Uttaranchal :- the land of gods, the home of Himalayas and truly a paradise on earth, allures everyone from everywhere. The fresh air, the pure water, the chilling snow, the adverting mountains, the scenic beauty, Uttaranchal is a boon for the pilgrim tourists. The Maha Kumba Mela, the Char Dham Yatra and the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra give Uttaranchal an international recognizance. The major pilgrim places include Haridwar, Rishikesh, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Devprayag, Nandadevi and Purnagiri. Uttaranchal is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure sports, enthusiasts. Mussoorie, the ‘Queen of Hills’; Nainital, the ‘Lake District’; Kausani, the ‘Switzerland of India’; Ranikhet, Pithoragarh, Pauri and Munsyari are just few highlights for the nature lovers. The State is also a treasure house of exotic flora and fauna and is an ideal location for eco-tourism, as well as wildlife tourism. The world-famous Jim Corbett National Park is the pride of Uttaranchal.