There are many such beautiful places in India, that tourists reach every year. One of these is Uttarakhand, which is also known by the name of Devbhoomi.
Uttarakhand is a beautiful state in itself, nestled in the mountains, and walking here is no less than a paradise. Although there are many beautiful places in Uttarakhand, the beautiful valleys here are mesmerizing. But today we have brought for you about the famous tourist place of Uttarakhand, where you would like to come again and again not once.
Uttarakhand, popularly known as ‘Dev Bhoomi’, is known for its beauty, serene atmosphere, and breathtaking views. This place is also considered to be a very beautiful and serene tourist center located in North India.
The view of the lake-waterfalls, Himalayas, panoramic valleys, and locks of Uttarakhand, which is called the heaven of the earth, can be seen. You can enjoy both hill stations and adventure in Uttarakhand.
There are many such places here, which are the favorite places for tourists. So let us tell you about some such places in Uttarakhand, where you can go for a walk with your partner.
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Mussoorie city under the Dehradun district is a famous hill station. Where thousands of tourists visit every year. It is just 35 km away from Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand. Mussoorie was discovered by the British officer Captain Young in 1827. It is also known by the name “Queen of Hills” due to the beautiful plains and natural beauty of the mountains here.
The major tourist places of Mussoorie are Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba, Camel’s Back Road, Happy Valley, Gun Hill Jharipani Waterfall, Mussoorie Adventure Park, etc.
If you are a nature lover, then Nainital, which is called the city of lakes, can also be a good option for you. Nestled amidst lakes and snow-capped mountains on all sides, Nainital is a famous tourist destination in the Kumaon division. Here you can enjoy snow in addition to boating in the lakes. Also, Naina Devi Temple is the main temple here. For whose darshan people come from all over the country. According to mythology, Nainital is considered one of the 64 Shaktipeeths.
Apart from Naina Devi Temple, the main attractions of Nainital are Naini Lake, Eco Cave Garden, Snow View Point, Naina Peak, Mall Road, Jim Corbett National Park, Jeolikot, etc.
Another hill station in the state of Uttarakhand comes in the Chamoli district. If you want to enjoy the snow even in summer then definitely go to Auli. Situated amidst mountain ranges like Nanda Devi, Mana Parvat, and Kamat, Auli is also called the “Switzerland of India”, there is no better place than Auli for skiing lovers. The best time to visit here is between November to March. Because at this time there is heavy snowfall here.
Rishikesh and Haridwar
Although Haridwar and Rishikesh are different cities in Uttarakhand, there is only a distance of a few kilometers between the two. So if you are coming to Rishikesh, then definitely come to Haridwar too. Both these cities situated on the banks of Maa Ganga are tourist places as well as pilgrimage sites. In the last few years, the arrival of foreign tourists has increased a lot.
The places of interest you can see in Haridwar are Har Ki Pauri, Mansa Devi Devi Temple, Chandi Devi Temple, Gurukul Kangri University, Saptarishi Ashram, Bharat Mata Temple, etc.
One of the major tourist places in Uttarakhand is the places to visit in Rishikesh, Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Triveni Ghat, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Vashishtha Cave, Yoga Ashram, etc. Apart from this, you can also enjoy rafting in Rishikesh.
One of the four Dhams established by Adi Guru Shankaracharya, Badrinath Dham. Where Lord Narayana is believed to reside. Badrinath is such a pilgrimage site, where lakhs of devotees come every year to visit, this holy place situated on the banks of river Alaknanda is called Baikunth of the earth. The doors of Badrinath Dham are opened every year in the month of May for 6 months for the devotees to see.
There is a Dham of Lord Shiva in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, “Kedarnath Dham” It is believed that the Kedarnath temple is 1000 years old, it is also believed that one of the Dwadash Jyotralingo who gets darshan of Kedarnath. He gets rid of his sins. The importance of the temple can be gauged from the fact that even after the terrible deluge of 2013, the temple did not suffer any damage.
Kausani, full of natural beauty, is a very beautiful tourist destination in Uttarakhand. (Best Places to Visit in Uttarakhand) Which is located in the Bageshwar district, you can see the grand view of Nanda Devi mountain from Kausani nestled amidst dense pine trees. Apart from this, Garuda and Baijnath Temple, Katyuri, Someshwar, and Anshakti Ashram are the major tourist and religious places here. Kausani is also known for its tea gardens. Kausani is situated between two rivers, Kosi and Gomti. The view of which attracts tourists a lot.
Lansdowne, situated at an altitude of 1706 above sea level, is a small but very lovely hill station because this hill station was settled by the English, hence it is also named after an English officer. St. Mary’s Church, Tip and Top, Bhulla Tal is the major tourist spot here. Tadkeshwar Temple is also a short distance away from Lansdowne. So if you come to visit Lansdowne, then do not forget to visit this temple of Mahadev.
Ranikhet is one of the most popular attractions of Uttarakhand, blessed with some of the best scenic views and scenic beauty. Situated in the Almora district of Uttarakhand, this destination makes you stand out from the hustle and bustle of the city. This hill station shows a breathtaking view of the Himalayas, where you will also get to see a peaceful environment. Along with this, here you can see some of the most beautiful orchards surrounded by apple orchards, apricot, and deodar trees. It also has dense forests and beautiful waterfalls, which attract tourists immensely.
Chamoli is a beautiful city surrounded by mountains situated in the central Himalayas. Chamoli has religious places on one side and hill stations, lake-waterfalls, and rivers on the other side. The velvet meadows add to the beauty of the place. Chamoli of Garhwal Mandal is full of natural beauty. The main river of Chamoli is Alaknanda. Spread over 3525 square miles, Chamoli has every dimension of beauty in its lap. This is the reason why Chamoli is called the pride of Uttarakhand.