Uttarakhand

WHY AAMOD AT BHIMTAL, UTTARAKHAND IS THE BEST PROPERTY FOR BIRD-WATCHING IN SATTAL!

WHY AAMOD AT BHIMTAL, UTTARAKHAND IS THE BEST PROPERTY FOR BIRDWATCHING IN SATTAL! Aamod At Bhimtal is where you should stay not only if birdwatching is your focus but for regular vacation as well. Located at an elevation of 1370 meters above sea level, it offers you a stay amidst unbridled nature and comforting luxury. …

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Discovering My Dad’s Adventurous Side – Road Trip to Offbeat & Adventurous Weekend Getaway to Kanatal, Dhanaulti, Tehri Dam in Uttarakhand!

Discovering My Dad’s Adventurous Side – Road Trip to Offbeat & Adventurous Weekend Getaway to Kanatal, Dhanaulti, Tehri Dam in Uttarakhand! Recently I have completed 10 years of my independent travelling across India and beyond. I realized that my parents had not travelled much for pleasure. So, I gifted them a road trip to Kanatal, …

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Places to Visit in Almora District of Uttarakhand with Family

Places to Visit in Almora District of Uttarakhand with Family Almora, a small hill station found in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, beckons lovers of nature and tranquility from all over the world. It is named after the plant “Kilmora” that is used for washing utensils of the ancient Katarmal Temple. Framed by the magnificent …

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Travel Guide for a Weekend Getaway to Kanatal with Family

Located about 78 km from Dehradun and 38 km from Mussoorie is the tiny hamlet of Kanatal, nestled in the hills of Uttarakhand. Perched at 8,500 ft. above sea level, this little village on the Mussoorie–Chamba Road is the perfect weekend getaway for those craving a family vacation. Named after the now-dried-up“one-eyed lake” in Hindi, …

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Testing Wildcraft’s Amphibia Sphere Outdoor Adventure & Trekking Shoes during Poonhill Trek, Nepal.

WHAT IS THE BEST SHOE for trekking? How to identify what shoes should I buy for trekking? These are some of the questions my readers inundate me with, apart from, of course the suggestions for best camera, stay options and destinations.  I recently tried Wildcraft’s newly launched Amphibia Sphere Outdoor Adventure & Trekking Shoes. Here …

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OFFBEAT WEEKEND BREAK FROM DELHI: VILLAGE WALK TO KAFURA IN MUKTESHWAR .

A casual walk in the villages of Kafura, Peora, Nolikan and Sonapani in Mukteshwar treated me with more surprises than I had anticipated. Out of these, I spent most time in Kafura. As I left Leela Orchards Home Stay, Sona Pani in Mukteshwar, within minutes I arrived at a cemented path way leading to the …

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LEELA ORCHARDS SONAPANI HOME-STAY, AT MUKTESHWAR: WEEKEND BREAK FROM DELHI IN BUDGET!

A VACATION AT LEELA ORCHARDS SONAPANI HOME-STAY AT SONAPANI, MUKTESHWAR is a perfect weekend break from Delhi, Noida and Gurgaon. It is managed by the cheerful Manvendra Singh Barathokey and his mother. It was such a great last minute decision to stop at this lovely home-stay in Mukteshwar. On recommendation by a friend I stayed …

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AMARI RESORT AT RAMGARH NEAR NAINITAL IS THE PERFECT LUXURY BREAK FROM DELHI!

AAMARI RESORTS IN RAMGARH near Nainital is easily the best resort in the area. It is a perfect weekend break from Delhi, Noida and Gurgaon.  1 hour away from the touristy Nainital, Aamari resort at Ramgarh is a perfect abode away from the city life. When I planned a trip to Nainital, Ramgarh and Mukteshwar, …

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Offbeat Activities to do in Mussoorie with Mosaic Hotel

I HAVE AVOIDED GOING TO MUSSOORIE ever since I started traveling in 2010. I dreaded going there after hearing all the horror stories from fellow travelers. So, I was skeptical when I was invited to visit Mussoorie. I anyhow said yes after much contemplation. I always make sure to experience a destination myself rather than …

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