Uttarakhand Travel Guide and Tourism

A typical frame of Uttarakhand’s hills will feature a sea of valleys dotted with thatch-roofed homes, pine and deodar trails, winding roads and a sprinkling of a temple. The state is bordered by Nepal on the east and Tibet on the north. Wildlife enthusiasts should head to Jim Corbett National Park for a jungle safari, which is a pretty popular place to visit in Uttarakhand. Adventure seeking travellers can trek through the trails of the Valley of Flowers, Roopkund and Chopta-Chandrashila or ski through Auli, go rafting in Rishikesh and much more. For tourists on the search of spiritual exploration, Uttarakhand has plenty of places such as Gangtori, Yamunotri, Badrinath, Haridwar and Rishikesh. For a quintessentially Himalayan escapade, head to Chakrata with its magnificent view of the snow-laden rhododendron forests and set out for small day trips to Deoban, Koti and Kanasar while you are there. For something off the beaten path, drive to Tehri Dam, through a legion of tiny tribal villages or make your way to Munsyari where you will come across barking deers, wild boars, gorals, deers and a variety of Himalayan birds.
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Best Places To Visit In Uttarakhand

Best Time To Visit Uttarakhand

Peak Season is from March to June, when summer come to Uttarakhand, making the days sunny and pleasant.

Shoulder Season: October to February is the winter season in Uttarakhand. This is the most beautiful time of the year in the hilly state, that sees frequent snowfalls.

Off-season: This is the time between July to September, when the monsoons visit Uttarakhand. Though the rain makes for a lush landscape, the state is prone to landslides during this period.

 

Budget For Uttarakhand

For Budget Travellers: INR 400 - 1000 a day

  • Accommodation in hostels and guesthouses: INR 300 - 700
  • Food in local cafes and street eateries: INR 50 - 200
  • Public Transport in buses and autorickshaws: INR 10 - 100
  • Sightseeing: INR 10 - 50

For Mid-range Travellers: INR 1000 to INR 3000 a day

  • Accommodation in mid-range hotels and resorts: INR 500 - 1000
  • Food in mid-range cafes and restaurants: INR 300 - 700
  • Local transport in local taxis or car rentals: INR 400 - 600
  • Treks and Hiking packages: INR 1000 and upwards

For Luxury Travellers: INR 6000 and upwards

  • Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels: INR 3000 and upwards
  • Food in upscale restaurants and bars: INR 800 and upwards
  • Rentals for Bikes: INR 1800 - 2000
  • Local transport in cabs: INR 400 and upwards
  • Guided Tours and Rafting: INR 1000 and upwards