5 Things to do in Uttarakhand

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Uttarakhand is one of India’s most scenic states and is extremely popular among travelers from India as well all over the world. Uttarakhand packages will include the top tourist hubs in the state such as Dehradun, Rishikesh, Nainital and more.

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Opting for an Uttarakhand Holiday Package will mean that you can enjoy a hassle free travel experience and make sure the best places are not missed. Any good Uttarakhand tour package is likely to have these 5 Things to do in Uttarakhand:

  1. Nainital

Located 1938 meters above sea level, Nainital is a picturesque hill station that is referred to as the ‘Lake District of India’. The famous Naini Lake, in the valley, from which it draws its name is a popular tourist hub in itself. Beautiful snowcapped mountains surround Nainital on all sides and some of the most important tourist attractions in Nainital include Eco Cave Gardens, the Himalayan View Point, Pangot and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary and the Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary.

  1. Mussorie

Located at a higher altitude of over 2000 metres, Mussorie is the Queen of the Hills and a popular hill station. The climate here is great with chilly winters and pleasant summers. Popular tourist spots here include Sir George Everest’s House after whom the World’s highest mountain peak – Mt. Everest is named, who stayed here for almost three decades.   Lal Tibba, the highest peak in Mussoorie, offers rare and breathtaking views of the mountains that house the holy shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath.

  1. Dehradun

The capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun is situated at foothills of the Himalayas. With gorgeous views of Himalayas and Ganges and Yamuna rivers on either side of the city make it quite a popular tourist destination itself.

  1. RIshikesh

Depending on what you are into, there are various places to visit in Uttarakhand like Badrinath and Kedarnath for the religious travelers and Rishikesh, also a holy spot but offers tourists adventure sports and other activities. It is referred to as the World Capital of Yoga and offers several adventure sports like rafting in the turbulent waves of the Ganges.   

  1. Haridwar

The ‘Gateway to the Lord’, HAridwar is home to a great number of temples and ashrams where pilgrims from various parts of the world travel to the place to offer their prayers. It is also famous for the Kumbh Mela, a festival, which is held once in twelve years.

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