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Hanuman Chatti, Yamunotri

Hanuman Chatti has a temple dedicated to the Hindu God Hanuman and is a popular trekking spot in the region and is located at the confluence of Hanuman Ganga and Yamuna. This place is the base camp for Char Dham Yatra to Yamunotri and also trekking to various trekking trials like Dodi Tal and Darwa Top which lie nearby. People going further to Janki Chatti and Kharsali can buy the various things like raincoats and medicines and other important items. A large number of travellers visit the place every year.

It is believed that this is the place where one of the Pandavas, Bheem and Lord Hanuman met where Hanuman obstructed Bheem’s way and Bheem got angry so he tried to move Hanumans tail but was not successful in doing so. Bheem then realised that he was not an ordinary monkey and asked Hanuman to reveal his identity. It was then Hanuman, who was a devoted disciple of Lord Ram showed his original form. The place was Hence named Hanuman Chatti.

How to Reach

One can reach Hanuman Chatti by hiring a jeep or a shared jeep from various other cities in Uttarakhand.