Hanuman Chatti

hanuman Chatti, Yamunotri
hanuman Chatti, Yamunotri

Hanuman Chatti, located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, serves as a crucial junction for pilgrims en route to Yamunotri. Positioned at an elevation of 2,401 meters (7,877 feet), it is the starting point for the challenging trek to Yamunotri Temple. Pilgrims often rest in Hanuman Chatti before embarking on the uphill journey, seeking blessings from Lord Hanuman, to whom the place is dedicated. The town also marks the confluence of Hanuman Ganga and Yamuna rivers, adding to its religious significance. it  is not only a pilgrimage base but also a picturesque stopover with scenic landscapes, making it a memorable part of the spiritual journey to Yamunotri.

Religious Significance

The Yamunotri Temple, standing at an elevation of 3,293 meters, holds immense religious significance as one of Hinduism’s four sacred shrines dedicated to the river Yamuna. Constructed by the sage Ashtavakra in ancient times, the temple is steeped in history. Pilgrims can partake in a spiritually cleansing experience by taking a dip in the nearby hot water springs, believed to possess medicinal properties.

How To Reach Hanuman Chatti

By Road

Hanuman Chatti is well-connected by road. You can reach it by hiring a taxi or driving yourself from major cities like Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar, or Delhi. The distance from Dehradun to Hanuman Chatti is approximately 220 km and takes around 7-8 hours by road. From Rishikesh, the distance is around 180 km and takes about 6-7 hours by road, depending on the traffic and road conditions.

By Train

The nearest railway station to Hanuman Chatti is the Dehradun Railway Station. From Dehradun, you can either hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Hanuman Chatti, which is approximately 220 km away.

By Air

The nearest airport to Hanuman Chatti is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun.

From the airport, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Hanuman Chatti. The distance between Dehradun and Hanuman Chatti is around 220 km.

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