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Barkot is situated at an elevation of 1,220mts above sea level in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand state. Barkot is a popular destination of northeast region of Uttarakhand state. Barkot is located 49kms from the sacred Yamunotri Dham. The magnificent Banderpoonch peak and other massive peaks of the Himalayan range are distinctly visible from Barkot. It is an ideal holidaying and adventure destination as the place offers many trekking excursions.
The ravishing landscapes, gushing water of the sacred Yamuna River and apple orchards will make you fall in love with this place. Barkot is well equipped with all modern facilities and you can enjoy a comfortable and healthy stay at this place. A large number of devotees stays at Barkot while their visit to Yamunotri Dham. Barkot is situated 395kms from Delhi which can be covered in 13hours of time.
Barkot is visited by nature lovers and adventurers throughout the year. From April to November the place is visited by millions of tourists as the sacred Yamunotri Dham is very nearby to this place. Snowfall during winters changes this picturesque hamlet to a heavenly paradise. Try to avoid monsoons as you might encounter blockage of roads due to landslides.