Uttarakhand is the land of divine beauty of nature and spirituality, thus, known as “Land of Gods”. It is famous for its many Hindu temples and pilgrimage destinations as well as scenic natural surroundings replete with mountains, rivers, glaciers, abundant greenery and many other natural elements. Its diverse flora and fauna and the architecture of the bygone era holds attraction for the avid tourists. Haridwar, Rishikesh, Jim Corbett.From pilgrimage sites and high-altitude treks in Garhwal to cantonment towns and hill stations of Kumaon, Uttarakhand offers numerous activities and sightseeing options for people with different travel styles. There are many options for traveling within Uttarakhand:Train: Dehradun, Haridwar and Nainital are some of the places with their own railway station. This is considered the fastest way to travel within Uttarakhand.Bus: There are many local and private buses plying between different destinations of Uttarakhand.Taxis: Taxis are also easily available in Uttarakhand. Travel agents and hotels are always happy to help with taxi services too.Autos: Auto-rickshaws are found in many regions of Uttarakhand.
The top attractions in Uttarakhand include:Valley of Flowers for treks and vibrant flowers,Jim Corbett National Park for wildlife safaris,Lansdowne for stunning views,Nainital for serene lakes,Haridwar for temples and the Ganga,Rishikesh for adventure sports,Char Dham for pilgrimage and hiking,Auli for snow and adventure sports.Uttarakhand is quite a safe place to travel to for tourists because of its low crime rate and friendly locals.Uttarakhand can be visited throughout the year except for the peak monsoon season in July and August. Uttarakhand is an ever embracing state, but summer is the best time to visit this state when the temperature is cold and pleasant.Chota Char Dham Yatra is a pilgrimage circuit, consists of four sites and one of them is also part of longer Char Dham. These holy shrines are known as Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath,Located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.Panch Kedar are five temples of Lord Shiva in the Garhwal Himalayan region in Uttarakhand. Lord Shiva worship as Kedarnath, Tungnath, Rudranath, Madhyamaheshwar and Kalpeshwar, temple of Tungnath is the highest Shiva temple in the world.Panch Prayag are five sacred river confluences in the Garhwal Himalayas. The five prayags are Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Nandaprayag and Vishnuprayag.Sapta Badri are the seven holy shrines of Lord Vishnu in Garhwal Himalayas.Panchchuli Peaks of Munsiyari are a group of five snow capped Himalayan mountain peaks in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. Dehradun is the state capital city of Uttarakhand, located at the foothills of the Himalayas in the Doon Valley.Mussoorie is a wonderful hill station, located near the Dehradun in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan range.Haridwar is one of the ancient Indian city and part of one of the seven holiest places of India called as Sapta Puri. Places of interest in Haridwar includes Har Ki Pauri,Chandi Devi Temple,Mansa Devi Temple,Lord Shiva tallest statue and Bharat Mata Mandir.Rishikesh is known as Yoga Capital of the World and Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand.Mukteshwar is popular tourist destination, located high in the Kumaon Hills, rich in scenic beauty of hillsides,magnificent views Nanda Devi and peaks of Indian Himalayas.Nainital is a prominent tourist spot in Uttarakhand surrounded by mountains and magnificent peaks. Ranikhet is a charming hill station of Uttarakhand.Hill station of Auli is famous as trekking destination, adventure tourism and snow-capped mountains.Kausani is a picturesque hill station in Bageshwar district and famous for scenic landscape and panoramic view of Himalayan peaks.Pithoragarh is a small tourist town and home to many old temples and forts.Jim Corbett National Park is situated in the Nainital and oldest national park in India.Valley of Flowers is the most
beautiful flower valley in India and one of the must visit place,known for its meadows of endemic alpine.