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Dealing with Altitude Sickness in Leh: The Complete Travel Guide

Dealing with Altitude Sickness in Leh Ladakh is the first thing you should ponder over while planning a journey to this vast stretch of the Majestic Himalayas. Also known as the “Land of High passes,” Ladakh is not just a travel destination, it is an adventure travel destination. It presents a traveller with various challenges, […]

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How and Where to obtain an Inner Line Permit for Leh-Ladakh 2018?

Inner Line Permit or ILP is a travel document issued by Government of India. It is required by Indian citizens to visit protected/restricted areas within the country. This permit are valid for a limited period of time. The main purpose of an inner line permit is to monitor the activity of tourists and inflow of […]

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Spangmik Village: The Beautiful Rustic Region Near Pangong Tso

Spangmik Village is a remote village situated 156 km east of Leh, on the banks of famous Pangong Lake in Ladakh region. The village is located on a narrow stretch of land between the Chang Chenmo mountains and the Pangong lake. The Spangmik village is very close to the Tibetan border and an army check post […]

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The Splendid Nubra Valley: Ladakh’s Own Gateway to Beauty and Splendor

Nubra Valley is a mysterious place tucked up in the lap of the Himalayas that is filled with an enigmatic culture, mesmerizing valleys, double-humped camel rides, captivating sand dunes and challenging roads. The Shyok River meets the Nubra River in this mesmerizing village that separates the majestic Ladakh and Karakoram mountain ranges. Nubra Valley is also […]

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Backpacking on a Budget 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 something […]

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Shopping Guide for Leh Ladakh: What and Where to Buy ?

Shopping list for Leh Ladakh should ensure that you carry the best things from the region with you while going back. The picturesque landscapes, Buddhist culture, welcoming folks, avenues for adventure activities is why Leh earns a top spot in the bucket list of many travellers. Apart from the memories and those excellent Instagram pictures, one […]

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PAP Leh: How to Obtain a Protected Area Permit for Ladakh

PAP Leh or Protected Area Permit for Leh is a travel document issued by the Government of India to foreign nationals. This document allows them to visit the restricted or protected areas of the Leh Ladakh region for a limited period of time. All foreign nationals and Non-Resident Indians (except for citizens of Bhutan) are required to […]

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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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Magnetic Hill in Leh: Does it Defy All Laws of Gravity?

Magnetic Hill is located near Leh in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.  It is around 30 kms away from mainland Leh and it is on the Leh – Kargil national highway. Magnetic Hill is an extremely famous and mysterious destination.  Not only is the uncanny component of the hill a topic 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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Golden Temple, Amritsar: Beautiful, Serene & Sacred

Popularly known as the Golden Temple, Sri Harmandar Sahib is a very eminent place of pilgrimage for the Sikh community. Located in Amritsar, the Golden Temple is a must visit for the people who travel to Punjab. The marvellous architecture, the heartfelt langar, the Amrit Sarovar lake, enveloped with a serene and a sacred atmosphere is […]

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Is it Safe to Visit Spiti Alone: 10 Things that Every Backpacker Must Know

Is Spiti safe ?  I found myself pondering over this very question as I desperately searched the internet for blogs and articles that shed light on the same. I was well aware of the hardships that come with taking a trip to Spiti Valley and thus wanted to be well-prepared to ensure a smooth journey. A […]

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Backpacking to Spiti Valley on a Budget: Himachal’s Far Away Land

Spiti Valley budget trip is a dream come true for every backpacker. This part of the world is one of the most surreal places that you’ll ever visit in your life time.  Spiti Valley is home to enchanting monasteries, snow-capped mountains, the pristine Spiti River, clear skies that boast of countless stars and the crescent-shaped […]

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Dharamshala Food Guide for Travelers: Must Eating Cafes and Eateries

Dharamshala food guide will prove handy for any traveler visiting the Himalayan kingdom for the first time or after a long span of time.  Dharamshala is one of the most visited travel destinations of North India at the moment. In recent times, this place has seen a lot of people visiting it due to its […]

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Chandratal Lake: The Surreal Natural Wonder in Himachal

Chandratal Lake which means ‘Lake of the Moon’, is a popular destination for trekkers and climbers. It is one of the crescent-shaped lakes in Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh and is often referred to as one of the most beautiful lakes located at an altitude of about 14,000 ft in the majestic Himalayas. The Chandratal trek grabs […]

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Kedarnath Yatra: The Consecrated Journey to Shiva’s Own Dham

Kedarnath Yatra is undertaken piously by thousands of Shiva devotees each year. Most remote of the Chota Char Dhams is Kedarnath, the abode of Lord Shiva. This glorious jyothirlinga of Lord Shiva proves to be the epitome of beauty and tranquility. Surrounded by the snow capped majestic Garhwal Himalayas, it is a sight that lives on […]

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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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How To Spend A Fun Day At Manali’s Solang Valley?

The name Solang Valley is a combination of two words i.e. Solang which is name of a village in Manali, Himachal Pradesh and Nullah which refers to a water stream. Solang Valley is located at a distance of around 13 kilometres from Manali and lies between Solang village and Beas Kund. This beautiful valley offers […]

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Triund Trek: Camp Amidst the Majestic Himalayas

Triund Trek is a sought after footslog for a majority of travelers who visit Mcleodganj. At a height of 2842m (9342 ft) above sea level, in the lap of Himalayas lies the beautiful Triund Hill. Triund Trek has become an increasingly popular hiking route for wayfarers from India and globally mainly because of ease and […]

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Key Monastery – Where Faith Meets Expedition

Key Monastery, also known as the Kye Gompa is located amidst the majestic Himalayas in the Spiti Valley. It is a serene place situated far away from the maddening crowds dedicated to Buddhist learning. The entire structure is engraved in a small hill as if crafted out of a portrait. The best part about the […]

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A Traveler’s Account of Tehri: Gharwal’s Prepossessing Getaway

Tehri dam is a precious gem located in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand. Uninhibited by too many tourists, this place is a perfect getaway for people seeking quality vacationing time up in the hills. Tehri is a destination packed with something for every type of explorer. A scenic lake for the traveler seeking solace […]

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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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Sahastradhara: The Thousand Fold Springs of Dehradun

Sahastradhara is as fancy a place as its name. ‘Thousand fold springs’ is what the word Sahastradhara means. It is a beautiful picturesque destination of Dehradun. This amazing place is located at the Baldi river near the Robbers’s cave. Sahastradharat water falls, as many call it is like a never-ending park which has fresh water […]