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Uttar Pradesh >>Agora

Agora, a remote village in Garhwal is located above the valley of the ASI Ganga Valley, at 2,250 Metres. Agora village lies at the top of a 6km trek from the Kalyani Trout Hatchery; the roadhead is a further 14km beyond the district head quarter’s town of Uttarkashi in western Garhwal. The village of Agora has a cluster of about two dozen houses in a hermetic locale, directly above the valley of ASI Ganga. The magnificent Bakria peak dominates the deep gorge of the stream and the village is the starting point both for its summit as well as the trout-filled Dodital.

Location: Near Uttar Kashi (Uttar Pradesh)
Nearest Town: Uttar Kashi
Significance: A Trek Route
Altitude: 2250 Metres above Sea Level

NEARBY CITIES
Uttarkashi: 20-km

EXCURSIONS
Dodital:

As one treks further from Agora for another 5 hours, one is led to the tranquil Dodi Tal, located at an altitude of 3310 Metres, above sea level. The calm lake owing its origin to several natural springs is filled with fish, including the rare Himalayan trout and is a haven for anglers.

Uttarkashi:
Uttarkashi is located in the northern part of Uttar Pradesh. Uttarkashi was originally a part of Tehri Garhwal.

HOW TO GET THERE
Air: Nearest airport is at Dehradun.
Rail: Dehradun is the nearest railhead.
Road: Approachable by road from Uttarkashi, which is 20 kms away.

PLACES TO STAY
Forest Rest Houses And Log Cabins.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Temperature Max. Min.
Summer 23 deg. 9 deg.
Winter 8 deg. 2 deg.
Clothing Summer Winter
Light Woolens Heavy Woolens
Languages Garhwali, Hindi.

 
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