INDIA CROSSING THE RIVER GANGES Uttaranchal is an important adventure and pilgrimage destination in India; that was crafted out of Uttar Pradesh in the year 2000. With its layers of green and snow mountains; Uttaranchal is ideally located at the foothills of the Shivalik. Being a perfect combination of nature; wildlife; adventure and pilgrimage; the state tourism board promotes all these facets. All the tourists are recommended to take up tours of Uttaranchal to enjoy the most exotic hill stations of India.