The Forest Research Institute is an important
landmark of the town with a museum housing rare
The academic institutions of Dehradun are also quite
The caves, springs, and other natural sites are also
major attractions of Dehradun.
Rajaji National Park
Large no. of elephant population
23 km from City
Forest Research Institute
Museum and Botanical Garden
Dehradun - Attractions
Ashram of Guru Dronacharya.
The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and
associated with legends from the Mahabharata.
Dehradun - Attractions
The river passing through the town looks brilliant
during Aarti (evening prayers)
When diyas or oil lamps are released to float on the
Bharat Mandir and Neelkanth Mahadev temple are
the two important pilgrimage spots of Rishikesh.
Laxman had crossed the river Ganges in this place
Now a suspended iron bridge, built in 1939 exists
Rishikesh - Attractions
Adiguru Shankracharya, oldest temples in Rishikesh
and is located on the bank of river Ganges
Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, whose idol, carved out of
a single 'Salagram', stands here.
set up in 1950's. Paintings from the Mahabharata and
Ramayana adorn the ashram walls.
A free ayurvedic dispensary is run here, and a
branch of Gita press Gorakhpur is also here.
The complex also has some hundred rooms for
accommodation for pilgrims.
As 'the Gateway to the Gods‘
Situated at the base of the Shivalik hills.
Where the Ganga flow down.
Land as Mayapuri, Gangadwar, and Mokshadwar
destination is the gateway to other Char Dham.
Just 6 km away from the city
Situated a top mountain, Neel Parvat
Just a 3 km trek from Chandighat.
Dedicated to the Goddess Chandi
Although you can climb the hill, there is also a ropeway
for the visitors.
Mansa Devi Temple
This temple is dedicated to the Goddess Mansa Devi,
the snake goddess.
The temple is connected to the main town with a
Every 12th year, on Har-ki-Paudi.
The Kumbh Mela is the most famous Hindu fair.
It is believed that during Kumbh Mela in Haridwar,
water of Ganga acquires medicinal properties.
Beautiful hill town & attractive summer destination
for north Indians and also from other parts of the
Situated at a height of 6,350 feet
Surrounded on three sides by the misty Himalayan
The three mountains surrounding Nainital are Naina
,Deopatha and Ayarpatha.
Winter in Nainital is freezing cold; temperatures
falling below zero .
Nainital gets its annual snowfall during the months
from December up to February.
Situated in the foothills of the Himalaya ranges
Also known as the Queen of the Hills, at 7000 feet
its green hills and varied flora and fauna, is a fascinating
Commanding snow ranges and glittering views of
the Doon Valley and Shiwalik ranges in the south
The highest point is Lal Tibba with a height of over
Best time, either between mid April to mid May or
September to November.
The Kempty Waterfall is very famous throughout
India for being the largest waterfall.
Trekking in India has attracted many who loves
adventuring. Nag Tibba in Mussoorie is an ideal
It is one of most important Sikh’s Shrine.
Situated at very high altitude is 4,000 meters.
Seven peaks - known as the Sapt Sring- surround the
Near Sikh Shrine is also Hemkund Lake, its naturally
and its water is fresh & also called Amrit Kund.
Sri Hemkunt Sahib
Tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji unified with God
after prolonged meditation in his previous birth
details description of place
Which were helpful for two Sikh devotees.
Every year open in Month of June to October.
Its trek 15 Km from Gobind Ghat
6 Km from Ghangharia (Gobind Dham)
The last Six kilometres of the trek entails a steep
climb from Ghangharia which is a base for
Its really unforgetable Tour or “Yatra”.
It is located in the Chamoli district.
This beautiful valley stretching over an area
of approximately 87.5 square kilometers.
It was declared as national park in the year
Velley of Flower
River Pushpavati and other many waterfalls flow
through the valley enhancing the beauty of this
Most of the species of flowers found here have
Some of the species of flowers that one can find here
are include - Geranium, Potentilla, Prinula, Geum,
Lilium, Asters, Corydalis.
Named after the hunter turned
conservationist Jim Corbett who played a key
role in its establishment.
It is the oldest national park.
The park was established in 1936 as Hailey
National Park. Situated in Nainital.
The secure survival of which is the main objective
of Project Tiger, an Indian wildlife protection
The park has sub-Himalayan belt geographical and
An ecotourism destination, it contains 488 different
species of plants and a diverse variety of fauna.
Corbett has been a haunt for tourists and wildlife
lovers for a long time.
Tourism activity is only allowed in selected areas of
Corbett Tiger Reserve
In recent years the number of people coming here
has increased dramatically. Presently, every season
more than 70,000 visitors come to the park from
India and other countries.
Badrinath Temple is one of the holiest Hindu shrines
It is situated in the hill town of Badrinath in the
Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state.
Along the river Alaknanda, the temple is essentially
a Lord Vishnu shrine.
It is one of the Char Dham sites and the one amongst
108 Divya Desams.
This has contributed to the fact that Badrinath is vital
with reference to travel and tourism.
The gates of the temple are open only for a period of
There are a number of hot water pools here namely
Tapt Kund, Narad Kund etc.
These pools are filled with hot steaming water in the
winter months also and are considered to posses
Many people even perform the last rites of the
departed souls at Brahm Kapal.
It can even be called as one of the remotest Char
Dham sites as it is located amidst the snow-capped
mountains of Himalayas, near the river Mandakini.
Nestled in the Rudraprayag district, the main
attractions here is the Kedarnath Temple.
Which is a popular Hindu shrine and pilgrimage,
attracting devotees from all over the world.
The Kedarnath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva
The glory of the temple can be attributed to the fact
that it is one of the twelve jyotirlingas (Lord Shiva
shrines), present in the country.
The temple remains open only for a period of six
months, due to heavy snowfall in the winter months.
Sacred city is located in the northern part of the state
It is known as the source of River Ganges and also
the seat of Goddess Ganga.
Gangotri is an ideal location for all those who wish
to take a dip into the oceans of divinity, as well as
those have a thirst for adventure.
According to mythological records, King Bhagirath
did penance here, after which, as per Lord Shiva's
wishes, River Ganges came down on earth.
However, to save the earth from the fierce force of
the river, Lord Shiva held her in his locks. Thus, river
Ganges is also known as Bhagirathi here.
Moreover, it is also believed that Pandavas came
down to this place to perform Deva Yajna.
Perched amidst sprawling Garhwal Hills
Yamunotri is the source of sacred river Yamuna and
also the abode of goddess Yamuna.
It is famous for its thermal springs, glaciers and
scenic locales. In effect, it is one of the must visit
places from travel and tourism point of view.
According to Hindu mythology, this hilly spot was
once the abode of an ancient sage by the name, Asit
Owing to its legendary significance, thousands of
devotees visit this silent yet hustling-bustling
This temple was built by Maharani Gularia of Jaipur
in the 19th century. The shrine is dedicated to
The Paonta Sahib Gurudwara is located at the
junction of Himachal, Haryana and, Uttarakhand
This is the place where the tenth guru of Sikhs, Guru
Gobind Singh lived for many years after his father
Guru Tegh Bahadur was beheaded by Aurangzeb.
Then, Guru Gobind Singh was sent away to Paonta
Sahib where he started honing his skills in the art of
Known for the best skiing slope in Asia, Auli
is located in the state of Uttaranchal.
Auli is a grazing land stretched mountains an
area of about 6 km.
There are many peak Neelkanth, Hathigauri,
Eravath and Comet mountains.
Gurso Bugyal is located at a distance of
about 3 km from Auli and is a huge meadow
spread in the middle of mixed forest of
conifers and oaks.
One can use ropeway to reach Joshimath
Almora, the capital of Kumaon is situated between
Kaushiki (Kosi) and Salmali (Siyal) rivers.
This is the birth land of several noted freedom
fighters, intellectuals, technocrats and bureaucrats.
Quaint hill resorts such as Chaukori, Ranikhet,
Sitlakhet, Binsar, Kausani, Jageshwar and Bageshwar
are all around Almora which attract nature lovers.
Khajanchi Mohalla literally means treasurer's area.
Tamta Mohalla in the old city in earlier times
belonged to the coppersmiths.
Almora - Attractions
This is the old Almora fort located at the highest
point of Almora bazaar.
It is a beautiful place just 10 kms from Almora.
At Rudrapryag, you can see natural beauty in its
In 1997, the Kedarnath valley and parts of district
Tehri & Pauri were conjoined to form Rudraprayag
as a new district.
Named after Lord Shiva’s Rudra avatar,
Rudraprayag has the fortune of being the confluence
of rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini.
Gaurikund, situated amidst pristine Himalayan
environs, is located in the district of Rudraprayag in
the hill state of Uttarakhand in India
Guptkashi, a place filled with serenity and
tranquility, is located in the district of Rudraprayag
within the hill state of Uttarakhand in India.
Mukteshwar is a small town, and one of the most-
sought tourist destinations, in the Kumaon hills of
Ranges one can see from Mukteshwar are
Neelkantha (Blue-throated Shiva), Trishul (Shiva’s
Trident), Nanadaghunti and the Panchuli Group.
Mukteswar is also famous for its beautiful orchards,
dense coniferous forests and old colonial bungalows.
Tehri Garhwal’s name was derived from the word
‘Trihari’, meaning a place that washes away the three
major types of sins of thoughts, words and deeds.
It is said that preceding the time of 888 AD, Tehri
Garhwal was divided into 52 Garhs or kingdoms.
Kanakpal, prince of Malwa, married a local princess
and consolidated all the kingdoms under his rule
Buda Kedar, a beautiful village lying in the cradle of
nature, is located in Tehri Garhwal
Chandrabadani is a mountain that lies on the border
of tehsil places Devprayag and Pratapnagar.
Tehri - Attractions
Devprayag which is situated at an altitude of 472
meters above the sea level is famous for many
Jolly Grant near Dehradun is the only airport. There are
regular flights to Delhi by major Indian airline.
Dehradun, Haridwar, and Kathgodam are the major
railway stations connected to almost all parts of the
country with regular trains.
Roads connect almost all the important places in the