” Numerous sprawling Heaven. “
Uttarakhand (Uttaranchal) is Located at the foothills of the Himalayan mountain ranges. Attractive hill stations battling against snow-capped peaks.
Char-dhams, the four most sacred and revered Hindu temples of Badrinath,Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are nestled in the mighty mountains.
- Pauri Garhwal
- Tehri Garhwal
Uttarakhand is known for the natural environment of the Himalayas, the Bhabhar and the Terai.
To Do here:
- Know your Culture:
Uttarakhand also known as Devabhumi its archaeological evidences existence of humans when the use of the first stone tools 3.3 million years ago by hominids was found.you might witness some temples of vedic age of Ancient India.
- Feel the peace:
If you love Meditation and Yoga in the lap of nature you must visit here once. you will introduces with music of nature like river , Birds.
Ashokan edicts at Kalsi show the early presence of Buddhism in this region.
- Arts and literature:
The state of Uttaranchal has a rich tradition of various arts and crafts like painting, wood carving, jewelry making, candle making, decorative temples, Stone craft.
The most notable wood-carved architectural wonders are the Chandpur Fort, Temple of Srinagar (Garhwal), Pandukeshwar (near Badrinath), Devi Madin (near Joshimath), and Devalgarh Temple.
You can also visit fine-arts including the Miniature Paintings and Aipan & Peeth.
*Aipan is one of the traditional forms of Rangoli.
- Dances and music:
You must find different folk dances such as Jharva and Chandhur Chhapalior during fairs and festivals and at harvest time.
The popular folk songs of the region are Malushahi, Bair, and Hurkiya Bol
- Fairs and festivals:
List of Fair and Festivals in Uttarakhand:
- International Yoga Festival
- Basant Panchami
- Ganga Dussehra or Dasar Festival
- Jauljibi and Thal Fairs
- Nanda Devi Fair
- Uttarayani Fair, Bageshwar
- Ardh Kumbh Mela
- Flora and fauna:
Hill stations like Dehradun, Mussoorie, Almora, Nainital, Ranikhet, and Pithoragarh; and wildlife sanctuaries like the Jim Corbett National Park are some tourist Attraction. You will find several variety of flora and fauna at there. Several waterfall at Dehradun you can visit with family.