Uttarakhand is the land of hills with dense forests, splashing water bodies and serene environment. It is one of the favourite holiday destination for tourists. Although, you must have heard about the famous places of Uttarakhand such as Nainital, Mussourie, Rishikesh, etc. but it doesn’t only limit to these places. 

Uttarakhand also has some wonderful unexplored hill stations that you all must explore. If you are not sure which ones are the best, we are here with a list of best lesser-known places in Uttarakhand that are a must-visit. 

Naukuchiatal

uttarakhand unexplored naukuchiatal

Naukuchiatal is a small lake village in Uttarakhand that is usually less crowded, therefore will give you time to relax and will provide you with a quite environment. This place is popular for its nine cornered lake which measures up to 1 km in length and 40 m deep, thus, the name Naukuchiatal. 

Just a few hours away from Nainital, this place offer you with opportunities to rejuvenate your body and soul. With several attractions and the amazing weather, this place is something that you shouldn’t miss.

Dunagiri

uttarakhand unexplored dunagiri

Situated a few kilometers away from Ranikhet, Dunagiri is a small hill station that is still unexplored but will provide you a heavenly feeling. Dunagiri is a place where you will find yourself at peace and will forget all the worries of your busy life. 

It is also said that this place has some holy importance as many Rishimunis came to this place in order to achieve divine knowledge. Dunagiri is still unknown to many but is gradually getting popular are tourists are coming to this place for a rejuvenating experience. 

Chaukori

uttarakhand unexplored chaukori

Nestled within the Himalayas at a height of 2010 masl, this bowl – shaped town offers some of the most stunning views. From the tea gardens to the snow – capped peaks of Nanda Devi to the beautiful sunrise, this place feels like a pradise. 

This is a place which provides to with a much – needed getaway in life as it will detox your mind and body from all the tension that you have to face in your modern and fast – paced lives. 

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Peora

uttarakhand unexplored peora

This hidden gem is nestled between the Kumaon hills in the state of Uttarakhand and is situated at a height of 6000 feet. Filled with nature and beautiful views, Peora is the best place to enjoy some time away from the modernisation and stressful life of the city. 

The numerous Bristish era bungalows and traditional tiled roof houses will give you a rustic vibe and will make you feel like you have reached a completely different world. 

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Kanatal

uttarakhand unexplored kanatal

Named after a lake, Kanatal is a peaceful place that is not yet explored much but is slowly getting popular. The place offers you some much – needed peace along with fruit trees, apple orchards, lush green forests and splendid hills. 

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This is just a few kilometers away from some popular tourist destinations like Dehradun, Mussoorie and Chamba. Situated at a height of 8500 ft above the sea level, this hill station has an amazing weather and you are guaranteed to have the time of your life at this place.

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