Mar 19, 2014

Unexplored Nature Resorts Around Delhi Gurgaon

Delhi has some unexplored weekend hideouts in its surroundings. These weekend getaways are good hideouts for relaxation or recreation, which are close to nature and you enjoy the beauty of the “green” These nature resorts can rejuvenate you to the bone.

Botanix Nature Resort
Botanix Nature Resort

Botanix Nature Resort is at the Damdama Village on Sohna Road (Gurgaon). It's a great place to enjoy a Day Picnic with friends and family full of adventure.  It has many adventurous rides like the flying fox, wall climbing, trekking, river zorbing ball etc.

It's a nice place to spend a day among natural setting with quite a good adventure activities to lay hands on. There is also camel, horse ride for children, own swimming pool, rain dance facility, pottery making.

They have buffet/ a la carte menu for breakfast/lunch and food is good. Staff is well behaved and helpful.

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Aamod Manesar
A place for Delhites and NCR crowd to unwind and relax on a weekend after a hectic workweek.
Not far from Gurgaon, between Manesar and Bilaspur, this small getaway resort has it all.

The food is by & large delicious, rooms are amazingly designed, there are open lawns on both side of the property. There are lots of activities around like a short obstacle course (guided), volleyball, basket ball, badminton, cricket, table tennis, swimming pool, carom, this place really keeps you engaged and occupied.

Over all a good stress buster place. The room stay charges are on a higher side, but the group packaging is worth a trip. The only improvement the place need is "Better Road signs and coordinates for the guests to reach there "..

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Surjivan Resort
This resort is Off Jaipur Highway (NH-8), Before IMT Manesar | Opposite Classic Golf Resort, Before IMT, Manesar. Its Nestled within 50-acres of lush green farmlands. Surjivan is an ethnic resort with boutique positioning based on a traditional Indian Village theme. They offer a number of adventure activities and events such as Para Gilding, Rock Climbing, and Zorbing etc. Surjivan offers 14 spacious, air-conditioned cottages with traditional ethnic style bedrooms and attached three fixture bathrooms with all the modern amenities and facilities. The cottages are designed such that by looking at them one experiences calm and prolonged sense of relaxation, peace and tranquility, removing all negative energy.

There are also some traditional Indian games Gilli-Dandaa, Pitthoo, Lattoo, Kanchhe, Teer-andaazi, Rassa-kashi, Jhula, Peepaphor, Hop scotch, Live Snake and Ladder, etc. There are also loads of fun and educational activities like cow milking / feeding, demo of traditional cooking equipment like Chakki, Sil Batta, Okhali, etc.Visit to Solar Energy Unit, Vermi Composting Unit, Organic farming, Process of making of mud and thatch houses. Swings, Live Snake and Ladder, Hop scotch and many more games to enjoy on lush green lawns and explore in a safe and healthy environment.You can also take Herbal Walk and Farm Tour.

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Awesome Farms & Resorts
This eco friendly resort in the lap of nature is just 20 km from Gurgaon and 30 km from Airport.
A perfect place to rejuvenate and to have a stress free break away from the life of capital. It has lot of outdoor activities like Golf Course, Horse Riding, Tractor Riding, Lawn Tennis, Volleyball, Billiards, Table Tennis and children’s play area & Rock Climbing on Arraveli Hills. A perfect getaway for nature lovers, Nesting indigenous migratory birds and a large number of peacocks can be spotted in the evenings greeting you by their chirping melodious sounds.

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Mar 18, 2014

The Perfect Hideout at Seclude, Palampur

Just the right place to go when you want to get away from the hustle bustle of life....tucked away pretty in Nagari Palampur....this is the best place to go when u wanna unwind...go for long in a place with picturesque surroundings....catch up with some good reading. Superb landscapes such that one does not want to take eye off it even for a minute.

The property is very very nice. It is a bungalow which has large spacious rooms n washrooms with great views. Though you do not have much of a choice with food...the cook, who is a local elderly gentleman..makes some delicious food and is more than happy to cook as ordered.

A great experience!!!

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The Himalayan Village Resort Kasol

You can try this resort on your way to Manikaran. The resort is quite beautiful and very well maintained, If you are willing to spend lavishly and enjoy a very peaceful stay in the nature's lap then only its a recommended place for you.

Staff is very helpful, courteous and friendly. The restaurant has a good variety of food to choose from.

The Superior Machan is a must try, it has stunning view of the river and overlooks the entire property. It is surrounded by trees on the other three directions, enough distance for the nice chilly breeze to flow. The room gets quite cold after dark.

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Mar 11, 2014

Must Try Dhabas | Restaurant on Delhi Chandigarh Highway

Some of the best Restaurant on Delhi Chandigarh Highway are:

Haveli, Murthal
The traditional Punjabi veg restaurant
on National Highway 1, Murthal, Sonipat, India

Fantastic restaurant on National Highway 1, exceptional food, service and fantastically clean toilet facilities for travelers.

Sukhdev Dhaba / Gulshan Dhaba
Pure Vegetarian Dhaba
Murthal, Sonipat, India

Paranthas with a dollop of white butter here are good. Gulshan Dhaba nearby is also a better option now.

Sukhdev Vaishno DhabaPure Vegetarian Dhaba
G.T. Road | Murthal, Sonipat

Aalu, Pyaaz, Paneer, Gobhi, Mooli etc order any parantha you wish for. They are yum. Aloo Pyaaz parantha is recommended. What makes it even more special is the quantity of white butter that they put on top of it. Tip: you can order some of your paranthas without butter since their butter serving is sufficient for 2.

Chokhi Dhani
Rajasthani Cuisine
64th Milestone, NH-1, Ganaur, Sonipat
Must try while travelling from Delhi to Ambala. Created a rajasthani culture same as choki dhani in Jaipur.All the food, snacks, drinks etc are of Rajasthani cuisine and are just perfect. You can spend a value time with family with activities involving folk dances, magic shows , village culture, and rides.

Mar 10, 2014

Best Homestays in Jaipur

Homestays are the great way to feel at home when away from home. This concept is really picking up well. They are cost effective, you feel comfortable, you get to meet people who will make you feel at home and there is a cross culture exchange experience.

Some of the best homestays away from the madness of downtown Jaipur in an idyllic setting are:

9 Trees, Jaipur

Its a garden retreat located in the green belt of Jaipur, a few minutes drive from the airport on an eight acre estate in the foothills of the majestic Aravali hills surrounded by lush greenery, 9Trees provides a cocoon of restful peace and tranquility to retreat into after a long day spent exploring the nuances of the bustling Jaipur city.
9 Trees Room
9 Trees Courtyard
Nohra Heritage Homestay, Jaipur
Nohra is a very comfortable heritage homestay. Very homely, pretty neat, awesome rajasthani home-like meals,and a marvelous family to take care of you in the warmest manner!
Nohra Verandah
Nohra Room

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