Barkot is a small town located in Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand state. It is situated at an elevation of 1220 meters above the sea level and 46 kms from yamunotri. Barkot is one of the most popular destination among the tourists. Barkot is surrounding by Dehradun District on the north, Tibet on the northest, Chamoli on the east, Rudraprayag district on the southest and Tehri Garhwl district on the south.
Banderpoonch peak and other massive peaks of the himalayan range are visible from Barkot. Ideal holidays location and Adventure Destination and present many trekking and hiking. One can take part in other activities like Rock Climbing, Trekking, Mountain climbing etc.
Barkot is a hill station located in the higher range of Himalayan of Uttarakhand . It lies on the two mighty river Yamuna and Ganga . Theyamunotri Dham is 50 km from Barkot. Barkot is also a major stopover for Pilgrims who visit teh Yamunotri and Gangotri During the yatra of Chardham. It contain many other shrine and Ashrams and also present the activities such as white water rafting and much more. This is an ideal location for holidays, Adventure and for nature lovers.
Surya Kund: There are many natural thermal springs in Yamunotri but surya kund is the most popular kund in Barkot. In the water of Surya Kund is boil the rice nad potato by devotees and served as prasad.
Yamunotri Temple: Yamunotri Dham is at atop of 3030 meters on Kalinad parvat was built in 19th Century. Yamunotri is one of the Chardham located in Uttarakhand. The shrine is dedicated to Goddess of Yamuna. The shrine is situated 49 km from Barkot.
Hanuman Chatti: Hanuman chatti is the base camp for treks to Yamunotri. It is situated at an altitude of about 2400 meters at the conflueence of Hanuman Ganga and Yamuna River. Hanuman Chatti is a base camp for the famous char Dham yatra into Yamunotri is also popular for offering some great treks to nearby peaks. Hanuman Chatti is a great place for seeking relaxation and Adventure.
Divya shila: Divya shila is located at 3000 meters high above the sea level. This is the attractino point for devotees . This rock pillar is next to Surya kund.
Janki Chatti: Janki chatti is a close sister of Hanuman Chatti. The hot springs here are the biggest draw of Janki chati. The place is surrounded by huge mountains all side and situated at an altitude of 2700 meters above the sea level. The place is a unique place of devotion and relaxation.
Kharsali: Kharsali is a lovely picnic spot with a number of thermal spring. Kharsali had oldest temple of lord shiva. In Kharsali water falls and rolling meadows covered by oaks and conifers tree.
Summer Season: Summer season has a moderate temprature which is quite comfortable. May is the warmest month of an average tempratureof 29 degree at noon. Summer season is not the best time to visit in Binsar.
Winter Season: January is the coldest month during the winter season. Barkot Barkot is usually witnesses temprature cold and warm season . but the temprature is drop down at night. The temprature of January has an average temprature is 4.2 degree at night.
Monsoon Season: The rainfall is starts in the month of July. Local people usually enjoy the rainfall during the month. During the rainfall barkot offered beautiful view and green hills. This is the best season to visit Barkot.
Uttarkashi: Situated at a distance of 78 km from Hanuman chati with at an elevation of 1352. The town is well connected to motorable road and present pictuiresque natural beauty of Himalayas. It lies on the bank of Bhagirathi River. Nehru Institute of Mountaineering is located in Uttarkashi.
Har Ki Doon: It can be reached by three days situated at a distance of 34 kms from Sankri. It is cardle Shaped Valley located on the South east of Janudhar glacier with at an elevation of 3566 mts above the sea level. Har ki Doon is a paradise of Trekkers who are love with Nature.
Mussoorie: Known as the "Queen of the Hills" and present the attraction like Kempty fall, the Mall road, Bhatta falls, Gunhill and Lal Tibbat near the mussoorie. situated at a distence of 103 km from Barkot with at an elevation of 2005 mts above the sea level.
Chakrata: Chakrata is lies between Yamuna and Tons river and surrounding by Amidst coniferous, Rhododendron and Oak Tress. It is blessed with natural beauty and panoramic view on its east lies the popular hill station Mussoorie and on the west lies Kinnaur. It is the ideal location for natural lovers, Bird watchers and adventure lovers. Situated about 85 km from Barkot.
By Air: Jolley Grand Airport is the nearest airport to barkot and located at a distance of 161 km in Dehradun. The Airport is well connected by motorable road to Barkot. Taxis and Buses are available to Barkot from Jolley Grand Airport.
By Rail: The Nearest Railway station is Dehradun and Rishikesh. Dehradun is situated at a distance of 132km and Rishikesh is located at a distance of 160 km from Barkot. Buses and Taxis are easily available to Barkot from major destination of Uttarakhand state.
By Road: Barkot is well connected by motorable road with major destination of Uttarakhand state. Barkot is situated 395 kms from Delhi which can be covered in 11 to 12 hours drive. Buses and Taxis are easily available from Uttarkashi, Dehradun, Rishikesh to Barkot.
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