Places of Interest FAQ 

Uttarakhand Tourism is a combination of various experiences for a tourist/ traveller. The state offers something for every age group. Be it adventure sports, wildlife, wellness and spirituality, scenic vistas, or uninterrupted sights of the majestic Himalayan ranges – Uttarakhand has it all and then some.

Let us take you through some of the most attractive spots of the state.


Q) Which places are best for Family, friends and peace seekers?

If you are visiting with family and friends, and are looking for a peaceful locale, destinations like Dehradun, Mussoorie, Nainital, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dharchula and Pauri Garhwal are some of your best options. Rishikesh is also ideal for those seeking peace and tranquility.


Q) Name some places for natural lovers and photographers.

If you want to see wildlife, and capture those memories in your camera, a visit to one (or many) of the state's national parks and wildlife sanctuaries and reserves. Noteworthy among them would be Jim Corbett, Nanda Devi and Rajaji national parks. For nature lovers, destinations like Kausani, Mount Abbott and Almora are ideal.


Q) What are the adventure destinations of Uttarakhand ?

Those seeking adventure during their trip must visit Rishikesh, Haridwar and Mukteshwar as these are known for such adrenaline-filled activities as trekking, water sports, bunjee jumping and much more. Rishikesh is known to be the river rafting capital of India. For such icy adventures as skiing and snowboarding, a visit to Auli is a must.


Q) What are the best religious places in Uttarakhand ?

Uttarakhand is called Devbhoomi (Land of the gods). So no matter where you are in Uttarakhand, you will find a temple nearby. For an immersive spiritual experience embark on the Char Dham, Panch Kedar and Panch Badri yatras. Chamoli is known as the 'abode of gods' as there are numerous ancient and revered temples here that are associated with Hindu mythology. As one of the highest temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Tungnath is not to be missed either.


Q) What are the famous Picnic Destinations in Uttarakhand ?

The picnic destinations of Uttarakhand are Lansdowne and Sattal. You can go to Kotdwar to reach Lansdowne. Some of the famous places in Lansdowne are vacation rental & Alpine Resort.

Sattal, which comprises seven lakes (in Hindi 'sat' means seven and 'tal' means lakes), namely Naldaymanti Tal, Lakshman Tal, Sukha Tal, Bharat Tal, Ram Tal, Sita Tal and Panna Tal, is ideal for birdwatching and boating.