Uttarakhand is a North-Indian state formerly known as Uttaranchal. There are many tourist places in Uttarakhand including famous temples or pilgrimage sites so it is also called “Dev Bhoomi or Land of Gods”. A large number of tourists visit here to due to its beautiful hill stations, reserve forests, national parks, ancient temples, famous rivers and Himalayan mountain peaks. Tourists also love many adventure sports like paragliding, sky diving, rafting and bungee jumping in Uttarakhand.
List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Uttarakhand
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Rishikesh is a beautiful town that has been populated alongside the Ganga River in Uttarakhand State. It is one of the best places in Uttarakhand for nature lovers and adventurers, during your trip. This town is ideal place for those who are looking for an adventurous as well as spiritual travel experience.
People from all over the world come here to spend their time at Yoga centers, to explore various temples and to enjoy most thrilling adventure activities like river rafting, camping, hiking & bungee jumping etc. You can also visit Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Beatles Cafe, Parmarth Niketan Ashram & Triveni Ghat. The Best time to visit in Rishikesh is September to Mid-November.
Haridwar is one of sacred places in Uttarakhand. It is an excellent destination for the people who are looking for yoga ashrams/centers and various temples like Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Swami Vivekanand Park etc.
During haridwar visit, you can perform Ganga Aarti, Enjoy Boat ride, Local cuisine and learn a lot from spiritual gurus. Winter season is suitable for such activities so the best time to visit here is October to February.
Nainital is a beautiful town surrounded by seven hills, popularly known as ‘Sapta-Shringa. It is a most popular hill-station in Northern India with its scenic natural beauty. It is amongest one of the top places in Uttarakhand for couples and families.
The town is centered on the Naini Lake. Nainital is a perfect holiday destination because it provides everything for visitors. You can enjoy Naini Lake, Tiffin Top, Mall road, horse riding, hot-air ballooning and mountaineering. You can also enjoy snowfall at winter season but the Best Time to visit to Nainital is March to June.
Dehradun is most famous hill stations & the capital of Uttarakhand. It is a gateway to some of the most popular tourist places in the Uttarakhand like Nainital and Mussoorie. The landscape of Dehradun is bright and colorful, giving the city a majestic charm to complement its beautiful temples and structures. Dehradun is very near to some of India’s most popular pilgrimage sites such as Haridwar and Rishikesh.
If you are romantic & nature lover then the enchanting beauty of Mussoorie is your wonderland. It is a famous hill stations in Uttarakhand located at the height of 1900 meters from the sea levels. The hill station serves as a gateway to the glaciers of Yamunotri and Gangotri and we can consider it as an ideal place to spend summer vacations.
Jim Corbett National Park
Jim Corbett National Park is name after the legendary naturalist and conservationist Mr Jim Corbett. It is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Uttarakhand located at Himalayas’ foothills, near Nainital (Popular hill-station of Uttarakhand). Jim Corbett National Park is a wildlife sanctuary in northern India with full of flora and fauna & famous for Bengal tigers.
Leopards and wild elephants find in Dhikala zone while hundreds of species of birds find in Sonanadi zone at the banks of the Ramganga Reservoir. Jeep safaris, elephant rides, unplanned excursions, wildlife photography, and bonfire nights are the best adventure activities to do while Travel to Uttarakhand. The best time to visit is November to June.
Auli is among the best places to visit in Uttarakhand during winter season specially in the month of December & January. It is a favorite destination to enjoy Skiing. ski slopes rise from 2,500m – 3,050m above sea level so ski lovers & professional visit to Auli for an adventure experience like Skiing, trekking, gondola rides, and camping.
The magnificent & scenic views of some of the highest Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Kamet, Mana Parvat, Dwarika, Barahbeesh Villa, Kanasar Ecolodge, and Dunagiri make it the popular destination in India. Best Time to visit Auli is March to June for pleasant wheater and November to February due to heavy snowfall.
Chopta is a small region of meadows and evergreen forest & known as mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand due to its lustful surroundings of Pine, Deodar and Rhododendron trees. It is located on top of a small settlement and valley surrounded by the steep mountains of Himalaya. Tourists can see precious Trishul, Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba ranges, rare birds flying and chirping around the valley.
The Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila trek is among the most famous trekking destinations in Uttarakhand, India. Many trekkers visit Chopta for its famous trekking up to Tungnath, the third temple of Panch Kedar.
Kedarnath is a holiest tourist places in Uttarakhand located at an attitude of 3584 meters above sea level. It is place near the head of river Mandakini. It is one of major site of chardham yatra. According to Hindu legends, the temple was built by Pandava’s. It is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India of lord Shiva. The temple of Kedarnath is always closes in winter due to heavy snowfall. May to June and September to October are best time to visit Kedarnath Dham Temple.
Badrinath is also one of the famous pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand located on the left bank of river Alaknanda in chamoli district. It is second major site of chardham yatra. According to Hindu legends, The Badrinath temple has been construct by saint-philosopher Adi Shankaracharya.
Best time to visit in kedarnath Dham Temple is May to October.