Situated in the scenic district of Uttarkashi at an elevation of 3,100 metres above sea level, Gangotri Dham is considered to be one of the most highly revered centres of pilgrimage for the Chota Char Dham Yatra of Devbhoomi Uttarakhand. This seat of the holiest river in India, river Ganga, witnesses a massive throng of tourists, visitors and pilgrims each year who are looking to attain some spirituality. The place holds immense importance since this is the exact spot where goddess Ganga is said to have descended from the matted locks of Lord Shiva. The gleaming white temple was made by a Nepalese general Amar Singh Thapa in order to mark its holy importance.
Being a central focus of pilgrimage which allows a range of devotees and pilgrims to grace this place with their presence, Gangotri is not short of stay options. You can choose from a wide range of accommodation facilities to fit your needs the best. From ashrams, Dharamshalas and lodges to hotels which are not only budget friendly and even high end. You can fit in your stay options depending on your budget and make your visit to Gangotri Dham a huge success.
If you are going with an aim of having an adventurous experience then you can also stay at camps that are available here. There are also a range of Dharamshalas and guest houses available here which all the basic amenities available. One thing that is common among all the hotels and retreat is the fact that each hotel here offers stunning views of the panoramic surroundings. Government has also taken up steps for the convenience of the pilgrims and devotees who throng this place during the auspicious Char Dham season. With the easy availability of range of guesthouses by GMVN, staying at Gangotri Dham has become extremely safe and comfortable.
Best Hotels to Stay in Gangotri
1. Hotel Forest Rest House
Forest Rest House is to be found in Gangotri. Not together from frequent hotels, ashrams, visitor houses, Dharamshala and personal hotels, provide Gangotri also has a forest rest house for the visitors and travelers where you can find your somewhere to live at a fairly inexpensive and within your means charge that comes under the budget and receptacle of each class of tourist. The forest rest house is lope by the administration and thus a well preserve up till now is rather reasonably priced. It provides all facility where you will get comfortable.
2. Hotel Shivlinga
In Uttarkashi Hotel Shivlinga is a lavishness hotel on Gangotri Highway. It is to be found at the side of river Bhagirathi. This hotel provides accommodation which is under the budget. The food served here is mostly vegetarian. In this hotel 28 Deluxe Rooms with attached bath and color TV with all international channels and a balcony from where you can enjoy the panoramic vision of holy Ganges from every room is provided, we also provide rooms with satellite T.V.
3. Mahima Resort
Mahima Resort is a marvelously located way out 7 km in front of Uttarkashi on Gangotri main road with passive and stunning environment with river vision. This is to be found on a plan of regarding 6000 Sq. meter. It has sufficient and protected parking freedom; big unlock endure part and countryside lawns. It is most excellent for the public who wish for to acquire gone from the infuriating crowds of the town and expend worth time determine time itself. They provide rooms which have an everlasting support and are provide with double beds, two bamboo seats and a script desk. Since there is no power, lamps are providing for the late evenings. There also attached bathroom with each room, the floor covering is timber and have French windows, rooms have balcony to overlooking the camp, hot water is provided in container. They provide all kinds of vegetarian foods which are liked by visitors.
4. Five Elements Hotel
Five Elements Hotel to be found in Uttarkashi on the approach to Gangotri at an elevation of 1150 Mt. Scenically located by the bank of blessed river Bhagirathi. Hotel carry you the comfort of environment and stay you put up the shutters to the valley of Gods. As the Gangotri Temple is only 103 km far away. Accommodation that is providing by the hotels is luxury room and exclusive set Room that give all facilities 24 hrs Reception, Veg Restaurant, Phone Facility, Attached toilet and bathrooms and also parking area.
5. Hotel Shree Niwas
Hotel Shree Niwas is to be found near the Gangotri Highway at Uttarkashi. Every year on the time of ”Magh Mela” (January 14), public from distant and in the vicinity of Uttarkashi visit here to take a sacred bath in Bhagirathi all along with the statue of their local divinity. This hotel provide all facilities where you can easily stay which include Standard twice rooms, Four bedded rooms, 24 hrs Reception, Veg food in the Restaurant, STD / ISD services, Attached toilet and bathrooms and also Parking area.