Dalhousie

The hill station of Dalhousie is full of old world charm and holds lingering echoes of the Raj.: It covers an area of about 15 sq. km and is built over five hills (Kathlog, Potreyn, Tehra, Bakrota and Balun). The town is named after the British Governor General of the 19th century, Lord Dalhousie. The…

Khajjiar – Mini Switzerland of India

Khajjiar sits on a small plateau with a small stream-fed lake in the middle that has been covered over with weeds. It has a circumference of about 5 km. Along with its fringes, thick forests of deodar climb the slopes, the snow-line rests above these woods Dalhousie to Khajjiar Road 24kms from Dalhousie is Khajjiar…

Triund Trek

Travel can leave imprints not just in terms of memories but also in terms of what one sees away from the world that he comes from. That is exactly what I experienced at Triund. Triund can be approached via a moderate 6 kilometer trek from Galu Maheshwari temple near Dharamkot.¬†Various ways to reach Guna Devi…

Mcleod Ganj- Unplanned trek in the Himalayas

We TRAVEL not to escape LIFE, But for LIFE not to escape US!! I was little apprehensive travelling to Dharamshala in mid January due to sub zero temperatures. Late in the evening after some consultations with some close ¬†friends and little motivation from them I decided to pack my bags Booked a bus from Chandigarh…