Shrikhand Mahadev Yatra – India’s toughest pilgrimage

Shrikhand Mahadev Trek One of India's toughest pilgrimage trek! Shrikhand Mahadev Altitude = 17150 Ft/ 5227 metres Trekking Distance = 28-30 Kms Best Time to visit = June & July Official Yatra time = 15-20 days in the month of July.  About Shrikhand Mahadev Shrikhand Mahadev is one of the most sacred adobes of Lord Shiva. There is a 75 feet high Shiva lingam situated at the top of the peak. There are no trees or any plants and the area is mostly covered in heavy snow throughout the year. The peak is accessible only for 20-30 days in the the months of June and July.  During this time, the local authorities conduct and maintain the official Shrikhand Yatra.  Shrikhand Mahadev trek is considered as one of the most difficult pilgrimages in India, because of the difficult terrain and extreme weather conditions. Hundreds of devotees perform this…

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6 Less Explored places in Shimla

6 Less Explored places in Shimla Most of the tourists coming to Shimla look for and visit only the famous tourist places in Shimla. Some of the most famous places are Kufri, The Mall Road , Jakhu Temple, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies and a few more. However being famous does not necessarily means that these are the only places worth a visit in this beautiful hilly town of Shimla. Shimla as a district, has a lot of exciting & beautiful places to see. But in this post we are only going to list the places near Shimla City (not the whole Shimla district). Each of the below mentioned places can be accessed in a single day from Shimla. The travellers can come back to their hotel in Shimla by evening after sightseeing. Hatu Peak - Hatu Peak is located near the town of Narkanda. It offers…

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Shali Tibba Trek
Shali Temple at Shali Peak

Shali Tibba Trek

Shali Tibba A trekking Trail near Shimla. Height - 2867 m Walking Distance - 7 Kms Trekking Time - 3-5 hours The Shali tibba Temple also known as Shali ka tibba is situated at an height of 2867m. The temple is located at the top of the Shali peak and is the highest point in the area. Dedicated to goddess Bhimakali, this temple holds a very sacred position amongst the nearby villages.How to Reach Shali Tibba ?The trip to Shali tibba can be divided into two parts.Shimla to Khatnol (By Road)Khatnol to Shali top (Trek)Shimla to KhatnolThe starting point for this trek is the Khatnol Village which is 35kms from Shimla. The journey from Shimla to Khatnol can be done by a private taxi or by a local bus.However, we would recommend to hire a private vehicle due to a low frequency of buses. This way you…

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A Complete Guide to Kasol

A Complete Guide to Kasol In this post, we have tried to include as many facts and information about Kasol as possible. Hope you'll enjoy reading! Kasol  is a small town on the banks of Parvati River in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. Kasol is situated at roughly 35 kms from Bhuntar on the Manikaran road. It is famous as one of the coolest tourist destination among young travellers, backpackers, hikers, trekkers, nature and photography lovers. Famous for the trance parties held here and surrounding villages, it seems like a completely different world in itself when compared to other tourist places in Himachal Pradesh. This beautiful town has a very unique blend of Israeli and Himachali culture. There are a lot of Israelis living permanently in Kasol harmoniously with the local people. Because of this it is also known as “Mini Israel”. Thus, you can find a lot…

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