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Uttarakhand is one of the newest states of India, settled in the laps of mighty Himalayas Mountains. The total geographical area of the state is 51,125 sq km and majority of population is Hindu. In fact, the roots of Hinduism as a religion can be very much traced in the mystic mountains of Himalayas.


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Uttarakhand states geographic diversity is unique in many ways. The region is 90% mountainous, with over 65% of its total designated as reserved forest area. There are five national parks and four wildlife sanctuaries in Uttarakhand enough to make it greenest state in India. There are thousands of river and streams that originates in Uttarakhand. The Himalayas here are the cooling towers of Asia and originates several important rivers and lakes.


Some of the tourism facts about Uttarakhand:

 

  • Home to Nanda Devi Peak - the highest (7,816 m / 25,643 ft) completely in India
  • Corbett Tiger Reserve with highest density of Tigers in world
  • The entire states forest boasts the highest density of Leopards in world
  • Home to Valley of Flowers - World Heritage Site
  • Home to Jageshwar Dham Temple - A World Heritage Site
  • Home to The Ganges - the longest river in India
  • Home to Snow Leopard, Asiatic Elephants and several other endangered wildlife species
  • River rafting in Rishikesh - the most popular destination in India


Due to its vast natural landscape Uttarakhand attracts nature lovers from across the world. With Dreamcatcher Adventure you can explore the mystic Uttarakhand in its real colors. We would be utterly glad to render you echt information about Uttarakhand state so you can plan your trip accordingly.

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