February 2, 2019

It is all about my Trip To Auli in search of live snowfall. Auli is around 260 km drive from Rishikesh, it is located at the Chamoli district of Uttrakhand. It is not as famous as Gulmarg in Kashmir but it is also beautifully covered with apple orchards and pine trees. Auli is the prime location to see the snow-capped peaks of Nanda Devi, Trishul peak, Hathi peak, Mana Parvat, and Kamat Kamet. This is a famous destination for winter sports as it is completely covered with snow in winter. It is less crowded when compared to touristic hubs like Mussoorie and Nainital. So you can have some peaceful days in Auli. An instagrammable destination- It is somewhat difficult fo...

January 20, 2019

Kedarkantha Trek in Winter

- posted by Deepak Goswami

Kedarkantha Winter trekIt was a long time, I was wandering in cities, I was missing snow-capped mountains, Zigzag roads and peaceful moments, so I decided to go Kedarkantha, it was little hard to trek in Snow but for live snowfall that was best time and weather to trek. And another good thing was, My friend Rahul going with me. it was his first winter trek so he was nervous. I told him Kedarkantha trek is easy for everyone who is normal physical fit. and Share some ways how to beat the cold.About KEDARKANTHA-Kedarkantha is in Govind wildlife sanctuary at the top of 12,500ft. The Local tells the various story about Kedarkantha. Legend has it that Lord Shiva sat on the top of kedarkantha...

December 6, 2018

One of the four Dhams in Uttrakhand. Origin of the River Yamuna. Lord Krishna spent time with his friends and did so many activities in or nearby the river in Vrindavan. Beautiful Taj Mahal has also constructed nearby the Yamuna River and finally, this river merges into The Ganga in Allahabad.Yamunotri one of very close and famous destination from Dhanolti. 6km trek was the main reason for me to go there. That morning after breakfast suddenly I decided to go for Yamunotri. Packed my bag and started my bike. It is 185km from Dhanolti passing by Suwakholi, Chinyalisour, Dharasu, Barkot. I completed this ride in 8hrs with very little break and reached Janaki Chatty before sunset. ...

December 6, 2018

When I first came to Rishikesh, I was just 8 years. Since the last two years, I have been coming here more often like once in 2-3 months and let me tell you, this place always gives me peace and tranquillity, and it is so beautiful that every time I come over here, I fall in love with this place all over again. Clear and pure air, green mountains on all the sides, the flowing Ganga River, meditation and yoga classes in every Ashram, you can see different Indian cultures on the bank of The Ganga River. Today there is heavy commercialization in My Home Rishikesh but for me, it is the same beautiful place as it was 24 years ago.I had been thinking about the setup for a long time and I thoug...

November 13, 2018

About Me

- posted by Deepak Goswami

WELCOME TO THE TRAVEL DRIVEMy name is Deepak Goswami, A Travel&Tourism Professional. from Madhya Pradesh India, Lover of Mountains, Rivers, offbeat-destinations, Abandoned places, Wildlife, Trekking, and Long Bike riding. Living in Rishikesh (Uttrakhand) since January 2018. The Travel Drive is the home of all my travel memories.TRAVELLING, A CHILDHOOD DREAM:I had a dream to travel places since my school days. My school used to organize a long trip every year but being from a lower-middle-class income group family, it was not possible for me to pay for the trip. Somehow my father managed, and I travelled some places like Uttrakhand, Delhi, and Nepal with my family till I celebrat...