Uttarakhand is famous for its scenic beauty and pilgrim centres. For religious people there are many places to find divinity. And if you are a nature lover, you will find divinity in the rich expanse of endless natural beauty here. Uttarakhand is the perfect destination. Here are the top 5 places to visit in Uttarakhand.
Nature lovers call it heaven. The picturesque district is located on the eastern side of Uttarakhand. The views of the Himalayas are spellbinding. It is also famous for handicrafts, cuisine and wildlife. It has a rich cultural heritage. Almora is Famous for Kumaon Regiment, Temples, Himalayas, Hippie trail.One can find major attractions in Kasar Devi Temple and Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. You can reach Almora by Air, Rail and Road.
Kausani is the land you must need to visit if you want to enjoy the generosity of Mother Nature. This hill station is located at a height of 1890 meters. The place is famous for the view of 350 km stretch of the majestic Himalayas it offers. Major attractions in Kausani are Rudradhari Falls and Caves, Lakshmi Ashram, Anasakti Ashram, Sumitranandan Pant Gallery, Baijnath Temple and Kausani Tea Estate. One can reach here by Air, Rail and Road.
Every inch of Pithoragarh is blessed with natural beauty. The stunning beauty of the land defies description. This district is located in the easternmost part of Uttarakhand. It offers scope for trekking as well. The place is an important halt for those who undertake Kailash Manasarovar Yatra. Chandak, Askot Sanctuary, Ralam Glacier, Jhulaghat, Pithoragarh Fort, Thal Kedar, Gangolihat and Dhwaj Temple are some of the major attractions.
‘Queen’s land’ is what Ranikhet is referred to as. It is yet another hill station that elevates your spirits to a different planet. At an altitude of 1829 meters and it's the perfect place to visit to view the Himalayas at its best. The amazing richness of greenery and the scenic landscape make this place a dream destination. Here are some places you would not want to miss on your tour to Ranikhet.• Jhula Devi Temple
• Chaubatia Orchard
• Upat and Kalika
• Mankameshwar Temple
• Haidakhan Babaji Temple
• Dwarahat Temples
Rishikesh is a blend of tranquility and adventure. Its location at the confluence of River Ganges and River Chandrabhaga and views of spectacular hills and various adventurous activities such as trekking, rafting and camping captivate nature lovers; the tranquility of the place with the importance attached to it as a pilgrim center touches the soul of pilgrims. Rishikesh is called as the Yoga Capital of the world. Some of the most important tourist destinations in Rishikesh include:• Laxman Jhula
• Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
• The Beatles Ashram
• Swarg Ashram
• Parmarth Niketan
• Rajaji National Park
• Jumpin Heights
• Narendra Nagar
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