Tourist Places near Afzalgarh

NainitalAfzalgarh is sited on the border of Uttarakhand which has many famous tourist destinations nearby giving various options from tour from Afzalgarh to Uttarakhand. All these destinations can be reached through roadways in around 5 hours from the centre of Afzalgarh. The transportation can be a car, cab, taxi or a private bus.

Nainital


The famous hill station Nainital on the foot of Kumaon hills is a popular tourist location in Uttarakhand which is visited by tourists every year to chill down. Himalayan ranges can be viewed from the city. Nainital Lake, also known as Naini Lake, is at the heart of the city; it is a perfect tourist spot as it offers boating, shopping and fun. To the north of the lake is located the Naina Devi temple, the unique speciality of this temple is the presiding deity Maa Naina Devi idol. A cable car reaches tourist to Sher-ka-danda which gives the glimpse of the beauty and the nature the city own and the whole of the city and the Himalayan range can be seen from the ridge. The terrace hill top Dorothy’s seat is an awesome picnic spot as it has wonderful stone work and the location overlooks the city. The other famous tourist locations in the city are the Naina peak which is the highest peak here, the Governor’s palace built in domestic Gothic style, St. John in the Wilderness church, Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo which homes snow leopard, Gurney House on Aryapatta hill and the Eco cave Garden with a musical water fountain and six other caves. The city also provides best hotel accommodation for the tourist in the city.

How to reach

Nainital located at a distance of 164 km from Afzalgarh and can be reached in about 3 hrs 30 mins by road.

Pauri


Pauri is famous for its pilgrim centres like Kandoliya Mandir presided by bhumi devta, Nag Devi Mandir sited in Pine & Rhododendron region inside the forest, 8th century Kyunkaleshwar Shiva temple in which Lord Shiva appears with Goddess Parvati and their sons Ganesha & Karthikeyan, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Hanuman Temple in the Deodar forest, Methodist church, Catholic church and many small temple inside forest region. Dhara road is said to the best shopping street in the city. The apple orchards of Khrisu, Chaukhamba view point on the Idwal Valley, Ransi sport stadium surrounded by deodar trees, Kandolia ground and the Nagdev evergreen forest were the important places to visit in the city. The city is also famous for Pauri Ramlila play.

How to reach


Pauri are located at a distance of 221 km from each other which can be reached through roadways in about 4 hours 40 mins travelling duration.

Ranikhet


The cantonment town Ranikhet in Uttarakhand is a popular hill station which attracts a large number of tourists to its vicinity every year. The city apart from its rich flora and fauna has popular temples like the Jhula Devi temple surrounded by a dense forest with wild animals and the Rama Mandir on the top of a hill. The Army museum maintained by Naga regiment depicts the life and stories of brave Indian soldiers participated in the first world war till date. The museum also displays the weapons and equipment captured from the enemy side during war. The Chaubatia garden is a beautiful landscape with apple, almonds, apricots, chestnuts and peaches plantations. The garden is rich in its flora collection.

How to reach

Ranikhet is located at a distance of 220 km and can be reached in about 4 hours 30 mins travelling duration.

Almora


The cantonment town Almora is considered as the cultural hub of the Kumaon region. The pilgrim centres of the city attract a large number of devotes to its land. The Rudreshwar Mahadev temple along the banks of River Ganga is devoted to Lord Shiva. The world second only Sun temple Katarmal, the Kasar Devi temple dedicated to Goddess Kasar Devi is popular for its Kartik Poornima fair. The other famous temples of the city were the Nanda Devi, Shyayi Devi, Khakmara, Raghunath Mandir, Badreshwar, Asht Bhairav, Jakhandevi, Pataal Devi, Banari Devi, Chitai,Doli Daana, Jageshwar, Baijnath, Garhnath and Binsar Mahadev.

How to reach


Almora is located at a distance of 227 km from each other which can be reached through roadways in about 4 hours 40 mins travelling duration.

Mussoorie


The popular hill station Mussoorie in Uttarkhand is popular for its rich flora and fauna which is also as camel’s back road. One of the famous picnic spot is the gun hill which can be reached through a cable car. The colourful flowers and plants of the Company garden, beautiful waterfall of Kempty falls, Lake Mist to which water from Kempty falls is famous for boating, the awesome garden and wonderful boating in the Municipal garden, pedalled boating in Mussoorie lake, The Bhatta water falls, Mossy falls, Jharipani falls, Nag Devta Temple, Sir George Everest’s house, Jwalaji temple, Van Chetna Kendra and cloud end are popular tourist destinations in the city.

How to reach


The cities are located at a distance of 225 km from each other which can be reached through roadways in about 4 hours 30 mins journey.

Dehradun


Dehradun, the capital city of Uttrakhand, is a popular tourist location. This beautiful city resides close to Himalaya range in the Doon valley; the city is located amidst holy rivers Ganges and Yamuna. The city gives its tourist a choice to tourist nature, institutions, museums, sports and sanctuary. The city has many sports complexes like Doon ice rink and Raipur. The famous tourist destinations were Malso deer park which houses many deer, Kalanga monument, Tapovan, Santala Devi temple, central Braille press, Laxman Siddh, Guchhupani, Tapkeshwar temple.

How to reach

Dehradu is located at a distance of 191 km from Afzalgarh and takes about 4 hours journey.

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