India is no more a hidden wonder. Over a period of time, it has become extremely popular amongst tourists all across the world. Hence, it is always on the bucket list of every globetrotter today. Home to innumerable places of interest, ranging from historical marvels to natural splendours, this beautiful country has each of its states filled with wonders. Several states are patched with historic cities, numerous with modern wonders and a few with exotic marvels.
One such state which is famous amongst tourists and travellers for its unseen magnificence and surreal spots is Uttarakhand. Did you know that it is one of the few states in India which house hundreds of unexplored places that can actually beat several foreign beauties?
How about exploring such marvellous sites this season? If you are looking for destinations straight out of heaven, then you have reached the right article. Read on to know more about these unbelievable places in Uttarakhand that beat foreign beauties with their heavenly presence.
A beauty which cannot be equated with other foreign places, Chakrata is located in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand and is only popular amongst local tourists, despite being home to every natural marvel a traveller would seek. Where else you can find such a great combination of green hills, snow-capped mountains and a blue sky?
The mesmerising views of its misty mountains and beautiful hills as they get surrounded by white clouds are certainly commendable. Covered with colourful meadows and deodar forests, the natural beauty of Chakrata always leaves everyone wondering about its heavenly presence which assuredly beats the likes of Crimea in Russia.
You can also indulge in exploring historical places and religious sites within the boundaries of Chakrata. Apart from savouring its pristine nature and splendid beauty, the major places to witness here include Tiger Falls, Chilmiri, Mundali Meadows and the Hindu temple complex of Lakhamandal. Isn't is a beauty sprawling on the lands of heaven?
Another marvel which can compel you to cancel your plans of exploring foreign beauties, Munsiyari is a paradise within paradise and is also one of the richest parts in its region. Nestled wonderfully on the banks of Goriganga river at the base of the Great Himalayas, it is a tourist destination in the making and its popularity is increasing day by day.
It has become immensely popular amongst mountaineers, trekkers, campers and hikers on account of the presence of several snow fields and glaciers. The region of Munsiyari also boasts of its richness in green vegetation and diverse wildlife which can be witnessed during the summer season.
However, if you are looking forward to relishing the best of this snowfall destination, then it is advisable to take a tour of Munsiyari during the winter season, when the entire town is covered with white carpets of nature, thereby, resembling the setting of heaven. From glaciers to mountains, grasslands to farm fields and forests to river beaches, there is a lot to savour here.
If you already know about Auli and have still not been there, then you really need to acknowledge its surreal beauty which can leave the likes of Switzerland behind. A perfect skiing destination located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Auli is surrounded by the beautiful forests of coniferous trees and is home to several natural wonders in the form of lakes and hills.
If you are looking for an uncrowded place where you can enjoy the beauty of nature to the fullest, then you must consider a trip to Auli this season. It is cent percent assured that it never disappoints its visitors, such is the elegance and glamour of Auli. From cable cars to chairlifts and trekking trails to ski lifts, this heavenly beauty provides its tourists with a wide variety of thrilling activities.
How about replacing Blue Ridge Mountains in the USA with Binsar on your bucket list this season? Yes, to everyone's surprise, Binsar, located near the town of Almora in Uttarakhand, is certainly capable of showcasing the unimaginable frames of nature. Famous for Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, the entire region of Binsar is covered with forests and hills.
You cannot witness the majesty of sky-high mountains as they peek out from behind a layer of clouds everywhere. Wouldn't you love to trek up this hill of Binsar and savour such astonishing views which seem like heavenly expanses? Apart from its scenic beauty, you can also explore its historic temples and other ancient monuments and capture the beauty of its rich wildlife.
Also known as Shiva's Lake, Kedartal is a beautiful destination in the region of the Himalayas and is popular for its gorgeous lake, which is fed by the snowfall in the surrounding regions. If you are looking for a place where you can capture the best of natural shots on your camera, then it is advisable to plan a tour of Kedartal.
Being a glacial lake, it is nestled at an elevation of about 16000 feet and hence, it is one of the least-preferred destinations in Uttarakhand. However, if you are an offbeat traveller and always seek challenging destinations, then Kedartal is your stoppage this season.