Major stopover for Gangotri and Yamunotri pilgrimages
Hotspot of trekking
Barkot is a quaint hill station perched at an elevation of 1,220 m above sea level. It lies in the Uttarkashi district, in the Garhwal division. The Ganga and the Yamuna water the lush landscape of Barkot, which is made more charming by its remoteness. It invites adventure-seekers and nature-lovers for its challenging trekking trails and scenic panoramas. The major attractions are apple orchards.
What To Do
Barkot is peppered with trekking and hiking trails. The natural vistas and the remoteness of the place make it ideal for trekking expeditions. You can catch stunning views of majestic mountain peaks and explore the pristine landscape to your heart's content.
How to reach
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, about 160 km away in Dehradun.