Uttaranchal Holiday Ideas
Location : Foothills of Himalayas, North India
Known For : Hill Stations, Pilgrimage
Main Cities : Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Nainital
Mostly Visited For : Rafting, Yoga and Meditation in Rishikesh and Haridwar
Scenic Landscape of Uttaranchal
|Travel Destination :||Dehradun, Mussoorie, Nainital, Almora, Ranikhet.|
|Pilgrim Destination :||Rishikesh, Haridwar, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri, Gangotri.|
|Famous Festival :||Kumbh Mela in Haridwar Once in 12 Years, International Yoga Week in Rishikesh - February.|
|Most Visited :||Auli for Skiing, Rishikesh for Yoga and Meditation.|
|Famous Yatra :||Char Dham.|
|Wildlife Attraction :||Jim Corbett National Park, Nanda Devi National Park, Rajaji National Park.|
|Adventure Options :||Skiing, Trekking, Camping, River Rafting.|
|Colonial Monuments :||Forest Research Institute in Dehradun, Children's Lodge in Mussoorie.|
|Holiday Destination :||Chamba, Lansdowne, Kasauni, Dodital.|
|Must Enjoy :||Boating in the Naini Lake in Nainital.|
|Famous Lakes :||Bhim Tal, Dodi Tal, Satopanth Lake.|
|Sikh Pilgrimage :||Hemkund Sahib.|
|Famous Waterfalls :||Kempty Falls Mussoorie, Corbett Falls Corbett.|
|Must Visit :||The Chauthi Ki Jali in Mukteshwar - A Rock Outcrop.|
|Eating Options :||Kumars for Chinese, Indian and Continental, Moti Mahal for Quick Meal, Udupi for South India.|
|Staying Options :||Ajanta Continental Hotel, Best Western Madhuban, Hotel President, Hotel Relax, Hotel Aketa.|
|Getting There :||Air Jolly
Grant airport, Nearest from Dehradun is 25 km Away. It is Linked with
Flights to Delhi, Which is Major International Airport of India.
Rail Well Linked Railways Connect Dehradun With Important Places. The Shatabdi Express, Mussorie Express and the Dehradun-Mumbai Express Cater to the rail Transport between Dehradun and Delhi, Mussorie, Mumbai, Varanasi, Calcutta and Lucknow.
Road NH 58 to Roorkee via Meerut. Then on, NH 72 A will Take you to Dehradun via Chhutmalpur and Mohand.
Uttaranchal is an important adventure and pilgrimage destination in India, that was crafted out of Uttar Pradesh in the year 2000. With its layers of green and snow mountains, Uttaranchal is ideally located at the foothills of the Shivalik. Being a perfect combination of nature, wildlife, adventure and pilgrimage, the state tourism board promotes all these facets. All the tourists are recommended to take up tours of Uttaranchal to enjoy the most exotic hill stations of India.
The hill stations of Uttaranchal are famous for their scenic ambiance and temple attractions. Among the most important cities of Uttrakhand, one must visit the famous holy cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar. For some peace and solace go the the capital city, Dehradun. The popular honeymoon destinations include Mussorie and Nainital. Take up popular hill station tours of Uttaranchal and enjoy a placid stay among the snow clad mountains, Ganges ghats and plethora of wildlife attractions. The capricious beauty of these hill destinations attract the tourists to spent their holidays on these fabled hill stations, is equally ideal for several day's retreat or for a day's excursion.
People Taking Dips in Holy Ganges in Haridwar
Uttaranchal tourism promotes the most famous cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh, that have earned huge recognition of being the most holy destination in Uttaranchal. Enjoy pilgrimage tours to Haridwar and spend some time on the famous Ganga ghats. Attend the Maha Aarti' on the Hari ki Pauri ghat and shop in the adjoining market. The best time to visit Haridwar is during the Kumbh Mela, held once in 12 years. Haridwar is the most famous pilgrim town in Uttaranchal, thus a must visit for the tourist. Another pilgrimage city in Uttaranchal is Rishikesh that has won accolades for yoga and meditation as well. Take up yoga tours to Rishikesh and learn the various ways to unburden yourself of tensions and troubles.
Uttaranchal is as famous for its adventure sports all over the world. Adventure lie skiing, trekking and river rafting are the major attraction of the state. There are snow mountains in Auli, where one can enjoy great skiing. All the water sport lovers can go to Rishikesh to try their hands at rafting in the turbulent water of the Ganges. Other important adventure sports in Uttaranchal includes trekking as well as camping. Among the mountain sports, the options include mountaineering and rock climbing. One should take up adventure tours of Uttaranchal during the time when many international competitions are held. The adventure world of Uttaranchal is inviting all the tourists to sojourn in the state and enjoy the best of holiday attractions.
Tigers At Corbett National Park
One of the prime attractions of Uttaranchal in India are the various national parks and wildlife sanctuaries that have earned use fame in the world. Wildlife tourism of Uttaranchal highlights Jim Corbett National park. Enjoy wildlife safaris of Uttaranchal in famous national parks like the Rajaji National park and Nanda Devi National Park. These sanctuaries and national parks have some of the rarest species of animals that you cannot afford to miss. Uttaranchal welcomes all the nature lovers to enjoy a sojourn in this hub of wildlife and explore the world of wilderness.
The Famous Sport of Uttaranchal - Rafting in Ganges
The famous towns of Rishikesh and Haridwar are world famous for their yoga and meditation classes that are held in the various ashrams. There are many ashrams that teach this art of stress buster and has become the yoga capital of the world. So much is the celebrity of these ashrams that even hollywood and bollywood actors come here to gain mental peace. You should book yourself in the Ananda, which is India's only Lifestyle destination spa. There are various Ashrams in Haridwar as well, where one can indulge in Ayurvedic regimes and herbal medication. Do not miss taking up exclusive yoga tours of Rishikesh during the month of February, when the popular International Yoga Festival is held.
Uttaranchal is a popular hill state of India, which is
very well connected to all the major centres of the country. The capital
of Uttaranchal, Dehradun, has its own airport which is very well connected
to the major cities of India. Regular flight connects Dehradun to Delhi,
which in turn connects it to the rest of the country as well as world.
An efficient network of roadways connect Uttaranchal to various cities as well as town of the country. The main railway stations of Uttaranchal are Dehradun, Haridwar and Kathgodam wherein various super fast, express and passenger trains connect the cities of Uttaranchal to the others.
Uttaranchal is also linked to almost all the areas of the country, with extensive road networks. The state has intricate road connection with Delhi and state highways. Destinations and important places like Corbett National Park, Haridwar, Rishikesh are linked with almost all the parts of the country.
Top 5 Reasons To Visit Uttaranchal
The Divine Land of Uttaranchal
Evening Aarti at Ganga Ghats
River Rafting in the Ganges
Get Relieved Through Yoga and Meditation
Wildlife Roars in Uttaranchal
Valley of Flowers
Great Tiger Tours
River Rafting in
- The City of Lakes
Mahal - White Wonder
- Out of The World
Madhya Pradesh -
Centre of Attraction