This Devbhoomi has dreamlike landscape that comprises of lofty mountains, sparkling streams, eye-catching meadows and surreal lakes, making it easy to fall in love with it. Varieties of  flora and fauna in the state volunteers for some thrilling wildlife tourism opportunities whereas adventure tours are a way to get intimate with the nature of Uttarakhand.The dreamy ambiance that is further adorned with nature’s incredible tranquillity in the hill stations make holidays in Uttarakhand is an unforgettable experience.

How to reach

how to reach

There are two domestic airports in Uttarakhand. The Jolly Grant Airport (DED) in Dehradun is located 22 kilometres from the city centre. It is served by regular nonstop flights from Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Chennai. Alliance Air, IndiGo, and Jet Airways provide commercial flights to and from Dehradun. Pantnagar Airport (PGH) serves as a gateway to hill stations like Nainital, Ranikhet, and Almora. The distance between Jim Corbett National Park and Pantnagar Airport is about 120 km.

Reaching Nainital or Dehradun by rail is the cheapest and perhaps the most convenient way to visit. The train station in Kathgodam, 35 km from Nainital, is the last terminus of the North East railways. Kathgodam train station has rail connectivity with Delhi, Dehradun, and Howrah (Kolkata). Trains to Dehradun railway station come from Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, and Punjab. Jan Shatabdi Express, Dehradun Express, Doon Express, and Nanda Devi Express are major trains serving Uttarakhand.

One of the main reasons to visit the hills in Uttarakhand is the joy that comes from the time spent on the road itself. The state has more than 1,328 km of national highways and 1,543 km of state highways. The Uttarakhand Transport Corporation runs around 1000 buses in and out of the state. Haridwar and Rishikesh are connected to Delhi by NH 34 and NH 7 passes through Dehradun with Badrinath. Highways 109 and 309 interlink Nainital, Almora, and Jim Corbett National Park. The proposed Char Dham Highway will connect all four major pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand. Taxi rentals are available in all major travel destinations in Uttarakhand.