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Rivers

The rivers of Uttarakhand are no exception in the wholesome bounty they bestow as they flow down mountainous slopes, into narrow gorges and widening into the plains. Born in the deep glacial chambers of the magnificent Himalayas, the mighty rivers of Uttarakhand have brought people together and nurtured their way of life.

Ganga


The glacial waters then take a 25 meter plunge into the Gauri Kund, from where the river starts her cross-country journe...

Yamuna


River Yamuna is a tributary and rises in the Yamunotri Glacier, at a height of 6,387 meters in the Uttarkashi district, ...

Alaknanda


The river emerges from between the twin peaks of Nar and Narayan. It is believed that the 8th century religious reformer...

Bhagirathi


White water rafting and kayaking are popular on the Bhagirathi, and in fact, the river expeditions on the waters of the...

Ramganga


It drains the western parts of Almora and south-east portions of the Garhwal district. It rises in the slopes of the lo...

Tons


The Tons is the largest and most important tributary of the Yamuna and flows through the Garhwal region. touching Himach...

Kali


River Kali is the largest and the most important river of the Kumaon region. It forms the border between India and Nepal...

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