Barkot is situated 1,220mts above the sea level in Uttarkashi district of uttarakhand state.it is one of the popular destination in the uttarakhand. Barkot is located 46 km from the Yamunotri Dham. the magnificent Banderpounch and another Himalayan ranges are clearly visible from Barkot. it is also be the adventure destination as the place offer many trekking excursion.
A large number of devotees stays at Barkot during the Yamunotri Dham.
Barkot is visited by nature lovers and adventures throughout the year. Between April to November the place is visited by millions of tourists as the sacred Yamunotri Dham is very nearby to this place.
Yamunotri Temple is an attractive destination for the devotees in Barkot. This is one of the Char Dhams. A large number of the devotees from all around the country come to the Yamunotri Temple to praise the Goddess Yamuna.
Veda Camp is one of the famous attraction in Barkot. The place is consider as a perfect adventure spot where one can enjoy a number of interesting Adventure activities with friends and family. this place is bounded by the forests of chir and pine trees that offer a tranquil atmosphere and lush environs.
Surya Kund :-
Surya Kund is a famous thermal spring and among one of the attraction of this place ,not only for the people and the local peoples as well. it is one of the amazing tourist spots in Barkot where the people submerge patatoes and rice in the hot spring water to cook. after that it is served as the parsad.
Barkot is well connected to the By air,By Railhead ,By Road
By Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant.
By Railhead: The nearest railway station is Rishikesh and Dehradoon.
By Road: well connected by roads.