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June 30, 2009 | Post By: Vinay Dobhal | Editor: Shashi Bhatt




Uttarakhand is one of the best tourist destinations of India. It is the 27th state of India and is popularly known as the Devbhumi (literally "Land of the Gods") due to many Hindu temples and pilgrimage centres found throughout the state. The state is divided into two divisions, Garhwal and Kumaon, with a total of 13 districts. The High Court of the state is in Nainital.

Uttarakhand is mysterious, colourful, beautiful and exotic. The land is blessed with several tourist attractions, which plays an important role in the economy of the state. Uttarakhand is also blessed with its unique tradition, culture and cuisine.



Pilgrimages

Pilgrimages

Uttarakhand is the 'abode of gods' because of the uncountable ancient temples situated here. Every mountain, every rock and every stream of Uttarakhand is somewhat associated with the mythological background of India. Uttarakhand serves pilgrimage not only to Hindus but also to various other religions.

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Excursion And Adventure

Excursion And Adventure

Uttarakhand offers limitless opportunities for tourism and adventure. It is blessed with magnificent glaciers, majestic snow-clad mountains, gigantic and ecstatic peaks, valley of flowers, skiing slopes and dense forests. Hill stations of Uttarakhand are popular with tourists all over the world.

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Tradition And Culture

Tradition And Culture

The state of Uttarakhand is not only popular with tourists for its scenic landscapes and natural beauty. Uttarakhand has a cultured and colourful society. The culture of Uttarakhand shows a distinctive pattern, with the elements from each of the ethnic groups and sub-groups that resides in this place.

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People of Uttarakhand

People of Uttarakhand

Get the amazing information about the People of Uttarakhand, their living their lifestyle along with list of prominent people belonging to Uttarakhand like Chief Ministers, Governors, Celebrities, Talents from Uttarakhand, Models, Writers, Social workers active in or outside Uttarakhand etc.

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Online Directory

Online Directory

Get the list of more than 10,000 properties of Uttarakhand. Looking for Hotels for your vacation, or looking for Private/Government school institutes for your kids, we provide complete information along with contact details. We also provide list of major hospitals required in emergency.

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Baby Names

Baby Names

Are you searching for Baby Names? Find the best name for your baby from 1000's of Boy baby names and Girl baby names through us. We provide alphabetic listing of names along with their meanings which makes it easy for you to search and find the best name for your sweet baby.

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