Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites : Uttarakhand is very popular place to visit in North India. This place is also known for its natural beauty.

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

Hello everyone today I Rahat Arora sharing with you about the beautiful state Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

Uttarakhand is a state in North India, which earlier known as Uttaranchal. This state is also known for many Hindus pilgrimage sites which are very popular all over India. Uttarakhand lies on the southern slope of the Himalaya range.

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites  Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

Here are some of the points that make Uttarakhand popular all over India:

Divisions of Uttarakhand:

Uttarakhand  is divided into two divisions Garhwal Division which includes following districts like Dehradun, Haridwar, Tehri, Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Pauri, Rudraprayag. Other division is Kumaon Division which includes following districts like Almora, Bageshwar, Champawat, Nanital, Pithoragarh, Udham singh nagar.

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites
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Two Important Rivers in Uttarakhand:

In this state the two most important and largest rivers Ganga  and Yamuna originates here from the glacier also, these two rivers are considered as a Holy river for Hindus. Where Ganga River originates from Gangotri and Yamuna River originates from Yamunotri.

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites  Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

Important Hindu Pilgrimage Sites in Uttarakhand:

Most Popular Holy places in Uttarakhand:

This state also have many famous  holy places for Hindus like Badrinath, kedarnath, Haridwar and Rishikesh where lot of pilgrims visit every year.

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites  Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites  Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

 

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

Most popular Hill Stations and National Parks in Uttarakhand:

Here you can also visit some of the most popular hill stations like Nanital, Mussoorie , Dhanaulti,  Lansdowne, Pauri, Sattal, Almora, Kausani, Bhimta and Ranikhet and  some of the most popular  National parks like Jim Corbet National Park, Rajaji National Park, Valley of Flowers National Park and  Nanda Devi National Park.

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites  Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

Fairs and Festivals Celebrated in Uttarakhand:

This state is also famous for major fairs and festivals. Some of the major fairs  in Uttarakhand are Haridwar Kumb Mela, kanwar Yatra, kandali Festival, Ramman, Harela Mela, Nauchandi mela, Uttarayani mela, Nanda Devi Raj Jat Mela and some of the major festivals celebrated in Uttarakhand are Ganga Dashahara, Vasant Panchami, Makar Sankranti, Ghee Sankranti, Khatarua, Vat Savitri, Phul Dei.

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

Weather Conditions in Uttarakhand:

To visit in this state, the weather remains good through out the year. So you can visit this state any time Like in summers here are many popular hill stations that you should visit, in Monsoons Ranikhet hill station is a must visit destination in Uttarakhand and in Winters most of the places are covered with Snow and temperature reaches in negatives.

*But from the last 3 years this state has been suffered by floods in monsoons which caused to destruction of the state in terms of loss of the lives of people and loss of property.

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

Transportation Facilities in Uttarakhand:

To visit here, this state is well connected by various means of transport like by air, railways and road to other states.

Some of popular adventure sports played in Uttarakhand:

Here are some of the popular adventure sports like Water rafting, Rock climbing, Trekking, Mountaineering, Hiking, Paragliding, Skiing, Bungee Jumping, Sky Diving.

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites   Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites  Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites   Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

Uttarakhand is famous for Hindus pilgrimage sites

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