Konark- A Mystic Sun Temple of India

It was a bright sunny morning when I found myself standing in front of the sun temple at Konark in Odisha. 12 long years of dedication and about 1200 craftsmen built a masterpiece designed like a chariot for Surya, the Sun God, which has gone distorted with time. If the Puri Jagannath temple is referred […]

Surreal Experience To A Blissfull Heaven in Sikkim Under 15,000K.

It is the wee hours of the day when the River Teesta roared along intensely. The mountains echoed with soothing chants of nearby monastery. I was lost in my thoughts, when the mist slowly disappears, and revealed the snow-capped mighty Mount Kanchenjunga. I am in Sikkim. Nestled in the foothills of mighty mountains, surrounded between […]

Daringbadi The Kashmir Of Odisha – Detail Guide & Itinenary

Daringbadi is a popular destination based in the Odisha district of Kandhamal. This is a part of the Eastern Ghat range surrounded by forests and hill station that includes a stunning scenic view. Odisha is a fascinating place. This state is always associated with beaches on the sea and the ornate temples, but believe me […]

How To Travel Around In Sikkim Using Public or Shared Transport?

Shared vehicles are the public transports most commonly used in Sikkim. Since buses are not common there, this is the key information they tend to look for for for most budget travellers. While such information can be found scattered through my other related posts about Sikkim, I thought I would come up with a dedicated post […]

Entry Formalities to Sikkim | How to get Inner Line Permit?

Sikkim Entry Permit Foreigners (other than Bhutanese citizens) are expected to obtain a valid Protected Area Permit (PAP) or Restricted Area Permit (RAP) to enter Sikkim. All foreign tourists are allowed to travel popular places, like Gangtok, Rumtek Monastery, Phodong, Pemaytangtse Monastery, Kechoperi, Tashiding, Yuksum, Mangan and Singhik. In addition, there are four district headquarters […]

Backpacking in Sikkim | Detailed guide with Budget

Nestled in the foothills of mighty Himalayas, surrounded between Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan is the small state of India Sikkim. Secluded from hustle of the big cities in India is full of cultural, historical and natural wonders. Due to its uncommon location therefore finding information about backpacking is a bit difficult in Sikkim. But this […]

Simlipal- The Unexplored National Park of Odisha.

Simlipal, is best known for its National Park and Tiger Reserve, is situated in the northern part of Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district. Embellished with beautiful flora and fauna, the Simlipal region is the proud claimant to be India’s largest wildlife sanctuaries, and it became an integral part of the Tiger Project in 1973. The Simlipal National […]