Explore the Uttarakhand


Uttarakhand, known as the "Land of the Gods" because of its many Hindu temples and pilgrimage sites, is a natural wonderland for those who enjoy the great outdoors and adventure. Geographically, the state of Himalayan beauty in northern India is split into two main areas: Kumaon and Garhwal. These distinctions are deeply ingrained in rich cultural, historical, and linguistic traditions in addition to being purely geographical.

kumaun and garhwal

Kumaun and Garhwal are two regions located in the Northern part of India, within the state of Uttarakhand. Both regions are Known for their natural beauty, rich cultural heritage making them popular destinations for tourists, trekkers, and pilgrims. Kumaun situated in eastern part of Uttarakhand whereas Garhwal situated in western part of Uttarakhand. Kumaun comprises districts like Nainital, Almora, Pithoragarh and Garhwal comprises districts like Dehradun, Chamoli and Tehri Garhwal.


The ancient customs of the Kumaon and Garhwal areas are woven together with music, dance, art, food, and ceremonies to form Uttarakhand’s culture and tradition.With its tranquil scenery and revered rivers, this Himalayan state has developed a distinct cultural identity that is in line with the respect for the natural world and the divine. Uttarakhand is a thriving cultural centre in northern India because of the people’s simple lifestyle, joyous celebrations, and fervent spiritual beliefs.

The land of gods