Sikkim

I always prefer mountains over beaches and I had never been to North East. It was a long-standing dream to visit this mountainous state, especially after reading about it on several blogs. Sikkim is a border state in North-East India and is flanked by Nepal to its Northwest, Bhutan to its East and Tibet to its …

Kanyakumari

Bharatha bhooshira mandira sundari bhuvana manohari, Kanyakumari The first thing that comes to my mind when I think of Kanyakumari is the beautiful song from Kannada movie Upasane, describing the southernmost tip of India. In Kanyakumari two moments are priceless and both have to do with the sun – the dawn and the dusk. We …

Alappuzha

If you are longing to get away from the hustle-bustle of the city, to a quaint little town for a relaxing and peaceful weekend, Alappuzha aka Alleppey is the place. Popularly known as Venice of the East, Alleppey is a city with picturesque backwaters, canals, beaches and of course houseboats. We took a flight to …

Rohtang Pass

Rohtang Pass at an altitude of 13050 ft is the third highest Himalayan mountain pass I have been to! Out of all the places I visited in Himachal, this one had some hitches and glitches. Here's why... National Green Tribunal has restricted a total number of vehicles going from Manali to Rohtang Pass to 1,000 …

Solang Valley

A few kilometers off Manali, on the way to Rohtang, you know you have reached Solang Valley when you see lush greenery, snow-capped peaks and colourful paragliding chutes against picturesque backdrop. Solang Valley is well-known for adventure sports. I have all sorts of adventure sports to check off my bucket list. Manali gave me a …

Manali

Manali was our next destination after Shimla and the most important place on our Himachal tour itinerary. We had planned 3 days of sightseeing and adventure in and around the hill station. It took us more than 6 hours to reach Manali from Shimla. The river Beas keeps you company the entire journey. We made …