Renowned as the ‘Land of Gods’, Uttarakhand in the north of India is a Himalayan paradise that attracts tourists from all over the globe. It has a stretch of attractions that seem never ending. From pilgrimage sites to nature sightseeing to thrilling adventure sports, the state has a bundle of it all. Prominent places that you would be getting to explore as part of the tour packages include Haridwar, Rishikesh, Nainital, Corbett, Ranikhet, Almora, Uttarkashi, Kedarnath, Dehradun, Gangotri, Auli, Mussorie, Varanasi and the list goes on and on.
Gaumukh is where the water of Ganga trickles down from the glaciers. The sages called it ‘Gaumukh’, because in the distant past, it probably appeared like a cow’s mouth. Tapovan is an ideal location for travelers looking for peace and adventure. It is full of bubbling streams, wildflowers and campsites. Herds of Bharal (blue mountain goats) is a common sight from here on mountain ridges The Bhagirathi Group of peaks are visible on the eastern bank of Gangotri glacier. Here Ganga is known as ‘Bhagirathi’. A dip in its icy waters is almost a must for pilgrims.