From lush green meadows to the forests and to the mighty Himalayan ranges, from the mesmerizing beauty of the lakes to the history-defining temples and the meandering rivers, one can find anything they want, in this paradisiacal place of Uttarakhand. Be it a holiday with your family or your friends or with that someone special, Uttarakhand has places that can bring joy to every heart. Boasting the iconic pilgrimage sites in India like Haridwar, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, and Gangotri, the state is enriched with places where the visitors can not only seek the blessing of the gods but find that lost inner peace. For nature lovers and those who have a thing for wildlife, Uttarakhand houses a few attractive places which include Corbett National Park, Nanda Devi National Park, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, and the famed Valley of Flowers, which is a beauty of its kind. If you happen to find your way here, the elegance of this place will make your heart skip a beat, this gorgeous destination is also close to another popular pilgrimage site, Hemkund Sahib, a Sikh religious spot.Uttarakhand is quite famous for its hill station holidays and honeymoon destinations and for Queen of hills, Mussoorie; the Lake District, Nainital; the pristine and quaint Ranikhet and Binsar and the serene Lansdowne are mostly preferred.
However, a lot of families and for that matter individuals have started to explore the unspoiled realms of the state, and thus, there open new gates for tourists to places like Pithoragarh, Munsiyari, Chaukori, Dhanaulti, Dakpathar and many others. For those tourists looking for a blend of peace, spirituality, and adventure, Uttarakhand houses destinations like Rishikesh where the River Ganges provide both sanctity and thrill. Other adventure destinations that are popular amongst tourists in Uttarakhand are Har ki Dun, Roopkund, Chopta Chandrashila, Deoriatal, and Dodital. However, there are a plethora of treks that are ideal for seasoned trekkers. Tourists who are looking for some panoramic views of the Himalayas without putting much effort mostly head to Kausani in Kumaon Region, which promises 360° view of the snow-clad Greater Himalayas. Apart from this, Uttarakhand is marked with a number of places that offer a melange of nature and spirituality like Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi, Sonprayag, Almora, Baijnath, Bageshwar, Patal Bhuvaneshwar, Devprayag and several others that can be explored en route to these must-see destinations.