One of the Hidden treasure of Uttarakhand “Harsil” is popular for the legend of ‘Pahari’ Wilson, or Raja Wilson. It is a beautiful village on the banks of the Bhagirathi River, with dense deodar slopes on either side. Situated at a height of 7,860 ft from sea level, Harsil lies 73 km, from Uttarkashi, and 30 km away from Harsil, lies the Gangotri National Park, spread over 1,553 square km. The place is completely free from hustle and bustle of noisy cities. It is a very cool and calm destination for tourists.
Summer: 18 Degree Celsius
Winter: 01 Degree Celsius
Monsoon: 10 Degree Celsius
By Air:- Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport to Harsil situated almost 232 kms away. The airport is well connected to Delhi by regular flights. To approach from the airbase to the village, one can easily hire a taxi.
By Road:- A network of well-maintained roads connects Harsil to its neighboring cities as well as the neighboring states. Situated on NH 108, one can take a ride on state owned bus or a private bus to the required destination which has regular services.
By Train:- Situated 215 kms from Harsil is the Rishikesh railway station. It serves as the nearest to the village with frequent trains to many major cities of India. Taxis and buses are available outside the station for your required destination.