Thursday, 3 April 2014

Adventure – A Top India Tour Option

Adventure is a part of life. It always is involving in nature. But in the modern times where most of us lead a cubicle lifestyle, it is a luxury to indulge in adventure and emerge as a winner. Due to this reason only, adventure tourism is a favoured tourism attraction, enjoying inclination from tourists worldwide. A special form of new-age travelling, a typical adventure tour is high on physical activity and takes tourists to the isolated and remote areas, typically mountain areas.
At a higher altitude, mountains offer numerous adventure options ranging from simple conquering through mountaineering, trekking or touching the skies through paragliding, parasailing, sky diving, etc. The rugged mountainous terrain offers exciting and thrilling adventurous moments to remember a lifetime. Also, the trip to the cool mountains cools the travellers by providing them a relief from the heat and even helps them observe the nature in the most genuine form. Not only do they offer scenic beauty, but also alleviate stress with its crisp air and freshly soothing location.
India has the largest mountain range in the world, i.e. Himalayas. It also serves as a great backdrop for adventure activities. The height of Himalayas makes it challenging and exciting adventure location in India. In summer months, the chance of enjoying adventure doubles up because it is a vacationing time and tourists wish to seek refuge from the heat in their cities. Due to this reason only, the adventure holidays to Himalayas are always sold-out months in advance.
Also, summer months are the adventure months in the Himalayan destinations. Many of them offer opportunities of mountain biking, trekking, and overnight camping, etc in the most exciting way. Adventure has the sparkling variety in the daunting mountains that makes the trip worth enjoying. There are a lot of options that can be enjoyed during an Adventure tour in India.

With the picturesque beauty and enigmatic variety, the adventure tours and holidays in India are apt travel itineraries to enjoy summer holidays in style. 

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Visit Maharashtra - A Top India Tour Series

Maharashtra is a state summed up with grand experiences in terms of tourism. Its grandness is justified in terms of its large size, rich heritage, endowed natural wealth and other tourist attractions. Highly balanced on tourist infrastructure, Maharashtra hosts the largest number of foreign tourist arrivals in India as well.
There are many reasons why tourism is such a popular activity here. The presence of its capital Mumbai, stone heritage, beaches, harbours, hill stations and pilgrimage experiences make it high on tourist potentials. The first attraction of Maharashtra is definitely Mumbai. The largest and the most populous city, the metropolitan Mumbai is also the commercial and financial capital of India. The city has an incredible charm that lures every traveller. Thanks to its bustling and evolving culture that makes Maharashtra a lively and exciting city.
A visit to Mumbai leaves a visitor with vivid impressions. Here, they get to experience the glitz and glamour of Bollywood’s showbiz, a rich array of Victorian buildings, the seaside enjoyment on the Juhu Beach, or the maze of alleyways and lively streets in the city.
But there’s more to Maharashtra than just Mumbai. As the tourists go beyond this port capital, they get to see an awe-inspiring tryst with history. Yes, here we are talking about the renowned cave temples and monasteries of Ajanta and Ellora. Cave temples are an important part of Maharashtra’s heritage. Belonging to the 2nd century BC era, these cave temples are carved out of the formidable Sahyadri Mountain Range as monastic shelters for monks of different religions.
The cave temples here possess an extraordinary appeal and fascination. May be this is the prominent reason why the Ajanta and Ellora caves are even recognized as the UNESCO world heritage sites.

Aurangabad, the next travel destination offers equally exciting travel opportunities. Replete with monumental Mughal heritage, Aurangabad has some fascinating monuments like Bibi-ka-Maqbara (replicating Taj Mahal), Panchakki, Daulatabad Fort, Aurangabad caves, etc. The city also serves as a base for exploring the World Heritage Sites of Ellora and Ajanta. More to Maharashtra can be experienced while visiting this grand destination full of incredible surprises. 

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Visit Jammu and Kashmir – A Top India Tour Series

The tourist destination of Jammu and Kashmir is another top most Indian state filled with a variety of interesting locations and cultural attractions. It is evident that tourism promotion in the valley of Kashmir is not a recent phenomenon. The promotion of this heavenly setting began right under the Mughal patronship. Even the fourth Mughal emperor, Jahangir while living in a Shikara Houseboat on Dal Lake admired its natural beauty and made it a frequent royal Mughal resort. Once the beauty of this location even inspired him to say, “If paradise is anywhere on the earth, it is here, it is here, it is here.” Due to this, the valley is often addressed as the Jehangir’s Valley of Paradise.
This was the first prominent statement on record that established high regard for Jammu and Kashmir’s tourism potentials. And even after three centuries, the regard, admiration and fondness about this Indian state has not subdued. Such is the charm of the mountain hemmed state that bestows calmness and tranquility on every tourist.
Divided prominently into three regions i.e. Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh; the state is filled with many wonderful surprises, which if utilized properly can usher the era of successful tourism. Each region has its own attraction and potentials which make it a year round destination. It is also the only state to have seasonal capitals. In summers, surreal Srinagar serves as the center of state activities and in winters, Jammu becomes the center stage of action. Ladakh, tucked in remote north opens up its ways for selected summer months for spiritual and adventure tourism.
Amidst its prominent tourist attractions stand out the legendary Dal Lake accommodating the deluxe Shikaras and India’s first floating post office cum museum in Srinagar. Nearby the lake, tourists can enjoy visiting the splendid Mughal Gardens and Char Chinars. Other attractions of the valley feature Tulip Gardens, Saffron Gardens, etc. Besides, the region also features Gulmarg, the center for golfers accommodating the highest golf course in the world, The Royal Springs Golf Course. For other scenic attractions in Kashmir, one can also visit the forested valleys Sonmarg and Pahalgam.
Ladakh opens up in summer months and offers tourists a chance to witness rugged stupas, chant mantras, participate in monastic festivals and experience serene Buddhist culture of Gompas. Jammu, the winter capital hosts a number of Hindu pilgrimage shrines like Vaishno Devi and is visited by tourists and pilgrims throughout the year.

In all, Jammu and Kashmir is a glistening pearl of India tourism and surely one of the topmost attractions of the country. Aspiring tourists can visit this location via the assistance of a trusted tour operator. Some sites in the state require obtaining of a permit prior to visiting.