Best Places To Make Your Workcation - Uttarakhand

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Since this pandemic affected our lives and forced us to stay at home for a long time. Now there is a new trend " Workcation " is going popular. We all are in remote work and then take leverage of that travel to a beautiful destination without taking leaves. Stay there and work from there but the best part is on weekends we explore near by places like a traveler not like a tourist. There are few things we have to keep in mind, what is our budget for long stay, what kind of stay we need, high speed internet is available and how locally we can survive. No further delay I will highlight some of the best workcation friendly places in Uttarakhand.

Almora, Uttarakhand

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Almora is one of those places which is backpackers friendly, means stay and food is very pocket friendly. Since they are promoting tourism alot these days which makes it a good choice for workcation. It has some good cultural diversity. The elevation is 1638 meter which will not cause any serious issues and it spread over ridge of Kashyap Hills. This place has delightful cold weather all across the year.

How to reach :

You can reach here by bus and train, best pocket friendly option is by bus.

- By Train:- Nearest railway station is Kathgodam, which approx. 90 kilometers from Almora. You can take local bus or book a taxi.

- By Bus:- You will get buses from all the major cities direct to almora. like: Delhi and Chandigarh.

Places to visit in Almora:

Kasar Devi Temple

Chitai Golu Devta Temple

Nanda Devi Mandir

Khagmara Temple

Budden Memorial Methodist Church

Murli Manohar Mandir

Katarmal Surya Temple Adheli Sunar

Crank’s Ridge.

Auli, Uttarakhand

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If you know beautiful places in Uttarakhand then you must be aware of Auli, it is famous for hiking and skiing experience. This location is full of pine trees, oak trees and apple orchards. For Auli has some well mountains in it like Nanda Devi, Kamat Kamat and Mana Parvat. This place is also surrounded by many old sacred temples. Also it was blessed by the great Shankaracharya.

How To Reach :

Bus will be more convenient from nearest bus station.

- By Train:- You can take a train to Haridwar, Dehradun and Rishikesh, from here you can take a bus to Auli.

- By Bus:- Take a direct bus from Dehradun to Auli

Places to visit in Auli:

Auli Artificial Lake

Kuari Pass Trek

Nanda Devi National Park

Ropeway Ride

Camping in Auli


Auli Gorson Trek

Chenab Lake


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This is located in Chamoli district and also famous as holy and religious town. Badrinath is also know for char dham pilgrimages, that why it is also known as chota char dham. Since this places attracts lots of tourists for dham you will be able to find some super under budget places to plan your long stay. The elevation of the place is 3300 meters and it's located on the bank of Alaknanda river. Do not forget to visit Mahabharath sightseeing on your visit.

How to Reach :

-By Train:- Nearest railway station is Rishikesh and rest of the journey can be completed by bus.

-By Bus:- You can board a direct bus from Dehradun or Rishikesh.

Places to visit in Badrinath :

Badrinath Temple

Bramha Kapal

Sheshnetra Ashramam


Ashtapad Jain Temple

Sri Badrinath Kund

Swaminarayan Mandir Dharamshala


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Bhimtal is named on Bhim from our mythological story of Mahabharata. This place consist of beautiful lake shores and mountain views. Hotels at Bhimtal is cheap as compare to Nainital. Bhimtal has a aquarium to visit and lake shores are amazing to spend some relaxing time after a long working day. Easy to commute to Nainital if you want to pay a visit.

How To Reach :

-By Train:- Nearest railway station is Kathgodam which is approx. 30 kms away and rest of the journey can be done on bus or taxi.

-By Bus:- Bhimtal has some good connectivity by road and any bus which is coming to Kathgodam, high in chance that it will take you to Bhimtal as well.

Places to Visit :

Bhimtal Lake

Naukuchia Taal

Sattal Lake

Garur Tal


Neem Karoli Baba Ashram


Karkotak Mandir

Ghorakhal Temple


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Chakrata is a small town which offers lots of activities for visitors. You can enjoy various treks and give a visit to some old amazing caves. Don't forget to do mountain climbing here which is a popular adventure activity here. You can see the valley of Yamuna and also this valley hosts some wildlife like panther, wild fowls, deer and many more. Since not much tourist are visiting this place so if can be a perfect long stay workation option.

How To Reach :

-By Train:- Dehradun is the nearest railway station which is 87 kms far and after that it is recommended to take bus services.

-By Bus:- Chakrata has good connectivity with all the major cities near by.

Places to visit :

Tiger Falls



Bairat Khai

Vyas Shikhar

Ramtal Garden


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This is located in Tehri Garhwal district and known for it's religious importance. You can say it is the most natural hill station in Uttarakhand, since pollution level is low all across the year. You can have a good view of thick forest of deodar and pine. There are lots of religious temples which is located in city and apple orchards is cherry on the top.

How To Reach :

-By Train:- Rishikesh is the nearest major railway station which is 65 kilometers away.

-By Bus:- Get on a bus to Rishikesh and there are chances same bus will drop you in chamba, else got a local bus in Rishikesh.

Places to Visit :

Bhuri Singh Museum

Laxmi Narayana Temple

Champavati Temple

Shri Chamunda Devi Temple

Sui Mata Temple

Rang Mehal Chamba

Gandhi Gate


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You must be getting this name lots of time these day on youtube travel channels. This is new city emerging in tourism but still an off beat place in Uttarakhand. This small town offers trekking, rock climbing, camping, yoga and some activities but you visit this place to relax. One of the famous places to visit is Panch Kedar and famous chota lake is in middle of forest.

How To Reach :

-By Train:- By railway it is little bit difficult to reach since there is no railway station is near by. Nearest railway station is Haridwar, which is almost 226 kilometers away.

-By Bus:- All the major cities are connected to Haridwar, plan a route via Haridwar.

Places To Visit:-

Kartik Swami Temple

Koteshwar Mahadev

Hariyali Devi Temple syund

Umara Narayan Temple

Koteshwar Temple

Croanch Parvat


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You must have heard about this city, since it is one of the famous hill stations. All the amazing schools which are featured in movies gave this hill station a perfect lime light. This place is locate between Ganga and Yamuna river and a perfect place for family trip as well. Since it's a touristy place you will be able to find some cheap but good stays and internet will be an issue for you.

How To Reach :

-By Train:- Dehradun is a major railway station for near by places, so getting a direct train will high in chance.

-By Bus:- It is also well connected with all the major cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Meerut, Gaziyabad and some more.

Places to Visit :

Tapkeshwar Mandir

Robber’s Cave

Malsi Deer Park

Rajaji National Park

Buddha Temple

Mindrolling Monastery

Dehradun Zo


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Devprayag is a holy place to visit but yet again it has so many activities to offer. This is a place where you can witness two rivers sangam (Bhagirathi & Alaknanda) and forming holy Ganga. This place has lots of religious visitors and so many budget travelers. This will lead you to get a budget friendly stay with good internet connectivity. People are able to experience various activities like, skiing, trekking, water rafting and many more. Devprayag is full of temples such as Raghunath Ji temple, Dhaneshwar Mahadev temple, Danda Nagaraja temple, and Chandrabadni temple.

How To Reach :

-By Train:- Nearest railway station is Rishikesh for Devprayag.

-By Bus:- This beautiful destination has so many religious visitors so of course it has an awesome road connectivity.

Places to Visit :

Chandrabadani Devi Mountain

Devaprayāg River

Raghunathji Temple


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This is located at 2286 meters elevation and the best part is near by to Tehri, Chamba, Kanatal and Mussoorie. You can witness snowfalls during winter season and this spot is easy to accessible. Dhanaulti has a lush green forests of deodar, oak and rhododendron trees. You can enjoy a long stay and various adventure activities like camping and trekking. During winters you might find high tariff plans for homes but that can be sorted by booking in well advance.

How To Reach :

-By Train:- Dehradun is the nearest and preferred railway station for Dhanaulti.

-By Bus:- Any bus which is coming to Dehradun will help you to reach Dhanaulti.

Places to Visit :

Surkanda Devi Temple

Dashavatar Temple

Deogarh Fort

Eco Parks

Potato Farm

Kanatal Adventure Camp


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Last but not the least Haridwar. This spot has a great place in between all the tourists be a religious traveler or a backpacking budget traveler. Haridwar hosts one of the ancient temples in country. It is home of holy river Ganga and many people come to take dip for blessings. You will be able to enjoy Kumbh mela if you are lucky enough. Haridwar if a hub for some good food as well.

How To Reach :

-By Train:- It is a centric railway station for Uttarakhand and it is connected directly with major cities.

-By Bus:- Same as railways, connected with all major cities.

Places To Visit :

Har Ki Pauri Ghat

Shri Mata Mansa Devi Mandir

Maa Chandi Devi Temple

Maya Devi Temple

Bharat Mata Temple

Daksheshwar Mahadev

Rajaji National Park

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