Simply Natural Resort in Hartola, Kumaon Himalaya Photo journal

Trishul Glacier, Kumaon Himalaya, India

Simply Natural resort which faces Trishul glacier may not be easy to reach, but that is part of the charm of this Himalayan destination in Kumaon Himalaya. Hartola is situated at a height of 8,000 feet in an orchard belt in the state of Uttarakhand

15 May, 2009 | Views: 33430

Adventure trails in Vindhyachal

Adventure trek, Vindhyachal

Kayaking, or boating down the Ganga from Allahabad to Mirzapur is an experience of a lifetime. Touching river islands and banks, it is akin to flowing on in life as a witness to all that is around you, without being agitated by the nitty-gritty of

21 February, 2009 | Views: 29892

Travel guide - Dudhwa National Park

Flora of Dudhwa National Park

Butterflies by the dizzy hundred prance around on fairy-wings in the shrubbery. Monitor lizards and pythons meditate in quiet solitude. Hispid hares scurry in dark undergrowth. Crocodiles sun themselves on sandy riversides. Otters gurgle with joy at

24 September, 2008 | Views: 22684

Prehistoric cave art and tribes of Vindhyachal, India

Vindhyachal jungle

Other than the famous temples of Vindhyavasini, Ashtbhuja and Kalikhoh, the region of Vindhyachal remains a quiet, unheard of travel destination in Eastern Uttar Pradesh. AnandWay explores this tract of history and culture.

27 August, 2008 | Views: 19071

Forts of Vindhyachal

Cave art at Chunar fort

Vindhyachal has well preserved caves from the neolithic age, as well as the Salkhan Fossil Park. But when forests gave way to kingdoms, Vindhyachal saw its spate of forts, which are inextricably attached to tales of Chandrakanta and the royals.

27 August, 2008 | Views: 22230

Govind Ghat in August

Govindghat, Garhwal Himalayas on the trek route to Valley of Flowers National Park

Garhwal Himalayas experience heavy rainfall in July-August. But to our delight it has been a clear sunny day, and we came across zero landslides on our way up to Govind Ghat. With just a stop at Nandprayag for a dip in the river, we are in at

22 August, 2008 | Views: 21585

Hartola travel guide - Kumaon Himalaya

Hartola forest

Hartola, in the fruit belt of Kumaon (in the state of Uttarakhand), is reachable via Kathgodam and Lalkuan railway stations. From here, a winding road up the green hills in an almost zero-traffic zone is well, truly Himalaya! Beside the pristine

13 August, 2008 | Views: 49692



Vrindavan on Sharad Purnima 2008