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.
Sattal is a cluster of mysteriously inter-connected seven freshwater lakes located in the Nainital district of Kumaon region. Sat Tal is perched at an altitude of 1370 mts above sea level offering splendors of nature. The group of lakes is set amidst dense forests of oak and pine trees.
Sattal that literally suggests the ‘Seven Lakes’ is a scenic place which exhibits idyllic surroundings accentuated by the delightful atmosphere that could even tempt the lousy ones to have a rendezvous. Sattal is a perfect destination for the honeymooners, nature lovers, groups, families and the leisure seeking tourists.