Uttarakhand is well-known for its mountainous beauty. If you enjoy mountains, you will never regret visiting Uttarakhand. In this blog, we will look at all of the tourist attractions in Uttarakhand that you would love to visit. Because of its religious pilgrimage places and temples, Uttarakhand is also known as Devbhumi (the land of gods).
Why is Uttarakhand a famous tourist destination?
Uttarakhand is famed for its majestic Himalayas, holy rivers, spiritual centres, and enthralling sceneries. Uttarakhand is also well-known for adventure sports, an enthralling variety of flora and wildlife, a wonderful past preserved in archaic stones, and the most humble people. So let’s take a virtual trip to Uttarakhand:
Auli is known for its greenery and beauty. The forests are surrounded by Devdar, Oak and Pine trees. It is around a height of 9000 ft. From Auli you can see NandaDevi and Mana Parbat which are great for sightseeing. Don’t miss out on the highest ropeway in Auli. It is a home to the famed Artificial Lake, a natural lake positioned at an incredible height. It is regarded as one of the highest lakes in the world that is man made. It is also considered as the skiing capital of India. You can enjoy skiing at Auli to the fullest.
Lying in the Kumaoni hills it is well-known for its Himalayan vistas. J hula Devi Temple, devoted to the Hindu goddess Durga, is adorned with hundreds of bells. The terraced orchards of Chaubatia Gardens are home to fruit trees, with vistas of peaks such as Nanda Devi. Ranikhet is also known for beautiful treks.
Chopta, a lovely village that is still relatively unknown to visitors, is also known as the "Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand." Wake up to a cool salubrious wind and bird chattering in Chopta, a far cry from the blasting horns of towns and other hill stations. The early vista from Chopta is exhilarating when the red rays of daylight kiss the snow-laden Himalayas.
This silent retreat is surrounded by the region's decreasing pines, deodars, rhododendrons, and other conifers, making Chopta rich in flora and fauna.
The district is known for its panoramic Himalayan views. You can see the Himalayan views of Trishul and Panchuli from Kausani. You will love this place if you are a true nature lover. It is a fun place to do trekking and rock climbing. You can also explore this place mountain biking.
A very calm and relaxing place in Garhwal region is famous for rafting and paragliding. It is a sacred place and is considered to be an ideal one for yoga and meditation. It is famous for Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Tera Manzil Mandir, Triveni Ghat and some ashrams that you can visit.
Haridwar is known as a historic city and is said to be the most prominent Hindu pilgrimage destination in Uttarakhand. It lies in the place where the Ganges river flows out of the Himalayan hills. Har Ki Pauri, the largest of several holy ghats (bathing steps), performs a nightly Ganga Aarti (river-worshiping ceremony) in which small flickering lamps are floated off the steps. At the time of events like Kanwar Mela worshippers visit and swarm the city.
Naini lake, in the shape of mango is the centre of this city. Naini lake is surrounded by seven mountains. Its name is Nainital after Goddess Naina devi. The famous places in the district are Haldwani, Mukteshwar, Ramgarh, Ram nagar, Sattal, Khurpatal, Bhimtal, and Naukuchiatal. Nainital's never-ending expenditure of breathtaking beauty is nothing short of a love affair with Mother Nature's awe-inspiring and immaculate splendour.
Are you thinking of— Which is the most beautiful place to visit in Uttarakhand? Answer is Mussoorie. Lying in the foothills of Garhwal region is a place known as queen of hills. It lies at a height of 7000 ft. Mussoorie is great if you visit in the summers. You can do trekking, ziplining, and angling for adventure. Kempty falls is the most famous attraction of Mussoorie. Other places to visit in Mussoorie are George Everest house, Soham Heritage Art Centre, Mussoorie lake and Jharipani Falls.
It is the most chosen place to visit by tourists in Uttrakhand because of its climate in summer. Dehradun, the state capital of Uttarakhand, serves as a gateway to prominent hills such as Naintal and Mussoorie. It is most renowned for its top boarding institutions, such as the Doon School and the Indian Military Academy, which are located in the Doon Valley. It is famous for its great weather and scenic beauty.
Harsil is an untouched and hidden beauty of Uttarakhand state that offers plenty of opportunities for those seeking peace and solitude in the lap of the Himalayas. It is located at a height of 2620 metres above sea level on the banks of the Bhagirathi River. This charming hamlet has grown in popularity in recent years among travellers and environment lovers.
In the neighbourhood of Harsil, there are various exciting trekking paths to choose from. A vacation at Harsil is a refreshing experience that includes meditation and yoga.
Uttarakhand tours are great to revive your soul if you are a true mountain lover. You would love to keep coming to Uttarakhand if you come for once. The state is a holy place with its attractive beauty. Happy travelling!