Thursday, 23 July 2015

Deep dive into the dynamic culture of New Delhi

New Delhi is the heart of India, not only as the capital city of the country but also as a gem in the crown of incredible India. It has always been the hotbed of Indian politics; as the mythological Indraprastha of Mahabharata, as the ruling city of the Mughal Empire or as the capital of the British Empire. The New Delhi streets are historic.



Afghans have left a mark on the Indian architecture; the 72.5 meters high Qutub Minar stands proudly as one of the tallest towers of the country. It is a world heritage site which also houses the unique Iron pillar, a 23 feet high rust resistant tower; this tower is an epitome of the skill and talent of the Indian blacksmiths.

Red Fort, the famous citadel is another major sightseeing of New Delhi. Made of marble and red sandstone, this monument consists of ornamented halls, intricately designed with colored stones.

The Humanyun’s Tomb, often considered as the prototype of Taj mahal, is the first Mughal construction. It is a luxurious palace which reflects the lifestyle of the Mughals. A blend of Persian and Indian architectural designs, this graceful building is located amidst a beautiful garden of Chaharbagh Garden.

New Delhi is known for its alluring shrines. While the 10,000 years old Akshardham temple is known for its grandeur, a visit to the white marble Lotus temple is a blissful experience. The graceful Birla Mandir reflects Orissa style of architecture and is open to people of all religion.

Among modern architectural masterpieces, the Parliament House and Gandhi Smriti Memorial are must visits.

You will enjoy shopping during Delhi tour at the modern plazas of Delhi Haat and other multiplexes. To get a feel of traditional shopping visit ChadniChowk. Carpets, silverware, leather and silk goods are popular at Delhi.



Enjoy hot parathas at the old streets of Chadni Chowk . Delhi is famous for its lip smacking biriyani, spicy chaats, golgappas and sweet deserts.


Tradition and modernism co-exists at New Delhi. While the historical structures are live examples of the ups and downs of India, the glittering malls and high-rise buildings represent flourishing India.

Saturday, 9 May 2015

A tour to the mesmerizing Lake City of India- Nainital

Nainital is a beautiful and popular hill station of India. Located at the foot of the Kumaon hills of the snow fed Himalayas, Nainital is encircled by multiple lakes. Nainital is also well known for its health resorts, due to its pleasant climate.
The enchanting Nainital

The most popular tourist destination of Nainital is the Nainital Lake, also known as the Naini Lake. This enchanting lake is located at the heart of the city. You can enjoy boating, yachting and paddling here. Nainital Lake, encircled by seven mountains, is also an ideal place just to stroll around on the soft grass and relax.
Among the natural tourist hotspots, you can also visit the Snow View. This is one of the best viewpoints of Nainital, located at an alleviation of 2,270 metres above sea level. You can reach here via a cable car and enjoy the sight of major Himalayan peaks of Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot and Trishul.
Thrilling Nainital

If you are an adventure lover, the Land’s End is your destination. This picturesque trekking spot is located at an elevation of almost 2,118 kilometres. The beauty of the spot is enhanced by the encircling mountains, layered with pine forests.
The Naina Peak is the highest peak of Nainital. This peak is located at a height of 2,615 meters and is also a well known trekking destination. You can get an entire view of the spectacular Nainital valley. The famous Naina Devi temple is located near this peak, at the shore of the Naina Lake. Maa Naina Devi is worshipped at this temple.
The wild Nainital

Your next destination as a part of the Corbett special tour is the Gurney House, located near the serene Naini Lake. This house is famous as the house of Jim Corbett, the famous British conservationist, someone who taught us to love animals.
If you are wild life lover, your next destination would be Kilbury Bird Sanctuary. As you enter the sanctuary, you are greeted by tweets of more than 240 species of migratory and resident birds. This is one of the rare high altitude sanctuaries of the world. The Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is another important tourist destination of Nainital.
Nainital- a paradise for foodies

The pleasant weather of Nainital is apt for enjoying the lip smacking traditional dishes of the city. Rice and chapati is the staple food item of Nainital, accompanied with specialities like Ras, Baadi, spicy Aloo Ke Gutke and several kinds of sweet and sour chutneys. Arsa, Gulgula are the famous sweet dishes of the region.
Nainital- the shoppers’ stop

Last but not the least; you cannot miss on the ‘made in Nainital’ accessories and home decors. The popular handicrafts of the city include wooden ornaments, homemade, scented and colourful candles, and Kumauni woollen apparels. Homemade jams, squashes and preserved juices are must buy here.

Get your Nainital tour planned by one of the best Indian tour operators, Travelogy India. With their experienced tour guides you can enjoy a hassle free trip to the Lake City of Nainital. From transportation to accommodation, all can be arranged by Travelogy India, keeping in mind your budget.

Friday, 1 May 2015

Top Reasons to Visit the Land of High Passes-Ladakh


Ladakh is an isolated region in the northern India. It is called the ‘Land of High Passes’ and is located in Jammu and Kashmir. This beautiful land of Ladakh shares its border with Tibet, Lahaul and Spiti. It is visited by a large number of tourists every year. Let’s find out the reasons why it attracts numerous tourists from all over the world. 
  1. The Mesmerizing Scenic Beauty
This highland of Ladakh is nestled in between two mountain ranges- . The serene blue sky, rugged landscape, snow capped peaks and the valleys of lush green vegetation with streams, create irresistible scenic beauty. It is one of the top reasons of visiting Ladakh that give you the feeling of being in Paradise. 


  1. Vibrant and Local Festivals
VisitLadakh with tour operators in India to witness the vibrant local festivals celebrated with much enthusiasm that resembles the Indo-Tibetan culture. The unique, vibrant and auspicious festivals of Losar, Naro Nasjal, Hemis, Kalachakra, Tak, Dosmoche and Phyang will be a treat to your eyes. The masked Lamas thumping on the musical sound of drums and trumpets is believed to be a unique way of driving away the evil spirit. 


  1. High Peaks and Mountain Passes
Ladakh is mostly visited for its trekkable peaks like Stok Kangri, Nun-Kun and Kang-Yatse. The adventurous tourists visit these peaks and mountains for trekking. If you wish to have glimpses of the distant valleys and villages in the midst of Trans-Himalayan ranges, you need to conquer the mountain passes like the Kardung La, Tanglang La, Chang La, Wari La, and Namshang La. 


  1. Ancient Buddhist Monasteries and Gompas
The remarkable ancient Buddhist monasteries and Gompas are the major attractions of Ladakh. The popular monasteries of Ladakh like Hemis Monastery, Matho Monastery, Alchi Monastery, Spituk Monastery, Stakna Monastery, Thikshey Monastery, Lamayuru Monastery and Stok Monastery have ancient manuscripts, artistic decor, antique statues, murals and thangkas draw the attention of the tourists. 


  1. Photographers’ Delight
The photographer in you can have a treat of dramatic view including mountains, deserts and rivers to be captured through lenses. You can have wonderful scenic moments amidst the heavenly horizons, landscapes, wildlife, blue lakes and rich culture. 


  1. Mouth Watering Momos and Thukkpas
If you are a foodie and fond of slurping spicy delicacies then you can try the momos and thukkpas at some Indo-Tibetan food corners or restaurants in the city. The relishing and steamy momos along with thukkpa served with a bowl of red chilli make amazing snack. 


The diversities of Ladakh draw domestic and foreign tourists in large number every year. This heavenly adobe is an excellent holiday destination in Ladakh to escape from stress, pollution and bustling city life. If you want to relax and rejuvenate amidst nature then visit Ladakh.




Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Visit Mumbai in India for Memorable Vacations

India being a vast country has so many things to offer. Every region of India has something special to explore. Plan your tour to Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra. This metropolitan city is considered as the commercial capital of India. Being the hub of Indian Cinema, it is also known as the entertainment capital of the nation. The City of Dreams, Mumbai serves the purpose of tourists visiting to this city with various interests. It has places of attractions in abundance that will make your visit to India a memorable one. Plan your tour to India through Indian tour operators for a hassle free traveling experience. Let us know about some of the tourist attractions in Mumbai.

Bollywood  


Mumbai is known as a hub for producing movies and entertainment programs of television. Bollywood (Hindi Cine World) has its roots here. The city hosts ‘Film City’ located in the western suburbs of Mumbai, in Goregaon. It is the place where numerous movies are made every year. Super stars of Indian Cinema reside in the posh localities of this city. Therefore, it is regarded as one of the major attractions of Mumbai city.

Haji Ali


Haji Ali is the prestigious landmark of Mumbai city. It is known as a Mosque and a tomb as well. It was built by Sufi saint Pir Haji Ali Shah Bukhari in 1431. This is mostly visited by the tourists in the month of Ramadan, Eid and Bakri Eid. Haji Ali is accessible when the tides are low as it is situated at the centre of the ocean. One has to reach Haji Ali through a narrow walkway of 500 yard long. It is located in Central Mumbai near Mahalaxmi Railway Station.

Juhu and Marine Drive Chowpatty Beaches


The beaches of Mumbai such as Juhu and Marine Drive Chowpatty Beaches are famous for providing a relaxed evening to its visitors after a monotonous day. The locals and tourists can enjoy amazing views of Sunset on these beaches. A range of relishing snacks can be enjoyed from the stalls alongside the beaches. You can taste roasted corn, Maharashtrian food items such as pav bhaji, bhel puri and pani puri.

Markets and Bazaars



Mumbai provides a multitude of shopping options for the visitors. The Colaba Causeway, Crawford Market, Chor Bazaar or Thieves Market, Fashion Street, Linking Road and other markets of Mumbai allows cheap shopping that includes attractive souvenirs, shoes and clothes, antiques, fresh food and spices and many more. Therefore, visitors can purchase things to their heart’s content at reasonable prices.


Kala Ghoda Art Precinct

                                            

Kala Ghoda Art Precinct is one of the main attractions of Mumbai, which gives you the experience of some best art forms. It is the cultural center of Mumbai. Mumbai’s best art galleries and museums are there in the crescent-shaped structure. The Kala Ghoda Association organizes a nine day art festival, every year in the month of February.

Gateway of India


The most admired attraction of Mumbai is the Gateway of India. The Gateway is specially designed by the British so that it can be seen by the visitors at the first instance while entering through water route. It is located in Colaba, South Mumbai (opposite to the Taj Palace).


Tour operators in India provides various packages that will take you through the wonderful Indian regions. You can get your itineraries customized to enjoy your India Tour to the fullest. 

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Rajasthan, an Apostle of Culture Holidays in India

If you are of the opinion to spend some quality time in India, none other than Rajasthan, the state of vivid colours, majestic forts and palaces, inviting crowds, medieval cities, the vast stretch of desert and romantic lakes, fits the bill. 
Amber Fort, Jaipur
Well, it will not be an exaggeration to state that it is the state of Rajasthan that delivers the authentic Indian experience. Depicting true Indian culture and tradition, Rajasthan is one of the magnificent leisurely paces in the Indian context. 

Be it rural vicinities in Rajasthan, they are superbly inviting with amazing features. You may find a lot of stuff, in this state of India, off the beaten track. However, it is always worth experiencing. To cite an example, have you ever wondered thousands of camels teaming together and going for some fun laden activities? All you need to do is check Pushkar Fair for the purpose. 

Cultural Holiday


It is highly advisable to visit the state of Rajasthan in the months of October to April. What’s more, you will get the best itineraries as there are many tour operators dealing in excellent cultural holidays India.

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Durga Puja Becomes Audacious with Road Shows


There is always an attempt to harp over the much celebrated festivals in the vicinities of North India Culture especially if their origin stems from the South Indian, Eastern or Western vicinities. In the wake, West Bengal Tourism is drumming road show in New Delhi in order to showcase Durga Puja carnival. 

The current decision to promote the upcoming Durga Puja carnival in the vicinities of New Dehli is amazing in more than one sense of the term. As West Bengal Tourism, in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), is offering a road show in New Delhi to showcase Durga Puja better, it is clear that tourism, based on regional festivals is set to grow unprecedentedly. 


The attendees of the road show were Subhash Goyal, President, IATO & Chairman, STIC Travel Group; Bhaskar Khulbe, Additional Chief Secretary and Principal Resident Commissioner, Government of West Bengal; P P Khanna, Vice President, ADTOI; Sujit Banerjee, Secretary General, WTTC, India Initiative; Krishnendu Narayan Choudhury, Minister-in-Charge of Tourism, West Bengal; Umapda Chatterjee, Director Tourism, West Bengal; Vikram Sen, Principal Secretary Tourism, West Bengal and distinguished travel trade delegates from Delhi and the National Capital Territory of Delhi.

It is clear from the above that tourism opportunities are set to grow and one part of Indian region celebrates its festival in the other parts to make them acquaint them with their culture and tradition. The current effort is great in its appeal and objective as it will foster the concept of ‘Unity in Diversity’ and secular credentials of Indian society.

Sunday, 8 September 2013