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Great winter sports destinations in India! Kumaon

Sitting snug at foothills of the Himalayas, the picturesque Kumaon is one of the two divisions of Uttrakhand or Uttranchal, the other division being the scenic Garhwal region. Enclosed by Tibet on the west and Nepal on the east, Kumaon is home to the stunning towns of Almora, Nainital, Haldwani, Rudrapur, Ranikhet, Kausani, Binsar, Choukari, Pithoragarh and [...]

Haridwar : The Gateways of the Gods

Referred to by people as the ‘Gateway of the Gods’, according to Hindu mythology, it is one of the seven holiest places (sapta-puris) and the getaway to four of the most sacred pilgrimages of India – Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, together known as the Chardham! Read up about Haridwar the place according to legends, [...]