A state of Uttarakhand is known for its hundreds of big and small rivers, the sacred temples, and the holy places are situated on the river banks. Because of their relevance in Hindu myths, some of these rivers have religious significance in India. The western Himalayas glaciers are the origin of these rivers which is situated in the borders of India, Tibet and Nepal. In Uttarakhand the rivers of glistering that come majorly from the imposing glaciers make the state appear even more sacred as well as stunning. Yamuna and Ganga both have their source points reckoned to be sacred most in the country, Uttarakhand is said to be the two most holy rivers land in India.
Many other distributaries and tributaries in Uttarakhand like Girthi Ganga, Tons River, Mandakini, Dhauli Ganga, Rishi Ganga, Pindar, Kali Ganga, Alaknanda, Bhilangna River, Kosi, Bal Ganga and Kosi. The most popular stream is River Ganga which is a synonym for cleansing and life of sin. In Uttarakhand these rivers along with their tributaries and apart from being decked with sacred shrines on their banks that cater to a lot of Hindu devotees are a vital source for power generation and irrigation. Rivers such as Yamuna, Ganga, Kali and Tons are popular for offering wide variety of water sports in some parts of Uttarakhand. The Uttarakhand mighty rivers born in the deep glacier chambers of the magnificent Himalayas have brought people together. Till they enter in the Tarai region most of these rivers are pollution free and clean.
An allurement for those seeking rushing activities of adrenaline is also the meandering rivers in Uttarakhand. Who can enjoy Whitewater River rafting Tons and Ganga River make excellent travel destinations for adventure lovers. Other ways one can relish the Uttarakhand Rivers are riverside and treks camping at their best.
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