Tourist places in Uttarakhand

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Here are the top 55 places to visit in Uttarakhand:

1. Nainital

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Nainital with its beautiful lakes, temples and exotic scenery around is the perfect honeymoon paradise nestled in the arms of Kumaon Hills.

Best Time: Throughout the year

2. Rishikesh

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Situated along the convergence of Ganga and Chandrabhaga, Rishikesh on the foothills of Himalayas is the hub of many ancient temples, popular cafes, yoga ashrams and adventure sports.

Best Time: Throughout the year

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3. Auli

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Dotted with apple orchards, oaks and deodars; Auli is a popular hill resort in the Himalayan range dating back to 8th Century AD.

Best Time: Throughout the year

4. Mussoorie

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Situated at an altitude of 6000 ft., Mussoorie is a popular hill station famous for its colonial heritage and its religious sites.

Best Time: September to June

5. Badrinath

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Badrinath is a pilgrim centre (among one of the Char Dham) set in the backdrop of Neelkanth Mountain Peak dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Best Time: May to June, September to October

6. Kedarnath

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Atop 3584 mts, this in one of the Char Dhams and thus one of the holiest pilgrim centres in the lap of Garhwali Himalayas.

Best Time: May to June, September to October

7. Jim Corbett National Park

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Corbett National Park, set amidst the foothills of Himalayas, houses a variety of flora and fauna including rare ones such as tigers and is a treat for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.

Best Time: Mid October to Mid June

8. Haridwar

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Situated along the holy Ganges, Haridwar is famous for its temples and ghats where pilgrims bathe to relieve themselves of their sins.

Best Time: Throughout the year

9. Yamunotri

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Revered as the origin of Yamuna river, the pilgrim centre (among one of the 'Chhota Char Dham') nestled in the laps of Garhwal Himalayas at 3293 mts high lies close to the Indo-Chinese border.

Best Time: May to June, September to November

10. Gangotri

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This pilgrimage destination situated in Uttarkashi is one of the Chhota Char Dham.

Best Time: April to June, September to November

11. Almora

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Cradled in the wilderness of Himalayan ranges, the sprawling town of Almora shaped like a horse-shoe is a hill station located in Uttarakhand that boasts of a pre-British heritage.

Best Time: Throughout the year

12. Valley of Flowers

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Valley of flowers, discovered in 1931 is a World Heritage Site for its wild untamed blooms surrounded by white peaks.

Best Time: May to October

13. Dehradun

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This hill town in the foothills of the Shivalik ranges in the Garhwal region with two perennial rivers flowing through it, popular for its historic civilization and offers a delightful terrain to trekkers.

Best Time: Throughout the year

14. Mukteshwar

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Mukteshwar is a small hill town mostly known for adventure sports such as rock climbing, rappelling etc. and the amazing view of Himalayan ranges you get from there.

Best Time: October to June

15. Dhanaulti

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With Chamba and Mussoorie in proximity, this little town in Uttarakhand is an offbeat destination located at a height of about 2200 meters above sea level.

Best Time: September to June

16. Kanatal

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Once a deserted land, today Kanatal is a usual haunt for those travelers who seek peace and solitude.

Best Time: Throughout the year

17. Ranikhet

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Ranikhet meaning Queen's farm, is a hill station developed by the Britishers around ancient temples, undulating Himalayan hills and forests.

Best Time: Throughout the year

18. Lansdowne

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Lansdowne at an altitude of 1,706 mt on a hillock is famous for its pristine Himalayan beauty, oak and pine forests, snow-covered peaks and lovely fresh air.

Best Time: Throughout the year

19. Sattal

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A group of seven fresh water lakes, a stash of nature’s bounty and loads of migratory birds and panoramic vistas make this wonderful place called Sattal.

Best Time: April to June, September to December

20. Tehri Garhwal

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The Hindu Mythology and legends seemed to have showered Tehri Garhwal with several spiritual significances.

Best Time: Throughout the year

21. Bhimtal

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Rested at a height of 1370m above the sea level, Bhimtal is spotted with temples lying amid the verdant mountains and a pristine blue lake.

Best Time: March to June, September to December

22. Rajaji National Park

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Encompassing the Shivalik mountain ranges, Rajaji National Park is abundantly rich in flora and fauna and proves to be a great holiday destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts alike.

Best Time: Mid November to Mid June

23. Joshimath

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Joshimath is a quaint hill town nestled amid the lap of snow capped Himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand. This valley is mesmerizingly beautiful surrounded on all sides by picture perfect views.

Best Time: April to November

24. Naukuchiatal

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Naukuchiatal, a small picturesque lake village is a destination for those who seek quietude and tranquility beneath the shade of pure nature.

Best Time: April to June, September to November

25. Madhyamaheshwar

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Situated at an altitude of 3265 m above the sea level, Madhyamaheshwar has spiritual vibes oozing out of it which are difficult to ignore.

Best Time: May to October

26. Bageshwar

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Bageshwar is a small town in Uttarakhand, tucked away in the Kumaon region of the Himalayan range inconspicuously. Situated at the confluence of the rivers Saryu and Gomti, with Bhileshwar and Nileshwar mountains, Bageshwar is known for its rivers, temples and mountains.

Best Time: October to June

27. Kausani

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Embellished with all the right ingredients including lush green valley, verdant pine tree forests, meandering creeks, tranquility and majestic Himalayan peaks, Kausani is one of the most spellbinding hill stations in Uttarakhand.

Best Time: April to June, September to December

28. Kumaon

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Kumaon is a region of Uttarakhand with various towns, including hill-stations and religious spots. While mostly all hill stations are flanked by all sorts of conifers and draped in a garb of green, Kumaon changes its coat of blooms several times a year.

Best Time: Throughout the year

29. Munsiyari

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A small village with an awe-inspiring panorama of snow capped Himalayan Range; Munsiyari is located in the Pithoragarh District.

Best Time: April to June, October to November

30. Pithoragarh

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A small urban town bustling with tourists is a prime example of raw beauty of nature and is often fondly referred to as the “Little Kashmir”.

Best Time: April to June, October to December

31. Pauri Garhwal

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Pauri Garhwal is a paradise with snow covered Himalayan peaks and thick cover of lush green forests.

Best Time: April to June, September to October

32. Chopta

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Chopta, very simply put, is a trekker cum explorer's heaven. Visit the valley of Chopta for a life altering experience and expand the boundaries of your physical horizon.

Best Time: March to June

33. Ramgarh

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Nestled in the lap of nature, Ramgarh is a destination blessed with impeccable view of snow covered Himalayas and adorned with beautiful and serene environ

Best Time: October to May

34. Guptakashi

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A holy town adorned with the many ancient temples and believed to be a part of epic Mahabharata, is a place called Guptkashi.

Best Time: March to June, September to November

35. Rudra Prayag

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Lying at the confluence of River Alaknanda and River Mandakini, Rudraprayag is a sacred place regarded as one of the Panch Prayags and place of great religious significance.

Best Time: April to December

36. Binsar

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A small town set in the midst of lush green forests covered with oak, pine, deodar trees, Binsar has plenty of tourist attractions including green meadows, temples and the Binsar wildlife sanctuary.

Best Time: Throughout the year

37. Chakrata

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Chakrata is a small hill town near Dehradun located on top of the Yamuna valley, amidst lush green forests, caves and ancient temples.

Best Time: Throughout the year

38. Uttarkashi

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Uttarkashi is one of the most popular religious district in Uttarakhand. Two of the Four Holy Shrines of Hindu mythology, of the 'Char Dham' are situated here, as is the chief source of the holiest river of Hinduism, the Ganges.

Best Time: March to June, September to November

39. Dharchula

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A remote town of Uttaranchal, Darchula is a place with lots of scenic beauty. Bounded by the Kumaon Region’s mountains and high peaks and glaciers of Panchchuli range on the west, this town lies on the way to a very famous pilgrimage of India namely Kailash Mansarover.

Best Time: May to June, September to December

40. Devprayag

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Marked by the confluence point of rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi, Devprayag is a religious hub and is quite popular among tourists coming for pilgrimage or seeking some solitude close to nature.

Best Time: Throughout the year

41. Abbott Mount

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A quaint old town, Abbott Mount is located in the Kali Kumaon region of Champawat district, Uttarakhand. Here, one can witness the charm of a bygone British colonial era through a marvelous church and 13 isolated cottages across the hill.

Best Time: Throughout the year

42. Gaumukh

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One of the holiest lands in Uttarakhand, Gaumukh is thronged by devotees mainly for its serenity and pious mythological history. Gaumukh is not exactly a tourist town or city, but a glacial trekking destination located within Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.

Best Time: February to September

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