Untouched places to visit in Uttrakhand

Unexplored Destinations of Uttrakhand


Unexplored destinations in Uttrakhand
Abbott Mount

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Abbott Mount is greenery and hilly place in Kumaon of Uttrakhand at a altitude of 7000 feet.

You can visit and witness the beauty of Uttrakhand in the month of December to February.

The hills are covered with snow. You can visit the presence of heights from Gangotri cliff to Dhauladhar range.

Abbott Mount is coming under Lohaghat range.

  • State – Uttrakhand
  • District -Champawat
  • Famous for – Hill Station.

Whether of Abbott Mountain

  • In Summer 17 to 25
  • In Winter

Best time to visit Abbott Mountain

  1. In Summers (March to June) -In Summer the Minimum Temperature is 10°C during nights
  2. and Maximum Temperature 20°C during day times.
  3. In Monsoons (July to September) – Rains offers intermittent showers and cooler than summers.
  4. The place looks marvelous during showers.
  5. In Winters (November to February) – This time many outdoor activities are going hence you can enjoy
  6. your winter holidays 2018.
  7. Out of this the best time to visit Abbott Mount is March – November.
  8. March to June is perfect for sight seeing and outings.

Distance of Abbotta Mount

  • From Delhi- 384 Kms.
  • From Mumbai – 1648 kms.
  • From Lucknow -385 Kms.
  • From Gorakhpur – 647 Kms.
  • From Udaipur – 1120 Kms.
  • From Kolkata – 1384 Kms.
  • From Nagpur – 1242 Kms.
  • From Bangalore – 2342 Kms.
  • From Pune  – 1657 kms.
  • From Indore – 1059 Kms.

How to Reach Abbott Mount Uttrakhand

By Flight –

The nearest working Airport to Abbot Mount is Pantnagar Airport. It is a domestic airport well connected

with flights from Delhi and Chandigarh. It is situated 180 kms from Pantnagar Airport.

By Train

The nearest rail heads to Abbot Mount are Tanakpur and Kathgodam. Kathgodam railway station is situated

163 kms from Abbot Mount, whereas Tanakpur is situated 80 Kms from Abbot Mount.

By Road

Abbot Mount is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand.

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2: Barkot

The lush green valley of Rudranath in the Himalayas of India

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This is second most unexplored destinations in Uttrakhand Popular In India. This hill station is

located on the bank of Yamuna river. The average elevation of this hill is 1200 meters. This city is surrounded on

the north by the Dehradun district, on the northeast by Tibet, on the east by Chamoli, on the southeast by the

Rudraprayag district and on the south by Tehri Garhwal district.

State – Uttrakhand
District- Uttarkashi
Division- Garhwal

Attractions in Barkot

Yamunotri Temple

Yamunotri Temple
Yamunotri Temple

This is the first places to visit Chardham. You can visit here between April to October. This Yamunotri Temple

was constructed by Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal. This sacred temple is located at 3,235mts

above sea level and it could be reached by an easy trek of 13kms. Barkot is situated 49kms before


Surya Kund

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Near Yamunotri there are many natural thermal springs but Surya Kund is famous and Popular in India.

The average temperature is 1900F. People tie potato and rice and take it as prasad.

Hanuman Chatti

Hanuman Chatti is the confluence of Hanuman Ganga and Yamuna River. You can purchase food items and raincoats from Hanuman Chatti and is one of the sacred place popular in India.

Near by places of Barkot

Harsil, Gangotri, Yamunotri.

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How to reach Barkot

By Flight/Air

Jolly Grant is the nearest airport to Barkot situated at a distance of 161 kms in Dehradun.

By Train

The nearest railway station to Barkot are Rishikesh and Dehradun. Dehradun is situated 132 kms and

Rishikesh is located 160 kms from Barkot.

By Roads

Barkot is well connected with every near city by road.

Best time to visit Barkot

From Delhi – 384 Kms
From Mumbai – 1798 Kms
From Lucknow – 885 kms
From Gorakhpur – 1153 Kms
From Udaipur – 1036 kms
From Kolkata  – 1821 Kms
From Nagpur – 1408 Kms
From Bangalore  – 2508 Kms
From Pune  – 1825 Kms
From Indore  – 1212 Kms

3: Bhowali


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This is third unexplored destinations in Uttrakhand and ideal for summer and winter holidays.

This hill station is gateway for many kumaon districts like Almora and Bageshwar for people coming from the

Haldwani route. Famous for fruit Market, Uttrakhand Judicial And Legal Academy(UJALA) and

Sainik Ghorakhal School.

Gorakhal Temple is most famous temple Popular in India and dedicated to Golu Devta.

State – Uttrakhand
District- Uttarkashi
Division- Garhwal


Kilbury Road (Birdwatching and Forest), Shyamkhet, Kainchi Dham, Sattal Lake, Gorakhal Temple.

Near by places

Ranikhet, Mukteshwar


19 °C, Wind W at 2 km/h, 96% Humidity

How to reach

By Flight

Pantnagar Airport (IATA: PGH, ICAO: VIPT) is the nearest Air Port at a distance of 71 Kms.

By Train

Nearest railway station to Bhowali is Kathgodam which is at distance of 34 Kms only.

By Road/Bus

You can reach by road from nearest three locations. From Nainital it is 11Kms, from Kathgodam 34 kms,

from Ranikhet 50 kms, and from Almora it is at 55 kms.

Best time to visit

September, October and November.

Distance of Bhowali

Distance from Delhi – 308 Kms
Distance from Mumbai- 1762 Kms
Distance from Lucknow – 382 kms
Distance from Gorakhpur- 655 Kms
Distance from Udaipur- 1007 Kms
Distance from Kolkata – 1399 Kms
Distance from Nagpur – 1176 Kms
Distance from Bangalore – 2272 Kms
Distance from Pune – 1597 Kms
Distance from Indore – 1005 Kms.

4: Binsar


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Binsar is located at height of 2420 meters and 95 kms from Nainital. It’s Another hill stations in Uttrakhand

which is less Popular in India. Binsar is Summer capital of erstwhile Chand kings (7th – 18th century)

of Kumaon. At Binsar you can enjoy the majestic view of the snowy Himalayan peaks like the mesmerizing

ranges Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nanda Devi, Shivling and Panchchuli.

People are coming to enjoy their summer holidays and winter holidays here. You can also enjoy bike

riding and trekking here.

State – Uttrakhand
District- Almora
Division- Garhwal

Attractions of Binsar/Things to do in Binsar

  • Zero Point
  • Kasar Devi Temple
  • Chitai Temple
  •  Binsar wildlife Sanctury
  • Katarmal Sun Temple
  • Kumaon Regimental Center
  • Chaubatia
  • Khali Estate

Near by Places

Jalna, Shiva Temple


Summer 22 to 40°C and in Winter is 12 to 33°C

Best time to visit/ Best Season to Visit Binsar

  • Binsar is Popular in India in winter as well as summer.
  • In Summer you can visit in the month of April, May and June.
  • In Winter you can visit in the month of October, November and December.

How to Reach

By Flight

The nearest Airport is Pant Nagar (127 km)

By Train

The nearest Rail head is Kathgodam (120 km).

By Road

Distance from the nearest major town Almora is 30 km, Nainital is 96 km away. From Delhi it is 410 km.

Distance of Binsar

From Delhi by Car -422 Kms
From Mumbai by Car- 1839 Kms
From Lucknow by Car- 460 Kms
From Gorakhpur- 722 Kms
From Udaipur- 1077 Kms
From Kolkata – 1478 Kms
From Nagpur – 1254 Kms
From Bangalore -2354 Kms
From Pune – 1662 Kms
From Indore – 1084 Kms.

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5: Chaainsheel

The name of Chaainsheel itself means Near to Moon and cool as like Moon. Chaainsheel is also known as

Changsheel. Its distance from Dehradun is 230 Kms.

Chaainsheel is famous/popular in India for green lands called thach or Bugyals. Chaainsheel is located

majorly in 15-20 Kms of Plains having valleys etc.

You can enjoy here the green lush plains, some small rivers, Flowers of different colors, waterfalls,

snow tabbed mountains. In Chaainsheel you will feel like as heave.

Uttrakhand Tourism declared Chaainsheel valley as “Trek of the Year 2017“.

Attractions In Chaainsheel

  • Green Grass Lands called bugyals.
  • Ice Sketing.
  • Skiing.
  • Snow board.
  • Lambidhar/Tholasheer.
  • Murlajhad waterfall.
  • Taramandal.
  • Bhiusingh Dhol.
  • Debvan.
  • Balcha

Near by Places

  • Tikotchi
  • Arakota
  • Tyouni
  • Chakrata


Summer Maximum Temperature is 30°C and in Winter Maximum temperature is 15°C.

Best Time to Visit

Chaainsheel is All months except July and August due to monsson. For enjoying bugyal grass lands

and flowers you can come to Chaainsheel in the month of May to October but except July and August.

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