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bouldering in india : The Hampi Adventure

bouldering in india : The Hampi Adventure

Neha Kulkarni shared her Hampi triplog with us. She blogs at wondersandwanders - Read, Get Out! Climb Higher!! I had never been to the south of Maharashtra in my entire life. Travel always took me north and further north. Untill some time ago
tour to ladakh - reader story*

tour to ladakh – reader story*

tripp.in reader, Sadaf Asif  sent us her Ladkh trippin log. Here is a pretty detailed account of her tour: This September we flew in to Leh from Delhi.  Just before the landing, we had a marvelous view of the snow clad Himalayas.  We felt like a bird flying on top of the snow capped mountains....
yuksom, west sikkim : homestay & around

yuksom, west sikkim : homestay & around

Yuksom, a beautiful little hamlet in west Sikkim, is where I concluded my 14-day Sikkim experience; when in fact as per my rough plans, we (my cousin and I) had two more destinations on the list before it was time to go back.
olaulim goa - with my little pony!

olaulim goa – with my little pony!

A bend in the river. More like a creek. A solitary boat inspiring endless thought. Quiet waters holding conversations with blissful hornbills. A flourishing frangipani on the sprawling lawns. Rustic cottages inspiring a break from the humdrum. The allure to laze in the azure pool.
poovar island – floating cottages in the kerala backwaters

poovar island – floating cottages in the kerala backwaters

The perfect place to enjoy a sundowner. Needless to say, the floating cottages are furnished in style with warm wood finishes, ethnic colour tones, and yet modern and soothing to maximise your enjoyment.
3 Heritage Homestays in Goa worth checking out

3 Heritage Homestays in Goa worth checking out

One usually tends to stay close to the beach in Goa, may it be the various 5 star hotels or the hundreds of beach shacks and bamboo huts that have propped up in the recent past.  Of course there are a lot of so called “Portuguese era homes” where you can rent a room or...
udwada - a slice of parsi history

udwada – a slice of parsi history

Not much has changed in sleepy town Udwada since the last 150 years. Large houses, once built around the holy fire temple, lie vacant and dilapidated. The typical Parsi homes with high ceilings, sloped roofs with ornamental skirting, and wide porches are over a century old, and are worth preserving or being declared as heritage...
Vashisht, Himachal - escaping the indian summer

Vashisht, Himachal – escaping the indian summer

Kullu-Manali always said as one word by the Indian tourists is one of the favorite destination in Himachal Pradesh. Manali being more popular with the non-indian travellers is at most times overcrowded with a mix of both. About 3km north of Manali  on the slopes east of the Beas, Vashisht is the best and brightest...
mcleod ganj - himalayan glimpses

mcleod ganj – himalayan glimpses

You either are on the “mountains” holiday like most travellers would call it or you probably have taken a stroll here after visitng the Dalai Lama at Dharamsala down the hill. Either ways, Mcleod ganj is a good stop for the india tripper. Brief History Named after David McLeod, McLeodganj and Dharamshala became renowned places...
madhya pradesh jungle lodge - reni pani

madhya pradesh jungle lodge – reni pani

The Reserve Barely talked about in tourist circles, nestled on the slopes of the Satpura Range of Hills in Central India, lies a rich expanse of a virtually un-scaled ecosystem called the Satpura National Park. The Park along with adjoining Bori and Panchmari Sanctuaries covers an area over 1500 sq kilometers of unparalleled bio-diversity. This...
the maharaja express - pamper your queen!

the maharaja express – pamper your queen!

Maharajas’ Express, a pan India super luxury train has begun its journey as it left Mumbai for New Delhi `Princely India Tour’ on March 6. The train is being operated by Royale Indian Rail Tours Ltd. (RIRTL), a joint venture between Cox and Kings (India) Ltd and Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The...

the elgin- heritage luxury in darjeeling

The Elgin – warmth hugs you and makes you feel at home with a glass of sparkling cherry liquor and a silken Khada draped around your neck. Snug and cozy in an interior decked with etchings of G.Douglas, lithographs of Daniell, period Burma teak furniture, oak floor boards and paneling, crackling fireplaces, candle-lit tables and...