Monday, 28 March 2016

Jouney To Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is a hill station located in Maharashtra, India. It is 1,372 meter high from the sea level. Mahabaleshwar is a sanskrit word, which means 'God Of Great Power'. The word 'Mahabaleshwar' coming from 'Mahabali'. There is a temple which was dedicated to lord Mahabali, which known as Mahabaleshwar temple. Mahabaleshwar is famous for its breathtaking valleys, soaring peaks, crisp mountain air and lush flora. Mahabaleshwar tourism is famous for this prominent hill stations in Maharashtra. 

Best Time To Visit :

Best time to visit the place is September to March. Because in this months there many festival are held mainly Strawberry festival and Ganesh Chaturthi. 

Attractions Of  Mahabaleshwar :

1. Panchgani - Panchgani is a perfect hill station near Mahabaleshwar for adventure lovers. Panchgani provide all the oppurtunities to all the people who love to trekking and hiking on several tracks. 

Panchgani Temple

2. Lord Mahabaleshwar Temple - The temple is an important Hindu pilgrimage site. The temple is dedicated to lord Shiva. 
Lord Mahabaleshwar Temple

3. Tapola -  This is a small valley called Mini Kashmir due to the tranquility and the slender of the Shivsagar Lake. 
Tapola In Mahabeleshwar 

4. Pratapgarh Fort - This fort is built by Chhatrapati Shivaji in 1656. It is located in Mahabaleshwar. This fort offers the exhilarating and excellent views of the Konkon valley. 

Pratapgarh Fort

5. Venna Lake - The lake is located 2 km from ST bus stand and most popular tourist spots in Mahabaleshwar. This is famous for fishing, boating, and little horse riding. 

Venna Lake

 6. Waterfalls - There are many waterfalls also, like- Lingmala Falls, Dhobi Falls, Chinamons Falls etc. All these waterfalls are very famous in Mahabaleshwar as tourist attraction. 
Waterfalls of Mahabaleshwar

There are also many tourist attractions like, Bhawani Mandir, Pratap Garden, Afzal Khan Tomb, Old Mahabaleshwar, Shiva Mandir,  Echo Point, Hunting Point, Tiger Spring, Savitri Point, Monkey Point etc. 

Hotels In Mahabaleshwar :

  1. Evershine Keys Prima Resort, Panchgani Road, Mahabaleshwar 
  2. Hotel J's Excellency Main Town, Mahabaleshwar 
  3. Rajesh Hotel Main Town, Mahabaleshwar 
  4. Hotel King Garden Panchgani Road, Mahabaleshwar 
  5. Shivsagar Farm House Panchgani Road, Mahabaleshwar
  6. Hotal Balaji Classic Main Town, Mahabaleshwar 
  7. Hotel Vighnaharta Palace Main Town, Mahabaleshwar 
  8. Shanti Villa (Pure veg hotel ) Main Town, Mahabaleshwar 
  9. Shreyas Hotel Main Town, Mahabaleshwar 
  10.  Hotel Panorama Main Town. Mahabaleshwar 

How To Reach :

By Air -   Mahabaleshwar does not have any airport. Nearest airport is located in Pune ( Lohegaon Airport), which is 120 km away from the main city. Next nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji airport, 151 km away located in Maharashtra. After reach the airport  take a taxi to reach your destination place. 

By Train The nearest railway station is While Wather which is 60 km from  Mahabaleshwar. From this station many trains are available to other cities. Second nearest railway station is Pune. From the station private tour operators provide buses, mini- buses, taxis etc. 

By Road -  There are regular bus services are available from this place to other cities. Private tour operators also provide the facility of luxury/non-luxury, AC/non AC , Deluxe and Volvo buses and other vehicles to and from the place.

Journey To Kolkata

Kolkata the metropolitan city of India formerly known as Calcutta, the capital of Indian State West Bengal. It is located on the east bank of Hooghly River. Basically, Kolkata is known as the Cultural Capital of India. Kolkata is a mixture of many poets, writers, flim producers and of course Nobel prize winners. Kolkata is also called 'Paris of the East' because there is a happy amalgamation of different types of style, culture, religion etc. 

Victoria Memorial- Kolkata

Attraction of Kolkata :

Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Kalighat Kali Temple, Esplanade, Eden Garden's Stadium, Birla Temple, Science City, Maidan, Nicco Park, National Library, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Fort William, Shaheed Minar, New Town Eco Park, Alipore Zoological Gardens, Aquatica, Calcutta High Court, Nandan, Rabindra Sadan, Royal Calcutta Golf Club, Central Park, Town Hall, Shobhabajar Rajbari, Bandel, Tagore House, Millennium Park, Princep Ghat, City Centre New Town, Maidan, Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar) etc.

Not only for that, Kolkata specially famous for Rasogolla and Durga Puja.

Best Time To Visit Kolkata :

Kolkata is a hot city. So, my advise is to visit the place during Winter Season.

Hotels In Kolkata :

1.   Himalaya Inn Service Apartment Salt Lake, Kolkata
2.   Park Plaza Kolkata, Ballygunge
3.   Pipal Tree Hotel, Rajarhat
4.   Hotel Dee Empresa Park Street, Kolkata
5.   Indus Residency Salt Lake City, Kolkata
6.   The Lalit Great Eastern, Kolkata
7.   Hotel 233 Park Street, Kolkata 
8.   Celesta Airport Zone Dum Dum, Kolkata 
9.   Mayur Residency (Pure Veg) Esplanade, Kolkata 
10. The Astor Park Street Area, Kolkata 

How To Reach :

By Air - Nearest airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra International Airport which is located at Dum Dum (17 km away from the main city ). This airport has good connectivity with other states of India and Abroad. It has many airlines which are connected with Chennai, Delhi, Bhubaneswar, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Bangalore, Mumbai, Port Blair etc. From the airport you can take a taxi or bus to reach your destination place. 

By Train - Kolkata has an good network of railways and it is well linked to other cities of the Country. Kolkata has two major railway station, one is Sealdah and other is Howrah. This stations are well connected with other major cities all over the Country. From this stations many super fast trains are available. 

By Road - Kolkata has a good road network with most of the Indian cities of India. The National Highway 2 and 6 are connects the city with other states of India. Kolkata has a big collection of private and govt buses. The Calcutta State Transport Corporation, West Bengal Surface Transport Corporation and Calcutta Trans ways runs regular bus service throughout the city.

Thursday, 24 March 2016

How To Reach Juhu Beach

The famous Juhu Beach located in Mumbai, India. The beach surrounded by Arabian Sea, Vile Parle, Santacruz, Versova , Khar etc. Actually Juhu Beach is also famous for the most affluent city and home for many Bollywood Celebrities. Tourists visit here for peaceful atmosphere and Scenic beauty.  It is also famous for its local delicious street food.  Watching sunset in this place is most desire moment for all people. People came here to relax and enjoy after a long tedious day. 

Juhu Beach- Mumbai

Best Time To Visit :

The best time to visit the place is from October to February. But avoid monsoon season to reach the place. 

Timing : There not any particular time to reach the place. 

Entry Fee: There are not any entry fee for any person. 

Attractions of Juhu Beach :

Mumbai is the most commercial capital of India. It is the most attractive and uncountable tourist spot not only for Indians but also Foreigners. The main attractions are 
  • Juhu Beach: The suburb beach located in Mumbai is the most center of attraction of Mumbai. This beach is famous for not only tourist spot but also for shooting spot of Films. The most peaceful and uniform climate makes this beach more attractive for tourists.  
  • Hare Krishna Mandir : The famous Hare krishna or Iscon temple is located nearby this place.  
  •  Gandhi Gram : Another a famous place mainly for kids. This place is better known for sports activities for children, like- Basketball, Football, Cricket etc. 
  • Street Foods : The beach is also famous for street foods. People came here in their weekends and enjoy the variety of Snacks, Pani Puri, Bhel Puri and Sev Puri.  
  • Celebrities Residents : Many famous Bollywood  celebrities live here. For this cause this neach is well known as 'The Beverly Hills Of Bollywood'. 

 Hotels Near Juhu Beach :

  • Hotel Bawa Continental Juhu 
  • Ramee Guestline Hotel Juhu 
  • Citizen Hotel Juhu 
  • Hotel Atlantic Juhu 
  • Hotel Juhu Plaza Juhu 
  • Hotel Beach Garden Juhu 
  • The Emerald Hotel & Service Apartments 
  • Sun-N-Sand Juhu 
  • Sea Side Hotel Juhu 

How To Reach :

By Air:  Mumbai is a busy and commercial city of India. For this cause this city is well connected with other major cities of India. The nearest airport is  Chatrapati Shivaji International airport which is connected with not only with India but also connected with other cities of the World. It is very good for all tourist that, this airport is only 6 km away from Juhu Beach. You can easily hire a taxi to reach the Beach. 

By Rail : Mumbai is well connected with other major cities of India by rail network. Nearest railway station is Ville Parle Station. This station has daily train service to other places of India. 

By Road : Mumbai has a good road network with other cities of India. Public transport  such as MTDC buses and private buses from many areas of the city are available. Dadar Bus Stand is only 15 km away from Juhu Beach.

How To Reach Patna

Patna is the largest city of the state Bihar and also the capital of Bihar.Patna is famous for many reason.Patna famously known as Pataliputra the capital of Magadha kingdom. Pataliputra was known as Pushpapur and Kusumpur in the ancient days. So, as a historical place there are many reason for why tourist attracts to this place.

Patna City

Famous Places in Patna :

Golghar, Saif Khan's Mosque, Harmandir Sahib Temple, Jalan Museum, Patna Museum, Kumrahar, Khuda Baksh Oriental Library, Sadaquat Ashram, Martyrs Memorial, Sher Shah Suri Masjid, Maner, Sasaram, Sanjay Gandhi Jaivik Udyan, Patna Planetarium, Mahavir Mandir, Funtasia Water Park, Gandhi Sangrahalaya, Pavapuri Jain Temple.

Best Hotels In Patna :

  • Hotel Samrat International Fraser Road Area, Patna 
  • Hotel Relax Inn Exhibition Road, Patna 
  • Hotel Linkway Fraser Road Area, Patna 
  • Hotel Lord Shiva Exhibition Road, Patna 
  • The Panache Exhibition Road, Patna 
  • Orchid Hotel Exhibition Road, Patna 
  • Hotel Patliputra Nirvana Fraser Road Area, Patna 
  • Republic Hotel Others, Patna 
  • Hotel New Mega Palace Exhibition Road, Patna 
  • Hotel President Fraser Road Area, Patna  

How To Reach :

Patna is the oldest city of India. It is also a famous historical place which has many historical incidents. So this place is famous as a tourist spot. This place is well connected with other major cities of India. 

By Air - Nearest airport is Lok Nayak Jayaprakash International Airport (located at 10 km distance from the main city center), which popularly known as Patna airport. It has facility of domestic as well as international airlines, like- Air India, Indigo, Kingfisher & Jet Airways. This airlines are well connected with Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune etc. After reach the station you can hire a taxi to go your destination place. 

By Train - Patna has own junction in the eastern railway route. Actually, Patna railway station is 4 km away from the main city center. This railway station has the facility of super fast trains which connected with many major parts of India. Specially,  Kolkata, Baranasi, Amritsar, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai etc. 

By Road - Patna has a well connected road network. The national highway 19, 30, 31,83 are connects with Patna to other major cities of India. You can either take the option of Bus services, Private and luxury Bus service as per your requirement. 

Monday, 21 March 2016

How To Reach Goa

Goa is a famous tourist spot located in western part of India. The place is better known as "Pearl of the Orient" and a "Tourist Paradise". Goa is Indias richest state with a GDP per capita. Goa is famous for Tourism and other primary income sector is Mining and Fishing industry. The main language of Goa is English and Marathi. The scenic and beautiful nature and architectural splendorous of  temples make Goa more attractive to tourists.  

Goa Beach

Attractions of Goa: 

Goa is a place where we can find many attractions for tourists, they are-
  • Baga Beach 
  • Calangute Beach 
  • Bats Island 
  • Fort Aguada 
  • Mangueshi Temple 
  • Kala Academy 
  • Mapusa Friday Market 
  • Curlies 
  • Mollem National Park 
  • Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary 
  • Dudhsagar Waterfalls 
  • Casino Cruise 
  • Verna Springs 
  • Spice Plantations Visit 
  • Chapora Fort 

Best Time To Visit Goa: 

Best time to visit Goa is from November to February. Monsoon is not good for visit Goa due to high tide prevails in the sea and Shacks remain closed. But if someone likes peace and rain then he/she can be visit that place in monsoon. 

Hotels of Goa : 

  • Estrela Do Mar Beach Resort 
  • Resort Lagoa Azul Baga Area 
  • Neelams The Glitz Calangute Area 
  • Sun City Resort Baga Area 
  • Nagoa Grande Resort & Spa  Baga Area 
  • Resort De Alturas Candolim Area 
  • Sinq - The Party Hotel Candolim Area 
  • Ramada Caravela Beach Resort Varca Area 
  • The Rivasa Resort Calengute Area 

How To Reach Goa : 

By Air - The only International Airport is Goa International Airport that located at Dabolim near Vasco Da Gama. This airport has many airlines, like -Jet Airways, GoAir, Indigo, Air India and Air Arabia. This International airport is well connected with middle-eastern countries such as- Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai, Sharjah, Muscat and Kuwait. 

By Train - Goa has two major railway station, one is The South Western Railway and another is Konkan Railway Lines. This railway stations are well connected with major Indian cities as well as foreign countries outside of India. The Konkan railway station established in the 90's . Before it the most preferred mode of  transport to Goa is Roadway. 

By Road - Goa has many National highways, some of the narrowest inthe country that run through Goa. NH66 connects Goa to Mumbai and Mangalore, NH-4A connects Panaji to Belgaum, Bangalore and Kolhapur. But traveling by Bus or private vehicle it will be more costlier, so my advice is to reach here by train or flight.

Journey To Nalanda

Nalanda is a large Buddhist monastery in the famous kingdom of Magadha in India. It is a famous Institution of learning Vedic culture. Nalanda means 'giver of knowledge'. Not only Gautama Budhha but also Mahavira stayed at Nalanda during the rainy season. Nalanda University was established during the Gupta period and it is 80 km away from Patna. 

Mainly, Nalanda is famous and well known for Nalanda University, but there are many variation of many famous places also. 
Nalanda University

Attractions Of Nalanda :

1. Hieun Tsang Memorial Hall 
2. Nav Nalanda Vihar 
3. Kundalpur 
4. Surya Mandir 
5. The Museum 
6. Srajpur Baragaon 
7. The Nalanda Archaeological Museum 
8. Nalanda University Archaeological  Complex 
9. Nalanda University Ruins 
10. Silao 

Best Time To Visit :

Nalanda is a famous place but it can very good trip for you if you visit here during October to March. The ideal duration of traveling here is 1 day. But if you want to stay more than 1 day that as per your choice. 

How To Reach Nalanda :

Nalanda is a best city to visit in Bihar. It is well connected with other cities of India by regular trains. You can also easily get Bus services from other cities of India. 

By Air: The nearest airport is Patna Airport ( Loknayak Jayaprakash Airport) which is 57 km away from Nalanda. This airport is well connected with other major cities of India, like- Mumbai, Jaipur, Bengaluru, Kolkata, New Delhi etc. After reach the airport you can hire a taxi to Nalanda. 

By Train : Nearest railway station is Rajgir which is located 12 km away from Nalanda. This railway station is well connected with Delhi, Patna, Gaya and other important cities of India. From the Station taxi services are available for Nalanda. 

By Road: There is excellent road network that covers Nalanda. By this road network Nalanda is well connected with other major cities of  India, like - Patna, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai. But cost fee may be extra if you hire a taxi. But bus services are available from here.

Sunday, 20 March 2016

How To Reach Sarnath

Sarnath is a holy place for Buddhist that located  east of  Varanasi, Uttarpradesh. Previously Sarnath was known as 'Mrigadava' which means 'deer-park'. Actually deer-park is place where Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma. So, it is the most famous pilgrimage site for Buddhist and there are many famous things and place to see. 

Buddhist Temple In Sarnath

Attractions of Sarnath :

1) Dhammek Stupa
2) Sarnath Museum
3) Chaukhandi Stupa
4) Mulagandha Kuti Vihar

Best Time To Visit :

Best time to visit Sarnath from November to March when weather is pleasant.

Hotels In Sarnath :

1. The Gateway Hotel Ganges Varanasi (6.3 km away )
2. Radisson Hotel Varanasi (6.4 km away)
3. Hotel De Paris (6.4 km away )
4. Hotel Gupta Inn (6.2 km away)
5. Rivatas by Ideal (6.6 km away)
6. Hotel Ideal Tower (6.6 km away)
7. Hotel India Varanasi (6.6 km away)
8. Hotel Surabhi International (3.2 km away)
9. Malti Hotel (7.4 km away)
10. Hotel Varuna (7.7 km away)

How To Reach:

By Air: 

The nearest airport is Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport or Varanasi Airport is connected to some prime Indian cities like Delhi and Mumbai. Domestic airlines like IndiGo  and Air India operate regular flights from Khajuraho,Bangalore,  Delhi, Mumbai and Goa. There are flights available for Kathmandu also . After  reach the airport, you can hire a taxi to reach the city centre. 

By Train :

The two main railheads in Varanasi is  Varanasi railway junction and Kashi railway station . Travellers can make their travel bookings till either of these two stations. Both these railway stations are well linked with prime Indian cities via  rail network. From Delhi, there are several trains available for Varanasi, like,  BSB Garibrath originating from Anand Vihar.  Auto rickshaws, autos and rickshaws are easily available from outside of these railway stations. 

By Road: 

Varanasi has excellence connectivity by road with cities like Lucknow, Allahabad ,Patna, Gorakhpur and Ranchi. A number of state buses and private services including air-conditioned Luxery buses ply frequently from Lucknow to Varanasi. Well-maintained national highways and NH 28 (via Harlalka Road) and NH2 lead to Varanasi from Lucknow, the journey can take around 6 to 7 hours.

Thursday, 17 March 2016

How To Reach Bodhgaya

Bodhgaya is a place where Gautam Buddha is said to have obtained Enlightenment under which known as the ' Bodhi Tree'. It is a religious and pilgrimage site, located in Gaya district of Bihar. Actually , Banyan tree is called 'Bodhi tree'. It is the most famous holiest place for Buddhist in whole World. King Ashoka is the first person who built a temple here. The two famous and main attraction of Bodhgaya is 'Mahabodhi Temple' and the 'Bodhi Tree'. Every year, millions of people mainly Buddhist pilgrims flock to Bodhgaya to be inspired. 

Statue Of Buddha

Attractions Of Bodhgaya: 

  • Mahabodhi Temple
  • Bodhi Tree
  • Ajapala Nigrodha Tree
  • Animesh Lochana Chaitya Shrine
  • Royal Bhutan Monastery
  • Burmese Vihara Monastery
  • Indosan Nippon Japanese Temple
  • Great Buddha Statue
  • Muchalinda Lake
  • Cankamana  

Best Time To Visit:

Bodhgaya is a place where people can visit- any time of a year but it could be better for tourists if they visit there during October or March when climate is as its best. 

Hotels Of Bodhgaya: 

  • Hotel Bodhgaya Regency
  • Hotel Bodhgaya Gautam 
  • The Royal Residency 
  • Lotus Nikko Hotel Bodhgaya 
  • Hotel Vishal International 
  • Hotel Tokyo Vihar 
  • Hotel Taj Darbar 
  • Niranjana Resort 
  • Hotel The Imperial 
  • Mahamaya Palace Hotel & Conference Center 

 How To Reach Bodhgaya : 

By Air: Nearest airport is Gaya which is 18 km away from the town. This airport is well connected with Kolkata by air. The airport has International as well as domestic sectors. The second nearest airport is Patna which 135 km(approximately) away from the city. This airport is well connected with Mumbai, Ranchi, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow etc. 
By Train:  The nearest railway station is Gaya Junction which is 13 km away from the city. This railway station is well connected with other major cities of India. Second nearest railway station is Patna which is approximately 110 km away from the city. This station is well connected with Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune etc. After reach the station you can hire a taxi to reach the Hotel. 
By Bus: The main road of Bodhgaya is passes through Gaya which is well connected with major cities of India, like- Rajgir, Nalanda, Kathmandu, Varanasi etc. Several Bus Services are available from here as per requirement and budget you can choose your desired Bus Service.           

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

How To Reach Mussoorie

Mussoorie is a small hill station, located in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand. It exactly located in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges, which is also known as 'Queen of the Hills'. It is a 'fairy land' atmosphere to tourist only for snow ranges to the north-east land glittering views of the Doon Valley. Actually, Mussoorie name was coming from the word 'mansoor'. This hill station located at a distance of 35 km from Dehradun. Mussoorie is famous for not only scenario beauty but also important center for Business and Education.  Mussoorie also famous as the gateway to Yamunotri and Ganggotri. 

Mussoorie Lake

Best Time To visit:

Best time to visit here in Summer season (From April-June) and Winter season (From October- February).

Attractions of Mussoorie:

  • Kempty Fall
  • Tibetan Temple
  • Lal Tibba
  • Chaar Dukaan
  • Gun Hill
  • Jawahar Aquarium
  • Cloud End
  • Nag Devta Temple 
  •  Mussoorie lake
  • Dhanaulti
  • Landour
  • The Mall
  • Happy Valley
  • Bhatta Falls 
  • Jwalaji Temple 

Hotels Near  Mussoorie:

1.  The Golden Palms Hotel and Spa, Sylverton Mussoorie
2.   Hotel Silver Rock, Mussoorie Libray The Mall
3.   Sun N Snow Mussoorie
4.   Hotel i India Mussoorie
5.   Hotel Hamers International, Mussoorie
6.   The Claridges Nabha Residence, Mussoorie 
7.    Mussoorie- Dancing Leaves, A Sterling Holidays Resort.
8.    Royal Orchid Fort Resort, Mussoorie
9.    Honeymoon Inn Mussoorie 
10.  Hotel Vishnu Palace 

Rope Way In  Mussoorie

How To Reach:

The hill stations is located such a place which is well connected with major cities of India by many way.

By Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport( Dehradun Airport) which is 60 km  away from Mussoorie and connected with many cities of India. The nearest International airport is Delhi. People from outside of India may visit this place through this International airport. From here many flights are available, like- Jet Airways, Spicejet, Air India etc. After reach the station you can hire a taxi or rickshaw.

By Rail:  There are no any direct train from Mussoorie. So, to reach this place you have to reach Dehradun station at first. This station approximately 35 km from Mussoorie. Several super fast trains are available from Dehradun station like, Dehradun Express, Shatabdi Express, Amritsar Fast Passenger, Ujjain Express, Janta Express, Mussoorie Express, Mumbai Express, Howrah Express, Indore Express, Gorakhpur Express etc. After reach the station,  you can either option for bus or taxi to reach the beautiful place.

By Road: Mussoorie is well connected with other major cities of India like- Delhi, Haridwar, Dehradun, Rishikesh by Bus services. Ticket price may depends on distance and travel facilities. Otherwise you can also hire a taxi from your place, but there is a problem. Example- from Delhi a taxi driver can charge a large amount of money to cover at a distance of 290 km (approximately). So, don't waste your time and money, choose a better option to reach place.

Friday, 11 March 2016

How To Reach Mount Abu

Mount Abu is a popular hill station located in Aravalli Range of Rajasthan. It's heights are home for rivers, waterfalls, lakes and evergreen forests. For this cause Mount Abu known as 'an oasis in the desert'. Mount Abu is comes from the word 'Arbudaanchal'. Guru Shikhar is the highest peak of the range.

 Mount Abu is a famous tourist spot, which serves as gateway from the heat of  Rajasthan. Besides, this things Mount Abu is famous for adventure activities and abundance.

Small Hill Staion-  Mount Abu

Best Time To Visit:

Best time to visit here is winter season.

Places To Visit:

1) Adhar Devi Temple
2) Guru Shikhar Peak
3) Nakki Lake
4) Durga Temple
5) Sunset Point
6)Gurumukh Temple
7) Dilwara Jain Temples
8) Shri Raghunathji Temple.

Popular Things To Do:

Mount Abu offers some adventure and savouring nature-lovers as well.

1) Wildlife & bird watching
2) Rock Climbing
3) Rappelling
4) Boating
5) Mountain Biking
6) The Winter Festival

How To Reach:

By Air:-  Nearest domestic airport is  Debok airport which is located in Udaipur from Mount Abu. It is 190 km (approax) from the city. This airport is well connected from other major cities of India. The second nearest airport is Ahmedabad airport which is located  221 km (approax) away from the city. Once you reach the airport, you can easily hire a taxi or a cab from outside of the airport to reach the city.

By Train:- Nearest railway station is Mount Abu railway station which is well connected with many cities of India, like- New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Jaipur etc. Some of the popular trains are Jodhpur Express, Ajmer Express, Porbandar Express, Ala Hazrat Express etc.  After reach the railway station you can hire a taxi to reach the destination place.

By Bus:- The city is well connected with other cities of India by highway road. Rajasthan State Transport Corporation sercices arrange a large number of Govt buses from nearby cities to Mount Abu. If you want relax journey there are many deluxe, semi deluxe and air conditioned buses from Jaipur and Abu Road.

How To Reach Ooty

The famous tourist spot -Ooty is located in Tamil Nadu,India. The word 'Udhagamandalam' which later was converted into the word 'Ootacamund'. It is the queen of hill station's, which also known as 'Blue Mountains'. It is surrounded by four majestic hills-Dodabetta, Elk Hill, Snowden and Club Hill. While you will visiting here, also come across many eucalyptus trenches. The funnel shaped blossoms covering the hills and the lavender-blue flowers spread over the mountain will pack you with some beautiful memories for a lifetime. 

Ooty- Nice Hill Station

Main Attractions Of Ooty:

1) Botanical Gardens:- The garden is located at the slopes of the Dodabetta peak.

2) Tea Factory:- The factory can attracts you when you visit it. Its smell is very nice. It is also a very good place to show to the kids as well.

3) Dodabetta Peak:- This peak stands at a height of around 8,650 feet and makes it highest peak in south India.

4) Mariamman Temple:- In this temple there are variety of  various statue figures and sculptures.

5) Deer Park:- Here you can find a variety of different deer.

6) Ooty Lake:- This is a man made lake formed in 1824 by the Britishers. It is famous for hosting boat races during summer season.

7) St. Stephens Church:- This is one of the oldest Churches in the Nilgiri's district in Tamil Nadu.

8) Tribal Museum:- It can be visited the the peoples who like to know about tribal culture and inhabitants.

9) Pykara River:- It is also known as sacred place for the toda people, famous for shola trees, Toda settlements and wildlife.

10) Ooty Mountain Railway:- It is a UNESCO World heritage site, built in 1908 by Britishers. The trains are using traditional steam engine.

Best Time To Visit :

The best time to visit Ooty is November and March. However you can also  visit the place during all the months in a year but during mentioned months by hill station remains a bit crowded.

How To Reach:

By Air:- The nearest airport is in Coimbatore which located 100 km away from the Hill station.  You can catch direct flights for many important cities of India like- Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai. After reach the station you can easily hire a taxi a taxi or local vehicle to reach your destination place.

By Rail:- Nearest railway station is Mettupalyam, which located 40 km from Ooty. There are trains from- Chennai, Coimbatore, Bangalore, Mysore.

By Bus:- Ooty is a major tourist attraction in south India. You can get many govt buses from here. If you can spend extra money you can also get luxury buses from here.

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

How To Reach Sandakphu In Darjeeling

Sandakphu (altitude-3636 mts) is the highest peak in the West Bengal. Sandakphu means 'Height of the Poison Plant'.It is the highest point of Singalila Ridge in Darjeeling. It is mainly located in Singalila National Park. For many reasons this peak is famous. At first, there are four highest peaks in the World (Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and Makalu) which can be easily seen from its summit. From this peak, the view of the mountain Kanchenjunga is looking awesome, which known as the Sleeping Buddha of the Sleeping Shiva. Sandakphu is best place for adventure seekers photo fanatics and obviously nature lovers.

Heaven Of Earth- Sandakphu

Visiting Timing:

All days of the week.
8 AM- 8 PM.

Visit Duration:

1-3 hours.

Entry Fee:


Attractions Of Sandakphu:

  •  Kanchenjunga covered with snow
  • A view of river teesta, flowing through the mountains
  • Mirik Lake for boating
  • Toy train
  • Darjeeling Cable Car

To reach Sandakphu trekking is the best way. Actual trekking can be take 12 hours. 

Hotels Near Sandakphu:

1) Hotel Shovraj ( 6.8 km from Sandakphu)
2) Kanchan Kanya Homestay Darjeeling ( 23.3 km from  Sandakphu)
3)The Retreat Hermitage Road, Darjeeling (27.5 km from Sanda)kphu)
4)Little Tibet Resort (27.1 km  from  Sandakphu)
5)Hotel Polynia, Darjeeling( 27.8 km from  Sandakphu)
6)Hotel Princess, Darjeeling,(27.7 km  from  Sandakphu)
7)Hill Crown Retreat, Darjeeling (27.6 km  from  Sandakphu)
8)Rhododendron Dell Exotic Resort, Darjeeling(27.7 km  from  Sandakphu)
9)The Retreat, Darjeeling(27.5 km  from  Sandakphu)
10)R.J. Resort The Mall, Darjeeling ( 27.1 km  from  Sandakphu

How To Reach:

By Plane:
The nearest airport of Sandakphu is Bagdogra, near Siliguri which is 96 km away from Darjeeling. It takes 2.5 hours by road from Darjeeling, 2 hours by air from Delhi and 50 min by air from Kolkata. There are many airlines, like- Air India, India's largest airlines (Delhi-daily, Kolkata-mon/fri, Guwahati -tu/th/sat), Jet Airways, a private airline(Delhi -mon/wed/fri,Guwahati- tu/th/sat/sun, Kolkata- daily) Spice Jet (Kolkata, Delhi), Go Air has daily flights to and from Delhi. After reach the airport you can hire a taxi to reach your hotel.

By Train:
The nearest Railway Station is New Jalpaiguri which connects the city with other mojor cities of the country. There are many train s are available from here, like- Kolkata,Delhi,Chennai,Mumbai,Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar and Kochi. From here you can easily take the enjoyment of Toy Train.

By Bus:
There are regular bus service from Siliguri to Darjeeling. But according to me bus service is not quite comfortable and also costlier. So, my suggestion is to reach the place either train or flight.

By Taxi or Jeep:
Siliguri is the popular town which connected with mojor routes of India. The most popular transport is available to Darjeeling is Taxi ( shared by 4 passengers) or Jeep( shared by 10 passengers). If you reach the NJP railway station you can easily hire a taxi or a jeep to reach Darjeeling.

How To Reach Rishikesh

Rishikesh is a holy place located in Dehradun district of the Indian state, Uttarakhand. The word Rishikesh comes from the two words 'hrishikesha', 'Hrishika' means 'Senses' and 'Isha' means 'Master' or 'Lord'. Rishikesh is known for 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas' and 'Yoga Capital of the World'. Rishikesh is surrounded by three districts, Tehri Garhwal, Pauri Garhwal and Haridwar. It is known as the pilgrimage town and one of the holiest place of the world. Rishikesh is popular for Rafting, Yoga and Traveling. It has been noticed that a large number of people visiting Rishikesh from India and other countries of the World to reduce the usage of drugs, alcohol.

Rishikesh- The Holiest Place

For many reasons peoples visiting here, like Ceremony or Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Niketan and Triveni Ghat, Brahmin Pundits performs Ganges Puja with Vedic Hymns.

Attractions of Rishikesh:

  • Triveni Ghat
  • Lkshman Jhula
  • Ram Jhula
  • Parmarth Niketan
  • Neelkanth Mahadev Temple
  • Sivananda Ashram
  • Bharat Mandir
  • Gita Bhawan
  • Swarg Ashram
  • Tera Manzil Temple
  • Beatles Ashram
  • JungleVibes
  • Other Important Places: Bhootnath Temple, Iscon Temple, Astha Path, Rshikund, Swarga Niwas Temple, Marine Drive and Goa Beach.

Best Time To Visit: Risikesh can be visited in September to November.

Statue Of Lord Shiva In Rishikesh

How To Reach:

By Air:  Nearest airport is Dehradun Jollygrant airport which is 25 km away from the city Rishikesh. There are daily flights are available from Rishikesh to other cities. Main airlines are Air India, Spice Jet, Jet Konnect. Apart from that , there is a daily flights to Lucknow. There ia a another option for foreigners. Because the second nearest International airport for Rishikesh is New Delhi which is well connected with other national as well as international airports of the World. After reach the airport you can hire a regular taxi or bus service to reach Dehradun to Rishikesh.

By  Train:  Nearest railway Station is Haridwar Railway Station(35 km). Actually Haridwar, in turn, is linked with major Indian cities of India, Lucknow,Mumbai, Kolkata, Varanasi etc. To reach Rishikesh train is the best option. There are many trains are available, Shatabdi Express, Jan Shatabdi, AC Express. After reach the station you can take a taxi to reach the place.

By Bus: Being a popular tourist spot Rishikesh has a good road network. Everyday , many buses are available between New Delhi to Dehradun. The place is also connected with Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow etc.