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Barkot FAQs

Barkot is famous as Business Hub, Char Dham Route, Town, . Nearest Airport from Barkot is Jolly Grant Airport, 152 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Dehradun, 136 kms. There are over 16 Hotels in Barkot.

There are lot of questions while planning a journey. To ensure that your preparations run smoothly, we have the answers to the questions most frequently asked about travelling to and in Barkot. Barkot useful information for travellers with reliable local advice. Latest Barkot Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your upcoming visit to Barkot. Get all the solutions to your query with eUttaranchal Travel Help Desk.


How difficult is Yamunotri Trek?

Trekking to Yamunotri is a difficult task that requires you to cover a steep journey of 6 to 7 km. You can also hire ponies and dolis to reach the Yamunotri Temple, but trekking to the temple feels the most rewarding.

Is Yamunotri open now?

Yamunotri Temple opens at 6 am and closes at 8 pm for pilgrims.

How far is Barkot from Mussoorie?

Distance Between Mussoorie to Barkot is 92 km.

How is the weather condition of Barkot?

The hottest months are usually June and May, with an average temperature of 30°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 16°C.

What are the nearest airport and railway stations from Barkot?

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport for Barkot and Dehradun Railway Station is the nearest railway station for Barkot in Uttarakhand.

What type of cuisine available in Barkot?

Barkot has many restaurants that serve North Indian and South Indian dishes. You also can have some local cuisine like Chainsoo, Jholi, Baadi, Thechwani, Kafuli, Ras, and Badil. There is only veg food available because of the religious significance of the place.

Why is Barkot famous for?

Barkot is famous for having Yamunotri Temple as a nearby attraction.

What should I do in Barkot?

  • You can do shopping in Barkot, you can purchase some local handcrafts such as Shawls, religious paintings, and Tibetan artifacts.
  • You also can trekking and hiking in Barkot.

Also take participate in some adventurous sports like rock climbing, mountain climbing, and other various activities.

How to Reach

How can I reach Yamunotri from Barkot?

You can hire jeeps for Jankichatti from Barkot. Jankichatti is around 45kms from Barkot. From Jankichatti you have to begin the trek for Yamunotri.

Hotels and Accommodations

Where to stay in Barkot?

Barkot has many 1-star and 2-star guesthouse and lodges which are in abundance at Barkot. GMVN guesthouses cottages are also available in the region. Check out hotels in Barkot.

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