Uttaranchal and Dehradun
Visiting Uttaranchal is like a dream come true. Uttarakhand is a newly formed state that has enchanted people since centuries with its natural beauty, pilgrimage importance, adventurous activities and wildlife. The state has everything to offer to all types of people.
While visiting the place it is important to carry along a map that can tell you accurately about the places of importance, the major cities, the airport, the wildlife sanctuaries, lakes, rivers, roads etc. The state has a well developed network of transport and is very convenient for the tourist to reach their destination without any hassle. The maps can give details about the roads that can help reach your destination.
What to see in Uttaranchal
The state has been blessed with immense natural beauty on all sides. It has been carved out of the hilly parts. Although not an industrial place, the state is famous as a tourist destination and a great pilgrimage place for the Hindus. You can visit various places of importance like the rivers, temples, etc. The Gangotri and the Yamunotri have their own importance among the Hindus. They comprise of Char Dham along with Badrinath and Kedarnath temples. Uttaranchal has popular hill stations like the Mussourie and Nainital. The places have a rich history since the time of the British raj and were their summer destination. The Corbett national park is a world famous wildlife sanctuary and India's first tiger sanctuary. You can experience the rough and the wild inhabitants and sneak a peek into their life. The forest here is thick with green foliage that can hide anything.
Apart from these you can also explore your adventurous side by trying out trekking, hiking, river rafting and water sport. Rishikesh is a good place for water sport. Visit Auli for ski destination.
Dehradun is the capital of Uttaranchal and is the most preferred destination of the Indians. It is a beautiful hill station that is popular for its adventure, spiritualism and the beautiful nature that the place is blessed with. You can visit Shhastradhara, which is a great scenic spot, Tapkeshwar temple of Lord Shiva, Santaula devi temple, Guchhupani, Lachhiwala, Chandrabani and many more.
The state of Uttaranchal is vast and therefore it is highly advised to carry a map of the state so that you know about the roads you move on. Maps can also help you to locate nearby hotels, hospitals, restaurants etc. Maps can guide you to have a most pleasurable vacation.Last Updated on : 16/04/2013