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Binsar, Uttarakhand – An enchanting hill station, it is an ideal base to catch a glimpse of the stunning Panchachuli peak

[AdSense-A] A beautiful and placid hill station Binsar is a popular travel destination in the Kumaon region of the state of Uttarakhand. Here you will get a chance to be close to nature. Located at an altitude of 2,412 mts above sea level, Binsar is a wonderful holiday hotspot offering majestic views of Himalayan peaks.  Binsar […]

Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand – An extremely pleasing hill station, where Mother Nature has generously bestowed all forms of natural beauty

[AdSense-A] Lying in the easternmost part of the Himalayas, Pithoragarh is a beautiful location in the lap of nature. The site is nick-named by the local people as Soar-Ghat. It seems as if Pithoragarh is filled with natural beauty up-to the fullest. The land is dotted with high Himalayan mountains, snow-covered peaks, passes, valleys, alpine meadows, forests, waterfalls, perennial rivers, glaciers, and […]

Munshiyari, Uttarakhand – Also known as ‘Little Kashmir’, this is a heaven of the nature lovers and adventurous ones

[AdSense-A] Located at a height of 3853 Metres ( 12634 Feet) above the Sea Level, Munshiyari is known as the “Queen of Kumaon” hill range. The place is also nick-named as “Little Kashmir”. The region is the heaven of the nature lovers and adventurous ones. Catch a glance of the mesmerizing Himalayan peak, Panchchuli from […]

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand – A serene pilgrimage town, 24km from Haridwar, where Holy Ganges River descends from the Himalayas to the plain

[AdSense-A] Rishikesh is a small scenic town situated in the panoramic location where Holy Ganges River descends from the Himalayas to the plain. Rishikesh is also spelled Hrishikesh, Rushikesh or Hrushikesh. The site rests at the base of the Himalayas of the Garhwal region. It is the gateway to the upper Garhwal region and the starting point for the Char Dham pilgrimage (Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath […]

Champawat, Uttarakhand – An immensely beautiful tourist location in Kumaon at 1,670 mts above sea level

[AdSense-A] This picturesque town rests at an elevation of 1,670mts above sea level and is located in the easternmost part of the Kumaon region. The ancient capital of Chand rulers, Champawat is rich in cultural heritage. The site derives its name from Champawati, King Arjun Deo’s daughter. Here the Pandavas of Mahabharata also spend their […]

Haridwar, Uttarakhand – This is a famous pilgrimage for Hindus, a haven for the nature lovers

[AdSense-A] A haven for the nature lovers, Haridwar presents the true image of  Indian culture and civilization. Haridwar means ‘Gateway to Gods’. The devotees of Lord Shiva(Har) and followers of Lord Vishnu(Hari) pronounce this place Hardwar and Haridwar respectively. It marks the entrance to the Dev Bhoomi and Char Dham (Four main centres of pilgrimage […]

Ranikhet, Uttarakhand – Famous for its stunning Golf course, this panoramic location is admired for spectacular terrace farms and lovely alpine forests

[AdSense-A] Perching at 1,829 mt above the sea level, Ranikhet refers to “Queen’s Meadow”. The place got its name after a legend. King Sudhardev won the heart of his queen, Rani Padmini, thus subsequently choosing the area for her residence, and gave it the name of Ranikhet. It is an ideal location for the golf-lover […]

Nainital, Uttarakhand – A celebrated hill station with the alluring Naini Lake located at its heart

[AdSense-A] A precious stone in the Himalyan necklace, Nainital is blessed phenomenal natural beauty and diverse natural resources . Nainital is populated with lakes, and has earned the epithet of  “Lake District” of India . The habitations of Nainital has developed around a deep, green volcanic lake named Naini lake and hence is named as Nainital. It […]

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh – It’s stunning natural beauty comprising of the alluring snow covered hills, whispering streams and green carpeted fields

[AdSense-A] The former summer capital of the British in India, and the present capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is situated in the lower ranges of the Himalayan mountains, surrounded by pine deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. Nature has whole heartedly bestowed the place with infinite natural beauties. It has got a scenic location, surrounded by […]

Tabo, Himachal Pradesh – This ‘Himalayan Ajanta’ can be the eighth wonder of the world for the spectacular natural sculptures created by the eroded rocks

[AdSense-A] About 46 Kms from Kaza, Tabo is an ancient village located beside spiti river on its left bank.  Located at an altitude of 3050km, this small town falls under the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. Tabo is famous for its monastery known as the Chogshkhor (doctrinal circle ) .  The place is […]

Kaza, Himachal Pradesh – With snow capped mountains, narrow valleys and patches of greenery this wonderful hill town bears a striking resemblence with Ladakh

[AdSense-A] Perching at a height of 3600 meter, Kaza is a Buddhist town and headquarter of the Lahaul Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. The place is famous for the colourful festivals and the ancient Sakya Tangyud monastery. This small town overlooks the steep ridges. The otherwise tranquil place Kaza turns out to be an ideal […]

Chamba, Himachal Pradesh – The land of Lord Shiva, this pristine village is blessed with alluring natural beauty

[AdSense-A] The land of lord Shiva, Chamba is where you will find nature in its pristine forms. The place derives its name from its Princess Chamba. Though small in size, Chamba is a captivating tourist destination of Himachal Pradesh, renowned for its spell-binding natural beauty. The place, located in the midst of picturesque and lush […]

Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh – An internationally famed holy town with some mesmerizing scenic spots

[AdSense-A] With the snow covered Dhauladhar ranges forming the background, Dharamshala is a magnificent hill station. This exotic hill station is hemmed with oak, pine and deodhar forests with a nearby snowline. Dharamsala is also the headquarter of the Kangra district. The numerous streams and the cool crispy air enhance the beauty. It is divided […]

Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh – Named after Lord Dalhousie, this attractive hill resort still bears the fragments of colonial era

[AdSense-A] A captivating hill station located in Himachal Pradesh, Dalhousie came into existence in the year 1854 by the British. It was their summer retreat for them. The town derived its named from the then British Viceroy, Lord Dalhousie. Dalhousie is situated at a height of about 2080m. It spreads out over the five hills (Kathlog, […]

Keylong, Himachal Pradesh – The valley, river, and the lofty mountain range together with the green landscape make it a charming destination

[AdSense-A] The administrative headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh, Keylong is situated at an altitude of 3350 m. After crossing the cool, rough and rugged desert the place of Keylong seems to be the “oasis of desert” with the forest of Poplar and Willow trees. Rudyard Kipling, the famous author rightly said that […]

Sangla, Himachal Pradesh – Dotted with beautiful apple orchards, this is a spectacular destination with soothing cool breeze and pleasant climate

[AdSense-A] The picturesque Sangla valley perches at an altitude of 2,700 mts. It is named after the beautiful and crowded village Sangla. The valley starts at Karcham and ends at Chitkul. It is also called Baspa Valley for the meandering Baspa river flows beside this beautiful town. This picturesque location will surely make you fall […]