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    Uttarakhand Tourism


    About Uttarakhand

    Uttarakhand is located in the northern part of India carved out of Indian State Uttar Pradesh in 2000. It is well known for temples and beautiful hill stations among Indian and foreign tourists. It is also the home of best treks in the Country. Haridwar and Rishikesh are known for the places of Kumbha Mela and Yoga capital of the world. Rishikesh is also a famous place for white water rafting on Ganges, being close to Delhi it is one the most visited place by the weekend travelers. Be it adventure tours, religious tours and leisure tours Uttarakhand have all. ... Read More.

    Uttarakhand Tour Packages

    Trekking Tour in Uttarakhand

    Tourist Attractions and Places in Uttarakhand

    Distance chart Uttarakhand

    Distance From City Distance To City Distance (km) Distance From City Distance To City Distance (km)
    Dehra Dun Haridwar 40.97 Haldwani Roorkee 173.74
    Kashipur Rishikesh 117.29 Ramnagar Pithoragarh 108.39
    Jaspur Kichha 77.91 Almora Raipur 169.8
    Tehri Kotdwara 70.58 Pauri Mussoorie 75.02
    Sitarganj Bazpur 61.61 Clement Town Srinagar 69.07

    Culture of Uttaranchal

    Culture Uttarakhand
    The state of Uttaranchal is rich in its cultural aspects as well. The unique customs and practices followed by the people are a source of curiosity for tourists from around the world. The colorful songs and dances and the friendliness of the local people make it one of the best places to visit in the country. Visit the state of Uttaranchal to experience an amalgamation of different cultures and customs.

    Fairs & Festivals in Uttarakhand

    Culture Uttarakhand
    Fairs and Festivals have always been a very integral part of the life of Indians. The state of Uttarakhand is no exception. The Fairs and Festivals in Uttarakhand add a great deal of color to the lives of the people living in the state. The lofty Himalayan peaks, the lush green valleys, the rivers which meander their way through these valleys combine to create a serene and spiritual ambience. As a result there are many temples in Uttarakhand and these temples go on to become excellent venues for the fairs and festivals. It is a time when people come together to express their joys and participate in the revelry. They are indeed celebrated with a great deal of pomp and grandeur. The joyous ambience lights up everyone’s mind. The unrestrained merry making is like a breath of fresh air which rejuvenates them to face the challenges of life anew. The Fairs and Festivals in Uttarakhand also help us to peep into the rich cultural tradition of the land.

    Climate of Uttarakhand

    The climate in Uttaranchal remains fairly dulcet throughout the year. Monsoon season begins by mid June and the state is flogged by heavy rainfalls in the month of July. The summer season in the state sees the temperature at fairly pleaseant levels while in winter the temperatures can drop to bone chilling levels like in the other parts of north India. The upper reaches of the Himalayas recieve a lot of snowfall during this time. The best time to visit Uttaranchal is from April to June and after the monsoons from August to November.

    Getting Around of Uttarakhand

    By Air
    The only airport in the state is the Jolly Grant airport near Dehradun from where regular flights are availbale to and for New Delhi.

    By Rail
    The major railway stations in the state are Dehradun, Haridwar and Kathgodam which connect to other maincities of the country through regular trains. Though the only option to reach the higher altitude places is by road.

    By Road
    It is the most common option available for the tourists to reach different places in the state. Sometimes it is the only and best option to reach areas inaccessible by other means, though one has to be careful in the rainy season when landslides are a common occurence.