Rajaji National Park and Haridwar

D16: Rajaji and Haridwar 12/4/2019 In the city of Rishikesh for a few hours, we enjoy a last one-hour yoga session for 4 euros / 300r. The bridge over the Ganges is still congested. Leaving Rishikesh, we will also leave the mountains. We are still not determined to drop pennies to the tuktuks to get…

By Guillaume 10 November 2019 0

Rishikesh, yoga, tourism and arti

D15: Rishikesh 11/4/2019 After 3 days of calm and cool in Mussoorie, the journey to Rishikesh with the transfer to Dehra Dun has got us a little tired. Nevertheless, I manage to get out of bed for the 7.30am yoga session on the roof of the Blue Jay Hostel. Rishikesh is the yoga capital of…

By Guillaume 20 October 2019 0

Mussoorie, Benog and collective taxi

D14: Mussoorie 10/4/2019 It’s our last day at the cool altitude in Mussoorie. We hesitated a little to leave in the morning for Rishikesh but the picturesque (semi) pedestrian street with its shops, the views of the nearby snow-capped peaks and the general coolness held us back. Mussoorie is located on a “peak” and we…

By Guillaume 31 July 2019 0

Mussoorie, freshness, hiking and panorama

J12: Mussoorie 8/4/2019 From the plains and hills of Rajasthan to the foothills of the Himalayas. We wake up gently on the night train between Old Delhi and Dehra Dun. Despite the heat and stops, we had a peaceful night and we are much fitter than after our last night train experience in Sri Lanka.…

By Guillaume 1 July 2019 0

Agra, marble, feathers and mosaics

J11: Agra 7/4/2019 It’s not only always the same chaos when we arrive at an Indian bus station. De dust, horns, pollution, dirt and 3 drivers of tuktuk that assault us with crazy prices when we’re barely get off the bus. Prices end up going down in a hustle and bustle that becomes familiar. Agra…

By Guillaume 23 June 2019 0

Fatehpur Sikri, bus, red stones and mosque

D10: Fatehpur Sikri 6/4/2019 The plan is simple, we walk to the fast lane, we catch a bus and we ask to get off near the town of Fatehpur Sikri. After a beautiful, quiet nature day in Bharatpur Nature Park, it’s time to join the ancient capital Fatehpur Sikri, created by Akbar. A nice stop…

By Guillaume 8 June 2019 0

Bharatpur, bicycle, twin and volatile

D9: Bharatpur 5/4/2019 It was dark when the train from Jaipur stopped in Bharatpur. This “express” train will have taken an hour longer than expected. The usual battle between tuk tuk driver begins. Bharatpur is a city between Jaipur and Agra that has the distinction of being close to the Keoladeo National Park (listed AS…

By Guillaume 16 May 2019 0

Itinerary in northern India

Namaste 🙏 Here is our final itinerary for our 18-day stay in India. The steps of the route: You can click on the steps to discover our adventures 😉 Rajasthan The first part takes place in Rajasthan. Uttarakhand The second part is scheduled in Uttarakhand. It has evolved well from what we had planned. A…

By Guillaume 6 May 2019 0

Jaipur, carpet trading and bazaar

D8: Jaipur 4/4/2019 After a first day of sightseeing, we start a day of adventure. It starts with a spicy noodle breakfast followed by a tourista. Enough to “piment” our next trips. Since the beginning of the stay, we have been looking for THE exchange rate. This is the priority 1 of our day because…

By Guillaume 5 May 2019 0