2 Best scenic places in Uttarakhand

Nature & Scenic | Adventure / Trekking

At a distance of 16 km from Govind Ghat, 34 km from Joshimath, 41 km from Badrinath, 277 km from Rishikesh, 300 km from Haridwar, 318 km from Dehradun, and 518 km from Delhi, Valley of Flowers National Park is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India located in Western Himalayas in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It is perched at an altitude of 3600 m and is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora. Valley of Flowers is one of the best national parks in India and also among the best Tourist places in Uttarakhand for trekking enthuasists.

Stretching over a vast expanse of 87.50 sq. km, the park is about 5 km long and 2 km wide. The gentle landscape of the Valley of Flowers complements the rugged mountain of Nanda Devi National Park to the east. Together, they encompass a unique transition zone between the mountain ranges of the Zanskar and Great Himalayas. Valley of Flowers and Nanda Devi National Park, together, constitute the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve.

The Valley of Flowers was declared a National Park in 1982 and was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2004. Initially known as Bhyundar Valley, the Park was discovered and renamed in 1931 by British mountaineer Frank Smith. The highest point of the park is Gauri Parbat, at an elevation of ...

Nature & Scenic

At a distance of 20 km from Mukteshwar, 30 km from Almora, and 59 km from Nainital, Peora is a tiny hamlet located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Cradled in the lap of Himalayas, it is one of the offbeat places to visit in Uttarakhand and among the must include places in Nainital Tour Packages.

Perched at an elevation of 6600 feet, Peora is a small Kumauni hamlet with traditional tiled-roof village huts sparsely scattered on the slopes of its contoured valleys, surrounded by dense pine forests. If you are looking for a tourist place away from the touristy crowd of Nainital, then Peora is the perfect place to enjoy solitude bliss and quietude. The lush green surroundings tend to have an enriching impact on the visitors along with the picture-perfect views of the outer Himalayas draped in snow which is a treat to the eyes.

Untouched by the hands of modernity, this hidden gem is bountiful in scenic beauty and picturesque views that make it a perfect getaway. From the colors of the Blue Magpie to countryside village walks through dense pine forests, the fascinating night sky with myriad stars and lights of the Almora town across the valley, the place attracts nature enthusiasts, bird lovers & photographers. Also, many British Era bungalows in the hamlet give it a rustic vibe.

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