Things to do in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand is associated with scenic beauty and spiritual belief. This newly formed Indian state never stops to amuse tourists. So vast is its natural and spiritual treasure that people have to come here again and again. The place draws its divinity from the generosity of nature. Whether you want to experience the virgin nature or heal your soul with spirituality, Uttarakhand is here to cater your need. After visiting Uttarakhand, you are bound to believe either in the power of nature or in the power of God. Once you are in Uttarakhand, you must try things that you never tried before.
Adventure Sports: Uttarakhand gives you enormous scope to explore the wild side of you. Thanks to the stretches of mountain peaks and valleys, you can set your journey for trekking. Swift-moving rivers of this hilly region offer excellent water rafting experience. Passing through the green forests, rocky mountains, sprawling valleys and picturesque villages is truly something unparalleled. You can enjoy group camping to enjoy the tranquillity of nature at its best. It is probably the finest way to make the bond between you and nature. Topography of Uttarakhand is ideal for many other things like skiing, paragliding and mountain biking.
Visit to Valley of Flowers and Jim Corbet National Park: Mother Nature has blessed Uttarakhand best of best. Apart from the grandeur of the Himalaya, this place houses a diversified range of flora and fauna. This region offers the spectacular view of Alpine and Sub-Alpine forests that looks beautiful throughout the year. Valley of Flowers near Hemkund Sahib is a small piece of paradise on the face of earth. To explore the world of wild animals, it is better to arrange a Core Area Jeep Safari in Jim Corbet National Park which is the habitat of thousands of species. Deep forest area of this national park evokes a sense of fear and amusement in your mind to make the ride a thrilling one.
Take a Pilgrim Trip: It is hard to ignore the call of that divine power, once you are in Uttarakhand. This place offers you the chance to undergo the “Chardham Yatra” through Yamnotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. This “yatra”is enough to experience the spiritual essence of India. Tourists from all over the world gather here to take refuge in the lap of nature and to find true spirituality. Badrinath and Gangotri can be reached by road. To reach remaining two places, Yamnotri and Kedarnath, you have to trek extensively. With Himalayan Helicopter service, it is possible to complete the trip in just two days.