Uttarkashi is a place both of commercial and religious importance. The town is situated at an elevation of 1158 mt on the bank of Bhagirathi. Temples of Lord Vishwanath, Ekadash Rudra, Bhairav and Gyaneshwar, Goddess Kuteti Devi are located in and around Uttarkashi. Every year In the month of January, on the occasion of Magh Mela, pilgrims come here for a holy dip in Bhagirathi river.
The town ship is the district head quarters and 100 kms away from Gangotri. The Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) is located 5 kms away.
Magh Mela: This major festival of Uttarkashi which takes place on the sacred occasion of Makar Sankranti (Mid-January) every year.
Nearest airport Jollgrant, 162 km.RAIL
Nearest railway station is Rishikesh, 145 km.ROAD
Uttarkashi is well connected by motorable road to Dehradun, Rishikesh148 km, Harridwar 172 km and other major towns of the state and region. Gangotri 100 km, Jamunatri 128 km, Dehradun 203 km and Rudraprayg 159 km.