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Uttarkashi is a town which is located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is a famous place among the tourists especially for its stunning natural beauty. This place is famous by the name of Devbhumi which literally means Land of Gods. As it is a religious heritage, people from all over the country flock to this region. There are lots of hotels in this region.
Some of the important Hotels in Uttarkashi:
Hotel Bhandari In Uttrakashi: It is a luxury hotel having clean and spacious bedroom with all the modern facilities. Staffs of this hotel are well trained in order to satisfy the requirement of tourists.
Hotel Divine Palace In Uttrakashi: It is a deluxe hotel and according to its name ‘DIVINE’ this hotel keeps special care of hygiene and purity. Here you will get the homely feeling.
Apart from Hindu pilgrimage this place is also famous for trekking and climbing destinations of the Garhwal Himalayas. There are many more places of interests for the tourists.
Gangotri: Here there is a highest temple of Goddess Ganga and it is also one of the four dhams of Uttarakhand state. Gangotri is located at a distance of 93 kms from Uttarkashi ay an altitude of 3,048 mts above the sea level. This destination offers you the scenic splendors of rugged terrains, gushing water of Bhagirathi River and also snow clad peaks. Gangotri remain open from May upto the day of Diwali festival.
Gaumukh Glacier: It is the source of the Bhagirathi river which is famous by the name of Ganga river. This glacier is located at a distance of 18 kms from Gangotri. If you will observe minutely then you will observe that this glacier resembles with the face of cow and that’s why its name is ‘Gaumukh Glacier’. It is the second largest glacier of India.
Kedartal: You can reach to this difficult place after travelling to a difficult trek of 14 kms which starts from Gangotri. Here you will find out the crystal clear icy cold water.
Gangnani: It is located 4 kms from Uttarkashi. This place is very much famous for its natural thermal springs. Before going to Gangotri, people take a dip in this natural hot water.
Harsil: This place is said to be a hidden jewels of Uttarakhand. It is a beautiful place and it offers an ample scope for nature as well as adventure lovers.
New Tehri: It is one of the planned town of Uttarakhand state. Thousands of tourists visit this place in order to see the stagnant water of the massive Tehri dam.
There are many other places of interests for tourists in Uttarkashi.
Joshimath is a town which is located in the Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand. It is at a distance of 42 kms from Badrinath. It is an important Hindu pilgrimage center. Thousands of tourists visit this place during the pilgrim season. So people in huge number visit this place. In order to avoid inconvenience to the tourists there are large number of Hotels in Joshimath. Entire hotels of Joshimath offer different types of facilities and services to the tourists as per their range. As these hotels have a well mannered and serviceable staff, so these hotels are well famous for their hospitality.
Some of The Important Hotels in Joshimath:
Hotel Mount View In Joshimath: it is a deluxe hotel with decent interiors and spacious rooms. This hotel is very much famous for its warm hospitality and it is equipped with all the modern facilities and amenities.
Hotel Dronagiri Joshimath: it is a semi deluxe hotel located in the main town of Joshimsath. It offers warm hospitality to its guests associated with elegantly interiors and all the facilities and amenities.
Shri Ram In Joshimath: it is a budget hotel which is located in the upper bazaar. It has all the basic facilities for your comfortable stay.
Some of The Important Places of Joshimath:
Narsingh Temple In Joshimath: it is said that the Joshimath is the home of Shri Badrinath ji in winters. Here there is an ancient temple of Narsingh Devta and the statue of God Narsingh is shrinking day by day and it is a belief that the day when this statue will fall the route to Badrinath will be closed completely by a major land slide.
Kalpavriksha In Joshimath: it is the oldest tree of India with the age of more than 1200 years. Under the shade of this tree the great explorer of 8th century, Adi Shankaracharya used to meditate. Now this historic tree is not able to bear flowers and fruits but the leaves are still young and fresh.
Auli In Joshimath: it is a spot which is very much popular for adventure activities like skiing and paragliding. This spot is very much famous and it is located at a height of 3050 mts above the sea level. This spot of Auli offers you an astounding and celestial view of the enchanting snow laden of Himalayan range. Here you can enjoy the Asia’s highest and longest cable car which is situated in Auli and connected with Joshimath.
Valley of flowers In Joshimath: it is one of the most beautiful places of Joshimath. Here you will spend your time in the endless galore of flowery world.
Hemkund Saheb In Joshimath: it is one of the sacred Sikh Pilgrimage centre and an ideal trekking spot.