Places to visit Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand, the northern state of India, is the land of excellent scenic beauty and serene spirituality. Earlier it was the part of the Uttar-Pradesh state.It is known as “Lands of the Gods” due to the association of the religious belief as many hindu temples here and it is also a pilgrimage center. It is also famous for natural environment of the Himalayas. It is a very popular tourist destination as it is famous for hill stations, national parks, pilgrimage places and adventurous activities like trekking, rafting, climbing etc. Here are some famous places you should be visit in Uttrakhand.
Dehradun: It is the capital city and the largest city of Uttrakhand state, located at the himalayan foothills. The attraction of the Dehradun are Clock water, Tapovan, Robber’s cave, sahastradhara, Mindrolling Monastery and many more. It has number of temples, adventurous spots and also picnic spots.
Nainital: It is a popular hill station which is well known for its beautiful lakes and temples. It is situated at the altitude of 2,084 above the sea level and surrounded by the peak of Kumaon hills. The major attractions of Nainital are Naini Lake. Eco cave gardens, Naina Devi temple, Nainital Zoo and snow view point.
Rishikesh: It is also known as Yoga Capital of the World, situated on the bank of river Ganga. It has the number of temples, adventure spots and Yoga Ashram. It is one of the most popular destination for the religious people and it also known as the holiest city for the Hindus. It has been considered as the hub of adventure sports in India as it includes River Rafting, Bungee Jumping, trekking and Flying Fox etc.
Haridwar: It is also famous for its natural beauty and spirituality. It is popular for Ganga Aarti where you can take a holy dip in Ganga and the major attractions are Har-Ki-pauri, Chila wildlife sanctuary, Manasa Devi temple and Vaishno Devi temple.