Places of Interest

Valley of Flowers

28 Feb: Valley of Flowers

The Valley of Flowers National Park is the second core zone of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. The credit for the discovery of the Valley of Flowers goes to the British mountaineers Franks S. Smythe and R.L. Holdsworth who incidentally reached this valley after a successful expedition of Mount Kamet in 1931. Nestled in the west Himalayan region, Valley of Flowers covers a vast expanse of 87.50 sq kms with myriad alpine flowers. Valley of Flowers is situated in Bhyundar Valley at an elevation of 3,658…

Auli

27 Feb: Auli

Auli is considered among the best skiing destinations of India, it is situated in Chamoli district of Garhwal region covering an elevation from 2,519 mts to 3,050 mts above sea level. Auli is a “Bugyal” which means meadow in the regional language, these green Bugyals turn into a sheet of white during winters. Auli is often compared with best ski resorts of the world by the foreigners and has also hosted the First SAF Winter Games in the year 2011. Being blessed with invigorating views of the…

Chandrashila

26 Feb: Chandrashila

Chandrashila is the summit of the Chandranath Parbat on which Tungnath temple of Panch Kedar is located. Chandrashila can be reached by a further 1.5 km trek from Tungnath, is situated at an elevation of 4,000 mts above sea level, and offers mesmerizing views of the grandeur of Himalayan ranges. Chopta-Chandrashila-Tungnath trek is one of the popular treks that can be undertaken round the year, it may be quite strenuous if you go during winters. Chandrashila Legend It is believed…

Tungnath-Temple

25 Feb: Tungnath

Tungnath Temple is 260 kms from the Soulitude in the Himalayas and it takes about 6 hours to reach There.

Munsiyari

24 Feb: Munsiyari

Munsiyari is the name of a town and a tehsil in the Pithoragarh District in the hill-state of Uttarakhand, India. Munsiyari, the center as well as the Gateway of Johar Region is situated 128 Km from Pithoragarh at an elevation of 2298 meters and is snuggled in the folds of snow clad mountains. Munsiyari is 624 kms from Delhi and around 300 kms from Nainital and Almora to Munsiyari is 192 kms. Munsiyari’s name refers to a ‘Place With Snow’….

chopta

23 Feb: Chopta

Chopta is a picturesque hamlet which is still unexplored by travelers. It is the commencement point of the trek to Tungnath – 3rd Kedar and further a 1.5 km trek from Tungnath leads to Chandrashila (4000mts above sea level) which offers 360° panoramic view of snow clad Himalayan peaks including Nanda Devi, Trishul and Chaukhamba.

Pithoragarh

21 Feb: Pithoragarh

Pithoragarh district is the easternmost Himalayan district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is naturally landscaped with high Himalayan mountains, snow capped peaks, passes, valleys, alpine meadows, forests, waterfalls, perennial rivers, glaciers and springs. The flora and fauna of this area has rich ecological diversity. The geographical area of the district is 7,100 km2 (2,700 sq mi). Picturesque Pithoragarh town is delight for mountaineers, trekkers, adventure seekers, botanists, pilgrims as well as sightseers. It is an important halt on…