Offbeat Destinations in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is undoubtedly a phenomenal destination for a getaway. Uttarakhand also known as Devbhumi, does not limit itself for temples and pilgrimage. But, it is also one of the best destinations to bring out the adventure junkie and a trekker in you. Take a look at these offbeat destinations in Uttarakhand that gives the dose of adrenaline rush that you are looking for.

  1. Chopta
    Chopta, known as explorer’s heaven is a part of Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary. The evergreen forests and meadows is a great getaway from the crowd and from all the usual hustle-bustle. As the trekking level is moderate, most of the intermediate trekkers love to trek in Chopta. The view of musk deer is one thing that cannot be missed in Chopta.

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    The scenic views of the Himalayan mountain range, Chopta

     

  2. Abbott Mount
    Abbott Mount at an elevation of 2,111 meters is one of the trailblazer’s paradises. If you are looking for mist covered mornings to chill in European bungalows overlooking the beautiful hamlet, Abbott Mount is the place that you have to choose. If you want to witness some amazing colorful butterflies, do not miss visiting Abbott Mount in summers.

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    Right out of a painting? Picturesque views, Abbott Mount

     

  3. Munsiyari
    Munsiyari, is a hidden hamlet in the snow capped mountains of Himalayas. The literal meaning of Munsiyari is the ‘place with snow’ and it is also known as Little Kashmir! The beautiful picturesque views and the trekking trails of Munsiyari attracts the tourists and travelers. If you are seeking some adventure as a traveler, Munsiyari is a must visit place in Uttarakhand.

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    View of the Munsiyari town

Uttarakhand being one the stunning places in India, the above mentioned are just the examples. There are a lot more such places in Uttarakhand which leaves unerasable footprints in your life!

For more such offbeat recommendations in Uttarakhand, visit Towno.

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Author: Meghana Rao

Just another person who loves to travel

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