Seven off-beat destinations in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh

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Kanatal: 38 Km from Mussoorie, Kanatal is a small village nestled amid snow-capped Himalayan mountain range and lush green pine forests. Kanatal: 38 Km from Mussoorie, Kanatal is a small village nestled amid snow-capped Himalayan mountain range and lush green pine forests.

Kanatal: 38 Km from Mussoorie, Kanatal is a small village nestled amid snow-capped Himalayan mountain range and lush green pine forests.

With beautiful resorts and camps, Kanatal is your perfect mountain hideaway. Go for a jungle safari or a walk amidst pine forest. With beautiful resorts and camps, Kanatal is your perfect mountain hideaway. Go for a jungle safari or a walk amidst pine forest.

With beautiful resorts and camps, Kanatal is your perfect mountain hideaway. Go for a jungle safari or a walk amidst pine forest.

Pangot: 15 kms from maddening crowd of Nainital lies a small picturesque village called Pangot. Pangot: 15 kms from maddening crowd of Nainital lies a small picturesque village called Pangot.

Pangot: 15 kms from maddening crowd of Nainital lies a small picturesque village called Pangot.

Nestled among dense cedar and Rhododendron trees, Pangot is a perfect destination for you if you are a bird lover. Nestled among dense cedar and Rhododendron trees, Pangot is a perfect destination for you if you are a bird lover.

Nestled among dense cedar and Rhododendron trees, Pangot is a perfect destination for you if you are a bird lover.

Peora: Nestled in the lap of Kumaon hills, Peora is only 10 Kms away from Mukteshwar. Peora: Nestled in the lap of Kumaon hills, Peora is only 10 Kms away from Mukteshwar.

Peora: Nestled in the lap of Kumaon hills, Peora is only 10 Kms away from Mukteshwar.

This beautiful hamlet is still an undiscovered destination and perfect for some solitude. This beautiful hamlet is still an undiscovered destination and perfect for some solitude.

This beautiful hamlet is still an undiscovered destination and perfect for some solitude.

Narkanda: Narkanda is 65 kms from Shimla. It is an ideal destination during winters for skiing. Narkanda: Narkanda is 65 kms from Shimla. It is an ideal destination during winters for skiing.

Narkanda: Narkanda is 65 kms from Shimla. It is an ideal destination during winters for skiing.

Chindi: 130 kms from Shimla, Chindi has apple orchards, and a sight to behold. Trek your way to Bakrote, Janjheli. Chindi: 130 kms from Shimla, Chindi has apple orchards, and a sight to behold. Trek your way to Bakrote, Janjheli.

Chindi: 130 kms from Shimla, Chindi has apple orchards, and a sight to behold. Trek your way to Bakrote, Janjheli.

Barot: 66 Kilometer from Mandi town, Barot is a beautiful destination surrounded by thick forests of Deodar trees. Barot: 66 Kilometer from Mandi town, Barot is a beautiful destination surrounded by thick forests of Deodar trees.

Barot: 66 Kilometer from Mandi town, Barot is a beautiful destination surrounded by thick forests of Deodar trees.

Situated by river Uhl, Barot also has Nargu wildlife sanctuary. Situated by river Uhl, Barot also has Nargu wildlife sanctuary.

Situated by river Uhl, Barot also has Nargu wildlife sanctuary.

Parashar lake: Parashar lake is a well-kept secret in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh. Parashar lake: Parashar lake is a well-kept secret in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.

Parashar lake: Parashar lake is a well-kept secret in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.

Alongside the lake there is an old three storied pagoda shaped temple dedicated to the sage Prashar. Alongside the lake there is an old three storied pagoda shaped temple dedicated to the sage Prashar.

Alongside the lake there is an old three storied pagoda shaped temple dedicated to the sage Prashar.

After a long grueling week in office, all you need is a weekend away from all the daily hustle bustle to rejuvenate yourself. All those popular hill stations are so done to death and always packed with people that one can hardly get any peace there.

Here are seven offbeat destinations in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh that are serene, peaceful and just perfect for a weekend getaway.
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Gaurav Joshi 2 years ago . 1 Point
Hi, Greetings from "Veselka Cottage Homestay" Thanks for this wonderful blog.We run a Homestay 'Veselka" in satkhol a small sleepy village at the lap of Himalayas near mukteshwar. Regards Veselka cottage Satkhol(Mukteshwar)
Rahul Agrawal 2 years ago
Great
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