Uttarkashi, Photo: hekris/ Flickr

How to Reach Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi is well connected with most of the important towns and cities of Uttarakhand. Getting there guide below provides detailed information about how to reach Uttarkashi by Road, Train or Flight.

Location of Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi is adorned on the right banks of Bhagirathi River. This arresting town is seated at an elevation of 1,550 metres above sea level. Snuggled in the luscious hills of Garhwal, Uttarkashi is adjacent to the hill named as Varun Parvat, that lies at the confluence of Varuna and Asi rivers.

Uttarkashi is around 170 km north of Rishikesh and about 100 km away from Gangotri. The nearest railhead is located at Rishikesh. The Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun is the closest airport from Uttarkashi.

How to reach Uttarkashi By Road

Uttarkashi is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand state. Uttarkashi is situated on NH108 which connects Gangotri. Buses to Rishikesh are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate and buses and Taxis to Uttarkashi are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state like Rishikesh, Dehradun, Tehri, Barkot, Chamba etc.

From Delhi-NCR: You can direct bus to Uttarkashi from Delhi ISBT, but check with Uttarakhand Roadways for timings.

From Dehradun: Buses and shared cabs are easily available from Dehradun. You can board shared cabs to Uttarkashi from Rispana Pul in Dehradun. This 5-6 hrs drive passes through Mussoorie Bypass Road offering scenic views. The massive Tehri Dam Lake also comes into view as you proceed towards Chinyalisaur.

From Haridwar/Rishikesh: You get many services for Uttarkashi early in the morning from Haridwar and Rishikesh Hill Bus Station.

Uttarkashi  Nearest Airport and Railway Station

By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Uttarkashi situated at a distance of 160 kms. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Uttarkashi is well connected by motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport. Taxis are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Uttarkashi.

By Rail: The nearest railway station to Uttarkashi is Rishikesh railway station situated 143 kms before Uttarkashi on NH58. Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Trains to Rishikesh are frequent. Uttarkashi is well connected by motorable roads with Rishikesh. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh, Tehri Garhwal and many other destinations to Uttarkashi.

Uttarkashi Distance Chart

Road distances and travel time from/to Uttarkashi from/to various cities within or outside Uttarakhand - Uttarkashi Distance Chart

You can also hire or rent a Cab/ Taxi to Uttarkashi. More details about Uttarkashi Car Rentals.

Uttarkashi Tour Packages

Harsil Luxury Tour Package
6 Days/ 5 Nights
₹. 26,900.00
Heli Tour to Harsil and Uttarkashi
3 Days / 2 Nights
₹. 32,500.00
4 Nights Dodital with Darwa Top Trekking Tour
5 Days/ 4 Nights
₹. 10,500.00
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