Jankichatti is the starting point of the trek to Yamunotri. The 6 km trek to Yamunotri is done in 2.5 hours to 3 hours. It can be done on foot or mule, palki (palanquins) and pithoo (carrier) are available from Jankichatti. It is also popular for the hot springs where pilgrims take a dip before starting their trek.
Jankichatti has some good budget accomodation options like ashrams, hotels and lodges. The trek to Yamunotri is completed in 1 day and pilgrims generally stay at Jankichatti. There are numerous restaurants and eateries here that serve north Indian food. Alcohol and non-vegetarian food are prohibited in Jankichatti and Yamunotri. Government buses and taxis are easily available from Haridwar to Jankichatti.
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