If you feel like beating the crowds and the busy streets, Dharamkot is the perfect place to be! Located 2109m above sea level, you will find this enchanting little village nestled in the lush green Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Whether you feel like some time off, visiting cities and temples, taking cooking courses, or going trekking in the surrounding mountains, Dharamkot has got it all. Only 11 kms away from Dharamshala and even closer to McLeodganj, the little village is situated in the high hills just above the Bhagsu village.
There are countless activities and things to do when you are in Leh, it all depends on what you are interested in and what you are looking for! Leh is situated in Ladakh, and is the perfect place to chill if you are looking for a blend of city-life and nature. Whether you are looking for some adventure, a chill time with some friends or both, Leh has got what you need!
If you are travelling in North India, trekking in Zanskar is a MUST DO! Trekking is one of the most authentic ways to explore a place, and probably one of the most rewarding too! Escape the busy crowded streets, and instead explore the humbling Himalayan mountain range and walk through the clouds. You really won’t regret it.
If you want to see and experience one of the most beautiful and majestic monasteries on our planet and need some info about Phuktal, you’re in the right place; here is all you need to know, from directions to home-stays and local tips and advice. Being one of the top 10 monasteries in India, this place is really a must see. Continue reading →
Close your eyes and visualize a vast plain surrounded by immense rocky Himalayan peaks with snow-capped tips, a broad and powerful river flowing through it since countless centuries. In the middle of this massive stretch of land, imagine a small village nestled in the center of lush green fields filled with colorful wild flowers, traditional old houses and farms spreading all over the place. Clear blue skies and a bright golden sun never seem to disappear; a cold gust of mountain wind blows across the land, the grass fields undulating and dancing to its rhythm. Welcome to Padum.Continue reading →
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.Continue reading →
Shanti Travel came up with the brilliant idea of organizing a Treasure Hunt through exciting parts of South Delhi, which would take people to places they haven’t seen or don’t even know about. The amazing thing about Delhi is that it’s so big and with so much hidden heritage that it is was easy to work with this condition for a Treasure Hunt. In a nutshell that was the pretext of the organization of the first Shanti Travel Treasure Hunt. From there my work started…Continue reading →