Club the breathtaking panoramic view of Himalayas with some of the best tourism opportunities like nature, wildlife, adventure, and pilgrimage – and you will experience a vacation full of fun and unforgettable moments. The small and beautiful state of Uttaranchal in north India is one such place that is rich in flora and fauna, natural and touristic ambiance, and houses some of the most important pilgrimage centers in the country.
On your trip to Uttaranchal, you will come across a number of glaciers, passes, meadows and trekking routes with some of the major rivers like the Ganga and Yamuna.
Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dehradun, Mussoorie, Almora, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Gangotri, Jim Corbett National Park, Nainital, Ranikhet, and Pithoragarh are some of the places that witness the maximum inflow of tourists from all over the world. The state is divided into two regions, namely the Garhwal region and the Kumaon region.
The major fairs and festivals of the Garhwal region are Hatkalika Fair, Tapkeshwar Fair, Surkhanda Devi Mela, Kunjapuri Fair, Lakhawar Village Fair and Mata Murti Ka Mela.
On the other hand, the Kumaon region celebrates Uttarayani Mela, Shravan Mela (Jageshwar), Kartik Poornima at Dwarahat, Kasar Devi fair and Nanda Devi melas with same enthusiasm.
Every hill in Uttaranchal is famous for scenic ambiance and temple attractions. Haridwar and Rishikesh are the most holy destination in Uttaranchal.
Char-dhams (Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri), nestled in the mighty mountains, are another highly frequented pilgrim centres.
Adventure freaks can try out sports like skiing, trekking and river rafting.
Jim Corbett National park, Rajaji National park and Nanda Devi National Park have some of the rarest wildlife attractions that one cannot afford to miss.
Located at the foothills of Shivalik hills, Uttaranchal is simply called the ‘Abode of Gods’. This beautiful state comprises of 14 superb hilly districts of former Uttar Pradesh. Nanda Devi, which lies in the district of Chamoli, is considered as the highest point point in the state with an altitude of 7,817 m. BOLA TANGKAS