Harsil is one of the most beautiful spots of Bhagirathi valley. The sleepy valley of Harsil is still an unexplored,less known destination and yet a pristine hamlet of Uttarakhand. The place is completely free from hustle and bustle of urban culture. It is a very cool and calm destination for tourists.
It is believed that Lord Visnu appeared here in the shape of a stone or Shila. From that place become famous by the name of Harsil.
Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun.RAIL
Nearest railhead is Rishikesh.ROAD
It is situated at a distance of 73 km from Uttarkashi on the way to Gangotri. Rishikesh 215 km,Gangotri 21 km, Haridwar240km, Pauri 232 km, Dehradun 262km, Mussoorie 212 km, Joshimath 350 km, Srinagar 204 km, Kedarnath 316 km and Rudraprayag 236 km.