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Top 6 Places to Visit in Uttarakhand, Things to Do

Uttarakhand is a beautiful hill state in northern India. Places to visit in Uttrakhand include dream destinations and sightseeing spots for nature lovers. Uttarakhand Tour Packages covers tourist attractions like Mussoorie, Valley of Flowers, Rishikesh, Nainital, Jim Corbett National Park, and Dehradun.

Top 6 Tourist Places to Visit in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is home to so many fascinating destinations with sightseeing spots.

Mussoorie – A perfect destination for Honeymoons, paragliding, and adventure

Valley of Flowers National Park – Wildlife-rich park with colorful blooms

Rishikesh – Renowned yoga & meditation center, a base for Himalayan trekking & rafting on the Ganges River.

Nainital – British Raj-era mountain resort town with Nainital Lake boating, scenic viewpoints & hiking.

Jim Corbett National Park – Northern Indian wildlife sanctuary with Ramganga Reservoir, Bengal tigers, leopards & elephants.

Dehradun – Uttarakhand’s capital by the Himalayan foothills, home to Ghanta Ghar clock tower, religious sites & wildlife.

1- Mussoorie


Mussoorie is a beautiful hill station located near the capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun. It is somewhat around 32.7 km away from Dehradun. It will take 1 hr & 25 min if you plan to go to Mussoorie from Dehradun. You will find numerous small Maggie Points and Good Restaurant that are opened in the middle of the road to Mussoorie to fulfill the hunger of tourists & locals alike.

Don’t forget to stop at the famous Shiva Mandir, situated near Kothal Gate, to get the blessings of Lord Shiva. Our Mussoorie Tour Packages covers all the must-visit places in and around Mussoorie.

Mussoorie Tourist Places: Lal Tibba Scenic Point, Kempty Falls, The Mall Road, Company Garden, Gun Hill Point.

Best Time to Visit Mussoorie: Throughout the year

Good Hotels to stay in Mussoorie: Valley View Hotel, Tulip Inn Green, Cascade Resort, Hotel Mall Palace, etc.

2- Valley of Flowers National Park

Valley of Flowers National Park

This picturesque Valley of Flowers National Park is located in the Chamoli district. The flora found there can’t be seen anywhere else in the country. Some of the very rare animals are found in the Valley of Flower region and they are Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, brown bear, Musk Deer, Red Fox & Blue Sheep. If you are planning to come to Uttarakhand, make sure that you must visit the Valley of Flower in Chamoli.

Best Time to visit Valley of Flowers National Park:

Between July and September

Where to stay near Valley of Flowers National Park:

Hotel Kuber, OM Kuteer, Hotel Himalayan Holidays and Bhumika Guest House.

Top Tourist Spots near Valley of Flowers National Park:

Ghangaria, Hemkund Lake, Hemkund Sahib

3- Rishikesh


Rishikesh is a city in Uttarakhand that is famously known as the Yoga Capital of the World. This is the only city in Uttarakhand where International tourists love to visit throughout the year for some sort of spiritual experience.

If you are looking for a thrilling adventure in Rishikesh, you can consider rafting in Rishikesh. People coming to Rishikesh always go to Haridwar to attend the holy Ganga Aarti at Har ki Pauri.

The rafting in Rishikesh is open throughout the year except in Monsoon. The popularity of this place among foreigners skyrocketed when the famous rock band The Beatles came here in 1968.

Best Time to visit Rishikesh:

Throughout the year except in Monsoon.

Top things to do in Rishikesh:

Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Triveni Ghat, The Beatles Ashram and Rishikesh River Rafting.

Good hotels to stay in Rishikesh:

Hotel Ishan – A Riverside Retreat by Salvus, Swiss Cottage, and Spa By Salvus, Rishikesh Grand, Hill Top Swiss Cottage.

4- Nainital


Nainital is a popular resort destination in the northern state of Uttarakhand where the earnings of the locals largely come from tourism in Nainital. Naini Lake is one of the main places of interest in Nainital that offers an enthralling view and serves as the major destination for boating in Nainital.

Best Time to Visit Nainital:

All Year

Nainital Tourist Places:

Nainital Lake, Snow View, Tiffin Top, G B Pant High Altitude Zoo, Shri Maa Naina Devi Temple, Hanuman Garhi

Top-Rated Hotels to Stay in Nainital:

Oaktel Raj Bilas Palace, Hotel Mount N Mist, The Naini Retreat, Seasons Hotels by Xperience.

5- Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park

Going to Jim Corbett National Park with your group is one of the most enjoyable things to do in Uttarakhand. Jim Corbett National Park is a go-to destination for wildlife fanatic and wildlife photographers. You will see the endangered Bengal Tiger in Jimm Corbett National Park. The city nearest to this wildlife sanctuary is Ramnagar. Hiking Trails and Jeep Safari are organized in Jim Corbett by the staff for tourists to explore the diverse flora and fauna in Jim Corbett National Park.

Best Time to Visit Jim Corbett National Park:

Throughout the year, excluding the monsoon period from June to August.

Top Things to do in Jim Corbett National Park:

Clicking photographer of various species of animals and flowers, Elephant Rides and Safari on Jeep with staff.

Best Hotels to Stay near Jim Corbett National Park:

The Den Corbett Resort, Lebua Corbett, The Riverview Retreat, Vanghat Jungle Lodge, and Lemon Tree Premier.

6- Dehradun


Dehradun is the capital of the state Uttarakhand. There is a myriad of touristy places where tourists can go to sit to relax and escape for a weekend getaway. To shop in Dehradun, a tourist can go to Paltan Bazaar or Indira Market where they can purchase the souvenir at a reasonable rate.

Top Places to visit in Dehradun:

Dhanaulti, F.R.I, Tapkeshwar Mandir, Robber’s Cave, Malsi Deer Park, George Everest’s House, Buddha Temple, Sahastradhara Road.

Where to eat in Dehradun:

The Buffet Shop, Naveen Restaurant, Kumar Restaurant, Uss Da Dhaba, The infamous Bistro Cafe, The Hotel President.

Best Time to visit Dehradun:


Top Hotels to Stay in Dehradun:

Four Points by Sheraton Dehradun, Ramada Dehradun Chakrata Road, Tapasya Home Stay.