Tirthan Valley: Gushaini Travel & Trekking Guide

Tirthan Valley centred around Gushaini is a part of the Great Himalayan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. Many short and long treks can be done through the valley. Angling, ecotourism, and cultural escapades in the villages are other attractions. Jibhi and Jalori Pass are nearby attractions.

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Kaza: One for the Underdog

All you need to know about Kaza, Spiti, including the geography of the town, bus timings from Shimla, Peo, and Manali, homestays, hotels, and hostels, what to see, and what to buy from one of the remotest towns in Himachal Pradesh.

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Nahan and Haripurdhar: A confusing week through Sirmaur

The Sirmaur district was a princely state called Sirmur, also called Nahan State after the capital of Nahan, one of the bigger towns in Himachal. Nahan is 40 KMs away from Renuka Lake, the largest lake in Himachal named after Renukaji, mother of Parashuram. Haripurdhar, the highest town in Sirmaur at 2700 metres, is 60 Kms further from Renukaji.

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Valley Of Flowers & Hemkund Sahib: Travel Guide Under INR 3000

The usual Valley of Flowers route is Haridwar-Rishikesh-Rudraprayag-Chamoli-Joshimath-Govindghat and then trek to Ghangaria where you stay the night. The next day trek to VoF & come back. Hemkund Sahib is another route from Ghangaria and will take another day. Budget travellers can do it for INR 3000-4000 from Delhi.

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Spending a Weekend in the Scotland of India

Located amidst lofty mountains in Karnataka, with a misty terrain throughout the year, it’s no wonder that the serene hamlet of Coorg is known as the ‘Scotland of India’. This highly sought-after hill station, which is also known as Kodagu, draws its reputation not only from its stunning landscapes replete with breathtakingly exotic views, but also from its abundant coffee plantations.

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Pithoragarh: The Rite of Spring

Pithoragarh is directly connected to Delhi with overnight buses from Anand Vihar ISBT (NOT Kashmere Gate ISBT). The nearest train stations to Pithoragarh are Haldwani-Kathgodam (Ranikhet Express from Delhi) and Tanakpur (No direct trains from Delhi). From Kathgodam you can get buses or shared cars via Almora to Pithoragarh (200 KMs) and from Tanakpur via Champawat to Pithoragarh (150 KMs).

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Jauljibi and Askot: 12 Angry Men, One Morose Goat

The 95 KM long Pithoragarh-Dharchula route is an ancient route connecting Kumaon to Nepal and Tibet. Dharchula borders Nepal and is one of the many border crossings in the region on the banks of rivers Kali. But before that, you come accross Jauljibi, 65 Kms from Pithoragarh while Askote is a major village en route.

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Ukhrul & Shirui Lily Festival Travel Guide

The Shirui Lily festival is organized to celebrate the annual blossoming of Shirui lily (Lilium Mackliniae), that only grows in the hills surrounding Ukhrul, a hill district in Manipur. Ukhrul town is around 80 Kms from Imphal and primarily inhabited by Tangkhul Nagas. It only blooms for a few weeks, generally in the early summer season.

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