Housed in the majestic hills, Uttarakhand is the home to some exceptionally beautiful hill stations and hides incomparable beauty confined within the ranges of Kumaon and Shivalik. That is the reason why it is one of the most visited states in India. Needless to say, even when the country is stuck with heat wave, it is in Uttarakhand that the people of Northern plains find shelter in to save themselves from the scorching heat of the sun. Pleasant weather, mesmerizing views, majestic mountains to wake up to and some holy places to visit everywhere you go, Uttarakhand indeed has it all to offer.
Here is a list of some places that you must visit when in Uttarakhand:
There is a reason why people refer to Nainital as the abode of Cupid himself. The place is one of the most beautiful hill stations you will come across, housing some tremendously beautiful flowers with bees buzzing around them, the majestic Naini lake flowing in the vicinity, giving us a awe-inspiring view that you can stare at for hours and of course the beautiful forests all around the place. It is a getaway from the loud and polluted cities. Just book one of the best resorts in Nainital this summer and give yourself a time of your life.
Picture perfect is one word that describes Ranikhet. The place is made up of all the elements of beauty put together in place- Mountains, forests, some ancient temples, rustic huts and clear blue sky. Ranikhet is a must visit because it is only here that you get to see the Nanda Devi peak being bathed in the golden glow at sunrise. You can explore the dense pine forests, the view you will hold close to your heart for the rest of your life. There is so much to do here, just find an escape to Ranikhet this summer.
One of the prominent temple towns in Uttarakhand, Jageshwar is a beautiful math located in between deodar forests, which indeed are God’s woods. If you are one of those nature loving humans, who love to watch sun rays sneak from between the forest leaves, this is the place you need to go to. Jogeshwar is the perfect combination of natural beauty and traditional serenity. It is one place you will find yourself eternally rejuvenated and close to the supreme powers.
Uttarakhand does not end here, there is so much to explore in this land of Gods and hills, whether it is Shiva’s own land, Badrinath or the Queen of Hills Mussoorie, this state is like a platter that serves to you cuisines that are suited to everyone’s taste buds. The place has Haridwar and Rishikesh, Doon Valley and Binsar as well. Plan a long trip to Rishikesh and let yourself be immersed in love with nature here because you can’t hold back the surge of adrenaline fixed with emotions that you get here. Explore Uttarakhand like never before!