THE MAHASEER IS a shy, slippery fish. It means”big mouth and it is no small fry. Say the magic words”Golden Mahaseer’ to an avid angler, and watch his eyes light up. This elusive fish that provides one of the toughest challenges in angling, are found in plenty in the waters that flow through the Corbett National Park. The river Ramganga,Read More
The holy town is much more than just rituals temples
HARIDWAR, ONE OF the holiest cities in the country , needs no introduction. the gateway to the four major pilgrimage sites in the state, this historical city has moved with the time to become one of the major tourist sites in the country,not just for the religious minded. Here, Ganga, the
For an enriching experience, start with the capital
Its serene environs, mild climate and proximity to Mussoorie, Rishikesh and Haridwar make Dehradun a favored destination for tourists, pilgrims as well as adventure enthusiasts. Dehradun once popularly referred to as a ‘retirement city’, today is a thriving business and educational center. The capital city of Uttarakhand is not only the seat of
A wildlife haven near the famous Shiva temple
KEDARNATH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY is the largest protected area in the Western Himalayas, covering 975 s km. Located in the Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts of Uttarakhand, the sanctuary was primarily established to protect the Himalayan musk deer. Hence, it also known as Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary.
The sanctuary, known for its great biodiversity, was formallyRead More
Ride the rapids on the Ganga, Kali and Tons rivers
RAFTING IS The most popular adventure sport in Uttarakhand. Fast-moving rivers offer a thrilling experience for white water rafters These rivers gush down through deep forests, rocky terrains, mountains, sometimes even snowy slopes. Stretches along Alaknanda, Dhau liganga and Kali rivers have several challenging rapids. You can opt for a simple
UTTARAKHAND IS A trekkers’ paradise.Doesn’t matter whether you are the high energy, tough outdoors type or the simple walking variety.
There is a beautiful route waiting for all of you. Just put on your hiking boots, take a deep breath, and get set to go.Most trails in the hilly terrain are without litter and crowds.
The villagers you encounter en route areRead More