Uttarkashi is a thrilling small town nestled within wooded slopes at an altitude of 1150 mts. The bewitching scenery, high cliff mountains, old temples, ashrams combined with the smiling faces of the people make up for a fascinating image of the whole valley.
Uttarkashi is a district headquarter but a small town located on bank of river Bhagirathi and other the mighty varun parbat stands still, the city is branded as kashi of the north similarly it has a ghat named Manikarnika and the Kashi Vishwanath Temple.
The city is known for its ashrams and Temples.
Near By Attractions and sights: - Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Kandar Devta Mandir, Ganga Mandir, Kuteti Devi temple, NIM – Nehru Institue of Mountaineering, Ujeli (constellation of sages): Ujeli is a neighborhood on the north of the town, where many ashrams are located.
Tiloth Power Plant, Maneri Bhali hydroelectric project. Bhali Dam: Located in Joshiyara village at the lower fringe of the town. Stage 2 of Maneri Bhali hydroelectric project.