9th November 2000 Uttarakhand was formed as the 27th State of India. Located at the foothills of the Himalayan mountain ranges. Uttarakhand is largely a hilly Stateand also having international boundaries with China (Tibet) in the north and Nepal in the east. Uttarakhand is best known for its rivers and it is the origin of some of the most sacred rivers of India like Ganga and Yamuna. Ganga and Yamuna rivers are the lifeline of India and they fed up by hundreds of small and big tributaries emerges from the glaciers of Uttarakhand and you can also enjoy the marine drive in any corner of Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand is also known as "Devbhumi" (The land of the Gods ) because of its number of Hindu pilgrimage sites. These are Some popular dishes of Uttarakhand cuisine is Rabri that made with Jhongora and Chaas, Khadi or jhwai, Arsa is made with rice and jiggery.
Goddess Naini Devi is the deity of this temple and It represented by the two eyes of the Devi, The temple attracts thousands of devotees every year. The temple Naina Devi temple formed when Lord Shiva was carrying the corpse of Sati and her eyes fell to the ground.
These are some famous temples of Uttarakhand is Shri Mata Mansa Devi Mandir and Chandi Devi Temple, Bhuma Niketan, Pawan Dham, Sandhya Aarti of the Ganges at Hari ki Pauri Ghat, Bharat Mata Mandir, Lakshaman Jhula or Ram Jhula, Badrinath Temple, Kedarnath Temple, Jageshwar Temple, Gangotri Temple, Yamunotri Temple, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Dhari Devi Temple, Chitai Golu Devta Temple etc. The ideal time to visit Uttarakhand is March to April and September to October.
By Air: You can reach Uttarakhand by Flight Uttarakhand has three airports which is Dehradun Airport and Pantnagar Airport, Naini Saini Airport. The majority of domestic flights around the country land at Dehradun Airport.
By Train: The Major railway stations are Kathgodam and Dehradun, Haridwar, Rudrapur, Pantnagar and Tanakpur, Uttarakhand easily connected with other parts of India. The main trains that serve Uttarakhand are Dehradun Express and Jana Satabdi Express, Nanda Devi Express and Doon Express.