5 most heartwarming and adventurous places in Uttarakhand to explore.
Uttarakhand is one of the most loved tourist destinations and a sacred land where major Hindu holy temples are located. Himalayan ranges found in this state are also a heaven for adventure travellers and nature lovers.
Taking the road to the less travelled destinations is a new trend—the scenic sculpted beauty of offbeat destinations.
Offbeat places with less crowd, less stress and more privacy is something most of them look for.
Here are the 5 most heartwarming and adventurous places in Uttarakhand to explore.
This is a summer paradise in Uttarakhand. The sleepy & picturesque hamlet is one of the most beautiful locations in Kumaon hills. The Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful mountain nature reserve clad in forests of oak, pine and rhododendron, with some of the most unspoilt landscapes of India, set against the awesome backdrop of the mighty Himalayan peaks. Besides beholding magnificent views of the snow-clad mountains and forests, Binsar is heaven to spend early mornings listening to the chirping of birds, making it an ideal getaway for bird watchers, nature lovers and landscape photographers. The wide range of flora and fauna makes this village exciting and charming.
Nag Tibba means “Serpent’s peak”, and the temple of Nag devta on this mountain peak is the reason for this name. Nag Tibba gives fascinating views of the Himalayan region. From Kedarnath peak to Gangotri group of peaks, all are visible from here. The Nag Tibba trek can be completed in a short span of time. While taking this trail, you will witness the exquisite breed of the butterflies crossing paths with you and the aroma of canopies on the way will please your senses all along the trail. Post monsoon months are considered the best time to undertake this trek.
This is one of the Paradisal and tranquil getaways in Uttarakhand, known as ‘Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand’. The snowfall in Chapota is the most enthralling view in winters. It is a small hamlet lying in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary. Camping and trekking in Chopta is an explorer’s heaven. Chopta offers delicate opinions of the entire Himalayan range and the macrocosmic sight of Chaukhamba peaks, Nanda Devi and Mt. Trishul. Because of the peaceful environment, being away from the crowd, its serenity is alive. Thus, making it a perfect adventure destination offering rays of experiences to suit any palette.
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This is one of the mysterious places in Uttarakhand away from the hustle-bustle of the city Dehradun, that offers trekking, ziplining, rappelling, camping, valley crossing, sightseeing, jungle safari and what not. Apple orchards, Tehri dam, the dense jungle can give jaw-dropping sight. You can set up an overnight camp to enjoy the clear night sky along with either sunset or sunrise here.
This place is a heaven for trailblazers and a perfect location for adventure lovers located in Munsiyari town, Pithoragarh District. It is a Meadows surrounded by five peaks, Nandadevi, Rajrambha, Hardeol, Panchachuli, and Nanda Kot are visible from the Khaliya top. The view from here is breathtaking. Paragliding is one of the best adventure activities in Khaliya Top.
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