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Pilgrims will be able to see Kailash Peak from September 15 when the old Lipulekh Pass in Pithoragarh reopens

Devotes will be able to view the sacred peak of Kailash from September 15 from the old Lipulekh pass at 18,300 feet. The pass, located in the Vyas valley of Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand, has immense religious significance. Pilgrims will now have a rare opportunity to see Tibet's Kailash as the historic pass reopens to regular pilgrims. The announcement was made by Pithoragarh District Tourism

Uttarakhand's Valley of Flowers is ready to welcome travelers from June 1

The long-awaited opening date for the exciting Valley of Flowers trek in Uttarakhand, scheduled for 2024, has become known. Starting June 1 this year, all those who want to explore this valley will be able to embark on one of India's most stunning treks in the famous Valley of Flowers National Park, located within the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve in Uttarakhand. A UNESCO World Heritage Site since

Nainital: You will now have to pay an entry fee to visit these ecotourism spots

According to the latest developments, the forest department of Uttarakhand has recently introduced a new entry fee of INR 50 per person for access to two renowned ecotourism sites. If reports are to be believed, these are two popular tourist spots namely Tiffin Top and China Peak, located in the scenic Nainital region.


This initiative aims to raise funds to support the efforts of the department

Kota Tourist Zone, Corbett's new zone, is now open to the public

Exciting news for tiger and wildlife lovers! The Kota tourist area within Jim Corbett National Park is now open to the public. Established in 1936 as India's first national park, Jim Corbett is known for its thriving tiger population and diverse bird species.


Kota Tourist Area is a recent expansion of the park. This new complex, located in the Ramnagar forest district, offers nature lovers

Uttarakhand Tourism launches India's first astrotourism campaign

Tourism Development Board Uttarakhand and astro-tourism company Starscapes have teamed up to launch Nakshatra Sabha, an initiative to offer a comprehensive astrotourism experience. This initiative not only focuses on stargazing but also immerses participants in a variety of activities such as stargazing, special solar gazing, astrophotography competitions and camping under the stars. The aim is

Uttarakhand: Forest fire in Nainital; Boating on Naini Lake has been stopped.

The raging forest fire in Uttarakhand has reached alarming proportions with the flames reaching the prestigious Nainital High Court Colony. The unfolding crisis has prompted the Nainital administration to make a concerted effort to contain the fire, seeking help from both forest department officials and army personnel. Helicopters are ready to join in the firefighting if the situation deteriorates

Uttarakhand: Helicopter services launched for Adi Kailash and Om Parvat Yatra

In the latest development, a helicopter service has been launched to Adi Kailash and Om Parvat peaks from Naini Saini Airport in Uttarakhand to boost tourism in the region.


According to reports, Joint Judge Ashish Mishra has inaugurated the service , which will work under the Heli Darshan scheme of the Uttarakhand government. An Mi-19 helicopter will take pilgrims to Adi Kailash and Om

For the first time in Srinagar, a Formula 4 racing show was held along the picturesque Dal Lake

Srinagar witnessed a historic moment when the first Formula 4 motor racing showcase event took place here on Sunday. Held against the stunning backdrop of the world-famous Dal Lake, the race was action-packed to say the least.


The event reportedly captivated both locals and motorsport enthusiasts as professional Formula 4 drivers showed off their skill while performing thrilling stunts.


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Srinagar, Varanasi and Guwahati among the most popular tourist destinations in India

The passion for travel in India is unmistakable: Delhi and Mumbai occupy positions among the 50 busiest airports in the world. This enthusiasm extends to other major centers such as Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kolkata, all of which are bustling with activity and reflect the country's desire to explore more and more.


To assess Indians' preferred choice of travel destinations, UK platform Wowtickets.com,

Snow and rain warnings in several Indian states

The latest India Meteorology Bulletin (IMD) warns of varied weather conditions that will persist across the country until March 19. Expected weather conditions include snow, rain, thunderstorms and the possibility of hail in several areas.


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In Himachal Pradesh the local meteorological department has issued a detailed forecast indicating Chance of rain, snow

International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh from 15 to 21 March

The International Yoga Festival 2024, taking place from March 15 to 21, is a highly anticipated event taking place against the serene backdrop of the holy Ganges in Rishikesh. Situated on the banks of the holy river Yog Bharat Ghat in Muni Ki Reti becomes the center of deep spiritual awakening and holistic wellness during this week-long yoga celebration.


The International Yoga Festival

Supreme Court bans tiger safaris in core areas of Jim Corbett National Park

In an important development, the Supreme Court on Wednesday announced a ban on tiger safaris in Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand. The Supreme Court ruling stated that tiger safaris will now be allowed only in the peripheral and buffer zones surrounding the national park.


If the reports are published, the decision is part of the court's broader efforts to protect natural habitat

International Yoga Festival 2024 will be held in Rishikesh from March 8 to 14

The popular International Yoga Festival will be held from March 8 to 14 at the Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh. The festival celebrates the true essence of yoga, combining ancient Indian practices with global yoga traditions.


70 hours of yoga classes led by yoga teachers in various disciplines including Kundalini, Power Vinyasa, Iyengar and Kriya Yoga. This enriching experience is

Kedarnath in Uttarakhand is covered with a thick layer of snow

Kedarnath, home to the revered Kedarnath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, has been experiencing heavy snowfall for the past three days. Around four inches of snow accumulated in the region, causing severe cold in Kedarpur. The maximum temperature in Kedarnath remained at 3 degrees while the minimum dropped to minus 9 degrees.


Due to the sudden snowfall, construction work in Kedarnath, especially

Uttarakhand government to set up Rajaji Tiger Reserve Conservation Fund

In an important development, the state government of Uttarakhand recently announced the creation of the Rajaji Tiger Reserve Conservation Fund. This will be a targeted initiative aimed at accelerating the holistic development of economic, environmental, social and cultural aspects of the landscapes in and around the sanctuary.


The move comes as a result of high-level discussions in the

Tehri Acro Festival: India's first international acrobatic show in Uttarakhand
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On November 24-28, an acro festival will be held in Tehri in Uttarakhand, which will also be the first in India international aerial acrobatic show. If you have an adventurous streak, you should mark your calendar for the dates of this festival.


The Tehri Acro Festival will feature 150 world-renowned paragliders. This festival is a great opportunity for all paragliding enthusiasts to take

India's longest cable car will soon connect Dehradun and Mussoorie

Dehradun is ready to become home to the longest cable car system in India, which will connect the city with Massoorie. The ropeway construction work has already started by Mussoorie Sky Car Company Pvt. Ltd., a consortium led by FIL Industries Private Ltd, which includes POMA SAS France and SRM Engineering LLP.


Touted as the longest ropeway system India more than 5.5 km long, it will be

Uttarakhand: Jhilmil Deer Sanctuary is all set to become an ecotourism destination

The Forest Department is preparing to improve the conditions of the Jhilmil Jhil Wildlife Sanctuary, which serves as an exclusive habitat for swamp deer in Uttarakhand, to development of ecotourism.


The marsh deer, listed as a vulnerable species on the IUCN Red List, is of utmost importance in this wetland site located in Haridwar district. Referring to this, Uttarakhand forest department

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