Thursday, July 26, 2012

An Unforgettable Tour to Srinagar: Don't Miss the Opportunity

If you are fond of in visiting hill stations then it is the best time to spend your finest and unforgettable Tour in Srinagar. When the word Srinagar come across in the mind, people becomes crazy to know little bit more about the Capital and searches the best alternatives to experience the beauty of the capital. Srinagar is famous because of its beautiful Mughal Garden, Canals and houseboats. The beauty of the city is incomparable with any other cities of India and its breathtaking natural beauty keeps the tourist welcoming year after year.

The city is constructed with some exciting alleyways and inquiring buildings, which are holding the attractiveness of the city. The Jhelum River, which is running across the city, blows cold wind continuously throughout the city, where anyone can spend a good time by watching the beautiful streets of the city standing on the bank of the river.

Tourist attraction places in Srinagar-


The glorious gardens of the city are the foremost tourist attraction. A flow of good numbers of tourist are seen seasonally in visiting some renowned gardens like Shalimar bagh, Nishat Bagh, Chashma Shahi Garden; among all of them Mughal Garden is one which is situated in the heart of the capital.


Nagin Lake, which is commonly known as the 'Jewel in the Ring' is one of the unforgettable lakes in east Srinagar. The lake is filled with deep blue water which also allows the visitors to experience the pleasant boating in houseboats in the calm water and this is the reason behind the attraction of enormous tourists in this lake. Dal Lake and Wullar Lake are another two beautiful lakes of the city.

Shankaracharya Temple:

The antique Lord Shiva temple which was known by the name of Takht-e-Sulaiman in the past, is hanging on a hill which has the peak of nearly thousand feet, shows a fascinating view of the city. According to the religious view, the holy place is a great archaeological specimen of past.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Attractions of Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela

The festivals in India are unique and amazing. One of them is the Kumbh Mela, which is said to be the oldest religious festival in the world. It is one of the most sacred festivals for the Hindus. It is believed that by taking bath in the holy Ganges River during the auspicious time will cleanse all your sins, and your path to nirvana will become clear.

The complete or Maha Kumbh Mela takes place at every 12 years while the Ardh (half) Kumbh Mela takes place at a gap of six years. Kumbh is celebrated in one of these four cities - Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain, and Nashik. The timing and location of the Kumbh Mela are pre-calculated and depends on the planetary positions of Sun and the Jupiter. The festival lasts for 35-40 days, and numerous holy rituals take place during the Mela.

In the last Kumbh Mela, more than 60 million devotees took a dip in the holy Ganges River. The next one is a Purna Kumbh Mela and will be celebrated in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh in February 2013. It is expected to cross all its previous record. Erco Travels is providing special Allahabad Kumbh Mela 2013 tour packages for the coming Kumbh Mela. You can also ask for a specially customized Kumbh Mela Tour package.