Home to major pilgrimage temples, Uttarakhand is a major voyage for thousands of devotees in India. Uttarakhand also houses one of the four dhams of India- Badrinath and all four small dhams- Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. Uttarakhand is a travelers’ paradise with majestic snow-clad Himalayan ranges, beautiful trekking trails and roaring rivers that are considered sacred in India. Ganga descends from Gangotri and is the holy river of India and Yamuna descend from Yamunotri is another sacred river of India. Both rivers hold special place in the hearts of the people of India for its holy waters.
Badrinath and Kedarnath are two major prilgrimage voyages for the people of Indian and even elders do not hesitate to trek through to reach the two sacred destinations. Rishikesh, on the other hand is the yoga capital of the world and is visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world. Rishikesh is situated on the banks of river Ganga and serve as the perfect place for meditation and yoga. Rishikesh for much popular since Beatles, the band came here to learn mediation in nineties. Since then, the city became much popular amongst foreign and domestic travelers.
Also, Uttarakhand is home to some popular hill stations like Mussoorie and Nainital. Mussoorie is a beautiful town in Uttarakhand that boasts natural beauty and snow-clad Himalayan ranges. Also, town is home to some most dignified schools of India where the education offered is of greater standards and exposure. Nainital on the other hand is land of Lakes, popularly known for its pristine lake alongside which the entire town is situated. Nainital offers beautiful pristine view of the Himalayas from its Lake. Indulge in boating here in the evening and get a chance to witness most astonishing sunsets.
Well, for those wandering souls, Uttarakhand has a lot more to offer. The state is a home to some most exotic trekking trails including Roopkund Trek, Chandrashila Trek, Deoriatal Trek, Gangotri Glacier Trek, Kalindni Pass Trek, Kuari Pass Trek and others. There is a lot of scope of getting closer to the nature while camping and living in the wilderness giving up all comforts of life. This is where you can seek utter salvation and feel closer to the Gods staying away from the bustles of city life and all its comforts. So, pack your bags now and start your unforgettable journey towards Uttarakhand, the land of Gods and natural opulence.