Weekend break from Delhi

Explore the Tea Gardens of Dharamshala During a Family Vacation In Himachal Pradesh

Explore the Tea Gardens of Dharamshala During a Family Vacation In Himachal Pradesh Located in the upper region of the Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala is a quaint hill station known for its scenic beauty and breathtaking landscapes. Also home to His Holiness the Dalai Lama, there are plenty of tourist places to visit …

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A Drive with many Distractions: Chandigarh to Manali

A Drive with many Distractions: Chandigarh to Manali Sometimes when we forgo the tried and tested methods and take the alternative path, it creates a unique experience for us, even though the outcome happens to be the same. This thought is an after effect of my recent road trip from Chandigarh to Manali. I and …

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MY BEST PICTURES AND BIRDWATCHING CHECKLIST OF SATTAL BHIMTAL & NAINITAL, UTTARAKHAND

BIRDWATCHING CHECKLIST OF SATTAL BHIMTAL & NAINITAL AND MY BEST PICTURES. In this blog I am sharing my one of my best pictures from my birdwatching trip to Sattal. These birds are also visible in Nainital and Bhimtal in Uttarakhand, India. I am also sharing the complete checklist of birds found here. My bird-watching trip …

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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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FEEL LIKE A ROYAL AT ALWAR BAGH BY AAMOD: WEEKEND BREAK FROM DELHI NEAR BHANGARH FORT!

This blog is about my quick weekend break from New Delhi (India).  Alwar Bagh, the luxurious property was my base to visit magnificent cenotaphs in Alwar, the haunted Bhangarh Fort and Siliserh Lake and periphery of Sariska National Park. New Delhi based Escape Route helped me plan the trip. Alwar Bagh is 14 kms away …

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Weekend Trip from Delhi – Tracing Begum Samru’s footprints in Sardhana near Meerut.

This story is about Begum Samru of Sardhana near Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. Read on to know small town Sardhana’s connection with Europe! As our van stopped at Raja Shikanji near Modinagar for breakfast, I had a sense of déjà vu recalled, that a few years ago I was sitting at the same place having dinner …

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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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