Shimla and around

Over the period of last decade we have been visiting the capital of Himachal and perhaps the most visited place for us. The place has so many things to offer and also has great connectivity. Here are some postcards from the region taken during the last decade.

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Gulmarg – A Winter Wonderland

Way back in winters of 2010, we landed in the white powder of Gulmarg on a skiing trip. The place was devoid of the busy tourists from the plains in the winter and was totally laid back. The hotels were almost empty expect few foreign souls visiting the best powder…

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Ladakh – A Journey

Ladakh is pretty much in the to do list for every one. As like any other traveller, we also wanted to visit the land of high passes since long. But after lot of contemplation, in 2014 we decided to visit this (we travelled with our 3 yr old son). Lot…

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Dhanaulti – The Hidden Jem

While Chakrata lies north of Mussoorie, Dhanolti lies 20 kms south of Mussoorie towards Chamba and is higher than both Mussorie and Chakrata. In winters the roads may be closed. This is a offbeat destination and great for biking. Visit the temples around and walk the winding roads for peace.…

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Lansdowne – Frozen In Time

Another great weekend offbeat destination from Delhi to Uttarakhand is Lansdowne. This again a cantonement town boasts great views and snow in winter while its all lush green in summer. The drive to the hills of Lansdowne is easy and so being so close to Haridwar, makes it an ideal…

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Chakrata – The Himachal of UK

Chakrata is one of the offbeat (read less crowded) destination in Uttarakhand so close to Delhi yet so far. The place is a green covered paradise and boasts lots of snow in winter. The Kempty Falls and Tiger Falls nearby are beautiful day out from here. Driving through the hilly…

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Binsar – 300 kms Of Himalaya

Christmas of 2010: We planned road trip to Binsar. Binsar is a relatively offbeat destination in Uttarakhand, India. Being a protected zone and no commercial construction, this pristine piece of land is a must visit. We planned this in winter to enjoy clear views of the awesome mountains. Binsar is…

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