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Janki Chatti

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Janki Chatti, Yamunotri Overview

A hot bed of hot springs and trekking, Janki Chatti is a close sister of Hanuman Chatti and acts as an alternative base for treks to Yamunotri. The hot springs here are the biggest draw of Janki Chatti. Surrounded by huge mountains from all sides and itself situated at an altitude of 2700 meters, Janki Chatti is a unique place of devotion and relaxation.

Being here, you can test the adventure seeker in you, rest and relax in the hot springs and admire the beauty of the gigantic mountains all day long.

More on Janki Chatti

Janki Chatti can only be visited in the period from April till October when the snow has cleared the roads that lead to the town and the temperatures are bearable. Being a high altitude location Janki Chatti is cold at all times of the year and visitors are required to wear multiple layers of woolen.

One can travel about the town by foot.

Janki Chatti has lots of accommodation options available for all budget sizes.

Yamunotri and Hot water springs are the major attractions in Janki Chatti.

Make the most of trekking and hot water swimming, while here.

The place is famous for its hot water spring. A bath in these could completely relax your body and make you feel stress free.

Try out some amazing Garhwali and Kumauni cuisines such as aloo ke gutke, gahat, chainsoo and kaapa.

Atithi Niwas and GMVN Ret House offers good food in Janki Chatti.

Janki Chatti is mainly visited for its hot springs or as a base camp for the Yamunotri trek. Spend an idle day amidst its sceneries and hot springs, to relax after your trek to Yamunotri or refresh yourself before you get started with it.

Carry woolens in good quantity. Also carry medicines for altitude sickness. They may come handy.

  • Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for Barkot from the airport. From Barkot one can get a jeep for Janki Chatti.

  • Rail: The nearest rail head is at Rishikesh. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for Barkot from the railway station. From Barkot one can get a jeep for Janki Chatti.

  • Road: Janki Chatti is now connected by motorable roads till Hanuman Chatti. Buses can ply only till Barkot from where one can easily get shared jeep for Janki Chatti or else get down at Hanuman Chatti and trek the 7 km to Janki Chatti.

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