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Counted among the best treks in India, the Roopkund trail is a trekker’s paradise. Roopkund’s topography is complete with verdant forests, acres and acres of open meadows, trickling brooks, and the celestial snow of course. Roopkund also comprises of the eerie Skeletal Lake, and is great for one’s initiation into high-altitude trekking. Pre-monsoon and post-monsoon seasons make Roopkund one of the compulsory trekking places near Delhi.
Distance from Delhi: 308 Kilometres approximately
Nearest Railhead: Kathgodam Railway Station
Best Season: December - January
Duration: 6-8 Days
Max. Elevation: 4,264 m
Dodital trek is a short trek and must to do when you are on trekking in Uttaranchal tour. Difficulty ranges from easy to moderate through thick forests and across majestic Himalayas landscapes, large meadows and stream crossings.
The trek begins from Sangamchatti (kalyani) road near Uttarkashi and completes at the Hanumanchatti. From Dodital Lake, you will need to trek uphill to reach the Darwa pass, also called as Bakaria Khaga pass. The alpine meadows of Kanasar are an ideal place for camping.
Best season: May - October
Duration: 10 Days
Altitude: 4150 m
With the enthralling Kedarnath range to the north, the Chandrashila Peak offers splendid panoramic vistas. Literally meaning the ‘Moon Rock’, Chandrashila is incidentally the highest peak in the area. A low altitude trek that’s full of cavernous gorges and vivid imagery, the season for trekking is round the year. With gradients suiting beginners, Chandrashila trek allows eyeful glimpses of Garhwal Himalayas and the trek passes through an ancient Shiva temple atop Tungnath.
Distance from Delhi: 455 Kilometres approximately
Nearest Railhead: Rishikesh Railway Station
Visit the adventure capital of India, the marvelous and thrilling city of Rishikesh on your next vacation with your friends and family! The 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas', Rishikesh is located at the base of the Himalayas and is blessed with the gorgeous, thundering river of Ganga, the popular trek friendly rugged terrains, challenging peaks, strenuous rapids and dense forests! If you are an ardent traveler, then Rishikesh makes for one of the most ideal weekend getaways near Delhi.
Being one of the holiest cities in India, Rishikesh is quite famous for its scenic landscape and serves as a gateway to other important religious centers such as Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The adventurer paradise is a happening hub of many ancient temples and attractions such as Gita Bhawan, Laxman Jhula, Bharat Mandir, Neelkanth Mahadev, Swarga Ashram, Triveni Ghat amongst others! Grab your cameras and adventure gear and head to Rishikesh for an adventure packed holiday!
Distance from Delhi: 228km
Best time to visit: Throughout the year
Attractions: Triveni Ghat, Ram and Lakshman Jhula, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple and Vashista Cave
Activities: River Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Camping, Rappelling, Rock Climbing and Trekking
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What You Should Know More About Stays in Uttarakhand
Residing in cottages while touring a beautiful tourist destination like Uttarakhand gives an unexplainable bliss of a kind. The best cottages that you can pick from while touring Uttarakhand are as follows:
Uttarakhand offers various kinds of residing options while touring. The following list gives you the best resorts to book while vacationing in Uttarakhand:
Jotted below are the best jungle resorts of Uttarakhand that you can book for yourself while touring Uttarakhand:
Uttarakhand offers various options to stay in camps. Some of the many options are as follows:
While touring Uttarakhand you can book yourself a perfect homestay destination to reside at. These are the best to spend your vacations in the most rooted way. Some of the best homestays are as follows:
Uttarakhand offers various romantic resorts to escape while out for your honeymoon. These resorts are not just comfortable and romantic but also offers mesmerizing picturesque scenic beauty all around. Some of the places are as follows:
Uttarakhand is one of the perfect family vacation destinations. You can book a perfect family resort for the comfortable stay of you and your family. These resorts offer various amenities as well. The list jotted below names the perfect family resorts of Uttarakhand:
Luxurious resorts impart the best-staying experience to tourists. They also offer various luxurious amenities and facilities. You can book yourself one of the most lavish luxurious resorts while touring Uttarakhand. Some of the mane luxurious residing places are as follows:
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Traveller Tales From Uttarakhand
18 March 2017
Rishikesh was planned in January with a group of 7 in mind, but unfortunately, only 3 of us could make it. We were on the verge of canceling the trip, but Mrinal suggested otherwise and egged us on to ...
02 April 2017
We planned a spontaneous adventure trip to Rishikesh in the month of march. It was a complete fun experience and very well organized.The camp is located 30 kms from Rishikesh, but it more then makes up...
13 July 2014
This exciting Alaknanda River Rafting experience is sheer adventure that will give you an amazing chance to actually quench all your adventure thirsts. This adventure offered a myriad of opportunities ...
28 December 2015
My friend and I stayed here for several days and couldn't have better things to say about our stay. From the hotel staff, the food, the room quality, the location on the river, we had a wonderful stay....
08 March 2016
A gorgeous gorgeous resort, this is amongst the best places in Lansdowne to stay and it is indeed a place where you can see the pines bathed in the warm dawn of every morning... ok I am getting too poe...
11 April 2016
We had a wonderful trekking experience in this beautiful region surrounded by the lofty himalayan mountains. The camp was set in a fabulous location right next to the river which helped us relax late i...
17 August 2015
Beautiful place! I never wanted to come back - this place offers you everything- serene environs, peaceful atmosphere, thrilling adventure. I must say this was one of the best holiday experience I have...
18 December 2015
Uttarakhand is damn beautiful and Lansdowne is certainly an asset to this state. I loved the entire experience. I so wanted a break from the busy city life and this place was something that I had just
15 March 2016
Good resort, experience power cuts here and there, but otherwise the overall experience was really nice and we had an amazing time.
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