#6 of 8 Places to Visit in Yamunotri
Distance (From Yamunotri): 5 Kms
Trip Duration (Excluding Travel): 1-2 Hours
Place Location: On The Way To Yamunotri
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: This place can be visited while going to Yamunotri
At a distance of 5 km from Yamunotri and 8 km from Hanuman Chatti, Janki Chatti is a small town located on the way to Yamunotri Temple in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.
Janki Chatti is perched at an elevation of about 2650 m above the sea level and is famous for its many hot water springs. Taking a dip in the hot water from these springs is considered very sacred, before visiting the Yamunotri. This area encompasses the last village in the region and the pilgrims are provided with moderate accommodation facilities here. The town is surrounded by mountains offering scenic views.
Janki Chatti town is very famous among tourists who travel to the region of Yamunotri during Char Dham Yatra and most pilgrims take a night halt. Previously the starting point of the trek to reach Yamunotri was Hanuman Chatti but now jeeps are available up to Janki Chatti. Ponies and palanquins are available at Janki Chatti.