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  • Travel Guide India

    Travel Guide India

    Passports & Visas You require a valid passport from your country and a visa from an Indian mission abroad to enter India. The exceptions are: • Citizens of Bhutan and Nepal do not require visas • Nationals of Maldives do not require a visa for visits of up to 90 days • Persons of Indian Origin and Non-Resident Indians who possess either an OCI or a PIO card, which are the equivalent of a long India visa Type of Visas [...]

    Read More 9-11-2017
  • Indian Spas Pamper Yourself

    Indian Spas Pamper Yourself

    Indian hoteliers have recognized the importance of providing spa facilities in their properties in line with their counterparts abroad. Well-heeled Indians travelling all the way to Europe, the U.S. and nearby Thailand on spa vacations prompted them to give a make-over to the health clubs by adding, state-of-the-art spa paraphernalia, decor and international beauty-line products. A spa option has also become an essential ingredient of incentive [...]

    Read More 30-10-2017
  • Explores the untouched beauty and wilderness of Siang district

    Explores the untouched beauty and wilderness of Siang district

    Less explored but the most fascinating district of Arunachal Pradesh is West Siang, which can be packaged for adventure sports with its lush green forests, deep river valleys and beautiful plateau. Skirted by the Slang river, it is a land of song and colourful dance, of hard, eager work, fine spinning and weaving. The district is spread over 8,325 sq km touching Mac Mohan line with China in the north and East and Upper Siang districts in the east. [...]

    Read More 13-10-2017
  • Hooghly in Kolkata

    Hooghly in Kolkata

    Hooghly district, near Kolkata, is a tourist hotspot. Was it a castle from the pages of a Hans Anderson fairy tale? Or was it a temple? The pretty looking structure will left you wondering till our car reached its gate. Built between 1801 and 1814, this five-storey temple has thirteen pink-tipped towers and is known as the Hangsheshwari temple. Virtually impinging on the backdoor of Kolkata, the district of Hooghly is a rich commercial [...]

    Read More 7-9-2017
  • Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

    Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

    Nagarjuna Sagar is bliss for stressed-out souls from Hyderabad. Once the domain of princely nawabs and their begums, Hyderabad has always supported a leisurely and languorous lifestyle. In today’s hi-tech age, Hyderabad is home to technocrats and corporates. With a pressure-filled week being the norm, spending long relaxing weekends becomes all important. One such weekend getaway is the town of Nagarjunakonda, 150 km away from Hyderabad. [...]

    Read More 4-9-2017
  • Making of Delhi in British Era

    Making of Delhi in British Era

    Delhi’s seven cities, the seats of empire, made it an important hub during the British rule and thus, in 1857, when almost two- third of India came under their control, the British shifted their headquarters to Delhi, and soon after, in December 1911, shifted their capital from Kolkata to Delhi. As the decision to build the eighth city of Delhi was formed, search for a good location led the British to lay the foundation stone at King sway [...]

    Read More 7-11-2017
  • Tourist Destinations of Kerala

    Tourist Destinations of Kerala

    Blessed with congenial climate and myriad of natural attractions, Kerala sets the perfect ambience for year long celebrations. The moment you enter Gods Own Country’, you will be affected by the easy disposition of its people. Spectacular beaches, serene backwaters, scenic hill stations, rejuvenating Ayurveda, lush green forests, rare flora and fauna are Kerala in a nutshell. Kerala is a state where you will find nature at its best. No artificial [...]

    Read More 20-10-2017
  • Kanha National Park

    Kanha National Park

    So intense the magic of the jungles of Madhya Pradesh that Rudyard Kipling created some of the most-loved characters based on it for his famous jungle book , from Mowgli, ‘Baghira’, ‘Bhalu’ and, of course ‘Sherkhan’. Seeking pugmarks (foot prints) of a tiger in the wild and spotting animals as they lazy around gazing at you with caution and suspicion almost a habit. Kanha Tiger reserve is an ideal wildlife place [...]

    Read More 18-9-2017
  • Hemkunt Sahib Gurdwara

    Hemkunt Sahib Gurdwara

    For the Sikh community, only the blessed can make a visit to Hemkund Sahib gurdwara and bathe in the icy waters of the lake. Located in the lap of the Himalayas at 4,572 m, Hemkund Sahib, in Uttaranchal, is one of the highest shrines in India. It is to the Sikh community what a trip to Hajis for Muslims. The trek to the mountain top is gruelling. But after reaching the shrine, one feels truly blessed for having being given a chance to undertake [...]

    Read More 5-9-2017
  • On the Buddhist trail

    On the Buddhist trail

    Kaushambi Spread over two sites, the remains of Kaushambi are associated with the sixth-and ninth-year sermons of Lord Buddha. The site has a fort near the river Yamuna, believed to date sixth century BC, with signs of occupation from eight century BC to sixth century AD. There is also a 25 m high stupa with the same diameter, a sandstone column of the Ashokan period and relics of various historic periods. Allahabad is about an hour from Kaushambi, [...]

    Read More 28-8-2017
  • All About India

    All About India

    It’s been described as a subcontinent, but nothing could be further from the truth. If India is more than a country, it is no less than a continent. For five thousand years, it has witnessed the birth and development of one of the most ancient civilizations of the world. The Indus Valley Civilization disappeared almost as mysteriously as the Mayan and Inca civilizations of a later period. Thousands of years later, scholars have still to [...]

    Read More 2-11-2017
  • Jammu and Kashmir Garden of Eden

    Jammu and Kashmir Garden of Eden

    Visit this paradise on earth. Luxuriate in a floating hotel otherwise called the houseboat in the beauteous environs of Dal lake. Romaticise as you float among the lotus on a moon night. Haggle at the floating fruit and flower markets at the crack of dawn. Among other customers are mallards and geese. Ski in the meadow of flowers and watch the sun rise from the golden meadow. The vale of Kashmir is heaven on earth. As the legend goes, during [...]

    Read More 16-10-2017
  • The City Palace Udaipur

    The City Palace Udaipur

    The City Palace and the Pink City of Jaipur or the main palace is a fine fusion of traditional Rajasthan and Mughal architecture. Occupying one-seventh of the walled city of Jaipur and built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of the Kachhwaha clan of Rajputs, incorporations and additions have been made to the palace complex by many of his successors. Enter the city palace precincts, which house the courts and the district administration offices. The City [...]

    Read More 13-9-2017
  • Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve

    Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve

    At Tiger Trails, near Nagpur, the wild knocks on your door. If you are looking for close encounters of the wild kind on your weekend, head to the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve near Nagpur, in Maharashtra. This expanse of untamed splendor, with its tall teak trees, bamboo grasses and wide-open pastures, is home to the tiger, sloth bear, leopard, the gaur (Indian bison) and a variety of deer. It is a bird lover’s paradise, too. And to savour [...]

    Read More 5-9-2017
  • Bhoramdeo Mahotsav or Festival

    Bhoramdeo Mahotsav or Festival

    Bhoramdeo is dedicated to the tribal god Bhoram (a form of Shiva). This temple is also known as the “Khajuraho of Chhattisgarh” due to its erotic sculptures. This temple was built during the reign of the Nagavanshi king Gopal Dev and dates back to the 7th-11th century A.D. It lies at the foothills of the Maikal hill range. There is a large lotus covered pond opposite the temple, where boating can be done. The Bhoramdeo Mahotsav [...]

    Read More 24-8-2017
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