Discovery Channel, in collaboration with Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board (UTDB) is all set to present its new original two-part film titled ‘Explore Uttarakhand’.
Providing audiences the chance to witness the stunning visuals of ‘Dev Bhoomi’ Uttarakhand, the film is all set to premiere on 20th February and 21st February on Discovery Channel, it explores popular Yoga destinations and the several adrenaline packed adventure sports destinations that the state is renowned for.
Besides the scenic beuty of Uttarakhand the film would familiarize viewers with its adventure sports and yoga and wellness centers. The film documents adventure activities in Uttarakhand, which is some of the best in the entire Indian subcontinent, attracting adrenaline seeking sport professionals and enthusiasts from all around the globe.
Besides this, the ancient science of Yoga that was found by Indian sages thousands of years ago also traces its beginning to Uttarakhand.
Divulging details about the film, Uttarakhand’s Minister of Tourism Satpal Maharaaz said “Uttarakhand is a beautiful state which holds the privilege of being in the path of the mighty Himalayan Ranges that consist of some of nature’s most extreme and unpredictable patterns. There are many famous shrines and places here like our Chardham, Hemkund Sahib, Haridwar and Rishikesh and others that have attracted tourists from all over the world. Uttarakhand which has also become preferred film destination in past years is also attracting tourists from all around the globe. Through Explore Uttarakhand on Discovery Channel, we humbly welcome you to this divinely blissful and fabulous state of ours.”
Secretary Tourism Dilip Jawalkar said, “Uttarakhand is a heavenly destination when it comes to offering various adventure activities to tourists. From last few years we are constantly working to develop infrastructure to promote adventure and wellness tourism in Uttarakhand. The documentary film “Explore Uttarakhand’’ made by the Discovery Channel will play an important role to reach national and international audience.”
“We, at Discovery, believe in bringing factual stories to our audiences that not only entertain them but leave them with an enriching experience and a better understanding of the world. The two-part documentary is a visually stunning film that captures the tremendous beauty of the state of Uttarakhand and the Himalayan Ranges. We are delighted to join hands with the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board to bring to the fore hidden gems from the destination, aiming to inspire people to experience the mesmerizing beauty and versatility the state has to offer,” said Megha Tata, Managing Director-South Asia, Discovery Communications India.