Introduction

Uttarakhand is also known as the Land of Gods which is a ultimate tourist heaven due to absolute and pure diversity  of topography.

It also bestows all combined in one state.

It is located in the lap of Himalayas which is dedicated with all the universe’s gifts.

Uttarakhand also extends infinite opportunities to explore in terms of spirituality, experience as well as the Mother Earth beauty.

Here are some of beautiful and magnificent places which is definitely going to attract the tourist

1.Dehradun

Dehradun is located  in the valley and hills of Doon. This place is known for its attractive ,quaint and magnificent locations.

Famous places to visit

Tapkeshwar

Buddha Temple

Asan Barrage

Daat Kali Temple

BEST TIME

The period between March to June seems the best to visit Dehradun with pleasant weather, scenic beauty and overall temperature ranging from 17-35° Celsius

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun is located 20 km away from the city centre. Air India, Jet Airways, follows regular flights to Dehradun. A taxi can be hired  from the airport to reach the city, which would take around 40 to 45 minutes depending upon the city traffic.

By Train

At a distance of 1.5 km from City Centre is the Dehradun Railway Station well connected with cities like Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Kolkata with trains namely Doon Express, Dehradun AC express etc.

By Bus

Cities like Delhi, Shimla,  Agra and Mussoorie are well connected with Dehradun by Volvo, Deluxe, semi-deluxe and Uttarakhand State Transport buses. Dehradun Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT)is the area of arrival and departure of all these buses. From varied intervals between 15 mins to 1hr buses depart respectively.

2.Tehri

Introduction

New Tehri is an adventure tourism hub. Overlooking the massive Tehri Lake and dam, the well-planned town draws tourists, who come here for its natural beauty and the opportunity to enjoy innumerable water sports in the lake

Famous places to visit

Water Sports

Trekking

Nature Walk

Tehri Dam

Tehri Lake

BEST TIME

New Tehri enjoys pleasant weather throughout the year although the best time for a visit is between April to June and October to December, when it receives snow

By Air

There is no direct flight or rail connectivity, to TehriGarhwal. The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun, which is around 130 km away from TehriGarhwal.

By Rail

The nearest railway station is at Rishikesh, around 115 km away

By Bus

 Regular bus services ply to and fro the city of TehriGarhwal,’ the buses being operated both by private and government owners, especially the Uttarakhand State Road Transport Corporation in particular.

3.Auli

Auli is a Himalayan ski resort and slope station in the north Indian territory of Uttarakhand. It’s encircled by coniferous and oak backwoods, in addition to the Nanda Devi and Nar Parvat mountains. A long streetcar joins Auli to the town of Joshimath. North of Auli are the brilliant Badrinath Temple, a Hindu journey site, and the Valley of Flowers National Park, with its high vegetation and untamed life like snow panthers and red foxes.

Famous places to visit

1.Auli Artificial Lake

2.Joshimath

3.Gurso Bugyal

BEST TIME

The best time to visit Auli is Winter  during snowfalls from December to February.

By Air

The Jolly Grant Airport situated in Dehradun is the closest air terminal to Auli. It is a ways off of around 279 km from the slope station.

By Rail

Haridwar rail route station is the closest railhead arranged a ways off of 273 km and various trains run from here consistently interfacing every one of the significant towns and urban areas of India.

By Bus

Auli is all around associated by motorable streets with Rishikesh as taxicabs and transports are accessible from Rishikesh, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Joshimath and numerous different objections to Auli.

4.Chopta

Chopta, which is also known as “Mini Switzerland”, and is getting popular year after year. Chopta Hill Station is positioned at an altitude of 2700mts, in the District of Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand. Chopta is enclosed with dense forest, and offers with great view of Himalayan Ranges and also lush green meadows

Famous place to visit

Tungnath

Chandrashila

Deoria Tal

RohiniBugyal

Best time to visit-

Chopta is a delight to visit throughout the year, but there are people who choose to come to beat the heat, for an adventure lover, a winter trek is a dream. Summers are very pleasing with a cool breeze and moderate weather. But in winter, the temperature drops to negative and the entire place gets.

By Bus

Chopta is well interconnected from various famous destinations of Uttrakand as buses are available. Buses  are not so frequent in Chopta, but a tourist can get a bus till  Ukhimath,Guptkashi as well as Gopeshwar

By Rail

The nearest  railway station from where you can reach Chopta is Haridwar.Haridwar railway station is very well interlinked with famous destinations in India.

By Air

To reach Chopta by air,Jolly Grant Airport is he nearest Airport which is located at a distance of 221kms.

5.Chakrata

Chakrata is a cantonment town and also a sub district/ Tehsil, in Dehradun district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It lies between the Tons and Yamuna rivers, at an elevation of 2118 m, 98 km from the state capital, Dehradun

Famous places to visit

Kansar

Tiger Falls

Deoban

Kimona Falls.

Best Time to visit

The best Time to visit Chakrata is during summersfrom April to June.

During  the rainy season,the road tends to  become slippery.

By Air

To reach Chakrata by air,Jolly Grant Airpot is he nearest Airpot which is located at a distance of 221kms.

By Rail

The nearest  railway station from where you can reach Chakrata is Haridwar.Haridwar railway station is very well interlinked with famous destinations in India.

By Bus

Chakrata is well interlinked with motorable roads. There  are various luxury as well as normal buses according to the tourist comfort and cost.

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