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How To Reach Uttarkashi
Uttarkashi is situated on the banks of the Bhagirathi River, some 1158 meters above sea level. It is a scenic and surreally beautiful hill-station that is filled with snow-covered hills, meadows and picturesque views of the neighbouring Himalayan mountain ranges. Considered by many to be the gateway to the Gangotri and Yamunotri pilgrimages, this place is frequented by devotees and pilgrims from all over the world looking to attain peace and serenity. It is well connected by road, air and rail. Jolly Grant Airport is the closest domestic airport to it and Rishikesh is the closest railway station. To learn more about the best way to reach Uttarkashi, read on.
Having no airport of its own, the closest one to Uttarkashi can be found at Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun (160 km) away. There are daily connecting flights to Delhi and other major Indian cities from this airport. There is also a high frequency of taxis and busses available for visitors to travel to Uttarkashi from here. This is a highly efficient way to reach.
This is by far the best way to reach Uttarkashi. The town enjoys a well-connected network of roadways linking it to the other significant cities of Uttarakhand. The town can be found on NH108 which connects it to Gangotri. There are numerous private and state-owned taxis and busses available for visitors to choose from. Visitors travelling from places within state often choose to drive down themselves.
The closest railway station is in Rishikesh 143 km away on NH58. The station is connected to all the major cities in and around the area via an efficient railway network. Rishikesh is easily reachable via roadways from Uttarkashi via taxi or bus. There is a high frequency of trains available for visitors to choose from.
Uttarkashi is a quaint little town and getting around locally is easily possible on foot. Additionally, majority of the hotels are situated next to the bus stand, where visitors can easily hop on a bus to get into the heart of the city.