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How and Where to obtain an Inner Line Permit for Leh-Ladakh, Arunachal & Nagaland 2018?

Inner Line Permit or ILP is a travel document issued by the Government of India. It is required by Indian citizens to visit protected/restricted areas within the country. This permit is valid for a limited period of time. The main purpose of an inner line permit is to monitor the activity of tourists and inflow […]

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9 Beautiful Lakes in Leh that you Don’t Know About !

Lakes in Leh need no introduction. Popularized by the Bollywood movie 3 Idiots, Pangong Tso came to the attention of travellers from across the country and the world. After that, there was no looking back. Every year thousands of travellers visit Leh-Ladakh to witness the beauty of the barren cold desert and see for themselves the blue […]

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Backpacking to Spiti Valley on a Budget: Himachal’s Far Away Land

Spiti Valley budget trip is a dream come true for every backpacker. This part of the world is one of the most surreal places that you’ll ever visit in your life time.  Spiti Valley is home to enchanting monasteries, snow-capped mountains, the pristine Spiti River, clear skies that boast of countless stars and the crescent-shaped […]

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Spangmik Village: The Beautiful Rustic Region Near Pangong Tso

Spangmik Village is a remote village situated 156 km east of Leh, on the banks of famous Pangong Lake in Ladakh region. The village is located on a narrow stretch of land between the Chang Chenmo mountains and the Pangong lake. The Spangmik village is very close to the Tibetan border and an army check post […]

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Backpacking on a Budget 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 something […]

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Dealing with Altitude Sickness in Leh: The Complete Travel Guide

Dealing with Altitude Sickness in Leh Ladakh is the first thing you should ponder over while planning a journey to this vast stretch of the Majestic Himalayas. Also known as the “Land of High passes,” Ladakh is not just a travel destination, it is an adventure travel destination. It presents a traveller with various challenges, […]

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

Malana Village- a paradise for travellers is a remote village that is located in the Parvati Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Many people have heard of Malana village but its best kept secrets are what makes it ever so charming and attractive. Malana Village is a different world in itself. It is like a sacred book of fabled […]

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Traveling to the Beautiful Indo-Nepal Border of Jhulaghat

Jhulaghat border trip can prove to be one hell of travel tale. Jhulaghat is a small village that lies in between the countries India and Nepal. While the part on Indian side is called ‘Jhulaghat’ the part in Nepal is called ‘Julaghat’. Jhulaghat border trip can be an experience of a lifetime for someone who […]

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Malana Cream Hash: Popular among Travelers but ILLEGAL in India – Do not Consume

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 traveller comes sniffing here. The ‘hand-rubbed’ Malana Cream Hash has been widely recognised for its quality worldwide. […]

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What and Where to Eat in Lucknow: The Complete Food Guide

Food in Lucknow is full of flavours and is varied both in its type and taste. One thing that comes to everyone’s mind when talking about Lucknow is its food. The city has so much to offer in terms of taste and variety that you won’t be able to leave the region easily, once you arrive. […]

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Top Travel Reasons to Visit Shimla – The Queen of Hills

Reasons to visit Shimla are far too many. This beautiful hill station has been witnessing a spurge in the number of Indian and foreign visitors flocking the land on an annual basis. Shimla is popularly known as the ,”Queen of Hills” and the title is well earned and deserved. Reasons to visit Shimla are so […]

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Backpacking to Dalhousie for 2 Days: The Complete Itinerary

Dalhousie two day itinerary should be able to cover most of this small but beautiful town in a short span of time. Dalhousie is one of the pristine hill towns of Himachal Pradesh. It is located in Chamba district at an elevation of more than sixty four hundred feet above sea level. Dalhousie treats its visitors […]

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PAP Leh: How to Obtain a Protected Area Permit for Ladakh

PAP Leh or Protected Area Permit for Leh is a travel document issued by the Government of India to foreign nationals. This document allows them to visit the restricted or protected areas of the Leh Ladakh region for a limited period of time. All foreign nationals and Non-Resident Indians (except for citizens of Bhutan) are required to […]

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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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Shopping Guide for Leh Ladakh: What and Where to Buy ?

Shopping list for Leh Ladakh should ensure that you carry the best things from the region with you while going back. The picturesque landscapes, Buddhist culture, welcoming folks, avenues for adventure activities is why Leh earns a top spot in the bucket list of many travellers. Apart from the memories and those excellent Instagram pictures, one […]

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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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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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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 marvellous architecture, the heartfelt langar, the Amrit Sarovar lake, enveloped with a serene and a sacred atmosphere is […]

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Is it Safe to Visit Spiti Alone: 10 Things that Every Backpacker Must Know

Is Spiti safe ?  I found myself pondering over this very question as I desperately searched the internet for blogs and articles that shed light on the same. I was well aware of the hardships that come with taking a trip to Spiti Valley and thus wanted to be well-prepared to ensure a smooth journey. A […]

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Dharamshala Food Guide for Travelers: Must Eating Cafes and Eateries

Dharamshala food guide will prove handy for any traveler visiting the Himalayan kingdom for the first time or after a long span of time.  Dharamshala is one of the most visited travel destinations of North India at the moment. In recent times, this place has seen a lot of people visiting it due to its […]

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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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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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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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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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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 […]