#9 of 12 Places to Visit in Gangotri
Distance (From Gangotri): 52 Kms
Trip Duration (Excluding Travel): 1-2 Hours
Place Location: On The Way To Gangotri
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: This place can be visited while travelling to Gangotri
At a distance of 30 km from Harsil, 45 km from Uttarkashi and 52 km from Gangotri, Gangnani is a small town situated on the way to Gangotri in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.
Gangnani is noted for its thermal springs and magnificent views of the Himalayas. The thermal water spring at Gangnani is called Rishikund. Most of the devotees take holy dip in this natural hot water spring before heading towards Gangotri. There are separate kunds for both men and women. A temple dedicated to sage Parasara, father of Veda Vyas situated close to the Kund. Being a perfect spot for meditation, Gangnani acts as an ideal retreat for the nature lovers and affords stunning mountain views.