The world whizzes by, as you are involved in the mad frenzy of your city life. Stressed out, even the idea of planning a vacation riles you. Delayed flights, disagreements and a myriad other arrangements make you want to give up the idea of the vacation. What if you could just ride off to a hill-station nearby and also relish, on your journey, the build-up of how enjoyable the vacation will be? Given in this exposition are 6 of these weekend getaways that represent the virgin purity of nature free from the built-in tensions of taking a vacation.
Sightseeing in Sattal is merely incidental as every part of this scenic and neatly perched location is a ‘sight to see’. As you near this locale, the invigorating smell of the pine and oak trees and the wild flowers fill your senses. The aroma thickly laces the summery air. The sunlight is sprinkled on the hillsides and endows the waters of the 7 lakes with heavy doses of gold and silver. Stay at the V Resorts simply for their location – on the top-most hill. The views from this location, the friendly faces of the staff and manicured premises are complimentary The day is resplendent and the night sky is permeated by mischievous twinkling of the watchful stars. See if you can catch sight of a falling star. Make a wish. Soak in the peace and retire for the night
Another such gem huddled placidly in the emerald folds of the lower parts of the Kumaon hills, is the ‘fruit basket of Kumaon’, Ramgarh. Become a recluse for a few days and retreat in to your innermost thought and maybe even become a part time writer or poet. Ramgarh does that –inspires creativity and a strong yearning to capture the feelings in a string of words. The sun is partisan – delightfully warm during the day and a lingering placid presence at dusk. The orchards are aplenty and inviting – you can almost feel the juice filling every corner of your mouth without even biting in to a rotund peach or crimson apple. When you do bite in to them, you know the feeling was right. When you stay at V Resorts you can be sure of attention to your needs and also well-planned trips either through the orchards or treks through the forest terrain.
RAJAJI NATIONAL PARK
Rajaji National Park is yet another weekend getaway where the ‘language’ of the local habitat displays the importance of natural preservation. It is a treat for the harried city dwellers who want more than just a taste of wilderness. Stay at V Resorts and enjoy these beauties of the wild from the comfort of the balcony or verandah in the company of your loved ones. It’s like an ‘outpost camp’ that allows you to get close to nature albeit with all the modern amenities. It’s like camping without the rough edges Enjoy the lush dense forest, the orchestra of wild sounds and bird chirps – everything is in abundance here.
Get to the heart of simplicity and nature when you visit Pauri. It seems to have inherited and retained tranquility with no delusions of grandeur despite its striking natural bounties. The unfazed and hushed appeal of this place is seconded by V Resorts that serves its guests with the same quietude and pleasantness. Pauri strikes a chord – a sense of standing still and a carefree escape that is so rejuvenating and enticing. The tolling of the temple bells lends an extra dose of uplifting spirituality. Experience Pauri
- Place to stay- V Resorts Mumukshu Pauri
- Activities- Pauri City Guide
Crisp clear and chilly – Narkanda is the kind of tourist place that has the power to unite peoples. It’s not hard to understand the pleasure and beauty of nature here and thus creates a collective understanding of its magnificence. There is something grand and refined about Narkanda, without being affected. The locals and the weather seem to be one and agree with each other. When you stay at V Resorts, you will notice how this delicate balance is maintained. The staff comprises of the local people who seem genuinely delighted to serve you. The well-maintained and flowing order of this resort adds to the charm of the region. Narkanda is a skiing delight in winter and a burst of pink cherry and apple blossoms in summer.
If the idea of seemingly going back in time thrills you, then Auwa, near Jodhpur is your ideal weekend getaway, especially for a longer weekend vacation. It’s a place that puts you in touch with the glory of yesteryears and bygone era of martyrs. Fort Auwa of V Resorts cuts you off from the stress of normal life – it’s all about talking, connecting and rediscovering the simple pleasures.