Uttarakhand Archive

5 Places to Visit in Lansdowne

Weather and scenic beauty! These are the two unique propositions of Lansdowne appealing all. And these are the main parameters on which Britishers established a cantonment here. And this legacy given by Britishers could still be seen and preserved in all its might here in the pretty hill station. The city is named after Lord

5 Places to Visit in Auli

A destination blessed with ski resorts, cable cars, apple orchards, deodars and oaks! Doesn’t it come out as any dreamy destination? Don’t you feel like visiting this destination once? And if you want to know more about this destination, you should visit Auli, which is situated in Himalayan ranges and it is sure to leave

5 Places to Visit in Ranikhet

Do you want to a visit a place which has ancient monuments, sacred temples, tall deodar trees, breathtaking surroundings, pine forests, scenic vistas and an unimaginable calm and peace? If yes, then you should visit Ranikhet which will keep you out of the hustle and bustle of city lights while promising much relaxed and rejuvenated

8 Places to Visit in Nainital

A place that is sure to send one into trance, like a piece out of a fantasy fiction and imaginary yet verisimilitude is Nainital, a hill station in Uttarakhand and here are the eight places that one can visit. How to Get There By Air: The nearest airport is the Pant Nagar Airport and is

5 Places To Visit In Rishikesh

Considered as the ‘Gateway to the Garhawl Himalayas’ this pilgrimage city is one of the most popular tourist places on this planet. This picturesque place is situated near the foot of ‘Great Himalayas’, in the state of Uttarakhand and has the holy River Ganges flowing through it.

5 Places To Visit In Haridwar

Popularly referred to as ‘the Gateway to the Gods’ and owing to its mythological significance, this ancient city is regarded as one of the 7 sacred places for Hindus, in India. The renowned Chinese traveler Huen Tsang had also mentioned about this place in his travel memoirs.

5 Things To Do In Haridwar & Rishikesh

The sacred cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh are situated in the state of Uttarakhand. Both of them have equal Indian mythological significance as well as cultural heritage. While Haridwar is world-renowned for its Kumbh Mela and ancient-era temples, the city of Rishikesh is famous for its numerous spiritual ashrams and yoga institutions.

5 Things To Do In Mussoorie

Mussoorie, the Queen of Hills, has been a famous tourist and recreational destination since the 1800s. Built by the British, it is something of a walk into our own past and history, with ancient brick-and-stone buildings, a bustling local market and other quaint features. Although an old city that has steered clear of the ravages

8 Places To Visit In Mussoorie

A one hour, curving drive through the Shivalik Hills takes us to the Queen of Hills, Mussoorie. Mussoorie is a hill station that has been built and developed during the Colonial times and was originally meant as a summer retreat for the British. Thus we see many Colonial influences in the layout of this hill

5 Things To Do In Dehradun

Cradled in the foothills of the Shivalik ranges, Dehradun is one of the few small cities in the country where despite vast commercialization and urbanization, one can still breathe in the clear air and enjoy the simple pleasures of nature. Also, a major scientific and educational hub with a great history for housing famous writers,

9 Places To Visit In Dehradun

Dehradun has gained recognition only since it became the capital of the new state of Uttarakhand in the year 2000. Before this, Dehradun’s tourist locations and places of interest were something of a well kept secret, and the few who knew of the city simply related it to greenery, mountains and lone writers.