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Places to Visit in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand, the 27th state of India, is a land blessed with celestial beauty and the grace of Gods. Hence, often referred to as the "Land of Gods." It is nestled at the foothills of the mighty Himalayas in the northern part of India. Uttarakhand is packed with numerous tourist and pilgrimage destinations and offers excellent tourism opportunities.

The tourist attractions in Uttarakhand contain everything from snow-clad mountains and gigantic peaks, through scenic spots and untouched wildlife, to sacred pilgrim destinations. This state is the perfect holiday destination to relax and rejuvenate both body and mind in the lap of nature. The famous tourist places in Uttarakhand cater to all kinds of interests of tourists. 

Best Pilgrim Destinations in Uttarakhand 

This beautiful state is also known as Devbhoomi and offers pilgrims several sacred destinations to visit during the Uttarakhand tour. From covering the Chard Dham Circuit to building a connection with mind and body through Yoga, everything is captivating with this DevBhoomi. 

Best Hill Stations in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is blessed with numerous hill stations that are the perfect spots for couples, adventure enthusiasts, and peace lovers. So whether you want to enjoy trekking, camping, birdwatching, or skiing, the hill stations of Uttarkhand got you covered. 

  • Dehradun
  • Mussoorie
  • Almora
  • Auli
  • Nainital
  • Ranikhet
  • Pithoragarh

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Uttarakhand 

With your tour of Uttarakhand, you can explore diverse flora and fauna through its various wildlife sanctuaries. A major part of the state is abundant in rainforests and alpine forests, home to some rare and endangered wildlife species.

Tourist places in Uttarakhand also comprise several glaciers, passes, meadows, and trekking routes. Besides, several important rivers like the Ganga and Yamuna originate from the region. 

These tourist places of Uttarakhand offer thrilling experiences, natural beauty, and a sense of calmness. So, you can plan your Uttarakhand tour with your friends, family, or partner. We offer customizable Uttarakhand tour packages that suit your holiday theme and give you the best moments in this Himalayan state. 


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FAQs about Places to Visit in Uttarakhand

Q: Which is the most beautiful place in Uttarakhand?

Ans. There are many beautiful places in Uttarakhand. Here are some of the top ones -

  • Mussoorie
  • Kedarnath
  • Badrinath
  • Rudraprayag
  • Almora
  • Ranikhet
  • Mukteshwar
  • Kanatal
  • Chopta
  • Chandrashila
  • Lansdowne
Q: Which time is best for the Uttarakhand tour?

Ans. Plan your Uttarakhand tour between March - June or September - February. The weather is pleasant in the summer months, offering a comfortable sightseeing tour. In winter, Uttarakhand receives heavy snowfall, inviting adventure lovers to places like Auli and Mussoorie to enjoy skiing and snowboarding.

Q: Is Uttarakhand worth visiting?

Ans. Yes, Uttarakhand is a charming state in North India that invites nature lovers, peace seekers, adventure buffs, wildlife enthusiasts, and religious people. Uttarakhand has many stunning hill stations with endless activities and attractions that captivates tourists.

Q: Which is better: Uttrakhand or Sikkim?

Ans. It depends on what you are looking for. If you want to visit the revered Hindu pilgrimage sites - Chardham (Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri) and the world's yoga capital - Rishikesh, opt for Uttarakhand. And if you wish to witness the majestic Mount Kanchenjunga, the highest peak in India and the third highest in the world, visit Sikkim. Both states are famous travel destinations and see a massive influx of tourists throughout the year.