Uttarakhand

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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