JK Tourist Bungalow at Rangdum in Kargil: A Review

Twin bed room in JK Tourist Bungalow at Rangdum in Kargil

JK Tourist Bungalow at Rangdum in Kargil promises a good night’s sleep but does not ensure comfort of an attached bathroom. The guests cannot expect a lavish meal but they can enjoy the unpolluted Suru River and nude ranges of the Himalayas. Some of these ranges wear snow caps that…

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JK Tourist Bungalow II: A Cheap Safe Hotel in Kargil

JK Tourist Bungalow II: Review of Cheap Safe Hotel in Kargil

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A cheap safe hotel in Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir (JK) Tourist Bungalow II, located opposite Hussani Park, is an old traditional wooden structure facing the Suru River. The structure within easy walking distance of the bus stands, taxi stands, and Lal Chowk is in reasonably good condition. The unmanicured garden…

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Insider’s Guide to YHAI Trekking Camps in the Himalayas

Insider’s Guide to YHAI Trekking Camps in the Himalayas

Youth Hostel Association of India (YHAI) has been hosting trekking camps in the Himalayas for several years. I have attended a number of these camps. Today, I share my experiences and observations about these camps because many people ask me, “How good are these camps?” Here is the lowdown: 1.…

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2 boarding and lodging options in Chilling

You have only two options for boarding and lodging in Chilling located on the right bank of the Zaskar River that receives the Chilling Nullah near the entry point of the 8-house hamlet. The nullah is bridged. Camping There is a camping site in the village. During July, lush wheat…

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Where can I stay in the Indian Himalayas?

  India accounts for more than seventy percent of the loftiest and youngest mountain range, the Himalayas. Accommodation choices in the Indian Himalayas, however, do not match its size and area. You can find ten different types of accommodations in the Indian Himalayas. All types of lodging, however, may not…

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MEETS: 5 Reasons to Book a Home Stay Accommodation

Benefits of a home stay accommodation.

You can sum up the benefits of a home stay accommodation as “MEETS.”  The acronym means Mingle with locals: Staying with a local family offers more opportunities for direct interaction with locals on daily basis.  Experience real India (country): Since families instead of professional entrepreneurs run home stays, you can…

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