Nestled in the Himalayan mountain ranges Dehradun is a beautiful and convrnient getaway from cities such as New Delhi and Chandigarh. It is the capital of Uttarakhand and is the gateway to many of the popular and beautiful destinations. The name Dehradun is formed by combining two words – “dera” meaning camp and “dun” meaning valley. It is one of the oldest cities in India. It is believed that Lord Rama and his brother did penance here for killing Ravana.
Popular with the British during the colonial times, one could find lot of buildings and places influenced from that era along with the many prestigious boarding schools that are located here.
Agra is synonymous with Taj Mahal and why it shouldn’t be. This 17th century monument of love built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan is exquisitely beautiful and deserves a visit any number of times. Conveniently located from New Delhi one could do a day trip and soak in the beautiful history and experience of the place. Beyond Taj Mahal, one could also visit the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, which is not too far away. Beyond the monuments, places of interest it is the rich heritage, marketplaces and the people that defines the experience, which is so enriching.Read More »
The city of Jaipur was founded in 1727 by Jai Singh II, the Raja of Amer who ruled from 1688 to 1743. During the rule of Sawai Ram Singh, the city was painted pink to welcome Prince Edward VII. Most of Jaipur is still pink, due to which it’s known as the Pink city. Jaipur is a magical city which has so much to see and explore. There are innumerable forts to visit, ancient ruins and temples to explore, markets to be visit, gastronomical delights to be tasted and Rajasthani hospitality to be experienced.Read More »
Ranthambore National Park is located in Sawai Madhopur, about 130 kms from Jaipur. It is one of the biggest and most renowned national park in northern India where you can see the majestic tigers in their natural habitat, they can be easily spotted even during the daytime over here. The sanctuary is home to variety of flora and fauna, some of the major wild animals which are present in this sanctuary are leopards, nilgais, wild boars, sambars, hyenas, sloth bears, grey langur, rhesus macaque and chital. One of the largest banyan trees in India can be found here.Read More »
Situated at the foothills of Mullayanagiri range, Chikamagalur is the perfect place for a brief getaway. Venture out on a jungle safari and, if lucky, spot a tiger, herds of elephants or a pack of wild dogs. From the boat, look out for flocks of river terns with their bright yellow beaks and orange feet, fishing in the waters or nesting on the numerous islands. Listen to the sounds of the forest at night and wake up to the sight of the distant hills across the shimmering expanse of water and the early morning mist – a sight that will stay with you long after you’ve left the place.
Surrounded by lush green forests, plantations, the hills and the river Bhadra you might even consider staying here longer.
Ideally suited for those looking for a quiet getaway from their hectic city lives, this place near Mangalore is perched atop a hillock overlooking the quiet flowing Phalguni (Gurupura) river. Experience the sudden cloud bursts or the surreal beauty of intermittent drizzles during the monsoons. Breathe in the mist engulfing the green hill sides while relaxing in the balcony of your room. Test your golfing skills at the Pilikula Golf Club or take a walk to the heritage and artisan village. Soak in the marvels of nature and enjoy the scenic Phalguni river.Read More »
This place is perched on the spur of a hill in the ancient coastal town of Gokarna. This temple town is believed to be the site where Lord Shiva emerged from the ear of a cow and lies at the confluence of Aghanashini and Gangavalli rivers. Explore the shrines, relax on the beach, visit the mirjan fortand the world famous rock formations at Yana or opt for a trek through the forested hills. Not far away is the estuary inviting the intrepid traveler to explore the amazing mangrove forests and wetland birds at close quarters. Get lured by the bewitching sea and much more.Read More »
Nestled in a scenic hilly terrain surrounded with thick and lush green forests, this place is located on the banks of river Kali. A nature walk or a birding trip through the forest unravels the hidden treasures of the place. Look out for four different kinds of Hornbills. Relax and relish the North Karnataka cuisine. Dandeli is also famous for adventure sports, night camps, nature walks, boating, and angling in Kali River.
An awesome place for adventurous person in you.
The wilderness camp is located in this unique reserve that acts as an ecological bridge between the Western and Eastern Ghats. The campsite here is replete with its tented cottages and log huts offering a serene wildlife experience deep inside the forest. One may encounter elephants, tigers, leopards, spotted deer, sambar and barking deer at close quarters, along with the Indian Gaur. You could visit the Biligiriranganna Temple, go on a jeep safari of just chill on the hammock soaking it up the ambience and sounds of the forest.Read More »