Uttaranchal is a small newly formed state of India, & is the true experience to the first meeting with the Himalayas. Lucky with magnificent glaciers, majestic snow-clad mountains, massive & majestic peaks, valley of flowers, skiing slopes & dense forests travel to Uttaranchal is a dream come true. A pious location for the religious with the most sacred & revered Hindu sites Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri & Yamunotri (collectively known as the Char Dham Yatra ) nestled in the mighty mountains; a challenging location for the adventure seekers with sports that are offered like River Rafting, mountaineering, skiing & trekking; & a picturesque location for the nature lovers with breathtaking panoramic view of Himalayas, & the lovely valley of flowers.
Most of the famous hill stations other than the Capital of the state Dehradun, like Mussorie & Nainital are situated in Uttaranchal. The Corbett National Park & the Rajaji wildlife park famous for its Tigers & wildlife is another reason to visit the state. No part of the state lacks in the natural splendour that Sister Nature has bestowed on the state & travel to Uttaranchal definitely leaves behind the most pretty memories. About Uttaranchal: This state was till recently a part of the bigger state of the northern region Uttar Pradesh. It was given the present shape & named Uttaranchal in November 2000 & became the 27th Indian state with independent state assembly. Earlier though lots of a rulers have taken turns to rule this place known as Devbhoomi, the land of Gods, because of the innumerous holy site in the small place. The regions of Uttaranchal discover a mention in the epics of Mahabharata & the dynasties like the Kushan, Kanishka, Gupta & the local tribal dynasties have ruled the state till the British arrived.
Uttaranchal is without a doubt India’s most pretty canvas. The main attraction to this place is the un-spoilt & unexploited beauty & the serene calmness of Uttaranchal. The green valleys & the snow-clad peaks with amazing panoramic view till the eyes can reach, is mesmerizing & spell binding as well. Uttaranchal has a amazing cultural & traditional heritage that has been followed for hundreds of years. The people of Uttaranchal are warm & smiling & trying to live through the harsh climatic conditions. The cuisine is fundamentally north Indian much similar to the remainder of the Northern parts of the India.
Items made of wool are basically available here. The place which has most of the hill stations, valley of flowers & the holy places, what else would a tourist need but to have an assorted platter from natural beauty to adventure sports & from holy sites to snow clad mountains. Uttaranchal is a pretty & calm state with abundance in natural beauty. The rivers flowing through the state form a fertile land a long with the climatic conditions.
Places to Visit
|Har ki Dun||Haridwar||Harsil|
|Hemkund Sahib||Jim Corbett Park||Kailash Mansarovar|
|Nainital||Panch Kedar||Pindari Glacier|
|Rafting in Rishikesh||Ranikhet||Rishikesh|
|Skiing in Auli||Valley of Flowers||Yamunotri|