Tourism in Uttarakhand
The Abode of Gods, flanked by the Himalayas, origin of heavenly rivers such as holiest Ganga alongwith Yamuna, Saraswati and their many siblings, blossomed with temple towns and holding an overwhelming history of the mankind, Aryavart and the land itself, Uttarakhand is the land of the Holy trinity Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesh - The creator, The Preserver and The Destroyer. In fact, name any deity, call upon the supreme, refer to the followers and talk the sacredness, Uttarakhand is the experience which makes you vibrant and affected.
Vast, vivid and wonderful, Uttarakhand is a smaller yet an unforgettable destination hosting nearly everything which a thirsty pilgrim, casual tourist, a weekend trekker, a seasoned mountaineer, a true devotee, a knowledge seeker, a nature lover or a sage, seer and a Sanyasi may not dare forget forever.
'Uttarakhand', the term
'Uttarakhand', the original identity of Uttarakhand, the Dev Bhumi, comprising of Garhwal and Kumaon creates verses and chronicles in the history and in the History of Travel, it creates endlessly. The space and landscapes, peaks, valleys, deep gorges, sacred rivers, snow clad mountains and glaciers, lakes, mesmerizing bugyals, fragrant mangroves, rainforests and jungles, and equal number of secret and mystic destinations, they qualify as a region visited from time immemorial.
Its people are warm and welcoming, simple and honest, tough and generous. Its culture rich and interesting, its space and time answers the quest to cosmic conundrums. It has a great folklore, spirited life, and a distinct identity and antiquity of India in a very natural content and form.
Formed as a separate Himalayan state no. 11 on November 9, 2000 and carved out of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand is India's 27th state. Dehradun is its interim state capital. It shares borders with different states such as Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana. It shares international borders with Tibet(China) and Nepal and thus it describes itself as a crucial state geographically and politically. It has following 13 districts.
Almora | Bageshwar | Champawat | Chamoli | Dehradun | Haridwar | Nainital | Pauri
Pithoragarh | Rudraprayag | Tehri (District headquarter at New Tehri) | Udhamsingh Nagar | Uttarkashi
With the fullness of natural beauty and every kind of tourism possibility it offers, each traveler visits this place pursuing different kind of experience - adventure sports, holy pilgrimage and extensive yatras, family holidays and annual sojourns, honeymoons and weekend hideaways.
Himalayan Peaks & Glaciers
Popular Resorts and Hill Stations
Char Dham Yatra
Bugyals & Hamlets
Wildlife Sanctuaries & National Parks
Para Gliding, Angling
Skiing, Rock Climbing
Water Sports & White Water Rafting
Valley of Flowers
Mangroves, Rainforests and jungles
Lakes and Tals
Pine, Deodar and Orchards jungles
Scores of Rivers
Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra
Kailash Man Sarovar Yatra
And there is every possible walk in the area of Antiquity, Adventure Tourism & Eco Tourism. It invites you to be there and we welcome you here on UWW to take a wonderful tour of this magnificent region of Himalayas, the Pahar...
Uttarakhand is simply heaven and you are heartily welcome!
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