Garhwal region is of considerable significance in Hindu mythology. Home of many mountain ranges, Garhwal Himalaya offers a great opportunity to trek and explore some of the remotest mountain area giving you a chance to have close encounter and witness different life styles, settlement patterns, jewelry, different food & food styles & above all to give you some of rarest moments of life captured in your cameras.Details
Nanda Outdoor & Retreats take you to some of the exclusive spiritually vibrant places and practicing the ancient Indian science of yoga & meditation in the place of its origin.
Ladakh or "Little Tibet" as it is known is one of the most remote areas of India, lying to the north of the Great Himalaya on the Tibetan Plateau and to the south of the Karakorams. It remained isolated for centuries to the outside world due to its inaccessibility, and the strategic position it occupies in the northern frontier. Ladakh has a rich cultural and religious heritage as can be seen from the centuries old monasteries, some of them built on sheer cliffs and still functioning actively. Ladakh offers its visitors some rare sights like the 130km long expansive magical Pangong Lake, lying at 4267m and partly in China. The spectacular view of the Changchenmo range of mountains reflects itself in the ever changing blues and greens of the lake.Details
On our trips we travel through the ancient kingdom of Ladakh, soaking in the beauty of its captivating landscape, visiting monasteries, villages, palaces and humble homes, meeting people from all walks of life and understanding their way of life and culture; a journey that will truly make you want to return - such is the mesmerizing effect of the hospitable people in this enchanting Buddhist land called Ladakh.
Bodh Gaya or Bodhgaya is a city in Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is famous for being the place of Gautama Buddha's attainment of nirvana (Enlightenment).Details
Historically, it was known as the Bodhimanda (ground around the Bodhi-tree), Uruvela, Sambodhi, Vajrasana and Mahabodhi. The name Bodh Gaya did not come into use until the 18th century. The main monastery of Bodhgaya used to be called the Bodhimanda-vihāra (Pali). Now it is called the Mahabodhi Temple.
For Buddhists, Bodh Gaya is the most important of the main four pilgrimage sites related to the life of Gautama Buddha, the other three being Kushinagar, Lumbini, and Sarnath. In 2002, Mahabodhi Temple, located in Bodh Gaya, became a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Cultural Odyssey of Ladakh
Ladakh or "Little Tibet" as it is known, is one of the most remote areas of India, lying to the north of the Great Himalaya on the Tibetan Plateau and to the south of the Karakorams. It remained isolated for centuries to the outside world due to its inaccessibility, and the strategic position it occupies in the northern frontier. Ladakh has a rich cultural and religious heritage as can be seen from the centuries old monasteriesDetails
Chopta is an unspoiled natural destination lying in the lap of the Uttarakhand Himalayas and offers views of the imposing Himalayan range including Trishul, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba. Chopta village is surrounded by forests of pine, deodar and rhododendron and is rich in flora and fauna.During the trip to Chopta valley, you can take a trek to the nearby region of Deori Tal. Deoria Tal, one of the most beautiful high altitudeDetails
Garhwal Panorama Walking
Garhwal Region holds an important place in the Hindu mythology being called the “DevBhoomi”. The whole land of Garhwal is always alive and vibrates with the music of chiming bells, bathing people at various Ghats, chanting of Hymns, song of local folks during festivals and fairs.This retreat goes through the lower valley having lush green meadows and forests. This is also the route between Kedarnath and Gangotri.Details
Garhwal Village & Cultural
This retreat is especially designed to experience the village life of Himalayan people. This retreat bring you back to basics. We have chosen village Khola which is approx. 6 – 7 hrs from Rishikesh and is in a very remote and unexplored part of the Garhwal Himalayas. Most of the inhabitants of the village depends on the resources of the village for their survival. The water resources in the valley are natural.Details
Musmola village is a small settlement and village located in a very remote and unexplored part of the Garhwal Himalayas. A perfect place for meditation, yoga, nature walks, bird-watching and to experience outside silence and inside peace. The lush green forests of this region are home to an astounding multiplicity of flora and fauna. A description of the charismatic beautyDetails
Pabekh Valley Homestay
Pabekh is a small native village at the foot of the Himalayas. It is about 70 kms from Rishikesh. Pabekh Homestay is a place where you live as a community; we eat out of the garden as much as possible and live as eco-friendly as possible.A great place for yoga, meditation and mindfulness walk. The remoteness of the valley gives you a great peace.Details
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Driving into the clouds @ Garhwal Himalayas Roads
Yoga Stretcheing @ Chopta Valley
Yoga & Meditation at the Lake Deoria Tal (2438mt)