Uttarakhand was earlier known as Uttaranchal. It is also known as The Abode of God, as most of the religious temples and pilgrimage centres are here in Uttaranchal. It shares its boundary with China in the north and Nepal in the east whereas with Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh nationally. Holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna, Alaknanda, Kali, Gori, Kosi, Sharda, Ramganga, mandakini and Sarayu flows in uttrakhand. The origin of Ganga and Yamuna rivers that is Gangotri and Yamunotri is also here. Uttarakhand tourism is blessed having 4 DHAMS which are Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. These 4 Dhams are the one of holiest places in India. Beside these kumbh in Haridwar is well known world-wide.
Uttrakhand tourism not only has religious places, rather many adventurous activities like Trekking, Skiing and White water rafting and other adventure sports are encouraged by people. Rishikesh is well known for trekking and Auli for Skiing in India. Many other adventurous sports like paragliding is also played in rishikesh, wildlife and safari tours are other adventurous thing one can enjoy.things to do in uttrakhand are Wildlife tours, Watching Birds, Mountaineering, Camping, Meditation and Yoga and a lot more. Uttarakhand has one of the most popular national park of the world. The Jim Corbett National Park, is home to Royal Bengal Tigers and the place for Corbett’s Man-eaters of Kumaon. The beauty of uttrakhand sightseeing lies in the Valley Of Flowers which is well known for its amazing variety of flowers, gangotri national park, govind national park, Nanda devi national park are few more parks for amusement.
Nanital “the lake district” and Mussoorie “the hill queen” are two other best sightseeing in utatrakhand. Best Uttarakhand tourist spots are Dehradun, Chakrata, Haridwar, Kanatal, Chamba, Dhanaulti, Tehri, Rishikesh,and the four dhams mentioned above. Other Places to visit in Uttarakhand are Ramgarh, Bhimtal, Mukteshwar, Kuasani Ranikhet, Corbett, Almora, Binsar,.