Uttrakhand is the “Land of Gods” and nature’s eternal home. Often referred to as the soul of our nation, it is the holiest of the Hindu pilgrimages.It is the home of the Himalayas and therefore source to prominent rivers like Ganga and Yamuna. Beauty is diffused here in the form of rivers and sometimes in the glowing greenery of pompus mountains.It is the land of perfect blend of divine goodness and serene landscape.Poetry comes alive in Uttrakhand.
Nainital is the city of lakes. Tourist are attracted to this place for boating and yatching.The Mall Street is famous for its street shops and is certainly a paradise for shopaholics. The Snow Viewpoint provides exquisite view of snow caped mountains and alluring sunrise.
One of the best places to visit in Uttrakhand is Sat Tal.It is near Nainital in Bhimtal district.It is an interconnected group of seven lakes in the lap of lower Himalayas.
Mussoorie is the “Queen of hill stations”. The city is bestowed with natural glamour, soothing climate and beautiful woods. It stands as the perfect vacation spot to do away your summer blues.
Almost every peak of the mountains of Uttrakhand is associated with some mythological tales. Places like Haridwar, Badrinath, Kedarnath and Rishikesh are famous pilgrims of the state. Apart from holding spiritual significance these places are also celebrated for their beauty
Uttrakhand is a fantastic destination for treks. Places like Dodital Trek, Rupin Pass, Valley of Flowers Trek and Deorital and Chandershila Trek are some of the wellknown trekking spots. These can be as small as 4 days trek to maximum of 8 days trek. Trekking in Himalayas is a thrilling and electrifying experience.
Last but not the least, Uttrakhand has India’s first national park, Jim Corbett National Park. People across the world visit here to witness the spectacular view of endangered species of flora and fauna. It is the home of tigers and leapords.Best time to visit Jim Corbett is winters i.e. from October to March.
Uttrakhand is full of magic which you will carry with yourself once you visit this place.
Article contributed by our Guest Writer and Intern, Rahila Rizwan.