Uttarkashi town, the county town of the same name, is on the pilgrimage circuit than the usual tourist circuit. However, with trekking and mountaineering gaining popularity as adventure sports, the importance of this region can not be excluded. The region has some high altitude lakes and glaciers, Gangotri and Yamunotri lead to several main reasons peaks, the hunt for serious climbers.

As its name suggests, Uttarkashi is considered the northern Kashi or Varanasi. The city is situated at an altitude of 1,550 m on the right bank of river Bhagirathi. It is a district located in the far north of the northern state of Uttaranchal. Its margins also mark the speaker of Indochina. That is 155 km north of Rishikesh and 100 km from Gangotri, and is in the hills of Garhwal. Last winter October to March, when temperatures drop too low. The monsoons are generally experienced in the months of July and August