While coming from work the other day, My eyes encountered a “bunk bed” in my local furniture shops, and immediately it made me nostalgic about my hostel days. In fact, my parents were so fond of the space-saving bunk beds that they just bought a similar home which me and my sister shared for good 14 years till the time we moved out of the house.
Thankfully Hostels around the world, have taken the very bed and used it to grant the “frugal tribe” a boon for budget travel. Some people have the deep aversion to living and travelling on a budget but the tribe which swears by travelling on the budget so that they can travel more. And secondly, the lack of funds should be the last thing for us to travel to the length and breadths of this unique world. This is a guide to tell you five-pointer so that you get inspired to travel budget and travel more. (more…)
Holidays are the perfect way to rejuvenate from daily routine and schedules. We are social animals and we feel nice when there are more of our clan. And which way is superior or unforgettable than travelling with your group of friends? The disadvantages are less than the advantage of travelling with your wolf pack. Bunkotel’s lists the advantages of travelling in a group trip. (more…)
Mussoorie is home to thick perennial forest cover full of deodar, oak, rhododendron trees. Mussoorie takes its name from an abundant shrub in the area called Mansoor (Cororianane Palensis). Apart from ubiquitous oak, deodar and rhododendron these are the few shrubs you will see in and around Mussoorie.
Wild berries like Mansoor (after which Mussoorie is named), Hissar (Raspberry and Blackberry), Kaafal (an indigenous red sweet berry) and Kingod (Blueberry) are also flora of Mussoorie, which can be seen hanging in bunches. (more…)
Mussoorie is nestled in the foothills of Himalayas. It has a thick canopy of vegetation. Naturally Jungle cover provides habitat for many species of wildlife that you might encounter while in Mussoorie. We just wish that you don’t have a close encounter with few of them. There are lots of fauna in Mussoorie. (more…)
We all know what butter is, but Peanut Butter? yes! For those who love this American product, Mussoorie has something to offer, what? read on!
Peanut Butter has its current form was developed in the 1900s in America. Since then it is a staple at America households. Mussoorie has a unique small-scale home made a shop that has been producing this American sandwich dressing. Needless to say, it tastes at par if not better than all its expensive mass-produced cousins. (more…)
Hello there, Mr/Ms Traveller, Mussoorie is not your regular Hill stations will cliche cafes, shops, tourist spots and tourists. Mussoorie if properly seen from the eyes of a local, can bring smiles to people of all ages. With exhilarating walks, exotic scenic view and endless vegetation to help you cool off on hot summer days, warm you on a bright sunny winter day and rejuvenate you in Monsoons, Mussoorie can be visited throughout the year. (more…)
Famous naturalist and author, environmental philosopher John Muir famously bragged about walking, “in every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks”. He might be 100 percent right if we were to take these walks while in Mussoorie. This is Bunkotel’s budget hotel in Mussoorie guide to best walks in Mussoorie. We believe in “keep walking” but doesn’t recommend you to do it after that glass! If you know what we mean. (more…)
Even If you are not into Tibetan Buddhism then also while in Mussoorie Tibetan Temple and Happy Valley area of Mussoorie is a must visit. Under a thick blanket of Oak and Deodar trees most of the Tibetans in Mussoorie lies a “Mini Tibet” After Tibetan uprising in 1959, 14th Dalai Lama decided to reach India and reached Tejpur in Assam and asked Jawahar Lal Nehru our then PM for assistance. Jawahar Lal Nehru agreed to provide all the necessary help on behalf of the Republic of India to them Initially about 80000 Tibetans reached India. (more…)
Mussoorie is a beautiful hill station of Uttarakhand, India. It is also called “Queen of Hills“. There are so many reasons to visit Mussoorie. We are giving you following Seven Reasons :
The Mall Road is famous local market. It is situated in the heart of town. Every visitor of Mussoorie must visit the beautiful Mall Road which starts from Picture Palace at east to the Library at the west. It is very famous for viewing the Doon Valley and visitors can buy some memento at the shops from both side of the Mall Road. There are many budget hotels around this area and some hotels offers very different kinds of accommodation. (more…)