Uttaranchal Tourist Places
What To See in Uttaranchal
a part of Uttar Pradesh, the new state of Uttaranchal came into existence on
9th November, 2000. Consisting of 13 hilly districts, Uttaranchal is a
picturesque state and promises its tourists a visit full of fun, excitement
and some lifetime memories. Situated in northern part of India, this small
state is bordered by Nepal and Tibet in the North, Haryana, Delhi and
Himachal Pradesh in the West and Uttar Pradesh in the South.
Places to visit in Uttarakhand : Main districts of Uttaranchal include Dehradun, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarkashi,
Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Hardwar, Pauri Garhwal, Almora, Nainital, Udham Singh
Nagar, Bageshwar, Pithoragarh and Champawat. Dehradun is the capital city,
other important destinations are Nainital, Mussoorie, Ranikhet, Dhanaulti,
Kausani and Almora. Apart from these, Uttaranchal is also home to a number
of pilgrimage sites like Gangotri, Kedarnath, Yamunontri, Badrinath,
Rishikesh and Haridwar. The Holy river Ganges flows through the state, on
the banks of which a number of shrines and temples stand.
Most of Uttaranchal sightseeing land area is covered with dense alpine forests which
provides shelter to some endangered and rare wildlife species. In addition
to these, the majestic glaciers, massive snow-covered mountains, magnificent
lofty peaks, skiing slopes and Valley of Flowers add more to the charm of
tourist destinations of Uttaranchal.
All Uttaranchal tourist destinations boast of several tourist
attractions, which attract tourists from far and near throughout the year.
Moreover, Uttaranchal is a perfect place to mix devotion with amusement and
a unique place for a memorable holiday.
Places To Visit In Uttarakhand :