Garhwal Region in Uttaranchal

The pristine wonderland-Garhwal. Mysterious & magnificemt as ever. Be it chilly winters when velvety snow covers the lofty peaks & fascinating rivers or during wonderous spring when wild flowers embellish the undulating slopes.

Any one can trudge through any of the six picturesque districts - Dehradun, Pauri, Rudraprayag, Tehri, Uttarkashi & Chamoli. But what remains common all over is the breathtaking panorama of misty mountainscape, deepgropes, alpine meadows & dense forests with towering deodars - unmatched vistas that come alive especially at dawn or dusk.

No wonder, even the Gods were mesmerised by its gugged enchantment. Their divine footprints arnow lovely temples & ashrams. The sacred places Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri & Yamunotri are located here and so are the source of the most venerated rivers Ganga & Yamuna.

Garhwal is the mecca for adventure sports - from Skiing, Rafting to Trekking to Mountain Climbing & Aero Sports. There is ample scope for Wildlife watching also making it an essantial on the itinery of adventure lovers, pleasure seekers & pilgrim alike.

The legendry valleys of Garhwal abound with natural beauty and also offer a distinct style of hill temple architecture & delightful handicrafts.

For entering Garhwal the last railheads are Dehradun, Kotdwar, Haridwar & Rishikesh and the road network is efficient providing regular motor services.

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