5 Road Trips In Uttarakhand

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Five beautiful road trips in Uttarakhand, where you will skip the flight for the breathtaking views of the mountains!

Airplanes and trains have definitely made traveling easier. We reach our destination in a few hours, but remain bereft of beautiful views. On the other hand, a road trip is definitely long, but makes you aware of breathtaking views and memories.

Today we are going to tell you about five such road trips of Uttarakhand. Where you can go with your friends and family. During this time you will be able to capture the beautiful views in your memories and will be able to see the natural beauty of the litigants from close quarters. But keep one thing in mind, keep some warm clothes with you while coming here. Because it gets cold here after a little rain. These five road trips from Uttarakhand must be on your travel bucket list.

Auli

Auli town is located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. Auli is located about 14 km from Joshimath.

Auli is famous all over the world for its huge skiing slopes. There is a continuous flow of tourists here throughout the year.

Tourists come here by bike and their four wheelers and spend memorable moments amidst the beauty of nature.

Auli is often packed with tourists here to see the snowfall.

You can plan a road trip of three to four days to see the natural beauty of Auli.

The best time to visit here is from April to June and from November to February.

How To Reach Auli

After reaching Dehradun by vehicle, you can proceed to Auli. Auli can be reached only by road. The distance between Dehradun to Auli is 295 km. You can follow the route given below to help you:

Delhi – Ghaziabad – Muzaffarnagar – Roorkee – Mangalore – Bahadurabad – Haridwar – Rishikesh – Devprayag – Srinagar – Rudraprayag – Karnaprayag – Gopeshwar – Pipalkoti – Gulabkoti – Joshimath – Auli

Chakrata

This place is special for those who want to spend some moments in peace away from the noise of everyday metropolis.

This tourist place falling in Jaunsar Bawar area of Dehradun district is full of historical, archaeological, social and cultural splendor.

The area of Jaunsar-Bawar is spread over 463 square miles.

The strategically important Chakrata Cantonment area falls near the China and Nepal border, so they have to take special permission from the Chakrata Cantonment Commandant to visit here from the point of view of security.

How To Reach Chakrata

Chakrat is about 87 km away from Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand. If you are planning to go on a Chakrata trip by bike or car, then you will be able to see the natural beauty closely. The distance from Delhi to Chakrata is about 300 km. Will fall around The route from Delhi to Chakrata is mentioned below:

Delhi – Gajraula – Mandola – Baghpat – Baraur – Alam – Balwa – Silver – Nanauta – Gwalira – Tajpura – Behat – Mirzapur Pol – Vikasnagar – Kalsi – Sahiya – Chakrata

Tehri

Tehri district of Uttarakhand is one of the tourist districts of the state. There are holy and religious places as well as adventure tourism spots.Tourists visiting Dehradun also like to visit Tehri.Dhanaulti hill station is located in Tehri district. Where tourists keep coming on weekends and throughout the year.

Along with this, there are many options for those who like adventure tourism at Tehri Dam.

How To Reach Tehri

New Tehri to Dehradun distance is 152 km. It is well connected with most of the major cities of the state like Haridwar, Rishikesh and Dehradun. Tehri is easily accessible from other cities including Dehradun.

Chopta

Chopta is located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. Chopta is also recognized as ‘Mini Switzerland in India’. Chopta is situated at an altitude of 8556 feet above sea level. The town called Chopta is a very beautiful hill station. World’s highest Shiva temple Tungnath is also located in Chopta.

Chopta is the perfect place for trekking, hiking, mountain cycling and adventure enthusiasts.

Chopta is world famous for Tungnath and Chandrashila treks.

How To Reach Chopta

Chopta to Delhi distance is 425 kms. It may take 11 to 12 hours to reach Chopta from Delhi. The distance from Chopta to Dehradun is about 198 kms. The route to reach Delhi by road is given below:

 Delhi – Rishikesh – Devprayag – SriNagar – Rudraprayag – Agastyamuni – Kund – Ukhimath – Manasuna – Baniya Kund – Chopta

Lansdowne

The tourist town of Lansdowne, located at an altitude of 6250 feet above sea level, is located in the Pauri district of Uttarakhand.The tourist town of Lansdowne is rapidly making its new identity among the puffed up tourists.One can clearly see the Himalayan ranges from here.

The War Memorial and the Garhwal Rifles Regimental Museum are also located here.

Tip N Top is one of the most popular tourist places in Lansdowne.

Bhulla Lake is a man-made artificial lake. Its name is derived from the Garhwali language which means ‘younger brother’.

How To Reach Lansdowne

You can plan a trip of two to three days to visit Lansdowne. Pauri is connected by road to Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Kotdwar and other cities. Lansdowne is located at a distance of about 259 km from Delhi. Lansdowne is located at a distance of about 169 km from Dehradun. Lansdowne is about forty kilometers away from Kotdwara. You can reach here in about an hour by vehicle.

You can go there by your own vehicle or you can rent a car on rent in dehradun.