Places to visit in Uttarakhand, tourist places to visit in Uttarakhand. Places to visit like Haridwar, Rishikesh, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Mussoorie, Nainital, New Tehri, Tungnath Chopta, Almora, Ranikhet and many more places in Uttarakhand.
Simply Heaven Uttarakhand or Uttaranchal is known for its natural beauty of the Himalayas, the Bhabhar and the Terai grasslands and savannas. The Simply Heaven on earth, Uttarakhand is often referred to as the Devbhumi or Land of the Gods due to the many Hindu temples and pilgrimage centers.
On 9 November 2000, Uttarakhand became the 27th state of the Republic of India, being carved from the Himalayan districts of Uttar Pradesh. It borders Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north; the Sudurpashchim Pradesh of Nepal to the east; the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh to the south and Himachal Pradesh to the west and north-west. The state is divided into two divisions, Garhwal and Kumaon, with a total of 13 districts. The capital of Uttarakhand is Dehradun, the largest city of the state, which is a railhead. The High Court of the state is located in Nainital.
Uttarakhand has many tourist spots due to its location in the Himalayas. There are many ancient temples, forest reserves, national parks, hill stations, and mountain peaks that draw a large number of tourists. There are 44 nationally protected monuments in the state. Oak Grove School in the state is on the tentative list for World Heritage Sites. Two of the holiest rivers in Hinduism the Ganges and Yamuna, originate in Uttarakhand.

Close Menu