The land of gods, Uttarakhand is a very much ancient region. It is always considered as the land of spirituality but nowadays, the region is fully acknowledged for adventurous trips. It is known for its natural beauty so many romantic and family trips to Uttarakhand are common. It is now regarded as one of the most loved places to spend holidays. It is divided into two cultural blocks. First cultural block is Garhwal that is spread across Chamoli, Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri Garhwal, Rudraprayag, Tehri Garhwal, and Uttarkashi, while second one is Kumaon which includes the districts of Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh, and Udham Singh Nagar. Vistors visit these place in their vacation and spend a gala time.
Why is Uttarakhand different from Himachal Pradesh and other mountain regions?
Unlike Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand is having more diverse wildlife and flora species. HP and J & K are more of Hindu – Sikh and Muslim-Hindu state respectively, while Uttarakhand is the home to all the three major religions i.e Hindu, Muslim, Sikh and even mild population of Christians. Most importantly, all of them share a very close spiritual bond with the region. Communal riots are very rare. Add to that, Uttarakhand is having a wide range of flora and funna species. Farmers of Uttarakhand are considered happier than the all farmers of the other states. Uttarakhand is considered “iconic”. So It is being regarded as “ real Bharat” in “Modern India” because of the ancient vibes that Uttarakhand gets from “ the Great Himalayas”.
Top Ten Places to Visit in Uttarakhand
Wilderness of Uttarakhand – Corbett National Park & Rajaji National Park
Uttarakhand is the home of various wild species. It really attracts visitors from all over the world. Right from Biggest Elephant to smallest Cobra, Uttarakhand is having 116 speices of animals and plants. Visitors always get mesmerised by seeing animals in their own natural habitant. This wilderness of Cobertt Reserve and Rajaji National Park brings the highest revenue to the Uttarakhand government. Ramnagar’s Corbett National Park and Haridwar-Rishikesh’s Rajaji National Park are keyplayers. Corbett is reverred as oldest national park of India and is considered as World Heritage site by UNESCO.
Spiritual Uttarakhand – Chardhaam, Hemkunth, Haridwar and Rishikesh
It is 100% right to call Uttarakhand as DevBhoomi, as it is having temples at every 10 KM. If Rishikesh is “Hairs of Ancient Sages”, then Haridwar is a door to reach “God”. On one side, Shankracharya had found UK as perfect place for meditation and on other side, Guru Gobind Singh claimed that he had meditated on ultimate Kaal Brahman in his previous incarnation. It is an ambition of every Hindu to visit chaar dhaam and UK is having summary of Chaardhaam (Chhota Chaardham) known as Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. Goddess worshipers also consider UK as perfet place for their sadhna. Ganga and Yamuna cherish people by cutting down their sins.
Paradise for Adventure Lovers – Rishikesh
If you love rafting, parasaling, boating, horse riding, camping and other adventrous, you must plan your camp trip near Kosi River in Rishikesh. Try it once, you will for sure come Rishikesh again and again.
Romance in the Air of Nainital, Mussoorie, Ranikhet and beautiful villages of Garhwal – Kumaon Area
If you are couple and wanted experience divine love, then Nainital and Ranikhet is most appropriate place. Hire a vendor and make a seven day trip. Spend first two days n Nainital start your trip by taking blesses from Goddess Naina Devi and then enjoy boating on Nainital Lake. Experience Shopping in Nainital and then make your way to Eco Cave Gardens and horse riding to Naini Top. Next two days take your ride to Ranikhet and visit Jhula devi, Chaubatia Orchards, Majhkhali, Kalika temple, Golf Corse. Don’t forget to capture photos from Bhalu Dam. Now make your way to Garhwal. Take a stop in one of the rural sites in UK where you will witness beautiful farms and real Bharat. Once you will reach Mussoorie, ask your driver to showcase Childer’s Lodge, Gun Hill, Kempty Falls, Lake Mist, Municipal Garden, Mussoorie Lake, Bhatta Falls, Mossy Fall and Happy Valley in three days.
Special mention – Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand, Rudrapur the Industrial one and Roorkie – the education at best
If you are willing to make a good IT career, Dehradun is one city that is rising day by day. Investors are investing their to get their projects done through cheap labour. In a near future, we will witness Dehradun amoung prominent career city with Rudrapur. Roorkie on the other hand is better known as a prominent education city.
Day before yesterday was Uttarakhand Sthapna Diwas, On the day (9 November 2000) UK was separated from UP. Result is good because UK has developed alot after the separation.
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