About Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is a state located in the northern part of India. Uttarakhand previously known as Uttaranchal, Uttarakhand known as “Devbhomi” or another words “Land of the Gods” because of it bless with ample natural beauty and the temples which are famous all along. Uttarakhand as it is nestled in the Himalayan region it is home to many famous hill stations, pilgrimage sites, and national parks. Uttarakhand is one of the most plausible tourist’s places. You can find a variety of things to do in this hill station. Uttarakhand offers a wide range adventures activity such as trekking, rock climbing, river rafting, skiing and many more.

Uttarakand tour package provide a pilgrimage experience to many of the travellers. It is on the of the best top-rated place in India to visit. Its religious importance attracts many devotees every year to visit Uttarakhand from India as well as from abroad. Uttarakhand’s scenic beauty is inspiring many photographers to take photographs and also the tourists to take memorable photo with unmatched beauty of the Himalayas. There are many options to stay at this hill station but in some month, it will be very crowded. So, while choosing the holidays in Uttarakhand make sure to keep this in your mind.

Tourists coming to Uttarakhand have their own choice of destinations or sites they want to visit. As Uttarakhand offers wide range of tour packages according to your holiday themes such as if your are planning for Family holidays any one can spend good time with his family, Honeymoon package where newly couple can spend memorable time together which picturises view, Spiritual package a famous site Chota Chardham & many famous temple, Solo packages who want to enjoy there holidays, Trekking package there are small treks and long days treks according by strength of tourist, also explore the wildlife, we have many packages. We at Traveloi(THIPL) have many tour packages accordingly to your preferences.

Uttarakhand Tourism

The picturesque beauty of Uttarakhand with snow-capped mountains, ancient holy rivers where people worship them and bath on them to get rid of their sins. The magnificent Himalayan range with numerous beauties.

Here are some highlights of tourism in Uttarakhand

  1. Hill Stations : Uttarakhand, which is collection of many popular hill station Mussoorie, Nainital, and Ranikhet, Auli,Chopta and many more. These hill station offers every tourist a wide range of outdoor activities with stunning views.
  2. Pilgrimage Sites : The state is famous for its spiritual pilgrimage sites like the Chota Char Dham which covers famous four shrines Yamunotri , Gangotri , Kedarnath , Badrinath and many more famous templese.
  3. Adventure Sports : Uttarakhand offers a wide range of adventure sports activities such as river rafting, trekking, camping, paragliding, and skiing.
  4. Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks : The state is home to several wildlife sanctuaries and national parks, including Jim Corbett National Park, Rajaji National Park, and Valley of Flowers National Park. These areas are known for their flora and fauna.
  5. Valley of Flowers : Valley of flower is famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. This site is famous for alpine flowers and the variety of flora with surrounding mountains.
  6. Auli : Auli is a famous destination for skiing in winter months. It offers panoramic views of the Himalayas.
  7. Cultural Diversity : Uttarakhand is divided into two administrative divisions Garhwal division & Kumaon division and comprises of 13 districts (7 districts in Garhwal region and 6 districts in Kumaon region) and Garhwali is known heritage culture, with famous for traditional music, dance, and festivals.
  8. Lakes and Waterfalls : Uttarakhand state have lakes and waterfalls such as Bhimtal, Nainital, and Sattal, while Kempty Falls and Bhatta Falls are popular waterfalls.
  9. Yoga and Wellness Retreats : Rishikesh is renowned as the "Yoga Capital of the World" and attracts people from around the globe seeking spiritual and wellness experiences.
  10. Local Cuisine : Uttarakhand is famous for its traditional dishes such as, Churkani, Aloo Ke Gutke, and Bal Mithai are some of the local delicacies.

Uttarakhand Travel Packages

Places to Visit in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand, a state in northern India, is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, spiritual significance, adventurous and wildlife opportunities.

There are some of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand for exploring and enjoying holidays:

  1. Dehradun : The capital city of Uttarakhand,. You can visit attractions like Robber's Cave, Sahastradhara, and the Forest Research Institute.
  2. Mussoorie : It’s Referred to as the "Queen of Hills," Mussoorie famous for its breathtaking views of the Himalayas, lush landscapes.
  3. Rishikesh : A spiritual and adventure hub, Rishikesh is famous for its yoga centers, ashrams, and the iconic Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula bridges that span the Ganges River. It's also a starting point for various treks and white-water rafting adventures.
  4. Haridwar : Haridwar is famous for the Ganga Aarti (ritual of worshiping the Ganges River) that takes place at Har Ki Pauri. The city also holds the Kumbh Mela, a major Hindu festival, every 12 years, Staring point of Chardham Yatra.
  5. Nainital : This picturesque hill station is centred around Naini Lake offers boating, horse riding, and a scenic view from Snow View Point.
  6. Jim Corbett National Park : India's oldest national park known for its Royal Bengal tigers.
  7. Auli : Auli is a skiing destination.
  8. Chopta : Referred to as the "Mini Switzerland of India.
  9. Lansdowne : It was founded by the Viceroy of India, during the British period.
  10. Chakrata : It’s a place who are looking to explore the hill. Here is the tiger fall.
  11. Valley of Flowers : A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this stunning valley bursts with a variety of vibrant wildflowers during the monsoon season, creating a colourful landscape.
  12. Kanatal : Offers mesmerizing views of the Shivalik mountain range covered with lush green & brown pine forests.
  13. Munsiyari : Offered majestic snow capped mountain and famous for trekking.
  14. Binsar : Offered majestic views of Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Kedarnath and Chaukhambha.
  15. Kausani : Kausani is dominated by Panchuli peaks, Trisul and Nanda Devi. The famous attractions here is sunset view.
  16. Badrinath and Kedarnath : These two holy sites are part of the Char Dham Yatra and hold immense religious significance for Hindus. Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, while Kedarnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
  17. Hemkund Sahib : A Sikh pilgrimage site, Hemkund Sahib is located at a high altitude and offers breathtaking views along with a serene lake and a Gurudwara.
  18. Mukteshwar : A quiet hill station known for its apple orchards and stunning views of the Nanda Devi and other peaks.

Things to do in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand holds a special place in everyone’s heart. Regardless of where you are from, this state is worth a visit. That it is one of the most unexplored states in the country is an added advantage, as there is no dearth of options to enjoy and indulge in.

If you need constant entertainment and parties, then visiting during the winters might be a bad idea. Even in the off-season though, you can still enjoy fun activities like skiing and snowboarding.

Uttarakhand is rapidly growing as the most sought-after tourist destination. It is a land of unparalleled natural splendour and offbeat adventure tourism. It attracts tourists from everywhere with its scenic beauty, snow-capped peaks, lush green valleys, mighty rivers, pilgrimage sites, beautiful temples, monasteries, ancient forts and hill stations.

Another major attraction in Uttarakhand is hill stations like Nainital, Mussoorie, Lansdowne that offer the unique opportunity to experience nature’s beauty in luxurious hill resorts. The religious circuit of Kailash Mansarovar and Haridwar – Rishikesh – Gangotri – Yamunotri – Varanasi is also quite beautiful.

How to Reach Uttarakhand

By Air

Uttarakhand have their own domestic airport in Dehradun connected with the major cities of India.

By Rail

Uttarakhand have railway stations in Haridwar, Dehradun, Haldwani & Kotdwar connected with all cities of India.

By Road

Uttarakhand have railway stations in Haridwar, Dehradun, Haldwani & Kotdwar connected with all cities of India.

Best Time to Visit Uttarakhand

Visit in Summer Season

The summer season between March and June in Delhi NCR can be extremely hot, while Uttarakhand enjoys pleasant weather.

Visit in Monsoon Season

Monsoon begins from July to August when uttarakhand receives rainfall. August -September is the time to witness the beauty of uttarakhand.

Visit in Winter Season

Winter season from November to February is the best time to witness snowfall in uttarakhanda.

FAQS on Uttarakhand

Why to visit Uttarakhand?

If you want to do adventure, like to explore the nature closely, like trekking, explore some amazing breathtaking views, if you are looking for pilgrimage site then you are at right destination for your holidays. Uttarakhand have everything for everyone.

How to reach Uttarakhand?

Uttarakhand is well connected by airways, railways and roadways. Dehradun Airport connects Uttarakhand with some major cities in India. There are taxis and buses available from the neighbouring states for Uttarakhand.

What is the best time to plan a trip to Uttarakhand?

Uttarakhand can be visited all throughout the year. Meanwhile the best time to to plan a trip to Uttarakhand is between October to June. June- September is monsoon season here which leads landslide and roadblocks.

When Chardham Yatra begins in Uttarakhand?

Akshaya Tritiya is the beginning of Chota Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand, which usually comes in the months of April or May and closed October/November.

How many days required to do Uttarakhand trip?

You need 10-15 days to complete the Uttarakahnd Trip in which you can cover major parts of Garhwarl and Kumaon region.

Best Pilgrimage sites to visit in Uttarakhand?

Ther are many pilgrimage places we can visit in Uttarakhand, in those there are few of them are here, Chota Chardham, Panch Kedar,Hemkund Shaib, Punch Prayag, Panch Badri, Kalimath Temple, Triyuginaryan, Sankaracharya math, Narshing Temple and many more.

What is the best time for trekking in Uttarakhand?

The best trekking time in summer is March and June, and then in winter October to feb.