Tourism flow in 2015 (2nd Oct 2015) : The tourism in recovering in Uttarakhand. As per the tourism department records, this year from May to September 2015, the no. of pilgrims visiting Chardham and Hemkund Saheb crossed 7.65 lakh. This figure is 30% of the normal figure. In 2012, the figure was 28 lakh, whereas the figure in 2013 reached to 13.6 lakh in initial two months. Had the calamity in June 2013 not occurred, the figure would have crossed 28 lakh in the year 2013. The department officials are hopeful that next year the tourist flow would increase from 30% to 50% of the normal traffic.
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