Mukteshwar is a beautiful hill town in the Kumaon region. The name is derived from Lord Shiva, one who offers Moksha(salvation). The famous Mukteshwar temple with main deity as Lord Shiva is a famous attraction here. It has some mesmerizing views of the peaks such as Trishul, Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi among others. Mukteshwar is blessed with some amazing trails for trekking, and is a popular spot for cycling in the beautiful through the scenic forest roads and villages. Rock climbing and rappelling are popular here as well.Read More »
Uttarakhand for a long time was the home of the legendary hunter and conservationist Jim Corbett. And it is befitting that the one of the largest and densest national parks be name after him. The National Park has some 600 species of birds, and equal no. of animals and around 488 different species of plants. The tiger is of course the most popular of them all. At the edge of the park is the old residence of Jim Corbett, which is now converted into a museum. It is highly recommended to visit the same.Read More »
Mussoorie, Queen of the Hills is one of the popular hill stations in India. Developed during the days of the British Raj, there is a significant colonial legacy that adds to the charm of this beautiful hill station. The modern bungalows, malls and well-laid gardens located on the small hills around the area are enough to attract any tourist. The town has unavoidable romance in the air – an excellent breathing space for tourists and people who seek relief from the hot sultry conditions of the plains. Mussoorie boasts of some spectacular views of the some of the Himalayan peaks such as Bandar Poonch, Srikantha, the Gangotri group and the Chaukhamba. If you do not want to stay in the town, there are many options in the outskirts or nearby towns such as Kanatal and Dhanaulti that are peaceful and tranquil offering you an undisturbed stay.
It is an amazing weekend getaway.
Nestled in the Himalayan mountain ranges Dehradun is a beautiful and convrnient getaway from cities such as New Delhi and Chandigarh. It is the capital of Uttarakhand and is the gateway to many of the popular and beautiful destinations. The name Dehradun is formed by combining two words – “dera” meaning camp and “dun” meaning valley. It is one of the oldest cities in India. It is believed that Lord Rama and his brother did penance here for killing Ravana.
Popular with the British during the colonial times, one could find lot of buildings and places influenced from that era along with the many prestigious boarding schools that are located here.
Ranthambore National Park is located in Sawai Madhopur, about 130 kms from Jaipur. It is one of the biggest and most renowned national park in northern India where you can see the majestic tigers in their natural habitat, they can be easily spotted even during the daytime over here. The sanctuary is home to variety of flora and fauna, some of the major wild animals which are present in this sanctuary are leopards, nilgais, wild boars, sambars, hyenas, sloth bears, grey langur, rhesus macaque and chital. One of the largest banyan trees in India can be found here.Read More »
Nestled in a scenic hilly terrain surrounded with thick and lush green forests, this place is located on the banks of river Kali. A nature walk or a birding trip through the forest unravels the hidden treasures of the place. Look out for four different kinds of Hornbills. Relax and relish the North Karnataka cuisine. Dandeli is also famous for adventure sports, night camps, nature walks, boating, and angling in Kali River.
An awesome place for adventurous person in you.
The wilderness camp is located in this unique reserve that acts as an ecological bridge between the Western and Eastern Ghats. The campsite here is replete with its tented cottages and log huts offering a serene wildlife experience deep inside the forest. One may encounter elephants, tigers, leopards, spotted deer, sambar and barking deer at close quarters, along with the Indian Gaur. You could visit the Biligiriranganna Temple, go on a jeep safari of just chill on the hammock soaking it up the ambience and sounds of the forest.Read More »
Located within the UNESCO recognized Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Bandipur Tiger Reserve is one of the most densely populated tiger and elephant habitats in India. Enjoy the cool breeze wafting down the hillsides and the vistas while on a visit to Gopalaswamybetta. Hear the birds, relax by the campfire and watch the night sky.
Highly recommended for those passionate about nature and wildlife.
Located on the banks of Tungabhadra River, Hampi houses the well-excavated remains of the glorious and wealthy Kingdom of Vijayanagara. A UNESCO Heritage site, it is a popular place for history buffs, architecture students and travelers alike, do not go back disappointed after seeing around 500 architectural structures with amazing craftsmanship.
The place is also an escape into the wild, as it is ideally located near the Daroji Sloth Bear Sanctuary as well.
Located in the middle of rugged wilderness within one of the most secluded hotspots in Southern Karnataka, with the river Cauvery meandering through a stunning landscape, this camp is every nature lover’s paradise. The ambience renders most visitors awestruck with its scenery and serenity. Trek to nearby hills and return to spend the day and unwind, sans the clutter and cacophony of modern life. Watch crocodiles basking in the sun on the river bank. Spot otters emerging out of the water with a catch of fish. Enjoy watching the grizzled giant squirrel gamboling from tree to tree. A perfect place for nature lovers.Read More »