Uttarakhand, India

Uttarakhand is a State of Hindu pilgrimage sites and has a lot of travel destinations.

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Uttarakhand is also known as Dev Bhoomi (The Land of Gods).

Uttarakhand is northern state of India. The Capital of Uttarakhand is Dehradun. Uttarakhand is also known as Dev Bhoomi (Land of Gods), which is known for Hindu pilgrimage sites and has a lot of travel destinations. Uttarakhand is the most famous hill station like Himachal Pradesh and also known for its adorable natural calamities, Temples, beauty of hills, glaciers, snow-covered peaks and beautiful lakes. Some of the highest mountains in the world are found in Uttarakhand.

How many districts in Uttarakhand?

There are 13 districts in Uttarakhand list is following below.

Which is famous river in Uttarakhand?

The river Ganges originates from Gomukh of Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand which is often referred to as the giving birth river and goddess. The Ganges River is a major water body in North India on the banks of which many civilizations are inhabited.

Which language is spoken in Uttarakhand?

Languages spoken in Uttarakhand are 'Garhwali' and 'Kumaoni' (both Pahari languages). Hindi is the official language of the state, so they can understand the Hindi language.

Name of most famous highest mountains in Uttarakhand?

Nanda Devi: Nanda Devi is the second most elevated mountain in India after Kangchenjunga. It is the 23rd-most peak top on the planet.

Kamet: Kamet is the second highest mountain in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India, after Nanda Devi Mountain. It is 7,756 metres high.

Hardeol: Hardeol is one of the important peaks of the Kumaon Himalayas. It is also known as ‘Temple of God). It is the highest peak on the northern side of the ring of the peaks guarding the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. It is 7,151 metres high.

Trisul: Trisul is group of three himalayan mountains peaks named as Trisul I, Trisul II, and Trisul III. The three peaks resemble a trident (Trisul), which is also called weapon of God Lord Shiva.

Dunagiri: Dunagiri is one of the great pinnacles of the Chamoli District in the state of Uttarakhand in India. Lord Hanuman carried Sanjeevi Mountain from Dronagiri to cure Lakshman and Rama and the Vaanara army who had fainted and wounded in the war.

Meru Peak: Meru Peak is a mountain situated in the Garhwal Himalayas, in the state of Uttarakhand in India. Meru, also in the Himalayas, is the most difficult to climb because of some highly challenging routes.

Rajrambha: Rajrambha peak situated in the Pithoragarh district of the state of Uttarakhand in India. On the mountain top, a few snow capped blossoms can be found like, lillium oxypetalum and Primula macrophylla.

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Top most Famous tourist atractions in Uttarakhand

  • Kedarnath

    Kedarnath is a Town in the state of Uattrakhand in India. Kedarnath is famous for Kedarnath Temple. Kedarnath temple is a part of ‘Char Dhams’ and ‘Panch Kedar’ in Uttarakhand. The Chamoli region of Uttarakhand has more than 200 Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, the most important of which is Kedarnath. The temple in Kedarnath presents a vast view and located in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by lofty snow covered peaks. In Hindu customs, it is believed that Lord Shiva appeared in the form of Jyotirlingam or grand light. There are 12 such Jyotirlingas and Kedarnath is the most notable among them.

    Top Most Famous Tourist Attractions in Kedarnath
    1. Kedarnath Temple
    2. Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi
    3. Bhairavnath Temple
    4. Gaurikund
    5. Sonprayag
    6. Gandhi Sarovar
    7. Trek to Chorabari Tal
    8. Chorabari Glacier
    9. Vasuki Tal Lake
    10. Vasuki Taal
    11. Mayali Pass
    12. Rambada
    13. Trekking
    14. Paragliding
    15. Rappelling
  • Mussoorie

    Mussorie is famous hill station for taveller located in Dehradun district of Indian state of Uttarakhand. From Delhi to Mussoorie distance around 290km. Mussoorie usually receives snowfall in December, January and February, although the number of icy days has decreased in recent years. Mussoorie is additionally popular for the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration where officials are prepared for the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service. The most famous vacation destination of Mussoorie is "The spectacular Gun Hill” and it is second highest peak in the region after Lal Tibba. The beauty of Mussoorie is adorable nature, snow fall, waterfall, wooden bridge and captivating view of the surrounding Himalayan Mountains.

    Top Most Famous Tourist Attractions in Mussoorie
    1. Shree Prakasheswar Mahadev Mandir
    2. The Mall Road
    3. Tibetan Market
    4. Gun Hill Point
    5. Lal Tibba Mountain view
    6. Bhadraj Temple
    7. Nag Devta Temple
    8. Mussorie Lake
    9. Adventure Park
    10. Mussoorie Waterfall
    11. Shikhar Waterfall
    12. Mossy Waterfall
    13. Kempty Waterfall
    14. George Everest Peak
    15. Benog Wildlife Sanctuary
    16. Dalai Hills
  • Valley of Flowers National Park

    Valley of fowers National Park is a national park of India located in North Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand. It is a region of valley of flowers rich in diverse flora and fauna. With its magnificent mountains serving as the backdrop and the streams flowing inside it, the Valley of Flowers is also equipped with a plethora of wildlife species. The Valley of Flowers is popularly known for its great travel opportunity which is suitable for a wide range of adventurous people. There are plenty of excellent flowers like Wild rose, Reinwardtia Indica, Thymus Linearis, Fragaria Nubicola, Gagea Lutea and Berberis Aristata.

  • Nainital

    Nainital is a Himalayan resort town and a hill station located in the Kumaon region in the state of Uttarakhand. Nainital is famous for the Naini Lake, stunning mountain views and enchanting climate. Nainital is a famous honeymoon spot as it is rich in natural beauty and scenic spots. Every year many tourists come to see the natural beauty of the hills, the captivating nature and The Lake City Nainital which is a favorite place for honeymooners and couples.

    Top Most Famous Tourist Attractions in Nainital
    1. Naina Devi Temple
    2. Girija Devi Temple
    3. Hanuman Garhi
    4. Nainital Lake
    5. Himalaya’s viewpoint
    6. Tibetan & Bhotia Market
    7. Snow View point
    8. Naini Peak
    9. Corbett Waterfall
    10. Bhimtal Lake
    11. Naukuchia Taal
    12. G B Pant High Altitude Zoo
    13. The Mall Road
    14. Cave Garden
    15. Chauli Ki Jali
    16. Ropeway Road
    17. Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary
    18. Jim Corbett National Park
  • Rishikesh

    Rishikesh is a city situated in the lower regions of the Himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand in India. Rishikesh is also known as the "Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas" and the "Yoga Capital of the World". Due to the religious significance of the place, non-vegetarian food and alcohol are strictly prohibited in Rishikesh. Rishikesh is famous for the Char Dham Yatra named Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Rishikesh is a small quiet town which is popular for meditation and yoga. Here you can experience adventure activities like boating, traveling, rock climbing and kayaking.

    Top Most Famous Tourist Attractions in Rishikesh
    1. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
    2. Lord Shiva Statue
    3. Chandreshwar Mahadev Temple
    4. Bhootnath Temple Rishikesh
    5. Ganga Arti
    6. Gurdwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib
    7. Rishikesh Valley
    8. Rishikesh River Rafting
    9. Gita Bhawan
    10. Parmarth Niketan Ashram
    11. The Beatles Ashram
    12. Ram Jhula
    13. Laxman Jhula
    14. Ganga Beach
    15. Lakshman Temple
    16. Rajaji National Park
    17. Jumpin Heights
    18. Neergarh Waterfall Road
    19. Patna Waterfall
    20. Neer Waterfall
  • Haridwar

    Haridwar is an old city in the state of Uttarakhand and is known as a heavenly place for Hindus which is famous for Hindu pilgrimage. Haridwar is second largest city and district in the state of Uttarakhand. In Sanskrit, Hari means "Lord Vishnu", and Dwar means "gateway". Therefore, Haridwar is called the "Gateway to Lord Vishnu".Haridwar is also the gateway to four important yatras - Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. This is the place where the river Ganges flowing from the Himalayas first touches the plain and Hindus believe that those who take a dip in the river Ganges can wash away all their sins.

    Top famous toursit attractions in Haridwar
    1. Ganga Aarti Sthal
    2. Ganga Temple
    3. Har Ki Pauri Ghat
    4. Daksheshwar Mahadev Temple
    5. Bilvkeshwar Mahadev Temple
    6. Lord Shiva Statue
    7. Ganga Ghat
    8. Vishwakarma Ghat
    9. Vaishno Devi Mandir
    10. Bharat Mata Temple
    11. Saptrishi Ashram
    12. Shri Mata Mansa Devi Mandir
    13. Maa Chandi Devi Temple
    14. Shantikunj Gayatri Parivar
    15. Maya Devi Temple
    16. Bhimgoda Barrage
    17. Patanjali Herbal Garden
  • Dehradun

    Dehradun is one of the most popular and largest city in the state of Uttarakhand in India. Dehradun also known as the Calm Valley is located in the lower regions of the Himalayas. The city is a passage of well known hill stations like Mussoorie and Hindu Pilgrimage like Haridwar and Rishikesh. It is famous for institutions like Indian Military Academy, Army cantt, National Institute for the Blinds, Wildlife Institute of India, Institute of Himalayan Geology and Doon School (one of the best boarding school). Cultural activities like drama-theatre, music festival, scholar's festival and social festival are organized in the city. Dehradun has breathtaking views of sunrise and sunset, like other cities of Uttarakhand state has pleasant and cold weather.

    Top famous toursit attractions in Dehradun
    1. The Mall Road
    2. Robber's Cave
    3. Indira Market Dehradun
    4. Mata Vaishno Devi
    5. Lal Tibba Scenic Point
    6. Ghanta Ghar
    7. Subir Raha Oil Museum
    8. Khalanga War Memorial
    9. Zonal Anthropological Museum
    10. Morrison Memorial Church
    11. Tapkeshwar Mandir
    12. Chandrabani Temple
    13. Mata Vaishno Devi
    14. Buddha Temple
    15. Mindrolling Monastery
    16. Forest Research Institute (Timber Museum)


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