While Garhwal region of the Himalayas is known for its tremendous beauty at high altitude, Kumaon is known for its beauty at lower altitudes thanks to the lush and unbroken greenery, tall oak and pine trees and dense forests. That makes is a perfect getaway for a weekend or short durations.
Mukteshwar is perfect because it isn’t too remote, yet feels almost like you have the entire landscape to yourself. The apple orchards and in the distance, views of some of the most prominent ranges in the greater Himalayas are a stunner- Mt Trishul, Mt Nanda Devi, Mt Pancha Chuli form a beautiful backdrop.
Wayanad which literally means the land of paddy fields, it is the 12th district of Kerala consisting of Mananthavady, Sulthan Bathery and Vythiri Taluks. It is a picturesque plateau situated among the mountains of the Western Ghats on the eastern portion of North Kerala. Wayanad is known for its dense forests and wild animals. It is also considered to be one of the major producers of pepper, cardamom, coffee, tea, spices and rubber.Read More »
Rustik Travel with its partners is conducting a photography workshop in the picturesque locale of Mukteshwar in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Mukteshwar is a further 40 km from Nainital and is a perfect place for nature, bird and night photography. Prominent snow capped mountains of the Himalayas including Trishul, Chaukhamba, Pancha Chuli offer stunning view. This contrasting with the dense green of the forests and deep blue of the skies is a paradise for someone who loves to compose that perfect photograph. The night skies are typically crystal clear and perfect for those long exposures. Not to mention the flora and fauna.Read More »