If you are sitting out there and wondering as you why you should travel to the mountains, cheer up! You are not alone, a lot many people are thinking on the same lines. Like you, they also keep up questioning their mind. Well, not anymore as I unfold the reasons behind this curious question!
The cultural heritage and historic relevance of Mysore make it one of the most visited destinations in Karnataka. The city has aesthetically designed palaces, beautifully done gardens and ample display of craftsmanship which makes it a key tourist destination. Below are listed some of the best places to see in Mysore that should be a part of your wish list, when you are in the city.
The breathtaking beauty of Spiti valley will definitely leave you spellbound. Buddhist monasteries perched on hilltops and small hamlets located on remote mountains are some of the unique facts in this tribal valley which will attract you all over again, once you have completed the circuit of this valley.
Let’s check out some of the amazing places to see in Spiti Valley.
Shimla is a wonderland in itself. The serene calmness of the British Era is still evident, especially if you head in the wild away from the hustle and bustle of Mall Road. Let us check out some of the key places to see in Shimla which should be on your wish list, whenever you visit this magical town which also happens to be the capital of Himachal Pradesh.
The view of imposing the Himalayas mesmerizes one as a person reaches Chura, the entry point of Kinnaur, one of the remote districts of Himachal Pradesh
The unique land is known for its people and unique culture. The festivals of Kinnaur are equally unique and the experience will keep you spellbound, in case you experience it.
Let’s check out some of the major festivals of Kinnaur which lend this land its magical touch!
Even the mention of Rajasthan brings back the memories of the numerous train journeys, I have made to Jaipur, Ajmer and Udaipur. From the vast expanse of deserts to cool and green Udaipur, Rajasthan will amaze you at every step.
Equally delicious and mouth-watering are the Rajasthani dishes which are served with much love, care and passion by the hospitable people of the state.
Words always fall short when it comes to describing this holy land. A world apart, Lahaul is a land full of surprises at every turn. With pristine clear water streams flowing at every turn and charming village faces bowing in admiration, you will definitely feel the change, as I felt in 2011 when I visited this magical land after a gap of 4 years.
Bombay or Mumbai, as we know it today has always mesmerized me. The city of dreams which has made many unknown faces, a heartthrob is interestingly also a traveller’s paradise. The city has many landmarks and there are many places which you must see in Mumbai, whenever you happen to be in the city.
A small community of shepherds, Gaddis of Himachal are a special lot. Their traditional attire speaks a lot about the creativity of these simple hill folks and can leave even the most talented designers awestruck.
The day had barely set in and we were already on our way to Bhanjraru, a sleepy town in remote Tissa region in Chamba. Flocks of sheep were already on the migration route and we were often stuck amidst herds of sheep with the Gaddis making pain striking efforts to clear the way. Gaddis of Himachal dressed in their traditional attire passed by me and it took me down the memory lane with thoughts of the frail Badri Dass rushing through my mind.
A culturally rich land, Chamba is famous for its chappals, as it is for artistically embroided Chamba Rumal which has created a niche for itself not only in India but globally.
During my numerous visits to Chamba, I have begun to understand the cultural richness of this unique land, something which is elegantly depicted in artistically embroided Chamba Rumal.