Travelling Barkot, Uttarakhand
Barkot is a popular hill station situated at a distance of about 40 km from Dharasu. Barkot is situated at an altitude of about 1828 meters above sea level. While one's visit to Barkot one can enjoy panoramic views of beautiful mountain ranges and some orchards specially apple orchards.
Best time to visit Barkot- climate of Barkot is always fantastic so you can visit Barkot in any past of year. You can easily reach Barkot from the major places of Uttarakhand like- Rishikesh, Haridwar Dehradun and Uttarkashi and from all the parts of Uttarakhand. You will face no difficulty to reach Barkot.
Places to visit in Barkot- There are many famous and beautiful places to visit around Barkot. One can visit peaks of Bandar Punch which are always snow covered throughout the hole year. One can also do trekking and rock climbing near Barkot. This place will give you a fantastic relief from the city's crowedy life. It is situated on the route to Yamunotri, which is the famous religious
destinations for the Hindus. So while your visit to Barkot you can also do some religious work at Yamunotri.
How to reach Barkot
Barkot is very well connected to all the major parts of Uttarakhand by roads. It is situated at a distance of about 395 km from Delhi. You can reach Barkot by regular taxis and buses.
Jolly Grant is the nearest airport to the destination Barkot. This airport is situated at a distance of 161 km in Dehradun district. From Dehradun you can reach Barkot by taxis and buses.
Nearest railway station to Barkot is situated in Rishikesh and Dehradun which are situated at a distance of about 160 and 130 km from Barkot. From these railway station you can easily reach Barkot by means of taxis and buses through roads.