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Must visit 10 Mesmerizing places situated over clouds in Uttarakhand

by Lalit Mohan Traveler, Blogger, Writer and SEO analyst

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Nice to see you here, today I am going to introduce you to the top 10 Uttarakhand destinations that suit best to families and couples. Uttarakhand destinations have its own charm and beauty, somewhere it has a cold, peace, hills, mountains, snowfall, and somewhere it has the adventure, flora, fauna, tall trees, dense forests, rivers, lakes, and busy cities. It is believed that Uttarakhand is the 2nd most visited tourist destination of India after Kashmir. Let’s start the main discussion of this article. In my opinion, the best 10 Uttarakhand destinations for families and couples are listed below.

NAINITAL - #1/10 UTTARAKHAND DESTINATIONS

Nainital, surely known as "City of Lakes" surrounded around Naini Lake. Nainital is the much crowded Uttarakhand Destination. The city is a great mix of the impressive number of tones of nature. Naini lake is the pride Nainital and the various joyfully tinted yachts on the sparkling lake have now ended up being synonymous with this great picture-postcard resort. A national dimension yachting contention is made here in the midst of the period. Nainital used to be the pre-summer capital of the United Provinces (Uttar Pradesh) in the midst of the British time frame and remained so for quite a while even after Independence. The British were the first to 'discover' Nainital as an event resort in 1841. Today, it has formed into an especially unmistakable vacationer objective. The emerald waters of this mountain lake continue holding their intrigue and cajole guests from extraordinary separations abroad. 

Also check: Mesmerizing Uttarakhand tours


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How to reach Nainital?
Nainital is 305 km away from New Delhi. Nainital can be reached easily by road, train, and air. The nearest airport for Nainital is Pantnagar (PGH) airport, which is just 45 km from Nainital. Nainital doesn't have a railway station, the nearest railway stations for Nainital is Kathgodam railway station. Kathgodam railway station is 22 km from Nainital. To know more about the route from New Delhi to Nainital kindly refer to my article how to reach Nainital from New Delhi?



What to see in Nainital?
01. Naini Lake
02. Snow View Point
03. Naina Devi Temple
04. Bhimtal
05. Sattal
06. Naukuchiyatal
07. Khurpatal
08. Nainital Zoo
09. Kainchi Temple
10. Pangot



Top things to do in Nainital.
01. Boating
02. Water Zorbing
03. Ropeway
04. Trekking
05. Kayaking
06. Horse Riding
07. Paragliding
08. Bird Watching



MUSSOORIE - #2/10 UTTARAKHAND DESTINATIONS

Mussoorie is also known worldwide as the “Queen of hills”. It is located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand surrounded by tall mountains, flora, and fauna. Mussoorie is only 35 km away from Dehradun, Dehradun is the capital district of Uttarakhand. Mussoorie can be reached easily by road from Dehradun. It is a captivating paradise for unwinding voyagers and honeymooners. A flawless summer resort and a critical informative and social center have been moved into one focus. Arranged on a 15 km long horseshoe edge with the amazing Himalayas as a view, the commonplace slant resort of Mussoorie spreads across over at a stature of 2,005.5 m above sea level. From this vantage point, Mussoorie offers the brilliant delightful viewpoint of zeniths of the Himalayas in western Garhwal. Mussoorie brags of indisputably the most fantasy points of view of the Himalayas.


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How to reach Mussoorie?
The nearest airport for Mussoorie is Dehradun (DED) airport which is just 60 km by road from Mussoorie. Up to Dehradun, you can take a flight and after that, you will proceed by road. If you don’t get a flight directly to Dehradun then you can search a flight up to New Delhi. From New Delhi to Dehradun you can plan your journey by road/train. To know more about the route from New Delhi to Dehradun kindly refer to my article how to reach Dehradun from New Delhi? Dehradun is just 30 km from Mussoorie and from Dehradun, you can use the navigation to reach Mussoorie otherwise the driver will have the route knowledge very well.

Also check: Uttarakhand tour packages from Delhi

What to see in Mussoorie?
01. Mussoorie Lake
02. Gun Hill Point
03. The Mall Road
04. Landour
05. Camel’s Back
06. Lal Tibba
07. Sir George Everest House
08. Kempty Fall
09. Bhatta Fall
10. Jwalaji Temple
11. Tibetan Market
12. Clouds End
13. Lake Mist
14. Surkanda Devi Temple
15. Dhanaulti


RISHIKESH - #3/10 UTTARAKHAND DESTINATIONS

Rishikesh is the most visited Uttarakhand Destination among the largest adventure hub and Yoga capital of India. One side Rishikesh has most adventure sports like white water river rafting, bungee jumping, flying fox and other adventure activities and another side Rishikesh has yoga, meditation, pilgrimage, peace, and relaxation. Rishikesh is only 30 km away from Uttarakhand's capital city Dehradun. Rishikesh can be reached easily by road, train, and air. The nearest airport for Rishikesh is Dehradun (DED) airport, which is just 10 km from Rishikesh. Rishikesh has for a long while been an extraordinary core interest. It is said that the sage Raibhya Rishi did genuine compensation here and as a reward, God appeared to him as Hrishikesh, hereafter the name. Rishikesh has different ashrams, some of which are all around seen as focal points of philosophical examinations, yoga and thought. An all-inclusive yoga week is formed here reliably by Uttarakhand Tour Packages in the region of second and seventh of February. For the gallant, there are open entryways for wild drifting on the Ganga. The environment here is territory compose anyway its region in the foot inclines gives it a beguiling atmosphere reliably. One can visit Rishikesh at whatever point of the year.


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How to reach Rishikesh?
The nearest airport for Rishikesh is Dehradun (DED) airport which is just 10 km by road from Rishikesh. If you don’t get a flight directly to Dehradun airport then you can search a flight up to New Delhi. From New Delhi to Rishikesh you can plan your journey by road/train. To know more about the route from New Delhi to Rishikesh kindly refer to my article how to reach Rishikesh from New Delhi?



What to see in Rishikesh?
01. Ram Jhula
02. Laxman Jhula
03. Parmarth Niketan
04. Triveni Ghat
05. Neer Waterfall
06. Chotiwala Restaurant
07. Local Market
08. Neelkanth Mahadev



Top things to do in Rishikesh.
01. White Water River Rafting
02. Kayaking
03. Bungee Jumping
04. Flying Fox
05. Mountain Biking
06. Trekking
07. Giant Swing
08. Beach Camping


AULI - #4/10 UTTARAKHAND DESTINATIONS

Auli is surrounded by white snow throughout the year. Auli is a small hill station located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Auli is a very popular Uttarakhand destination for it's a calm and chilly atmosphere. Auli is situated at an elevation of approx 3000 meters above sea level. Auli proffers a sound past that returns to the eighth century. It is believed this flawless area is respected with the blessed visit of Sankaracharya. As a child in the travel industry field, Auli proffers an untainted feel. The brutal crisp whirlwinds, the sylvan apexes and the long degree of cold valleys would make perfect surroundings for a skier. Reasonably called as the sheltered house for skiing works out, this rough hotel is swung to be the fundamental vacationer objective where skiing is the most searched for after past time.


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How to reach Auli?
Auli is 270 km away from Rishikesh. Rishikesh can be reached easily by road, train, and air. The nearest airport for Auli is Dehradun (DED) airport, which is just 280 km from Auli and 10 km from Rishikesh. Up to Rishikesh, you can cover up by rail/air, after that, you have to cover 270 km by road and its total hill drive which will take around 10 hours to reach Auli. You must take a night halt between Rishikesh and Auli to make your travel comfortable. To know more about the route from New Delhi to Rishikesh kindly refer to my article how to reach Rishikesh from New Delhi?



What to see in Auli?
01. Snowfall
02. Cable Car
03. Gorson Bugyal
04. Valley Of Flowers
05. Badrinath Temple
06. Mana Village
07. Hemkund Sahib
08. Joshimath



Top things to do in Auli.
01. Skiing
02. Snow Boarding
03. Ropeway
04. Trekking



JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK - #5/10 UTTARAKHAND DESTINATIONS

Jim Corbett National Park is the oldest national park of India. It is located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Jim Corbett National Park is the most visited Uttarakhand tourist destination. Ramnagar is the gateway to Jim Corbett National Park. All the main gates Dhikala, Bijrani, Jhirna, Dhela, Durgadevi, and Corbett Landscape are located near Ramnagar. It is the first national park of India covering Nainital, Almora, Pauri districts of Uttarakhand. The Jim Corbett National Park is around 1288 square km wide. Different types of flora, fauna, birds, wildlife, and reptiles can be found here.


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How to reach Jim Corbett National Park?
Jim Corbett National Park lies in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, Jim Corbett National Park is very close to Ramnagar city in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Ramnagar is the gateway to Jim Corbett National Park, All the entry gates for Jim Corbett are near Ramnagar city and there are many hotels and resorts to stay near Jim Corbett National Park. To know more about the route from New Delhi to Nainital kindly refer to my article how to reach Jim Corbett National Park from New Delhi?



What to see in Ramnagar/Corbett?
01. Ramnagar City
02. Kosi Bairaz
03. Sitavani Temple
04. Hanuman Dham
05. Corbett Waterfall
06. Corbett Museum
07. Suspension Bridge
08. Garjiya Devi Temple
09. Dhangarhi Museum
10. Kundan Sweets (Delicious sweets)



Top things to do in Corbett/Ramnagar.
01. Canter Safari to Dhikala Zone
02. Jeep Safari to Bijrani Zone
03. Jeep Safari to Jhirna Zone
04. Jeep Safari to Dhela Zone
05. Jeep Safari to Durgadevi Zone
06. Jeep Safari to Corbett Landscape/Sitavani Zone
07. Elephant Safari
08. Camel Safari
09. Adventure Activities
10. Birdwatching

KAUSANI - #6/10 UTTARAKHAND DESTINATIONS

Kausani is a small hill town located at the elevation of 1890 meter above the sea level. Kausani is a picturesque location for Himalaya darshan. Kausani is also referred to as Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand. Kausani is located in the Bageshwar municipal of Uttarakhand. The best part is you can have a 300 km-wide panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks like Trishul, Nanda Devi, and Panchachuli.

Also, check:  Himalayan Uttarakhand tour packages


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How to reach Kausani?
The nearest railway station is Kathgodam railway station to approach this beautiful Uttarakhand destination. Kausani is 135 km from Kathgodam. To know more about the route from New Delhi to Kausani kindly refer to this link how to reach Kausani from New Delhi?



What to see in Kausani?
01. Tea Estate Gardens
02. Sumitra Nandan Panth Gallery
03. Himalaya Darshan
04. Anashakti Ashram
05. Rudradhari Falls
06. Sarla Ashram
07. Baijnath Temple
08. Ranikhet
09. Binsar
10. Almora



ALMORA - #7/10 UTTARAKHAND DESTINATIONS

Almora, another well-known incline station of Uttarakhand is known as the social capital of Kumaon. This town is orchestrated on a 5 km mountain go organized at a stature of 1,650 m and from a partition its shape takes after a steed shoe. Almora was not found and made by the British, rather it was the seat of the vitality of the Chand Dynasty who controlled the spot that is known for Kumaon for practically a thousand years.


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How to reach Almora?
The nearest railway station is Kathgodam railway station to approach this beautiful Uttarakhand destination. Almora is 85 km from Kathgodam. Up to Kathgodam, you can cover by train and after Kathgodam you have to drive by road. To know more about the route from Kathgodam to Almora kindly refer to this link how to reach Almora from Kathgodam?



What to see in Almora?
01. Jageshwar Dham
02. Binsar Bird Sanctuary
03. Himalaya Darshan
04. G B Pant Museum
05. Bright End Corner
06. Nanda Devi Temple
07. Deer Park


PITHORAGARH - #8/10 UTTARAKHAND DESTINATIONS

Pithoragarh is the easternmost district of Uttarakhand, neighboring Tibet in the north and Nepal in the east. A place of immaculate standard eminence and serenity, Pithoragarh is unmistakably known as the 'Little Kashmir'. This enchanting town with hypnotizing woods around it is arranged at a stunning statue of 1,645 m and is settled in a little valley. Pithoragarh town is a recorded focal point. It was an important point of convergence of vitality in the midst of the organization of the Chand Kings in Kumaon.


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How to reach Pithoragarh?
The nearest railway station is Kathgodam railway station to approach this beautiful Uttarakhand destination. Pithoragarh is 183 km from Kathgodam which takes around 6 hours to reach Pithoragarh. Up to Kathgodam, you can cover by train and after Kathgodam you have to drive by road. To know more about the route from Kathgodam to Pithoragarh kindly refer to this link how to reach Pithoragarh from Kathgodam?
The good news is Pithoragarh has a small domestic airport now. You can also take a direct flight from Pantnagar (PGH) airport.



What to see in Pithoragarh?
01. Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple
02. Pithoragarh Fort
03. Dhwaj Temple
04. Thal Kedar
05. Askot



Top things to do in Pithoragarh?
01. Paragliding
02. Skiing
03. Fishing
04. Trekking
05. River Rafting


HARIDWAR - #9/10 UTTARAKHAND DESTINATIONS

Haridwar is a major city and gateway to Char Dham Yatra. Haridwar is the city of temples, you can find out a temple at every 100 meters. Haridwar is located at the bank of river Ganga. Haridwar is seen as one of the seven holiest spots (Sapta Puri) to Hindus. As shown by the Samudra Manthan, Haridwar close by Ujjain, Nashik, and Prayag (Allahabad) is one of four areas where drops of Amrit, the arrangement of everlasting status, accidentally flooded from the pitcher while being passed on by the perfect flying animal Garuda. This has appeared in the Kumbha Mela, which is recognized at ordinary interims in Haridwar.


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How to reach Haridwar?
Haridwar has a major railway station well connected to major cities of India. Haridwar is just 200 km from New Delhi which takes around 5 hours to reach safely. To know more about the route from New Delhi to Haridwar kindly refer to this blog post how to reach Haridwar from New Delhi?
Haridwar is only 35 km away from Jolly Grant (DED) Dehradun airport. You can also take a direct flight from New Delhi (DEL) airport to Dehradun (DED) airport.


What to see in Haridwar?
01. Har Ki Pauri
02. Mansa Devi Temple
03. Chandi Devi Temple
04. Sapt Rishi Ashram
05. Bharat Mata Mandir
06. Daksh Prajapati Temple
07. Premnagar Ashram
08. Rajaji National Park



DEHRADUN - #10/10 UTTARAKHAND DESTINATIONS

Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand. It is the largest city of Uttarakhand located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The chronicled setting of the city of Uttarakhand, Dehradun (nicknamed "Doon Valley") is associated with the story of Ramayana and Mahabharata. It is believed that after the battle among Ravana and Lord Rama, Lord Rama and his kin Lakshmana passed by this site. Dronacharya, the mind-boggling Royal ace to the Kauravas and Pandavas in the epic Mahabharata, is acknowledged to have been imagined and lived in Dehradun.


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How to reach Dehradun?
Dehradun has a major railway station well connected to major cities of India. Dehradun is just 250 km from New Delhi which takes around 6 hours to reach safely. To know more about the route from New Delhi to Dehradun kindly refer to this blog post how to reach Dehradun from New Delhi?
Dehradun is only 25 km away from Jolly Grant (DED) Dehradun airport. You can also take a direct flight from New Delhi (DEL) airport to Dehradun (DED) airport.


What to see in Dehradun?
01. Robber's Cave


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