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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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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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 Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand are very small states in terms of population and area in the Indian Union. Though they were formed in different time periods and due to different geopolitical factors yet they have so much in common. So today we bring “These 10 similarities between Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand will leave you in awe“ Both are known as “Devbhoomi” which means “Land of God“. Both Mussourie and Shimla are known as “Queen of the Hills“. Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh contribute maximum by per capita standard when it comes to number of military personnel joining the Army. We both have prestigious institute like IIT at Mandi in Himachal Pradesh and at Roorkee in Uttarakhand. The very rare Snow Leopards are found in the high mountains of both the states. Pahari is spoken in both the areas and there are many extensions to it in terms of dialects.  Nati brings…

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Himachal Pradesh is a multicultural as well as multilingual state like many other Indian states. Some of the most commonly spoken languages are Hindi and Pahari. Pahari is a language spoken by more than ten million people spreading from Nepal through Himachal Pradesh , Poonch, Rajouri, and Uri of the J&K state, Pakistan administered Kashmir, through out in the North Pakistan ,up to the river Indus and Chitral, is one of most ancient languages spoken in central and south Asia. But today we will only share “7 facts about Himachali Pahari that every Himachali must know” 1. The Pahari language is divided into three forms. These are Northern Pahari, Eastern Pahari and Western Pahari. Western Pahari is also called Himachali Pahari and many languages comes under this form. 2.  Dogri, one of the Himachali Pahari languages, is recognized as one of the  national languages of India in the Indian constitution. It has 5 million…

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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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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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Himachal Pradesh is a Hiker’s paradise. Hiking in is the best way to see beautiful landscapes and explore vast wilderness areas in the state. So grab a bagpack and put on your walking boots. So, we found the “Best hiking shoes under 5k for mountain lovers”. It is available within the range of Rs 3299-4600 exclusive of delivery charges.     These are lightweight hiking boot for adventurers, trekkers and wanderer. “It mesh underlays with suede overlays provides stability while the intricate rubber cupsole delivers durability. With it on, you are ready to conquer as many terrains as you wish to.”   FEATURES: Men’s Trekking and Hiking Shoes Material: Mesh Lifestyle: Casual Closure Type: Lace-Up Warranty Type: Manufacturer Product Warranty against manufacturing defects: 90 days Care Instructions: Allow your pair of shoes to air and de-odorize at a regular basis; This also helps them retain their natural shape; Use Shoe bags to…

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