Uttarakhand Tourism

Uttarakhand Travel Guide

Uttarakhand offers limitless opportunities for tourism and adventure. There is something for everyone - Pilgrimage, Temples, Wildlife tours, Bird Watching, Rafting, Mountaineering, Skiing, Trekking, Camping, Yoga and Meditation and much more. Check out Uttarakhand Travel Blog for interesting articles about Uttarakhand.
Devbhoomi Uttarakhand is the state one can easily fall in love with. The surreal landscape that comprises of lofty mountains, glistening streams, eye-catching meadows, imposing glaciers and surreal lakes, all make Uttarakhand an anticipated tourist destination in India that not only satiates wanderlust but creates an urge to explore more and more. Dotted with sacred Hindu temples and trekking trails, this North Indian state is a travel destination where along with seeking the blessing of the Almighty, one can indulge in enthralling adventure and heart-soothing recreational activities for a holistic experience.

Capital: Dehradun, Location: North India

Best Time to Visit Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is a destination to be visited all through the year as each season has something special to offer.

Why Visit Uttarakhand?

For Hindu and Sikh pilgrimage journeys, skiing experience, wildlife tours, whitewater river rafting, yoga, honeymoon, enthralling trekking and peak climbing ventures, birdwatching, rural tourism, culture and heritage, photography tour and for organizing memorable destination weddings.

Uttarakhand is like the finest Chivalric Romance poetry when narrated, it melts the heart of the listener. A perfect mélange of surreal high and lowlands, this priceless little North Indian state has such divine beauty that even the Gods decided to call it their abode. A progenitor of rivers like Ganga and Yamuna, which are not only revered sacred but also attribute benefits across the country, Uttarakhand exhibit itself as a land of 'Omni-benevolence'. Its scenic snow-clad mountains; sturdy and majestic glaciers; sweet fruits yielding terrace farms and forests that nurture rich biodiversity are significant places of sightseeing, which are further underlined by the humility and hospitality of the beautiful people of this state. The biodiversity in the state volunteers for some exhilarating wildlife tourism opportunities whereas adventure tours are a way to get intimate with the nature of Uttarakhand. The dreamy ambiance that is further adorned with nature’s incredible serenity in the hill stations make holidays in Uttarakhand is an unforgettable experience. Despite the fact the state is divided into two distinct regions (Kumaon and Garhwal); the culture, nature, and adventure enjoy a harmonious cohabitation here. The ever grateful people of Uttarakhand do not miss out on a single opportunity to celebrate even the petty moments of their lives. Therefore the state boasts celebrating some vivacious festivals and fairs including the Kumbh Mela (Haridwar). Often paired with dance and heart-warming music and delectable delicacies, these festivities display a sound reflection of unity in amongst its people.

The tourism in Uttarakhand is an opportunity to explore as well as to soak the culture of a state that is adorned with significant nature’s beauty and charming traditions. The state also renders an excellent chance to attain the complete rejuvenation of body, mind, and soul. For those who seek adventure tourism, the jagged trails, lofty mountains, the deep forests and whimsical rivers become a way to attain the unprecedented thrill. The state offers some incredible trekking trails, mountain climbing challenges, white water rafting opportunities and several other activities that can get the blood pump faster in the body. For nature lovers seeking, the same trails, mountains, forests, and rivers open the door for achieving peace of mind. Uttarakhand is replete with such picturesque and isolated places that are entitled to offer solace and tranquility to even the most distressed souls. To those, who anticipate seeking the blessing of the Supreme and head out for spiritual tourism, the state becomes a portal to enter the earthly abodes of Gods and Goddesses. A large number of religious places and shrines are seen tucked in the state. And finally for those who come here ‘Seeking Nothing’, it becomes a puddle of unsurpassed experiences that can be only relished once one decides to plunge into it. Tour My India presents Uttarakhand travel guide that can assist in planning interest based tours in the state. Complete information on places to visit, things to do and shop, places to eat and how to reach are articulately provided. Information on varied holiday packages in Uttarakhand is also dissimilated so that prudent choices can be made.

Uttarakhand Tourism Department

The department has the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board, a superior administrative and working which takes care of tourism matters and advise Government on all matters relating to tourism in the State.

Department NameDepartment of Tourism, Uttarakhand
AddressDepartment of Tourism
Address 2Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board, Pt. Deendayal Upadhaya Paryatan Bhawan, Near ONGC Helipad, Garhi Cantt.
Department CategoryTourism

Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board

Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board is headed by the Tourism Minister Govt. of Uttarakhand. The vice chairman is chaired by the Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand and Principal Secretary/ Secretary tourism acts as Chief Executive Officer. The board also have five non-official members from the private sector and experts in tourism related matters. The board also work as a regulatory and licensing Authority.

Known as "Devbhoomi", Uttarakhand serves one of the best tourist attraction of India. Being a Himalayan state there is lots of opportunity of tourism in Uttarakhand. All the tourism related issues, schemes and decisions are taken by Tourism Department of Uttarakhand. The name of the body is Uttarakhand Tourism Department Board and this legal board is chaired by the Tourism Minister Govt. of Uttarakhand and Chief Secretary of Uttarakhand is it's vice chairman.

Uttarakhand Tourism Mission & Vision

Promoting Uttarakhand worldwide as a leading tourist destination.
Developing and providing tourism related resources.
Increasing the participation of local folks and private companies in the tourism sector of Uttarakhand.
Turning tourism as a major source of income and providing jobs to locals.

Contact details of Uttarakhand Tourism Department

Department of Tourism
Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board, Pt. Deendayal Upadhaya Paryatan Bhawan, Near ONGC Helipad, Garhi Cantt.
135- 2559898, 2559987
[email protected]

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