A remote city in the Udham Singh Nagar district in Uttarakhand, Rudrapur is beautiful gem almost
unknown to people. Surrounded by scenic locations in all directions, Rudrapur is one of the fastest
growing cities in Uttarakhand. It is also known for its pleasant climate and panoramic views and is
visited by lots of tourists all year round from across India. Although known to be a major industrial
hub of the state, Rudrapur also happens to have various places ideal for a vacation. If your next
destination involves this little city full of culture and colour, our list of must-visit places will help you.
While visiting Rudrapur, make sure you book your hotels beforehand just in case, as a lot of tourists
also stop by on their way to other destinations. We recommend Hotel Desire for a comfortable stay
that doesn’t leave a hole in your pocket.
Considered as one of the most famous tourist attractions of Uttarakhand, Atariya Temple is situated
just a short distance of 2kms from the Rudrapur bus stand. With an exciting legend attached to its
roots, this beautiful temple is associated with Goddess Atariya, and is a chief religious centre for her
worshippers. The holy place is a frenzied sight to behold during Navratri when a ten-day fair is held
The Nanak Matta Gurudwara is an important Sikh pilgrim centre situated on the Rudrapur-Tanakpur
route. It is also one of the top three Sikh holy gurudwaras in Uttarakhand after Hemkunt Sahib and
Meeta Reetha Sahib. Guru Nanak, the first Sikh Guru is said to have visited Nanak Matta. As a result,
this holy site witnesses thousands of pilgrims throughout the year. A dam built nearby on river Saryu
forms the Nanak Sagar which you must visit with your loved ones. It is an ideal picnic spot where you
can spend some quality time and make some good memories.
Situated on the Kiccha Bypass road, Lake Paradise is an artificial lake that makes for a spectacular
picnic spot for families and friends alike. Spend an exciting day here with your loved ones and enjoy
the multiple scenic spots around. You can find a number of swimming pools as well here, where
boating and other water activities can be indulged in. The pleasant weather of Rudrapur just makes
this perfect Lake even better.