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  • Rakkh Resort: A Luxurious Escape in the Dharamshala Hills
    Rakkh Resort offers a spa with Ayurvedic and global treatments, trekking in the Himalayas, and cultural visits to nearby Tibetan monasteries for a rich experience.
  • Top Activities at Rakkh Resort in Dharamshala
    Nestled amidst the serene Himalayas, Dharamshala is not only a breathtaking destination for nature lovers but also a vibrant hub of art and culture. Its rich tapestry of traditions, coupled with a burgeoning creative community, makes it a haven for artists and enthusiasts alike. Let’s embark on a journey through the kaleidoscope of creativity that defines this enchanting town.
  • Cultural Immersion at Rakkh Resort in Dharamshala
    Dharamshala, in the Himalayas, blends serenity and vibrant Tibetan culture. Rakkh Resort offers a tranquil haven to immerse in this rich cultural tapestry.
  • Breathe Deep, Tread Lightly: Unveiling Rakkh Resort’s Eco-Haven in Dharamshala
    Nestled in the Dhauladhar ranges, Rakkh Resort in Dharamshala is a nature sanctuary committed to sustainable practices, offering an unforgettable, eco-friendly experience.
  • Discovering Dharamshala: A Haven for Art and Culture
    Nestled amidst the serene Himalayas, Dharamshala is not only a breathtaking destination for nature lovers but also a vibrant hub of art and culture. Its rich tapestry of traditions, coupled with a burgeoning creative community, makes it a haven for artists and enthusiasts alike. Let’s embark on a journey through the kaleidoscope of creativity that defines this enchanting town.
  • Embracing Nature: Rakkh Resort’s Sustainable Journey on World Earth Day
    Embracing Nature: Rakkh Resort’s Sustainable Journey on World Earth Day
  • World Health Day: Prioritising Wellness with a Restful Vacation at Rakkh Resort
    World Health Day: Prioritising Wellness with a Restful Vacation at Rakkh Resort
  • Unforgettable Family Bonding in the Mountains: A Paradise at Rakkh Resort​
    Kangri Dham. This traditional Himachali feast is not just a meal; it’s a cultural celebration that encapsulates centuries of history, community, and flavour. Join us as we embark on a journey to uncover the essence of Kangri Dham, exploring its roots, significance
  • Explore Kangri Dham: Taste Tradition | Rakkh Resort
    Kangri Dham. This traditional Himachali feast is not just a meal; it’s a cultural celebration that encapsulates centuries of history, community, and flavour. Join us as we embark on a journey to uncover the essence of Kangri Dham, exploring its roots, significance
  • Unlocking Worlds: Celebrating International Children’s Book Day​
    As April dawns, it brings with it the magic of storytelling and the celebration of young imaginations worldwide. International Children’s Book Day, observed on April 2nd, is not merely a date on the calendar but a vibrant tapestry of literary joy, weaving together cultures, languages, and dreams. Established in 1967 by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), this day serves as a poignant reminder of the transformative power of children’s literature.
  • Farm to Table: The Journey of Himachali Ingredients at Rakkh Resort
    The journey of ingredients from local farms and markets to the dining tables at Rakkh Resort epitomizes the farm-to-table philosophy, ensuring freshness, authenticity, and support for local producers. Let’s delve into this enriching journey, spotlighting specific farms or suppliers that Rakkh Resort partners with, particularly focusing on their commitment to quality and sustainability
  • A Celebration of World Forestry Day at Rakkh Resort
    Nestled amidst the majestic Himalayas, Rakkh Resort stands as a sanctuary of tranquillity, where lush greenery embraces you at every turn. As we mark World Forestry Day on March 21st, there’s no better time to marvel at the wonders of the forest that envelops our haven and to reflect on its invaluable contribution to our lives and the local ecosystem.
  • Preserving Rivers Near Rakkh Resort | River Conservation
    As we mark the International Day of Action for Rivers on March 14th, it’s time to reflect on the invaluable significance of these flowing water bodies, especially for places like Rakkh Resort nestled amidst the serene landscapes of Dharamshala. Rivers are not merely waterways; they are the lifeblood of ecosystems, communities, and businesses like ours. Let’s delve into why rivers matter, how Rakkh Resort is championing their preservation, and how you, as our esteemed guest, can be part of this vital cause.
  • Indulge in the Authentic Flavors of Himachal Pradesh: A Culinary Journey at Rakkh Resort
    Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Himachal Pradesh lies Rakkh Resort, a hidden gem that not only offers luxurious accommodations but also tantalizes the taste buds with the authentic flavours of Himachali cuisine. At Rakkh’s restaurant, guests embark on a culinary journey, exploring the rich heritage and unique tastes of the region through locally sourced ingredients and traditional cooking methods.
  • Embracing Sustainability | Rakkh Resort’s Inspiring Journey in Dharamshala
    In the serene foothills of the Himalayas lies a gem committed to redefining luxury and travel: Rakkh Resort. Beyond its breathtaking vistas and luxurious accommodations, Rakkh Resort stands as a beacon of sustainable tourism, fostering meaningful connections with local communities while preserving the rich cultural heritage of Dharamshala.
  • Dharamshala Cricket Stadium: A Himalayan Sports Haven
    Cricket enthusiasts, brace yourselves for an exhilarating journey into the heart of the Himalayas, where the stunning Dharamshala Cricket Stadium awaits. Nestled amidst the breathtaking Dhauladhar range, this cricketing haven is not just a venue; it’s an experience that seamlessly blends the thrill of the game with the serenity of nature.
  • Yoga Retreat in Dharamshala: Find Serenity in the Himalayas
    Nestled amidst the serene mountains of the Himalayas lies a haven for those seeking solace, rejuvenation, and a deeper connection with themselves. Welcome to Dharamshala, a quaint town in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, India, renowned for its spiritual ambiance and breathtaking natural beauty. Here, amidst the crisp mountain air and lush greenery, awaits a transformative experience at a serene yoga retreat.
  • Exploring Himalayan Flavours | Cuisine of Dharamshala
    Nestled in the scenic Himalayan foothills, Dharamshala is not only a haven for nature lovers but also a paradise for food enthusiasts. The diverse cultural heritage of this quaint town reflects prominently in its culinary landscape, offering a delectable array of flavors that tantalize the taste buds and leave a lasting impression.
  • Discover Cultural Gems of Dharamshala | Unveiling Himalayan Heritage
    Nestled amidst the serene Himalayas, Dharamshala beckons travellers with its enchanting blend of spirituality, culture, and natural beauty. Tucked away in the Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh, this hill station is not just a destination; it’s an experience that leaves an indelible mark on your soul.
  • Farming and Agrotourism: Dharamshala’s Agricultural Heritage
    Nestled in the lap of the majestic Dhauladhar Range, Dharamshala is renowned for its spiritual ambiance and breathtaking landscapes. Beyond its spiritual allure, Dharamshala harbors a rich agricultural heritage that is often overshadowed by its more famous aspects. In recent years, the region has witnessed a growing trend in agrotourism, providing visitors with a unique opportunity to explore the roots of Dharamshala’s agricultural legacy.
  • Seasonal Splendors: Dharamshala in Every Weather
    Dharamshala, nestled in the picturesque Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh, is a destination that captivates visitors throughout the year with its diverse landscapes and changing weather patterns. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, adventure seeker, or someone looking for a tranquil escape, Dharamshala offers a unique charm in every season.
  • Dharamshala’s Festivals: Celebrating Culture and Tradition
    Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala is not just a haven for nature lovers but also a cultural melting pot that comes alive during its vibrant festivals. The town, known for its serene monasteries and breathtaking views of the Dhauladhar Range, transforms into a lively celebration of culture and tradition during these festive occasions.
  • Dharamshala’s Water Wonders: Lakes, Waterfalls, and Rivers
    Nestled in the picturesque Himalayan foothills, Dharamshala is a haven for nature lovers and adventure seekers. While the towering Dhauladhar range steals the spotlight, the region is also blessed with captivating water wonders that add a touch of magic to its landscape. Join us on a journey to discover Dharamshala’s hidden gems – its lakes, waterfalls, and rivers.
  • Dharamshala’s Historical Landmarks and Heritage Sites
  • Dharamshala Diaries: A Cultural Immersion Through Local Festivals and Traditions
    Nestled in the serene Himalayan foothills, Dharamshala is not just a scenic escape but a melting pot of diverse cultures and traditions. In this blog, we embark on a journey through the rich cultural tapestry of Dharamshala, exploring the vibrant local festivals and traditions that define this enchanting region.
  • A Photographer’s Paradise in and Around Rakkh Resort
    Nestled in the heart of the majestic Himalayas, Rakkh Resort stands as a haven for both nature enthusiasts and shutterbugs seeking to capture the ethereal beauty of the region. Surrounded by a panorama of snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and pristine landscapes, this idyllic retreat offers a visual feast for photographers looking to immortalize the magic of the Himalayan hues.
  • Tea Culture: From Plantations to Chai Stop
    Nestled in the serene hills of the Himalayas, Dharamshala is not only renowned for its breathtaking landscapes but also for its rich tea culture. From lush plantations to charming roadside chai stops the region has a unique blend of traditional and modern tea experiences that captivate locals and tourists alike. In this blog, we delve into the fascinating world of Dharamshala’s tea culture, exploring the journey from tea plantations to the comforting embrace of a traditional chai stop.
  • A Stroll Through Time: Dharamshala’s Historical Landmarks and Heritage Sites
    Embark on a captivating journey through time as we unveil the historical gems nestled in the Himalayan foothills of Dharamshala. Each landmark and heritage site tells a unique tale of the town’s vibrant past, offering a rich tapestry of history and culture.
  • A Foodie’s Guide to Dharamshala, the Gastronomic Capital of Himachal Pradesh
    Dharamshala beckons food enthusiasts and thrill-seekers alike. Here, the fusion of Tibetan and Himachali cuisine creates a unique culinary tapestry. Whether you’re exploring the local food or seeking tranquillity in the sweet treats of Himachal, this charming hill town promises a culinary adventure like no other. Let’s tantalise your taste buds on a delectable journey through the diverse flavours of Dharamshala.
  • Why Dharamshala is Himachal Pradesh’s Best Kept Secret
    The air in Dharamshala carries a hint of winter’s chill, and the landscape transforms into a snow-kissed wonderland. As the mighty Dhauladhar range dons its icy coat, Dharamshala reveals its vibrant winter personality, offering a plethora of exciting winter sports and adventures. If you’re craving an adrenaline rush amidst breathtaking Himalayan scenery, this is the place to be.
Barog Railway Station

Explore Himachal: Barog Hill Station

Just imagine, you have decided to tour Himachal Pradesh, booked your transport and booked your room at a resort in Himachal, have also picked a few activities you would like to do and places you would like to explore. But you would not want to only visit the obvious places that tourists always go to, would you?

Well, let us help you explore the real Himachal Pradesh, here focusing on a quaint village around 60 kilometres from Chandigarh that is not just known for its views like every other town in the region but a lot more.

Chameli Niwas, Andretta

Andretta: Artist Colony of Himachal Pradesh

Andretta, the artist colony of Himachal: An absolute must-visit place in Himachal Pradesh for artists and art enthusiasts. Visit the mud house of Norah Richards, explore the pottery scene, and learn much about art of Himachal Pradesh.

Tea picking in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

Things to Do That Resorts in Himachal Pradesh Provide: Tea Gardens

The state of Himachal Pradesh situated in the Western Himalayas is home to beautiful snowy mountains, rivers, and sublime tea estates. One has to visit tea plantations to experience the true serene nature of Himachal Pradesh. Several resorts in Himachal Pradesh are based in these tea gardens and a few days strolling through these green fields can refresh any person.  

Baba Balak Nath Temple in Himachal Pradesh.

Exploring The Ancient Temples of Himachal

Baba Balak Nath Temple in Himachal Pradesh – An ancient Temple and caves located in the Dhaulagiri range of the Himachal and is situated in the village Chakmoh near Kasauli, this temple is an enchanting site for pilgrims. This temple is thronged by tourists during the Navratri when the devotees travel miles to worship the Babaji. 

A Himalayan Bulbul bird perching on a bamboo shoot in the Himalayas.

Top Bird Watching Sites in Himachal Pradesh

Surrounded by many high-altitude mountains and brimming with lakes and rivers, Himachal Pradesh enjoys a varied topography which makes the region rich in flora and fauna. The dense forest cover here is a mix of tropical to coniferous, providing a perfect home to myriad migratory and rare birds.

The entry gate to the Atal Tunnel, Himachal Pradesh, the largest tunnel in the world.

The Atal Tunnel of Himachal Pradesh – The World’s Largest Tunnel

Parasailing in Bir Billing is an extremely fun and adventurous activity for tourists and adventure junkies alike. Bir Billing is proudly known as the ‘Paragliding capital of India’. This small town in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh is considered to be the best location in the country to enjoy the sport of paragliding or parasailing.