Awards & Honours

  • In 2021, Uttarakhand Tourism received the prestigious "One to Watch" award from the World Responsible Tourism Awards committee. The names were announced in a ceremony in London, and Uttarakhand Tourism was recognised for its efforts in sustaining employees and communities through the pandemic.
  • Uttarakhand Tourism won big at the India Today Tourism Survey & Awards 2021, with three awards - “Best Wildlife Destination”, “Best Adventure Destination” & “Best Spiritual Destination”.
  • Uttarakhand Tourism won the award for “Best State Adventure Tourism” at the South Asia Travel Awards on August 30, 2019.
  • In 2018, the National Tourism Award was presented to Uttarakhand by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in the category of “Best Film Promotion Friendly State/Union”
  • Best Destination for adventure (Indial) 2013 by Lonely Planet Magazine.
  • State received the “Best Destination for Adventure (India)” 2013 Award, given by Lonely Planet Magazine
  • In 2012, state received the “Best Emerging Destination (India)” honour by Travel & Leisure Magazine
  • In 2007-08, state received the award for India’s Best Maintained Tourist Friendly National Park/Wildlife Sanctuary
  • In 2007, "Tourist Destination Religious Tourism Award, given by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India. This Priviledge given by CNVC Media company.)
  • In 2004, Best State Tourism Board Express – Galileo Awards
  • In 2004, the Uttarakhand Government won the award for "Best Practices" (Under Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali Tourism Self-employed Plans), given by Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India
  • In 2000-2001, the National Awards for Tourism & Incentives, given by Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India