Uttaranchal became the 27th state of the
Republic of India on 9th November 2000. The State is
carved out of Uttar Pradesh. It occupies 17.3% of India's total
land area with 51,125 sq km.
On Uttaranchal Travel, you will find the great diversity of the region where snow-clad mountains, green hills, fertile valleys, flowing rivers and thriving lakes add to the natural beauty. The popular hill stations of Uttaranchal are Nainital, Bhimtal, Almora, Ranikhet, Pithoragarh, Munsiyari, Mussorie, Chopta, Valley of Flowers, Joshimath and Lansdowne. For unlimited serenity and tranquility in pleasant pollution free environs, hill station on Uttaranchal Travel are ideal for vacations. To enhance the attractiveness of the region are the several natural lakes in the region, which are the center of attraction of the town and good for sporting activities.
Since Uttaranchal is known as the Abode of the gods, there are several highly venerated pilgrimage places. The tourists must visit Kedarnath, Badrinath, Henmkund Sahib, Ganotri, Yamunotri, Jageshwar, Bageshwar, Rishikesh and Haridwar for their religious importance on Uttaranchal Travel. Each hilltop or bent is known to have a temple, big or small, which are considered very sacred by the locals.
Uttaranchal is ideal for several adventure sports activities because of its geographical attributes. While on Uttaranchal Travel, the tourist must take the maximum pleasure out of adventure sports like trekking, ice-skiing, white water rafting, sailing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, yachting, water-skiing and parasailing. To climb the big mountain stretch or to pass the dense jungles of the hills is in itself very exciting. The huge water-filled rivers and deep lakes are perfect for water sports.
Tourists also prefer to go on
Uttaranchal Travel to visit the abundant wildlife sanctuaries and
national parks in the state. While you are on a visit to
Uttaranchal, make sure to visit the Valley of Flower National
Park, Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuaries, Nanda Devi National Park,
Govind National Park, Assan Barrage National Park, Rajaji
National Park and Corbett National Park.