Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand

If India is called the land of spiritualism, Uttarakhand is one big contributor towards it. Home to the holy Ganga and the 4 most sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites, it is commonly referred to as 'devbhoomi' (the land of gods).The world flocks here to master asanas and to seek out big answers and the ashrams gladly offer them room to rest. The forests here are home to the largest concentration of tigers in India.
Nainital Lake Boats

Often viewed as a day trip from Nainital, Bhimtal has now carved out its own space to become a unique destination in its own right. Until a couple of years ago, the main draw here at Bhimtal was its lake created by the earth-dam built in 1883. Regular boating and sightseeing apart, Bhimtal has now...

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Almora Sunrise

A gateway to the best of Uttarakhand, Almora offers so much more than meets the eye. A step out of Almora gives you stunning snow views, dense jungles, idyllic villages, rare temples and clear rivers. Almora is a surprise package, and this is not just about its ‘bal mithai’ fudge with roasted khoya and sugar...

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Sattal Lake Uttarakhand

Splendid lakes surrounded by Himalayan peaks, with an incredible view of pine and oak forests, dotted by colonial bungalows and artistic churches. That’s Nainital – also known as the ‘Lake District of India’ – located at an altitude of 2,084 meters above sea level alongside the foothills of the Kumaon region in Uttarakhand. Legend has it...

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Tiget Jim Corbett

The Park What’s common between a cricket test match, an intensely smoky single malt and Corbett National Park? Plenty actually – they can all test your patience, are acquired tastes and even so are strangely favored by the ‘connoisseurs’. Though named after the legendary hunter turned conservationist Jim Corbett, strangely enough only one of the...

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The unexplored heaven of Uttarakhand, Mukteshwar is a small town perched at an altitude of about 2287 metres above sea level, atop the Kumaon hills in Nainital district. For stunning views of the mighty Himalayas, taste of the pahadi aloo (potato) grown on terrace gardens, a break from the chaos and noise of city life,...

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Uttarakhand tourism offerings range from the best of natural splendours to unrivalled adrenaline-inducing adventures. But before you decide on your itinerary, we suggest you spare some thought for these little-known wonders in Uttarakhand that are a true traveller’s delight! Munsiyari Munsiyari Famed as the ‘Mini Kashmir of Uttarakhand’, Munsiyari (288 km from Nainital) literally means...

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