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Uttarakhand Travel Guide

Uttarakhand Travel Guide

Uttaranchal (uttarakhand) is a state of natural beauty is carved out of Uttar Pradesh and formed as the 27th state of the Indian Union bordered by Tibet to the north, Nepal to the east, and the states of Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh in the west and south respectively.

The state was ruled by the Kushanas, Kudinas, Kanishka, Samudra Gupta, the Pauravas, Katuris, Palas, the Chandras, Pawaras and the British. Uttaranchal (uttarakhand) has been blessed by nature with magnificent glaciers, majestic snow-clad mountains, gigantic and ecstatic peaks, valley of flowers, skiing slopes and dense forests. This land is known as Abode of Gods because of many shrines and places of pilgrimage like Char-dhams, the four most sacred and revered Hindu temples: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri nestled in the Mighty Mountains. Some of the famous tourist attractions are the Jim Corbett National Park at Ramnagar in Nainital District; Valley of Flowers National Park and Nanda Devi National Park in Chamoli District; Rajaji National Park in Haridwar District and Govind Pashu Vihar National Park and Gangotri National Park in Uttarkashi District; Berinag and Chaukori are tiny, pristine hill stations with spectacular views of the Himalaya peaks; Almora cultural centre of Kumaon and a picturesque mountain resort Dehradun nestled in the mountain ranges of the Himalaya with beautiful rest houses and good hotels to provide accommodation to the tourist; Haridwar the sacred city situated on the right bank of River Ganga at the feet of Shivalik Hills; Rishikesh popular pilgrim centre and gateway to the Himalayan shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri; Mussoorie the queen of hill stations developed as a center of education, business, tourism and beauty; Nainital famous for 'Lake District' of India with awe-inspiring and pristine Mother Nature; Ranikhet known for its pristine charm and for many things Uttaranchal (uttarakhand) is famous all over the world.

 
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