Uttarakhand, the northern charm of India which is not only bestowed by some of the famous sacred places but also by some of the breathtaking tourist places. It is mostly treated as a refuge by the people of North India who book an adventure in this state every other weekend. If you wish to spend some soul-soothing moments in the most offbeat location in the North then, Uttarakhand is your place where landscapes will directly talk to your soul.
So, below is the list of eight famous offbeat places in Uttarakhand for a holiday. You can also check Char Dham yatra by helicopter packages for more details.
Lansdowne, a very famous cantonment town which was set up by the Britishers, is a place for the nature lovers. You can enjoy many quiet walks here amidst the lush green beauty of this town. It is also perfect for a romantic getaway so, all the new age romantics can gift this experience to their lovers. There are many activities that one can engage over the weekend like camping, bird-watching, boating, etc.
Best time to visit – April to June
Hemkund Sahib and Valley of flowers
Hemkund Sahib is another beautiful treat to eyes as well as soul, it is regarded as the highest Sikh Gurudwara nestled up in the mountains of Garhwal. Many lost come to enjoy solitude at this place every year. And, some distance away is a beautiful valley of flowers which is also a famous UNESCO World Heritage site because of about 400 different kinds of flower bloom here at this place. So, follow your step to these places for a soul-searching journey.
Best time to visit– July to September
An unexplored and the hidden treasure located in Uttarakhand offering a plethora of tourist attractions where one can attain some incomparable lively moments. Located at an altitude of almost 2620 meters above the sea level, Harsil is known for its serene and tranquil ambiance which makes it a perfect place for doing meditation and yoga. This fascinating region also provides possible opportunities to get indulged in various adventurous activities and trekking amidst the picturesque valleys is one of the most thrilling activities. So, whether you are looking for a romantic or a mood refreshing trip Harsil is always a preferred destination.
Best time to visit Harsil- April and June and September and November are the most preferred months to visit Harsil.
Munsiyari is one of those places in Uttarakhand which is not being spoiled by the tourist yet. So, you can assume yourself walking some untraveled paths on this journey. The place is filled with great mountain peaks and some unspoiled glaciers like Milam, Nalam, and Namik. The snow-clad mountain will be a real treat for all those mountain lovers and you can also two of the most beautiful trekking journeys from here like Namik Glacier trek journey and Panchchuli trek journey.
Best time to visit– March to October
Mostly unexplored and unspoiled, Binsar is yet another offbeat place in Uttarakhand where one can spend days in solitude. From Binsar, you can enjoy the beautiful sight of some famous Himalayan peaks like Kedarnath Peak, Nanda Devi Peak, etc. You can also some time into the wild by booking yourself for a quiet vacay at the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.
Best time to visit – April to June and October to February.
Lohaghat is another very pristine place in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand where people usually for divine intervention. It is a small town where lots of temples are scattered all over the place and that’s what makes it a special place in Uttarakhand where one can go for a spiritual journey. Purify your soul with the magical energy of this place and let it settle in your soul.
Best time to visit – February to November.
Bhimtal is yet another unspoiled place which is mostly famous because of its picturesque lake that stays at the center of this beautiful place. The two places because of which this place register the highest amount of tourist is first, the Bhim Shankar Mahadev Temple and second, the small island at the center of Bhimtal Lake. So, book yourself for this scenic journey of Bhimtal.
Best time to visit – March to November.
A place which is often regarded as the “Switzerland of India” by Mahatma Gandhi himself, will leave you surprised by its breathtaking views of Nanda Devi peak. You can go, enjoy some days in amidst the lush green beauty of nature in Kasauni during your long weekend schedule. You can pay a visit to many sacred temples in this town and other famous ashrams.
Best time to visit– Any time of the year.