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13-Dec-2017

Garur (The Valley)

Garur, the valley place an extension of Shivalik range, is 14 Km far from Kausani and visitor can reach here by car or by trekking. in a stretch, no tourism destination will offer beauty like Someshwar, Kausani, Garur, Ranikhet, and Baijnath. Tea plantations, clean river water, pine forest, panoramic view of Himalaya peaks such as Trishul, Nanda Devi, and Panchachuli peaks. Pinath temple is worth to explore if you are a nature lover and ardent fan of trekking. Garur offers all modest facility to a traveler with divine Uttarakhand touch. Baijnath temple built in the 12th century is the center of attraction. River sites, local food, delicious "NIMBU with CURD", temperate fruits, and a long walk to distant villages and forests are in the natural itinerary of Garur. Road access to all other beautiful places like Patal Bhuvneshwar, Ranikhet, and Bageshwar is the additional advantage of visiting. Garur. Year around tourist visits Garur and nearby areas and explore peace and divinity. Now it is your turn to join local people and enjoy the serenity in the lap of nature.

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24-Mar-2018

Get Out Of Stressful Life (Rishikesh)

GET OUT OF STRESSFUL LIFE, DO ONE DAY VISIT RISHIKESH If you are interested in roaming Staying in NCR, have been stuck in their job life. Making life tense and more boring, better to go with friends. Everyone has a hobby about roaming. Do not get out of the way because of your busy schedule. Even in your busy schedule you can take out some time to get stress free time, so here we will tell how you can manage to hang-out with your good friends in good places. One of the best places to be with friends is Rishikesh of Uttarakhand. Rishikesh's weather and location both affect people very much. Rishikesh is also called Yoga Capital of the World. A lot of foreign tourists visit here. Foreigners visit Rishikesh to grasp Indian’s culture closely. Foreign tourists specialize in learning Yoga and Sanskrit language in Rishikesh. Adventure, Capping, Rafting and Tracking are so famous for spending a holiday with friends here. The weather season is pleasant for twelve months of the year. Rishikesh's Journey from Delhi In our busy life, one day can be easily take out to hang out with friends that too without taking off from office. If you want to go to Rishikesh by Bike, then it is great. Otherwise, local buses are easily avaliable. Distance of Rishikesh from Delhi is 230 kilometers. On Saturdays, the bus runs from Kashmiri Gate from 11 am to 1 pm. If at 12 o'clock in the evening, you have reached Kashmiri Gate, then at 6 in the morning you will reach the audience. Rishikesh in the Lap of Nature In Uttarakhand state, Rishikesh is a paradise for nature lovers. By reaching between the high mountains, dense forests in the mountains and the Ganges Maiya emanating from the mountains, you will experience a unique experience of nature. Lax Hammock Rishikesh's landmark location is here, it is Lakshman Jhula and Ram Jhula. The total length of the bridge tied to the wires is 450 feet. Crossing Ganga through these two Lakshman and Ram Jhula is a different experience. River Rafting Reaching the audience and not doing river rafting did nothing. The real adventures of the whole trip are in the Rishikesh river rafting only. For which booking is done for online or off-river river rafting. For rafting 9 kilometres of Rs 400, there is a booking of Rs. 600 for 18 kilometres of rafting. In which you will enjoy nature's unique interesting adventure during rafting. Tracking To enjoy the dense forest of Uttarakhand also, then tracking with friends. Tracking has to get out of the highways, dense bushes between the highways. It is difficult to walk on the paths of the mountain, it is only during the trekking. If you are tracking the Neer Waterfall, then you will also get a breathtaking waterfall. You will be amazed to see the beauty of the falling waterfall from the height. Rishikesh's Ganga Aarti Ganga Aarti World is the famous Ganga Aarti in Parmarth Niketan in the evening. Where hundreds of people gather and simultaneously worship Mother Maa Ganga. In which the devotees who come from a far-flung bow to the river Ganga. In addition, a large number of foreign tourists also join the Ganga Arti. After so much stroke in the lineage, now your day will be over. That is, lax hammock from 7 am to 9 am, then from 10 to 1 a.m., enjoy the river rafting and 3 to 5 trekking. Enjoy the Arti of Mother Ganges at 6 pm. Then after 10 pm, come back to Delhi by taking a sleeper coach bus. Now you can join your office on Monday morning. Rafting in Rishikesh

Rishikesh
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13-Apr-2018

Barsu

Barsu Nestled warmly between serene pine forests, deep lush valleys, alpine meadows and amazing heights, the village of Barsu offers captivating views of the snow-clad peaks of the mighty Himalayas that surround it. The village is located about 10 kilometres away from Bhatwari in the Uttarkashi District. It is an ideal base for trekking and mountaineering, with several interesting base camps available here. Dayara Bugyal, Raithal and Dodi Tal are places that are close to Barsu and can be visited on a trek. The people of this sweet village survive on agriculture and livestock rearing. They make their houses from mud, wood and stone, with stone plates used as roofs. Animals occupy the lower portion of the house, while families reside on top. The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport and the nearest railway station is at Rishikesh.

Uttarakhand
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13-Apr-2018

Koti Kanasar

Koti Kanasar Close to Chakarata is a lovely and relaxing tourist pot known as Koti Kanasar. 105 kilometres away from Dehradun, Koti Kanasar is a small village that is home to dense rainforests. The Forest Rest House (FRH) is the oldest known place of accommodation amongst tourists. Though there are no traces of snow, Koti Kanasar's proximity to Mundali is making it popular amongst tourists as a ski getaway for the winter holidays. The village is rimmed by an apple valley and so naturally, the main occupation of the villagers is apple gardening. Koti Kanasar is well connected by road transportation and telecommunication even though it is located in a hilly region, approximately 2,134 metres above sea level. A private taxi from the Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun or from the railway station makes good sense. There are direct buses from Delhi and Gurgaon to these destinations. People travelling by road prefer the Tuini - Chakarata road for going towards Koti Kanasar from Dehradun. Other interesting places close to Kanasar and Chakarata are the Tiger Falls, just 15-20 minutes away, the Koti Power House and Balani Devi Mandir which are a slight distance away from Kanasar at Dehradun. Tourists can also visit the Ram Tal Garden, 9 kilometres away from Kanasar, located on the route of Chakarata to Mussoorie.

Uttarakhand
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14-Apr-2018

Mana

Mana One village that is becoming one of Uttarakhand's well-loved tourist destinations is a tribal village called Mana, which lies in the upper reaches of the Himalayas, near Badrinath. Mana is the base point to visit Vyas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, Bhim Pul and Vasundhara Falls. These are places that are mentioned in the Mahabharata, which explains why many devotees visiting Badrinath also drop in at Mana. This village is also famous for housing India's last tea shop in the region that overlooks the narrow valley through which the Alaknanda River flows. Mana is thinly populated with the Bhotias, an Indo-Mongolian race with a unique culture and heritage of their own. The chief hereditary occupation of these people is making tribal handicrafts. They spend their summers in Mana, raising short duration crops. Late October sees them making a shift with their cattle to the lower reaches of the Himalayas. The folk dances of the Bhotias are Dandala, Chamfuli, Dhusaka and Dhurang which are enjoyed for recreational purposes, with no religious significance attached. Some of the dances are connected with death ceremonies. They believe that the soul of the dead resides in the body of a goat or sheep and that dancing would liberate the soul.

Uttarakhand
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09-Apr-2018

Rishkesh

Rishikesh Rishikesh is a small town situated 532 metres above sea level in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand. Rishikesh gets its name from the Sanskrit word 'hrishik, meaning senses and ish' meaning master, after the Sage Raibhya who did penance to Lord Vishnu, believed to be the conqueror of the senses. The holy city of Rishikesh is visited by many people who are on a serious soul-searching mission. Since Satyug, Rishikesh is known to be the abode of the sages and is considered to be the gateway to the Char Dham and Panch Kedar Yatras. This place has no dearth of temples, ashrams and spa resorts, and is also known as the yoga capital and adventure sports hub of Uttarakhand. This three-fold importance attached. Lakshman Jhula at Rishikesh to Rishikesh has made it the most desirable tourist destination and pilgrimage centre. The best way to explore the town of Rishikesh is on foot as the town is hilly and has narrow lanes. To cross the River Ganga, one can take a motor ferry from the narrow suspension iron bridge known as the Ram Jhula which is near Swargashram. The Lakshman Jhula is a famous hanging bridge across the Ganga and is about 3 kilometres from Rishikesh. It is a 450-foot suspension bridge and was built in 1939. It is said that Lord Ram's brother Lakshman crossed the Ganga on a jute rope from here. The Lakshman Jhula is a bridge across the Ganga along the old route to the holy shrines of Badrinath and Kedarnath. The other suspension bridge or Ram Jhula is surrounded by a cluster of ashrams on both sides. The ancient Hindu saint Adiguru Shankaracharya is said to have constructed the Bharat Mandir in the 12th century on the bank of the River Ganga in the heart of Rishikesh. The 108 parikramas of the Bharat Mandir are believed to be equivalent to the Badrinath Yatra. It is the oldest temple in Rishikesh and is also regarded as one of the most ancient shrines in India. Bharat Mandir is approximately half a kilometre away from Triveni Ghat It is believed that the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and the Saraswati took place at the Triveni Ghat. It is a most revered, sacred bathing spot in Rishikesh and is situated on the hanks of the River Gangis. Thousands of people come to take a holy dip in the sacred river and to observe the Crossing the Ganga via the Ram Jhula spiritual gatherings called 'aarti. The Rishikund or Sages Pond is nearby, where holy men performed fire rituals in ancient times. On request of the sages for a place to bathe, the water of the Yamuna magically appeared in the kund and has stayed there ever since. The Raghunath Temple dedicated to Lord Ram and Sita is situated here. Rishikesh is in the Garhwal region at the confluence of the Ganga and Chandrabhaga rivers, marking the beginning of the Indo-Gangetic Plain, in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas and surrounded by the Shivalik range on three sides. Rishikesh is 25 kilometres to the north of Haridwar, and the journey time by road is 6-1/2 hours from Delhi. The route from Delhi is NH58 to Rishikesh via Modinagar, Meerut, Khatauli, Muzaffarnagar, Manglaur, Roorkee and Haridwar.

Uttarakhand
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15-Apr-2018

Haridwar

Haridwar Haridwar is the gateway to the four pilgrimages of Uttarakhand and is also known as the gateway to the Gods. It is thedwar or door to Hari (Vishnu) and is one of the oldest living cities. It has been mentioned as Mayapuri, Gangadwar and Mokhsadwar in the ancient Hindu scriptures and epics. Haridwar, besides being a religious place, has served as a centre for learning arts, science and culture right from the time of Buddha and continues even today. Haridwar is one of the first towns where the River Ganga emerges from the mountains and makes its entry into the plains. The age-old ritual of bathing in the sacred river is considered most important for the pilgrims and devotees cry out the celebratory exhortation of "Har, Har Gange!" with gusto while plunging into the holy water.Throughout the year, religious rituals likemundan or the head tonsuring ritual, upanayana or the initiation ritual, asthi visarjan or immersion of the ashes of the dead and Shraddha or prayers propitiating one's ancestors take place here. The place is crowded with devotees and priests, offering prayers to the Sun God and the holy Ganges. The Panch Teerth mentioned in the Puranas takes place in Haridwar and is located within the area mainly known as Gangadwar (Har ki Pauri), Kushwart Ghat, Kankhal, Bilwa Teerth (Mansa Devi) and Neel Parvat (Chandi Devi).ki Pauri is one of the most visited and famous holy places and is believed to be sanctified by the powerful trinity of Hindu mythology - Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh. This sacred site was built by King Vikramaditya in honour of his brother Bharatrihari, the saintly poet who is reputed to have meditated here. The sacred Brahmakund is graced by the presence of the Ganga that flows in from one side and exits from the other. The Ganga Aarti ceremony that takes place from the promenade above the Brahmakund is a delight to watch as one can see the reflections of golden hues of floral diyas in the river while prayers are being offered to the Ganges. Aarti At Har Ki Pauri The auspicious Kumbh Mela held once every 12 years and the Ardha Kumbh Mela held once every six years attract a large number of people from different parts of the world. Haridwar is one of the four main sites where the Kumbh Mela takes place. Har ki Pauri is the place where divine nectar fell from the celestial Kumbh that guaranteed immortality to those who drank it. In the race to attain immortality, the gods and demons got into a fight for possession of the precious pitcher and Indra's son Jayanta managed to get hold of it. While being chased by the others, Jayantaspilled four drops of the sacred nectar at four places: Ujjain, Haridwar, Trimbakeshwar and Prayag (Allahabad), sanctifying these places forever. The Maha Kumbh in Haridwar is full of festivities (mela) in the township at Har ki Pauri with religious, cultural and other commercial activities. Haridwar lies between the Terai forests of the lower Shivalik Hills and the western bank of the River Ganga in lower Garhwal district. It is 54 kilometres to the south of Dehradun, 199 kilometres to the north-east of Delhi. The journey time by road is 6 hours from Delhi. The route from Delhi is NH58 to Haridwar via Modinagar, Meerut.,Khatauli, Muzaffarnagar, Manglaur and Roorkee.

Uttarakhand
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26-Jul-2018

Kutoli The Village

KUTOLI a Village in Lamgara Block in Almora District of Uttarakhand State, India. It is located 67 KM towards East from District head quarters Almora. 369 KM from State capital Dehradun (via Haridwar, Rishkesh route). While entering into Village KUTOLI from main road you will find dense forest of Deodar tree which really give you picturesque view.People of this village are living in very peaceful manner. Agriculture is the main profession of this village. Education and Drinking water are the main concern of this village. Young generation is more attracted towards metro cities to earn their bread and butter. Medical and health services has been improved for last few years.Villager are big devote to Aidi Devta and every 5 years villagers organize a big event to worship Aidi Devta and this event take upto 22 days. Villagers from various villages take part into it. TOURIST ACTIVITES NEARY BY People can go for track from Kutoli to Aidi Devta Temple which is located top of mountain, you can seeview of Himalaya range, Temple is surrounded by Pines and Devodar trees where you feel tranquillity and God blessing. While track you have to entered from dense forest and water dhara.Camping can be enjoyed and this is perfect destination for Meditation and Yoga. NEARBY VILLAGES OF KUTOLI Sugari, Kunjal Urf Ara, Naya Sangroli, Kunj, Ranoli Kunj, Kutoli, Bhabu, Bas Gaon, Silpar, Kala Dungra, Ranak ! STATE – UTTARAKHAND DISTRICT – ALMORA BLOCK – LAMGARHA POST OFFICE - JAINTI LOCAL LANGUAGE - HINDI, KUMAONI Kutoli Pin code is 263626 and postal head office is Jainti. Almora , Champawat , Nainital , Haldwani are the nearby Cities to Kutoli. Kutoli 2011 Census Details Kutoli Local Language is Hindi. Kutoli Village Total population is 599 and number of houses are 108. HOW TO REACH KUTOLI BY RAIL There is no railway station near to Kutoli in less than 10 km. However Kathgodam/Haldwani Rail Way Station is major railway station which is approx. 96 KM away from Kutoli. And from Delhi we can get train to Kathgodam/Haldwani. BY BUS There is a direct bus from Delhi (Anand Vihar Bus Depot) to Kutoli via Haldwani and Kathgodam. BY LOCAL JEEP You will find direct Jeep services from Haldwani/Kathgodam, hiring jeep on sharing basis which will cost similar to bus charges, best part travelling through Jeep is take lesser time, convenient and in midway you can stop it as per your comfort. ATMS IN KUTOLI ATM of State bank of India you will find in Sunari Market CINEMA THEATRES IN KUTOLI There is no cinema hall near by Kutoli, in Haldwani you will find Cinema house which is approx. 90 km away from Kutoli village. TEMPLES IN KUTOLI There are various temples near by Kutoli, Aaidi Devta temple you will find in Kutoli itself, and there is another temple of Aaidi Devta which is approx. 7 km away in top of hill. Its covered by dense forest and you can have view of Himalaya range and air always making humming sounds. Devidhura is another temple which is approx. 37 KM from Kutoli, Temple has Durga Devi Statute and Devi always fulfil your good wishes. Temple is quite famous in Uttarakahnd and every year temple’s authorities organises a Fair (Mela) where various villagers take part into it. And show devotional toward Devi by throwing stone to each others, they called it Bagwal, earlier it used to play with Fruits but now days its been replaced by stone, menace to people take part into it. They keeping pelting stone until they feel like that blood has been flowed which is equal to 1 man’s blood. HOTELS AND LODGES IN KUTOLI In Sunari and Chokri you will find lodges and home stay, its aprox 1.5 km away from Kutoli Vilage. Also you will find home stay in Kutoli itself, people would love to welcome you as a host in their home. HOSPITALS IN KUTOLI There is a Govt Hospital in Bazdhar which is approx. 5 km away from Kutoli village. PETROL PUMP IN KUTOLI You will find petrol pump in Shaharfatak which is approx. 15 km away from Kutoli village. SCHOOLS IN KUTOLI There is a primary school in Kutoli village and various private collage in Sunari and Chokri. COLLEGES NEAR KUTOLI There is a degree college is in Chokri / Sunari which is approx. 2 Km away from Kutoli, where you can get your BA, BCOM, BSC. Information Shared by Prem Bisht (Home Town) !

Uttarakhand, Kutoli
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28-Sep-2018

Auli

AULI IS A LESSER KNOW HILL STATION Auli The Extreme Destination To Enjoy Your Adventure Tourism Experience Beyond Limits Auli is a calm destination in the state of Uttarakhand, India, with the coordinate of 30.32°N 79.36°E. The place is famous in India for its one and only facility of skiing. Owing to its unique activities the place has gained the honor of being the ski destination in the Himalayas. Locally known as the bugyal, or AuliBugyal, are the hilly meadows of Auli, will attract you to indulge yourself in the fun element of the place. Located at the elevation of 3050 meter above the sea level, the place will gift you the sensation that is uncommonly unique in its own way. Destination with difference The place has joined the league ski destination in India, such as Gulmarg, Manali, and Shimla. However, the Auli with its unique landscape, have taken over the other ski destinations in the nation. Along with its natural beauty, the ski facilities have added up to the adventure tourism and extreme tourism, as well. The place attracts different kinds of tourists and travellers, where the traditional travelling has already created the image of DevBhoomi, otherwise known as the Land of Gods. This has a strong connection with the transits it provides to the significant pilgrimage destinations. Your visit to Auli can provide you with the range of travel experience, where you can visit the four holy destinations or Char Dham, such as Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. Revive your senses This place can be the treat to your senses, with oak and coniferous forest leading you view to the lofty summits of mighty Himalayas. As you will pass on by the valley, the provoking slopes will give you the adrenal rush to jump start your extreme tour. In time, this place has become famous and popular for the professional and novice skiers. You can also, enjoy Asia’s longest cable car ride, which is commonly known as the Gondolas. Apart from skiing, there are interesting trek routes, waiting to have your footfalls while you will enjoy the ambience and mingle in it. Time to report As the place is mainly hilly, with higher altitude, summer is the best time to visit. It is the stint of March to June, when the climate remains moderate, with an average temperature of 15°C. This is the ideal climate for the sight-seeing, as well. However, during monsoon and winter, the temperature ranges from 12°C to 0°C. At this time, you will face heavy snowfall, but ideal for skiing. Auli can offer you the extreme experience of outdoor and extreme sports.

Uttarakhand