places to visit in uttarakhand

The Complete Tourbook For Places To Visit In Uttarakhand

Let’s have a look over the places to visit in Uttarakhand. How about an amazing weekend or a long trip in the lap of nature and serene-chilly mountains?

Uttarakhand has so much to offer. It attracts tourists because of its serene beauty and pristine locations.

Uttarakhand has rightly been handpicked by the Gods where they have bestowed all their blessings in form of greenery, peace, rivers, mountains, plains, herbs, and much more.

Surprisingly not many of us go for the places to visit in Uttarakhand. The key reason is the breathtaking beauty of Uttarakhand, which is still a well-kept secret. It needs to be explored, loved, and appreciated.

So escape the busy city and find some respite in the tranquil beauty of Uttarakhand along with your friends and family.

Top Reasons For Places To Visit In Uttarakhand

There are many reasons to visit Uttarakhand we have put a list of some of the amazing reasons which will make you fall in love with this state. Check out this below:

To make your journey easy we have handpicked destinations which you would love to visit in Uttarakhand. Our list goes as follows:

  1. Jim Corbett National Park, meet some tigers and cage them in your camera.
  2. Visit buildings having Victorian Architecture and capture the beauty of those buildings in your heart and camera.
  3. Visit Highest Shiva Temple and get blessings of Lord Shiva.
  4. Get some splash, and have the opportunity for River Rafting.
  5. Enjoy Mountaineering & Rock Climbing, Camping in the green surroundings with friends.
  6. Attend the Divine Ganga Aarti which attracts millions of visitors on the banks of river Ganga.
  7. Visit Kedarnath & Badrinath, en-route enjoy the panoramic views of green mountains, plains, from the mountain tops.
  8. Beat the heat with Snow & Skiing in Uttarakhand.

To make your journey easy we have handpicked destinations which you would love to visit in Uttarakhand. Our list goes as follows:


Kasardevi is surreal. So felt the many luminaries of the famous 1960s that came here including greats such as Bob Dylan and Allan Ginsberg.

Seekers of spiritual secrets have been visiting Kasardevi for more than over a century now. Some giants of the names include Swami Vivekanand, W. Y. Evans-Wentz, Lama Anagarika Govinda, John Blofeld, and Alfred Sorenson.

And there is an immense history attached to the place. Even the Chinese traveler Huen Tsang has mentioned Kasardevi in his travelogues.

There are several places of interest in and around Kasardevi where a miscellany of activities will keep you pleasantly engrossed.

Over some time, this tiny picturesque settlement has become a favored destination for travelers, writers, musicians, thinkers, and travel-enthusiasts from all over the world.

Corbett Tiger Reserve

Nestled between the Himalayan foothills in the north and the ancient Shivaliks in the south, Corbett Tiger Reserve extends over 1300 square kilometers.

The land encompasses of scrub, grassland, sal forests, rivers, and a lake, varying between 400-1210 meters above sea level.

Established in 1936, and once nobility’s favored hunting ground, the sanctuary protects over 50 mammals, including the Royal Bengal tiger, the Asiatic elephant, and the shy sloth bear. Along with nearly 600 hundred domestic and transitory birds, and remarkably rare reptiles.

Through the year, the riverbed and the surrounding forests host herds of grazing deer, root-digging wild boar, noisy jackals, and the occasional tiger or leopard.

During their seasonal migration, elephant herds trumpet their arrival and are sighted often on jungle walks.


A perfect place for those who want an exclusive appointment with mother nature, away from the hustle, and bustle of busy city life.

The area offers a relaxed atmosphere year-round and orchards laden with Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Chestnuts, Alpine Flora, Ferns, Hanging Moss, and species of a variety of birds., and wildflowers during the season!

Sonapani commands a breathtaking view of Garhwal, Kumaon & Nepal snow ranges which include Bandar Poonch, Chaukhamba, Neel Kanth, Trishul, Nanda Devi Panchachuli, Mt. Api, Nampa to name a few.

Magnificent rhododendron and oak forest surround the property. Leela Orchards offers a relaxed atmosphere, and during the fruit season, you will witness, orchards laden with apples, peaches, pears, chestnuts, and plums.


Camping in Chopta is a wonderful way to explore this delightful region which has untouched, unique, and scenic beauty all around.

This region is a part of the Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary known for its one of the richest biodiversity in the world. Discover natural lake, closest Greater Himalayan view, alpine meadows, evergreen forest, world’s highest Siva temple, adventure activities, and much more.

The tranquillity of this place makes it different because it’s 300 mt upwards from the motor road, and you will be relaxed and uninterrupted from hustle and bustle of tourists flocking this region.


Kalthar is likely to appeal to you if you are looking to connect with yourself or with nature. Or if you would like to slow down and ponder a while, or perhaps bond with your family, your near and dear ones.

Surrounded by forest greens and the Holy Ganga flowing below, this place allows you to be with yourself; read a book, listen to music, meditate, or loosen the body with a bit of yoga.

For those looking for a more active experience, you can enjoy white water rafting, a trek in the surrounding hills, or then an evening spent viewing the famous Ganga aarti at Rishikesh.


Chakrata with its pristine beauty is a paradise for nature lovers.

There are picturesque meadows (Budher, Kanasar, Devban and mundali at Chakrata) surrounded by one of the best-rated deodar forests of Asia.

The mind-blowing high waterfalls (Tiger falls, Kimona falls and Indroli falls), ancient limestone caves (Sahiya, Budher, and Gorcha at Chakrata).

In addition to all, there are high tablelands (Chirmiri, Daanadhar) all within a 30 km radius from Chakrata.


Enjoy boating or bird-watching in and around the Sattal and Bhimtal lakes.

Explore the serene surroundings of the bungalow that are an invitation for a long walk or quiet contemplation and meditation.

Or else, simply relax with family and friends and let us pamper you with now-legendary Itmenaan hospitality and an array of culinary delights.


Enjoy the majestic and refreshing sight of sunrise, basking in sun, the pleasure of being in the lap of nature, therapeutic long relaxing walks through undulating narrow walkways in pristine Garhwal hills.

Love wildlife? Off you go for a drive to Corbett Tiger Reserve (appx. 35 km). Enjoy your break at your own pace. Rejuvenate yourself.

Surrounded by thick oak and pine forests, Lansdowne has amazing scenic beauty and surroundings. The salubrious weather and pristine environment of Lansdowne leaves an eternal effect on the visitors.

The climate is very pleasant in summers and cold in winters, making it a perennial tourist destination.


Dhanachuli is an enchanting little village located a few miles from Mukteshwar, a popular hill station in Uttarakhand.

Blessed with pleasant weather, breathtaking views of the Himalayas, lush forests, enticing apple orchards, and charming people, Dhanachuli is perhaps one of the most beautiful weekend getaways from Delhi.

For every birder out there, the sound of birds is nature’s symphony. And at Te-Aroha, you can listen to this music round the year.

It has a rich diversity of flora and fauna and terrain which varies from the beautiful Oak and Rhododendron to Pine forests.

Dhanachuli is a perfect destination for avid birders, or the enthusiastic naturalist seeking to enjoy the region’s rich birdlife.


Untamed and undefined is this lesser-known new destination, a little hamlet called Kanatal near Mussoorie and Dhanaulti in Uttarakhand.

It is a quaint little hamlet nestled in the lower Himalayan ranges of the Shivalik Hills in Northern India: untamed, unpredictable and undefined.

It is a simple place but leaves enduring effects. Inseminated with majestic pine and deodar forests, rich fruit-bearing orchards and organic terraced farming, the mysticism of nature’s perfections unravel here right through the year.

Be it in or the chance discovery of summer fruit and pine trees; of the of undulating meadows of wildflowers in spring and the monsoons; and ultimately towards the year-end, when winter and snow engulf everything and every form, Kanatal reaffirms, reconnects and revalidates the simple ways of life, and one’s tryst with nature.


Near the pine forest, listen to the chirping birds and the murmuring wind. Treat your eyes to the great Himalayan range. In this tranquil environment, you’ll only get nature “at its best”.

This property is ideally situated (2400m above sea level) between Joshimath and the Auli Ski resort. It houses 5 cottages, 1 restaurant, and a lovely flower and wild herb garden.

In winter, it is the ideal place for skiing. Located only a mere hour away from the famous Valley of Flowers (World Heritage Site) and highly religious Hemkund and Badrinath temple.


Surrounded by the tranquillity and hushed serenity of the mountains, it is an ideal place to ‘do nothing’, or if you are feeling energetic, explore the nearby areas of Nainital, Bhimtal and the beautiful Temple of Bells.

Ramgarh is also an ideal destination for adventure freaks and nature enthusiasts. This small hill station provides several fun activities that you can indulge in, which is impossible to experience in the big cities.

Right from going for a picnic to satisfying your need for adventure with rock climbing and camping, the options provided are endless.

In the following lines, we have provided detailed information about the things to do and see in Ramgarh, Uttarakhand.


Nathuakhan is surrounded by lush green fields, plum and peach trees and a panoramic view of mountains.

The pristine beauty of the region and the pleasant weather at all times gives the place a very distinctive character that soothes your mind and calms you beyond words.

You can go in for numerous adventure treks or just do nothing, relax and spend time with family and friends.

Enjoy reading from a variety of books or play board games and spend fun time together.


Naukuchiatal – Uttarakhand’s most beautiful and famous nine-cornered lake.

Naukuchiatal is situated at a height of 1350 meters in the central Himalayas and is around 300 km from Delhi. It is 25 km from Nainital, one of the most visited hill stations of Uttarakhand.

Being secluded, Naukuchiatal offers you a serene destination for an offbeat vacation away from running city life. If you are looking for a homestay for an offbeat trip to Naukuchiatal, this family cottage named Déjà vu is unbeatable.

This private cottage, which is well maintained, comes with two rooms, a spacious hall, dining, an open kitchen, and a grand terrace.

It is the perfect destination to sit back, relax, and calm your body and soul in the lap of Himalayas.


The list for the beautiful places to visit in Uttarakhand will not fit into your one single break. Make the most of your holidays and try to cover as many places as you can.

The above list of best places to visit in Uttarakhand will help you where to begin from. So, the next time you plan to explore Uttarakhand, don’t hustle around.

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One thought on “The Complete Tourbook For Places To Visit In Uttarakhand

  1. I usually don’t comment but your article is really awesome and the pictures selection is great too.
    Can you please write an article on Leh Ladakh to it would be great.
    keep writing and spreading

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