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Camp, Trek and Paraglide on your First Trip to Himachal’s Bir Billling

First time trip to Bir Billing is filled with joy, excitement and adrenaline rush especially if you’re new to the mountains. The region is known for its adventurous activities especially paragliding. At the height of 2400 meters, the highest paragliding spot in India has had the honor of hosting a Paragliding World Cup in 2015. […]

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The Rules of Malana Village in Himachal: Travelers Beware !!

Malana village rules are to be observed by inhabitants and travelers alike. This place happens to be the World’s oldest democracy and lives by stringent customs and traditions. Travelers are welcome in this place but never allowed to live here permanently. There are certain rules that must most sanctimoniously followed at all times. The Malanis […]

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A Woman’s Backpacking Trip Across Leh : The ‘Juleh’ Land

Ever wondered of pursuing a Leh backpacking trip ? Well you should head to Leh this coming holiday season and feel enchanted amidst the majestic Himalayas.  Leh is a serene and calm location in the lap of astonishing mountains and valleys. No pictures or words will ever do justice to its beauty. Visiting Leh is […]

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Lahesh Cave Trek: Dharamshala’s Enthralling Green & White Trail

Lahesh Cave Trek is set in Himachal’s Dhalaudhar Range. The caves are set above one of the most famous trekking places in India, Triund. Lahesh cave trek ticks all the right boxes for a beginner. It gives you the unique experience of crossing a glacier in winters. Lahesh Cave Trek is moderate when it comes […]

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Dharamshala Budget Trip: A Travel Blog for First Time Backpackers

Planning for a cost effective Dharamshala budget trip will not only help you save extra bucks but also allow you more days to explore the place. Each year thousands of travelers visit the Himalayan town of Dharamshala. Due to the rush, it can be a tad bit expensive to visit the region. However with a […]

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Is Dharamshala Safe for Solo Travelers, Backpackers and Women ?

Is Dharamshala Safe for Solo Travelers, Backpackers and Women ? This is a pertinent question that needs to be addressed for the security of every first time visitor. The answer is yes. In the current post, I will answer each and every safety question that has been posed to me by travelers across regions. The […]

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Gangtok: Sikkim’s Capital Town is ‘Lofty Hill’ Personified

Gangtok budget travel plan for first time backpackers or groupies can prove beneficial. It will not only help extend your stay but also save huge bucks.  The most optimum Gangtok budget travel plan will ensure that you are able to cover the maximum locations in minimum bucks spent. Your aim is not to spend precious […]

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Tenga Valley: The Lesser Known Beauty of Arunachal at 6500 Feet

Tenga Valley is a heaven for mountain mongers. The serenity of the valley will take your breath way. It is one of the few places in India that will surely give you a break from your monotonous life in city,. The calming cackle of the fresh water streams running by and the alluring view of […]

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Untold Story of Himachal’s Malana Village: World’s Oldest Democracy

Malana Village is a different world in itself. It is like a sacred book of fabled folklore. It is a sanctimonious land for the people who reside in it. It is the World’s oldest democracy. It lives by the rules set thousands of years ago. Travelers are welcome here but never allowed to be a part of […]

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Malana Cream Hash: A Dangerous Habit for Travelers !!

Malana cream hash is  more commonly known as Malana cream or simply Malana charas. Malana village is the most sought after for its charas. The black gold as Malana cream hash is known abroad is the reason why every traveler comes sniffing here. However, at the outset, it needs to be pointed out that Malana cream […]

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Belur and Halebidu: The Twin Ancient Marvels of Hoysala Dynasty

Belur temple, officially known as the Chennakeshava temple and commonly called the Belur math (cloister)  is a marvel of ancient Hoysala architecture. If you go deep into the etymology of the Belur temple, it means ‘beautiful Vishnu’ Chenna means beautiful while keshava means vishnu (one of the principal deities of Hinduism). The name itself implies the […]

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Varkala: Kerala’s Hidden Backpacking Beach Destination

Varkala is the land that’s painted blue by the endless waters and clear skies. The little town of Varkala is definitely worth all your time. Located in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, Varkala’s North cliff is perched right next to the Arabian sea coast giving it the most beautiful natural setting from dusk to dawn. […]

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Rupin Pass Trek: Embark on a Thrilling Adventure

Rupin Pass was primarily a shepherd’s trail crossing the Kinnaur Kailash range in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Known to be a shepherd’s boon, Rupin Pass trail in the present times brings out the luster and warmth embedded in the purest form of what nature personifies with its rich vegetation and ever changing […]

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Houseboats in Dal Lake: Where Royalty Meets Comfort & Warmth

House Boats in Dal lake are unique anchored structures to one side of the majestic Dal in Srinagar. Situated in the heart of Kashmir and surrounded by the alluring beauty of Mughal Gardens, Dal Lake is a well-known travel destination of India. The lake gets its name from the Kashmiri word ‘Dal’ which means a […]

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Digha: The Beach Town Situated on the Shores of Bay of Bengal

Digha Travel Guide for planning your trip on a budget will help you explore this destination without creating holes in your pocket. Enjoy the scenic beach town of Digha and return enchanted. The beautiful beach town of Digha is situated by the shores of the mighty Bay of Bengal. It is situated south of West […]

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Kuari Pass Trek: The Best Himalayan Trail for Beginners

Kuari Pass trek is located amidst the gorgeous Garhwal Himalayas. It offers majestic views, an easy trail and fairly good weather conditions. Best part about the Kuari Pass trek is that beginners will love it. In fact if you are a first timer, Kuari Pass trek will be a good experience to start. I had […]

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Skiing at Kashmir’s Aru Valley – A Thrilling Experience

Skiing at Aru Valley can be challenging yet enjoyable especially if you’re doing it for the first time. It can give you the thrilling feeling of Adrenalin flowing through your body. Skiing at Aru Valley against a lush white backdrop of snow at the ground and the Himalayas up high will stay imprinted in your mind forever. […]

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Khuri Sand Dunes: Jaisalmer’s Ravishing Desert Beauty

Khuri Sand Dunes are the true embodiment of the Thar desert in Rajasthan. They are mysterious, uncanny and ravishing. In this harsh and futile wilderness nature endures. Visit here if you want to be a part of the complete desert experience. Khuri lies on the edge of the Desert National Park surrounded by extensive sand dunes. […]

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Top 10 Beaches in North & South Goa for Sun & Fun Lovers

Best beaches in Goa: Top 10 choices for hanging out and having lots of fun both as a backpacker as well as a tourist. The beaches across the coast of Goa are situated either in North Goa or South Goa.  The North Goa beaches are more commercialized and popular, extending to visitors  a flamboyant nightlife, shopping […]

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Chathurangapara View Point: A Traveler’s Discovery of Hills, Mills & Beauty

Chathurangapara View Point is located in the  Idukki district of Kerala by the border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. There are hundreds of wind mills placed in this region. The heavy wind passing between the mountains has a great impact of production of electricity in both the states. The wind is so heavy here at […]

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A First Time Traveler’s Experience at Jim Corbett National Park

Jim Corbett National Park, also known simply as the Corbett National park lies in the Nainital district of the north Indian state of Uttarakhand. It was here that the prestigious ‘Project Tiger’ was launched in the year 1973.  The place is a treat for nature and wildlife lovers. It territory of the land ranges over  500 […]

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The Mesmerizing Lake that Changes Colours – Pangong Tso, Ladakh

Pangong Lake, originally known as Pangong Tso (Tso means lake in native language of Ladakh) is an extremely gorgeous site located amidst the high grasslands of Ladakh region in North India. The sheer beauty of Pangong Tso or more popularly known as just the Pangong Lake makes travelers visit it from far and wide. Pangong […]

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Awaking to Alleppey Backwaters: The Complete Houseboat & Kayaking Experience

Alleppey backwaters are one of the best places in South India to refresh your mind and get rid of all your worries. Spending quality time in the backwaters of Kerala will make you feel more energized and rejuvenated. Kerala is popularly referred to as ‘God’s Own Country’ and once you experience the Alleppey backwaters, you […]

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Mehrangarh Fort: Jodhpur’s Splendour Standing Tall on a Cliff

Mehrangarh Fort is one of Jodhpur’s finest embodiment of Rajput architecture and heritage. The fort at Meharangarh stands tall on a cliff, exactly perpendicular to the ground. This makes it scale up four hundred feet above the sky line of Jodhpur. Jodhpur is located in India’s most westward and largest state –  Rajasthan. The word Rajasthan […]