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Tiget Jim Corbett

The Park What’s common between a cricket test match, an intensely smoky single malt and Corbett National Park? Plenty actually – they can all test your patience, are acquired tastes and even so are strangely favored by the ‘connoisseurs’. Though named after the legendary hunter turned conservationist Jim Corbett, strangely enough only one of the...

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Wayanad

If you think Kerala is only about the dreamy backwaters and rejuvenating Ayurvedic massages think again! One of the most beautiful hill stations in South India, Wayanad is located amidst the lush greenery of the Western Ghats in God’s Own Country. From prehistoric caves and heart-shaped lakes to revered temples and wild animals, this popular...

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Munnar is, often, presented as a one-day destination to be covered among a bouquet of Kerala destinations. However, this scenic hill station located on the Western Ghats, in Idukki district, deserves more of your time. Given its strategic location at an altitude of 1,600 metres above sea level, there’s no dearth of vistas. To make...

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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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Pangong Tso Night Sky Stars Camping

A jumbo box of different shades of blue crayons won’t be enough to draw the shades of the Pangong  Tso Lake. Much more than just a spectacular lake at a mindboggling 13,900 feet above mean sea level, Pangong Tso’s serene blue waters were made more famous with Bollywood’s ‘Three Idiots’ movie, leading to a fairly...

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The unexplored heaven of Uttarakhand, Mukteshwar is a small town perched at an altitude of about 2287 metres above sea level, atop the Kumaon hills in Nainital district. For stunning views of the mighty Himalayas, taste of the pahadi aloo (potato) grown on terrace gardens, a break from the chaos and noise of city life,...

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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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Uttarakhand tourism offerings range from the best of natural splendours to unrivalled adrenaline-inducing adventures. But before you decide on your itinerary, we suggest you spare some thought for these little-known wonders in Uttarakhand that are a true traveller’s delight! Munsiyari Munsiyari Famed as the ‘Mini Kashmir of Uttarakhand’, Munsiyari (288 km from Nainital) literally means...

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Posted by untravel | | Cuisine, Food, Ladakh

Ladakh is pretty much on everyone’s bucket list – its tall mountains, clear blue skies and miles of untouched land are bound to move even the strong hearted. The scenic views, fresh air and energy in the air will refresh your soul. And what about the body? Pamper it which some local food and drink,...

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Tucked into the hills, Shimla has been a popular tourist destination for many years. Aesthetically planned, the hill station stands like a former beauty queen whose charm still lingers.  The capital is always alive and always awake. Buzzing with a flow of tourists from India and other countries. One side are the colonial buildings, true...

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