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A place of both myth and legend where beyond kaleidoscopic beaches the Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal meet, forcing wind whipped waves to slap at the feet of giant poets, where those drawn to its mystical power and unique beauty can hear stones sing and watch the moonrise and sunset simultaneously on opposing horizons; all this while receiving the blessings of a virgin goddess… it may sound like the imaginary setting of some whimsical author’s fantasy, but Kanyakumari is very real, and it sits at the extreme southernmost tip of mainland India.
If you’re attracted to water, there is plenty of it. Not only will you find the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal at your doorstep lapping beaches surfaced in multi-colored sands, the Thirparappu Waterfalls fall 50 feet onto the River Kodayar. If Mother Nature hasn’t by now fulfilled your inner aqualicious self you can check out the ridiculous view from one of the largest aqueducts in Asia or indulge in some serious playtime at the seaside waterpark. Continue Reading »
Shimla has always been a favourite tourist attraction for people from across the country. While picturing Shimla, one almost spontaneously makes a mental image of green valleys, beautiful landscapes, and magnificent mountains in the backdrop coupled with absolutely pure freshness in the air. Shimla is well known for its historical significance and decades of legacy which has been kept alive because of the warmth of the locals. Queen of Hills and Photographers paradise are few of the titles bestowed upon this travellers paradise.
Few of the most popular tourist attractions in Shimla are:
Shimla Ridge: This is located in the heart of Shimla and is well connected along the Mall road. Few of the major places of interest such as Scandal point, Lakkar Bazaar, Jhakoo hill, etc. are connected through the ridge. Continue Reading »
Formerly known as Uttaranchal, the northern state of India is often referred as the land of Gods. The state has many revered Hindu temples and shrines that are mushroomed throughout the state make it a highly visited pilgrimage. Known for its natural beauty and wealth of Himalayas, the state is no less than a paradise for the visitors that allure everyone from everywhere. The state is fondly known as Dev Bhoomi, is a boon for devotees. Maha Kumbh Mela, Char Dham Yatra, Kailash Mansarovar Yatra has given an international recognition to the state. Haridwar, Rishikesh, Kedarnath, Badrnath, Kankhal, Devprayag, Rudraprayag are some of the most revered pilgrimages situated over here and makes it one of the most visited states of India.
Among them Ranikhet reflects the very best of heavenly Himalayas. A tiny hill station which means the “Queen of Fields, is situated at an altitude of 1,869 meters above the sea level is a cantonment area that offers panoramic views of Western Himalayas. The cantonment town speaks about is colonial connection during the British regime. Thus the hill station is a perfect amalgamation of representing both the old and new. The hill station of Ranikhet is divided into two ridges namely Ranikhet Ridge and Chaubattia Ridge. The Ranikhet ridge serves as an ideal town that offers a great escape to the guests from scorching summers. Continue Reading »
Jammu and Kashmir is one of the major tourist hot spots in northern India. It is famous across the globe for its serene and scenic landscapes and pleasant climate. Large number of tourists come here to explore the charm of snowy peaks, exotic valleys and icy rivers. It is located amidst the Himalayan mountain ranges which blessed this place with number of attractions that promises an enthralling holidays. It is also a popular destination for adventure sports activities because of the majestic Himalayan mountain ranges. During Jammu and Kashmir tour tourist gets an opportunity to experience the mystic beauty of serene and scenic nature which enthrall them most. The major tourist attraction of these places are
This is one of the popular attractions of Jammu and Kashmir which offer a pleasant ride on Dal Lake. The houseboat ride is the best way to feel the charm of beautiful lake and its surrounding attractions. Large number of people prefer houseboat ride because it is the best way to stay close with scenic nature. The houseboats are fully furnished which offers world class facilities to tourists during their stay. These boats are identity of this place which brings fantasy of living on the water come true. Continue Reading »
The largest province of Kashmir Valley is Leh-Ladakh, but this is the barely-known identity of this hilly town. Actually, Ladakh is famous for its unique topography and extreme climatic variations. Surrounded by some of the world’s highest mountain ranges and snowy glaciers and shimmering rivers & waterfalls, this beautiful territory has a unique charm that always impresses a visitor. Alongside, tempting monasteries, which portray the interesting Buddhist cultures and inspiring religiousness, give visitors a delightful experience in Ladakh. Walk a few miles in Ladakh, and you find a monastery where monks are saying prayers, practicing yoga exertion and apportioning Buddhism.
The Buddhist cloisters have a significant impact on lifestyle and cultures in Ladakh. Almost everyone in the region is associated with a Buddhist group, and follows a life accordingly. As stated earlier, Ladakh has many monasteries all around. Some most captivating/famous among them are: Continue Reading »
Himachal Pradesh a state in the northern part of India is known for its scenic beauty and panorama. It’s bounded by the Jammu and Kashmir on the north and Uttar Pradesh to the south. The forests, apple orchards, and snow-covered tall mountain ranges are at the heights of natural scenery and magnificence. It’s a place of tourist attraction and is filled by travelers at all times. There are five major sectors that draw the maximum tourists in Himachal, namely – Shimla, Kullu and Manali, Dalhousie and Chamba, Kangra- Dharamshala-Palampur and Paonta-Nahan.
There are many places to visit in the Himachal Pradesh. Let us take a glance of a few places around Himachal. First is the Rajgarh Valley. This valley is a greenish lush situated in the district of Solan. It’s a place of abundant natural beauty. Tourists can trek and adventure throughout this place. There are hotels and guest houses nearby. The residents of this place worship Lord Shiva and Godless Durga. Continue Reading »
This is where the nature shows its best. A place with fascinating natural charms, rich flora & fauna and wonderful customs and cultures, Meghalaya is a really paradise for travelers. ‘Meghalaya’, even the name itself means a land of flouting clouds, is a place that can raise one’s spirits to the clouds’ height with an unmatched natural beauty and a mesmerizing range of tourism attractions to discover. Visit to this scenic heaven lets the travelers explore a number of adventurous activities too.
Undoubtedly, tour to Meghalaya is the experience of a lifetime. One would get to explore a range of tourism attractions. If you too are planning to visit this wonderland, here are some must-visit destinations of a Meghalaya tour. Continue Reading »