Situated on the bank of river Yamuna, Barkot is one of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand. It serves as a stopover for the Hindu pilgrims who wish to head to Yamunotri and Gangotri Dham. It is a part of the Garhwal region, and you can witness over here the magnificent peak of Bandarpoonch. Barkot is an ideal adventure as well as a holidaying destination for adventurers as well as nature lovers.

This place is interspersed with many beautiful apple orchards and ravishing landscapes that offer a scintillating view of the untouched paradise of nature. The vast carpet of lush greenery, as well as a wide variety of flora and fauna, make it a perfect destination for a memorable vacation.

Many popular tourist attractions over here will cast a magical allure on your senses. You can visit the Yamunotri temple, which is considered to be the most sacred Chardham destination in Uttarakhand. Surya Kund is another popular religious site over here where the pilgrims take a holy bath to attain salvation. It is also replete with some of the best restaurants and cafes where you can taste the local delicacies.

Barkot is exceptionally renowned for trekking excursions and camping tours that make it the favourite adventure destination for the travellers. You can also indulge in a great shopping experience at the local shops over here that offer the best variety of handicrafts and spices.

In Barkot, the winters are cold and dry, and the summers are hot and wet. Summers are the best time to visit this place as the temperature is enjoyable, and the average temperature ranges around 27.9 degrees Celsius. Monsoons start over here from late July to August, and it receives frequent showers during this season.

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