Best places to visit in Uttarakhand

September 13, 2018by L M0
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Uttarakhand state of north India has blessed with the spellbound beauty at it’s every corner. It is surrounded by the sky touching the beautiful rock and green mountains, hills, lakes, rivers, flora & fauna, wildlife, nature, and many more amazing pleasant experiences. Uttarakhand is the most popular state of north India, the ancient four pilgrimage places are known as Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath are situated at the head of Uttarakhand, these four places all together commonly known as “Char Dham”. Because of these four holy places situated in Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand is also referred to as “Land of Gods” (Devbhumi).

uttarakhand, a ultimate tourist destination
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Uttarakhand is a very popular destination around the globe for its nature, beauty, and culture. Many Indian celebrities are born in the lap of Uttarakhand, they took its name and popularity to the top tourist places in India. Many sites of Uttarakhand are promoted by UNESCO, Uttarakhand has many UNESCO world heritage sites that makes it most popular in the tourism industry. The Valley of Flowers, Nanda Devi National Park, Dwarahat and Katarmal Sun temple are the example of UNESCO world heritage sites presented in the heart of Land of Gods. Kausani is referred to as mini Switzerland of India whereas Pithoragarh is referred to as mini Kashmir of India and is located in Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand is divided into two regions namely known as Kumaon and Garhwal, having total no of 13 districts as follows.

Kumaon Districts: Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh and Udham Singh Nagar
Garhwal Districts: Chamoli, Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri, Rudraprayag, Tehri, and Uttarkashi

himalaya the head of uttarakhand
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The great Himalaya lies on the north of its boundary and feels it proud. At the many places of Uttarakhand, you will get a chance to see the beautiful view of Himalaya, Covered with silvered ice and it is awesome at the time of sunrise and sunset, at the time of sunrise and sunset Himalaya changes its color form sliver to gold.

haridwar the city of temples
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Haridwar “The City of Temples” is the gateway to Uttarakhand and for Char Dham Yatra as well, Haridwar has its own value, the Haridwar city is located at the bank of the holy river Ganga, Ganga Aarti at the time of sunrise and sunset is the main attraction of every traveler. Where this Ganga Aarti takes place is known as Har Ki Pauri.
I born in Ramnagar (Jim Corbett National Park) city in the Nainital district which lies in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. I have visited many places in Uttarakhand. When I visited the Garhwal region during my holy journey towards the Char Dham, I realized that the Garhwal is more beautiful and pretty than Kumaon. The Garhwal region has tall rock mountains whereas the Kumaon region has a green mountain.


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Adventure city Rishikesh also known as “Yoga Capital of India” is also situated at the bank of the holy river Ganga and it lies in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. You can explore this Yoga capital between your sacred journey towards the Char Dham Yatra. Rishikesh is 30 km away from Haridwar and 35 km away from the capital city Dehradun, of Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is the hub spot for adventure sports, you can take a chance to express yourself in the real-life by doing white water rafting, bungee jumping, kayaking, rock climbing, flying fox and other heartbreaking activities.

queen of hills mussoorie
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Truly famous Queen of Hills, Mussoorie lies in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand at the distance of 35 km from the Dehradun. Mussoorie is a very popular and loved place by travelers who are visiting for the motive of hills, honeymoon, snow, and calmness.

Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board is planning to establish a ropeway project from Dehradun to Mussoorie which will take around 15 minutes to land in Mussoorie from Dehradun.

This post is not enough to explain all about Uttarakhand, you must take a chance to explore the true feelings of its natural experience. We are here to help you in every regard of your journey towards the Land of Gods, Uttarakhand.

by L M

An entrepreneur and a ninja SEO analyst with a demonstrated history of working in Tourism and Hotels. Skilled in Negotiation, Sales, Cooking, Blogging, Writing, Photography, Travel, Team Building, Web Design, Web Development, Business Development, Startups, Promotions, Marketing, SEO, SMO, PPC and all Digital Marketing Fundamentals.

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