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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Hazratbal in Kashmir Himalayas: A Photostory

A Minaret of Hazratbal, Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir

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Hazratbal at the banks of the Dal Lake is popular for aesthetics and its historical and religious merits. The mausoleum cum mosque, dedicated to Prophet Muhammed, is as sacred to the Kashmir Muslims as Golden Temple to the Sikhs. Hazratbal literally means a holy place or majestic place. 2016: The…

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The Nehru’s: A Pleasant Place to Stay in Srinagar

Pictoral review of food served at Shangraf restaurant in Srinagar

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Cost Box Room Suite Tariff on European Plan (EP) basis: ₹3,500 per night for two persons, inclusive of taxes Note: The hotel took one day’s tariff in advance. Food Aloo Matter: ₹125 Channa Dal: ₹125 Dal Fry: ₹135 Green Salad: ₹90 Kashmiri Saag: ₹100 Nadroo Palak: ₹150 Paneer Bhurji: ₹180…

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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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6 Attractions along ATS W-39 Followed by Delhi-Leh Flight

Himalayan Landforms Seen from Delhi-Leh Flight

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Delhi-Leh flight, a destination in itself, follows air traffic service (ATS) route W-39. The route between 77 and 78 degrees of longitude passes over 4 Indian states: Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir. While covering aerial distance of about 856 kilometres, the aeroplane flies over the plains of…

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