Uttarakhand is called the Dev Bhoomi - the Land of Gods – because this beautiful Himalayan state is known for its Hindu pilgrimage sites and is covered with holy mountains, lakes and rivers! This is a state in northern India crossed by the Himalayas. Be it the famous Himalayan peaks or the lush forests, be it pleasant hill stations or buys cities, be it revered temples and ashrams in Rishikesh or the yoga study centres in Haridwar, or the famous visit by The Beatles’ in 1968 – Uttrakhand is famous for its beauty. The state's forested Jim Corbett National Park shelters Bengal tigers and other native wildlife. Twisting roads and high-altitude hiking trails lead to spectacular pilgrimage sites where tales from the Hindu epics are set. Uttarakhand is an enticingly diverse state and you have to visit it to experience the vibe.