BTS601

Truistic Heritage of Uttarakhand
Year / Semester: 
6th Semester
Objective: 

To illustrate the affluent Heritage of Uttarakhand and organizational role in Tourism development in the state.

Block 1
Introduction to Uttarakhand

Unit 1    

Geographic Personality of Uttarakhand

Unit 2

Historical Perspective

Unit 3

Flora and Fauna

Unit 4

Socio-cultural and Economic Perspective

Block 2
Nature Based Tourism Activities – Existing  Resource-use Patterns and Further  Prospects

Unit 5

Effective and Potential Destinations for Mountaineering and Rock Climbing

Unit 6

Trekking – Trends and Opportunities

Unit 7

Auli Ski Resort and Other Prospective Skiing Sites

Unit 8

River Running - Status and Scope

Unit 9

Parks, Sanctuaries and Wildlife Tourism

Unit 10

Popular Hill Resorts of the State

Block 3
Religious and Spiritual Heritage

Unit 11

The Panch Kedars and The Panch Badris

Unit 12

The Gangotri, The Yamunotri and Popular Shakti Peets

Unit 13

Religious and Spiritual Significance of Haridwar, Rishikesh, Joshimath  and Uttarkashi

Block 4
Other Cultural Legacies

Unit 14

Important Monuments, Museums and Historical Sites

Unit 15

Fairs, Festival and Religious Processions  

Unit 16

Folk Traditions, art and Craftsmanship

Block 5
Organizational and Planning Perspectives

Unit 17

State Department of Tourism – Organization, Policies and Performance

Unit 18

‘Garhwal’ and ‘Kumaon’ Mandal Vikas  Nigam -  Role and Contribution in Promotion of Tourism in Uttarakhand

Unit 19

Prevailing International and Domestic Tourist Traffic Trends and Growth Prospects.