Uttarakhand became the 27th state of the Republic of India on 9th November 2000. The State is carved out of Uttar Pradesh. It occupies 17.3% of India's total land area with 51,125 sq km.
On Uttarakhand Travel, you will find the great diversity of the region where snow-clad mountains, green hills, fertile valleys, flowing rivers and thriving lakes add to the natural beauty. The popular hill stations of Uttarakhand are Nainital, Bhimtal, Almora, Ranikhet, Pithoragarh, Munsiyari, Mussorie, Chopta, Valley of Flowers, Joshimath and Lansdowne.