Devbhoomi Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is a northern state of India. It was carved out of northern Uttar Pradesh and the name was given Uttaranchal, later on in January 2007 the name was changed to Uttarakhand from Uttaranchal. It is also known as ‘Dev Boomi’, the lands of Gods due to many in numbers of pilgrimages situated here such as Badrinath Dham, Kedarnath Dham, Gangotri Dham, Yamunotri Dham, Hemkund Sahib, Tungnath Temple, etc.  The state is located at the foothills of Himalayas, so most of the area is hilly and shares international boundaries. Uttarakhand is famous for its religious view and natural resources and the most famous religious journey of Uttarakhand is Chardham Yatra. This is the place where Ganges River originates and the Valley of flowers UNESCO World Heritage site is situated. Tehri Dam which is known to be the highest Dam in Asia and 8th in the world also belongs to Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand

General Information

1Formation9 Nov. 2000
2LanguagesHindi, Sanskrit, Garhwali, Kumaoni, Jaunsari and Urdu
3Districts13
4RegionsGarhwal Region, Kumaon Region
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Districts in Garhwal

Region

Dehradun, Haridwar, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Pauri Garhwal, Rudraprayag
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Districts in Kumaon

Region

Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh, Udham Singh Nagar
7Largest CityDehradun
8CapitalDehradun (temporary)
9FlowerBrahmakamal
10TreeBurans
11RiverGanga
12SportFootball
13BirdHimalayan Monal
14FruitKaphal
15AnimalAlpine Musk Deer
16Last VillageMana Village
17Density189/km2

Uttarakhand Tourism

Uttarakhand is a destination which is famous among for its tourism places. Below are the details about the Tourism in Uttarakhand it may be in religious view or in adventure and picnic too.

Pilgrimage Sites

Below is the list of Pilgrimage Sites of Uttarakhand, all of them are famous among pilgrims due to their religious view.

Haridwar, Badrinath, Gangotri, Kedarnath, Yamunotri, Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Chorabari Tal/Gandhi Sarovar, Gaumukh/Gomukh, Binsar Mahadev, Rudranath, Tapovan, Nandaprayag, Kalpeshwar Temple, Santopanth Lake, Swargarohini, Nilkantha Peak, Padukeshwar, Hemkund Sahib/Gurudwara Sri Kemkunt Sahib, Joshimath, Vishnuprayag, Saptrishi Kund, Kainchi Dham, Jageshwar Dham, Bhadraj Temple, Lakhamandal, Baijnath, Bagnath Temple, Rudradhari Falls and Temple, Sri Neelkantha Mahadev Temple, Kunjapuri Devi Mandir, Vasuki Tal, Chandrashila, Triyuginarayan Temple, Deoria Tal.

Picnic Spots

Below is the list of Picnic Spots of Uttarakhand where you can plan your next trip to enjoy with your family and friends. All the places are amazing.

Champavat, Gomukh, Katarmal, Laksman Jula, Pithoragarh, Munsiari, Joshimath, Lakshman Jhula, Pithoragarh, Munsiari, Joshimath, Lakhamandal, Kalsi, Veerbhadra, Chaurasi Kuti, Mussoorie Winetr Line, Ranikhet, Kaliyar Sharif, Almora, Kathgodam, Nainital, Tadikhet, Manila, Chakrata, Landsdowne, Khatimja, Chaubatiya, Panibaag, Nanakmatta, Srinagar, Baajpur, Rudrapur, Tanakpur, Kaladhungi

Snowfall Destinations and Hill Stations

Here we are sharing a detailed list of Snowfall Destinations of Uttarakhand along with Hill Stations. the places are full of fun and beauty of nature.

Mussoorie, Auli, Chakrata, Chilmiri, Kanasar, Deoban, Dhanaulti, Kanatal, Chamba, Chopta, Tungnath, Deoria Tal, Kanatal, Landour, Nagtibba, Harsil, Dharali, Chaukori, Munsiari, Kausani, Khirsu, Juda Lake, Kedarkantha Peak, Nainital, Nanda Devi, Gangotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Valley of flowers, Roopkund, Bagini glacier, Chamoli, Binsar, Almora, Rudraprayag, Pithoragarh, Abott Mount, Adi Kailash, Auden’s Col Trek, Bali Pass, Baradsar Lake, Borasu Pass, Brahamtal, Chaukori, Dayara Bugyal, Gomukh, Gwaldam, Har Ki Dun, Janki Chatti, Kartik Swami, Kausani, Mukteshwar, Pindari Glacier, etc.

Treks

The list below shows you all the treks of Uttarakhand where you can plan your next trip to adventure and fun. The places are perfect for those who are adventurous and want some spices in their life.

Auli Trek, Kedarnath Trek, Nanda Devi National Park Trek, Valley of flowers Trek, Yamunotri Trek, Chorabari Tal/Gandhi Sarovar Trek, Bhavishya Badri Temple Trek, Tungnath Trek, Gaumukh Trek, Kuari Bugyal/Kuari Pass Trek, Rudranath Trek, Tapovan Trek, Vasudhara Falls Trek, Dhanaulti Trek, Kalpeshwar Temple Trek, Mayali Pass Trek, Satopanth trek, Swargarohini Trek, Nilakantha Peak Trek,  Hemkund Sahib/Gurudwara Sri Kemkunt Sahib Trek, Nandavan Trek, Kedartal Trek, Gangotri National Park Trek, Saptrishi Kund Trek, Bali Pass Trek, Benog Wildlife Sanctuary Trek, Snow Adventure Zone, Bhadraj Temple Trek, Pindari Glacier Trek, Vasuki Tal Trek, Chandrashilla Trek, Triyuginarayan Temple Trek, Deoria Tal Trek, Bagini Glcier Trek, Har ki Dun, Roopkund Trek, Dayara Bugyal Trek, Nag Tibba Trek, Pangarchulla Trek, Panwali Kantha Trek, Rupin Pass Trek

WaterFalls

Waterfalls are a magical creation of Nature, here we are sharing the list of Waterfalls of Uttarakhand, where you can go and enjoy the moments of life along with your family and friends.

Chineshwar Waterfall, Birthi Falls, Corbett Falls, Garud Chatti, Jharipani Fall, Kimona Fall, Maldevta Fall, Moigad Fall, Neergarh Waterfall, Patna Waterfall, Phool Chatti Waterfall, Rupin Pass, Shashtradhara, Shikar Falls, Tiger Falls, Vasudhar Falls, Kempty Falls, Mossy Falls, Bhatta Falls, Jimi Ghat Falls

Religious Journeys

Uttarakhand is very famous for its religious importance and many of Journeys are being done by pilgrims to get the peace of mind. Here is the list of Religious Journeys of Uttarakhand.

Panch Badri Yatra, Chardham Yatra, Panch Kedar Yatra, Panch Prayag Yatra, Mahakumbh

World Heritage Sites

Valley of flowers, Nanda Devi National Park, Nanda Devi Temple

Heritage Sites:

Dwarahat, Katarmal Sun Temple, Baijnath, Narendra Nagar, Mahamrityunjaya Temple, Pithoragrah Fort, Baleshwar Temple, Bagnath, Chandpur Garhi

National Parks:

Rajaji National Park, Jim Corbett National Park, Gangotri National Park

Neighbour States

Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh

Uttarakhand is a state which is full of nature’s varieties of beauty, whether it is about Forests, Hill Stations, Rivers, Pilgrimage sites or waterfall everything is here, the life is here.