With the lush greeneries, adventure activities, pristine lakes, and temples, the Land of God, Uttarakhand, has so many places to visit. Explore the culture and rich history and enjoy the local cuisine to your heart’s extent. 

Here are some of the places you can visit in Uttarakhand:

1. Nainital

The lake district of India, Nainital, attracts tourists all over the world. The scenic beauty and the century-old temples will soothe your heart. You can also ride boats on the lakes of Nainital.

Places to visit in Nainital

Enjoy a pleasant vacation in Nainital

  • Nainital Lake
  • Mukteshwar Temple
  • High Altitude Zoo
  • Eco Cave Gardens
  • Goddess Naina Devi & more.

2. Haridwar

Haridwar is a famous tourist attraction for Hindu devotees, with centuries-old history and pilgrimages. Apart from that, the city is an attraction to travelers worldwide for its picturesque magnificence.

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Places to visit in Haridwar

Learn the culture and history of Haridwar

  • Mansa Devi Temple
  • Har ki Pauri
  • Shantikunj Gayatri Parivar
  • Chandi Devi Temple & more.

3. Dehradun

The capital city of Uttarakhand, Dehradun, feels a breath of fresh air from humdrum life. Encircled by the Doon valley, this hill station looks spectacular. Spend your day relishing the tranquil atmosphere as well as the adventure activities.

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Places to visit in Dehradun

Enjoy the pleasant weather of Dehradun:

  • Sahastradhara
  • Robber’s Cave
  • Tiger Falls
  • Tapkeshwar Temple
  • Tapovan & more.

4. Rishikesh

Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Rishikesh is a well-known pilgrimage in India. People across the globe visit this destination of Uttarakhand for yoga, meditation, and ayurvedic treatment. Rejuvenate your soul in the Yoga Capital of the World, Rishikesh. 

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Places to visit in Rishikesh

Here are some of the places you can visit in Rishikesh

  • Lakshman Jhula Bridge
  • Triveni Ghat
  • Neer Garh Waterfall
  • The Beatles Ashram
  • Kunjapuri Devi Temple & more.

5. Mussoorie

Mussoorie is one of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand. This colonial hill station has a relaxing atmosphere. Furthermore, the heritage establishments, and delicious food are perfect for people of all ages. 

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Places to visit in Mussoorie

Enjoy your vacation on the hill station Mussoorie

  • Kempty Falls
  • Gun Hill Point
  • Mussoorie Lake
  • Lal Tibba
  • Bazar Road & more.
  • George Everest’s House
  • Kempty Falls & more.

6. Jim Corbett National Park

Situated at the foothills of the Himalayas, Jim Corbett National Park has been on the list of tourist destinations for a very long time. With more than 500 species of plants and animals, foremost the majestic Bengal tigers lure travelers across the world.

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Places to visit in Jim Corbett

Experience the wildlife of Jim Corbett National Park

  • Kosi River
  • Durga Mandir Temple
  • Hanuman Dham
  • Sitabani Temple
  • Corbett Falls
  • Durga Devi Zone & more.

7. Kedarnath

Nestled in the Himalayas, this sacred town of Uttarakhand, Kedarnath, is one of the four Dhams. Moreover, the snow-covered mountains, abundant terrains, leafy woods, and tranquility is delightful.

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Places to visit in Kedarnath

Some of the famous tourist attractions are 

  • Gandhi Sarovar
  • Sonprayag
  • Gaurikund Temple
  • Gaurikund
  • Vasuki Tal Lake
  • Shankaracharya Samadhi & more.

8. Auli

This hill station of Uttarakhand is the perfect place for snow-lovers. The fascinating scenery, apple orchards, as well as the fun activities will make your vacation more amusing. Auli is also a famous honeymoon destination to spend quality time with your loved one.

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Places to visit in Auli

Plan your perfect vacation in Auli

  • Auli Ropeway
  • Artificial Lake
  • Gorson Bugyal
  • Chattrakund
  • Joshimath
  • Chenab Lake
  • Narsingh Temple & more.

9. Ranikhet

If you love the wilderness, then visit the secluded land of Uttarakhand Ranikhet. Moreover, this old cantonment town offers you a soothing holiday.

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Places to visit in Ranikhet

Explore the sites of Ranikhet, including

  • Chaubatia Orchards
  • Jhula Devi Temple
  • Majkhali
  • Bhalu Dam
  • Kalika & more.

10. Valley of Flowers

As the name suggests, the valley of flowers is a magnificent bed of colorful flowers. Rich in flora and fauna, this enchanting land has captured the hearts of many.

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Places to visit in Valley of Flowers

The traveler’s attractions are

  • Gorson Bugyal
  • Malari
  • Pandukeshwar
  • Niti Valley
  • Govindghat
  • Joshimath
  • Badrinath
  • Mana Village & more.