Planning your Holiday's in Uttarakhand, Here is the List of Best Tourist places in Breathtaking Uttarakhand

Hill stations in Uttarakhand offer amazing views of snow clad mountains in winters, the same places serve as summer escapades.There are numerous hill stations in Uttarakhand that most North Indians have heard of, if not visited already. Below are such places

1. Kausani: 'Switzerland of India'

Nainital - Land of LAke

A backpacker’s happy place and a writers dreamland, Kausani is located in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. Very few places in the Himalayas whose beauty can be compared to that of Kausani. It offers alluring views of Bandarpoonch, Trishul, & Panchachuli peaks. Kausani - picturesque hill station famous for its scenic splendor and its spectacular 300 km-wide panoramic view of the Himalayas.

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Best Time to Go Kausani: The summer months of April to June are mostly considered as the ideal window in which you would see the best of Kausani, Uttarakhand.

Sightseeing Attractions in Kausani: Rudradhari waterfall and Caves, Sumitranandan Pant Gallery,anashakti ashram, Baijnath Temple, Tea State and Visit the apricot and pear farms in Kausani

What’s nearby Kausani:Pinnath, Gwaldam, Bageshwar, and Binsar

2. Auli: 'Mesmerizing and Breathtaking'


Uttarakhand is blessed with a bounty of rustic beauty and Auli is one of the fascinating, Mesmerizing and Breathtaking places in all of Uttarakhand. Auli is one of the less explore hill stations in India and is one of the top hill stations in Uttarakhand. that is more popular for its winter sports. The bitter cold winds, the vast snow-covered landscape, the sylvan mountains, all add up to make Auli a skier's paradise.

Best Time to Go Auli: Auli is a perfect winter destination of adventure and entertainment in India. The period from November to late March considered ideal for Snow Fall lovers

Sightseeing Attractions in Auli: Auli Sky Resort,Auli Ropeway, Auli Artificial Lake, Gurso Bugyal, Nanda Devi Peak, Trishul Peak

What’s nearby Auli: Joshimath, Badrinath, Chattra Kund lake, Chenab Lake, Trishul peak and Vishnuprayag

3. Dhanaulti


Dhanaulti is fast emerging as a gem among the major travel destinations in Uttarakhand. It is on Mussoorie - Chamba road, at an altitude of 2,250 m. It is surrounded by lush green forest and have very good snowfall in winter season.Dhanualti is a beautiful places that offer solitude and peace, close to nature.

Dhanaulti portrays nature at it’s best with stunning views of the hills, fresh crisp mountain air, the winding paths peeking from inside the hills, spectacular landscapes and lush green forests, all make for the perfect getaway.

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Best Time to Go Dhanaulti: Dhanaulti showers tourists with natural beauteousness throughout the year, therefore it can be visited at any time of the year.

Sightseeing Attractions in Dhanaulti: Eco Park, Surkhanda Devi Temple, Jabarkhet Wildlife Reserve

4. Askot: 'A drive worth every Second!'


Askot is known for its Musk Deer Sanctuary (also referred as Askot Wildlife Sanctuary). Askot is located in Didihat Tehsil in Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand State. Set amidst huge forest tracts and a breathtaking valley

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Best Time to Go Askot: The best time to visit Askot is between the months of April and September.

Sightseeing Attractions in Askot: Askot Sanctuary hosts a wide variety of animals and birds such as chukoras, snow cock, bear, serow, etc., Narayan Swami Ashram, Jauljibi

What’s nearby Askot: Munsiyari, Mount Abbott, Pithoragarh, Panchuli and Chiplakot

5. Ramgarh: 'Fruit Bowl of Kumaon'


Ramgarh is one of the most serene locales in Uttarakhand which is still unexplored and retains its rustic flavor. Far away from the fast paced city life, spend a few days amidst the beautiful mountain resort of Ramgarh. Ramgarh is also known as 'Fruit Bowl of Kumaon' as it houses verdant orchards of apples, apricots, peach and pears. The snow-capped mountains look like earthly guards from a distance and evoke awe among the explorers and holidaymakers alike.

Best Time to Go Ramgarh: The summers begin with the coming of March and they last till May. The temperature during this time ranges between 10° C and 27° C. It is an ideal time for sightseeing and other activities.

Sightseeing Attractions in Ramgarh: View of Snow Peak mountains, Ramgarh orchards and Nathuakhan village

What’s nearby Ramgarh: Mukteshwar, Nainital, Bhimtal, and Naukuchiatal

6. Jageshwar: 'Lord Shiva Place'


Jageshwar is a Hindu pilgrimage town in Almora District, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Jageshwar is the best hill station in Uttarakhand that holds importance on both historical and religious grounds.There are around 124 temples that are located in the town and these include many small stone temples and large temple complexes as well.The mystical and tranquil setting of Jageshwar makes it an ideal holiday destination to explore and rejuvenate the body and mind.

Sightseeing Attractions in Jageshwar: Jageshwar Archaeological Museum, Dandeshwar Temple, Jageshwar Temple, Airavat Gufa, Surya Temple, Kuber Temple, Chandi ka Temple, Mritunjaya Temple, Nanda Devi Temple and the Kuber Temple.

What’s nearby Jageshwar: Almora, Gwaldam, Chitai Temple, Binsar, Ranikhet, and Kausani

7. Mussoorie: 'The Queen of the Hills'


Mussoorie is one of the most impressive hill stations in the northern India and it is most visited by visitors. Mussoorie is a beautiful city and it is also known as Queen of mountains. It is situated at a height of 1,880 metres (6,170 ft) with lush green hills and a serene environment.

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A smooth drive to Mussoorie, aided by spicy hot Maggie and freshly brewed tea from roadside stalls, makes the journey a real refreshment. Watching the rays of the rising Sun fall and highlight the outline of the mountains feels like watching a painting come to life. Mussoorie is recommended destination for Corporates, Couples, Family and Kids, Foreigners, Groups, Solo.

Best Time to Go Mussoorie: Best season to go Mussoorie is March to June and September to November. Summers are the best times to have trekking, rock climbing and camping.

Sightseeing Attractions in Mussoorie: Kempty Falls,Bhadraj Temple, Nag Tibba,Bhatta Fall, Landour Clock Tower, Lal Tibba,Sir George Everest House, Gun Hill, Library Point,Camel Back, boating in Lake Mist,and paragliding around Mussoorie Lake

What’s nearby Mussoorie: : Rishikesh, Rajaji National Park, Dehradun, Haridwar and Dhanualti

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8. Nainital: 'The Land of Lakes'

Nainital - Land of LAke

Nainital is one of the best hill station in North India. The scenic beauty and natural charm of the place adds to its charm. It is Situated at an altitude of 2,084 metres (6,837 ft) above the sea level. Nainital is set in a valley containing a mango-shaped lake. It is commonly known as Lake district of India.

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Nainital attracts Natural Beauty Lovers, Honeymooners, Couples. It is place where one’s mind and soul become cool, soothing, refresh and calm. It should be visited by those who enjoys the nature’s calling and love capturing the devine beauty of nature in photographic shots.

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Best Time to Go Nainital: The summers begin with the coming of March and they last till May. The temperature during this time ranges between 10° C and 27° C. It is an ideal time for sightseeing and other activities.Snow Falls in the month of December and January.

Sightseeing Attractions in Nainital: With a variety of attractions, the place opens arms to tourists from all across the globe. Boating in Naini Lake, Snow View, China Peak, Tiffin Top, Nainital Zoo, Naina Devi Temple, Hanuman Garhi, and ropeway rides.

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What’s nearby Nainital: Mukteshwar, Bhimtal, Sattal, Kainchi Mandir, Khurpa Tal, Naukuchiatal, Bhowali, Ranikhet and Ramnagar.

9. Lansdowne: 'Leisure Weekend Getaway'

Lansdowne View

Lansdowne is a town in Pauri Garhwal District in Uttarakhand State. Lansdowne is known as a quite hill station of India.It is tranquil and serene. Lansdowne is quite famous place among travelers but not that much crowded like other tourist places. Lansdowne is an untouched, pristine town, miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Weather is sunny in day, chilly in night.

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Best Time to Go Lansdowne: The best time to visit Lansdowne hill station is from March to November. The climate of Lansdowne is characterized by cold winters and pleasant in summers.

Sightseeing Attractions in Lansdowne: Boating at Bhulla Tal, Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Garhwali Mess, Snow View Point Bhim Pakora, Darwan Singh Sangrahlaya, St John Church, Hawaghar, Durga Devi Temple and Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple

What’s nearby Lansdowne: Kotdwar, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mussoorie and Dehradun

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10. Abbot Mount : 'A dwarf hill station in Uttarakhand hills'

Abbot Mount

At an altitude of 7000 feet above sea levelthere lies the tiny hamlet of Abbott Mount located in the eastern part of the Kumaon Hills near the small town of Lohaghat in Champavat could witness the snowcapped cliffs of the mighty Himalayas in its full glory. With dazzling Himalayan views and never-ending snow clad forest cover, this place is admirable for bird watching and nature treks.

Best Time to Go Abbot Mount: Mount Abbot experiences pleasant and salubrious weather throughout the year. The summers are comfortably warm while during winters one can enjoy the snow or snowfall. Avoid monsoon season

Sightseeing Attractions in Abbot Mount: Vanasur ka Kila, Mayawati Aashram, Pancheswar and Lohaghat

11. New Tehri : 'Beautiful Dam'

New Tehri

Tehri Gharwal is a beautiful place of Uttarakhand state in India. Tourists come to New Tehri to see the Tehri Dam which is one of the World’s largest hydroelectric projects harnessing waters of two important rivers of the Himalayas namely Bhagirathi and Bhilangana. It is known as New Tehri as The Old Tehri town also lies a short distance away from the city, fully submerged in the water though.

Best Time to Go New Tehri: Mount Abbot experiences pleasant and salubrious weather throughout the year.Avoid monsoon season

Sightseeing Attractions in New Tehri: Tehri Dam, Chandrabandani Temple, Sem Mukhem Temple, River Rafting and Trekking

12. Mukteshwar - 'Pleasent Place'

Mukteshwar is a town and tourist destination in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Mukteshwar gets its name from a 350-year-old temple of Shiva, known as Mukteshwar Dham, situated atop the highest point in the town.The top of the mountain on which Mukteshwar Temple stands offers astonishing and marvellous views of the imposing Himalayan range. The unspoiled beauty of Mukteshwar has lot to offer.

Best Time to Go Mukteshwar: Weather in Mukteshwar remains pleasant all through the year, so the best time to visit Mukteshwar is any time of the year.

Sightseeing Attractions in Mukteshwar: Mukteshwar Temple, Chauli ki Jali, Bird watching and wildlife spotting, Forest walks

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