Char Dham Yatra 2021
Char Dham 2021

Barkot

Barkot is a small town located 40 km 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 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 Temple. In fact, the entire Uttarkashi district is a famous tourist destination where one can explore a number of interesting places.

Place to See in Barkot

  • Yamunotri Temple: Yamunotri Temple is considered to be one of the most sacred Chardham Destination In Uttarakhand. The temple is dedicated to worship the goddess Yamuna. Millions of devotees come to visit the temple from all over the world. The best time to visit the temple is to fall between the month of April to October.
  • Surya Kund: Surya Kund is one of the most fascinating Points in Barkot where lots of Pilgrims take a holy bath in the water of Kund to remove all sins from the body and get salvation. Devotees submerge potatoes and rice in the hot spring water to cook for Prashad.
  • Veda Camp: Veda Camp is one of the most attractive places considered to be the perfect adventure spot where one can enjoy a number of interesting things and can participate in a variety of adventurous activities with friends and family. located at an altitude of 2,118 meters along the banks of the holy Yamuna River.

Barkot During Char Dham Yatra

Barkot comes while visiting Yamunotri temple, and used as a night halt by most of the pilgrims during their Char Dham Yatra.  The Char Dham Yatra tour package includes a tour to Barkot from Mussoorie and includes a trip to the Kempty falls, Hanuman Chatti, Janki Chatti, and Yamunotri. From there the pilgrimage tour continues for its onward journey towards Uttarkashi then Kedarnath, Badrinath, Rishikesh, and Haridwar.

Car Rental For Char Dham Yatra

Car rental service for Char Dham Yatra or for individual Char Dham Temples (Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri), Here you will find all types of latest information about Cabs/Taxi Rental Services with rates from your city. We have some of the best car rental operators offering quality & efficient Car Hire service for pilgrimage tours in Uttarakhand.

Char Dham Distance Chart From Barkot

  Distance Time Route
Badrinath 360 kms 12 hrs Barkot -> Harsil -> Srinagar -> Rudraprayag -> Karnaprayag -> Nandprayag -> Pipalkoti -> Joshimath -> Govindghat -> Pandukeshwar -> Hanuman Chatti -> Badrinath
Kedarnath 300 Kms 10 hrs Barkot -> Harsil ->  Srinagar -> Rudraprayag -> Augustmuni -> Guptkashi -> Gaurikund -> Kedarnath
Gangotri 180 kms 7 hrs Barkot -> Dharasu Band -> Chinyalisaur -> Harsil -> Dharali -> Gangotri
Yamunotri 50 kms 2 hrs Barkot -> Jankichatti-> Yamunotri

How to Reach

By Air: Jolly Grant airport is the nearest airport located at a distance of about 161 kilometers away from Barkot.

By Train : Rishikesh and Dehradun is the nearest Rail-heads to reach the Barkot.

By Road : Barkot is properly linked with motorable roads from the major districts of Uttarakhand which include Uttarkashi (68 Km), Tehri Garhwal (90 Km), Pauri Garhwal (175 Km) and Dehradun (132 Km).

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Siju

Is there busses availalble there for chardham yatra?

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