Top 5 places to visit in Uttarakhand in summer
There are like thousands of places in India for tourism and traveling. For discovering these places we have targeted Uttarakhand, a natural beauty, for traveling. Uttarakhand is a North Indian state which is famous for Himalayan mountains and various holy temples.
if you are planning to visit a hill station this summer, Uttarakhand will be your first choice.
Here are the top 5 places to visit in Uttarakhand in summer..
1. Chardham (Yamnotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath)
If you are looking for a vacation to experience the diverse spiritual essence of India then nothing is better than the visit to the Chardham- Yamnotri, Gangotri, Badrinath, and Kedarnath. It is considered to be one of the holiest pilgrimage sites according to Hindu mythology. Religious Travellers and tourists seeking insight into Hindu Mythology. Anytime throughout the years except for monsoons and 5 to 6 Days. Badrinath and Gangotri are accessible by road. The remaining two destinations of Kedarnath and Yamnotri require extensive trekking. There’s also a Himalaya Darshan helicopter service that allows people to cover the trip in two days. Nearby railway station is at Rishikesh. From there on, tourists will have to hire a vehicle or bus service to reach the site.
Spiritual pilgrimage, visit the temples and enjoy the hilly areas.
2. Dehradun and Mussoorie
The capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun, one of the famous places in Uttarakhand, has a picturesque location with a beautiful view of the Himalayan ranges and river Ganga flowing on either side of the city. Mussoorie is located at a distance of about 38 km from Dehradun. It is touted to be the ‘Queen of Hills’ and attracts many tourists every year.‘Coz there are only a few amazing weekend getaways like Dehradun and Mussoorie. Peace lovers, honeymooners, family, and friends. All around the year except monsoons and 2 to 3 days. It takes around 5 hours to reach Dehradun from Delhi via road. From Dehradun, Mussoorie is just an hour journey away. The nearest airport is in Dehradun – Jolly Grant Airport. Visit the National Parks, Lakes, Kempty Falls, Benog Hill & Jwalaji Temple. Monastery, Resorts and Forest research institute in Dehradun
3. Nanital and Ranikhet
One of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand and a popular getaway for couples and families is Nainital. Located by the famous Naini Lake in the valley, surrounded by mountains on all sides where one can enjoy majestic vistas of nature here. Plus, there is plenty to explore with some interesting tourist places in Nainital. Also, these are two of the places to visit in Uttarakhand in a monsoon. The lush green sight of Nainital offers an exotic view of the Himalayan ranges. Enjoy the trekking trails in Ranikhet and go camping in the main sight of the location. Honeymoon couples, office goers, couples and families have there the best time in April – June for 4 to 5 days Nainital does not have direct access to air connectivity. The nearest railway station is located at a distance of 34 km at Kathgodham. It takes about 7 hours from Delhi to reach Nainital. Visit the host of temples at Ranikhet, go trekking, and visit the Nainital zoo and Naini Lake. Enjoy the wildlife sanctuary and the wonderful climate of the hill station.
4. Rishikesh and Nainital
Another place you definitely must visit in Uttarakhand is the adventure capital–Rishikesh and pilgrim capital–Haridwar. Haridwar is a place where tourists get enchanted by rustic touch and spiritual energy of the place and its surroundings. Rishikesh is considered to be one of the best exotic places to visit in Uttarakhand. Rishikesh as it is the adventure capital of India; Haridwar for tranquility and religion. Everyone – friends, couples and families. Any time of the year is good except monsoons for 3 to 4 days. The nearest airport is in Dehradun. Trains connect both Rishikesh and Haridwar. Take part in the Ganga aarti in Haridwar, a holy dip in the river Ganga, go for a boat ride, eat the local delicacies and talk to the spiritual gurus. Visit the ashrams in Rishikesh; go for water sports adventures and trekking up in the hills.
5. Jim Corbett
Formerly known as Haley’s National Park, Jim Corbett was established in 1938 and attracts visitors for its Royal Bengal Tigers. The park is home to some 600 species of birds, an equal number of animals and around 488 different types of plants and trees. Jim Corbett organizes safaris and hiking trails through the dense forest’s buffer zones all through the year. ‘Coz this is the place you can’t miss if you are a wildlife enthusiast, photographer and nature lover. All year-round, except Monsoon (June to August). Nature enthusiasts, photographers, excursionists for 2 to 3 days. Ramnagar is the nearest railway station while Dehradun Airport is the nearest airport. It is well connected by road and there are regular bus services from Ramnagar and Delhi. Elephant rides, elephant safaris, Jeep safaris, photography, and unplanned excursions.
So these are the places in Uttarakhand to visit.