Top 45 Places To Visit In Uttarakhand : The Ultimate Guide You’ll Ever Need

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Uttarakhand, often known as Dev Bhoomi or the land of God, is blessed with natural wonders and mysticism that will take your breath away. From mountain ranges to gorgeous rivers, caves and buildings, there is something for every traveller to experience and enrich their mind with memories that they can cherish for a lifetime.

Due to the obvious topography, tourism is extremely important to the state's economy. The state is dotted with small hamlets and hill stations offering surreal and mesmerizing views and is bliss for tourists.

Thousands of travellers flock to these magnificent destinations every year to seek blessings and admire the breath-taking scenery that is a part of Uttarakhand tourism.

Do you want to learn more about the places to visit in Uttarakhand? Here is a list of all the best places to visit in Uttarakhand for a unique experience and a fun-filled vacation amidst the snow-capped mountains and serene environment.

Places to visit in Kumaon Region:

1. Nainital

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The lake city of Nainital is already a buzzing place and have lured tourist from across the globe. Welcoming you as you enter the town is an eye-shaped lake in the backdrop of mountains. The charming aura of the lake captivates you instantly and will leave you spellbind. The Mall Road along the lake is often the center of all touristic activities and is lively till late night. Complete with shopping options, welcoming cafes, adventure activities, trekking sites and religious spots, the hilly hamlet is counted among the top places to visit in Uttarakhand.

2. Bhimtal

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Also known as the sister city of Nainital, Bhimtal is about 22 km from Nainital. The lake here is as alluring as the one in Nainital but also has an island to its advantage Since ancient times, the town of Bhimtal has been well-known. Nature is at its most beautiful here, and your travel experience will be one of peace and serenity. The whole town is sheltered within dense oaks, pines, and shrubs – an amazing place to get closer to nature. Bhimtal is literally one of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand.

3. Naukuchiatal

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Naukuchiatal, a small, scenic lake village, is a popular destination for those seeking peace and quiet in the midst of nature. As the name implies, this location is well known for its nine-cornered lake, which extends up to one kilometer in length and is 40 meters deep. Naukuchiatal is blessed with panoramically spectacular surroundings and a mesmerizing lake, providing ample opportunity to rejuvenate your body and soul. It is one of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand because of the pleasant weather all year and the numerous attractions such as lakes and temples.

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4. Pangot

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Another birdies paradise from Kumaon is the village of Pangot. On the outskirts of Nainital, 20 minutes uphill drive from Tallital Bus stand via Kilbury hills takes you to this heavenly abode. This is another isolated gem hidden in Kumaon hills which brings you close to nature. Hearing to birds chirping and gazing tall oak and pine trees are only things to do in this small village.

5. Mukteshwar

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Known for adventure sports and a dazzling view of Himalayan ranges, Mukteshwar is named after the 350-year-old Shiva Temple housed here called Mukteshwar Dham. Also known as the fruit bowl of Kumaon, the small town is full of fascinating views.

The most surreal experience of all is viewing the sun going down the mountains from Chauli Ki Jali viewpoint. Mukteshwar also offers an enchanting star gazing experience. The place is also home to many migratory birds as the weather is pleasant all year round.

6. Jim Corbett National park

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If you’re looking for famous Uttarakhand tourist places, this pace is a must visit. Jim Corbett is the oldest national park set amidst the foothills of the Himalayas in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Known for housing the endangered Bengal tiger, this National Park is part of the larger Corbett Tiger Reserve. Home to more than 650 species of rare and migratory birds, it is also a haven for bird watchers. The most popular attraction at Corbett National Park is Dhikala, a forest lodge located on the border of Patil Dun Valley, which is known for the stunning location and rich wildlife.

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7. Ranikhet

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Ranikhet meaning Queen's land is a hill station in Uttarakhand developed by the Britishers around ancient temples, undulating Himalayan hills and forests. It is also popular as the Headquarters of the Kumaon Regiment of the Indian Army and has the Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum. Ranikhet is popular for its views of the Nanda Devi Peak, trekking ranges, mountainous climbs, golf courses, orchards and temples.

8. Binsar

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Summer capital of Chand Kings from Kumaon, Binsar is Kumaon’s best-kept secret and one of the popular places to visit in Uttarakhand. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is home to more than 200 species of birds and is heaven for bird lovers and photographers. At an elevation of some 2,400 m, it is a slightly cut off travel destination offering majestic views of Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Kedarnath and Chaukhambha.

9. Jageshwar

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Jageshwar is situated at an elevation of 1,870 mts above sea level and at a distance of 37 kms from Almora. It’s a Hindu pilgrimage village with a group of 124 Hindu temples dated between 7th-10th century built by the Katyuri Kings and then reconstructed by the Chand Rajas in the 18th century. The entire temple complex is covered by tall and thick deodar trees. The main temple is called the Maha Mrityunjaya Temple.

10. Kausani

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Referred as “Switzerland of India” by none other than Mahatma Gandhi, Kausani in the Kumaon Himalayas gives an impeccable view of Panchachuli Peaks, Mt. Trishul and Nanda Devi. This small Himalayan hamlet is set amidst pine trees and snow-clad mountains overlooking Someshwar and Garur valleys on either side. Previously known as Valna, this place is blessed with many attractions and sight of sunset so captivating, that it is sure to leave you completely enchanted. Some common trek routes from Kausani are Adi Kailash trek, Base Kausani trek and Bageshwar- Sunderdhunda trek.

11. Chaukori

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Chaukori is an exquisite tourist spot surrounded by high Himalayan peaks and verdant woods. Snow-capped mountains, lush valleys, deodar and rhododendron groves, and gorgeous views as far as the eye can see abound. From this picturesque place, you can see the majestic Panchachuli peaks.

Chaukori, at an elevation of roughly 2,010 metres and around 173 kilometres from Nainital, is home to extensive areas of emerald tea plantations that provide for great nature treks. Don't forget to visit the fruit orchards while you're here. Don't forget to take in the spectacular sunrises and sunsets that you will be treated to.

12. Pithoragarh

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An area of exquisite natural beauty and serenity, Pithoragarh is also popularly called 'Little Kashmir'. This charming city with its fascinating forests is placed at a formidable height of 645 m and provides a gateway to the Himalayas.

Situated in a beautiful Soar valley and flanked by Nepal in the east and Tibet in the north, Pithoragarh promises of an unforgettable trip.

With River Kali flowing through the town which is prettily adorned with tranquil temples, villages, fort, lush green forests and natural resources, this place is a blessing in disguise for travel enthusiasts.

13. Munsiyari

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Referred as the “place with snow” in the local dialect, Munsiyari is a traveler’s delight. Located at the far north in Uttarakhand right in the foothills of Mt. Nanda Devi, Munsiyari is home to the Johar tribes. The place is also known as trekker’s paradise as there are so many small-large treks originating from Munsiyari. Though not easily reachable, Munsiyari surely makes up for the tiring journey with the magnificent views it has to offer of the Panchachuli peaks. A trek to Khaliya top is a must when in Munsiyari as it gets you up close and personal with the mighty Himalayan peaks.

14. Champawat

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The picturesque village of Champawat is a must-see among the countless destinations in the Kumaon hills. Champawat is an excellent location for hiking, camping, and other outdoor pursuits. Because the weather in this part of the world can be fickle, make sure you pack appropriately or avoid travelling during the rainy season.

15. Abbott Mount

Abbott Mount is among the few untouched and unsung hill stations in Uttarakhand. Its obscure location, scenic beauty, panoramic views, and lush green outdoors make it an ideal destination for a perfect summer holiday. Make sure Abbott Mount should be in your list of places to visit in Uttarakhand, if you wish to enjoy Kumaon’s scenic beauty and weather to the fullest.

16. Lohaghat

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A picturesque town located on the banks of River Lohawati, Lohaghat is one of the most pristine and unsullied destinations of the state's Kumaon region. Lohaghat is steeped in art, royalty and history as it served as the cultural capital of the erstwhile Chand dynasty. Not just history and culture, the town is also a hotspot for several adventure activities, including water sports.

Lohaghat, cocooned amidst tall deodar trees and snow-capped Himalayan peaks, is a haven for those looking to escape the cacophony of the city and spend some time in the lap of nature.

17. Shitlakhet

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Shitlakhet Hill Station is one of the new hill stations in Uttarakhand that you should keep in your list of places to visit in Uttarakhand. It is not a well-known tourist site, yet it is a popular destination for travellers seeking spiritual fulfilment via being one with nature.

Shitlakhet is famous for its natural beauty and panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks. A very wide range of Himalayas is visible from here.

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18. Jeolikote

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Jeolikote, also known as the "Gateway to Nainital," is a charming hill station with mesmerizing and panoramic views of the Himalayas. This small town's quiet environment and breathtaking natural beauty make it ideal for a relaxing vacation away from the crowds.

Jeolikote, with its orchards and flowering gardens, was a favourite with the British, and colonial cottages from that era hark back to those times. The peace and serenity of Jeolikote attracted philosophers such as Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo, who are claimed to have spent considerable time meditating here.

19. Peora

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Peora is one such small Kumauni hamlet with traditional tiled-roof village huts sparsely scattered on the slopes of its contoured valleys, surrounded by dense pine forests.

Untouched by industrialization, Peora is a perfect place to enjoy some peaceful moments away from the stressful city life. The simple lifestyle of people living here, and the traditional tiled roof hits will make you feel as if you are transported to a completely different world.

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20. Didihat

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Tucked away in the eastern corner of Uttarakhand, Didihat is a wondrous and pristine hillock full of natural beauty.

The place is known for its ruins of forts and temples belonging to an era gone by as well for being a halting point on the Kailash Mansoravar Yatra. Situated at an altitude of 1800 meters in the Pithoragarh district of eastern Uttarakhand, Didihat is blessed with infinite natural beauty and some great viewpoints of the Mighty Himalayas.

21. Gangolihat

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Gangolihat, a Himalayan hill town in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, is popular for its Shakti Peeth of "Haat Kalika" dedicated goddess Kali. At a distance of 82 km from the Pithoragarh town, it lies in the proximity of known places such as Binsar, Abbott-Mount and Patal Bhuvaneshwar.

There are many beautiful underground caves in Gangolihaat. 'Patal Bhuvneshwar, 'Shailashwer Gufa' and 'Mukteshwar Gufa' are most notable ones. A new underground cave has been also found recently and that is called 'Bholeshwar Gufa'.

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22. Haridwar

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One of the seven holiest places to Hindus, Haridwar also marks the entry of Ganga to the Gangetic Plains. Haridwar is also one of the four sites where the Kumbha Mela takes place.

Taking a dip in the chilling water of Holy Ganges and witnessing Evening Ganga Aarti along the ghats is a sublime experience. Haridwar is also gateway to the four pilgrimages of Uttarakhand – Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamnotri & Gangotri. The feel of the city is so captivating that anyone who leaves the city can’t resist but chant Har Har Gange!

23. Rishikesh

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Rishikesh is considered to be one of the best exotic places to visit in Uttarakhand. Coined as the Yoga Capital of the World, this religious destination is now also attracting adventure tourists. Rishikesh has the highest Bungee jumping spot in India and it also gives you an option to do rafting in the raging waters of Ganges.

Located in the foothills of Garhwal Himalayas, this pilgrimage town is considered as one of the holiest places to Hindus. Rishikesh has a plethora of activities, and the city is always buzzing with travelers. The vibes here are both relaxed and reverent. There is never a dull moment when you are in Rishikesh.

24. Lansdowne

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Ideal for spending summer vacations, Lansdowne was founded by Viceroy of India and also named after him. Bestrewed with pine forests, it is a tranquil and pollution-free destination. Being the Cantonment Area of Garhwal Rifles, this hill station is very clean and well-maintained.

Pristine Himalayan beauty, snow cladded peaks and fresh air are some of the compelling factors to visit this place.

The town was discovered by British and got its name from the then Viceroy of India, Lord Lansdowne. The guesthouses here are fading reminders of the colonial period, and they offer a stunning view of the mountains from their balconies.

25. Dehradun

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When one thinks of a family vacation, the images that come to mind are of green trees, blue skies, chilly weather, delicious cuisine, and a place where you can forget about your worries and unwind.

Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand, is recognised for its pleasant climate and stunning surroundings. It is located at the foothills of the Himalayas. One of the most astounding aspects about this location, though, is that it is also one of India's most prominent educational centers.

26. Mussoorie

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Queen of the hills and the hometown of the famous writer Ruskin Bond, Mussoorie is a perfect blend of local warmth and colonial charm. Gun Hill top offers a 360-degree view of Doon Valley and Garhwal Himalayas.

You can either opt for a 20-minute hike or can take a cable car to reach the place. Walking in the Camel’s Back Road can be an experience of a lifetime as it is often synonym with walking in the clouds. And while strolling you just can’t resist and a plate of momos and Maggie.

Mussorie attracts many tourists every year which also makes this the most beautiful place to visit in Uttarakhand.

27. Dhanaulti

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Located 24 km from Mussoorie is the quaint town of Dhanaulti.

With minimal human intrusion, without overloading or overwhelming your senses or expectations, the place slowly seeps into your conscience like a long-lost pleasant dream, bringing with it comfort and quiet, and giving you the much-needed break from your humdrum routine life.

Known for famous Surkanda Devi temple and Eco farm Dhanaulti has not much to offer. The hike to Surkanda Devi Temple is quite demanding but it makes up for the views it offers once you reach the top. Sunrise and sunsets are a delight to watch as you can see the snowcapped mountains turning to golden hues from white.

28. Tehri

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Much known for the controversial Tehri Dam project and now for the annual Tehri Lake festival Tehri is now becoming the hub of water sports activities in the Garhwal region. The place is famous for its spiritual significances. There are many temples located all across the place. People also visit this mesmerizing place to enjoy beautiful views.

This place is also on top of the list for trek freaks as it offers countless trekking trails. There are numerous beautiful places to visit in Tehri and exploring them will surely make you have a beautiful time with your family.

29. Chakrata

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Nestled amidst Tosh and Yamuna Rivers and home to Jaunsar tribes, Chakrata on the border of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh is an ideal gateway if you are looking for peace and solace. One can also find red rhododendrons in full bloom here.

Chirmiri Neck, the highest point in Chakrata offers captivating views of the sunset and also Himalayan peaks like Bandarpoonch, Rohini and Swarg. Not to forget exploring historical and exciting Budher caves built by the Pandavas.

30. Chopta

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Popularly known as “Mini Switzerland” and home to one of the highest Shiva Temple, Chopta is also the base for the 5-kilometer trek of Tungnath and Chandrashila Peak.

The views from the top of the peak are enthralling. The trek is also considered to be moderate and even first-timers can scale the peak.

Lush green meadows, enchanting forest cover with pine, deodar and rhododendron trees, chirping birds, and snow-clad mountains in distance make the trek gratifying and delightful.

31. Auli

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Uttarakhand’s very own skiing destination, Auli is an interesting destination for backpackers. Situated at a steep 17 kilometers height from Joshimath, Auli can be reached either through the cable car or you can also choose to trek the distance.

The ropeway is one of the longest and highest in India. Surrounded by the mighty Himalayas, Auli gives you a picturesque view of Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Mana Parbat, Doonagiri, Trishul and Kamet Kamat.

An artificial man-made lake is also created in the middle of Auli to produce synthetic artificial snowfall during summers.

32. Badrinath

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Amongst the four holy “Dhams” of Hindus, Badrinath is famous for its temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Situated along the banks of the Alakananda River in Uttarakhand, Badrinath has a very peaceful and idyllic vibe throughout the city.

From great tasting vegetarian food to long trails covered with snow, Badrinath is a place you must definitely visit for an experience of a lifetime. Other than the famous Badrinath Temple, the city has many places which one should definitely visit whilst on a holiday here.

One such place is the Tapt Kund. It is a natural thermal spring, wherein the water has medicinal properties. You can also visit Neelkanth, a place which is covered with snow all year round.

33. Kedarnath

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Kedarnath etymologically translates to ‘Lord of the Field.’ It is a dainty town in Uttarakhand and is an ancient pilgrimage site. It is popular for the Kedarnath Temple, and according to mythology, it was built by the Pandava brothers from the Mahabharata.

If you are visiting the Kedarnath temple, then you must visit the Bhairavnath Temple, located at a distance of 500 meters from there. The temple enshrines an incarnation of Lord Shiva, Lord Bhairav. Perched atop a hill, it offers a magnificent view of the Himalayan ranges with mesmerizing beauty.

Apart from the Kedarnath Temple, there are several other tourist attractions in Kedarnath. One such attraction is Vasuki Tal, a lake built at an altitude of 4135 meters. It requires a moderate to difficult trekking experience and is a haven for trekkers.

34. Valley of flowers

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One of the most beautiful places to visit in Uttarakhand is the Valley of Flowers. It is located in Chamoli district (near Badrinath) of Uttarakhand, approximately 300 km to the north of Rishikesh.

Valley of flowers is a World Heritage Site for its wild untamed blooms surrounded by white peaks. It is open from June to September every year. Famous for its exotic varieties of medicinal herbs, it is also believed that Hanuman brought Sanjivani to the ailing Lakshmana from the valley of flowers.

35. Kanatal

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Perfect for a tranquil weekend gateway, Kanatal is situated just 15 kilometers from Dhanaulti and 38 kilometers from Mussoorie. The terrains of Kanatal offer many hiking and trekking opportunities as well. Stargazing from Kanatal is a surreal experience.

36. Chamba

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Far from the rush of city life, Chamba is a small town in Uttarakhand that is known for pristine vistas of deodar and pine trees through Himalayan mountains. Promising a peaceful ambience, modernization hasn't touched the borders of Chamba.

A perfect getaway to find solace in nature, the refreshing, aromatic fragrance of apple and apricot orchards welcome you to the Chamba region.

37. Chamoli

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Chamoli is popularly known as the ‘adobe of Gods’. Famous for its shrines, temples and connections with Hindu mythology and stories — Chamoli is also the town that sparked off the famous Chipko movement. The place is frequented by tourists for its villages and rich Garhwali traditions.

38. Dudhatoli

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Situated amidst the forests of the Himalayas, Dudhatoli in Uttarakhand is considered to be one of the top offbeat travel destinations in India.

The panoramic sceneries of the region are one of the main reasons behind the massive tourist footfall. With the green meadows, Rocky Mountains and the soothing vibes of the place, Dudhatoli is sure to mesmerize people with its serene beauty.

39. Khirsu

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If you're seeking for a pleasant and unique Himalayan vacation, Khirsu is the place to go. The village is undiscovered and surrounded by lush forests and orchards, providing a serene setting.

The scenic hill station in the Pauri Garhwal area offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including the Panchachuli, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, and Trishul peaks.

Khirsu, perched above 1,700 metres, is surrounded by lush pine and deodar forests, providing good opportunities for nature walks and climbs. The hamlet is surrounded by apple orchards and wildflowers of all kinds. The hamlet is also an agricultural hub, with magnificent terrace farms around it.

40. Nag Tibba

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Nag Tibba, literally translated as Serpent’s peak is the highest peak in the lesser Himalayan range. Locals believe that the abode of the God of snakes protects their cattle, thus the villages frequent this place to offer prayers.

The dramatic landscape of this very place will virtually transport you to a land of tranquility and serenity and is one of the best places to visit in Uttarakhand in summer. The fresh air, delicious local food, innocent villagers and pure stream water just add on to the state.

41. Pauri

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Pauri Garhwal is a paradise that showcases the varied colors of nature all packed in to this one place. From snow covered Himalayan peaks and thick cover of lush green forests to deep rooted culture of the place and warm-hearted people, this place oozes beauty and charm in every aspect.

Perched at an altitude of 1814m above the sea level, Pauri also houses many temples but what fascinates the visitors the most is the sunset here.

Ending with the hues of pinks and purple, this most magnificent sight of sunset enthralls everyone with its stunning fusion of colours with the bang of bright orange.

42. Uttarkashi

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The quaint town of Uttarkashi is situated in Uttarakhand, and it is considered to be one of the holiest cities in Hindu mythology.

The entire town is full of divine heritage, breathtaking natural beauty, and a soothing atmosphere. Uttarkashi is the gateway to Yamunotri and Gangotri pilgrimage.

It has some of the most breathtaking vistas of nature as well as challenging trekking routes that makes it the favourite destination of the hardcore trekkers as well as nature enthusiasts.

The snow-laden hills, scenic valleys, and verdant alpine woods make it seem like a heaven on Earth.

43. Panch Prayag

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Five revered sites in Uttarakhand where five rivers merge into River Alaknanda to ultimately form the holy River Ganges is called Panch Prayag.

These five places, in descending order of river convergence, are Vishnuprayag, Nandaprayag, Karnaprayag, Rudraprayag and Devprayag.

Devotees from across the country visit the sites as it is believed that taking a dip in the water in these five spots cleanses the soul and advances them a step closer to moksha.

44. Madhyamaheshwar

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A small sacred town of Madhyamaheshwar is a place full of mysteries and blessed with bounty of nature. Renowned for its Madhyamaheshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, it gathers the whole hamlet to pray in the evening along with many tourists.

Dusted with small huts, villages with their own culture and unique traditions, this quaint little town has an essence of old world. Its beautiful backdrop of snow-covered Himalayas, sprawling alpine meadows and thick cover of forests adds more charm to its beauty.

Situated at an altitude of 3265 m above the sea level, Madhyamaheshwar has spiritual vibes oozing out of it which are difficult to ignore.

45. Guptakashi

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The temple town of Guptakashi is located at a distance of 47 kms from the holy town of Kedarnath.

Perched at an elevation of 1319 m above the sea level, Guptakashi enjoys the mesmerizing backdrop of the enchanting snow-covered peaks of Chaukhamba mountains. In fact, Guptkashi serves as a perfect stopover for those travelling to Kedarnath.

The fantastic weather, lush green forests and captivating views of Chaukhmaba Range along with its rich past and heritage, the town is a wholesome package for vacation makers.

Uttarakhand has numerous amazing spots to visit, including majestic snow-capped mountains, flower-filled valleys, and mystical lands. Go experience the unexplored land. Plan a vacation to Uttarakhand and see the wonders of the above-mentioned fascinating places to visit in Uttarakhand!

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