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Top 5 best SIGHTSEEING PLACES IN YAMUNOTRI

1. Yamunotri Temple :-

Yamunotri temple is the most important place among all the places in Yamunotri and this temple is dedicated to goddess Yamuna. The Yamunotri temple was built by Amar Singh Thapa in 18th century and was re-built again in 19th century because of getting damaged twice by snow and floods, this temple is located at an elevation of 3291 meters above from sea level.

2. Surya Kund :-

The temperature of Surya kund is around 88◦c and is situated near Yamunotri temple. It is considered to be the offspring of Lord Surya, the spring was named after Goddess Yamuna who is believed to be the daughter of Lord surya and is use for boiling things, due to it’s high temperature you cannot take dip inside it.

3. Saptrishi Kund :-

This kund is 10 km in distance from Yamunotri and is situated at an altitude of 4421 meters above from sea level.  It is a place where Saptrishi meditated and from here river Yamuna originates.

4. Janki Chatti :-

Janki chatti is a small town located at a distance of 10km from Yamunotri and at an elevation of 4421 meters above from sea level. The place is famous for pilgrimage and a hot spring near it, this place is also popular for 7km trekking from Hanuman Chatti to janki Chatti.

5. Hanuman Chatti :-

Hanuman chatti is a place where a popular temple of lord Hanuman is situated and the place is 13 km away from Yamunotri and 2400 meters above from sea level, from Hanuman Chatti you can do trekking for Darwa top and Dodi Tal.

6. Barkot :-

Barkot is a popular hill place for tourism and is famous for it’s beauty, it is located at a distance of 50 km from Yamunotri and at an altitude of 1220 meters above from sea level from here you can see the wonderful panoramic view of Mountain peaks.