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North India Hill Stations

India, a land so vast and diverse in culture heritage, language and people is bestowed with an equally rich and vast treasure of natural beauty. The British must be given credit for developing most of India’s hill stations.Following are some of the most popular and highly recommended hill station tour packages that should not be missed while holidaying in India.

Almora :Almora is a wonderful place to conveniently enjoy the spectacular snowscape of the central Himalayas. Most of the days in Almora are flawless. Almost everyday the tourist can see almost every peak. Almora allows you to enjoy the mighty Himalayas together with ridge after ridge of hills.The terraced fields, the stone slatted barrack-like village houses have so far put up a valiant fight against the encroachments of urban expansion and unplanned development.

How to Reach:By Road : Almora is well connected with all-important cities of India by road.
By Air : The nearest airport is a Pant Nagar (Nainital). During the summer regular flights are operational.
By Rail : The nearest raiway station near Almora is Kathgodam.

Badrinath:The holy Dham is in the state of Uttaranchal of the Himalaya mountains.The temple’s elevation is 10,248 feet (3050meters). Badrinath is above the Alaknanda river, believed to be a headstream of the holy Indian river ,Ganges.This place has some special significance from the Indians perspective.
Area : Badrinath is believed to cover 3 Sq. Km area.Languages : The localites usually speak Hindi, Garhwali and English.

Best Time to visit : Being covered by snow the best time to enjoy is believed to be between the months May to September.
Area : Badrinath is believed to cover 3 Sq. Km area.

Languages : The localites usually speak Hindi, Garhwali and English.

Best Time to visit : Being covered by snow the best time to enjoy is believed to be between the months May to September.

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Honeymoon Vacations Destinations

Your honeymoon is the symbolic start of your life as a married couple, a chance to relax and enjoy each other after the stress of “the big day.” A little planning will help ensure that your honeymoon is a trip to remember.

1. Lakshadweep islands
The spectacular marine life is worth a watch or sleeping by the sea with only night sky covering you. This place holds the peace and natural beauty like no other place. If you want to have a tranquil beach holiday then this is the best destination. The tourists are attracted by wild sea and the virtuous nature. This place is perfect honeymoon terminus. The romantic ambience attracts lots of newly wed couples.

2. Andaman and Nicobar islands
If you don’t want to follow the rut and are looking for making it perhaps the most memorable event of your life, be selfish and take time off to go to The Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The beauty of the virgin islands has to be seen to be believed and this wonderful yet relatively untapped tourist spot is perhaps the most ideal place for all nature lovers and adventurous kind.

3. Honeymoon in Goa
The scintillating combination of Sun, surf, sand and sea makes Goa vacation trip one of the picture perfect destinations in India. For the romantic start of your life check out: golden Goa. If heaven were a place on Earth Goa would be the destination. If you are looking for a very special place to spend your honeymoon, Goa is definitely the place for you.

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Eco Travel in Sikkim

Sikkim is a wholly mountainous state and is quite scenic. It is located in north-eastern India Travels and straddles the Sino-Indian border on one side with Nepal being to the west and Bhutan to the east. The Teesta river criss-crosses Sikkim from north to south.

How to reach the mountain state of Sikkim

The two nearest railheads are Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri which are also the base to go to Darjeeling. The nearest airport is at Bagdogra 124 Kms from Gangtok. From Bagdogra or from the two railheads you can hire a car rental India for the drive up to Gangtok.

How to travel within the mountain state of Sikkim

Sikkim Tourism is all made up of steep hills and valleys. So the smaller and more maneuverable the vehicle, the better. There are many tourist jeeps available to take you across the tiny but scenic province.

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