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Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple

Tarkeshwar Mahadev Har Har Mahadev! The Tarkeshwar Mahadev Temple is located in the Pauri Garhwal district of the holy state of Uttaranchal, in the northern part of India. It is distanced at 36 kilometers from Lansdowne cantonment town. It is situated at a height of 1800 meters. This sacred temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva of the trinity. The area of the temple is surrounded by thick forests of cedar, blue pine, chir and oak trees. Two extravagant fairs are held at the temple on Mahashivaratri Read more [...]

Naukuchiatal : Places to Visit & Things to Do

Naukuchiatal Lake of 9 Corners Naukuchiatal is a hill station in the Nainital district of Uttaranchal state, India. It is called the Lake of 9 Corners, as the main lake in the area has nine corners. This hill station is set within a valley, with oak and pine forests around, amidst the Kuamaon Himalayan range. Angling, bird-watching, rowing, paddling, yachting, horse riding and mountain biking can be undertaken in Naukuchiatal. This town plays host to the Escape Festival, which is held annually, Read more [...]

Nanda Devi Tourist Attractions

Nanda Devi Places to See Bliss giving Goddess Nanda Devi, the twin mountain peaks of Goddess Nanda, lies in the Chamoli district of Uttaranchal state, India. It stands high at an elevation of 26,643 feet! It is a part of the Garhwal Himalayan mountain range. The first ascent made to this peak was by a British-American expedition, comprising of Noel Odell and Bill Tillman, in the year 1936. Several attempts were made by renowned mountaineers, but had remained unsuccessful. The easiest route to Nanda Read more [...]

Tourist Places to Visit in Nainital

Nainital Lake District of India Nainital is a beautiful hill station in Uttaranchal state, India. This place is famous for the pear-shaped Naini Lake which is ringed by mountains. Nainital experiences temperate summers and receives snowfall from the months of December to February. The essence of Nainital is the lakes, mountains, adventure, nature walks, beauty, tranquility, charm and hospitality of the natives. Nainital is set in a valley, at the Kumaon foothills, of the Himalayan mountain ranges. Read more [...]

Best Tourist Places to Visit in Mussoorie

Mussoorie Queen of the hills Mussoorie is a picturesque hill station in the Dehradun district of Uttaranchal state, India. It lies at the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan mountain range. This hill station was established by a British army officer in the year 1820. Mussoorie is covered in deep woods, has a favorable climate and some amazing views of the Doon Valley and the Shivalik range. The name Mussoorie is inspired by a berry covered Mansur shrub and is sometimes referred to as ‘Mansoori’ Read more [...]

Munsiyari Tourist Places to See & Visit

Munsiyari Little Kashmir Munsiyari is a newly discovered tourist town in the Pithoragarh district of Uttaranchal state, India. It is located at the base of the Himalayan mountain range. It is the starting point of several treks, to the interiors of the mountains. Munsiyari can literally be translated as ‘Place with snow’. This town is situated on the banks of the river Goriganga, which originates from the Milam glacier. Munsiyari is the base camp for mountaineers, glacier enthusiasts, Read more [...]

Mukteshwar Sightseeing Places : Uttaranchal Tourism

Mukteshwar Tourism Abode of Shiva Mukteshwar is located in the Nainital district of the Uttaranchal state, India. The official language of the region is Hindi. This town is set amidst the Kumaon hills, at a distance of 51 kilometers from Nainital. A 350 year old Lord Shiva temple, located on the highest point, known as the Mukteshwar Dham, inspired the name of the town. The area is covered in wide deodar forests, potato fields and apple, plum, peach and apricot orchards. They are grown with the Read more [...]

Lohaghat Sightseeing Places : Uttaranchal Tourism

Lohaghat Tourism Lohaghat is a small hill station in the Champawat district of Uttaranchal state, India. The languages widely spoken in the region are Hindi, Kumaoni and English. This town is located on the banks of the river Lohawati. Lohaghat has great mythological significance, due to the location of several temples in its vicinity. It is located 62 kilometers from Pithoragarh district of the state. It is an ancient town, with historical and holy importance. A lot of tourists visit Lohaghat, Read more [...]

Lansdowne Sightseeing Tourist Places

Lansdowne Tourism Kaludanda Lansdowne is a tiny cantonment town, in the Pauri Garhwal district of Uttaranchal state, India. The main language spoken in the region is Hindi. People of all religions live harmoniously in this region. It was formerly known as Kaludanda, meaning a black hill, in the local language. Lansdowne was named after the British Viceroy of India, Lord Lansdowne, in the year 1887. This area served as the training centre for the new recruits of the Garhwal Rifles. It is a quiet Read more [...]

Haridwar Sightseeing Places : Uttaranchal Tourism

Haridwar Tourism Gangadwar Haridwar is a popular tourist destination in the Northern state of Uttaranchal. It is the epitome of Indian culture and civilization. Haridwar literally means ‘Gateway to Gods’ and was formerly also named Mayapuri, Kapila, Gangadwar and Mokshadwar. The followers of the two Gods of Hindu mythology, Shiva and Vishnu flock this town. The town is also named after their names ‘Har’ and ‘Hari’ respectively and ‘dwar’ meaning gate. Haridwar is the main point Read more [...]