A presentation from OM LEISURE HOLIDAYS
In the business of tourism we have created a niche as specialisttour planners on exotic destinations. We believe, in an age of distinctive travel objectives, options in alternative destination tours should invigorate tour facilitation . Which is why we steer clear of the conventional-fixed-plan ‘me too’ tours and present places that are least invaded. Each tour is flexibly tailored to accommodate the pace that suits the discerning traveller. Bhutan – the land of the dragon In this presentation on Himalayas we bring you destination alternatives that can fit your wish of ‘precious getaway in serene nature’ with options in leisure, honeymoon, adventure or simply discovery of the unfathomed. None who have been to these Himalayan coves can fail to be impressed, overawed and enriched by its incredible beauty, its magnificent ambience and its cultural mysteries and delights. We bring you these lovely options beginning from Bhutan in the east … Sikkim – the hidden Eden Darjeeling – places extraordinaire Nepal – the picturesque place Uttaranchal – divine attractions Himachal – strikingly beautiful Kashmir – paradise on earth
The 2500 km long Himalayas is a wonderful eco region of rich green valleys and snow white crescents. The ambience in misty sylvan surroundings is charmingly vivid with a rich blue sky against which the highest peaks in the world stand out sharply. And in the folds of these mountains live indigenous hill communities of Hidden Eden insulated from urban influence. India Dreams Speciality Tours offer customised tours in this impressive eco region especially in those areas that have not been transformed into urban jungles and retain its virgin charms showcasing the Himalayan grandeur in awe inspiring spectacle. www.omleisure.org Tel/Fax: [+91] 0674-2542222
Bhutan continues to intrigue every visitor for its insulated, conserved and enchanting culture and scenic beauty. This country has everything delightfully refreshing in its domain... things hardly seen or experienced by the outside world. The ubiquitous Dzongs & Lakhangs reflect the ascetic spirits of the Bhutanese people. While their sportive side is adequately reflected in their love for horse riding and archery. Thimpu, the capital city makes a wonderful picture of traditions in lifestyle, culture, costumes, architecture etc., set against modern luxurious hotels, restaurants and shopping marts.
If you have visited Sikkim once, you haven’t seen enough! And if you have never been there you have missed its incredible enchantments! Sikkim is Rhododendron country and nature’s Orchid garden. The two romantic rivers Rangeet and Teesta with their many streams add flavour to the heavenly scenario with emerald green rapids flowing through the land. Sikkim has the second highest suspension bridge in the world, and one of the highest mountain pass in the world, the Nathula pass leading to Tibet. Beyond the regular circuit along capital Gangtok, there is a huge reserve of fascinating locales in west Sikkim, the area that continues to be discovered by ardent travellers. India Dreams have pioneered discoveries of few such locales for visitors to explore the enchantment of these splendid places. Virgin locales like Uttarey, Biksthang, Kaluk have just made their entries in the tourist map for their unspoiled natural ambience and scenery. And India Dreams facilitates exotic holiday tours to these quiet places with the closest and most striking view of the snow peaks. On another end is the Tsomgo Lake and Yumthang valley, and the serenity of these places electrifies the sensory of every visitor. For the adventurers there are options in trekking, river rafting, and ornithological explorations and for the spiritual, Sikkim beckons the believer to its many sacred lakes and to its strikingly beautiful monasteries that are a part of every settlement in the land.
The Himalayas in the state of West Bengal present abundance of exotic locales. From the tea gardens in the foothills to sleepy yet serene hamlets of Tumling, Lepchajagat, St. Mary’s, Pedong, Lava, Lolegaon, Samsing — all most luring destinations. The marvellous Darjeeling Himalayan Railways, now accorded World Heritage Status Chugs you through a spectacular landscape up the hills to make an engrossing and memorable passage reminiscent of the erstwhile Raj. The second only World Heritage Railway on earth celebrates its 150 years
Nepal the land of Buddha and the domain of Shiva stands sheathed in the splendour of majestic Himalayas. Natural wonders is a constant companion here, and heritage culture make its signature statement. This unique space enchants the world traveler in many ways to make the visit most memorable and seed fervent longing to come back for more!
The country has host of tourist attractions… from majestic Himalayan peaks, enchanting nature to local customs, articulated in its glorious monasteries, rituals festivities & lifestyle. The Kathmandu Valley is adorned with charms of the old world and the progressive shades of development. Tourists love the place for its sights, feel and unending shopping options — from collector’s items to traditional artifacts, costumes and everything Nepali. Tours for Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Chitwan, Pokhara, Lumbini and Kailash-Mansarovar
Elsewhere, the country has other attractions in the backdrop of the towering snow clad Himalayas. Lakeside sojourn, hillside getaways, trekking and adventure… the lure is endless. …and of course Nepal is also the birth place of Lord Buddha
Uttaranchal is best known as the abode of the Gods. Some of the most famous Hindu shrines are located here at difficult altitudes and visited by thousands each year. Holy Ganges originate here and is the single largest attraction for most ascetic and others spiritually oriented. Nonetheless this is one of the most striking Himalayan land that evokes a sense of tranquil in serenity. Some of the great Himalayan peaks stand out over the numerous beautiful resorts and hideouts mesmerizing the visitor with the stunning ambience.
Indeed it is the unparallel beauty of this ‘snowy land’ that beckons the intrepid traveler as also leisure holiday makers. Where else would one find every cove in the mountains spring up a strikingly picturesque look? This aside, Himachal Pradesh is ever popular destination for hill adventure seekers, honeymooners, heritage hunters and expeditions. This is a wonderful place to live your travel dreams in the most eloquent way. And opportunities are abundant…
If there is paradise on earth, it’s here, it’s here, it’s here… so was the eloquence of the Mughal Emperor who found an instant fondness for picturesque Kashmir. It continues to hold its heavenly charms ever so assuringly. Kashmir is nature’s creative statement in its sights, sounds and feel. The welcoming people of Kashmir endorse this statement by their hearty hospitality.
Some Exotic Himalayan Destinations KASHMIR PATNITOP [Hill Hideout @ 6638 ft.] MANTALAI [Hill Getaway @ 4000 ft.] SRINAGAR [Picturesque Capital City @ 5700 ft.] GULMARG [Exotic Tourism spot @ 8700 ft.] PAHALGAM [Popular Tourism spot @ 7000 ft.] HIMACHAL PRADESH SHIMLA [State Capital @ 7000 ft.] KASAULI [Nature Hideout @ 6300 ft.] NALDERA [Nature Retreat @ 6700 ft.] CHAIL [Nature Retreat of erstwhile Royals @ 7200 ft.] KALPA/SANGLA [High Altitude Nature Tourism @ 9700 ft.] DALHOUSIE [Colonial Hill Retreat @ 6500 ft.] DHARMASHALA [Seat of Dalai Lama @ 5000 ft.] MANALI [Hill Retreat @6700 ft.] UTTARANCHAL SITALAKHET [Nature Hideout @ 6500 ft.] ALMORA [Picturesque getaway @ 5400 ft.] KAUSANI [Exotic Hideout @ 6200 ft.] CHOUKARI [Eco Tourism @ 6000 ft.] NAINITAL [Lake side Hill Getaway @ 5800 ft.] RANIKHET [Hill Retreat @ 6000 ft.] BINSAR [Exotic Hill Retreat @ 7911 ft.] NEPAL KATHMANDU [Cultural Discovery @ 4600 ft.] POKHRA [Lakeside retreat @2950 ft.] CHITWAN [Wildlife safari in the Himalayas] LUMBINI [the birthplace of Lord Buddha] SIKKIM GANGTOK [Gateway to east Sikkim @ 5500 ft.] BIKSTHANG [Nature Hideout @ 5000 ft.] RINCHENPONG [Nature Hideout @ 5500 ft.] UTTAREY [Eco Tourism Hot spot @ 6600 ft.] YUMTHANG [High Altitude Nature Hot spot @ 11800 ft.] BENGAL HIMALAYAS BARAMONGOA [Eco Tourism Hot spot @ 4800 ft.] LAVA [Nature Hideout @ 6900 ft.] LOLEYGAON [Nature Retreat @ 7200 ft.] LEPCHA JAGAT [Scenic Getaway @ 7800 ft.] ST. MARIES [Exotic Hill Retreat @ 5400 ft.] MIRIK [Nature Resort @ 5800 ft.] TUMLING [Sangalila Range Hideout @ 10,000 ft] BHUTAN THIMPU, PARO & PUNAKHA[The heart of Bhutan]
When you make up your mind to visit the Himalayan region of your preference, tell us your, or your group’s travel objectives. We will design the tour that fits your aspiration and travel dreams. Every tour plan will be customised to your need by destinations, travel mode, accommodation and activity. This is what sets apart our tours from the conventional types. Sit together, stimulate your imagination and dream a delightful holiday. And we’ll make it happen! Write to us: email@example.com FACILITATION • The facilities we offer on customised tours, on request • Airport / Train station transfers. • Hotel bookings • Destination travel mode and local transport • Logistical support and arrangement on specialty tour programmes • Entry permits in restricted areas of Himalayan states • Travel insurance • Tour Escorts OM LEISURE HOLIDAYS (P)LTD,ORISSA,TELE/FAX:-0674-2542222 For more information on exotic Himalayan destinations log on to: http://www.omleisure.org