Top Tourist Places To Visit in Uttarkashi

Top Tourist Places To Visit in Uttarkashi

  • Uttarkashi
  • Uttarakhand
  • India

Uttarkashi Overview

Uttarkashi is a town in Uttarakhand. It rests on the banks of River Bhagirathi-the holiest river in Hinduism. The river passes through different areas and feeds the vegetation. Uttarkashi was formed in 1960s and resembles the original Kashi (Varanasi) as both, Kashi & Uttarkashi are situated on the banks of river Ganga.

Uttarkashi has lush green surroundings and is beckoned by the lower hill ranges of Himalayas. Since it is elevated at 4,436 feet, most of the terrains are hilly. A number of tributaries of Ganges are present in Uttarkashi and are known as jad ganga & asi ganga. The temperature of Uttarkashi remains moderate amid year. The summers aren't searing but the mercury touches upto 30°-35° during the days and falls during night. The winters are chilling and temperature varies between 10°-20° during days and nights. Only the monsoon season plays negative role. Uttarkashi receives a high amount of rainfall that gives birth to flood like situations every year.

Uttarkashi is a residence to numerous Hindu temples. The prime attractions are Vishwanath temple and Kaleshwar temple where the presiding deity is Lord Shiva. The alluring temples draw hundreds of devotees. Apart from visiting the shrines, one can head towards trekking tracks and rafting for a thrilling experience.

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Frequently Asked Questions
  • How many days should I plan for Uttarkashi trip?
    It is recommended to plan at least 3-4 days for a trip to Uttarkashi to explore its natural beauty and religious sites.
  • What is the nearest major airport or train station for Uttarkashi?
    The nearest major airport and train station for Uttarkashi is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun and Rishikesh Railway Station respectively.
  • What are the primary transportation options for reaching Uttarkashi?
    The primary transportation options for reaching Uttarkashi are road transportation via buses or taxis from Dehradun or Rishikesh.
  • Are there any special events or festivals in Uttarkashi?
    Yes, Uttarkashi celebrates various festivals such as Makar Sankranti, Ganga Dussehra, and Kandali Festival, which attract a large number of tourists.
  • What are the top tourist attractions in Uttarkashi?
    The top tourist attractions in Uttarkashi include Gangotri Temple, Yamunotri Temple, Dodital Lake, Nachiketa Tal, and Dayara Bugyal.
  • What are some must-try local dishes and restaurants in Uttarkashi?
    Some must-try local dishes in Uttarkashi include Garhwali cuisine like Kafuli, Phaanu, and Chainsoo. Restaurants like Yamuna Restaurant and Devbhoomi Restaurant offer local delicacies.
  • What types of accommodations are available in Uttarkashi?
    Uttarkashi offers a range of accommodations including hotels, guesthouses, homestays, and ashrams to suit different budgets and preferences.
  • Are there any public transportation available in Uttarkashi?
    Yes, Uttarkashi has public transportation in the form of buses that connect it to nearby towns and cities.
  • What are the transportation options available in Uttarkashi?
    The transportation options available in Uttarkashi include buses, taxis, and private vehicles for local commuting.
  • What is the primary language spoken in Uttarkashi?
    The primary language spoken in Uttarkashi is Garhwali, although Hindi is also widely understood and spoken.
  • What is the best time to visit Uttarkashi?
    The best time to visit Uttarkashi is during the months of April to June and September to November when the weather is pleasant for outdoor activities.
  • What activities can be done in Uttarkashi?
    Activities such as trekking, hiking, river rafting, camping, and visiting temples and ashrams are popular in Uttarkashi for adventure and spiritual seekers.
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