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Abode of the Gods”, Uttaranchal comprises the north-western 13 distrcts of the former state of UttarPradesh. The state came into being on 9th  November, 2000. It is bounded on the northwest by Himachal Pradesh , on the south and southwest by Uttar Pradesh and shares its international borders with Nepal on the east and China on its north.

 The land with a never ending history and unlimited legends is the holy land of Ganga, and Yamuna and the Chardhams’ – Badarinath, Haridwar, Kedarnath and Raishikesh.

The state consists of two regions-Garhwal in the west and Kumaon in the east. Both the regions are blessed with exceptional natural beauty, and studded with stunning snow clad peaks. The northern mountains cover about nine-tenth of the total aera of the state. It is the land of a dozen hill stations, sanctuaries and pilgrim centres. The forests here have awesome variety of flora  and fauna.


 

Capital : Dehradun
Airport :

Dehradun

Population : 8,479,562
Area :

55,845 sq kms

Languages : Hindi, Kumaoni, Garhwali
Weather :

Best time to visit is between May to June.


 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 
 

 

 
   
ALMORA        
                    Hill station, nearby Temples and Ashrams Treakking, starting point for
                    visit to Glaciers
 
 
BADRINATH  
                   Major Hindu pilgrim centre, Hot springs, Temples.  
 
CHAMPAWAT  
                    Old capital of Kumoan and ancient architecture.  
 
GANGOTRI  
                    Source of sacred river Ganga, Hindu pilgrim  centre, Temples.  
 
HARIDWAR  
                    One of the seven sacred cities of Hindu Temples, Ghats Ashrams.  
 
GOVINDGHAT  
                    Starting point for Hemkund and valley of Flowers.  
 
NANDPRAYAG  
                    Hindu pilgrim centre, Temples.  
 
KASAUNI   

                    Switzerland of India’, view of snow peaks Ashrams.

 
 
MUSSORIE  

                    Major hill resort, Garden, Fishing, Trekking

 
 
NANI TAL  
                    Major hill resort, Garden, Fishing, Trekking.  
 
RISHIKESH  

                    Hindu pilgrim centre, Temples, Ashrams, Temples.

 
 
UTTARKASHI  
                    Temples, Hill station.  
 
YAMNOTRI  

                   Source of sacred Yamuna river, Hindu pilgrgrim centre, Hot springs,
                   Temples.