Uttaranchal, one of the unique tourist destinations of India is famous for hill stations, scared pilgrimage spots and wildlife sanctuary. Places such as Dehradun, Nainital, Almora, Chopta, Ranikhet, Kausani and Mussoorie are the major tourist destinations that invite tourists from all over the country and DEHRADUN, located in North India, is a beautiful valley town lying at the foothills of the Shivalik Hills. It is the capital city of the State of Uttarakhand , Nainital is a famous tourist destination of India, attracting hundreds of both domestic and foreign tourists every year.
It shines as a glittering jewel in the Himalayan Mountains and is surrounded with lakes and natureís bounty. The climate of most of the regions in Uttaranchal remains pleasant and cool for the most part of the year, barring a few high altitude destinations like Kedarnath, Gangotri etc, which can be visited only for limited months.
If you plan to travel Uttaranchal, then you should always visit Nainital, the lake district of Uttaranchal. The beautiful lakes, natural hot springs and scenic landscapes of this place are worth seeing.Nainital is famous for the Naini Lake where it is believed that Lord Shiva performed his tandava with Parvatiís body.
The pilgrim destinations in Uttaranchal, Haridwar and Rishikesh too should not be missed. Uttaranchal also endorses many adventure destinations like Rishikesh for rafting, Auli for skiing, Valley of flowers, Nanda Devi National Park for trekking and Corbett National Park for wildlife attractions in Corbett National Park, the first wildlife reserve of India, extending over an area of more than 500 sq km in the Himalayan foothills.