Uttarakhand became the 27th state of the Republic of
India on 9th November 2000. The State is carved out of
Uttar Pradesh. It occupies 17.3% of India's total land
area with 51,125 sq km.
On Uttarakhand Travel, you will find the great diversity
of the region where snow-clad mountains, green hills,
fertile valleys, flowing rivers and thriving lakes add
to the natural beauty. The popular hill stations of
Uttarakhand are Nainital, Bhimtal, Almora, Ranikhet,
Pithoragarh, Munsiyari, Mussoorie, Chopta, Valley of
Flowers, Joshimath and Lansdowne. For unlimited serenity
and tranquility in pleasant pollution free environs,
hill station on Uttarakhand Travel are ideal for
vacations. To enhance the attractiveness of the region
are the several natural lakes in the region, which are
the center of attraction of the town and good for
Since Uttarakhand is known as the Abode of the gods,
there are several highly venerated pilgrimage places.
The tourists must visit Kedarnath, Badrinath, Hemkund
Sahib, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Jageshwar, Bageshwar,
Rishikesh and Haridwar for their religious importance on
Uttarakhand Travel. Each hilltop or bent is known to
have a temple, big or small, which are considered very
sacred by the locals.
Uttarakhand is ideal for several adventure sports
activities because of its geographical attributes. While
on Uttarakhand Travel, the tourist must take the maximum
pleasure out of adventure sports like trekking,
ice-skiing, white water rafting, sailing, boating,
kayaking, canoeing, yachting, water-skiing and
parasailing. To climb the big mountain stretch or to
pass the dense jungles of the hills is in itself very
exciting. The huge water-filled rivers and deep lakes
are perfect for water sports.
Tourists also prefer to go on Uttarakhand Travel to
visit the abundant wildlife sanctuaries and national
parks in the state. While you are on a visit to
Uttarakhand, make sure to visit the Valley of Flower
National Park, Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuaries, Nanda
Devi National Park, Govind National Park, Assan Barrage
National Park, Rajaji National Park and Corbett National
Capital : Dehradun (Interim)
Longitude : 77° 34' 27" E to 81° 02' 22" E
Latitude : 28° 53' 24" N to 31° 27' 50" N
Total Area : 53,484 sq. km.
Total Forest Area : 34,434 sq. km.
Hilly Area : 92.57%
Plains : 7.43%
High Court : Nainital.
Districts : Pithoragarh, Almora, Nainital,
Haridwar, Bageshwar, Champawat, Pauri Garhwal,
Uttarkashi, Tehri Garhwal, Udham Singh Nagar, Chamoli,
Languages Spoken : Kumaoni, Garhwali, Hindi.
Tourist And Historical Places : Nainital,
Mussoorie, Pauri, Almora, Ranikhet, Khirsu, Champawat,
Dayara, Auli, Khatling, Vedini Bugyal, Valley Of
Flowers, Lansdown, Lakhamandal, Paataal Bhuvaneshwar,
Gangolihaat, Jolljivi, Kataarmal, Kosini, Jageshwar,
Dwarahaat, Someshwar, Baijnath, Pindari Glacier etc.
Pilgrimage Sites : Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri,
Yamunotri, Panchkedar, Panchbadri, Panchprayag, Haridwar,
Rishikesh, Hemkund Sahib, Purnagiri, Chittai, Kaliyar
Sharif, Nanakmatta Sahib, Rettha Sahib etc.