Kerala: God's own Country
|A Traditional Rice Barge wades through the Kerala Backwaters|
Goa: Susegado and Siesta
|Se Cathedral of Santa Catarina, Goa|
Tamil Nadu: Tale of Temples
|Brihadeeswara Temple in Thanjavur is one of the grandiose specimen of Dravidian Architecture|
|A view to Thrill: Upper Lake, Kodaikanal|
Best time to visit
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|Skiing in Auli is the prime activity from late December till March|
Auli is considered to be one of the best places to visit in India in January and February if you are an adventure enthusiast looking for fun in snow and skiing activities. Every year from January till March, several national and international ski festivals are arranges in Auli.
If you are a novice or someone looking to learn skiing, GMVN arranges 7-14 days skiing courses at Auli. An 800 meter long chair lift and a 500 meter ski lift links the lower slopes of Auli to the upper one from where ski professional embark on an adrenaline rushing dash down the enthralling slopes covered in sheet of snow.
Rann of Kutch
|Rann of Kutch is world's largest sand desert|
Dhorado, located 86 kilometers from Bhuj is the nearest town located on the edge of the Rann of Kutch. Most of the good quality accommodation are found in Dhorado. In fact the state tourism department is developing Dhorado as the gateway to the Rann of Kutch. The tourist season in Kutch runs from late October till March. The best time to visit this region is the month of December when the Rann Utsav is in full swing.
Every year, Gujarat Tourism organizes Rann Utsav which begins in December and last till March. The festival is celebrated on the grandest scale on the full moon night in December. Scores of luxury tents are set up in Dhorado along with food stalls and arcades for handicrafts and cultural performances. Dance, music, festivities and cultural celebrations of the region are performed all over the district. The full moon safari ride is one of the most surreal experience one can have in the vast salt desert of the Runn of Kutch during this time of the year.
Kashmir: Paradise on Earth
|Shikara Ride in Dal Lake is a must to do thing if you are traveling to Srinagar|
Rajasthan: Land of Maharajas
|Rajasthan is land of desert, forts, palaces and colorful attire|
|Anadaman is known for its pristine islands and water sport and snorkeling activities|
|Bangaram is one of the few islands open for tourism in Lakshadweep|
Dotted with swaying coconut groves, turquoise lagoons, coral reefs, friendly hospitality and salubrious climatic conditions, Lakshadweep is fast becoming a global beach destination in India. This pristine island is ideal for honeymoon, marine exploration and water sports.
|Rohtang becomes the center of adventure activities during winters|
Shimla: Queen of Hills
|Beauty of Shimla multiplies fourfold during Winter|
Considered one of the best hill stations in India, Shimla could be visited anytime of the year. Winters are fun in Shimla as there's snowfall which add to the romantic appeal of the place. It also gets bit cold which keeps of the crowd making it the best time and one o the best places for honeymoon in India with some sense of privacy and thrill and adventure of snow.
The Mall Road in Shimla is packed with couples during winters. Adventure enthusiasts also head to Shimla for hiking activities which is one of the things to do in here. Then there are people who visit Shimla for its colonial charm and to explore the seamless blend of tradition and modernity.
The luxe lovers visit Shimla for the award winning Wildflower Hall located at Mashobara. One of the finest luxury hotels and spa destinations in India, Wildflower Hall is one of the best heritage hotels in India. The most alluring factor is that this hotel is located in Himalayas and offer breathtaking views and serene escape and one of its king luxury in the lap of Himalayas.
Dharamsala and Mcleodganj
|Trekking to nearby peaks and mountain passes is most popular activity in Dharamsala and McLeodganj|
As soon as you arrive in McLeodganj, everything changes. The weather, ambience, the crowd and the culture. McLeodganj is thronged by Lamas, foreigners both resident and visitors and tourists from India.
The snowcapped mountain paks of Dauladhar creates breathtaking scenery and there are plenty of hiking trails that begins with McLeodganj as the base.With increasing popularity, McLeodganj has become touristy these days but is a very good option as a winter holiday destination in India.
Lesser people visit during winter. And you may try staying at Naddi or Dharamkot for serenity and proximity to nature. This 2 relatively unknown places are the haven for honeymooners looking to have a memorable beginning of their married life.
If you are traveling to Dharamsala in winter, why not try the hike to Triund and spend the night in the camps surrounded by snow. We promise that the first rays of sun would leave you with indelible memories.
Winter could be fun any where in Himachal Pradesh as there so many places to visit and numerous things to do. Check out our travel tips on things to do in Himachal Pradesh.
Delhi: A Tale of Two Cities
|Red Fort is a World Heritage Site and one of the top places to visit in Delhi|
Delhi also houses 3 fascinating World Heritage Sites: Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort and Qutb Minar Group of Monuments. A city of contrast, Delhi’s diversity manifests itself in the old world charm of the walled city and modern Lutyen’s Delhi.
Recently constructed Lotus Temple and Akshardham Temple are spectacular monuments high on the list of to do things in Delhi.
Delhi is also known for some of the top hotels by international brands which offer great venue for business as well as a refuge from the din of the city to let you rejuvenate. So if you are looking for that oomp factor and exclusivity, here are our recommended 5 best luxury hotels in Delhi.
One of the best ways to explore Delhi is by opting for one of the Golden Triangle Tour Packages.
If you are interested, here's our list of top 10 places to visit in Delhi.
Khajuraho & Orchha
|World Heritage SIte of Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh were constructed during Chandela Dynasty's rule|
However the erotic carvings are just the outward appearance as the inside depicts yet another world of spirituality and abstinence. It is believed that the temple architecture represents the phases of life and that one should have all the worldly pleasure before he could be wise to abdicate them and step into a more enlightened state and be one with god...something that is very close to how Siddhartha become Buddha.
Nearby, Orchha is a veritable pastoral delight. The claim to fame of this tiny little hamlet in Madhya Pradesh is temple spires and chattris (cenotaphs) along with the exquisitely carved Jahangir Mahal, a specimen of finest art of Bundela paintings.
|A Lady at Parag Mahal Bhuj|
To have the best experience of holiday in Gujarat we recommend that you visit this cultural capital of India during the great Runn Mahaotsav to catch a glimpse of the state in its microcosm.