December, 2017 | Post By: Vinay Dobhal | Editor: Neha
It is famous for its fruits and government apple gardens. That is why it is popularly known as Orchard Country. From here Himalayas are easily visible. When you visit this place you can also visit Bhalu Dam which is near Chaubatia. That place is well known for an artificial lake and picnic spot.
Chaukori is situated 112 kms from Pithoragarh. It is a tiny hill station which is set among the lofty peaks, of the western Himalayan Range in the Kumaon Division of Uttarakhand. To the north is Tibet and to the south is Terai. Chaukori is famous for the tea Garden eastablished by Britishers and view of Himalayas snow clad ranges some of the massive peaks with a view at 175 degrees are Trishul, Nanda Devi, Maiktoli, Nandakot and Panchchuli. It is approximately 10 kms from Berinag, another little hill station. Chaukori is connected through metalled hill roads with all the major towns in the area. It is 480 km from Delhi and 173 km from Nainital. The most convenient way to get here is to drive from Delhi, via Haldwani-Almora.
Mussoorie is situated 85 kms from Haridwar and is set at an elevation of 2005 mts above sea level. Mussoorie is also called as Queens of Hills. Kempty Falls, the Mall Road, Bhatta falls, Gunhill and Lal Tibba are some of the popular places nearby Mussoorie. This place is situated amidst green hills and is rich in varied flora and fauna.
Ranikhet is situated 65 kms from Nainital set at an altitude of 1,869mts above sea level. Ranikhet is a hill station in Almora District of Uttarakhand state. Ranikhet literally means Queens Meadows which hosts a vast bio-diversity of flora and fauna. Ranikhet offers invigorating views of the snow capped peaks of the prodigious Himalayan range. Ranikhet is also the home for Kumaon regiment and Naga regiment of Indian Army.