Uttarakhand




Uttrakhand, a resplended state well known for its natural beauty, is situated in northern part of India. It is often called “The land of gods” as it boasts of some famous Hindu shrines, and pilgrims have been visiting this region in the search of salvation for many centuries. Rishikesh hosts the divine Ganga Aarti on Ganges River every evening that lifts up ones spirit. It is also home to rich flora and fauna.

Lakes and gardens
Charming lakes and blooming gardens in the desert land of Rajasthan is itself a great attraction. Lake Fateh Sagar, Pichola Lake, Ana Sagar Lake, Pushkar Lake, Sisodia Rani ka Bagh, Kanak Brindavan Garden and Sahelion Ki Bari are some of the famous lakes and gardens of Rajasthan.

Fairs and festivals
Rajasthan is a land of colourful fairs and festivals reflecting the beautiful culture. They are marked with interesting competitions, traditions, delicious delicacies, traditional attires, folk dance and music etc. Pushkar Fair, Elephant Festival, Desert Festival and Mewar Festival are the popular fairs and festivals of Rajasthan.

Cuisine
OThe cuisine of Uttrakhand is simple yet utterly delicious. Dishes like Garhwal ka fannah, Chainsoo, Kafuli, Jholi and Phaanu are a sure delight to the taste buds.

How to reach
Uttrakhand is well connected to rest of the Indian states by air, rail and roads. Jolly grant airport in Dehradun is the busiest airport in state.

Shopping
One can find a range of lovely handmade items, gems and jewelry, varieties of woodcraft and elegant woolens items, brass items and delicate jewelry to buy in the markets.

Adventure
The state has always been a destination for mountaineering, hiking and rock climbing in India. Rishikesh is well known for river rafting and bungee jumping. The proximity to the Himalayan ranges makes the place suitable for trekking, climbing, skiing, camping, rock climbing, and paragliding.



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