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Posts Tagged ‘Himachal Pradesh’

Summer Vacation Destinations in Northern India

  Summer vacations are a time to relax, unwind and escape from the daily routine of life. This is the best time to visit cool hill stations or relax on pleasant beaches. As the summer season is on and the mercury rising, it is time to pack our bags and hit the cool places this [...]

Himachal Pradesh: The Land of the Gods

Himachal Pradesh is located in northern India and is known for its scenic beauty and popular hill stations. In 1950, Himachal Pradesh was declared a Union Territory, but was later proclaimed a state in 1971, becoming India’s 18th state. The name Himachal literally means, “in the lap of the Himalayas”. Shimla is the capital of [...]

Valentine’s Day Special!

While in our earlier blog, we told you about some of the most romantic places in India that make ideal places to spend your Valentine’s Day… of course not many are lucky enough to head out on a nice long romantic break at this time of the year. Today we take you through some great [...]

Valentine’s Day Special : India’s most romantic destinations!

Come February and … love is in the air! A great time to plan a wonderful holiday with your loved one! A land known for its misty hills, snow capped peaks, white beaches, enchanting backwaters, mesmerizing deserts, and more; India is blessed with many scenic getaways that make ideal Valentine’s Day getaways! Kerala: One of India’s most breathtaking [...]

Great winter sports destinations in India! Himachal Pradesh

From skiing to ice skating, snowboarding, tobogganing and more… looking to doing it all this winter? Then Himachal Pradesh is the answer to your dream holiday! A must for any adventure sports enthusiast and one of India’s most scenic States, this State with all its winter sports facilities will surely allow you to flaunt your wild side! A [...]

Great winter sports destinations in India!

Winters are no doubt the best time to explore India…. the weather being perfect in almost most parts of the country. Being a large country the weather differs drastically in different parts, while the southern parts of India usually known to be hot and humid transforms into a traveler’s paradise, areas in northern India are [...]

Shimla- The City of Apples

The City and the Fruit: The Apple is one of the most popular fruits known to man, it was the apple that Eve used to tempt Adam in the Bible, the apple that fell of Newton’s head and led to the magnificent discovery of gravity and Steve Job’s apple (though not the fruit) that caused [...]

Part II of our series-Ready for an October Fest? Karwa Chauth

  India is often described as ‘A land of festivals’ with nearly one festival being celebrated in every corner of the country nearly every day. But here’s a festival that feels like a scene just out of any Bollywood movie… where one can find the womenfolk adorned in their bridal finery awaiting the sighting of [...]

Adventure Sports in India – Series I-India’s amazing hills & adventure sports here..

Heading for India? Well if your itinerary has only temples, monuments, fort, palaces, and other sightseeing … You just might want to make some major changes to it! From white water rafting to mountaineering, scuba diving and snorkeling, gliding, skiing, angling, fishing & more… India is soon emerging as one of the most sought after [...]

Uttarkashi : the beautiful Pilgrim destination

Ever felt like following in Julia Robert’s footsteps as Elizabeth Gilbert in the movie ‘Eat Pray and Love’ and leaving on a spiritual quest?… in pursuit of finding a meaning in life? An abode for many a spiritual destination, here’s one in India known for its many ashrams. Translating to Kashi (light) of the north, Uttarkashi located in the [...]