Journey to Gaumukh

Over 3,000 metres above sea level, the winding road steadily climbs towards to the source of the Ganges glacier. It is early spring and the melt water from the Himalayas is just beginning. Melt water from the Gangotri Glacier starts it's course as the Bhagirathi river before joining the Yamuna and turning into the mighty Ganges.

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31.0463°N, 78.8359°E
Over 3,000 metres above sea level, the winding road steadily climbs towards to the source of the Ganges glacier. It is early spring and the melt water from the Himalayas is just beginning. Melt water from the Gangotri Glacier starts it's course as the Bhagirathi river before joining the Yamuna and turning into the mighty Ganges.
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