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Country Cottage A Tea Garden Resort (Palampur)

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I went to palampur for a short holiday and stayed at a place called COUNTRY COTTAGE, a beautiful place in himachal in distt kangra, by road its about 525 kms frm delhi, by train nearest station is pathankot from where a toy train also goes there, we went from shatabdi till jalandhar then we took cabs to reach the place which took us around 5 hrs, the beauty of the place is that it is a tea estate of 85 acres which has only 5 cottages scattered around, every cottage has a different view, the place is covered all around with dhauladhar range of snow covered mountains, the way to the place is also very good as it is away from the crowded market place and is near cantt. area, there’s a small river let passing near this where one can go and relax by putting their feet in ice cold water, nearby places to visit are dharamshala where a days trip can be made visiting mcloedganj also, the other different thing about this place is that it is run by the owners of the tea estate and the food serv…

Tree House Resort, Jaipur

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Off lately tree house concept is really picking up well. And good news for people who goes to jaipur for a weekend getaway from delhi's regular hectic life. Try The Tree House Resort, Jaipur, far from the madding crowds, 30 mins away from the historical Pink city of Jaipur on route to the national capital Delhi a perfect abode for nature lovers, a perfect escape for a harassed city dweller and from heat & dust, a final destination for those seeking a peaceful existence. An ideal place for relaxation, entertainment, sporty pastime, healthy living and much more and beyond.
For Reservation: 267, OKHLA INDUSTRIAL ESTATE. PHASE III NEW DELHI-110020, INDIA. TELE: +91-11-46862772, (30 Lines), 41612107, 26823836. Mobile: +91-981000 2772, 9810092772. Fax: +91-11-46862777. Email :- reservation@ashextourism.com
For Package Details http://www.ashextourism.com/treehouses/treehouse_jaipur.htm

Kausani Hillstation: Summer Break, Unexplored Uttrakhand

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Located 53 km to the north of Almora, Kausani, is a picturesque hill station famous for its scenic splendor and its spectacular view of the Himalayas. Flanked by the rivers Kosi and Gomti, this small town sits atop the Pingnath Peak. Though Kausani is not as well known as any of the other hill stations, the area is full of deep and dense pine forest, tea gardens and affords a breath taking view of the Himalayan peaks of Trishul, Panchchuli and Nanda Devi. Major attractions around Kausani are the Temple town of Bageshwar situated at the confluence of the river Sarayu and Gomti, the Gandhi Ashram and the Rudradhari falls and caves.
Best Hotels to Stay Sun n Snow InnPratiksha Himalyan RetreatKausani Village ResortChevron Eco LodgeKrishna Mountview Mountain Resort You can also opt for Vacation Rentals if you are going in group/or a big family Taal House, Gwaldam India, Uttarakhand, Gwaldam Vacation Rentals

Camp Potters Hill Shimla

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For those who think shimla is like any other hill station which is commercialised and over crowded and there is nothing new to explore then i would suggest explore potter hills. this place is not much explored and local people also are not much aware of this.



Camp Potters Hill Shimla is certainly an ideal retreat for those who are nature lovers. The camp provides comfortable accommodations, along with outdoor adventure activities in several forms.



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I have explored this place this time when i was in shimla. Its near summer hill. A complete jungle drive with pine trees. Within the jungle this potter camp is created where you have facility to stay in cottages or tree house or tent. You can enjoy barbeques in open jungle. This place is away from hustle bustle and you are in the jungle with cold weather. You would enjoy this place if you are in group. You also have hammocks in lapse of nature where you can relax, read novel or just be lying watching sky a…

Heritage Weekend Getaways near Delhi for Conferences by Unexplored Weekend Getaways

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Heritage Village Manesar(Gurgaon) NH 8 Delhi-Jaipur Highway (30 minutes drive from Delhi's International Airport) 
A stupendous fusion of vibrant colours and landscapes of Indian ethnicity and International eloquence makes Heritage Village Resort & Spa Manesar a unique weekend getaway fro corporate meets.


The Heritage Village Manesar http://manesar.selecthotels.co.in/

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Corbett Ramganga Resort 6 hrs drive from Delhi 
Corbett Ramganga Resort is located in Corbett National Park, Uttaranchal India, Known for its population of Tigers and has rafting and fishing and adventure.

Corbett Ramganga Resort www.ramganga.com/

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Hill Fort Kesroli(alwar) 2.45 hrs. via Gurgaon
Kesroli is the oldest heritage site in India where you can stay. Sited atop the rare, dark Hornstone Breccia rocks, it commands splendid agrarian views from its ramparts which rise to 50-65 meters/ 150-200 feet. Kesroli makes an ideal…

The Fort Unchagaon, Off Garhmukteshwar, India

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Fort Unchagaon is a heritage hotel located, 40 kms Off the Dehi-Moradabad Highway near Gurhmukteshwar, 110 kms from New Delhi & 180 kms from Agra. 

Fort Unchagaon is considered an ideal mid-way between Agra and Corbett/Nainital and is situated near River Ganges. 


Accommodation : Fort Unchagaon offers 23 Double rooms and Suites 



Facilities: 

Multi-Cuisine Restaurant 

Conference Hall 

Outdoor Games 

Activities 
* Boat Cruise 
* Horse Riding 
* Bullock Cart Rides 
* Potter wheel experience. 
* River Dolphin Sighting

Munsiyari (Pithoragarh District), Unexplored Uttrakhand

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Munsiyari is a tucked away little tehsil in the Pithoragarh District (Uttarakhand) and is considered to be the base for many intense treks of the Himalayas. The name literally means “place with snow” and is surrounded by beautiful snow capped mountains. The hill station located on the banks of river Goriganga is fast becoming a wanted tourist destination for mountaineers, trekkers, glacier photographers & of course nature lovers. This isn’t exactly the kinds where you’ll want to head over the weekend but it IS a place to visit before you visit any other destination as such distance (650 kms from Delhi). The treks will offer you beautiful views of Panchhuli snowfields. Since it is etched in the inner lines of Himalayan range (between borders of China, Nepal & India), the access is restricted. The place is generally chilly all year round because of its height – 12,000 ft. +. This place is still undiscovered & except for the Monsoons, any time is good to visit. 

Religious Places in and Around Dharamshala

Temples, Monastery and Church Near Dharamshala:
1. Bhagsunath temple in Mcleodganj: Bhagsunath temple is 11kms from Dharamshala. Bhagsunath temple is an ancient temple just few kilometers from main Mcleodganj. Fresh water springs are close to Bhagsunath temple which is considered holy.
2. Kunal Pathri Temple: Kunal Pathri temple is another famous temple located at a distance of 3 kms from Dharamshala. Kunal Pathri temple is an old rock temple. It is also one of the major tourist attractions in Dharamshala. Kuna;l pathri temple is dedicated to goddess Kapaleshwari. It is believed that skull of Sati fell in this region which gave birth to Kunal Pathri temple.
3. Durgeshwara Temple: Durgeshwara temple is located at a distance of 11kms from Dharamshala. The temple is situated beside the famous Dal lake in Dharamshala.
4. Akhanjar Mahadev Temple: Akhanjar Mahadev temple is situated at a distance of about 8.5 kms from Dharamshala in Khaniyara village. The Akhanjar Mahadev temple is dedicated to…

Unexplored Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh (part of Dharamsala region)

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Kangra Valley surrounded with snow covered Dhauladar range The Kangra valley is one of the most picturesque valleys of lower Himalayas. The valley, sheltered by the sublime Dhauladhar range, is green and luxuriant. It provides a tremendous contrast in nature of places to be visited. Kangra, is at the confluence of Majhi and Bener streams, which makes it a hot tourist spot overlooking the majestic Ban Ganga torrent in the state of Himachal Pradesh. 
Kangra is renowned all over the world for its crafts and temples. Handicrafts and artifacts including paintings and marvelously embroidered shawls are world known. Kangra is proud of its rich cultural legacy. There are many rock-cut temples displaying the architectural excellence of the region. Masrur is known for many marvelous rock-cut temples. The town houses shrines of Chamunda Devi, Baijnath and Jawalamukhi. Brajeshwari Devi Temple is an important temple witnessing huge inflow of pilgrims every year. 
The history of Kangra valley dates b…

V Resort Sattal, Surya Gaon | Sattal Lake, Nainital

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“Winter Trip to V Resorts Sattal”We just decided to explore hills in winters for the first time and happen to explore Vresorts sattal. We decided to have a small weekend break in sattal, we drove from noida to sattal and it took us to reach 7hours. 

Finally we reached Sattal lake and from there we were received by Vresorts jeep. it was 5 min hilltop drive from lake to the resort. You can't drive if you dont have 4 wheel drive.

Finally we reached V resort Sattal and to our surprise, it was a beautiful resort all landscaped with forest, facing 7 lakes. The whole resort has beautiful landscapes, big lawns and all green.

Even the resort interiors are done with taste and elegance. As we reached around 3:00 we decided to have our lunch and then explore our room on the first floor Deodar cottage.

To our surprise we were treated to a sumptuous and lavish lunch. We just enjoyed the food to our fullest and then we moved up to our room. Rooms were big and well furnished. all rooms on this floor …

Sigri, A Small Village located in the Nainital

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Sigri, is a small unexplored village in Nanital with just 172 total population. 16 kilometers from Nainital, the drive takes only 30 minutes to get there. The entire drive is through the forested area of China Peak Range via Snow View Point and Kilbury, the main habitats for excellent birding.

One can see a variety of Himalayan species along the way such as lammergeier, Himalayan griffon, blue-winged minla, spotted & slaty-backed forktail, rufous-bellied woodpecker, rufous-bellied niltava, khalij pheasant, variety of thrushes etc. Almost 150 bird species have been recorded at Sigri and surrounding areas. The numerous perennial & seasonal creeks are home to an amazing variety of flora and fauna including the leopard, yellow-throated Himalayan martins, Himalayan palm civet, ghoral, barking deer, sambhar etc. You can explore Kamp Land Nature Resort which is surrounded by mountains, cut by deep and lush valleys from all sides. Silver oak abounds the region amid some Himalaya…

The Nest Cottages, Kilbury Road, | District Nainital, Pangot

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“Explore the unexplored peace with undisturbed, serene with valleys, forest”I had a wonderful time with my family at Nest Cottages. That was the best decision to take a break from stressful life and hustle bustle of city and away from commercialised hills which are the only options we think of when we think of hills.

If you are someone who love serenity, who love hills and jungles and who just don;t want so much crowd but just undisturbed peace in hills then Pangot is a best hill station to explore. This place is still untouched and has its own charm, and Nest Cottages just added the comfort to that charm.

They are beautiful cottages with huge balconies to sit and gaze at nature and feel the cool breeze and hear the chirps of birds. Its a real experience with nature. Cottages are well maintained, services are excellent, food is just what you can ask for.

Its like a homestay, where every staff makes you feel at home and the food is just like home but the only difference you will enjo…

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