Small Hotels/ Rest Houses are available in Gangotri ranging from INR 1000approx USD 20 to INR 1500 approx USD 30. Some Ashrams are also available cost about INR 200 or USD 3 per day but it is advisable to pre book before arriving.

A Government run rest house is also available. However, early booking is advisable.

Gangotri is pleasantly cold during summer May - June and very cold during winters. Travel during monsoons mid June - August approximately is not advisable. While Gangotri is known to be stable, the road to Gangotri is prone to landslides Dharasu Falls most notable.