Please don’t “travel”

  Everyone in this age is a traveler or claims to be one with reasons to travel. Are the reasons justified? Please don’t travel to “run-away” Please don’t travel because you are “bored” Please don’t travel to “check-in” to a place on social media Please don’t travel to reach the destination only to get “high” […]

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From Tokyo to Istanbul via Delhi – AH 1

AH-1 is the longest route of the Asian Highway Network joining Tokyo (Japan) to Istanbul (Turkey). The 20,557 kms long route starts from Tokyo in Japan running through South Korea, North Korea, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran to the border between Turkey and Bulgaria west of Istanbul, where it merges with the European route marked as E80 leading […]

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Gurudwara Sahib, Manikaran – Test your beliefs

There are a lot of scientific rationales that could respond to the inquisitiveness around hot water springs at Manikaran in Himachal Pradesh, India. It may be flowing out due to the heat through the Earth’s crust, some would argue about chemical imbalance and so on, but what most of us have taken fair comfort in, […]

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Escape To Parashar Lake, Mandi, Himachal, India

Parashar is a well kept secret in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh elongated through the boulevard trails of striking contours. It is located 50 km ahead of Mandi if we move towards the north. It is known for the mystery lake which presents an enigma, giving rise to speculation. The charm of the lake is […]

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Unravel the Highs of Rudraprayag

About 480 kms from Delhi is Chopta in the Rudraprayag district, Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Travelling from Delhi by road will take around 12-14 hours on an average with ample stoppage / relaxation time. Team Escape Route brings you the top reasons to plan a getaway to this region. Trek to Deoria Tal: With Saari […]

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Chor Bazaar is not true to its name!

Its not a chor bazaar, but a Sunday market! The much coveted/ infamous chor bazaar in Old Delhi instills a sense of curiosity and awe just enough to make you wake up on a Sunday morning at 5 am. A lot has been discussed about the chronicles of this legendary market of stolen stuff in […]

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48 hours in Mukteshwar

Uttarakhand never fails to please and this time we set out to explore Mukteshwar, the quaint little town sitting on the Kumaon hills of Uttarakhand, around 350kms away from Delhi and 50kms away from the district headquarters at Nainital. Mukteshwar, as the name suggests has a religious connotation to it and is a spot for […]

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The road less taken – It cannot get higher than this in Asia

Leh is getting more and more mainstream. Earlier you could find accommodation at the first camp site near Pangong Tso, but one has to now go extra 7kms to Spangmik Village to find the night accommodation. Each year there are more tourists and the number of accommodations is sprawling too soon. Once you turn away […]

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The thrill of an upcoming ride!

Constricted paths with no tarmac on it, fright of falling stones from one side and the fear of falling downhill from the other, spine chilling cold, Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), God forbid any accident, what if the motorcycle breaks down in the middle of nowhere?,, Versus… Escape from monotony, the ride, breathtaking views, fresh air, […]

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