October 2019

Malaysia – Stop by the modern marvels and ancient wonders

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Malaysia is a country that exhibits its heritage while embosoming a new era. It’s an invigorating destination just over 4 hours by plane from Indira Gandhi International Airport and perfect for a quick getaway. With many sights to spot, a short trip to Malaysia, a South East Asia tourist hub, bold, bright and engaging as it can be, famous for its tranquil beaches, islands, breathtaking natural scenery, and sumptuous food can easily become a longer, more relaxing indulgence.

From the bumbling capital of Kuala Lumpur, through the jungle treks of Borneo, to the pristine beaches of Langkawi, Malaysia will draw you in with its melange. Several months wouldn’t be enough to see it all, but with this 4 days 3 nights Malaysia travel package, you can at least get a taste of the many sides of Malaysia to whet your appetite. This itinerary is designed to take on the different sides of Malaysia, discovering the history and culture of this enthralling nation with time to relax on the beach.

Malaysia’s sparkling capital Kuala Lumpur is a fast-growing, unconventional city filled with modern marvels and ancient wonders. Skyscrapers and shopping complexes abound, while temples, mosques and cultural precincts all find their unique home in the busy Kuala Lumpur streets. Regarded as a destination with good value abode, edibles, and sightseeing, Kuala Lumpur is in high-rise demand with tourists worldwide.

Jamek Mosque is in the heart of Kuala Lumpur and is the oldest Islamic mosque in the city. Set amongst beautiful gardens, it is a peaceful site. Stroll through the serene Kuala Lumpur CC Park at the foot of the Petronas Towers. Make your way up to the 88th floor of the towers, once the tallest buildings in the world, for panoramic views of the capital. For something unique, i-City in Shah Alam is ‘a city of digital lights’ with its unique displays lighting up the city. Kuala Lumpur offers a fulfilling mix of cuisines and flavours.

Langkawi is a gem in the Andaman Sea lying 30 kilometres off the Malaysian coast. Renowned for its serene beaches and resorts, Langkawi is a fully-fledged tourist retreat. Popular with honeymooners and couples, it is a romantic spot blessed with significant natural beauty.

The ideal way to view Langkawi’s incredible surrounds is a trip on a cable car. Taking you to the top of Mount Mat Cincang, Langkawi’s second-highest peak, the cable car is also a great way to cool down in the mountain air. You can take a full tour including a cable car trip, a journey through Oriental Village, and a trip to the Langkawi Wildlife Park.

Penang Island is an island off Malaysia’s north-western coast popular for heritage sites, beaches, scrumptious food, and bustling villages. Beach resorts, fishing villages and hawker centres bring tourists and locals together.

A few tips on the house
Here are some packaging essentials:
-Umbrella – Malaysian weather tends to be uncertain, so always keep an umbrella handy.
-Breathable fabrics – To help combat the humidity.
-Mosquito repellent – So that you can enjoy your trip in peace.
-Camera – To capture every bit of the experience.
-Notebook and pen – To record your experiences through the jungles and cities of the region.

‘Discover the land of Maharajas’ – Rajasthan

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The name Rajasthan literally means ‘The Land of the Kings’. This beautiful place is synonymous with culture, history, art, food and it’s people. As the capital of Rajasthan, the Jaipur city avails the opportunities to ramble the fabulous destinations in and around it. Jaipur has a long list of tourist attractions and millions of tourists arrive per year to jollify on these glorious places.

For historical and pleasure purposes, Jaipur proofs itself the most prominent destination in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. Its monuments remember the royal family who ruled here many years and gives the new identity to this beautiful city.

It’s better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times. Travel Rajasthan in India and experience the rich essence of Indian culture and scenic beauty of nature. A variety of forts and palaces to choose from, beautiful locations, delicious food along with locals who are known for their warm demeanour and large hearts make Rajasthan a place unlike any other.

Jaisalmer — the Golden City
This town is named “the Golden City” because the yellow sand and the yellow sandstone used in every architecture of the city give a yellowish-golden tinge to the city and its surrounding area. Approximately, 40 km from the city, is the Sand dunes, located in the midst of the Thar desert. There are many camps in the Sand dunes, where you can stay and enjoy the camel rides and Jeep safari. In the city, Gadi Sagar lake, Patwon ki haveli, and The Golden City fort(Jaisalmer Fort) are tourist spots.

Udaipur — City of Lakes
The city of lakes is known for its culture, history, scenic locations and especially its lakes.

Beautiful indigo blue ink-spill patterned buildings make picture-perfect Jodhpur everything it’s made out to be, and a little more. Surrounded by legends that are closer to the truth, the fabled city of Jodhpur, bathed in blue, is viewed at its spectacular best from the looming Mehrangarh Fort. The beautiful white-marble Jaswant Thada, close to the fort, offers stunning sunrises and sunsets.

Visit Jantar Mantar, the largest sundial in the world situated in the Jaipur City of Rajasthan. See the deepest well, with steps, Chand Baori in Abhaneri village in Jaipur.

The famous marble temple, Dilwara Temple in Mount Abu is a place worth visiting. This temple is the most beautifully structured architecture in India. Every tomb in this temple has a different design. You will surely drop your jaw after seeing this amazing beauty.

The vibrancy of Rajasthan is prominent through its intriguing artistic and cultural traditions. You will be left spellbound by the highly enriched classical music and local folk dances that depict the lifestyles and day to day relationships of generations of Rajasthanis.
Driving through the cities and villages of Rajasthan provides an intimate view of rural India. The sun-drenched countryside is dotted with resilient vegetation common to drier, desert, climates. This is a part of the tourist trail that is rarely seen.

Foodies with an appetite for discovering new cuisines would find Rajasthan cuisine to be an enriching culinary experience. Favourites include Bajre ki roti, pyaaz kachori and most importantly Dal Bati Churma.

From the most charming points of the city, it is very difficult to describe and choose a few because each step of the city tells a new destination story to which no one can ignore. Your arrival is welcomed with the dip of the heart by the great hospitality of the locals may it be the gorgeous places or historical, religious monuments. We hope this Rajasthan travel guide helped you get insights about how you need to plan your vacay. For more details, visit the Rajasthan Travel package by Enduring Journeys.

Travel Bali – Consume your Vitamin Sea

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A popular island in Indonesia where nature’s poetry and man’s architecture are in perfect sync.
Yes, Bali it is, a place of surreal beauty. With all the colors of nature in their purest form, this city inveigles all types of travelers all year-round.
The nice tropical climate and ample daylight make this island the best place-to-be for those who have sun, surf and sand on their top list.

From the obsequious handmade floral decorations to local wood and stone carvings, mind-boggling bamboo structures and shops of handmade art – Bali exudes artistic impressions.

Bali’s white beaches are certainly a favorite destination for family holidays. 6 days 5 nights Bali travel package will give you the essence of Bali – and the Balinese – that makes it so much more than just a fun-in-the-sun retreat.

Bali is a place steeped in the rich culture and religious tradition where many bizarre and interesting festivals are held every year.
Ever witnessed a mass kissing festival? Or monster parade on the streets? Yes, you’ll experience all this and a lot more when you’ll travel to Bali.

If you are an adrenaline junkie, Bali loads in store for you. Bring chills down your spine with extreme water and terrestrial sports, such as banana boats, parasailing or jet skiing, flyboarding, canyoning, and cliff-jumping. You may also try exploring or trekking the West Bali National Park, getting up close and personal with Bali’s rich flora and fauna.

Bali is not just synonymous with beautiful water villas and celebrity weddings, but also a paradise for furniture and homeware shoppers. With so many upscale boutique shops, overwhelmed by choice, you run the risk of bringing another luggage home.

But do you know that apart from that, Bali has a multitude of undiscovered extraordinary sights, perfect for those who want to venture off the well-worn tourist trail?
From the secret canyon of Sukawati, Bukit Teletubbies on Nusa Penida to the Melasti beach, you will be amazed by the sheer beauty of these spectacular geological wonders.

In the end, Bali Tourism’s towering colorful fruit offerings, decorated shrines and lively processions are all ready for your camera.

Let’s do it together – Krabi & Phuket – enticing islands within minutes

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Confused between Phuket and Krabi? Which one you should visit between these two destinations? Let’s try both! Phuket and Krabi somehow look similar. Phuket and Krabi is located in Southern Thailand. Both of these places offer magnificent beaches, a unique panorama and an atmosphere for its visitors.

While Phuket is spread over 543 sq KM with 30 compact islands, Krabi covers a prodigious 4708 sq KM divided among 80 pet islands. Phuket is all about mountains and beaches whereas Krabi has got mangrove forests added to its kitty. Both the places have a tropical monsoon climate, the best time to visit Phuket is from December to March whereas Krabi welcomes more of its tourists between October to April. To know more about Phuket and Krabi tourism, Keep Reading!

A popular tourist location in Thailand, Phuket is known for its clear water beaches, offshore islands, and cheap accommodation. Phuket is as pretty as a picture island surrounded by pacific turquoise coloured water filled with lush green nature, and with a culture and a Sino-Portuguese history. It is also known as the Pearl of the Andaman.

Phuket is the best destination for sailing. Whether you are a beginner or are already a professional, the Andaman Sea that surrounds Phuket is the perfect spot for sailing. You can also enjoy snorkelling and diving exploring the diversity of life that exists in the water.

Fly like a Hanuman or go island hopping
Phuket’s major attraction is the Flying Hanuman at Kathu. A zip line through the forests of Phuket with a blend of multiple adventures, Flying Hanuman costs around 2300 THB to 3500 THB. Elephant trekking, ATV Tours, rafting, Canoes, Scuba and island hopping from Koh Phi Phi to Bond Island are other must-try adventures.

Phuket is a street food lover’s paradise where Pancakes and fresh fruits such as Pineapples and Guavas are a must-try. Variants of cold coffee on the street side stalls are worth trying.

Krabi features idyllic palm-fringed beaches, sparkling waters dotted with exotic islands, elephant trekking, prolific rock climbing, good dive sites, a wide range of accommodation, both Thai and western dining and friendly locals. In terms of a travel destination in Thailand, Krabi is fairly new, and this works to its advantage. Not many people know that the iconic Phi Phi Islands are within Krabi Province’s jurisdiction. Hardly needing an introduction, Phi Phi offers not only breathtaking beauty, but hedonistic nightlife, and great scuba diving and snorkelling as well.

Krabi provides a great vacation full of attractive memories as there’s so much to see: Wildlife sanctuaries, National Parks, hot springs and ice-cold waterfalls, beautiful islands – Koh Phi Phi – just 45 minutes away.

Krabi Town Sightseeing- This charming provincial city has a lot to offer when it comes to sightseeing and will give you a slice of local Thai life. Visit Tiger Cave (Wat Tham Sua), a huge temple with a staggering 1,272 steps leading up a limestone tower. Along the way, you will enjoy the scenery and observe the local lifestyle.

Kayaking- Krabi’s coastline is incredibly varied, taking in sandy coves, exotic islands, and atmospheric caves as well as mangrove swamps. To best explore these natural wonders, a kayak comes in handy as it is relaxing, safe and easy to operate.

Rock Climbing- Rock climbing in Krabi is world standard, and with more professionals coming in to blaze trails, the higher standards rise. With wonderful views, a real sense of achievement, a good company and a great physical workout, the sport is tempting to all.

Krabi serves authentic Thai cuisine and is a seafood lover’s paradise. Located near one of the best fishing ports in Thailand, Krabi offers exquisite Thai delicacies.

Blessed by nature and the smiling hospitality of its people, and supported by superb tourism facilities, Phuket & Krabi are one of the most visited tourists’ destination. Get the best in business Krabi- Phuket travel package with Enduring journeys today!

Explore, Eat and Enjoy at Thailand – The Tourist Magnet

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Thailand is a Southeast Asian country that is profoundly known for its beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha.
Choosing from the many great places to visit in Thailand is tough. Along with ideal weather, islands, and other lures, Thailand can be a very affordable destination.

The dazzling capital of Thailand, Bangkok is indeed a tourist magnet! There are plenty of things to do and see here so your travel experience will be incredible for sure. From tall skyscrapers to majestic ancient temples, this iconic city has got it all!

When you travel to a city like Bangkok, you must time your visit well! The last thing you want to do in a city like this is to stay cooped up in the hotel room as the rains drench the great outdoors! If you can schedule the tour in late November and early December, you will be able to enjoy the best weather conditions in the city.

Enjoy some leisure time at Bangkok’s largest park — Lumpini. The large space of lush greenery is a favorite spot amongst locals who love meandering along its footpaths, chilling on the seats and playing sports.

Khao Phing Kan: Sunbathe in the chalky shorelines framed by deep blue sea.

Wat Tham Sua: Hike through marvelous landscapes and picturesque skylines before you arrive at Wat Tham Sua, the epitome of all that is spiritual!

Cruising the Chao Phraya: Cruises along the Chao Phraya River are beautiful experiences; you get to take in the most popular attractions located along its banks and savor traditional river-life of the Thai people, as you pass by old villages located along the water’s edge.

Even after traversing the pristine white sands of Koh Samui and partying in the lit-up streets of Bangkok all night, you will see that there are tonnes of iconic places still left to visit in Thailand.

Phi Phi Islands: Just a 45-minute speedboat trip either from Phuket or Krabi, Phi Phi islands are one of the exotic locations in Southeast Asia. The islands feature classic tropical beaches, bewildering rock formations, and stunning turquoise waters. An exotic Phi Phi island cruise will let you explore a complete paradise on earth marveling at the sunrise.

Khlong Thom: Khlong Thom hot spring is popular for its stress-relieving and medicational tendencies. Bathe in the river for hours and engage in Thai massage sessions — a must-have experience in Thailand!

Songprak River: Kick up some fun by rafting the white-water river Songprak. Brace yourself as you are in for an exhilarating ride!

There is a myriad of shopping malls and shopping areas in Bangkok. Indeed, most tourists visit the city to enjoy sensational shopping sprees!

Chatuchak Weekend Market: Very crowded and enormous in size the Chatuchak Weekend Market of Bangkok boasts over 15,000 stalls and is perfect for holiday shopping. The foodie section is of course, awesome and you get to try all the delicious Thai bites, as well as, the more outlandish dishes like fried insects.

Rod Fai Night Market: Raid through the market and indulge in delicious Thai food. Buy handicrafts and unique souvenirs you can’t buy anywhere else.

Thailand comes with idyllic nature scenes, stellar islands, terrific nightlife and then some more. Planning the perfect Thailand package you dreamt of without having to deal with the hassles is possible now with Enduring Journeys. Enduring Journeys, a one-stop-shop for all your travel needs, is a platform that crafts personalized packages and is unrivaled when it comes to providing live travel concierge.