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Lansdowne, Hill Station for Lovers of Tranquility, Uttarakhand


Lansdowne is a calm gorgeous hill station at Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. It is a preferred spot among the lovers of tranquility who feel affection for spending several time in the drop of the enchantingly undamaged and serene hill stations. It’s a cantonment town in Uttaranchal with Garhwal Rifles all over. Very few ‘tourist’ spots there. In fact, you’ll see no tourists. It’s a place for peace, sunny patches on green slopes, to get away and just walk in the mountains as far and as much as you wish. Positioned nearly 81 kms from Pauri, Lansdowne placed at an elevation of 1,706 metres over the sea level.

Lansdowne is well associated with motor able roads but still isolated in its own approach. Sanctified with wholesome environment and natural exquisiteness, this appealing hill station is delimited by lofty oaks and bulky blue pine forest. Lansdowne has quite a few trekking routes and several treks into the side of the hill are on track from Lansdowne. Trekking at Lansdo…

The Mud Fort Village Kuchesar

Enjoy the 18th century lifestyle with a modern touch.Situated 60 kilometers away from Delhi and very near to Hapur, this Heritage hotel of Kuchesar has been known for its hospitality since decades and having the holy river of Ganges just 24 Kms away.

Major Attractions
» Family Picnics
» Walk through Sugarcanes and Mango orchid
» Bullock Cart Rides are real fun
» You can enjoy activities like Dip Pool, Badminton, Indoor Games, Table Tennis, Activity Room
» Visit the famous Brijghat on the ganges located at a distance of about 25kms

This heritage hotel of Kuchesar has 10 huge luxurious rooms providing all basic amenities. All the rooms are tastefully decorated keeping the royal touch. And to add to the holiday mood you can enjoy wide spread green fields and cool breeze, it helps you to relax and drop the stress off.

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Digha-A Romantic Vacation on the Bay of Bengal

An Overview About Digha

Digha is one of the most popular vacation destinations in West Bengal. It is a famous sea beach and tourist spot situated at only 187 km away from from Kolkata and well connected with Kolkata. Digha has a low gradient with a shallow sand beach and known as the 'Brighton of the East'. Digha is a perfect holiday beach of Bay of Bengal. Its about 4 to 5 hour journey by bus from Kolkata.

There is frequent bus service to Digha from Dharmatala bus stand of Kolkata and many other parts of West Bengal. It is almost a 5 hour journey from Kolkata. Bus service is also available from towns across West Bengal such as Midnapore, Bankura, Asansol, Howrah, and, also from Orissa via Balasore (Baleswar). Apart from buses you can travel via train. It is advisable to make reservations in advance for weekends and national holidays. Two trains run daily from Howrah Railway Station. Sometimes special trains are announced on special occasions and holidays.

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Jilling Estate--the perfect holiday retreat!

Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas among the Kumaon ranges of Uttaranchal, Jilling Estate is the perfect holiday retreat for those who enjoy basking in the arms of nature.

Enjoy the view of Nanda Devi, walks to a spectacular ridge through the woods, camping on the ridge, bonfire nights.Spread over 120 acres of oak and rhododendron mixed forests to walk around in and a very healthy bird and animal population to view. And the snows are straight ahead with Nanda Devi, the highest peak, dominating. The height ranges from 6000 to 7200 feet above sea level and have snow in winter.

Enjoy the natural organic vegetables and a few apples, plums, apricots and chestnuts.

The estate has a rich and varied wildlife. There are jungle cats, mountain deer, wild boar, a great variety of Himalayan birds and occasionally bear and leopard. It is fed by a mountain spring with pure mineral water and on clear days there is a breathtaking view of the eternal snows. There are long and peaceful walks w…

A trip to Pauri Garhwal : Khirsu, the beautiful hillstation

Noida to Pauri: 323 km from NH 119
Delhi to Khirshu: 365km
Estimated Time: 5hrs + 1-2 hrs drive to Khirsu

Khirsu is situated 15kms from Pauri at an altitude of 1700mts above sea level. Khirsu is situated in a tranquil place with numerous oak trees, deodar trees and apple orchards around. Located in the Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state, Khirsu affords captivating views of the imposing Himalayan range.

Like all Indian hill stations, Pauri has its Mall, though not crowded by endless row of shops as is the situation in the over crowded Nainital and Mussoorie. The town is mainly divided into two market rows --- the Upper Bazar and the Lower Bazar.

Temperature: See the graph below

Khirsu Photogallery

Places to See in Pauri Garhwal

Ulkha Giri: Ulkha Giri can be reached after a 2km drive to Chaudatakhal and an easy 2km trek. Ulkha Giri is situated at a breathtaking elevation of 1900mts above sea level affording ravishing views o…