Gangotri is a small town that is located in the Uttarkashi District in the state of Uttarakhand. It is a pilgrim town of the Hindus and frequented by a large number of visitors throughout the year. It is located on the banks of the Bhagirathi River. Kedarnath, another famous Hindu pilgrim town, is also located in Uttarakhand but in the Rudraprayag District. Both these pilgrim towns are suitable for trekking as they are surrounded by mountains and hill and have great trails ideal for trekking.
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The ice-covered mountains of Himalayas offer much more than just scenic beauty. Some of India's largest and mightiest rivers flow through it thereby giving way to many water activities. Meandering boulder strewn beds, deep gorges, silvery white rapids and sharp turns add up to the adventure quotient here. River rafting in one such river valley makes a perfect adventurous experience.
River Rafting : Rafting is a recreational outdoor activity in which an inflatable raft is used to navigate a river or other water bod... read more
The holy town of Kedarnath is situated in the state of Uttarakhand, near the head of river Mandakini. Kedarnath is bordered by breathtaking snow-capped peaks, holy Hindu temple like the Kedarnath Temple and has evolved as a popular locale for Hindu pilgrims from across the globe. Apart from its religious significance, Mountain Trekking has drawn a large number of visitors to Kedarnath. The mountain trek in Kedarnath runs through several trails along the Bhagirathi River, Lata, Gangotri, Gaumukh adjacent to the sour... read more
Dodital, situated in the Northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, is famous for its crystalline lake and mountain trekking opportunities that fascinate tourists who are into Trout fishing and mountain trekking. The lake is set in a spectacular location, surrounded by dense foliage of Oak, Pine, Deodar and Rhododendron trees. The lake is full of the Himalayan Trouts and other rare species of fishes.
Trekking In Dodital : Dodital is considered to be the abode of Lord Ganesha and is named after the deity. The place is s... read more
Garhwal is a district that was formerly under the occupancy of the British and was located in the Kumaon District of the United Provinces. The Garhwal region is now divided into small district namely Chamoli, Pauri Garhwal, Tehri and Rudraprayag. These areas are very popular among tourists for sightseeing, trekking, hiking, biking and numerous other recreational activities.
Mountain Trekking And Climbing : What exactly is mountain trekking? Mountain trekking basically involves taking an excursion on foot through m... read more
Bugyal in the local language means "high altitude meadow". Situated at an elevation of about 3048 mts., this vast meadow is second to none in natural beauty. During winter it provides excellent ski slopes over an area of 28 sq. kms. The panoramic view of the Himalayas from here is breathtaking.
The road to Dayara Bugyal diverts near Bhatwari a place on Uttarkashi-Gangotri road about 28 km away from Uttarkashi. Vehicles can go up to the village of Barsu from where one has to trek a distance of about 8 km to reac... read more
Introduction to the Govind Wild Life Sanctuary in Uttaranchal:
Covering an area of 957.969 square kilometers, Govind Wild Life Sanctuary houses many a rare species of birds and animals. Govind Wild Life Sanctuary in Uttaranchal was established in 1955, 1st March due to environmental reasons. The maximum temperature in this National Park ranges from 25oC and 5oC. It receives a maximum of 100-1500 mm of rainfall and the languages spoken by the people here are Garhwal, Hindi, and English etc.
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Kedarnath Sanctuary is situated in chamoli district of Garhwal Uttarnachal. Kedarnath Sanctuary was founded in 1972 lies on 967 sq kms of the Garhwal Himalayas. The wonderful stretch of the Himalayas offers a glorious view of snow-clad mountains, valleys, forests and grasslands, exotic butterflies and flowers. There are so many spices of mammals and birds exists in the sanctuary. The important mammals are snow leopard, snow cock, tahr, musk deer, serow, leopard, himalayan bear, sambhar and b... read more
Nestled amidst the oak and rhododendron trees, the Dodi Tal is one of the most spectacular lakes in Uttaranchal. Tucked away in the Garhwal Himalayas, Dodi Tal, Uttaranchal is surely a dream destination for adventure freaks and nature lovers.
Satopnath Lake or the Satopnath Tal in Uttaranchal in one of the most difficult trekking spots in Uttaranchal yet surpasses the other regions in its sheer beauty and serenity. Situated at a height of 14, 300 feet this is a beautiful triangular glacial lake amidst the Garhwal Himalayas. Walk through the rugged and steep roads with its sharp edges to reach Satopnath Lake in Uttaranchal. Nestled amidst the rugged hilly region of Himalayas, the journey to Satopnath is a trekker.