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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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Lal Tibba

Lal Tibba

Lal Tibba is the highest point in the region with an altitude of about 2290 m / 7500 ft and offers magnificent views of the surrounding hills. Lal Tibba translates to Red Hill. The hill is named so because of the beautiful sunrise and sunset views, which turns the surroundings into red color. On a clear day, you can get a glimpse of some of […]

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Panch Prayag

Panch Prayag

Prayag is the Sanskrit equivalent for ‘river confluence’, a place where two rivers join. Panch Prayag refers to the five different confluences of various rivers in the state of Uttarakhand. All the rivers that form the five Prayags are tributaries of River Ganga and are considered very holy. In fact, the river is called Ganga after the confluence of all its tributaries, i.e., after the last […]

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Bhatta Falls

Bhatta Falls

Bhatta Falls is a beautiful natural waterfall located at a distance of 10 km from Mussoorie. The picturesque waterfalls is formed when water descends down almost 30 m / 100 ft amidst lush greenery. The clear water flows down the valley and then cascades down to form one of the most spectacular waterfalls. Bhatta Falls Bhatta Falls gets its name as it is located in […]

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Lakes of Nainital

Lakes of Nainital

Nainital is a quaint and serene hill station that is at an altitude of 2000m / 6500 ft. It also happens to be a district where the town acts as the district headquarters. Due to the sheer presence of numerous lakes in the district of Nainital, it is fondly called as the ‘Lake District of India’ . The town of Nainital is surrounded by seven hills […]

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Viewpoints of Nainital

Viewpoints of Nainital

While Nainital is popular for the numerous fresh water lakes in the region, Nainital also has several view points that offers some of the most spectacular views of the neighboring hills and valleys. Snow View Point Snow View Point is one of the most popular view points of Nainital. From this location, you can get excellent views of snow capped Nanda Devi Peak, Trisul and […]

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Route to Shimla

Route to Shimla

Shimla is often called as the Queen of the Hill Stations, and rightly so. Shimla has beautiful natural surroundings with majestic Himalayan peaks, dense Deodar & Cedar trees, beautiful apple orchards that impresses every eye that visits here. While there are several places and view points in Shimla which offers amazing views of the mountains, the route to Shimla itself is very scenic. The 120 km […]

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