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Harsil, still lesser known to tourists, is a perfect getaway for those in quest of peace and solitude. Nestled amid Himalayas and dense cover of pine and deodar with River Bhagirathi gurgling across the area, Harsil is a complete package for vacation makers.
Also adorned with apple orchards, this village elevated at a height of 2620 m above the sea level is also known for its numerous trekking trails. With pleasant summers and chilling winters, it is situated 72 kms ahead of Uttarkashi on Uttarkashi - Gangotri Road. If you are looking for a romantic outing or simply a family vacation, Harsil is a must visit.
Its better than Manali.situated near river ganga.peacefull and cold.few hotels and food is good.better to visit when Yatra starts.dangerous to go in rainy season.
Some beautiful pics of harsil .there is a helipad just near harsil.visited once but want to go one more time.take winter clothes because it gets very cold at night.
- Carry extra food and supplies with you, facilities are not present at proper intervals.- Winters are freezing cold but beautiful at the same time, so carry heavy woolens if travelling during the season.- Avoid travelling during monsoon season as the area faces excessive landslide and poor road conditions.
Harsil is a very picturesque town nestled safely in the Himalayas. It is quiet and calm and very mesmerising.
Slightly difficult to access as it is 8 hours from the major railway station or airport. The area is highly prone to landslides that can lead to a blockade.
Harsil is an ideal destination for families, honeymooners and also for the corporate people who fail to find inner peace in their day to day lives. It is also a perfect spot for those who love adventure and trekking.
Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport to Harsil situated almost 232 km away. The nearest railway station is located in Rishikesh. Buses run regularly from New Delhi to Harsil and are the most ... (Read More)
I wish to travel in Harsil but I need few info to set my plan: 1) few less expensive hotel name in Harsil, 2) is cab available from Harsil for Uttarkasi and Gangotri 3) is it good for birding?
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