Uttarakhand is a place of the misty Himalayas, rapid rivers, peaceful woods, and old temples. Without a question, it is one of the favourite Indian states. Through the famed Shiva temples (Badrinath and Kedarnath), Nainital, Mussoorie, Haridwar, Rishikesh, and other popular tourist destinations in Uttarakhand, this time You have this opportunity to explore the state’s hidden treasures. These offbeat places in Uttarakhand will really amaze you. You will end up thanking Uttarakhand Tourism and Lock Your Trip for this incredible experience. In this blog, we will mention a few best Offbeat places in Uttarakhand that you must visit in the Uttarakhand tour package.
Naukuchiatal, a little gorgeous lake village, is a popular location for people seeking peace and stability in the centre of unspoiled nature. As the name implies, this location is well renowned for its nine-cornered lake, which may be up to 1 km long and 40 m deep.
This place, situated some distance from the popular hill resort of Nainital, is also associated with mythology. It is thought that seeing all nine corners of the lake with both feet on the ground can cause the viewer to disappear into the smoke and achieve nirvana. Naukuchiatal is blessed with panoramically magnificent surroundings and a mesmerising lake, providing sufficient opportunities to refresh your body and spirit. The pleasant weather throughout the year, as well as numerous attractions such as lakes and temples, focus on ensuring that your vacation is really a memorable one.
Kakri Ghat is located on the Almora-Kainchi route, just beyond Kainchi. Swami Vivekanand and Sombar Giri Maharaj came here to meditate. In the midst of lush green mountains, the location is famed for its captivating scenery and awe-inspiring views of the Himalayan region. The tourists have the feeling that they are in heaven on earth. It is well-known among those seeking a peaceful vacation surrounded by peace and calmness. A visit here can result in the gaining of calmness and the creation of wonderful memories that can be savoured for the rest of one’s life.
It is close to famous tourist sites such as Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Sattal, Mukteshwar, and Ramgarh.
If you want to spend your vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Sitlakhet is the place to go. Sitlakhet, located in the town of Almora, is a lesser-known tourist site around 24 kilometres from the Queen’s Meadow ‘Ranikhet.’ Sitlakhet is proudly positioned at a height of 1900 metres on the colourful Syahi Devi hills. It is one of the nicest spots to visit in the Kumaon Himalayas. A panoramic view of the Chaukhamba peaks may be enjoyed from this offbeat place in Uttarakhand. Sitlakhet is the best place to stay due to its mesmerising view of the sun-kissed hills, rich flora-fauna, and the cold air bringing back the fragrance of the rose. This naturally speechless location provides exciting trekking and camping in the middle of nature’s magnificence. Sitlakhet, blessed with ethereal beautiful nature, is also well-known for picnics and photography.
The best way to visit this gorgeous hill station is to arrive unplanned. You should spend all day simply watching the magical movement of colours on the high mountains that surround Kausani. This town, set on a slope covered with chir and blue pine woodlands, is well recognized for its breathtaking panoramic view of Himalayan peaks such as Trishul, Nanda Devi, and the imposing Panchachuli. Enjoy picture-perfect dawn from one of the village’s many viewing platforms. The snow-capped mountains reflect on every colour of the rising golden beam as the sun rises over the horizon. Alternatively, you may explore the neighbouring woodlands, which are filled with babbling creeks, singing birds, and tranquillity. A bird lover’s heaven, you may see over 50 different species of birds here, including woodpeckers, barbets, parakeets, robins, and fork tails. The Kausani Tea Estate is a fantastic area for bird watching. Koi Mil Gaya (2003), starring Hrithik Roshan, was mainly shot in Nainital, Bhimtaal, and Kausani.
Chaukori is a vibrant tiny hill station in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh, Kumaon area. As the name suggests, this peaceful village is shaped like a bowl and surrounded by Himalayan peaks on all sides. The environment is highlighted by fruit orchards, unique flora and wildlife, and beautiful green deep woods of pines, oaks, and rhododendrons. However, its popularity arises from the tea gardens developed by the British as a result of the favourable climate.
It is one of those places that is absolutely untouched by tourists and people, flying completely below the radar. If isolation and peace are important to you, then Chaukori in Kumaon is the place to really be. This beautiful town is the ideal location for an unforgettable weekend that will definitely transform dreamers into artists. In addition, the most stunning sunrises and sunsets welcome you to Chaukori. The breathtaking views of the Himalayas at sunset and sunrise will end up leaving you speechless. The nights are peaceful, and you’ll see new galaxies opening up during the night skies.
Lohaghat, a lovely village on the banks of the Lohawati River, is one of the most beautiful and unspoiled places in the state’s Kumaon area. Lohaghat, the pride and pleasure of the Champawat region, is rich in art, royalty, and history, having served as the cultural centre of the ancient Chand kingdom. Not only is the town rich in history and culture, but it is also a centre for a variety of adventurous activities, including water sports. There are also a few significant and famous locations nearby. Lohaghat, nestled among towering deodar trees and snow-capped Himalayan hills, is a destination for people seeking to escape the city’s noise and spend some time in the lap of mother nature. The village allures guests with its tranquil beauty, rich cultural history, and unbroken natural panoramas. This particular hill town has an almost magical and romantic feel to it, making it a favourite among honeymooners. You can book the Uttarakhand honeymoon package offered by LYT to make your honeymoon memorable.
Tanakpur is located in Uttarakhand’s Champawat district, in the Terai-Bhabhar area of Kumaon. Tanakpur is approximately 3 kilometres from the Indo-Nepal border, and the Kumaon region’s hills begin here. At an altitude of 837 feet above sea level, it is one of the few localities in Uttarakhand having train access to Bareilly. Tanakpur is rising as a business hub in the Kumaon area due to its proximity to the Nepal border, Kumaon, and Uttar Pradesh. Tanakpur is located along the Sharda River. NHPC has built a hydropower station on the river at Banbasa, nearby Tanakpur, producing 120 MW while also providing us with an important tourist attraction in the shape of the Banbasa range. Tanakpur’s literacy rate is also higher than India’s literacy rate, which is extremely important.
Patal Bhuvaneshwar is a mystical and spiritual spot in Uttarakhand. This secret pilgrimage is primarily dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located 1350 metres above sea level. Patal Bhuvaneshwar is a limestone cave located 13 kilometres from Gangolighat in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district. A long and narrow tunnel leads to the Patal Bhuvaneshwar cave. This place is a must-visit with your family for seeking blessings, you can book the Uttarakhand family package by Lock Your Trip for a nice and comfortable trip with your family. Patal Bhuvaneshwar also has the forms of Sheshnag, Kal Bhiarav, Ganesha, and countless more gods in addition to Lord Shiva. According to legend, the cave is home to 33 crore Gods and Goddesses.