Described as “The Land of Gods”, Uttarakhand is home to the majestic Himalayas, raw and rough terrains, placid lakes, beautiful waterfalls and many hiking and trekking trails. This makes this state one of the best and most famous places for the tourists to visit.
This 7 nights 8 days Uttarakhand Tour starts from Binsar. Binsar is one of the most scenic places located in the Kumaon region of the Himalayas. You can spot some of the tallest and most mesmerizing peaks of Uttarakhand such as Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, Trishul, Shivling and Panchchuli. While here, you can head off to “Binsar Zero Point” which provides a vast and panoramic view of the Himalayas. Kasar Devi and Bineshwar Mahadev Temple are the most religious and revered temples in this region.
Binsar wildlife sanctuary is situated at the foothills of the Himalayas, and it offers a splendid view of the Himalayas and also a plethora of flora and fauna. You can go for a jungle safari while here and also take jeep tours. If you’re more adventurous, you can go trekking here.
Located at an altitude of 2,200mts, Munsiyari lies in the upper regions of the Kumaon region. It is famous for the views of Panchachuli peaks and this place offers the best view of the five sister peaks of the Himalayas. Interestingly, it also falls on the ancient trade route of Tibet.
Thamri Kund is a pond that is revered by the locals and it is also famous amongst the trekking community as this place lies amidst lush green forests and snow clad Himalayan peaks. If lucky, you can also spot some musk deers while here.
Tribal heritage museum is dedicated to the Bhotia people residing in the upper Himalayan valleys and it showcases their culture, traditions, lifestyle and history.
Kausani is known as the “Switzerland of India”, Kausani is located in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. You can enjoy 300km wide and panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges while here. Anasakti Ashram was dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi when he stayed in the Ashram in 1929. You can explore various tea estates and farms while watching the sunset. Several hiking points and trails will take you to some of the most offbeat places here which you will cherish for the rest of your life.
Nainital is one of the most popular hill stations in the state of Uttarakhand and in India. Situated in Kumaon foothills of the Outer Himalayas, Nainital has an altitude of around 2,000mts. The most unique thing about Nainital is that it is situated in a valley which has an eye shaped lake, hence the name “Nainital”.
There are many fun and adventurous things to do in Nainital whether it be for couples, family or a group of friends. You can go for a cable car ride which runs from Mallital to snow view point. The most amazing thing about this cable car ride is that it offers you a panoramic view of all the peaks of Nainital and also of Naini Lake. You can also go for a trek to Tiffin top which is around 4kms from the heart of Nainital. The sunrise views here are just mesmerizing and a definite not to miss. Go for Cheena or Naina peak if you want to witness the view of Nainital from the highest vantage point flanked by deodar trees and various types of rhododendrons. Other famous spots include Khurpatal Lake, Sariyatal and Kilbury which is a nice outing spot.
Since the people of Uttarakhand belong to diverse ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds, the festivals celebrated here are also distinct and have a blend of all the beautiful cultures. People he ...