It is the origin of Holy River Ganga, which enjoys a stiff trek from Gangotri. This is a
religious place to be visited and guests typically stay overnight at Gangotri before taking
the trek in the morning. The glacier has resemblance with cow's mouth.
Situated at a height of 4,250 meters above the sea level, Kedar Tal is an appealing site
featuring crystal clear icy cold water. The exhausting trek to the striking KedarTal starts
from Gangotri. It can be reached by a difficult trek of 14 km.
Located at a distance of 3 km from Harsil, Sattal is a combination of 7 lakes surrounded
with a beautiful atmosphere. Its mysterious gathering of seven lakes is simply
Best Time to Visit Harsil
Harsil is a wonderful destination that enjoys a pleasant weather in most part of the
year. The best time to visit Harsil is from month of April to October. Harsil enjoys three
seasons – summer, winter and monsoon. Summer arrives in April and lasts till June
and temperature goes up to 27°C. Carry light woolen clothes in this season. Winter
witnesses great drop in temperature with snowfall. If you are planning to visit Harsil in
this season, carry heavy woolen clothes. During monsoon, you might face blockage of
roads but the ambiance of the place is really inspiring.
How to Reach Harsil
Explore the options to reach Harsil before booking Harsil holiday packages. Being a
popular tourist destination, it well-connected with various transports.
Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to Harsil located at a distance of
232 km from it. The airport is well-connected to Delhi with regular flights. On arrival at
the airport, you can take taxis on rent.
The nearest railway station from Harsil is in Rishikesh at a distance of 215 km.
Rishikesh is connected with other destinations of India through excellent network of
trains. Taxis and cars on rent can be taken from here to reach Harsil.
Harsil is connected with other destinations of Uttarakhand and nearby states through
excellent motorable roads. It is situated on NH-108 and regular buses are available for
here from major destinations of Uttarakhand.