India is a place of holy beliefs and Gangotri is one of the principal holy sites in India. Gangotri is established at a very high altitude, amidst sylvan surroundings. It composes one of the most remarkable pilgrimages for the devoted Hindus and releases a highly divine atmosphere. Among the four Char Dham pilgrimage tour, located in Uttarkashi, Gangotri is associated to Goddess Ganga, the river that we recognize as the Ganges. The Gangotri Temple was created by a Gorkha commander in the 18th century. Apart from its spiritual importance, Gangotri is also a wonder of nature. River Ganga begins from the Gangotri glacier and is recognized as Bhagirathi till it unites with Alaknanda at Devaprayag. Gangotri along with Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath form the Chota Char Dham, an essential pilgrimage for Hindus. Like the other Chota Char Dham places, Gangotri temple also seals during winter. The idol is moved to Mukhyamath temple in Mukhba village, 20 km downstream. Only vegetarian food is prepared at dhabas in Gangotri. Non-vegetarian food and alcoholic beverages are forbidden here. Though there are some very rare high range hotels in Gangotri, it also has budget hotels in Gangotri. Most of the hotels in Gangotri give average amenities for a comfortable stay but it is advisable to book your stay in advance. You can book them with EasyMyJourney by contacting us.