Barkot is one of the major tourist destinations for Char Dham Yatra. Situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttrakhand, the sleepy town is around 50 kilometers from Yamunotri, one of the Dhams (Pilgrimage Destinations) of Uttarakhand. Barkot offers a mesmerising view of Banderpoonch and other major Himalayan peaks in the greater Himalayas. Besides religious tourism, the mountain town is a major trekking destination and also famous for its handicrafts and apple orchards.

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