Top 10 Uttarakhand Tourist Places

Posted by Pallavi Sharma

Posted on September 28th, 2022

Uttarakhand is a beautiful state famous for its sacred pilgrimage centers and mesmerizing hill stations. The state has various picturesque tourist places that attract people from distant corners of the world. Here are some of the top must-visit tourist places in Uttarakhand.


Nainital is zen for peace seekers with serene lakes, captivating views, and picturesque surroundings. Also called the Lake District of India, this quaint hill station offers an irresistible scenic delight for the tourists. Nainital is located in a valley around the Naini lake and surrounded by mountains from all sides. Consequently, its unique disposition makes Nainital a perfect place for rendezvous with nature.  Some of its major attractions include Naini lake, Tiffin top, Naina peak, Nainital Zoo, Snow view, Gurney House, Land’s End, Eco Cave Garden, and Kilbury Bird Sanctuary. Plan a tour to this fascinating hill station between March and July to capture nature at its best. 


Nature unfolds its best in this picturesque hill station. For this reason, Mussoorie is also called the Queen of Hills. You can capture perfect views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks from Mussoorie. Not only does the hill station has an abundant natural beauty but also a pleasant climate. Visit the hill station for chilling winters and pleasant summers. Some of its major attractions include Kempty falls, Lal Tibba, Gun Hill, Mussoorie Lake, Camel’s Back road, Jwalaji Temple, and Sir George Everest House. Finally, do not forget to visit Mall Road for hand-crafted souvenirs and hand-woven winter clothing. 


Auli is a perfect destination for ski enthusiasts and adrenalin junkies. Its panoramic views and snow-capped peaks provide an ideal escapade for picture-perfect holidays. If you love adventures, Auli has got plenty to offer from mountain sports activities to enthralling adventure sports. You can visit Auli from April to June when the climate is pleasant and not chilling cold. This time is most suitable for mountaineering and trekking. For snow activities like skiing and snowboarding, the best time to visit Auli is from November to February.  


Chopta is a quaint, least-explored hamlet in the lap of Himalayas. It is best known as the starting point of various famous treks to Chandrashilla and Tungnath. Capture mesmerizing 360-degree panoramic views of majestic Nanda Devi, Trishul, and Chaukhamba peaks from Chopta. Trek to these places for a blend of adventure and tranquility. Chopta is indeed zen for photography enthusiasts. Visit the hill station during December, January, and February to capture nature at its best. Enjoy camping, photography, and trekking amidst spell-binding natural beauty and captivating surroundings. 


Rishikesh is often called the adventure capital of Uttarakhand for its enthralling water sports activities. It is an exotic place to visit with family and friends to enjoy adventure sports and trekking up the hills. You can have one of a lifetime experience of white water rafting in the gushing streams of holy Ganga in Rishikesh. The best time to visit this hill station is between August and October.


It is the pilgrim capital of Uttrakhand famous for its enchanting rustic vibes and sense of spirituality. Take a dip in the holy river Ganga. Witness the grandeur of the mesmerizing Ganga aarti. Participate in astounding spiritual practices. Seek wisdom from spiritual gurus at the ghats of Ganga. Do not forget to try local delicacies for an authentic flavor of Haridwar. 


One of the prime offbeat hill stations of Uttarakhand is Almora. It is a romantic tourist destination with mesmerizing views and picturesque surroundings. Its surreal beauty makes it equally appealing to solo travelers and romantic couples. You can also enjoy trekking amidst the picture-perfect whereabouts of Almora. Do not forget to shop handcrafted souvenirs from the local market.


Kausani is a beautiful hill station primarily famous for its enchanting sunset views and scenic surroundings. It is also the starting point for most popular trek routes. You can visit the hill station between April and June during Summers. To capture a glimpse of snow, you can visit Kausani from September to December. 

Jim Corbett

Jim Corbett is wildlife heaven for animal lovers. The park houses 600 bird species and over 488 different varieties of flora and fauna. The Royal Bengal Tigers are one of the major attractions in Jim Corbett. The park organizes safari rides and hiking trails for wildlife enthusiasts. Explore astounding photographs of animals in their natural abodes as you walk through the dense forests. 


Capture spellbinding views of nature at this mesmerizing hill station of Uttarakhand. Binsar is also famous for its wildlife sanctuary. Capture majestic panoramic views of the Nanda Devi, Kedarnath, Chaukhambha, and Nanda Kot from Binsar. The best time to visit the hill station is during October and November. You can enjoy trekking, sightseeing, photography, and safari rides. How about lazing around for a saunter in nature? Visit Binsar for a relaxing break from the humdrum routines of city life with our fascinating tour packages.


Q1. Can I visit any of these hill stations by road?

Ans. Yes, all these hill stations are well-connected by road. You can book a variety of rides through different tour packages for any of these hill stations. For more details visit our website or contact our tour executives.

Q2. What places are the best to visit in Uttarakhand during the month of December?

Ans. You can visit Auli, Mussoorie, Nainital, Chopta, Dehradun, Dhanaulti, Bhimtal, and Ranikhet in December. We provide fascinating tour packages with rental rides for these hill stations. 

Q3. What places are the best to visit in Uttarakhand during summers?

Ans. Some of the scenic places to visit in Uttarakhand during summers include Nainital, Mussoorie, Kausani, Rishikesh, Pangot, Landour, and Naukuchiatal. Book a tour to any of these places at most competitive prices from Rental Tempo Travellers.

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