Looking for a quick retreat from your daily dull routine? How about a quiet mountain village or a mesmerizing freshwater lake or a land of beautiful flowers?! Uttarakhand has it all and more. It is time to hear some birds chirping and feel the fresh air on your face and forget all the stress of daily life. Time to get you inspired, so here is a list of some Uttarakhand best offbeat destinations:
If ‘mesmerizing’ had a physical Form then it will be Lansdowne. It is a cantonment town of Pauri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand. This small cantonment is treated as the best offbeat destination in Uttarakhand.
Best time to visit – April to June
Dodital is a freshwater lake in Uttarakhand, located about a hight of 3085 meters it is considered as fascinating sight to witness. Himalayas have some beautiful lakes to offer and Dodital is definately one of those gems.
Best time to visit – September to June
Hemkund and the Valley of Flowers
Hemkund Sahib is a famous Gurdwara which considered as highest Gurudwara in India, one of the holiest places in Uttarakhand. UNESCO marks The Valley Of Flowers as an World Heritage site known for its unique ecology and mountain flowers, one can find over 400 species of flowers here, which bloom only during rains.
Best time to visit – July to September
Visit the pleasant Bhimtal Lake in Uttarakhand, Bhimtal is aspectacular town named after the legendary Bhima of Mahabharata. An elegant combination of grace and offbeat beauty, perfect for a peaceful holiday.
Best time to visit – March to June and September to November
If you planning for quality weekend tour in offbeat destination then Almora is the best choice for you. Almora situated at an altitude of 1650 m, just like a shoe of horse, Almora is well known as the cultural hub of Kumaon.
Best time to visit – Anytime throughout the year will be good except for monsoons.
Give it a try it’s not only cost effective but also rich with heavenly views that will get rid of your stress and tiredness of daily life.