How to Reach Gangotri - By Road, Helicopter & Train

Gangotri Location

The rich sacred site of Gangotri is located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. It is settled at an altitude of 3048 mts in the Himalayas.

How to Reach Gangotri

By Air

Situated at a distance of 250 kms, Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport to Gangotri. One can hire a cab or get a bus from here.

By Rail

The nearest railway head to Gangotri is Rishikesh, about 249 kms away from Gangotri. Rishikesh railway station is not much connected by fast trains. Haridwar railway station is well connected by railway network with major destinations of India.

By Road

Gangotri is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand. Regular buses operate to Gangotri from Rishikesh, Haridwar and Delhi. Taxis and buses are available from main destinations of Uttarakhand like Haridwar, Dehradun, Pauri, Rishikesh, Ukimath, Karnaprayag, Chamoli etc.

Gangotri Road Route from Delhi

Route 1 (Via Haridwar)

Delhi → Haridwar → Rishikesh → Narendranagar → Tehri → Dharasu Bend → Uttarkashi → Bhatwari → Gangnani → Harsil → Gnagotri

Route 2 (via Dehradun)

Delhi → Dehradun → Mussoorie → Chamba → Tehri → Dharasu Bend → Bhatwari → Gangnani → Harsil → Gnagotri

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Char Dham are the names of four pilgrimage places in Uttarakhand, India that are widely revered by most of the “Hindus”. The Char Dham of Uttarkhand are: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.