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09-21-2007, 04:39 AM
hi everybody!
i'm planning to visit the indian state of uttaranchal for a fortnight this winter. any tips as to the places i should visit, with nature photography in mind, would be a great help.
thanks in advance.


09-21-2007, 11:05 AM
Tunganath and Chandrashila. I recently visited the place. Great place to visit.

09-21-2007, 01:49 PM
hello Vinayak!
welcome to TE. i'm sure u will have a great time here. i would also like to see your pictures.
thanks for the suggestions. since u have recommended the places, can u please tell me how do i go to those places? suggestions regarding accommodation will also be highly appreciated.
thanks in advance.


09-21-2007, 02:34 PM
Hello Nabarun,

Thanks :)

You can see my pictures under http://www.flickr.com/photos/lighttripper

Pics from my visit to Tunganath

To go there , I did the following.

- Bangalore->Delhi ( By Flight )

- Delhi->Haridwar ( By Shatabdi )

- Hired a car to go to Chopta ( Starting point for Tunganath)

Started from Haridwar and did a night stay in Ukhimath at a GMVN hotel. Next morning went to Chopta. Trekked up to Tunganath. Stayed the night there in a shack called Ganesh Hotel. Next morning trekked to Chandrashila and then back to Chopta.Took the car back to Ukhimath, stayed the night there at GMVN. Started back in the morning to Haridwar to catch the Delhi Shatabdi

- Shatabdi back to Delhi
- Flight back to Bangalore :)

Hope this helps.