Uttarakhand GARHWAL AND
KUMAUN REGIONS OF HIMALAYA
The hill state of Uttranchal lies between Himachal Pradesh and East of Nepal. Western part of Uttarachal is known to Western as Garhwal Himalayan while East as Kumoun. Uttaranchal has a spectacular mountain peaks and scenery in Indian Himalaya. Gangotri ( 6672 m ), Kedarnath (6940m), Badrinath (6853m), Nilkanth (6957m), Nanda Devi (7817m) India's second highest mountain and many more.
Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath known as CHAR DHAM (four sacred shrines) of Hindu are located in the Garhwal Himalaya. River Ganges takes its source at sacred sharine of Gangotri.
While Kumoun has a popular hill stations : Nanital, Ranikhet, Almora, and the famous Jim Corbett Wildlife National Park.