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Set in the cover of the enchanting Himalayas, Uttarakhand is a land of sublime natural beauty and serene spirituality. Uttarakhand has everything in store for any tourist who is daring enough to face heights of the Himalayas, crazy enough to sail on the snow and raft though the depths of Ganga, and keen enough to explore one’s inner spirit. Also book tickets at affordable prices by using makemytrip flight offers. Check out the top six must-visit destinations in Uttarakhand and plan your vacay already!

DEHRADUN

Dehradun

The capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun has a picturesque location with a beautiful view of the Himalayan ranges and river Ganga flowing on the either sides of the city. Mussoorie is located at a distance of about 38 km from Dehradun. It is touted to be the ‘Queen of Hills’ and attracts many tourists every year. The best time to visit Dehradun is during the spring season while the charms of the autumn season are also great to enjoy and relish. MakeMyTrip coupons can be used to book the tickets to Dehradun and amazing discounts and cashbacks can be availed.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: Sahastradhara and Tapkeshwar temple.

IDEAL DURATION OF VISIT: 1-2 Days

NEARBY DESTINATIONS: Mussoorie, Haridwar, Rishikesh

PLACES TO VISIT:

  • Sahastradhara
  • Tiger Falls
  • Robber’s Cave
  • Mindrolling Monastery
  • Tapkeshwar Temple
  • Tapovan
  • Lachhiwala
  • Malsi Deer Park

NAINITAL

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One of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand and a popular getaway for couples and families, is Nainital. Located by the famous Naini Lake in the valley, surrounded by mountains on all sides where one can enjoy majestic vistas of nature here, Nainital is a Himalayan resort town perfect for a weekend getaway. Plus, there is plenty to explore with some interesting tourist places in Nanital. With mountains on all sides, Nainital is where you need to be for a rendezvous with nature.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: Naini Lake, Naina Peak

IDEAL DURATION OF VISIT: 1-2 Days

NEARBY DESTINATIONS: Haldwani, Almora

PLACES TO VISIT:

  • Naini Lake
  • Naina Peak
  • Tiffin Top
  • St. John in the Wilderness.
  • Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo.
  • Gurney House
  • Snow View
  • Land’s End
  • Kilbury Bird Sanctuary.
  • Eco Cave Gardens.

MUSSOORIE

Mussoorie

Mussoorie, the ‘Queen of Hills’, is beauty personified. With snow-covered Himalayan peaks on view, the land abundant in natural beauty has an excellent climate too. The winters are chilling and the summers are pleasant. The beauty of the place mesmerized Captain Young of the British army who made this place his residence in the year 1820. Mussoorie has seen countless footprints ever since the discovery, the list of excited tourists to enjoy the immense beauty of the place is growing.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba, Happy Valley

IDEAL DURATION OF VISIT: 1-2 Days

NEARBY DESTINATIONS: Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar

PLACES TO VISIT:

RISHIKESH

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The Adventure Capital of Uttarakhand, Rishikesh is a perfect blend of tranquility and adventure. Its location at the confluence of River Ganges and River Chandrabhaga and views of spectacular hills and various adventurous activities such as trekking, rafting and camping captivate nature lovers; the tranquility of the place with the importance attached to it as a pilgrim center touches the soul of pilgrims. You can use MakeMyTrip coupons to book your tickets to Rishikesh and enjoy the discounts and cashbacks.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: Shivpuri, Beatles Ashram, Neelkanth Mahadev

IDEAL DURATION OF VISIT: 1-2 Days

NEARBY DESTINATIONS: Dehradun, Mussoorie, Haridwar

PLACES TO VISIT:

HARIDWAR

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Haridwar is also called as the ‘Gateway to the Lord’ thanks to a great number of temples and ashrams located here. The city is considered holy and hence pilgrims from various parts of the world travel to the place to offer their prayers. It is also famous for the Kumbh Mela, a festival, which is held once in twelve years. People from all over the world come to introduce their souls to spirituality in this ancient city.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: Har Ki Pauri

IDEAL DURATION OF VISIT: 2 Days

NEARBY DESTINATIONS: Dehradun, Mussoorie, Rishikesh

PLACES TO VISIT:

  • Har Ki Pauri
  • Chandi Devi Temple
  • Maya Devi Temple
  • Mansa Devi Temple
  • Daksha Mahadev Temple
  • Vishnu Ghat
  • Shanti Gunj
  • Pavan Dham
  • Vaishno Devi Temple
  • Bharat Mata Mandir

KEDARNATH

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Kedarnath, a small town located in Gahrwal Himalayan Ranges, is considered one of the holiest pilgrimages for those who follow Hinduism. It houses the famous Kedarnath temple. Kedarnath is located amidst majestic mountains.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: Kedarnath Temple

IDEAL DURATION OF VISIT: 2 Days

NEARBY DESTINATIONS: Badrinath

PLACES TO VISIT:

  • Kedarnath Temple
  • Chorabari Tal
  • Vasuki Tal
  • Gauri Kund
  • Triyuginarayan Temple

These are the a few of the best places in Uttarakhand. Love the lush greenery and beauty of the Himalayas? Uttarakhand is the perfect place for your getaway. Go, embrace the tranquility and the adrenaline rush of adventure in Uttarakhand.

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