The Indian state of Uttarakhand is located in the Northern part of the country. Uttarakhand Tourism has jumped to great heights attracting a plethora of visitors from all over the country and the world after its creation. Earlier, the state was a part of Uttar Pradesh and was created as a separate state entity on 9th November 2000. The capital city of the state is Dehradun. It shares its boundary with China and the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. The state of Uttarakhand is famous for its mountains, valleys, lush greenery, the mighty rivers, and the history and culture of the mountain communities like the Garhwalis and Kumaonis. Uttarakhand Tourism explores the best of what the state has to offer and provides a great insight into the rich culture of the local communities.