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Uttarakhand is the northern state of India. Best time to visit uttarakhand is all over the year Uttarakhand is famous for its hill station, mountain peaks, meadows and ancient temples. So that Uttrakhand is one of best tourist destination across India and world. It referred to Devbhoomi (Land of Gods). There is some famous tourist destination in Uttarakhand.

       (1)   Har Ki Pauri Ghat:


  •  According to Hindu mythology, in this place drop of amrit (holy water) fell from sky after samudra manthan and the place drops of holy water dropped known as Brahmakund on the bank of the Ganga river. 
  • Lord Shiva and lord Vishnu visited to Brahmakund so that this place became “Har Ki Pauri”
  • Evening aarti on the bank of the Ganga river is very famous.
  • The millions of people converge in kumbh mela (take place every twelve month) and Ardh kumbh mela (take place in every six years). 
  • This place is open in all season. Direct bus service (ISBT Kashmiri Gate Delhi) and train service from Delhi is available twenty-four hours.

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Har ki Pauri

         (2)   Kedarnath temple:


  • kedarnath is ancient and magnificent temple, located to Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. Present temple is built by AdiShankara charya.
  • According to Hindu mythology, this temple is built by Pandavs to get blessing of lord Shiva to atone their sins after battle of Mahabharata. 
  • It is also one part of Chota Char Dham in Uttarakhand.

·         Best time to visit kedarnath: May-June and September-October
·         By air: Jolly grant airport in Dehradun, 238km distance from here to get buses and taxies.
·         By railway: Rishikesh nearest station,216km away from here, to get buses and taxies from here.
·         By Road: direct bus service is available from Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar and to get buses from ISBT Kashmiri Gate Delhi.

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Kedarnath Temple

         (3)   Badrinath temple:

  • Badrinath is one of Char Dham pilgrimage in India and is also one part of Chota Char Dham in Uttarakhand.
  • This temple is located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, looks like sandwich between Nar and Narayan mountain range, and reestablished by Adi Shankara charya in 7th century. 
  • It is sacred place to Vaisnatives. Neelkanth is 7km away from here and is famous for its sunset and sunrise.
·         Best time to visit Badrinath: May-June and September-October
·         By air: Jolly grant airport in Dehradun, 314km distance from here to get buses and taxies.
·         By railway: Rishikesh nearest station,295km away from here, to get buses and taxies from here.
·         By Road: direct bus service is available from Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar and to get buses from ISBT Kashmiri Gate Delhi.


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Badrinath Temple

          (4)   Valley of flowers: 


  • Valley of flowers is UNSECO world heritage site. This is located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand
  • Valley of flowers is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and flora.
  • Many endangered species are also find such as Blue Sheep, musk deer and Asiatic black beer. 
  • Valley of flowers encompass transition zone between mountain range of Zaskar and great Himalayas.
  • Valley of flowers is famous for wildlife and trekking.
  • Shree Hemkund sahib is present near it which is famous for Guru Govind Singh practiced meditation many years. 
  • This place has very important in heart of Sikh community.
·         Best time to visit Valley of flowers : March-October
·         By air: Jolly grant airport in Dehradun, 292km distance from here to get buses and taxies.
·         By railway: Rishikesh nearest station, to get buses and taxies from here up to Govind ghat.
·         By Road: direct bus service is available from Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar and to get buses from ISBT Kashmiri Gate Delhi.


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Valley of Flower

        (5)   Jim Corbett national park:

  •   Jim Corbett national park is the oldest park in India to protect to Royal Bengal Tiger. 
  • This park is established by Jim Corbett who was a hunter and nature loving.
  •  Jim Corbett national park located in Nainital district of Uttarakhand and its location between the lesser Himalaya and Shivaliks.
  • Dhikala situated in Patli dum valley in Jim Corbett national park and it is famous for rest houses which built hundred years ago.
·         Best time to visit Jim Corbett national  : April to mid-June, dry season best chance to see Royal Bengal Tiger.
·         By air: Pantnagar airport, 65km distance from here to get buses and taxies.
·         By railway: kathgodam nearest station and just 35km away, to get buses and taxies from here.
·         By Road: Direct bus service is available from Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar.


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Jim Corbett National Park

        (6)   Nainital:


  •  Nainital is a Himalaya resort town in kumaon region of Uttarakhand and was famous for British hill station. 
  • Name of town derived from eye shaped lake in town. 
  • Hindu mythology is also associated it that it is one of 51 Shakti peeths in India, eyes of goddess sati fell here and Nainital derived from it. 
  • Some famous places are present here such as Eco cave garden, Naini lake, mall road, snow view point and Naina devi temple.
·         Best time to visit nanital: march to mid-June
·         By air: Pantnagar airport, 65km distance from here to get buses and taxies.
·         By railway: kathgodam nearest station and just 35km away, to get buses and taxies from here.
·         By Road: Direct bus service is available from Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar.  
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Naini lake
                

(       (7)   Mussoorie:


  • Mussoorie is famous hill station in Dehradun district on foothills of Garhwal Himalaya range in uttarakahand.name derived from mansoor shrub find here. There are many places here.
o   Happy valley: first Tibetan temple built in India.
o   Dhanaulti 
o   kempti fall
o   camel back road
·         Best time to visit Mussorie: summer for prevent scorching heat and winter for snowfall.      
·         By air: jolly grant airport,
·         By railway: Dehradun nearest station and just 35km away, to get buses and taxies from here.
·         By Road: Direct bus service is available from Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar and Delhi.

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Mussoorie

      (8)   Auli: 


  •    Auli is famous hill station in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. 
  •   InJune to October, flowers bloomed here that is one of the highest number in world. 
  • It is famous for trekking and skiing. Areas are surrounded by apple orchards, oaks and conifers forest.
·         Best time to visit Auli: December to march for skiing.
·         By air: Jolly grant airport in Dehradun, 270km distance from here to get buses and taxies.
·         By railway: Rishikesh nearest station,250km away from here, to get buses and taxies from here.
·         By Road: Direct bus service is available from Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar.
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Auli

     (9)   Gangotri:

                 Gangotri is surrounded by Himalayas dense forest. This is a pilgrim place. The holy river Ganga originated from here. Gangotri is also one part of Chota Char Dham.

·         Best time to visit Gangotri: April to September.
·         By air: Jolly grant airport in Dehradun, 250km distance from here to get buses and taxies.
·         By railway: Rishikesh nearest station,234km away from here, to get buses and taxies from here.
·         By Road: Direct bus service is available from Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar.



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Gangotri Temple

 (10) Yamnotri:

  •  The river Yamuna is originated from Bander punch glacier and seat of goddess Yamuna. 
  • This is located in uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Yamnotri is also one part of Chota Char Dham.

·         Best time to visit Yamnotri: April to September.
·         By railway: Rishikesh nearest station,234km away from here, to get buses and taxies from here.
·         By Road: Direct bus service is available from Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar.
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Yamnotri temple



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  1. Thanks for giving knowledge
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  2. You have written very effective articles

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  3. Uttarakhand is a famous tourist destination.many Hindu temples and mountains peaks always attract tourists all around the world.

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