23 offbeat unexplored places to visit in Uttarakhand


Uttarakhand, a place that offers you unlimited beautiful landscapes, riversides, mountains, adventure activities, campings, and a lot more. But do you know what makes it more beautiful? If no, then this article is for you. We’ll tell you about the 23 offbeat unexplored places to visit in Uttarakhand that you’ll love it.

Here is the list of 23 offbeat unexplored places to visit in Uttarakhand. Let us know in the comment which place you gonna travel to next.


kasauni - the-valley-view

Kausani is a hill station surrounded by a dense green valley and majestic Himalayan peaks. You can see the amazing view, mountain peaks, thriving pine tree forests, and some really mesmerizing scenic views that made to fall in love with this place.

Kausani is just 440kms from the capital of Delhi and a perfect weekend getaway for Delhiites.

Naukuchiatal and Sattal

Naukuchiatal and Sattal are a few km away from the famous hill station Nainital and have so much to offer you. You can experience adventure sports, boating, site seeing and cheaper homestays here. You can spend your whole day watching the lake surrounded by lush green mountains.

Only 300kms from Delhi, this place can be good to come here and celebrate your friend’s birthday near the lake.

Khirsu: Pauri-Garhwal

This picturesque town of Khirsu is much more beautiful than it looks in the picture. From here you can experience a 180-degree view of the beautiful Himalayas and is famous for its apple orchards.

Khirsu has been a less-traveled place so you can spend your quality time away from the crowded cities.

Around 300kms from Delhi and a perfect weekend getaway if you live in Delhi.


ChaukoriFor Chaukori I can say it’s a place where dreamers can turn their imaginations into reality. Yes, this place is this much good, and if you are a dreamer then visit this place now. Apart from this Chaukori offers a spectacular view of the gorgeous Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, and the Panchachuli peaks.

Chaukari is around 500kms from Delhi, and it is not so far if you want to see the most beautiful dawn and dusk of your life.


SitlakhetSitlakhet is another lesser know destination in our list of 23 offbeat unexplored places to visit in Uttarakhand. Sitlakhet has situated around 24 km from the Queen’s Meadow ‘Ranikhet’. You can enjoy the mesmerizing view of sunkissed Himalayas surrounded by a variety of flora and fauna.

A perfect destination for cheaper homestays and camping. Sitlakhet is also famous for picnicking and photography.

This place is 387kms from Delhi.


Also known as little Kashmir, Munsiyari is a paradise for nature lovers. Munsiyari is famous for its short and long treks amid the beautiful landscapes. The best thing you can experience here is the blanket of snow all over the mountains which gives you chilling vibes in all the seasons.

Munsiyari is around 600kms from Delhi and 300 km from Nainital. you can plan your long holidays at this beautiful place.



Kanatal is a small village and a hill station famous for its pristine beauty and adventure activities. Kanatal offers you some wonderful sightseeing along with some historic temples with a beautiful landscape. Away from the urban hassles, you can do campings and Jungle safari too.

Kanatal is 340kms from Delhi near Dehradun-Mussoorie.

Abbott Mount

This hidden gen in Uttarakhand is a must-visit place for those who want to hide out themselves in nature seeking some peaceful time in the serene environment. Abbott Mount is nestled in the Himalayan ranges, you can drive your car or ride your bike to enjoy this mesmerizing beauty at its best.

An ideal place for trekking, birding, and photography.

Abbott Mount is around 450kms from Delhi. It is situated near champawat district near lohaghat in Uttarakhand.


Lohaghat is an unsung small hill station near Champawat district. If you have an interest in ancient and Indian history then this place has an integral place in the historical and mythological landscape of India. Full of culture, natural charm, seated at the bank of lohawati river this place is lesser-known by the tourist and has a lot to explore.

Situated around 450 km from Delhi this place is must visit for explorers.


Jeolikot is a lesser-known peaceful place near Nainital. The beautiful panoramic view of the Himalayan range and serene environment makes it the best place to visit during summers and a key attraction for travelers.

This place is best for those who love to see butterflies and floriculture. At Jeolikot you will get infinite options.

319kms from Delhi near Nainital this place is best for weekend getaways for travelers near Delhi.


Binsar lies at the heart of the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand near Almora district. You can experience adventurous hiking, nature walk, camping, and wildlife sanctuary which serves as a habitat of rare animals.

Binsar is 412kms from Delhi near the Almora district.


Another lesser-known beautisious place is Nagthat. This mystical place is snowclad during winters and offers travelers to place with the snow, make their own snow castle and snowman.

This place is quite pleasant in the summer. You can see a wide range of mountain peaks from this place and admire its beauty.

Nagthat is 350 km from Delhi near Dehradun-Mussoorie.


GwaldamGwaldam is situated between the Kumaon and Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. This place offers you a panoramic view of Himalayan peaks along with the lush green forests and a river Pindari. A perfect holiday getaway for those who are looking for a vacation amidst quietude and pristine nature.

Gwaldam is 500kms from Delhi near Ranikhet.


Manila is a small village in the Almora district. Indeed a hidden gem in Uttarkhand. This place is known for its Manila Mandir. you can trek to this place amids the beautiful landscapes. Full of nature, unexplored, and non-luxurious.

Manila is around 350kms from Delhi.

Chopta – Sari Village

Sari Village is a perfect place for village tourism. The village is surrounded by farms from three sides and the fourth side has rhododendron trees full of flowers with makes it look more beautiful. If you are going to chopta and tungnath then do visit the Sari village near Ukhimath. You can take deoria tal trek from sari village.

Sari village is 453 km from Delhi near Ukhimath and chopta.


A magical hill station with sunkissed Himalayan range. Chakrata is away from the chaotic crowded noise. You can enjoy the serene view, weather, and waterfalls here.

You can also do camping and enjoy some adventure activities at Chakrata. Do enjoy the local cuisine of chakra.

Chakrata is 350 km from Delhi near Dehradun.

Mana Village

Mana village is also known as the last Indian village. The village is situated at the bank of Saraswati river in the Chamoli district. Mana village is only a 5kms away from the famous Hindu pilgrimage Badrinath. So if you are coming to Badrinath do visit the mana village, get your picture clicked on the signboard, talk to people to know more about the culture of the place.

Mana village is 560kms from Delhi.


Pangot is a picturesque place situated near Nainital. Here you can enjoy the walks amid the beautiful landscapes, cool breeze, sound of birds, and lush green forests around. This place is a paradise for bird watchers with a wide variety of birds.

You can enjoy camping here with the trek to Naina peak.

Pangot is 335kms from Delhi

Nag Tibba

This is the best place for trekkers. Nag Tibba covers a trek of 16kms in 2 days which you can cover on weekends. Beginners can start their treks with Nag Tibba because its difficulty level is easy-moderate. Here you can experience spellbinding sunsets without climbing the high points of the trek and on the clear days, you can see the snow-covered mountains.

Nag Tibba is 324 km from Delhi and a perfect weekend trek for you.


Landour maintains its old-world charm, and it is a place where you’ll lose track of your time. You can sit for hours to see and admire this beauty.

Landour was a Cantonment town in British India. This place should be a destination on every traveler’s bucket list. yes, this place is this much beautiful.

Landour is 313kms from Delhi. In the calm away from cities hustle and bustle.


Hemkund (Snow-Bowl) is the highest Sikh gurudwara in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Earlier the opening date for Hemkund saheb was fixed on 10th May. But due to Covid, the date may Varies. Hemkund is a 6kms steep trek from Ghangharia or Govind dham.

The fabulous view, waterfalls, dense forests, crystal clear lake, and holly hemkund Gurudwara are the key highlights of the trekking.

Hemkund is around 300kms from Delhi.


Dhanaulti is a small town situated near Champa-Mussoorie road. You can enjoy the breathtaking views from the top of Dhanaulti. The weather remains pleasant throughout the year so you can plan a trip to Dhanaulti any time of the year.

A small walk near the town can lead you to the quaint meadows, dense jungles, and gurgling streams. Several places in Dhanaulti will offer you some adventure activities too. So we can say Dhanaulti is a perfect place to visit.

Dhanaulti is 310 km away from Delhi.

Patal Bhuvaneshwar

If you search this place on Google, you can find a lot of Myths and Mysteries about this place. Patal Bhivaneshwar caves are believed to be as old as the earth itself. And this is one of the reasons to explore this place a little more.

Patal Bhuvaneshwar is situated near the Bhuvaneshwar village near Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand.

Patal Bhuvaneshwar is 534 km from Delhi. Do visit this mysterious place once in your lifetime.

So this is the list of 23 offbeat unexplored places to visit in Uttarakhand. We hope you like it.

Keep traveling, keep exploring.


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