Browsed by
Tag: Heritage site

Kalka Shimla Toy Train Journey

Kalka Shimla Toy Train Journey

I love to travel by “Toy Trains”, these trains still have an old world charm. I am fascinated with these toy trains and can travel to a place if there is a toy train travel involved. We have been planning to travel to mountains to get some respite from hot weather of Delhi. I finalized and planned our recent trip to Shimla and decided to travel by toy train from Kalka railway station to Shimla. We traveled from Delhi to…

Read More Read More

Jaisalmer’s Places to Visit – My Travel Itinerary

Jaisalmer’s Places to Visit – My Travel Itinerary

Jaisalmer is also known as the Golden city of India because its monuments and most of the houses in the city are made of yellow sand stone. It is an old city and main architect attraction is forts and Havelis. Winter months are the best time to visit Jaisalmer because in summers the temperature rises till 50 Celcius due to hot sand storms. I have decided to visit Jaisalmer in end December, which is peak tourism season in Rajasthan. I…

Read More Read More

Ajanta, Ellora Caves and Lonar Crater

Ajanta, Ellora Caves and Lonar Crater

This trip happened as one of my friend’s travel companion had ditched her twice for this trip and she had to cancel the trip / all bookings twice. One fine day when we were talking, I asked her to plan a trip to Ajanta Ellora caves and she promptly agreed. We finalized our itinerary and dates. We planned a 2 weeks trips trip to Maharastra and Ajanta Ellora Caves were an important part of it. We took an afternoon flight…

Read More Read More

Guruvayur Temple and Cochin – Kerala

Guruvayur Temple and Cochin – Kerala

I have been planning to travel to Kerala for some time and I persuaded my parents to travel with me. We decided to start from Cochin and then move towards the south of Kerala. I checked for package tours and found a very good package on Kerala tourism’s website. It was economical package and meeting our requirements. We have decided to visit Guruvayur temple before starting our tour. I booked Cochin-Delhi flight and booked a taxi for Guruvayur temple town….

Read More Read More

Sarnath Stupa – From Varanasi

Sarnath Stupa – From Varanasi

How can I miss Sarnath Stupa, when I am in Varanasi. Sarnath is approx 12 km from Varanasi city and a day trip is best option to explore. One morning after breakfast, I decided to go to Sarnath stupa and hired an auto rickshaw (tuk-tuk) for going and return. It is the most popular & economical mode of transport. Autorickshaw charge around 500 for to & fro journey from Varanasi and wait for approx 3-4 hrs in Sarnath. I started…

Read More Read More

Kumbhalgarh Ranakpur – With Udaipur

Kumbhalgarh Ranakpur – With Udaipur

We went to Kumbhalgarh Ranakpur from Udaipur, which is approx 100 km from Udaipur. Kumbhalgarh is not well connected with Udaipur by public transport. We booked a taxi a in advance and decided to leave at 8.30 AM, we hired the taxi for next two days. After breakfast in the hotel and we started for Kumbhalgarh. Our first stop on the way was Eklingji temple, which is popular among locals. When we reached, there was a long queue of devotees…

Read More Read More

Hampi Village – UNESCO’s World Heritage site

Hampi Village – UNESCO’s World Heritage site

Hampi is known for its temples and ruins. It’s a UNESCO’s world heritage site. These ruins are spread on both sides of Tungabhadra River and there is so much to see. Most of these ruins are in bazaar side of the river and another side has comparatively lesser places to visit. The other side of the river is more popular among those foreign and Indian travelers, who just want to relax in the middle of paddy fields. This side is…

Read More Read More

Andaman Island’s Must See Places

Andaman Island’s Must See Places

The Andaman Islands are situated in the Bay of Bengal, these are approximately 1600 Kms from mainland India. These islands are clean and still not very touristy places as visiting these is not very cheap. These islands has many places to see but in 7-8 days not possible to see everything, I have compiled a list of Andaman island’s must see places. The connectivity between islands is an issue but there are some must see places in Andaman and one…

Read More Read More

Drive and stay in Hodka at Great Rann of Kutch

Drive and stay in Hodka at Great Rann of Kutch

Winters is the right time to visit Great Rann of Kutch as water starts receding September onwards. I had planned our trip just before the “Rann Festival” for the end of November because of two simple reasons .i.e. One, I don’t want to visit Kutch when there are too many people for the festival and secondly I wanted to avoid the peak season tariff. So, we took a late morning flight from Delhi to Ahmadabad and spent our day roaming…

Read More Read More

Travel to Bhutan & Ist day in Paro

Travel to Bhutan & Ist day in Paro

Bhutan is the country of a stunning and wide variety of ancient traditions, impressive monasteries, a deeply revered king; who is loved by people. Buddhism is a natural way of life and the whole country follows its age-old traditions. It’s also the country having introduced Gross National Happiness to the world as an alternative for the economical Gross National Product. Bhutan is connected by road through India and Drukair is the only option if traveling by air. I planned to…

Read More Read More