The caves are located in the Indian state of Maharashtra, Jalgaon, j, about 59 kilometers (36 miles) from Jalgaon railway station on the Delhi – Mumbai line and Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line of the Central Railway zone, and 104 kilometers (64 miles) from the city of Aurangabad.
The Khajuraho Group of Monuments in Khajuraho, a town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, about 620 kilometres (385 mi) southeast of New Delhi, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Khajuraho has the largest group of medieval Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their erotic sculptures.
Linking the Western and Eastern Ghats are the densely forested rolling BR hills. The area is commonly known as Biligiriranga Swamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary or simply BRT Wildlife Sanctuary. This protected reserve is home to eco-systems that are unique to both the mountain ranges. The site was declared a Tiger Reserve in December 2010. Drained by the Cauvery and Kapila rivers, BR Hills is a tourist’s paradise.
Beautiful weather a perfect day to be outdoors, this enticed me to join Delhi Heritage walks. This Delhi Heritage Walks was started by young enthusiasts in 2009 and they organize one walk every Sunday and sometimes on weekdays on special requests. The walk which I went for was the Lodhi Walk and to my pleasant surprise the walk started bang on time.
When I first visited Nainital, I was mesmerized by its immense beauty. It is famous for its lakes and holds nature in its every essence. NAINITAL is the hill station situated in the Indian state of Uttarakhand in the Kumaon foothills of outer Himalayas. It is about 300 kms away from Delhi and can be reached by either by Train, Road or by Air.
India is the inheritor of one of the most ancient and evolved music systems in the world. The continuity of the musical traditions of India can be established through a study of musical texts and numerous visual references of musical instruments that one finds in painting and sculpture from prehistoric times to the present day. The musical instruments are the backbone of the Indian music and tradition.
Out of 878 heritage sites in the world (as in Feb. 2010) 29 heritage sites (Cultural 24, Natural 5) from India are included in the World Heritage List. UNESCO has adopted Global Strategy which goes beyond the narrow definitions of heritage and strives to recognize and protect sites that are outstanding demonstrations of human coexistence with the land as well as human interactions, cultural coexistence, spirituality and creative expression.
The international tourism market is no longer about “one shoe fitting all”. It is divided into specialized segments ranging from shopping to adventure sports and from animal safaris to nightlife. Each region of the world is seeking to exploit strengths. India’s competitive advantage lies in the areas of religious tourism because its religious heritage and culture is unique.
A tropical land, a land of many winters, India has a myriad of climates and temperatures like its cultures! One destination might be known for its summers, while others might be known for its winters, some others for monsoon and the list goes on! However summers are here, and many of us do not particularly find it as one of the most appealing climates, and everyone looks for a change in scene and weather during this time of the year!
India is rich in diversified attributes. Be it the topography, the climate, the culture, the people, the languages or even the tourist spots, the country exhibits diversity in its extremity. Various tourist spots have sprouted across the length and breadth of the country. Many of these places are seasonal. They exude the best bounty in particular seasons. One of the prime holiday destinations that attract tourists in summer is Yercaud in the state of Tamil Nadu.
Indian Council for cultural relations was founded in 1950 with an objective to prevent and promotes Indians cultural relationship and to create good relationship between India and other countries. ICCR helps in conducting the various foreign cultural festivals in India, Indian festivals abroad, the sending and receiving of cultural troupes, the holding of exhibitions and of conferences and seminars both in India and abroad, inviting distinguished world personalities to India, sponsoring the visits of Indian scholars and artistes abroad, and providing a platform for upcoming artistes to present their talent globally.
Gujarat Tourism has launched “Khushboo Gujarat Ki” (fragrance of Gujarat) campaign with Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador. As a brand ambassador of Gujarat tourism Amitabh Bachchan shot several advertising campaigns for free. Amitabh Bachchan visited Gujarat several times. During his trip he shot advertisements at Somnath, Gir, Bhuj, Ahmedabad etc.
Most of the tourists particularly families around the world are now increasingly visiting destinations which are child centric to spend holidays .The main reason behind that they want a one complete destination where the whole family can enjoy along with kids and teens, instead of visiting the places which appeals only to adults or only a particular set of people. Though India is good when it comes to community based tourism and medical tourism, child cetric holidays are still unattractive and strategies have to be made by Indian government to promote it.
This Photo-Expedition unravels the mysteries of this incredible land of ancient secrets and towering mountains by taking you up into the mountains, down unexplored nature paths and into
“Little Lhasa” or more popularly known as McLeodGanj, Dharamsala . This area boasts to have Triund as its jewel in Himalayan region and this where you stand face to face with semi-immortal, mighty yet humble Dhauladhar mountain range of Himalayas.