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Chanshal Pass

Chanshal Pass – Pabbar Valley, Rohru


Chanshal is the highest peak of Shimla district situated at height of 4220m .It is  approx .170 KM away from Shimla but why to visit Chanshal this question arises every ones mind. The answer is quite simple as Valley is very calm & cool having tremendous scenic beauty. This pass & valley is very less

Shimla

Ghost Stories in Shimla Travel


Shimla, the summer capital of the British era, is still one of the most favorite hill stations among tourists.  The rolling hills, the lush green environment and the magnificent architecture have a magnetic pull.  Poets have written verses of the beauty of Shimla in the most aesthetic manner.  Who could have thought that the ‘Queen

Shopping tips in Himalayan States and Cities


Shopping is an addictive source of happiness.  The desire to obtain an object gives a sense of accomplishment and fulfillment.  When one purchases items of their personal choice, the body releases dopamine in the brain.  Dopamine, the neurotransmitter controls the reward and pleasure centers of the brain.  Shopping branches out as a form of rewarding

Food you will love in Himachal


Himachal Pradesh, the ‘abode of snow’ is one of the most popular hill stations among tourists.  The unparalleled beauty of this pristine hill has visitors from across the Indian borders.  The majestic Himalayan ranges are overlooking the verdant valley with ever-flowing stream attract domestic tourists as well as international globetrotters.  The façade of being an

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

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

Barog Tunnel – The Story And The Myth


Haunted stories are liked for their eeriness and ability to bring goose bumps. Today, I have a haunted story about a dark, dungy tunnel, known as Barog Tunnel that symbolizes an unfinished work. The story starts with a British engineer, Colonel Barog, in charge of carving a tunnel through a mountain for the Kalka-Shimla Railway.