Jai Ganga Maa Har Ki Pauri is a famous ghat on the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This revered place is the major landmark of the holy city of Haridwar. Literally, “Har” means “Lord Shiva” who is the god according to shaivite Rishav Bhagwan school of Hindu theology, “Ki” means “of” and “Pauri” means “steps”.
One of the most unique places to visit in the town of Haridwar is the Bharat Mata Mandir or the Mother India Temple. Consisting of eight stories, the temple is a major attraction for travellers in Haridwar. The temple was set up by Satyamitranand Giri. The late Indian Prime Minister Smt Indira Gandhi inaugurated the Bharat Mata Mandir herself in the year 1983.
Lakshman Jhula is an iron suspension bridge across the river Ganges, located 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north-east from the town Rishikesh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The bridge connects the two villages; Tapovan in Tehri Garhwal district to Jonk in Pauri Garhwal district crossing the river from west to east.
River rafting in Uttarakhand will be a perfect getaway for you, if you crave some adventure in life. Most part of the state lies in the Himalayas, and several small and big rivers flow through it. Certain stretches of Yamuna, Saryu, Kali, Ganga, Gori Ganga, Kosi and Ramganga are utilised by tour organisers for conducting this exciting water sport.
Gun Hill is the second highest point of Mussoorie, located at an altitude of 2024m. It is accessible by a cable car, and it offers an enthralling view that one shouldn’t miss! The 400m ropeway ride is fun and all through the travel, you will get to enjoy a panoramic view of this scenic hill station. A land of nature’s treasure, indeed!
Company Garden, about 3 km from Mussoorie Library (on the Mall Road), is one of the most perfect picnic spots of Mussoorie. Maintained well by the Municipal Corporation, Company garden possesses amusement for people of all age groups, especially the children. The garden is enveloped with beautiful mountains on the outside and has lots of joy to offer on the inside. There is a lovely lake with the facility of paddled boating and a small but pleasant water fall.
ECO-Park.It is the main attraction of Dhanaulti. There are two Eco-parks, “Amber” and “Dhara” about 200 m apart. It has been developed recently by the Forest Department of Uttarakhand with the help of local youth. About 60 local youth, both male and females are employed as Guides, Gardeners, Service providers, Ticket Collectors, Information Providers etc. It houses a protected patch of small forest containing Deodar Trees.
Surkanda Devi is a Hindu temple situated close to the small resort hamlet of Dhanaulti in the village Uniyal gaon of Tehri District. It is at an altitude of about 3,030 metres, or 9976ft lies close to nearby hill stations of Dhanaulti (8km) and Chamba (22km)walking distance of approx 3km from Kaddukhal, the place where vehicles are parked.
The Kempty Falls are situated on the hilly tracks of Uttarakhand, India, 13 km from Mussoorie on the Chakrata Road. It is nearly 1364 meters above sea level, at 78°-02’East longitude and 30° -29’North latitude. The Kempty Falls, and the area around is surrounded by high mountain ranges at an altitude of 4500 feet.
Robber’s Cave (locally known as Guchhupani), located near Sahastradhara (thousand fold spring), is a river cave formation in Himalaya, located approximately 8 km from the centre of Dehradun City in Uttarakhand state of India.
Formerly known as Malsi Deer Park, the Dehradun Zoo is one of the famous tourist places of. It is built on the objectives of ex-situ conservation of wild animals, biodiversity conservation, to develop as an education centre and a Rescue centre for wild animals.
The ashram was built in the memory of Swami Vishudhanand, the saint better known as Kali Kamli Wala (the saint with a black blanket). It is very popular among foreign tourists mainly because of the ethnic touch. It is located at Gangapar, Ram Jhula. There are lots of ashrams, and temples inside the Swarg Ashram. This place is very popular among foreign tourists as well as among locals, because of its ethnic touch.