The holy land of Uttaranchal is famous for its Char Dham Yatra. The holy place called Yamunotri is one of the four Dhams of this Char Dhams, the most sacred religious places of the Hindus. The place is also linked with the origin of the sacred river Yamuna. The glaciers and hot water springs of this place are quite famous. Legend has it that a venerated Hindu sage, Asit Muni, resided here. Yamunotri tours take one on a sight seeing expedition of the Yamunotri and the places nearby.
The tours to Yamunotri bring you to the major attraction of the place, the Yamunotri temple. It was built by the Maharani Gularia of Jaipur in the 19th century. Located at an altitude of 3030 meters, the temple is situated 6 kilometers below the glacier and is one of the must visit tourist attractions for your tours to Yamunotri.
A silver idol of River Goddess Yamuna bedecks the temple. The 'prasad' offered to the deity is prepared in the hot water springs here. One has to worship the Divya Shila, a rock pillar, before entering the temple. During the tours to Yamunotri one can also get to visit the Surya Kund, well known for its thermal springs.
The tourists on their tours to Yamunotri can also visit Janaki Chatti which is only at a distance of 7 kilometers. You can also visit Kharsali, 1 kilometer from Janaki Chhati. Here one gets to see the beautiful 3 storied temple dedicated to Lord Someshwar, better known as Lord Shiva.
The intricately carved stones and the woodwork are noteworthy. The Saptarshi Kund that is 10 kilometers from here can also be visited during the tours to Yamunotri. At the convergence of Hanuman Ganga and Yamuna is Hanuman Chatti that is at a distance of 13 kilometers from Yamunotri. All these tourist attractions are parts of Yamunotri tour package, offering you a beautiful glimpse into this region.
One can also opt for trekking during the tours to Yamunotri. The Doodhi tal trekking track that connects Gangotri and Yamunotri is the most famous for such kinds of trekking expeditions.