Gangotri Yatra 2013 resumes on 24 September 2013, after three months. The yatra had been suspended in the wake of the devastating flash-floods in Uttarakhand.
According to an an official release on Tuesday, Sept 24, after inspecting the area the officials declared the resumption of the yatra.
The road route to the Himalayan shrine in Garhwal is being repaired on a war footing and it will soon be reopened for heavy vehicles also, he said.
The yatra was suspended after the floods ravaged the state on June 16.
Gangotri temple opening date in 2013 is May 13 as per the official website of Gangotri temple. The pundits in the temple closes Gangotri temple on Diwali after performing some special pujas.