Uttarakhand Tourism

Uttarakhand Tourism

Uttarakhand Overview

Situated in the Northern part of the country, Uttarakhand is one of the most visited tourist destinations that draw a huge number of explorers every year visitors from all over the country and the world. Its strategically order is close enough to China and the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. Dehradun is the capital city which is another famous spot for tourists.

Uttarakhand is bestowed with mountains, valleys, lush greenery, mighty rivers, and so on that make this place stand out from the crowd. Tourists can also explore the history and culture of the mountain communities like the Garhwalis and Kumaonis.

Tourists can witness some of the most stunning and beautiful backdrops as well as several summer retreats in Uttarakhand that are now acted as holiday towns frequented by honeymooners throughout the year. Some of the spiritual places are also there to visit where the solitary sadhus and rishis were meditated.

Uttarakhand is also famously known as the ‘DevBhoomi’, i.e. the ‘Land of the Gods’. Here nature is always in the perfect balance and the hills of Uttarakhand can heal any weary soul. We ensure that tourists will get benefits from tourism in Uttarakhand.

Spiritual seekers and tourists also witness the Char Dham of Uttarakhand that including Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. Each one of them has its own history and all of them are well-connected to each other and form a sacred tour. The place got better connectivity and infrastructure so everyone can hop on to these holy abodes and get a great experience.

On the flip side, adventure enthusiasts can also have great fun and excitement here. They can find some best destinations for adventure tourism. From Bungee jumping in Rishikesh, paragliding in Pithoragarh, boating in Nainital, skiing in Auli, trekking to Kedarnath, jeep safari in Jim Corbett National Park, temple hopping in Haridwar, to camping in Kausani are some of the best activities to enjoy. In addition, forested regions, rocky cliffs, and undulating terrains will make your tour more excited for you.

Tourists can also enjoy trekking and rafting, offered by Uttarakhand Tourism. Kauri Pass, Bedni Bugyal, Har ki Doon, Gangotri Glacier, Deorital, and Roopkund are some of the treks in Uttarakhand. When it comes to perfect stay areas in Uttarakhand, you can choose the place as per your need and budget range.

Cities in Uttarakhand

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It takes a week to Uttarakhand holiday fully.

You can buy handicrafts, Pashminas, woolen clothing, jams, pickles, honey and local wine.

For natural beauty of the Himalayas, various temples, sacred rivers, spiritual centres, charming backdrop, adventure sports, a wide range of flora and wildlife, and much more. Uttarakhand is famous for many things.

The best time to visit Uttarakhand is during the months of March to April and September to October.

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Best Time To Visit Uttarakhand Tourism

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Summer Season- People enjoy all sorts of festivities and daily chores in summer, once the flowers reach their bloom. You can explore the Char Dham yatra in Uttarakhand from May to September. Early spring around mid-April is perfect for having the best deals on packages and hotels in Uttarakhand. Summer is an ideal time to visit Uttarakhand.

Monsoon Season- This season lasts from mid-June to September. During this season, the great Himalayas witnesses heavy rainfall, and Dehradun, Nainital, and Rishikesh also experience strong showers. If you don’t have any issues with it then you can plan a trip. However, you can get the best deal on hotel prices and other costs this season.

Winter Season- It lasts from November through February which is the most convenient time for the honeymoon and family vacations. Visit Rishikesh for relishing camping and white water rafting as well as a plan for a spiritual trip. Also, you can visit Nainital or Mussoorie in winter as they are picture-perfect hill stations to visit with your family. Moreover, it is the best season for everyone.

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It takes a week to Uttarakhand holiday fully.

You can buy handicrafts, Pashminas, woolen clothing, jams, pickles, honey and local wine.

For natural beauty of the Himalayas, various temples, sacred rivers, spiritual centres, charming backdrop, adventure sports, a wide range of flora and wildlife, and much more. Uttarakhand is famous for many things.

The best time to visit Uttarakhand is during the months of March to April and September to October.

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By Air- You can find two domestic airports in Uttarakhand such as the Jolly Grant Airport (DED) in Dehradun and Pantnagar Airport (PGH). DED is served by regular nonstop flights from Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Chennai, and PGH serves as a gateway to hill stations like Nainital, Ranikhet, and Almora.

By Road- Uttarakhand offers a great transportation facility to tourists. The Uttarakhand Transport Corporation runs around 1000 buses in and out of the state. Even you can get an amazing experience traveling on road. It has more than 1,328 km of national highways and 1,543 km of state highways. You can find taxi rentals in all major travel destinations in Uttarakhand.

By Train- Situated in Kathgodam, the train station is the last terminus of the North East railways which is connected with Delhi, Dehradun, and Howrah (Kolkata). Trains to Dehradun railway station come from Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, and Punjab. Jan Shatabdi Express, Dehradun Express, Doon Express, and Nanda Devi Express are some of the major trains operating in Uttarakhand.

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You can buy handicrafts, Pashminas, woolen clothing, jams, pickles, honey and local wine.

For natural beauty of the Himalayas, various temples, sacred rivers, spiritual centres, charming backdrop, adventure sports, a wide range of flora and wildlife, and much more. Uttarakhand is famous for many things.

The best time to visit Uttarakhand is during the months of March to April and September to October.

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Place to visit

Nainital Lake


This is a major attraction that draws the attention of global tourists. Covered by panoramic seven hills such as Ayarpata, Deopata, HandiBandi, Cheena peak, Alma, LariaKanta and lastly Sher-ka-Danda, it boasts peaceful, serene and fascinating views that make it the most sought-after place for the travelers, tourists and the locals alike. Such other lakes in Nainital are the Naini Lake, Sattal, Sariyatal, Bhimtal and Khurpatal Lake. It has the Himalayan Botanical Garden for botanists around the country. You can enjoy Nainital lake boating as well. Moreover, the lake tour of Nainital gives an amazing experience.

Place to visit

Jim Corbett National Park


Snuggled in the center of dense and rugged settings, Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest ad famous park in India. It is home to more than 600 endangered species. It is a habitat of around 580 bird species, 110 tree species, 50 mammal species, and 25 reptile species. It witnesses thousands of visitors every year for its well-organized areas. This park is the best to visit for nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, and animal lovers. You can explore a variety of flora and fauna along with wildlife. Trees like Sissoo, Khair, and Sal can be found here as well as a wide range of bamboo plants found here with chir pine as the conifer. Kachnar, Indian Coral, and Semal are just a name of a few flowering trees. Here you can witness three types of safaris such as elephant safari, jeep safari, and canter safari.

Place to visit

Kainchi Dham


Located at the foothills of green forested Kumaon Hills in Uttarakhand, it is a pilgrimage center.Its weather is always pleasant throughout the year. March to May is the best time to visit this sacred place. It is visited by lakhs of tourists as well as devotees every year people seek blessings from Lord Hanuman in the Kainchi Dham temple. Tourists can immerse in the bhajans, Yagya, and kirtans.

Place to visit

Tibetan Market


It is one of the most famous shopping destinations in Nainital, located near the beautiful Naini Lake. You can buy “Tibet” products that reflect the culture and traditions of the Tibetan people. Tourists can get exciting and beautiful products. This market offers various hand crafted decorative things made of wood that are striking.

Place to visit

Kempty Falls


It is a famous tourist destination, situated in Ram Gaon towards the south of Kempty, in the district of Tehri Garhwal District in Uttarakhand. It is the most stunning waterfall that offers a chance to revitalize the green valley. The lovely weather and the greenery surrounding will take your breath away. Make a trip plan and relish the shallow waters with floats, magnified rings, and much more. Cherish the lovely experience of Kempty Fall Ropeway. This place is a truly natural wonder to explore.

Place to visit

Mussoorie Lal Tibba


Situated at an altitude of 7500 feet/2286 meters, Lal Tibba is the highest peak in the vicinity of the mountain region. It offers a picturesque view of the snow-clad greater Himalayas, dense deodar forest, and peaceful slopes. In addition, enjoy the telescopic views of Kedarnath, Baderpunch, Badrinath, and much more.

Place to visit

Happy Valley


Here you can explore typical Tibetan characteristics and culture as well as witness the Tibetan temples and the Municipal Gardens. This spot is famously known as the mini Tibet of India. You can enjoy the stunning sight from the altar of Happy Valley with a kind Kempty village on one side and splendid Mussoorie on the other.

Place to visit

Auli Artificial Lake


Auli Artificial Lake is one of the beautiful world's highest man-made lakes floating at an amazing elevation. It is used to feed the snow guns positioned along the ski slopes to provide the best surface for skiing during scanty rainfall created by this lake.

Place to visit

Chattrakund


Situated at a distance of 4 km from Auli and 3 km from Gurso Bugyal, it is a small lake of crystal clear water near Auli, Joshimath, and surrounded by lush green forest. It is the best place for trekkers and honeymooners.

Place to visit

Auli Chair Lift


It connects Auli to the Skiing slopes of Auli. It is one of the best ways to reach the skiing slopes. It is situated near GMVN Auli.

Place to visit

Jhula Devi Temple


It is one of the most captivating attractions of Ranikhet. Situated in Chaubatia Gardens and at a distance of 7 km, it is an 8th-century temple. It is located in the Kumaon Himalayan range of Uttrakhand and is highly esteemed by devotees from around the world. Here in this temple, Lord Durga, the presiding deity sits on a wooden swing (Jhula). People come from different parts of the world to seek the blessings of Goddess Durga. The forest is filled with animals like leopards and tigers, but people can access this place without any worries. It is also popular in the country for the countless number of bells, which are the testimony to the divine and the healing powers of "Maa Jhula Devi".

Place to visit

Chaubatia Gardens


It is situated about 10 km south of Ranikhet in Almora district of Uttarakhand. It is known for its orchards laden with juicy fruits like peaches, apples, apricots, and much more. It is the perfect nature hub for nature lovers. You can witness a scenic view of the Himalayan beauties such as Neelkanth, Nanda Devi, trishul and Nandagunti. This garden connects people with the world of development delights and plants to inspire and aspire. You can find 200 types of flowers and fruits cultivated in the park. Take a walk in the 600-acre forest and explore the silver oak, rhododendron, cypress, cedar, and pine trees, which make it a paradise for explorers.

Place to visit

Bhalu Dam


Located near the Chaubatia Gardens, it is an artificial lake decorated in the preserved forest area. It attracts a huge number of tourists from around the world. It was originally built 200 years ago as a reservoir. It is covered by towers of trees, against the view of the snow-capped Himalayan ranges. You can witness the empyrean for migratory birds and the brilliant St. Bridget Church. It is the best place for camping and picnicking.

Place to visit

Tarikhet


It is a small village, situated about 8 km from Ranikhet, en route to Ramnagar. Visit the 'Gandhi Kutiya' where Mahatma Gandhi spent some of the days during the Indian freedom struggle.

Place to visit

Gun Hills


Sits at a daunting height of 6,640 feet, Gun hills offers a chance to witness the unmatched views of the Doon Valley and the Garhwal Himalayas. Both the local residents and tourists will obtain great enjoyment from these substantial attractions. Taste a cup of masala chai from one of the several cafés and restaurants. You can hike or ride on horseback along Camel’s Back Road. Welcome to the Gun hills

Place to visit

Majkhali


In this stunning destination, you can explore scenic vistas. This tiny hamlet is famous for its Goddess Kali Temple and numerous picnic spots nearby the location. Visit the forest nursery to see different flora and fauna. It offers an amazing view of snow-covered Himalayas with a natural biosphere.

Place to visit

Tungnath – The Highest Shiva Temple


Located at a height of 3680 meters above sea level, this temple is one of the most visited places and the highest temple in the world dedicated to Lord Shiva as well as the highest Panch Kedar temple of Uttarakhand. It is at a distance of about 4 km from the beautiful grazing land of Chopta. You can experience amazing and rewarding Himalayan views from this temple. Tungnath temple is also one of the famous five Panch Kedar shrines of Uttarakhand such as Kedarnath, Tungnath, Rudranath, Madhyamaheswar, and Kalpeshwar. Undoubtedly, this visit is highly recommended. Tungnath temple is usually closed in the winter season, but the good news is the trekking trail remains accessible throughout the year.

Place to visit

Deorita Tal


Deoria Tal or Devariya Tal is situated on the Ukhimath-Gopeshwar road, near Chopta. It is the most stunning and calm lake with crystal clear water and is gripped with forest all around that offers a wholesome experience. You can witness the serenity and a panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks including Chaukhamba, Nilkantha, Bandarpunch, Kedar Range and Kalanag. Camp overnight at Deorital and also walk through the jungle treks. It is a perfect trekking destination owing to its ease of access and calming picturesque beauty. It is also famous for lakes, camping, bird watching, yoga meditation, etc.

Place to visit

Ukhimath


It is a small hamlet near Chopta on the Rudprayrag-Augustmuni site where you can find Shops to buy clothes/groceries or medicines and to buy other needful. It is a spiritual travel destination and the winter seat of lord Kedarnath that is blessed with majestic nature and a spiritual aura. The highlights of this must-visit place in Uttarakhand. You can visit the temples of Usha and Anirudh, Shiva and Parvati are worth a visit.

Place to visit

Guptkashi


Guptkashi is a religiously important town. This place is located about 47 km before the holy temple of Lord Shiva, Kedarnath. It is a beautiful destination to visit situated on the east side of the Mandakini River valley in the Rudraprayag District of Garhwal in Uttarakhand.

Place to visit

Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary


It is home to the most popular Musk Deer, plenty of lush green vegetation, and so on. It is stretched over an area of 5 sq. km, it is one of the most visited destinations. It offers a great experience and you just need to hang around with a pair of binoculars to discover the place. However, it is an offbeat destination so take the help of the locals to guide one well to reach here.

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FAQ's of Uttarakhand Tourism

It takes a week to Uttarakhand holiday fully.

You can buy handicrafts, Pashminas, woolen clothing, jams, pickles, honey and local wine.

For natural beauty of the Himalayas, various temples, sacred rivers, spiritual centres, charming backdrop, adventure sports, a wide range of flora and wildlife, and much more. Uttarakhand is famous for many things.

The best time to visit Uttarakhand is during the months of March to April and September to October.

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FAQ's of Uttarakhand Tourism

It takes a week to Uttarakhand holiday fully.

You can buy handicrafts, Pashminas, woolen clothing, jams, pickles, honey and local wine.

For natural beauty of the Himalayas, various temples, sacred rivers, spiritual centres, charming backdrop, adventure sports, a wide range of flora and wildlife, and much more. Uttarakhand is famous for many things.

The best time to visit Uttarakhand is during the months of March to April and September to October.

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The culinary experience of Uttarakhand is always great. The main food of Uttarakhand differs from Kumaon to the Garhwal division. Most people choose vegetarian cuisine, while many people also prefer non-vegetarian food.

You cannot predict the weather of Uttarakhand, especially in high-altitude places. So you should carry rain gear and winter wear. You can find a combination of Garhwali and Kumaoni cultures in Uttarakhand. Bhaitauli, Ganga Dussehra, Phool Dei, and Kandali are famous festivals of Uttarakhand. Hindi is the most spoken language in Uttarakhand while the locals speak Garhwali, Kumaoni, and Jaunsari.

You should carry a Uttarakhand tourist map and follow safety procedures during natural calamities. Always avoid driving or riding on traitorous roads after sunset.

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You can buy handicrafts, Pashminas, woolen clothing, jams, pickles, honey and local wine.

For natural beauty of the Himalayas, various temples, sacred rivers, spiritual centres, charming backdrop, adventure sports, a wide range of flora and wildlife, and much more. Uttarakhand is famous for many things.

The best time to visit Uttarakhand is during the months of March to April and September to October.

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