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10 Tourist Places in Uttarakhand

 
  • 01Panchachuli Base Camp Trek 2016, Uttarakhand

    Panchachuli Base Camp Trek 2016, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    Snuggled in the lap of snow-peaked mountains, the Panchachuli Base Camp trekking originates in the Darma valley of Pithoragarh district between the borders of Nepal and Tibet.  Bestowed with nature’s splendour, the route to the Panchachuli glacier, lying in the lap of Kumaon Himalayas, is adorned with enchanting landscapes, snow-capped mountains, cascading waters, Alpine meadows and a rich variety of flora and fauna. Situated in Eastern Kumaon Himalaya, the trekking route forms the watershed between the Gori Ganga and Darma Valleys.The entire trek to the glacier is a walk along the river Dhauliganga.

    The last road head Dar is 42km from Dharchula, and from Dar to Panchachuli Glacier is a pleasant walk .The trail goes through the tribal Villages of Bongling ,Sela ,Nagling, Baaling and Duktu along the river Dhauliganga and thick Forests of deodar and Bhojpatra and conifer. The five peaks of Panchachuli form majestic sights and enhance the Him Khand, Yuli River skirted by the forests of Devdaar, Bhoj Patra and conifer trees. This amazing Panchachuli Base Camp trek is truly a feast to the eyes and the scenery throughout the journey is one that can only be experienced, not explained.

    Temperature: 1 to 8 degrees in nights, days are relatively warmer

  • 02Dayara Bugyal Trek 2016, Uttarakhand

    Dayara Bugyal Trek 2016, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    Amongst all the treks in Uttarakhand, Dayara Bugyal is considered to be the most breathtaking. The trek brings us to a highland meadow  situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand which stands tall at an elevation of 10,000-12,500ft.

    This lush green expanse of meadows serves as an excellent destination for skiing during winter and is spread over 28 sq km. This breathtaking location is nestled amidst towering snow-peaked mountains. While on this memorable Himalayan Dayara Bugyal trekking tour in India at Uttarkhand, catch sight of the lake of Barnala Tal strewn across the green alpine prairies– in whose reflection the peaks look even more beautiful. 

    The trek starts from the tiny hamlet of Barsu nestled on the Haridwar-Gangothri road which is 32 kms from Uttarkashi. One can settle in any one of the rest-houses or GMVN houses in Barsu that overlook the stunning valley on one side and the snowy mountains on the other.

    The route of the Dayara Bugyal Trek trails through gorgeous Oak forests, clear water bodies and sprawling grasslands while offering views of specks of huts, grazing sheep all while overlooking the valley and high-rise mountains. Wild flowers also bloom around streams and brooks that run across the pastures.

    Temperature: -4 degrees (Min), 25 degrees (Max), days are relatively warmer

    Trekking Distance:  29 kms

    Maximum Altitude: 12,000 ft

  • 03Bagini Glacier Trek 2016, Uttarakhand

    Bagini Glacier Trek 2016, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    In the spellbinding region of Garhwal Himalayas, Bagini Glacier trekking makes you come face to face with untouched, raw natural beauty along with great doses of adventure. This trekking package in India takes you to Bagini Glacier that towers at 14816 feet from sea level and gives you the opportunity to feast your eyes on the mighty Dunagiri, Changa Banga and Kalanka peaks.

    Your location will be the dreamy destination of Uttarakhand. Also known as ‘Land of Gods’ it appeals with a dramatic terrain of charming lakes, stunning rivers, mountains and rising Himalayan peaks.

    Cossetted amongst stunning heights, a circular trek of around 43 kms to Bagini Glacier allures with places of worships, winsome grassy stretches streaked with vibrant flowers, crystal clear streams, sights of frosty summits, rocks and boulder ridden paths, quaint hamlets and more!

    Temperature Range: April-June: 15 to 20 Degrees (Day) & 7 to -2 Degrees (Night), 
    September-OCtober: 10 to 15 Degrees (Day) & 5 to -5 (Night)

  • 04Nag Tibba Trek 2016, Uttarakhand

    Nag Tibba Trek 2016, Uttarakhand
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    Group Departures:  [November: 5, 19] ; [December: 3]

    About the Destination:

    The panorama of the Himalayan snow peaks of Garhwal and Himachal offers views of some of the famous peaks from here including the Bandarpoonch, Swargarohini, Srikanth and Black peak. Enjoy the magnificent views of Gujjar or shepherds dotting the envrons from the Nag Tibba Top.

    Nag Tibba trek route is a circular trek where the finish point is different from the start point and at no time there is an overlap of trail. On your way down you will go through a completely contrasting landscape having a dense mixed forest of Oak, Rhododendron, Cider and Alpine. Adding to the beauty of the trek is the opportunity to visit a couple of quaint villages which are extremely scenically situated amidst thick Deodar forests. Icing on the top would surely be the opportunity to dunk one's feet into a cold and inviting stream at the end of the trek.

    Another great attraction of this trip is the camping experience. There are beautiful meadows and thick jungles along the trail offering numerous scenic camping locations. Nag Tibba trekking is suitable for people of all age groups having reasonable fitness levels who seek adventure.

    Temperature: 16-25 degrees (days) and 8-16 degrees (nights) during March, 14-22  degrees (days) and 6-14 degrees (nights) between September and December

    Max Alt: 3050m

  • 05Trek To The Source of Ganges 2015, Uttarakhand

    Trek To The Source of Ganges 2015, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination:

    Second to none, Uttarakhand is the most befitting destination to trek to the source of the Ganges! Considered as the holiest river in India, the holy Ganga is believed to have mystical powers and worshipped throughout the country.

    Originating from Gangotri, this awe-inspiring trek will take you through gradual and slow slopes, scenic terrains, picturesque passes and amazing views of the mountains and glaciers. At certain places, the terrains might get a bit difficult; however, overcoming them, you will be rewarded with bountiful views of the holy Ganges and some of the most desired peaks around Uttarakhand!

    Duration of the Tour: 5N/6D

    Altitude: 4463m

    Temperature Range: 12 to 17 °C, – 8 to 0 °C

    Total Trekking Distance: 50km

  • 06Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Trek 2016, Uttarakhand

    Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Trek 2016, Uttarakhand
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    Group Departures:      [November: 5, 12, 19, 26][December: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31]

    About the Destination:

    Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Trek with Chopta is a short trek up to the most spellbinding peaks in Garhwal district. The first bit of this trekking journey takes one to Deoria Tal where one can relish the charming beauty of its lake standing at 2438m. It is from the Chaukhamba Peak where one can capture gorgeous views of the Deoria Tal Lake and its mirror-like waters.

    The trail leading to Chopta is enveloped in lush green meadows nestled in the lap of the Himalayas. This trail leads one to the Tungnath temple, which stands tall at 3680m and is regarded the highest Shiva shrine in the world. Apart from the exotic flora and fauna caught along the way, one can also feast their eyes with sights of several majestic peaks namely the Bandarpoonch, Kedar and Chaukhamba. After a kilometer-long walk from Tungnath, arrive at the summit of Chandrashila peak at about 4000m. The spectacle offered here comprising of snow-capped peaks and the undulating valleys surrounding the area make this trek well worth it.

    There is also the additional experience of lodging at the Himalayan Eco Lodges and Camps at Kund which forms the base for the Deoria Tal and Chandrashila trek and overlooks the Mandakini River gusging below the Kedar peak.

  • 07Kalindi Khal Trek 2016, Uttarakhand

    Kalindi Khal Trek 2016, Uttarakhand
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    About the Destination: 

    A challenging Kalindi khal trek nestled in the lap of the majestic Himalayas, feel a rush of adrenaline in your blood as you scale right up to a Himalayan pass 6000m high. Not just that, this mesmeric place is a spiritual haven decorated by gorgeous mountains and the grandeur of nature.

    Kalindikhal trekking expedition starts from Gangotri banked beside the Ganga waters. After seeking the Gangotri goddess’s blessing start off on your journey to Gaumukh, the birth point of the holy Ganges River. Get enchanted by the grasslands at Tapovan and mesmerized by several rivulets and peaks of Shivling, Bhagirathi and Meru.

    From camping beside the Vasuki Tal, to breathtaking sceneries that include moraine, glaciers and majestic peaks, this tour has it all. After several briefing sessions on the safety measures to be taken on this trek, prepare to encounter the many splendours of nature.

    Temperature Range: The temperature varies from 10-18 °C, -8 to 5°C, 8-15°C and -10 to 5°C


  • 085 Days/4 Nights Gurson and Auli Trekking Expedition

    5 Days/4 Nights Gurson and Auli Trekking Expedition
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    About the Destinations:

    Soaring above Joshimath, Auli huddled in the Himalayan Mountains of Uttarakhand, is a popular spot for skiing. This destination also opens up many other thrills. A delightful state-of-the-art and India’s longest cabe-car ride here gives you some great sights especially that of Nanda Devi, known as India's second highest peak.

    The landscape is laced with coniferous and oak forests, lending in a distinct appeal. Coveted as The Land of Gods, Uttarakhand displays a dramatic terrain of lovely lakes, meandering rivers, mountains and rising Himalayan peaks.

    You begin Gurson and Auli Trekking Expedition on a spiritual note as you drive through the holy towns of Haridwar,Rishikesh and along Ganges. The experience includes sauntering off for a trek to charming Parsari Village, ambling through the apple orchards, getting a glimpse of Nanda Devi, making way along snow covered meadows with great Himalayas ahead of you and unravelling the hot springs at Tapovan.

    Temperature Range: Temperature varies from 12-17 °C, 0 to 5 °C and -5 to 0 °C. Please keep in mind that the above information is not exact and does not account for sudden changes.

  • 09Kedarkantha Winter Trek, Uttarakhand 2016

    Kedarkantha Winter Trek, Uttarakhand 2016
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    Group Departures on:  [November: 26][December: 3, 10, 17 to 31][January: 7, 14, 21 & 28][February: 4, 11 & 18]

    About the Destinations:

    Fringed with pine trees and adorned with the beauty of snow, the Kedarkantha Peak is one of the most sought after snow-trekking destinations in the country. Situated at a height of 3,800m above the sea level, the trek to this mountain pass in Uttarakhand offers various levels of challenges to the trekkers.

    Offering an enthralling trekking experience, Kedarkantha winter trek usually originate from Sankri; which can be easily reached from Dehradun and takes the trekkers through the immaculate beauty of the vicinity. From snow-capped Himalayan peaks to a frozen pond, meadows covered with snow to some of the other mesmerising peaks, this trek offers all the marvels, a trekker can wish for!

    Not just for the trekkers, Kedarkantha winter trek is also an ideal trek for the nature lovers, shutterbugs and other classes of travellers as well. Within the 6 exciting days of this expedition, the trekkers are rewarded with magical views, exhilarating experiences and delightful moments!

  • 10Trek to Roopkund 2016, Uttarakhand

    Trek to Roopkund 2016, Uttarakhand
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    About the Activity:

    Perched at a very high altitude, the Roopkund Lake in the Garhwal region of Uttaranchal remains frozen throughout the year. Legend has it that this ‘Mystery Lake’ or ‘Skeletal Lake’ is surrounded and immersed with hundreds of human skeletons

    Trek to Roopkund is the typical Himalayan trek because it takes one through deep forests, cascading brooks, lakes, verdant meadows and folklores. Moreover, one gets a chance to come across vast stretches of green pastures, called ‘Bugyals’ during the course of this trail. At the end of the steep climb to the summit is the pristine frozen water body of Roopkund from which one can marvel at the magnificent peaks of Trishul, Nandaghungti and Choukhamba.

    The Roopkund trek route also overlaps with the Raj JatYatra, a festive pilgrimage to worship Nanda Devi. Thus, one often stumbles upon the warm-hearted and kind locals participating in the pilgrimage and dressed in their traditional attires. As a result, it encompasses a mixture of culture and adventure giving one an ideal trek.

    Temperature: 12-20 degrees (days) and -2 to 6 degrees (nights) between May to June, 10-16 degrees (days) and - 5 to 5 degrees (nights) between September and October

    Max Alt: 4750m

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    Tourists Places in Uttarakhand

    Guarded by some of the scenic Himalayan peaks, adorned with the beauty of evergreen oak, pine and rhododendron forests and the spirituality of the holy Ganges, Uttarakhand is amongst the most serene and pictorial tourist destinations in the country. Also known as the 'Devbhumi' or the land of the Gods, the mystical land of Uttarakhand is thronged by visitors from all the walks of life.

    While the holy Ganges and the sacred ghats are visited by devotees from across the globe, its mountains and peaks are often trekked by trekkers. In one hand, its natural beauty entices the nature lovers to a large extent; on the other hand, its rich and exotic wildlife range attracts a plenitude of wildlife lovers.

    Amongst all the tourist places in Uttarakhand, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Corbett National Park, Garhwal Himalayan Ranges, Valley of Flowers are some of the must-to-visit destinations. The below mentioned list will give you an insight of the other major tourist places in Uttarakhand: