India Travel Notes presents Virender Kumar Chauhan
Rajasthan, the largest state of India, is one of the most sought after tourism destinations of India. It attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world. Due to immense popularity of Rajasthan tourism, there are a wide range of Rajasthan tour packages available in the market today to choose from. Have a look at some important tourist attractions which are used to design various tour packages for tourism in this royal and historical state of India.
Jaipur – Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan and lovingly known as the Pink City of India. It is the largest city in the state with several tourist attractions. Key attractions in this city are Amber Fort, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall Museum, Govind Devji Temple, Birla Temple, etc. Jaipur is also a destination of popular golden triangle tours in northern India. Golden triangle covers three prominent cities of northern India – Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Jaipur can be conveniently accessed from commencing tours from Delhi, the capital city of India. Other important cities in Rajasthan are Udaipur, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Ajmer, Jaisalmer, etc.
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India Travel Notes presents Ruben Chakrabortty
Agra and Delhi belong to neighboring states of India: Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. With a distance of just 202 kilometers between the two cities, buses and taxis are a convenient and less expensive mode of travelling from Delhi to Agra. Amount of time a road trip to Agra will take is a most of 3 hours. Despite its close location, these two cities are extensively connected by air, rail and road. Kingfisher flights ply from Delhi to Agra every day at a fairly economical rate. The flight duration is just 1 hour, making it a viable option for people needing to rush to Agra at a short notice. You have a healthy number of buses and trains moving on this route too.
Trains depart from New Delhi (NDLS), Delhi S Rohilla (DEE), Delhi Safdarjng (DSJ) and H Nizamuddin (NZM) railways stations in Delhi and arrive at Agra Cantt (AGC) station in Agra. Amritsar Express, Nizamuddin Express, Link Daksin Express, Malwa Express and Patalkot Express are some of the many super fast trains running from Delhi to Agra. Trains take around 3 hours to reach Agra and the price of tickets range from Rs.150 to Rs.350. State and private bus operators have buses running on a daily basis that connect these two important cities of India. Luxurious buses like Olivea also run from Delhi to Agra at a fair of Rs.950 and take just 4 to 5 hours to reach the destination. Travelling the distance via a cab will cost you an exorbitant amount of Rs.4600 for a round trip.
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India Travel Notes presents: George Gonigal
The nation’s financial capital Mumbai has so far been witnessing skyrocketing real estate prices. But as population is escalating at the same pace and people are pouring from all over, the city is struggling to fit them all.
As Mumbai’s profile attributes, it houses number of glitzy apartments and also many middle-of-the-road apartment buildings. But don’t go by this façade, to buy an apartment in Mumbai one has to have a hefty bank balance to count on.
Photograph by Trey Ratcliff
All this has contributed to Mumbai real estate being the most expensive of all in the country. On one hand this city is home to the Indian film industry, and other big shots of politics and business world but on the other side half of the city’s population still lives in slums, without proper access to water, health care or sanitation.
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