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  • ABHISHEK RAWAT
    6 months ago

    
    These are the some physical trainings you can do before going for high altitude    trek.

    1- learn yoga breathing rhythms

    2- Aerobic training

    3- leg exercises

    4- Training for the mountain environment

    • 5-  Strength training
    • 6- Running







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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    You can find a lot of homestays, hotels and  resorts in a very good budget nearby Kasar devi. It depends on the time you are visiting that place and the number of days you want to spent over there. During the months(May-July mid) there is a lot of crowd so the prices over there remain quite high.


    You can visit that place during winters(February-March) and in monsoon as well (August-September mid)if your budget is low and the weather of that place during that period of time is very pleasant.

    So, now coming how to reach there by public transport so you can get a lot of share taxis as well as buses from Haldwani taxi stand and bus station going towards Almora and from Almora taxi stand you can find a lot of share taxis for Kasar Devi.

    You can also hire a direct cab from Haldwani to Kasardevi which will cost you around 2k-3k.

     

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  • Mitanshi Jain
    6 months ago

    Hello, Radhika

    So here I am suggesting you some of the best yoga centers or ashrams for yoga and meditation :

      1. Parmarth Niketan

      2. Swami Dayanand Ashram

      3. Sivananda Ashram

      4. Yoga Niketan

      5. Osho Gangadham Ashram

    now, here's the some of best hostel in Rishikesh -

    1. Skyard Hostel, Rishikesh

    2. Blabla Hostel, Rishikesh

    3. goSTOPS, Rishikesh

    4. Live Free Hostel, Rishikesh

    5. Blue Jay Hostel, Rishikesh

      I hope this information is going to help you. 

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  • aaryan verma
    6 months ago

    Hi Vijay,

    You can join our weekend bagpacking groups for treks and hikes at kasol.


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  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

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  • Akash
    6 months ago

    Hello, ma'am good afternoon 

    There is no railway station and train connectivity in kashmir valley as of now. 

    But still if you are planning to go by train the nearest railway station to srinagar is jammu tawi which is located 330 km away from srinagar

    • All the trains departure from delhi 


  • Akash
    6 months ago

    Hello, ma'am good afternoon

    There is no railway stations and train connectivity in kashmir valley as of now. 

    But still if you are planning to go by a train the nearest railway station to srinagar is jammu tawi which is located 330 km away from srinagar 

    • All the trains departure from delhi 



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  • sabrinapandey
    6 months ago

    The best time to enjoy the Kashmir Great Lakes trek is in between the June and September. 

  • ABHISHEK RAWAT
    6 months ago

    The best time to visit the kashmir great lakes trek is in the month of June , August and September

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  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    Although, one should avoid traveling in Monsoons but there are still some places which are at their peak at this point of time like

    Champaner – Pavagadh, Gujarat

    Gokarna, Karnataka
    Manas National Park, Assam
    Varkala, Kerala
    Mandu, Madhya Pradesh
    Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
    Tadoba, Maharashtra
    Lunglei, Mizoram
    Talasari Beach, Odisha
    Bundi, Rajasthan
    Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
    Kalimpong, West Bengal

  • aaryan verma
    6 months ago

    Hi Aslam,

    Best offbeat places to explore in august are - 

    lahual-spiti

    leh-ladakh

    Valley of flowers

    Mcleodganj & triund.

    Hampta pass Trek

  • sabrinapandey
    6 months ago

    Best offbeat places to explore in august are -

     leh - Ladakh

    Jammu and Kashmir

    Himachal Pradesh

    Nanital 

    Munnar

     Valley of flowers

    Mcleodganj and Triund

    Hampta pass Trek 




  • sabrinapandey
    6 months ago

    Best offbeat places to explore in august are -

     leh - Ladakh

    Jammu and Kashmir

    Himachal Pradesh

    Nanital 

    Munnar

     Valley of flowers

    Mcleodganj and Triund

    Hampta pass Trek 




  • ABHISHEK RAWAT
    6 months ago

    Hi Aslam,

    There are lot offbeat places to explore in the month of  August and here are some of places which I will suggest.

    Auli , uttrakhand

     Darjeeling, West Bengal

     Kausani, Uttarakhand

    Panchgani, Maharashtra

    Kumarakom, Kerala

    Pahalgam, Jammu & Kashmir

     Jodhpur, Rajasthan

    Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh

    Goa

    Mussoorie, uttrakhand







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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    Hello mam, Good afternoon.

    Yes, you can explore Zanskar Valley by bus or sharing cabs. It depends on the route you will be following to visit the Valley.

    There are mainly two routes that are followed to visit Zanskar Valley.

    • Route1 – Manali – Jispa- Leh – Zanskar
    • Route 2 –Jammu – Srinagar – Kargil – Zanskar

    So, according the two routes there are bus and sharing cab options available for reaching to the valley.



  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    Yes, you can visit Zanskar valley by following one of the 2 routes :-

    Route1 – Manali – Jispa- Leh – Zanskar

    Route 2 –Jammu – Srinagar – Kargil – Zanskar

    So, you can opt for any one route which you like. Well route 2 is the shorter one.

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  • Mitanshi Jain
    6 months ago

    Kashmir is undoubtedly the most heavenly place in India. With natural and fresh lakes such as - Vishansar, Gadasar, Gangbal,Nundkol, the Kashmir great lakes trek (KGL) is one of the most beautiful treks in India. Trekking to the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek offers you a lifetime unforgettable memories. This trek takes approximately 7-9 days to complete. The trek covers approximately 13000 ft in elevation and 63 kms. The trek to the KGL physical fitness is essential. The KGL trek starts from Sonamarg which lies at an altitude of 9,186 ft(2,800 m) and gradually takes you to the highest 13,000 ft (4200 m), we rate it as a moderate trek. Trekkers will enjoy a variety of terrains: endless meadows & snow-capped mountains. Its well worth trekking the trail to the Great Lakes.                                                                                              What is the best time to do the KGL Trek :                                                                                                      The Kashmir Great Lakes trek opens up for trekkers b/w the months of June to September. The reason being all the other months, you'll find Kashmir engulfed in snow due to extreme weather conditions.

  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    The Kashmir great lakes trek is one of the most beautiful treks in India. Opting for this Trek can be a lifetime experience. It is a moderate level trek which requires a good physical fitness and takes approximately 7-9 days to complete. The trek is about 13000 ft above sea level. The trek starts from Sonamarg (9,186 feet altitude) and eventually increases to 13,000 ft. Its well worth trekking the trail to the Great Lakes.

    This trek opens up for trekkers between June to September because in all the other months, you'll find snow all over due to heavy snowfall.

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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    Yes, we do have network connectivity in Chandratal.

    The following networks most probably work there-Vodafone, Airtel and Bsnl.

  • Yashi Srivastava
    6 months ago

    Hi,

    Only Jio mobile networks are currently operational in Chopta's treks. During the hike to Tungnath and Chandrashila, Vodafone, Airtel, and BSNL are operational, while Vodafone and Jio are operational at Deoriatal.

  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    During the trek to Tungnath and Chandrashila, Vodafone, Airtel, and BSNL are operational while all other networks are unsettled.

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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    Yes, we can do camping at Deoria Tal at night.

    For that one needs to take the permission from the forest officials and there are some charges for the camping. The per person charge is Rs.50 which you need to pay to the forest department before pitching down your tents if you are already having with you.

    If you don't have the tents so, you can get them at rent and the starting price is Rs.500 per tent.

  • Mitanshi Jain
    6 months ago

    Deoriataal lake is a beautiful and fresh water lake which is situated around 2.5 km uphill from Saari village. The spectacular view of Himalayas at the backdrop of the lake enthralls you. Deoriataal lake  is also considered as one of the best places for  stargazing.                                                                              You can witness the reflection of Chuakhamba peak on the lake, it enchances the beauty of lake.one can also spot other famous peaks as well like, Kedar Range, Nilkantha, Bandarpunch, etc. 

    Deoria Tal also offers a impressive view of Tungnath and Chandrashila peak.

    Yes, one can do overnight camping at Deoriataal lake,the camps offer accomodation amidst the lap of nature. but you have to pay the charges to the forest officials or department (Rs.50-100) if you want to stay at camps or else pitch your tent. Visitors, can bring their own tents or rent according to their needs. Starting price of camps starts from Rs.500 per night. 

  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    Yes, you can but for that one needs to take the permission from the forest officials and there are some charges for the camping.

    Rs.50/person

    If you want tents also then tent rentals a starts from Rs.500(tentative) per tent.


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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    The best time to visit Gokarna is from October to March because at that period of time the humidity there is very less. So you get good time to enjoy the beaches, and a lot of adventure activities like boating, parasailing, water- skking ,etc.

  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    As Gokarna is a Beach destination, the best time to visit Gokarna is between October to mid March because of good climatic condition.

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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    Yes sure, I can help you out with that.

    The offbeat places for weekend vacation along with relaxation are

    1.Himanchal Pradesh:- Chakrata, Manali, Tirthan Valley, Macleodganj, Sainj Valley, Kheerganga, Chitkul, Kangra, Barot, Malana ,Arki, Gulaba, Kalpa , Nahan , Gushaini, Shoja .

    2.Uttarakhand:Mukteshwar, Kausani ,Ranikhet, Kasar Devi (Almora), Chaukori, Pangot, Shitlakhet, Jalna, Kainchi Dham, Shyamlatal.


  • Yashi Srivastava
    6 months ago

    Hi,

    Places that aren't yet well-known may have some limitations, such as a lack of activities after sundown and expensive overnight options. However, much-needed calm and peace are assured. So, here are a few unique spots nearby Delhi that tourists have yet to discover:

    1. Naukuchiatal, Uttarakhand (320 km) – The Lake With 9 Corners
    2. Kanatal, Uttarakhand (317 km) – For A Little Adventure And Tranquility
    3. Dausa, Rajasathan (258 km) – Stepwells, Palaces and Royalty
    4. Shoghi, Himachal Pradesh (329 km) – Out Of Ruskin Bond’s Tales
    5. Nahan,Himachal Pradesh (248 km) – A Quaint Little Town
    6. Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh (319 km) – Gateway To Wilderness
    7. Chakrata, Uttarakhand (495 km) – Laidback Adventures
    8. Pangot, Uttarakhand (310 km) – A Birdwatcher’s Trove
    9. Binsar, Uttarakhand (400 km) – Towering Peaks To Roaring Predators
    10. Fagu, Himachal Pradesh (380 km) – A Hamlet Of Stone Houses
    11. Darang, Assam (435 km) – A Whiff Of Freshness And Refreshment
    12. Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand (460 km) – Where The Gods Dine
    13. Kausani, Uttarakhand (398 km) – Charming Meadows
    14. Munsiyari, Uttarakhand (572 km) – Gear Up For Panchachuli
    15. Alwar, Rajasthan (165 km) – A Blend Of Architecture And Nature
    16. Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh (404 km) – A Valley Of Blues And Greens
    17. Kangra, Himachal Pradesh (454 km) – Land Of Gods
    18. Mandi, Himachal Pradesh (443 km) – City Of Temples
    19. Pushkar, Rajasthan (415 km) – A Lake City
  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    If you don't want to visit those usual touristy destinations then here are some of the best Offbeat destinations :-


    Daman & Diu & Not Goa

    Chakrata (Uttarakhand) & Not Manali

    Sikkim & Not Ladakh

    Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve (Maharashtra) & Not Jim Corbett

    Khimsar Village (Rajasthan) & Not Jaisalmer

    Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh) & Not McLeod Ganj

    Mawlynnong (Meghalaya) & Not Darjeeling


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  • Mitanshi Jain
    6 months ago

     Many of us have a dream of a bike ride to Spiti Valley, So today I m here to help you with this. So according to your Itinerary, you can rent a bike from Shimla or Manali. So when you reach your destination first, ask around for some good bike rentals then take a look at a few bikes,check the condition of the bike, take a test ride then only book your bike. Depending upon which Motorcycle you rent, you'll have to pay a daily rental of Rs.1k to 2k per day.

    If you want to rent a bike for Spiti you can also rent a bike from Kaza as well. There are several players offering bike rental services in Kaza.

    Here are some bike rentals companies :

    - MANALI 

    The Bike Rental Manali

    Ish Tour & Travel 

    - SHIMLA

    Shimla Rider  

    Shimla bike rental agency 

    - KAZA

    Bike the hills 

    Planet Spiti bike rentals

  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    Here are some Bike rental service available for Spiti trip -


    Two Wheel Himalayas

    EPIC MOTO TOURS : motorbike rental, ladakh spiti tours

    Planet Spiti Bike Rentals

    RenTrip Bike Rentals - Manali

  • ABHISHEK RAWAT
    6 months ago

    Sir , it depends from which place  you want to rent a bike. Anyway here is the list of some  bike rentals  company in Himachal Pradesh.

    Planet Spiti Bike Rentals

    B D Tour & travel BIKE RENTAL

    EPIC MOTO TOURS 

    Ish Tour & Travel - Bike Rentals in Manali

    BIKE HIRE TO SPITI VALLEY


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  • Mitanshi Jain
    6 months ago

    Hello, hope you are doing well sure I can help you by recommending some of the best budget stays in Manali. Manali is indeed a beautiful place to visit there are a lot places to visit in Manali is Mall Road, Hidimba Devi Temple, Jogini Waterfalls, etc. Here, I recommend you some of the budget hotels :

    1. La Vaca India Manali, it's a three star hostel situated near vashist temple.

    costing Rs.735 per night for two rooms.

    2. The Cultural Nation Hostel situated in Manali, 1 km from Hidimba Devi Temple.

    Costing Rs.1220 per night for 2 rooms. 

    3. Himtrek Camps Manali, camps are situated in a beautiful location in Old Manali, 2.8 km away from Hidimba Devi Temple.

    Costing Rs.1184 per night for 1 room.

    4. Woodstock Inn Manali, this is a 3- star boutique hotel situated 1.9 km from Old Manali. 

    Costing Rs. 1888 per night.

    I hope this information is helpful to you

  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    If you are looking for cozy and budget stays then these could be best options for you:-

    Zostel Manali

    The Neelgiris

    Treebo Trend Hotel Dev

    Hotel Out Town


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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    If you are willing to travel to Kasol from Delhi by local transport so the best option for you is to take a bus from either Majnu Ka Tila /R.K Ashram or from Kashmiri Gate for Volvo and Ordinary bus respectively.

    For more details you can contact/check the online portals of ISBT and HRTC.

  • Yashi Srivastava
    6 months ago

    Hi,

    how to reach kasol from delhi : -

    Delhi To Kasol by Air

    Train passengers can travel from Delhi to Chandigarh via train. Exit the railway in Chandigarh and catch a HRTC bus bound for Kullu or Manali. All buses heading to Manali or Kullu make a stop in Bhuntar. So, tell the bus driver ahead of time that you want to be dropped off in Bhuntar. Tourists must take another bus or cab from Bhutar to Kasol.

    Delhi To Kasol by Rail

    There are no direct trains from Delhi to Kasol, thus people travelling by rail must first take a train to Bhuntar. There is no direct rail from Delhi to Bhuntar. One can take the train to Chandigarh and then drive the rest of the way. The nearest railway station to Kasol is Joginder Nagar, which is approximately 143 kilometres away. Book a cab or a bus and forget about wondering how to get from Delhi to Kasol by train.

    Delhi To Kasol by Road

    There is no direct bus service from Delhi to Kasol; you must alight at Bhuntar bus station. Traveling by bus from Delhi to Kasol takes approximately 12 to 13 hours. Private operators' buses from Delhi to Kasol depart at Majnu ka Tila in Delhi. While government buses run from Kashmiri Gate ISBT in Delhi to Bhuntar on a regular basis. You can take a cab or a bus from here to Kasol. The journey from Bhuntar to Kasol takes roughly 2 hours. Have a wonderful journey!

  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    By bus it will take about 12 hrs 

    By train 13 hrs 

    By air 1-2 hrs

    The best option would be by bus because of money time ratio.


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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    Yes sure, I can suggest you some places in Macleodganj where you can spend your good time.

    1.Masroor Temple:It is one of the ancient Hindu temples in the hill town built in the 8th century that one must visit on their trip to Mcleodganj. The temple unveils the elegance of North Indian Nagara architectural style.

    2.Bhagsu falls: One of the most important places to visit in Mcleodganj, Bhagsu Falls is a popular waterfall for its paradisaical landscape and verdant surroundings. Situated in the peaceful village of Bhagsu, it is a place travelers never want to miss on their trip to this quaint hill town. You will get to shoot some scenic videos and click fantastic pictures.

    3.Nechung Monastery: It is a replica of one in Tibet and offers warm & friendly hospitality, peaceful ambiance and scenic surroundings to the tourists. You will also get to have a jaw-dropping view of Dhauladhar Ranges.

    4.Sunset Point: If you are a nature lover, do not miss going to the Sunset Point. The pleasant weather in Mcleodganj and the setting sun makes it a must-visit place in the hill station. Click photographs, allure the scenery and relish the mesmerizing view of the village.

    5.Triund: One of the most attractive walks for beginners, this trek starts from McLeodganj or what is lovingly called Mini Tibet. It is a 4-5 hour walk from Bhagsu Nath, the ancient Shiva temple near German Bakery.

    6.St. John's Church: Boasting the neo-Gothic architecture, this church is one of the best tourist attractions in Mcleodganj. Dedicated to the Baptist, John, the church is located in Forsyth Ganj in the forest area and is famous for the solid architecture, positive vibes and wild surroundings.

    7.Dharamkot: This place is perfect for a solo trip. It has the vibes that help to reconnect with yourself the best.  Barely commercialized, this place is a hub for mostly Israeli tourists that stay here for a couple of months, practice meditation, yoga, Buddhism and aim at living a peaceful calm life. Dharamkot is full of beautiful cafes that make the village not just serene but also vibrant. You can hike all day amidst the thick of forests.

    8.Vipassana Meditation Center: Engulfed in the Dhauladhar Ranges, this center in Dharamkot is a place of tranquility and solace for travelers seeking escape from the busy life and chaos of the city. Amidst the calm Himalayan peaks, you will find your peace of mind and get closer to nature.


  • Yashi Srivastava
    6 months ago

    Hi,

    some of the best places to spend your free time with peaceful environment in Mcleodganj are :-

    Triund – Crown Jewel Of Dharamshala

    Triund, known as Dharamshala's crown jewel, is one of the most famous Mcleodganj tourist attractions. The route from Mcleodganj to Triund passes through beautiful scenery and rugged terrain. Night camping on a mountaintop under a starlit sky is a visual delight for travellers on their Triund journey.

    Bhagsu Falls – Paradisiacal Scenery

    The most prominent Mcleodganj waterfall, Bhagsu Falls, is famed for its lush green surroundings and paradisiacal sight. It is one of the nicest sites to visit in Mcleodganj and is located in the beautiful village of Bhagsu. Visitors may take a plunge in the chilling water, take pictures, and eat delicious food at surrounding cafes.

    Sunset Point – Cherish Enthralling Views

    Sunset Point, as the name suggests, offers breathtaking views of the setting sun as it gently sinks behind the majestic Dhauladhar peaks. It is one of the greatest spots to visit in Mcleodganj Himachal Pradesh for photographers and nature lovers to enjoy a breathtaking view of the Naddi Village.

    Indrahar Pass – An Offbeat Place

    Known for its venturesome trekking trail, Indrahar pass is one of the best places to visit in Mcleodganj for travelers who wish to explore offbeat places. Situated at an altitude of 4,342 meters, the Indrahar pass offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges and an extensive floral diversity of the surrounding hills.

    Vipassana Meditation Centre – Find Peace Of Mind

    Vipassana Meditation Centre in Dharamkot is an oasis of serenity and tranquillity nestled by the Dhauladhar hills. It is one of the top Mcleodganj attractions where visitors can discover peace of mind amidst the soothing Himalayan highlands, distant from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis.

    Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake – Bird Watching

    Maharana Pratap Sagar, also known as Pong Dam Lake, is an artificial lake formed by a reservoir erected across the Beas river. It is one of the best spots to visit in Mcleodganj, where travellers can enjoy activities like boating, fishing, and bird watching amid a magnificent landscape of enticing mountains.

    Minkiani Pass – For Adventure Buffs

    Because of the gorgeous rugged landscape, Himachal Pradesh offers a variety of adventure activities. Mcleodganj is one among those cities where one can go trekking or hiking because a number of treks start from here. Another thrilling journey that one may experience is the Minkiani Pass trek, which is one of the best spots to visit in Mcleodganj. Avoid the trek during the monsoon season, since the path becomes quite slick. Travel through picturesque villages and enjoy a fantastic camping experience.

    Dal Lake – Enjoy The Serene Environment

    The Dal Lake in Mcleodganj is a small lake in Himachal Pradesh that takes its name from Kashmir's Dal Lake. This is a great location to visit in the Kangra district. The lake is encircled by lovely deodar trees, which add to its charm. The location is sacred due to the presence of a modest temple on the lake's edge. One of the nicest spots to visit in Mcleodganj, come here on your trip to appreciate the tranquil surroundings.

    Dharamkot – A Quaint Town

    If you want nothing more than relaxation, serenity, and quiet, as well as breathtaking vistas of the Dhauladhar peaks to wake up to every morning, this tiny village is the place to be! It also houses the Dhamma Sikhara Vipassana Meditation Centre and the Tushita Buddhist Meditation Centre, where you may experience a tranquil and rejuvenating yoga retreat surrounded by nature's kindness and beautiful weather.

    Kareri Lake – Admire The Natural Beauty

    Located in a high altitude area, Kareri Lake is one of the famous tourist places in Mcleodganj. This freshwater lake is frequently visited by tourists to capture the scenic beauties. The lake starts from Mcleodganj and leads up to the Karen village. Not only the lake is a great place to admire the natural beauty but also an excellent place for photography and trekking. Snow, being the main water source, the lake water is crystal clear.

    Dhauladhar Ranges – View The Beautiful Himalayas

    The Dhauladhar ranges are one among the Mcleodganj tourist attractions. Explore the lower Himalayas by including the Dhauladhar ranges on your itinerary. You will witness slopes and valleys, and it is an ideal site for adventure seekers. Make a reservation at one of the lovely Mcleodganj homestays.

    Thatharana Trek

    If you're in or near Mcloedganj, take the Thatharana hike for unobstructed views of the Himalayan range accompanied by some of the best flora and fauna in the region. The 360-degree panorama of Kangra valley, which you may enjoy and photograph while you travel through the countryside outside of the city, is the highlight of this walk.

    Gallu Devi Waterfall

    This waterfall, located just a short distance from the Gallu Devi Temple, is one of several unique gems around Mcleodganj that the locals would like to keep to themselves. There is a short climb with little natural water ponds and magnificent views of the Dhauladhar peaks.


  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    These are some places in Macleodganj which can be explored in 3 days:-

    1.Masroor Temple

    2. Bhagsu falls

    3. Nechung Monastery

    4. Bhagsunath Temple

    5. Triund hill: It is a 4-5 hour walk from Bhagsu Nath, the ancient Shiva temple near German Bakery.

    6. Vipassana Meditation Center

    7. Kareri Lake

    8. The Dalai Lama’s Temple

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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    Hello, so according to your  budget you can you can cover the following treks in Himanchal and Uttarakhand.

    1.In Himanchal: You can cover the following the treks.

    a)Hampta Pass Trek

    b)Kheerganga Trek

    c)Malana Village Trek

    d)Jakhu Temple Trek

    e)Prashar Lake Trek

    f)Triund Trek

    g)Bhrigu Lake Trek

    h)Pin Parvati Pass Trek

    i)Kareri Lake Trek

    If you are a traveler from Delhi so you can get the buses from Majnu Ka Tila/R.K Ashram or from Kashmiri Gate for various locations in Himanchal from where you can commute your treks further and there are share cabs available as well for the further locations for which you may not get the buses.

    2.In Uttarakhand: The following treks can be covered:

    a)Nag Tibba Trek

    b)Kedarkantha Trek

    c)Dayra Bugyal Trek

    d)Deoria Tal - Chandrashila Trek

    e)Valley Of Flowers Trek

    So, if you are a traveler from Delhi so you can get the buses for Dehradun or Haridwar and further you can commute your treks.

    You can also reach to Dehradun/Haridwar by train as well. 

    

  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    Hello, so according to your  budget you can you can cover the following treks in Himanchal and Uttarakhand.

    1.In Himanchal: You can cover the following the treks.

    a)Hampta Pass Trek

    b)Kheerganga Trek

    c)Malana Village Trek

    d)Jakhu Temple Trek

    e)Prashar Lake Trek

    f)Triund Trek

    g)Bhrigu Lake Trek

    h)Pin Parvati Pass Trek

    i)Kareri Lake Trek

    If you are a traveler from Delhi so you can get the buses from Majnu Ka Tila/R.K Ashram or from Kashmiri Gate for various locations in Himanchal from where you can commute your treks further and there are share cabs available as well for the further locations for which you may not get the buses.

    2.In Uttarakhand: The following treks can be covered:

    a)Nag Tibba Trek

    b)Kedarkantha Trek

    c)Dayra Bugyal Trek

    d)Deoria Tal - Chandrashila Trek

    e)Valley Of Flowers Trek

    So, if you are a traveler from Delhi so you can get the buses for Dehradun or Haridwar and further you can commute your treks.

    You can also reach to Dehradun/Haridwar by train as well. 

    

  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    In Himachal you can opt for the following treks which are under your budget :-

    Sar Pass trek, Hampta pass trek, Yulla kanda trek, Bhrigu lake trek, Kareri Lake trek, Kedartal trek, Rupin Pass trek, Kuari Pass trek


    And in Uttarakhand you can go for Valley of Flowers trek, Nag Tibba trek, Chopta Chandrashila, Kedarkantha trek.

    So these are some of the best treks under your budget .


  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    In Himachal, these are some of the best treks

    Hampta Pass Trek, Kheerganga Trek, Malana Village Trek, Jakhu Temple Trek, Prashar Lake Trek, Triund Trek, Bhrigu Lake Trek, Pin Parvati Pass Trek, Kareri Lake Trek.


    In Uttarakhand 

    Nag Tibba Trek, Kedarkantha Trek, Dayra Bugyal Trek, Deoriatal - Chandrashila Trek, Valley Of Flowers Trek.


    So these are some of the best trek you can go for.

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  • Mitanshi Jain
    6 months ago

    Sure I can suggest you some of the best places to visit with family in Himachal Pradesh :

    1. Manali - you can visit Manali with your family there are various famous places in Manali like, Hidimba Devi Temple, you can also explore old manali as well, Solang Valley, Rohtang Pass, Naggar Village.

    2. Shimla - being the capital of Himachal Pradesh you can also visit Jakhu Temple, Kufri, The Ridge.

    3. Dharamshala - 'The Scotland of India' you can visit here too. Dharamshala most famous places are, Dalai Lama Temple, Namgyal Monastery, Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, Bhagsu Waterfall, Triund Hill.

    4. Dalhousie - 'The Switzerland of India' famous places to visit are Dainkund Peak, Khajjar, Panchpula, Chamera Lake.

    5. Kullu - The most famous destination of Himachal, top attractions of kullu are :

    Parvati Valley, Bagheswar Mahadev Temple, Manikaran, Bhrigu Lake.

    All these Destinations are very popular in Himachal Pradesh,to visit with your family & friends and make some good unforgettable memories. Hope it's going to help you.

  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    Shimla: Mall Road, The Ridge, Kufri, Naldehra, Mashobra, Tattapani, Chail, Christ Church, Green Valley

    Kullu-Manali: Solang Valley, Naggar Castle, Hadimba Temple, Manu Temple, Vashisht Temple, Old Manali, Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara

    Dharamshala: Sherabling Monastery, Mcleodganj, Triund, Cricket Stadium, St. John in the Wilderness Church, War Memorial, Gyuto Monastery, Dal Lake, Bhagsunag Falls

    Mcleod Ganj: Dal Lake, Bhagsunag Temple, Bhagsu Falls, Namgyal Monastery

    Solang Valley: Anjani Mahadev Temple, Nehru Kund, Gulaba Viewpoint.

    These are some of the best places in Himachal Pradesh where one can go with their family.

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  • Yashi Srivastava
    6 months ago

    Hi,

    some of the best affordable places to stay in Rishikesh are -

    1. Tapovan Vaatika - starting price - 750 INR to 1500 INR per night
    2. Hotel Ganges View Rishikesh - starting price - 674 INR to 1349 INR per night
    3. goSTOPS - starting price 500 INR to 1500 INR per night
    4. laxman jhula regency - starting price - 1500 INR per night
    5. sky yard hostel - starting price -800 INR to 1300 INR per night
  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    Here are some affordable stays in Rishikesh

    1. Hotel AYM (₹ 284 onwards)

    2. Hotel Laxman Jhula Regency (₹ 1,559 onwards)

    3. Green Hills Cottage Rishikesh (₹ 700 onwards)

    4. Hill Top Swiss Cottage (₹ 990 onwards)

    5. Seventh Heaven inn Rishikesh (₹ 1,530 onwards)

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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    From Rishikesh to Valley Of Flowers you can reach by the followings ways:

    1)By train: The nearest railway station to Valley Of Flowers is Rishikesh from where you can hire a taxi or take a bus till Govindghat  which is around 274kms from Rishikesh. From there you have to commence the trek of 16kms to reach Valley of Flowers.

    2)By road: Valley of flowers is connected till Pulna Village which is 4km from Govind Ghat with motorable roads and from here you have to commence the trek of 13kms for Valley Of Flowers. Buses and taxis are easily available for and from the major destinations of Uttarakhand .Buses to Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Srinagar are easily available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate.

    Buses and taxis  to Govindghat are easily available from major destinations like Rishikesh, Rudraprayag, Pauri, Karnprayag. Ukhimath, Srinagar, Chamoli etc.


    The road route from Delhi is like:

    1.Delhi-Meerut-Haridwar-Rishikesh-Rudraprayg-Joshimath-Govindghat-PulnaVillage-Trek(13km)-ValleyOf Flowers.

    2.Road route via Haldwani Ranikhet (Kumaon Region)
       Haldwani -Ranikhet -Karnprayag -Joshimath -Govindghat - PulnaVillage-Trek(13km)-ValleyOf Flowers.



  • Yashi Srivastava
    6 months ago

    Hi,

    Govindghat, the starting point for the 18-kilometer Valley of Flowers walk, is approximately 255 kilometres from Rishikesh. Rishikesh, located 273 kilometres from the valley, is well-connected to Govindghat by motorable roads. You can also plan to travel by car from Govindghat to Joshimath (depending on your timetable). Joshimath is around an hour away from Govindghat.

    The trip from Rishikesh to Govindghat takes approximately 9-10 hours. The drive from Rishikesh to Valley of Flowers is breathtaking. The ideal season to travel this place is from mid-July to the last week of August. The flowers are in full bloom during this time, and you can see the valley's scenic beauty at its best.

  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    There can be 2 ways to reach Valley of flowers from Rishikesh


    By Train: The nearest railway station to Valley of flowers is Rishikesh after that you have to go by road to Govind Ghat, this is the place where the trek of  Valley of Flowers starts.

    By Road: Valley of flowers is connected till Pulna Village by road which is 4km from Govind Ghat after that trek starts.


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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    Following are some spots in Rishikesh with the view of magestic view of Ganga River.

    1.Ganga View Cafe 

    2.Freedom Cafe

    3.Little Buddha Cafe

    4.60s Beatles Cafe

    5.Cafe Karma

    You can find many more cafes there, but these are some of the best ones based on the customer reviews.

    Coming to the jamming cafes, so yes there are live jamming cafes in Rishikesh.

    Some are: Open Mic Cafe - Indian Conti Chinese Food. Open Garden Live Music - Jammin-Story Telling, Tree House Ganga Cafe, Shambala Cafe etc.

     

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  • Yashi Srivastava
    6 months ago

    Hi,

    FOR KIDS
    In general, travelling to Leh Ladakh with children is safe, but as a parent, you must take certain precautions before embarking on such an adventure. Of course, you should consult your physician before making any plans for your vacation to Ladakh. 

    In general, it is safe to bring children of this age group because AMS does not discriminate based on age, gender, or fitness ability. It can happen to anyone, regardless of age, gender, or fitness level. I believe a 5-year-old youngster would be able to articulate his or her anxiety with minimal effort. If you notice such a feeling or he/she informs you about it, please do not ascend anyplace; instead, either descend to a lower altitude or stay in the same area to monitor things overnight. If the symptoms worsen, they will begin to decline immediately.

    Because of the great altitude, there will be oxygen shortages in Leh Ladakh. Small oxygen tanks, especially those containing medical grade oxygen, create a false sense of security. They will just last an hour or two at most.

    It is advised to take a medium-sized oxygen cylinder that can rescue you in the event of an emergency.

    Tips for Visiting Leh Ladakh with Children

    1. Gradually increase the altitude

    2. Keep yourself & kids adequately hydrated

    3. Protect the infants or kids from cold

    4. Protect the soft skin of kids

    5. Avoid staying longer at high altitude

    6. Keep an eye on the weather

    7. Be very vigilant about your kid’s physical conditions


    It is critical to keep your body hydrated without becoming dehydrated (read below) I suppose that up to 8000 feet (like up to Manali), there aren't any serious or obvious difficulties with altitude sickness, but above that altitude (>8000 feet), it is always recommended that the body, whether adult, child, or infant, undergo proper acclimatization.

    FOR ELDERS

      It is high in altitude, but as long as you are in excellent health and have no diseases, you can travel to Ladakh as you would anywhere else. Some general precautions that apply to everyone will also apply to elders.

    However, it cannot be ignored that old age comes with its own set of obstacles (and I mean no offence by it). As a result, these safeguards will be even more important for senior citizens.

    Of sure, there are elderly folks in Ladakh. But the thing about them is that they've been born and brought up here. However, for a visitor, it is an altogether new environment to which our bodies are not acclimated, so the precautions.

    When travelling to Ladakh with parents or senior citizens, there are a few things to keep in mind.

    A doctor's consultation is required.

    Visiting Ladakh with family is a duty in and of itself, and nothing should be taken lightly. Rather than absorbing advice and cues from strangers and travelers, check your family doctor about the safeguards that must be taken. Another disadvantage of asking individuals around is the variation in each physique. These are a few critical issues that should only be discussed with specialists and no one else. Inform the doctor about your medical condition and, if possible, schedule a medical check-up.

    Severe mountain sickness

    Acute Mountain Sickness is a big issue that not only the elderly but also the young must deal with. This condition is observed in the majority of visitors to Leh Ladakh who have not fully acclimatized their bodies to the difference in air pressure and low oxygen. Despite being the mildest kind of altitude sickness, people can experience dizziness, nausea, muscle discomfort, headaches, nasal bleeding, and a few other difficulties depending on their physical strength.

    Many doctors have already said that AMS is not affected by age or gender. It is highly depending on one's health and the exhaustion generated by the long journey. If the entire family is flying to Ladakh, it should be assured that each member of the family gets enough time to acclimate their bodies. People who want to travel the roads for this journey, on the other hand, should plan a pleasant schedule, especially for the old. Several individuals have suggested keeping Diamox in the pouch, but don't believe anything they say. Before taking any medications or storing any in the pouch, consult your doctor.

    Wear appropriate clothing

    Ladakh's temperature varies greatly according to day and night, sunlight and shade, and low or high altitude. Seniors must have a windproof jacket in addition to woollen clothing. The winds here are strong and cold all year. It is an essential precaution to protect the elderly and allow them to fully enjoy their time. Protect their heads and necks by wearing warm socks and waterproof shoes. Walking on sluggish or such pathways is usually tough, and water seeps into the shoes, posing a problem for them.

    Let them be comfortable

    Another common question is when is the best time to visit Leh Ladakh with parents or senior persons. Summer is the most comfortable and perfect season to travel here. Even though it will not be particularly warm in the summer, it is nevertheless worthwhile to visit. This is the peak season for visitors to Ladakh; all roads are clear, all passes are motorable, and so on. One thing to remember about the senior persons is their comfort throughout the journey. Everything is vital for them, from eating on time to resting appropriately. Stop at regular intervals so they can get out of the car and move about.

    few more tips are -

    1. Keep them hydrated
    2. Keep medicines
    3. Keep a complete itinerary beforehand
  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    YES, you should be OK traveling to Ladakh with a 7-year-old Child. In any case, please acclimatize yourself well.

    Ladakh is not really 'dangerous for elders' place. It is high in altitude but as long as you are in good health with no ailments, you are free to travel to Ladakh as you would to any other place. Some general precautions that are applicable to everyone will apply to elders as well.

    There could be some minor breathing problems when you'll reach very high altitude so I suggest you to take precautions and carry some emergency items accordingly.


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  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    Here are some places from where you can rent bikes in Leh :-

    Leh BIke Rental

    Ladakh Wander

    Venture Third Pole Bike Rental


    PRICES MAY VARY


    Royal Enfield 500cc Classic - 2100 INR (8am - 8pm)

    Royal Enfield 500cc Standard - 2000 INR (8am - 8pm)

    Royal Enfield 411cc (Himalyan)- 2500 INR (8am - 8pm)

    Bajaj Avenger/ Vikrant - 1200 INR (8am - 8pm)

    BMW GS/GSR 310cc - 3500 INR (8am - 8pm)

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  • Hey Jyotsana Gupta,

    Fees details:

    Inner Line Permit(ILP)- INR20/- per day per person.

    This permit is not required for residents of J&K and Children below 12 years of age.

    Documents:

    Valid ID proof.

    You can apply this permit online through the official website of Leh Administration.

    Either you can apply personally or through a Travel Agent.


    Hope this answers your query.

    Have a good day!


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  • Mitanshi Jain
    6 months ago

    Hello, so here I am suggesting you some of the best cafes located in Kaza which provided you some delicious mouthwatering dishes : 

    1. The Himalayan Cafe having 4.5 rating it's very famous cafe in kaza .

    2. Taste of Spiti

    3. SoI Cafe

    4. Cafe Zomsa 

    5. Larje's Kitchen

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  • Hey Kamini Chopra,

    We have few suggestions for you.

    1. Bahl Village hikking, Dharamshala.

    2.Guna Devi Temple trek.

    3.Khabru Waterfall trek, Dharamshala

    4.Ulud Trek, Dharamshala.


    Hope this answers your query.

    Have a good day!


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  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago

    1. Pack according to weather 

    2. Go for lighter alternatives

    3. Seek for dry fit clothes as they are lighter than cotton ones

    3. Limit your emergency items 

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  • Yashi Srivastava
    6 months ago

    Hi,

    The monsoon season is one of the best times to go since it allows you to see the genuine hues of nature. The sight of lush green colour combined with the earthy smell is like a drug to your spirit, whetting your appetite for more. Though there are numerous locations where trekking in the monsoon would be difficult, the picturesque grandeur of the area would be worth the effort.

    1.  Harischandragad Trek, Maharashtra
    2. Valley Of Flowers, Uttarakhand. ...
    3. Sinhagad Trek, Pune. ...
    4. Kashmir Great Lakes, Jammu & Kashmir. ...
    5. Beas Kund, Himachal Pradesh. ...
    6. Hampta Pass, Himachal Pradesh. ...
    7. Pin Parvati Trek, Himachal Pradesh. ...
    8. Dzongri Trek, Sikkim.
    9. Torna Fort Trek, Pune
    10. Mullayyanagiri Trek, Karnataka
    11. Bhrigu Lake, Himachal Pradesh
    12. Indrahar Pass Trek, Himachal Pradesh

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  • Yashi Srivastava
    6 months ago

    Hi,

    The hike to Annapurna is more simpler than the climb to Everest Base Camp. The Annapurna Base Camp walk is more clean and well-maintained, with more staircases as paths. The Annapurna Base Camp path is less crowded. Pokhara is significantly nicer than Kathmandu's dirty streets.

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  • Yashi Srivastava
    6 months ago

    Hi,

    The journey to Hampta Pass is not simple. But it is undeniably popular. Shepherds can be spotted grazing in the meadows along the route, but you can't rely on their availability to find the trail. If you are a seasoned trekker with plenty of high-altitude treks under your belt and enough equipment and maps to identify the way, you may be able to undertake Hampta without a guide. However, it is always recommended to bring a guide. It is not suggested to go there without a guide because you may lose track and end up in difficulties, especially if you do not have any means of contact. I recommend Indiahikes since they are the best in the business.

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  • aaryan verma
    6 months ago

    Hi Bharat,

    Yes you can travel to ladakh by honda activa or any other scooty. Its totally upon you and your will power rest it will be more challenging than other ways of transport.

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  • Hey Aashi,

    AMS or Acute Mountain Sickness is a usual situations when you travel to destinations of higher altitude.

    Here is how you can prevent yourself from AMS in Spiti Valley.

    -Increase the altitude gradually.

    -Keep yourself hydrated. Avoid overhydration.

    -Avoid over exertion.

    -Avoid Tobacco, Smoking, Consumption of Alcohol and other depressant drugs.

    -Keep your body warm.

    -Carry preventive medicines for AMS.

    (Medicines like Diamox could be taken but only after consultation from a doctor or physician.)

    -Immediately descend if the symptoms increases.

    Hope this answers your query.

    Have a good day!

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  • Keshav Chandra
    6 months ago
    Well, it's good to avoid Manali in Monsoons because of natural occurrence. October- March would be the best time to visit Manali.

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  • Hey Gunjan,

    You have lots of buses running from Delhi (ISBT) to Kedarnath (Sonprayag) daily operated by Uttrakhand Transportation Corporation.


    From Sonpryag you will have to share a jeep till Gaurikund.

    Then trek to Kedarnath Temple which is 16kms.

    September is a monsoon season so its uncertain.

    Its better to visit Kedarnath in the early monsoon.

    Kedarnath remains open till October only.


    Hope this answers your query.

    Have a good day!


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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    Offbeat Tourist Places And Destinations Near Manali to explore in summers.


    Here are some  recommendations:

    1. Old Manali
    2. Hamta Valley
    3. Hallan Valley
    4. Solang Valley
    5. Fojal Valley
    6.  Gulaba
    7. Manikaran

  • Yashi Srivastava
    6 months ago

    Hi,

    While nearly every traveller is familiar with Manali, there are a few sites nearby that are equally lovely. In reality, they are significantly less busy than Manali and thus far more pristine. Here are five such hidden treasures:

    1. Patilkuhl

    The song Ao Sunai Pyaar Ki Ek Kahaani from the film Krrish is well-known. But have you ever thought where the fairytale-like location in the song is? Everything in the song looks so out of this planet, don't you think? The lush green hills, the snowy ranges, the flower-dotted stretches, and the gushing streams. The location is Patilkuhl, which is about a 27-minute drive from Manali. It is a truly hidden gem and one of the most eccentric spots in Himachal Pradesh.

    2. Malana

    Malana, a charming Himalayan village hidden in the Parvati Valley, is about two and a half hours from Manali. Malana is an excellent trekking destination and home to two stunning stone and wood carved temples, the Jamdagni and Renuka Devi shrines.

    3. Thanedar

    Thanedar is around 196 kilometres from Manali. The driving duration between the two locations is around 3 hours 40 minutes. Thanedar, an apple exporter, has some stunning apple and cherry orchards with the tranquil mountains in the background.

    4. Soyal

    Soyal is only 37 minutes away from Manali. This is a camper's paradise, and locals claim that a stream of milk formerly ran through the settlement. To get to Soyal from Manali, drive only up to a certain point, beyond which the destination must be reached on foot by a pebble-flanked road. This village's streams, big trees, and pure skies will cleanse your soul of all your worries.

    5. Sajla

    Sajla town, 28 minutes from Manali, is noted for its cascading waterfall and the Vishnu temple. Trekking to Sajla from Manali is an experience in and of itself, and finding the trail is simple with indications written on the rocks. It's like strolling through a dark forest and becoming lost in nature.

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  • sabrinapandey
    6 months ago

    In winter you can find snow at Kedarnath temple.

    September and October is the best time to visit Kedarnath in winter and after that, the region starts receiving heavy snowfall.

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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    Yes, planning a solo trip to Himachal is absolutely safe. There are a lot of places in Himachal like Mandi, Chamba, McLeod Ganj, Malana, Chail, and more which are ideal for solo travellers.

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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    Tourist Places near Delhi within 300 km

    Rishikesh - 240 km from Delhi (Known for water sports and spiritual place)

    Mussoorie - 276 km from Delhi (Known for snow and scenic beauty)

    Nanital - 296 km from Delhi (Known for Lake and mountain scenes)

    Jaipur - 280 km from Delhi( Known for beautiful forts and cultural hub)

    Agra - 230 km from Delhi(Known for camping and adventure sports)

    Dehradun - 253 km from Delhi (Known for mountains, valleys and widespread landscapes. )

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  • aaryan verma
    6 months ago

    Hi Shreya,

    March to June is the perfect time to visit Bir-billing for paragliding.


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  • Shivamparashar
    4 months ago

    Hi Preet

     In The best place for river rafting in india.

    1) Rishikesh, (Uttarakhand)

    2) Kullu-Manal ,(Himachal Pradesh)

    3) Indus River,  (Leh-Ladakh)

    4) Yamuna River, (Uttarakhand)

    5) Tons River,  (Uttarakhand)

    6) Teesta River,  (Sikkim)

    7)Brahmaputra River,  (Sikkim,Arunachal Pradesh)

    8) Lohit River,   (Arunachal Pradesh)

    9) Kameny River, (Arunachal Pradesh)

    10) Barapole,  (Coorg,Karnataka)

    11) Kundalika River, (Maharashtra)

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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    If you are planning for a staycation in Rishikesh so these are the places that you can explore and visit and make your trip more memorable.

    1.Ranichauri:Ranichauri is an upcoming destination with beautiful views of Himalayas and best suitable for camping, group activities with Yoga and Meditation. What makes it popular is its close proximity from Rishikesh, Tehri and Dehradun.

    2.Tehri Lake: Perched at an elevation of 1,700 meters, Tehri Lake is an artificial dam reservoir that came into existence during the construction of Tehri Dam when the water from the Bhagirathi River was diverted to fill the dam reservoir.

    Since its creation, Tehri Lake has become a popular boating destination among tourists and travelers who are looking for peace and quite amidst the nature. Being at a close proximity to Delhi and NCR regions, it has also become an ideal weekend getaway destination.

    3.Gumkhal: Gumkhal is an small hamlet with close proximity with Jaiharikhal, Lansdowne and Kotdwar. Gumkhal region has lush green and dense forest and suitable for bird watching and wildlife exploration. There are many view points in Gumkhal from where you can witness some of the best sunrise and sunset views.

    4.Shivpuri - The River Rafting Hub: Shivpuri is one of the most frequented white water rafting destination near Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. Shivpuri is only 16 km from Rishikesh and offers some of the most beautiful beaches along the river Ganges. Book Shivpuri to Rishikesh Rafting.

    5.Rajaji Tiger Reserve: Rajaji Tiger Reserve (earlier Rajaji National Park) is located in the Shivalik range of Himalayas and spread over 820 kms. It covers a part of over three districts of Uttarakhand: Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal. It now becomes the second Tiger Serve of Uttarakhand after Corbett.

    6.Kanatal: Located in the picturesque settings of the Garhwal Himalayas, the charming hill station of Kanatal is a perfect weekend getaway for the weary souls. Encircled by the sun-kissed peaks and the velvety coniferous trees, Kanatal still remains relatively unexplored. 

    7.Surkanda Devi Temple: The temple is one of the 51 shakti peeth located in Indian Subcontinent which is dedicated to Goddess Surkanda.The temple is famous for its architecture and its location.

    8.Dhanaulti: Dhanaulti is located in the proximity of the popular hill stations of Uttarakhand such as Mussoorie, Tehri, Kanatal, and Chamba. This hilly town is enveloped by the velvety rhododendrons, deodar, and tall oak forests. Since the hill station heavy snowfall during winters, many tourists flock here in huge numbers. 



















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  • Mitanshi Jain
    6 months ago

    Best trek for beginners are -

    Deoriatal - Chandrashila Peak Trek

    Prashar Lake 

    Bhrigu Lake 

    Nag Tibba Trek 

    Har ki Dun Trek 


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  • ABHISHEK RAWAT
    6 months ago

    Some offbeat places to visit near Manali are-

    Rohtang pass 

    Prashar lake

    Beas kund

    Solang valley

    Koksar

    Manikaran

    Sathan

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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago
    1. 
    2. Hadimba Temple
    3. Solang Valley
    4. Jogini Waterfalls
    5. Manu Temple
    6. The Manali Gompa
    7. Bhrigu Lake
    8. Hampta Pass
    9. Nehru Kund
    10. Arjun Gufa
    11. Van Vihar
    12. Himalayan Nyingmapa Buddhist Temple
    13. Vashisht Hot Water Springs and Temple
    14. Museum of Himachal Culture and Folk Art
    15. Kothi
    16. Beas River
    17. Great Himalayan National Park
    18. Gulaba
    19. Old Manali
    20. Rahala Falls Jagatsukh
    21. Naggar Castle
    22. Rohtang Pass
    23. Katrain
    24. Gauri Shankar Temple
    25. Manali Sanctuary
    26. Nicholas Roerich Art gallery and Museum
    27. Chandrakhani Pass

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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    There is no direct bus service or any other public transport to reach Chopta. You have to take bus to Rudraprayag or Ukhimath if coming by public transport from Haridwar or Rishikesh. After that you have to take taxi. However , we recommend you to hire a taxi for a round trip from Haridwar/Rishikesh or Dehradun.

    Road Route to reach Chopta: Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh – Devprayag – Srinagar – Rudraprayag (take Kedarnath Road) – Augustmuni – Kund (take left to Ukhimath before the bridge) – Ukhimath Cut (go straight towards Chopta) – Mastura – Makku Bend (take road towards Chopta) – Duggalbitta – Baniyakund – Chopta


    Chopta By Rail: The nearest railway station to Chopta is Haridwar situated 226 kms away. Haridwar is well connected by railway networks with major cities of India. Buses and Taxis to Chopta and Ukhimath are easily available from Rishikesh.


    Chopta By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport of Chopta, situated 219 kms away in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand state. The remaining journey has to be covered ether in a taxi or in a bus. Taxis are easily available to Rishikesh, Rudraprayag, Ukhimath and Chopta from Jolly Grant Airport.

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  • Mitanshi Jain
    6 months ago

    Top tourists attractions in Ladakh are - 

    Pangong Tso 

    Shanti stupa

    Nubra Valley 

    Hunder Sand Dunes 

    Hemis Monastery 

    Zanskar Valley 

    Hall of Fames

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  • Devendra Bisht
    6 months ago

    1. Hampta Pass

    2. Kedarkantha Trek

    3. Sandakphu Trek

    4. Valley of Flowers

    5. Trek to Beas Kund

    6. Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Trek

    7. Har Ki Dun Trek

    8. Kuari Pass Trek

    9. Brahmatal Trek

    10. Brighu Lake Trek

    these can be the treks which you can add to your list as a beginner.

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  • Mitanshi Jain
    6 months ago

    The best time to visit Spiti Valley is in Summer months mainly from March to June due to the pleasant weather conditions.

    For the winter vacataion you can visit in the months of October to February.

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  • Day 01-: Start with Chandigarh explore Rock garden and Sukhana lake, then catch a bus to Manali.

    Day 02-: After reaching Manali, visit Mall road. Old Manali, Manu Temple, and Hadimba Temple. (If still got time then also visit Vashisth Kund).

    Day 03-: Rohtang pass, Naggar sightseeing, and Solang Nala/ Jana waterfalls.

    Day 04-: Relish your experience in Piridi for river rafting.

    Day 05-: Take a bus or rent a cab/tempo traveler and visit Kullu valley.

    Day 06-: Visit Manikaran Sahib and local Kasol market for shopping.

    Day 07-: Way back home - Delhi/ Chandigarh.


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  • Yes, OTDC operates Bhubaneshwar tours from Puri and you can go with OTDC. If you’re traveling in a group of 5-6 explorers, then you can also afford a taxi for the same, which only cost you around INR 3500 after bargaining. 

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  • Yes, Nainital is safe to explore. The current temperature in Nainital is 10°C and in the night it falls by 4-5° C but, it feels like 2°C. Weather is a bit cloudy and sunny mix. 

    Suggestion-: Wear and bring woolen clothes.


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  • You may plan a trip to Himachal Pradesh for 5D-4N. Day 01- Reach Kasol via Bhuntar. Explore Kasol that day like local sightseeing and Kasol market. Next day you can plan Tosh and Barshaini village. Overnight stay in Tosh. The next day goes for Pulga village. Relish your experience of camping here in Pulga by staying here overnight. Then go Kheerganga (only if the route is open via Kalga or Nakthan village), or you may opt for Manikaran Sahab and Chalal.

    Other option to explore Himachal Pradesh (For 7D/ 6N), the suggested itinerary is listed below-:

    Day 01-: Delhi - Shimla

    Day 02-:  Shimla - Kufri (only sightseeing)

    Day 03-: Shimla - Kullu - Manali

    Day 04-: Manali and Naggar (sightseeing)

    Day 05-: Manali - Solang Valley - Manali

    Day 06-: Manali - Kasol (local sightseeing of Manikaran Sahib or Chalal)

    Day 07-:  Kasol - Delhi


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  • 1.) First, check the availability of accommodation online- you can prefer GMVN (Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam), Paytm, Goibibo, etc.

    2.) As you are a group of 7 travelers, you can easily afford a taxi like- Innova, Tavera, etc., which would cost you around INR 4500- 5000 /- per day. (for High season)

    3.) Food and other things will cost you around INR 600- 800 per person.

    Also, if you’re not bounded with time then you can plan for Auli and Chopta as well as Deoria Tal, Sari Village, Tungnath and Chandrashila.


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  • In December ending, it’s winter and that’s why it is not possible to do Badrinath yatra as the temple is closed in October end or in the first week of November. You may visit Auli in December end. Auli is a ski paradise for all ski lovers. But If you still want to do Badrinath then you can book your Badrinath Mana Yatra by Helicopter. As the temples will remain closed, it’s of no use.

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  •  Reach Gangtok on day one and you can use the rest two days for exploring nearby places. One of these days, you can pay a visit to Tsmogo Lake & Nathula Pass (if weather permits).

    And on day 3, you can do Tinjurey Trek which is a day hike near Gangtok, from there you’ll get to see some alluring views of Mt. Kanchenjunga (Kanchendzonga) only if the weather permits you.


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  • Yes, you can visit Omkareshwar and Mahakaleshwar temples on the same day, if you don’t waste your time in the town then it is possible.

    Suggested Itinerary is listed below-:

    07:30 AM-: Reach Ujjain

    08:30 AM-: After taking bath to reach Mahakaleshwar temple

    11:00 AM-: Leave for Mahakaleshwar

    15:00 PM-: Reach Omkareshwar

    18:00 PM-: Leave Omkareshwar and start moving towards Khandwa

    20:00 PM-: Reach Khandwa Railway station.

    21:45 PM-: Catch Punjab Mail for Nasik.

    Next day you’ll reach Nasik around 05:00 A. Take a city bus to MSRTC CBS. You’ll get a bus for Trimbakeshwar.


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  • As per your listed travel destinations, days are limited but the possible itinerary could be-:

    Day 01- Reach Ahmedabad then head towards Bhuj Kutch visit Vande Materam Memorial at Bhujodi when you about to reach Bhuj.

    Day 02- Day Trip to Kalo Dungar, India bridge, and white Rann.

    Day 03- Bhuj Local sight and museum, temples, etc.

    Day 04- Transfer to Dwarka from Bhuj and reach Dwarka by night.

    Day 05- Dwarka temple, Bet Dwarka, Gopi Talav, etc. overnight stay in Dwarka

    Day 06- Start your trip for Porbandar, Kirti Mandir, Sudama temple and reach Somnath by evening for laser and sound show. Overnight stay at Somnath.

    Day 07- Early morning darshan in Somnath then head to Junagadh Darbar Hall Museum, Uperkot Fort, Girnar Mountain. Overnight stay in Junagadh.

    Day 08- Head back to Ahmedabad and catch your flight train from here.


  • Train timings on Sundays, Uttranchal Express (19556) from New Delhi to Dwarka is available.

    Few trains from Delhi too are listed below-:

    Delhi Porbandar Express (19263) [upto Jamnagar]

    Okha Gorakhpur Express (12906) [till Dwarka]

    Okha Dehradun Express (19565) [till Dwarka]

    Jammu Tawi Hapa Express (12476) [till Jamnagar]

    These are the trains available from Delhi. 

    The total distance from Jamnagar to Dwarka is about 150 km and can be easily covered by road in 2-3 hours.

    The nearest airport is in Jamnagar and Rajkot.


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  • I think road travel is not a good idea. There are trains available to Dwarka and Somnath from Ahmedabad. Somnath and Dwarka both are connected by the train as well. 

    The train name and number are SMJH OKHA EXPRESS (19251).

    But if you want to travel by road then you can hire a local travel and tour operator, you can find these operators on Justdial.

    Suggested Itinerary for your trip is listed below-:

    Day 01-: Ahmedabad to Dwarka (8-9 hours)

    Day 02-: Visit Byet Dwarka and Nageswara

    Day 03-: Visit Harshad Mata temple and Porbandar then head back to Ahmedabad.


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  • Ahmedabad has many places to offer but since you got limited time you can explore the places like-: Sabarmati Ashram, Calico Textile Museum, Kankaria lake & Mini zoo, Adalaj stepwell, etc., and if you’re motorhead or have interest in vintage cars then you can visit vintage car museum as well.

    Take a morning heritage walk as it consists of lesser rush in the streets as compared to later during the day time.

    For trying food options, you can look for Rajwadu/ Grand Thakar/ Gordhan Thal, Agashiye, etc. and after the sun goes down, head towards Manek Chowk, for relishing the experience of late-night food junction of the Ahmedabad.

    For shopping, it depends on your interests but based on common interests, consider Teen Darwaja/ Laal Darwaza/ Law Garden areas to look out for different things & outlets.


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  • For the advance booking, you can book online for the Jeep Safari. Jeep Safari would cost you INR Rs. 3000/- to Rs. 3500. There are 2 safaris’ daily, one in the morning & the other one in evening. The timing for morning Jeep safari is 06:30 AM and the timing for evening Jeep safari is 02:30 PM, which last longs and continues for 3.5 hours to 4 hours.

    We recommend you book for Morning Safari.

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  • Mostly Jalori pass opens in the month of March & most probably you may complete this circuit of Shimla to Kinnaur valley followed by Jalori Pass & Tirthan Valley. 

    The suggested itinerary is listed below-:

    Day 01-: Shimla - Kalpa

    Day 02-: Kalpa sightseeing - Sangla 

    Day 03-: Sangla - Chitkul - Sangla

    Day 04-: Sangla - Sarahan

    Day 05-: Sarahan - Jalori Pass - Jibhi - Tirthan Valley

    Day 06-: Tirthan Valley

    Day 07-: Tirthan Valley - Shimla/ Chandigarh/ Delhi departure


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  • If you’ve your own car then, you may do local sightseeing on DAY 1, like you can visit various points in Mahabaleshwar, or you can ask from the locals for the same.


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  • Ans-: Yes, you can rent a cab and set out for Shanti Niketan & on the way you can pay a visit to introduce the villages of Dhonekhali (Dhaniakhali) in the block of Hugli district.

    Then stroll through Santhal Tribal village (an ethnic group native to India and Bangladesh in South Asia). Overnight stay in Shanti Niketan & from there you can easily reach the Birbhum district to see more villages. Relish your experience her and trust me it’ll be truly a treasured kind of thing.

    While returning don’t forget to take a halt at Bisnupur to see the TERRACOTTA Temples, Dhokra casting work & pottery, also some weaving.

    An easy way for you to take advice from the locals when you reach. They’ll help you out for your further destinations like nearby villages. They can easily arrange a visit to Dhonekhali (Dhaniakhali). It’s only 1.5 hours of journey from Kolkata.

    Also, you can contact us -: Go4Exploreto reach there and you can ask for a custom trip too.

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  • The total distance between Solapur to Satara is 221 km by road with an aerial distance of 197kms. There are no direct flights or buses between Solapur to Satara.

    The cheapest way to reach Satara from Solapur is to take HUTATMA EXPRESS (12158) from Solapur to Pune then, take KOYNA EXPRESS (11029).

    The convenient and fastest way to reach Satara from Solapur is to rent a cab.

    The total fare of HUTATMA EXPRESS (12158) from Solapur to Pune is INR 166/- and the departure time of the train is 06:30 AM.

    The total fare of KOYNA EXPRESS (11029) from Pune to Satara is INR 146/- and the departure time of the train is 12:45 PM.

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  • You can likewise design your Jaipur trip with a 15 to 20 K Spending plan for 5 to 6 days. This financial limit is sufficient to appreciate the great get-aways in Jaipur. And if you're a budget traveler then you can easily make this trip happen under 10K including your accommodation, entry fees and food.

    For the best experience, you can stay in dormitories or camps depending on location. 

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  • Trekking varies between Mountaineering and Hiking. Trekking is quite difficult as you stay in the mountains for many days and it may be risky, primarily due to Wild animals. Trekking should be pre-planned and you've to set up your camps. It needs proper Types of equipment like Waterproof fleece jackets, trekking shoes, sleeping bags, sleeping mats, etc.

    You need to carry your utensils and other daily essentials.

    PROS-:

    •  You get a chance to see stunning views from different angles and with a different perspective, even if you're in a similar valley.
    • Turn strangers into friends if you met on a trail.
    • Reduces heart attack chances.
    • You can feel the cool breeze and breath the fresh & natural air.
    •  You get Contentment (soul satisfaction).

    CONS-:

    1. You have to carry a lot of luggage or you need a big/heavier pack to carry all your belongings or essentials.
    2. Risk of getting attacked by Wild animals.
    3. You can fall sick due to High Altitude, also known as "Altitude Sickness".
    4. If you're a solo traveler and you trek alone, so it can increase the risk of no support in case of any emergency while trekking.

     NOTE-: It is advised to hire a local guide for your safety and your convenience.


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  • Exploring Rural places is a very good choice. There are various villages to visit in India for tourism. Mawlynnong is the cleanest village of our nation situated in East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

    Other villages for rural tourism are listed below-:

    1. Pipili in Puri, Odisha
    2. Bishnoi in Jodhpur, Rajasthan
    3. Munsiyari in Kumaon, Uttrakhand
    4. Majuli in Assam
    5. Karaikudi in Chettinad, Tamil Nadu

    And the list goes on.

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  • Shrishthi kumari
    3 years ago

    there are many advantages of tour guide, tour guide can enhance the surprise factor in your travelling experience  as that person have local knowledge and know how to deal with problems. the factors like safety, planning your trip which reduces the wastage of time or leads to no wastage of your time. 

    the cons of the tour guide are practical as firstly, it lacks flexibility as to the time limits they provide for. But you can avoid this also by arranging your tour guide till the time you really want.  Secondly, is is not cost effective. you will have to spend some money from your pocket for the above mentioned advantages!

    Finally, it's your call what to like most

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  • Geetanjali Nayak
    3 years ago

    you can start with central southern area of jaisalmer :-

    jaisalmer fort - Moti mahal - Nathmal ki Haveli - Patwaon ki Haveli - Bhagirath bhawan - The Thar heritage museum  - sunset point.

    You can also visit matarani or shiv mandir on the way and 

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  • Geetanjali Nayak
    3 years ago
    If you are a beginner you can opt from simple treks such as Kedarkantha Trek, Nag Tibba Trek, Brahmtal Trek, valley of flowers trek, chopta and dayara bugyal trek.

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  • We provide rooms and tents, depending on location and season. Tents and rooms are provided, based on Dual sharing, Triple sharing, and Quad sharing. We provide Alpine tents in Prashar lake, Swiss tents (with attached washroom) as well as Room in Kasol. We also provide TREEHOUSE in Jibhi (price may vary).

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  • When you face situations such as landslides you have to be alert and awake debris flow fatalities may occur while sleeping. Stay away from land slide area and don't leave your co-travellers. help your neighbour who needs help such as infants ladies and old people. You should not be panicked by the situations and try to stay away from water as well and keep yourself indoors.

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  • Geetanjali Nayak
    3 years ago
    If you have planned family holidays in Himachal you have beautiful terrains and views, you can spent some time under sky full of stars by camping. You can river raft, adrenaline rush, sking, enjoy paragliding, and explore heritage of Himachal in the places line dharamshala, mandi, shimla , dalhousie chail sharan etc.

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  • Aadil Khan
    3 years ago

    carry some essential things such as shoes with good grip, water bottle (which is must to keep hydrated), selfie stick, power bank or a speaker for soft music. This will work as best kheerganga trekking site.

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  • Aadil Khan
    3 years ago

    if you want to take a peaceful view from manali then you must not stay in centre market area and mall road. It is all upon your priorities that which place suits you best either it is market area or it the view you are searching for.

  • Aadil Khan
    3 years ago

    if you want to take a peaceful view from manali then you must not stay in centre market area and mall road. It is all upon your priorities that which place suits you best either it is market area or it the view you are searching for.

  • Aadil Khan
    3 years ago

    if you want to have valley view then you must not stay in market area and mall road. It is all depend upon your priorities that if you want sight views of valley or market area which is bit happening place.

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  • priyanka kohli
    3 years ago
    there are many places like Kashmir, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, nanital, Uttrakhand etc. If you want to wander heavy snowfall the North-Eastern areas are perfect for you! 

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  • Zoha Khan
    3 years ago

    Goa has a lot of options for your stay-cottages,hotels,hostels you name it.A few good hotels in budget are- Highland homes,Old Goa residency,Brit's place and many OYO properties. There are luxury hotels such as Bay 15, Country INN suits by Radisson, Grand Hyatt goa, double tree by Hilton,cozy woods for a reference.Now coming onto the most budget friendly option that is hostel- Zostel, Moustache hostel, rainbow lining, Aerostel Goa, the lost tribe hostels, dreams hostel. These are few options for your amazing stay. Happy travelling

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  • Zoha Khan
    3 years ago

    Goa is the dream destination of every traveller and has wide span of opportunities for one to explore.Let us discuss a few of them-

    1.  Evening by the beach,if you are going solo then you need to get connected to your self and nothing can be better than a walk on the beach watching the sunset and just enjoying your company.
    2. Try your hand at water sports.You shall not miss any opportunity to enjoy your own company.
    3. Snorkelling
    4. Kayaking
    5. Visiting the local market
    6. Ocean trek in Arambol
    7. Parasailing
    8. Learn surfing
    9. Witnessing a Dolphin ride
    10. Do a spice village tour
    11. Do oceanic Yoga

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  • Zoha Khan
    3 years ago

    Yes, it is absolutely safe unless and until you are attentive. Try thinking of Sri lanka as an Indian city and you will be good to go. People are welcoming but you need to behave and dress up properly at some places because people are little conservative in some regions..

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  • Zoha Khan
    3 years ago

    Indians can get a visa on visit for their trip to Sri lanka but they need to apply for ETA before going. ETA can be filled online easily by ivisa. After obtaining this,the traveller will need to fill a form on landing In Sri lanka and he/she will get a visa for 90 days in Sri lanka with double entry.

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  • Geetanjali Nayak
    3 years ago

    The VISA process for sri lanka is quite easy. You just have to apply for sri lankan ETA which can be easily available online. You can apply electronic travel authorization of sri lanka online, fill the application form and request for VISA and you can get approval for the maximum stay of 30 days per entry. The ETA will be valid upto 180 days from the date of issuance.

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  • Zoha Khan
    3 years ago

    Yes,you can do Triund trek without a guide as you have to follow a single trail and there are rare chances of getting lost in your way to Triund. However, going along with a guide if you are not an experienced trekker, is a better option because it can get risky at times. So, it is always better to take precautions instead of risks

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  • Zoha Khan
    3 years ago

    Yes,you can hire a camp at Triund top but it is recommended to book in advance for your own safety. Triund attracts a lot of trekkers and gets crowded.So,it is possible that the campsites may get filled or you don't get your desired services.So,it is better to do a bit of research and book in advance.However,camping is closed at Triund top for time being and you can only camp at Dharmkot,which is the starting point of the trek.

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  • Zoha Khan
    3 years ago

    No, putting up camps by unauthorized parties is banned in Triund and no one who is not registered by eco tourism can pitch up the camps. However,you will get many campsites that offer camping in budget on the top of Triund but it is banned for now by the order of High court for few days unless any further order comes out.

  • Jony Jindal
    3 years ago

    No

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  • Zoha Khan
    3 years ago

    One can reach Chandratal by public transport  but for that you will have to keep some points in mind.

    You will have to reach Manali first and then take a public bus (HRTC) towards Kaza.After Rohtang and Chhatru,you will reach Batal.

    You will have to take off here.

    From Batal you will have to hike towards the lake for 14 kms as it is not reachable by public transport.


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  • Zoha Khan
    3 years ago

    Manali has no railway station of its own and one has to take a bus or a cab to reach Manali. The nearest railway station is Pathankot.

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  • Zoha Khan
    3 years ago

    If you are planning to just go and visit places in Manali then yes it is safe however,going on treks can be a little risky at this time.It is safe but not very convenient as it rains heavily and almost everyday.Apart from all the inconvenience, Manali looks absolutely stunning in monsoon period where there is lush greenery at every corner and colourful flowers are in full bloom.

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  • Jony Jindal
    3 years ago

    Yes, You can use the HRTC (Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation) Bus for transportation in & to Spiti Valley. There are not so many buses in the region. You can catch a bus to Kaza from Kullu, Manali, Shimla & Reckong Peo.

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  • Jony Jindal
    3 years ago

    No, There is no network available at Chandrataal Lake.

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  • Jony Jindal
    3 years ago

    You can catch a bus to Kaza from Kullu, Manali, Shimla & Reckong Peo. The Fare of HRTC Bus from Manali to Kaza is Rs 300. 

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  • Jony Jindal
    3 years ago

    Yes, it's safe to travel Spiti Valley in the month of September. You will find light rain in those days.

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  • Yes, You can cover main parts of Spiti Valley in 5 days from Manali side.