Gangotri Forest Rest House

Amidst tall deodar trees at Gangotri there are two FRHs and a prefabricated hut. The temple of Gangotri is 500m from the FRH. Beyond Gangotri are Chirwasa 9km and Bhojwasa 14km which are popular camping sites Bhojwasa is famous for its Bhojpatra trees. It is said that the barks of these trees were used to write legends. Further 18km lies Gaumukh, the snout of Gangotri glacier, the source of the Ganga.

Tourist attraction near FRH :

Gangotri Temple, Chirwasa (9kms trek), Bhojwasa (14kms trek), Gaumukh (18kms trek)

Location: Gangotri Nation Highway (100km from Uttarkashi)

Forest Division: Uttarkashi

Elevation: 500m AMSL