Sightseeing - Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand

Vishwanath Temple:
Vishwanath temple is known as the "Kashi of north", which is ancient and renowned temple in the heart of Himalayan terrain.

This temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and is situated at approx. 300 mts away from the local market of Uttarkashi. It was renovated by Maharani Khaneti, wife of Sudarshan Shah in 1857. The main attraction of this temple is the shivling, which is around 60 cm high & 90 cm in circumference.

Nehru Institute Of Mountaineering
Located 3 kms from the town is Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, one of the leading National Institute responsible for imparting and inculcating the spirit of adventure among the youth of the country. It is known for conducting technical mountaineering and other adventure courses throughout the year. Bachendri Pal, India's first women climber is a proud student of Nehru Institute of Mountaineering.

Himalayan Museum
Located within Nehru Institute Of Mountaineering Campus is Himalaya Museum ,the only museum of its kind in the whole of Garhwal. A wide display of Mountaineering equipment's, history of various expeditions, photos of climbers and peaks are beautifully displayed here. Close to the Himalaya museum is the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering souvenir shop from where one can buy interesting items.

Day Excursions

Gangotri
Located at 3050 mts and 95 kms from Uttarkashi, its one of the holy shrines of Char Dham. This picturesque pilgrimage in the hinterlands of Himalayas has the temple of Lord Ganges, beautifully located on the banks of the river Bhagirathi Ganga. Enroute visit sulphur springs at Gagnani.

Harsil - The Natural Valley of Apples, Uttarakhand
Harsil is the valley of fruits famous for apples all over the world. The natural aroma and flavor of apples is found in the environment.

At an average elevation of 2600 Mt. Harsil is a village with panoramic view, having Apple Orchards & old temples. Situated amidst the incredible mountain peaks, Harsil is counted amongst some of the most beautiful places in the Garhwal region. It is also the base for a short trek to Satrishi Tal. Enroute you have excellent mountain views from Dharali.

Gangnani - the Hot Sulphur Springs, Uttarakhand
Approximately 39 kms from Uttarkashi is Gagnani (1855 Mt), a small village known for hot sulphur springs, which have medicinal qualities. A small pool is being constructed where people can take a hot bath and rejuvenate themselves.
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