Travel to Uttarkashi



Uttarkashi Tourism



The town of Uttarkashi is located in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is situated on the banks of the Bhagirathi River which is at al altitude of 1352 feet above sea level.

The basic nature of the landscape of the region is mountaineous. Additionally there are a number of rivers that run through this place. Both the rivers Ganga and Yamuna run through Uttarkashi with many of their tributaries.

The location of Uttarkashi is in the Upper Himalayas. Amidst the picturesque locations of the snow capped mountains in the surroundings Uttarkashi has a large number of valleys, ridges and plateaus. Uttarkashi is a place of several ashrams, temples as well as Nehru Institute of Mountaineering.

How to Reach Uttarkashi

By Air

the nearest airport to reach Uttarkashi is Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun. This is a well connected airport with domestic as well as international cities through its well scheduled regular flights.

By Train

Uttarkashi is easily accessible by Indian railways. The state of Uttaranchal is well connected with all the major railway stations in the region like Dehradun, Roorkee, Kathgodam, Kotdwara and Pantnagar along with other across the country.

By Road

Uttarkashi is well connected by bus service to all the important places of the state as well as destinations in neighboring states as well. These services are run by both state owned services and private bus companies.

Places to visit in Uttarkashi

Gangotri
  • Shivling
  • Temple of Goddess Ganga
  • Gaumukh
Yamunotri
  • The Temple
  • Surya Kund
  • Saptarshi Kund
Other Places to Visit
  • Vishwanath Temple
  • Shakti Temple
  • Maneri
  • Gangnani
  • Harsil



Last Updated on : 27/09/2013