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Rajaji National Park Safari Path

Rajaji National Park – Exploring the Wildlife at Chilla Reserve

Rajaji National Park is something I always managed to miss despite having visited Rishikesh a million times throughout my life. This time when I was in Haridwar, I was invited to stay at the...
Himalayan peaks landscape at Sunrise time

Splendor Of Himalayas At Binsar, Kumaon

Binsar in Jhandi Dhar hills of Kumaon region of Uttarakhand is technically a wildlife sanctuary. In good old days, it served as the summer capital of Chand kings who ruled the region from 11-18th...
Ducks close-up

Birding In Kumaon – Explore Uttarakhand Nature

Uttarakhand is home to about 700 species of birds that are found in India. Although we had an inkling of the variety of birds reported in Uttarakhand, the hill state of India, our itinerary...
Bhimtal lake landscape

Bhimtal, Sattal, Naukuchiatal – Mystical Lakes Of Kumaon Valley

We all know Nainital – the famous hill station of Uttarakhand surrounding the deep green lake called Nainital. Do you know Nainital is just one of the many lakes in Kumaon Valley? The area...
Himalayan peaks view from Mukteshwar

Mukteshwar – Kumaon Valley With Jaw Dropping Views

Uttarakhand is called Devbhoomi – the land of Gods. Of Course, there are temples dedicated to Shiva everywhere. However, for, me it is the Himalayas that surround the valleys that make it look like...
Jageshwar Temple Complex, Kumaon, Uttarakhand

Jageshwar Dham – Abode of Shiva & Shaivism in Kumaon, Uttarakhand

Jageshwar Temple Complex - one of the oldest surviving temples of North India in the lap pf Himalayas surrounded by thick Deodar trees and nurtured by waters of Jata Ganga.
Charming old stone houses at Landour, Mussoorie

Must Do Walks In And Around Landour, Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Landour is a perfect walking town. A small army cantonment, with few houses, a couple of churches, a temple, and few shops – that is Landour. Located few km above Mussoorie, it kind of...
Delivery Van at Landour Bakehouse

Landour In Words With Rokeby Manor & Residences

Landour is a hill town straight out of your dreams, situated a few km uphill of Mussoorie. Landour always stood in my mind for the town where the likes of Ruskin Bond, Stephen Alter,...
Ganga entering the plains at Rishikesh

Aastha Path aka Marine Drive Of Rishikesh

Rishikesh along with neighboring Haridwar had been a melting pot for Sadhus and spiritual seekers. These twin towns have also been the ultimate pilgrim place since time immemorial for Hindus. This is where the...

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