Uttarkashi District is a district of Garhwal division of the Uttarakhand state in northern India, and has its headquarters at Uttarkashi city. It has six Tehsils named after Barkot, Bhatwadi, Chinyali Saur, Dunda, Purola, Mori. Uttarkashi town lies high in the Himalayan Mountain Range. Uttarkashi District contains the source of both the Ganga River and Yamuna River, which attract thousands of Hindu pilgrims and the global tourists.
Chamoli district is the second largest district of Uttarakhand. It is bounded by the Tibet region to the north, Pithoragarh District and Bageshwar District to the east, Almora District to the south, Garhwal District to the southwest, Rudraprayag District to the west, and Uttarkashi District to the northwest. The administrative headquarters of the district is Gopeshwar.
Tourism in North Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand is bordered by Tibet in the north, Nepal in the east, Himachal Pradesh in the west and the Gangetic plains in the south. Uttarakhand is the land of spirituality. It is also known as the "Jewel of Indian Territory". Uttarakhand is also the originating point of significant Indian rivers. Uttarakhand is the residence of some of the best hill stations, wildlife sanctuaries, eco regions and the temples like Mussoorie, Nainital, Pangot, Abbott Mount, Almora, Auli, Bhimtal, Bhowali, Binsar, Chakrata, Chamba, Champawat, Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, Panchauli, Arjuneshawar Shiva Temple, Kalinag, Bashukinag, Feninag, Pinglenag, Mostamanu Temple, Harinag Temple, Ghunsera Devi Temple, Tungnath, Barehipani fall, Joranda fall, Jaulijibi, Narayan Ashram, Askot Sanctuary, Chirkila Dam, Mallikarjuna Temple, Ashram of Swami Narayan, Ranikhet, Badhangarh Temple, Roopkund, Mukteshwar, Naini Lake, Corbett National Park, Anashakti Ashram, Lakshmi Ashram, Rudradhari Falls, Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple and many more. While the winter season, Uttarakhand offers the best views of snow packed mountain ranges, the same ranges can be the comfort zones in the scorching summer. From thrilling mountain climbing to relaxing leisure walk, each single activity is delightful and worthy to time spending.
(Last Updated on : 11-01-2017)
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