Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Experience an Array of Adventurous in South India

South India has numerous tourist attractions which have been fetching tourists for ages. The region includes the Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Union Territories of Lakshadweep and Pondicherry.

Each of these states and territories in the southern region of India is a popular tourist destination for many reasons including striking temples, sandy and sunny beaches, wonderful hills, inimitable wildlife, relaxing yoga and ayurveda centers, remarkable waterfalls, multicolored festivals and also for "Adventure in India”.

The presence of Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean promotes the water activities. The great mountains of the Deccan Plateau make this place the ideal target for adventures. Huge and dance forests of the region give an opportunity to enjoy wildlife safaris. It will be a crime to forget the backwaters and houseboat cruise of Kerala.

Tourists can enjoy doing parasailing, Mountaineering,  paragliding, rafting, skiing, fishing, parasailing, boating, rock climbing, water sports, fishing, hiking, south India wildlife, Ballooning, bird watching, skating etc.

This magical region is also showcase of cultural, history, a number of beaches, Temples, caves, many reserves and national parks. The list is endless and the possibilities are endless for lovers of adventure so discover the region and suck every piece of it.

Wildlife of South India

Periyar National Park


Wildlife in South India is the thrilling expedition for all the nature and wildlife aficionados. At parks and sanctuaries, tourists would be able to discover a large number of wildlife species like birds, animals, flora, reptiles, and amphibians and so on. Wildlife lovers can enjoy more than 500 species of mammals, 1225 kind of Birds, 1600 species of reptiles and amphibians and around 57,000 species of insects.
This region houses Periyar National Park, Bandipur National Park, Nagarhole National Park, Kambini National Park etc.

Bird Watching

Pond Heron - Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary


The bird sanctuaries of South India are often quoted as an ornithologist's paradise. This place is a favourite haunt of migratory birds like the Siberian cranes, heron, stork, darter, teal and egret. The local species of birds which can be easily sighted here and during migratory season visitors gets an opportunity to see species of migratory birds. Some famous bird sanctuaries are Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Vedathangal Bird Sanctuary, Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary, Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary etc.

Bamboo Rafting

Bamboo Rafting - Thekkady


Bamboo rafting is a kind of natural walk. It is a exciting, splendid eco-friendly and unique water activity. During this most entertaining activity one can travel on bamboo sticks through some of the dense forests.  Periyar tiger reserve, Thekkady is the best place to enjoy bamboo raft and experience the beautiful visuals and captivating sounds.

Banana Boat Ride

Banana Boat Ride - Goa


Banana Boat ride is definitely a thrilling activity. It is actually amazing to Jump on inflatable boat that carries up to six people at a time and all of them trying to do not to fall from the boat. The boat that carries the passengers is usually yellow and shaped like a banana. This banana shaped boat is attached to another boat which pulled the banana passenger boat inside the water and against the waves.
You can enjoy this amazing boat ride on the South India Beaches specially in Goa.

Fair and Festival 

Onam Festival -  Kerala

 
South India celebrates some well known festivals and fairs including Hampi, Onam, Pongal, Nehru trophy boat race. All these grand festivals are celebrated at grand scales in the different states of south India. Travelers can also enjoy the incredible music & dances.

Kerala Backwaters and Houseboats

Alappuzha Backwater & Houseboat


Kerala is one of the destinations where tourist can unwind on the golden sands. The most striking things of a Kerala tour is the amazing backwater & house boats situated in the lap of lush green surrounding of coconut & palm tree. The houseboats move along the backwaters to give a close view of the spectacular sights of village life and the flora and fauna of the region, to promise a life time experience.

Backwaters of Kerala are the sequence of consistent waterways, lakes, rivers, and riverside of Kerala coast. Few famous backwater destinations in Kerala are Alapuzzha, Kumarakom, Cochin, Kollam and Kuttanad.

Parasailing

Parasailing at Om Beach, Gkarna - Karnataka


 Parasailing is an activity in which the main character fly with a parachute attached to his back as he is being pulled by a speed boat. Taking flight and landing by plunging into the water is really exhilarating. Om beach, Gokarna offer this cool activity, which is capable of giving you a safe parasailing experience.

River Rafting 
 

Barapole River Rafting - Coorg


River Rafting is one of the popular adventure activities among adventure lover tourists which are full of fun, thrill and excitement. Barapole River, Coorg Karnataka is the perfect place for water rafting. Large number of tourists prefers white water rafting because of fun and thrill which excite tourists during water rafting.

Trekking

Trekking in Munnar


Trekking in this country will give tourists a wonderful opportunity to explore cultural and natural wealth of the country. Tourists can seek for their delights in adventure trekking in the high range of great mountains. Tourists can enjoy Trekking at Kanthanpara waterfalls, Marunthuvazh Malai, mesmerising Matanga Hill, Neelimala, hills of Chikmagalur, Thekkady, Coorg, trekking trails in Kotagiri, Kudremukh, Ooty, Munner etc.

Scuba diving
 

Scuba Diving - Lakshadweep


If you have an intricate love towards marine life and want to experience the joy of watching them live in front of you then abyss scuba diving is the right guide to your desire. You can enjoy Scuba diving and some other water related activities like Kayaking and Canoeing at Lakshasweep. These water sports are the medium to experience an ultimate lifetime joy and enlightenment.

Boating 

Boat at Kovalam Shore


Boating can provide you with whatever kind of enjoyment you need. Simply floating along on the water does wonders to help you forget about daily stresses of life. You can enjoy boating over the rustic wooden boats at Kovalam shore and backwaters of Kochi.

Chinese Fishing Nets, Kerala

Chinese Fishing Nets - Cochin


The Chinese fishing nets are popular and unique attractions of Kerala. tourists can see rows of Chinese fishing nets suspended on the seashore. The row upon rows of these nets increases the charm of Kochi beaches which enthralls tourists the most.

So come and enjoy this enthralling journey to South India.

Monday, June 1, 2015

A Royal Elephant ride at Amber fort



Amber fort is the most popular tourist attractions of Jaipur. This classic and romantic fort is a living tribute of Rajputana rulers and one of the fascinating mixtures of Rajputana and Mughal architecture. This charming fort is white marble and red sandstone, surrounded by picturesque hills. There is a beautiful Maotha lake in the foreground of the fort which heightens the scenic beauty to it.



The elephant ride is the center of attraction for tourists and the most royal and thrilling way to reach at this hilltop fort. This stunning fort is blessed with several attractions like huge halls, majestic palaces, beautiful temples and gorgeous green gardens. 

These wonderful animals are specially decorated by their loving Mahouts. Elephants are washed, painted and clothed with colorful and embroidered saddle cloth. The Mahouts embellish them with the heavy jewellery like tinkle anklets, Ear danglers and coloured brocade scarves for their ears and necks. Their foreheads are adorned with the gold and silver head-plates.

 
Amber Fort View

 This chance to sit on the elephants back on the top of hills is a great experience like the ride of royalty once the kings of Rajasthan did. There are around 80 elephants but for a guarantee ride tourists should visit early in the morning before 9am. To avoid the over work of the elephants the Jaipur government fix a limit to the total number of rounds each elephant can do in a day. Each elephant is fixed to three rounds with a rest period and can carry only 2 passengers with driver or Mahout.

 
Amber Fort Inner View

The ride starts from the main road courtyard to the fort and it takes approximately 20-30 minutes as elephant walk slowly up the hillside. This slow moving animal will give you the complete chance to enjoy the path of rocks and also give you a splendid outlook of the magnificent classic fort. 



This huge and vivacious fort was initiated by King Man Singh 1 and finally completed by Jay Singh 1. There are a number of captivating attractions in Amber fort including Diwan-i-Am or Hall of Public Audience. This hall is known for its design, and decoration. Shila Mata Temple, famous for its black colour deity (Kali Mata), Jai Mander, Sheesh Mahal and Jas Mandir are the prime attraction of this gigantic fort.

Timings
The rides start early in the morning (approx 7.30 AM) and finishes up before the sun gets hot (approx 11 AM).

Number of Persons
·         Minimum 1 person
·         Maximum 2 persons

Cost –Rs 1, 000  to 1,200 for two people.

Duration - Approximately 20-30 minutes (depending on elephant traffic!)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Top 10 Beautiful and Must Visit Places of India Before they Vanish from the Earth

India is full with the amazing and wonderful places. Various kinds of heritages, national parks and natural places are the sole of India but it is very regretful that many beautiful heritages declared as endangered places due to harsh pollution so you  must see these special places before they vanish from the earth.

1)    Freshwater lakes in Asia - Shrinking Wular Lake

Wular Lake
Jammu and Kashmir is the most beautiful place of India. It is beautiful like a heaven. This place is full with several wonderful places. Wular Lake is one of the precious heritages in Jammu & Kashmir. It is also listed as the one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia. It becomes a hottest point of attraction among the tourist but it is possible that this beautiful Lake no longer remains because it faces various environmental hazard issues due to pollution, the water area of this lake shrinking drastically.

2) Sasan Gir National Park - Home of the Asiatic Lion

Sasan Gir National Park
Sasan Gir National Park in Gujarat is renowned for the Asiatic Lion. It is listed as an endangered heritage by IUCN due to its very small population size. It is very comfortable place for Asiatic Lions. Adventure and wildlife of this national park amaze you but unfortunately this might be invisible from the Gujarat.   

3) Hemis National Park - Home of Snow Leopards

Snow Leopards
The mysterious glamor of Himalayas always attracts the people. Hemis National Park is one of the precious places in the core of Himalayas. Hemis  National  Park is placed between the high altitude snow covered hills  and  in the lap of nature. The natural beauty, dazzling snow and richest flora & fauna definitely amaze you. So just capture the beauty of this amazing place before it disappears from the earth.

4) The Western Ghats - Core of Rare Species

Matheran Hill Station, Maharashtra
Cool mountain air, natural landscapes and crispy beauty. Alluring beauty of Western Ghats gives you a refreshing treat from the hectic life. Rich flora and fauna, more than 300 threatened species are there. If you are the nature lover then it is the excellent place to feel the splendor beauty of nature.

5) Rakhigarhi - The Indus Valley Civilization




 



Rakhigarhi is the wonderful treat for the history lovers. Rakhigarhi in Haryana is known as the largest ancient city during the period of the Indus Valley civilization. It is 5,000 years old civilization and Global Heritage Fund declared this place as one of the 10 most endangered heritage sites in Asia.

6)  Sundarbans - A UNESCO World Heritage Site

 
Tiger of Sundarban National park

Sundarbans National Park
Sundarbans National Park is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.Sundarbans is the largest mangrove forests in the world, it is the home of rare plant and animal species. It is widely renowned for endangered Bengal  Tiger.

7) Lakshadweep Coral Reef - A lucid drea

Coral Reef, Lakshadweep
Coral reef is an amazing place for sea lovers. View of coral reef is transports you into a dreamy world. According to a study conducted by KSCSTE, coral reefs face dire threat from pollution, coral mining, rummaging of navigational channels and blast fishing. So catch the beauty of this place as soon possible.

8) Taj Mahal - Dazzling symbol of Love

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal is the pride of India. The white marble building in the Agra and it is the epitome of love. Every year the thousand numbers of domestic and international tourists comes to see the marvelous place but the harsh pollution slowly damages this heritage gem.

9)Rama Setu - A religious Symbol

Rama Setu
Rama Setu is a bridge which has the greater value in the holiest epic Ramayana. It is a natural land connection between India and Sri Lanka. However the proposal of the Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project by the Indian government would damage it.

10)  Majuli - Splendor river islands in the world

Majuli Island
The Majuli is one of the largest river islands in the world located on the banks of the holy river Brahmaputra. The landscape is rather portrayed and beautiful nature at its charming best. It also representatives of a rich cultural heritage but like other natural heritage it will be vanishing due to cruel pollution.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Top 10 Amazing and Adventurous Treks Of Ladakh

Trekkers
Trekkers On the Trek

Ladakh is the land of amazing beauty of nature, high treks, charming landscapes, sky touching mountains and pristine lakes. There is spirituality to be explored, high range of adventure to be had and jubilance of nature to be felt. Ladakh region is highly beautiful  and blessed with the beauty of dazzling Himalayas. Magical beauty of Ladakh never explained in some words, it is undefinable.Ladakh is the favorite place of nature lovers and as well as adventure seekers. There are plenty of trekking trails in Ladakh to explore. However, here is an arguable list of top 10 treks in Ladakh which you shouldn’t miss.


1. The Frozen River Trek

The Frozen River Trek
The Frozen River Trek 

The Frozen River trek is a trek on the frozen river Zanskar.This trek is open in winters and it is the only one route to get from Kargil to Padum.This trek is also renowned as Chadder trek. In this region you can see only a blanket of ice on the River Zanskar. It is a very hard trek region. This trek is not good for new trekkers because it is one of the very hard treks of Ladakh but the beauty of the Frozen River Trek is incredible.

2. Markha Valley Trek

 Markha Valley
The Markha Valley

Markha Valley Trek is full with amazing beauty of the  Himalayas, high passes, wildlife and it is lying between the remote Buddhist villages that are still connected to the outside world only by the footpaths. Markha Valley is a part of Hemis National Park. Trekking on this route fill new energy inside the trekkers and give them an amazing experience for whole life.


3. Zanskar Valley Trek

Zanskar Valley Trek
The Zanskar Valley Trek 
Zanskar Valley lies deep in the western part of the great Himalays. It is the core place of the ancient Buddhist kingdom. Most of the year the high passes of Zanskar valley are inaccessible due to the snow. A trek through  the Zanskar Valley is the only way of marching to some important monasteries of Ladakh and some remote villages. It is the most fascinating trek among the trekkers and it is also famous for rafting in Zanskar River.

4. The Nubra Valley Trek

The Nubra Valley Trek
The Nubra Valley Trek
Nubra Valley is the bubbly place with the loads of natural beauty.Nubra valley is also renowned as the valley of flowers. It has a large variety of beautiful flowers in the summer season. It is a cluster of pristine monasteries. It is also one of the most preferable treks by the trekkers. It is wonderful delights for trekkers.


5. Lamayuru to Alchi trek

Lamayuru  trek
Lamayuru trek
This trek is an eminent spiritual trek of Ladakh.this trek starts with a visit to the sacred Lamayuru Monastery, which is the oldest monastery of Ladakh and ends with the visit to Alchi Monastery. The trekking route from Lamayuru to Alchi is blessed with amazing beauty of nature.The beauty of nature makes it perfect for new trekkers who just want to enjoy in Ladakh with some adventure and trekking.

6.The Indus Valley Trek

Indus Valley
The Indus Valley
Indus valley formed by the channels of the Indus Rivers. Indus valley is fortunate with carved treks, bright mountain peaks and Spituk Monastery, which is one of the oldest monastery of Ladakh.Indus Valley trek is also famous for motor bike trip.this trek is also covers three major monasteries Rizong(Rhidzong), Likkir and Tamisgang.

7. Tsomoriri Lake Trek

Tsomoriri Lake Trek
Tsomoriri Lake Trek
This trek crosses the Changthang plateau of Ladakh.It stretches from Tibet to the extreme northwest of the range of Kunlun.It is also renowned as the land of the nomads. This trek covers total 5 beautiful passes.It is famous for extraordinary Ladakhi landscapes and the core place of Nomads; Nomads are the rural people of Tibetan origin.

8. Rupshu Valley Trek

Rupshu Valley Trek

Rupshu Valley is lying in the Southeast of Ladakh.Rupshu has large deserts which are separated by narrow ranges with elevated passes offering amazing natural views. This trek is located with the altitude ranging between 4500 and 5500 meters. It is widely famous for natural beauty and miraculous views.

9.The Sham Valley Trek

Sham Valley Trek
The Sham Valley Trek

Sham Valley Trek is also one of the wonderful treks of Ladakh.It is not too demanding trek but when a trekker come once in the Sham Valley Trek then he will come again and again. This is a 5 day long trek which includes a visit to the monasteries of Lamayuru,Alchi and Thiksey.Each monastery is totally different from others.

10.Lamayuru to Darcha Trek

Lamayuru to Darcha Trek
Lamayuru to Darcha Trek
Lamayuru to Darcha trek is the most demanding and famous trail into the Zangskar valley via Shingo La. Lamayuru - Darcha trek initiated from the most renowned and ancient Lamayuru Buddhist monastery and proceeds into Zangskar though most remote villages of  Photoksar , Lingshet, and then Padum which is the  headquarter of Zangskar .At last this trek heads  you to Darcha ( Himachal Paradesh)  via Bardan and Phuktal monasteries.

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Top 10 Remarkable Tourist Places of India


 India is the second most populous country and it is also the seventh largest country by the geographical area. India is also known for its diversity in geography, culture and traditions. It is very colorful country with various architecture attractions and different type of culture. All states of India presenting dazzling traditions, different climate condition, valuable culture and incredible monuments.

 India is crowned by the diamond shine Himalayas, full with golden shine deserts, blowing with blue and pristine beaches, rich with green jungles and incredible archaeological wonders. Here top 10 cities of India which are very famous among the tourists.

Delhi

President House In Delhi 
Delhi is the capital city of India. It is the most enchanting city of India. Delhi is full with various tourist attractions and fine Indian archeological buildings. Red fort, Qutab Minar , India gate, Parliament house and many mughal monuments are the major delight of Delhi. Delhi is glittered with dazzling gems: rattling museums, delectable ancient monuments, colorful markets and a large variety of delicious food. Delhi is one of the yummiest places to explore.

Agra

White Magic In Agra-Taj Mahal
Agra is the world popular city of world. It is widely famous for the wonderful white marbal   magical mosque-Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is the real epitome of love which was drafted by the Mughal emperor .Agra is dazzled with many forts, monuments
and it also a city which is dazzle with three UNESCO World heritage sites. Agra fort, Fatahpur sikri , Sikandrabad fort are the major allurement for tourists. Culture and market of Agra are also full with various attractive unforgettable things.

Kashmir

House Boats In Dal Lake(Kashmir)


Kashmir is the most beautiful and favorite place of tourist. It is also eminent as the “Paradise on Earth”. Nature showered loads of beauty in Kashmir; It is crowded with snow clad mountains, panoramic lakes, historic gardens, wonderful houseboats and real charm of nature.Really trip of panoramic place Kashmir is the wonderful  travel deal of life of any person.

Leh & Ladakh

Heart Snatching Beauty of Lake In Leh

 Leh and Ladkah is the land amazing beauty. This region is snow wrapped gift of nature. Dazzling great Himalaya range, deep blue lakes, high treks, pristine monasteries and simple people are fascinating things about the Leh & Ladakh. Markha valley ,Nubra valley,Suru and Indus valleys are the most beautiful and popular valleys of Leh –Ladakh region.It is the core and divine region of Lord Buddha with incredible beauty.
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Darjeeling

Toy Train In Darjeeling
“Queen of hill stations” is the popular name of Darjeeling. It is an ultimate hill station and it is also famous for tea best tea plantation. Darjeeling is full with miraculous tourist spots.Tiger hill, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Dhirdham Temple
Observatory Hill and Peace Pagoda are the remarkable place of Darjeeling. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railways is also a wonderful charm of Darjeeling and it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Jaipur

Jal Mahal In Jaipur

Jaipur is a very colorful city of state Rajasthan.It is famous as the “Pink City “.Jaipur is a bustling and ravishing  city ,full with colors, forts ,monuments and palaces. This city is a
fascinating jewel of India. City Palace, Amber fort, Hawa Mahal, Jaigarh fort, Nahargarh fort and many other places are the great charm of Jaipur.

 Mumbai

Gateway Of India In Mumbai
Mumbai is located in the state of  Maharastra. Mumbai is the glamorous metropolitan city of India. Mumbai is also famous as the film or Bollywood city of India. It is renowned as the “City Of Dreams”. There is various remarkable tourist attractions in Mumbai  like Gateway of India, Film City, Churchgate, Nariman Point,Malabar Hill, Juhu beach and loads of places.

Goa

Baga Beach In Goa

 Goa is an enchanting green land which is full with entrancing beaches.Goa is a very exciting place and full with beaches, churches and convents. Its panoramic picturesque beauty, architectural churches, ravishing beaches, festival and parties makes Goa special.Candolim Beach, Majorda Beach, Colva Beach, Anjuna Beach, Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Arvalem Caves and Aguada Fort are the major attractions of Goa.Churches and convents of Goa also listed in India’s heritage sites.

Andman & Nicobar

Coral Green Beauty Of Sea In Andman Nicobar

Andman & Nicobar is a coral green is an island. It is a place which has loads of attractions for backpackers and honeymoon couples. It is highly blessed with nature and it is also offering several water adventurous activities like cellular jail, Anthropological Museum,Long Island, Indira Point,Car Nicobar, Katchal,Great Nicobar Island,Havelock island ,Viper island and Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park are the major charms of Andman & Nicobar.

Kerala

Backwaters Kerala
Kerala is beautiful land sandwiched between Arabian Sea and the western ghats.It is a bushy land fertile land with natural beauty. Pristine, fragile and exotic natural environments fill a new energy in the life of visitors. Fort Kochi,Varkala,Wayand and Periyar national Park are the miraculous places of Kerala .Kerala backwaters are the top most charms of Kerala.