Contrary to popular belief, traveling in monsoon in India is a calm and affordable affair. With the waning of peak summer holiday season, crowds and prices at some of the popular tourist destinations in India come down steeply. In fact monsoon is an excellent time for planning holidays in India with some very spectacular monsoon destinations in India offering load of activities. Come June and July and the road to Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir and Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh – 2 of the best monsoon destinations in North…Read more..
India has four Dhamas in four different directions i.e. Puri, Dwaraka, Badrinath & Rameswar. Odisha has one of those i.e. Puri: the Dham of eastern India. Puri is the spiritual capital of Odisha and considered as major fulcrum of piligrimage in India. The place is only 68 Km away from the state capital Bhubaneswar. Puri is also known as Jagannath Dham, Sri Kshetra, Purushottam Kshetra. It is famed in the world for Jagannath Temple as such it is the most busiest tourist place in India for the whole year. It…Read more..
Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham temple in New Delhi epitomizes 10000 years of Indian culture, in generally its incredible grandeur, grace, sense and bliss. It merrily showcases the essence of India’s harsh architecture, traditions and timeless mystrical messages. It is hailed as an eternal place of devotion, purity & peace. “Akshardham” means the divine abode of God. The temple is a humble tribute to Bhagwan Swaminarayan theavatars, devas and great sages of Hinduism which attracts almost all tourists who visit New Delhi. The traditionally styled complex was inaugurated on 6th November…Read more..
“A world within a world” was how Rudyard Kipling once described Spiti Valley. Aptly so, as this lesser known neighbour of Ladakh has a lot to offer! From its snow capped peaks to the scenic village tucked away in the lap of the Himalayas, its ancient monasteries, inimitable wildlife and of course a captivating culture and a delicious cuisine, Spiti Valley has something for everyone. Situated at an altitude of around 12,500 feet it is bordered by Tibet in the east, Ladakh to the north, Kinnaur to the south east.…Read more..
Whenever we talk about the Odisha State, people think about temples. But except temples there are many caves, waterfalls, dams also located in Odisha. Nowadays all are interested to visit the adventurous places. As we all know Koraput District is full of nature, like this one most adventurous water fall named as “Duduma Waterfall” is located around 70 Kms from Jeypore, Koraput Districct. Its about 175 meters (574 ft) high which is formed by the Machkund River. It is the third highest waterfall in Odisha after Barehipani and Khandadhar waterfalls.…Read more..
Koraput is one of the greenery district of State Odisha which is full of dense forests, hills as well as so many tourist places. About 55 Kms away from Jeypore, Koraput District, Gupteswar cave, holy shrine is located inside Ramgiri hills which is a famous piligrim site in India. It is a lime stone cave and its point of attraction is the gigantic Shiva Linga which is increasing in size. Especially people come here during Sravana month and on the day Maha Shivaratri from all over India. Some walk to…Read more..
Alleppey is well known for the backwater trips on houseboats and always comes on top among the best destinations to check out in Kerala, simply because it is a exclusive encounter that you cannot get anywhere else on the globe. Alleppey was described as the one of the locations known as ‘Venice of the East’ by Lord Curzon. A houseboat vacation along the natural backwaters in Alleppey provides a chance to observe landscapes attractions like lavish paddy areas below the water levels, small chapels, fishing with netting, ducks in water,…Read more..
Bhubaneswar: As the state Odisha has full of tourists places, Bhubaneswar is one of those.The Smart City Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha as well as centre of eastern India. Historically this place is known as “Ekamra Kshetra” as well as “Temple City” as one will find temples at every corner of it. It has significant sacred cultural landscape components along with many natural resources. Today’s Smart City was formally established in 1948. Here we can find Hindu, Buddhists, Jain heritage and some finest Kalingam temples with Kalinga architecture. Bhubaneswar with Puri and Konark, it forms…Read more..
A chapter from my north India trip which took me across the beautiful states of Kashmir, Jammu and Punjab. Below is an account of my experience at the retreat ceremony at Wagah border. The Retreat Ceremony I have never been to a sports arena in my life. All those matches and football finals – I‘ve always caught it on TV. The thrill of watching the game live, the thunder of the spectators as their chant reverberates throughout makes one hair stand on end. A similar experience was in store for…Read more..
Rugged and adventurous, the Indonesian island is growing in popularity for intrepid travellers. But I felt it is useful in the terms of business. As a tourist, I find it to similar to India some parts. As performing adventure the island is a great place to explore it, diverse underwater escape, surf breaks and surging rivers, wildlife, trekking. Indonesia to be believed has also helped cultivation of trade to China and Indian Kingdoms. It has a lot of population and people there are very helpful. Half of the crowd are…Read more..