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Author Archives: Anirudh Thakur

Spiti is calling and we must go and therefore let us begin with Chandrataal

Chandra Taal lake is situated on the Samudra Tapu plateau, which overlooks the Chandra River. The name of the lake originates from its crescent shape. It is situated at an altitude of about 4,300 metres (14,100 ft) in the Himalayas. Chandra Taal is a tourist destination for trekkers and campers. The lake is accessible on foot from Batal as well as from Kunzum Pass from late May to early October(Source: Wikipedia).   Well, the trip is going to cover 3 main destinations namely, Manali, Kunzum La and finally Chandrataal Lake. We will be enjoying not just the company of cool travellers but also of incredible valleys, heart-beat raising passes and majestic mountains. Below are the details on the tour itinerary for the trip. Tour Itinerary *Trip Starts from – 25th July(Dates will be Flexible as per the batch formations)* Day – 1 :  Arrival at The Lost Tribe Hostels(TLT) Explore…

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There is a common phrase that we get to hear very often which goes like this, “Mountains are calling and I must go“. Well, it sounds like a cliche phrase if you don’t love mountains or haven’t developed a taste of hiking in mountains but if you feel the essence of it then you keep holding on to it. So OneHimachal brings to you a new trek in collaboration with Lion Heart Expeditions who specialize in organizing jeep safari, mountaineering, skiing, snowboarding, rock climbing, motorbike tours, bicycle tours treks and adventure sports in the Himalayas. So let us discuss the trip itinerary and other key points. BHRIGU LAKE TREK Bhrigu (4240m) is a prominent holy lake of the Kullu Region, located right of the Rohtang pass. The Legend says that Bhrigu Rishi meditated here and many local gods of the Kullu Region took a dip in its sacred water. Most famous among them is Guru…

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ArtFest Mountains’18, a highly anticipated festival which took place in The Lost Tribe Hostels at Manali, turned out be very successful and productive for the artists who took out the time to become a part of this collaborative initiative between “The Lost Tribe Hostels ” & “Platform For Artists”.  The festival took place for 3 days from 25th-27th May and was attended by 38 artists from different parts of the country and various artistic inclinations. Purpose: The whole purpose of the festival was to promote local culture and tourism through art by collaborating with various talents from all over India under the leadership of talents like Ritu Arya, Disha Deshpande and Meet Rao. Let’s talk about what all happened in those 3 days: DAY 1: First day started off with all the artists introducing themselves followed by an “Artist Pair-up” game, where two artists wh0 come from different art forms…

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Lost Tribe Hostel

The Lost Tribe Hostels is organizing an Art Festival from 25th-27th May in Manali at their property located at Jagatsukh in Manali. It is an effort to bring together various budding artists belonging to different places and different artistic inclinations to join them to learn, teach, share, connect and create miraculous artwork during these three days full of action-packed and productive activities. It is one of its kind fest which is an effort to strengthen the Artist community and introducing individual creators to each other which is necessary to support and motivate this community. So let’s talk about the itinerary of the fest which goes like this: Three days agenda: DAY 1: 25th May 2018 Friday – Everyone will reach the Location by 10:00 am. Post breakfast, we will begin with activities for everyone to get introduced to other participants. For pair collaboration activity, you will get to collaborate with other artists…

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As we were strolling through Instagram explore feed, we came across a beautiful picture of a traveler in the picturesque Annapurna Circuit of Nepal. As we really look for pictures which have more than just a good background and foreground, this was the one that stands out. This picture not only showcases the beauty of this incredible place but it also gives people especially women a reason to travel more and to see the beauty of nature in its untouched form. So we randomly shared this picture and it did really well and surprisingly it gained the attention of the mostly female audience. Many of them not just simply liked the picture but they even shared their thoughts and even interacted with the person who owned this picture. So we got to talk to this wonderful lady and she shared her experience of traveling in South East Asia and especially…

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हिमनद या फिर हिमानी, बस्ते जहां भोले बर्फानी, नदियां करती कल कल, यही है मेरा हिमाचल, भोले यहाँ के लोग, मीठे उनके बोल, जहां खुशियाँ हैं हरपाल, यही है मेरा हिमाचल, पहाड़ों से वीर यहाँ, इसके जैसा स्वर्ग कहाँ, देव बसते हैं जहां आकर, यही है मेरा हिमाचल, सेब-नाशपती के बाग, या सारसो का साग, हरकुछ मेल यहाँ पर, यही है मेरा हिमाचल, धाम यहाँ की पहचान, और सिड्डु का भी है नाम, दिल मोहते फूल और फल, यही है मेरा हिमाचल, कांगड़ा मंडी या शिमला किन्नौर , सोलन हमीरपुर देश के सिरमौर, तत्पर है सूरज नया उगने को कल, यही है मेरा हिमाचल, ऊना बिलासपुर की अब लोर, चले नई किरण की ओर, कुल्लू चंबा स्पीति लाहुल, यही है मेरा हिमाचल, यही है मेरा हिमाचल!!!! यह कविता ऋषभ शर्मा द्वारा लिखी गई है। साथ ही इस कविता में उपस्थित चित्र भी उन्होंने ही उपलब्ध कराए हैं। हमें उम्मीद है कि आपको यह कविता पसंद आई होगी।  

हिमाचल प्रदेश भारतीय संघ के पहाड़ी राज्यों में से एक है। 70 लाख की आबादी होने की वजह से हर जगह संसाधनों को वितरित करना और उन स्थानों की यात्रा करने के लिए उचित परिवहन अवसंरचना आवश्यक है। हिमाचल प्रदेश के लोगों के लिए बसें परिवहन के मुख्य माध्यमों में से एक हैं। अब दोनों सार्वजनिक और निजी बसें दूर-दूर के क्षेत्रों तक पहुंच रही हैं और इन स्थानों की अर्थव्यवस्था को चलाने के लिए वे काफी महत्वपूर्ण हैं। इसलिए आज हम एचआरटीसी: हिमाचल रोडवेज ट्रांसपोर्ट कॉरपोरेशन के बारे में बात करेंगें। तो आइए जानते हैं एचआरटीसी के बारे में यह 10 बातें: 1. एचआरटीसी का नारा सुरक्षित सेवा, विनम्र सेवा है। 2. निगम को संयुक्त रूप से पंजाब सरकार, हिमाचल प्रदेश और रेलवे द्वारा 1958 में मंडी-कुल्लू रोड ट्रांसपोर्ट कॉरपोरेशन द्वारा स्थापित किया गया था। 3. 2 नवंबर 1974 को, निगम पूरी तरह से हिमाचल प्रदेश की सरकार को सौंप…

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Himachal Pradesh is one of the few hilly/mountainous states in the Indian Union. Having a population close to 7 million spread across various terrains & geographies, it is necessary to have a proper transport infrastructure to distribute resources everywhere & ability to travel to those places. Buses are one of the most prominent modes of transport for people in Himachal Pradesh. Now both Public and private buses are reaching the remotest corner and they are one of the biggest factors to drive the economy of these places. So, today we will talk about the State-owned HRTC: Himachal Roadways Transport Corporation & here are 10 Facts about HRTC: Lifeline of Himachal Pradesh 1. The slogan of HRTC is safe service, courteous service. 2. The corporation was jointly founded by the Government of Punjab, Government of Himachal Pradesh and Railways in 1958 as Mandi-Kullu Road Transport Corporation. 3. On 2nd November 1974, the corporation was fully…

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What was the first thing that came to mind when you read the tittle, apart from the famous MCream? The scenic beauty of course. As we all know this antique and remote place is located in between the two most beautiful valleys Parvati and Kullu shadowed by Chanderkhani and Deotibba peaks. This widespread piece of land alongside the river Malana is in the public eye for wrong reasons so far. The fame of the cream made this little hamlet an international brand for weed lovers. The intensely fragrant cream with around 32% THC and high oil content won best weed tittle twice. Malana is a beautiful village and a strain of cannabis is not the only thing we should promote about the oldest republic of our country. Cannabis Indica, the plant which is the used for making the well-known Malana cream, is also used for making basket, ropes, and slippers…

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हिमाचल में विधानसभा चुनाव में बीजेपी को बहुमत  प्राप्त हुआ है, साथ ही बीजेपी के मुख्यमंत्री पद के चेहरे प्रेम कुमार धूमल अपनी सीट से हार चुके हैं। इसी के साथ ही बीजेपी में हिमाचल प्रदेश के नए मुख्यमंत्री के नाम को लेकर अभी तक संशय था। जीत के चार दिन बाद भी अभी तक मुख्यमंत्री के नाम पर सहमति नही बना पाई। हिमाचल पार्टी प्रभारी मंगल पांडेय ने पिछले ही शिमला में भाजपा विधायक दल के साथ  बैठक की। इस बैठक में बीजेपी पार्टी हाई कमान कि और से पार्टी पर्यवेक्षक निर्मला सीतारमण और केंद्रीय मंत्री नरेंद्र सिंह तोमर भी उपस्थित थे , वहीं प्रेम कुमार धूमल ने जय राम ठाकुर के नाम पर सहमति जताई गई थी। हालांकि सीएम पद कि रेस में सबसे आगे नाम जय राम ठाकुर का चल रहा था। पांच दिन के बाद आखिरकार बीजेपी ने मुख्यमंत्री के नाम का ऐलान कर दिया गया।…

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