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Sirmaur – The Peach Valley

On the map of India, Sirmaur is situated in the Shivalik range of outer Himalayas.  The boundaries of Sirmaur touch Shimla, Solan, Punjab, Haryana and Uttrakhand. Nestled in the south-eastern part of Himachal Pradesh, Sirmaur has etched its place as the ‘The Peach Valley’ of India.  The rural region is mountainous zone dominated by the

Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh | Gateway to Tawang Valley

At the height of 13,680 feet above sea level, Sela Pass conjoins Tawang (a Tibetan Buddhist town),  Dirang and Guwahati.  It takes approximately four hours from Dirang to reach Sela Pass.  It is situated 78 km. from Tawang and 340 km. from Guwahati.  On the border between the Tawang and West Kameng Districts of Arunachal

at Himalayan National Park

Great Himalayan National Park

The Himalayan mountain range in the Asian continent has been standing tall ever since the emergence of land.  The awe-inspiring towering Himalayas do not have any competitors as it has remained the highest mountain range to exist on the planet earth accommodating world’s highest peak Mount Everest.  It separates the plains of the Tibetan Plateau

Snow leopard in Ladakh – A guide to India’s most elusive wildlife experience at the Hemis National Park Reference

The snow leopard is a medium-sized cat with a magnificent build of about 60 cm in height and 90 – 130 cm. in length.   The female snow leopard weighs 35 -40 kg and the male snow leopard weighs 45 – 55 kg.  The powerful physical structure of their hind legs has profound ability to leap

On cycle, from Himachal, with Love

Traveling is not just about exploring the world, rather it’s about scanning the world dissimilar. And if adventure fills you with elation than scanning a destination on cycle is definitely wondrous. Cycling and mountains have a unique bonding and when it comes to mountains in India, Himachal Pradesh can’t be disdained. I am an avid

Bhureshwar Mahadev

Invoking the blessings of Lord Shiva at Bhureshwar Mahadev

The mist cleared up slowly and so did my doubts on how high I had reached. This was Bhureshwar Mahadev, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh. We had started from Solan early morning and reached Naina tikkar, a small village 15 km from Solan town. Though connectivity to