Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh

Of snow-capped mountains and smoky lore, Himachal Pradesh is so much more than hill stations with colonial hangovers. From high-altitude treks to mountaineering, paragliding, rafting and some precarious off-roading, head over to Himachal for that adrenaline rush. Everything a holiday should be, and probably a little more, Himachal has something for every untraveller.

No trip to Himachal Pradesh can be complete without a few days at Kinnaur. One of the 12 districts in Himachal – almost 250 km from Shimla – you’ll find Kinnaur on National Highway 22, better known as the Hindustan Tibet Road. Located at an altitude ranging between 2320 – 6816 metres, the region is...

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A sojourn into Spiti Valley can be therapeutic for the soul. The misty mountains, sanguine lakes, adrenaline-fuelled treks, humble hospitality, it’s an experience like no other! The difficult task about planning a Himachal holiday is fitting it all in one itinerary. You may have to give some a miss. Just ensure that Dhankar is not...

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For countless, weary city folks, the Chandigarh-Manali NH21 serves as the perfect escape route from the humdrum of daily existence into the rejuvenating lap of nature. Sadly, the crowds follow suit! What if we told you that there is a hidden treasure – with pristine oak and pine forests, hanging bridges, apple orchids, and crystal...

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When we think Himachal – we usually tend to think of the most famous places like Shimla, Manali and Dharamshala. These places to visit in Himachal Pradesh have a strategic closeness to city areas while offering a perfect blend of nature and life in the hills. The negative effect that the tourism has on these...

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Planning your honeymoon tour? When it comes to that first trip with your significant other – there is no place like the hills. With their might and unparalleled views, the mountains teach us lessons in beauty as well as modesty in how to live our lives. While the first name that comes to mind when...

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When one thinks Holi, one thinks color, celebration, happiness, love and buckets of fun. You know what can make a day like that even better? Intoxication. Enter Bhang, India’s contribution to the world of intoxicants. Bhang’s a natural drink made from marijuana leaves. While it is only legal in certain places, during the right time...

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If your heart is anywhere near that of an explorer’s or an adventurer’s or even a photographer’s, chances are that you’ve already been planning of travelling to Manali. With it’s simply amazing location at the heart of Himachal Pradesh, Manali in itself is a travel destination apart from being the start of almost all Jammu...

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