Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand

If India is called the land of spiritualism, Uttarakhand is one big contributor towards it. Home to the holy Ganga and the 4 most sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites, it is commonly referred to as 'devbhoomi' (the land of gods).The world flocks here to master asanas and to seek out big answers and the ashrams gladly offer them room to rest. The forests here are home to the largest concentration of tigers in India.
McLeodganj

While planning your honeymoon if you were to tell anyone how it is – a very few would understand. There are just so many options and it so hard to choose! You might be looking at Europe – the honeymoon continent of our Earth. What if we were to tell you that you can have...

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While looking for things to do in Uttarakhand, you may mostly come across hiking, camping, skiing, adventure sports and the like. And you might wonder, it Uttarakhand really the right place to go for a family trip? Fret not, the state offers many other exciting things to explore which make it a perfect family trip...

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Summer is here and it is time think about a perfect holiday. There are some places where you end up and find nothing, and there are few as well, which will make your heart skip a beat. Bounded by dense forest, Chopta is one such place which offers soothing sight of snow-laden Himalayan Ranges and...

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Almora Kumaon View

Uttarakhand. Dev Bhoomi. The Land of Gods. This little corner of the enigma that is India exudes an enticing sense of spirituality and placidity from its every crevice. A spectacularly idyllic terrain smothered by some of the holiest mountains, lakes and rivers, Uttarakhand is found to be especially bountiful for those seeking hiking adventures, spiritual...

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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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Rishikesh Rafting

Beatle stop. Yoga Central. Haven of white water and holy water. For almost forever, Rishikesh has been all things to every kind of untraveller. The world flocks here to master asanas and to seek out big answers. Raft along mighty rapids. Gather for treks in the Himalayas. And of course, top all this off with...

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Pangot

Welcome to ‘Birdwatchers Paradise’. A small village tucked away within the Kumaon hills, magical forests echoing the songs of hundreds of colourful birds with little trails that disappear into sunlit glades – that’s Pangot for you! Although just 15 kilometres away from Nainital, Pangot definitely deserves more than just a day trip away from the...

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Nainital Nakki Lake

Apparently built on the lines of Cumbrian Lake District by the British, Nainital is one of Uttarakhand’s most popular hill stations. With majestic views, Nainital is set in a valley around an eye-shaped lake, where according to legend, the Goddess Sati’s eyes had fallen. Bustling markets with spectacular views of the hills essentially make Nainital...

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Uttarakhand is the Devbhumi, meaning “Land of the Gods” when translated to English.Caressed by the Himalayan ranges, the state is a centre for hiking trails that stretch for miles and  picturesque hill stations. When talking about Uttarakhand, two names usually stand out the most. Mussoorie and Nainital. The most famous hill stations in Northern India,...

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Tiger Bijrani Corbett Zone

India’s first national park, established in 1936. The place where Project Tiger was launched in 1973 to protect the endangered wildlife species in the country. Corbett National Park, located at an altitude of 600 to 1100 metres in the western Himalayan districts of Nainital and Pauri Garhwal in Uttarakhand, is counted among the best wildlife...

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