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Uttarakhand became the 27th state of the Republic of India on 9th November 2000. The State came out of Uttar Pradesh. Demand for Uttarakhand was first made in 1930 at the Karachi session of INC. It occupies 17.3% of India's total land area with 51,125 sq kms.

Uttarakhand is a place with great diversity of the region where snow-clad mountains, green hills, fertile valleys, flowing rivers and thriving lakes add to the natural beauty.

Uttarakhand is also known as the Abode of the gods, there are several highly venerated pilgrimage places. The tourists must visit Kedarnath, Badrinath, Hemkund Sahib, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Jageshwar, Bageshwar, Rishikesh and Haridwar for their religious importance on Uttarakhand Travel. Each hilltop or bent is known to have a temple, big or small, which are considered very sacred by the locals.

Its a region with several natural lakes, which are the center of attraction of the town and good for sporting activities. The popular hill stations of Uttarakhand are Almora, Bhimtal, Munsiyari, Mussorie, Nainital, Pithoragarh, Ranikhet, Chopta, Valley of Flowers, Joshimath and Lansdowne. For unlimited serenity and tranquility in pleasant pollution free environs, hill station on Uttarakhand Travel are ideal for vacations.

Uttarakhand is also ideal for several adventure sports activities because of its geographical attributes. The tourist here takes the maximum pleasure out of adventure sports like trekking, ice-skiing, white water rafting, sailing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, yachting, water-skiing and parasailing. To climb the big mountain stretch or to pass the dense jungles of the hills is in itself very exciting. The huge water-filled rivers and deep lakes are perfect for water sports.



Aarti At Haridwar

Aarti at Haridwar

14 August / 1:43 PM

Haridwar, is one of the most religious town in Uttarakhand. It is said that Bhagirath brought the Holy Ganga into the earth to this point where his ancestors were burnt to ashes by the curse of Kapila. There are five sacred bathing spots in Haridwar. These are Gangadwara, Kankhal, Nila Parvata, Bilwa Theertha and Kusavarta. The main ghat at Haridwar is Hari-ki-Pauri which is also the venue of the famous Kumbh Mela. At Hari-ki-Pauri every evening Ganga Aarti is ....


Jageshwar Jyotirlinga Temple

Jageshwar, the Deodar Heaven

29 December / 9:05 PM / Himanshu Jakhmola

As soon as the musk of flourishing deodars mixed in with cool air enters into your lungs through a deep breath, you know you have arrived in Jageshwar. The cluster of temples dated back to Chand dynasty who ruled during the 8-9th century, are dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is also said that Jageshwar or as known as Jagnath Mandir is one of Jyotirlinga, of the total 12. However for me, history concerns less and the feeling of being one with the nature matters the most.



Tradition And Culture

Tradition And Culture

12 December / 16:25 PM

The Culture of Uttarakhand has its roots in past. Among the diverse cultures and traditions of India it is one of the unique culture which can be seen prominently in its various forms of art. Where Folk Songs of Uttarakhand had its root in the lap of nature, folk dance is something which is beautiful to witness. Some of the dance forms are Barada Nati, Bhotiya Dance, Chancheri, Chhapeli, Choliya Dance, Jagars, Jhora, Langvir Dance, Langvir Nritya, Pandav Nritya, Ramola, Shotiya ....


Pilgrimages

Pilgrimages

22 February / 10:47 AM

The Culture of Uttarakhand has its roots in past. Among the diverse cultures and traditions of India it is one of the unique culture which can be seen prominently in its various forms of art. Where Folk Songs of Uttarakhand had its root in the lap of nature, folk dance is something which is beautiful to witness. Some of the dance forms are Barada Nati, Bhotiya Dance, Chancheri, Chhapeli, Choliya Dance, Jagars, Jhora ....



Excursion

Excursion And Adventure

17 April / 8:04 PM

The Culture of Uttarakhand has its roots in past. Among the diverse cultures and traditions of India it is one of the unique culture which can be seen prominently in its various forms of art. Where Folk Songs of Uttarakhand had its root in the lap of nature, folk dance is something which is beautiful to witness. Some of the dance forms are Barada Nati, Bhotiya Dance, Chancheri, Chhapeli, Choliya Dance, Jagars, Jhora ....


Fashion And Models

Fashion And Models

02 February / 8:28 AM

Uttarakhand for long is famous for its tourist places with scenic beauty. With time and new generation, the society has advanced and has started coming forward in many fields like Technology, Media, Fashion etc. Many of them you can find coming in advertisements, promos, serials and movies. To name few Shilpa Saklani, Lavanya Tripathi, Manish Yadav, Manav Pande, Pankhurie Mulasi and others are doing wonderful job.