Standing at 2743 meters, further downstream and 10 km from Gangotri, is a town called Bhaironghati.It is a beautiful forested place.
|Bhairon Devta Temple
Temple of Bhairon Devta appointed by Lord Shiva to safeguard the region which also gives the region its name. It is said that visiting this temple is a must after visiting the Gangotri Temple..
About 3 km after Bhaironghati is another small town called Lanka Chatti, which boasts of Asia’s highest bridge over the Jhanvi River at an elevation of 2789 meters above the sea level!