Uttarakhand has everything in store for any tourist who is daring enough to face heights of the Himalayas, crazy enough to sail on the snow, and keen enough to explore himself/herself. Top 5 amazing places to visit In Uttarakhand.
Top 5 Amazing Places To Visit In Uttarakhand
1. Dehradun And Mussoorie
The capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun has a picturesque location with a beautiful view of the Himalayan ranges and river Ganga flowing on either side of the city. Mussoorie is located at a distance of about 38 km from Dehradun. It is touted to be the ‘Queen of Hills’ and attracts many tourists every year to visit famous Uttrakhand destinations, making this the most beautiful place in Uttarakhand.
Things to do: Visit the National Parks, Lakes, Kempty Falls, Benog Hill & Jwalaji Temple. Monastery, Resorts and Forest research institute in Dehradun
2. Nainital And Ranikhet
One of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand and a popular getaway for couples and families is Nainital. Located by the famous Naini Lake in the valley, surrounded by mountains on all sides where one can enjoy majestic vistas of nature here. Plus, there is plenty to explore with some interesting tourist places in Nainital. Also, these are two of the places to visit in Uttarakhand in the monsoon!
Things to do: Visit the host of temples at Ranikhet, go trekking, and visit the Nainital zoo
3. Jim Corbett – Wildlife Heaven
If you’re looking for famous Uttarakhand tourist places then this place is a must-visit. Formerly known as Haley’s National Park, Jim Corbett was established in 1938 and attracts visitors for its Royal Bengal Tigers.
The park is home to some 600 species of birds, an equal number of animals and around 488 different types of plants and trees and is amongst the best places to visit in Uttarakhand… Jim Corbett organizes safaris and hiking trails through the dense forest’s buffer zones all through the year. Safari tour also remains one of the best things to do in Jim Corbett.
Things to do: Elephant rides, elephant safaris, Jeep safaris, photography, and unplanned excursions
4. Rishikesh And Haridwar
Another place you definitely must visit in Uttarakhand is the adventure capital–Rishikesh and pilgrim capital–Haridwar. Haridwar is a place where tourists get enchanted by the place’s rustic touch and spiritual energy and surroundings. Rishikesh is considered to be one of the best exotic places to visit in Uttarakhand. Some of the thrilling things to do in Rishikesh include river rafting, bungee jumping, mountain biking, and many more.
Things to do: Take part in the Ganga aarti in Haridwar, a holy dip in the river Ganga, go for a boat ride, eat the local delicacies and talk to the spiritual gurus. Visit the ashrams in Rishikesh; go for water sports adventures in Rishikesh and trekking up in the hills.
Chamoli is popularly known as the ‘adobe of Gods’. Famous for its shrines, temples, and connections with Hindu mythology and stories — Chamoli is also the town that sparked off the famous Chipko movement.
The place is frequented by tourists for its villages and rich Garhwali traditions.
Things to do: Trekking, sightseeing, photography, skiing, and cable car rides
These are the top 5 amazing places to visit in Uttarakhand.
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