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07
May
Pangong lake Ladakh

Stories from the Road : 50 Shades of Blue

Pangong Tso is about 150 kms from Leh. It’s a saline lake with a length of almost 135 kms and more than half of it is in China. The way to Pangong is as beautiful as everything else in Leh is. Snake like roads weaved into mountains, sudden greens, ups and downs, sand like terrain, […]
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14
Apr

Bike Tour: Ladakh on Two Wheels

Ladakh Bike Tour is one of the best adventure experiences in the Land of High Passes. The highlight of this tour is riding through the tough roads and high mountain passes on your bike. Experience Ladakhi culture, ride up to Khardung La Pass, the highest motorable pass in the world and visit Pangong Tso, one of […]
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23
Mar

Happiness is … Travelling !

In 2011, the United Nations recognized happiness as a fundamental goal, and, every year since, has called for people around the world to observe an International Day of Happiness on March 20. To celebrate, we asked individuals who have taken a trip with ROOTSVIDA.com to tell us, on Facebook, how the act of travelling has […]
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21
Mar

Planning to Visit Ladakh ?

These pictures will convince you to book your trip right away ! The land of endless discoveries – LADAKH offers you barren slopes, unbelievably colorful lakes, lofty mountains, impossible climbs, amazing glaciers, striking monasteries set in the most unimaginable  settings. Roots will take you to a journey of experiences that can be a life changing […]
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21
Feb
maggi and chai

Stories from the Road : Maggi Noodles – A Saviour in Ladakh

At over 18,000 feet in Ladakh, cold winds were blowing in from the North, permeating every nook and cranny of the dhabas that we stopped on our way from one place to another. We ordered Maggi in all three meals of the day. Despite the bone-chilling cold, we relished every minute of that meal and […]
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02
Feb
Trek

72 Hours in Manali

With an expansive mountain belt, bustling tourist choice and renowned snow destination, Manali shines in summer, thrives in Monsoons and chills in winters. Once called the ‘end of the habitable world,’ Manali is an ideal place for the ones in search of both adventure and comfort. The Kulluis in brightly patterned puttoos, Tibetan women wearing […]
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26
Jan
stories from leh

Stories From the Road: To Leh and Beyond

Two Days, Two High Mountain Passes and Zero Degree Temperature You know the secret of adventure is not to carefully seek but walk in a way that it finds you, comforting our fear of the unfamiliar and the unsettling. Adventure will find you like it did for us. In a way adventure becomes your daily […]
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09
Jan
roots binsar new year

Here’s Why I choose to travel with a ‘travel group’, than with ‘friends’

The headline might be misleading to some, because ‘technically’ I never chose this route. It just happened to me by default. But today 2.5 years later, 6 trips down and truckloads of memories and experiences, I feel it was the best decision I have ever made. Moments captured from the New Year’s trip to Binsar […]
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28
Sep
Manali hills

Stories From the Road: Hiking Trails to Experience

Once you start your trip, the trip doesn’t have control over the things that will happen. Most of the times, it happens in a strange and amazing differently than you had planned. We started tough. According to us, adventure is whatever gets you out of your comfort zone. On day two of our Ladakh trip, […]
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27
Sep
travel - world tourism day

Join ROOTS in celebrating World Tourism Day – 2016

World Tourism Day is held annually on September 27, by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation. On this occasion, we pledge to foster awareness among the travel community of the importance of tourism. You may choose to do one or all of the things as below – Plan your next travel – So, what better […]
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