Uttarakhand is a state in the country of India. The regions of Uttarakhand are Garhwal hills in the west to Kumaon hills in the east with the Yamuna River passing through its middle into the Ganga River below Hardwar. Dehradun is the capital city. It is known as Devbhoomi or “Land of the Gods” due to a large number of Hindu temples and shrines in the state, many along the banks of the Ganges. There are a lot of places to visit in Uttarakhand state in summers and winters. Rishikesh, Nainital, Auli, Mussoorie, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Badrinath can be visited in summer.

Elevation and Hights

It is situated at the end of India which starts from the Himalayas on one side at an elevation of 2944m to the Aravalli Ranges on the other side at an elevation of 7500m. Its shape is similar to a wedge with a base in Nepal and ahead in Pakistan and China.
In the summer, the temperatures remain between 15 °C to 38 °C in the afternoon and remain between 3 °C to 23 °C in the morning. In December and January, the temperature can reach up to 10 °C. The average rainfall is about 16 inches annually. In the early monsoon season, it can rain heavily at times.

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Places to visit in Uttarakhand

The place is a location of the river Ganges, best known as holyland of Hinduism and Buddhism. Some tourists also come to Uttarakhand for its spectacular mountains, lakes and forests. It is blessed by the presence of many interesting places, including towns and villages in which you can get a glimpse of the rustic life. The people are very friendly and warm-hearted. Tourism has been on its rise in Uttarakhand since last few years. There are numerous tourist spots in the state. Tourists can visit these places while on a tour.
1. Ganga River Rishikesh
2. Auli : Winterland
3. Kedarnath
4. Joshimath
5. Tehri Dam
6. Jim Corbett National Park
7. Haridwar
8. Srinagar: Valley of the Dead River
9. Kalsi
10. Ghatiyali
11. Buddh   Chatti : Buddhist Monastery
12. Char Dham : 4 Places of Hindu Tirath

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