Gangotri Temple is one of the Char Dhams in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, India. It is located at a height of 3048 meter and at a distance of 98 km from Uttarkashi. It is the highest and most important temple of the Goddess Ganga. “Gangotri” is Sanskrit word which means Ganga+Uttari i.e. Ganga flows in a northwesterly direction.This 18th century temple made of white granite structure at the height of 20 ft attracts tremendous devotees to catch the holy glimpses of the divine stature of power- the holy goddess Ganges.Gangotri Temple is 228 km from Yamunotri temple, another pilgrim place of Chota Char Dham Yatra. Uttarakashi is the gateway to Gangotri and there is no other way to reach Gangotri by road. Here road ends and trekking rout to Gaumukh starts.