Uttarakhand is also known by the name of Uttaranchal. This is the 27th state of India. It was given the name of Republic state in November month in the 2000 year. This state was extracted from the Uttar Pradesh state and also includes the hilly areas. The tourism to Uttarakhand offers great view to trekkers, pilgrimage passengers and glaciers. People from several countries around the world came to visit this beautiful and charming state of India. This is also known as the land of Gods. It has been given the name of "Devabhumi" which surely signifies the meaning as the "Land of God".
Uttarakhand is a beautiful state and Uttarakhand tourism
destination located in the northern part of India. It is a very fascinating travel destination in proximity to the mighty Himalayas. The beautiful state of Uttarakhand is very scenic with mountainous and forested landscapes.
A brief description of the tourist places in the state is given below:
Mussorie - Lying 35 km. from Dehradun, the city of Mussorie is popularly known as the "queen of hills". It is among the most well known tourist destinations of the state. Tourists throng this city every year in thousands. It's well known places are gun hill, mall road, Kempty Falls, Company Park, Mussorie Lake and a host of other destinations.