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Things to do in Uttarakhand

A honeymoon in Nainital is incomplete without enjoying boating in Naini Lake with your better half. An early morning trek to Tiffin Top or Guano Hills will make your stay in Nainital more memorable. Shopping at Mall Road, exploring Cave Gardens, and visiting temples are other experiences worth having in Nainital. Ever wish to spend a night in a camp with a majestic backdrop of Himalayan summits? Camping at Chakrata and Binsar during summer will make you want to come back again. Dhanaulti and Kanatal are two other popular sites for adventure activities including camping in Uttarakhand. Those who are planning their honeymoon in Uttarakhand in winter should make a note of Auli. A picturesque holiday resort near Joshimath, Auli is famous for skiing and other winter sports. Travellers in Auli can enjoy a cable car ride, three kilometres in length, that provides jaw-dropping views of snow-covered mountains.

Rishikesh is where travellers can conquer their demons and fears. White water rafting in Rishikesh is a popular sport for adrenaline junkies. If this doesn’t give you enough rush, try bungee jumping in Rishikesh, which remains one of the most unique things to do in Uttarakhand. Haridwar is where you can wash away your sins and weariness. Attending the famous Ganga Aarti at Har ki Pauri in evening will certainly elevate your soul to the heavens. The Garhwal division is a hotspot of adventure activities in Uttarakhand, especially in summer. Whether it is trekking in Valley of Flowers National Park, trekking to Roopkund in Nanda Devi National Park, pilgrimage to Kedarnath and Badrinath, camping in Gangotri, there are plenty of thrilling experiences travellers can have in Uttarakhand. Pithoragarh is a hub of paragliding in Uttarakhand.

Adventure activities to do in Uttarakhand

• Trekking

• Hiking and Camping

• Skiing

• Horseback Riding

• Paragliding

• White Water Rafting

There are also many non-profits that provide opportunities for volunteering in Uttarakhand. You can join a meditation class in Rishikesh, learn about eco tourism in Almora, go on a trek cleaning drive in Dehradun, or work for a rural organisation in a small village to help the local community.


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Ganga Aarti in Haridwar

The divine view of the Ganga Aarti is a scene you cannot miss if you are in Haridwar. The Ganga Aarti in Haridwar is dedicated to the river Ganga. The river Ganga is a holy river, it is also termed as a divine goddess who gives us life in form of water. It is said that the holy water of the river Ganga removes all the sins ...

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Camping in Rishikesh

Camping in Rishikesh is a fun-filled activity which can be best experienced in the months of September and November. The experience is safe for a group of youngsters or families. If you are looking for an exciting tour, you can visit Rishikesh. Booking a package will be a wise idea. The camping packages include all meals, a...

  • Adventure
  • Nature
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Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh

Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh is one of the top adventure activities in Uttarakhand. It is a thrilling adventure activity which needs a lot of courage. Although there will be a safety measure for the experience, you still need to visit the place and gather all the courage to jump from a height. The experience includes a platf...

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  • Bungee jumping
  • Himalayas
  • Ideal for friends

Cable Car Ride In Mussoorie

Cable Car in Mussoorie is like a blessing that helps one enjoy the beauty of valleys and mountains like a way no other. If you are someone who believes in doing things differently, this for you as this is an ultimate opportunity to admire the lush green valleys and mountains standing high, giving unparalleled views all over Mussoorie. The Mussoorie Cable Car to Gun Hill which sits at a thrilling height of 6,640 feet (2,020 meters) is an absolute element of brilliance and proudly the second highest peak in its vicinity. The Cable Car in...

  • Adventure
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  • Cable Car Ride
  • Nature

Boating in Nainital

Nainital, also known as “Lake Paradise” has an abundant quantity of beautiful lakes. The beautiful and breathtaking creations of nature form a major part of Nainital tourism. These wonderful lakes make boating in Nainital a worthwhile for the tourists as well as the locals. The lake being a prominent feature of this hill-st...

  • Sightseeing
  • Nature
  • Boating

Visit the Temples in Haridwar

In Haridwar city you find temples everywhere in the city precincts. The temples in Haridwar are highly respected, here you will find small as well as big temple throughout the city. Most temples in Haridwar are dedicated to Vishnu or Mahadev Shiva. There are some temples in Haridwar that are tourist attraction due to their ...

  • Religious Tour
  • Sightseeing
  • Temple

River Rafting in Rishikesh

Best river rafting in Rishikesh can be experienced between the months of September and November. Rainy season is the time when you should avoid going for river rafting Rishikesh. Overall, late September through May is considered the ideal river rafting in Rishikesh season. Rafting charges in Rishikesh begin from as low as I...

  • Adventure
  • Ideal for friends
  • Watersports
  • River Rafting

Flying Fox in Rishikesh

Flying Fox in Rishikesh is an activity which is best experienced during the months when there is no rain. Choose an operator which follows high standards of safety. Tourists will find the best flying fox experience in Mohan chatti. It is 25 kilometers away from Rishikesh. The best thing about this experience is that anybody...

  • Adventure
  • Nature
  • Ideal for friends

Trekking in Mussoorie

Mussoorie is a place blessed by God, from nature to scenic views, from Pahari masala tea to food. For people asking for more than drives and visits, mussoorie treks are what they should be doing.The place offers exuberating trekking experiences at Mussoorie to get more out of nature.If you are looking for an insight into th...

  • Trekking
  • Adventure
  • Ideal for friends

River Rafting in Mussoorie

Mussoorie is blessed with rapid mountain rivers making it a perfect spot for you to enjoy white water rafting. In fact, river rafting is the one of the most popular adventure sports which almost all the tourists can’t resist to indulge in. The sport has a specialty that it can be enjoyed by amateurs as well as professionals...

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  • River Rafting
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      Overall a good trip to nainital, kausani, ranikhet and jimcorbett national park. A little disappointed towards jim corbett park's safari . Otherwise, the coordination with the travel agent was fantastic and specially the driver (Neeraj ji) , a very friendly driver, made our trip memorable.
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      I really wish I could have written a positive feedback for you. The start was good, everything worked as per the planning as per the expectations. Firstly, I didn't realize there would be no coordination between Hotel and the Travel Agency. There was some difference between what we were promised and what we received. There were lot of places that needed to be covered but due to lack of communication between the transport team and booking agency they misunderstood us and blamed us for everything. At the end of the journey, I was really surprised by the inhuman nature of driver and cab coordinator. I had my female friend with me and I asked for a single drop for her and clearly mentioned that please drop her at a distance which was just 15 mins away from my pick up location. I would go on my own and there is no need to go to my location. But they denied this rudely. The cab Coordinator said "It's your problem, deal with it". We were charged high for everything but that wasn't an issue at all, the issue was inhuman behaviour and the way they talked. It was not expected at all. I paid night allowance as well to the driver even if we reached well within time and we had to pay that extra amount as a night allowance. That too I didn't deny I paid everything they asked without any negotiation. But I was not happy at all by the inhuman nature of cab coordinator. He was good initially but at the end he turned out to be hostile towards us. Finally I had to take another cab for her at 1 AM. I want you to at least warn such people who don't treat humans as humans. Positives: The Resort was at an amazing Location, food quality was superb. Hotel staff service was good. The behaviour was polite. Overall it was awesome place to stay. Rafting in Rishikesh, cliff jumping in Rishikesh
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      We had booked our trip to Uttarakhand in March through Travel Traingle and we got the best value quote from Trip Birbal. Deepak ji from Trip Birbal assisted me through out the trip and has been absolute help during the trip. We were a group of 2 families (4 adults and 2 kids) and a Toyota Innova was arranged for trip from Delhi. The driver was on time or rather before time to receive us and a wonderful person. He gave us pointers to good dhabas and restaurant on the way. Since we were getting late while reaching Rishikesh, he suggested us to take a mini halt in Haridwar and we got to see Ganga Arti at Har Ki Paidi. We stayed in Hotel Shivay (OYO) near Lakshman Jhoola. The room was ok. We had to start next day for Joshimath and we requested for an early breakfast which could not be accommodated. We got the breakfast at 8:15 AM but the breakfast was too good. Everything was fresh and they even packed a sandwich for my daughter for id way. Our journey to Joshimath started at around 9:00 AM and we took a few halts including the one at Dev Prayag where we filled a bottle for Ganga Jal. It was raining heavily and the roads are under construction so we took a little longer than expected to reach Joshimath. We called Himalayan Abode in advance and they were at the gate to receive us despite heavy rains. The food was homely with Fulkas and Dal. Very good food. When we got up in the morning, the view from rooms were superb with snow clad mountain peaks and Alaknanda river flowing by the side. Breakfast were delicios Parathas and Poha. We liked the home stay very much and the hospitality of the staff. The driver took us to few places in Joshimath including Dev Prayag, Joshimath Temple and Cable Car. We decided against taking the cable car and our expert driver took us to Blue Poppy resort. The service from Blue Poppy resort was lacking in quite a few aspects. Despite we letting them know in advance, our luggage was not picked from the cab for almost 2 hours. The rooms we were supposed to stay were not proper with bathrooms having leaked water. It took the staff couple of hours to fix that. The views from the resort was awesome and if I had to give ratings to the resort that would be only for these spectacular views and accessibility of the resort by the road. The staff was hardworking, very polite but may be they had reduced staff for some reason. They did try to take care of our demands with the means available to them. However, I do believe there was some area for improvement. They also need to clean up the cafeteria which though had very beautiful views outside, was filled with lots of flies inside the cafeteria. The food was OK and they could always do with few more food categories given it was a resort. The resort also has Hanuman temple nearby and you get to hear good Bhajans and Aarti during morning and evening. We came back to stay at Hotel Shivaya and we were given better rooms this time. The rooms on 2nd floor are better than the rooms on 1st floor. We ordered the dinner and were served with amazing food. We were told that our driver had a medical emergency and he needs to rush home so we would get a different cab to drop us to Delhi. We stayed in hotel Urmi in Haridwar and the hotel was good although about 3 Kms from Har Ki Paidi on the highway to Rishikesh. Food and Service was awesome. Rooms were awesome. Again Thank You Very Much Travel Traingle and Trip Birbal for arranging an unforgettable trip. Highly recommend!!
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    There are many items and handicrafts one can pick up in Uttarakhand such as wooden handicrafts, rice and tea items, woolens, strawberries, handmade accessories and cherries and apples. 

    Yes, permits are required for certain treks in Uttarkhand and tourists can find out all the necessary infromation beforehand from the tourist office. The permits can also be availed from the tourist office after submitting ID proof and photographs.

    Uttarkhand is completely safe for tourists as there is heavy security and precautionary measures in place all around. As a cautionary safety measure, tourists should avoid staying in hotels that are built on the flood plains of a river and shoudl avoid driving during the rainy season as there could be landslides. Apart from this, Uttarakhand is a delightful destiantion to enjoy a holiday in.

    Tourists can find several authentic tasty dishes in Uttarakhand like: Bal Mithai is a chocolate-like fudge, made from roasted khoya and coated with white sugar. Dubka is made from different kinds of lentils which are ground and made into a curry-like dish and flavored with different spices. Chains is a dish made out of whole urad that are roasted, ground and made into a soup. Kaap is prepared with spinach leaves that are made into a paste and then cooked. Jhoi is a dish that is seasoned with curry leaves and curd.

    The off-season in Uttrakhand is from April through September during the monsoon season when the prices fall and tourists can avail heavy discounts on their tour packages.

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