Almora, Almora District
Almora became popular for the emergence of Ram Krishna Mission. It is the place where Swami Vivekananda visited. Located on the foothills of Kumaon Division, Almora also has many temples and the cultural destinations.
Askot, Pithogarh District
Askot is famous for the Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary dedicated to the conservation of Musk deer.
Auli, Chamoli District
It is the newest destination for adventure tourism. Auli is lesser known ski destination than Shimla, Gulmarg or Manali.
Badrinath, Chamoli District
Badrinath is place of pilgrimage importance for the presence of Badrinathpuri and from here the Badrinath Peak can be seen in summer times. It is an important site for Char Dham pilgrimage. Badrinath temple here is the cynosure.
Bageshwar, Bageshwar District
Bageshwar is situated on the confluence of Gomti river with Sarju river which is a tributary of Sharda or Kali River and joins Mahakali river at Pancheswar.
Berinag, Pithoragarh District
Berinag is a prominent place of tourism as it is the location of many home-stays.
Chopta offers amazing views of the imposing Himalayan range including Chandrashila Peak, Trishul Mountains, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba Peaks.
Jyotirmath, Chamoli District
Jyotirmath serves as the base camp of long trekking journeys. It is a gateway of different trekking trails and pilgrim centers like Badrinath.
Kausani, Bageshwar District
Kausani makes one splendid for the spectacular view of Himalayan peaks like Trisul, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli Peaks.
Kedarnath, Rudraprayag District
Kedarnath is a pilgrimage destination, located near the Chorabari Glacier, which is known as the source Point of Mandakini River.
Mussoorie, Dehradun District
Mussoorie is situated in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalaya ranges, also known as the Queen of the Hills.
Nainital, Nainital District
Nainital is set with the mountain peaks, British architectures and a pear-shaped lake.
Ranikhet, Almora District
Ranikhet is located near the western peaks of the Himalayas, filled with the green valleys in the summer and the snow capped peaks in winter.
Rishikesh, Dehradun District
Rishikesh is known as the "Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas" and yoga capital of India. Tehri Garhwal District, Dehradun, Pauri Garhwal District and Haridwar are the popular destinations from here.
Pangot, Nainital District
Pangot is the home of 580 bird and it is a good place for bird watching.
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