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Little Rann of Kutch

Little Rann of Kutch

The Rann of Kutch is a huge desert that spreads across 30000 sq km. The western part of the Rann (translates to desert) is a huge salt desert, where you can find salt spread across the land. That region is famously called White Rann of Kutch, and is abundant with natural beauty. The eastern part of the Rann  is a dry barren desert with a huge salt bed […]

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72 Jinalaya Jain Temple

72 Jinalaya Jain Temple

Jain temples in the region of Gujarat and Rajasthan are known for their immaculate beauty. These temples are mostly built with white marble which gives a very elegant look even from a distance. The intricacy of the work on the walls and pillars, spectacular work on the inner side of the central domes, and several other characteristics are the highlights of these temples. 72 Jinalaya […]

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Mandvi

Mandvi

Mandvi is a small coastal town that is located at a distance of 60 km from Bhuj. It can be a good one day visit from Bhuj as there are many places of interest. This post will introduce you to the places you can visit during a one day trip to Mandvi. Ship Building Yard Historically, Mandvi was an important port town, and it had […]

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Kalo Dungar

Kalo Dungar

Kalo Dungar is a small hill that is located in the in the Great Rann of Kutch. At an altitude of 462m / 1515 ft, Kalo Dungar is also the highest point in this region and offers a spectacular panoramic view of Great Rann. The view of Great Rann from the top of Kalo Dungar is truly amazing. The dry forests of the Kalo Dungar skirting […]

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White Rann of Kutch

White Rann of Kutch

The Great Rann of Kutch is a huge salt desert spread across 7500 sq km starting in the Kutch region of Gujarat and extending to the Sindh province of Pakistan. Great Rann of Kutch is acclaimed to be one of the largest salt desert in the world. Salt and salt everywhere… Not a pinch to cook The word ‘Rann’ is the hindi equivalent for desert, […]

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Badrinath

Badrinath

Badrinath is a holy town located at an elevation of 3300 m / 10800 ft. It is one of the four important pilgrimage sites in India famously called as the “Char Dham” of India. Char Dham, which means four holy abodes, comprises of Badrinath (Badrinath Temple) in the north, Puri (Jagannath Temple) in the east, Beyt Dwarka (Shri Dwaradhish Temple) in the west and Rameshwaram (Ramanatha Swamy temple) in […]

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Tehri Dam

Tehri Dam

Tehri Dam/Lake is an artificial reservoir that was built over the River Bhagirathi. Located at an elevation of 1700 m / 5500 ft and with a height of over 260 m, it is regarded as the highest dam in India. The dam conserves water for irrigation purposes of the surrounding villages, supplies water to neighboring towns, and is the primary source for the power generation […]

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Dhanolti / Dhanaulti

Dhanolti / Dhanaulti

Dhanolti (also spelled Dhanaulti) is a small village that is located at a distance of 30 km from Mussoorie. Located at an altitude of 2286 m / 7500 ft, Dhanolti is known for its serene and calm environment. The panoramic views of the mighty Himalayas, the surrounding forests of Oak and Deodar, and the village void of the touristy crowd makes Dhanolti an offbeat favourite […]

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Mana

Mana

Mana is a small town located at an altitude of 3200 m / 10500 ft. Mana wears the crown of being the last inhabited village of India along the India-Tibet/China border. The India-Tibet border is connected to this village through the 24 km long Mana Pass. However, no civilians are allowed to go beyond this village. If you want to go beyond this village towards […]

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Kempty Falls

Kempty Falls

Kempty Falls is perhaps the most visited of all the places to visit around Mussoorie. The magnificent falls are formed when the water drops down over 40 ft. The spectacular view of the falls is further enhanced by the surrounding high and green mountain ranges. To reach to the base of the falls, you need to trek through the dwindling and steep narrow walkway for […]

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