Northern Part of India.
Main Language :
Garhwali and Kumaoni dialects.
The total area is 53,566 sq km.
Primarily covered by mountains and forests.
The climate of the state is of temperate nature. The climate is marked by variations in temperature in various seasons and the tropical rains affect the state during monsoons.
Important Tourist destinations :
Pilgrimage sites- CharDham- Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri; Buddhist Pilgrimmage sites - Mindroling Monastery and the Buddha Stupa associated with it, are the world's highest. Sikhs- Hemkud Saheb Gurdwara.
Trekking and water sports are available in plenty.
Mussoorie, Nainital, Almora, Mukteshwar are some of the popular hill stations of Uttarakhand.
Best time to visit :
October To June.
The state is one of most visited places in India and thus all means of transport exist in this state.
By Air : Tthe state has three airports namely Jolly Nagar airport, Dehradun Airport and Pant Nagar airport at Nainital.
By Rail : The railway complex of Uttarakhand is extensive and four prime rail stations are located in Dehradun, Kathgodam, Haldwani and Lalkua.
By Road : There are plenty of roads In the state that connects major cities within. There are several domestic transports that can help you to travel within Uttarakhand.