Highlights of Adi Chamunda Temple Trail: Attractions and Facilities

How wool is collected from sheep

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Adi Chamunda Temple Trail  gives an opportunity to enjoy natural beauties, including delicate flowers and big birds, and closely observe summer lifestyle of shepherds, including their relationship with their flock of sheep and goat. Today’s photo essay presents highlights from the trail. The highlights are divided into four categories: Attractions,…

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A Short Walk to Gotsang Monastery in Hemis

Should you walk the Gotsang Trail?

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Hemis Monastery and its festival are very popular among the visitors. However, only a few know about the nearby walk. This short walk along the well-marked cemented path leads to Gotsang Monastery in Hemis. You can measure this path leading to a quiet pilgrimage site in Ladakh on your own.…

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A Short Walk to Anjani Mahadev from Solang

Reasons to walk Anjani trail

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A shrine that does not accept physical and monetary offerings from the visitors is unusually clean, but not calm. Because the visitors come to Anjani Mahadev on foot, horses, or modern polluting Powersports 4-wheelers even during autumn when it’s partly brown and partly green. Some thrill seekers, especially snow lovers,…

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Trek to Maldaru Lake, A Wetland in Uttarakhand

The trail sits in lush ambience consisting of meadows and forests that cannot survive without the touch of icy streams that are tricky to cross. But not all. Some of the stream sections are spanned with bridges.  The meadows spray wild flower fragrance on the trail. The ridges afford views…

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A Note to Readers: Mojo of Nanda Raj Jat

Adventure Travel Blog Magazine by TO ABHA. May-June 2016. Nanda Raj jat. Homkund and Roopkund Trek.

Adventure Travel Blog Magazine May-June 2016 Contents Dear Readers, The issue contains detailed information and more than 600 images from the high altitude trek that combines physical, cultural, and religious experiences. So, you do not get bog down in lack of information and lack of preparedness. So, you can focus…

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3 Routes for Rishikesh-Nauti Drive

Driving challenges in Dehradun

Adventure Travel Blog Magazine May-June 2016 Contents On August 16, 2014, it was sunny when we left Rishikesh for Nauti, the starting point of Nanda Raj Jat, in a jeep around 9:00 am. But landslides due to downpour on the previous day blocked the two routes we tried before taking…

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Porterage: Big Component of Total Cost of Nanda Raj Jat

A mule man with his mules near Kaluwa Vinayak, Chamoli, Uttarakhand

Adventure Travel Blog Magazine May-June 2016 Contents Porters are part and parcel of the pilgrimage. The porterage accounts for substantial part of the total cost of Nanda Raj Jat. For example, according to the estimates, about 1,500 Nepali porters earned record revenues during the 2014 pilgrimage: INR 10,500,000 in seven…

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