Uttarakhand

The ‘Land of God’ is a mysterious, beautiful, extraordinary, beguiling, and heavenly state. The captivating area is honored with some stunning visitor places and when you visit this spot you can all the more likely judge why the Divine beings picked Uttrakhand to make it their dwelling place. With a few wonderful spots to visit in Uttarakhand, an outing to Uttarakhand should be in your pail rundown of spots to find in India. On the off chance that you are as of now on your approach to design an outing, here is a rundown of spots to visit in Uttarakhand.

 

So, now let us look at the background and also the best Places to See in Uttarakhand.

 

History

 

Uttarakhand, once Uttaranchal, is situated in the northwestern part of India. It is bordered toward the northwest by the Indian province of Himachal Pradesh, toward the northeast by the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, toward the southeast by Nepal, and toward the south and southwest by Uttar Pradesh. Its capital is the northwestern city of Dehradun.

 

On November 9, 2000, the province of Uttaranchal—the 27th territory of India—was cut out of Uttar Pradesh, and in January 2007 the new state changed its name to Uttarakhand, signifying “northern region,” which was the traditional name for the region.

 

Places to Visit

Dehradun

Dehradun- the capital of Uttrakhand is a lively city surrounded by mesmerizing views of the Mussoorie Mountains.

Things to Do: Shop for woolens, handicrafts, handlooms, and clothes in the local market. Try out the delicious Garhwali food at the local restaurants. 

Ideal Time to Visit: March to June

 

Mussoorie

Mussoorie is the ‘Queen of Hills’ and is a pretty hill station. A ride from Dehradun to Mussoorie is full of scenic views and beautiful landscapes which makes this place among the best places to visit in Uttarakhand.

 

Things to Do: Walk through the winding lanes and explore its beauty.

Ideal Time to Visit: April to June and for snowfall give a visit in winters.

 

Nainital

Sandwiched between the lofty mountains, directly in the lap of Naini Lake, Nainital is well known as perhaps the best spot to visit in Uttarakhand, encompassed by mountains from each corner offering a magnificent perspective of the Himalayas.

 

Things to Do: Shop for woolens, handicrafts, jewelry, and souvenir in the shops on Mall Road. Also, enjoy trekking.

Ideal Time to Visit: March – June

 

Rishikesh

For the spiritualist in you, a visit to Rishikesh is a must. This charming town oozes a provincial touch and spiritual energy that is staggering. 

Things to Do: A thrilling white water rafting, diving, take a dip in the holy Ganga.

Ideal Time to Visit: August – October

 

Haridwar

Well known as a Hindu pilgrimage Haridwar is one of the most visited places by profound individuals. An excursion here during your Uttarakhand occasion ought to be a piece of your itinerary.

Things to Do: Take a dip in the holy Ganga and also enjoy a serene boat ride there. Eat delicious local food to get a real feel of the place.

Ideal Time to Visit: August – October

 

Ranikhet

Ranikhet is a little village in the Himalayan miracle which has an overwhelming provincial hangover. Lovely stone structures of the British Period add an incredible appeal to the little town.

 

Things to Do: Ranikhet has several tiny local off-road trekking routes offering scenic vistas. Try trekking.

Ideal Time to Visit: September – November

 

Auli

This superb hill station offers an all-encompassing perspective on the Himalayan extent and a fascinating spot to visit with regards to Uttarakhand. This beautiful villa is an extraordinary honeymoon destination also.

Things to Do: Auli is the skiing and snowboarding hub of India. You can try your hand at skiing here. There are different courses to learn about the sport. Try your lick at mountaineering here and you will have an unforgettable experience.

Ideal Time to Visit: Through the year

 

Famous Food of Uttarakhand

dishes recommended by rajshree upadhyaya

  • Kafuli
  • Bhang ki Chutney
  • Garhwal ka Fannah
  • Phaanu
  • Baadi
  • Kandalee ka Saag
  • Kumaoni Raita
  • Chainsoo
  • Dubuk
  • Jhangora ki Kheer
  • Aaloo ke Gutke
  • Sisunaak Saag

 

Best Places to Eat

restaurant recommended by rajshree upadhyaya

  • Y Cafe and Restaurant
  • Gaylord Ice Cream Parlor
  • Ellora’s Melting Moments
  • Black Pepper
  • Moti Mahal
  • Orchard
  • Kalsang Friends Corner
  • Raazmataaz
  • Sunburn Bistro

 

HOTELS 

hotels recommended by rajshree upadhyaya

Average

 

  • Hotel G P Grand, Dehradun
  • OYO 18347 Hotel Mountain Inn, Dehradun
  • Hotel Ganpati Plaza, Haridwar
  • OYO 14945 Hotel UK-07, Dehradun

 

Budget

 

  • Hotel Raj Mandir, Haridwar
  • Hotel Midtown, Haridwar
  • OYO 19962 Corbett Tiger Lane, Ranikhet
  • OYO 22492 Hotel Kempty Residency, Mussoorie

 

Luxury

  • Radisson Blu Hotel Haridwar
  • Hotel Jaypee Residency Manor, Mussoorie
  • Camp AquaForest Rishikesh, Rishikesh

 

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