Uttarakhand is one of the most beautiful states and is situated in northern India in the lap of the great Himalayas. Himalaya is known as the king of hills and big rocks which are covered with white snow. Other hand Uttarakhand is famous as the land of Gods so people visit for many reasons like Wildlife, adventure, pilgrimage tours, photography, and camping. So as it is as famous so the question that how to plan a Uttarakhand tour in which you can cover most of the things.
So Uttarakhand is a big area and if you want to explore so you will have to explore it division-wise in the first part visit Kumaon and second make the round of Garhwal it will need more than 20 days to explore the whole of Uttarakhand.
Step in Kumaon From Delhi
Start your journey from Delhi and step into Kumaon from Haldwani now you are at the gate of 6 districts of Kumaon and from here your journey starts. Book a cab in Haldwani for your Uttarakhand tour and wait for the day you arrive in Haldwani
On the first day, your journey starts from Haldwani to Nainital, and via Nh 109 which is 42.8 km away it takes 1 to 1.2 hours to reach your hotel check-in and after breakfast start your Nainital tour.
Start with Naina Devi temple then boating, zoo, and seven viewpoints of Nainital the whole journey will take approx 1 day in the evening time visit mall road. Have mutton Thuppa, namkeen, and purchase candles and woolen cloths from Bhotiya market.
Start your journey in the morning from Nainital to the lake tour 7 lakes are here and on the lake tour you will cover all the lakes and then in the evening, you will go to Mukteshwar and stay in Mukteshwar at night.
On the third day of your tour in the morning after having breakfast start your local tour of Mukteshwar and start your tour Mukteshwar to Almora, it is 70 km and takes 2 hours to go to Baba Neem Karori ashram feel the peace and special power of the temple.
Almora has its own history and it has been the capital of the Katruori dynasty which can be seen in the locality of Almora like Isht Devi of Katury ma Nanda temple is there. Many other places like a fort, Ma Nanda Devi temple, Surya mandir, Kasar Devi temple, Golju mandir ( God of Justice), and 5th site of pilgrim Jageshwar Dham there it takes a whole day and comes back to your resort.
Almora to Pithoragarh is around 116 km and it takes 4 to 4.3 hours on the way will have a glance at the scenic view and after check-in at your hotel have lunch and in the evening go for a local visit.
Munsyari is a beautiful place and must visit part of Uttarakhand so visiting this part of Uttarakhand gives you a unique experience visit Munsyari and plan your tour from Munsyari to Kausani.
Munsyari to Kausani takes 4 hours to enjoy this trip on the hill area and explore Kausani local area. Kausani is known as Kashmir of Uttarakhand this is said by Gandhi Ji when he came to Uttarkhand Yatra in 1942.
Ranikhet is the Army contentment area and headquarters of the Kumaon regiment and this is must visit the place. Go to the museum and visit the Binsar Mahadev temple which is situated in the jungle.
Ranikhet to Jim Corbett via Bhatrojkhan and it takes 4 hours to go to your resort and take some rest as you have to go in the evening for a safari in Corbett park. Have a safari in the evening and it takes 4 hours in the evening to go to a resort and have a rest.
In the morning start, your tour from Ramnagar to Haridwar will take 6 to 8 hours in the evening go to Ganga Aarti and return to the hotel and plane for your next trip.
Haridwar to Dehradun and visit local places like FRI, IMA, and others.
Mussoorie is one of the famous hill stations and is known as the queen of hills, mall road is one of the famous areas here.
Chopta is a famous hill station in Uttarakhand and is known for its snow and best scenic view it has been serving many tourists in Uttarakhand.
Rajaji National Park is famous for elephant safari and Royal Bengal tigers, now it’s done so pack your tour for Rishikesh the Yoga Capital of the world.
Rishikesh is the Yoga Capital of the world and apart from this is the place which is famous for adventurous activities and River rafting in Uttarakhand, enjoy your tour here.
Lansdown is famous for its army contaminant area and headquarters of the Garhwal regiment, apart from this it has a small lake and is on the hill so it has evergreen weather which gives you a unique experience.
Kedarnath is just 106 km away and it takes around 5 hours to start your journey you will reach in the evening time at the temple to be part of the evening Aarti.
Be part of morning Aarti and say by to baba Kedar and after 5 hours you will reach the road where your cab is waiting for you now take some rest and stary tour to Kedarnath to Badrinath and stay in the middle.
If you start your tour in the morning so it takes 5 hours to reach and you will reach by 11 or 12 go to your hotel and stay there and go to a local place to explore.
Be part of Morning Aarti and say by to your hotel as you are starting your tour to Yamunotri its around 103 km and you will reach in the evening at Yamunotri temple.
It’s around 280 km away from Yamunotri to Gangotri and this takes around 9 hours this is going to be one of the best tours as it’s a hilly area you will feel like you are in heaven.
Day 22 now it’s time to pack your bags and start your tour from Gangotri to Dehradun it takes 8 hours and book your train or flight in the evening and say by to Uttarakhand. I hope this blog will help you in your tour and your plan-making. I make sure that your Uttarakhand visit is going to be the best and it will be of the most memorable memories.