Barkot is a town in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand. The Char Dham Yatra includes a tour to Barkot from Mussoorie and includes a trip to the Kempty falls, Hanuman Chatti, Janki Chatti and Yamunotri. From there the pilgrimage tour continues for its onward journey towards Uttarkashi then Kedarnath, Badrinath, Rishikesh and Haridwar. Barkot tours are important ingredient of Char Dham Yatra.
The Chardham yatra is made in the following order starting from Haridwar-Rishikesh-Narendranagar, Chamba-Dharasu-Barkot-Syanachatti-Ranachatti-Hanumanchatti. The Chardham yatra is a religious tour made by a large number of tourists every year and the tours to Barkot is an important ingredient of this trip.
Barkot is 40 km from Dharasu and is beautifully landscaped all around. Ranging from the apple orchards to the great Himalayan ranges and the snow peaks of Bandarpuch, this destination paints a picture irresistible for a travel enthusiast.
During Barkot tour, the guests are put up in tented camps close to the sylvan shrine. The accommodation in the tents is fully equipped with all modern facilities like attached toilet with hot and cold water, medical aid, telephone facility, and dining tents.
The tents provide the guests with a variety of tasty dishes from the Indian, Gujrati, Marathi and South Indian to Continental menus. The dining tents have excellent seating arrangement to eat and dine.
Barkot tour package include tent accommodation for their guests who stay overnight at Barkot. There are activity blocks which allow the travelers participate in any activity of their choice such as Yoga, Ayurvedic massage, religious discourse, astrology, media center and a crafts bazaar.
Getting there is quite easy as it is well connected by road with Uttarkashi, Rishikesh and Dehradun. The nearest railway stations are Rishikesh and Dehradun. So chalk out a plan for tours to Barkot.