Pandav Gufa In Gangotri Uttarakhand


Pandav Gufa (Cave) is an ancient natural cave situated in the Gangotri area of Uttarkashi district. This cave is about 1.5 km away from Gangotri. It is believed that when Pandavas were going towards Kailash after the Mahabharata war, they had stayed in this cave, they performed yajna and penance in this cave, so that they could attain moksha. It is also said that during the trip the eldest brother of Pandavas, Yudhishthar had decided to live in this cave, because his father Pandu had done penance at this place, some even know it by name is Pandu Gufa.


How To Reach :-

By Air

The nearest airport to Gangotri is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 268 km away from Gangotri.

By Train

The nearest railway station of Gangotri is Dehradun, which is about 242 km away from Gangotri.

By Road

Pandav Gufa at a distance of 1.5 km trek from Gangotri.

Best Time To Visit :-

The best time to travel to the Pandav Gufa is between from the months of September to November and April to Jun. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. In the winter season, the journey of here is closed for 6 months. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to heavy snowfall in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.

Pandav Gufa In Gangotri Uttarakhand Photos and Timings