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Beautiful and famous Hill stations in Uttarakhand in 2020


Do you know? Uttarakhand is the only state in India to have Sanskrit as its second official language after Hindi. There are many Hill stations in Uttarakhand. So let us know more about the Beautiful and famous Hill stations.

What’s in it for me?

  1. Uttarakhand
  2. Nainital
  3. Rishikesh
  4. Triveni Ghat
  5. Lakshman Jhula
  6. Auli
  7. Badrinath
  8. Conclusion
  9. FAQ


Uttarakhand has a total area of 53,483 square km. It is one of the Indian states in the northern part. Now it is known as Uttaranchal. The Hill stations in Uttarakhand are world-famous.

Uttaranchal is a land of spirituality, natural beauty and Uttaranchal is known as Devbhumi, which means Land of the Gods, the name is given because there are numbers of Hindu temples here.

The Ganga and the Yamuna, two of the most popular rivers for Hindus flows through Uttaranchal and it is the home for the four most holy place for the Hindus the Char Dham’ with Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath.

Lakhs of tourists visit here for the peace for the mind, here the most visited places are the temples.

Some famous festivals and fairs of Uttaranchal

  • Basant Panchami
  • Makar Sankranti
  • Kumbh Mela
  • Nanda Devi Festival
  • Phool Dei

Nainital, Hill stations in Uttaraknand

Nainital is one of the most popular hill stations in north India and it is also one of the best Hill stations in Uttarakhand. It is also known as “Lake District of India”.

Naini Tal is a beautiful lake here. The lake resort is situated at a height of 1,938 meters. Legends say, when Lord Shiva carried Sati, Sati lost her eyes here and a lake formed that’s why the lake is named as Nainital. Nainital is a combination of two words Naini Tal Which Naini means eyes and Tal means Lake.

If you are thinking to have some awesome stuff, So here you will find many markets, street markets to find some interesting thinks. Nainital, the beautiful town is surrounded by full of glossy green mountains and water lakes.

Nainital is surrounded by seven hills which are known as ‘Sapta-Shring’

  1. Ayarpata
  2. Deopata
  3. Handi-Bandi
  4. Naina
  5. Alma
  6. Lariya-Kanta
  7. Sher-Ka-Danda

Best time to visit Nainital

The best time to visit Nainital is between April to June and then again in September and October. In the month of January to March, the snow falls and if you want to see the snows the come with the right clothes and enjoy the trip.

Some famous places to visit in Nainital

  • Eco Cave Gardens
  • Naini Lake
  • Naina Devi Temple
  • Mall Road, Nainital
  • Naina Peak
  • Himalayan View Point
  • Land’s End


Do you know? Rishikesh is known as the yoga capital of the world. It is also known as the Hrishikesh. “Rishikesh” the entrance door of Himalayas.

Here the Ganga river left the mountains and the grasslands behind and moves towards the flat hills. Rishikesh is famous for its Yoga centres, Temples and Ashrams. Here you will find Bungee Jumping and River rafting sports. And these make the place an all-round place for all type of travellers.

The distance between Rishikesh and Haridwar is 23 km and the distance between Rishikesh and Dehradun is 42 km.

Triveni Ghat

The major Hindus rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati river meets together here, therefore the place is very special. Here you will find Lord Shiva and Parvati’s statue.

The beauty of the river Ganga flowing from the hills of the mountain looks very beautiful. The mountain of Himalaya and the natural beauty of this place and the river Ganga make this place a must-visit place of Rishikesh.

Taking a bath in the early morning in Ganga river is one of the rituals here, many peoples take a bath and legends say that taking a bath in this river will remove all guilt/sin of yours. The water in the river is very clean and fresh.

Every time a program is going on here. The evening Aarti is known as the ‘Maha Aarti’ .Maha Aarti in the evening looks very beautiful. So whenever you visit here don’t miss the Maha Aarti.

Lakshman Jhula

Lakshman Jhula is a bridge which is the most important identification of here. The bridge connects two villages, Tapovan in the Tehri Garhwal district and Jonk in the Pauri Garhwal district.

The Lakshman Jhula is at a height of 70 feet and 450 feet long. Lord Lakshman, brother of Lord Ram crossed this river with using only two ropes and the bridge is an honour to Lord Lakshman.

In 1924, October the bridge was washed away in a flood but in 1939 the bridge was rebuilt with iron but the name and the path were not changed. And now the bridge is known as the Lakshman Jhula. If you visit here it will be a beautiful memory.


Auli is very popular among travellers. Auil can be the best place, besides the noisy city places. Auli is a beautiful state of Uttarakhand. Skiing is a famous sport here, if you want to learn Skiing you can here.

A small skiing resort is covered in a 5 to 7 km area, it is situated at 2800 meter from the sea level. The mountains covered with snow looks very beautiful. The air here is very cold because of the place Apple orchards, old oaks and pine trees.

The nature lovers will love this place. Here you will get skiing training of 7 days non-certificate and 14 days certificate training.

Want to learn Skiing? Learn the art of skiing, the 7 days non-certificate training cost Rs 4710 to Indian tourists and Rs 5890 for foreign tourist, and if you want to learn 14 days certificate training the Rs 9440 is for Indian tourist and Rs 11800 for the foreign tourists the fee can be increased or decreased by the seasons.

When there is a heavy snowfall here the number of tourist increases and the hotels gets full. If you want to do camping then you have to spend at least Rs 1500 to Rs 4000 per day.

Best time to visit Auli

The best time to visit Auli is in the months of December to March. In this month’s heavy snowfalls and this months are very good for skiing.


Badrinath is located at the hills of Himalayan, One of the best Hill stations in Uttarakhand, ‘Badrinath’ is a Hindu temple which is surrounded by beautiful hills and snow

Without the Badrinath Yatra, all other yatra’s are meaningless. Every year peoples come here for the Badrinath Yatra along this Badrinath is also famous for its natural beauty.

It is located at a distance of 3122 meters from the sea level. Legends say, ‘Uttarakhand’ is the meeting place of nature and god. The temple remains closed in the months of November to April due to the bad weather conditions.

The temple opens in the morning at 4:30 am and from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm the temple remains closed and at the night the temple closes at 9:00 pm. Badrinath is one of the Char Dham, Do you know all the Char Dham? Don’t worry I will tell you the four places

  1. Badrinath
  2. Dwarka
  3. Jagannath Puri
  4. Rameshwaram.

Which God is Badrinath?

Badrinath is a temple of Lord Vishnu which is located at Badrinath in Uttarakhand, India

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In conclusion, I would recommend you to visit here, Uttarakhand can be the best place for your vacations with your family or parents, Uttarakhand is beautiful and the temples are very historical and the lakes are world-famous. People from all over India join the Yatras of the temples.

So whenever you visit here, please visit here, you will feel relaxed and cool.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who was the king of Uttarakhand?

The great king, Kanishka was the king of Uttarakhand. He ruled here from 78 to 120 AD.

Which is the largest district by population in Uttarakhand?

Haridwar is the most populated state of Uttarakhand, with a population of 228,832. Haridwar is famous for its temples. Secondly Dehradun and Udham Singh Nagar, Nainital so on.

What is the ancient name of Uttarkashi?

The ancient name of Uttarkashi was Kashi, Uttarkashi is a place in Uttarakhand India which is situated close to the river Bhagirathi.

What is the best time to visit Nainital?

The best time to visit Nainital is between April to June and then again in September and October. In the month of January to March, the snow falls and if you want to see the snows the come with the right clothes and enjoy the trip.



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