Thursday, November 29, 2018

10 Places to Visit in India This Winter


India is a land of rivers, seas, oceans, hills, mountains, forests, deserts, plateaus and there is so much natural beauty and wonders that one can spend an entire lifetime travelling the length and breadth of this amazing land and there will be still plenty left to explore. And everywhere one will go; there will be the beautiful people welcoming with the hospitality that is India’s unique identity”.

Here are our 10 best places to visit in India this winter:

1.   Kolkata and the Hills of Bengal
Kolkata is a city of surprises. And it indeed has a lot to offer. Do visit the capital city of Bengal for strolling around the streets of this vibrant city.Image result for Kolkata
And if you’re in Kolkata, visiting Darjeeling, the queen of the hills offers gorgeous views of the third highest peak of the world, the Kanchenjunga and is absolutely famous for its Himalayan Mountain Rail, known as the toy train.

Darjeeling, West Bengal, India

2.   Agra and The Taj
The seventh wonder of the world, Taj Mahal is another nicest place to visit in winter. The Taj stood there as a beautiful epitome of love which is curved in the finest of stones, like a dream come true. And it has stood there from the time immemorial welcoming millions of people.
O Taj Mahal é uma das mais belas 7 maravilhas do mundo. Situado junto à antiga…

.   Kerala, God’s Own Country
Kerala is a beautiful state situated in the southern part of the country. It has gorgeous backwaters, lagoons, sea beaches, houseboats, spices, tasty delicacies, traditional dance dramas, modern city of Kochi, old clubs, imperial architectures, and lush greenery all around.
Kerala, India

4.    Pondicherry, A Jewel in the Crown
Pondicherry is a beautiful little coastal town in the Southern parts of India which is also known as French Colony. It welcomes travelers from all over the world. This city is so popular due to its pristine beaches, beautiful picturesque lanes and by lanes, meditation centers, spiritual connections, sparkling architectures with diverse eateries and cuisines, provides some of the best road trips you can take to and fro.
Pondicherry French Quarter

5.   Mumbai and Goa
In India another iconic place is the Western State of Maharashtra, which is also known as the financial capital. Apart from that Mumbai is also known for The Grand Taj Mahal Hotel, Gateway of Mumbai, lovely beaches on the Arabian Sea, the cultural and multi ethnic, multi-national population, gorgeous bridges, ever running railways, varied and distinct Maharashtrian and Portuguese cuisine, sprawling and busy metro with its iconic skyline.
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When in Mumbai, it’s a must visit to the sea side town of Goa, known for its international crowd, ever present strong stream of visitors to the gorgeous beaches, forts and palaces, the beach festivals, entertainment hub, music festivals and loads of activities going on throughout Maharashtra.

6.   Jim Corbett
Jim Corbett National Park is India’s first national park which is named after the famous photographer Jim Corbett who also epitomized this park by putting down to rest one of the most dangerous of the man eaters there. Also, now under the tiger preservation project, this park has significant populations of tigers and other wildlife including leopards, and is one of the 10 best places to visit in India without doubt in winter.
Jim Corbett Park is one among greatest and largest park Of Asia and set in state uttarakhand.

7.   Sun Temple and Puri, Orissa
Orissa is a mystical land which is situated in the eastern state on the shores of the Bay of Bengal. This city is another delightful destination for tourists both from India and abroad. It provides the ever popular seaside town of Puri, Sun temple of Konark near to the capital city of Bhubaneshwar, lovely forests, long road trips, lazy afternoon walks on the pristine beaches of Puri, visiting the enormous historical temples with their intricate curving and architecture, mouth watering cuisine, and the ever presence of the mighty sea, the Bay of Bengal and the world famous Lord Jagannath festival.
Konarak , Odisha , India.

8.   Rajasthan in Palace on Wheels
Travel Rajasthan on a wheel which connects states on the Grand Royal Palace on Wheels. This is the Orient Express of India. It is ultra luxurious, fully self-sufficient, regal living and travelling through some of the most enchanting parts of Rajasthan, namely Jaipur, Jaisalmeer, Udaipur and Chittorgarh. This is the best time in winter to visit the royal land of Rajasthan and if you can book and do the journey on Palace on Wheels.
Rajasthan Palace on Wheels - take me there!

9.   Punjab and Amritsar, and The Golden Temple
Punjab, Chandigarh and Amritsar are some of the cities which will offer some of the most beautiful places to visit in India. The Golden Temple, the holiest shrine of Shikh people throughout the world, is a must visit. This amazing and huge temple attracts a large number of visitors not only from India, but from the world over. At one hand where Chandigarh is the bustling modern metropolis, Amritsar and Punjab has so much to offer, abundant natural beauty, spiritual connections, healthy air, healthy food (Punjab is famous for its cuisines), lovely hospitable people, lovely weather, though quite cold in the winter months, but still a lovely trip and a memorable one.
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10.                   Dharamshala, the abode of The Dalai Lama
Dharamshala is situated in the Garhwal mountain regions of the Himalayas in the Himachal Pradesh State. You can find your little Tibet right here in India. This beautiful hill town is all about, picturesque, health resort, number of Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and also very importantly, the current official residence of The Dalai Lama, the spiritual head of Buddhists the world over.
Mcleod Ganj, Dharamshala

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Top Places to Visit in Kerala


Also known as ‘God’s Own Country’, Kerala is a tropical, laid back and a luscious state. This state in the south of India is one of the most popular places to visit in India. And it’s not surprising because there are so many great places to visit in Kerala.

Here is our top 5 list of unmissable places to visit in kerala:

1.    Fort Kochi
Cochin is one of the most well liked places in Kerala. Travelers visit Kochi for its atmosphere, history and multi-cultural fort Kochi which is a gateway to Kerala. The vibrancy, old forts and its Jew towns are a delight to explore here.
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2.    Alleppy and The Kerala Backwaters
Just imagine how peaceful and serene it must be to cruising around the backwaters of Kerala. And this is a kind of experience which you cannot afford to miss. Alleppy where the cruising is done is about 2 hours from Cochin. It is also known as Venice of the East.
Apart from Alleppy, one can also board a houseboat at Kollam (Quilon) and Kottayam.
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3.    Munnar     
Another most popular place to visit in Kerala is Munnar which is a state of tea plantation. Apart from the tea plantation, this hill station is famous for its fresh, cool air and stunning views.
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4.    Wayanad
Also known as the paradise of India, Wayanad is nestled among the mountains of the Western Ghats, forming the border world of the greener part of Kerala. This land is indeed pristine, clean. This verdant hill station is full of plantations, forests and wildlife. It is indeed enchanting and hypnotizing.
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5.    Thekkady (Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary)
Based in the up of the Western Ghats, it is the base for exploring Periyar – South India’s most popular wildlife sanctuary. Periyar is over 777 sq km and is home to bison, elephants, tigers, sambar, wild boar and many other animals.
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Monday, November 26, 2018

Things to Know Before Visiting Taj Mahal


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If you’re planning a one day trip to Agra, our tips will help you spend the trip perfectly. Taj Mahal is the seventh wonder of the world and it’s one of the most widely visited monuments in India.

So here are the few things to know before you visit the Taj Mahal:

1.    At the time of planning out an Agra itinerary, you can add some buffer room for getting into the Taj Mahal which can include the following things:

ü Walking to the ticket booth
ü Walking to the Taj Mahal gate entrance
ü Security check
ü Checking a bag into a luggage storage locker

2.    Separate queue for foreigners and Indians
In order to avoid any sort of chaos there are separate lines for foreigners and Indians in both the ticket booth and the entry gate.

3.    Don’t carry any luggage to get entry quicker
Even if the queues are separate for foreigners and Indians, the security check is the same. Hence, if you don’t have a bag which needs to be scanned, this can be totally skipped.

 It will cost 20 bucks to check a backpack
The lockers are located quite far from the ticket booth of the south gate. You will have to pay just 20 bucks and will get both lockers and a bag rack.



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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

5 Best Things to Do In Kolkata, India


Take a break from reality and indulge in the city of joy. There’s more to the city other than ‘roshogollas’. Stop procrastinating and follow our list of to do things in Kolkata:

1.    Meet the Royal Bengal Tigers In The Sunderbans
If you want to get a wildlife experience in India, Sunderban is the largest river delta and an estuarine mangrove in the world that gives one of the best wildlife experiences in the country. This forest is a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bangladesh which is an enormous forest in the coastal region of Bay of Bengal.
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2.    Victoria Memorial Palace
This white marble palace was built in between 1906-1921 and was established in the Indo-Saracenic Revival Architectural style which is transformed to a museum in Kolkata.
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3.    Howrah Bridge
Over the years Howrah Bridge has become an archetype for the art of engineering. It is also the sixth longest bridge in the world. And a perfect place for a romantic walk to make the trip to Kolkata unforgettable.
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4.    Eden Garden
Eden Garden is one of the most popular stadiums in the world. It is the most iconic cricket stadium in the world. It was established in the year 1864 in Kolkata. Although it’s a cricket stadium, it has occasionally hosted football matches too.
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5.    Princep Ghat
When in Kolkata, visiting Princep Ghat is a must. It is situated near the banks of Hooghly River, is one of the oldest ghats built under the British Raj. For the best view of River Ganges, this place is highly recommendable.
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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Iconic Monuments to Visit in Delhi


Delhi is home to a lot of beautiful monuments. In fact it’s a city where modern and ancient blend flawlessly together. Delhi indeed has a rich history that is visible today through its breathtakingly beautiful architecture and heritage sites.

1.    Red Fort
The Red Fort is considered to be the epitome of the Mughal era in India and is one of the most popular tourists’ attractions in Delhi. This is believed to be built around 1638 and is an outstanding marvel of Mughal architecture which is made of red stone.
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2.    India Gate
Synonymous with Delhi, India Gate is the hotspot which is located in the heart of the city. Built in 1931, it’s a memorial for martyrs of World War I and war in Afghanistan.
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3.    Qutub Minar
The mysterious ruins of Qutub Minar are standing tall with its 73 meter tall brick minaret. This structure was built by the Qutub-ud-din Aibak and has five storeys which is abundant with chiseled carvings and scriptures.
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4.    Humayun’s Tomb
Humayun’s tomb is a World Heritage Site under UNESCO. It was built in 1570 by Humayun’s wife Haji Begum. This structure is undoubtedly one of the most amazing works of Mughal Architecture to which Taj Mahal owes its design.
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5.    Lotus Temple
Also known as the Bahai Temple is in the list of one of the most popular tourists’ spots in Delhi. Lotus in the Bahai Temple symbolizes four religions such as Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Islam. This temple belongs to the Bahai faith which proclaims that all people are religions are united.
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Monday, November 12, 2018

Best Places to Visit in India during Christmas


                                   “Tis’ the season to be jolly”

India is a land of celebration. And it’s that time of the year again when everyone in India is prepping up for Christmas. Every mall is decked up with Christmas tree, the sound of tinkling bobbles all around, and the sweet smell of plum cakes and candy wafting out of bakeries are tempting us all top turn this festive season into a merry fair.

1.    Goa
Goa is the party hub of India. On Christmas, night long parties go on the beaches; cocktails are savored by the people for all night long, cathedrals are decorated with lights and flowers, and midnight mass in churches with little children singing melodious carols. One will get various options for fun and festivities in Goa during Christmas.

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2.    Shillong
There is a misconception that North-East doesn’t have a good place to celebrate Christmas. However, the matter of the fact is there are a large number of Catholic populations in Shillong. Christmas is celebrated here with great zeal and enthusiasm just like any other metropolitan city in India; and it often turns out to be the best Christmas in India.
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3.    Kerala
As considered to be one of the party hubs of India, people are often tend to flock to Goa every Christmas. However        if you seek serenity, then you can take a trip to Kerala on Christmas and sing carols at the midnight mass, witness the Christmas play, indulge on some local feast or have a bonfire on the beaches for a more-than-merry experience
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4.    Mumbai     
If you fancy all that we see on movies, then Mumbai is the place for you to be on Christmas. At the time of Christmas the streets of Bombay is illuminated with bright Christmas lights and props, and the delicious scent of fruit cakes and date rolls hanging in the air this Christmas.
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5.    Kolkata
Also known as city of joy, this city always celebrates every festival irrespective of their caste or religion. Light and sound exhibitions, rock and performances, glittering décor and heavy discounts on merchandise, you name it and Kolkata has it.
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Friday, November 2, 2018

Memorandum of Understanding India and Romania


Another MoU has been signed by between India and Romania in the field of tourism. The MoU was signed in September, 2018 during the visit of the Vice President of India to Romania.

What are the objectives of the Memorandum of Understanding?
ü Top expand relationship between the two countries in the tourism sector
ü It also helps exchanging information and data related to tourism. To encourage cooperation between tourism stakeholders including Hotels and Tour Operators
ü Investment in the Tourism and Hospitality Sectors
ü To exchange visits of Tour Operators / Media / Opinion Makers for promotion of two way tourism
ü To exchange in the experiences in the areas of promotion, marketing, destination development and management
ü Foster bilateral cooperation through film tourism for promoting the two countries as attractive tourism destination and
ü To promote safe, honorable and sustainable tourism
ü Facilitate the movement of tourism between the two countries
Romania is considered to be a potential tourism markets for India. As per the reports India has received approximately 11844 tourists from Romania in 2017. The signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Romania will be instrumental in increasing arrival from this source market.

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

MoU between India and Korea


MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) has been signed between India and Korea in order to strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism.

What are the Objectives of the Memorandum of Understanding?

Below is the list of objectives between MoU between India and Korea:
ü In order to expand bilateral cooperation in tourism sector
ü It also increases exchange of information and data related to tourism
ü It will also encourage cooperation between tourism stakeholders including Hotels and Tour Operators
ü In order to establish exchange programs for cooperation in Human Resources Development
ü In order to encourage investment in the Tourism and Hospitality sectors
ü To exchange visits of Tour Operators/ Media / Opinion Makers for promotion of two-way tourism
ü To exchange experience in the areas of promotion, marketing destination development and management
ü To encourage participation in travel fairs/ exhibitions in each other’s country and
ü Promoting safe, honorable and sustainable tourism

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