Barkot is a hill station Situated at an altitude of 1,220 meters above sea level in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand state, It is a part of Garhwal division.
Barkot is located 49kms from the sacred Yamunotri Dham. Every year, a large number of devotees visit the town and witness its natural beauty. It is an important stopover en route to Yamunotri and Gangotri.
Barkot is known for its scenic natural beauty. The apple orchards, ravishing landscapes and gushing water of the sacred river Yamuna are the prime attractions of this place. It is an ideal destination for nature lovers and adventurers. Barkot offers several opportunities for trekking and white water rafting.
The Barkot city is surrounded on the north by the Dehradun district, on the northeast by Tibet, on the east by Chamoli, on the southeast by the Rudraprayag district and on the south by Tehri Garhwal district.
Best time to visit Barkot
The best time to visit Barkot is between the months of April and October.
How to reach Barkot
Barkot by Air
Jolly Grant airport is the nearest airport from Barkot. This airport is situated in Dehradun district at a distance of almost 161 kilometers from Barkot.
Barkot by Rail
Dehradun is the nearest railway station from Barkot.
Barkot by Road
Barkot is well connected by road to major cities, Uttarkashi (68 Km), Tehri Garhwal (90 Km), Pauri Garhwal (175 Km) and Dehradun (132 Km). Barkot is situated 395kms from Delhi which can be covered in 13hours of time.