Wednesday, January 30, 2019
If you need a break and desperate for a vacation and have just few thousands in your pocket, we know some secret places where you can quench your thirst for travel and vacation. Here is our long list of budget trips in India that you could opt for.
Also known as Venice of the East is famous for the verdant countryside, lagoons, and the waterways. It is one of the best places to cruise lazily around in the ever present houseboat and sample the delicious coconut-laced seafood
Party capital of India and also pocket friendly; it is hot favourite of all; backpackers are no exception. Get lost on its beaches, Portuguese architecture, forts, local markets and the palm trees lined quaint villages. The best part of Goa is you can hire motorcycle and explore the city on your own
Get a French experience at a reasonable price in Pondicherry. With a trip to Pondicherry, you can get the French flair right here in India. Don’t miss walking the cobblestones streets during the day and put up your feet at the innumerable cafes on the beach in the evenings
Head to Om beach at Gokarna near Mangalore which can be one of the perfect three days trip places. You could try hiring some boats with the local fishermen to take you around the beaches in Gokarna.
Rishikesh has become a synonym to white-water rafting. Here you will enjoy splendid beach camps, exhilarating treks which will beckon the adventurer in you.
Sunday, January 6, 2019
IHGF is among Asia’s largest gifts and handicrafts fair, held biannually (spring and autumn edition) and is organized by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH).
It is India’s premier export promotion organization with 10,000 member exporters is engaged in trade promotion of handicrafts exports from India. IHGF Spring Fair 2019 has been the hallmark for growth of the Indian handicrafts sector for over 25 years.
The most important and distinct sourcing platform in Asia – (IHGF Delhi Fair Spring 2019), now gets bigger and bolder, bringing you much more of everything – more space, more exhibitors, more sectors, more enhanced facilities, more days and of course, brings a thoughtful reconceptualised and renewed IHGF Delhi Fair Spring 2019 with 14 clear product categories in enriched display spaces.
The event will take place for five long days with over 2,900 exhibitors, spread over 1, 97,000 sq. metres area, brings you an entire range of Home, Lifestyle and Fashion with traditional artistic finish in perfect harmony with modern designs & contemporary colours. IHGF Delhi Fair Spring 2019 is a distinctive business platform for importers, wholesalers, distributors, retailers, fashion designers, potential franchises, mail order companies and a few more to source an unparalleled variety of handicrafts, gifts & lifestyle products, from a cross section of handmade manufacturers from India.
To be a part of this event, fly down to New Delhi, India and we will get you the visa within 24 - 48 hours without any hassle. You can also visit our website www.etaindia.org/ or www.indiaonlinevisas.org.in/
Thursday, January 3, 2019
If you wish to explore India, January is probably the best time to do so, as you will be saved from the scorching heat. The onset of winter season brings forward a large number of tourists in the country. Here are some of the best places for you to visit during the month of January:
1. Daman and Diu
Located on the west coast, Daman and Diu is the second smallest union territory in India. This place is culturally and historically rich and that can be reflected through the old forts, temples and churches scattered around these cities. Having been colonized by the Portuguese for about 450 years, the area still dwells under the colonial architecture
2. Rann of Kutch
Rann of Kutch is situated in the Thar Desert, Gujarat and is considered as the world’s largest salt desert, however it is seasonal. It remains underwater during the monsoon and becomes dry during winter and summer. The region is home to various tribes, each with their own customs and traditions and that is what appeals to visitors. Each year the Gujarat Government organizes a famous festival of “Rann Utsav” promoting exposure for this part of the state
Jaipur is India’s first planned city and is the center of Rajasthan’s culture and heritage. It is one of the top tourist destinations in India, alluring visitors with its spectacular fortifications and colorful bazaars (markets). The best time to visit Jaipur would be in between the months of October – March, at this time the temperature cools down and allows an enjoyable sightseeing experience
Situated on the state of Mizoram, this place is mostly of hills and valleys. Phawngpui (Blue Mountain) Peak is the highest mountain peak in the area and is greatly valued by the locals, it is considered to be the abode of Gods. Located on the Southeastern side of Mizoram and is fairly close to Burma. Phawngpui offers a platform for adventure activities like trekking, nature walks and more
5. Chadar Trek
One of the exclusive expeditions offered in India is the Chadar Trek that takes place only during the winter season. “Chadar” means blanket and is used to imply to the trek along the frozen river called Zanskar, one of the largest rivers in Ladakh. The trek route connects chilling with the Zanskar valley, this path has been used for transportation and trade purposes for centuries
Plan a trip to India & we will get you the visa within 24 - 48 hours without any hassle. You can also visit our website www.etaindia.org/ or www.indiaonlinevisas.org.in/
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
India Art Fair is another awaited event for art enthusiasts that catch their fancy. This fest attracts visitorsr with an interest in the arts, including curators, artists, collectors, journalists, gallerists and critics. While some visit to acquire art, others view the fair as an exhibition or enjoyable cultural outings.
When and where is India Art Fair 2019?
The 11th edition of India Art Fair will take place at NSIV Exhibition Grounds, Okhla, New Delhi, from 31st January – 3rd February 2019.
What are the opening hours?
The special preview will take place from 3-7 pm on 31st January 2019, offering collectors and visitors the opportunity to experience and acquire the finest works available before the fair opens to the public. Public entry is from 2-7 pm on 1st and 2nd February 2019 and 11am – 6 pm on 3rd February 2019.
Where can I purchase tickets for this year’s show?
Tickets are available in limited numbers of Thursday Preview Passes, which give you and a personal guest early, and unlimited access to the fair, as well as single and Three day tickets. Take advantage of the early bird offers by booking your tickets soon.
How to get there?
Govindpuri Metro Station and NSIC Okhla Metro Station, which fall on the Violet line and Magenta line respectively, are next to the entrance of the fair. The venue is also accessible by taxi, and car parks are available at Gate 3 and 4 on a first-come, first serve basis
What makes India Art Fair different?
India Art Fair attracts visitors with an interest in art such as curators, artists, collectors, journalists, gallerists, critics and art lovers. Some visit to acquire artworks, while others view the fair more as an exhibition, enjoying the experience as a cultural day out
What are the sections of the fair?
The fair is made up of five sections: Galleries consist of Indian and International exhibitors presenting works by a range of artists; Focus features solo artist presentations; Institutions showcase leading Indian and International museums and art foundations; Platform represents young emerging artists or art practices from South Asia; and Art Projects is a space to discover large scale, interactive installations.
What are some big names participating in India Art Fair?
India Art Fair has exhibited works by leading artists from the region such as M.F Hussain, S.H Raza, F. N. Souza, Amrita Sher-Gil, Bharti Kher, Nikhil Chopra and Thukral and Tagra in its previous editions, as well as the works of celebrated international superstars like Anish Kapoor, Yayoi Kusama, Ai Weiwei and Pablo Picasso.
The fair sees a particularly strong representation of some of India’s most respected galleries which includes Jhaveri Contemporary, Chemould Prescott Road, Experimenter, vadehra Art Gallery, and Gallery Espace. Some of the top rank international galleries such as David Zwirner, Blain, Southern, Sabrina Amrani and Aicon Gallery have also participated in the fair. India’s most influential cultural organizations partnering with the fair in 2019 include the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA) and the foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (FICA)