Welcome To Harshil

About Harshil

Harsil is just a few kilometres from Gangotri. Popularly known as the camper’s bay of Uttarakhand, tourists seeking serenity and peace in the lap of Himalayas should visit this place once. This relatively quaint and untouched village has been enjoying the taste of ‘popularity’ in the recent years due to its picturesque location and serene nature. It sits at a height of 7,860 ft (2,620 meters) in Uttarkashi district of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The town lies at a distance of 73 km from the district headquarters of Uttarkashi. A hidden jewel near Gangotri Dham, Harsil is a serene Himalayan hamlet surrounded by snow-clad mountains, pine forests and apple orchards. Popularly referred to as the mini Switzerland of India, time seems to have stopped in this poetic hill-station dotted with traditional houses and ancient temples. A paradise for nature-lovers, Harsil also offers many opportunities for thrill-seekers, such as trekking and hiking.

Nearby Places of Harshil

Temple mukhba village
Himalayan Range

Why Visit  Harshil Hill Station?

Climate of this valley stays lovely over time. The best opportunity to visit Harshil valley begins from April and weather conditions stays lovely till mid July. During this time, the sky stays clear and mountain tops are plainly noticeable. This is the best time for touring. Harsil gets a lot of guests during these months.April to June and September to October is the best time to visit Harsil. In winter, it receives heavy snowfall.

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to the valley. It is situated at a distance of 232 km. Harshil or Harsil is connected by motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport. Taxis are available to Uttarkashi, Tehri, and Harsil. It is 78 km from Uttarkashi.

Here amazing producer Raj Kapoor had shot pieces of his super-hit film Ram Teri Ganga Maili. The town mailing station, which was highlighted in the film, remains here even today, business as usual about 40 a long time back! Circumvent the little settlement and hear the locals gladly review the film.

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