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Every year November 9 is celebrated as Uttarakhand Foundation Day to commemorate its formation. Here are 5 places that are a must-visit if you are planning a trip to Uttarakhand.
Mussoorie: Mussoorie, popularly known as the Queen of the Hills, is a captivating destination with a backdrop of the Shivalik range of Himalayas and the Doon Valley. Mussoorie was originally the British summer capital due to its calm and pleasant atmosphere all year. The Mall (also known as the Mall Road) is a little steep avenue with eateries and various shops lining its whole stretch and is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Mussoorie. Another notable attraction in Mussoorie is the Ropeway to Gun Hill, the town’s second highest point. Other places that you can visit on your trip are Kempty Falls, Camel’s Back Road, Dalai Hills, Lal Tibba and Jharipani Falls. Mussoorie has all you need for a pleasant trip, including numerous waterfalls, the nearby village of Dhanaulti, and the remnants of colonial architecture. (Image Source: Instagram/mussoorie)
Nainital: It is a picturesque hill station in Uttarakhand, located in the foothills of the Kumaon highlands. Nainital is brimming with exquisite colonial structures that add to the attractiveness of the area. Some minor hill towns near Nainital, such as Pangot, Ranikhet, and Almora, remain major tourist attractions. Nainital is guaranteed to create an impression on you, whether you wish to go boating in the gorgeous Naini Lake, eat some Garhwali and Kumaoni specialties, shop for souvenirs, or take a ropeway ride to drink in the majesty of the Himalayas from Snow View Point. Naini Lake, Snow View Point, Tiffin Top, Eco Cave Gardens, Naina Dev Temple, Land’s End, and Bhimtal are some other sites to explore. (Image Source: Getty)
Auli: It is abundant in natural beauty, with apple orchards, old oaks, and pine trees. Apart from skiing, there are various treks in the highlands of the Garhwal Himalayas that offer breathtaking vistas of the snow-draped mountains. The Trishul Peak, Joshimath, Gurso Bugyal, Rudraprayag, Chenab Lake, are some other attractions that can be found in Auli. (Image Source: Getty)
Uttarkashi: It is well-known for being a popular religious location that provides a sense of transcendent divinity and an out-of-this-world experience. Dodital Lake, Nachiketa Lake, Shakti Temple, Kuteti Devi Temple are some of the places to visit. (Image Source: Getty)
Rishikesh: Set against the Himalayas and with the immaculate Ganga flowing through it, the historic town of Rishikesh is a major tourist and pilgrimage destination in northern India, attracting visitors from all over the world in pursuit of calm. Rishikesh is rightfully referred to as the “yoga capital of the world.” The place is an adventurer’s paradise, with a plethora of adventure activities such as River Rafting, Bunjee Jumping, Trekking, Giant Swing, Zipline Tour, and Rock Climbing.
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