Land of the Tiger – India

Central India is the home to many famous wildlife parks. It’s a magical experience of seeing one of the rarest animals in its natural habitat. India has more than five hundred national park and wildlife Sanctuaries and more than half of them have decent infrastructure for the tourist. On this safari we spend maximum time in three best parks in India. Best time to visit national parks to see tigers is between March and May. Parks are generally close in July or earlier, and open again in mid-October. Pench National Park situated on southern boundary of Madhya Pradesh, which is 758 sq. km of best wildlife residence. This park was used in the famous cartoon “The Jungle Book”.

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Kanha National Park is populous for varieties of deer, monkey, langur, swine and leopard, and barasingha can also see. Bandhavgarh is the smaller national park but one of the most prolific and enjoys superb setting with a beautiful cliff-top castle overlooking grasslands, mace forests and bamboo that provide cover for native wildlife. These parks are ideal for viewing both predator and prey, which increases chance of seeing magnificent Bengal tiger.

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Jim Corbett National Park is situated in Uttarakhand. It is India’s first national park opened in 1930’s, changed its name in 1957 in honour of environmentalist Jim Corbett, who grew up in the area and was famous for tracking down and killing tigers and leopards. The park was first hold by the Project Tiger scheme, launched in 1973 with the aim of protecting tigers. But tiger sightings are rare because of area of park which is 1000 square km.

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Ranthambore Tiger Reserve situated in Rajasthan near to Jaipur city which is one of the known city on tourist map. It is thin forest cover and open grassy carpet makes it a relatively good area to see tigers because of few places to hide. Area of this park is 275 square km.

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Panna National Park is known for its wild cats, including leopard and other cat species. Panna is situated in Madhya Pradesh along the banks of the Ken River, flows through the reserve from north to south, which providing life line to park’s wildlife.

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To visit such a beautiful national parks and also to experience rare animals you must select one of the best Tiger Safari In India available at various sites, so that you can get best services with an unforgettable experience.

The Rich History Of Heaven’s On Earth

Jammu and Kashmir is an incredible place to see in India, which it is known as ‘Heaven on Earth’. This state is blessed with numerous natural beauties like snow covered mountain tops, lush green pastures, exotic orchards, green forests and many more. The divine and delightful land of Jammu and Kashmir is the first preferred choice for spending holidays by the worldwide nature lovers. J & K offers multiple numbers of scenic places that are acquired with immense popularity of travellers  Each of these tourist spots are unparalleled in there scenic beauty, with a panoramic view of long stretches of sun. Along with this touristic beauty Kashmir also had a magnificent history, in which people of all religion leave together happily.

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Buddhism In Kashmir:

The Buddhist Mauryan emperor Ashoka, known to be a founder of old capital of Kashmir, ‘Shrinagari’, which is now ruins on the outskirts of modern Srinagar. The buddhist monks of East and Central Asia are recorded as having visited the kingdom. The famous Kuchanese monk Kumarajiva, was born to an Indian Noble Family in the late 4t century. Later he became a prolific translator who helped to China in taking Buddhism. Many such famous Buddhist monks are belonging to J & K state of India.

Muslim Rule At Kashmir:

In Kashmir both Muslims and Hindus live together in relative harmony. The Sufi – Islamic way of life of Muslims in Kashmir has complemented the Rishi tradition of Pandits in Kashmir. So the Sufi saints such as Sheikh Noor-ud-din Wali were thought of as ‘Muslim Rishis’. This emerges to a syncretic culture where Hindus and Muslims are revered as the same local saints and also prayed at the same shrines.

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Sikh Rule At Kashmir:

In 1819, the control of Kashmir Valley has been passed from Durrani Empire of Muslim rule to the armies of Sikhs. The silent feature of this Sikh Rule in Kashmir is the Jama Masjid of Srinagar, which today becomes one of the scenic beauties of this state.

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All such historic features are covered in any of the Kashmir Packages selected by tourists for spending there holidays.

Small Crowed Place in India

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Sikkim is also known as Shikim or Shikimpati situated in the Himalayan mountains. Sikkim has Nepal border to the west, China’s Tibet Autonomous Region to the north and east, Bhutan to the south and Indian state West Bengal to the south.

Sikkim is less crowed state in India and second smallest state in total area after Goa. Gangtok is the largest city and also a capital city of Sikkim. India’s only state with Nepali majority native is Sikkim. Sikkim is a combination of two Limbu words: su, which means “new”, and khyim means palace. Sikkim has many names Worlds third highest peak  “Kangchenjunga” is situated in Sikkim and Nepal border. East, West, North borders are covered by Himalayas mountains. Sikkim state has 5 seasons namely winter, summer, spring, autumn, and a monsoon season between June and September. Sikkim is located  in an ecological hotspot of the lower Himalayas which is only three among the reconsign of India. Sikkim state has various range of fauna and flora.

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The spectacular crown of snow-capped Himalayas, the exciting scent of flower decorate grassy field, colourful culture and joyous festival, the infinite variety of its flora and fauna makes holiday amazing.

With its clean and unspoilt natural beauty and warm hearted people, Sikkim makes your travelling more special and unique.

Specialities of Sikkim

  • FLORA AND FAUNA
  • GLACIERS, MOUNTAINS AND PASSES
  • HOT SPRINGS
  • LAKES
  • MONASTRIES
  • RIVERS

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Spots in Sikkim

Gangtok: Capital of Sikkim state is an attractive tourist place, reflecting unique atmosphere with its happy blend of tradition and modernity. Gangtok is also known for its “Unity in Diversity”. In Gangtok Government Institute of Cottage Industry , Sikkim Research Institute of Tibetology , Do-Drul Chorten (Stupa) ,  Enchey Monastery, Ridge Park & White Hall Complex , Tashi View Point, Hanuman Tok , Ganesh Tok ,  Himalayan Zoological Park,  Sa-Ngor-Chotshog Centre are the places where you must visit.

Rumtek Monastery: It is situated 24 km far from Gangtok in Esat Sikkim. Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism is a main school in Sikkim. It is built up by 9th Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje in 1740.

Tsongmo Lake: It is 40 km far from Gangtok in East Sikkim on Nathula route.It is also known as Changu Lake which is one of the large lake in East Sikkim district of India. This lake is in oval shaped and having length of 1 km with depth of average fifteen metres. Various migratory birds and Brahminy Ducks are seen in the lake.

Mt. Khangchendzonga: It is the crowning glory of Sikkim and third highest mountain in the world with magnificent snow and ice spectacle.

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All the above beautiful places are memorably enjoyed in any of the Sikkim Packages available at our site. You must select one of them for coming holidays, so that you can easily enjoy the vacations at a cool place.

Heaven On Earth – Kashmir

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Kashmir is the heaven of India. It is known all over the world for its beauty and charm. It is impossible to say about Kashmir’s beauty in few words. Kashmir is north-western region of India situated in Himalayas Mountains. The valley of Kashmir is about 100 km (62 mi) wide and 5,992.4 sq. mi in area. The word Kashmir is an obsolete Sanskrit word means Land of Kashyap Rishi, because of him that valley is named as Kashmir. In history, Kashmir is divided into 3 countries. Pakistan commands over the north west portion (Northern Areas and Azad Kashmir), India over central and southern portion (Jammu and Kashmir) and Ladakh, and China commands over the north-eastern portion (Aksai Chin and the Trans-Karakoram Tract). Bright green Kashmir is a dream city in Himalayas, with snow covered mountains background, fresh water lakes and beautiful temples. Kashmir is famous for its Shikaras or small wooden boats and houseboats that can be seen on the famous Dal Lake and other rivers. Kashmir wood is used to make high-quality cricket bats, known as Kashmir Willow. Kashmiri saffron is also well known to everywhere. Kashmir exports large number of apples, barley, cherries, corn, millet, oranges, rice, peaches, pears which are Kashmir’s identity. Kawha is a herbal sweet and healthy drink made up of saffron and almonds in Kashmir which is also use as welcome drink.In Kashmir Great Mughal Emperor Jehangir is very famous. Kashmir forms the larger part of Jammu and Kashmir having capital Srinagar which is located in Kashmir.

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One of the prime attractions of Kashmir is Amarnath Yatra organized by J & K government every year in sharavan month i.e. in July and august.

Tourist Spots in Kashmir 

Pahalgam: This city is also known as “Valley of Shepherds”. It is famous for trekking routes & is the base camp for Amarnath Pilgrimage. Pahalgam is situated in the western part of the Jammu and Kashmir.

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Srinagar: It is famous for Boat Ride on Dal Lake with its houseboats, Mogul Garden “Nishat” (The Garden of Pleasure) and “Shalimar” (Abode of All), local craft market with fine carved hand-made articles from Paper Machine & wood of a walnut. It is a combination of business centre holiday resorts and summer capital of the state.

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Sonamarg: This city is also called as “The meadow of gold”. Thajiwas glacier one of the well-known place during summer.It is surrounded by green water and frozen lake.

Gulmarg: This city is also known as “Meadow of Flowers”. It is famous for its Ski Resort and the world’s highest 18-hole Golf Course and Cable Car Ride or a Gondola ride.

To enjoy all the above beauty in India, you must visit Jammu and Kashmir by selecting one of the best Kashmir Packages available at our site.

Connaught Place, the most happening region of Delhi

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Connaught Place is popularly known as the Commercial hub of Delhi located in the heart of the city which is also called as CP. Connaught place is structured in the form of rings comprising of inner, middle and outer circles. This place depicts the style of British architecture which was much planned and well structured built in 1931 named after the Duke of Connaught, later renamed as Rajiv Gandhi Chawk.

Connaught Place is one of the oldest and most popular commercial, business and financial hubs in Delhi City which is considered as the paradise for all shopping lovers and popularly known as heart of Delhi. This place has been most sought after destination for both tourists and residents. Cp is one of the most popular tourist’s destinations as there are so many places to see and do.

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Tourists Attractions in Connaught Place

  • Central Park – The Park is situated above Rajiv Gandhi Station. The whole CP is layered around the central park. This park is visited by residents and tourists in the morning and evening for jogging and relaxing.

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  • 10 Janpath – This is the official residence of President of Indian National Congress Party. This is the recommended place when you visit Connaught place because the lush green surroundings and the building is itself a great attraction for tourists.
  • Agrasen  ki Baoli – This is the protected monument by Archeological Survey of India which is a 60 m long and 15 m wide step well. Some steps of this well are permenantly immersed into water. This palce is one of the tourist’s attractions.
  •  Hanuman Temple – This temple is one of the oldest temples in the country. This ancient temple is visited by thousands of devotees located on Baba Kharak Singh Road. Hanuman temple is many times restored and constructed.

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There are many more places that are famous in this region such as Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Jantar Mantar, State Emporium and many more.

Transportation in CP

Connaught place is well connected by all the mediums of transportation. This area is well connected by public buses and metro railway. Connaught Place can also reached by taxis and auto rikshaws. City bus is the best option to reach Connaught Place. Indira Gandhi International Airport is the nearest airport to Connaught place. Private buses are also available to reach this area.

Accommodation in CP

 The best part about CP is, you will find many hotels and lodges in this region. You can find best hotels in every area of Connaught Place that ranges from budget to five stars. Connaught Place is popular in the whole city for providing excellent accommodation and catering facility. The hotels in CP are very popular and some luxury hotels in Connaught place are world famous provide world class facility to their customers. For more information about hotels in Connaught Place, click here.

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Connaught Place, one of the most important commercial, shopping and entertainment centre is impossible to avoid this region while visiting Delhi. If you are shopping lover, then never miss to visit Connaught Place. 

The Importance Of Indian Railway In Transportation

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About Indian Railway:

Railways and Roadways are the only means of transportation over land. Railways have an advantage over roadways that, they can carry a large number of passengers as well as heavy loads to a long distances. Also the journey by train is more comfortable and economical. India has a large network of railways throughout the country, and have trains from one corner to other corner of India. In India, the total length of railway tracks is about 63000 km, with 7800 trains carrying 11 million passengers to there destinations every day. The Indian Railway Network is the largest in Asia and second largest in world. Indian trains also transport about 6 lac tonnes of goods from one place to other every day.

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History:

The first train in India has been ran in 1853, between Bombay and Thane district, at a distance of 34 km. After that within 150 years we get a largest network of railways in Asia. It also provides a huge employment to around 17 lac people.

For the convenience of administration the Indian Railways have been divides into nine zones viz Northern, Western, Eastern, Central, Southern, South-Eastern, North Eastern, North-East Frontier and South-Central railways. All these have three types of tracks like:

  • Broad Gauge
  • Meter Gauge and
  • Narrow Gauge

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Most of the railway tracks are of broad gauge, whose tracks are 1.69 metre wide. In desert areas and other difficult areas, broad gauge tracks are difficult to be laid, so at that places metre gauge tracks are laid. They are one metre wide, that’s why these tracks are known as metre gauge. Narrow gauge tracks are 77 cm wide, which are laid in hilly and mountainous areas like Kalka, Darjeeling, Siliguri, and Mettupalayam.

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Passenger trains are again categorised into four types, as per the speed of trains. Its types are: Super fast trains, Mail trains, Express trains and Ordinary passenger trains. Most of the people likes fast travelling, therefore some fast moving trains are introduced, which ran at a speed of 100 to 150 km/hour. Shatabdi express, Rajdhani are some example of super fast trains. Few big cities like Delhi, Mumbai have local trains. In Kolkata local trains are the underground railways known as Metro Railways.

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As Delhi serves a national capital of India, it requires a tremendous railway transportation, with best facilities. There are total 5 main railway stations at Delhi, and all of them are providing good facilities both for passengers and goods transportation. Due to all these features both domestic and international passengers are desiring for best and comfortable Hotels In Delhi Near Railway Station for staying.

Sikkim The Land Of Secret Splendour

Sikkim is a small but beautiful state. It offers an incredible tour in East India, with spectacular tableau and beautiful surrounding. It is bordered by China, Nepal and Bhutan. The name of this state is derived from the words ‘Su’ and ‘Him’, which means beautiful home. The fully snow covered mountains, and lush green valleys stimulates our soul, and also gives you a beautiful holidays. The Shangrila and Mt. Kanchenjunga, makes it a charming land, representing a creation of Buddhisam  and Tibetology. Sikkim is again divided into four regions like East, West, North and South. Some of the famous towns of these four regions are:

  • ·Dzongu – reserved for the Lepcha People. (North Sikkim)
  • ·Gangtok capital of Sikkim (East Sikkim)
  • ·Geyzing capital of West Sikkim
  • ·Mangan offers a best view of Teesta river in North Sikkim
  • ·Namchi the district in South Sikkim

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The official and primary language of Sikkim is Nepali, whereas many other languages spoken here are Dzongkha, Tibetan and Hindi. Sikkim is a second smallest state in India, with a lest population. Kanchenjunga which is world’s third highest peak, is located at Sikkim. This state serves total 28 mountain peaks, 227 high attitude lakes, 21 glaceries, 5 hot springs, and more than 100 rivers and streams. Some of the most famous tourist places in Sikkim are:

East Sikkim

  • White Hall
  • Ridge Garden
  • Do-Drul Chorten
  • Sikkim Research Institute Of Tibetology
  • Fambong La Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Tashi View Point

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West Sikkim

  • Ruins Lie
  • Pelling

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North Sikkim

  • KabiI Lungtsok
  • Chungthang
  • Singiek
  • Kanchandzonga National Park

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South Sikkim

  • Namtse
  • Tendong Hill
  • Maenam Hill
  • Ravangla
  • Varsey

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The enjoy all the above beautiful places at Sikkim, you must select any of the Sikkim Packages available at our site, before starting of holidays  which are available at different sites, so that you will not get disappointment due to housefull bookings at end moment. To reach at this beautiful state, you can select any mode of the transportation. For air travelling the nearest airport is Bagdogra, in west bengal. This airport is connected to New Delhi, Guawahati and Kolkata. For railway passengers the nearest railway stations are Siliguri (114 km) and Jalpaiguri (125 km) connecting to Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati, Chennai and all other important cities. For road travellers this state is connected with Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Siliguri and also to all the other District Headquarters within Sikkim.