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Delhi Travel Guide
Delhi's history goes much further back in time than the 13th century. In 1955,
excavations at the Purana Qila revealed that the site was inhabited 3000 years
ago. Ware pottery known as Painted Gray Ware and dated to 1000 BC confirmed
this as being yet another site associated with the epic Mahabharata. The excavations
also cut through houses and streets of the Sultanate, Rajput, post-Gupta, Gupta,
Saka-Kushan and Sunga periods, reaching down to the Mauryan era (300 BC), thus
revealing almost continuous habitaion.
Jaipur Travel Guide
Jaipur is 260 km from Delhi and 240 km from Agra and forms the most chosen tourism
golden triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. It a bustling capital city and a
business centre with all the trapping of modern metropolis but yet flavoured
strongly with an age-old charm that never fails to surprise a traveller. The
old Jaipur painted in Pink can grip any visitor with admiration. Stunning backdrop
of ancient forts Nahargarh, Amer, Jagarh and Moti Dungri are dramatic testimonials
of the bygone era and a reminder of their lingering romance.
Agra Travel Guide
Agra is the one of the prominent destinations of the World Tourism map with
three heritage monuments - The Taj Mahal, Red Fort & Fatehpur Sikri. It
is more just a dacadent city of graveyards and stones, but it is a vibrant centre
of Culture, Art and Religious philosphies that have enriched mankind and shaped
humen thought over centuries.
Udaipur Travel Guide
The city of Udaipur is a lovely land around the Azure water lakes hemmed in
by the lush hills of the Aravails. A vision in white drenched in romance and
beauty, Udaipur is a fascinating blend of sights sounds and experience-an inspiration
for the imagination of poets, painters and writen.
Khajuraho Travel Guide
Khajuraho, the temple city of central India, is famous throughout the world
for its exquisitely carved temples in stones. Thousands of visitors and tourists
from all over the world flock together to envisage this immortal saga of Hindu
art and culture engraved in stone by shilpies (stone craftsmen) a millenia ago.
Jaisalmer Travel Guide
Its like straight out of an Arabian Nights fable. The name Jaisalmer induces
a dramatic picture of utter magic and brilliance of the desert. The hostile
terrain not with standing the warmth and colour of people is simply over whelming.
One of the main draws is the daunting 12th century Jaisalmer Fort. The beautiful
havelis which were built by wealthy merchants of Jaisalmer are yet another interesting
aspect of the desert city.
Bharatpur Travel Guide
Bharatpur is well-known for it world heritage listed bird sanctuary Keoladeo
Ghanna National Park. This is one of the few places in the world where you can
hope to sight hundred of different species of birds in just a few days. Over
400 species different birds have been identified in the park and you see them
all over the place. Many tourists travelling to this destination have rate it
as the highlight of their visit. It is just 55 kilometres from Agra and 176
kilometres from Jaipur.
Sariska Travel Guide
This park is situated only 200 km from Delhi and 107 kms from Jaipur. Although
larger than Ranthambor, it is less commercialised and has less tigers but a
similar topography. It covers an area of 800 sq km in total, with a core area
of approximately 500 sq km. The Northern Aravali Hills dominate the skyline
with their mixture of sharp cliffs and long narrow valleys. The area was declared
a sanctuary in 1955 and became a National Park in 1979.
Varanasi Travel Guide
Welcome at "THE HOLY CITY VARANASI". Varanasi, or Banaras, (also known
as Kashi) is one of the oldest living cities in the world. Varanasi`s Prominence
in Hindu mythology is virtually unrivalled. Mark Twain, the English author and
literateur, who was enthralled by the legend and sanctity of Banaras, once wrote
: "Banaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than
legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together". According to
the Vamana Purana, the Varuna and Assi rivers originated from the
body of the primordial Person at the beginning of time itself.
Pushkar Travel Guide
For a devout Hindu Pushkar is a very important pilgrim centre, for one visit
to this holy place in a lifetime is highly prescribed. Brahma forms the great
Hindu trilogy of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, each symbolising the lifecycle of
birth, preservation and destruction. Brahma the creator is depicted as of four
bearded heads and four hands each holding a book of Vedas (knowledge). His vehicle
is the swan and his consort is Savitri.
Jodhpur Travel Guide
A valiant sentinel in the desert, on the eastern fringe of the Thar desert has
the distinction of neither being a part of the Thar desert nor out of it. At
best it is a doorway to the wonderland of sand dunes and shrubs, rocky terrain
and thorny trees. The home of the Rathroes - the awesome princely state of Rajasthan.
They conquered Marwar or Maroodesh, land of the sand after the fall of Delhi
Jammu & Kashmir Travel
Tucked away in the foothills of the Himalayas, with the picturesque river Tawi
flowing alongside, stands the land that Raja Jambu Lochan discovered one day
while he was hunting. Legend has it that he suddenly came upon a clearing where
he saw a sight that left him speechless. A tiger and a goat stood side by side
drinking water from the same place in the Tawi river. He was so struck by this
unsual sight that he decided to build a city on this soil where no-living creature
seemed to bear enmity towards each other.