The town of Uttarkashi is located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Owing to its religious and tourist attractions, Uttarkashi tour packages are quite popular among the travellers coming from all parts of the world. The city is also called as Devbhumi and is abundant in natural beauty. Devbhumi literally means the ‘Land of the Gods’. Pilgrims and tourists flock to this region from everywhere, due to its significant religious heritage. Talking about temples Uttarkashi is blessed to have historic temples that one shall visit during their trip to this place. One of the most prominent temple is of Lord Vishwanath. It is the largest temple in the region, and the most regularly visited.
Additionally, there are several other temples that dedicated to chief deities Hanuman and Durga. Shrines like - Dattatrya, Parshuram, Annapurna, Laksheswar Bhairav, and Ekadashrudra cater to other deities. You must have heard about The "Char Dham" the holy shrines, two of them of the Hindu mythology are situated here, and are the chief source of the holiest river of Hinduism - the Ganges. Uttarkashi is one of the lower parts of Uttarakhand, that is formed in 1960. There is a mysterious purity about this small town, that makes it the most visited cities of religious significance in the north part of India.
The spirituality and the natural surroundings bestowed upon this land is totally untouched by industrialism and exists in its purest form. The lakes and the temples have their own aura giving a sense of heightened divinity. You can also visit the hot water springs in Gangnani which are near to Gangotri - a popular pilgrimage spot - at a distance of 99 kilometres from Uttarkashi. Yamunotri is also a religious town to be visited. Visit Uttarkashi, and get ready to revamp yourself, inside out.
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People Also Ask About Uttarkashi Tours
What are the top attractions on a sightseeing tour in Uttarkashi?
Uttarkashi is preferred by travellers of all age groups, from family to kids, from honeymooners to friends. If you are coming on a family tour or with a group of friends the best season to visit is between April, May, and June. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, and are suitable for every kind of traveller.
Have a look at few of the local sightseeing attractions:
- Nachiketa Lake
- Dodital Dayara Pass Trek
- Dayara Bugyal Trek
- Shakti Temple
- Nehru Mountaineering Institute
- Vishwanath Temple
- Kuteti Devi Temple
- Shopping in Uttarkashi
- Har ki doon
Which are the famous localities for a food tour in Uttarkashi?
Once you are done with the local sightseeing and attractions, relax at the local restaurants and smell the aroma of the sweets and other delicious delicacies of Uttarkashi. Enjoy lunch and brunch at the some of the best cafés and retreats that serves local cuisines with the best quality. How about enjoying delectable dinner at the prime restaurants that serve mouth-watering cuisines - Non-vegetarian or vegetarian and other local cuisine and international cuisine.
Few places where you can eat are :
- Anand bakers
- Shangri-La Kitchen
- Manish Fast Food Center
- Mastu Momos
- Rautela Restaurant
Which are the best areas for a shopping tour in Uttarkashi?
When you travel to a place, you would surely want to grab something unique and remarkable stuff of that destination. Shopping is the most fun part of your vacation. In Uttarkashi shopping will be exciting as this place has a lot to offer. Buy souvenirs and other antique gifts for yourself and for your friends and families.
Few shops are well known for the varieties of woollens and wooden handicrafts as well, below are the few market that you can explore:
- Town market
- The mall road
- Classic emporium
Which are the heritage tours in Uttarkashi?
Uttarkashi is like Varanasi and is perfectly compared as a Hindu pilgrimage site. Like Varanasi, in Uttarkashi too, you find many historic temples that have heritage significance dating back in our civilization. To explore the real heritage and cult sanctity of Uttarkashi one can take heritage tours of 2 days to 3 days or it can be customised as per your itinerary.
There are government operators as well as private tour operators that take you to all the heritage sites and pilgrimage centres in Uttarkashi. Like:
- Gangotri shrine
- kashi Vishwanath temple
- Maneri dam
- Barsu Village
- Laksheswar Bhairav
- Har Ki Doon
- Shakti temple
Which are the most romantic things to do on a honeymoon in Uttarkashi?
Uttarkashi is a famed as one of the most visited tourist spots for romantic couples and honeymooners. It is of the most enthralling Himalayan beauties of North India that will amaze you with its charm and stunning sightseeing attractions. The breeze and the misty mountains will take you to another world of peace and relaxation. So, get ready to startle yourself with the allure of this town and be captivated by the refreshing sensations that the Himalayas.
Few attractions to visit are:
- Har ki doon
- Nachiketa Tal
- Dodi Tal
- Dayara Bugyal
What are the best trekking tours in Uttarkashi?
The town is nestled between the snow-capped mountains and the foothills of Himalayas. Uttarkashi and its nearby ranges and mountains offer amazing biking and trekking tours. The Garhwal region, Gangortir, Yamunotri is known for high altitude trekking and camping sites.
Few of the popular treks towards the lakes and the monuments are:
- Nachiketa Tal
- Dodi Tal
- Dayara Bugyal (bugyal, a high-altitude meadow)
- Sat Tal
- Kedar Tal
- Nandanvan Tapovan and to Yamunotri (this is the source of the river Yamuna)
What are the best cycling tours in Uttarkashi?
One of the beauties up in the North, Uttarakhand, that boasts the picturesque mountain ranges of Uttarkashi and the incredible River Ganga flowing along it, makes this destination known for the unparalleled essence of nature. Nature's magnificence is unmatched and sought after by travellers from all across the world.Apart from this travellers take up adventure, and fun activities to explore the unaltered paths and the hilly terrains on the bikes.
With these bike tours, one can explore the beautiful scenic view of the valleys, rivers and mountains.
- Bike tour to Garhwal region
- Yamunotri cycling tour
- Gangotri cycling tours
- Dodi and kedar tal treks with cycling tours
What are the best areas for a river rafting tour in Uttarkashi?
The town has a variety of landscapes, lakes, and mountain ranges that are embedded in its long and fascinating history. An enviable culture is which embraces the nature, arts, heritage, and religion, that astonish the thrill seekers to take up activities likes river rafting etc.
Other than that you can enjoy camping to the sites and take up white river rafting to one of the lakes or create an itinerary to enjoy all one by one. Give your adrenaline a kick with fun-filled Auli, Rishikesh, Gurson, Alaknanda river and waters from Jayalgarh to Devprayag.
Which are the best adventure activities to do in Uttarkashi?
What adds to the overall experience of an adventurous expedition in Uttarkashi is the adventure activities that are lined up for you in the majesty of the breathtaking surroundings alongside the snow-capped Himalayan mountains in the Garhwal district of Uttarakhand.Trekking and mountaineering are gaining popularity as the most preferred adventure sports, in this region where people from every part of the world come to get thrilled. With some high-altitude lakes and the Gangotri and Yamunotri glaciers, you get hunting grounds for stern mountaineering buffs.
Few of the adventure activities that you can do when in Uttarkashi are:
- Gaumukh Trek
- Rupin pass exploration
- White river rafting
- Wildlife safari
- Rock climbing