Uttarkashi means kasha is a town In Uttrakhand state of India. It is a small pilgrimage place of Uttarakhand. It is the district headquarter of Uttarkashi. It is situated at an altitude of 1158 m above sea level on the banks of Bhagirathi river. It is also home if a different variety of flora and fauna. Rich varieties on pine, deodar, fun and some medicinal shrubs are also be found. It is one of the most picturesque towns of Garhwal. Uttarkashi has various ashrams and Dharamshalas for tourists. Some important Dharamshala is Gangotri Dharamshala, Birla Dharamshala, kali kamli Dharamshala, Kailash Dharamshala, shivanand Dharamshala. The mountains in the backdrop and river crisscrossing the town will make you feel a loss of words and the landscape of Uttarkashi is just breathtaking. Uttarkashi has a rich rich culture which has been preserved from generations.
»Attractions in Uttarkashi
In Uttarkashi, there are various attractions like the Nehru Institute of mountaineering which is also provide training of mountaineering. Gangotri Dham, Yamunotri Dham, Gomukh, Dayara Bugyal, Kalindi Pass, Harshil, Gartang Gali, and Dodital are also some attractions in Uttarkashi. Maneri has also developed as an important tourist attraction. Maneri attracts tourists because of Dam developed across the Bhagirathi river. Gangani and Har ki Valley are famous for its trekking.
Bharkot airport, Barsu Valley, Maneri dam, Kashi Vishwanath temple, Sangam Chatti are some places that worth visit.
»Best Time To Visit
The summer season is best to visit Uttarkashi. The weather is pleasant and the temperature lies between 15 deg C to 30 deg C. Days are warm and nights are cooler during summers. September, October, and November are most favorable months as most of the holy Hindu festival occurs during this period. The whole town shows his respects to Hindu deities. Uttarkashi has a warm climate. The average annual temperature is 18 deg c. The winter starts from October and ends till February.
Plan your holiday with your family or friends and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Uttarkashi and experience spiritual peace.