Surya Kund In Gangotri Uttarakhand


Surya Kund is a beautiful natural waterfall located in Gangotri area of Uttarkashi district. This kund is about 500 meters from the famous Gangotri temple. This kund is dedicated to the sun god. After visiting the pilgrim Gangotri temple, In the Surya Kund goes to pay homage to the sun god. Therefore this Kund is known as named of Surya Kund. On the one side of the iron bridge, the Surya Kund and the other side is located the Gauri Kund. Surya Kund waterfall is the center of attraction for pilgrims. The Bhagirathi river flowing down from the deep valleys creates a panoramic view.


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

Surya Kund is located 500 meters ahead of the Gangotri temple.

Best Time To Visit :-

The best time to travel to the Surya Kund 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.

Surya Kund In Gangotri Uttarakhand Photos and Timings