Uttarakhand

The great escape: Valley of Flowers

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Next day, we left the hotel at 6.30 am and hired a jeep to take us to Govindghat, the starting point of the 14-kilometer trek to the Valley of Flowers (VoF) and Hemkund Sahib, which is another nine kilometers from the Valley. It took us 1.30 hours to reach Govindghat.

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Trip to Rishikesh and Surkanda Devi – 1

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From time to time, the cool air was hitting us on our faces reminding us that we were out of the gas chamber of Delhi and into the nature’s lap for some good time. Even though we were longing for this time out, yet this setting did not seem to be most ideal (bit scary).

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A Weekend in the Hills

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There were plenty of photographers around; displaying their albums full of pictures of people posing dressed in traditional garb. The poses by some of the people, especially honeymoon couples, were absolutely hilarious! We then took the ropeway down to Kempty Lake, which was small and man made, but much cleaner than Mussoorie Lake. We went boating on it.

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