Posts Tagged ‘India’
Sundarbans National Park is a biosphere reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, tiger reserve and national park. It is situated in West Bengal’s Sundarbans delta – a region densely covered with mangrove forests. Aside from housing various species of reptiles, birds and invertebrates like the salt-water crocodile, it is also considered as one amongst the largest reserve for the Bengal tiger. Read the rest of this entry »
Ranthambore National Park is regarded as one amongst the largest and the most famous of Northern India’s national parks. It is located in Southeastern Rajasthan’s Sawai Madhopur district. It is only 130 kilometers from Jaipur which houses the nearest airport. Sawai Madhoupur is the nearest town and it has the nearest railway station. Read the rest of this entry »
Sariska National Park is considered as one amongst many of India’s most visited parks. Although its popularity is not majorly on its wildlife population, it is because of its excellent location and closeness to large towns like Jaipur and Delhi. Years ago, the park acts as the “hunting reserve” of the region’s “Royal Family of Alwar Rajasthan”. Read the rest of this entry »
Sanjay Ghandi National Park is also called Borivali National Park. It is located along suburban Mumbai’s northern fringes. It is about 104 sq. kilometers and it is surrounded by the most populous city of India on all 3 sections. Mumbai is only 40 kilometers north. Read the rest of this entry »
Onam is the chief festival of Kerala and is celebrated with great pomp and show. Every individual of Kerala, participates in this festival regardless their religion and castes. It is the state festival and is regarded as the festival of unification. Onam is basically the harvest festival of Kerala.
Thousands of people from the adjoining states participate in the festival to have a glance of this majestic celebration. The festival of Onam is celebrated in the month of “Chingam” which is a Malayalam month. Always this festival occurs at the end of August and in the starting of September. Read the rest of this entry »
Elephanta Festival is held across the Mumbai harbor, on the Elephanta Island, near the world-renowned Elephanta Caves (A World Heritage Site). This feast of music and dance, celebrated under the stars, transforms the entire island into a large auditorium.
The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) organizes the Elephanta Festival every year in the month of February. The festival is held at Elephanta Island, which is popular for a cave shrine of Lord Shiva. Read the rest of this entry »
Pongal is the most popular harvest festival of Kerala which is celebrated for four days in mid January every year. This festival is celebrated as a thanksgiving occasion in which farmers pay respect and honour to the Sun god, nature and cattle’s for their contribution in agricultural activities. Read the rest of this entry »
The national capital metropolis of India, Delhi stands tall in the world map as the greenest city. Donned with historical monuments, the legacy of the bygone era including corporate buildings and a green milieu, the city has attracted tourists from across the country and the world. It is one of the most happening business destinations globally. The first in the itinerary for any business traveler or leisure tourist is the lodging factor and New Delhi hotels serve the criteria as per budget and preferences. Delhi hotels are known worldwide for the hospitality provided and the world class facilities offered. Read the rest of this entry »
In the tourism map of India, Rajasthan is considered as a royal state, which is gifted with glorious history, culture, art, hospitality, beautiful landscapes, exotic flora and fauna, hill stations, lovely lakes and of course the royal grandeur. The myriad tourist attraction and places of this state entices a large number tourist from all over the world to take a Rajasthan India tour to explore its extra ordinary beauty. Read the rest of this entry »