Were you planning a tour for Uttarakhand? if yes, then you are lucky because I am going to share the list of top 10 best places to visit in Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand is also known as Dev-Bhoomi which means the land of the gods. There are so many places in Uttarakhand to visit in 2017. These are some of the most exotic and amazing places in India. When someone mentions Uttarakhand, the first image that comes to your mind is Temples and Hills. That’s is true but there are some things in Uttarakhand that you would not believe are there. So I am going to list the best places to visit in Uttarakhand. So that the next time you plan a trip to this beautiful state, you won’t miss the amazing experiences that you can have.
Best Places to Visit in Uttarakhand
It would be a blasphemy if this is not the first place you visit. Haridwar is a district among the 13 districts in Uttarakhand. It is very popular even outside India. Each year, a billion people visit this place and pray to gods for their well being. The main attractions in Haridwar are Har-ki-Pedi, Bharat Mata Mandir, Ganges and Mansa Devi Temple. Just visit this place and partake in the Ganga Aarti and believe me, you will feel enlightened. This is one of the best attractions in Uttarakhand.
You can call it the cousin sister of Haridwar as it shares many similarities with the big brother. From Rishikesh, Ganges goes to Haridwar. The main attractions in Rishikesh are Neekanth Temple, Triveni Ghat, Trayambakeshar Temple, Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula etc. Those who are looking for adventure, you have an awesome opportunity since Rishikesh is one of the best places in India when it comes to adventure. You can do bungee jumping, River Rafting, Mountaineering, Hikes and almost everything you can think of.
3- Mussoorie & Dehradun
Visit it during winters and you will forget Switzerland. It is our own Switzerland. When the snowfall happens, you can see Doonites rushing up to the place to enjoy. There are some brilliant schools here and it is very famous.
The Capital of Uttarakhand has many surprises under its belt. It has sahasrdhara, Caves, IMA, FRI and many other things. Make sure to check it out.
It is known as the city of lakes and it is one of the main attractions of Uttarakhand. There are so many awesome things that you can do in Nainital. It is in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.
5- The Chaar Dhams
Every Indians dream is to visit the chaar dhams, or shall I say the Chota Chaar Dhams – Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.
Chamoli is one of the districts in Uttarakhand and there are so many things that you can do here. So if you happen to visit Uttarakhand for some reason. Make sure you go to Chamoli.
Almora is a district in Uttarakhand and it is one of the best places to visit. There are temples like Doonagiri, Nanda Devi etc in Almora.
If you want to ski then Auli is the best place for you. This is one of the best places for skiing in India.
Munisyari is also known as little Kashmir. It is in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. If you love snow capped Himalayas then this is the place for you.
10- Valley of Flowers
The best place in Uttarakhand in my opinion. I wish I could go there someday. I definitely will. Valley of flowers is one of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand.
So that was it. Are you planning on a trip to Uttarakhand? If, yes then pack your bags, buy some new lipsticks and make sure you don’t forget to visit the best places in Uttarakhand.