Thursday, July 5, 2018

Top 10 Tourist Destinations in Kerala for Food Lovers

When thinking about places to visit during the monsoons, Kerala always beats other destinations. This charming southern state has a lot to offer in terms of tranquility and peace embodied in the form of heavenly views of mist laden mountains, pristine backwaters, beaches, gushing rivers, waterfalls and not to mention the sumptuous food. For a truly rewarding monsoon vacation, we suggest these top tourist places of Kerala for food buffs.

Ela Sadya


A trip to this tea town translates into heaven for the lovers of street food. That is why this town is included in every Kerala tour package. The street food of this town is a delectable fare comprising of Idliappams, Chicken Stew in Coconut Gravy, Dosas, Puttu, Malabar Parotta and Hearty Meat and Chicken preparations which are loaded with south Indian spices.


As you enter Thekkady, be prepared to be surrounded by a whiff of spices emanating from the spice shops this place is known for which is precisely the reason why curries from this place are so flavourful. The fish and meat curries are a must try here which are often served with Appams or Dosas. Vegetarians can relish the generous Sadya Thalis with Dal, Rice, Stir Fried Vegetables and Payasam served on banana leaf.


Being a coastal city, Cochin has an impeccable cuisine which is a little different from other Keralite cuisines because of the multicultural influences. It's a great place to enjoy barbecued Fish, Prawn Fry, Prawn Masala Curry and not to mention Thalaserry Biriyani this place is famous for. Dishes like Puttu, Sambhar, Pachadi, Avial and Rasam are served in Thalis with Banana Chips and Pappadams as sides.


Chicken Biriyani
Located in Kottayam district, this hill station surrounded by pine forests, tea estates and cardamom plantations has a mystical aura that makes it a part of every Indian travel agent's itinerary. Apart from the regular thalis and multi- cultural cuisines served at most restaurants, dishes you must try here are Chicken Curry, Chicken Biriyani and Prawn Stir Fry.


Kootu Curry
Famous for large network of houseboats on its backwaters, Alleppey is no less than a foodie's paradise as this place is home to some truly delicious south Indian recipes to suit every palate. The dishes you must try here are Puttu with Kadala Curry, Kootu Curry which is made from Yam and Plantain, Ela Ada which is eaten as a snack or as a breakfast dish, Prawn Roast, Shappu Meen Curry and Mutton Paya Masala.


Thrissur has a diverse cultural landscape which lends a powerful influence on the food belonging to this region. Right from Puttus, Achappams, Parottas, Mixed Vegetable Avial, Poduthal - a rare vegetable dish consisting of Jackfruit, Bitter Gourd, Bananas and Coconut to Meen Porichathu and Malabar Mutton Biriyani, there's no dearth of delicacies to devour.


Kovalam beach has long remained a favoured destination for visitors from across the world. This coastal town boasts of its outstanding seafood preparations like Tandoori Prawns, Crab Curry, Fish Fry and flavorful vegetarian meal including Idlis, Thoran, Pachadi, Kaalam which is made from Youghurt and Payasam. Yet another dish worth digging your teeth in is the spicy fried chicken.


Fish Moilee
Wayanad is a perfect spot for anyone who wishes to experience the village life. A visit to Wayanad would be incomplete without exploring its ravishing cuisine. Dishes that are worth a try are Fish Moilee, Kattu Soup, Steamed Fish, Coconut Rice, Chicken Stew with Appams and a tribal dish called Nillekka which is made from gooseberries and honey.


Kannur has remained the epicentre of spice and wood trade in the earlier times which had its influence on the local cuisine. Dishes like Thalessery Chicken Biriyani, Ney Pathiri which is made from Rice, Chatti Pathiri, Spicy Mutton Korma which is served with Appams or Parottas and a sweet tea snack called Unnakkaya are greatly enjoyed by the visitors.


Fried Ice Cream
Known for its vast beaches, Kozhikode is a dream destination for the gastronomes. Each dish is a conglomeration of flavours from various other cuisines. The deal breakers are Chicken Vadivelu, Fried Ice Cream, Mutton liver cooked in spices and raw banana fritters among an expansive fare of dishes this place has to offer.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

An amazing cultural and heritage tour of Rajasthan

Rajasthan, the royal state has been witness of royal era of Rajput kings who were fond of luxury palaces and forts. So during this heritage tour, you can experience most ancient heritage of India in Rajasthan. This tour boasts of a variety of attractions which take pride in capturing the hearts of tourists who come here from far and wide.

If you love to visit heritage sites, then this trip is the best option for you as it holds all the ancient monument of Rajasthan which attracts the tourists from all over the world.

Rajasthan is the princely state of India which is known as the most colorful place and never fails to fascinate the globally visitors. As it is a land where Raja-Maharajas lived large. The glory and royalty of the era of Raja-Maharajas can be seen in the palaces and forts of Rajasthan.

This tour perambulates you to the enthralling destinations of Rajasthan. The exalted forts ,hill forts , astonishing palaces, elegantly painted and sculpted havelis, heritage monuments, invigorating gardens, incredible  museums, lovely  fairs and festivals, handicrafts and cuisine beautifully reflects Rajasthan Heritage.

Jaipur, the gateway of Rajasthan, is known as pink city and the heart of Rajasthan. Jaipur is the current capital of the state has many charming palaces, forts and monuments which contain Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar, Jaigarh Fort,  Kanak Vrindavan garden and Jal Mahal. You can also enjoy you can enjoy folk dance and folk music.

The next bewildering journey of Royal Rajasthan is Udaipur, the romantic city, is also known as the city of artificial lakes and palaces.

Lake Palace
Lake Palace and Monsoon Palace Miniature paintings Shilpgram Festival and Performing Arts and Crafts, Vintage and classic car museum and delicious cuisine are some of the other highlights of the city. Udaipur is the messenger for those visitors who are lovers, honeymooners and leisure travelers.

Umaid Bhawan Palace
Jodhpur, known as the Sun City and Blue city, makes a gesture you to explore its majestic Mehrangarh Fort which is a beautiful fort with glorious history. Umaid Bhawan Palace is a major attraction of Jodhpur. This palace was once the largest residence in the world. You can also enjoy an exciting camel safari in Thar Desert.

Mandawa, one of the important towns, is nestled in the heart of the Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan. This tiny town is worldly known for its glorious havelis which allure a number of  tourists from all the corners of the world.

camel safari
Jaisalmer also popular as the golden city, has classy and slashed pillars with widespread walkways and chambers. Patwon ki Haveli and Jaisalmer Fort is also the major tourist attraction along with the exciting camel safari in Sam Sand Dunes.

Bikaner the Camel City or Camel Country it is  a city that has a unforgettable past, royal culture & tradition, glowing fairs & festivals, camel safari rides, rippling sand dunes, etc. Mount Abu, the only hill place of rajasthan known as the 'Oasis of the Desert' because it is a place of amazing lakes, rivers, waterfalls and verdant forests.

Tiger Safari, Ranthambore
Sawai Madhopur, the home of Indian tigers, Ranthambore, the largest National Park in Northern India is located here which provides you a thrilling experience when you explore the wild life sanctuary at the National Park.
Besides, of these locations there are some more tourist destinations in their different cities. Each and every city has its own customs, different cultures, and different languages and of course a tempting tastes of several cuisines.

Rajasthan is a right destination to enjoy a great holiday and treasure incredible tourism experience of lifetime. Visit once in this royal state of India and be proud to visit the most beautiful tourist destination in the world.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Jatayu Nature Park Kerala- A wonderful combination of Nature, Art, Technology and Adventure

Kerala “God’s Own Country” is an incredible and lovely tourist destination in south west part of India. The state is florished with amazing beauty that attracts a number of the tourists every year. The unique features of this state that surprise all the visitors is its sunny beaches, dazzling backwaters, drowsy lagoons lakes, striking hill stations, lovely canals and rivers, exotic wildlife, etc.
Jatayu Nature Park - Kerala

The state includes several wonderful destinations but the rock-theme Jatayu nature park is the most amazing tourist place which is all set to open in January 2016.

Situated at Chadayamangalam (Jatayumangalam) in Kollam district of Kerala. It is spread over an area of 65 acres. The main aim to start this ambitious tourism project of worth Rs 100 crore, is to promote mythology.

Mr. Anchal, chairman, Jatayupara Tourism Pvt. Ltd. said that –

The park would “set a new milestone and will elevate the experience of travelers to Kerala.”

The amazing attractions of this park are beautiful and tinny mountains, small as well as huge valleys, cliffs and some rock-formations. The most sticking feature is a huge sculpture of Jatayu, the mythical bird, designed by renowned film maker Rajiv Anchal.

According to the Hindu mythology Jatayu was the wise old bird and a great devotee of Rama. Jatayu was a great devotee of Rama. He fights with the demon king Ravana and tried to save Sita (wife of lord Rama) from the clutches of Ravana. But Ravana fired an arrow at Jatayu. According to the local legend, it is believed to be the place where the bird Jatayu fell on the ground, bruised and battered.

This Jatayu nature park is officially open for the visitor from January 2016. Visiting this park you can experience a great combination of art, technology and adventure. The main features of the park are-

A huge sculpture of Jatayu
Hhuge Sculpture of Jatayu - Jatayu Nature Park

There is a huge structure of Jatayu measuring 200 ft long, 150 ft wide and 70 ft in height. It is the world’s largest bird structure on top of a hill and took 7 years to build this structure. According to the belive this structure is situated on the place where Jatayu took his last breath in front of Lord Rama.

A grand digital museum

In this Nature Park you can enjoy a 6D theatre and an audio-visual based digital museum. In this museum you can enjoy glance from the Ramayana.

Ayurveda cave resorts

Ayurveda Cave Resorts
Ayurveda Cave Resorts

‘Jatayu Nature Park’ houses an ayurveda cave resorts.

Adventure Zone

Adventure Zone

This nature park is a fun and frolic of adventure. There are lots of options of activities for every age peoples. There is a complete adventure zone and around 20 games options including paint ball, laser tag, archery, rifle shooting, rock climbing, bouldering, and rappelling.

Footprint of Lord Rama

Footprint of  Lord Rama

According to the local legends you can also found the foot prints of the lord Rama. While Jatayu was wounded and lying on the ground then Lord Rama arrived, at that time Jatayu get moksha.

Cable Car

Cable Car
In this nature park south India Government set up the South India’s first cable car for transportation and fun for the visitors.

Last but not the least this Jatayu Nature Park offers an amazing 360-degree views of mountains.

So what are you waiting for? It is open for public from January 2016. You will have lots of fun with new and different experiences.

Visit for more information and tour enquiry... 

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 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 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.


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.

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.