Uttarakhand which is surrounded by the Himalayan range is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in India. Uttarakhand is known for its natural beauty and many holy places. Uttarakhand is also known as the “Land Of Gods” as it is surrounded by so many beautiful temples like Badri Nath, Nanda Devi, Jageshwar, Mansa Devi, Kedar Nath, Kasar Devi, Jwalaji etc.
Earlier Uttarakhand was not a separate state and used to come under Uttar Pradesh but it was declared as an independent 27th state of India on 9th November 2000. When it was declared as a separate state it was named as Uttranchal but later on the name changed to Uttarakhand.
The entire Uttarakhand is a paradise on earth and worth watching. Balmithai is the main sweet of Uttarakhand. People from the metro cities enjoy the peaceful environment of Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand is made of two regions: Kumaon and Garwhal. There are certain differences in the culture, language and beliefs of the people of Kumaon and Garwhal. The people from Kumaon speak the language Kumaoni whereas people from Garwhal speak Garwhali.
Uttarakhand is a great destination for tourism. Uttarakhand is filled with so many beautiful places. People who love adventures always visit Uttarakhand for Trekking, Paragliding, Ice skating, River rafting etc. Roopkund, Valley of Flowers, Hemkunt Sahib, Binsar, Har-Ki-Doon, Dodital, Pindari Glacier, and Kuari Pass are some of the famous places for trekking in Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is one of the most popular places for River rafting in Uttarakhand.
Overall Uttarakhand is a complete fun holiday package where you get to view the beauty of the nature as well as the adventure in the form of trekking, river rafting and para gliding. So, next time if you are planning for holidays then don’t forget to keep Uttarakhand on your priority list.