The tranquil hill resort of Coonoor, standing at the head of the Hulikal ravine , 27 km north of Mettupalayam and 19 kms south of Ooty, at an altitude of 1,858 metres, on the south eastern side of the Dodabetta mountains is the second largest hill station in the Nilgiri hills. This picturesque retreat... more

Kodaikanal Nestling amidst the folds of the verdant Pali Hills, is the idyllic retreat of Kodaikanal, popularly known as Kodai. Apart from being a much sought after tourist resort, Kodai is also famous for its educational institutions, which are globally renown. The resort is, virtually, a heaven for... more

Lonavala & Khandala Lonavala and Khandala are two charming little hill stations, in Maharashtra, located on the western slopes of the Sahyadri mountain range. These are perched at an altitude of 625 m, and are five km apart. Quite popular as health resorts, there are a number of sanatoria dotting... more

Yercaund Situated 1,515 metres high in the Shevaroy Hills, in the state of Tamil Nadu, the peaceful hill station of Yercaud nestles among coffee plantations and thickly forested slopes and is a good place for trekking and boating. Some people believe that these hills were part of the ancient megalith-builders’... more

Located 60 km to the south of Chennai, Mahabalipuram (Mammalapuram) is an important tourist place of Tamil Nadu and is most famous for its spectacular monolithic structures. Some of the monuments in Mahabalipuram have also been recognized by the UNESCO and are must see for the tourists on their tour... more

Mahabalipuram is located on the Coromandel Coast facing the Bay of Bengal and is recognized all over the country for its legacy of magnificent monolithic structures. This magical town is situated in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is home to a large number of rock-cut caves and temples. Mahabalipuram... more

Ujjain is the city of holiness where the rhythm of spirituality blows in air of the city. Whenever we talk about Ujjain we never forget the Mahakaleshwar Temple to visit or to discuss it is so very connected with each other that one can never imagine them without each other. Ujjain city is situated at... more

On a thin strip between Arabian Sea and Punnamada Lake life moves in a slow motion at Alleppey, allowing abundance of nature in each one’s life. The blue water gushing out of the rocky creaks takes you to the resplendent world untouched by the humms of the modern world. This picture book boondock... more

Kaziranga National Park Located on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River in the far North East of India, Assam, Kaziranga National Park covers an area of approximately 430-sq-kms with its swamps and tall thickets of elephant grass making it the ideal habitat for the Indian One-Horned Rhino. Due to... more

It goes silent at twilight, the cacophony of the background fades till pin drop silence, bereft of tourist and there is no menace in the jungle. But its just when you are trying to twirl you ears for some sound, the silence is intervened by flocks of elephants in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary Indentured... more

Up in the rugged terrain stands Assam’s only hill station Haflong, where one can see the rainbow down below. It is the District Head Quarter of North Cachar Hills District. The hills emerge from the heart of Assam like a chorus of silent hymns and rise up to the sky like the crescendo of music.... more

McLeodganj is located close to the famous Dharmshala in Himachal Pradesh. McLeodganj is the headquarters of the Tibetan government in exile, and home of the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso. Camping is indeed the best way of enjoying the wonders of nature and the warmth of people. Mcleodganj is often called... more

An inclined description of the Jaisalmer fort, rated among the most renowned fort in the world. Perched in the heart of the Thar Desert (literal meaning abode of the dead), it upsurges like a mirage from the golden sands, with its huge lookout tower pointing skywards. Built in 1156, Jaisalmer is the... more

Auli is one of the less explore hill stations in India. Auli, located in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, is a new entrant in the tourist map of India. Located in the cradle of snow-capped mountains, Auli is one of the very few places in India where skiing is a major pastime. Gradually Auli is growing... more

The most obvious reason to travel to the Andamans is to let oneself go completely, to recharge the body and collect new ideas. The Andaman Islands, despite lying more than 1,000 km east of the Indian mainland and only about 300 km west of Bangkok, run the same time as Delhi i.e. the Indian Standard Time.... more

Picturesque district of Almora is a fine blend of mountain beauty; ancient cultural influences, sanctified spots, thickly wooded forests, scenic valleys, quaint cottages, crystal lakes and gushing rivers…… all inspiring one to call it the ‘Switzerland of India’. Almora is a hill... more

Gangtok is the capital city Sikkim, the second smallest state of India. Famous for its many important monasteries, and for the picturesque views of the Himalayas, Gangtok is one of the important hill-station of the country. In Gangtok you can see a smooth blend of both tradition and modernity. Located... more

Here is the list of places of worship in India. Dwadasha Jyotirlingams Somnath Srisailam Ujjain Omkareshwar Vaidyanath Bhimashankar Rameshwaram Nageshwar Darukavanam Kashi Tryambakeshwar Kedarnath Grishneshwar Shakti Peethas Hingula Jwalamukhi Kamakhya Sugandha Char Dham Yamunotri Gangotri Kedarnath Badrinath Pancha... more

Few countries in the world have such an ancient and diverse culture as India’s. Stretching back in an unbroken sweep over 5000 years, India’s culture has been enriched by successive waves of migration which were absorbed into the Indian way of life. It is this variety which is a special hallmark... more

In a special collector’s issue released just before the turn of the century, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER gifted the tourists of  the world with a priceless treasure – a well researched compilation of the 50 destinations of a lifetime.  The only Indian destination that featured in it was... more

Amarnath – One of the holy trinity, Shiva is a living god. The most sacred and most ancient book of India, the Rig Veda evokes his presence in its hymns, Vedic Myths, rituals and even testify to his existance from the dawn of time. Legend has it that Shiva recounted to Parvati the secret of creation... more

Char Dham is referred to the four Hindu religious sites in Uttarakhand state of India. These are Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. Nestled in the lap of majestic Himalayas, these four sites are the epicenter of religious activity in north India. Traditionally, the Chardham yatra is undertaken... more

 
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