News By/Courtesy: Lia Jils | 18 Sep 2020 12:06pm IST


  • Uttarakhand-Adventure tourist destination
  • The best places and the best time to visit.
  • Precautions taken by UTDB for tourists.

The tourism industry has been going through a recession since the advent of the coronavirus. Indian tourism especially Uttarakhand tourism has started to reopen gradually. Adventure tourism is the main highlight. The location of Uttarakhand in the northern part of India plays an important role to serve as an ideal destination for adventure activities. All the activities are quite a josh and it pumps our adrenaline. The Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board recommend activities such as:

  • River Rafting in Rishikesh.

This activity is arranged in a way that tourists can plan for half to one day trip or five to four-day trip depending on their choice. There are also picturesque river rafting camps set up along the riverside and beaches. The best and suitable time to visit is from mid-September to December and from early March to May

  • Water sports in Tehri Lake.

There are a lot of exciting water sports activities waiting here including boating, speed boat ride, water skiing, zorbing, and banana boat ride among others. The best and suitable time to visit this place is summer from April to June.

  • Trekking

Famous trekking destinations are Kaghbusandi trek, Chandrashila trek, Deoria Tal Trek, Roopkund Trek, Valley of flowers trek to a few others. The best to visit this place varies from trek to trek. But one avoid monsoon season to reduce the risk of landslides.

  • Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh

Mohan Chatti in Rishikesh is the highest bungee jumping spot in the country. The best time to visit this place is any time during the year but should kindly avoid the monsoon season.

  • Wildlife safari

Corbett and Rajaji National Parks are famous wildlife safaris. These safaris are organized in authorized jeeps and on elephant back. The best time to visit this place is from November to February.

  • Paragliding

The 5 best places in Uttarakhand to enjoy paragliding are Rishikesh, Mussorie, Nainital, Naukuchiatal, Dehradun. These are the best places in Uttarakhand where u can fly like a bird and watch the beauty of Uttarakhand. It will be a breathtaking experience. The best time to go for paragliding is from May to September. The winds play an important role in doing paragliding.

To ease the visitors the UTDB has removed all kinds of movement restrictions for tourists like the mandatory Covid-19 negative test report. Such people are allowed to stay in a hotel in the state for any number of days they want. They are also planning to provide spot testing facilities to visitors for those who not carrying around Covid-19 negative test reports.

This article does not intend to hurt the sentiments of any individual, community, sect, or religion, etcetera. This article is based purely on the author’s personal opinion and views in the exercise of the Fundamental Rights guaranteed under Article 19(1)(A) and other related laws being enforced in India for the time being.

Section Editor: Pushpit Singh | 19 Sep 2020 11:45am IST

Tags : #tourism #travel #adventure

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