Yearly Archives: 2015


The Top Most Baffling Attractions of India
While you are exploring the length and breadth of India, chances are that you will encounter some strange yet exciting sites, attractions and stories that baffle your mind. Each one of these architectural or mythical mysteries come together to create a highly colourful tapestry that consists of the Indian culture and history. While many may be left baffled with the kind of things you will do and see here, most visitors leave the country spell pound by its connect with the universe and the world around us – The Hand Carved Sundials at the Konark Temple While planning your family tour packages in India make sure you visit the East, where in the state of Orissa you will come across the enchanting Konark Temple built in 1250 AD in praise of the Sun God. Also known as the Sun Temple, this structure is built in the form of a chariot that runs on 12 pairs […]

The Top Most Baffling Attractions of India


Destinations for Every Season in India
The weather in India is generally categorized into 3 seasons the summer season, the monsoon season and winter season. However we do enjoy the seasons of spring and autumn too in between the 3 main seasons. To go through all the seasons in a few day you need to come to India. If you’ve been longing for a getaway here are a few details on the best time to travel to India:   Spring in Himachal Pradesh In India, spring starts from February and ends in April. With the warm crisp air and the signs of new life all around Himachal Pradesh is perfect during spring time. If you land there in March, you can watch the earth come alive as the snow slowly melts away. The Kufri hill station is open for skiing and the Beas and Ravi rivers are great for river rafting if you plan on getting a little adventurous. The Dalhousie, […]

Destinations for Every Season in India


Celebrating-Navratri-across-India
As the lunar month of Ashwin approaches, Hindu’s across India devote themselves to the Supreme Being – Goddess Shakti and her nine avatars. Celebrations, ceremonies, feasts and fasts are observed to honour the deity who destroys all evil. This year, the revelry commences on 13th October and after nine nights (Navratri) of merry religious fervour, concludes with the observance of Vijayadashmi. There’s one common purpose for all the gaiety and pomp and though it’s manifested in different ways throughout India, the message stands loud and clear – good always triumphs over evil. Preeminent tour operators offer tailor-made India Travel Packages for those wanting to observe the diverse festivities in full swing. Here’s a day-by-day guide for zealous travellers wishing to undertake the voyage – Day 1 – Amritsar Start your all India Navratri escapade at Amritsar. Having a distinct way of paying obeisance to the beloved goddess, the locals observe seven-day fasts while reading ‘Durga […]

10 Cities in 10 Days – Celebrating Navratri across India



Essential Tips for the First Time Traveller in India
For those who plan on visiting the magnificent country of India for the very first time, planning a wholesome trip which covers as many of its charming attracting and diverse environs can be a daunting experience. With the following tips, you will be able to chart out an excellent travel plan ideal to give you a welcoming first taste of the country. Being Smart about the Route you Choose Before short listing an itinerary or finalizing an India travel package take into account what your interest are and what you like to do when you travel. While the typical thing to do when in India is spend your days exploring the classic Golden Triangle, there are a number of other destinations that you may want to also take into account. If your priority is some retail therapy, make sure Delhi is a part of your holiday. Beach loves may want to spend a few days […]

Essential Tips for the First Time Traveller in India


Your Critical Guide to Photographing Festivals while in India
If you are a photo enthusiast and are planning to visit the most popular tourist places in India to capture them in all their fervour, the best time to do so is when the city or town is celebrating a local festival. With a number of opportunities to take some exciting portraits and create enchanting photo essays, here is your essential guide to taking pictures during festivals in India. Choosing the Right Gear Festivals in India, like anywhere else in the world provide a range of opportunities for great wide angle shots to even telephoto perspectives. It is thus recommended that you bring with you two cameras with two different lenses. Make sure you also bring with you faster memory cards and an extra battery. Having a pocket point and shoot camera can also prove to be handy on your photo journey. Choosing the Right Photo Mode Most expert photographers recommend that you use an […]

Your Critical Guide to Photographing Festivals while in India


Best Ways to Explore Spirituality when Visiting India
India is a land of pilgrimages, rituals and mystical customs. Religion and spirituality has always been closely intertwined in the lives of the people. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, India is dotted with pilgrimage sites. A journey to these sites provides a sense of spirituality and peace of mind. So if you are looking to embark on a spiritual journey, India is the place to be. Full of temples, shrines and holy places, the best way to explore spirituality is by availing of domestic tour packages for India. These packages will take you through the pilgrimage sites and help you discover the religious fervor of people. To experience an unforgettable spiritual journey, some of the sites to see include Vaishnoi Devi Temple, Venkateshwara Temple, Jyotiling Dharshan, Hemkumb Sahid Yatra, Amarnath Yatra and Kumbh Mela, among others. Maa Vaishnoi Devi Temple This religious place in has a sacred cave shrine of Vaishno Devi. Here you will glimpse […]

Best Ways to Explore Spirituality when Visiting India



A Woman’s Guide to how to Dress when Exploring India
As a woman, you know you always have this ordeal, where you have nothing to wear when you go out. So what are you going to wear on your trip to India? The style of dressing in India is not entirely the same as Western countries, though many urban women do wear Western-styled clothes. India may be a developing country but the dressing sense in the country is related to culture to some extent and so particular attire that you may see as completely normal may be considered inappropriate in certain parts of the country. So how should a woman dress when exploring the Indian terrain? Appropriate Attire Appropriate attire would be something that suits your body, the weather and the culture. The general rule is to cover the shoulders, legs, midriff (unless you are wearing sari) and cleavage. You want to wear something that draws the least amount of unwanted attention, revealing that you […]

A Woman’s Guide to how to Dress when Exploring India


Leading Hotels for the Quintessential Spa Lover in India 1
If your idea of a dream vacation is to be pampered from head-to-toe in some of the planet’s finest luxurious settings, head straight to India. From the foothills of its crown jewels – the Himalayas, to the backwaters of Kerala and in between, India has seen an exceptional surge in the spa industry. Constantly evolving, India’s topmost spas don’t fail to impress. These ten spas should top your wish list on your next India Luxury Tour – Wildflower Hall Spa, Shimla Cedar forests and the white-peaked Himalayas serve witness as you sublime in this tranquil sanctuary. Having been voted twice as ‘India’s Best Spa Resort’ the Oberoi Wildflower Hill wows visitors with spectacular treatments using purifying plant and flower essences.   Ananda in the Himalayas Spa, Rishikesh This accolade-winning Spa is set in a lavish Maharaja’s Palace, serenaded by Himalayan splendour. Besides offering traditional Indian treatments based on yoga, ayurveda and meditation, it goes one-up […]

Leading Hotels for the Quintessential Spa Lover in India


Essential Things to Pack when Travelling to India
Especially if you are planning a long trip this summer, you want to make sure that you bring along with you the right things that help you have a culturally wholesome holiday in India. Taking into account the local way of life and the climate of this country, here are a few essentials to bring along on your travels – A Backpack Regardless of how old you are and unless you are having a completely luxury vacation, bringing a backpack along with you proves to be a practical choice. Especially if your day is filled up with plans to go sightseeing you want to make sure that you can carry all your essentials with you all day long. Sturdy Shoes Considering all the walking you will be expected to do between attractions and even within complexes, you want to make sure that your have shoes that are sturdy enough to walk around ancient palace walls, […]

Essential Things to Pack when Travelling to India