Uttarakhand, the land of gods, is the home of Himalayas. It allures tourists from all over the world. There are many tourist destinations in Uttarakhand, largely because of its scenic and religious significance. The state is divided into two zones, Kumaon and Garhwal; these zones have lots of tourist destination. Uttarakhand, situated in northern India, is a tourist hub that attracts travellers from all over the world. Known as the Land of Gods, Uttrakhand is considered a paradise on earth for its out of the world scenic beauty. Originally known as Uttaranchal, the state was renamed Uttrakhand in January 2007. The state has 13 districts, which are grouped into two major divisions, Kumaon and Garhwal, based on their historic divisions as the kingdoms of Kumaon and Garhwal.