Uttarakhand

 Uttarakhand, a state in northern India crossed by the Himalayas, is known for its Hindu pilgrimage sites. Rishikesh, a major centre for yoga study, was made famous by the Beatles’ 1968 visit. The city hosts the evening Ganga Aarti, a spiritual gathering on the sacred Ganges River. The state's forested Jim Corbett National Park shelters Bengal tigers and other native wildlife.

Festivals

Basant Panchami, Bhitauli, Harela, Phool Dei, Batsavitri, Ganga Dusshera or Dasar, Dikar Puja, Olgia or Ghee Sankranti, Khatarua, Ghuian Ekadashi, Chhipla Jaat,Kandali, Janopunya, Kumaon Holi and Makar Sankranti.

Food

Bhatt ki Churdkani, Gulgula, Mandua ki roti, Thagya roti, Kuladh ki dal, Swala, PalaU, Kandali ka saag, Jhangora ki kheer, etc.

Best Time to Visit :

Seasons

Months

 

All season

Jan to Dec

 
     

Places to visit

Rishikesh, Jim Corbett, Haridwar, Nainital, Mussorie, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Dehradun, Kausani, Bhimtal, etc

Attractions & Activities

White water rafting, Safari, Widlife, Lake boating, Back packing, Temple visits, Nature, Shopping, etc