The town of Uttarkashi is known for its pilgrim importance. This north Indian tourist destination is situated on the banks of the Bhagirathi River. On your Uttarkashi tours, you will get a chance to pay homage to your revered deities. But temples are not the sole attractions in the city as it is also known for adventure sports destinations.
There are some high-altitude lakes in Uttarkashi and the Gangotri and Yamunotri glaciers lead on to several major peaks where you can indulge in trekking and mountaineering. These factors make tourists attracted to travel to Uttarkashi.
The major pilgrim attractions of Uttarkashi include temples dedicated to Goddess Kali, Rishi Parasurama, Goddess Annapurna Devi, and Bhairon. The city gives a reflection of the holy city of Varanasi and just like Varanasi it also has a temple devoted to God Vishwanath. The ashrams of Uttarkashi are very famous for their mystique aura and you visit them on your Uttarkashi tours, you will have a peek into the life of hermits. There are several good trekking routes in the region leading to Dodi Tal, Nachiketa Tal, Sat Tal, Yamunotri, Gangotri-Gaumukh-Nandanvan Tapovan, and Kedar Tal.
On your travel to Uttarkashi, you can also visit the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering that provides excellent training for mountaineering. The months of September to November are considered to be the ideal periods for traveling to Uttarkashi since the temperature is very low in winters. Getting there is quite easy as Uttarkashi is easily from Rishikesh and other major cities of Uttaranchal.
The nearest airport from Uttarkashi is Jolly Grant in Dehradun while the nearest railway station is in Rishikesh. On your travel to Uttarkashi, you will find a large number of good-quality accommodations ranging from luxury hotels to budget hotels that are known for their friendly services and modern amenities. You will cherish your Uttarkashi tours forever.