Travel Destinations in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is a beautiful place to travel for India Travelers that is completely conferred with nature and its charm. This location holds Bihar in the East, Delhi in West, Madhya Pradesh in the South corner and Nepal in the North corner. Uttarakhand a paradise on earth became the 27th state of the Republic of India on November 9, 2000. At the time of formation the state was named Uttaranchal but recently the name has been changed to Uttarakhand.

Mostly India Travelers and tourists come to this place for adventurous sports like Trekking. The trekking routes of this place are spellbinding and enthralling. The potentialities of trekking, river rafting, skiing, and mountaineering are limitless. The trekkers and tourists have special interest and excitement in Kumaon and Garhwal areas. Uttarakhand is a paradise on earth. It is like a perfect treat for the trekking partisans. Uttarakhand blessed with magnificent glaciers, majestic snow-clad mountains, gigantic and ecstatic peaks, valley of flowers, skiing slopes and dense forests, this Abode of Gods includes many shrines and places of pilgrimage.

Valley of flowers : covered with an area of 87.50 sq km the valley of flowers is nested in wild Himalayas with endemic alpine flowers. From June to October the valley is entirely covered with the beautiful green flowers. It wears a white blanket of snow during winters being a home of 500 kinds of beautiful flowers. Being national park of India in 1952, it is considered as world heritage site. The virgin beauty of mystical valley has successfully lured botanists, adventure lovers and nature lovers.

Haridwar : Meaning the gateway to god, Haridwar is the place where river ganga descends to plains. Har-ki-pori is the most holy place where hundreds of devotees take dip in the wholly water of river ganga. At twilight, during the performance of aarti, the golden diyas keep floating in the river offer enchanting view of ghat to visitors. The Chanda Devi temple and the Maya Devi temples are heart of the city. Another important temple is the Mansa Devi located at the atop Birla Parvat.

Rafting at Rishikesh and Kodiyala– Ganga river offers the professional and a different dimension of excitement and adventure. The Alaknanda and Bhagirathi are the main tributaries of Ganga and meet at the Devpragya frothing from their racing descents. Their water is of IV and V grade challenging experts to savor the hill. Sandy beaches line the river banks allowing river rafters to pull up alongside.

Chopta– being a picturesque hamlet which is still unexplored by travelers. It’s a commencement point of trek to Tungnath -3rdK. The morning view of Chopta is invigorating with crimson rays of sun kisses the snow laden Himalayas. Being very rich in flora and fauna, Chopta is situated amidst thick forests of pine, deodar and rhododendrons. The place is full of tourists all over the year due to its unique site of trekking.

A large number of tourists come in Haridwar and Rishikesh each day and they feel better in the peaceful and spiritual environment. Because of its snow covered peaks and rare wild life species it is a favourite tourist destination for all local and foreign tourists. The best time to visit Uttarakhand is summers.

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