Top 8 Tourist Destinations in Uttarakhand Worth Visiting

8 Best Places To Go In Uttrakhand, You Should Not Miss Out

Uttarakhand, a northern Indian state is famous for Hindu pilgrimage sites and rivers as it is the origin of some of the most sacred rivers in India like Ganga and Yamuna. Dare devil routes in Uttarakhand for trekking are among some most popular activities that one can indulge here. No matter how many places you have visited, the natural beauty of Uttarakhand will keep you fascinated.

In this post we will mention some not so frequently visited places in Uttarakhand aside from the religious sites. Continue Reading this post to explore the places.

1. Bhimtal

Bhimtal is perched at 1370m above sea level. It’s an ideal place for scenic hill station lovers which is a less crowded version of Nainital. The glory of this place lies in its off-beat and tranquil atmosphere. Surrounded by dense forests of oak, shrubs and pines  along with picturesque Bhimtal lake, this place is  totally worth visiting.

Best Time: March – June, Sep- Dec

2.                       Dhanaulti

With a little human intrusion, Dhanaulti is a perfect for rejuvenating trip away from the city noise. Located at a distance of 42 kms from Mussoorie, this small town of Uttarakhand will slowly seep into your conscience and serve you pleasantries.

Best Time: Sep – June

3.                       Binsar

Binsar like Dhanaulti is also a small town of Uttarakhand is known for its remarkable natural picturesque of snow laden Himalayan peaks. Amidst the dense forest of pine, oaks and deodar trees, Binsar meadows will surely give you a surreal feeling.

Best Time: Throughout the year

4.                       Almora

Located 33kms from Binsar, Almora is an exquisite hill station. It is known for its rich cultural heritage, tradition, unique handicrafts and mouth watering cuisine, Almora definitely deserves a place on your travel bucket list.

Best Time:  Throughout the year

5.                        Valley Of Flowers

Located in Chamoli, near Badrinath, Valley of flowers makes for a perfect tourist spot due to its extravagant wild untamed blooms surrounded by white peaks. This place is also declared a World’s Heritage Site for its exotic varieties of medicinal herbs.

Best Time: May- October

6.                       Roopkund Trek

Perched at  5,029m above sea level in the lap of Trishul Kund and Nanda Ghunti, this place is full of mysteries, getting its infamous name ‘Mystery Lake’. Roopkund is surrounded by exotic natural beauty of lush green mountains and rocky glaciers. A perfect tourist destination if you go to Uttarakhand.

7. Kumaon

Kumaon gets its popularity for its dense hill station which, unlike other places, does not remain flanked with green conifers. Here Rhododendrons trees transition from soft pink in early winters to scarlet stealing your breath away. This place will always be ethereal every time you visit.

Best Time: Throughout the year

8.                       Chamba

Chamba line Dhanaulti and Binsar is a small town of Uttarakhand that is far away from the rush of city life and secluded from crowds of tourists. Chamba is known for its pristine outline of deodar and pine trees through Himalayan range. This place promises a nice ambience and atmosphere that will leave you calm and serene.

Best Time: Throughout the year

End Note

These are a few options for exploring the beautiful state of Uttarakhand. We are sure you won’t feel far away from the lap of mother nature no matter where you go. But, we humbly request not to litter around and disturb the beautiful site that you, yourself has gone to witness!!

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