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Jal Mahotsav package – 2016

Jal Mahotsav package – 2016
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15th Dec – 24th Dec,2016
Tent Category Rate(INR) Per person on twin sharing basis Extra Person with Mattress
Premium Tent INR 7100 INR 4000
Deluxe Tent INR 6100 INR 3500
25th Dec,2016 – 4th Jan,2017
Tent Category Rate(INR) Per person on twin sharing basis Extra Person with Mattress
Premium Tent INR 9100 INR 5000
Deluxe Tent INR 8100 INR 4000
5th Jan – 15th Jan,2017
Tent Category Rate(INR) Per person on twin sharing basis Extra Person with Mattress
Premium Tent INR 8100 INR 4500
Deluxe Tent INR 7100 INR 4000
  • Pricing is on per person basis.
  • Above rate are exclusive all tax.
  • Rates on single occupancy basis,will be 75% of basis cost (75% of double occupancy amount)

1 Night 2 Days

Day 1
Day 2
Time Detail Time Detail
12:00 P.M. Jal Mahotsav (Reception Area) 06:30 A.M. to 07:30 A.M. Yoga
12:30 P.M. to 02:30 P.M. Lunch & Land Activity Available 07:30 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. Breakfast
02:30 P.M. to 04:00 P.M. Water Sports, Club House & Land Activity Available 10:00 A.M. Check out from Tent city
04:00 P.M. to 05:00 P.M. High Tea at Dining Area
05:00 P.M. to 07:00 P.M. Land, Water & Air Activity
07:00 P.M. to 08:00 P.M. Arena with Cultural Dance
08:00 P.M. to 09:00 P.M. Dinner at Dining Area
09:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. Camp Fire with Entertainment

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16839- Mr Prashant Patel (Kerala)

16839 Mr Prashant Patel

Best of Kerala (holiday packages)
06 NIGHT / 07 DAYS
2N Munnar – 1N Thekkady – 1N Kumarakom – 2N Kovalam
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Day 01 Cochin – Munnar ( Approx. 4 Hrs drive )
Pickup from Cochin airport/ railway station .Proceed for the green hills of Munnar. approx. 110 kms. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening is free for relaxation. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 In Munnar
Today proceed for a local sightseeing, visit the beautiful Mattupetty lake and Dam, Kundla Dam, Echo Point and Top Station to enjoy the scenery. Evening is free for shopping. Overnight stay in Munnar. Optional: Visit to Kullukumalai Tea Factory can be arranged by a local Jeep at an additional cost of Rs.2,250 per jeep with capacity of 5 persons in total. Entrance per person will be charged Rs. 100/- which client has to pay at the time of entering factory.
Day 03 MunnarThekkady ( Approx. 3 Hrs Drive )
Today proceed to Thekkady (Periyar) approx. 100 Kms known for its lush forest. On arrival, check-in at your hotel. In the evening enjoy spice shopping at Kumily village. Overnight stay in Thekkady.
Optional : You can enjoy boating in Lake Periyar at an additional cost on your own. Overnight stay in Thekkady.
Day 04 ThekkadyKumarakom (Approx 4 hrs drive)
Today proceed to Periyar wildlife Reserve. In Periyar you could spot a family of Elephants, Wild Boar or Sambar Deer by the water’s edge. Proceed to Kumarakom approx. 120 Kms, the backwater region of Kerala. Upon arrival check in to your hotel. Rest in the eveing is free to relax. Overnight stay in Kumarakom.
Optional : One can enjoy a backwater cruise ride at an additional cost on your own
Day 05 Kumarakom – Trivandrum – Kovalam ( Approx. 5 Hrs Drive )
Today after breakfast proceed to Kovalam approx. 210 Kms, famous for its beaches. Kovalam consists of three adjacent crescent beaches. The Southernmost, known as the Lighthouse beach. On arrival check into hotel, rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Kovalam.
Day 06 Kovalam – Kanyakumari – Kovalam (Approx 2 hrs one way)
Today proceed to Kanyakumari approx. 90 Kms, the southern Tip of Indian sub-continent. Visit the Vivekanand Rock Memorial, take boat ferry to reach to memorial. Ten visit Gandhi Mandapam and Wax Museum. Drive back to your hotel in Trivandrum for overnight stay.
Day 07 Kovalam – Trivandrum (Approx 30 Minutes)
Today proceed to Trivandram airport to board the flight to next destination or your hometown with lots of memories to cherish for a life time!
Tour Concludes!
  Holiday Package Rates are per person in INR and details as below

Rates Per Person Standard Deluxe Premium
Min. valid for 6 pax. & above 15,900 18,550 27,900
Extra Adult 7,950 8,950 12,900
Child (5-11 Yrs.) 5,450 5,950 8,900
Food Included Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
Taxi – Car upto 3 pax. SUV for 4 Pax & above Ac. Indica / Tavera Ac. Indigo /Innova Ac. Indigo / Innova
Additional Night at any Place 1,999/- 2,999/- 3,999/-
Hotel in Munnar  Hill View /Chancellor Resort West Wood River Side  Elysium Garden /Ayur County Tea Country /Tall Trees / The Siena Village
Hotel in Thekkady Periyar House /Woodlands Prime Castle Wildernest / Silver Crest Cardamom County / Aranya Niwas
Hotel in Kovalam/ Poovar Samudratheeram /Raja Hotel Sagara Beach Resort Samudra/ Uday Samudra /Estury Island Resort
Hotel in Kumarakom Pagoda Resort – Allappey / ATDC Houseboat Paradise Resorts /Ostrich Houseboat Waterscapes /Lake songs /Kumarakom Houseboat
60 Days early Booking advantage 333/- 444/- 777/-
  Inclusions

  • Accommodation in above mentioned or similar hotels
  • Meals as per above Table
  • Private Transfers and Sightseeing as per the itinerary by AC Vehicle
  • Taxi cost includes Toll, Entry & Parking
  Excludes

  • Air/Rail fare
  • Any meals other than specified in above table
  • Any sightseeing other than specified above
  • Entrance fees for any sightseeing and Guide charges
  • Boat ride in to the Matt petty Dam at Munnar , Boating in to the Periyar wild life sanctuary
  • Any items of personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls etc.
  • 4.50% GST on total land cost
 Please Note :-

  • Vehicle is not at disposal. Kindly note that the driver is not a guide
  • If the above hotels are not available similar category hotels will be used
  • Itinerary and price is subject to change. Additional charges will be applicable for extra sightseeing
  • The quotation is based on Standard room. You can upgrade to a higher room category by paying an extra cost depending on availability
  • The hotel rooms are subject to availability. The above given prices are subject to change without prior notice
  • Hotel check in is 1400hrs. and checkout would be 1000hrs. Early check-in and late check-out subject to availability
  • Vehicle will be provided for transfers and sightseeing as per above table. Ask us for other vehicle options
  • Cost for 5* hotels will be quoted on request
  •  Approx airfares for Indore – Mumbai – Kochin/ Trivandrum – Hyderabad – Indore is 12,000/- per person extra
Presently available Airfare and Railfare as below:- (as on date – 30 Nov)

Date Dep. Arr. Fare Per Person
9 Jan Indore- 7:30 Am Mumbai- 8:45 Am
9 Jan Mumbai- 11:20 hrs Cochin- 1:20 hrs 4,500/-
15Jan Ernakulam Burhanpur 2,000/- 3AC

Narmada Parikrama

Narmada Parikrama
Standard : INR 41,400/-
12 NIGHT / 13 DAYS Deluxe : INR  51,750/-
1N Indore – 1N Hoshangabad – 1NJabalpur – 1N Amarkantak – 1N Mandala –  1N Hoshangabad – 1N Omkareshwar- 1N Sahada – 1N Ankhleshwar – 1N Vadodara – 1N Ujjain – 1N Maheshwar – Indore Premium : INR 58,650/-
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Day 01   Indore
On Arrival pick up from Railway Station / Airport. Transfer to hotel. Over night stay at hotel in Indore.
Day 02   Indore -Bhudni-  Bhopal

Morning after breakfast proceed for Bhudni road surface approx 280 Km / 05 hrs. on arrival pray to Narmada river. After proceed for Bhopal road surface approx 70 Kms 02 Hrs. On arrival check in at hotel over night stay at hotel in Bhopal.

Day 03   Bhopal – Jabalpur

Morning after breakfast proceed for Jabalpur road surface approx 300 kms it would be take 06 hrs. On arrival check in at hotel after fresh up visit narmada river. Evening return to hotel.Over night stay at hotel in jabalpur.

Day 04    Jabalpur-Sahadol- Amarkantak

Morning after breakfast prayer to narmada river and proceed for Amarkantak road surface approx 230 Kms / 04 hrs 30 Min. On arrival check in at hotel. Evening visit narmada river prayer  to  river. Over night stay at hotel in Amarkantak.

Day 05       Amarkantak -Mandala

Morning after breakfast proceed for Mandala road surface approx 185 Kms /2hrs 30 Min. On arrival check in at hotel, Evening prayer to river Narmada. Over night stay at hotel In Mandala.

Day 06    Mandala – Hoshangabad

Morning after breakfast visit river narmada, prayer to river and proceed for Hoshangabad road surface approx 350Kms it would be take 06 hrs. On arrival check in at hotel. evening  visit naramada river prayer to river narmada . Over night stay at hotel in Hoshangabad.

Day 07  Hoshangabad -Khandwa-Omkareshwar

Morning after breakfast proceed for Omkareshwar road surface approx 270 Kms / 5 Hrs 30 Min. On arrival check in at hotel. Evening take Maha aarti at narmada ghat. Over night stay at hotel in Omkareshwar.

Day 08   Omkareshwar -Khargone -bhikangao – Sahada

Morning after break fast take a aarti at near ghat after we will proceed for Sahada (maharashtra) road surface approx 280Kms  /05 Hrs. On arrival check in at hotel. Evening visit local market. Over night stay at hotel in Sahada.

Day 09   Sahada-Ankhleshwar

Morning after breakfast proceed for Ankheleshwar road surface approx 180 Kms/ 04 hrs. On arrival check in at hotel. After proceed to visit narmada river ghat and Pray .Evening return to hotel. Over night stay at hotel in Ankhleshwar.

Day 10    Ankleshwar -Baruch -Vadodara

Morning after breakfast proceed for Baruch by boat. On arrival Baruch Transfer to Vadodara road surface approx 80 Kms / 02 Hrs. Check in at hotel. Over night stay at hotel in Vadodara.

Day 11   Vadodara – Bodeli – Ujjain

Morning after breakfast leave for Ujjain road surface approx 340 Kms /4 Hrs enroute take halt at Bodeli to pray river Narmada. Later continue journey to Kukshi. On arrival check in at hotel. Over night stay at hotel in Ujjain.

Day 12   Ujjain – Maheshwar

Morning after breakfast proceed for Maheshwar road surface approx 100 Kms / 1Hrs 30 Min. On arrival check in at hotel. After fresh up Visit local ghats and temples in Maheshwar. Evening return to Hotel. Over night stay at hotel in Maheshwar.

Day 13   Maheshwar – Indore

Morning after Narmada puja leave for Indore road surface approx 95 Kms it would be take 02 Hrs. On arrival transfer to Airport/Railway station according to your flight or train time. Journey concludes with happy memories.

Package Rates are per person in INR and details as below

Rates Per Person Standard Deluxe Premium
Adult on Twin Sharing for 2 Pax  41,400/-  51,750/- 58,650/-
3 to 5 Pax. 37,950/-  48300/- 55,200/-
6 pax. & above  33,350/- 43,700/- 50,600/-
Extra Adult  22,350/- 28,250/-  30,100/-
Child (5-11 Yrs.) 16,300/-  19,700/- 20,850/-
Food Included Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
Hotel in Indore Hotel Apna Avene Crown Palace Radission
 Hotel in Bhopal  Hotel AmarVilas  Hotel Palash  Jehanuma Palace
Hotel in  Jabalpur  Shikhar Palace  Samdareeya  Welcome Heritage Narmada Jagson
Hotel in Amarkantak  Hotel Mandakini  Sal valley Resort  Hotel Shree Mata Sadan
Hotel in Mandala
Ma Narmada Lodge
 Hotel MridKishor  Hotel MridKishor
Hotel in Hoshangabad  Hotel Sun Palace  The Mark Hotel And Club  The Mark Hotel And Club
Hotel in Omkareshwar
Hotel Ujjwal Palace
 Narmada Resort  Narmada Resort
Hotel in Sahada  Patel Residency  Hotel Jain Plaza  Hotel Jain Plaza
Hotel in Ankhleshwar  Hotel Sun Plaza  VITS Shalimar, Ankleshwar  Lords Plaza
Hotel in Vadodara  Hotel Furatt International  Ginger Hotel in Vadodara  Hampton by Hilton Vadodara-
Hotel in Ujjain  Hotel Ashray  Shanti Palace  Shanti Palace
Hotel in Maheshwar  Panchwati Palace  Narmada Retreat  Narmada Retreat
Inclusions

  • Accommodation in above mentioned or similar hotels
  • Meals as per above Table
  • Private Transfers and Sightseeing as per the itinerary by AC Vehicle
  • Taxi cost includes Toll, Entry & Parking
Excludes

  • Air/Rail fare
  • Any meals other than specified in above table
  • Any sightseeing other than specified above
  • Entrance fees for any sightseeing and Guide charges
  • Any items of personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls etc.
  • 4.50% GST on total land cost
Please Note :-

  • Vehicle is not at disposal. Kindly note that the drive is not a guide
  • If the above hotels are not available similar category hotels will be used
  • Itinerary and price is subject to change. Additional charges will be applicable for extra sightseeing
  • The quotation is based on Standard room. You can upgrade to a higher room category by paying an extra cost depending on availability
  • The hotel rooms are subject to availability. The above given prices are subject to change without prior notice
  • Hotel check in is 1400hrs. and checkout would be 1000hrs. Early check-in and late check-out subject to availability
  • Vehicle will be provided for transfers and sightseeing as per above table. Ask us for other vehicle options

 

Keylong Sightseeing

Keylong : Keylong, also known as Kyelong or Kyelang, is the district headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district of the state of Himachal Pradesh. This place is a fancy land of monasteries and Buddhism. Keylong is at an altitude of 3440metres on the Manali – Leh Highway. The place is cut off from the rest of the world as heavy snowfalls in the Rohtang pass, cuts out all road transport from the end of October to mid-May.

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#The Khardang Monastery
The Khardang Monastery or Khardang Gompa reflects the traditional culture and art of the region. Located at an altitude of 3500m, the monastery gives a picturesque view of the natural surrounding region. The building also has a library where one can find Buddhist literature, as well as Kangyur and Tangyur scriptures. Thankas and musical instruments like drums, horns as well as huge statues of the Lord Buddha are considered as the main attractions of the monastery.

#Shashur Gompa monastery
Shashur Gompa monastery is dedicated to a Zanskari Lama. Chortens, bells, conventional paintings and flags make the monastery appear even more beautiful. Devil dance is performed by the colorfully dressed monks during the month of June-July.
Shashur Gompa monastery
 tayul-monestary2 #Tayul monastery
Tayul monastery namely Tayul Gompa is assumed as the oldest monastery in the Northern region. The monastery is standing tall in the midst the mighty mountains. Interesting fables are associated behind the founding of the monastery. Once, Lama Serzang Rinchen of Khan Region in Tibet spotted this monastery when he was walking on and around the sacred Drilburi Peak. While walking on the peak, he spotted a small glade in the juniper forest. He showed the same to his pilgrimages, later he concluded that the place is an auspicious site to build a monastery and decided to name it as ‘Tayul’ which in Tibetan language means chosen place. Built in 17th century, the monastery is home to the Drugpa or Red Hat Sect of Buddhist monks.
#Guru Ghantal Monastery
Guru Ghantal Monastery. The monastery, also known by the name of the Trilokinath Temple, was founded by Guru Padmasambhava. The monastery is associated with the Drukpa order and is made of wood. Within, an image of ‘Boddhisatva Avalokiteshwara’ dominates. The white marble head of the monastery was installed by Padmasambhava himself, however it is now kept in safe custody so that it is not stolen away. Also, to be seen in this monastery are idols of Guru Padma Sambhava, Brijeshwari Devi and several other lamas.
Strange, but it is a fact that the monastery houses a black stone image of Hindu goddess Kali in its innermost chamber. This strengthens the belief that before being converted into a Buddhist religious place the monastery was a temple.
 Guru Ghantal Monastery
 trilok nath temple #Triloknath Temple
This is holy shrine is revered equally by Hindus and the Buddhists. Hindus consider Triloknath  deity as ‘Lard Shiva’  while the Buddhists consider the deity as ‘ Arya Avalokiteshwar ‘ Tibetan language speaking people called  him as ‘Garja Fagspa‘.This holy  shrine is so important that is it is considered as most scarred pilgrim thirth  next only to  kailash and  Mansarover . The uniqueness of   the temple lies in the fact that it  is the only temple in the whole world
where both Hindu and Buddhists  pay their reverence to the same deity . The temple is situated in the panoramic Chandra Bhaga valley to the western Himalayas . It is highly spiritual place where one gets the  spiritual  blessing of the lord of three universes i.e. Shri Triloknath jee by visit having this Darshan and offering ones prayers.

Keylong Sightseeing

Barog Sightseeing

Barog : Barog is a small hill station in Solan district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

 Choor Chandni Peak

#Choor Chandni Peak
Choor Chandni Peak, having an elevation of 3,650 m above the sea level, is one of the most famous tourist attractions of Barog. The peak is situated at a height of 3,650 m above the sea level and is surrounded by pine trees. It is also known as the Choordhar Mountains as it gives an impression of various silver bangles sliding down the slope of the mountain on moonlit nights. A trek to the slope of the mountain will lead to the peak.

#Suketi Fossil Park
Suketi Fossil Park, which is situated on the banks of the Markanda River, is one of the most famous attractions of Barog. It was the first park in Asia to have been developed at the exact site where the actual fossils were found.The park has soft sandstone and clay rocks and is situated on the upper and middle Siwaliks. The park is famous for its life-size fibreglass model of the pre-historic animals whose fossil and skeletons were discovered at the site.
suketi_fosil_park
 karol tibba #Karol Tibba
Karol Tibba is a famous picnic spot, located in the Solan District, a few kilometres away from Barog. It is a strong belief that the Pandavas had taken shelter in this place, during their exile. This place is visited by a number of nature lovers and trekkers round the year.
#Dolanji Bon Monastery
Dolanji Bon Monastery, located at a distance of 5 km from Barog, on the Narag-Sarahan road, is also known as the Yungdrung Bon Monastery. It is run by the Yungdrung Bon Monastic Centre. The monastery was founded by Abbot Lungtog Tenpai Nyima and was constructed in 1969.
 Dolanji+Bon+Monastery
 barog_camping_ground #Barog Camping Ground
Barog Camping Ground is a registered camping site, which allows tourists to pitch up their own tents. This place is surrounded by pine trees and provides a beautiful view of the Choor Chandni Mountains and the Solan Valley.This site also provides different facilities to the travellers like bonfires, lodging, telephones, bathrooms, food, electricity, dance floors and natural trekking trails.

Barog Sightseeing

Sangla Sightseeing

Sangla : Sangla is a city in the Baspa Valley, also referred to as the Sangla valley, in the Kinnaur District of Himachal Pradesh, India, close to the Tibetan border.

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#Chitkul
Chitkul is the last inhabited village situated near Indo-Tibet border at a distance of 20 km from Sangla. This village lies on the right bank of River Baspa. The most popular attraction of this village is the temple of local goddess ‘Chitkul Maathi’ also known as ‘Mata Devi’. People of the entire Kinnaur District come to worship at this temple. Chitkul also experiences heavy snowfall during winters, due to which it also becomes completely un-inhabited.

#Baspa River
The Baspa River is a fast flowing river that passes though the hills of Sangla. The surroundings of Baspa River provide an opportunity to view timely rainbows and brown trout. It is also an angler’s paradise for being home to a vast variety of fishes. Crossing this river is also quite an attraction amongst the visitors as this process involves ride in a basket along the way. Its surrounding areas also stand appropriate for campers and trekkers.
baspa river
 kamru-fort1 #Kamru Fort
The Kamru Fort is situated at an altitude of 2600 m above the sea level at 229 km from Shimla and 2 km from the Sangla Valley. It is located in the picturesque location of the Sangla Valley and is entered through a series of gates. At the main gate of this fort is a large image of Lord Buddha that welcomes you. There is also a wooden balcony at the top of this fort along with an idol of Kamakhya Devi installed in its third floor.This idol of Kamakhya Devi is said to have been brought from Guwahati. There is also a Badrinath Temple situated within the premises of this Kamru Fort that dates back to the 15th century. There is also a popular fair held in the place to honour the main deity of the temple. During this fair, the idol of the temple is taken to Gangotri, which is the origin of River Ganges.
#Bering Nag Temple
The Bering Nag Temple is another popular nearby temple and religious sightseeing destination of Sangla. This temple is dedicated to God Jagas. Its most popular feature is the Fulaich Fair, held here every year between the months of August and September.
 bering nag temple
 buddhist-monastery-sangla2 #Buddhist Monastery
There is also a fine Buddhist Monastery situated near Sangla. This monastery lies near the Reckong Peo in Brelengi due to which it is also known as Brelengi Gompa. This monastery displays modern Buddhist edifice. It was constructed by the Mahabodhi Society in 1992 for facilitating the Dalai Lama to perform the Kalachakra ceremony. Near to this monastery is a 10 m statue of standing Buddha, visible from a considerable distance.
#Sangla Meadows
The Sangla Meadows also known as Sangla Kanda is another natural sightseeing attraction in Sangla. This place is completely covered in greenery and surrounded by snow capped mountain ranges of the Himalayas. It also forms a perfect site to see the Kinner Kailash in an 180o view. This place will also provide a view of the local huts of Himachal along with the customs and lifestyle of its local people.
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 tibetan-wood-carving-center-sangla1 #Tibetan Wood Carving Centre
The Tibetan Wood Carving Centre is one of the most popular sightseeing destinations of Sangla. It is situated near the Saffron Farm in the outskirts of Sangla. Its main attraction are the items made out of wood carvings in Tibetan style. These items are present here for both display and sale purposes.

Sangla Sightseeing

Kalpa Sightseeing

Kalpa – Kalpa is one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh. Located at an elevation of around 2,758 meters above sea level, Kalpa is home to the wonderful Kinner-Kailash ranges amid picturesque Himalayan hills and serene valleys. Kalpa with its spiritual quotient and lovely natural landscape offers the best relaxation options for tourists and travelers away from the hustle and bustle of busy city life. From the rugged mountains to the lovely river banks, Kalpa is home to a number of ancient Forts and temples. The city attracts a large number of pilgrims to the famous Kinner-Kailash Mountain ranges considered holy by both Hindus and Buddhists alike.

 Sapni Fort

#Sapni Fort:
Sapni Fort located in the Sapni village near Kalpa is one of the most famous landmarks of the region. Built as a conjoint Fort by two distinct buildings, the seven stories Sapni Fort attracts a large number of historians and tourists. Woodwork on the window frames of the Sapni Fort are the unique high point of this ancient marvel. Built by Raja Padam Singh of Rampur, Sapni Fort has a Kali temple in its vicinity attracting a large number of pilgrims.

#Kamru Fort:
Kamru Fort located at a distance of around 2 km from Sangla Valley is one of the most ancient monuments of Kalpa region. The Fort is famous for its wood work including wooden balconies and a majestic picture of Lord Buddha at the front gate. An ancient 15th century temple dedicated to Lord Badrinath is located in the vicinity of the Kamru Fort attracting a large number of pilgrims and historians alike. Located at an elevation of 2600 meters above sea level, Kamru Fort is an epitome of ancient richness of the Himachal Kingdom in the bygone era.
kamru fort
 sangla valley #Sangla Valley:
The beautiful Sangla valley in Kalpa attracts a large number of tourists all through the year. Famous for its majestic natural landscape, the valley is set amid lovely flowing water streams and snow capped mountains making it a perfect holiday destination. Located at a distance of 8900 feet above sea level on the banks of Bapsa River, Sangla Valley is one of the most picturesque tourist attractions in Kalpa.
#Kinner Kailash:
Kinner Kailash also known as Kinnaur Kailash is one of the most important religious attractions in Kalpa. Located at an altitude of 6500 meters above sea level, the peaks of Kinner Kaliash and Jorkanden are spiritual locations for Hindus and Buddhists alike. The peaks attract a large number of pilgrims and adventure tourists alike making it one of the most highly visited attractions in Kalpa.
 kinner kailash
 kothi temple #Kothi Temple:
Kothi temple dedicated to Goddess Chamunda Devi is one of the most well know religious shrines in Kalpa. Located right at the bottom of the Rohtang Pass, around 12 km from the town of Manali, the temple has a gold image of the Goddess that is kept in the main chamber. Kothi apart from its religious significance also offers majestic panoramic views of the surrounding snow capped mountains and valleys.
#Batseri:
Batseri village located on the banks of Baspa River is an important religious and trekking attraction in Kalpa. The village is reachable only on foot by passing through the lovely cantilevered logged bridge making it one of the most beautiful attractions in Kalpa. A unique form of architecture, which are locally known as kathkundi is the highpoint of Batseri village. Batseri village attracts a large number of trekking excursions all through the year.
 batseri-village4
 suicide point #Suicide Point:
Suicide Point as the name suggests is a dangerous trench with high vertical slopes. The point located near Kalpa village is dangerous and risky to be covered by foot and tourists are advised to maintain a safe distance from the deep gorge when travelling in and around the suicide point region.
#Roghi village:
Roghi village located around 8 km from Kalpa is a famous tourist destination. Known for its Apple orchids and ethnic village art and carts, Roghi village offers a peak into the cultural activity of the region along with magnificent sights of apple orchids all around.
 roghi village

kalpa Sightseeing

Khajjiar Sightseeing

Khajjiar – Khajjiar is a popular hill station about 26 km from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh. Vast expanse of green meadows and dense forests besides vistas of majestic snow-clad Himalayan peaks make Khajjiar a popular destination among tourists. The Khajjiar Lake and Chamera Lake add to the charm of Khajjiar. Khajjiar is also called the Gulmarg of Himachal Pradesh and serves as the starting point for treks to Chamba, Dalhousie and Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary among others. Indeed, trekking is the best way to explore Khajjiar. Zorbing, which involves rolling downhill from inside a plastic ‘zorb’, is a popular recreational activity during April and May.

 Khajjiar lake #The Khajjiar Lake And Ground
The Khajjiar Lake and Ground can be reached via the Bakrota Hills from Dalhousie. On the way to the Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary, one can see the Lakkad Mandi and further down, the Khajjiar ground with the lake located centrally in it. This spot is ideal for photography and has also featured in lots of movies. The lake is considered holy due to its long association with the idol of the Khajji Nag Temple. This perennial lake is fed by a number of tiny water streams. On the lake, some clusters of grasses and weeds have grown that appear like a floating island, and is the major attraction. The spot around the lake, situated at an elevation of 1950 m above sea level, is a popular picnicking area.
#Panch Pandav Tree

The Panch Pandav Tree is situated in the ground of Khajjiar. The tree is famous for its shoots. Although the main root of the tree and the shoots are same, there are six shoots branching out from the tree.According to the local inhabitants, the five shoots of this tree stand for the Five Pandavas and the last one symbolises Draupadi. This tree is close to a rest house that leads the way to Khajjiar School and a small village.In the forest of Khajjiar, trees having many shoots are a common sight. There is one deodar tree that stands a kilometre away from Khajjiar on the way to Dalhousie. It has 13 shoots of standard height. The tree has acquired the name of “Mother Tree” of the entire region.

 Panch_Pandav_Tree_Khajjiar
 golden-devi-temple-khajjair #The Golden Devi Temple
The Golden Devi Temple in Khajjiar is named due to the golden dome of the temple. Located on the edge of the Khajjiar Lake, the temple’s golden spire is a major attraction. Close to this temple, there is a golf course that also draws a lot of people.
#Khalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
The Khalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is situated amidst oak and coniferous trees. Stretched over an area of about 19.63 sq km, this sanctuary is home to species like deer, serow, jackal, leopard, black bear, wild cats, Himalayan black marten and others. Many endangered species of animals and birds can be seen here as well. This sanctuary lies within the stretch between Dalhousie and Khajjiar.
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 khajji-nag-temple3 #Khajji Nag Temple
This temple is dedicated to Khajji Nag, who is the Lord of the Serpents.Inside the temple, there is a mandapa where visitors can view hanging images of the Pandavas along with the defeated Kauravas from the roof of this temple, appearing in a roundabout way. The chambers of this temple are carved out of wood. The construction of this temple began in the 10th century AD and is reflected in the architecture of the temple that exhibits a mix of Hindu and Muslim style. Located in the district of Chamba, this temple is considered significant and is visited by pilgrims regularly. The interiors of this temple have idols of Lord Shiva along with Goddess Hadimba.

Khajjiar Sightseeing

Khajjiar Sightseeing

Khajjiar – Khajjiar is a popular hill station about 26 km from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh. Vast expanse of green meadows and dense forests besides vistas of majestic snow-clad Himalayan peaks make Khajjiar a popular destination among tourists. The Khajjiar Lake and Chamera Lake add to the charm of Khajjiar. Khajjiar is also called the Gulmarg of Himachal Pradesh and serves as the starting point for treks to Chamba, Dalhousie and Kalatop Wildlife Sanctuary among others. Indeed, trekking is the best way to explore Khajjiar. Zorbing, which involves rolling downhill from inside a plastic ‘zorb’, is a popular recreational activity during April and May.

 Khajjiar lake #The Khajjiar Lake And Ground
The Khajjiar Lake and Ground can be reached via the Bakrota Hills from Dalhousie. On the way to the Kalatop Khajjiar Sanctuary, one can see the Lakkad Mandi and further down, the Khajjiar ground with the lake located centrally in it. This spot is ideal for photography and has also featured in lots of movies. The lake is considered holy due to its long association with the idol of the Khajji Nag Temple. This perennial lake is fed by a number of tiny water streams. On the lake, some clusters of grasses and weeds have grown that appear like a floating island, and is the major attraction. The spot around the lake, situated at an elevation of 1950 m above sea level, is a popular picnicking area.
#Panch Pandav Tree

The Panch Pandav Tree is situated in the ground of Khajjiar. The tree is famous for its shoots. Although the main root of the tree and the shoots are same, there are six shoots branching out from the tree.According to the local inhabitants, the five shoots of this tree stand for the Five Pandavas and the last one symbolises Draupadi. This tree is close to a rest house that leads the way to Khajjiar School and a small village.In the forest of Khajjiar, trees having many shoots are a common sight. There is one deodar tree that stands a kilometre away from Khajjiar on the way to Dalhousie. It has 13 shoots of standard height. The tree has acquired the name of “Mother Tree” of the entire region.

 Panch_Pandav_Tree_Khajjiar
 golden-devi-temple-khajjair #The Golden Devi Temple
The Golden Devi Temple in Khajjiar is named due to the golden dome of the temple. Located on the edge of the Khajjiar Lake, the temple’s golden spire is a major attraction. Close to this temple, there is a golf course that also draws a lot of people.
#Khalatop Wildlife Sanctuary
The Khalatop Wildlife Sanctuary is situated amidst oak and coniferous trees. Stretched over an area of about 19.63 sq km, this sanctuary is home to species like deer, serow, jackal, leopard, black bear, wild cats, Himalayan black marten and others. Many endangered species of animals and birds can be seen here as well. This sanctuary lies within the stretch between Dalhousie and Khajjiar.
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 khajji-nag-temple3 #Khajji Nag Temple
This temple is dedicated to Khajji Nag, who is the Lord of the Serpents.Inside the temple, there is a mandapa where visitors can view hanging images of the Pandavas along with the defeated Kauravas from the roof of this temple, appearing in a roundabout way. The chambers of this temple are carved out of wood. The construction of this temple began in the 10th century AD and is reflected in the architecture of the temple that exhibits a mix of Hindu and Muslim style. Located in the district of Chamba, this temple is considered significant and is visited by pilgrims regularly. The interiors of this temple have idols of Lord Shiva along with Goddess Hadimba.

Khajjiar Sightseeing

Punakha Sightseeing

Punakha : Punakha served as the capital of Bhutan until and still it is the winter seat of Je-Khenpo (the chief abbot). Blessed with temperate climate and owing to its natural drainage from Pho Chhu (male) and Mo Chhu (female) rivers, the Punakha valley produces abundant crops and fruits. There are splendid views of the distant Himalayas at Dochula pas on Thimphu – Punakha road.

 PunakhaDzongInSpring

#Punakha Dzong
Built strategically at Thimphu town the junction of Pho Chhu and Mo Chhu rivers in 1637, by Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyal
to serve as the religious and administrative centre of the region, Punakha Dzong has played an important role in Bhutan’s history. Damaged by four catastrophic fires and an earthquake, the Dzong has been fully restored by the present King. The Dzong is open for visitors during Punakha festival and in summer months when the monk body moves to Thimphu.

#Chimi Lhakhang
The Chimi Lhakhang, situated on a hillock in the centre of the valley, is dedicated to Lama Drukpa Kuenley, who in the late 15th century used humour, songs and outrageous behavior to dramatise his teachings and due to this also known as “Divine Madman”.
This temple is also known as the temple of fertility. It is widely believed that couples who do not have children and wanting one, if they pray at this temple, they are usually blessed with a child very soon. It is about 30 minute walk across field from the road to the temple. The trail leads across rice fields to the tiny settlement of Pana, meaning “field”. It then follows a tiny stream downhill to Yoaka and across more fields before making a short climb to Chimi Lhakhang.

Chimi-Lhakhang
 Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten #Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten
A beautiful hike takes one to the regal Khamsum Yuelley Namgel Chorten, which was built to remove negative forces and promote peace, stability and harmony in the changing world.
The Chorten dominates the upper Punakha Valley with commanding views across the Mo Chhu and up towards the mountainous peaks of Gasa and beyond.


#Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Lhakhang Nunnery
Perched on a ridge amid pine trees and overlooking valleys of Punakha and Wangduephodrang, gleams the magnificent structures of Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Lhakhang(Temple). The temple houses a 14-foot main bronze statue of Avalokiteshvara (Chenrigzig chagtong chentong). Other statues include those of Guru Padmasambawa, Gautama Buddha, Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel, Tsela Namsum, the 21 Taras and Tsepamay (Buddha of longevity). The Avalokiteshvara statue, one of the biggest in the country, was the handiwork of entirely local Bhutanese artisans. The temple complex also houses a permanent higher learning and meditation centre for nuns where, apart from religious trainings, it provides life skill training such as tailoring, embroidery, statue making and thangka painting.

 Sangchhen Dorji Lhuendrup Lhakhang Nunnery
 talo #Talo
The village of Talo (alt. 2,800m) which is scattered along the hill slopes, known for its cleanliness and hygiene among Punakha villages. 
Talo Sangnacholing is built on a plateau and has majestic view of surrounding villages. The beautiful farm houses of the village have its own flower gardens and on the hill slope corns and sweet peas are grown in abundance. The women of Talo are particular known for their beauty.
#Punakha Ritsha Village
Bhutan’s Punakha valley is famous for rice farming where both red and white rice are grown along the river valleys of Pho and Mo Chhu, two of the most prominent rivers in Bhutan. ‘Ritsha’ meaning ‘at the base of a hill’ is a typical village in Punakha. The village houses are made of pounded mud with stone foundations. Each house is only two storey high surrounded with gardens and the rice fields. The gardens also usually have fruit bearing plants like oranges and papaya among the organic vegetables. In the recent years, the farming work is mechanized and power-tillers instead of bullocks are used to plough the fields and villagers have become relatively prosperous. This is a model rice growing village in western Bhutan.
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Punakha Sightseeing