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General information on travel to 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


Essential Guide to Look Stunning in All your Holiday Pictures while in India
Now that you have finally made the decision to explore the magnificent culture of India, you want to make sure that you come back home with some exquisite pictures of yourself set in the backdrop of regal palaces, exquisite mountain ranges and pristine beaches. The best holiday destinations in India can come together to offer some picture perfect environments for those who love to capture memories everywhere they go. However, the climate here can pose unique challenges. Here are a few simple tips on achieving the perfect holiday look that will bring you the most “likes” on your social media profile – Moisturizing Yourself Start applying heavy moisturizer on yourself one day before you intend to fly. This will help you maintain the hydration levels in your skin when you are in the air. Cabin pressure and air conditioning tends to have dehydrating effects on skin. Hair Care during your Flight Tie your hair up […]

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How to Sign up for the Right Tour Company for your Holiday to India
Planning your travels with the help of a destination management company or a tour organizer can prove to be a quick, convenient and inexpensive way to pursue fulfilling holidays. Especially if you opt for Indian tour packages you will be able to stop feeling overwhelmed by the sheer choices and identify an itinerary that helps you satisfactorily cover the length and breadth of this magnificent country. Before finalizing any tour packages in India with any particular company, make sure that you account for the following – Reputation Start with a basic search on the internet to identify companies with good reputations. Go through travel message boards, review websites and speak to friends and family members to indentify operators that are transparent with their approach. Cost of Travel Not all tour companies are able to deliver what you pay for. Look for companies that minimize the use of middle men and deal directly with hotels, car […]

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Debunking the Common Myths around Travel in India
It is easy for travellers to stereotype a nation based on its popular attractions and culture as shown by global media. However, if you are one who truly likes to have in-depth travel experiences, breakaway from the following myths and plan a fulfilling trip to India. Myth #1 – Taj Mahal is the Highlight of India While there is no doubt that visiting the Taj Mahal can be an awe inspiring experience for all, there are a dozen of other sites in the country that are sure to bring out a similar reaction among tourists. If you truly wish to go into the depths of Mogul architecture during your travels in India you may also find charming wonders scattered in New Delhi, Fatehpur Sikri and parts of Rajasthan. Besides this, Udaipur, Ranakpur and even parts of South India should be considered when charting out your journey. Myth #2 – You Need to Haggle Everywhere but […]

Debunking the Common Myths around Travel in India


Picking the Right Summer Holiday Package for your Trip around India
Summer is the best time for you to discover everything that India has to offer. India’s lush paddy fields, snow-covered valleys, picturesque streams bring tourists and visitors by the dozen. During the summer months, the northern states suffer the wrath of the sun but hill stations are the perfect places to visit. There are a number of summer holiday packages in India that you can consider choosing from. These packages usually give you the opportunity to experience everything that is a must see during the summer months. Some of the well-known summer packages are: Ooty- Kumarakoum Tour Since the most ideal location during summer is the hills, Ooty is the perfect place to head to. This week long tour will give you the opportunity to visit some of the beautiful, scenic places of South India like Munnar and Kodaikanal. You can also explore the wildlife of the region at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. There are numerous […]

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Leading Luxury Experiences worth Having in India
Taking into account that India is often associated with the land of the Royals, the exotic country welcomes you with open arms to come and experience its grandeur in all its opulence. Furthermore, planning luxury trips to India can prove to be extremely affordable when compared to other options in Europe and parts of the west. Here are a few opulent experiences that you must consider pursuing while visiting the magnificent country – Spending a Few Nights in a Palace Hotel Whether you wish to explore the Nawabi way of life in Lucknow and Hyderabad or the Rajput royalty in Rajasthan, India is home to a myriad of palace hotels that are run by some of the leading hotel chains in the world. Book yourself for a few nights in the Taj Group’s Rambhag Palace in Jaipur, the Falakhnuma Palace in Hyderabad or the Umaid Bhavan for a unique chance to live like the royals […]

Leading Luxury Experiences worth Having in India