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Himachali words that will help you travel better

The state of Himachal Pradesh is known for its beauty and landscape. As far as the local languages of Himachal Pradesh are concerned, they are varied and spoken all around the region. Some of the popular local languages of Himachal Pradesh are Mandiali (spoken in Mandi District), Kulavi (spoken in Kullu), Chameali (spoken in Chamba), Hinduari (spoken in Nalagarh and its surrounding area), Pangwali, Miahasvi (spoken in Mahasu region), Kehluri…

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Ten things to do in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

Palampur is gaining fame due to its geographical location where one enjoys the panoramic view of snow-clad mountains of the Dhauladhar range and lush green valleys. The town is located at the foothills of the Himalayas and is an ideal tourist spot where winters are not very extreme; though expect a significant temperature drop and summers are pleasant. It’s a small town that offers vivid experiences to its visitors. Here…

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The tea capital of North West India: Palampur, Himachal Pradesh

A warm streak of sunlight softly knocks at your door, fresh morning air brushes your hair, the tall mountains greet you good day and the water streams motivate you to keep going. That’s the vibe that Palampur offers. Situated at the foothills of giant mountains, Palampur is a small town in Himachal Pradesh which nestles between the Dhauladhar ranges of the Himalayas. It is blessed with vast stretches of tea…

A Hike To A Starry Sky Campsite: Triund Hill, Himachal Pradesh

While in the Himalayan spiritual town of Mcleod Ganj in Himachal Pradesh, a hike to the famous camp site at Triund which is situated at an altitude of around 9,760 feel above sea level (3242 metres)  is a must for everyone. This one is not just for the adventure junkies but more for the 9-5 corporate worker who is looking out for something novel to explore. To reach Triund, one has…

15 offbeat things to do in Daramshala

Here is The Land Of Wanderlust's list of 15 offbeat things to do while in the town of Daramshala, the home of the Dalai Lama and his people in exile from Tibet. 1. Walk to Dharamkot village: A walk to the Dharamkot village from Mcleodganj is a perfect place to unwind amongst the colourful houses, surrounded with pine and deodar trees and a backdrop of the beautiful Himalayas. Along the…

8 Days backpacker blueprint around Rewalsar, Parashar Lake & Dharamshala

Here is The Land Of Wanderlust's blueprint to a eight day backpacking trip around the lesser known villages of Rewalsar and Parashar Lake in Mandi district and Mcleodganj is the land known as mini-Tibet because of the thousands of Tibetan refugees who call this place home. For more information please read our detailed blueprint. Trip Dates: Trip cost: Rs. 10,000/- + 5% GST= Rs. 10,500/- Inclusions: Accommodation (3 to 6 based on…

Backpackers blueprint around Rewalsar and Mcleodganj in 6 days

The beautiful and picturesque region of Mcleodganj in the Kangra valley of the Himalayas is home to more than a 1000 refugees from Tibet, the place has a spiritual aura surrounding it with monasteries, prayer flags and prayer wheels. On the other hand Rewalsar is a small village in the Mandi district with a beautiful lake and small eateries serving simple delicious Indian food. Rewalsar is a perfect place to unwind…

Backpacker’s road map to & around: McLeod-Ganj

The Dalai Lama calls the beautiful and picturesque region of McLeod-Ganj in the Kangra Valley of the Himalayas his home. Along with more than a 1000 refugees from Tibet, the Buddhist spiritual guru was forced to seek asylum in this region. Here is a brief time-table to aid backpackers who wish to visit McLeod-Ganj. Trip Dates:  This trip will cost Rs 10,000 + 9% ST = 10,900/- Inclusion: Accommodation (3 to…

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