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    Manali to Leh Bike Trip from Delhi 2017
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    Leh

    Departure Dates - Multiple dates open to Join a Group departure in June, July, August and September and can be customized on request for separate group also.About the Destination: Bestowed with natural formations and heaven like ambience the regions of Ladakh and Leh are beautified with immense natural diversities. On the other hand, Kashmir is a land that is interminably beautiful and has inspired many love affairs and art pieces! Decorating the crown of the subcontinent of India, the landscapes of this area are richly embellished with sights of every kind imaginable. The Northern frontier of India has always been home to a rich and prosperous culture. Navigate the toughest passes on a trip of Manali to Leh on bike, the empty stretches of highways and  rock strewn pathways in the mountains all of which reward you with gorgeous vistas that make the ride worthwhile! About the Departure: Experience your version of The Motorcycle Diaries as you partake in this mesmerizing Leh ladakh bike trip of a lifetime through Ladakh and the striking paradise of Jammu and Kashmir. Experience the supernatural allures of the mountains of the North over two weeks! Beginning from Delhi, take home the rewards of an opportunity that allows you to discover yourself in a world that beholds such astonishing visions. Relish the strenuous yet picturesque journey along the winding foothills and curves that will make the adrenaline pump through your veins on your Manali to Leh bike trip!There are four different variants available and they are as follow:For two persons sharing one bike (without fuel and self bike): Rs. 22499 per personFor single rider in one bike (without fuel and self bike): Rs. 24499 per personFor two persons sharing one bike (with fuel and bike rental): Rs. 35999 per personFor single rider in one bike (with fuel and bike rental): Rs. 45999 per personNote: There are two options available as 1) Start the trip from Manali and conclude it in Leh and catch your flights or 2) Start the trip from Manali to Leh and then return to Manali to conclude the trip.

    d12 Days n11 Nights
    Excellent 5.0
    23 reviews

    Starting from

    8% OFF

    22499


    24499

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    Unique Boat Tour Experience in Calicut
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    Calicut

    About the Activity:Whether you are a sports enthusiasts or a nature seeker, River Chaliyaar beckons you to come and explore the nature’s own country in its purest forms. Kayaking is one of the unique experiences that can be enjoyed in Calicut. Jellyfish Watersports is conveniently located and is only 20 min away by road from Calicut International Airport and 20 min from Calicut railway station/ bus stand.From experiencing the thrill and adventure of Kayaking with international quality kayak and stand-up Paddling to peaceful canoeing down the Chaliyaar or fishing sitting in the lap of nature, this exciting package has something for everyone: KayakingCanoeingStand-up paddlingIndoor wall climbingFishingSoft archery and moreEven if you are a novice, with our friendly, safety-conscious and professionally trained instructors, you can always take the sport at your own speed. The kayak hire is a great option to indulge in a fun and adventure filled activity with your family and friends.Canoe ride, fishing, camping, sail boat ride and other similar water sports are the perfect way to getaway from the boring lifestyle of yours and the outdoor activities will help you engage in rejuvenating your body and soul well. Beypore Estuary and Kadalundy Bird Sanctuary add to the cinematographic effects of the adventure trip. So, shed all your inhibitions and get ready for a thrilling experience.There are four different packages:  For the adventurists: Day PassFor the heritage lovers: Ferokes’ tile factory heritage tour For families and friends: Group paddling with breakfast at Kadavu Social networking in nature’s lap: Group paddling trip to Kadalundy bird sanctuaryThe details of the Day Pass Package:This package includes equipment rental, one-hour kayaking training by the resident trainer and unlimited usage of the kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddles under the supervision of lifeguards depending on the weather condition.The package also includes water refill, refreshments and a traditional Kerala style lunch (veg/ non veg) served on a banana leaf at the riverfront campsite.Timings: 07:00 AM to 06:00 PM.The details of Feroke Tile Factory Heritage Tour:This includes group paddling trips to the Beypore Estuary and visiting the port and the heritage tile factories of Feroke, built by the Britishers in 1900’s and still functional.It will be a guided tour to the tile factory to observe clay processing and tile making.Timings: Arrive at the campsite at around 06:30 AM and start paddling by 7:30 AM to cover a distance of 6 KM and return back to the campsite by 4:00 PM.Breakfast and lunch will be served outdoors.The details of Group Paddling with Breakfast at Kadavu Resort:Great idea for the whole family to get outside and enjoy Mother Nature and the great opportunities she provides to bond.This includes group paddling trips to the Kadavu resort for breakfast. The Raviz Kadavu is nestled on the banks of the legendary Chaliyar River. Inspired by the Nallukettu style of architecture once again, the 9- acre spread Raviz Kadavu celebrates the art and ethnicity of Kerala. Remember to take pictures and stop at marvelous scenic overlooks.Timings: Arrive at the campsite at around 06:30 AM and start paddling by 7:30 AM to cover a distance of6 KM and return back to the campsite by 2:30 PM.The details of Group Paddling Trip to Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary:This one’s for Nature lovers who seek to experience the beauty and serenity of flora and fauna from close quarters.This group paddling trip to Kadalundy bird sanctuary that was recently declared as a bio-reserve is a real treat to eyes when you spot a variety of migratory birds in all hues and sizesThe bordering mangroves only add to the pristine experience.Timings: Arrive at the camp at around 05:00 AM and depart to the sanctuary by 06:00 AM.Take a stop at Beypore Estuary for breakfast, continue paddling through the Canoli Canal connecting Chaaliyar River and Kadalundy River.Camp at Kottakadavy bridge near the bird sanctuary and afterwards start exploring the sanctuary in kayaks.14 KM is the distance you have to cover before you arrive at the bird sanctuary.Return to the camp post lunch and arrive at the campsite by 06:00 PM.

    h12 Hours
    Very Good 4.0

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    20% OFF

    1253


    1567

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    Best Seller
    Kudremukh Peak Trek
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    Kudremukh

    About the Activity:The Kudremukh Peak Trek is considered to be one of the most exciting treks in the Western Ghats spreading across the Karnataka district. The lush green forests and the white cascades belonging to them are the major reasons for such an acceptance to this peak.Adventure junkies as well as nature enthusiasts arrive here in plenty to absorb the pure appearance of nature and spend ample time in the middle of fresh air and beautiful scenery.On this trek, one has to cross overflowing streams, wild shola thickets and bamboo shrubs before they reach the widened peak filled with the winds coming to you always.Here is a two day Kudremukh Peak Trek in order to show you the best scenery present at the peak and in the surrounding. A weekend is more than enough to capture the mind blogging moments.You will be picked up from different locations in Bangalore to take part in this trek and do the trekking with some energetic people.This package will offer you all meals, accommodation and transportation from Bangalore to Bangalore.

    d2 Days n1 Night
    Good 3.0

    Starting from

    3299


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    Ladakh Bike Trip : Manali-leh -srinagar
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    Ladakh

    Fixed Departure Dates - Multiple dates open to Join a Group departure in June, July, August and September and can be customized on request for separate group also.Note: This tour can be done in the opposite route also that is from Srinagar to Leh to Manali.About the Destination: Ladakh, the jewel in the crown of Jammu and Kashmir, is blessed with the fascinating Himalayan Range. Embraced with the captivating beauty of the scenic meadows, rivers, cold deserts and enchanting trails, the region boasts of being an adventure hub in the country. Be it for the trekkers, bikers, skiers or any other adventure sports, Ladakh is a one hotspot for all! In addition, the option to explore the stunning beauty and appeal of the region through Ladakh bike trip always add an extra amount of fun and excitement to a tour to this ‘Land of High Passes’. About the Departure with Details: This bike trip to Leh-Ladakh from Delhi will take you to Ladakh, Srinagar and Manali. Over the course of your bike trip to Ladakh, you will be introduced to various challenges, extremely uneven routes, narrow passes and much more! This apart, you can also expect to make stops and ride through fascinating landmarks like Khardung-La, the highest pass in the world, Tanglang La (17,600ft), Lachulung La (16,680ft), BaralachaLa (16500ft), the beautiful Zojila Pass as well as Pangong Lake.There are four different variants available with this package as given below:Variant 1: From Delhi - self bike and without fuel: for 2 persons sharing one bike- Rs. 31999/- per personVariant 2: From Delhi - self bike and without fuel: for single rider in one bike- Rs. 34999/- per personVariant 3: From Delhi - with bike rental and with fuel: for two persons sharing one bike- Rs. 43999/- per personVariant 4: From Delhi - with bike rental and with fuel: for single rider in one bike- Rs. 58999/- per personSketch itinerary of Manali Leh Srinagar Bike Trip:Day 01: Delhi-Manali-over night in a Volvo bus.Day 02: Arrive Manali-local rideDay 03: Manali-Jispa (145 kms/7 hrs)Day 04: Jispa- Baralacha Pass- Sarchu (90 kms/6 hrs)Day 05: Sarchu/ Leh (253 kms/ 8 hrs)Day 06: Leh/ Khardong La/ Nubra (130 kms/ 6 hrs). By car or motorbike as per rider’s requirement.Day 07: Nubra/ Pangong Lake via Shyok valley (150 kms/ 5 hrs).Day 08: Pangong/ Leh enroute visit Thiksey Monastery (150 kms)Day 09: In Leh- day free or walk around Leh market for ShoppingDay 10: Leh/ Lamayuru/ KargiL (245 kms/ 8 hrs)Day 11: Kargil/Zozila pass/ Srinagar (204 kms/ 6 hrs)Day 12: Drop at Srinagar airport. End

    d12 Days n11 Nights
    Excellent 5.0
    11 reviews

    Starting from

    8% OFF

    31999


    34999

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    Photography Hike and Snow Camping in Manali
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    Manali

    About the Activity:Indulge in photography hike and snow camping in Manali during winter season from October to April for the maximum thrill, but the tour is open on all days.This private tour has night camping at different spots near frozen streams but with bonfire and delicious BBQ.You will start your trek from Kakhnal village to Banad, you ascend the glacial valleys and reach the campsite at Banad.Kakhnal Theli excursion will be happening on the second day which shows endless spots that are posing for photography and you will never get bored though.The night camp is at Banad for relaxing after a tiresome but thrilling expedition.Walk back to Kakhnal village on the last day, get driven back to Haripur with a bag full of charming moments created during the trek. 

    d3 Days n2 Nights
    Very Good 4.0
    1 review

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    8899


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    Village Jeep Safari in Jaipur
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    Jaipur

    The colours of Rajasthan beckon you! Your tour will start from Amer where you will get introduced to one another and sip on welcome drinks. In these villages, you will get a chance to understand a farmer’s way of life and get a glimpse of their archaic houses. Indulge in a fun agricultural session with the farmers and play with the kids as they engage you in a game of guli-danda! You can smoke hukka with the villagers while sitting at their chaupal. Maximum 5 people in one jeep. Meal Types: LunchActivities:  Jeep safari, village sightseeing

    h3 Hours
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    800


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    Rafting, Camping and Hiking in Rishikesh
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    Rishikesh

    instant booking

    About the activity: Enjoy a rendezvous with the thrill and charm of Rishikesh while in the Red Chilli Adventure camp.Join the revelry with enthralling activities like hiking, trekking and other fun-filled games.Spend 2 days and 1 night in a jungle camp and explore the pristine beauty of nature.Charge up your adrenaline while on adventure quest beside the gurgling rivers and dense forests.Enjoy all the beauties and shades of the nature in their full glories.

    d2 Days n1 Night
    Excellent 5.0
    2 reviews

    Starting from

    1650


    Cashback 1000*

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    Riverside Adventure Camp in Manali
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    Manali

    About the Activity: Have a one of a kind experience while you camp riverside in Manali.Find adventure nestled secretly away where you can have fun with your family and friends.Embark on this getaway and enjoy the peace and tranquility as river roars by.Take part in some sightseeing and marvel at the beauty of the destination. NOTE: Extra activities like Paragliding, Zorbing, snow point, horse riding etc are available at an extra cost.

    d2 Days n1 Night
    Very Good 4.0

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    32% OFF

    2100


    3100

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    Bungee Jumping in Rishikesh
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    Rishikesh

    About the activity: Experience India’s first fixed platform bungy jump destination at Mohan Chutti (52km), a pristine location tucked in the Shivaliks further ahead of Rishikesh. This day trip is bundled with a ride giving you a glimpse of the mountains, crisp air and virgin greenery.You can choose from a convenient time slot between 09:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 01:00 PM and 02:30 PM. and you can opt to travel to Mohan Chutti on an A/C luxury coach. Upon reaching, you’ll meet the instructor team, understand the gear, safety tips, jumping techniques, and sign up for a memorabilia kit (photographs, DVD, t-shirt printed with pictures of your jump) if required.Walk on the cantilever platform built over a rocky cliff overlooking River Hall, a tributary of River Ganga. Take your leap of faith and feel the rush. The jump height is 83m. At the end of the jump, you’ll be lowered to a drop zone with 2ft of water. Walk to the cafeteria, reminisce the experience, and head back to Rishikesh. If you wish, you could add more thrills to your adventure cart by partaking in Giant Swing and Flying Fox activities.Note: INR 100 will be charged by the operator as the entry fees to the bungee sight.  

    h1 Hour
    Excellent 5.0
    16 reviews

    Starting from

    3599


    Cashback 1200*

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    Gokarna Beach Trek
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    Gokarna

    About the Activity:Gokarna Beach Trek is not new to the ears of trekkers around Bangalore. But adhering to a heightened thrill is something not ubiquitous. A two day trekking package with different pick up points in Bangalore at different time is here to take you to the most visited yet silent beaches in and around Gokarna. In total, you will trek for 8 KM which would rather be easy.The eerie forests encircling the beaches would enhance your breath at nights, but the amicable beaches called Paradise, Half Moon Beach, Om Beach, Kudle Beach and the Gokarna Beach itself will not disappoint you.Be with a highly enthusiastic group, find the treks toward these beaches distinct, relatively stunning as well. Bring your eyes on to the deity inside the Mahabaleswar Temple near the Gokarna Beach which has a specified space among the hearts of Gokarna visitors.The package provides you with accommodation in homestays or hotels, two way transportation and a sack of delightful memories.

    d2 Days n1 Night
    Excellent 5.0
    3 reviews

    Starting from

    3250


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    Gokarna Beach Trek
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    Gokarna

    About the Activity:We have heard so much about Gokarna and its beaches, splendidly spreading amidst the green nature. A trek through the beaches would create amazing stories of happiness with your loved one.Here is a trekking trip of 2 days to Gokarna from Bangalore after getting picked up from different points in Bangalore on Friday night.The next two days will be filled with so much excitement and adventure. The moderate trek brings you some of the wonderful moments you can ask for.The package includes food, accommodation in tents and transportation throughout the trip inclusive of pick up and drop off.

    d2 Days n1 Night
    Excellent 5.0
    8 reviews

    Starting from

    3300


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    Ladakh: the Long and Winding Road
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    Ladakh

    About the Activity:Make your vacation special with this one of a kind road trip to Leh and get a chance to experience the best trip ever.Start your trip in your bus and enjoy an amazing camping night at Jispa and then continue your trip.Soak in the scenic beauty of this region while you take this trip through the serene roads. Learn about the culture of the Ladakis and admire the magnificent landscapes.Also, trek through the quaint villages and then continue to the Sham valley which is known for its culture and people.Visit the Nubra valley and then Pangong and Hunder. Enjoy an amazing camel ride while at the Hunder Valley.Return while riding through the highest motorable pass and then at the top of the mountain you will start cycling.Ride through the scenic views and then complete your ride.Conclude your tour after reaching your location and get ready for your return journey.The features of the packages are as follow:Trip leaders: on every trip, the trip leader is carefully selected to add value to the trip. They are passionate about traveling and could be musicians, yoga teachers, film makers; trained to do more than just logistics and enhance the overall experience of the trip.Personally vetted stays: the properties/home stays we choose are personally vetted by us making sure all the facilities are available with a keen focus on the aesthetics. These stays ensure to provide you with a local feel with a hint of luxury.Itineraries with a difference: the itineraries ensure that you get the optimum travel experience with adequate time at each location. The routes from one location to another are also unique and usually coupled with an activity like rafting/cycling with breath taking views.Safety: all safety measures are taken into account for the activities and the trip overall. Small group sizes: the groups will be small and intimate and hence the tour will accommodate a maximum group size of 10 with a trip leader to avoid overcrowded trips which hamper the experience.

    d12 Days n11 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    66400


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    Adventure Boat with Activities in Goa

    About the Activity:Start your adventurous day at around 10:00 AM and board at Panjim, Goa. Alternatively, you could get on the cruise at 2:30 PM.Witness coastal Goa like never before by indulging in this exciting luxury cruise that provides you with an unparalleled experience for 3 hours.Try some exciting activities like kayaking, paddle boarding, crab catching, fishing and swimming as you continue sailing.This is your chance to enjoy the luxury side of the seas of Goa along with your friends.Enjoy some snacks and a delicious lunch while enjoying these activities.Languish in the clear waters, even as you swim and snorkel to admire the sheer vibrancy of underwater coral and marine life.Conclude this amazing day at 1:00 PM/5:30 PM and head back home with lots of memories.

    h3 Hours
    Very Good 4.0
    1 review

    Starting from

    16% OFF

    1500


    1800

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    Romantic Couple Shoot in Goa

    instant booking

    About the Activity:The amazing couple can either shoot some photographs at the resort/ hotel or go out and shoot outdoors. In case of outdoors, please have your vehicle arranged for.The professional photographer is a specialist in covering the most special and candid moments! You can receive photographs in your pen drive or hard disk at the end of the tour.This tour is a customized tour and can be availed at anytime in between 9:30 AM- 5:30 PM.Change of dress is possible only if the location that you choose for shoot has changing areas. 

    h8 Hours
    Very Good 4.0
    12 reviews

    Starting from

    3999


    Cashback 500*

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    Coorg Coffee Plantation Tour
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    Coorg

    About the Activity: Coorg coffee plantation tour provides you an opportunity to witness complete journey of coffee- right from the seed till the packed powder ready to adorn your mugs.Experience staying in these lush-green coffee estates, where even the air seems to carry the coffee aroma. Indulge in gaining an in-depth knowledge of coffee cultivation with this amazing coffee plantation tour in Madenadu Village in Coorg.The tour will start around 10:00 AM and it extends up to 3 hours.Interact with the locals who are well versed in all techniques used in coffee plantation. Learn more about pruning techniques, picking, drying and other important information.Take a walk through these sprawling coffee estates, learn about other popular plantations of the region as well such as pepper, cardamom, wild fruits during your Coorg coffee plantation tour. Well, there is no better way to end this amazing Coorg coffee plantation tour than drinking coffee in the back yard of coffee estates.

    h2 Hours
    Excellent 5.0
    19 reviews

    Starting from

    499


    Cashback 250*

Attractions

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Pangong Lake

Rather, the most sought after tourist destination is Pangong Tso in Ladakh region. It is the highest among the high altitude lakes in India which is filled with saline water but provides some awe-struck moments to the visitors with the unbelievable phenomenon of changing colours quite a number of times a day.

The reflections of the towering Himalayan peaks in the water add more charm to the lake. Currently, Pangong Tso is the favorite location for tourists as the banks of the lake give soothing bed to relax and the nearby places are enhanced by the beauty of this particular lake. The quiet lake is 134 km in length and 5 km in width is situated at an altitude of 14270 meters. But the major share of the lake lies in the area of China. Now, its recognition is spread everywhere in the world because it is termed as a wetland of international importance under the Ramsar Convention.

The highly saline water does not accommodate any water species not even micro-organisms. But the banks of the lake give space for several birds and animals very rarely seen in the other parts of India. It is an important breeding ground for many migratory birds as well.

Height: The lake is located at an altitude of 4250 meters above the sea level.

Location: Pangong Tso is easily accessible as it can be reached after a five hour drive from Leh and the travel would be on a rough and dramatic mountain road. You will cross the villages of Shey and Gya during the tour and go through Chang La as well.

Best time to visit: The months from May to September are the ideal time to visit the lake as the other seasons may cause challenges due to the heavy snowfall.

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Nubra Valley

Something divine makes Nubra Valley close to heart and it is not an exaggeration but a fact that experienced and shared by the countless tourists visited the paradisiacal location in Jammu and Kashmir. Without touching the spectacular roads of Nubra Valley, a Ladakh tour will not be complete. The tri armed valley has Diskit Village as its capital. Ldumra, a magnificent name is the original name of the valley as the local scholars insist. Ldumra means Valley of Flowers. The large valley is formed after the merging of Shyok River with Nubra or Siachen River causing the separation of the Ladakh and the Karakoram Ranges. The valley is located 10000 feet that is 3048 meters above mean sea level and those who cross the Khardung La Pass can easily come to Nubra Valley from Leh.

Except the river beds, every other place in the valley shows scant vegetation and low precipitation levels. Most of the villages in the valley are occupied by Nubra skat speakers and in the villages, one can find lush greenery and farming which happen through the regular irrigation. Diskit is the place where native people are seen in abundance and Diskit Monastery is the entre of attraction as well. The Shyok River flowing on one side of Diskit has a captivating effect on the visitors. Nubra Valley unwinds a lot of surprising sights when you visit it and an unbelievable fact is that the valley was open to the public till Hunder until 2010. Beyond Hunder, it was the greener region in the lower altitude where the Turtuk village exists. Till 2010, the Government did not allow tourists to mesmerize themselves in the magnificent beauty of Turtuk where numerous apricot trees and other vegetation along with the tribal community were preserved as a virgin.

Height: 3048 meters above the sea level

Location: The paradisiacal Nubra Valley is located at a distance of 140 km from Leh and the main road access to the valley is through Khardung La pass where you have to show the photocopies of your travel permit to the soldiers camping.

Best time to visit: The months from June to September is the perfect period to visit Nubra Valley

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Khardung La

Controversies regarding the proclamation that Khardung La is the highest motorable pass in the world is not yet diminished but Ladakh travelers still believe that it is the highest and most adventurous pass in the world. Despite the controversies, Khardung La keeps on attracting hundreds of adventure seekers every year, be it bikers, trekkers or visitors. Nestled amidst the most reverberating surrounding, the ‘Pass of Lower Castle’ is located at an altitude of 17582 feet. Near to the pass, the collection of awesome valleys will lure you and along with the natural extravaganzas, the Tibetan prayer flags are an additional charm.

The pass was constructed in the year of 1976 and later in 1988, it was opened to public and from then on, the pass was inviting uncountable bikers, trekkers and tourists. It is maintained by the Border roads Organization as the pass is highly significant and important to India because it was once used to carry supplies to the Siachen Glacier. Recently, Khardung La became the hot potato of the town with a happy news that a ten member team of visually impaired people is going to conquer the pass through cycling in 2017.

Height: Khardung La is located at an altitude of 5359 meters. But there is an incorrect proclamation on the signboards appear here saying that the height of the pass is 18379 feet.

Location: The highest motorable pass in Ladakh is lying about 39 kms away from Leh. By road, one can reach the pass. The first 24 kms of the road are paved and from there to the North Pullu check post, the 15 kms of the road are filled with loose rock, dirt and occasional rivulets formed after the melting of snow.

Best time to visit: The season between May to October is the best time to visit Khardung La.

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Tso Moriri Lake

It won’t be exceeding at all how much you describe the beauty of Tso Moriri in Ladakh, a highly protected lake in Changthang Region and a significant portion of Tso Moriri Wetland Conservation Reserve.  It is the largest of all high altitude lakes in India especially in Ladakh and is located at an altitude of 4522 meters above the sea level. The length comes to 26 km north to south and 3 to 5 km is the width and the water is wholly brackish. 

The water to feed the lake comes from the springs and melted snow from the nearby mountains. There are two major stream systems to lead the water to the lake. One in the north part of the lake and the other comes in the southwest part. Huge, extensive marshes are seen at both the entrances of the lake. Rupshu Valley, a breathtaking area is the guardian of Tso Moriri along with an array of the lofty Himalayan Mountains in the surrounding.

The number of people come to witness the beauty of this splendid lake is lesser when compared to that of Pangong Lake. It is because of the secluded location of the lake. Hence, it is a favorite home town for many migratory birds. They come to breed here especially birds like great- crested grebe, the brown-headed gull and the Brahmin duck. The rare Himalayan hares are also abundantly seen near the lake. Thus, the declaration of the lake as a reserved area is a right option to protect these species from extinction. Less human interference would keep their lives strong.

Height: The lake is situated at an altitude of 4522 meters.

Location: You can reach Tso Moriri via road from Leh. It is 150 kms away from Leh Airport. Kalka Railway station is the nearest one to the lake. You will get buses and taxis from the station as well.

Best time to visit: May, June, July and August are the peak season when tourists come to Tso Moriri in large numbers and other months will be filled with snow and have extreme cold conditions.

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Shanti Stupa

The white dome of Shanti Stupa is clearly visible from a far distance when you are on a tour of Leh. Peace Pagoda got its name like that because of many reasons mainly the silence persists in and around the pagoda always. This Buddhist prayer center is the most beloved attraction in Jammu and Kashmir. At a height of 4267 meters, the two storied stupa stands holding its head high and overlooks the bustling Leh town. The uneven mountain terrains in the surrounding gives the pagoda a remarkable shining. It is at a location which is 5 km away from Leh town and one who visits the stupa has to climb five hundred steps. The exotic view of the Himalayan peaks turns the beauty of the stupa also, a peace lover would dedicate his life to have such overjoying moments.

History

The stupa was constructed by both Japanese and Ladakh Buddhists. The construction was started in 1983, many Buddhists and Indian Government officials have supervised the procedures throughout.

Structure of the stupa

Among the two structures of the pagoda, the first level depicts the central relief of Dharmachakra which has deer on each side and the turning wheel of Dharma also has a golden image of Buddha at the center. The second level displays images which show the birth of Budhha and the death as well. In addition, both the level have smaller images of Buddha meditating. The stupa came into existence in order to spread the word of peace and harmony among people and it came into establishment as a commemoration of the valuable 2500 years of Buddhism.

Location: Any one can reach the stupa via road from Leh, only 5 kms from the town, a walk of fifteen minutes would require.

Timings: 05:00 am to 09:00 pm

Highlights: The sunset and sunrise views from the stupa are inevitably beautiful


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Magnetic Hill

Magnetic Hill is still a mystery yet a famed attraction that pulls the adventure lovers on a large scale toward it. A mystifying phenomenon which stunts the science and fiction together and exists as a magic to the normal people visiting here. Magnetic Hill is a trump card of every Ladakh tour because of the awe-struck moments it would promise the travelers. There is a sign board placed which says that the hill defies gravity completely and inviting everyone to experience the magical phenomenon.

 If you keep your vehicle in neutral at a position marked on the road and wait, you will be surprised to see the vehicle starts moving uphill at 10-20 km per hour. And this is the unexplainable feature of Magnetic Hill that confuses the world of science. It is located on Leh-Kargil-Baltic Highway and on the east, the beautiful Sindhu River is flowing calmly. Near the hill there is a Sikh Gurudwara maintained by the Indian Army. Due to the natural attraction as well as the human architectural brilliance, the hill has gained popularity in a short term. 

Not just the vehicles hitting the road but the aircrafts and helicopters crossing the radius which Magnetic Hill comes in would feel the same magnetic effect. If the aircrafts are going on a slow pace, then it starts jerking while they are in the circumference of the hill. So the only solution to escape from the clutches of this phenomenon is that the crafts should move at a greater speed.

Height: Magnetic Hill is located at an elevation of 14000 feet above the sea level.

Location: To reach the hill, you can hit the Leh-Kargil-Baltic National Highway and it is situated at a distance of just 30 kms from Leh town.

Best time to visit: The best time to visit the Magnetic Hill is from June to October.

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Havelock Island

Being one of the topnotch attractions in Andaman is the sublime Havelock Island brimming with silky beaches and exuberant greenery. A lot of tourist locations, resorts, hotels, attractions and much more are creating the perfect background to Havelock Island to host as many tourists as possible. This is the largest of all the islands in Andaman and comprises of a lot of small islands. The administration in Havelock promotes eco-tourism on a large scale.

 The lighthouse established in 2005 at the northern part of the island gives additional recognition for the island. The accommodation options on Havelock will let you be surprised. Ranging from high-end, luxurious resorts to camps with basic amenities, the stay arrangements done by the administrative people here are unbelievable.

Highlights: The long stretches of different types of beaches are the main highlight to be pointed out. Declared the best beaches in the world, almost all of them are blissfully located on Havelock Island, connected to closely to the main boat jetty on the island.  

Elephant Beach, Radhanagar Beach, Vijaynagar Beach, Kalapathar Beach which are known in numbers also are proclaimed to have the highest number of tourists every year. The green fringed shorelines, the clear sea water, the colourful marine animals, the long coral reefs, the wild fauna and flora bring forth the astounding picture of Havelock incomparably beautiful.

Activities: Snorkeling and diving are the favourite activities done on the islands though other major water based activities like boating and kayaking are frequently done.

Distance from Port Blair: Havelock Island is lying 42 kms northeast of the capital city, Port Blair. There are regular boat services by the Directorate of Shipping Services which connect Phoenix Bay jetty in Port Blair to Havelock daily.

 

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Chidiya Tapu

As the name suggests, Chidiya Tapu is the perfect haven for unseen migratory birds and common native birds found in Andaman Islands. Recognized as the most enchanting beach in Andaman and tourists arrive here on a large scale as the beach extends the best ever sights for them including the eye catching sunrise and sunset views. This is a silent yet crowded beach encircled by evergreen forests on one side and the short hills on the other side. 

As it is considered to be the presenter of the most finishing touch of sunset and sunrise views, it is the main hub in Andaman Islands. The beach is filled with 46 varieties of endangered species of birds, and white spotted deer. There are a lot of seasonal orchids and other varieties of plants.

Highlights: The major attractions of Chidiya Tapu are the Chidiya Tapu Biological Park, the Sylvan Sands, the Munda Pahar Beaches etc. You will be able to stay at a forest guesthouse located nearby atop a hillock and from there, the panoramic view of Chidiya Tapu in detail.

Activities: Apart from sunset and sunrise views, people come in plenty toward this beach to identify the rare species appear in multiple colours and size. Even though many of the birds are commonly found on the beach, you would find it as a unique and unnatural scene to find the colourful gathering of them. Boating is an attractive activity done here as well as snorkeling and swimming are also a part of the adventure activities usually experienced by those who visit here.

Distance from Port Blair: It is located about 25 kms from Port Blair.


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