Goecha La Trek with India Hikes: A Review

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I trekked with India Hikes (IH) to the Goecha La View Point I from Yuksom during April-May, 2018. Quality of the amenities and services provided during the trek varied from average, good to very good. Amenities Sleeping bags were not clean. Some of them stank. Tents were good. Food Food…

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A Complete Guide to 2 ISBTs in Chamba

Where is new ISBT in Chamba Himachal Pradesh?

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Chamba, headquarter of District Chamba in Himachal Pradesh, has two Inter State Bus Terminuses (ISBTs): new and old. Blue color local buses ply between these two terminuses. The bus ticket costs just ₹3 per passenger for the short ride. New ISBT Cloakroom A very small cloakroom is equipped with just…

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Amenities at HRTC Bus Stand in Manali

Advance booking and enquiry counters at Manali Bus Stand

Manali has a small congested bus stand within easy walking distance of the Mall Road and HPTDC Beas Hotel. The stand surrounded by haphazardly constructed buildings offers only basic amenities during daytime. Let’s check what to expect from HRTC Bus Stand in Manali. Office Information counters at the bus stand…

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A Glimpse of Pragpur Pond: An Ancient Water System

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Pragpur is a home to prag (pollen) that colourful blossoms produce in spring, an ancient water system, and old beautiful buildings. The people of Pragpur still maintain the ancient water system, consisting of a pond and nakki. Let’s take a look at the Pragpur Pond of the medieval village located in Kangra Valley,…

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A Post Office in Badrinath

Sub Post Office in Badrinath, Uttarakhand

Badrinath at an altitude of 3,133 meters is a town of traditions. The age old tradition of pilgrimage draws huge number of pilgrims every year. Despite digital developments, the town still runs its physical post office.

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What Do Kids Do in Heritage Village of Garli, Kangra?

Eat traditional chats in Garli, India

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Kids in the heritage village of Garli enjoy their time in an English medium school. However, the school is housed in a simple traditional building. A traditional chat shop is not very far. The vendor has a cart also. So the vendor can sell anytime anywhere. Let’s take a look…

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9 Incidents That Impact Life and Adventure Tourism in Himalayas

9 Events That Impact Life and Adventure Tourism in Himalayas

The year of 2017 recorded a number of incidents that directly affected life and religious and secular adventure tourism in the Himalayas. Here is the lowdown on these: 1. Bilaspur-Leh-Manali Railway RITES began location survey for 498-kilometer-long all-weather Bilaspur-Manali-Leh railway track in the last week of June to connect strategically…

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