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  • GOVERNMENT OF UTTARAKHAND

    Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board

    Zonal Master Plan (Tourism)

    for

    Bhagirathi River Eco-sensitive zone

    (Gomukh to Uttarkashi)

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    Contents 1. INTRODUCTION ................................................................................................................................ 3

    2. MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS NOTIFICATION .............................................. 3

    2.1 Zonal Master Plan (ZMP) for Tourism ...................................................................................... 7

    3. CARRYING CAPACITY .................................................................................................................... 8

    3.1 Road and transport facilities ....................................................................................................... 8

    3.2 Carrying capacity analysis ......................................................................................................... 8

    3.3 Available Accommodation ......................................................................................................... 9

    3.4 Accommodation requirement ................................................................................................... 11

    3.5 Under construction and new proposal for additional accommodation: .................................... 12

    3.6 Analysis Accommodation Available V/S Requirement ........................................................ 12

    3.7 Available accommodation of Forest, PWD and Irrigation department .................................... 13

    3.8 Parking spaces .......................................................................................................................... 13

    3.9 Other essential facilities ........................................................................................................... 13

    4. SITEWISE ASSESSMENT BASED ON VARIOUS PARAMETERS ............................................. 14

    4.1 Gangotri .................................................................................................................................... 14

    4.2 Uttarkashi ................................................................................................................................. 17

    4.3 Bhatwari ................................................................................................................................... 20

    4.4 Mukhwa .................................................................................................................................... 23

    4.5 Harsil ........................................................................................................................................ 26

    4.6 Dayara Bugyal .......................................................................................................................... 29

    4.7 Gaumukh .................................................................................................................................. 32

    4.8 Bhojbasa ................................................................................................................................... 35

    5. POTENTIAL TOURISM LOCATIONS ............................................................................................ 39

    6. MAIN NATURAL TREK TRAILS FALLING IN THE ECO-SENSITIVE ZONE ......................... 40

    7. CULTURAL & HERITAGE TOURIST PLACES ............................................................................ 43

    8. OTHER INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES PROPOSED ............................................................... 43

    9. GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPMENT IN ECO-SENSITIVE ZONE .......................... 43

    10. GUIDELINES FOR SITE SELECTION AND DEVELOPMENT ................................................... 45

    10.1 Guidelines for Site Selection and Development ..................................................................... 45

    10.1.1 Introduction ......................................................................................................................... 45

    10.1.2 Preliminary Requirements ................................................................................................... 45

    10.1.3 Major Requirements ............................................................................................................ 49

    11. GUIDELINES FOR HOTELS/TOURIST REST HOUSES/YATRI NIWAS WITH DORMITORIES, AND YOUTH HOSTELS ............................................................................................ 55

    11.1.1 Introduction ......................................................................................................................... 55

    11.1.2 Eligibility ............................................................................................................................. 55

    11.1.3 Requirements for Hotels / TRHs / Yatri Niwas ................................................................... 55

    11.1.4 Requirements for Youth Hostels ......................................................................................... 57

    11.1.5 Requirements for Dormitories ............................................................................................. 58

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    12. GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING WAYSIDE AMENITIES ....................................................... 59

    12.1 Introduction ............................................................................................................................ 59

    12.2 Eligibility ................................................................................................................................ 59

    12.3 Other Requirements................................................................................................................ 60

    13. GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRE AND INTERPRETATION CENTRE ................................................................................................................. 62

    13.1 Introduction ............................................................................................................................ 62

    13.2 Eligibility ................................................................................................................................ 63

    13.3 Requirements for Tourist Information Centre (TIC) .............................................................. 63

    13.4 Requirements for Tourist Interpretation Centre ..................................................................... 64

    14. GUIDELINES FOR HERITAGE TRAILS AND NATURE TRAILS .............................................. 65

    14.1 Introduction ............................................................................................................................ 65

    14.2 Eligibility ................................................................................................................................ 66

    14.3 Other Requirements................................................................................................................ 66

    14.4 Additional Requirements for Nature Trails ............................................................................ 67

    15. GUIDELINES FOR HERITAGE PROPERTY CONSERVATION & REVITALIZATION ........... 68

    15.1.1 Introduction ......................................................................................................................... 68

    15.1.2 Conservation & Revitalization Process ............................................................................... 68

    15.1.3 On-site issues ....................................................................................................................... 91

    15.1.4 Minor Additions .................................................................................................................. 96

    15.1.5 Major Additions ................................................................................................................... 96

    15.1.6 Style ..................................................................................................................................... 97

    15.1.7 Materials and Colours .......................................................................................................... 97

    15.1.8 Construction System, Cladding and Window Pattern ......................................................... 97

    16. GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING ECO-TOURISM ..................................................................... 98

    16.1 Introduction ............................................................................................................................ 98

    16.2 Eligibility ................................................................................................................................ 98

    16.3 Other Requirements.............................................................................................................. 100

    17. GUIDELINES FOR RURAL TOURISM ........................................................................................ 101

    17.1 Introduction .......................................................................................................................... 101

    17.2 Requirements ........................................................................................................................ 102

    18. GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING ADVENTURE TOURISM & RELATED ACTIVITIES ..... 103

    18.1 Introduction ..........................