#7 of 8 Places to Visit in Yamunotri
Distance (From Yamunotri): 13 Kms
Trip Duration (Excluding Travel): 1-2 Hours
Place Location: On The Way To Yamunotri
Transportation Options: Cab / Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: This place can be visited while returning from Yamunotri
At a distance of 13 km from Yamunotri, 8 km from Janki Chatti and 36 km from Barkot, Hanuman Chatti is a small hamlet on the way to Yamunotri in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Located at the confluence of the Hanuman Ganga and Yamuna Rivers, Hanuman Chatti used to be a halting place for pilgrims during their Char Dham Yatra. Hanuman Chatti lies at an altitude of 2400 m and it is a serene place offering good accommodation facilities. The river side scenic beauty at Hanuman Chatti acts as a perfect place to experience nature and countryside.
There are many small temples in the region, the most noteworthy temple is the one dedicated to Hanuman. Within the interiors of the temple there is an impressive image of Lord Hanuman carrying a mountain. To the left of the temple there is a Samadhi of Himalaya Giri, a saint who lived and meditated in Hanuman Chatti. On top of the shrine there is a Shiva Linga.
Hanuman Chatti is also a popular trekking spot among the travellers. Hanuman Chatti used to be the starting point of the trek to reach Yamunotri but now jeep able roads are made up to Janki Chatti. The hike from Hanuman Chatti to Yamunotri is very popular among the travellers. Apart from Yamunotri the best trekking excursion of Hanuman Chatti is towards Darwa Top and Dodi Tal.