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All you need to know before visiting Pelling!

Pelling was our last stop in the entire journey throughout Sikkim. After taking quick halts at Siddhesvara Dham in Namchi, we headed straight to Pelling without any further delay. This city is located on the western side of Sikkim, away from the border areas & hence no permits of any kind are required if you include it in your itinerary. Also, Pelling is the quieter version of Gangtok with...
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Siddhesvara Dham, Namchi: A religious place to remember!

India, as everyone knows, is a religious country where people celebrate all kinds of religion. It's only here, that one can find all the places or worship in abundance. It won't be wrong to say that there's a temple, church or mosque in almost every other part of this country and that's one of the things that makes this country distinctive. Also, how often do we come across a place of worship...
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Making a quick halt at the Seven sister falls Gangtok!

Sikkim is one of those states which has several waterfalls all around the state. In every nook and corner you will find small streams or waterfalls adding to the beauty of the nature. It's almost impossible to not make a quick stop at some of them. One such amazing fall is the seven sisters waterfall located in Gangtok. It's exactly positioned on the outskirts of Gangtok on the Gangtok-Lachung...
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Gangtok On A Budget: How you can do it too!

Phew! Finally we had reached Gangtok. It took us 10 hours straight to reach the capital of this beautiful state of Sikkim. Starting from Mumbai and heading to Delhi for a connecting flight and then another flight from Delhi to Bagdogra. The entire time spent inside an airplane was almost 5 hours. The rest of the 5 hours were spent reaching Gangtok from the Bagdogra airport with various in between...
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12 Unusual Indian villages you’ve never heard of before!

One of the most diverse country in the world, India is a melange of culture, culinary, landscapes & architecture. Each part of India houses it's own traditions, customs & languages (with dialects). Every year lots of people visit India to experience this rich cultural diversity and are awed by everything this country has to offer. However, many of them only visit the iconic landmarks...
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How reading this Matheran guide makes you an expert!

Matheran is the smallest hill station in Maharashtra and lies not far off from Mumbai. Making it one of the most visited places by the Mumbaikars, all round the year. It's a popular destination for trekking among the city dwellers during the season of Monsoons. At other times, people head over to this town to relax and its a popular weekend getaway.   HOW TO REACH: By Road: Most of the...
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Camping at Bhandardara

Imagine waking up in a tent, amidst the nature, surrounded by mountains on three sides and soothing greenery around you with vast stretch of clear lake water. That was, what Camping in Bhandardara looked exactly like. Bhandardara, situated near igatpuri, is a small village near Mumbai And becomes a quick getaway for people living the fast life in big cities. Generally people head out to nearby...
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One Week Travel Guide to Sri Lanka

Read below for all the things you can do in Sri Lanka in one week: WHAT YOU'LL NEED : Passport, Visa and Travel Insurance. Sri Lankan Rupees. (Currency of Sri Lanka). Sinhalese is the main language, Tamil and English. BEST TIME TO VISIT : Sri Lanka is quite near to the equator and that's why the temperatures are generally constant throughout the year. Summers are quite hot & humid where as...
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5 places to visit in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo, the capital, lies in the western part of Srilanka. Initially this country was named as Ceylon, which was later changed into Srilanka. Colombo is a mixture of varied cultures due to its history consisting of various rulers, who ruled this city due to it's vitality as a trade location. Places to visit in Colombo : Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple Gangaramaya temple is located in the...
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Visiting the Ajanta & Ellora caves

The weekend was fast approaching and so was the question, "Where to go this time?" And that's how we stumbled upon the thought of exploring one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites : Ajanta Ellora caves. These caves are placed in the outskirts of Aurangabad. From Mumbai, Aurangabad is at a distance of approx 7 hours by road (excl breaks and traffic) and is also well-connected by buses & train,...
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