GARHWAL DIVISION OF UTTARAKHAND~ essenceofkumaun
GARHWAL DIVISION DISTRICT LIST ~ essenceofkumaun
There are 7 Districts in Garhwal division, complete Garhwal division district list is described below.
DISTRICTS IN GARHWAL ~ essenceofkumaun
Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand is 240 kms from Delhi. Its nestled in Doon Valley and at foothills of Himalayas, Dehradun is surrounded by high mountains and Sal forests. Its known for its pleasant year-round weather and scenic surroundings.
Haridwar is one of the first towns where Ganga emerges from mountains to touch planes. It is also a point of entry to Dev Bhoomi & Char Dham. Haridwar is also one of the four places; where Kumbh Mela occurs after rotation of every 12 years and Ardh Kumbh after every 6 years.
The district is named after its headquarters town Uttarkashi, an ancient place with rich cultural heritage and as the name suggests is Kashi of North. The terrain & climate of Uttarkashi district provide uncongenial physical environment for human settlement.
The climate of Pauri Garhwal is mostly pleasant in summer and cold in winter.
Chamoli hosts a variety of destinations of pilgrim and tourist interest. Chamoli also happened to be birthplace of “Chipko Movement”.
Rudraprayag lies at confluence of two rivers Alkananda & Mandakini. Its blessed with nature’s bounty, climate of which depends upon height of the region.
Lying on southern slopes of mid Himalayas, Tehri Garhwal is on sacred hilly district of Uttarakhand State.
GARHWAL DISTRICT NAME AND PICS ~ essenceofkumaun
Garhwal district name and pics are shown below.