What's in a name?
Lapped in mighty Himalayas, Uttaranchal (or Uttarakhand) is a beautiful state in northern India with plenty of activities to offer - be that religious,
tourism, culinary, cultural, adventurous etc to name a few. Its spectacular beauty sweeps one off one's feet in myriad ways. From majestic snow clad mountains to gushing rivers, dense pine forests to vast grasslands, picturesque villages to luxurious hotels and resorts - Uttaranchal has it all.
Nature has provided great magnificence to this distinguished land of Uttaranchal. Packed with adventurous activities such as rafting in Rishikesh, trekking in the terrains of Nag Tibba, Har Ki Dun, Chopta-Tungnath, paragliding in Nainital and Mussorie, bungee jumping in Rishikesh, skiing in Auli etc - Uttarakhand is laden with liveliness which is sure to keep your adrenaline levels high. Also, the presence of numerous holy temples, pilgrimages such as Kedarnath, Badrinath, and the reverent river Ganges - makes it aptly renowned as Devbhoomi (God's Land).
A single trip to this place is enough to keep your stress levels in check for few months, and will definitely make you come back for more. No wonder why it is a magnet to multitude of tourists and travellers, both from India and abroad. Uttarakhand has something for all !
Through this blog, I attempt to take you on journey of this native place of mine through my eyes and experiences. So come, let's see and discover this place and plan to make your own memories and experiences one day.
P.S: Uttarakhand and Uttaranchal can be used interchangeably although the official state name says "Uttarakhand" but in actual both represent the same bliss. Remember the famous quote - "What's in a name!" ?