Top 5 places to visit in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhhand (also called as Uttaranchal) is an state in northern part of india.It is also called ‘Devbhumi’ or Land of Gods. Uttarakhand is known for its beauty, rivers, Himalayas , culture and many other things .it is blessed with some amazing tourist places. let us go through those places one by one.

  1. Dehradun

it is the Capital of Uttarakhand and one of the best places to visit in the state .This beautiful place is surrounded by hills of Mussoorie.. Dehradun is also known as ‘School capital of India’ due to number of schools there are in Dehradun.it lies between ganga and Yamuna river. There are lots of places to visit in Dehradun such as Clement house, Robber’s cave, Tapkeshwar temple, Forest research Institute campus and many other. The best time to visit Dehradun is said to be between March to June.

2. Mussoorie

Mussourie is one of the best and famous places to visit in our country. it is also called as queen of hills.It is a hill station, which is 35 kilometers away from Dehradun.it is in the foothills of Garhwali Himalayan range.it is not only famous for its beauty but also for its education and Business .There are many places to visit in Mussoorie, such as the lush green hills, view of Shivalik hills, colonial houses, the Kempty falls, sir George Everest house and many more. Best time to visit Mussoorie is between April to June.

Nainital

Nainital is also called as lake city of India.it is among the most visited hill stations of North India.it is located in the Kumaoun foothills of the outer Himalayas.it is at a distance of 285 Km from the capital of state, Dehradun.it is situated 1938 meters above the sea-level. the eye catching thing in Nainital is Naini lake.it not only attracts other state’s people but also foreign tourists. Naintal is an ideal winter destination.The other places to visit in Nainital are:-Govind ballabh pant marg ,Nainital zoo, Cheena peak, Naina Devi temple, Tiffin Top and many other exciting places.

4. Rishikesh

Also known as yoga capital of world, Rishikesh is one of the best spiritual places in Uttarakhand it is known for its ancient temples.it is also known as gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas. it is 45 km away from dehradun.it is a pilgrimage town. many tourist come in Rishikesh for its peace and spiritualty.it is located in the foothills of Shivalik range on the banks of the river ganga in northern india. Rshikesh is not only a great pilgrimage place but also a great adventure place where we can enjoy water rafting, kayaking, rock climbing, bungee jumping and many other things. some famous places to visit in Rishikesh are:- Lakshman Jhula, Neelkanth Mahadev temple, Ram jhula, Triveni ghat, Parmarth niketanand and many other.

Haridwar

Haridwar is an ancient city and a pilgrimage place in Uttarakhand state.The city is situated on the right bank of the ganga river. at the foothills of shivalik range. In Haridwar, many important religious workship and events are done. Some famous places to visit in Haridwar are:- Har ki pauri, Ganga arti, Shantikunj, Chandi devi temple, Chilla range and many other places.

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