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Lamayuru is a small village 100 km before Leh on the Srinagar-Leh highway. Its claim to fame is the moonlike landscape surrounding Lamayuru. So much so, that Lamayuru and moonland have become synonymous. They even have guest houses named Moonland in Lamayuru! The best view of this "moonland"; is from the top of the meditation hill in Lamayuru. As you get to the top and proceed to the edge, a surreal landscape awaits you!

Lamayuru, the moonland of Ladakh

“Where can we find moonland?” “It’s right behind this hillock.” That’s a normal conversation in Lamayuru! Lamayuru is a small village in Ladakh, midway between Kargil and Leh on NH1-D, the Srinagar-Leh highway. Moonlike landscapes carved into the Greater Himalayas are its claim to fame. Mountain pass of Fotu la […]

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The fully spread out feathers of a peacock with all shades of blues and greens.

Morachi Chincholi, Maharashtra, India

  Morachi Chincholi, a village of tamarind trees with peacocks A village with more peacocks than people, Morachi Chincholi is actually an unofficial peacock sanctuary. Less than 50 km from Pune and around 200 from Mumbai, it’s a great weekend getaway for and some natural rejuvenation. An overnight stay will ensure […]

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