Uttarkashi is a religious place in Uttarakhand and is situated at a distance of 148 Km from Rishikesh which is one of the most famous religious place of India. Uttarkashi is situated at an altitude of about 1150 meters from sea level. It is situated on the bank of river Bhagirathi. Uttarkashi is a well known destination on one's way to Gangotri which is the origin of holy river Ganga.
Places to visit in Uttarkashi
There are a large number of visitable spots in Uttarkashi but the most important place in
Uttarakhand is Nehru
NIM is one of the famous mountaineering
training institute in India. One can find different types of mountaindering and treking gadgets here.
Other destinations except NIM are-
Bhairavi Temple etc.
How to reach Uttarkashi
Uttarkashi is easily accessible from all the major parts of India. One can reach here
from all the cities of Uttarakhand. It is 100 km away from Gangotri and is 130 km away from Yamunotri.
You can get bus, taxi or jeep from any part of Uttarakhand. One can also hire the car in the range INR 1800 – 2000 from both
Haridwar and Rishikesh. One can reach Uttarkashi within 6 – 7 hours from Haridwar and rishikesh.
Where to stay and where to eat in Uttarkashi
There are many private hotels in Uttarkashi. One can have his/her stay in any of those hotels. Some of the famous hotels are-
¤ Bhandari hotel
¤ Amba hotel
¤ Neelkant hotel
¤ Meghdoot hotel
¤ Hansalok Hotel
* Shekhar hotel
There are also some Dharamshala in Uttarkashi one can have their stay in any of those Dharamshala.
Being large town as compared to other places in Uttarakhand, one can find best hotels of different budgets. One can find both veg and even some non vegetarian foods, which is very
rare to find in Garhwal.