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Swach Bharat” , “Swach Himalaya” , “Harit Himalaya” !! The above line suggests “Clean & Green Himalayas” which is a good step towards “Swach Bharat” which is a dream of every Indian out there and is waiting for the day when our India will be dirt free and also a least polluted country in the world. The people of Lahaul- Spiti has the same feeling towards environment and that’s why they are starting a cleanliness drive from a place called ‘Koksar’ to District Headquarter ‘Keylong’ . We are happy and honored to be a part of such a noble initiative. Their Swach Campaign also  includes plantation of trees which is another wonderful step towards the Green Revolution and ‘Harit’ Himalaya which means ‘Green Himalaya’. As we all know in today’s scenario the hills are being exploited with wastes like plastics all over the places like in forests and in water…

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Kullu is a district in Himachal Pradesh, India. The district stretches from the village of Rampur in the south to the Rohtang Pass in the North. According to the 2011 census Kullu district has a population of 437,474, roughly equal to the nation of Malta. The district has a population density of 79 inhabitants per square kilometre (200/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 14.65%. Kullu has a sex ratio of 942 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 80.14%. Lets know about “25 Facts about Kullu district that you probably don’t know”.   1) Kullu was known as “Kulanth Peeth” which means “end of the habitable world“. It literally means that it is a  place or Peeth where all dharmic tradition and their knowledge ends. 2) Kullu town was known as “KulutaDesh” in Ancient Granths. 3) In Vedic Sahitya “KulutaDesh” was known as “Gandharvo…

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 The district of Lahaul-Spiti in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh consists of the two formerly separate districts of Lahaul and Spiti. The present administrative centre is Keylong in Lahaul. The district was formed in 1960. Kunzum la or the Kunzum Pass (altitude 4,551 m; 14,931 ft) is the entrance pass to the Spiti Valley from Lahaul. It is 21 km from Chandra Tal. This district is connected to Manali through the Rohtang Pass. To the south, Spiti ends 24 km from Tabo, at the Sumdo where the road enters Kinnaur and joins with National Highway No. 22. The language, culture, and populations of Lahaul and Spiti are closely related. Generally the Lahaulis are of Tibetan and Indo-Aryan Hindu descent, while the Spiti Bhot are more similar to the Tibetans, owing to their proximity to Tibet. Most of the Lahaulis follow a combination of Hinduism and Tibetan Buddhism of the Drukpa Kagyu order, while…

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A homestay is a popular form of hospitality and lodging whereby visitors stay in a house or apartment of a local of the city or town to which they are traveling. Home stays are the type of accommodation that define the phrase “Home away from Home“. Homestays are examples of collaborative consumption and sharing. There are many advantages of staying in a homestay like: 1.Savings on lodging costs. 2. Personal connections with people from a different culture and/or social class. 3. Local perspective and information about the town that is not easily found in guidebooks. 4. A deeper understanding of the everyday life of the locals. If you are looking for similar experience in a very beautiful location with immense amount of natural luxury and at an affordable price, Snowtown Homestay is the answer. Snowtown Homestay was started on May 27, 2015. Snowtown homestay is located in Sissu. Sissu is…

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