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 is the best mode of transportation in Garhwal. Garhwal has good bus network One can take jeep for Rishikesh and Kotdwar to enter into Garhwal. Rishikesh is around 280 km form Delhi and Kotdwar is around 250 km from Delhi. http://www.gmvnl.com/newgmvn/ official tourism website of Garhwal