About Uttarakhand

Uttaranchal known as an invaluable heritage is situated in the heart the of Himalayas. The beautiful state of Uttarakhand is very scenic with mountainous and forested landscapes. This admirable destination is lovingly called as 'Land of Gods' which shares it borders with Tibet on the north and Nepal on the east, Uttar Pradesh to the south and Himachal Pradesh to the northwest.The fact that the mighty Himalayas are located here makes them the home of Gods. Uttarakhand is famous for TOURISM as well as for Pilgrimage. It is surely a heaven on earth. Travelers from all around the world visit Uttarakhand in good numbers to explore it's scenic charm.

Uttarakhand carved out of Uttar Pradesh,comprises of two regions .One part was known as "Kedar Khand" other part was " Manas Khand" . In present time "Kedar Khand " is known as " Garhwal " and "Manas khand " is known as "Kumao".

Uttarakhand came up to be known as 27th republic state of India in the year 2000 in the month of November.Demand for Uttarakhand was first made in 1930 at the Karachi session of INC. It occupies 17.3% of India's total land area with 51,125 sq km.

There are numerous tourist attractions and destinations in beautiful state and truly are fascinating. Its a region with several natural lakes.These lakes are center of attraction of the town and good for sporting activities. The state is famous for its various trekking destinations and forms a visual delight for both professional and novice trekkers.

Climate & Destinations

Uttarakhand is mainly known for its natural beauty of the Himalayas, the Bhabhar and the Terai. The weather is also quite varied, depending on the particular place.


The enchanting land of Uttarakhand can be your premier destination in summer months. Nainital,Rishikesh,Kausani,Vally of Flowers,Dhanaulti and Mussoorie are the eminent summer destination in India and attracts a huge number of tourists during the summer months. The summer season of Uttarakhand extends from April to June.


Winters in Uttarakhand are very cold, with many places receiving regular snowfalls. Munsiyari is popular for its scenic locales and a hotspot for high altitude treks in Himalayas. The pleasant climate, scenic landscape and laidback charm of Pangot make it an ideal place for tourists. Auli is a unexplored hill station, allowing tourists to enjoy a winter holiday. Corbett national park wildlife safari cannot be an exception to your winter holidays in IndiaTemperature during the winter season ranges from sub zero to about 15 degrees Celsius.


The main monsoon season in uttarakhand runs from June to September. The temperature ranges from 15 to 25 degrees Celsius at most of the places, during this time. It is also one of the most pleasant seasons of Uttarakhand.

Best Time To Visit

April to Mid Jun: The best time for wild lifers for tiger spotting at Corbett Park. The sheer natural splendour of Corbett National Park sets it apart from most of the other reserve forests and wildlife sanctuaries.

Jul to Sep: Best time to visit valley of flowers, Binsar, Nainital lake tour. These beautiful and pristine hill destination of Uttarakhand is known across the globe for its scenic charm of nature which spellbound tourists who come here from several parts of the globe.

Sep to Dec: The Perfect time for Himalaya Darshan and trekking.

Dec to Feb: To watch snow fall at the pleasant hills Mussoorie, Nainital, Chamba, Auli, Dhanaulti.Uttarakhand is privileged with various treasure troves of nature such as water falls, snow cloaked glaciers, mountainous rivers, trekking trails and passes.

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