Sites In Garhwal
Garhwal is a region of uttaranchal with rich natural beauty. Every one whoever comes to Garhwal finds somethig unforgettable and when they go back to their home they bring the sweet memories of garhwal, unforgetable experience with garhwal and sweet franrence of flowers with them. They behold the beauty of untouched and unspoilt nature in their mind and hearts for the whole life.
Chamoli is associated with spirituality and a great number of Hindu religious myths and legends and temples. Mother Nature has has blessed Chamoli with the enchanting land in the arms of the Himalayas, ?Valley of Flowers? which has an amazing wealth of flora set aglow with the golden rays of the sun,great temples with greater importance in Hindu religion
Unspoiled and Untouched by the pollution and haste of metro life, Chamoli waits to open vistas of Nature in their pristine glory.
District chamoli is also a main center for various activities in Gerahwal region and it is a place of administrative activities .
Dehradun is also known as the capital of newly formed state Uttarancha .The name Dehradun is a combination of two word "Dehra" which means Camp and "Dun" which means valley.Dehradun town lies in the Dun Valley, on the watershed of the Ganga and Yamuna rivers. Dehradun is also one of the most beautiful resort center in India,it is well known for its scenic natural beauty,beautiful forest,waterfalls and surroundings. India's some of the best public schools and convents are located here such as The Indian Military Academy, The Forest Research Institute, ONGC and many more offices of Central and State Govt. are also situated here.
The city which holds the biggest the conglomeration of human being in the entire earth is know by many names such "The Gateway To The God" , "The Gateway Of Char Dhams" , "The Spiritual Land Of Hindu" , "The Place Of Temples " and "The Dwelling Place Of Yogi, Sadhu,and Mahamtas"
Haridwar is believed to be one of the seven holiest places according to Hindu mythology.According to the ancient scriptures Haridwar is also called Mayapuri, Gangadwarand Mokshadwar as the God
are believed to have left their footprints in Haridwar so that every Human being can follow the path of salvation .
Hardier has always been a major Shaktipeeth for the devotees because the holiest of all rivers; the great Ganga; flows through this
District Pauri Garhwal which ,is surrounded by the districts of Chamoli, Nanital, Bijnor, Haridwar, Dehradun, Rudraprayag and Tehri Garhwal,offers a panoramic view of the great Himalayas form it's towns and villages .The majestic Himalaya and it's mountain range can be seen from anywhere in the district.
The Pauri City which is situated at an altitude of 1814 Mts. above the sea-level on the northern slopes of Kandoliya hills is the headquarters of the District Pauri Garhwal and the Garhwal Division. Headquarters of all Govt. departments are located in the city Pauri .
Pauri also provides a panoramic view of the snow covered Himalayan peaks of Nandadevi & Trisul,Gangotri Group,Thalaiya- sagar,Neelkanth, Bandar Poonch, Swarga-Rohini, Kedarnath, kharcha Kund, Satopanth, Chaukhamba, Ghoriparvat, Hathiparvat and Sumeru etc.
Rudraprayag is named after the Lord Shiva (Rudra),The entire region of Rudraprayag is blessed with immense natural beauty, lakes & glaciers , important Hindu temples such as Kedarnath, Shankaracharya Samadhi , Gaurikund ,Son Prayag , Panch Kedar ,Madmaheshwar,Tungnath,
Koteshwar , Guptkashi etc.
This small town , Rudraprayag , is situated at the holy confluence of river Alaknanda and river Mandakini , at a distance of 34 kms. From Srinagar (Garhwal). The presence of two separate routes for Badrinath and Kedarnath Dham from Rudraprayag render great importance to the place. There are more than 200 shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva in district itself, the most important one is Kedarnath.
The beautiful Tehri Garhwal was once the centre place of ecomomic activities and politics during the time of the King Of Garhwal.
Today the district is in the limelight because of the controversial "Tehri Dam Project".
The headqurter of tehri is situated in New Tehri , which is a newly well planned town.
Four major rivers ,Bhagirathi Bhilangna, Alaknanda, Ganga and Yamuna flows through the district. Tehri's immediate neighbouring district are Dehradun, Pauri , Uttarkashi , Chamoli and Rudraprayag.
Uttarkashi is the district headquarters.This district is more famous among the pilgrims rather than tourist because it is a district of many prominent temples such as Gangotri and Yamunotri temples with glaciers which leads on to several major peaks of Himalayan mountain range .Uttarkashi is also a favorite trekking and mountaineering place as an adventure sports center.
We have tried to provid information about some of the most poular and most attractive site of uttaranchal here but this is not the end, if you are an explorer there is a lot to in Uttaranchal.
The official Website of Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Limited is offering online booking visit http://www.gmvnl.com .