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Travel India guide provides you with detailed information on Uttaranchal. Uttaranchal is blessed with magnificent glaciers , majestic snow-clad mountains, gigantic and ecstatic peaks, valley of flowers, skiing slopes and dense forests, and this adobe of Gods includes many shrines and places of pilgrimage. Char-dhams, the four most sacred and revered Hindu temples: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are nestled in the Mighty Mountains.

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Tourist places to visit in Uttaranchal
Pilgrimage
It is an important pilgrimage and historic centre. A group of ancient temples dating back to the 12th and 13th century line the banks. Line the banks of the Gomti river.
An important religious centre of the Sikhs.
uttaranchal  Haridwar  Hrishikesh  Badrinath
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The Himalaya is often referred to as the abode of Gods. Its serene atmosphere, snow clad peaks, swift flowing rivers and green valleys spread over vast areas are touched by a common undercurrent of spirituality. The Garhwal and Kumaon regions are dotted with ancient temples. On auspicious occasions, these centres of faith turn into venues of fascinating festivals, when people from far and wide gather there to offer their obeisance to the deity and give musical expression to their joy and happiness.

Kumaon Region
Extending from the northern end of the Ganga plains right up to Tibet, Kumaon's endless panorama of scenic wonders is nothing short of romance with pristine and soul-lifting nature itself. Kumaon consists of districts of Nainital, Udham Singh Nagar, Almora and Pithoragarh. The land of Jim Corbett's legendary exploits, it lies due east of Garhwal from which it is separated by the eastern and southern flanks of Nanda Devi sanctuary leading down along the valley of the Ramganga.
mana  Haridwar, Uttaranchal  Mussoorie  Dehradun
Garhwal
Garhwal lying in the north -west of Uttaranchal comprises of the 5 districts of Dehradun, Pauri, Tehri, Uttarkashi and Chamoli. The archaeological remains lying scatterd at many places reveal that a rich civilization flourished here from very early times. The mahabharata gives vivid accounts of the land and its people.
Wildlife
India's first National Park is cradled in the foothills of the Himalayas and spreads over an area of 520 sq. kms., along the bankds of the Ramganga river. The dense Sal forests of the Himalayan foothils and the tall grassy neadows make it one of the richest areas of northern India for the habitation of the big mammals. Situated in the hilly districts of Pauri Garhwal and Nainital, the park was first establishd in 1936 by the then Governor the park was first established in 1936 by the then Governor Sir Malcolm Hailey and was named Hailey National park. After independence, the park was renamed Corbett national park in honour of the late Jim Corbett, who helped in demarcating the park's boundaries and stting it up.
Ganga   Corbett National Park   Rajaji National Park

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