Mukhwa Village In Harsil Uttarakhand


Mukhwa Village is a small village located near the Harsil of Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand state. This village is about 1 km from Harsil, which is situated at an altitude of about 2622 meters above sea level. Mukhwa village is surrounded by dense forests of pine and deodar. This village is situated on Gangotri road. Mukhwa village is the residence of Goddess Gangotri. During the winter season, the gate of the Gangotri temple closes due to snowfall. At that time the statue of Goddess Ganga is brought to this village. Goddess Ganga is worshiped in this village for 6 months during winter. For 6 months, a large number of people comes to worship Goddess Ganga in this village. The beautiful view and quiet atmosphere here attracts tourists very much. During the visit of Harsil, tourists also visit Mukhwa village.


How To Reach :-

By Air

The nearest airport to Harsil is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 241 km from Harsil.

By Rail

The nearest Railway Station to Harsil is Dehradun, which is about 216 km from Harsil.

By Road

Mukhwa Village is located at a distance of about 1 km from Harsil.

Best Time To Visit :-

The journey of Mukhwa Village can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to November and March to Jun. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to heavy snowfall in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.

Mukhwa Village In Harsil Uttarakhand Photos and Timings