Places to Visit in Uttarakhand

If you’re looking for fresh air and tranquillity, I’m sure you hear about Devbhumi (” Land of God “), it is an alternative name of Uttarakhand, a state bordered by Nepal and Tibet. Dehradun is the Uttarakhand capital.  Uttarakhand is the origination of two holy rivers named Ganga at Gangotri and Yamuna at Yamunotri. This state is divided into two regions – Garhwal and Kumaon. Here I will give you information about some beautiful Uttarakhand destinations you should explore before you die. Mountains, forests and valleys, ancient holy places, and so many trekking options are some of the attractions that make you travel Uttarakhand.  It is the best place for nature lovers. If you want to see heaven on earth then go visit Uttarakhand.

Here are some places to visit in Uttarakhand.



Rishikesh is a peaceful and holy town around 8 hours from Delhi in (Uttarakhand) northern India. It is the adventure capital of India. It is a town with so many Ashrams and it is famous for the yoga world-wide. River rafting in Rishikesh is very popular among youngsters.




Auli is a popular ski destination and one of the most interesting and beautiful place to visit in Uttarakhand.  Tourist here come for Auli weather that is fantastic with beautiful sceneries. At an average height of 2800 meters, it is nestled in the lap of snow-capped peaks of Garhwal region Himalayas, in the Chamoli district. The Auli Hill station is famous as a trekking destination, adventure tourism and snow-capped mountains.




Nainital is a beautiful hill station in Uttarakhand, situated in the Kumaon region. It is a famous tourist destination in India, attracting a large number of domestic and foreign tourists every year. The Nanital district is also referred to as the Lake District of India because there are beautiful 60 Lakes in the area beside the Naini Lake.




Haridwar is the most visited place by the spiritual people. It is situated at the base of the Siwalik Hills. Haridwar is also called the ‘Gateway to the god’ with a large number of temples and ashrams located there. In fact Haridwar is the first place that welcomes the River Ganga after flowing down from the Himalayas and it starts from the Gangotri. According to Mythology River Ganga is known for purifying the soul. It is the beautiful sight to explore and see lit up diyas floating on the river. This place is famous for the Kumbh Mela, a fair or festival, which is held once in twelve years.


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