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Summer holidays and hill station destination is always first choice for people. One of the secret peak points known as Dhanaulti is our target of the day. This tehsil of Uttarakhand is just 24 km distant from Mussoorie another best hill station of India. Chamba is only 31 km far so overall you can enjoy complete two months’ holidays if you have planned to visit Dhanaulti.

The altitude of such town is 2286 m and famous for its quiet environs alpine forests of Rhododendron, Deodar and Oak.

Climate:

As its hill station summer, will be best period to visit, though the climate conditions in summer are pleasant compared to other tourism destinations. The temperature between 30 °C to 35.5 °C in summer and in winter its between 7 °C and -1 °C.

Attraction in Dhanaulti:

ECO-Park:

The key attraction of Dhanaulti, though there are two eco parks in the town named as "Amber" and "Dhara". If you mix them, it will become Amber Dhara which means road from cloud. These recently developed parks will state you about the clean and green city Dhanaulti. Once you reach the park you can hire Guides, Service providers, Gardeners or Information Providers to learn more about this wonder place. Jungle with Deodar Trees are famous here and you should pay only Rs 25 as fee for Adults and Rs. 10 for kids. Here you can also enjoy the adventure sports facility like walking over flying fox, Burma bridges, riding horses and some more.


Eco Huts:

Forest Department of Mussoorie is running Eco-huts that help visitors to learn the importance of greenery in our life. Tourist can enjoy serene landscapes of town Dhanaulti by spending some time in these Eco huts. Such huts are built of green technology with all Eco-friendly features.


Surkanda Devi Mandir:

An oldest temple located at 8 km from Dhanaulti is next spot to visit. Temple is at road connects to Chamba so once you are at temple connect the route and reach one more best tourism spot Chamba. Surkanda Devi Temple is popular Ganga shrine and big occasion is Dussehra.


Aaloo Khet (Potato Farm):

Government Potato Farm is next scenic view spot of Dhanaulti. This farm is covered with greenery surround and its easily reachable from the city bus stand.


Activities in Dhanaulti:

Camp for travelers:

Hill stations in India are all time favorite for camping so as Dhanaulti is offering to their visitors. Frankly speaking there could be accommodation issues at place because of less crowd and not known place to the world. Funding to the spot is less, but still you are getting option of camping at Dhanaulti. It is adventures and best way to learn nature as well so if you can book accommodation then also try for camping first. Just imagine spending time under open sky can never be compared with anything else.


Nature Walks:

The green lush region surrounded with deodar and other types of trees are special parts of the town. It is the perfect spot for hiking and you will find quite few trails to enjoy nature walk.

Shopping Center:

This special town of Uttarakhand is not highly developed so you will get limited areas. However, buying something from amazing spots are part of memorable trip. So, get something from the local shopping centers of Dhanaulti. Items that are popular of town are handmade shawls, scarves, stoles and throws. These items are cheaper compared to quality used and for sure you will not get such items in cities or your home towns.

How to reach Dhanaulti?

This Indian tourist place is 325 km away from Delhi which means you will reach the destination in 8 or 9 hrs. following road trip. Closest big airport is Jolly Grant at 82 km located closer to Dehradun.

By Road: State transport is providing buses for Dhanaulti from various part of nation. However, still public transport is limited, but you can hire private taxis from Dehradun, Chamba and some more cities of Uttarakhand. You can also hire taxi from Delhi but it will be quite expensive, but you can enjoy the beautiful route of Uttarakhand once you follow the road trip.
In doubt to select spot for vacations? Go Ganpatipule for holidays. It is one of the tourism places of India located at Maharashtra famous for beaches and temples. Ganpatipule is a small coastal town with big beach. Its beach is full of red sand and knee-deep water. The best part is enjoying the nature swimming pool as the seashore is not that deep for some part. However, it’s a big sea beach so bit careful once you enter in the sea.


If you are aware of route to Ratnagiri, then just follow the same for Ganpatipule. One of the important Indian tourist places Jaigad Fort is also 25 km away from Ganpatipule. There is one big Ganesh temple named as Swaymbhu temple and the city itself is having religious name. If you split the city name you will find Ganpati that means Ganesh and Pule means area. Devotees believe the idol of Lord Ganesh placed in the temple was originated from the ground. Winter is pleasant weather and best period to visit, though summer is full of humid and heat.




Attraction in Ganpatipule:

with limited places to visit the city is inviting visitors to make their holidays memorable. Each spot is special with best hospitality so plan your trip for Ganpatipule. You can plan secretly and surprise your partner with package to Ganpatipule.

Ganpatipule Beach:

The beach with red sand and knee level water is specialty of the place. It is a bit rocky so you must be careful while entering the sea. Resort and lodging is available for you near the beach that means spend more time and enjoy the high waves.




Swayambhu Temple of Ganesh:

The temple of 400 years is next spot in city to visit, though people believe the idol placed in the temple is 1600 years old. Rhymetic beats are easily audible from the temple and Diwali is the main celebration period here.


Jaigad Fort:

Another spot but very impressive for visitors is Jaigad Fort. However, its 25 km away from Ganpatipule, but here you can enjoy the sea shore and can watch the meeting point of Shastri River into the sea. Fort is built on hills so view of sea from fort is amazing compared to any other spot of the city.


Jaigad Lighthouse:

This lighthouse is basically a defensive part of the fort situated on the top of hill. The view is paranomic and Jaigad lighthouse is amazing place to visit. Once you reach the fort you can easily attain to this lighthouse as well.


Malgund:

A native village close to Ganpatipule famous as Marathi poet’s town. One of the famous kavi's Keshavsoot was from Malgund, though it also the green place and famous for white sand and beach as well.


Pawas:

A green town famous for ashram of Swamy Swaroopanand is next place for our travelers. This tourism place is having religious values and surrounding is full of scenic beauty. Pawas is having important part in glorious history of Maharashtra.


Velneshwar:

35 km away from Ganpatipule is one more place where you can visit and make holidays special. The rock-free beach of Velneshwar is famous in state and visitors can attain old Shiva temple. Mahashivaratri is best time for Velneshwar visit. Apart festival you can reach the town between February to March as winter is best weather.


How to reach Ganpatipule?


By Road: Maharashtra roadways are providing proper transport for Ganpatipule from various cities. However, best route is from Kolhapur that is just 150 Kms distance. Chandoli, Amba Ghats, Karnjari, Pali, Hathkumbe, Nivli Phata and then Ganapatipule your destination is reached. Mumbai is also a best spot to start road journey for Ganpatipule. Mumbai is properly linked to International and all national cities.

By Rail: Ganpatipule railway station is connected to some major cities of India. Ratnagiri is closer big station and properly linked to various cities of India. Ratnagiri is another famous Indian tourist place so once you reach here you can enjoy Ratnagiri as well as Ganpatipule that is only 150 km away.

By Air: Mumbai is the closest and biggest air hub for our spot. Mumbai is linked to all major international cities so abroad travelers can also reach the destination without any difficulty. 
Baharampur a calm city of West Bengal situated in a central part. It is the city also known as Brahmapur because majority of families here are Brahmin. Baharampur is 200 km away from Kolkata famous for historical battles. This Indian tourist place is popular and favorite destination for history lovers.


This city was fortified by East India Company in 1757 after big battle of Plassey. City was continued as a cantonment until 1870, though establishment information for the city is still not available. One of the oldest cities of India is Karnasubarna that is near to Berhampur. Few of the historical buildings of 1600s AD can be seen here.


As city is having historical background you will find countless places related to different battles. Covering complete story in this short note will bore you. We are adding important places and the valuable information about the spot so that you will learn why the place is best for your holidays.

Attraction in Baharampur:

We are listing only important destinations for you so that you will not miss any of the major spot in the town.

Nizamat Imam Bara

One of the biggest historical Imambaras of India is first place to visit. As its name suggest Nizamat it was constructed by famous Nawab of Bengal Nazim Mansoor. This complete name was Nazim Mansoor Ali Khan Feradun Jah. Structural design of this is Imam bara is amazing and because of its beauty it is placed on first place to visit in the city.


Katra Masjid

Next important spot for visitors in Baharampur is Katra Masjid the most wonderful place of city built by Nawab Murshid Khan. High minarets are key attraction of this Masjid and the best part is place is till calm and full of charm.


Kathgola Palace

Baharampur is the historical place so palaces are also definitely key attraction of the city. Kathgola palace is one of them with 4 floors located at Kathgola Gardens. Beautiful small pond and the Baoli inside palace are amazing and different experience for travelers. This palace well known for valuable paintings, expensive furniture and mirrors crafts.


Char Bangla Temple

A unique temple known as Char Bangla is next place for you. This temple was constructed by Queen Bhavani of Natore in 1755. It is the remarkable tourism attraction of Baharampur.


Hazarduari Palace

Next palace known as Hazarduari is famous spot located at just 10 Km from Berhampur. In early ages this palace was known as Bara Kothi situated in the campus of Fort Nizamat. It was constructed under the ruling period of Nawab Nazim Humayun in the19th century.


Few other attractive spots of city are Hazaduari Palace Museum, Motijheel park, Kiriteshwari temple, Tripoli gate, house of Jagath Seth, Nasipur palace, Jafarganj Cemetery, Mothijheel mosque, yellow mosque and old Cossimbazar. Baharampur is suggested as best Indian tourist place by the experts. 


How to reach Baharampur?

By Air: Closest International Airport is Kolkata located at 190 Km distance. This Airport is properly connected with major international cities like Frankfurt, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Singapore, Yangon, Dubai and some more. Domestic flights are frequently available from almost all major cities such as Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad.

By Bus: Bengal roadways are limited with service, though you will find some private taxies and buses from various closer cities of Baharampur.

By Train: Berhampur Railway Station is quite big and properly linked to many cities of India. Trains are available from New Delhi, Mysore, Bangalore, Lucknow, Suri, Siliguri, Asansol, Patna, Dhubri and Gaya.  
Patni Top or Patnitop is the peak tourist destination of India located in Udhampur region of Jammu and Kashmir State. NH 44 is directly connected to Patnitop from various cities of India. Srinagar is just 112 km away from Patnitop. River Chenab is flowing close from the town. Altitude of Patnitop is 2,024 meter popular for trekking, aero sports and skiing events. Because of peak spot winter is always chilled, though best time to visit here is between May to June. Autumn starts in September and winter in December.




It is one of the best Indian tourist places and no less beautiful than any abroad destination. The charming plateau is covered with dense woods forest and lush Pines greenery.


Period to reach Patnitop

Although this tourism spot is 'anytime' location, but best time are summer and autumn. However, if you want to enjoy snow or participate in winter events then reach between December to March.



Adventure Sport

Trekking;

The high altitude and pleasant walks are few demanding event of this place. It is the hill station to start short or longer treks and surrounding areas is covered with peaks as well. One-day walk towards Shiva Garh is amazing that is just 11 km from Patni top at altitude of 3,500 m.



Places To Visit In Patnitop

Nathatop:

We will not consider this as top spot to visit, but yes it is one of the amazing destinations of town famous for Snow peaks located at 13 Km distance towards Sanasar. Actual heavy snow and clad peaks are speciality of Nathatop. Here you can experience the environs of State Kashmir close to Jammu. You can hire cab from Patnitop to Natha Top and other nearby tourist spots.



Naga Mandir:

Next place of Patnitop is Naga temple at 2 km distance from city center. It is placed on 2 place of favorite tourist destinations. The Naga means Cobra and Mandir is temple that means it is the temple of snake which is older than 600 years. Nag Panchami is the main festival and hundreds of devotees of Lord Shiva visit the temple at such period.



Kud Park:

Only 4 km from Patnitop placed in 3rd place of best attraction of town. This park is popular for greenery and different variety of flowers. It is top picnic spot also famous for 'Patisa', the sweet item.



Skiing:

Snow covered mountains at winter are allowing visitors for many events and skiing is one of them. Plenty of centers are conducting skiing courses in winter at Patnitop. White sheet spread everywhere is the comment of experts for Patnitop in chilled season. It is the ideal spot for skiing sepcially for those who have no prior experience.



Madhatop:

Patnitop itself is favorite Indian tourist place, but the best part is you are getting many other spots nearby to enjoy your vacations. Madhatop is another location at 10 km distance from city center placed on 5th position to visit. The altitude of Madhatop is 2,024 m almost similar to Patnitop easily accessible through road. You can enjoy 5 km steak trek from Patnitop to Madhatop. Book the spot for honeymoon couple as it is famous pristine compared as cheap and best destination.


Sudh Mahadev Temple:

One more important spot at 7 km distance placed on 6th position for attraction in Patnitop. This temple is nearly 80 years old built because of devotee killed accidentally by his trishul.




Few more interesting places of Patnitop listed as Shiva Ghar, Billoo Ki Powri, Nature Walks, Sanasar lake, Baglihar Dam, Sudh Mahadev, etc. Reach this popular Indian tourist place and enjoy your holidays.

How to reach Patnitop?

By Road: State transport is available for Patnitop from Jammu, Katra, Udhampur and many other cities. You can hire taxi from Jammu to reach spot, though it will take 3 ½ hour to reach the spot.


Jammu Tavi is the biggest railway station and properly linked with major cities of India. Satwai airport is a domestic air hub linked with many cities of India. Jammu airport is available as well also known as Jammu Civil Enclave.  
India is the rich country for tourism destinations and visitors from around the world are reaching India’s various spots to make their holidays memorable. Mussoorie is one of the cities of Uttaranchal which is also known as Masuri. The average population of this stunning hill station Mussoorie is not more than 47699.


Of course, India is having loads of hill stations such as Dehradun, Nainital and many more, but Mussoorie is the one hill station where nature has created countless astonishing scenes by itself. Once a tourist reaches this place, they can also attain to other surprising destinations like Dhanaulti, Dehradun and Kalsi, which are again beautiful places with many sightseeing spots.


The biggest railway station to reach the city is Dehradun, which is identified as DDN in railway charts. The station is 1.0 kilometer away from Mussoorie. When we talk about the closest airport people should reach Dehradun as that is the big air network in Uttaranchal.

in Mussoorie visitors can enjoy the parks, Bohra waterfalls and high hills with tea farms. However, the nearby tourist places of Mussoorie are available with ample of spots. Dhanaulti is the place where a tourist can spend lots of time as this place is fully covered with White Mountain. Dhanaulti is also identified as Dhanolti so a tourist must not get confused if they hear about any of the names. Chamba is another nearest tourist place of Dhanolti so reaching this place allow a tourist to enjoy some more spots. Tourist spots in Dhanolti are Chamba, New Tehri, Barehipani and Joranda Falls, Dashavatar Shrine, Chanderi, Deogarh, Jain Temples, Surkanda Devi and Kanatal.


Nearby city Dehradun is also the tourist place situated next to Mussoorie. Anotherhill station with natural beauties and amazing spots allow a tourist to enjoy the tourist destination. Visitors can enjoy Tibetan Temple, Tapkeshawar Temple, Sahastradhara, Laxman Siddh, Chandrabani, Malsi Deer Park, Sai Darbar, Lachhiwala, Robber’s Cave (Guchhupani), Dakpathar, Bhagirathi Resort, Santala Devi Temple, Asan Barrage Water Sports Resort, Tapowan, and Rajaji National Park as tourist spots in Dehradun.


Kalsi is one more destination situated near Mussoorie. This place is special to enjoy the jungle safari, camping, climbing, mountain biking and many other adventures sports.

Attaining Mussoorie:
By Air: The closest airbase to reach Mussoorie is the JGA (Jolly Grant Airport) positioned 24 km distance from Dehradun. Frequent flights are available from various cities of India, especially from Delhi.

By Rail: railway station near Mussoorie is Dehradun, which is just 34 kms away. Frequent rails from DelhiAmritsar, MumbaiVaranasi and many other cities are available to reach Dehradun.

By Road: properly managed roads allow a tourist to reach the Mussoorie with no worries. The direct taxi and buses from diverse cities permit tourist to reach this favorite Indian tourist place without any trouble.
Balasore a city of state Odisha, India spread in 194 km is our target for today. A city also known as or Baleshwar is listed as one of the best Indian tourist places of eastern India. Balasore is popular among travelers because of Chandipur beach. City is also known for IBMD (Indian Ballistic Missile Defense) Program located at distance of 18 km. Some big missiles of India are introduced and tested at Baleshwar. Some of the big names are Nag, Agni Missile, Brahmos and more. City played vital role in revolution as well and it is the place where the famous freedom fighter Sri Jatindranath Mukherjee got injured and died fighting against the East India Company.



History

It was the part of ancient Kalinga empire later known as territory of Utkal or Koshala. One of the successful ruler of the city was Mukunda Dev. Later it was ruled by Mughals in 1568 remained part until 1700s. In 1633 British Company established the factory at Balasore. Calcutta (changed to Kolkata) is close city of Balasore so it was turned as important river pilot for transferring rose through Hooghli River to EIC. City was ruled by many empires and Maratha were one of them. Balasore was announced as separate district in October 1828 in the Bengal Presidency.



City is wonderful so without wasting time I would like to share the places that you can visit in Balasore. Some specialty of the city are Nature and Parks, Outdoor activities, sights and landmarks. We will discuss about the important areas so that you will not miss the key spots once you visit this amazing Indian tourist place Balasore.

Tourist places in Balasore

Chandipur Beach:

A clean beach just 14 km distance from railway station. Guest house and resorts are there at beach so accommodation is not a problem. You will find Horseshoe crab on the beach and surrounding is beautiful as well. Evening time is best at beach because a peace and wave noise is always a different experience of life. Lay at beach at night and view the stars, just imagine the scene, it is like movies that means you are going to enjoy the spot so much.



Talsari Beach:

Another seashore under Baleshwar region. It is the least exploited place of the State Odisha located at 30 km distance from railway station. Delicious food and affordable rooms is specialty of Talsari beach. Apart Kerala this is the only backwater beach of state and the best part is you will find less people so time to enjoy the beach properly. Surrounding area is covered with Palm trees, though you will not find areas for activities and all.



Panchalingeswar Temple:

Calm and serene holy place on the hill top is our next spot of Balasore. It is one of the important tourism holy spot of city visited by large crowed. Winter is best period to visit, though its chilled, but amazing experience. Management of spot is a concern here as administration is not caring the spot properly.




Devkund Pond:

A special spot with holy values famous for scenic beauty located at 83 km distance from Balasore. Take bath in the pond at fresh nature and get relief from your skin disease. Baripada is closer to Devkund Pond located at just 60 km distance so if you have planned to visit Devkund then don't mist Baripada. 



Khirachora Gopinath Shrine:

A featured temple of Lord Krishna located few km distance from Baleshwar. However, it is peaceful and cleaned area to visit with less crowed as well. Taste the delicious Odisha food and take blessings of Lord Krishna at Khirachora Gopinath temple.




Kuldiha Sanctuary:

approachable wildlife famous for flora and fauna located nearby. Also popular for Russia dam offering some trekking part to the travelers. Accommodation is a bit concern here but you must stay for night at least at this forest as several activities are conducted here by the local administration of Balasore.



Kharasahapur Beach:

Another beach spot of Balasore with limited services. Again is clam and nice place with some lodgings and restaurant for stay and food.



There are several other spots you can visit such as Emami Jagannath temple, Bhusandeswar temple, etc. Each spot is unique of this Indian tourist place and 1 or 2 days leaves are not enough to enjoy it properly. You can easily stay for a week and can make your holidays memorable. The best part is you can get to the place for bachelors or any family gathering as well. Local people of Balasore are cooperative and administration is supportive as well.


How to reach Balasore?

By Air: No airport at Balasore, though closest big airport is Bhubaneswar Airport at just 176 km distance. Another closest airport is Netaji Subhas Chandra Airport of Kolkata at 193 km distance.

By Train: Trains for Balasore are available from almost all major cities of the nation.

By Road: Hire the taxi or cab or private bus as you will get limited road services for the city Balasore. Closest bit bus stand is Digha at 64 km distance. Another big city to visit Balasore through road is Chandbali located at 82 km away.  
A little town of Tamil Nadu situated in the Nilgiri Hills is our Indian tourist place. Lovedale is highest peak under Nilgiri, though city is popular tourism spot. Nature lovers and abroad travelers are frequently reaching Lovedale. It is most beautiful place and used in many Bollywood movies. Albums and movie songs are pictured here.


Place is amazing, but because of less known to the world specially to Indian travelers it is not highly crowded. We can say that is again a best part for you as you will get peace and no rush to enjoy this destination. Queen of hills Ooty is closer to Lovedale located at only 5 km distance. Coonor is another spot at just 16 km so if you have plan to visit Lovedale be sure to have more leaves for best vacations. The entire region is full of natural spots and appreciated by tourists so plan your vacation with more days. It is the small town and the average population is nearly 1000-1500 people only. However, there are some boarding schools and students from all over the world are reaching for studies.


The Lawrence School is one of them serves town from long time. The small Post office and SBI Bank are available in town with regular services. Lawrence School, St. Antony's High School, and NMHS (Nilgiri Matriculation higher Secondary) school are few big education centers with residence services.


Climate: It is the hill station with subtropical climate. Rainy reason is special and town gets rain from two monsoons. April to December is monsoon period and dry season is between January to March. Average temperature is 4.2 °C so climate is chilled no matter which season you reach.


Attraction in Lovedale:
Spots to visit in town are limited, but still because of calm and beautiful nature it could be the memorable trip for you if you visit this unknown Indian tourist place.


Nilgiri Mountain Railway: Lovedale railway station itself is beautiful and connected through metro gauge railway of south India. Carry less luggage as you might face difficulty to have coolie at station.

Doddabetta Peak: As Lovedale is hill station and you will get many valleys and peak areas to view the town. Doddabetta is basically 3.9 km away from Lovedale, but it comes under Ooty region.


Some other key destinations of Lovedale are Rose Garden, Botanical Garden, lake, Ketti valley, thunder world, St. Stephen's church, Murgun temple and many more. However, these spots are registered under Ooty. Nearby big tourist place is Ooty and it is world famous also known as Queens of hill. Attain this Indian tourist place and take pleasure of beautiful India.


How to reach Lovedale?
By Rail: If you have heard about NMR the UNESCO World Heritage Site is reachable through Lovedale. Lovedale railway station is the last rail point to reach Ooty from another tourism spot Mettupalayam. Lovedale is the highest rail station on this complete route.

By Road: Lovedale is 5 km distant from Ooty and connected to some big cities by road. Private taxicab or state buses are available for Lovedale.

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