Top Places to visit in Uttarakhand:
- Jim Corbett
Uttarakhand is a place for adventure, never touched nature, and a spiritual place. This place offers everything that one needs to be refreshed like skiing, trekking, rafting, temples, peak climbing; this place has a never-ending list of adventures. Uttarakhand is a state in the northern part of India and often referred to as “land of gods”. Uttarakhand is famous for its untouched natural beauty and this what makes it honeymoon heaven. This is the only place in the whole of India that can be visited all through the year as each season has something special to offer. If you’re interested in traveling to Uttarakhand then do not forget to contact us.
Jim Corbett National Park was established in 1936 as Hailey national park. This place attracts thousands of Indian and foreign tourists every year. The park is divided into 5 zones namely Bijrani, Dhikala, Jhirna, Domunda, and Sonanandi and each of them have their separate gates to enter. For more entertainment one can go for a Jungle Safari.
Auli is a romantic hill station and mainly known for skiing. It is one of the best ski resorts in India and one of top Uttarakhand tourism destination. The Gharwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN) provides skiing courses for beginners and professionals at Auli. The courses are held for about 14 days from December to March.
Haridwar is one of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand and is an ancient religious city. Every evening, Haridwar is witness to a set of rituals for the famous Ganga Aarti at the Ghats where thousands of devotees come together to pray to the river. Haridwar is literally translated as gateway to God, is one of the seven holiest places for Hindus. Haridwar also acts as the base destinations for some of the other tourist towns of Rishikesh.
Nainital is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Uttarakhand and is in the middle of Kumaon Hills. This place is also known as ‘City of Lakes’. The rocky landscape of Nainital makes this place popular among travellers who love trekking. There are many famous tourists spots for every person, romantic or adventure, thriller or peace. The temperature in winter goes down to -1degree Celsius, and that what makes this place snow heaven and offers many beautiful views in winter.
Tourists are attracted by the lush green hills, varied flora and fauna and the mind-blowing views of Himalayas. Mussoorie has a pleasant climate throughout the year and during the spring season, the town looks beautiful also the blooming flowers, trees all around is a treat to eyes. Mussoorie is a city of Uttarakhand and is a popular hill station in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand. Mussoorie gets its name from the ‘Mansoor plants’.
Dehradun also offers some best place that you can visit to see beautiful and relaxing sunset around man-made lake. Dehradun also receives snowfall in month of January. Dehradun is well connected to roads and by flights. Dehradun also serves as the gateway to some famous hill stations of Mussoorie, Nainital, Rishikesh, Haridwar. This is a popular destination among all Indians and one of the most popular places to visit in Uttarakhand.
Sattal is a group of seven fresh lakes and loads of migratory birds also offers panoramic views that’s what make this place wonderful. This place is situated in Kumaon Region at an elevation of 1370 m above sea level. The seven lakes namely: Panna, Naldaymanti Tal, Sita, Lakshman, Bharat, Sukha Tal flanked by lush green cover of pines and oaks. This place is paradise for nature buffs and this is the only place in Uttarakhand tourism that offers Bird watching, boating.
Rishikesh is among most beautiful cities and a blend of spiritual and breath-taking experiences. Rishikesh is on the foothills of Himalayas and is the hub of many temples, popular cafes, yoga ashrams and adventure sports such as white-water rafting, bungee jumping, flying fox, mountain biking, etc. This place is vegetarian by law and you will mostly find north Indian cuisine here. Most of the places also serves south Indian, Italian, Chinese, Thai.
Almora is one of the best offbeat places to visit in Uttarakhand, especially in summer to escape the heat. Almora is considered the cultural heart of Kumaon region. Almora is famous for its alluring beauty, panoramic view of the Himalayas and rich cultural heritage. During September hotels are usually crowded because of Nanda devi fair. This place is also known for its indigenous handicrafts, local cuisine and its rich culture and tradition. Almora has been an important location for shooting Bollywood movies because of its exquisite landscape.
Chamoli is popularly known as the ‘adobe of Gods’. This place is famous for its shrines, temples and connections with Hindu mythology. Travellers will find many small eateries, dhabas and restaurant around the place and place is well known for its Kumauni cuisine which is quite delicious and unique in flavour.
Best time to visit Uttarakhand:
The best time to visit Uttarakhand is in summer or in the starting of the winter season. i.e. from June to November or February to April.