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5 Offbeat Places To Visit In Uttarakhand This Summer

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Uttarakhand is devbhumi for good reason. You will find snow, forest, valleys, and so many amazing sites here.

Uttarakhand is a travelers paradise. But I am sure you must have heard about the famous holiday destinations like Nainital, Ranikhet, Valley of flowers, Kedarnath, etc.

Problem with mainstream holiday destination is that during the season it is hard to find hotels, places are very crowded, you more likely to waste more money.

We have also published a list of best offbeat places to visit in Himachal. Do check that out.

Offbeat places are best when it comes to enjoying yourself and nature. You discover a new place and have new experiences.

In this post, we have put together 5 offbeat places to visit in Uttarakhand this summer.

They are perfect for weekends, and I have been to these places myself when I did my bike trips.

#1 Naukuchiatal

It is one of the best attraction when it comes to Uttarakhand offbeat places. Naukuhiatal is local several kilometers away from Kathgodam.

The place is quiet and you can enjoy nature. This is also a paradise for adventure sports, you can do paragliding, canoeing, boating, and many other activities.

Naukuchiatal is never crowded and you can be there in any season of the year.

If you wanna do a bike ride, then you can easily reach from New Delhi in one day.

#2 Kausani

Kausani is located in Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. This is another one of the best offbeat places you can explore. Awesome scenery and long twisty roads make it perfect for rides. You can do nature photography, camping, trekking, rock climbing, trekking, spiritual journey and visit the tea plantations.

Kausani is 136 km away from Kathgodam (Nearest Railway Station). You can also rent bikes there and start the riding form Kathgodam as well.

#3  Munsiyari

Munsiyari is the most scenic hill station in India. In recent times, Munsiyari has gotten a little bit of exposure but it is still not that crowded.

Nanda Devi temple, Khaliya top, Tribal Heritage Museum, Tharmi kund, etc are a popular tourist attraction.

You can go skiing, trekking, and other adventure activity.

Munsiyari is located 275 km away from Kathogodam. You have to cross Almora, Pithoragarh, and Bageshwar.

#4 Binsar

Another great gem in Uttrakhand come from Garhwal region. Binsar is a quiet place covered with hills and forest.

Nanda Devi, Kedarnath, Shivling and Trishul are 4 peaks covering the Binsar.

You can do jungle safari, visit Golu Devta temple.

Binsar is 105 Km away from Kathgodam, You cross Ghorakhal and Bhimtal to reach Binsar.

#5 Kanatal

Kanatal is the final hidden offbeat places to visit in Uttarakhand. Located in the Chamba-Mussoorie road. You can enjoy things like camping, trekking, rappelling, rock climbing and many more.

Surkanda Devi Temple and Kodia Forest are also among notable attraction in Kanatal.

Kanatal is located 77 km away from Dehradun. You can get a bus or private cab which are frequent.

So, here you have it. All the places in Uttarakhand which promise less crowd, more nature, less noise more chirping, less pollution more oxygen, less stress, and more adventure.


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