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Why you should not visit Rakkh?

Well, for starters it's the land kept by Gods. So if you have not been a ‘good boy’ then you might anger the gods...

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An essential guide to family bonding 

Family Bonding is the indispensable ingredient for a productive and rewarding life...

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Kangra, an introduction

Once the seat of power in all of Himachal, Kangra is equally renowned for its rich cultural milieus...

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Kangri Dham

The legendary Dhaam is a response and challenge to the royal Wazwan feast of Kashmir. Dhaam started as a royal feast for the King’s guests and slowly percolated into the local populace who started contracting the Botis.

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The Lockdown Experience

The horror-show of epidemic turning pandemic was akin to a hurricane in its scale, speed and spread. It shook the economy and forced several businesses to shut down and leaving others struggling to survive.

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It is Time for Nature at Rakkh, Always

Today as we celebrate the most precious, beautiful and enriching entity in all our lives, even as the dark clouds of a pandemic hovers above us, the unadulterated joy and bliss nature brings to us is palpable amongst all.

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Let's unlock Dream Vacations - Resorts in Palampur

However we assess it, COVID has exacted a toll on all of us and we can’t wait to get life
back to normalcy. While many pundits and thought leaders debate what that novelty is, we believe that travel is a fundamental need of humans.

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The Gaddi Tribes of Kangra

Hills of Kangra along with the upper regions of Himachal which are predominantly mountainous are home to the Gaddis who practice pastoralism for aeons, going up hills with their livestock of sheep and goats during summers.

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Dharamshala - The Land of the Dalai Lama

Entangled in a vicious cycle of work and never-ending traffic jams? You might want to break off from your busy schedule and escape to the hills. There’s nothing more rejuvenating than being surrounded by serene mountains and breathing fresh air.

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Maas, Machili, Mountains - A lip-smacking journey into Himachal

The Himachal region boasts a wide array of delectable foods of every nature; most of which are unique to Himachal. Being the Dev Bhoomi, with a rich culinary tradition, sometimes the vegetarian offering can feel overwhelming to the detriment of meat cravings.

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Staycation at Rakkh Resort in Dharamshala

There could not be a better time to visit Rakkh, an idyllic getaway in the Kangra Valley. Let your ideas of better living be changed, completely. With Rakkh’s staycation package, experience the best hospitality, cuisine and adventure that the Himalayas have to offer you. 

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The Majestic Forts and Temples of Kangra

The royal town of Kangra is a treasure trove of scenic treats, wealth and history. Historically, the kingdom of Kangra comprised of three capitals. The third capital which is tucked away in the hills, is what we know as present-day Kangra. Nagarkot, Susarmapura, Bhimkot and Katoch are names that are often associated with Kangra. 

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Ferns, Nettles and Lentils: The Uniqueness Of Himachal Cuisine

In the vast mountain lands of the Himalayas, far from the world of Rajma Chawal and Sambar, food takes on a slightly different avatar here.

Scratch that, “slightly” might be an understatement.

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Plumes of Paradise: Endemic Birds To See In Dharamshala

The Kangra Valley is home to a massive selection of bird life, with a documented 200 odd individual species, including migrants. Rakkh is located quite conveniently outside urbania, being a resort in Palampur region, thus giving you the perfect opportunity to go on the search for these beautiful avifauna.

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Check off things to do on your bucket-list at Rakkh, the Experiential Resort in Dharamshala

Rakkh, an experiential and adventure resort in Dharamshala hidden away in a quaint mountain village is also eponymous of it, Rakh an idyllic village is home to our resort in Palampur area. We encompass the spirit of Himachal within Rakkh, living and breathing the ethos of Kangra.

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Travelling to Rakkh, Himachal Pradesh in times of COVID: A first-hand experience.

This is an excerpt from the heart-to-heart between Swati Makkar, our Resort Manager and our very first guest for the season since COVID Lockdown. 

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Beautiful villages near Dharamshala

“Village is a place where you can find peace, unity, strength, inspiration and most importantly a natural and beautiful life” - Minahil Urfan

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Main attractions of Dharamshala

The amalgamation of history, spirituality, culture, and nature is what makes Dharamshala a must-visit destination. Nestled in the mystic hills of the Kangra Valley, this hill station is unlike any other

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Religious places of Dharamshala 

A lot of people from around the world travel to Dharamshala in search of peace and mindfulness. “What you seek is seeking you”, this quote couldn’t get any closer to the truth.

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Winter is the best to visit Dharamshala- focus on the snow trek at Rakkh

The ‘Winter Capital of Himachal Pradesh’ is a title given to Dharamshala. The reason for this is because Dharamshala is at its most beautiful self in winters. During this season, the city comes truly alive.

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Snowfall in Dharamshala- Focus on the snow Trek at Rakkh 

Dharamshala is blessed with abundant snowfall in the winter months. The snow, like a blanket, covers everything right from the mountain peaks to the valley. 

Ghamrota Village Post Office Ballah ,Tehsil Palampur, District Kangra, Jiun, Himachal Pradesh 176061