The gushing waters of the Bhagirathi River, dense deodar forests, opportunities for adventure sports and the pristine flora and fauna create a scene that set Harsil apart from many other tourist places in the state of Uttarakhand. Situated at 2,620 above sea level, Harsil is a hidden treasure in the state, still waiting to be explored, experienced and enjoyed. If you want to enjoy your visit to Harsil to the maximum, given below is a list of all the popular attractions that you shouldn't miss. In case you're looking for more detailed information, our travel advisors are eagerly waiting to hear from you.
At a distance of 1 kilo meter tourist can visit Mukhwas village which is considered one of the tourist destination in Harsil of Uttarakhand. Mukhwas village is the residence of Goddess Gangotri in the months of winters. Because in winter the area of Gangotri receives heavy snow falls. It is the place of worship, pilgrims visit is numbers for worships during winters even when the gate is kept close.
A few kilo meters away from Harsil Sattal is located, it is a bunch of seven lakes which is circled with the beautiful natural greeneries. A seven kilo meter trek can be taken from Harsil to reach Sattal. The gathering of the lakes is a mystery for tourist with the unparallel surroundings. A 3 kilo meter of easy trek will lead you to Sattal from Dharali. The seven natural lakes are the major reason of tourist's attraction.
Dharali is a pretty and colorful destination around 3 kilo meters away from the town of Harsil. Motorable roads are easily accessible to Dharali. While visiting Mukhwas peole also take a visit to Mukhwas just 1 kilo meter from Dharali. Mukhwas is a place of worshipers.
An exited trekking route to Kedartal begins from Gangotri one of the significant place for Char Dham. One has to take a 14 kilo meter trek through Bhoj Kharak and Kedar Kharak but the way is a bit difficult. To conveniently visit Kedartal one can hire a guide. It offers crystal clear icy water. Kedartal is located at an elevation of 4, 250 meters above the sea level.
Tourists have to cover at least a 7 kilo meters distance by trekking to reach Dayara Bugyal. Trekking begins from Raithal which located close to Uttarakshi. During winters Dyara Bugyal receives heavy snowfall. Snowfall makes it the perfect place for skiing. Tourists who love skiing must visit the site during the months of winters.
One of the four Dhams of Uttarakhand state. This is the most elevated shrine of Goddess Ganga. The temple is sited at an altitude of 3048 meters above the level of sea. Gangotri temple is 21 kilo meters away from Harsil. From this point tourists can view the snow capped mountains of Himalayas and can also see the captivating water of Bhagirathi River.
Gangnani is settled 26 kilo meters before Harsil. The hot water springs are the main reason which attracts the tourists a lot. The places also offer the splendid view of giant Himalayas. Tourist all over the country visit Gangnani every year and enjoy the hot water springs here.