Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Must Visit Destinations in India

If there is a single planet which can satisfy your needs and demands regarding your tourism and can experience all types of tourism inside it then it can never be any name except India. It is the standalone planet in this world where tourist can turn their dream world into reality and as could be a kind of unique opportunity for one’s life to explore the beauty of various virgin locations of the planet.

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The essence of the land has the fullest power to fascinate any heart and can keep them as a guest for a longer period of time by its attractions. The buried history of the past and cultural importance has been favorite tourist attraction since years ago. All age group of people, from the kids to the old one can fulfill their hidden dreams with pleasure by visiting India the one of the world’s wonder, great historical monuments, hill stations, religious places, natural beauty, wildlife, exotic beaches and even sports and adventurous activities in this versatile land.

  • Must Visit Destinations in North India -

1. Jammu & KashmirThe “Paradise on the Earth”, Jammu & Kashmir is the most favored tourist destinations in Northern India. The snowy peaks, icy rivers and exotic valleys of this beautiful landscape promises to offer an enthralling holiday to its visitors all the time. This superlative snowy land is sleeping in the lap of the Himalayan Mountains where natural as well as the adventure fans can get grandiose opportunity to accomplish their secret dreams in an exciting way.

2. Himachal PradeshThe glorious view of hill stations of the state Himachal Pradesh, never allow you to move your eyesight from the land where the exotic cultures, adventurous activities and breathtaking picturesque mutually greet you and welcome you to rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. Popular tourist destinations – Shimla, Manali, and Dharmashala. 

3. Uttarakhand: “The land of the god”, Uttarakhand, is home of the many Hindu pilgrims due to the existence of several ancient Hindu temples and it will not be wrong to say one of the popular hill stations landscape of India. Popular tourist destinations – Mussoorie, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Ranikhet, Haridwar, etc. 

4. Punjab: The Sikh’s state Punjab is renowned for its most famous Golden Temple of Amritsar. It not only considered as the pilgrimage site of Sikh’s but also for the other religions as well. 

5. Rajasthan: The renowned land of ancient kings which never let us forget the ancient story of each and every corner of the state which we can experience by visiting the historical palaces, forts and museum of the region offered by Rajasthan Tourism. Popular tourist destinations Jaisalmer, Pushkar, Udaipur, Jaipur, etc.

6. Delhi: The Capital city of India shows a glance of ancient and modern architectures. Worth watching destinations are Qutub Minar, Birla Temple, Red Forts and malls.

7. Uttar Pradesh: Once this state was ruled by different dynasties of different eras and now has become the most populated states in India. The state is holding the world famous beauty in the name of Taj Mahal in the heart of the region. Popular tourist destinations – Allahabad Fort, Agra Fort and Varanasi.

8. Bihar: Popularly known as the birth place of Lord Buddha. Bodh Gaya is the most favored Buddhist pilgrim places of the state.

  • Must Visit Destinations in South India-

1. Tamil Nadu: The seventh most populous state in India, Tamil Nadu is specially known for its religious temples, wild life sanctuaries and exotic beaches. Popular tourist destinations – Ooty, Arjuna's Penance in Mahabalipuram, Coimbatore, Marina beach, etc.

2. Kerala: Kerala, the “God’s Own Country” has no explanation. The natural beauty, breath taking view of Kerala Backwaters, Ayurvedic treatment and stunning beaches attracts the honeymoon as well as the holiday lovers to this divine land. Popular tourist destinations – Munar, Kumarakom, Alappuzha, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, etc.

3. Karnataka: The South Indian state Karnataka is a perfect blend of pilgrimage, archaeological and historical sites. This state is known for its unmatched traditions and modern culture, absolute beauty and excellence. Popular tourist destinations – Chikmagalur, Badami, Bangalore, Mysore, Hampi, etc.

4. Andhra Pradesh: Specially known for the great religious Hindu temple Tirupati and is the greatest hub of IT sector. Apart from that the rich history, exotic monuments and beautiful lakes of the state always give a warm welcome to the tourist. Popular tourist destinations - Ramakrishna, Rishikonda, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Amaravati Buddha Stupa, etc.

  • Must Visit Destinations in East India-

1. Jharkhand: The state is partly recognized as pilgrimage destination but here one can enjoy heritage tourism as well.

2. West Bengal: The East Indian state West Bengal has a great cultural as well as traditional importance. And is the home of many social reformers.

3. Orissa: The temples city, Orissa is famous for its ideal Jagannath Temple and also occupies some wonderful beaches. Tribals tour of Orissa can help to explore the popular tourist destinations like- Bhubaneswar, Puri, Bhitarkanika National Park, etc.

  • Must Visit Destinations in West India-

1. Goa: The Small city of West is renowned for its exotic beaches and one can say the lover’s paradise land. Adventurous activity is the main attraction of its beaches.

2. Maharashtra: The metropolitan city of India dotted with exotic beaches, peaceful temples, most surprised rock-cut caves and man-made architectural structures. Popular tourist destinations – Ellora & Ajanta Caves, Appu Ghar, Shirdi Sai Temple, etc.

3. Gujarat: The state is renowned for its holy temples, beaches, wildlife sanctuaries architectural assets and hill resorts. Popular tourist destinations – Ahmadabad, Dwarka, Gandhi Nagar, Bhavnagar, etc.

  • Must Visit Destinations in Central India-

1. Madhya Pradesh: Madhya Pradesh tourism gives an opportunity to explore historical monuments, forts and palaces, and delicately carved temples.  Popular tourist destinations – Gwalior, Orchha, Mandu, etc.

2. Chhattisgarh: This central state of India is a natural lover and adventure enthusiast’s paradise. The striking museums and wildlife sanctuaries give a wonderful gift to the tourist. Popular tourist destinations – Dantewada, Bilaspur, Raipur, Bastar, etc.

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Friday, September 21, 2012

Indian Domestic Tourism Has Taken a Dramatic Double Digit Growth

Domestic tourisms are the key resources that helps the travel and tourism to fight with the difficult economic condition and that it has already proved in the year 2008-2009. Today, when the economic crisis has touches its peak point, the Ministry of Tourism has seen a new hope in the domestic Tourism Segment.

According to the fresh data compilation report by the Market Research Division of Ministry of Tourism, the figure of domestic tourist move inside the States as well as in UTs during the year 2011 has touched 851 million as compared to the previous yours report 748 million in 2010. It means the domestic tourist visitors have increased 13.8% as compared to the year 2010. The data analysis of top 10 states in India shows that the numbers of domestic tourist visits during the year 2011 were (in millions)

Uttar Pradesh – 155.4
Andhra Pradesh – 153.1
Tamil Nadu – 137.5
Karnataka – 84.1
Maharashtra – 55.3
Madhya Pradesh – 44.1
Rajasthan – 27.1
Uttarakhand – 25.9
West Bengal – 22.3
Gujarat – 21.0

Furthermore, the contribution of all these top 10 States was about 85.3% to the total number of domestic tourist visits in 2011.

It has been proved that whenever, Indian economic condition runs by a pathetic condition the domestic visits always play give its best performance to balance the situation.

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Recall your Memories with Luxury India Train Tours

If you think that experiencing a luxury tour inside India is a very challenging task and are planning to experience the same out of the country then the majestic luxury trains in India will be enough to twist your attention into the country. Considering your total comfort zone during your India tour, the Indian government has launched 6 different luxurious trains are listed below:

All these luxury trains are exclusively designed for you only who leave you with your dream vacation in a 5 star hotel’s atmosphere.

These trains are equipped with high quality services, attached bathroom with each cabin, Ayurvedic & Gym centre, restaurant, bar and many more which you might not have imagined ever, before your North India and South India tour with the luxury trains in India. All trains are painted with unique colors and each coach is named with the different dynasty of that particular region.

These luxury trains will drive you to all the striking sites of North India and South India, treating you as the emperor of the train. Grab this splendid tour if you really want to lose in the world of luxury train tour.

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Monday, September 10, 2012

Important Things to know before Travel to India

The word planned trip sounds very good and one should always plan their tour in advance so as to avoid any inconvenience during their tour. There are so many important measures that one should obey before travelling to India. Followings are some important information that will help you to spend a comfortable and hassle free journey:

1. Visa and Passport: Foreign visitors must possess a valid VISA before fly for India and it should be acquire from high commission or Indian Embassy.

2. Keep your Plan Flexible: As the Indian Nation is dotted with so many exciting destinations therefore, your plan may not probably go according to you. You should always travel keeping some extra time with you so that in case of any unexpected delays due to any reason your holiday do not affect.

3. Dress Sensibly: To avoid any unwanted attention, it is advisable to cover your body sufficiently by your dresses as you look different from the locals therefore you will be easily catch by their eyes. It is best to buy some clothes just after your arrival from the local market as Indian clothes will keep you cool and modest.

4. You will be easily Identified as a Foreigner: Because of the language barrier, looks and cultural awareness you will be easily catch their attention. The local vendors may charge more from you than its actual price when you go for shopping in the local market; wisely bargain with them and pay such amount as they deserve.

5. Take Precaution in Drinking Water: Avoid open water which you may find on your way; to keep your body germ free buy seal packed bottle. It’s better to avoid street food but if you want to be particularly adventurous you can try some food from the busy street which are cooked hot and hasn’t been sitting out. You can even buy some vegetables and fruits that you can wash and peel.

6. Traffic is Harsh: Traffic may irritate you at any cost as you may find a huge traffic on your way and it may happen from any small to big events. Therefore, carefully cross the road and always look ahead of you.

7. At Train Stations: Keep checking the enquiry window in the Railway stations or its announcement as the departure time and platform number are subject to change all the time or even sometimes at the very last minute.

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Monday, September 3, 2012

Rajasthan-Adventure in the Heart of the Desert City

From the early age, Rajasthan is holding the top most position on the heart of thousands of tourists by its cultural heritage as well as its many adventurous activities. Therefore, tour lovers as well as the thrill lovers always keep planning to visit the state at least once so as to spend a spectacular adventurous holiday in the heart on the desert city. If you are one of them and are planning to visit the most adventurous parts of the state cost effectively, get the best tour package from one of the India’s leading travel agency “Erco Travels” who since last decades is able to gather thousands of satisfied customers by its world class services and facilities. It can also help you in choosing an excellent tour destination as well as India tour package inside as well as outside of the country.