Yamunotri in Uttarakhand, lies near the Bandarpunch Mountain, which is 6315 m high and lies to the north. The glacial lake of Saptarishi Kund, on the Kalind Parbat, at an altitude of 4421 m, is the real source of the Yamuna River. Yamunotri is at a distance of 278 km from Dehradun, 236 km from Rishikesh, 176 km from Chamba, and 21 km from Sanya Chatti. One of the four sacred dhams of Uttarakhand, and revered in Hindu mythology, Yamunotri is the source of the river Yamuna. About 220 Km from Rishikesh and 149 Km from Tehri, the picturesque shrine of Yamunotri is located at an altitude of 3,235 m.Being one of the four Char dhams it is a place of paramount religious importance for the devout Hindus. The 19th-century temple of Goddess Yamuna, several thermal springs, and Divya Shila (Rock pillar) are prime attractions. Moreover, the place is full of scenic spots and panoramic views of Himalayas.