Spiti Valley: 10 things you should know before you go

Well folks if you are eyeing to travel to the cold desert mountain valley located in the Himalayan Mountains situated in the north eastern part of Himachal Pradesh, shortly known as the Spiti Valley. Then here are some things you must know before you even plan to travel to Spiti Valley. But before that lets […]

Honeymoon in Bhutan: The Land of Happiness

The period of honeymoon is when newlywed couples take a break to share some private and intimate moments that helps establish love in their relationship. The privacy of a couple is the thing that is believed to ease the comfort zone towards a better relationship, which also acts as one of the primary means of bonding during […]

You Can’t Afford To Miss These 15 Monasteries in Ladakh During Your Visit

Surrounded by the Karakorum and the great Himalayas, Ladhakh is a picturesque place in the lap of mountains. It is an ideal location for trips if you aim at finding some quality time with yourself and your loved ones. Monasteries in Ladakh are a major tourist attraction. And one cannot miss to visit them on […]

Kanam: The Land Of Lamas

  It’s a hot & sultry day in Chandigarh; the temperature has hit the highest mark & the heat waves are all across the northern plains. So, what a better getaway can it be than going for a journey that begins from Chandigarh on the NH-5 and stretches up to Shipki La pass on the […]

Kinnaur- The Land Of Gods

The three more or less parallel high mountain ranges – Zanskar, Greater Himalaya and Dhauladhar Range – Meet at Kinnaur, located in the northeast corner of Himachal Bordering Tibet. The narrow and deep valleys are green in lower and middle Kinnaur but in the higher elevations are barren as they are burnt by the sun's […]

Sangla Valley

If a landscape had the powers of casting spells, then the sangla valley would be a magician extraordinary. Sangla valley is one of the most picturesque and beautiful locations in india. sang is said to mean ‘light’ and la of course means ‘pass’ in the tibetan language. in other words it is the ‘pass of light’. crossing […]

Spiti Valley

The Spiti Valley is a desert mountain valley located high in the Himalaya mountains in the north-eastern part of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The name "Spiti" means "The Middle Land", i.e. the land between Tibet and India. It possesses a distinctive Buddhist culture similar to that found in the nearby Tibet Autonomous Region […]

History of Kinnaur

Kinnaur’s ancient history is shrouded in myth and sparse in fact. Between the 6th century BC and the 6th century AD, the land came under the sway of the Mauryas, Kushanas and Guptas. Local authority, however, often rested with indigenous rulers. It was the Thakur of Kamru who founded the Bushahr state in the 7th-8th […]

Culture

Kinnaur   District   is   located   in   the   eastern   part   of   the   Indian   state   of    Himachal  Pradesh,  to  the  south  of  Lahaul  and  Spiti.  On  its  southern  side,  it   borders  Garhwal  (in  the  newly-founded  Uttaranchal  State),  and  on  its   eastern  side,  Tibet. Out  of  the  77  official  villages  (called   “revenue  villages”)  of  Kinnaur,  the   Kanauri  language  is  […]