Commonly referred as a trekker’s paradise, Harsil boasts of some of the most beautiful treks in the region. Treks to Gaumukh and Sat Tal are some popular ones.
Photographers will have several opportunities to sight exotic birds, vegetation, rural Garhwali way of life at nearby villages, shrines and stunning scenery.
VISIT THE APPLE ORCHARDS
Uttarkashi is a major producer of apples and Harsil-Dharali belt is no exception. A visit to one of the apple or walnut orchards is a must. Try your hand at plucking the fresh produce right from the trees and savour the unadulterated flavours.
CHAR DHAM (FOUR ABODES)
Uttarakhand is often referred to as “Dev Bhoomi” or “The Land of the Gods” and for obvious reasons. There are many holy shrines and temples and you will have several opportunities to visit these while in Uttarkashi. Gangotri is one of the “Char Dhams” and on every Hindu pilgrim’s itinerary. The Mukhba temple and Shiva temple at Dharali village are other must visit sites.