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Lost Tribe Hostel

Himachal Pradesh has a lot to offer in terms of tourism and people from all corners of the world visit it all year around. Earlier people who were very well equipped in terms of money and connections used to be the ones to travel more often. People from middle class and economically backward backgrounds saw travelling as a luxury. They had to save in advance for months in order to go on a holiday and also spend wisely while they are on the holiday. But as the time has changed,tourism industry has revolutionized and has undergone a massive change and that too in a positive ways. Now people irrespective of which background they come from, are willing to go out and travel without much worrying about how they will manage the expenditures. On an average, if you visit Manali and you plan to book a room, it will cost you…

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हिमाचल प्रदेश की समुद्र तल से ऊंचाई 350 मीटर से 7,000 मीटर के बीच के लगभग है। हिमाचल प्रदेश को तीन प्रकार की पर्वत श्रृंखलाओं में बांटा गया है। 1. निम्न पर्वत श्रेणी – इस पर्वत श्रेणी को शिवालिक पर्वत के नाम से भी जाना जाता है। शिवालिक शब्द का अर्थ है शिव की जटाएं । इस क्षेत्र की समुद्र तल से ऊंचाई 350 मीटर से 1500 मीटर तक है। प्राचीन काल में शिवालिक पर्वत को मानक पर्वत के नाम से जाना जाता था। इस क्षेत्र में औसत वार्षिक वर्षा 1500 mm से 1800 mm के बीच होती है। हिमाचल प्रदेश के निम्न पर्वत श्रेणी में कांगड़ा उना, हमीरपुर, बिलासपुर, मंडी, सोलन और सिरमौर के निचले शेत्र आते आते हैं। 2. मध्य पर्वत श्रेणी– इस पर्वत श्रृंखला पर्वत श्रृंखला में सिरमौर जिले के रेणुका, मंडी जिला के करसोग, चंबा की चूराहा और कांगड़ा के ऊपरी भाग जैसे पालमपुर तहसील आदि शामिल…

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New Zealand is indeed one of the beat countries to live in and though being a small nation, it is a developed one. They have a distinct biodiversity in terms of plants, animals and fungals. The history of New Zealand dates back to 1250th CE. Sometime between 1250 and 1300 CE, Polynesian settled in the islands that later were named New Zealand and developed a distinctive Maori culture. In 1642, Dutch explorer Abel Tasman became the first European to sight New Zealand. Maoris form the largest minority group followed by Asians and Pacific Outlanders. So without any further ado, let’s share “18 interesting facts about the beautiful country of New Zealand” 1) The place with the longest name in the world is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu, a hill in Hawkes Bay. 2) No part of the country is more than 128km (79 miles) from the sea. Also, Wellington is the southernmost capital city in the world. 3) Only…

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जोत पहाड़ो का राजा:- अगर शिमला पहाड़ो की रानी है तो जोत पहाड़ो का राजा है। “जोत” पहाड़ी बोली का शब्द है हिंदी में इसे दर्रा और अंग्रेजी में पास कहा जाता है। हिमाचल में बहुत से दर्रे हैं परंतु जिला चम्बा में भट्टियात और चम्बा को मिलाने वाला जोत बहुत प्रसिद्ध है। हिमाचल को कुदरत ने बेपनाह खूबसूरती बख्शी है। और पहाड़ो की ऊंची चोटियों पर देवदार के वृक्षों में पड़े वर्फ़ के फाहों में जब आप मस्ती में झूम जाओ तो समझो आप हिमाचल की खूबसूरत धरती का आनंद उठा रहे हो। कुछ ऐसा ही नजारा है जोत का भी। जोत का नाम:- वैसे तो जोत अब इसी नाम से मशहूर हो चुका है परंतु इसके असली नाम “वसोदन” जोत है। परन्तु बहुत कम लोग इस नाम से परिचित हैं। स्थान:- जोत समुद्र तल से 2300 मीटर की ऊंचाई पर एक सुंदर पर्यटन स्थल है। यह स्थान चुवाड़ी से…

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“A picture is worth a thousand words”. It refers to the notion that a complex ideas and stories can be conveyed with just a single still image or that an image of a subject conveys its meaning or essence more effectively than a description does. So here is the list of “10 Instagram accounts that will give you a reason to visit Himachal time and again“. They are listed in a random order and all of them are very unique and the only thing common between each one of them is their love for photography and mountains🗻. So, lets get to know them one by one: 1) Anunay Sood (@anunaysood) He is from Delhi but Himachali by lineage, which is the reason for his never ending love for Himachal. Professionally, he is a marketing specialist but a photographer by passion. He loves taking landscape pictures of places less or unexplored…

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हिमाचल प्रदेश विश्व प्रसिद्ध है अपनी खूबसूरती के लिए और  इस बार प्रदेश के पर्यटन नगरो में 1 जुलाई से 14 सितंबर तक चयनित होटलों में घूमने आए सभी पर्यटको के लिए 20% से 40% की छूट मिलेगी| मॉनसून पैकेज के तहत यह छूट 1 जुलाई से 14 सितंबर तक रहेगी | इस वर्ष समर सीजन में काफी संख्या में  पर्यटको ने हिमाचल प्रदेश की यात्रा की और यहां की खूबसूरत वादियों में घूमने का लुफ्त उठाया है| मानसून सीजन के दौरान पर्यटक को रिझाने के लिए अब सरकार के द्वारा  मानसून पैकेज जारी किया गया है | Image source चम्बा में लगने वाले मिंजर मेले के अवसर पर 23 से 31 जुलाई तक “होटल इरावती” और “होटल चंपक” (चंबा) में छूट प्रदान नहीं की जाएगी | उधर विंटर सीजन के पैकेज के तहत यह छूट 16 नवंबर से 31 मार्च 2018 तक जारी रहेगी | image source इन  होटल…

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Life is like a gift and it depends upon us how we live it. Like a dialogue from some Shah Rukh Khan‘s movie goes, “We only live once, we also die once and we only love once“. Well, I am not sure about the love thing but we certainly can travel more than once. It is the best thing to do as you get to experience new places, cultures, cuisines, climatic and weather conditions and feeling of endless joy. All the problems in life seem so small when we travel to a place we love. If you visit Himachal Pradesh, there are so many places for people of different age groups and one can decide and can experience a particular part of it accordingly. But travelling must not be taken lightly and the idea should not be restricted to just reach the destination. One must be prepared well to face…

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KamruNag is one of the best destinations in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh . The place is less highlighted on National level but is an ideal place to trek. Surprisingly, Kamrunag is not even listed well in the official tourism websites of Himachal Pradesh. There are multiple reasons to visit this place and so lets talk about “KamruNag: A paradise with a treasure worth billions“.  “It is advisable to visit KamruNag during summers for one’s own safety as it experiences heavy snowfall during winters. The KamruNag lake is completely frozen in winters and only experienced trekkers should risk hiking during this time of year.”  Mythological Significance: Mahabharata mentions Devta KamruNag as “Ratan Yaksh” and was the greatest warrior in the whole world. He was a self tought warrior and decided to fight along with the weaker side in the battle of Mahabharta. Lord Krishna was aware of the fact that it…

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Palampur is a green hill station and a municipal council in the Kangra Valley in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, surrounded by tea gardens and pine forests before they merge with the Dhauladhar ranges. The town has derived its name from the local word palum, meaning lots of water. There are numerous streams flowing from the mountains to the plains from Palampur. So, if you ever decide to visit Palampur then don’t worry, we have got your back ;). Today we will talk about “6 must visit places while you are in Palampur” : Saurabh Van Vihar Saurabh Van Vihar, situated on the bank of snow-fed Neugel Khad, is a nature park that is dedicated to brave soldier Saurabh Kalia (martyr in the Kargil War). Saurabh Van nature park has become a popular picnic spot for people. You can enjoy boating, swimming in pond, bouldering and birdwatching over here. Sobha…

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Kinnaur is one of twelve administrative districts in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. With an area of 6,401 km² and population roughly close to 85000, Kinnaur is second least populous district of Himachal Pradesh. Surprisingly, there are nine vital languages are spoken in the district. The district is divided into three administrative areas – Pooh, Kalpa, and Bhaba Nagar and has five tehsils. The administrative headquarters of Kinnaur district is at Reckong Peo. It has two high mountains ranges, namely, Zanskar and Himalayas that enclose valleys of Sutlej, Spiti, Baspa and their tributaries. The old Hindustan–Tibet Road passes through the Kinnaur valley along the bank of river Sutlej and finally enters Tibet at Shipki La pass. The population growth rate over the decade 2001–2011 was 7.61%. Kinnaur has a sex ratio of 818 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 80.77%. Reckong Peo, is also spelled Rekong Peo and simply known as Peo by the local…

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