Bhutan: A trip to heritage Kingdom

Bhutan: A trip to heritage Kingdom

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The Kingdom of Bhutan located in the eastern Himalayas and China is on the southeastern border and India on the west. Bhutan’s Land oscillates considerably in altitude from just 100 meters in the lowlands to over 7000 meters in the Himalayan plateau to the north. The population is very sparse and mostly concentrated in Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan. Bhutan is a kingdom state led by both crowned heads and priests. The official language is Dzongkha, as well as numerous other dialects, although English is extensively spoken, being integrated into the educational system. The land is prosperous in striking dissimilarity depending on the different regions offering three distinct climates. The inner Himalayas temperate, rich in forestland and populated by boar, Read more

The Hornbill Festival: Nagaland

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You must visit this awesome festival, at least once, which is held in the month of December every year at Nagaland. In this state, you will see different tribes with their own district ethos and lifestyle. Almost over 18 tribes which are recognized by the government take part in this. It is said that some tribes still live in the core forest and aren’t introduced to the civilization. Naga civilization is a well interweaved and cohesive entity, which lives by ancient tenets, that play the important protagonist in the contemporary life. The monsoon time here is from June to September. Kohima is the capital of this state. Though one can visit Nagaland 365 days a year, but the considered ideal Read more

It was a group of thirteen people when we started from Guwahati. We all went there by train to Dimapur. After reached Dimapur, we’ve booked zonal taxi to Kohima( the capital of Nagaland). After four to five hours travel, we reached the hotel near Taxi stand. Dimapur to Kohima is approx. 75 km, but road conditions are so in bad shape due to landslides and heavy rain. In the afternoon we went for grocery shopping and other requirements for Dzuko trek. Next morning we started around 7 AM from hotel to Viswama (Dzuko trek dropping point), only Tata Sumo, Mahindra bolero (local taxi) allowed and it is around 22 km. Before we start our trek we all had breakfast (Bread, Read more