Uttarakhand or Uttaranchal as it is known today is a newly formed state that is located in the picturesque northern part of India. Locals call it the "The Land of Gods" as there are plenty of Hindu temples and many spiritual cities throughout the state. It is the most sacred place for the Hindus and people from all over the country come here at least once in their life time. Uttaranchal is a beautiful place that is surrounded by Nepal to the east, Tibet to the north, Haryana to the west and the Himachal Pradesh to the North West. ..
Uttaranchal is also known for its famous hill stations like Mussoorie, Chopta, Almora, Nainital, Dhanaulti, Lansdowne, valley of flowers and Sat tal. These are some of the exotic hill stations in India that are filled with greenery everywhere adorned with snow capped peaks and beautiful wild flowers all over the places. The valley of flowers comprises of 250 species of wild flowers, which is a treat to the eyes. Dehradun the capital of Uttaranchal is the most beautiful hill station from the time of British Raj. It is a famous scenic spot and is also a very old city in India. Mussoorie has its green hills and rich flora and fauna. It comprises of the Himalaya snow ranges that you can see glittering from the city. Nainital is another tourist place that has equally beautiful places to visit.