The beautiful state of Uttarakhand has something for every traveler- whether you are a history buff, a nature lover, an adventure seeker or devout! Peacefully settled between Tibet and Nepal, this Himalayan getaway never ceases to surprise you with its myriad charms. Read on to know why Uttarakhand should be next in your travel bucket list:
Rejuvenation and Wellness
Uttarakhand is home to a number of wellness resorts where you can rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul. These resorts offer several yoga facilities and spa treatments and are a huge favorite among the Indian as well as foreign tourists. Some of the best ones are Aalia, Ananda in the Himalayas and The Terraces.
Adventure at the Holy City- Rishikesh
Also known as the “Yoga Capital of World”, Rishikesh is a must visit for those who love to add a dash of adventure on their trip. You can enjoy activities like body surfing, bungee jumping, white-water rafting, and flying fox among others. Some not to miss attractions of Rishikesh are LakshmanJhula, ParmarthNiketan Ashram and Ram Jhula. As for connectivity, the town is well-connected via road, rail, and air. If you are planning to take a train journey, it is always a good idea to do PNR enquiry for detailed information.
Uttarakhand is also called as “Dev Bhoomi” and is home to many famous pilgrim sites. People from every part of India and abroad come here for the most revered Char Dhams including the four shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. You can also include some other popular temples such as Naina Devi Temple (Nainital) and Baijnath Temple.
Legacy of Corbett
The wildlife retreat is named after the famous hunter-conservationist and writer, the Jim Corbett National Park is home to much exotic flora and fauna including the Bengal Tiger. A visit to Gurney House is a must on your Corbett trip as this is the former residence of the noted personality. The huge property is situated on the Ayarpatta Hills and will take you back to the Raj era with all its grandeur. As for connectivity, Corbett is well-connected via road and rail and the nearest railhead is Ramnagar Railway Station. However, due to a limited number of trains on this route, the tickets often get sold out. So do your booking in advance and if you are not lucky enough to get a confirmed ticket, you can always check PNR status through the IRCTC website.
A favorite among the honeymoon couples, Uttarakhand has many hill stations to its fame. From the picturesque lakes of Bhimtal to verdant valleys of Dehradun, from the historic Lansdowne to the magical aura of Mussoorie, there is a lot for the romantic couples who are planning to visit Uttarakhand. The adventure buffs can go for skiing in the winter wonderland of Auli and come back with beautiful memories.
With these reasons to visit Uttarakhand, you can be assured of a memorable vacation experience amidst scenic vistas and snow-capped peaks.