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

Monday, 2 September 2013

Top India Culture & Heritage Tourist Attractions

India remains on top in many aspects; however its position in terms of culture and heritage is indomitable throughout the world. Indeed, there are numerous attractions, which make India a superb destination to get enthralled.

Taj Mahal, Agra

Although there is no dearth of tourist attractions in India, Taj Mahal in Agra reigns supreme. Taj Mahal is one of the most visited attractions in India. Falling in the list of Seven Wonders of the World, its superb architecture attracts even the connoisseurs of travel.

Inside City Palace,Jaipur


City Palace is another jewel in the crown. The complex is located in the city of Jaipur. A magnificent palace complex, it is awesome in its appeal attracting a wide base of travelers from all over.


The Red Fort, New Delhi


Another fascinating monument is the Red Fort in Delhi. A prominent tourist attraction, the architecture of this building depicts rich cultural heritage that India is recognized for throughout the world.

Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu


It is not only the north, which is known for culture and heritage as there is The Big Temple dating back to 1000 years. Located in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, it is indeed amazing in every respect.

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam

Then there is Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, recognized as the largest functioning Hindu temple. The beauty of this temple is indomitable and as it comes enclosed by 7 concentric walls, there the amazing quality becomes attractive than ever before.

Thursday, 22 August 2013

Here’s Top 10 South India Street Foods

Before you go through the list, let’s tell you that rice is the king of South Indian dishes. Not confined to the kitchen it is equally famous on the streets as well. That’s why classic South Indian dishes including idli and dosa are rice based. 

Samosa is the most popular street food in South India. The exterior is made of refined flour and the interior is stuffed with potato delicacies. Sweet and spicy chutney adds to its excellence. 

Idli is another marvel, made from rice and urad dal. As it comes in your platter the round fluffy soft idli melts instantaneously. One of the most famous breakfast delights, it is magnificent in its culinary appeal. 

Masala Dosa with Sambhar
There’s another dish that is indomitable especially when it comes to South Indian breakfast, the ever famous vada. Made from urad dal it is served with sambhar and coconut chutney. 

Dosa, another delightful treat is made from dough rice. Low calorie delight, it is served with coconut chutney and hot sambar. Masala dosa come stuffed with potatoes. 

Bajji is another yummy South Indian snack. With potato, onions, raw banana, bell peppers, chili, bread, it is indeed a tasteful delight. 

Pazhampori, golden fried banana, Puttu, prepared from rice and coconut, Kesari, a typical South India dessert item, Bisibele Bath, a breakfast delight, and Pongal, consumed with coconut chutney and red chilly chutney are other noteworthy delights that reign supreme on the South Indian streets.

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

Satpura, the Virgin Hill Station of India

Situated in Gujarat, this hill station in India is in news in recent times. In fact, as the world spins faster and faster and India leaning towards more and more urbanization, this hill station indicates the vision of some sane tourist organizers in to go beyond the conventional tourism practices.

Satpura Hill Station Gujarat
Satpura is the only hill station in Gujarat and its magnificence can be ascertained by the fact that it is nearly three thousand feet above the sea level, witness only moderate temperatures even during extreme summer heat and picturesque setting with natural lakes and streams.

The world of Satpura becomes more noteworthy when it receives rain. You can enjoy monsoon with clouds playing hide and seek, sweet sound of flowing waters through streams. Away from daily hustle bustle, this place remains inviting round the year. Satpura reigns supreme with second highest rainfall after Cherapunji, recognized for the highest rainfall in India.

Laser shows with tribal parading for your enthrallment are some of the valuable treats you can enjoy round the year. According to the legends, the leading Indian mythological figure, Lord Rama spent almost ten years in jungles near Satpura making this region revered.

All this makes this land holier and inviting. Come to immerse in unbridled peace and tranquility as few places are bestowed with such kind of environment.