Uttarkashi is literally understood as the Kashi (which is the ancient name of Varanasi) in the North, one of the best places to enjoy the trekking tours amid the Himalayan mountains. It is situated at an elevation of 1352 m above sea level and sprawls on the banks of the river Bhagirathi. Uttarkashi town is additionally called as Shivnagri. Uttarkashi town has a number of sanctuaries and ashrams and is known for its religious individuals, climate, order, and design. Witness the incandescent views of the dense forest and meadows while trekking the Rupin Pass, and enjoy the stupendous sightings of the Himalayas while hiking up the Dayara Bugyal trail which is India’s most beautiful high altitude alpine meadows, follow the trail to reach the natural lake Barnala Tal, which is part of a tree lined meadow. Interestingly, this stretch transforms into some of the best skiing slopes during winters. Kedartal near Gangotri guarded by the mighty snow-clad peaks and enriched greenery, is situated next to Kedar Bamak Glacier and is one of the best trekking tours in Uttarkashi.
The steer clear lake water celebrates the grandeur of the mighty Himalayas by casting a reflection in the water that is nothing less than enchanting and spellbinding. Treks like Kauri pass, Gangotri Tapovan, and Dodital Darwa are some of the expeditions you should plan for, while you are in Uttarkashi. Uttarakhand is always seen to be an underrated place for treks but that is a plus point to those who want to leave the crowd behind and roam in a trekking tour. People, who start their pilgrimage tour from Haridwar and wish to go to Kedarnath and Badrinath, take the Uttarkashi route. Uttarkashi or Uttarakhand is entirely a place to cherish the beauty of the Himalayas. The incomparable sight and the close to spirituality vibes can only be experienced on the blessed lands of Uttarakhand. The place is ideally perfect for a family trekking tour in Uttarkashi, taken at Kedarnath and Badrinath and places like Hemkund and Valley of flowers.