Barkot is a town and a nagar panchayat in Uttarkashi District in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is located on the banks of the Yamuna river.Barkot is the major town before Yamunotri. There are many options for accommodation in Barkot. Many pilgrims prefer staying in Barkot while visiting Yamunotri Temple. If you are looking for cheap hotels in Barkot then you have come to the right place. Enjoy the benefits of wonderful accommodation in Barkot with a blend of charm and delight, you can choose to stay at any of the Barkot hotels. Being a popular tourist destination, it experiences high inflow of travellers during season time.
Category : Nature
Time Zone: UTC + 5:30 Hours
STD Code: 13752
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Best Time to Visit: Dec-Feb
Barkot is a small town located 40 kms from Dharasu and is beautifully landscaped all around. Ranging from the apple orchards to the great Himalayan ranges and the snow peaks of Bandarpuch, this destination paints a picture irresistible for a travel enthusiast. Barkot is located on the seashore of Yamuna River in Uttarkashi District in State of Uttarakhand. Perched at an elevation of about 1,220 meters above the sea level.It is like a picture right out of your dreams! A paradise spread over a vast carpet of greenery coupled with a rich variety of flora and fauna, breathtaking views of the snow capped mountains and a town buzzing with activity marks a perfect destination for a memorable holiday.Its ravishing panoramic view, gushing water of the holy Yamuna River and Apple Orchards will make you fall in love with this amazing tourist destination.Splendid Banderpoonch Peak and its other massive peaks of the Himalayan ranges can be easily seen from Barkot.This place is an ideal destination for holidaying and adventure tourism, as one can go for trekking and excursions here. Barkot is situated at a distance of nearly 49km from holy Yamunotri Dham. In fact, the entire Uttarkashi district is a famous tourist destination where one can explore a number of interesting places.
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By Air : Jolly Grant is the nearest airport to Barkot situated at a distance of 161kms in Dehradun district. Barkot is well connected by motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport. Taxis are available from Jolly Grant airport to Barkot.
By Train : The nearest railheads to Barkot are Rishikesh and Dehradun. Dehradun is situated 132kms and Rishikesh is located 160kms from Barkot. Buses and Taxis are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state like Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Dehradun, Uttarkashi, Tehri, etc.
By BUS : Taxis and Buses are easily available to Barkot from Mussoorie, Uttarkashi, Rishikesh and Tehri.
By Taxi : Taxis are easily available to Barkot from Mussoorie, Uttarkashi, Rishikesh and Tehri.
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