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Trek to Chanderkhani Pass: Unexplored Destinations in Himachal

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


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


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


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, …