Exploratory Study On Culinary Tourism In Uttarakhand: Sustainability Through Native Cuisine


  • Deepak Kaushal
  • Deepak Juyal
  • Amar P Dabral
  • Ayush Lingwal
  • Anuj Thapliyal


Uttarakhand tourism, Sustainable Tourism, Culinary Tourism.


Uttarakhand has a rich natural and cultural heritage. Its cuisines are delicious as well as nutritious. In accordance to the Sustainable Development Goals set by United Nations, the world is promoting and exploring possibilities for Sustainable Tourism Development.
However, there are many ways, but with reference to Uttarakhand we can also look at Culinary Tourism to assist with Sustainable Tourism Development of the state. Culinary tourism is an emerging trend and often considered as travelling to a place to experience its traditional cuisines. When a traveler visits a place, he wants to immerse himself in the local culture that also include traditional cuisines. The taste is taken back to his country and is always in one’s memory. This research aims at the opportunities that Uttarakhand has in terms of promoting local cuisines among tourist that can further add up to a tourist’s experience and can be added as one of the motivational factor in his decision to visit Uttarakhand. The experts from tourism industry, Government tourism bodies, Hotels & restaurants and academics were interviewed to get their perception on this and findings were listed in this research.




How to Cite

Deepak Kaushal, Deepak Juyal, Amar P Dabral, Ayush Lingwal, & Anuj Thapliyal. (2023). Exploratory Study On Culinary Tourism In Uttarakhand: Sustainability Through Native Cuisine. Elementary Education Online, 20(4), 4312–4321. Retrieved from https://ilkogretim-online.org/index.php/pub/article/view/3133