Gangotri Dham Overview Altitude: 3,100 metres (10,200 ft) Coordinates: 30.98°N 78.93°E District: Uttarkashi Region:  West Garhwal State: Uttarakhand Date built: N/A Creator: Nepalese general Amar Singh Thapa Temple Opens: Akshaya Tritiya Temple Closes: One day after Bhaidooj Distance from Delhi to Gangotri: 493 km (approx.) Distance from Rishikesh to Gangotri: 269 km (approx.) Distance from