India - Uttarakhand (Chapter)
This is the Uttarakhand chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.
Soaring Himalayan peaks and steamy lowland jungles. Revered temples and renowned ashrams. Uttarakhand is an enticingly diverse state, with some of India’s best trekking, yoga schools, holiday towns and wildlife-watching all tucked into one little corner of the country.
- scout for rare Bengal tigers and riding an elephant in Corbett Tiger Reserve
- visit Gangotri Temple and trekking beyond it to Gaumukh, source of the holy Ganges
- get your asanas and chakras sorted at Rishikesh, the yoga and ashram capital of the universe
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Rishikesh, Haridwar, Rajaji National Park, Dehra Dun, Mussoorie, the Char Dham, Yamunotri, Gangotri & Gaumukh Glacier Trek, Kedarnath, Badrinath & Mana Village, Uttarkashi, Joshimath & around, Valley of Flowers & Hem Kund, Corbett Tiger Reserve, Nainital, Almora & around, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Jageshwar, Kausani, Bageshwar and Pithoragarh.
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