalyil George is a blog writer. George is an expert on Local Business Citations, having created thousands of Local Citations for clients in USA, Australia, India, etc. George is also a web site designer with around 2 decades of experience. George started working on web related technologies from early 1996, immediately after internet access was introduced in 5 cities of India in August 1995.

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Dwarkadhish Temple is at Dwaraka in Jamnagar district of Gujarat, India. The Dwarakadhish Temple, Dwaraka, is one of the four Hindu temples of Char Dhum Pilgrimage tour and is considered as a very sacred temple by Hindus.

The Dwarkadhish Temple
The Dwarkadhish temple at Dwarka, Gujarat, India.

It is believed that every Hindu must visit these 4 Char Dham temples at least once in his or her lifetime to attain salvation. Other three Char Dham temples are Badrinath temple in Utterkahand state, Jaganath Puri temple in Odisha state and Rameswaram temple in the state of Tamilnadu.

The four Char Dham temples makes a perfect square with Badrinath and Rameswaram falling on the same longitude and Dwarka and Puri lying on the same latitude. These 4 temples represents the farthest points of India existed during the time of Great Hindu philosopher and reformist Seer Adi Sankarachraya, who defined these Char Dham temples.

How do I go to The Dwarkadhish Temple?

The Dwarkadhish Temple is well connected by roads to other parts of the country. Ahmedabad is around 450 kilometers from Dwarakadhish Temple and Mumbai (or Bombay as it was known earlier) is at 950 kilometers distance. Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan state is at 1025 kilometers away.

Jamnagar is the nearest airport at 135 kilometers distance from the Dwaraka Temple.

Dwarka railway station is the nearest railway station to the Dwaraka Temple.