is one of the most charismatic hill stations
that India harbors.
is a glittering jewel in the Himalyan necklace,
blessed with scenic natural spledour &
varied natural resources.
Dotted with lakes (Naini Lake, Bhimtal,
Naukuchiatal, Khurpatal, Sattal), Nainital
has earned the epithet of 'Lake District'
of India'. The most prominent of the lakes
is Naini lake ringed by hills.
Nainital is a lovely hill station surrounded
by mountains on three sides. Nainital's
unending expense of scenic beauty is nothing
short of a romance with awe-inspiring and
pristine Mother nature. Known for its salubrious
climate and scenic beauty. Naina Devi Temple,
Naini Lake and Snow View Trek are main attractions.
About 22 kms from Nainital, nestled in a
beautiful pristine valley, this jem of a
lake is the largest around Nainital. The
beauty is enhanced by a small Island surrounded
by crystal blue water. It has a island in
the center approached only by a boat and
at present it has an Aquarium there. A gaggle
of ducks has made the lake their home and
give company to the lake visitor. Bhimtal
is much less crowded than Nainital and the
lake, Bhimtal is much cleaner than it's
better known counterpart Nainital
at an altitude of 1,219 m, Naukuchiatal
is picturesque & mystique lake with
9 corners or or the 'nine-cornered lake'.
Surrounded by dense forested hills on all
sides it provides solace from the maddening
rush of the plains.
Naukuchiatal is nourished by an underwater
spring, which keeps its water levels high.
It is the deepest lake in the Lake District
of India (Nainital) and lost in acres of
oak forest in the lesser Himalayas.
It attracts migratory birds, which makes
it a bird watchers paradise. Lakes, fishing,
trek, Paraglading and mountain biking are
meaning seven lakes all the group of small
lakes nested together, about 23 kms from
Nainital at an altitude of (1370 MT) still
untouched by modernisation - one can see
the natures beauty at its best. Sattal is
one of the few unspoiled and unpolluted
freshwater biomes in India. These lakes
are a paradise for migratory birds.
beautiful place is 2286 meters (7500 feet)
in altitude and 51 Kms. from Nainital. Surrounded
by fruit orchards and thick coniferous forest
it was developed by the Britishers as research
and education institute (IVRI) in 1893.
It is the celebrated scenic spot overlooking
long ranges of Himalaya. Mukteshwar is surrounded
by beautiful and dense reserve forest of
Deodar, Banj, Kharsu, Tilonj, Kafal, Pine,
Utis and Mehal. Beside these trees there
are wild fruit berries (Kilmora, Ghingary
and Hisalu). Its evergreen vistas of exquisite
beauty and the sapphire of encircling hill
blend with deep blues cloudless skies. These
have a charm of their own against the background
of great Himalayan peaks glittering in the
beauty lies in its simplicity - beautiful
pine trees create a nostalgic feeling. The
orchards, the temples, the joy grounds will
back on you again and again to its fold.
Ranikhet in the Kumaon hills is a haven
of tranquilly with its meadows, pine and
cedar forests and enchanting views of the
snow capped Himalayas. Ranikhet is famous
for Wildlife sanctuaries and golf course.
is located on a ridge at the southern edge
of the Kumaon Hills of the Himalaya range.
In the shape of a horse saddle shaped hillock,
it is surrounded by thick forests of pine
and fir trees. Flowing alongside the city
are rivers of Koshi, (Kaushiki), and Suyal
(Salmale). The snow capped Himalayas can
be seen in the background. The eastern portion
of the ridge is known as Talifat and the
western one is known as Selifat.
is situated at an altitude of 2,480 mis
a beautiful, quiet and wild Himalayan destination
with rich natural surroundings among dense
forest. Binsar is perched on top of the
Jhandi Dhar hills. This place is situated
33 km north of the Almora town in the Uttarakhand
state of India. From Binsar one can see
the 300 km panoramic view of the Himalayan
peaks like Kedarnath Peak, Shivling, Trisul
and majestic Nanda Devi from a place called
is located at an altitude of 1870 mts. Jageshwar
is the 8th Jyotirling among the twelve and
has great religious value. Jageshwar is
a Hindu pilgrimage town in Almora District,
Uttarakhand, dedicated to Lord Shiva, located
36 km northeast of Almora. The temple city
comprises a cluster of 124 large and small
stone temples, dating 9th to 13th century
AD, with many preserved by the Archaeological
Survey of India (ASI), the Jataganga river
valley near a Deodar forest (Cedrus deodara)
starting from Artola village on Almora–Pithoragarh
highway, where two streams Nandini and Surabhi
flow down the hills in the narrow valley
and meet near the sacred spot.
Mussoorie- The Queen Of Hills
the proverbial Queen of Hill stations, as
professed by the British gentry who evaded
hot, desultory summers of Delhi and Kolkata
by spending time here.Being at an average
altitude of 2,000 metres (6,600 ft), Mussoorie,
with its green hills and varied flora and
fauna, is a fascinating hill resort. Commanding
snow ranges to the north-east, and glittering
views of the Doon Valley and Shiwalik ranges
in the south, the town was once said to
present a 'fairyland' atmosphere to tourists.
The highest point is Lal Tibba with a height
of over 2,290 metres (7,500 ft).
temple is situated very close to Bhowali.
Located on Almora-Ranikhet Road, the Kainchi
Temple is a tourist attraction.
Bhuvaneshwar, one of the most fascinating
places of the Kumaon region, is a limestone
cave temple 14 km from Gangolihat in the
Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state
in India. It is located in the village Bhubneshwar.
Legend and folklore have it that this underground
cave enshrines Lord Shiva and thirty three
crore Gods. The cave is 160 m long and 90
feet deep from the point of entrance. Limestone
rock formations have created various spectacular
stalactite and stalagmite figures of various
hues and forms. This cave has a narrow tunnel-like
opening which leads to a number of caves.
The cave is fully electrically illuminated.
There is a folklore that the Pandava brothers
passed their time here during banishment.
It is built due to the flow of water. It
cut the rocks in such a fascinating way
that it looks like that any artist had made
those entire statues within the cave &
on its wall. It has some cave opening and
it is believed that these opening will be
close as the centuries pass on. The scientific
fact is it still being developed due to
crystallization of the minerals which are
dissolved in the water. As per believe,
some doors which are now closed were opened
thousand of years back. It is yet not been
fully explored. It is also believed that
this cave is internally connected to the
four abodes /seats (Char Dham).
is situated at an altitude of 2286m, and
is known for its quiet environs amidst the
alpine forests of Deodar, Rhododendron and
Oak. Dhanaulti is a dreamy, misty mountain
retreat In the Garhwal Hills. This is the
perfect honeymoon hideaway.
territory is wholly mountainous with altitude
ranging from 2000 Lo 21000 feet. Bhuri Singh
Museum, Pangi Vally and Lakshmi Narayan
Temple is main attraction at the beautiful
at an altitude of 2200 feet above sea level,
Dehradun is the capital of Uttaranchal.
It is one of the most developed city of
India having moderate climate. The places
to see at Dehradun are Sahastradhara,, Robbers
Cave, Forest Research Institute, Tapkeshwar
Temple, Lakshman Sidh, Malsi Deer Park etc.
around Uttaranchal / Uttarakhand
are a number of places around Uttaranchal
which are significant from cultural and
religious point of view.
Agra 100 kms
is one of the UNESCO World Heritage in India.
The Shrine of Love, Tajmahal is situated
on the bank of Yamuna. It is made of white
marble. Other places to see at Agra are
Red Fort, Buland Darwaza of Fatehpur Sikri
IS largely known for the Bird Sanctuary
but the city also hosts a beautiful fort.
Places to see at Bharatpur are Ghana National
Park, Lohagarh and Golbagh Palace.