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Camp, Trek and Paraglide on your First Trip to Himachal’s Bir Billling

First time trip to Bir Billing is filled with joy, excitement and adrenaline rush especially if you’re new to the mountains. The region is known for its adventurous activities especially paragliding. At the height of 2400 meters, the highest paragliding spot in India has had the honor of hosting a Paragliding World Cup in 2015. […]

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The Rules of Malana Village in Himachal: Travelers Beware !!

Malana village rules are to be observed by inhabitants and travelers alike. This place happens to be the World’s oldest democracy and lives by stringent customs and traditions. Travelers are welcome in this place but never allowed to live here permanently. There are certain rules that must most sanctimoniously followed at all times. The Malanis […]

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A Woman’s Backpacking Trip Across Leh : The ‘Juleh’ Land

Ever wondered of pursuing a Leh backpacking trip ? Well you should head to Leh this coming holiday season and feel enchanted amidst the majestic Himalayas.  Leh is a serene and calm location in the lap of astonishing mountains and valleys. No pictures or words will ever do justice to its beauty. Visiting Leh is […]

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Lahesh Cave Trek: Dharamshala’s Enthralling Green & White Trail

Lahesh Cave Trek is set in Himachal’s Dhalaudhar Range. The caves are set above one of the most famous trekking places in India, Triund. Lahesh cave trek ticks all the right boxes for a beginner. It gives you the unique experience of crossing a glacier in winters. Lahesh Cave Trek is moderate when it comes […]

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Dharamshala Budget Trip: A Travel Blog for First Time Backpackers

Planning for a cost effective Dharamshala budget trip will not only help you save extra bucks but also allow you more days to explore the place. Each year thousands of travelers visit the Himalayan town of Dharamshala. Due to the rush, it can be a tad bit expensive to visit the region. However with a […]

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Is Dharamshala Safe for Solo Travelers, Backpackers and Women ?

Is Dharamshala Safe for Solo Travelers, Backpackers and Women ? This is a pertinent question that needs to be addressed for the security of every first time visitor. The answer is yes. In the current post, I will answer each and every safety question that has been posed to me by travelers across regions. The […]

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Untold Story of Himachal’s Malana Village: World’s Oldest Democracy

Malana Village is a different world in itself. It is like a sacred book of fabled folklore. It is a sanctimonious land for the people who reside in it. It is the World’s oldest democracy. It lives by the rules set thousands of years ago. Travelers are welcome here but never allowed to be a part of […]

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Malana Cream Hash: A Dangerous Habit for Travelers !!

Malana cream hash is  more commonly known as Malana cream or simply Malana charas. Malana village is the most sought after for its charas. The black gold as Malana cream hash is known abroad is the reason why every traveler comes sniffing here. However, at the outset, it needs to be pointed out that Malana cream […]

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Rupin Pass Trek: Embark on a Thrilling Adventure

Rupin Pass was primarily a shepherd’s trail crossing the Kinnaur Kailash range in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Known to be a shepherd’s boon, Rupin Pass trail in the present times brings out the luster and warmth embedded in the purest form of what nature personifies with its rich vegetation and ever changing […]

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Houseboats in Dal Lake: Where Royalty Meets Comfort & Warmth

House Boats in Dal lake are unique anchored structures to one side of the majestic Dal in Srinagar. Situated in the heart of Kashmir and surrounded by the alluring beauty of Mughal Gardens, Dal Lake is a well-known travel destination of India. The lake gets its name from the Kashmiri word ‘Dal’ which means a […]

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Kuari Pass Trek: The Best Himalayan Trail for Beginners

Kuari Pass trek is located amidst the gorgeous Garhwal Himalayas. It offers majestic views, an easy trail and fairly good weather conditions. Best part about the Kuari Pass trek is that beginners will love it. In fact if you are a first timer, Kuari Pass trek will be a good experience to start. I had […]

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Skiing at Kashmir’s Aru Valley – A Thrilling Experience

Skiing at Aru Valley can be challenging yet enjoyable especially if you’re doing it for the first time. It can give you the thrilling feeling of Adrenalin flowing through your body. Skiing at Aru Valley against a lush white backdrop of snow at the ground and the Himalayas up high will stay imprinted in your mind forever. […]

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A First Time Traveler’s Experience at Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park, also known simply as the Corbett National park lies in the Nainital district of the north Indian state of Uttarakhand. It was here that the prestigious ‘Project Tiger’ was launched in the year 1973.  The place is a treat for nature and wildlife lovers. It territory of the land ranges over  500 […]

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The Mesmerizing Lake that Changes Colours – Pangong Tso, Ladakh

Pangong Lake, originally known as Pangong Tso (Tso means lake in native language of Ladakh) is an extremely gorgeous site located amidst the high grasslands of Ladakh region in North India. The sheer beauty of Pangong Tso or more popularly known as just the Pangong Lake makes travelers visit it from far and wide. Pangong […]

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Exploring Batseri: The Quaint Village in Himachal’s Apple District

Batseri is a small village located in Sangla Valley of Kinnaur district in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Owing to the delicious varieties of apple, Kinnaur is sometimes referred to as the ‘apple district of Himachal.’ It is among the lesser known tourist places but amongst the most beautiful ones. Sangla Valley is […]

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Chandratal Lake: The Surreal Natural Wonder in Himachal

Chandratal Lake which means ‘Lake of the Moon’, is a popular destination for trekkers and climbers. It is one of the crescent-shaped lakes in Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh and is often referred to as one of the most beautiful lakes located at an altitude of about 14,000 ft in the majestic Himalayas. The Chandratal trek grabs […]

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How To Spend A Fun Day At Manali’s Solang Valley?

The name Solang Valley is a combination of two words i.e. Solang which is name of a village in Manali, Himachal Pradesh and Nullah which refers to a water stream. Solang Valley is located at a distance of around 13 kilometres from Manali and lies between Solang village and Beas Kund. This beautiful valley offers […]

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Sahastradhara: The Thousand Fold Springs of Dehradun

Sahastradhara is as fancy a place as its name. ‘Thousand fold springs’ is what the word Sahastradhara means. It is a beautiful picturesque destination of Dehradun. This amazing place is located at the Baldi river near the Robbers’s cave. Sahastradharat water falls, as many call it is like a never-ending park which has fresh water […]

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Magnetic Hill in Leh: Does it Defy All Laws of Gravity?

Magnetic Hill is located near Leh in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.  It is around 30 kms away from mainland Leh and it is on the Leh – Kargil national highway. Magnetic Hill is an extremely famous and mysterious destination.  Not only is the uncanny component of the hill a topic of […]

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A Traveler’s Account of Tehri: Gharwal’s Prepossessing Getaway

Tehri dam is a precious gem located in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand. Uninhibited by too many tourists, this place is a perfect getaway for people seeking quality vacationing time up in the hills. Tehri is a destination packed with something for every type of explorer. A scenic lake for the traveler seeking solace […]

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The Splendid Nubra Valley: Ladakh’s Own Gateway to Beauty and Splendor

Nubra Valley is a mysterious place tucked up in the lap of the Himalayas that is filled with an enigmatic culture, mesmerizing valleys, double-humped camel rides, captivating sand dunes and challenging roads. The Shyok River meets the Nubra River in this mesmerizing village that separates the majestic Ladakh and Karakoram mountain ranges. Nubra Valley is also […]

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Golden Temple, Amritsar: Beautiful, Serene & Sacred

Popularly known as the Golden Temple, Sri Harmandar Sahib is a very eminent place of pilgrimage for the Sikh community. Located in Amritsar, the Golden Temple is a must visit for the people who travel to Punjab. The marvelous architecture, the heartfelt langar, the Amrit Sarovar lake, enveloped with a serene and a sacred atmosphere is […]

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Kedarnath Yatra: The Consecrated Journey to Shiva’s Own Dham

Kedarnath Yatra is undertaken piously by thousands of Shiva devotees each year. Most remote of the Chota Char Dhams is Kedarnath, the abode of Lord Shiva. This glorious jyothirlinga of Lord Shiva proves to be the epitome of beauty and tranquility. Surrounded by the snow capped majestic Garhwal Himalayas, it is a sight that lives on […]

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Delhi Street Shopping – Top 5 Budget Friendly Bazaars

Delhi street shopping is one of the fun activities to pursue for youngsters. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to do shopping in places which are budget friendly and don’t create holes in your pocket? Well in the current post, I’ll tell you all about Delhi street shopping and the most fun places to […]

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Triund Trek: Camp Amidst the Majestic Himalayas

Triund Trek is a sought after footslog for a majority of travelers who visit Mcleodganj. At a height of 2842m (9342 ft) above sea level, in the lap of Himalayas lies the beautiful Triund Hill. Triund Trek has become an increasingly popular hiking route for wayfarers from India and globally mainly because of ease and […]

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Dharamshala – Tibet’s Lost and Found

Dharamshala is a beautiful town in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It lies on the upper reaches of the Kangra valley and smells of enchantment. The snow clad Dhauladhars, the wiff of romanticism, the quaint spiritual sway of his holiness – the Dalai Lama and the strong Tibetan influence make Dharamshala a favourite […]