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Woodscation is a brainchild of Baljeet Bhayana &  Harmanpreet singh. They started Woodcation because of their love for Himalayas and also for their passion of venturing into unexplored places.  Woodscation is a company working towards promotion of tourism in remote and unexplored regions with social objective of nature preserve (like to Travel and Volunteer ? Fill the form at the bottom) They organise treks to untouched beautiful valleys of Dhauladhar ranges. Which include treks like Nagdal, Kareri lake,Lumdal lake,Kalikund etc. which are surrounded with spectacular unobtructed view of the mountain ranges at altitude of above 5000m approximately  (8848 m is mountain Everest) with far-flung, snow-clad,dome-like enchanting peaks for the ones who wish to experience the true essence of  travelling with adventure. Woodscation is recently organising treks to a perfect elliptical glacial lake know as Kareri lake starting from 1st December to 3rd December followed by every weekend ending 17th December. What…

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कांगड़ा जिले का मुख्यालय धर्मशाला है। जिसकी समुद्र तल से ऊंचाई 1597 मीटर है। इसका क्षेत्रफल 5739 वर्ग किलोमीटर है। जनसंख्या के हिसाब से कांगड़ा हिमाचल प्रदेश का सबसे बड़ा जिला है| कांगड़ा जिले के कुछ आंकड़े: जनसंख्या 15,07,223 लिंग अनुपात 1013 जनसंख्या घनत्व 263 साक्षरता दर 86% कांगड़ा का इतिहास कांगड़ा को पुराने समय मे त्रिगर्त नाम से जाना जाता था। यह हिमाचल की सबसे पुरानी रियासत थी जिसकी राजधानी नगरकोट थी। त्रिगर्त रियासत की स्थापना सुशर्माचंद्र ने की थी। सुशर्माचंद्र ने ही नगरकोट किले का निर्माण करवाया था। त्रिगर्त रियासत पर काफी आक्रमण भी हुए जो इस प्रकार है: 1009ई. में महमूद गजनबी ने आक्रमण किया। 1337ई. में मोहम्मद बिन तुगलक ने आक्रमण किया। 1365ई. में फिरोजशाह तुगलक ने आक्रमण किया।1540ई. मे शेरशाह सूरी ने आक्रमण किया और 1620ई. मे जहांगीर ने कांगड़ा के किले पर आक्रमण किया। 1809 में संसारचंद और महाराजा रणजीत सिंह के बीच ज्वालामुखी संधि…

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The Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh is situated in the Western Himalayas between 31°2 to 32°5 N and 75° to 77°45 E. In 1966, Kangra districts was added to Himachal Pradesh which was an Union Territory at that time. The district has a geographical area of 5,739 km. which constitutes 10.31% of the geographical area of the State. Kangra has a sex ratio of 1013 females for every 1000 males and a literacy rate of 86.49%. The native people are the Kangri people and the native language is Kangri, which is very similar to Punjabi. The traditional dress for men was the kurta, pyjamas, and a woolen jacket used in winter. Women generally wear the salwar kameez and with the salwar Kameez girls and women take chuenni (“Chaddru” in local language.) FACTS ABOUT KANGRA DISTRICT THAT YOU PROBABLY DON’T KNOW: 1. Most populous District with 1,510,075 residents. 2. Katoch dynasty of Kangra is known…

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1) The full name of 14th Dalai Lama is Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso. Image source 2) In order to confirm his identity, The Tibetan Monks tested the 2-year-old Tenzin Gyatso by showing him to identify certain articles of clothing that belonged to the 13th Dalai Lama. He passed all the tests, then changed his name, took the throne at age 4 and became a monk at age 6. Image source 3) His Holiness The Dalai Lama hobbies include Meditating, Gardening and also enjoys collecting and repairing watches. Image source 4) The residence of The Dalai Lama, Potala Palace, and Norbulingka are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Image source 5) The Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his peaceful moment of non – violence against China for the liberation of Tibet.   Image source 6) The greatest fear of His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama…

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