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Why Is Bhutan Known As The Kingdom Of Happiness? Anuj’s Bhutan Trip Experience Is The Answer!

Bhutan is considered to be the happiest country in Asia and the 8th happiest country in the world. For travelers, this place offers amazing experiences that they come seeking for. Here is Anuj’s Bhutan trip experience that tells you why people seek an escape to this magical country.

We wanted to take a trip to break the monotony which generally happens to everyone who has a 10 to 6 office schedule daily. We Wanted to cut down on the daily stress and go to a peaceful place far from the city life of Delhi and to just relax. We were looking for a trip organizer company and we found TravelTriangle who planned a customized budget trip for us. They booked a cozy and comfortable hotel for us along with other arrangements for the trip.

Cost: INR 37000 (per person)
Duration: 5 days & 4 Nights
No. of people: 2 Adults, 0 Children
Inclusions: Breakfast, Dinner, Hotel, Transfers, Sightseeing, Arrival Assistance
Exclusions: Lunch, Entry Fees, Personal Expenses

Day 1: Arrival in Siliguri and drive to Phuentsholing
Day 2: Arrival in Thimphu
Day 3: Thimphu Sightseeing, Transfer to Paro
Day 4: Visit Tiger Nest Monastery and return to Phuentsholing
Day 5: Transfer to Siliguri for return

Bhutan is a beautiful country and this land of happiness gave us memories for a lifetime. Here are some of the best experiences of our 5 day Bhutan trip.

reached to Bhutan

in a temple

walking on the local streets of Bhutan at night

After reaching Phuentsholing, the border town of Bhutan and we checked into our hotel. After resting for some time we headed out to visit Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang. This is a temple dedicated to the founder of Tibetan Buddhism, Guru Rinpoche. The temple features beautiful Buddhist drawings depicting Guru’s imagination of heaven. Statues symbolizing 8 manifestations of Guru Rinpoche are also installed here. A striking feature of this temple is its floor that bears a massive painting depicting Lord Buddha’s life.

Located in the heart of Phuentsholing, this temple is perched on a hillock. Zangtho Pelri Lhakhang is set in a well-maintained park which is become a social hub for people. With monks in and around the premises and chants that can be heard from the temple, this place surrounds you with a mystical vibe. This was our first visit on this journey and we were looking forward to even more exciting Bhutan travel experiences.

way to Thimpu

King's Memorial Chorten

many significant places of Bhutan

On the way to Thimpu, we visited Kharbandi Gumba. This is a monastery located in Phuentsholing, 250 kilometers from Thimpu. Set in a mesmerizing lush green surrounding, this is one of the many monasteries in Phuentsholing. It was established by the Royal Grandmother, Ashi Phuntsho Choedron in 1967.

visited best attractions of the city

overview of the city

resting on the way to Thimphu

Takin Preserve Motithang

 power-packed day journey

We were extremely excited about our visit to the capital city, Thimpu. This is a beautiful valley that houses many significant places of Bhutan. Our power-packed day included a visit to The National Library, King’s Memorial Chorten, Takin Preserve Motithang, The Folk Heritage Museum, Changangkha Lakhang Buddha Point.

head to Punakha

explore the significant places of the city

 Dochula Pass

seeking blessings in temple

clicked some best pictures of us

Punakha bridge

enjoyed clicking the shots on bridge

Though this was not in our itinerary, we decided to cut short our days in Thimpu and head to Punakha, Bhutan. On the way we saw the bewitching sights of Dochula Pass and the weather was also amazing. We found Punakha to be the most beautiful city of the three that we had visited. Our one of the favourite highlights was the Punakha Dzong. Here we saw the holy place where the king got married and the royal room where all the kings are coronated. The Dzong is beautifully designed with a mind blowing architecture.

head to Tigers Nest Monastrey

trekking to monastrey

hike to reach the temple

This is one of the most awaited parts of our trip to Bhutan. Tiger’s Nest Monastery is one of the most popular places to visit in Bhutan. This iconic Buddhist shrine is perched on the edge of a mountain. The monastery is called ‘Taktsang Lhakhang’ which translates to ‘The Tiger’s Nest’. It is believed that Padmasambhava (Guru Rinpoche) flew to this location from Tibet on the back of a tigress from Khenpajong. This place was consecrated to tame the Tiger demon, was first built in 1692 at a cave where Guru Rimpoche meditated in a cave, in the 7th century A.D. for 3 years, 3 months, 3 days and 3 hours in order to subdue evil demons residing within it. The cave has been considered a sacred site ever since and many famous saints have travelled to meditate in it. We did a long hike to reach the temple which was tiring but totally worth it.

June is a great time to visit Bhutan as the temperature is mostly warm with a few showers. Due to the shift of monsoon, the heavy rainfall is usually experienced here towards the end of the month or July beginning, making June quite pleasant. The average temperature is around 18 °C which is quite comfortable for one to explore this kingdom of happiness!

1. Shop souvenirs from the local shops located on the way while returning from the hike from Tiger’s Nest Monastery. The rates are lower.
2. The cafe at Midway to Tiger’s Nest Monastery is super expensive. Carry some light snacks and cold drink juices.
3. Every city has its own Dzong. We found Punakha Dzong to be the best. Don’t miss it!
4. In Punakha, there is a village and temple dedicated to the god of fertility.
5. Wear proper clothes while going to religious places like Dzongs.
6. If you are going by flight, try and get a seat at the left side of the plane to catch a glimpse of Mt. Everest. (Depends on which part of the country you are travelling from)
7. Trek to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery is difficult and tiring, so carry a light bag and wear comfortable clothes. Have patience, the place is worth the effort.
8. You won’t be allowed to take your phones inside the Tiger’s Nest Monastery.
9. Try to bargain on prices of anything you buy.

Take a break from your routine and plan a trip to Bhutan like them. Experiencing this beautiful country is the perfect dose of happiness that you need to refresh your senses. There’s a reason why they measure Gross National Happiness Index of their country.

 

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Reasons To Visit India: We Bet You Can’t Resist Packing Your Bags Now!

Blessed naturally, India attracts millions of travelers from all over the world round the year with enticing India tour packages. Be it mountains or plains, beaches or backwaters, wildlife tours or adventure activities, secluded islands or bustling metropolitans, culinary delights or local drinks, spiritual holidays or romantic vacations, for those travelers who are visiting India for the first time, tourist destinations in India offer every reason that makes them wish they stayed a little longer in our Incredible India.

1. The Historical Gem

Indian historical monument

The history buffs are going to fall in love with this historical gem and will be left with no doubt or second thoughts as to why visit India. Be it rock sculptures, archaeological sites or monolith statues, every great monument in India is associated with a greater historical significance. And of course there is Taj Mahal because after all, Taj nahi dekha to kuch nahi dekha.

Places To Visit: Taj Mahal in Agra, Qutub Minar in Delhi, Gateway of India in Mumbai, Charminar in Hyderabad, Monuments in Hampi and Mahabaleshwar, Ajanta Ellora Caves and so on.

Things To Do: Go on a Golden Triangle tour and observe the carving details as you explore its cultural heritage.

2. Land Of Peace & Spirituality

traveler looking around the temple in daylight

Thanks to the rising trends of spiritual travel and tourist attractions in India, peace and spirituality are not necessarily related to religion any more. For years the question why do people travel to India for peace and spiritual strength has raised many eyebrows. Rising above all this, India has changed the face of spiritual travel and offers many retreats that enables travelers to embark on a journey of inner peace.

Places To Visit: Dharamsala and Manali in Himachal Pradesh, Pushkar in Rajasthan, Mysore in Karnataka, Varkala in Kerala, Golden Temple in Amritsar, Auroville in Pondicherry, etc.

Things To Do: Yoga, Nature Walks, Meditation and Traditional Practices that helps in refreshing your senses.

3. The Natural Paradise

Natural paradise of Jammu and Kashmir

For all the nature lovers, the best of all travel tips we’d like to give is, go to India and the journey will guide you right into the lap of nature. From north to south and east to west, India is blessed with natural beauty in abundance. Just travel, explore and repeat.

Places To Visit: Dal Lake in Jammu and Kashmir, Majuli in Assam, Kaas Plateau in Maharashtra, Nubra Valley in Ladakh, Chandertal Lake in Himachal, Agatti Island Lakshadweep, Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, etc.

Things To Do: Take a boat ride, go snorkeling, scuba dive, parasailing, enjoy bird watching and much more.

4. The Best In Hospitality

Indian women welcome travelers on arrival

This is the best part about India. The warm hospitality and personalized service is a common trait of Indians not only in the country but all over the world. The best in class hospitality in India is what travelers love and look forward to every time they visit India.

Places To Visit: Kovalam in Kerala, Jaipur in Rajasthan, Agra in Uttar Pradesh, Hyderabad in Telangana and more.

Things To Do: Rejuvenate in ayurvedic massages in Kerala resort, bask in leisure and luxury in Jaipur palaces and much more.

5. The Gastronome’s Heaven

Different types cuisines in India

Food is the essence of India. You will encounter mouth watering cuisines and dishes at every nook and corner of this food-loving country. From fine dining to street food, it is a strict no-no to miss out on relishing the famous delicacies when in India.

Places To Visit: Chandni Chowk in New Delhi, Rajasthan, Kolkata, Bangalore, Mumbai and all over.

Things To Do: Chaat Papri in New Delhi, Vada Pao in Mumbai, Dal Bati & Churma in Rajasthan, Puchka in Kolkata, Dal Obbattu in Bangalore, Hyderabad Biryani and the list goes on.

6. An Adventurer’s Resort

White water rafting in India

Name an adventure sport and you’ll find a minimum of two locations in India wherein you can get the best experience of that adventure sport. From paragliding to bungee jumping and from moderate to extreme, India is the ultimate resort for adventure junkies.

Places To Visit: Bir Billing, McLeodGanj, Andaman Islands, Sikkim, Rajasthan and more.

Things To Do: Paragliding, Trekking, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Bungee Jumping, Dune Bashing and much more.

7. Fairyland Of Boundless Festivals

Diwali the festival of lights

Unity in diversity is truly a blessing for India. It not only enables the people to enjoy the year-round festivities but also adds colors to everyone’s life. Festivals of India are infinite and one of the major aspect that drives tourism as well.

Places To Visit: Jaipur, Vrindavan, Goa, Mumbai, Amritsar and New Delhi

Things To Do: Witness the city of Jaipur lit with lights, celebrate Holi in Vrindavan, Christmas in Goa, Ganesh Chaturthi in Mumbai, Gurupurab in Amritsar, Eid at Jama Masjid in Hyderabad.

8. Kingdom Of Luxury

Palace from Lake Pichhola

Being the land of Mughals and Nawabs, luxury is the effortless synonym of India. From the Nawabs of Rajasthan to Nizams of Hyderabad, India houses numerous palaces and forts in which travelers revel in royal luxury.

Places To Visit: Udaipur, Bikaner, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mysore, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur and much more.

Things To Do: Enjoy the sunset views from Palace Udaivilas in Udaipur, spend leisure holidays in Jaipur’s City Palace, enjoy dine and wine and Taj Falaknuma Palace Hyderabad and more.

9. Heart Of Performing Arts

A kathakali dancer from Kerala

Indian talent needs no introduction. Land of Bharatnatyam, Kathakali, Kuchipudi, Theatre, Drama, etc., the performing arts forms the heart and soul of India that brings recognition to the country on an national and international level.

Places To Visit: Kutch in Gujarat, Karnataka, Kottumkazhy in Kerala, Chennai, Leh and much more.

Things To Do: Attend Rann Utsav, Perumthitta Tharavad, Chennai Music Festival and Galdan Namchot Festival.

10. Hub Of Nightlife

Party in nightclubs of India

Cities of India and especially the metropolitan cities, come alive in the night when the party rockers flood to one of the best nightclubs and party spots in India. Let yourself loose amidst the shimmering lights and the sound of music in the best nightlife scenes of India.

Places To Visit: Nightclubs in Goa, Mumbai, clubs in Delhi, cafe bars in Bangalore, Kolkata and more.

Things To Do: Dance the night away, Chill with friends in the evening, Jam with locales, Experience lavish dining on a night out and much more.

11. The Shopaholic’s Favorite

street shopping in India

Shopaholics will find pieces of heaven in India wherever they go. From grand malls to bustling bazaars, India offers anything and everything to travelers in form of the colorful, crowded and best markets.

Places To Visit: Flea Market Arpora in Goa, Dilli Haat in New Delhi, Jew Town Cochin, Johari Bazaar Jaipur, Colaba Causeway Mumbai and so on.

Things To Do: Shop in the flea market, buy studded bangles, shop for antiques, buy endless jewellery and shop till you drop!

12. Last But Not The Least, The Ever Smiling Faces

smiling Indian kids

Traveling to a country is incomplete without interacting with locals and making some new friends on the journey. From an accommodating heart to an ever smiling face, we bet Indians are the best when it comes to welcoming travelers with open arms.

Reasons are many but we’ve only listed the best reasons that spoil every traveler in India to the core. And for that adrenaline rush and wanderlusting, book amazing India tour packages with TravelTriangle that enable you to explore this natural paradise at its best.

Do let us know about more reasons that makes travelers visit India the most according to you in the comments below. Cheers!

 

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Our Family Trip To Andaman Turned Into A Sweet Affair With Nature & An Epic Vacay!

My family and I love beaches and places like Andaman that are adorned with gorgeous white sand and tranquil blue water. This trip wasn’t any sudden decision, rather we had been planning to go someplace like this for a year. Last year when we took a trip to Goa, we realized that actually, Andaman is the best beach location around India since it is more peaceful and perfect for a holiday with family than any other place. Our family trip to Andaman was everything and actually more than what we expected it to be. The people there were very nice and friendly, especially in Port Blair. Even all the places to stay were amazing too! Thanks to TravelTriangle and the effortful planning by them and our agent that we were finally able to take this trip!

Trip Type: Family Trip To Andaman
Cost: INR 40,900
Duration: 5 Nights 6 Days
No. of people: 2 Adults, 1 kid
Inclusions: Breakfast, Transfers, In Land Ferry Transfer, Hotels, Sightseeing,
Exclusions: Lunch, Dinner, Airfare, Personal Expenses
Travel Agent From TravelTriangle: White Shell Travel

Day 1: Arrival at Port Blair, hotel check-in, visit to Corbyn’s Cove & Cellular Jail
Day 2: Trip to North Bay and North Bay
Day 3: Luxury cruise to Havelock Island and visit to beaches
Day 4: Cruise to Neil Island
Day 5: Return to Port Blair and visit to Chidiyatapu
Day 6: Transfer to airport and departure

Day 1: Exploring Port Blair

start with Cellular Jail

Visited to cellular jail

exploring each and every corner of the jail

at the cellular jail

went to the Corbyn's Cove beach

a beautiful coconut-palm fringed beach

just chilling at the beach

Our family trip to Andaman kick-started when we landed at Port Blair and were picked up by the driver to escort us till our hotel. After completing the check-in process and freshening up, we headed out for a little tour of Port Blair. Our first pit stop was the famous Cellular Jail where we enjoyed the light & music show. It was phenomenal and we definitely would have regretted if we had missed it. Later, we went to the Corbyn’s Cove, which is a beautiful coconut-palm fringed beach. It was nothing less than a serene haven where people were indulging in various water sports activities and some were just chilling at the nearby restaurants. It made us feel at peace and fueled our wanderlust at the same time.

Day 2: Island hopping

our Andaman trip

beautiful island

chilling on the beach

went for a boat ride

had a delightful time

explore some wildlife at the beach

having the beach view

amazing journey to the island

had an amazing time on the island

We started the second day of our Andaman trip with a hearty breakfast after which we headed out for our ride to the North Bay Island and Ross Island. Both of the islands are famous for water sports but we couldn’t do many activities since we were short of time. Visiting there helped us learn that Ross Island is famous for Japanese bunkers and wildlife, and is definitely more beautiful. However, it was the journey from one island to another in the ferry that was the highlight of our day. It was simply breathtaking and we couldn’t take our eyes off the sea.

Day 3: Getting around Havelock

the luxury cruise Makruzz awaited us

had an amazing time on cruise

on the cruise

visited to the hotels

having a great time on the beach

family time

beautiful city to hangout with family

enjoyed the company on the beach

had a fun time with kid

chilling on the beaches

relaxing time

chilling around the hotels property

our stay in andaman

The third day of our trip started quite early since the luxury cruise Makruzz awaited us. As excited as we were to explore the Havelock Island, we were for sailing in this ultra luxurious cruise. It was a two hour journey and needless to say that we enjoyed it completely. We visited the Kalapathar Beach and the Radhanagar Beach which were beautiful. Of the two, the Kalapathar Beach was definitely the most beautiful, peaceful, and picturesque, and we were awestruck. It was a leisure day for us so we spent our time relaxing and chilling on the beaches.

Day 4: Cruise ride to Neil Island

took some selfie

on the luxury cruise

hopping the island

it was a quite fun day with kid

quite peaceful

capturing some beautiful pictures

Sailing in a cruise is definitely one of the best things to do in Andaman. From Havelock Island, we went to Neil Island the next day in a luxury cruise. Our hotel there was beautiful and quite peaceful. The island is adorned with lush green forests and white sandy beaches which were nothing less than a treat to our eyes. While we were relaxing on the beaches, it felt like the time had come to a halt.

Day 5 & 6: Witnessing the wildlife up close and personal

took some beautiful shots

witnessing the great time

on the beach

had a perfect vacation

enjoying on the beach at night

at port blair

On the second last day of our Andaman trip, we got up early and checked out of the hotel to head back to Port Blair. After a scenic ride, we stopped by to visit the famous zoological park known as Chidiya Tapu. The park is a perfect place for bird watchers and of course nature lovers. Also, it is a great place for capturing some beautiful pictures. It’s not doubt that visiting this place put a perfect sweet end to our holiday in Andaman. Since we were quite exhausted because of the traveling, we headed back to the hotel and relaxed nicely. Our sweet adieu to Andaman was when we boarded our flight on the sixth day. And while none of us wanted it to end, we left happily to someday come back again.

  • While shopping, make sure to pick the items made of pearls or seashells as they are the most famous in Andaman. Believe me, you won’t find them anywhere else.
  • If you are a non-vegetarian, then Andaman is a paradise for you. If you are a vegan, try and carry some ready-to-cook snacks.
  • Do ensure that you have Aircel or BSNL network because the majority of the other networks don’t work in Andaman.
  • If you are planning to visit different islands and indulge in different experiences, ask a holiday planner to plan your trip because booking everything on your own can be a really big hassle.
  • Set a budget well in advance and make sure to carry enough cash as you might not come across too many functioning ATMs.

Our overall experience with TravelTriangle was pretty good. The payment process was very smooth and easy. Even our agent White Shell Travel was very helpful and always available. After we reached Andaman, we were asked to connect to a local agent who was at our disposal 24X7. Our hotels were really good and up to the expectations. It didn’t feel that we have spent since our package was appropriate as per our budget. Kudos to the entire team for making our dream trip to Andaman come true!

Andaman is a paradise for adventurers, nature lovers, history buffs, and explorers. There is literally so much to do and see around that you would be left boggled. But more than that, in awe! So, think no more, just pick your dates, and plan your family trip to Andaman with TravelTriangle for an impeccable affair with nature.

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A Perfect Blend Of Adventure & Bliss, Our Romantic Trip To Bhutan Was A Dream Come True

Both my wife and I are nature admirers like no one else. The unparalleled beauty of nature and the hilly terrains of Bhutan had always fascinated us. Visiting it someday was always at the back of our minds and our anniversary seemed like a perfect occasion for planning a romantic trip to Bhutan. Bhutan’s serene environment, nature’s purest beauty, and the humblest locals greeted us right when we stepped in Bhutan. We wanted to get away for a week, away from all the stress and chaotic city life, and Bhutan came to our rescue exactly like the much-needed paradise.

From food to shopping, we explored and indulge in every little experience in Bhutan that could give us the much needed thrill and bliss. Fortunately, it did. Be it our trek to Tiger’s Nest or our stay at the 4-star hotels in Thimphu and Punakha, everything was beyond impeccable, all thanks to the meticulous planning done by TravelTriangle!

Trip Type: Romantic trip
Cost: INR 37,999
Duration: 5 nights 6 days
No. of people: 2 adults
Inclusions: Breakfast, Dinner, Transfers, Hotel, Sightseeing
Exclusions: Lunch, Airfare, Personal Expenses, Sightseeing Fees Other Than Mentioned In The Itinerary
Travel Agent From TravelTriangle: Golden Vacations Tours Travels

Day 1: Arrival at Paro Airport, transfer to Thimphu, sightseeing and leisure day, return to the hotel
Day 2: Sightseeing in Thimphu-Punakha, indulging in the local cuisine, return to the hotel
Day 3: Sightseeing in Punakha, transfer to Paro, overnight stay in Paro
Day 4: Tiger’s Nest Trek, return to the hotel, Bhutanese massage at hotel
Day 5: Local sightseeing in Paro, transfer to Phuentsholing city, overnight stay at hotel
Day 6: Check out from hotel, train from Phuentsholing city, and journey back home

Day 1: Kick-starting our anniversary trip In Thimphu

arrived at Paro

at the airport

delicious momos

Taskin reserve

We arrived at the Paro Airport and were greeted warmly by our driver who was holding a placard. After meeting him, we drove to Thimpu which is around 65 kms. Upon reaching, the first thing that we did was checking into our hotel. Post a refreshing meal, we headed out to explore the nearby attractions on foot. The Local Post Office which was a very traditional monument from where we purchased some souvenir stamps, and the Taskin Reserve were some of the places we visited in the evening. Besides, we also stopped by to treat our taste buds with fried momos and ema datshi which is made of chilli cheese and are both famous local cuisines of Bhutan. It was like a perfect way to kick-start our anniversary trip so we didn’t regret gaining the extra calories at all. After the little sightseeing tour, we returned to our hotel timely since most places close by 5 or 6 PM in Bhutan.

Day 2: An impeccable sightseeing tour of Thimphu & Punakha

gold Buddha statue

majestic vibes

a common temple for all the locals

 a mesmerizing charm of the place

The next day of our trip started with a hearty breakfast after which we visited Kuensel Phodrang, a large gold Buddha statue which is actually believed to be the biggest sitting Buddha statue in the world. Located on a hilltop, it is surrounded by majestic vibes and mesmerizing charm. Post this, we proceeded to the King’s Memorial monument, a common temple for all the locals. We finished our tour with the Folk Heritage Museum which offered insight into the beauty of ancient Bhutan and the rice winery. Later, we had lunch at a local restaurant and tried another variant of Datshi this time, which was made with potatoes.

After a good long sightseeing tour of Thimphu, we drive to Punakha wherein on the way we visited the Dochu-la-Pass, which has 108 small Druks and looks way too scenic. Upon arrival, we checked into our hotel and called it a day.

Day 3: Witnessing the never seen beauty of Punakha

the botanical garden

offered insight into the beauty

offered some wild life view

hotel view

hotel room

with local nomads in Bhutan

The third day of our Bhutan trip started with a visit to Punakha Dzong, which looked beautiful next to the river side. We then visited Chhimi Lhakhang, which is also known as the Divine Mad Man’s Temple of Fertility. On our way, we stopped for a short visit at Lamperi to see the Royal Botanical Garden where we spotted different floras and also a deer who was roaming around in search of something to eat. Later, we drove down till Paro and checked into the Golden Roots Hotel where we got a room overlooking the Tiger’s Nest Monastery and it was truly a breathtaking sight. We ended the day early as the next day was for Tiger’s Nest Monastery Trek. So, we had to gather as much energy as we could!

Day 4: Experiencing thrill and bliss with a trek to Tiger’s Nest

the Tiger's Nest Monastery

managed to took some pictures

couples are enjoying their vacation

Tigers Nest

Being the most famous destination in the whole of Bhutan kingdom, the Tiger’s Nest Monastery was one place we were really looking forward to. For the trek, we reached the base early in the morning and saw the view of the steep mountain from the bottom which looked miles away. We began our hike with walking stick to aid the steep climb. While we had the chance to have the mule ride, we opted against it since we wanted to experience the mountain trek firsthand.

While we started off with full energy, after a few kilometers, we came across the steep climbs which slowed us down considerably. Some of the tracks were slippery too because of soft sand. After every little battle and a duration of 4 hrs, we reached the top. The monastery looked like a peaceful sight and we couldn’t help but feel proud for coming all the way to the top. On the contrary, it only took 2.5 hours to trek downhill. We seized the day with a peaceful and rejuvenating Bhutanese trekkers massage which soothed our bodies and gave us a great relief.

Day 5 & 6: Exploring Paro & bidding a sweet farewell to Bhutan

captured some daily locals of Bhutan

historical monuments

exploring the best attarctions

enjoyed some lazy moments

statue of the god

excited to trek on Tigers Nest

local dish of Bhutan

On our second last day in Bhutan, we decided to explore the heart of Paro. We visited places like Drukgyel Paro Dzong, the National Museum of Bhutan which had a great collection of India Bhutanese diplomatic visits over the years with pictures of all the kings along with Nehru Ji, Indira Gandhi, and Modi. Post our little local extravaganza, we had lunch and moved to the Phuentsholing city in the evening, which is actually the closest to the Indian border. On the last day, we checked out of the hotel to catch our train. It was hard to bid adieu to this happiest land, but there was no choice but to go back home with our sweet holiday memories.

  • Always greet Bhutanese locals with a cordial smile they meet or wish you.
  • Keep patience when you are in restaurants. They mostly cook everything fresh and right away after you place an order, which is the reason for serving you your meal a little later.
  • Do not litter around. Carry the wrappers in your bag until you find a bin.
  • Don’t talk too loudly when you’re in temples on monasteries. Respect the peace that adorns every place in Bhutan.
  • Please don’t ill treat your guide or driver as they are sensitive people and may not appreciate it at all.
  • Carry an extra jacket or warm clothing when you plan to go uphill.
  • Indian cash is acceptable. So, carry a few notes for emergency.
  • If possible, take out time for a full body massage after the Tiger’s Nest Trek.
  • If possible, plan your trip around a festival so that you can attend it.
  • Prefer a homestay of any local over any hotel since they can help you get around and help you see a true glimpse of the Bhutanese lifestyle.
  • Don’t forget to try the Bhutanese cuisine, and do buy a few essential souvenirs.

Our overall experience with TravelTriangle was amazing. Right from planning our trip to Bhutan to being there 24X7 for us, they handled everything perfectly and quite professionally. We were quite in awe to see that our whole trip turned out to be an impeccable affair right within a budget we expected it to be. Kudos to the whole team of TravelTriangle and our agent Golden Vacations Tours Travels for planning a picture-perfect vacation for us!

Bhutan, the happiest land on the planet is certainly the best place to visit irrespective of whether you wish to holiday with your friends or your family. If just like them, you too wish to soak in bliss and taste ultimate thrill, plan your romantic trip to Bhutan right away and head out for a vacation like none other!

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Reverse Waterfall: All You Need To Know About The Serene Maharashtrian Gem

Out of all the fascinating wonders of nature that humans have been able to discover throughout, a reverse waterfall in Naneghat is surely one thing that has left us all in great awe! Well, if you didn’t know it before, may be this will be your next weekend getaway near Mumbai. Naneghat or popularly known as Nana Ghat, is a majestic mountain range in Maharashtra near the Konkan coast and Deccan plateau. The serene mountain pass in Maharashtra makes for a stunning view and what’s more is that you can enjoy a day trip here with your folks.

For those of you who are still wondering how this cascading beauty defies gravity, well, it does not. The simple reason behind this reverse effect is the strong force of the winds that push the water upwards. So, while it is highly necessary that you carry warm clothes while you visit, don’t forget to carry an umbrella in case it starts to rain.

trekking to the waterfall

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A mountain range like Naneghat calls for a trek. Be it for the first-timers, or the regular ones, a trek all the way to the reverse waterfall feels nothing less than a feast to your eyes and food for your soul. An ideal time to visit this serene site is around the time of monsoon when the force of the cascading water is strong enough to put on a good show! It takes approximately 5 hours to cover the entire trek including both ways. You can add a treat to your soothing trek is the combination of Bhajiyas and tea at the Dhaba located near the waterfalls.

people reaching waterfall

You can board a bus from Kalyan bus stand and get down at Junnar. From there, you can easily reach Naneghat by road. Alternatively, you can also opt for guided tours from Mumbai and Pune that start from INR 750 per adult.

Don’t forget to carry some essential medicines along with a few warm clothes as it might get a little cold due to the strong winds near the mountain range. Also, carry an umbrella, some power packed snacks and a water bottle as you might feel thirsty and hungry if you go for a trek till the waterfalls.

From the quaint corners of the remote villages to the surreal hill stations with offbeat peaks, India’s tourist destinations never fail to amuse the travelers. So, what are you waiting for? Plan a trip to Maharashtra for an ultimate holiday experience amid the scenic views and charming landscapes with your loved ones like never before!

 

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From Water Sports To Pub Crawling, Our 5 Days Bali Itinerary Was All About A Perfect Honeymoon!

Bali is one of the top honeymoon destinations due to its pristine beaches, coral reefs, and water activities. The bucolic nature of the place attracts innumerable honeymooners all year round. Another newly wedded couple decided to choose Bali as their honeymoon destination. Jayesh Rathore and his wife were clear about the choice of their destination.
As they both loved beaches over mountains, Bali had to be their ultimate choice among other options. So, they customized their own 5 days Bali itinerary with TravelTriangle before their wedding and were all set to explore the new place. Let’s see how what Jayesh Rathore has to say about his experience.

  • Details Of Our Sojourn To Bali
  • 5 Days Bali Itinerary
  • Bali Weather In February
  • Top Expereinces On Our Bali Vacation
  • Hotels We Stayed At In Bali
  • Shopping In Bali
  • Food In Bali
  • Bali Tips For Travellers
  • Our Experience With TravelTriangle
  • Common Questions Asked About Bali

We were excited about our honeymoon right after our family agreed to our marriage. So, we both started planning our vacation before marriage and explored our options. We were sure we wanted to go to a place with beaches so we had Mauritius, Seychelles, Bali, and Maldives in our mind. While surfing the internet we found many travel agents and went through their deals. As we wanted to customize our own itinerary, TravelTriangle came as a savior. We told them about our requirements and they delivered a detailed itinerary within our budget. Moreover, they made sure that our trip was extra romantic by including decorations and candle-lit dinner. Take a glimpse at our 5 days Bali itinerary.

Trip Type: Honeymoon
Cost: INR 1,15,999 (including flight fare)
Duration: 5 days & 4 nights
No. Of People: 2 Adults
Inclusions: Hotel Stay, Airport Transfer, Breakfast, Tours & Sightseeing, Candle-lit Dinner, Spa, Water Activities, Welcome Drinks,
Exclusions: Visa, Lunch, Dinner
Travel Agent: Lestac India

Day 1: Arrival at Ngurah Rai Airport and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2: A day full of water and fun activities
Day 3: Transfer from Kuta to Ubud
Day 4: Stay at Ubud, sightseeing, and shopping
Day 5: Departure

February is the best time to visit Bali as the weather stays pleasant and calm due to which there are plenty of chances to spend some time on the beaches. The temperature ranges from 26 degrees Celsius to 30 degrees Celsius. A bit of rainfall might decrease the temperature, leading to ideal weather for sightseeing. Bali weather in February remains similar to the weather in the previous month, that is, January.

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Here are some of the top experiences from our vacation in Bali that you must include in your itinerary. We had a great time doing these activities and captured our beautiful moments.

1. Marine Activities

went on to try the water activities

captured some funny moments

Bali is famous for water activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, and parasailing at several beaches. So, we ensured to include these activities on our honeymoon trip to Bali. As the skies were clear, we opted for parasailing and caught a bird’s eye view. Besides this, we also got a chance to do jet skiing and took a banana boat ride. It was a relief to do water activities on a sunny day. Later that day, we enjoyed our time on the dinner cruise and swayed on music. As there were other Indian couples on the beach, we were lucky to make some new friends.

2. A Day-Tour In Ubud

lovely moments of us

visited to the Ubud

visited to the coffee plantations

enjoyed lovely moments

panoramic view of the place

During the romantic drive from Kuta to Ubud, we got to see some coffee plantations. On this day, we explored the famous Tanah Lot Temple. It is a Balinese Hindu temple perched on a rock in the middle of the sea. The panoramic view of the tide made us spent more time there and we were lucky to see an amazing sunset from this point. It is one of the main highlights of our honeymoon trip.

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3. Tegenungan Waterfall

pool decorated with flowers

Tegenungan Waterfall

captured the beauty of this place

On the last day of our honeymoon, we stayed in the city of Ubud and got a chance to explore the street markets in Bali. But the main highlight of the day was the visit to the Tegenungan Waterfall. Hidden in Ubud, this waterfall is a magical place that is encapsulated amidst lush greenery. Near this waterfall, there are a couple of normal springs that can be reached by going down some steps. The beauty of this place will be etched in our hearts forever.

We stayed at two hotels in Bali – one at Kuta and other at Ubud. We could not have asked for better properties as they provided every facility we required.

1. Swiss-Belhotel Tuba

After arrival at the airport, we were transported to Swiss-Belhotel Tuba which is located in Kuta. We were provided a Deluxe room in the hotel which was well-maintained. The property was luxurious and the strategic location of the hotel made it easy to visit the tourist places. They provided an elaborate breakfast arrangement with excellent service, helping staff members, and delicious food. Our overall stay in this hotel relaxing and amazing.

Location: Jl. Kubu Anyar No.31, Tuban, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

2. Vrindavan Ubud Villa

We were excited about our stay in this property as we had read about this 4-star villa. Situated in a quaint place far from the city, the villa is spacious and very romantic. As we booked a honeymoon trip to Bali, our room was equipped with a private pool and was decked with flowers. We savored some amazing food there and were impressed by the hospitality, services, and facilities.

Location: Desa Kenderan Tegallalang, Kenderan, Kecamatan Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80561, Indonesia

amazing place to spend time with partner

Since we were staying in Kuta and Ubud, we got a chance to do a lot of shopping. The art market in Ubud is full of handmade items like wood-carved showpieces and is one of the best things to buy from Bali. One can’t resist the colorful shopping lanes in Ubud and we couldn’t too. So, we reserved some time from the last day and went out for shopping. From a range of clothes, handicrafts, and souvenirs, it was difficult to choose what to buy. But before going, learn some bargaining skills as it will help you get things at cheap rates.

We visited many restaurants including the ones in our hotel. We wanted to savor the local food in Bali and interesting dishes too. One can try nasi goreng, sate, Bebek betutu, and nasi campur as these are the top Balinese dishes. Besides this, we found several Indian restaurants in Bali where we retired to fill our stomachs with Indian food. These restaurants served a variety of dishes and at reasonable rates.

There are some tips that one can keep in mind while planning a trip to Bali. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • In the month of February, one can expect a bit of drizzling in Bali. So, carry an umbrella or raincoat no matter what.
  • If you are traveling to Bali then you must opt for the famous water and fun activities like banana ride, scuba diving, paragliding, and underwater walk.
  • Pack shorts, summer dresses, and beach clothes as the weather in February is warm and humid.
  • Always carry cash with you because not all places accept cards. So, keep some cash handy.

we visited romantic places to spend some time

Our experience with TravelTriangle cannot be conveyed in words. From choosing the right destination to the feedback, we enjoyed each and every moment of our trip. Our travel agent was very supportive and helped us at odd hours too. We did not face any problems and loved our overall experience. We are so impressed with TT that we are planning our next holiday to Dubai with them.

Our honeymoon in Bali included everything from beaches and water activities at beaches and shopping in local markets. We tried to include as many activities and tourist places in our 5 days Bali itinerary as we could to make this trip a memorable one. If you are also looking for an ideal destination for your honeymoon, then let us assure you that Bali is the place meant for you. Wait no more and plan your getaway to Bali with TravelTriangle and experience a great holiday like us!

 

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5 Days In Mauritius Are All You Need For A Fabulous Honeymoon

They say marriages are made in heaven. So, our honeymoon should feel like one too. This is why we chose to travel to Mauritius for our romantic escapade. It is beautiful, it has picturesque islands and waterfalls, and it is abundant with flora and fauna; all the heavenly settings you would want from a honeymoon destination. Once we had zeroed in on our honeymoon place, we booked our trip from TravelTriangle. Those 5 days in Mauritius on our honeymoon were blissful and exciting. We had the best time on the island and covered almost everything this island is famous for.

Trip Type: Honeymoon
Trip Duration: 5N/6D
Trip Cost: INR 180,000
Inclusions: Airfare, Transfers, Meals except for lunch, visa, shared cab, sightseeing
Exclusions: Travel Insurance, Lunch

Here is how we spent 5 days in Mauritius. Each day was truly splendid and we got enough time to cover major attractions and also have ample time to ourselves.

Day 1: Hello, Mauritius!

enjoy with wife

selfi with my love

We arrived in Mauritius and were picked by our representative at the airport. We checked in our hotel. We spent the rest of the day settling in and wandering around.

Day 2: Ile aux Cerfs

enjoy with wife

enjoyed a full-day

We enjoyed a full-day excursion to Ile Aux Cerfs, an emerald lagoon on the east coast. We were stumped by the beauty of its sandy beaches and beautiful lagoon. There was a wide range of facilities and activities. It was one of the best highlights of our 5 days in Mauritius. We even enjoyed water sports activities on our island tour.

Day 3: Port Louis

Port Louis for sightseeing

fine-dining experience

We drove to Port Louis for sightseeing. Our first stop was the Citadel & its surrounding area. Then we visited the Champ de Mars racecourse. It was inaugurated in 1812 making it the oldest horse-racing club in the Southern Hemisphere, and one of the oldest in the world too. Afterward, we drove to Le Caudan, the beautiful Waterfront where there were some 170 shops and restaurants. It is a must-visit if you like shopping and fine-dining experience.

Day 4: Chameral Village & Trous aux Cerfs

 views of the Chamarel waterfalls

 best time

alot of fun

On this day of our 5 days in Mauritius, we visited the ship-making factory in Curepipe and enjoyed shopping at the duty-free shops in Floreal. The views of the scenic town of Curepipe & its surroundings from the extinct crater of Trou aux Cerfs were astounding. In the afternoon, we drove through the nature park of Black River & Plaine Champagne to Chamarel village. We also made a stop at Grand Bassin Sacred Lake and laid our eyes on the stunning 108 feet statue of “Mangal Mahadev”. The next stop was Chamarel, the unusual 7 colored earth created by volcanic rocks. The views of the Chamarel waterfalls were startling.

Day 5: Casela Bird Park

safari quad biking in the park

honeymoon should feel like one too

We went to Casela Bird park since we had the whole day to ourselves. We watched so many birds in this park and even saw a huge turtle. Walking with the lions was also an enthralling experience. The best experience, however, was safari quad biking in the park.

Day 6: Hasta la Vista, Mauritius

left for the airport

 left for the airport

After breakfast, we checked out of our hotel and left for the airport to catch our flight back to Chennai.

During the entire course of our trip, we stayed at Long Beach Golf Resort & Spa. it was one of the top properties in Belle Mare that came with 3 plunge outdoor pools and a luxury spa facility. The resort even had a 5-star restaurant where we dined for all nights in Mauritius. The rooms were lavish and had all kinds of facilities to make our stay comfortable.

Here are a few do’s and don’ts that we gathered from our experience. We hope it will help you to make your vacation hassle-free.

Do’s

  • Use public transportation wherever you can
  • Carry a first aid kit with medicine to keep seasickness at bay if you are not used to traveling by sea.
  • Choose your stay on the basis of good reviews to enjoy a comfortable stay.

Don’ts

  • Don’t spend the entire time on the beach.
  • Don’t go out after dark.
  • Don’t consume non-vegetarian food near religious places.

Apart from the 5-star restaurant at the resort where we were staying, we visited many roadside restaurants in Mauritius. The food was cheap but it was not liking to the taste of us Tamilians.

Were you satisfied with the budget for your holiday?

Yes, I was very much satisfied with my budget. We did not feel like we missed out on anything. We covered all the bases in 5 days in Mauritius.

How was your overall experience with TravelTriangle and its agent?

It was an awesome experience. Everything for our honeymoon was planned very well and the execution was seamless. We could not have asked for better.

Just like Ranjith, you could too spend fabulous 5 days in Mauritius with your loving partner and forget about all the worries in the world. All you need to do is plan your trip to Mauritius and have a relaxing time on the island. Mauritius may seem expensive but if you plan it well, you could do it on a budget too.

 

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A Vacay Of 9 Days In Bali Is All Sudha And Her Husband Needed To Experience Sheer Bliss!

Bali, an exquisite destination for each and every kind of traveler ranging from backpacker to a romantic escape, exhibits a surreal collection of natural marvels that take away the breath of its spectators. The lush greens, pristine beaches, magnificent sunsets, divine forests, and calm waters of Bali makes it a perfect getaway destination from the hustle and bustle of the world. Looking for something similar and more, Sudha and her husband landed on this Island of Gods in a hope to get closer to nature and embrace the tranquility hidden within its beauty in 9 days in Bali.

My husband and I have always been a fan of destination that blankets numerous beaches and showcases the beauty of nature at its best. After taking a trip to Thailand last year, we decided to spend 9 days in Bali in order to unwind the unspoiled wonders of mother nature. Moreover, we had heard about how scrumptious the Indonesian food was and that simply acted as a magnet for us. The vibrant culture, refreshing nature, and the delectable cuisine were enough to make us start planning our escapade to Bali. With the booking, planning, transfers, and all the tidbit responsibilities being taken care of by TravelTriangle, we surely had a smooth and cherishable trip.

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Trip Type: Romantic trip
Cost: 49600 INR per person
No. Of People: 2
Duration9 Days
Inclusions: Breakfast, Airport transfers, Local tours, Sightseeing, Accommodation, Honeymoon amenities, Balinese spa
Exclusions: Meal plans (lunch & dinner), Airfare, Visa, Travel Insurance

Day 1: Arrival, Candlelight dinner
Day 2: Kintamani-Ubud Waterfall Tour
Day 3: Water Activities
Day 4:Nusa Penida sightseeing
Day 5: Tibumana Waterfall, Tukad Cepung Waterfall Tour
Day 6: Temple Trail Tour
Day 7: Sightseeing
Day 8: Leisure day
Day 9: Departure

Being a tropical island nation, the climatic conditions of Bali are bearable almost throughout the year. Bali weather in June may be a bit humid in Kuta and around the beaches, but the accompanying breeze brushing through our hair and against our skin made the whole experience in Bali more pleasant. When we went to Ubud and the mountain regions, we were welcomed with open hearts and cloudy weather that simply took our breath away. The less polluted air, impeccable weather patterns, and a cool breeze made our whole experience even better!

Here are some of the enchanting places that we visited on our Bali trip:

1. Tanah Lot Temple

Tanah Lot Temple

exhibited surreal sunset views

Also known as the floating temple, Tanah Lot Temple took our breath away with its beauty. One of the most gorgeous temples in Bali, Tanah Lot exhibited surreal sunset views. This Hindu temple helped us remain in touch with our culture and made us encounter an extremely overwhelming experience. The essence of spirituality, mesmerizing views and the calm sounds of waves was surely one of the memorable experiences we had.

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2. Banyumala Waterfalls

 Banyumala Waterfalls

Sudha's nine days in Bali

amazing experience

Sudha's nine days in Bali

the most beautiful and dream-like waterfalls in Bali

Nestled within the lush greens, gushing milky stream of Banyumala Waterfalls aka the twin falls was one of the most beautiful and dream-like waterfalls in Bali. Embracing the beauty of these waterfalls helped us relax, rejuvenate, and get de-stressed. This wonder made us so grateful and appreciative of the mother nature. The words are surely not enough to describe how amazing our experience was.

3. Seminyak Beach

waterboats on beach side

swinging my mood with wonderful view

experiencing the vibrant and vivacious nightlife

enjoying the waterboat ride

had fun and thrill experience on the boat ride

When traveling to a foreign land, it is important for us to indulge in each and every kind of experience. We surely couldn’t miss out on experiencing the vibrant and vivacious nightlife of the beautiful island nation. Not only the nightlife, but this is one of those beaches in Bali that also displays beautiful scenic views of the sun setting and falling on the gold to dark sand. I found this to be one of the best elements of our 9 days in Bali itinerary.

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4. Nusa Penida

mesmerizing views

spending great moments in this location

taste some special coffee

spend some fun time

had delicious food in bali

Nothing less than heaven on earth, Nusa Penida blankets a countless number of exquisite marvels of nature. The pristine white sandy beaches, clear blue waters, pinkish sunsets, and the ever so pleasant weather soothed our souls and relaxed our minds like nothing else. Traveling for 9 days in Bali and spending great moments in this location was surely one of the best decisions we have taken.

5. Taman Ayun Temple

Taman Ayun Temple

Sudha's nine days in Bali

Sudha's nine days in Bali

overview of the valley

The mesmerizing location and magnificent architecture of this place of worship, Taman Ayun Temple is one of the major landmarks in Bali. The massive, green gardens enveloping lotus ponds, expansive pools, and the surreal aura of Taman Ayun Temple makes it one of the must-visit places in this island nation.

When we were planning to spend 9 days in Bali, one of our main concerns was the hotel. The hotel that offers home-like vibes, friendly staff, and a comfortable atmosphere was of utmost importance and that is exactly what we received, in fact, a lot more. Spending 8 nights in Bali definitely didn’t seem like a challenge once we reached our accommodations. Both of our hotels- Swissbel and Alindra Villa, were packed with amazing amenities that made our stay at the hotel extremely convenient. The food served at these hotels was not only delectable but also really healthy. Swissbel offered a massive swimming pool that took away all of our fatigue and tiredness from the long journey.

Being a couple of foodies, one of the main things to do in our bucket list whenever we take a trip to a foreign land is to try the authentic cuisine of that destination. When in Bali, we had to give the Bali food a try and we are so glad we did. The Indonesian cuisine served in the hotels we were staying at was one of the most scrumptious food we have ever indulged in. The cost of food in Bali was also such that it didn’t burn a hole in our pockets. A few restaurants and coffee shops that we paid a visit to included Anomali Coffee in Ubud, Single Fin near Padang Padang Beach for a sunset dinner, Potato Head in Seminyak to experience the nightlife, Seafood near Jimbram, Gloria Jeans Coffee at Tanah Lot, and Dulang Kafe Kuta Square.

Bali is nothing less than a paradise to spend some money without feeling guilty. Ubud market is full of local products that one can buy as souvenirs for friends and family back home. One should definitely learn some bargaining skills before planning to shop in Bali as the rates that are quoted as much higher than what you actually need to pay. But learning the art of bargaining without upsetting the sellers should be the utmost priority. Apparel, accessories, and footwear for ladies can be easily found in the markets in Bali. Moreover, it is advised to go shopping for shopping in Ubud markets early in the morning in order to buy the items at the best rates possible. With so many options of products to buy, shopping may slightly exceed your budget for 9 days in Bali, but the experience is totally worth the money.

No matter how long the trip is, it is always good to pack light and smart. Here are the basic things that you must pack for a trip to Bali:

  • Tshirs and short sleeved tops
  • Shorts, jeans, skirts
  • Dress
  • Swimsuit
  • Water bottle
  • Shoes, slippers, sandals
  • Sarong
  • Light jacket

Here are a few Bali travel tips for future travelers in order to help them achieve a hassle-free and butter-smooth vacation.

  • It is advised to carry the USD currency from India and then get it changed to IDR in Bali in order to retrieve better exchange rates. We recommend Kuta Central Exchange for this process.
  • Research well about restaurants and bars beforehand.
  • Do not forget to include Ubud in your itinerary. It is a must-visit location for travelers.
  • If you wish to experience the nightlife of Bali, head to Seminyak most definitely.
  • One should surely add Gili Trawangan on their bucket list.

Our experience with TravelTriangle was great. The option of customizing our package according to our needs and preferences was definitely one of the highlights of making our bookings with TravelTriangle. Curating an itinerary that was well planned within our budget and still covered most of the marvelous places in Bali was extremely fascinating. TravelTriangle surely helped us enjoy our romantic getaway without any hindrances or hassles.

The surreal beaches, lush greenery, vibrant culture, scrumptious cuisine, and warm-hearted locals defined our 9 days in Bali. Tranquility in the atmosphere and peacefulness of nature helps the travelers to embrace the natural marvels and get closer to each other. The stunning landmarks of this island nation are nothing less than a feast to the eyes of the spectators. Plan your romantic getaway to Bali with TravelTriangle and make thousands of such beautiful memories!

 

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7 Stunning Lakes In Himachal Pradesh That Are Absolute Natural Wonders

Whether it’s the altitude, the pristine water or the charm of the surrounding landscape, there’s something remarkable about the sparkling lakes in Himachal Pradesh. There are hundreds of postcard-perfect lakes waiting to be explored in the densely crowded Indian state.

From fishing and swimming to boating and sightseeing cruises, each lake offers a unique set of fun activities. Lakeside resorts, villages, and cities feature a host of cultural attractions too, including medieval churches, well-preserved museums, and scenic public gardens. Wherever your travels through Himachal Pradesh take you, no visit is complete without a tour of the state’s most extraordinary lakes.

We have picked 7 famous lakes in Himachal Pradesh every traveler should make an effort to see. While some are suitable for swimming, make sure to check the weather and water conditions beforehand and heed all warning signs. Take a look and pick your next destination based on the lake it houses:

1. Khajjiar Lake

Khajjiar Lake

Khajjiar Lake is situated at a height of 1,920 m above sea level. The evergreen cedar trees surrounding it make beautiful reflections on the pristine blue lake. It got its name from Khajji Nag, the deity in the temple nearby. The highlight of this spot is the floating island, which is actually a bunch of grass growing on the lake’s surface — a beautiful sight to behold! Several backpackers trek to this lake to get their adrenaline fix.

From paragliding to horseback riding and zorbing, there are plenty of recreational activities worth pursuing. If you’re not an adventurous soul, you can simply lie back on the grass and admire the scenic vistas of Mount Kailash.

Location: Khajjiar, Chamba district, Himachal Pradesh 176314

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2. Prashar Lake

Prashar Lake

Prashar Lake is located at a height of 2730 m above sea level. It lies 49 km north of Mandi near a three-storied pagoda dating back to the thirteenth century dedicated to the sage Prashar. He is believed to have meditated on the banks of this lake. Surrounded by snow-capped Kinnauri mountain ranges and overlooking the river Beas, the lake is an awesome place to relax and connect with nature.

There is a round, floating island inside the lake, though it is unclear how deep it is. During summer, it floats away to one side of the lake and then slowly drifts towards the other by winter.

Location: D.P.F. Parashar Dhar, Himachal Pradesh 175005

3. Chandra Taal

Chandra Taal

Chandra Taal is situated at an altitude of about 4,300 m above sea level. It is one of the two highest altitude wetlands of India. The crescent-shaped lake is accessible on foot from Batal and Kunzum Pass from late May to early October. The vast meadows on the banks of the lake are used as camping sites. During spring, these meadows are carpeted with hundreds of wildflower varieties.

There are several myths surrounding this lake, like the presence of a mermaid and fairies paying a visit to the spot every night.

Location: Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh 175140

4. Renuka Lake

Renuka Lake

Renuka Lake in Himachal Pradesh lies 672 m above the sea level. It is the largest lake in Himachal Pradesh, with a circumference of about 3214 m. It was named after the goddess Renuka. You can choose between a self-driven boat or a canal boat to explore and experience the scenic sights surrounding it.

The six-day long annual Shri Renukaji Fair is celebrated in the third week of November on the banks of the lake. On the left bank of the lake amidst lush green forests lies Renukaji Zoo, a part of the Renukaji Wildlife Sanctuary.

Location: Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh 173022

5. Suraj Tal

Suraj Tal

Suraj Tal lies 4890 m above the sea level. It is the third highest lake in India and the 21st highest in the world. It is situated 65 km away from Keylong, the district headquarters of the Lahaul Spiti district. It joins the Chandra River downstream at Tandi to form Chandrabhaga River in Himachal Pradesh. When it enters Jammu and Kashmir, it is renamed as Chenab river.

Suraj Tal remains inaccessible during winter months of November to April. The trek to Suraj Tal skirts along the banks of the river for about 3 km and takes you through Bhaga valley.

Location: Lahaul Valley, Himachal Pradesh 175132

6. Nako Lake

Nako Lake

Nako Lake lies 3,662 m above sea level. The willow and poplar trees surrounding the lake make stunning reflections on it. The Buddhist temples located in vicinity to it are popular with both tourists and locals. At least one full day is required to explore the lake, adjoining ancient ruins and the famous Nako monastery. The snow-clad peaks, rocky cliffs, and apple orchards add to the beauty of the lake.

Location: Nako village, east end of Kinnaur Valley, Himachal Pradesh 172112

7. Bhrigu Lake

Bhrigu Lake

Bhrigu Lake is a high altitude glacial lake located at an elevation of around 4,300 m above sea level. You can trek to the lake starting from May to October. It remains in a frozen state for six months. People with competent physical fitness can easily enjoy the privilege of hiking to the lake even without previous hiking experience. It is one of the most adventurous activities you can pursue here.

Location: Bashisht, Himachal Pradesh 175104

Himachal Pradesh is as famous for its white snow-clad mountains as it is for its spectacular lakes. Nearly all the cities and districts in Himachal Pradesh host lakes which serve as pivotal recreational areas. Wherever you choose to stay, you won’t be too far from the water and all the beautiful scenery which accompanies it. Book your trip to Himachal Pradesh right away to explore these lakes in summer. From large lakes to smaller mountain lakes, Instagram-worthy lakes to family-friendly lakes in Himachal Pradesh, summer is the best time to discover them all.

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This Is What Saurav’s 3 Days Honeymoon In Maldives Looked Like: Exquisite & Serene

Maldives is truly one of the most beautiful destinations in the world, the palm-fringed beaches and the crystal clear blue waters are like a treat to your eyes that will rejuvenate your soul. The underwater world, extensive reefs and more than 1,000 coral islands, Maldives will give you the holiday of a lifetime. Maldives is home to one of the best beaches in the world, which makes it an ideal destination to spend a great honeymoon at, strolling hand in hand with your partner on the moonlit beaches, soaking in the sun and laying under a starry-night. This is what Saurav’s 3 days honeymoon in Maldives looked like. Read on to know more about their exquisite time in the island and what beautiful memories they left behind.

I had this destination in my mind for the longest time and I chose Maldives because it is a place where you can relax and unwind with your partner, spending some quality time on the pristine beaches away from the crowd and chaos.

Trip type: Honeymoon
Cost: INR 1,13,000
Duration: 4 Days
No. of People: 2
Inclusions: Breakfast, dinner, accommodation
Exclusions: Travel insurance, Airfare, Lunch
Travel Agent From TravelTriangle: Kesia Holidays

Day 1: Arrival & Leisure Time At The Resort

our resort Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi

in the lap of nature

playing games in the resort

pool games

spent Leisure Time At The Resort

On day 1, we arrived in Maldives and checked into our resort called Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi and spent our leisurely hours relaxing on the beach and unwinding in the lap of luxury and comfort. We were in a bliss state of mind enveloped around the blue waters and swaying coconut palm trees. It was a good property and everything was just perfect. The services and the hospitality was also top notch.

Day 2: Snorkeling

sea view

witness the crystal clear water

enjoying the time with each other

Snorkeling all day and soaking up the sun was like a moment of tranquility and calmness. Exploring the beautiful underwater world while submerged in water all day was indeed a magical experience. Snorkeling had to be one of the most exciting experiences of the entire trip. The blue lagoon and the crystal clear waters made the experience really magical. The azure waters and the stunning beaches of Maldives are like the world’s sunken garden waiting to be explored, the colourful coral reefs in the underwater world is like a once in a lifetime experience.

Day 3: Boat Ride & Sunset

exciting experience on the boat ride

soaking up the sun

moment of tranquility and calmness

sunset view

we went exploring the island

stunning beaches of Maldive

a picture-perfect moment

The next day we went exploring the island on a boat and witnessed the most beautiful sunset ever. The blue water and warm tones of the sky made it a picture-perfect moment and one of the best memories on my trip.

Day 4: Bidding Adieu To Maldives

resort side view

leaving behind lots of loving memories

On our final day, we finally said our goodbyes to Maldives after creating lots of loving memories on the trip. We completed the resort check-out formalities leaving behind some good memories at the resort as we stayed in one resort all throughout our trip.

The weather was good and it rained everyday making it a pleasant stay for us. Maldives has a hot tropical weather all-year round. The monsoon season starts from May to October and the northeast from November to April.

Our experience with TravelTriangle was wonderful, we would love to visit Maldives again as we truly had an amazing time. The trip was hassle-free and we enjoyed every experience on the trip.

Looking at Saurav’s 4 days honeymoon in Maldives and the beautiful experience he had with his partner, it seems like an ideal honeymoon destination surrounded by crystal clear blue waters and the white sand beaches. Maldives is an exotic destination that comes with several private island resorts that will give you the chance to unwind and bond with your family. If you want to experience the same joy and adventures on your honeymoon to Maldives then think no more and plan your escapade to Maldives right away with TravelTriangle!