Nainital

Uttarakhand Guide

Tourism

Tourism is flourishing in Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand, the land well equipped with all kinds of beauties and significance to attract visitors around the globe. Internal and international tourism is growing day by day. Besides the growing number of tourists, Uttarakhand is as clean and beautiful as ever.

Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand is unbeatable for religious tourism. May to October, the land of God is visited by the pilgrims around the globe. Char Dham of Uttarakhand – Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath are the major destinations of devotees. But devotees also visit other pilgrimages like Panch Badri, Panch Kedar, Panch Prayag and Hem Kund Sahib around Uttarakhand. There are Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries scattered densely around Uttarakhand making it Dev Bhoomi.

Uttarakhand has enough space for those who will to trek through the mountains and forests. The trekking routes lead to glaciers, temples, lakes, waterfalls and towns. Trekking, camping, rafting, skiing, mountaineering, rock climbing are the major activities that adventurer tourists choose for recreation in Uttarakhand. The hills in the north of Uttarakhand are covered with snow during the winter which provides boundless opportunities for tourists to refresh. Auli, Mundali, Dayara Bugyal, Munsyari are some of the skiing destinations of sports lovers.

Students and researchers are attracted by the diverse varieties of flora and fauna and natural habitat of Uttarakhand. Herbs and variety of species of wildlife make Dev Bhoomi richer. National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries have protected many endangered species of animals and opened a vast research area for botanists, zoologists, ornithologists and ecologists. Some of the must visit places parks and sanctuaries are Valley of Flowers National Park, Jim Corbett National Park, Assan Barrage Bird Sanctuary, Rajaji National Park, Aranyam Eco and Herbal Park, Gangotri National Park,  Nanda Devi National Park, Jhilmil Tal Conservation Reserve and Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.
Nature lovers fall in love with the lakes, hills, rivers, forests and mesmerizing beauty of Uttarakhand. What would be more fascinating than witnessing the nature to full length?

 

Some of the major destinations for tourism in Uttarakhand are:

Adi Kailash                        
Auli
Barkot
Bedni Ali Bugyal
Bhojbasa
Chandrashila
Chopta
Dayara Bugyal
Deoria Tal
Dodital
Gandhi Sarovar
Gangnani
Ghangaria
Ghuttu
Govind Wildlife Sanctuary          
Govindghat
Hanuman Chatti
Har Ki Doon
Hemkund Sahib
Kalpeshwar
Kedar Tal
Kedarnath
Madhyamaheshwar
Milam Glacier
Mori
Munsyari
Nanda Devi National Park
Roopkund
Rudranath
Sunderdhunga Glacier
Tunganath
Valley of Flowers National Park
Yamunotri