Places To Visit In Uttarkashi

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Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Uttarkashi:

1. Dodital Lake

Must visit 3.5 /5

15 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Uttarkashi

The near perfect example of true grit and determination being rewarded with a dream of a lifetime, is your trek to Dodital Lake. A day long of non stop trekking, with your path flanked by towering alpines, reaching a crystal clear lake filled with enough trout to please any protein lover, and a view to die for, because it's only heaven where you experience bliss, like you do at Dodital.

2. Nachiketa Lake

Must visit 3.5 /5

10 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Uttarkashi

A journey to Nachiketa Talis ideal for a mini retreat for a day, is what may help you if you're looking to get away from the buzzing holy town. A trek of about 3 km opens up to a path strewn heavily with leaves, making it look like Autumn had been vacationing here.

3. Dodital Dayara Pass Trek

Must visit 4.0 /5

15 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Uttarkashi

Dodital Dayara Bugyal nestled at an altitude of 3024 m above the sea level offers some perfect elements of nature and adventure to be regarded as a brilliant trek. It is situated north of Uttarkashi and is flanked by thick cover of oak, pine, deodar and rhododendrons woods.

4. Dayara Bugyal Trek

Must visit 4.0 /5

19 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Uttarkashi

This is a classic trek for trekkers keen to discover the outdoors and experience the mighty Himalayas at high altitude. Dayara Bugyal, along with its twin, Gidara Bugyal, is perhaps one of the most beautiful alpine meadows in India.

5. Shakti Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Uttarkashi

Where there is the mention of a temple, a very interesting Hindu mythological tale won't be behind. There is a trident, or a 'Trishul', 6 meters tall, 90 cm is diameter, made from a combination of iron and copper, is said to have been thrown by the female deity Durga, also known as Shakti, to kill demons.

6. Nehru Mountaineering Institute

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in Uttarkashi

The Nehru Mountaineering Institute is India's premier autonomous institute, established in 1965, in memory of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, a mountain lover. A lot of professional alpine trekkers cross you and the chance to interact with them, learning about their rigorous training schedules, and their adeptness.

7. Vishwanath Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Uttarkashi

The Vishwanath Temple, right across the Shakti Temple, is a chief religious shrine for the visitors of the two of the holiest shrines of the four prime shrines of Hinduism, the Gangotri and the Yamunotri.

8. Kuteti Devi Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Uttarkashi

The Kuteti Devi Temple, regarded highly by the people of Uttarkashi, and the guardian deity of some major clans here, is situated close to the Vishwanath Temple, and is known to have been established by the son in law and daughter of King Kota, who discovered the Goddess's material reincarnation in the form of three stones.

9. Shopping in Uttarkashi

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 9
places to visit in Uttarkashi

Shopping kiosks in Uttarkashi are always available for all sorts of religious souvenirs, and the usual Uttarakhand varieties of woolens and wooden handicrafts, being a prime tourist destination in peak summer and monsoon months.

FAQs on Uttarkashi

How can I commute within Uttarkashi?

The travelling in the mountains is a bit of a stressful trip, with the steep terrain causing slow speeds and a bit of road sickness if you're not comfortable with it. If you aren't acquainted with the hills, make sure you go for a more comfortable vehicle, to make your ride easier. Ample of travel agents in the city provide transportation. Bargain if you must, but the deals in packages are usually good enough for your trips.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Uttarkashi?

The top sightseeing places in Uttarkashi are Dodital Lake, Nachiketa Lake, Dodital Dayara Pass Trek, Dayara Bugyal Trek, Shakti Temple, Nehru Mountaineering Institute.
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