About Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is one of the most beautiful northern states of India. Charming hill stations, Beautiful valleys and Hill Tops, Charming villages, mighty river Ganga and Yamuna, Snowcaped peaks, world renowned conservation parks like ‘Jim Corbett Tiger National Park’ and ‘Asan Wetland Conservation Reserve’, world heritage sites like ‘Valley of Flowers’ Rajaji National Park, and ‘Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve’ and many more. Full of Adventure activities such as River Rafting on Ganges, Trekking in Himalaya, Expedition up to more than 7000 m ASL peaks, Motor bike safari and skiing in the beautiful slops of Auli, that's Uttarakhand.

Musoorrie – Nainital – Almora – Kausani – Munshyari – Auli – Pauri – Lansdown – Binsar – Gwaldam – Chopta are some of the major hill stations for your reference. While as Dhanolty / Surkanda Devi Temple – Chandrabadni Devi Temple – Kartik Swami Temple – Tungnath – Auli – Munshyari – Chaukori are the most beautiful places to explore up to 360 D Trans Himalayan horizons.

Uttarakhand was formed on the 9th November 2000 as the 27th State of India, when it was carved out of northern Uttar Pradesh. Located at the foothills of the Himalayan mountain ranges, it is largely a hilly State, having international boundaries with China (Tibet) in the north and Nepal in the east. On its north-west lies Himachal Pradesh, while on the south is Uttar Pradesh.

Uttarakhand is mainly separated into two regions namely, Garhwal and Kumaon, consisting 13 districts. The districts under Garhwal region are Chamoli, Dehradun, Haridwar, Pauri Garhwal, Tehri Garhwal, Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi. Where as Almora, Champawat, Bageshwar, Pithoragarh, Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital comes under the Kumaon region.

It is rich in natural resources especially water and forests with many glaciers, rivers, dense forests and snow-clad mountain peaks. Char-dhams, the four most sacred and revered Hindu temples of Badrinath,Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are nestled in the mighty mountains. Called God’s Land (Dev Bhoomi). Dehradun is the Capital of Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand is Culturally very rich and closely associated with each other. It has a combination of knowledge, folk, language, rules, rituals, habits, lifestyles, attitudes, beliefs, and customs that link and give a common identity.