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Devbhoomi Uttarakhand is the state one can easily fall in love with. The surreal landscape that comprises of lofty mountains, glistening streams, eye-catching meadows, imposing glaciers and surreal lakes, all make Uttrakhand an anticipated tourist destination in India that not only satiates wanderlust but creates an urge to explore more and more. Dotted with sacred Hindu temples and trekking trails, this North Indian state is a travel destination where along with seeking the blessing of the Almighty, one can indulge in enthralling adventure and heart-soothing recreational activities for a holistic experience.
Location: North India
Perched at a height of 6,600 feet above sea level and at a distance of 34 km from Dehradun, Mussoorie is India's most visited and beautiful hill station. Popularly known as Queen of Hills, this charming hill station is a center of tourism, education, business and beauty. The charming hill stations with its verdant hills and varied flora and fauna offer the first glimpse of the snow-covered Himalayas and a scintillating view over the Doon Valley to the tourist-shaped plains.
Major Tourist Attraction: Gun Hill, Camel’s Back Road, the fashionable Mall and Kempty fall (15 kms).
Situated at an elevation of 6,400 feet above sea level, this beautiful lakeside resort town has grown into one of India's most important hill stations which attracts lakes of tourists throughout the year. Located in a green valley, the town turns and takes its name from a beautiful pear-shaped Lake Naini. Nainital is surrounded by the high peaks of Naina (8,579 feet), Deopatha (8,000 feet) and Ayarpatha (7,474 feet) from which we can enjoy a magnificent view of the great snow-capped range and the vast southern plain.
Major Tourist Attraction: Naini Lake, The Mall Road, Naina Devi Temple, Naini Peak (6 kms), Snow View (Scenic Spot- connected by ropeway) etc. The attractions around Nainital include Bhimtal (23 kms), Rankhet (55 kms) and Kasauni (112 kms).
JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK
Located at the foot of the high hill of the Himalayas, in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, Corbett National Park is India's first and most beautiful national park. Named after Jim Corbett, renowned environmentalist, author, hunter and restaurateur. The park inhabits a wide variety of rare and endangered flora and fauna. Corbett is famous for its population of tigers, leopards and elephants.
Major Tourist Attraction: Corbett Museum, Garjiya Devi Temple, Corbett Jeep Safari and Elephant Safari.
Literally meaning Hari Ka Dwar (Gate of God), Haridwar is one of the Seven Sacred Cities of Hindus and India. Located on the right bank of the Ganga River, Haridwar is the holy city form where the sacred Ganga River leaves the hills of the Shivalik Ranges and stretches across the plains of northern India. Haridwar is the base camp and entry point to the annual holy Char Dham Yatra (Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri). Haridwar is also one of the four halls for the famous Kumbh Mela and Ardh Kumbh Mela which take place once every 12 years and 6 years respectively. Millions of devotees gather here during this auspicious occasion and dive into holy Ganga ji to wash away their sins.
Major Tourist Attraction: Har ki Pauri, Daksha Mahadev Temple , Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple and Maya Devi Temple. Rishikesh, another holy town near Haridwar is also the major attraction for devotees and tourist.
BEST TIME TO VISIT UTTARAKHAND:
Uttarakhand is a destination to be visited all through the year as each season has something special to offer.
Tourist Place in Uttarakhand:
Auli, Chopta, Chakrata, Yamunotri, Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttarkashi, Srinagar, Sahastra Tal, Rudraprayag, Roorkee, Rishikund Trek, Rishikesh, Ranikhet, Pithoragarh, Pauri, Nainital, Nag Tibba, Mukteshwar, Mussoorie, Kharsali, Kedarnath, Kausani, Hemkund Sahib, Haridwar, Corbett National Park, Chinyalisaur, Chenap Valley, Chamoli