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KAILASH MANSAROVAR COMPLETE CHECKLIST: THINGS TO PACK AND CARRY VIA THE CHINA ROUTE.

KAILASH MANSAROVAR COMPLETE CHECKLIST: THINGS TO PACK AND CARRY VIA THE CHINA ROUTE. This packing list for Kailasha Mansarovar Yatra is suitable for pilgrims who are going via China route. It involves only 2 days of trekking. Rest of the days are spent on a fantastic road trip through picturesque locales. Continue reading for an …

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The Poonhill Trek Day 2- Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani: Annapurna trail in Naturally Nepal

The second day of the Poonhill Trek was the most difficult.  We were supposed to climb 3767 stairs, mostly uphill. I have trekked much harder than this during the Everest Base Camp trek in 2015. However, I was not prepared for 3767 steps. After completing successful Everest Base Camp trek, I had not done a …

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INCREDIBLE INDIA: TULIP FESTIVAL IN SRINAGAR, KASHMIR IS SECOND ONLY TO TULIP GARDEN OF HOLLAND.

I REALISED THAT KASHMIR indeed is heaven on earth when I visited the annual Tulip Festival in the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden aka Siraj Bagh in the heart of Srinagar. It is second only to Holland’s Tulip garden. When Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Department invited me to visit Tulip Garden, I accepted the invitation …

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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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