In India, Tourism industry is growing at very fast pace. It has become one of those industries that play vital role in the economic growth of the country. Tourism industry plays a key role in achieving the goals of the economic development of country, generation of employment, development plans of a region, etc.
According to estimates given by the National Council for Applied Economic Research, tourism industry contributes 6.77% to India’s total Gross Domestic Product through direct and indirect impact.
Uttarakhand, a state of the Republic of India, became the 27th state of India, On 9 November 2000. Uttarakhand is a treasure for those tourists who want to spend some time in natures lap and in peace. Uttarakhand has a lagre list of places to explore. Various adventure activities like rafting, skiing, trekking and so on, help in the growth of tourism industry in Uttarakhand.
In Uttarakhand, tourism industry plays a special role as it not only has potential to grow at a fast rate, but also stimulate other economic sectors like agriculture, horticulture, poultry,handicrafts, transport, construction, etc.
Tourism in Uttarakhand is the industry, which gives a large amount of revenue to the state. Every year Uttarakhand welcomes a large amount of travelers, adventure seekers, nature lovers, pilgrims, families, and so on.
Nainital ,Mussoorie, Ranikhet , Almora, and Auli are the most popular hill stations of the Uttarakhand state. Mussoorie, the ‘Queen of the Hills’ and is situated at the foot hills of the Himalaya. The most visited destinations in mussoorie are The Kempty Fall and the gun hill. The city of lakes, Nainital is known for its lakes and orchards. Ranikhet one of the beautiful hill stations of Uttarakhand is well-known for temples, picnic spots, treks and India’s highest golf course. Uttarakhand is a paradise for pilgrims to visit. In Uttarakhand, There are The major Hindu pilgrimage centers that are Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri, and many temples of Hindu God and Goddesses.
How to reach Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand is well connected with road and rail networks which makes it one of the best tourist places of india for tourists from all parts of the country as well as from outside.
By air: the main airport of Uttarakhand is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun. All run regular flights to Dehradun. Another airport is in Pant Nagar, near Nainital, but only limited flights operate from there.
By rail: Uttarakhand is well connected with other main cities of India through rail network. The chief Railway Stations in Uttarakhand are Dehradun, Kathgodam and Haridwar.
By road: The road network of Uttarakhand makes it easily accessible for the tourists. The state has road connection with Delhi and many other cities like Lucknow.
Being one of the best tourist attractions Of India, Uttarakhand needs is a little more promotion with the help of Social Media and other promotional activities.
Article Written By Mahesh Bisht – Holidayillz.com