Destination: Uttarakhand

Badrinath Temple and The Neelkanth Peak

By    July 4th 2016    6 Comments  Posted in Badrinath, India, Pilgrimage, Uttarakhand

Holy Badrinath Temple, one of the Char (four) Dham (pilgrimage centre) in India, is the temple of Lord Vishnu in Uttarakhand. Nestled in the lap of Himalayan mountain ranges, this colourful temple stands with the river Alakananda flowing on its front and the magnificent peak Neelkanth, also known as ‘Garhwal Queen’ on its back.  Just imagine, […]

Hemkund Sahib | An Adventurous Pilgrimage

By    December 23rd 2015    30 Comments  Posted in Adventure, Hemkund Sahib, Pilgrimage, Trekking, Uttarakhand

It was our strong desire of trekking in the higher Himalayas that initiated the journey from Ghangaria to Gurudwara Sri Hemkund Sahib. But as we began the journey, faith came in. Pilgrims of all ages were on this difficult trek; a complete uphill trek that certainly demands physical fitness. More than the physical fitness, their […]

Valley of Flowers | Photo Gallery

The above flowers are very common species found in the Valley of Flowers.  Their common name is Balsam (Dog Flower). The pink colours of these flowers decorate the whole valley in pink hue. These are another common species found in large numbers in the Valley of Flowers. Their English Name is Himalayan Cinquefoil and the Botanical name […]

Valley of Flowers | The Wonderland

By    October 30th 2015    9 Comments  Posted in India, Trekking, Uttarakhand, Valley of Flowers

Truly it would have been impossible for us, to take a step without crushing a flower, had there been no stone paves deep into the Valley of Flowers. We walked deep into the valley; saw many flowers of different colours, pink, blue, red, white, yellow and many others. Every single flower, though tiny, is so […]

The Road To Valley of Flowers

No human soul lives around the valley though it is not soulless completely! The valley remained unknown to the world until 1931, when arrived there like Alice in Wonderland, six British Mountaineers, who lost their way while returning from a successful expedition to Mt Kamet. Numerous wild flowers cover the Valley in monsoon and create a […]