Top Things To Do In Uttarakhand


Kuari Pass trek located in the Nanda Devi biosphere is one of the most remarkable treks in the Garhwal Himalayas. It is the most exciting as well as beautiful trek which offers unrivaled views. It is set at an altitude of 12,200 feet which makes it the most grandeur trek. It introduces you to trek in snow and provides beautiful panoramas all the way. 

Kuari pass trek opens up a number of things to do in Uttarakhand. Here are the to do things in Uttarakhand and sightseeing places which you can explore:

1. Nainital

Nainital features coloured Naini lake and an action filled strip called The Mall which is surrounded with restaurants, markets and various shops. One can enjoy forest walks here and have a boating ride which will completely relax you and give you although more fun. Nainital is usually crowded during summers so one can visit in the quieter places like Jeolikote, Bhimtal or Ramgarh in Nainital. 

2. Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park which is one of India’s most popular national parks is rich in its wildlife. Tiger sightings are the most famous here and the park can be explored either by jeep safari or an elephant safari. The Park has a Dikhala zone which provides innumerable stunning valley views which serves best not only to explore the vast wildlife but also nature. 

3. Skiing in Auli

Skiing in Auli is the most popular in Uttarakhand and in india. Auli is set at an elevation of 2500 to 3000 meters and is surrounded by vast oak and coniferous forests. Imagine yourself skiing in the midst of snow covered forests; it feels like highly extremely thrilling. Hence skiing in Auli is the best ski destination in the world and hence a backdrop from city life

4. Valley of Flowers National Park

Valley of Flowers National Park comes in the Garhwal region and offers 300 different varieties of alpine flowers. The flowers come alive with the monsoon rain and are highly inexplicable to watch for. The vibrant colours of flowers appear as bright carpet against the snow capped mountains around the valley. It also constitutes best for trekking that starts from June until the end of October. 

5. Lansdowne

Landsowne is a most notable hill station that has its major attractions of its natural beauty. It comes in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is surrounded by oak and pine forests and nature appears in its utmost eternity. It is a place which is devoid of hustle of other hill stations and hence offers a pleasant climate. In winters one can witness snow and the temperature can go sub zero level. 

6. Hemkund

Hemkund is a lake in the Himalayas set at an altitude of 4,500 meters above sea level. The lake is surrounded by seven of the most picturesque snow Himalayan peaks and it looks like a jewel. There is also a pilgrimage of sikhs which will rejuvenate your soul. It is the perfect place for meditation and peace. One will also be awestruck at the first sight of Hemkund lake which stays frozen and all the virgin snow around is a surely heavenly sight. 

7. Almora

Almora is situated in the midst of the Himalayas. It is the king of mountains and abode of gods. People come here to seek peace and solitude and enjoy the spectacular snowscape of the central Himalayas. The mighty Himalayas are painted in different hues of blue and green ridge which looks extremely beautiful. Almora also offers some resorts which will make your journey more relaxing. 

8. Haridwar

Haridwar known as the gateway of god is dotted with a large number of temples. It is one of the seven holiest cities in India and the river Gang flows there from Gamukh. It is set at a height of 790 meters above sea level. The festivals that are celebrated in Haridwar with great auspiciousness are Diwali, Holi, Ardh Kumbh Mela and Kumbh Mela. Kumbh Mela is celebrated once in every 12 years and the city prepares in full swing to arrange this event. However October to March is the best time to visit where festivals of Diwali and Kanwar Mela are celebrated to a great extent. 

So what are you waiting for? Uttarakhand is known for the natural environment of Himalayas and one must explore these places to have serenity and utmost tranquility. It is the perfect Offbeat destination that will move you away from all your inner conflicts and bustles of city life. 

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