Places to visit

Gangotri Shrine –

 This is the Temple of ‘Ganga’ which is situated on the right bank of the Bhagirathi, right in the middle of the tiny village Gangotri, 3140 metres above sea level, where the sun filters through the branches of giant deodars and conifers in a mesmeric display of light and shade. 98 km from the Hotel.

Gangotri Shrine

Gaumukh –

Gaumukh(3889m) The source of river Bhagirathi is also considered the true source of river Ganga. The area is peaceful and surreal, and offers stunning views of Mt. Shivling and the Bhagirathi group of mountains, and can be reached after an 18 km trek from Gangotri.


Gartang Gali –

Gartang Gali is a 136 metre long wooden bridge in Nelang Valley which was an old trade route between India and Tibet, situated at a distance of 90 km from Uttarkashi. It was closed since 1962, after the Indo-China war. But now it is open for tourists. The nomads (Bhotiya Tribe) ferried their goods on yaks from this bridge for barter with their other country part. The bridge has been built 150 years ago at an height of 11000 ft. Located at a distance of 90 km (2.5 hours drive one way) from our hotel.


Viswanath Temple –

The Viswanath Temple is the most important and ancient holy shrine in this region. Of the many temples in Uttarkashi, the temple of Lord Vishwanath is unrivalled in importance. Shiva, the presiding deity of this temple, is worshipped all day here. Every evening, visitors are greeted by the sound of bells, and the chanting of mantras by pundits at the puja.Within the courtyard of the Vishwanath temple, and to the front of it, is the Shakti Temple, dedicated to the goddess of strength. The massive brass trident projecting from this temple bears an inscription describing how the Vishwanath Temple was built. According to it, the temple was built by King Ganeshwar, whose son Guh, a great warrior, built the trident. 26 feet high, this trident’s base measures 8 feet 9 inches, and its top, 18’/2 inches in circumference. At a distance of 5 Min. walk from our Hotel


Kandar Devta –

Kandar Devta is one of the incarnation of Lord Shiva. It is believed that Kandar Devta has Astrological Power to predict past, present and future. Located at a walking distance of 200 metre from our Hotel.


Nehru Institute of Mountaineering –

This Institute was set up in Nov. 14, 1965, in memory of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. and is located on a hillock on the south bank spur of the Bhagirathi river, at an altitude of 1,300 m, amongst sylvan surroundings. It is equipped with a well stocked library of 2,000 books, principally on mountaineering and allied subjects. A small museum, cafeteria, and facilities for indoor and outdoor sports make it a superb centre for producing skilled mountaineers. The Institute also provides climbing gear to IMF approved expeditions at nominal charges. 4 km from the Hotel.


Manikarnika Ghat –

Like the ‘Manikarnika Ghat’ of Varanasi, Uttarkashi also have a Manikarnika Ghat on the banks of river Bhagirathi. 500 metres from the Hotel.


Takla Top, Chaurangi Khal – 

Beautiful meadow ( Bugyal as known in local language) amidst Pine and Oak forest, just 200 metres above Chaurangikhal which is at a motorable distance of 28 km from Uttarkashi (one hour drive one way). You can reach here by private car or shared taxi/bus.

Nachiketa taal Trek –

The lake is believed to be the meditation place of Nachiketa, a protagonist of Hindu mythology, where he also realized his Moksha. The lake is situated at an height of 7500 feet midst a dense oak forest. The 3 km trek for the lake starts from Chaurangi Khal, which is 28 km from Uttarkashi.

Gangnani -Hot -Water

Gangnani Hot Water Spring –

Gangnani is the ‘garamkund’ i.e hot sulphur water spring enroute Gangangotri and at a distance of 45 km from our Hotel at Uttarkashi. It is an ancient tradition to take holy bath here in ‘garamkund’ before proceeding towards holy shrine of Gangotri. The holy warm water helps you get rid of fatigue and stiffness in your body due to travel in hills.

Vimleshwar Temple –

Beautiful Shiva temple on top of ‘Varunawat Parvat’ amidst pine and deodar (cedar) trees. At a motorable distance of 12 km from our Hotel and a walk of around 100 metres thereafter.

It is believed in Skanda Purana that Lord Parashurama worshiped Lord Shiva on the summit of Varunavat mountain to pacify his anger. Lord Shiva was pleased with his worship and appeared to him. Then Lord Parashurama’s anger subsided. For this, Parashurama said that Lord Shiva would be seated here in the form of Shivling. Since then till today the surrounding villagers also worship this place by the name of Vimleshwar Mahadev. In the month of Sawan, local villagers and Kanwar pilgrims perform Jalabhishek of Lord Shiva here.

Kuteti Devi Temple

Kuteti Devi Temple is an ancient and religious temple located in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. This temple is situated on Har Parvat hill amidst pine trees on the banks of Bhagirathi river, 2 km from Uttarkashi.

It is believed that, according to the instructions of Kuteti Devi of Kota, Rajasthan, the daughter and son-in-law of Maharaja Kota built the temple of Kuteti Devi (a form of Goddess Durga) at the exact spot where the precious stones were discovered.

Naga Adventure :- A local ‘family picnic spot’ at a distance of 15 km ( motorable and on road)  from our Hotel. It has various adventure activities for adults and children amidst peaceful pine forest. It has a cafe too where you can have your lunch. Beautiful place to spend a lazy afternoon with family and firends.

Chaiops Uttarkashi –

Newly opened chai cafe in Uttarkashi main market. While having a stroll around Uttarkashi’s glitzy main market area, you can just sit in this cafe to relax amidst beautiful ambience and soulful music. The cafe serves some good quality tea, snacks, smoothies, mocktails, fast food items like pasta, pizza, burgers, wraps, momos, french fries and much more. It is the only cafe in town with open kitchen, so you can see your order being prepared in front of your eyes. Open from 11 a.m to 10 p.m.

Himadri Handloom and Handicraft Emporium

Right at the Bus station of Uttarkashi, walking distance of 400 metres from our Hotel, there is govt. run outlet for local handicrafts and handlooms. You can get wooden replica and wooden engraved wall hangings of various temples here like gangotri yamunotri, badri, kedar and vishwanath temples. Local farm products like pulses, honey, squash of various local fruits, local spices etc. Your shopping here contributes to the earning of local villagers and artisans too.

Varunawat Top –

Uttarkashi city is situated at the foothills of giant varunawat mountain. There is a motorable road which goes at the top of the mountain where there is a big flat surface for vehicle parking also. From this spot you can have a beautiful view of entire Uttarkashi city and adjoining villages from above. A peaceful, serene place which offers great photography opportunities for visitors. It is at a distance of 15 km from our hotel i.e 30 minutes drive one way.


Shakti Temple

The Shakti temple is situated right in front of the Vishwanath temple in Uttarkashi. There is a trident or a Trishul the main attraction of Shakti Temple, being placed in a temple which is around 6 meters high and has a circumference of 90cm towards the bottom. It is believed that the upper part of the Trishul is made up of Iron, while the lower part is made up of copper. According to Hindu mythology it is said that Maa Durga had killed the Demon by using this Trishul. The myths says that if you try to move this Trishul by applying your whole body weight it will not move an inch but if you try to move it with your just one finger it will move.

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