Amit Dhir (Trip to India)


Tips for the Elderly when Touring India this Summer
Finding the best place for summer vacation in India is not that difficult. However, if you are an elderly person, there are some precautions that you would benefit from taking. Changes in temperature, long hours of travelling and stress can tire you out or even cause you to fall ill. Here are some ways of avoiding this and enjoying your stay. Plan Well Know your destination. Find out about the temperature, climate, food and other factors that may hinder your chances of enjoying the trip. Get a detailed list of medical facilities around you so that you are always prepared. Many travel agents cater to the needs of senior citizens. Try to avail of these services. Travelling with a group instead of alone increases the fun quotient and is also safer. Getting travel insurance may also prove useful Food Indian food has some of the tastiest spices and provides the most delicious flavors. The sea-food […]

Tips for the Elderly when Touring India this Summer


Top 20 Reasons to Visit India in the Summer
A fashionable sanctuary for summer travellers, India captivates visitors with her inimitable attractions. The abundant Himalayan gateways, unapproachable during the frigid winter, perhaps form two-thirds of the Top 20 Summer Holiday Destinations in India. Coupled with the monsoon, uninterrupted festivities and the benefits of travelling off-season, India is ‘the summer destination.’ Some typical summery things to enjoy while cascading through this surreal country are – Eat mangoes – Indians hold the ‘King of Fruits,’ Mango with the highest regard. More than a hundred lip-smacking varieties line the streets, by-lanes and highways of the country, in a magmatic sea of orange. You won’t know what the fuss is about unless you gorge on this heavenly fruit.   Hike – Transverse through Ladakh with just a backpack. Explore Buddhist monasteries that withstood the test of time and tell tales of a glorious past amidst magnificent blooms and unparallel topography. Enrol in adrenaline-pumping treks or unleash the daredevil […]

Top 20 Reasons to Visit India in the Summer


Birds to Spot in Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary when Visiting during the Winters
Tired of city humdrum? Want to spend your vacation in the lap of nature, away from the concrete jungles? Why not plan to visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary? For the bird watchers and ornithologists, it is one of the best places to visit in India. Also known as Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary invites bird lovers and wildlife enthusiasts from all around the globe every year. Winter is the best time to visit the park because during this time you will get see the various species of Palearctic migrants who come to spend the teeth clattering months with the resident birds. If you are a true nature lover, your holidays in India would be best spent in Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, an abode of about 350 species of birds.   The artificial basins at this premier sanctuary provide the ideal habitat for the alien water birds during the cooler months. While you venture out to discover […]

Birds to Spot in Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary when Visiting during ...



Top 5 Forts in India that you Must Visit 2
India has a rich past and a long history of kings battling it out to assert their dominance over the land or to increase the size of their kingdoms. You already know how this great nation came to be. To protect the nation from an attack, forts were built at strategic locations to espy approaching enemy and served as the first line of defense.   The rule of kings, queens and the British might be over, but these fortifications still stand strong as constant reminders of the past. Your list of tourist places in India should include these grand structures, because they play a big part in the nation’s history.   Gwalior Fort in Gwalior Gwalior Fort is situated in Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the biggest forts on the country. The intricate architecture and flawless design will have you staring at it wide eyed. This historical monument was built by Rana Man Singh […]

Top 5 Forts in India that you Must Visit


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