Offbeat Destinations of Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand is an epitome of natural beauty. Blessed with a varied topography of ceremonious mountains, bubbling rivers and flourishing jungles, this beautiful state of India is undoubtedly a beloved haunt for honeymooners, trekkers, wildlife enthusiasts, adventure buffs and casual holiday seekers.
Here I have a list of some of the places which are not commercialized tourist attractions and hence can be your next unexplored destinations in the state.
Best 4 Unexplored Destinations Of Uttarakhand
Located 15 Km from Pauri town, Khirsu is an unexplored destination. This tiny Garhwal town offers the stunning picturesque aura of the Himalayan ranges, walks in the forests, exploring new routes and capturing the beautiful sight of numerous Himalayan peaks. One can easily put on his trekking gears and venture on an enthralling journey to uncover a trail that still lies hidden somewhere under the canopy of thick trees and forests.
Located at an elevation of around 1106 m, Askot is former a princely state in Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand. An ideal pick for the explorer in you who dependably search for a destination to beat the heat of sweltering summer, Askot is a perfect spot to give yourself a chance to free. Askot lies on a ridge between Dharchula and Pithoragarh on the way to the famous Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.
This small town is surrounded by airy mountain peaks of Kumaon Himalaya and River Kali flows close to it. The main charm of this lesser known travel destination is the Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary that reaches a height of 6904m and encloses some of the best Himalayan peaks within its boundary such as Najrikot, Panchuli, Chiplakot and Naukan.
The beauteous hill station of Chakrata is situated in the Dehradun district and is one of the best-unexplored destinations in Uttarakhand. It is a loner’s paradise and heaven for backpackers. The lovely hill station offers several adventure activities, including enthralling mountain climbing.
The picturesque town has numerous beautiful waterfalls, the gorgeous Tiger fall is one of them. The little hill town is a hub for numerous trekkers who throng here from far and wide to satiate their cravings for some exhilarating trekking adventures.
Peora is really the best-kept mystery of Uttarakhand; it is untouched by the hands of modernity. If you are looking to spend few days of your life intensely adjacent to nature, this is where you should be. It may just turn out to be life-changing for you.
It is only 10 Kms away from Mukteshwar but while the latter is really lovely, Peora is in a class of its own. It is a place where you come to rest and take long solitary walks. It is a beautiful place for artists and creative minds, who are seeking some alone time, to discover themselves.