Uttarakhand is blessed with scenic beauty and has an innocent charm of its own. Read and
plan your travel, as we bring to you a compilation of things to do in Uttarakhand.
VISIT THE GATEWAY TO THE ALMIGHTY
Set along the banks of the pious river Ganga, Haridwar is an ancient city and is regarded as one of
the seven holiest places to Hindus. Here you will find many Hindu temples, some built years and
years ago and some that were built in the recent times. The city also hosts the famous Kumbhmela
which is celebrated after every 12 years, where millions of pilgrims, devotees, and tourists gather in
Haridwar to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganga. The Ganga Aarti held every
evening at Har ki Pauri on is a must watch for tourists visiting Haridwar. Some of the most visited
temples in this sacred city are Mansa Devi temple, Chandi Devi temple.
CLICK, SHOP, LAUGH, LIVE IN THESE TOURISTY DESTINATIONS
Uttarakhand is also home to some of the best and most visited hill stations in the country, like
Mussoorie, Nainital, Lansdowne and many more. These hill stations are a perfect blend of natural
beauty and touristy attractions. All these hill stations were developed during the British Raj which is
pretty evident by the style of buildings and hence hold a treasure of historical importance. These hill
stations are perfect vacationing spots if you are looking to chill amidst mountains while your
comforts are intact.
BETTER LEARN THE RULES OF THE JUNGLE BEFORE YOU TRY THESE
Wish to make your holidays in Uttarakhand a little more adventurous? Then go ahead and visit the
Jim Corbett National Park, the oldest national park in India which was established in 1936 and is
named after the well known wildlife conservationist, Jim Corbett. This wildlife hotspot gives you a
chance to see and experience the life in jungles, and spot many wild animals like the Tiger, Elephant,
local Crocodiles and Gharials, Barking deer, Sambhar Deer and many more. Also experience closely
the rich culture of Kumaon and the Van Gujjars, a community living in the jungles for years. There
are other national parks and bird watching spots in Uttarakhand like The Rajaji National Park, Kilbury
bird reserve, Binsar wildlife sanctuary and many more. So pack your hats and get ready to roll on
open Gypsy’s to get a unique experience of the life in the wild.
PILGRIM OR CLIMBER? HERE IS SOMETHING IN COMMON
Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamnotri are the char dhams of Uttarakhand. Visited by
thousands of pilgrims every year, these pilgrimage spots, set in the garhwal Himalayas and
surrounded by towering mountains are a perfect playground for mountaineers from all over the
world. A visit to these dhams also gives you an opportunity to closely experience the culture of
REVITALISE YOUR SOUL AND PUSH YOUR LIMITS IN RISHIKESH
Known as the Yoga capital of the world, Rishikesh is a favourite vacationing spot for both foreign
and domestic tourists. Apart from the spiritual and yogic teachings the town is also famous for
adventure activities like White Water Rafting and Kayaking in the mighty Ganga, Bungee Jumping,
Camping, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing and Zip Lining.
TREAT YOUR SENSES IN THIS NEXT DESTINATION
Fond of bakery items and cool cafe’s? Then Dehradun is the place for you. A city with a beautiful mix
of colonial and Garhwali culture, also known as the education capital of the country and inhabited by
service class and educated citizens, Dehradun is popular for its natural beauty and archaic monuments.
The valley, blessed with pleasant weather has historical significance and is also a favourite weekend
getaway for many tourists.
FANCY SLIDING DOWN A MOUNTAIN? THEN THIS ONE IS FOR YOU
A famous ski destination, with sound infrastructure, Auli also known as ‘Auli Bugyal’, in Garhwali is
located at an elevation of 2,500mts to 3,050mts. The ski slopes in Auli are fitted for both professional
skiers and novices. Uttarakhand Tourism Department holds skiing competitions every year to promote
the sport and the place. So, pack your warm clothes and head to Auli to enjoy one of the best activities
to do in Uttarakhand.
FOLLOW A FOUR HORNED SHEEP TO HEAVEN
This popular three week long pilgrimage is a festival of Uttarakhand and people from the entire
Garhwal and Kumaon divisions as well as people from other parts of the country and world take part
in this religious procession which is headed by a four horned sheep and goes through the villages of
both Garhwal and Kumaon, right upto Roopkund. It is said that the Nanda Devi fair was started in
the 16th centuryduring the reign of King Kalyan Chand. Observe the rich and unique cultures of both
Kumaon and Garhwal region by taking part in this procession.
DESTRESS AND DETOX ON THESE TRAILS IN THE ‘LAND OF GODS’
Walking the Himalayas is one of the best way to immerse in the beauty of this land and to explore
Uttarakhand, it also gives you a chance to enjoy the hospitality and warmth of the locals.
Uttarakhand has some very picturesque and less explored trails both in the Garhwal and Kumaon
division for seasoned trekkers as well as begginers. Some of the must do treks in Uttarakhand are
Har ki Doon trek, Pindari Glacier trek, Gaumukh Tapovan or Gangotri Glacier trek, Deorital trek,
Chandershila trek, Valley of flowers trek, Roopkund trek and many more. Put your trekking shoes on
and get set to experience the ‘Land of Gods’ on foot.
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