Garhwal is a part of Uttarakhand state of India. The Garhwal region comprises of 7 districts, Chamoli, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarkashi, Dehradun, Rudraprayag, Haridwar and Tehri Garhwal.
Garhwal is surrounded with high snow covered peaks, beautiful valleys, huge flat grasslands or alpine meadows, scenic surroundings, mighty holy rivers and has a large variety of rich and exotic flora and fauna.
There are well known and important tourist places to visit here in Garhwal. Some of them are Mussoorie the queen of hills, Chamoli The land of the Gods, Uttarkashi, New Tehri, Pauri, Lansdowne and many more..
The char - Dhams - Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Haridwar and Hemkund Sahib are very sacred and holy place visited by lakhs of pilgrims from all over the world in the Garhwal Himalayas.
Garhwal is also a paradise for adventure sport tourists. They may choose to trek in the Nanda devi kamet, Pindari and the Gaumukh. The tourists can enjoy skiing in Auli and Dayara bugyal. Adventure Sports like Rafting, Bungee Jumping , Boating, Angling, Aero Sports and Hand Gliding and Paragliding in Rishikesh The Yoga Capital of the world and Pauri Garhwal.
Garhwal has a rich and exotic flora and fauna and the lush green jungles are abundant with pine, oak, rhododendron, juniper and birch trees. The wildlife tourism here is also rich with Tigers, Leopards, Elephants , Himalayan bear, wolves, snow leopards and varieties of deer such as barking deer and the musk deer that can be seen in the wild life sanctuary national parks here.
The Corbett national park, Rajaji national park, Govind wild life sanctuary, Nanda Devi wild life sanctuary, Kedarnath wild life sanctuary, Assan barrage and Chilla are well known wildlife sanctuaries in Garhwal.
The biggest dam of the world with height of around 830 mts and a capacity to generate around 2500 megawatts is located in the Tehri Garhwal district of Garhwal region. The Tehri dam provides clean drinking water to 40 lakhs people living in and around Delhi.
The world heritage sites such as the Valley of Flowers and the Nanda Devi are also in the Chamoli district of Garhwal Himalayas.
Dehradun, Haridwar and Rishikesh Railway station and Jolly Grant airport have good road, train and air connectivity from New Delhi.
The Garhwal region is a celestial beauty and tourism is the most significant segment of the Garhwal region with around lakhs of tourist visiting Garhwal every year
Garhwal tourism a part of Uttarakhand tourism and is a complete package for the tourists visiting the region to unwind and relax with their family and friends.
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