Barkot is a hill station, located in the higher Himalayan ranges. Situated at an elevation of 1,220 meters above sea level, Barkot is one of the popular destinations situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. It receives water from two holy rivers, namely Ganga and Yamuna. Yamunotri Dham is around 50 km from Barkot. From Barkot, one can easily view the magnificent peak of Banderpoonch and other massive peaks of the Himalayan range.