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Bhutan: The Last Shangril La

Ever desired to be on the top of the world? Pack your bag and head straight to this land. Known as the “last place on the roof of the world” or the “last Shangri La,” Bhutan is a majestic land with the most peaceful monasteries, mighty fortresses (or dzongs) and stunning landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys.

Give no second thought. Block the dates from 22nd Nov to 29th Nov, 2017 (8 Days, 7 Nights).

Tour Package includes:

2 Nights in Phuentsholing
1 Night in Thimpu
2 Nights Punakha
2 Nights Paro

Call: 7758009430

Cost: 28,499/- (Includes all taxes)

Why you should visit this beauty?

  • The only country to measure GNH or Gross National Happiness as an indicator of its prosperity
  • The only place which has preserved it’s centuries old traditions and values, the environment, legacy and the future, supported by its government
  • A country where rice is red and chillies aren’t just a seasoning but the most important ingredient. Their national dish, Ema Datshi, is a fiery blend of green chillies smothered in cheese
  • The land where Buddhism is so deeply preserved that it will leave your soul with utmost peace
  • Awe-inspiring mountain passes- dazzling with rhododendrons in spring
  • Rich flora & fauna housing unique mammals and colourful birds – protected in several national parks
  • The amount includes accommodation, food, transport and an official guide.
    Indian nationals do not need a visa and licensed tour guide to explore Bhutan.

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    Tiger’s Nest Monastery
    Black neck cranes in Phobjikha Valley in Bhutan
    Phobjikha Valley



Ooty: The Queen of Hills Station

Talk about honeymooning and Ooty is definitely a place every Indian will suggest. Crowned with clouds, this chilled hills station has everything that sets up mood. Be it the climate, beautiful landscapes or the historical sites which are major tourist attractions. Named Udhagamandalam and popularly known as Ooty, this tourist destination is located in the heart of Nilgiri district in Tamil Nadu. It marks the meeting point of the two mountain ranges in the Western Ghats zone. Coffee and tea plantations and trees like Conifers, Eucalyptus, Pine and Wattle dot the hill side.

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Ooty is regarded as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’. Centuries ago the place was known as Oththai-Kal (single stone) Mandu (Mund is a name of Toda Village). Britishers called it Ootacamund. Ooty was originally occupied by the Todas until the 18th century, after which it came under the rule of the East India Company. The tourism and agriculture, along with manufacture of medicines and photographic film speak about its economy

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The ideal holiday destination is located 80 km north of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. It is well connected to the rest of India by road and rail. Coonoor is 19 km, whereas, Kothagiri is 31 km away. Whether you are planning for a short vacation with your family or wanting to spend a much needed time with your special someone, this is the ultimate destination you must visit.

Hotel Sapphire Paradise

Hotel Sapphire Paradise is what every traveller desires. Keeping this in mind, guests are offered relaxing stays surrounded by the beauty of the Ooty hills station. Located on the Ettines Road near Rose Garden, the 2 star property is easily reachable via public transport. It also offers pick and drop facility. If you are planning to come in a private vehicle, then parking facilities are available free of cost.

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Hotel Sapphire Paradise makes any average day special. Spread over three floors, it offers 45 double and single well-designed rooms to choose from. Their 24-hour assistance ensures you have the most memorable stay. The rooms offer utmost comfort to take all the stress away. Watch some entertaining channels or walk into the balcony to breathe some fresh air. Phone, safety locker, newspaper and daily housekeeping are other facilities you can avail.

The hotel has been offering excellent service ever since its inception in the year 1988. It was renovated in 2014 to enhance the stays and offer better service. The hotel also has an in-house restaurant which serves a variety of food, snacks and beverages to suit everyone’s taste buds. The hotel staff is friendly and always on toes to provide any sort of help. The lush green lawn and gardens around the hotel add to the overall magical experience the hotel has to offer. All this comes in a reasonable budget. Spend a week or two with your loved ones and experience yourself.

Hotel Sapphire Paradise is situated on Church Hill Lane, close to the Union Church. The hotel is about 90 km from the Coimbatore Domestic Airport, 1 km from Ooty Railway Station, and bus stop is just 100 metres away. Another nearest railway station to the hotel is Lovedale which is located at a distance of 2 km. The toy train runs from Ooty to Mettupalayam, which is the closest broad-gauge railway station at the foot of the Nilgiris. The hotel is situated just 2 km from upper Bhavani Lake and 1 km from Ooty Botanical Gardens.

Travelling Guide for Single Women Travellers

Travel like a free bird.

single woman traveller guide


1.     Choose safe places to travel.
2.     Do a little research before you select one.
3.     Make a list of destinations you want to visit there.
4.     Make a list of hotels and restaurants in your budget.
5.     Carry a bag as small as possible with a bottle of water.
6.     Pack only needful and comfortable clothes.
7.     Must carry – headache, fever, cold, diarrhea and personal medicines if any.  At least – bandage and antiseptic cream.
8.     Whether you need or not – carry a sanitary napkin.
9.     Handkerchief, body spray and wet tissues.
10.   Pepper spray and Emergency Helpline Number.
11.    Keep yourself updated with the local news for safety.

{A good plan is 100% foolproof than relying on internet connections.}

Traveling makes one better. So, fly.

Travel Quotes:

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”
St. Augustine

Live to Travel

Life is short. Travel.

All of us are born with limited opportunities. We live to make the most out of them.

We learn so many things at one place. Then why not travel some more and learn the most we can?

Every place has got something to tell. Visit and explore it.

Traveling not only helps you to discover yourself in a different way but it also helps you to make the most of your opportunities.


Travel Quote:

“I always wonder why birds choose to stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on the earth, then I ask myself the same question.” Harun Yahya