Uttarakhand Stories

Tourism

The tourism sector of Uttarakhand is thriving at a fast pace and many are benefitting from it. The vivid topography and the geographical features of Uttarakhand have allowed the state to offer a number of adventure activities drawing the attention of many tourists to visit Uttarakhand.

5 Winter Destinations to visit before end of Feb!

5 Winter Destinations to visit before end of Feb!

It’s New Year and lots of resolutions and bucket lists are in the making. As far as travelling is concerned, the start of New Year...
Nanda’s Travel Doodles #2: My solo trip to Chopta – Tungnath

Nanda’s Travel Doodles #2: My solo trip to Chopta – Tungnath

     'Traveling — it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.' - Ibn Battuta Hello again! It's Nanda, the Pahadi girl. After completing the...
First artists’ meet-up at Meraki Triangle homestay in Sankri with adorable Nanda!

First artists’ meet-up at Meraki Triangle homestay in Sankri with adorable Nanda!

Meraki Triangle – the art house in Himalayas – held up its first artists’ meet up at Sankri village in Uttarakhand. A unique hospitable project...
कथा उत्तराखंड की तीन पवित्र नदियों की : गंगा, यमुना और सरस्वती

कथा उत्तराखंड की तीन पवित्र नदियों की : गंगा, यमुना और सरस्वती

गंगा: भारत की विभिन्न संस्कृतियों और जन-जन पोषित करने वाली गंगा नदी का उद्गम गौमुख उत्तराखंड में स्थित है। विभिन्न जल धाराओं से मिलकर बनी गंगा...
The Cliffhangers: 6 prolific mountaineers from Uttarakhand

The Cliffhangers: 6 prolific mountaineers from Uttarakhand

Mountaineering is a sport that is slowly and steadily gaining popularity among the young generation. The satisfaction of ascending some the highest point on the...
सप्त बद्री मंदिर और उनसे जुडी कथाएं

सप्त बद्री मंदिर और उनसे जुडी कथाएं

इदं विष्णुर्वि चक्रमे त्रेधा नि दधे पदम् । समूळ्हमस्य पांसुरे स्वाहा ॥ अर्थ:  "सर्वव्यापी परमात्मा विष्णु ने इस जगत को धारण किया है और वे...
Roads in Hills: Harbinger of Development or Destruction

Roads in Hills: Harbinger of Development or Destruction

Roads are considered as the lifeline of a nation. For the 7th biggest country in the world, roads are the paramount necessity for the nation's...
महासू देवता : पर्वतों के रक्षक

महासू देवता : पर्वतों के रक्षक

उत्तराखंड में लोक देवताओ से सम्बंधित अनेक कथा सुनने को मिलती है पर जौनसार के लोक देवता महासू की कथा बहुत ही रोचक है। उत्तराखंड...
Lambi Dehar Mines: The haunted, abdandoned ruins near Mussoorie

Lambi Dehar Mines: The haunted, abdandoned ruins near Mussoorie

Few kilometers from the lively and festive hill station of Mussoorie lies one of the most haunted places in Uttarakhand - Lambi Dehar Mines. A place...
Mystical Land of Sanjeevi Herb: Jumma-Dronagiri trek declared as Trek of the Year

Mystical Land of Sanjeevi Herb: Jumma-Dronagiri trek declared as Trek of the Year

The less trodden trail of Jumma-Dronagiri which is associated with Lord Hanuman’s search for the life-saving herb, Sanjeevni Booti has come into limelight for all...
10 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Less than 5000 in Uttarakhand

10 Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Less than 5000 in Uttarakhand

The weather is getting colder day by day but the excitement of New Year and Christmas is rising the temperature equally. The party and holiday...
लैंसडाउन -एक स्वर्ग

लैंसडाउन -एक स्वर्ग

लेखक- सुमित सिंह आजकल हर कोई शहर की भीड़-भाड़ से दूर एक ऐसी जगह पर जाना चाहता है जहाॅं वह जिंदगी  के दो पल अपने...
Kedarnath Temple – Sadhguru demystifies its spiritual grace

Kedarnath Temple – Sadhguru demystifies its spiritual grace

The moment one catches the first glimpse of the majestic Kedarnath Temple perched at a staggering height of  3,500 meters, one could sense the feeling...
Two Uttarakhand youth revive rural tourism – one Pahadi House at a time

Two Uttarakhand youth revive rural tourism – one Pahadi House at a time

On June 2013, when Kedarnath floods devastated all what came in its way, a thriving rafting resort at Rishikesh was also devoured by the relentless...
George Everest Mussoorie: A Colonial Architecture in Ruins

George Everest Mussoorie: A Colonial Architecture in Ruins

Perched on a hushed hilltop, few kilometres away from the tourist paradise Mussoorie, lays a legacy in ruins. The George Everest House (also known as...
‘eUttaranchal’s Clean Up Drive at Nun River’- A Mission which became an Anthem

‘eUttaranchal’s Clean Up Drive at Nun River’- A Mission which became an Anthem

2017 has arrived and dear god, there couldn’t be a better way to bid adieu to 2016 than having a clean-up drive at Nun river...
Garhwali Nath Designs

Garhwali Nath Designs

The magnolious Garhwali Nath is a traditional nose ring that is worn by the married Pahadi women. This resplendent ornament is a large hoop studded...
15 Historical Places in Uttarakhand to Visit this Year

15 Historical Places in Uttarakhand to Visit this Year

The Himalayan beauty, Uttarakhand has always been the honeypot for the adventure addicts and nature worshippers, who like to explore its lesser known and remote...
Ramni Village Photo Tour

Ramni Village Photo Tour

About Ramni village Ramni is a splendid hamlet which is situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. [caption id="attachment_9811" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] A distant view of women...
Seven Wonders of Uttarakhand

Seven Wonders of Uttarakhand

Explore the 7 wonders of Uttarakhand with our beloved Nanda Tungnath Temple Tehri Dam Roopkund Lake Patal Bhuvaneshwar Cave Nanda Devi Peak Nanda Devi Raj...