Barkot is a hill station, located at an elevation of about 1,220 m above sea level. It forms a part of the Uttarkashi district of the state of Uttarakhand, in the Garhwal division. The lush and pristine landscape of Barkot receives water from two holy rivers, namely, the Ganga and the Yamuna. It is a quaint place whose remoteness adds to its charm. On the north, it is surrounded by Dehradun, on the east by Chamoli and to its northeast lies Tibet.


Barkot invites adventure- seekers and nature-lovers alike, owing to its challenging trekking routes and scenic panoramas. Prime attractions include apple orchards and the sacred Yamuna river flowing by. From Barkot, one can also get picturesque views of the magnificent peak of Bandarpunch, along with other majestic peaks of the Himalayan range. Barkot is located about 30 km from the nearest big town of Tehri Garhwal and about 50 km from the sacred Yamunotri Dham.

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