Jul
2016

TRAVEL GUIDE: KARGIL (Ladakh)

Published on 05/07/2016 by Mitia ShantiTravel

Nestled in between a small valley located within the magical Himalayan mountain range lays the town of Kargil, a busy little place teeming with life and culture. Winding your way through countless breath-taking mountain passes, it is located a 7h drive away from the city of Srinagar and is situated on the bank of the Indus River, 8780 feet above sea level. Kargil (historically know as Purig) has for centuries been a place of transit; in the olden days it was an important hub for traders on the Great Silk Route, and a crossing point for tourists travelling from Srinagar to Leh in our modern-day times. Whether you are searching for adventure or serenity, heritage or culture, or are simply on a personal journey of inner discovery, you will definitely find one of the above.kargil 1 Continue reading

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Jun
2016

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN SRINAGAR

Published on 27/06/2016 by Mitia ShantiTravel

Ancient Srinagar is the capital of Kashmir, located in North India.

It attracts visitors from all parts, all year long due to the incredible sub-tropical climate, rich landscapes filled with lakes and mountains and it’s peaceful atmospheres.

The great Mughal emperors have recognized this place as a “true paradise on earth”, and to this day the place remains vibrant and unique._DSC8542-2 Continue reading

Keywords : activities, india, north india, srinagar, travel blog,

Feb
2016

Walking the Trails: Trekking in Ladakh for all grades

Published on 05/02/2016 by Rajendra Shantitravel

trekking in ladakh
This year it is time to usher the spirit of adventure! And what better way to do it than trekking in Ladakh? Ladakh the land of azure lakes with crystal clear waters, inhabited plateaus, beautifully dangerous passes and the breathtaking view of the snow-capped mountains is every traveller’s dream destination. Continue reading

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Dec
2015

Climbing Adam’s Peak – A Spiritual and Physical Adventures of Mankind

Published on 14/12/2015 by Françoise ShantiTravel

Climbing Adam's Peak

Climbing Adam’s Peak is considered as one of the most sacred pilgrimage in Sri Lanka.  In 2015, the period of pilgrimage to Adam’s Peak or Sripada in Sinhalese will start from December 24 and will end on May 25, the full moon night of Vesak which is celebrated as the festival of light in Sri Lanka. According to the lunar calendar, this time of the year is considered very auspicious and people irrespective of caste and creed climb Adam’s peak. After dark the illuminated trails of the Adam’s peak that lead to the hilltop temple look astonishing. Weather is also good during this time and you can enjoy the panoramic view from the top and can also observe the mysterious phenomenon of the triangular shadow of the peak. Continue reading

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Mar
2015
Jan
2015

Top Five Volcano Hikes in Indonesia

Published on 08/01/2015 by Mahima Shantitravel

Volcano Hike in IndonesiaIndonesia is home to 13% of the world’s volcanoes and a low down on the top 5 volcano hike in Indonesia is just what you need to embark on a volcano hiking trail across the archipelago. Continue reading

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