blankShiviAugust 17, 202218min70
15 Best Destinations for Solo Female Travelers

We think a woman should be allowed to live her life wherever she wants. Going out alone still implies disobedience even though there has been progress in the struggle for equal rights. It’s not hard to find countries where violent crimes against women are still prevalent, partly frightening female travellers. We see a time when women won’t need to independently look for safe places to travel. Although this is still not the case, we believe some countries are safer as solo female travel destinations than others.

Therefore, we compiled a list of 15 places for solo female travellers where they might have a wonderful time alone. Does that suggest that these places are entirely secure? Of course not. According to research and our observations, they are far more confident and at ease than other places.


For those who love the outdoors, Finland, the country of the Northern Lights and the Midnight Sun, is the ideal vacation destination. More wilderness areas exist, such as the area with the most lakes in all of Europe and Lemmenjoki National Park, the largest forest reserve on the continent. According to the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report from the World Economic Forum, Finland is the safest nation. Finland is one of the safest countries overall and one of the safest countries in Europe for women travelling alone!


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Canada has many landscapes, including lakes, snow-capped mountains, and ancient forests. Its isolation makes it particularly gorgeous and well worth the trip. These cities also offer a unique appeal and a multicultural vibe. Women are said to feel the safest travelling to Canada in the Americas. Canada is home to many of the world’s safest cities for female travellers travelling alone.


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It’s simple to understand why Georgia experiences a steady increase in tourists each year. There are many reasons to travel, including the cities, mountains, beaches, and wine-growing areas, even before you consider the cost-effectiveness, the wine, the people, and the fantastic cuisine. However, even with the apparent linguistic and cultural barriers, it is safe for women to travel alone.


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Georgia is ranked as the seventh safest country in the world by the 2017 Crime Index Rate due to its shallow crime rate. In addition, the Georgian police, formerly notorious for being extremely corrupt, have greatly improved and can now be trusted. Other than this, most safety assurances and arrangements can be made through Georgia tour packages.

New Zealand

For fans of the Lord of the Rings, New Zealand, often known as Middle Earth, is a country of otherworldly landscapes and the perfect vacation destination for anybody who appreciates adventure, sports, nature, or any combination of the three. This little nation’s two major islands have drastically varied topographies. On the North Island, you may take advantage of beautiful beaches, erupting volcanoes, and bright lakes. The South Island’s terrain is radically different, with snow-capped mountains, glaciers, and a vast stretch of open water teaming with seals and whales.


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The Institute for Economics and Peace ranks New Zealand as the fourth-safest travel destination in the world. In addition, numerous studies indicate that New Zealand is the country where women are the safest worldwide. Without a doubt, it’s among the safest locations in the world for female backpackers and lone travellers!


The inhabitants of this little country, which is near to Brazil, are charming and kind. You may take pleasure in Montevideo’s beaches, which provide a striking contrast to the city’s bustling downtown. Punta del Este, the most popular tourist destination in Uruguay, offers beaches, historical monuments, and tranquil locations where you may unwind. Colonia del Sacramento is a charming, more secluded section that you may explore. Uruguay, to date, has one of the lowest rates of crime in the Americas. 


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The central European nation of Switzerland has much more to offer than just top-notch watchmakers. It is a country with diverse, beautiful views and urban landscapes that eventually give way to breathtaking natural ones. It is also a nation rich in cultural diversity. Switzerland is ranked as the seventh-most peaceful country in the world by the Global Peace Index (GPI). It is one of the most certain regions in Europe for female solo travellers.


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Belgium’s reputation as a must-see destination in Europe is not accidental. With a plethora of historical sites, top-notch amenities, and several other tourist attractions, the country is a beautiful gem. While in Bruges, the backdrop is suitable for a love play, you may wander the lanes of Brussels and admire its old architecture. Belgium is ranked as the tenth best country for women travelling alone by the International Women’s Travel Center. The popularity of Belgian study abroad programs make it the ideal location for young women travelling alone to meet other young people.


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In the eyes of many tourists, Austria is the perfect country. They assert that because Austrians have one of Europe’s most significant levels of life, problems tend to disappear there. The government also has incredibly distinctive landscapes like snow-capped mountain peaks, lush green forests, and crystal-clear lakes. As a result, the International Women’s Travel Centre ranked Austria the fourth best country for women travelling alone. Austria is also one of the safest countries in Europe for solo travel.


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Iceland is well befitting its name, considering ice covers 15% of its landmass. You could go exploring and discover tunnels even on the ice. Despite its name, there is a lot of fire in the country. You read it right; this region is home to at least 20 active volcanoes. Iceland offers visitors some breathtaking views of the ice and the fire. The capital of Iceland, Reykjavik, is charming and boasts thriving nightlife. Iceland is ranked top on the Global Peace Index (GPI) with one of the lowest crime rates on the planet. Iceland is one of the top destinations for single women seeking female adventure travel.


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Both incredibly cutting-edge technology and traditions that extend back thousands of years can be found in Japan. There is, however, a lot more to say about this country. It is necessary to visit Tokyo, a sizable metropolis recognized as the world’s cleanest and most well-run. And there is also Osaka, a lovely, modern city with a wide range of activities. We also suggest you travel off the beaten path in Japan to locate less-touristy but fantastic destinations in addition to seeing the most well-known sites. Japan is ranked sixth among the world’s most peaceful countries according to the Global Peace Index (GPI). Japan is one of the safest nations in the world for female solo travellers!

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Chile is a stunning nation with many attractions to please even the most discerning travellers. These include the majority of Patagonia’s untamed natural beauty and the Atacama, the driest desert in the world. In addition, it boasts crowded beaches, historic cities, and fantastic camping spots. The capital city of Santiago is particularly outstanding, with mountains on all sides and a wide variety of activities to satisfy all interests.

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Another excellent alternative for lone female travellers is a small group excursion. Examine the top Chilean tours. On the Global Peace Index, Chile is placed 24th and has a low crime rate.


In a study conducted by the travel insurance provider InsureMyTrip, Dubai ranked third among the safest cities for female solo travellers. According to the website, 84 per cent of solo female passengers are female. The research was conducted to identify the safest areas for this category of travellers to better serve them.


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Dubai is a safe place for women to visit since most of its public transit has a “women’s only area,” and the city has a low overall crime rate. However, the report emphasizes that women should wear modest clothing in public settings; therefore, it is crucial to learn about Dubai’s laws and strict dress code before visiting. Luxury yacht rental is also a safe tourist attraction for solo female travellers to experience in Dubai. 


Barcelona is a relatively walkable city, so you won’t likely get lost if you have some form of a map. You can wander along the seaside, window shop on Las Ramblas, and tour the city’s Park Güell, which was created by Gaudi. Additionally, there are many excellent dining options for solo travellers, like tapas bars with counter seating and waterfront paella restaurants where you can enjoy people-watching.


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This Bavarian city exhibits the jovial German attitude. No matter where you go, whether it’s a small mom-and-pop bakery or the famous Olympiapark tower, you can find people smiling and greeting guests. So, what is the best way to explore Munich to the fullest? First, get a beer at a neighbourhood Biergarten to socialize with surrounding visitors and residents.


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Croatia is now more accessible than ever, and its low crime rate strengthens its appeal. The 6,365 feet of spotless walls surrounding the medieval coastal city of Dubrovnik will allay all your worries with just one sight. Walking along the wall offers visitors stunning Adriatic coastline vistas, while the cobblestone lanes take them past local eateries and handicraft shops. Going to the beach in Old Town, where there are many kayaking and snorkelling excursion possibilities, is another excellent solitary activity.

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I hope this list of the best destinations for female solo travellers proves helpful. This is only the tip of the iceberg regarding safe destinations for female solo travellers, so be aware that there are many more amazing places to visit. So why wait? Grab your visas and passports and hit these fantastic destinations for solo female travellers as soon as possible. 


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blankShiviApril 26, 20227min6634

Why You Should Visit Shimla & Manali In November

Shimla and Manali both the places offer picturesque views of the valley and immersive holiday experiences. Tourists throng the place all year round for its remarkable climate and vacationer attractions.

Though the climate of both the places is amazing for visiting any month, the best month is November. Shimla and Manali are both known for snowfall and related adventures.

Nov is the time when you can truly enjoy and dwell in the beauty of the place by indulging in snowfall adventures. And there are many reasons why Nov is an ideal time for you. When you book your Shimla Manali tour package, do book it for Nov.

Solang Valley

The adventures of Solang valley are truly unmatched. It’s 13 km away from Manali and is famous for its snow-capped mountains. The beauty of the place truly captivates the eyes. It is during Nov and December that the place gets covered by the sheath of white snow making it all even more wonderful.

The pure white landscapes are a treat for the eyes. People also enjoy visiting the Solang valley for winter sporting fun activities. Snowmobiling in Solang valley is something that every tourist wishes to do. Trekking is also fun in winter with the company of friends.

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Jogini Waterfalls

A remote holiday experience in Nov with your family or friends is something you should try. Jogini waterfall is a famous tourist attraction, and the place is known for its trekking experience. The trek route passes through scenic ways that look splendid during the winter season.

The white snow-capped mountains and valleys will truly blow your mind. It is just 3 km away from Manali so you can include this in your Shimla Manali tour package itinerary. The natural encircles and places look fascinating during the winter season.

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Mall Road in Shimla

Mall Road in Shimla is a famous tourist destination. It is known for its amazing cafes and buzzing activities. The best time to visit Mall Road is in November when the weather is good and you can enjoy shopping and other activities.

It is also a time when you can try out some amazing dishes. The cafes in Mall Road offer Himachali cuisine and you can savor the yummy dishes. The valley views from the place during the winter season are mesmerizing. Take some photographic shots of the place with your HD camera.


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Jakhoo Temple

You simply can’t miss the Jakhoo temple in Shimla during wintertime or if you happen to visit in Nov or Dec. The temple is home to the tallest idol of Lord Hanuman.

Most tourists visit the place to get a completely peaceful vibe. You can visit the temple early in the morning for divine intervention. In Nov, you can see the beauty of snow-capped mountains from the temple.

To Sum up,

Shimla and Manali in Nov are astounding. It is also the best time to explore all the activities and visit the tourist destinations. You can plan your extended itinerary to have a great holiday experience in Shimla and Manali.


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blankShiviApril 11, 20227min4640
Women Riders? Women Bikers? Really?


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What are you talking about, yes what I’m talking about is women riders who are in the front seat of ruling highways and roads all across the world? I have been travelling for a decade now – for me, off-roading is a thrill, and when you hit the roads, you feel satisfied.  The free spirit of yours hitting the road with vroommm sound gives you that adrenalin rush to explore and keep moving. Let me tell you some of the biking essentials like riding jackets and others, which I use when I’m on the highways riding the roads – Read it till the end as there’s a surprise gift for you.

Physical Map And GPS Navigation

You need a handy map while on the roads. The best thing about bike rides is the journey, not the destination. A good map will be a great support in your journey-especially when the navigation doesn’t work. Try to get a map with districts, traffic, highways and cities marked. on the other hand -there’s nothing better than to have a specific GPS device on your bike. No matter how much you love maps you can’t look at them while riding, thus navigations units, GPS devices installed, smartphones, and mobile devices are best friends. When the radar goes hazy – you have maps handy.

Your Personal Tracker

Women on the roads solo – well this, calls for safety too. An emergency communicator helps the friend in need. While riding on the roads of Kinnaur – Himachal Pradesh (the most dangerous road to ride in India), my bike broke and my brakes failed. In the middle of the highway when I was about to witness the dusk – I got scared a bit, but the rugged and waterproof Satellite Personal Tracker was a savior.

Bike Tool And Repair Kit With Pump

This kit is a mandate for everyone. Get a tubeless tyre repair kit as these days from Royal Enfield to Himalayan bikes we have tubeless tyre. Tubeless Tire Repair Kit and tool kit allows you to make an on-the-spot, on-the-wheel repair, and other damages if any. Please make sure that if you are taking a bike for rent then ask for this kit from the rental company.

Rider’s Clothing Essentials

If you ask any rider including me there’s a heads up for protective riding jackets. No matter if you are riding in fall/summer/winter a jacket shield is a must-have. I would recommend Lone Ranger Advento Women Riding Jacket for women. It has a detachable thermal liner for summer riders, gives resistance to abrasion and shearing, CE certified Level 2 protection on elbows, shoulders, and back, Multiple utility pockets and more such cool comfort it provides. For me, a good woman riding jacket is a must-have.

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Riding Gear

This includes a variety of gear and clothing to cover the rider from all sorts of damage that may occur while riding on treacherous roads and highways. A full-coverage helmet is a must with a chin bar in an open position. Helmet mounted travel camera setup. Waterproof gloves on the highways are crucial for the rains and sweaty palms. A tank bag for all your other small stuff like mobile phones, wallet, sunblock etc. A backpack is vital for a water bottle, charges, cleansers, tissue and any other essentials you need while on move.


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Winter Snow Spiti Expedition | Spirited Blogger
Winter Snow Spiti Expedition

Hey, lovelies loads of love and light to all Namaste this is your author on travel apart from writing books I travel and when I travel I usually just have my phone to shoot. As the majority of the time, I travel solo.

Thank you so much for making my last vlog a huge success on a Rajasthan road trip of 3500 km

This is another special one as mountains are close to my heart and here I bring India winter wonderland Spiti valley for you to travel to this unexplored destination in the winters.

This blog will give you the following points

Introduction about the Lahaul and Spiti valley

Geographical location

The valley’s culture and people

Places to see and their importance.

My recommendation for must-see places


Spiti valley is pronounced as Piti in the Boti language

 It is the cold desert mountain valley which is located high in the Himalayas. It is a part of the northeastern part of the north Indian state of India Himachal Pradesh. Technically Spiti” means “The middle land”, i.e., the land between Tibet and India.

Let me take you to a bit of the geological placement of this beautiful valley. Spiti valley is separated from Lahaul valley by the high Kunzum Pass, at 15,059 feet (4,590 m). Then there is a road that connects these two divisions of Lahaul and Spiti but is cut off frequently in winter and spring due to heavy snow. A southern route to India proper, via the Sutlej in the Kinnaur district and Shimla, is periodically closed for brief periods in the winter storms of November through June, but road access is usually restored a few days after the storm ends. The most populated centres in the Spiti valley are Kaza, Losar, Sumdo, Chango.

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The culture of Spiti dates back to ancient times and influences Buddhism and Dalai Lama’s teachings. The people follow Vajrayana Buddhism. Spiti valley is the research capital for Buddhist monks and hence have strong dominance of monasteries. For example, you see huge and main centres at Key Monastery, Tabo monastery, these are one of the oldest monasteries in the world and Dalai Lama’s favourite. Another interesting fact when visiting Spiti is to see Pin Valley which is the only place of survival for Buchen Lamas of the Nyingmapa sect of Buddhism.

Also, if you want to experience the nomads of Spiti then you shall visit the valley in the summers when it is the home to hundreds of semi-nomadic Gaddi sheep and goat herders who travel as far as 160 miles nearby.

In the whole valley when you go on a ride you will see the Spiti river, gushing beautifully with a soothing sound this originates from Kunzum pass. the Spiti River then meets the Satluj near Khab and Namgia in Kinnaur district traversing a length of about 150 km. The entire valley is emerged from the tectonic plates occurrence and has uplifted from the ocean bed.

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Now let me tell you what all you can see in the valley. What are the things to see in this beautiful valley in north India, particularly in the winters? For summer travel to Spiti valley I will make another video, so stay tuned on this channel and explore India like nowhere.

  • Chicham Bridge – Asia’s largest bridge 
  • Dhankar Lake
  • Gue – known for the mummy dating back more than 500 years
  • Hikkim village – Highest Post office in the world
  • Kaza – the biggest city in terms of amenities and population the Spiti Valley
  • Key Monastery – The monastery is house to some 100 odd monks who receive education here. rare ‘Thangka’ paintings and ancient musical instruments ‘trumpets, cymbals, and drums in the monastery
  • Kibber – a wildlife sanctuary
  • Komic village – The highest motorable village in the world
  • Kunzum Pass – the entrance for Lahaul District
  • Langza village – The fossil village 
  • Lhalung Monastery
  • Mud village – The coldest part of Spiti Valley
  • Tabo Caves
  • Tabo Monastery – This Pin Valley National Park monastery garnered interest when it celebrated its thousandth year of existence in 1996. The Tabo Monastery was founded by scholar Richen Zangpo


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Among all these, my recommendation is to also visit National Highway 505 The NH 505

high altitude road, covers Kinnaur and Lahaul and Spiti districts of Himachal Pradesh, mainly running along Spiti River in Spiti valley. The highway from Kaza to Gramphu remains closed for 6–9 months in a year due to heavy snowfall and the closure of Kunzum La pass at an altitude of 4,550 m (14,930 ft).

this high altitude cold desert area of Lahaul and Spiti valleys of Himachal, receives negligible rainfall and the terrain is barren and treacherous, it’s prone to landslides and disruptions. The road is narrow and rough at places and crosses the high altitude Kunzum pass, for the bikers it is called Mecca as it requires good driving skills in mountains. It starts from Khab Sangam and it is 275 km long.

On this highway, you will witness Spiti at its best which is secluded and at peace. The gorges at NH 505 of Spiti river on the kibber and kailto road are worth watching and clicking for Instagrammers.

The clay pillars Enroute Tabo – at Lingti road are the perfect explanation of the oceanic uplift of the valley. For Chandartal there is diverge in between from Batal as this highway runs on the sideways of Chandra river. Later it joins up at NH 3 left at Gramphu.


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You will see all these highways and routes covered by me in winter treks and road trips and also in the summer Spiti.

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If you are in Spiti then another recommendation is Lahaul too. When these two were separate then the capital of Lahaul was Kardang and the Capital of Spiti was Dhankar. Then Lahaul and Spiti were made one district in 1960 and now the main capital Centre is Keylong. It has no urban population and has one Vidhan Sabha constituency.

Let me give you a clear view of the structural sites of Lahaul and Spiti. I would say one shall visit the entire circuit of this district, it is another winter wonderland of India. The district has close cultural links with the Ngari Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region. Kunzum la or the Kunzum Pass (altitude 4,551 m (14,931 ft)) is the entrance pass to the Spiti Valley from Lahaul. It is 21 km (13 mi) from Chandra Tal. This district is connected to Manali through the Rohtang Pass. To the south, Spiti ends 24 km (15 mi) from Tabo, at the Sumdo where the road enters Kinnaur and joins with National Highway No. 5.

6 Reasons to visit Spiti Valley – The hidden treasure of Himachal Pradesh

Spiti is barren and difficult to cross, with an average elevation of the valley floor of 4,270 m (14,010 ft). It is enclosed between lofty ranges, with the Spiti river rushing out of a gorge in the southeast to meet the Sutlej River. You find around 62 medicinal plants in this valley. Snow leopards are protected within the Pin Valley National Park and Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary. The Lingti plains are home to animals such as yaks and dzos. If you are in the months of Jan and Feb then you must enjoy the Losar festival (also known as Halda in Lahauli).

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Chicham bridge
Talking about adventure seekers Lahaul and Spiti are for you guys.

Skiing is just not that popular right now, it is still under the honeymoon phase you can say. Bike rides, covering the entire Lahaul and Spiti circuit is what thrill-seekers do from all across the world. Marathons are conducted in summers and cyclists from all around the world ride and explore the valley.

The Spiti Valley is popular with trekkers due to the challenging nature of its treks. These treks take people to remote areas including rural villages and old Gompas, as well as wildlife trails. High altitude treks allow travellers to cross passes such as Parangla Pass (connecting Ladakh with Spiti Valley), Pin Parvati Pass, Baba Pass, Hamta Pass trek, Spiti Left Bank Trek. Popular trekking routes in the area include Kaza-Langza-Hikim-Komic-Kaza, Kaza-Ki-Kibber-Gete-Kaza, Kaza-Losar-Kunzum La and Kaza-Tabo-Sumdo-Nako.

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blankShiviNovember 29, 20218min80572

Winters knocking on the door. Holiday destinations are on your calendar’s radar. Here are a few destinations you can fly to in India for this winter.

Gulmarg – Kashmir

The paradise in India. Popular for its excellent gradients and snow peaks for skiing in India. Gulmarg is nestled in the Pir Panjal range which is a cup-shaped valley. It is one of the most visited destinations in India. Best to visit during October till Jan for an amazing snow experience. With Srinagar as a base, Gulmarg can be reached via taxi. Make sure you take gumboots to walk in the snow.

The nearest railway station is Jammu

Srinagar is the closest airport – 35km


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Auli – Uttarakhand

For ski lovers and thrill-seekers, Auli is one of the best destinations in India to visit during winters. It is Switzerland of India dotted with apple orchards, pine trees, and numerous treks for skiing in the Garhwal region. Auli is a hill town dating back to the 8th century, hence you may witness vivid locals and culture too. The Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Limited (GMVL) runs a ski resort and a ski rental shop. Located at 2800 meters above sea levels, it is home to the mountain ranges of Nanda Devi, Mana Parvat and Kamat Kamet.


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Auli can be reached via taxi and buses from Delhi, Rishikesh or can take a shared taxi from Joshimath.

The cable car ride is also available from Joshimath which is around 700 rupees per person.

Closest airport – Jolly Grant airport of Dehradun.

Nearest railway station – Haridwar is the closest, but Dehradun and Rishikesh are also connected via train.


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Coonoor and Ooty

Coonoor nestled in southern India is a beautiful hill station in Tamil Nadu. It is in the Nilgiri hills and the second largest hill station in western ghats. Just around 19 km is Ooty, another cute little town in Tamil Nadu. One can explore both in winters. Both the hill stations are blessed to have chilly and cosy weather round the year. These two are perfect spots for staycations.

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Via road, it can be reached through Bangalore, Coimbatore, and Kochi. Road connectivity is excellent. Driving Enthusiasts as self-drive. State Transport buses also ply.

Nearest airport – Coimbatore

Nearest railway station – Mettupalayam which is 45 km

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Mussoorie – Dehradun

Named as queen of hill stations – Mussoorie is situated on the backdrop of the Shivalik range of the Himalayas and the Doon valley. It stands gorgeously at the altitude of 7000ft above sea level. Best to visit in winters and throughout the year. Mussoorie was once the British summer capital. The British remnants can be seen in the city in the archaic architecture of the hotels and churches. The Mall road gives off a distinct colonial vibe. Another major attraction is Gun hill. Landour, along with Mussoorie, Barlowganj and Jharipani together form the greater Mussoorie, these are the adjoining hill stations. With a lot of waterfalls, the town of Dhanaulti in the vicinity and the remains of colonial architecture, Mussoorie has everything to make a memorable vacation.

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Mussoorie is well connected via roads, to Delhi, Dehradun.

The nearest railway station is Dehradun 68 km away.

The closest airport is Jolly Grant airport Dehradun.

Mussoorie Chamba Highway is the best for driving enthusiast.

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Shillong Meghalaya

Shillong also acts as the gateway to Meghalaya, the state famous for heavy rainfall, caves, tallest waterfalls, beautiful landscapes and amazing people and their culture. Shillong is also fast emerging as an education hub for the entire northeastern region. Ward’s Lake is surrounded by walking trails. Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous Cultures features displays on the region’s native people. One can find descendants of the Khyrim, Mylliem, Maharam, Mallaisohmat, Bhowal and Langrim tribes. Popularly known as Scotland of India. It derives its name from Lei Shillong, an idol worshipped at the Shillong Peak.

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The nearest railhead to Shillong is Guwahati

Shillong airport at Umroi connects only to Kolkata, else Guwahati is the nearest major airport.

Shillong is connected to Guwahati by NH 40 and the rest of the North-East by NH 44.


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Coorg – Karnataka

This town is popularly known as Scotland of India. The Kodavas, the local clan are known for their martial arts and especially for their keen hospitality. It is adorned by misty landscapes and is popular as a coffee producing hill station. Coorg is officially known as Kodagu. Madikeri is the region’s centre point with all transportation for getting around starting from here.

Closest Airport – Mangalore, 152km

Coorg has its own railway station

One nearest is Mysore – 120km

You can catch deluxe KSRTC buses to Coorg from Mangalore, Bengaluru and Mysore.

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In case you are planning to cover 3 states and struggling to fetch time then here’s a brief itinerary of how can you plan and cover more than 3 states, with a good amount of travelling and sightseeing as well.

Three to four states itinerary- Mumbai -> Madhya Pradesh -> Rajasthan

Check out the route to take for this Itinerary. This is what we have taken, once can mould if you wish to, but we got significantly glad to hop on this route.
Mumbai -> Indore -> Chittorgarh -> Kumbalgarh -> Jodhpur -> Pokhran -> Jaisalmer -> Ratlam -> Mumbai

Day 1 – Mumbai -> Indore -> Chittorgarh

We started around 4 o’clock at dawn time on my car and planned to have a night halt at Chittorgarh. It was approximately 900 km to drive. We stopped for a while in Indore over the outskirts for munching and snacks. The first day was a little hectic as the plan was to cover maximum distance in a day. First halt we took at Indore which is approximately 550 km from Mumbai. We do take small small, tiny-miny breaks in between, but the major one was at Indore where we had my lunch around 2 in the noon. Speaking about roads, they are quite great in condition between Mumbai to Indore. You can easily drive at a speed of 100 km/hr. After taking a stopover of about an hour, we started my journey towards Chittorgarh which was then left around 350 km from Indore. Honestly, roads are not that drivable on this route which takes a toll on your speed. After reaching Chittorhgarh we took a hotel and stayed overnight.

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Places to visit in Chittorgarh for sightseeing – We visited Chittorgarh fort which is one of the biggest forts in India and Asia. A UNSECO site was built during the 8th century. Take a guide as you can get a good tour of the fort and you won’t waste time figuring what and where to head upon. With tour guides, you can easily bargain, so you need to have the bargaining power to get an excellent deal.

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Day 2 – We quickly saw Chittorgarh fort and moved towards Kumbalgarh as that is one of the places not to miss for. You can call it a hill station (quite developing now). It takes around 4 hrs to reach this destination. In midway, you can also cover Nathdwara which is a holy place for Krishna followers. You need to be wary of time since doors of deity close at 2 pm and reopen at 4 pm so make sure that you don’t reach here between 2 and 4 otherwise you will waste your time waiting for doors to open. for all the food lovers and otherwise, don’t miss to relish fresh gulab jamun or thandai which has a different flavour in itself. We reached Kumbalgarh around 6 and took a halt in one of the hotels. You will find ample places to stay there. We stayed at Kumbha Village Cottages, near to the fort.

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Day 3 – Kumbalgarh fort is renowned for having the longest wall in the world after the wall of China. It’s a big fort that spreads in 32 km though there is not much to see out here. Don’t miss visiting Lord Shiva temple which is one of the oldest of its kind though it shines as if it’s newly built. We didn’t get any tour guide there as compared to several other tourist places we visited, strange but you can tune in to the Youtube channel for the history while exploring. Make sure you reach to fort early morning by 8:30 am or so since in that way you will find peace and solace and can enjoy a cool breeze with the fresh sun in the sky. at that place. After visiting the fort we continue on our journey towards Jodhpur which is also called a blue city. It took us approximately 4 hours to reach Jodhpur from Kumbalgarh.

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Day 4 – Jodhpur night stay and sightseeing

We connected with locals and was told that we need to have local transport to go around the place which after completing the tour figured out that it was a waste of money. Take it as a disclaimer

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There are predominantly three places that you need to visit and they are Umaid Bhawan, Mehrangarh Museum and Fort and Jaswant Thada (which can be covered by your car as well), other than these you can also see GhantaGhar and Toorji ka Jhalra Bawdi (you need public transport for these as the car can’t go to these places). Refrain from taking public transport in case you have your car and not planning to go to the main city as local transport is very very costly and depends on your capability to bargain. You can also check the fare on Ola auto upfront to give you an idea and can bargain accordingly.

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This place is called Blue city though there is hardly anything left now since most of the houses now are coloured in different colours. A subtle view inside can be experienced if you walk a bit into the city and from the top of the fort. For shoppers, pay a visit to Tripolia market, clock tower market, national handloom for handicraft and local artefacts.


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Day 5 – Head towards Jaisalmer and cover Pokhran in between

We started early and en route, we covered a couple of things. Pokhran where we visited its fort, you can’t visit the famous crater which Pokhran is known for as it’s under military now. The fort itself is unique where you see people putting their photos, visiting cards in front of the shrine, not sure why. Quite a strange thing to witness.

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Nearby to Pokhran, there is a famous temple of Ramdevra, it’s not at all far and worth a visit. The roads of Rajasthan are amazing and you can enjoy your drive en route. Once you move from Ramdevra and go towards Jaisalmer there is a Bhadariya village. Make sure that you visit this place which is famous for two things, one it has a library which can seat over 4k people together. This is Asia’s biggest library and you will find all the books that you have not heard of. Please visit the temple office and ask them to open it for you as this is worth a visit. Another thing that this place is famous for is Babaji’s Shrine who was the visionary of this library and envisioned this remarkable thought for learning and education.

Asia’s largest library Pokharan

We directly headed to Sam – sand dunes near Jaisalmer. Stayed overnight at Rajputana Desert Camp. We planned it to reach by max 3 in the noon as the desert is open post 4 pm. It is advisable to visit sand dunes in the evening only and in this way you can use the rest of the time in the camp enjoying local food and Rajasthani dances. There are ample places to stay again your bargaining power will be tested.

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Day 6 – Cover the local market and stay overnight in Jaisalmer

In the morning start early and in place of going to Jaisalmer directly visit Longewala, Tanoj Mata ka mandir and zero point. They are approx 100 km away from the sand dunes. Make sure you have ample fuel in your vehicle as at the end point of the dunes you won’t get any fuel station till you reach back to Jaisalmer. The feeling of being on the sand and in the middle of nowhere where the acclaimed 1971 war was fought can’t be expressed in words, trust me it gives you a different kick altogether, how 20 odd men defeated an army of over 10k soldiers. AND WE WON!

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When we reached Jaisalmer we covered the fort and local market on the same day as the fort is not that big and the local market is very small, but worth a visit as the fort dates back from the 14th century and the market is full of beautiful handicrafts and souvenirs to buy.

Day 7 – Start Return Journey from Jaisalmer and night stay at Ratlam

We started heading back to Mumbai and it cannot be done in one day so we decided to have a halt at Ratlam. Though before starting back we covered one more place which is an abandoned place called Kuldhara that is famous for a lot of other haunted and spirited stories.

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When we stepped at that place we found unusual serendipity. Please avoid making any noise or nuisance at that places. It is not a place where you should do all that masti (fun) which would disturb the silence of the abandoned village Kuldhara. It is surprising to see that how such a big village was made barren overnight – history has its stories. (keep watching this space for a dedicated blog on this abandoned village).

Day 8 – Reach back to Mumbai

We start early morning from Ratlam and reached Mumbai late at night. If you are someone who loves driving trust me this route will give you all the thrust that you look for. Rajasthan has the best of the roads with not much toll that you have to pay. Keep your maps in place as they help us in taking shorter routes and cover a lot of distance in a short period.

Note – Finalise a couple of hotels in advance and when you are about to reach the destination call them and you will get excellent deals since normally hotels provide the best deals at the last moment contemplating you are not travelling on some holiday weekends. Also in place of buying Bisleri for water, you can get your water bottle refilled from the hotel as they ordinarily have RO water with them. SAVE WATER, SAVE PLASTIC, REUSE, DO NOT LITTER.

I have a couple of suggestions where you can stay over.

Sand Dunes – Rajputana Camp they are very polite and give best of the deals. The food is awesome and cooked by heart.
Jaisalmer – Heritage House Hotel. Best place to stay, clean, beautiful has a heritage and chic look and one of the best in terms of hospitality which we have never seen in so many years of our travel life. It’s just perfect. 
Kumbalgarh – Kumbha Village Hotel, the cottages and tents have a different feel and hosts are also warm and friendly, who give you proper guidance to roam and explore.


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The festival of light – Diwali

India is known for festivities of colors and decoration. A plethora of festivals are celebrated in India around the year. But the time of Diwali during the months of October and November is something not missed and Netzines wait for this time of the year eagerly.

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It is a five day festival in all parts of India. Celebrated as the homecoming of Lord Rama with Sita and laxmana after an exile of 14 years. if we see the literal meaning of Diwali in Sanskrit – it means a row of lights. Diya were lit in by the people of Ayodhya to welcome the king and the Queen. Other than this, in other parts of India it is believed that this time is the celebration of Lord Vishnu and Lakshmi.

In most of the regions, Lord Ganesha, who is the god of wisdom and auspiciousness is worshiped on the day of Diwali. Diwali marks the anniversary of Nirvana or liberation of Mahavira’s soul in Jainism. In West Bengal, Diwali is celebrated to worship goddess Kali, who is the goddess of Shakti, means power and energy.

Different Parts of India – How Diwali is Celebrated in Unique Ways


Gujarat and Maharashtra

Rangoli is a crucial part of their Diwali decoration. Gujaratis draw footprints of goddess Laxmi on the threshold of the house, then lit their homes candles, rice lights, and diyas. While Maharashtrians perform Lakshmi pooja in their homes and create a feast known as “Faral” for families and friends, where sweets like karanji, ladoo and snacks like chakli and sev are served.

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Varanasi celebrates the Diwali of Gods, known as the Dev Deepawali. Devotees believe that Gods and Goddesses come down to earth to take a dip in the holi Ganga during this time. Prayers and diyas are offered to river Ganga and the banks, decorated with lamps and rangolis look extremely mesmerising. Dev Deepawali falls on the full moon of the Kartika month and takes place fifteen days after Diwali.

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South India 

Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu – Andhrites and Tamilians worship Lord Krishna and his wife Satyambha’s victory over the demonic King Narkasura and Kannadigas take oil baths and build forts from cow dung in their homes.

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In Odisha, on the occurrence of Diwali, people perform Kauriya Kathi. It is a ritual in which people worship their forefathers in heaven. They burn jute sticks to call upon their ancestors and seek their blessings. The Odias worship Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Ganesha and Goddess Kali.


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North India 

Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Srinagar, Delhi and Punjab the Deepavali festival is celebrated with fireworks, lights, and, sweets. Lord Ganesha and goddess Lakshmi are also venerated in Hindu homes on this day. If you’re in the capital city Delhi, then you shouldn’t miss the Diwali mela that gives you a chance to buy decor and food items for the festival and for the best Diwali celebration in India. 


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Diwali in Bengal accords with Kali Puja or Shyama Puja that takes place at night. Goddess Kali is decorated up with hibiscus flowers and worshipped in temples and households. Devotees also offer sweets, lentils, rice and fish to Ma Kali. Temples in Kolkata like Dakshineshwar and Kalighat are famous for Kali Puja and the best places to visit during Diwali. 

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There is a practice in Bengalis the night before Kali Puja, they follow Bhoot Chaturdashi ritual to defeat the evil power by lighting up 14 diyas at home. In places like Barasat near Kolkata, Kali Puja takes place in a flamboyant manner as Durga Puja, you may see themed pandals and melas. One thing to notice is the figures of demons Dakini and Yogini in front of the Kali pandals

Safety on Diwali 
  • Stay away from synthetic fabrics, only wear cotton clothes.
  • Have a fire extinguisher and keep a first aid kit ready in your home.
  • Don’t burn crackers in closed areas.
  • Don’t let kids burn aerial fireworks like rocket alone.
  • Never ever light a cracker while holding it in your hand.


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The Land of Maharajas! The land of warrior queens! Rajasthan has it all and it has always lurked me for exploration and penning down about it. have been travelling to Rajasthan for years but every time I visit there’s a new vibe to it. The people, culture, heritage, food, royal life, gharanas, shopping, haunted places, architecture – what not, leave me awestruck.

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This travel blog will give you a sneak peek into the colourful world of the royal state. It will highlight the heritage of this stunning state of India and would recommend places to visit, the best time to visit, and exquisite shopping destinations and food etc. Later in this series will have more blogs that will highlight itineraries, travel specifics, how to travel, which dedicated places to visit.

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Kaas Plateau Satara | Kass Pathar | The valley of flowers Best Season to Visit



Kaas Plateau opens to visitors from 1 September, last year due to pandemic the plateau suffered loss in tourism, now as the situation is becoming normal, it is opening gradually for the tourist. The valley is on full bloom during this period.

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Here’s how to access that flower power at the UNESCO Heritage Site – yes, do not get surprised.

Kaas Plateau is Maharashtra’s lesser-known valley of flowers that is best visited during the monsoon, between August and October. It’s not just gorgeous for Instagram—mostly a reserve forest, this land is home to more than 850 flowering species, some rare and endangered and many of which are new to botanical science, making it a crucial site for research.

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Let me tell you more about this place first – let’s dive in

It falls under the Sahyadri Sub Cluster of the Western Ghats, and it became a part of a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site in 2012

It is famously called Maharashtra Valley of Flowers. Situated in Satara is an eco-sensitive place you can see the carpet of flowers after monsoon ends. During monsoon, Kas Pathar flower valley receives hefty rainfall; you can see different flowers throughout the year.

One particular Satara Flower Aponogeton Satarensis or Waytura Flower can only be found on Kaas Plateau now listed in endangered species. Kaas Plateau supports 175 species of wildflowers.

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Kas Pathar is home to many birds, butterflies, reptiles, wild animals.

The best time to visit Kaas Plateau season is just after the end of monsoon during September and October.

Once in eight years, Karvi Flowers blooms into mas flowering covering the entire Kaas Plateau in shades of Purple Blue and Pink.

Plateau seems to change the colours after every 15- 20 days as the cycle of flowering plants progresses

Elements of outstanding Universal Value Plateau is rich in its Bio-diversity. Very IMP for botanical studies and research work. Many species which are still new to the Botanical Science are observed on plateau. Many of the endemic, endangered plants are found on Plateau. Plateau will provide a potential site for future research in botanical studies. More than 850 species of flowering plants are reported.

How to reach

It is 25km from Satara, Kaas is about six hours’ driving from Mumbai, and three hours’ by road from Pune. So you can take the Mumbai-Bengaluru Highway (NH48) up to Satara and then exit for Kaas Plateau. The parking lot is a bit of a distance away, but there are ST buses that will ferry the distance for a small fee. Be prepared to not have access to food stalls or restrooms on the plateau itself.


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A special note from the NGO that is working relentlessly for this plateau

Remember that the plateau has many rare, endangered and threatened, unique plant species, found no where in the world other than this place. It is our responsibility to protect these and avoid extinction.

If we take care of the plateau and enjoy the beauty, without hurting it, it will be there for years to come for our enjoyment as well as for our next generations.

It is prestigious World Heritage site, recognized by world community as unique place. Damage to it will be shameful to us as a country.

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Let us not only put all responsibility on the shoulders of government, but own some responsibility of conservation.

The danger to this plateau are human beings – the plateau’s blooms are unfortunately threatened by visitors who trample on the plants, pluck flowers, litter and park on the plateau.

Please be a responsible traveller

Spread this message so that our planet earth can remain as beautiful and conserved it is. 


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Lunar Eclipse – Chandra Grahan 2021


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What is a super moon?

A supermoon befalls when a full or new moon accords with the Moon’s closest approach to the Earth. The Moon’s orbit around Earth is not flawlessly circular. This means the Moon’s distance from Earth varies as it goes around the planet. The closest point in the orbit, called the perigee, is unevenly 28,000 miles closer to Earth than the farthest point of the orbit. A full moon that happens near the perigee is called a supermoon.


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The full moon, known as the “Super Flower Moon”, is seen over the Anitkabir, the mausoleum of modern Turkey’s founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, in Ankara, Turkey May 26, 2021. REUTERS/Cagla Gurdogan


Total Lunar Eclipse 2021 – May 26th, 2021 will be visible in these locations.

The total lunar eclipse will be noticeable mostly from Pacific Ocean, Eastern Asia, most parts of North and South America and Australia. For most of India, the moon will be below the eastern horizon during the total eclipse and so people of the country cannot observe a blood moon, but in some parts, mostly from eastern India, people will see only the very last part of a partial lunar eclipse, (here too it is cyclone Yaas is occurring, hence it will be tough here too). It is will start at 2:17 pm as per Indian Standard Timing (IST) and be visible until 7:19 pm. India will not get to see the total eclipse.

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Why it is named as Super Blood Moon?

The totally eclipsed moon takes a dark blackish red colour and therefore it is called a blood moon. This occurs because of the comparatively less aberration of the red part of the moon light through the earth’s atmosphere and falling on the moon’s surface.


What will happen?

A glitzy full moon rose over New Zealand on Wednesday night as people there and around the world waited for a cosmic event known as a super blood moon. It’s when a full lunar eclipse accords with a super moon, which is when the moon is chiefly close to Earth and appears brighter than normal. For about 15 minutes, as the moon interchanges fully into Earth’s shadow, the moon will appear to turn red.

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Why does it take red color?

When the Moon is entirely enclosed by Earth’s shadow it will darken, but doesn’t go completely black. Instead, it takes on a red color, which is why total lunar eclipses are sometimes called red or blood moons. 

The full moon, known as the “Super Flower Moon”, is seen behind Stonehenge stone circle near Amesbury, Britain, May 26, 2021. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra


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by Author On Travel

Well, this sounds like never before, but now it is in action. I’m talking about Vaccination Travel – COVID 19. As the travel industry has gone for the toss in 2020 and half of 2021 is now almost under the attack of this pandemic. We see the travel and tourism industry is adversely affected. With this, The European Union has rolled out new travel policies to reopen its borders.

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How it is regulated?

The ambassadors from the 27 members of the states of the European Union has now allowed tourists from the rest of the world. It has also allowed the non-essential travellers who have been declined to travel earlier this year and in 2020.

Now, this move is seeing prospects as a crucial part of the economy for EU, especially for the tourism-dependent countries like Greece, Spain, and a few more. As it is summertime the bloc is one step closer to permit international tourists from safe countries. However, if in case you are not coming from the safe country ‘s list then probably you will have to show RT-PCR negative test, and also vaccinated from the ones which are approved by the EU bloc. (vaccines that are approved by EU – Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, and Johnson & Johnson.).

While all this ease has come into the picture, health and safety remain paramount. Please see, that Europeans will be furnished with a digital certificate of vaccination which can be shown across borders while they travel. This travel restriction is open majorly for Britons and vaccinated Americans.


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Travellers should have received the final doses of the vaccine at least 14 days before travel.

This is for EU countries that have waived quarantine requirements for vaccinated citizens and it is also for non-EU vaccinated travellers.
It seems to be open 100% for all, but it isn’t.

Thus, we see that Portugal lifted a four-month travel for British tourists.
People only from seven countries, including Australia, Israel, Singapore, Britain, regardless of whether they have been vaccinated or not are allowed to travel.

Children are also being able to travel with vaccinated parents.

For India, an emergency brake has been proposed. This brake is to limit the risk of more infections and variants to spread and enter in EU.

Also there are a few travel agencies who are offering 21 days’ package to the EU, wherein you would get Sputnik jabs under proper supervision, further to which you can travel and stay in the EU. (please ensure it is authentic).

The changes could come into effect as early as next week.

Travel safe, and despite the fact, restrictions are loosened up, I advise you guys to travel safe, get vaccinated, wait for 14 days to get over, check with your doctor for any other ailments or illness you are facing and then move out.

#staysafe #behappy #covidtravel #eutravel #greecetravel



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Gloomy story; Maldives closed its door for India, due to rich Indians, perhaps.

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Gorgeous beaches, lively shorelines, beautiful sunsets and much more… Maldives has been the most loved destination among Indians. The Maldives was one of the three destinations that have opened their boundaries post-COVID 19 pandemic 2020. It showed a significant increase in numbers of tourists from South Asian countries of which India was the highest.


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The Maldives saw every second Indian celebrity holidaying in Maldivian Islands. When the social media and personal accounts got flooded with their flaunting pictures, it took them for a ride. People started criticizing their pictures saying amid the second wave in India when the situation is way worse, these pictures are distressing and how they are being allowed to travel. (yet it is their choice). 




Due to this elevated numbers of tourists and India becoming the epicenter of the COVID 19 pandemic, Maldivian Government has regulated new rules by restricting the entry of Indian tourists. Maldives has now joined a slew of nations announcing travel bans and restrictions on flights from India including countries like Germany, Iran, the UK, US, Hong Kong among others.


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The new travel restrictions are commencing from 13th May 2021. On 8th May Maldives suspended the entry of work permit holders from south Asian countries. The list which included these south Asian countries are – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The Maldives has now banned travel from India. Maldivian government issues this notice with effect from 13th May 2021. Thus the rich Indians are no abler to fly to the Maldives during the pandemic situation.


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What are your views on the same, leave a comment and let us know what you have to say about it.

Is it great that rich Indians shall have this privilege all the time without serving the society in any way, except putting glossy Instagram pictures?  Or they shall be responsible enough towards their humanity.

Despite all this where tourism contributes 21% of the total GDP of Maldives, it will tough for the hoteliers and locals to keep the pace up. But guess, it is right for now.



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Travel restrictions in Himachal Pradesh – Check before you travel

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To start this blog, I would like to first appeal to everyone not to travel for some time more until the situations become under control. India is on the brim of herd community and we may see it happening in coming weeks. I’m not scaring you, God forbid if the infection catches you and your loved ones it is super tough to come out. COIVD is not a joke. Anyway moving further to what I wanted to convey is the latest travel restrictions in the Indian state Himachal Pradesh.


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We saw a surge of tourist flagging to this beautiful and holy state of India in the months from Jan 2021 to April 2021. Still, there are tour operators who are working on the packages and are ready to take the road trips and hiking tours.

OKAY, I know that the industry had immensely affected by the pandemic and the tourism industry is one of the most impacted and is going under loss. However, breaks are imperative on this phenomenon as it is, directly and indirectly, increasing the cases. The worst part is that this virus mutant shows signs in 14 days and it remains for around 14 days, which makes it daunting to monitor and know where al all it is spreading.

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In Himachal recently the Government has imposed a night curfew in certain districts. Solan, Sirmaur, Kangra, and Una, imposed night curfew from April 27th to May 10th – 10 pm to 5 am. Also Himachal Pradesh government also made the RT-PCR test mandatory within 72 hours for those who are coming into the state. Those who are not tested will be required to go into home quarantine or isolation at their residence for 14 days.


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Additionally, other states have restricted the entry of buses, flights, and inter commute for a certain period. Please make sure to move only if it is necessary and urgent. Request everyone to be safe and avoid travelling for leisure and holidays for some time.


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