About Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand
Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand serves as a famous tourist destination in India. Not only it is a well-known hill station of Uttarakhand Tourism but also one of the most important religious destinations known as part of Char Dham Yatra, visited by all the Hindus world-wide. Uttarkashi is the place from where the two main holy rivers in which Hindus have deep faith, Ganga and Yamuna originated. Hence this place holds great religious importance for Hindus. But in addition to that Uttarkashi is a quaint hill station that attracts tourists from all over the world not just for the two rivers, though they also being the part of it, but also for its snow-capped mountain, deep, scenic valleys and beautiful, natural lakes. The town of Uttarkashi is located on the banks of River Ganges besides Varun Parvat. The location of this town is scenic and attractive. Ideal place to spend vacations, Uttarkashi definitely serves as a prime tourists destinations. Uttarkashi also serves as an important Eco-tourists destinations in India
Uttarkashi is located 1158 meters above sea level on the bank of River Bhagirathi and River Ganges (Bhagirathi Ganga) in the Garhwal Districts of Uttarakhand.
Adventure Sports in Uttarakhand
This holiday destination attracts tourists not only India but all over the world for its adventure sports options that are prime attractions of this area. The dense mountains and snow call in for most of the thrilling adventure sports activities such as which are carried out in various prime areas of Uttarkashi.
Prime adventure sports in Uttarkashi
Festival celebrated in Uttarkashi
Magh Mela: Magh Mela is a prime festival celebrated in Uttarkashi on the occasion of Makar Sakranti during the month of January. This Mela is attended by thousands and thousands of pilgrims from all around the world.
Best time to visit Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand
Uttarakashi can be visited throughout the year for its pleasant climate. However the ideal time to visit Uttarakashi is from October to early June.
How to reach Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand
By air: The nearest airport for Uttarkashi is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun; which is around 188 km away. Jolly Grant Airport is connected to all the major cities of India by means of regular flights. There are many private taxis available from this airport to Uttarakashi.
By rail: The nearest rail road for Uttarkashi is Rishikesh railway station which is around 142 km away. Rishikesh is well connected to all the major stations in India. Additionally from Rishikesh there are many taxis and buses available to Uttarkashi.
By road: Uttarkashi is very well connected via NH58 to Rishikesh, Dehradun, Barkot and many otehr cities. There are regular buses and private taxis available from all these major cities.
Where to stay in Uttarkashi
Shikhar Nature Resort
Uttarakhand - 249193
Telephone number: +91-1374-223762
Shivlinga Tourist Complex
Uttarakhand - 249193
Telephone number: +91-1374-223518
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