Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Uttarakhand Next Holiday

Uttarakhand is also known as the Dev Bhoomi or Land of gods has a vast variety of cultures. Uttarakhand is called as the holy place for several monks and gurus. The places to visit in the Uttarakhand range from hill stations, pilgrimage sites, honeymoon spots, breathtaking beauty, adventurous experiences and peaceful ashrams.  There are various places to visit in Uttarakhand for adventure seekers and bikers. In summer or winter, the state is buzzing with activities such as skiing, Paragliding, camping, zip-line, bungee jumping, white water rafting, kayaking, snowboarding, mountain biking, trekking, and much more.

Mussoorie

Mussoorie city is located in the region of the northern Indian state Uttarakhand. It is situated at a distance of 35 km from Dehradun. This is one of the most popular hill stations in Uttarakhand and also one of the best vacationer places near Delhi. Mussoorie is one of the famous tourist destination not to miss on your honeymoon trip.

Places to Visit Mussoorie

Lal Tibba
Kempty Falls
Happy Valley
Gun Hill
Mussoorie Lake
Christ Church
Mall Road

Rishikesh

One of the most wonderful places to visit in Uttarakhand, Rishikesh offers a perfect combination of adventure and serenity. Situated on the banks of the holy river Ganges, Rishikesh is known as “Yoga Capital of the World”. Resting on the foothills of the Himalayas, this place is renowned for ashrams, which are known for teaching spirituality, meditation and Ayurveda. Usually associated with spirituality, Rishikesh also offers various adrenaline pumping activities such as rock climbing, rappelling, bungee jumping and many more.

Places to Visit Rishikesh

The Beatles Ashram
Swarg Ashram
Rajaji National Park
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
Triveni Ghat for Ganga Aarti
Water sports adventures
Trekking up in the hills
Laxman Jhula
Parmarth Niketan
Shivpuri
Jumpin Heights

Nainital

Nainital is situated on the foothills of Kumaon, in an elevation of 2048 meters above ocean level. Nainital is one of the most popular tourist places to visit in India and also one of the top places to experience Uttarakhand tourism. This popular hill station attracts visitors in the thousands, especially in summer when the schools and colleges are close. One of the charms of this peaceful town is the view of the Himalayas.

Places to Visit Nainital

Nainital Lake
Tiffin Top
Snow View Point
Mall Road
Eco Cave Gardens
Naina Peak
Bhimtal Lake
Sattal
Kainchi Dham
St John’s Church
Jeolikote
Raj Bhawan- Governor’s House
Naina Devi Temple
Hanuman Garhi
Khurpatal Lake
Tibet Market
Mukteshwar Temple
Pangot
Sariyatal
Naukuchiatal

Haridwar

Haridwar city is an historical and it is likely one of the most sacred cities in India. The varied nature of the Hindu faith has attracted overseas vacationers from all around the globe. Foreigners at all times drawn to Haridwar as a result of right here they’ll intently expertise India’s advanced tradition, varied Hindu rituals and the traditional civilization.

Places to Visit Haridwar

Har Ki Pauri
Canal Centenary Bridge
Maya Devi Temple
Mansa Devi Temple
Daksha Mahadev Temple
Chandi Devi Temple

Char Dham

Char Dhams are the well-known four holy places of Hindu Pilgrimages, which are nestled amongst the lofty peaks of Himalayas in Uttarakhand. This small circuit Yatra (sometimes also called Chhota Char Dham) covers the four holy pilgrimage sites of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. All these places are believed to be extremely sacred by the Hindu faith. It’s the final want of each Hindu to go to the holy shrines no less than as soon as in life time to achieve salvation (Moksha).

Places to Visit Char Dham

Kedarnath
Badrinath
Gangotri
Yamunotri

Jim Corbett National Park The Jim Corbett National Park is located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand and is the oldest national park in India which got established in 1936 by the name of Hailey National park. The Jim Corbett National Park is most famous for the elusive Bengal Tiger and Corbett Safaris but also has plentiful presence of deer, wild boar, and elephants amongst a variety of others animals and birds.

Places to Visit Jim Corbett National Park

Garjiya Temple
Ramnagar
Bijrani
Jhirna
Corbett Museum
Sitabani Temple

Almora

Almora is a bewitching hill station, which is located at an average height of 1,638 meters above ocean level and is spread across a 5 km long ridge on Kashyap Hill. Almora is well-known for its rich cultural heritage, unique handicrafts and delicious cuisines, therefore claiming its name as the cultural capital of Kumaon.

Places to Visit Almora

Kasar Devi Temple
Katarmal Sun Temple
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum
Martola
Kalimut
Zero Point
Chitai Golu Devta Temple
Gobind Vallabh Pant Museum
Bright End Corner

Lansdowne

Lansdowne is located in Pauri Garhwal district, within the state of Uttarakhand in India to the western Himalayas overlooking the town. Lansdowne is famous for its natural beauty and its peaceful environment. The Garhwal Rifles Regimental War Memorial, Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple, Regimental Museum, St. Mary’s Church, St. John’s Church, Durga Devi Temple, Bhim Pakora, Bhulla Tal, Tip-in-Top or Hawagarh, Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple and Bhairav Garhi Temple are the important tourist places in Lansdowne. It is well-known for its eco-friendly sightseeing involving mountaineering, trekking, and jungle safaris.

Places to Visit Lansdowne

Tadkeshwar Mahadev Temple
Bhulla Tal
Darwan Singh Museum
Tip N Top
War Memorial Lansdowne
St Mary Church
Bhim Pakora
Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple
Snow Viewpoint Trek

Auli

Auli is a hill station situated in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand state in India.  It provides a tranquil and calm atmosphere along with a skiing track. The shiny images of the Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi Hill appear mesmerizing. There is a ski track situated beside the lake for both first-timers and professionals. Hill station of Auli is well-known as trekking destination, adventure tourism and snow-capped mountains.

Auli Artificial Lake
Joshimath
Gurso Bugyal
Nanda Devi Peak
Auli Ropeway
Chattrakund
Chenab Lake
Trishul Peak
Auli Ski Resort
Vishnuprayag
Saildhar Tapowan
Nanda Devi National Park

Valley Of Flowers

Valley of Flowers National Park is located near Badrinath, in the state of Uttrakhand in India. It is at a height of 11000 feet to 14000 feet above ocean level in western Himalayas. It is well-known for its meadows of alpine flowers and wonderful natural beauty.

The entire landscape is peaceful and you would come across a lot of beautiful views and waterfalls on the way. So, if you love mountain landscapes and natural sights then you definitely should visit the Valley of Flowers, at least once.

Places to Visit Valley of Flowers

Ghangaria
Gorson Bugyal
Hemkund Sahib
Malari
Pandukeshwar
Govindghat
Badrinath
Mana Village

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