Located in Uttarkashi District, this place is Switzerland of India! Great place to visit

These days everyone is out for a walk. During the corona period, you want to get to a place where the crowds are low and you can spend quality time with the family. In such a situation, you can go to Harsil, a beautiful and picturesque village situated in the foothills of the Himalayas. If you want to spend time in the mountains, this place is nothing less than paradise for you. There is a different kind of madness here. So let’s learn about Harshill …

Where is Hershill?

Harsil is located in the Uttarkashi District of Garhwal in Uttarakhand. Gangotri is located at a distance of 21 km from the main attraction of the place. The way to Gangotri from here is very beautiful.

When and how to go

The best time to visit Harsil is from April to June or September to November. To reach here, you have to travel from ish Shikesh to Uttarkashi and from there towards Harshil and Gangotri. Local trains are easily available from Uttarkashi.


In Harsil, you can see the waterless waterfalls, the snow-capped mountains, the deodar and poplar dense forests spread over many kilometers, and the constant flow of the river below it. In reality you can see the beautiful colors of the mountains, the water and the sky made in those books. The apple here is also very famous. It has a different taste.

Tourist destinations

Though it is a small village, there are many places to visit around it. You can visit Gangotri National Park here. It is located at a distance of 30 km from Harsil. The place is famous for its alpine slopes, narrow valleys. Gangotri Dham is located at a distance of 21 km from Harsil. One of the four dams, Gangotri Dham, also houses the Ganga Ji Temple. Moreover, there are many places to visit in Hershill. Mukhwas village, Sattal sailing group of seven lakes, Gangnani and Dharali Gangotri.

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