Uttarakhand or Uttaranchal is the 27th state of India has given the name of republic state in the year 2000 is also known as a famous tourist destination of north India. This state is an ultimate destination for the tourists worldwide who are seeking everything at one place likes adventure, pilgrimage, glaciers, nature and more. Uttarakhand tourism invites you to keep your feet on this "Dev Bhoomi" which means the “Land of God”. Remarkably, this ideal place is good enough to invigorate your mind, soul and body. The meditation and yoga centers of Uttarakhand are also known worldwide.

Uttarakhand Travel Guide

Uttarakhand Tourism

Undoubtdly, Uttarakhand is the real heaven on earth with the presence of pure water, snowfall, fully mountains, wildlife, popular activities like mountaineering, river rafting, hand gliding, skiing, paragliding, soothing fresh air and more. Some of the most must to visit places of Uttarakhand include Lansdowne, Nainital, Auli, Mussoorie, Dhanulti, Ranikhet, Munsyari, Kausani, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Gangotri and Kedarnath etc.

Soothing and ravishing hill station, valley of flowers, Kumbh Mela, Jim Corbett National Park and more grip the attention of the tourists from all over the world. The perfect time to visit this place is in the summer season. Uttarkhand tourism will definitely offer you true pleasure and rejuvenation.

Some of the incredible tourist places of Uttarakhand which provide you an ultimate experience whole throughout your India tour is detailed below one by one with relevant information.


Nainital is a darling destination in Uttarakhand as well known as Lake District of India is located among Kumaon hills. The place is filled with natural beauty, beautiful lakes, hills, Naina Devi temple, snow view point, Hanuman Garhi, St. John’s Church, Zoo garden, Bhimtal and many more irresistible charmful destinations.


Queen of hills “Mussoorie” is located 35 kilometer away from the main city widely attract the tourists for its natural beauty, picturesque landscape Nag Devta temple, majestic mountains, Mussoorie lake, Kempty falls, Company Park, Camel's back road, Children's lodge, Gun hills and more. Concisely, it’s good to say that this place attracts leisure, adventure and pilgrimage tourists.


Rishikesh is located 25 KM away from Haridwar is one of the most popular religious city of the Hindus. It is also considered as the gateway to the most popular mountain ‘Himalayas’. It grips attention of the pilgrimage and adventure tourists as there are many temples built in here. Tourists as well enjoy river rafting and other water sports here.


Gangotri, a Hindu pilgrim is situated at the bank of river Bhagirathi at a height of about 3000m above the sea level. This is that place from where the river Ganges originates from the glacier Gangotri. The destination is strong enough from spiritual, religious and natural etc point of view.


Haridwar is another spiritual destination of Uttaranchal which not only grip the attention of Hindu believers but as well to other religion followers and taste of tourists. This Hindu town is famous as the gate of God and Hindu believers believe to wash their sins dipping the river Ganges here. River rafting and trekking etc are the most adventurous sports of this city.

Badrinath and Kedarnath

Hindu pilgrimage sites are incomplete without visiting Badrinath and Kedarnath as these are holiest places for the Hindus. The place is located high up in the Himalayas down the banks of river Alaknanda. The city is also known as the temple towns. These two places together constitute one of the Dhams. These two places are auspicious and must to visit tourist places of North India.


Ranikhet is a complete tourist destination of Uttarakhand soaked with natural beauty, hill station, gardens, Kumaon Regimental Centre museum, flora and fauna Chaubatia Orchard, and temples like Jhula Devi and Kali Devi ka Mandir etc. It widely attracts honeymooners and pilgrimage tourists.


Kasauni is a scenic hill station which is blessed with utter natural beauty and pleasing climate. It is located at an altitude of 3293m. Tourists from far places come here to see temples and natural beauty.

Other beautiful and stunning tourist places of Uttarakhand include Yamunotri, Pauri, Almora, Joshimath and more which widely grip the attention of millions of tourists. Undoubtedly, Uttarakhand tourism plays a major role in the Indian tourism industry.