"Uttarakhand, uttarakhand History, History tour of uttarakhand, Uttarakhand tour, Uttarakhand tours, Uttarakhand tour packages, Travel Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand travel package, Uttarakhand holidays, Uttarakhand travel guide, Uttarakhand tours, uttarakhand trip, travel uttarakhand, Uttarakhand tour packages, Uttarakhand holidays, uttarakhand adventure tour, uttarakhand tour operator, uttarakhand travel agent">"
 
 
About Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand Destination
Uttarakhand Pilgrimage
Uttarakhand Adventure
Uttarakhand Hotel Packages
Uttarakhand Travel Packages
 
 
About Uttarakhand
History of Uttarakhand
Climate of Uttarakhand
Food and Music of Uttarakhand
Ecotourism in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand Wild life
National Parks and Sanctuaries
Rivers of Uttarakhand
Peaks of Uttarakhand
Glaciers of Uttarakhand
Lakes of Uttarakhand
Temples of Uttarakhand
Culture of Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand Travel Destination

More***

 
Most Popular in Uttarakhand
Char Dham Yatra
Do Dham Yatra
River Rafting in Ganga
Corbett National Park Tour
Auli Skiing Tour Packages
Valley Of Flower Trek
Roop Kund Trek
Hemkund Sahib
Haridwar-Rishikesh Tour
Nainital (Lake Tour)
Mussoorie (Queen of Hills)

More***

 
 
 
Uttarakhand Destinations
Mussoorie Nainital
Dehradun Kausani
Chamba Almora
Haridwar Ranikhet
Rishikesh Binsar
Pauri Mukteshwar
Lansdowne Jageshwar
Dhanaulti Munsiyari
Khirsu Chaukori
Auli Bheemtal
Joshimath Corbett
Chopta Baijnath
Chakrata Pithoragarh

More***

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

::HISTORY OF UTTARAKHAND::

 
 
Uttarakhand - the land of gods, the home of Himalayas and truly a paradise on earth, allures everyone from everywhere. The fresh air, the pure water, the chilling snow, the adverting mountains, the scenic beauty, the small villages, the simpler people and a tougher lifestyle is what that distinguishes Uttarakhand from rest of the world. 
It was known as Uttaranchal. Uttarakhand became the 27th state of the Republic of India on November 9, 2000. In January 2007, the name of the state was officially changed from Uttaranchal, its interim name, to Uttarakhand,
Uttarakhand is a 'paradise' for nature lover's and adventure sports like river rafting, trekking, paragliding, Corbett jungle Jeep safari, enthusiasts. Mussoorie, the 'Queen of Hills'; Nainital, the 'Lake District'; Almora, the 'Switzerland of India'; Ranikhet, Pithoragarh, Pauri and Munsiyari are just few highlights for the nature lovers. For adventure and excitement, one may choose Mountaineering (Bhagirathi, Chowkhamba, Nanda Devi Kamet, Pindari, Sahastrataal, Milam, Kafni, Khatling, Gaumukh), Trekking, Skiing (Auli, Dayara Bugyal, Munsiyari, Mundali), Skating, Water Sports like rafting, boating and angling and Aero Sports like Hand Gliding, Paragliding (Pithoragarh, Jolly Grant, Pauri).  Uttarakhand is composed of two words, "uttar" meaning "north" and "aanchal" meaning "blessings." Earlier known as "Devbhumi" meaning "the land of god," Uttarakhand also nourishes a diverse and rich culture and monuments of historical importance. Uttarakhand is broadly divided into two zones Kumaon and Garhwal.