Chhatbir – A Zoological Park

A short trip was on my mind to test my photography skills and learn my new DSLR, Nikon D5600. Pondering about the locations especially natural ones, Chhatbir clicked my mind. I was thrilled with my first experience on shooting the animals. Although it is nearby the Chandigarh, but over the years, I had never got a…

Giriganga trek – Woods & Apple Orchards

Giriganga is a 7 km easy trek in the Pabbar valley which lies in Himachal’s southeast corner. The base village to reach the river source is Kharapathar which is around 77 kms from Shimla. 

Churdhar- The Zenith of Shivaliks! Just 1200 INR !

Churdhar is also known as Chur chandni, for the snow covered peak which resembles a silver bangle. Churdhar (elevation of 3,647 metres; 11,965 feet) is the highest peak in Sirmour district of Himachal Pradesh and is also the highest peak in the outer Himalayas.

Sarahan, A perfect weekend getaway ! Just 1600 INR !

Sarahan is located at an altitude of around 7,589 feet above sea level and about 7 km above the River Satluj. It lies in the Rampur Town at a distance of about of about 504 kilometres from New Delhi and 163 kilometres from Shimla.

Trekking in Garhwal Himalayas Deoria Tal – Tunganath – Chandrashila – 3500 INR !

Deoria Tal – Tunganath – Chandrashila peak, the three can be visited just in span of 3 days including return journey. The starting point for the Deoria Tal trek is village Sari which is about 12 kms from Ukhimath. Tungnath is the highest Shiva Temple in the world (3680m) (12,073 ft). Chandrashila Peak is located at a height of about 4,000 metres (13,000 ft) above sea level.

Hatu Peak trek – Under 1200 INR

Hatu peak, a short 1 day trek begins from Narkanda, a town in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. Hatu peak is the highest point in Narkanda region.The Hatu Temple at the summit is beautiful and you are left awe-struck by the craftsmanship & its magnificence.

The Fateh Burj (The Victory Tower)

he Fateh burj or The Victory Tower was constructed to mark the third centenary of the historical battle of Chapparchiri fought in 1710. The tower has a octagonal structure. This 328 feet high Burj, India’s highest, stands as a symbol of historical victory of Sikhs led by the great general Baba Banda Singh Bahadur.

Rock Garden – The spark of Mosaic Genius

Though this blog is not related to hiking yet I have included it here because this fantasy land named Rock Garden is very unique in itself and is visited by millions of people around the world just next to The Majestic Taj Mahal. The Rock Garden is a sculpture Garden in Chandigarh, India i.e. my…