Known for its scenic natural beauty, Barkot is Uttarakhand’s one of the best-kept secrets. Barkot is situated in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Barkot is an important stopover en route to Yamunotri and Gangotri, which are two out of the four Char Dham pilgrimages. This gem of a place offers a mesmerizing view of the Bandarpoonch Peak along with some other imposing Himalayan Peaks.
Despite its beauty, Barkot has always remained under the shadows of other well-known destinations in Uttarakhand. It is a place that can be great for those seeking some spiritual experience as the environ and nature together create a magical and divine ambiance that any soul in the world cannot resist.
Not only a spiritual site, but this place is also for all the adventure lovers as it offers opportunities for trekking as well as white water rafting. You can hike your way from one place to other. You can also experience adrenaline rush by enjoying adventure sports like mountain climbing, rock climbing and other activities that are offered in and around Barkot.
This place is full of surprises. While trailing down this little hill station, you can stop at various sites of attraction such as Surya Kund, Hanuman chatti and many more.
Although, you can visit this less known and untouched beauty, at anytime of the year. But, monsoon season proves to be the best as it offers a completely different vibe to this place that you should not surely miss.
Barkot is easily accessible as it is well connected via road. And don’t worry about your accommodation. There are ample of resorts, guesthouses and lodges run by GMVN that are embedded all over the hill station which provide a comfortable and delightful time, packed with all the basic amenities, good facilities and magnificent view is like cherry on top. So if you wish to spend some quality time with nature, away from hustle-bustle of the city, then you need to make a visit to witness this beauty.