Find Tourist Places in Uttarakhand

The state of Uttarakhand is one of India's most beautiful and colorful states. It was formerly called Uttaranchal and was carved out of the state of Uttar Pradesh in the year 2000. The capital cities of the state are Dehradun and Nainital.

Uttarakhand is known for its numerous Hindu pilgrimage sites. The state houses several ancient temples and monuments that are centuries old. Uttarakhand is also famous worldwide for the Jim Corbett National Park - a tiger haven.

Rishikesh is an important Hindu pilgrimage center in the state where the evening Arti on the banks of the Ganga is a spectacular delight. The Jim Corbett National Park is located in Ramnagar near the city if Nainital, and is home to the Royal Bengal Tiger, Leopard, Wild Elephant, Crocodile, etc. Nainital is a prominent hill station in the lap of the Himalayas. It is known for the Naini Lake, which is a freshwater lake and is crescent shaped. Haridwar is another important tourist destination that is known the world over. The Mansa Devi temple attracts thousands of devotees. The Ganga Arti in Haridwar is conducted at sunrise and sunset and is a sight to behold! Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri are four important pilgrimage sites in the state.

There are over 100 tourist attractions in Uttarakhand. This is 3% of all tourist attractions listed in India. Top cities in Uttarakhand with popular tourist destinations are Nainital, Dehradun, Joshimath, Mussoorie and Haridwar. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are nature attractions and landmarks. Then there is also zoos listed in Uttarakhand. You may find a list of all categories of Uttarakhand attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Uttarakhand of that type.

Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Uttarakhand

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