First View of the Morning at Khirsu

If you wish to experience Chaukhamba from the right corners, look no further than Khirsu which is a very small and peaceful setting in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand India. Khirsu is very near to Pauri district which is also a well known town in the Uttarakhand hills. It offers view points from where the [...]

Munsiyari, The Last Frontier.

Munsiyari – Heaven In the Lap Of Panchchuli   Its name refers to a 'place with snow'. Situated on the banks of Goriganga River, Its a destination for and mountaineers, glacier enthusiasts, high altitude trekkers and nature lovers. Munsiyari also falls on the ancient “Salt Route” trade route from Tibet. The path extends along the banks of Goriganga River to [...]

Kausani – Sleepy Hill Town

For most travel lovers from Delhi, a trip to the hills is a favorite weekend getaway. This was my second trip to Kausani. During my last visit all the peaks were covered and nothing much could be shot. This time Kausani was a stop over for our further drive to Munsiyari, so it is only [...]

Binsar, An Isolated Paradise

Binsar is a beautiful, sleepy travel destination, situated in Uttarakhand. It brings you much closer to the nature. Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Himalayas on top of the Jhandi Dhar hills. It is about 33 km north of the Almora town in Uttarakhand, India. Binsar was the summer capital of the Chand Kings, who ruled over Kumaon from the 11th to 18th centuries AD. Binsar [...]

Khirsu – A Hidden Gem

Khirsu is nature’s bounty and is at about 19 kms drive from Pauri. Khirsu is perhaps that unknown gem of Garhwal Himalaya from where Mt Chaukhamba can be seen in it's best position. It is one of the best places uttarakhand has to offer for nature lovers and Himalayan admirers. Khirsu is a small of [...]

Chopta, Heaven on Earth

Chopta is a village located in Uttarakhand. At an elevation of 2,680 metres, chopta is an unspoiled natural destination lying in the lap of the Uttarakhand Himalayas and offers views of the imposing Himalayan range. Popularly known as the mini Switzerland of India, Chopta is a heaven on earth. It is a place that is [...]