Uttarakhand

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An Exciting Encounter With Elephants in Corbett NP

A Walk in the Himalayan Foothills

In the Himalayan foothills, darkness comes early. It is still only 3:00 in the afternoon and the sun is shining brightly but the mountains are already casting strong oblique shadows. We have a long walk[Read More…]

by June 25, 2009 Himalayas, Uttarakhand

Exploring Wild Kumaon – From Corbett to Binsar

The wilderness of Kumaon attracts thousands of nature lovers from across the globe. This article charts out the journey of a photographer couple who have spent years working in the region

Itinerary 10 days Uttarakhand: Delhi – Abbot Mount – Patal Bhuvaneswar – Vijaypur – Munsiyari

Explore some of the lesser known and frequented areas of Kumaon in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand and be up close and personal with the lesser touched nature. And enjoy some stunning views of Himalayan[Read More…]

by May 13, 2009 Itineraries, Uttarakhand

Review: Abbott Mount Cottage, Uttarakhand

If the idea of a surprise visitor in the form of a giant spider under the quilt covers does not bother you, plan a trip to Abbott Mount and stay in Abbott Mount cottage. It[Read More…]

Review: Wayfarer Mountain Resort, Munsiyari, Uttrakhand

As far as first impressions go, the Wayfarer Resort in Munsiyari in the Himalayan state of Uttrakhand (Uttranchal) flatters – but it does end up deceiving you a bit on the service front. What works[Read More…]

Hotel Review: BirdHouse in Dehradun

The Easter weekend (March 21-24) of 2008 saw me staying at a small family owned property in Dehradun, the capital of the Himalayan state of Uttrakhand. The city itself located in a valley, it turned[Read More…]