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5 Must Visit Places in Uttarakhand

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Formerly known as Uttaranchal, Uttarakhand offers an astounding view of the Himalayan range. Exhibiting a harmonic coexistence of spiritualism and nature, Uttarakhand is chockfull of oaks, birches, silver firs, as well as sacred rivers and pious sites of pilgrimage revered by the Hindus. Here are some of the top tourist destinations that must be a part of your Uttarakhand tour package:

Rishikesh

Lying in the foothills of the Himalayas alongside the union of rivers Ganga and Chandrabhaga, Rishikesh is one of the best places in Uttarakhand that is known for its ancient temples, sacred shrines, adventure activities, and cafés. Rishikesh is eminently known as the "Yoga Capital of the World owing to a myriad yoga, meditation, and retreat centres. Check some of the comprehensive Rishikesh tour packages online.

Haridwar

Counted amongst the seven most sacred cities in India, Haridwar is a must-visit for every Hindu pilgrim. Lying on the banks of the River Ganga, Haridwar attracts millions of devotees coming to take a dip in the holy water that is said to liberate an individual from all their sins. Being one of the only four cities in India which can host the Kumbh Mela, Haridwar is truly a place that can be referred to one of the most prominent cultural and spiritual centres in India. You can book holiday packages to Haridwar now as this is the best time to experience the holy waters of River Ganga.

Kedarnath

Kedar is the other name of Lord Shiva, who is the supreme destroyer of evil. Kedarnath is a part of the Char Dham Yatra that makes it quite a significant spot in Uttarakhand amongst pilgrims as well as tourists. Known for its highest temple amongst the 12 jyotirlingas that is dedicated to Lord Shiva. A long trek from Gaurikund will lead you to this auspicious temple, it is said that upon reaching this sacred land, one can attain “moksha or salvation.

Mussoorie

Mussoorie is known for its untouched nature, serene hills, lush green valleys, and adventures activities that make it a must-visit place in Uttarakhand. Snuggled amidst the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, Mussoorie is one of the most popular destinations for tourists and newly-weds. The pristine beauty of this hilltop, the mesmerising view of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, and the pleasant climate throughout the year give Mussoorie the title of ‘The Queen of the Hills.’ Experience the chill with Mussoorie travel packages now.

Nainital

Located on the green foothills of the Kumaon ranges in the Himalayas, Nainital is known to be ‘The Gem of Uttarakhand’ and ‘the City of Lakes.’ At an elevation of around 1938 metres, the stunning sight of the Naini Lake is what attracts majority of tourists to this serene and beautiful hilltop. Founded by the British, the place exhibits elegant colonial structures that enhance Nainital’s beauty. Some of the must-visit spots here include the Tibetan Market, Mall Road, and Snow View Point that are bound to make your trip a lot more memorable.

These were some of the must-visit places in Uttarakhand that you must be included in Uttarakhand tour packages so that you can explore this mesmerising and stunning place in its utmost beauty. We hope that you will be able to create a fun-filled tour package with this information.

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