TrekUttarkashi
Accessibility
Air : Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, 162 km.
Rail : Nearest railway station is Rishikesh, 145 km.
Road Uttarkashi is well connected by motor able road to Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar and other major towns of the state and region.
Accommodation
Bhojwasa.
Bhaironghati.
Gaumukh.
Osla.
Yamunotri.
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Uttarkashi Trek

Uttarkashi is among the most beautiful of the Garhwal districts, with, high above, a snowline that endures year round and below a carpet of forests, superb Himalayan views and all the joys of trekking through God's country. This is a district headquater's town, and trekkers can stay in a tourist bungalow.

Route One
Uttarkashi (1,158 m)-Gangotri (3,048 m, 100 km)-Bhojbasa (3,500 m, 14 km)--Gaumukh (3,969 m, 4 km)-Tapovan (4,200 m, 6 km). This trek in the Bhagirathi valley is through picturesque countryside, and the area beyond Gangotri is truly grand, a trail that leads to the high Himalayas. The trek begins at Gangotri, a holy shrine popular with pilgrims; trekkers can stay here in a tourist bungalow, forest rest house, PWD inspection house or any of several dharamshalas. Bhojbasa has a tourist bungalow and an ashram, and commands superb views. Gaumukh is the source of the river Ganga, here known as Bhagirathi, while Tapovan has a convenient camping ground.
Route Two
Uttarkashi (1,158 m)-Bhatwari (2,000 m, 30 km)-Raithal (7,000 ft, 4 km)-Dayara (3,400 m, 12 km)-Dodital (3,307 m, 35 km)-Agoda (2,000 m, 16 km)-Kalyani (1,800 m, 6 km). The Dayara trek is yet another picturesque hike through high mountains and beautiful valleys. The trek begins at Bhatwari, a small marketplace that has a PWD inspection house. The panoramically located Raithal village has the school building to stay in. Trekkers will have to camp at Dayara, and can enjoy stunning Himalayan views from here. Dodital has a beautiful lake, and is excellent for trout fishing. Both Dodital and Agoda have forest rest houses to stay in. Kalyani has a fish hatchery, and from here one can catch a bus back to Uttarkashi. Camping is suggested on several points of the trek; the forest rest houses are under the charge of the Divisional Forest Officer, Uttarkashi.
Optional Route
Dodital-Hanuman Chatti-Yamunotri. From Dodital, there is an exciting trek route to Hanuman Chatti in the Yamuna valley. As there is no accommodation between Dodital and Hanuman Chatti, trekkers are advised to carry their own alpine tents, or spend the night in a shepherd's shelter. Hanuman Chatti, however, is an important halting point enroute to the pilgrimage to Yamunotri and has a tourist bungalow and a forest rest house. From Hanuman Chatti, Yamunotri is at a distance of 14 km.
Route Three
Uttarkashi (1,158 m)-Malla (2,000 m, 25 km)-Belak (2,439 m, 15 km)-Jhala (2,439 m, 9 km)-Bhudhakedar (1,524 m, 5 km)-Guttu (1,524 m, 30 km)-Panwali Kantha (3,000 m, 15 km)-Mangu Chatti (3,049 m, 6 km)-Triyugi Narayan (1,982 m, 5 km)-Sonprayag (1,821 m, 3 km)-Gaurikund (1,981 m, 5 km)-Kedarnath (3,584 m, 15 km). The trek starts from Malla. The temple town of Budhakedar has a PWD inspection house, as does the market town of Guttu. At Panwali Kantha, one can stay in a hut, or camp, while camping is the only option at Mangu Chatti. At Triyugi Narayan, which has a Shiva temple, there is PWD inspection house, and dharamshalas, while Sonprayag has small ordinary hotels and the Birla dharamshala; buses are available from here to Gaurikund, which has hot springs, a Parvati temple, a tourist bungalow for accommodation and a PWD inspection house. Kedarnath is one of the important 'dhams' with a temple devoted to Lord Shiva; stay here in guesthouses or dharamshalas or a tourist bungalow. Optional route: From Kedarnath, one can extend the trek to Basukital, a steep climb of 8 km, with no facilities enroute. It is best to take a guide from Kedarnath, and to return the same day.
Route Four
Uttarkashi (1,158 m)-Malla (6,000 ft)-Silla Village (6,000 ft, 4 km)-Ghutt (10,000 ft, 10 km)-Kailanpur (10,000 ft, 4 km)-Bawani Bugyal (10,500 ft, 5 km)-Kyarki Bugyal (13,500 ft, 6 km)- Lamatal (13,500 ft, 5 km). On this interesting trek, one can stay in the school building at Silla village. There are shepherd huts at Ghuttu, Kailanput and Bawani Bugyal, and caves at Kyarki Bugyal, Lamatal and Sahastratal. Carrying your own apine tents is recommended.
Optional Route
From Kyarki Bugyal one can either branch off, or return and add on a new leg to the trek. Kyarki Bugyal-Palang (7,500 ft, 10 km) - Jaurab village (6,500 ft, 5 km) - Silla Village (6000 ft, 4 km) - Malla (6000 ft, 4 km).
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