Category: Religious Tour

Rajasthan – THE ROYAL PARADISE

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Royal heritage, cultural sites, architectural beauty, desert, wildlife, bazaars and markets, the list is endless when it comes to tourist sites in Rajasthan. In ancient times, known as Rajputana, which means the land of the kings, this state is undoubtedly a true paradise and a delight for those interested in real history and rich culture. In addition to the natural and diverse scenic beauty that the state has to offer, the forts and palaces increase their splendour.

Udaipur, known as the “Venice of the East”, offers an ideal combination of culture, history, and greatness. The forts, along with the palaces and lakes, offer the city a visual definition.

The blue waters surrounded by the green hills of Aravalis lend the correct credentials to Udaipur, for being the “City of the Lakes”.

The imperial city of Udaipur has forts, beautiful palaces, art museums, well-designed gardens, architectural temples, colourful fairs, and festivals. Some of the popular places to visit here include the City Palace, Lake Pichola, Saheliyon Ki Bari, Jag Mahal, Jagdish Temple, Shilpagram, Gulab Bagh Zoo, etc.

Due to its easy access from the main cities of India, Udaipur is a perfect destination for a surreal retreat.

Mount Abu is the best hill station in India and also amongst the top places to visit in Rajasthan. It is located on the top of a granite peak in the magnificent mountain ranges of Aravalli and is covered by green forests. It is known as an oasis in the desert due to several lakes and waterfalls located in the hills.

Mount Abu has a plethora of attractions in the form of temples, lakes, and forts. The temples of Dilwara Jain, the peak of Guru Shikhar, the fort of Achalgarh, the Nakki Lake, the Gaumukh temple and the wildlife sanctuary of Mount Abu are the topmost tourist attraction of Mount Abu.
In addition to temples and the natural landscape, Mount Abu offers abundant adventure activities.

The Golden City of Jaisalmer has an inimitable charm; a simply unmatched charm. It is ethereal, fascinatingly colourful, and delightfully chaotic. The Jaisalmer Fort stands as a reminiscent of the bygone days of Jaipur pride and glory. The grand fort, vibrant bazaars, and opulent Havelis are ever so inviting, that you wouldn’t want to go back to the humdrum of life.

Affectionately called the “city of the sun”, the tourist sites of Jodhpur are rich in cultural heritage. Whether walking through the greatness of the spectacular Fort Mehrangarh, drooling over Mirchi vada and pyaaz ki kachori, or buying mojris and bandhanis, you never get tired of this beautiful blue city.

Stroll through Umaid Bhawan Palace and visit the museum of vintage cars. Experience the life of the town of Jodhpur on a village safari or immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the desert on a camel safari.

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2020 Ooty Travel Guide: More Like A Local & Less Like A Tourist!

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Located in the “Blue Mountains” of Nilgiris, Ootacumund or Ooty, it is more than 2,200 meters, long and has all the basic elements of a charming mountain station. With cold temperatures throughout the year, the cosy atmosphere in the middle of green hills earned Ooty the nickname “Queen of the Hills”. The picturesque bungalows and historic buildings reflect the colonial past of Ooty and make it an increasingly popular holiday destination in South India.

Ooty experiences pleasant weather throughout the year. Its summers are generally cool with a temperature variance of 25 and 10 degrees C. The most ideal time to travel Ooty is between February to May and September to November.

Enduring journeys gets you the ultimate Ooty travel guide that combines the peace and tranquillity of a hill station with the comforts of urban life.

1. Time travel to the bygone colonial era at the Fernhill Palace built-in 1844 over 50 sprawling acres of lush gardens is a restored heritage hotel that exudes the character of the royal palace that it once was.

2. St. Stephen’s Church continues to captivate tourists with its exquisite Gothic-style architecture. The stained glass windows depicting Christ’s crucifixion and a painting of the Last Supper are the masterpieces here.

3. Take a seat by the window on the Nilgiri mountain railway while the toy train crosses tunnels, curves, bridges and beautiful landscapes to reach Ooty in five hours. Covering a 46 km stretch, the views along the trip are spectacular.

4. Enjoy a paddle ride in the stunning waters of Lake Ooty, meandering through the valleys of the Nilgiris. And while browsing, you can admire the stunning views that the hill station has to offer. Visit Emerald Lake, a picturesque picnic spot, offers breath-taking sceneries.

5. Doddabetta Peak is the highest point of South India offers a 360-degree view of the panoramic vistas.

6. Take long walks betwixt pine trees at Pykara Waterfall. Situated 20 kilometres from Ooty, the lake also offers speedboat rides for those seeking adventure.

Here are some quick getaways while in Ooty:

● If you are inquisitive about horticulture, flora, and fauna of Ooty, you can visit its Botanical Garden. Also, Rose Garden in Ooty is the largest rose garden in the country and has over 1900 varieties of roses.

● Coonoor, Kotagiri, and Mudumalai National Park are some of the nearby places you can visit while you are in Ooty.

● Shopping lovers can pick up things like traditional silver trinkets, shawls, aromatic medicinal oils, and local chocolates.

Ooty is a charming refuge for those seeking peace and serenity. The refreshing beauty and the stimulating climate contributed to the perfect escape from the city. A vacation in Ooty is guaranteed to recharge your batteries!

Char Dham – THE HOLY LAND TOUR

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Adorned with traces of rich history, India prides itself on a set of widely spread pilgrimages. Marking the spiritual sources of four sacred rivers, the Char Dhams spread across the state of Uttarakhand is among the most popular pilgrimages in India.

Every year with the great amid chanting of Vedic hymns or mantras, the gates of holy shrines open in the presence of thousands of devotees and for the next six months the doors remain open for every devotee who comes to get the darshan of their idol.

Making a very sacred beginning to the sacred city of Haridwar, where devotees plunge into the mighty Ganges and make a very good move towards Uttarkashi to capture the powerful glimpses of the main river goddesses, Yamunotri and Gangotri. Where the divine idols of these goddesses can be seen in their respective temples in the Gangotri temple and the Yamunotri temple; followed by sacred dives in the rivers. And then the voyage leads to Kedarnath in Rudraprayag district to pay a visit to Lord Shiva’s one of the twelve forms of jyotirlingas. Witness the impeccable natural beauty and spirituality that arise in the air of Kedarnath. The devotees can also find Lord Shiva’s other divine forms at different temples at different locations in the name of Panch Kedar.

Also, the most important visit to Lord Badrinarayan, in the Chamoli district, completes this pilgrimage tour in a more majestic way, where a one-meter statue of Lord Vishnu, made meditatively of Shaligram stone, attracts everyone. The azure of the Badrinath temple overwhelms everyone and inspires people for the good of humanity. Leave early to darshan and have an uncomplicated bid at the Badrinath Temple. Take a dip in Tapt Kund and visit Mata Murty Temple, Bhim Pul, Vyas Gufa, Narad Kund and the nearby village of Mana.

Opening Date for Char Dham Yatra 2020:
The routes to pilgrimage sites of Badrinath Dham will be open from 1 May 2020, Kedarnath Dham, from 28 April 2020, Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham from 26 April 2020.

Char Dham Yatra Route 2020:
Thousands of devotees and tourists visit Char Dham Yatra during the Yatra season between May and November, and traditionally, Chardham Yatra is made from west to east, starting in Yamunotri, then Gangotri and then in Kedarnath and Badrinath. The starting point of Yatra is Haridwar and Rishikesh.

Time to Visit Char Dham Yatra 2020:
The Char Dham Yatra 2020 is available for only six months and it is open from April to Nov 2020 every year and the best time to go char Dham Yatra is during the months from May to October, except the monsoon season.

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