Are you the traveller who is looking to reconnect with his ancient roots? Maybe seek solace in religion for problems within the micro sphere of mundane daily life? Are you someone with a sudden interest in your faith’s old wonders as old as time? Or maybe all my philosophical conjecture is going completely at odds with your desire for a simple enjoyable weekend getaway with beautiful Gangotri? Fret not, my friends, I have all your purposes covered. Gangotri is the answer to all. Steeped in Hindu lore, with connections to Pandavas, Ganga and Shiva among others, it has ample scenic beauty and can be covered on short tour. You can visit all year except monsoon, and the weather is pleasant. Following are the 5 chief attractions.