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Uttarakhand, a state in northern India is one of the most sought after hill stations in India. Uttarakhand has something special for every taste be it the pilgrimage, temples, nature, snowy mountains and valleys, wildlife, skiing, trekking, camping, and even more. Uttarakhand is home to the four holy shrines - Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri, Gangotri collectively known as Chardham. For adventure Jim Corbett National Park is a perfect fit, this is the exclusive national park in India that offers a night stay inside its boundaries.

16 Best Places to Visit in Uttarakhand:

  • Mussoorie
  • Dehradun
  • Haridwar
  • Valley of Flowers
  • Nainital
  • Rishikesh
  • Ranikhet
  • Jim Corbett National Park
  • Char Dham - Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri, Gangotri
  • Almora
  • Chopta
  • Auli
  • Dhanaulti
  • Lansdowne
  • Mukteshwar
  • Kanatal

Mussoorie or the “Queen of Hills”, is not only known for the mesmerizing beauty it has also developed educational and business sectors too. Located at a height of 2005 m above sea level, it is the second-highest peak in the region after Lal Tibba. Popular Dishes of Mussoorie include Aloo ke Gutke(prepared with boiled Pahari potatoes and roasted dry spices), Momos, Kafuli, omlete, Phaanu, Bhel Puri, Chainsoo and the list goes on. The best to visit in Mussoorie...

Dehradun, also called the “Doon Valley” is the capital city located in the heart of Uttarakhand. It's a historical city that has mentions in the scriptures, and it's also the birthplace of Dronacharya, the royal guru of Kauravas and Pandavas. This city is well connected by motor roads, rails, air and easily accessible from different parts of the country. On your visit check out the most popular food dish of Dehradun “The Poori Thali” at Chetan Poori Wala in Hanuman Chowk. The...

Situated on the banks of river Ganga, Haridwar is one of the holiest places to visit in India. There are many hill stations near Haridwar, where you can spend some relaxing vacations. It is also one of the four places, where Kumbh Mela occurs after every twelve years and Ardh Kumbh after every six years. The best time to visit here is from October to February when the climate is just awesome. Top attractions in Haridwar - Har Ki Pauri, Maya Devi Temple, Daksheshwar Mahadev, Chandi Devi Temple...

Valley of Flowers is a national park located at a distance of 25 km from Badrinath in Uttarakhand. This park has a beautiful trek surrounded by picturesque views which look like pure heaven on earth. The Valley of Flowers is known for its vast diversity of alpine flowering and so beautiful that it can’t be explained in words as it best when seen and experienced through your own eyes. The best time to do the trek is between mid-July and mid-September, this is when you see the flowers at their ...

Nainital is a lovely hill station nestled in the Kumaon town of Uttarakhand. Famous for its culture, food, and shopping places Nainital is a perfect getaway for families or friends. While you visit don't miss the Naina Devi Temple where many visitors and thousands of devotees come here to pay their respect to the goddess and the popular Naini Lake, it is said that Naini lake is among the 64 Shakti Peeths where Goddess Sati’s eyes fell once. The best time to visit Nainital is from March to Jun...

Rishikesh or Hrishikesh is defined as the "Yoga Capital of the World" and is one of the holiest places of Hindus. It is a small town in the Dehradun District of the state of Uttarakhand. The river is considered holy, and the city is renowned as a center for studying yoga and meditation. Rishikesh is not just a pilgrimage town as it also offers great adventurous activities like river rafting, camping, mountain biking, cliff jumping and...

Ranikhet also called "Queens Land" is a beautiful hill station mostly a military area, located in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. It offers some adventurous sports activities like Biking, Golfing, Fishing, Cantonment Area, Trekking/Hiking and some good food like the North Indian, Chinese, and Tibetan to local Kumaoni dishes. Famous attractions in Ranikhet include Haidakhan Babaji Temple, Jhula Devi Temple, Mankameshwar Temple, Chaubatia Gardens, Majkhali and Bhalu Dam.


Jim Corbett National Park is a large wildlife sanctuary located in the Ramnagar area of the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. This park got its name from legendary British hunter-turned naturalist Mr. Jim Corbett who hunted down the man-eating tigers and leopards in India. Home to the endangered Bengal Tigers the Jim Corbett is majorly a tiger reserve but has other animals and species too. Ranging from more than 600 bird species, 50 mammal species, and more than 600 species of flora this park...

Char Dham is the proverb used to refer to the journey through the four abodes (four ancient temples) -  Yamunotri (River Yamuna) dedicated to “Goddess Yamuna”, Gangotri (River Ganga or the Ganges) dedicated to “Goddess Ganga”, Kedarnath(River Mandakini) dedicated to “Lord Shiva”, and Badrinath(River Alaknanda) dedicated to “Lord Vishnu”. These four all together are considered...

Almora is the cultural capital of kumaon located at a distance of 64 Km from Nainital in Uttarakhand. Famous for its mesmerizing beauty it is home to the third Gorkha Rifles or the 3 GR - an Indian Army infantry regiment. There are lots of accommodation facilities for tourists like in Almora like Anant Rasa, Imperial Heights, Woods Resort, Kasar Jungle Resort, Shivalik, etc. The unique Handicraft and famous food of Almora - Bal Mithai are the ...

Chopta is a small valley and least explored region located in Uttarakhand. It is an evergreen forest area with immense beauty and charm, a less crowded place where you will feel

amazing as it rejuvenates your heart and health. Also known as mini Switzerland of

India, the views are really mind-blowing from the top of the mountain, it’s a true heaven for nature lovers and adventure seekers.


Located at a distance of 150 Km from Dehradun, Auli is a famous hill station known for its snowy slopes and a popular spot as the ski resort of India. Auli means meadows, hence famous for natural attractions like wild-flowers, oak forests, pine trees, and lush green vegetation. Added to skiing, Auli also offers beautiful trekking, and once reached the top you are welcomed with the snow-capped mountains which look amazingly fabulous.


Dhanaulti is a special destination located at a distance of 63 km from the most famous hill station of Uttarakhand Mussoorie. With the lush green mountains, amazing landscapes, top treks, and many adventurous activities Dhanaulti is a jam-packed location for any type of person. While in Dhanaulti you have various options like the tented camps, campfire, and other activities like Sky Walk, Rock Climbing, Valley Crossing, Sky bridging, Zip Swing, Zip Lane, and much more. Don't miss these famous...

Lansdowne is mainly a cantonment area located at a distance of 100 km from Haridwar in Uttarakhand. Home to the famous Garhwal Rifles of the Indian Army, Lansdowne is the place of movements of freedom fighters during the British period. This is a quiet place with stunning views of the mountains from their balconies colonial-style guest house. Lansdowne offers some adventurous sports ranging from camping, nature walk, snow viewpoint Trek, Jungle Safari, and much more.


Mukteshwar is a beautiful hill station situated in Nainital, Uttarakhand. Surrounded by beautiful fruit orchards, rolling meadows, and dark forests the Mukteshwar has amazing picturesque views. The best places to visit in Mukteshwar include Chauli ki Jali - a beautiful hill with adventurous sports activities, Mukteshwar Temple – one of the most historic temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Bhalu Gaad Waterfalls, Sitla.


Kanatal is a perfect escape from the daily hustle-bustle of life where you can find extreme eace and wonderful nature to refresh your mind. Full of lush Greenery and Stunning Temples along with adventurous treks and valley crossing Kanatal offers one a unique experience. The best places to visit in Kanatal are Kaudia Forest, Tehri Lake, and the eco-park.


# Best Places To Visit In Uttarakhand


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