Uttarakhand

#MyGrationStory : Why This Brave Woman Lives Alone In A Forest in Mukteshwar, Uttarakhand?

THE DENSE FORESTS OF ADJOINING villages of Peora, Nolikan and Sonapani in Mukteshwar look deserted and lonely from a distance. Once you start to see through the dense foliage, you discover it is teaming with life. It is populated with birds, butterflies, reptiles, wild animals and humans who chose to call it home. As I …

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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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CYCLING IN JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK AND SECRET NIGHTLIFE OF RAMNAGAR. IT EXISTS!

On the second day of our stay at Corbett Iris Resort and Spa, when the hosts offered me and my blogger friends to indulge in a cycle tour of the jungle, we lapped up at the idea without second thoughts. The jungle patch chosen was near Kyari village in the Pavalgarh conservative zone (51 sq …

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CORBETT IRIS SPA AND RESORT : THEY SHOW CORBETT BEYOND TIGERS!

It’s not very often that one stays in a resort which is based on the foundation of deep respect towards environment and local lifestyle. Corbett Iris is one such resort right in the centre of the Pavalgarh zone of Jim Corbett National Park. Building a resort in a jungle comes with myriad responsibilities and I …

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