Char Dham Yatra 2021

Uttarkashi

Located in the state of Uttaranchal, this town is a very important tourist destination in the region known for its stunning natural beauty and is also called Devbhumi, which can be literally translated to ‘Land of the Gods’. Pilgrims from all around the country flock to this region too, due to its religious heritage.

Uttarkashi is home to a number of ashrams and temples and also to the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. The name of the town reflects its similarity to and location (as north of) the city of Kashi (Varanasi). Similar to Varanasi, the town of Uttarkashi is situated on the Ganges, lies next to a hill named Varun Parvat, on the confluence of two rivers Varuna and Asi, has a ghat called Manikarnika Ghat, and has a temple dedicated to Shiva (Kashi Vishwanath Temple)in the center of the town.

Places To See In Uttarkashi

  • Vishwanath Temple: Vishwanath Temple is an ancient Temple located 300 meters away from the local bus stand at Uttarkashi. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is said that the temple is built by Parasuram. In the year 1857, The Vishwanath temple was renovated by Maharani Khaneti who was the wife of Sudarshan Shah. Nachiketa Tal: Nachiketa Tal is a lake surrounded by greenery and located 29 Kms From Uttarkashi. It is believed that the lake had given its name by Nachiketa, son of sage Udalak. There is no accommodation facility and visitors have come back to Uttarkashi.
  • Kuteti Devi Temple : Kuteti Devi Temple is located at the top hill of Hari Parwat , 2kms away from Uttarkashi. The temple is dedicated to the worship of Goddess Durga in the form of Kuteti Devi. It is believed that the temple was built by the daughter and son-in-law of Maharaja Kota after Kuteti Devi guided him to discovered three stones of heavenly nature in Dreams. The temple is built on the banks of the Bhagirathi river.
  • Maneri Dam : Maneri dam is located on the Bhagirathi river around 8.5 km away from Uttarkashi. This dam was constructed to divert water into a tunnel. The color of cold water is amazingly beautiful and a dip is irresistible.
  • Dayara Bugyal: Dayara Bugyal is the most beautiful meadow located at a distance of 32 km away from Uttarkashi. Bunyal means ” High Altitude Meadow “. It is situated at an elevation of around 3300 meters and 4000 meters above sea level. Thousands of tourist come over a year from India to this place for doing Trekking Adventurous Activities.

Uttarkashi During Char Dham Yatra

Uttarkashi is the great place to stay or visit during your Char Dham Yatra tours Package. Many pilgrims during their Char Dham Yatra, stay at Uttarkashi for some duration. It is a hilly place which has many facilities available for its tourists and pilgrims of Char Dham. There is also an open ground where helicopter facilities available for Char Dham pilgrims.

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 the latest information about Cabs/Taxi Rental Services with rates from your city. We have some of the best car rental operators offering the quality & efficient Car Hire service for pilgrimage tours in Uttarakhand.

Char Dham Distance Chart From Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi situated at a distance of 145 km from Rishikesh and acquires importance because of very significant pilgrimage centres Gangotri, Yamunotri during Char Dham Yatra

  Distance Time Route
Badrinath 326 kms 12 hrs Uttarkashi -> Dharasu -> Chinyalisour -> Tehri -> Srinagar -> Rudraprayag -> Karnaprayag -> Nandprayag -> Pipalkoti -> Joshimath -> Govindghat -> Pandukeshwar -> Hanuman Chatti -> Badrinath
Kedarnath 300 hrs 12 hrs Uttarkashi -> Dharasu -> Chinyalisour -> Tehri -> Srinagar -> Rudraprayag -> Augustmuni -> Guptkashi -> Gaurikund -> Kedarnath
Gangotri 100 kms 3 hrs Uttarkashi -> Harsil -> Dharali -> Gangotri
Yamunotri 130 kms 5 hrs Uttarkashi -> Dharasu Band -> Barkot -> Jankichatti -> Yamunotri

Top 5 Places To Stay In Uttarkashi

There are many options for accommodation in Uttarkashi during Char Dham Yatra. Following is the list of hotels, resorts, guest houses in Uttarkashi.

1) OYO 26232 Mahima Resorts
This beautiful hotel is located in a peaceful place. It provides hot water, neat and clean rooms. It is a budget hotel in Uttarkashi.
Address:- Gangotri Road Netala, Uttarkashi.

2) Mankameshwar Hotel
This hotel is situated in Uttarkashi district. It offers all necessary services like room service etc. It also has a inhouse restaurant and a terrace with a beautidul view.
Address:- Gangotri Road, Uttarkashi.

3) Dayara Resort
This beautiful resort is located at the base of Dayara Bugyal trek. This resort is a base of many bugyals like:- Bakriya Top, Syari Bugyal, Gidara Bugyal etc.
Address:- Barsu Rd Bhatwari, Uttarkashi.

4) Bugyal Sarai
This homestay is located in Barsu which is 39 km from Uttarkashi at an altitude of 2200 m above from the sea level. It offers mesmerizing view of some Himalayan peaks.
Address: Barsu Rd, Uttarkashi.

5) Hotel KNB Heritage
It is a small budget hotel situated in Uttarkashi. It has many popular places situated near it like:- Vishwanath Temple, Kandar Devta Temple, Bhairav Devta Temple, Parshuram Temple etc.
Address: Gangotri National Highway Near Collectorate, Uttarkashi.

How To Reach Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi well connected by motorable roads but the place does not have any airports and railway stations. You can easily travel here by using public transport as well as by driving your own vehicle.

Route 1:- Delhi – Uttarkashi via Haridwar

By Road:– Uttarkashi is well connected by motorable roads from Delhi. There are many regular buses available for traveling to Uttarkashi from Delhi via Haridwar. You can also drive your car to travel Uttarkashi.

Uttarkashi does not have any railway station & its own airport. Tourists can reach Haridwar via train then hire taxi, cab or local bus to reach Uttarkashi. It will take approximately 6 hours to reach Uttarkashi.

Route 2:- Delhi – Uttarkashi via Dehradun

By Road:– Uttarkashi is well connected by motorable roads from Delhi. There are many regular buses available for traveling to Uttarkashi from Delhi via Dehradun. You can also drive your car to travel Uttarkashi.

Uttarkashi does not have any railway station & its own airport. Tourists can reach Dehradun via train or air then hire taxi, cab or local bus to reach Uttarkashi. It will take approximately 5 hours to reach Uttarkashi.

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