For rest of the country and even from different parts of the world, Haridwar has been a sacred and must-see place once in life to take a bath at Har ki Paudi or to explore the real look of Mighty Ganga River. It is also known for the flow of Ganga and Raja Ji National Park. It is said that Haridwar is the entry of God’s Sanctuary and most popular sacred destinations of India. It is not just a gateway to God’s home, but a paradise for adventure enthusiasts, nature lovers, trekkers, and those who love exploring the mysterious places – the spots where Mother Nature has kept her secret treasure of beauty. Uttarakhand in northern-part of India is the state to make your dream come true to explore something untouched in the year 2023.
The beautiful state of Uttarakhand is blessed with amazing attractions and natural beauty that you can see in varied forms. Words would be lesser, if we talk about the entire charm of the state. For your convenience, we have come up with some of the best and most beautiful places that are must-see. In simple words, here is the list of top 10 attractions in Uttarakhand to see in 2023.
Dehradun – the Capital City of Uttarakhand
Your tour starts from Dehradun the lively capital city of the state with charming views of mountain ranges – starting from here. It is a must see place in the state where you will get a chance to explore Forest Research Institute Campus, adventurous trip to Sahshtra Dhara, Tapkeshwar Mahadev, Zoo, and different other places. Cafes and restaurants will provide you with a different kind of feelings. It is an ideal city to explore any time of the year.
Haridwar – the Gateway to Uttarakhand Tours
The first most crucial place to enter Uttarakhand, Haridwar is a sacred destination known for its Har Ki Paudi Ghat, Ganga Aarti, the temples of Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi on opposite side hills, and a number of other temples. Its marketplaces are also amazing – the narrow streets that will surely keep you surprised. It is all time favorite destination that fits well into every budget.
Mussoorie –the Queen of Hill Stations
Just 25 km away from Dehradun in the mountains, Mussoorie is called as Queen of Hills that is a paradise for nature lovers, honeymooners and those who are planning to explore the Himalayan Range. You will get the amazing view of Shiwalik Ranges and Doon Valley. Not to mention waterfalls, colonial architecture, natural splendor and some attractions like Lal Tibba, Lake Mist, Kempty Falls, Cloud’s End, Gun Hill, and Nag Tibba Trek. You can also enjoy paragliding here. It is the best hill station to explore all round the year.
Kedarnath & Badrinath Trip
The holiest places on earth – Sri Kedarnath temple is among 12 Jyotirlings in India. It is known for its tough trekking to cover almost 21 km on foot. Heli services are also available from Dehradun to reach here. It remains open from April Last week to October. Badrinath is also the most beautiful and one of the Char Dhams in India on the bank of Bhagirathi River. It is also a must see place. It remains open from May to October.
Jim Corbett National Park
The beautiful national park is famous for its rich flora and fauna. Here, you will spot leopards, wild elephants, tigers in Dhikala zone and varied other wild beasts. Emerald hills, grasslands, waterholes, reverie belts will keep you surprised. For jungle safaris, it is one of the best places. It is also ideal to explore any time of the year, except the months from July to September.
Auli – Trekker’s Paradise
For trekking lovers, adventure lovers and honeymooners, Auli is the best place – the skiing capital of India. Here, you will see Flower Valley, coniferous forests and a lot more. It is famous for mountaineering, snow-boarding, skiing, riding on Asia’s longest cable car (from Joshimath to Auli), visiting Trishul Peak, and a lot more. It is also a place known for highest manmade lake. For snow view, the best time is from November mid to March.
Rishikesh – the Yoga Capital
Your Uttarakhand tours are incomplete without spending a night or two in Rishikesh – the Yoga capital of India. It is also famous for Ganga’s view, nearby water-falls like Neergarh Fall, famous Shiva Temple – Neelkanth Mahadev that is around 20 km from the city through Badrinath Highway, and varied other famous places. Don’t miss to join the Yoga sessions and enjoy food at famous Chotiwala Dhaba. You can explore the city any time of the year.
Nainital – the Lake City
The beautiful of Uttarkhand is defined in Nainital – the most popular place in the state. Nainital got its name from famous Naini Lake – at the foothills o the mighty Himalaya. It is famous for its natural view, snow-covered mountains, scenic beauty, lovely lake, and its view. You cannot miss the popularity of Sri Kainchi Dham Ashram – a Hanuman Mandir built by famous Saint Baba Neem Karori Ji. Don’t forget to visit Naina Devi Temple, get boat ride, visit China Peak, Tippin Top, and spend a night for scenic night view.
Almora – The Best Summer Destination in India
For honeymooners and even for those want to take rest in mountains, Almora is the best offbeat destination – offering a soothing respite from the scorching heat. It is amongst the best summer destinations in India, where you will also see the architecture of colonial era. It is nestled in the shape of a horse saddle; while the hillock is dotted with fir and pine trees.
Ranikhet – Backpacker’s Paradise
Ranikhet is also a must see destination – a backpacker’s paradise. It is also the Kumaon Regiment Centre that has unpolished natural beauty. It is lined with trekking trails, ancient temples, mountain peaks and a lot more. You can explore the place according to your preferred month as it is pack of tourists all round the year.
There are also some other destinations like Gangotri and Yamunotri, Mana Gaon – the Last Village of India, Munsiyari, Lansdown, Tehri Lake, Tehri City, Dhanaulti and different others. Plan a trip with a trusted agency and enjoy your best time.
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