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The T-shirt has a label, “I have a HIKING PROBLEM” and is dedicated to all the Hiking lovers all over India. We have launched it initially in 4 colors namely, “Black, White, Grey and Teal Blue”.

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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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Sirmour is the southernmost district of Himachal Pradesh. It has an area of around 2,825¬†km¬≤. ¬†According to the 2011 census, Sirmour district has a population of 530,164. This gives it a ranking of 542nd in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 188 inhabitants per square kilometre (490/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 15.61%. Sirmour has a sex ratio of 915 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 79.98%. Headquarter of Sirmour district is at Nahan, which is the fifth largest city of Himachal Pradesh. Now lets talk about “11 facts about Sirmour District that you probably don’t know” 1. Churdhar Peak is¬†the highest peak in lower Himalayas with an elevation of approximate 3647 metres. 2. George Everest, after whom Mount Everest is named, made many astronomical readings and sightings of the Himalaya mountains…

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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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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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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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¬†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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Kinnaur is one of twelve administrative districts in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. With¬†an area of¬†6,401¬†km¬≤ 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 ‚Äď 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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