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Trek to Chanderkhani Pass: Unexplored Destinations in Himachal

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Himachal has The Chanderkhani Pass(Maximum Elivation: 3660m)situated in the picturesque Shivalik Range called 'Devbhoomi'-Land of the Gods. Being a 110 km stretch the pass has long and beautiful stretches of pure white snow and as there is an increase in altitude, topography goes on changing. There are different kinds of shrubs, blossoming with a variety of flowers and the trail is laden with the fragrance of wild roses and rhododendrons.

One of the most popular and beautiful trek in Kullu Valley. Starting from Naggar to Chanderkhani pass gives an extensive panorama of the Bara Bangahal, Pir Panjal and Parbati ranges.

The trek begins at Naggar after a short drive from Manali of the left bank of River Beas. After crossing the Chanderkhani Pass (3600m), this trek gets to the Malana village, famous for its distinct and very reserved social culture. Care and respect for local customs is essential.

On the top of Chanderkhani Pass (3600m) one can have a striking view of Deo Tib…

Khajuraho: Temples and their exquisite architecture and sculpture

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Devi Jagadambi Temple
Khajuraho, a town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, about 620 kilometres (385 mi) southeast of New Delhi, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculptures.

The temples are grouped into three geographical divisions: western, eastern and southern.
The Khajuraho temples are made of sandstone. The builders didn't use mortar: the stones were put together with mortise and tenon joints and they were held in place by gravity. This form of construction requires very precise joints. The columns and architraves were built with megaliths that weighed up to 20 tons.


Laxman Temple
The Khajuraho temples do not contain sexual or erotic art inside the temple or near the deities; however, some external carvings bear erotic art. Also, some of the temples that have two layers of walls have small erotic carvings on the outside …

Unexplored Getaways Himachal Pradesh

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Explore the unexplored destinations in Himachal:



Barog Hill Station famous for Scenic

Salogra for Scenic & Trekking

Shoghi fammous for Hill Stations, Temples

Jubbal famous for Hill Stations, Lakes, Fishing, Temples, Palaces

Thanedar famous for Hill Stations, Lakes, Churches, Temples

Rohru famous for Temples

Pragpur famous for Heritage

Kotkhai famous for Temples, Pond

Sarahan famous for Pilgrim

Malana famous for Trekking

Kalpa famous for Hill Station, Trekking, Scenic

Keylong small Hill Station famous for scenic

Tabo famous for Camping

Renukaji, Hidden Surprises in Himachal

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We decided to explore the Renukaji which is around 315 km from Delhi (6 hr), 95 km from Ambala (2 hr and 30 min), 95 km from Chandigarh (2 hr and 30 min), and 105 km from Dehradun. Renukaji is a mainly a religious destination.The main attractions were renuka lake having circumfrence of 2.5 km.and a Temple dedicated to godess renukaji,Confluence of river Giris. It is located in the southern part of Himachal Pradesh at a distance of 22 km from Nahan.

Hotel Devicos plaza Can give you the best accommodation. The hotel offers a multi cuisine airconditioned restaurant,spacious and well furnished rooms,Bar and a river facing terrace cafe.

There is also restaurant in Renukaji (the HPTDC's) and the food is OK, but... be prepared to wait for at least half an hour! Else you can go to Dadahu village (4 km) before Renukaji, where there are some more hotels. You can also have Parantha with dal, achar and curd from the small hotel near the Office of the Watershed Development coordinator, …

Chopta -Tungnath-Chandrashila-Deoriatal: Trekking Expedition

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A trekking expedition in the Garhwal region of the Himalayas .

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIP
>Spectacular Himalayan panorama from the summit of Chandrashila peak (3950m)
>Surreal sunset on the Himalayan ranges and underlying valleys from Chopta
>White water rafting in Rishikesh
>Ancient temple of Tungnath, highest Shiva shrine.

For all the trek lovers this is a short easy trek running parallel to the high Himalayas with great views all the way. There is something special about the trek to Chopta. Something magical in the forest around it. The sounds of the forest are wild and beautiful, orchestrating nature’s harmonious symphony.

How you can plan this trip?

DAY1
Take an early morning train at 06:30 from Delhi to reach Haridwar. Arrive at Haridwar and get transferred to camp in Rishikesh. Afternoon lunch at the camp in Rishikesh. In the late afternoon, join for a rafting expedition on the river Ganges. Overnight Stay at Rishikesh Camp.
DAY2 After Breakfast, proceed to Dugalbitha- 7kms…

Casa Bella Vista Manali: The wonderful holiday cottages in spanish Style

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Casa Bella Vista,the magnificent holiday cottages for a wonderful, relaxing holiday experience! The cottages are designed in a spanish style with the finest Himalayan architecture, aesthetic beauty and rich luxurious interiors gelled with an ambiance which is sure to rejuvenate your senses.

To excite your tastebuds, Casa Bella Vista's Café is exclusively providing vegetarian Spanish cuisine in Manali. Though you find this as limitation if you plan to enjoy your all 3 meals at this cottages. People with Indian taste buds might not cherish much the optios available in food.But the taste and aura of freshness will definitely charm you with warm hospitality. There is something romantic about this
Café... It's one of the latest fads in Manali to sit and relax at Bella Vista Cafe and unwind the day! Their freshly baked, hand-tossed, thin-crust wood-oven pizzas are prepared right in front of... and are surely not to be missed.We enjoyed the same by lazing around in lawns with…

Dharamshala & Dalhousie Himachal Holidays

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Explore the Famous Tourist Attractions in Dharamshal, Dalhousie, Dharamshala, Dalhousie Himachal Pradesh Sightseeing ...

Dalhousie is a quiet town, with a sense of enchantment. This hill station spreads over five low-level hills at the western edge of the Dhauladhar range, just east of the Ravi River. The picturesque town is interspersed with the colonial-era buildings, low roofed stalls and hotels. The pine-covered slopes around it are intersected with paths and treks, which are ideal for short undemanding walks.



Dalhousie, Himachal Hill Station is 590 km and takes approx 14 hrs by road. The best way to go to this hill station is to break this journey.

By Air
The nearest airport is at Gaggal (Kangra), 140-km from Dalhousie.

By Rail
The nearest railhead is Pathankot, which is well connected to Amritsar, Jammu, Delhi and Jalandhar.

By Road
Onward journey from Pathankot to Chamba and Dalhausie is by road. Punjab and Himachal Roadways run services, as do private operators.


But since we…

Photos of Nature & Wildlife In Rajaji National Park

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A short jeep safari to Bindevasani village
The Bindevasani village is located 14 km. northeast of Chilla, on the Chilla-Rishikesh road. A 15-minute steep climb from the village leads to a Durga temple that also offers a splendid view of the confluence of the Bindedhara and Nildhara rivers.











Rajaji Wildlife, Flora, Fauna







For complete photogallery of wildlife jungle safari


Best Recommended Place to Stay:
GMVN offers a Tourist Rest House with AC, Delux, Executive rooms and dormotary facilities alongwith 6 Gujjar Huts, there are also 10 Forest Rest Houses in park, where visitors can stay to enjoy the beauty and splendour of the park.

We stayed at GMVN Chila Cottages




Must Try At GMVN Chila Tourist Guest House
Morning walk to dam
Chilly Chicken
Adrak Tea
Lemon Chicken
Visit to vindyavasini temple

Best season
The park is open from mid-November to mid-June. Winters are the most pleasant time to visit the park i.e. between November and March, when the temperature ranges between 20-25°C during t…

Near Mumbai Getaways

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Choosing a Weekend Getaway in Mumbai.
Are you tired of Lonavala/Khandala when you think of weekend getaway from mumbai. You want to explore something which is unexplored, something where you can save your commuting time and still have a good relaxing break. Then check out this Unexplored destinations:

Lonar
14km
Lake, Temples

Panvel
38km
Fort, Temples

Gorai
51km
Beaches


Matheran
54km
Jambol Forest, Lakes, Temples, Forts

Durshet
58km
Wildlife, Lakes, Temples

Karjat
70km
Trekking, Rafting, Caves, Rivers, Health Resorts

Sajan
103km
Caves, Rivers, Falls, Temples, Forts

Kolad
113km
Rafting, Lakes, Rivers, Dams, Falls, Forts, Caves

Kashid
123km
Beaches, Forts, Bird Sanctuaries

Khodala
124km
Trekking, Temples

Bhandardara
163km
Hill Stations, Trekking, Forts, Lakes, Falls, Fishing

Narayangaon
170km
Forts, Wine Festivals

Raigad
187km
Hill Stations, Rock Climbing, Forts, Palaces, Lakes

Bhimashankar
270km
Trekking, Wildlife, Religious, Temples, Jyotirlingas

Panchgani
247km
Hill Stations, Caves, Temples

Meerut Weekend Getaways

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You have many good options to pick from meerut.

Some nearby weekend getaways from 50-260 kms are:

Rishikesh
155Km
Pilgrim, Rafting Rafting, Rivers, Hills, Pilgrim, Temples

Rajaji National Park
151km
Wildlife, Bird WatchingLansdowne165kmHill Stations, Wildlife, Temples

Corbett National Park
168km
Wildlife, Fishing, Rafting, Rivers, Falls

Chamba
222km
Hill Stations, Rivers

Kalsi
204Km
Hill Stations, Kayaking, Parasailing, Fishing, Rivers, Rafting

Pauri
222Km
Hill Stations, Temples

Nahan
237km
Hill Stations, Trekking, Lakes, Fishing, Forts, Palaces, Wildlife

Chakrata
248Km
Hill Stations, Falls, Gardens

Jeolikot
232Km
Hill Stations, Trekking, Golf

Sattal
258Km
Hill Stations, Kayaking, Rappelling, Trekking, Mountain Biking, Lakes, Rafting, Boating, Camping
Ramgarh
248Km
Hill Stations, Camping, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Rappelling

OFFBEAT DESTINATIONS