Top 5 Tourist Destinations in Uttarakhand

8th Jan 2015

Abbott Mount

Photo of Abbott Mount by Nancy Nance


Photo of Lansdowne by Nancy Nance


Photo of Mussoorie by Nancy Nance

Naukuchia Taal

Photo of Naukuchia Taal by Nancy Nance


Photo of Rishikesh by Nancy Nance
Surrounded by hills, scenically located on the banks of the Holy Ganga river, the whole town is said to be sacred and a great place to meditate and to do yoga. The place offers serene atmosphere where one can spend some time alone. It's an ideal place for people who are interested in adventure. Many camps offer the rafting packages and the adventure packages also, which includes sports like bungee jumping and cliff jumping.
Also known as the 'lake of nine corners' and 'the lake village', it is a small hill station in Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Naukuchiatal is famous for its scenic beauty and salubrious climate.
Lansdowne is one of the most popular hill station of Uttarakhand. It's a cantonment town which was founded by Lord Dalhousie, Viceroy of India in 1887. During British period, this place was used as a Recruits Training center of the Garwhal Rifles. Now, the command office of Garhwal Rifles of the Indian Army is based here. The environment is immaculate. The place offers a serene atmosphere and it is a perfect weekend getaway from all the hustle and bustle of the city.
Situated in the Champawat district of Uttarakhand, Abbott Mount is a tranquil hill station at an elevation of 6400 ft. above sea level. The enchanting snow clad Himalayan peaks can be seen from here. Away from the hustle bustle of city life, it offers salubrious and serene atmosphere.
Mussorrie is one of the most popular hill station of North India. It's located at a distance of 35km from Dehradun. It's a beautiful place, from where you can view exquisite Doon valley.