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Garhwal Region is in Uttarakhand.
Garhwal is one the 2 regions of Uttarakhand .It is the northern part of Uttarakhand. Garhwal got its name for 52 small territories. Garh in Hindi means territories. Because of lots of territories it got this name. Garhwal consist of 7 districts. 1 Chamoli 2 Dehradun 3 Haridwar 4 Pauri 5 Rudraprayag 6 Tehri 7 Uttarkashi
Garhwal share it boundaries with china .
you can hang out in Mussorie a famous hill station near dehradun .one can also go to Chakrata also not very far from Dehradun . There is Lansdowne where you can reach easily by taxis from nearby kotdwar.
Though the people of this region speak garhwali a local dialect of Hindi but almost everyone can speak and understand Hindi.
Jeep and taxis are the best mode of transportation in Garhwal. Garhwal has good bus network of all its important cities There are 24 hour regular bus services for Dehradun ,Rishikesh,Rorkee,Rishikesh and Kotdwar .To enter garhwal one can easily get a bus from I.S.B.T kashmeri gate New Delhi to Kotdwar and Rishikesh. Rishikesh is around 280 km form Delhi and Kotdwar is around 215 km from Delhi. http://www.gmvnl.com/newgmvn/ official tourism website of Garhwal
One must see Camty fall in Dehradun-mussorie road teen pani, Lachhiwala in Dehradun.Mansa devi and Chandi devi mandir in Haridwar .Karnashram and Sidhbali temple in kotdwar
take wollen clothes with you as many hilly places are always cool.
there are numerous traditional dhabas available in Delhi-Rishikesh and Delhi-kotdwar-Pauri route
though popular cold drinks are available in every nook and corner but one should search for traditional and tasty Burans juice which is made up of Burans ,an indegenious plant.
G.M.V.N guest house are situated in nearly every big city og the region .
One can get out from kotdwar direct to delhi following N.H 119 and from Rishikesh through Haridwar-Delhi highway. Besides trains are also available running everyday from kotdwar and Rishikesh to Delhi