Trek to highest shiva temple in the world and chandrashila summit

Trek to highest shiva temple in the world and chandrashila summit

Chandrashila is summit of the Tungnath.Tungnath temple is the highest Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is believed to be 1000 years old and is the third (Tritiya Kedar) in the pecking order of the Panch Kedars.Chandrashila It literally means “Moon Rock”. It is located at a height of about  4,000 metres (13,000 ft) above sea level.Chandrashila Trek is one of the beautiful trek that can be undertaken round the year.It is a short but rigorous hike beyond the temple   How to reach: Delhi – Haridwar (212 KMs) – Rishikesh – Dev Prayag – Srinagar – Rudra Prayag (take left towards Kedarnath) – Agustmuni – Syal Saur – Kund – Ukhimath – Duggalbitta – Baniya Kund – Chopta (448 KMs) – Tungnath – Chandrashilla.   Suggested Itinery: Day 1 : Chopta-Tungnath Distance : 3 ½ km.Time : 3-4 hour Level : Easy to moderate. Day 2 : Tungnath – Chandrashila Distance : 1 ½ km.Time : 1-2 hour Level :...
Hawaii: A Perfect Travel Destination

Hawaii: A Perfect Travel Destination

According to Forbes magazine, Hawaii island is a perfect destination to travel with your family and friends. Hawaii is the largest island located in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is the largest and the southeastern-most of the Hawaiian island, a chain of volcanic islands in the North Pacific Ocean. With an area of 4,028 square miles (10,430 km2), it is larger than all of the other islands in the archipelago combined and is the largest island in the United States. However, it only has 13% of Hawaii’s people.As of the 2010 census, the population was 185,079. Hawaiʻi is said to have been named after Hawai’iloa, the legendary Polynesian navigator who first discovered it. Other accounts attribute the name to the legendary realm of Hawaiki, a place from which some Polynesian people are said to have originated, the place where they go in the afterlife, or the realm of the gods and goddesses. Captain James Cook, the English explorer and navigator who was the captain of the first European expedition that discovered the Hawaiian Islands, called them the “Sandwich Islands” after his patron, the Earl of Sandwich. Hawaii County encompasses the entire island of Hawaii. Executive authority is vested in the mayor of Hawaii County, who is elected for a four-year term. Since 2004, the election by the voters has been on a non-partisan basis.Legislative authority is vested in a nine-member county council. Each member represents a geographical region of the island, which closely correlates to one of the nine tax map districts of Hawaiʻi County. Sugarcane was the backbone of the island of Hawaiʻi’s economy for more than...
Find Joy in South America. Must Visits.

Find Joy in South America. Must Visits.

South America tourism is firing up but it’s not startling as the region is a jumble of spectacular landscapes with its snow-capped mountains, treacherous jungles, surreal deserts and spectacular mountain ranges. It fascinates and wows travelers, dripping their way through rustic challenges or simply reclining to adore its awe-inspiring Andean views. Here are ten places that should be on your must-see list: Machu Picchu – Peru Peru has become the Catch 22 or simply, the predicament in South America and the apple of the traveling community. But it would be nowhere without its shining gem, the Incan kingdom of Machu Picchu. Covered within the lush Peruvian mountains, this mystical city remained underhand for ages and now is the continent’s best known archaeological site. While some travelers choose a sumptuous train ride to love the view in comfort. Others choose to trek the original Inca Trail and after several days are charmed by the ruins that dab the terraces. But for all, an overwhelming sense of awe for ancient society can be experienced.  Amazonia – Ecuador One of the most exclusive ecosystems on our planet, the Amazon is a colossal region covering about 40% of the South American continent and it hits many countries. One of the more prominent entryways is within Ecuadorian borders to its capital city, Quito. The Amazon is not for the buoyant. It is one of the world’s most diverse biological areas in the world with simple trips providing opportunities to see diverse creatures such as monkeys, birds, caimans, and tarantulas. Angel Falls – Venezuela Curled up within Venezuela’s Canaima National Park, Angel Falls are the highest waterfalls...
Travellers over Coffee

Travellers over Coffee

10th May, 2017 The outstanding event ‘Travellers over Coffee’ was hosted by Shubham Singhal who himself has travelled 4 continents, 20 plus countries at the age of 19 and recently achieved the top 100 Indian Young Leaders’ Award. He is also the Growth Manager at GrowthHub. The event was organized by two start ups- GrowthHub and MyOlo. MyOlo aims at creating a platform for like minded people. In the era of technology, it wants people to step out of their smartphones and interact. While GrowthHub is India’s first community-based crowdfunding platform. The fundraisers realize dreams faster with the help of existing network of donors and instant fund transfer. Today GrowthHub has 130+ fundraisers, raised 27+ lakhs from 2000+ backers. You can easily raise funds for your next travel by starting fundraiser in www.growthhub.co The event was a two way interaction between the audience and the speakers Ryan Arnold Dalton and Shijin Sin. The former speaker left his desk job as a graphic designer one day to fulfill his dream of travelling and also earning while doing so. A solo trip gave way to more, eventually leading to the foundation of Kerry Adventures in 2011 with an objective of giving every traveller an immersive, real and raw experience wherever he goes. A home stay to spend the night, local food cooked by the local people and not to forget some local alcohol too. He’s a photographer, biker, traveller and most importantly founder of Kerry Adventures. While the latter one, started travelling to places without family when he was 13. He always looked for budget travelling. He established a travel company to provide budget travelling packages...
5 Weekend Getaways In Mumbai

5 Weekend Getaways In Mumbai

Lonavala: Located at a distance of 88 km from Mumbai city, this arrests the attention of the tourists. Acclaimed as one of the best weekend getaways near Mumbai, Lonavala is mostly known for its picturesque landscape drawn by the lush greenery, murmuring streams, lakes, and gardens. The composed terrains call attention to a number of forts, caves, and temples which attract tourists from across the country. The period from October to May is the best time to visit the place. Must See/Experience: Kune Falls Lohagarh Fort Karla Caves Tiger Point Bhaja Caves Nagphani Pawna Lake Rajmachi Park Khandala After exploring Lonavala, you can simply globetrot to Khandala which is again one of the most sociallycalled upon another weekend getaways from Mumbai. Located at a distance of 5 km from Lonavala, Khandala is a famous shooting spot for many Bollywood movies. Mainly known for its stunning natural scenario, this well acclaimed soothing point houses a number of historic forts, deep valleys, lakes, and waterfalls. Adventure lovers can enjoy trekking or hiking so to say. The treks are tough to explore easily and need sufficient energy level. Duke’s Nose and Kalri Hills are the most prominent treks in Khandala. Must Experience:  Celebrity Wax Museum Rajmachi Fort Bhushi Lake Reversing Station Shooting Point Valvan Dam Mahabaleshwar Maharashtra’s most popular hill station, Mahabaleshwar is the best location for a weekend break from Mumbai.Mahabaleshwar is at a distance of about 274 kms from Mumbai and can be reached via roadways and railways. The nearest railway station of Mahabaleshwar is Wathar, which is at a distance of 64 kms.  Must Experience: Venna Lake Mapro Garden...
Great Stays For Vacations in Kerala

Great Stays For Vacations in Kerala

Malabar House: Just 3km from Jew Town and its antique markets, The Malabar House lies in the heart of Fort Kochi. This is where you stay if you want the whole touristy shebang—sightseeing, shopping and backwater cruises. The 17 rooms in this 18th-century mansion have cloth fans, antique furniture, a sunken garden, an amphitheater and an elegant swimming pool. Hit the spa and try out the age-old Kalari massage with special Ayurvedic oils. The Brunton Boatyard:   Another property of vintage, this sits in an old boatyard by the water’s edge. All of the hotel’s rooms look over the serene sea, as do the rooms’ en-suite bathrooms. Watch the trade ships sail by as you relaxing with a cup of coffee on your balcony. If you’re lucky, you might just spot a dolphin or two. Brunton Boatyard also has its own jetty Ayurveda center and a pool that nearly spills into the harbor. The Bungalow Heritage Homestay in Vypeen:  Although a suburb of Kochi, Vypeen Island can easily pass off as an idyllic beach resort, complete with forts, white-sand beaches, and fishing colonies. Your host at The Bungalow Homestay is Neema, a proud cook, is settled here with her family. You are solicited to pair up with her in the kitchen as she cooks up traditional Keralite meals. The fact that there are only two guest rooms adds a touch of affinity to the stay.  Kayal Island Retreat:  Located on an island in Vembanad Lake, the intimate-two cottage boutique property is designed to give you a flavor of local life. The food is what the locals eat, and the produce—from rice...