Uttarakhand is a northern state of India. It was carved out of northern Uttar Pradesh and name was given Uttaranchal, later on in January 2007 the name was changed to Uttarakhand from Uttaranchal. It is also known as ‘Dev Boomi’, the lands of Gods due to many in numbers of pilgrimages situated here such as: Badrinath Dham, Kedarnath Dham, Gangotri Dham, Yamunotri dham, Hemkund Sahib, Tungnath Temple, etc. The state is located at the foothills of Himalayas, so the most of the area is hilly and shares international boundaries.
Uttarakhand is famous for its religious view and natural resources and the most famous religious journey of Uttarakhand is Chardham Yatra. This is the place where Ganges River originates and the Valley of flowers UNESCO World Heritage site is situated. Tehri Dam which is known to be the highest Dam in Asia and 8th in the world also belongs to Uttarakhand.
General Information about Uttarakhand
|1||Formation||9 Nov. 2000|
|2||Languages||Hindi, Sanskrit, Garhwali, Kumaoni, Jaunsari and Urdu|
|4||Regions||Garhwal Region, Kumaon Region|
|5||Districts in Garhwal Region||Dehradun, Haridwar, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Pauri Garhwal, Rudraprayag|
|6||Districts in Kumaon||Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nainital, Pithoragarh, Udham Singh Nagar|
|15||Animal||Alpine Musk Deer|
|16||Last Village||Mana Village|
Uttarakhand is destination which is also famous among for it tourism places. Below are the details about the Tourism in Uttarakhand.
Haridwar, Badrinath, Gangotri, Kedarnath, Yamunotri, Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Chorabari Tal/Gandhi Sarovar, Gaumukh/Gomukh, Binsar Mahadev, Rudranath, Tapovan, Nandaprayag, Kalpeshwar Temple, Santopanth Lake, Swargarohini, Nilkantha Peak, Padukeshwar, Hemkund Sahib/Gurudwara Sri Kemkunt Sahib, Joshimath, Vishnuprayag, Saptrishi Kund, Kainchi Dham, Jageshwar Dham, Bhadraj Temple, Lakhamandal, Baijnath, Bagnath Temple, Rudradhari Falls and Temple, Sri Neelkantha Mahadev Temple, Kunjapuri Devi Mandir, Vasuki Tal, Chandrashila, Triyuginarayan Temple, Deoria Tal.
World Heritage Sites:
Valley of flowers, Nanda Devi National Park, Nanda Devi Temple
Dwarahat, Katarmal Sun Temple, Baijnath, Narendra Nagar, Mahamrityunjaya Temple, Pithoragrah Fort, Baleshwar Temple, Bagnath, Chandpur Garhi
Ganges, Sarayu, Alaknanda, Bhagirathi, Dhauliganga, Ramganga, Asan Barrage, Yamunotri
Rajaji National Park, Jim Corbett National Park, Gangotri National Park
Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh
Panch Badri, Chardham Yatra, Panch Kedar, Panch Prayag, Mahakumbh
Chineshwar Waterfall, Birthi Falls, Corbett Falls, Garud Chatti, Jharipani Fall, Kimona Fall, Maldevta Fall, Moigad Fall, Neergarh Waterfall, Patna Waterfall, Phool Chatti Waterfall, Rupin Pass, Shashtradhara, Shikar Falls, Tiger Falls, Vasudhar Falls, Kempty Falls, Mossy Falls, Bhatta Falls, Jimi Ghat Falls
Champavat, Gomukh, Katarmal, Laksman Jula, Pithoragarh, Munsiari, Joshimath, Lakshman Jhula, Pithoragarh, Munsiari, Joshimath, Lakhamandal, Kalsi, Veerbhadra, Chaurasi Kuti, Mussoorie Winetr Line, Ranikhet, Kaliyar Sharif, Almora, Kathgodam, Nainital, Tadikhet, Manila, Chakrata, Landsdowne, Khatimja, Chaubatiya, Panibaag, Nanakmatta, Srinagar, Baajpur, Rudrapur, Tanakpur, Kaladhungi
Auli Trek, Kedarnath Trek, Nanda Devi National Park Trek, Valley of flowers Trek, Yamunotri Trek, Chorabari Tal/Gandhi Sarovar Trek, Bhavishya Badri Temple Trek, Tungnath Trek, Gaumukh Trek, Kuari Bugyal/Kuari Pass Trek, Rudranath Trek, Tapovan Trek, Vasudhara Falls Trek, Dhanaulti Trek, Kalpeshwar Temple Trek, Mayali Pass Trek, Satopanth trek, Swargarohini Trek, Nilakantha Peak Trek, Hemkund Sahib/Gurudwara Sri Kemkunt Sahib Trek, Nandavan Trek, Kedartal Trek, Gangotri National Park Trek, Saptrishi Kund Trek, Bali Pass Trek, Benog Wildlife Sanctuary Trek, Snow Adventure Zone, Bhadraj Temple Trek, Pindari Glacier Trek, Vasuki Tal Trek, Chandrashilla Trek, Triyuginarayan Temple Trek, Deoria Tal Trek
Snowfall and Hill Stations Destinations:
Mussoorie, Auli, Chakrata, Chilmiri, Kanasar, Deoban, Dhanaulti, Kanatal, Chamba, Chopta, Tungnath, Deoria Tal, Kanatal, Landour, Nagtibba, Harsil, Dharali, Chaukori, Munsiari, Kausani, Khirsu, Juda Lake, Kedarkantha Peak, Nainital, Nanda Devi, Gangotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Valley of flowers, Roopkund, Bagini glacier, Chamoli, Binsar, Almora, Rudraprayag, Pithoragarh, Abott Mount, Adi Kailash, Auden’s Col Trek, Bali Pass, Baradsar Lake, Borasu Pass, Brahamtal, Chaukori, Dayara Bugyal, Gomukh, Gwaldam, Har Ki Dun, Janki Chatti, Kartik Swami, Kausani, Mukteshwar, Pindari Glacier, etc.
Uttarakhand is a state which is full of nature’s varieties of beauty, whether it is about Forests, Hill Stations, Rivers, Pilgrimage sites or waterfall everything is here, the life is here.