Known for the world’s most beautiful monument of love, the Taj Mahal, Agra is where the Mughals lived out their theatrics of power and intrigue, of love and piety, of ambition and heartbreak… Yes Agra has seen it all…held it and lost it to now become an important holiday destination on a tourist agenda.
Once referred to as the Oxford of the east, Pune continues to be a stronghold for academics and culture. Its leisurely ambience finds its roots in its history as a cantonment town since the 19th century. The buzz in the city comes from its lively cultural outpourings and the modern-day pursuits of its youthful population.
The pretty hill station of Mt. mAbu stands as a contrast to the arid landscape of the rest of Rajasthan. Situated in the Aravalli Hills, it has forests, waterfalls, ravines and gigantic rock formations in bizarre shapes. The hilly retreat is known for its pleasant climate throughout the year and was a favourite summer resort Read more about Mount abu Videos, Rajasthan, India[…]
A breathtakingly beautiful sanctuary located nearly 1800 m above sea level in the dense semi- and evergreen deciduous forests of Idukki district, Thekkady is a landlocked home for its myriad fauna and flora as well as for the Mannans, Palians and Ooralie tribes who still continue their ancient methods of herding and bee keeping.
Located on the foothills of the Himalayas, this holy city on the banks of the River Ganga is an important pilgrimage centre, and considered to be one of the major seats of Hindu philosophy. It is no wonder that you only see temples, ashrams and shops selling literature and religious items lining the river ghats Read more about Rishikesh Videos, Uttaranchal, India[…]
This formidable medieval citadel was virtually inaccessible in the 15th century. According to folklore, the fort fell just once when the water of Kumbalgarh was poisoned by the enemies. Built by Rana Kumbha of Mewar, it stands on a 3500 ft high hill overlooking the dusty plains of Mewar and the rugged Aravali range
Ahmedabad is old textile city is inextricably linked to India’s independence movement. It is from here that Mahatma Gandhi launched his famous Dandi March, as a protest against the Salt Tax, putting India on the path of non-violence. A throbbing commercial and cultural hub, Ahmedabad was home to some of India’s top business and cultural Read more about Ahmedabad Videos, Gujarat, India[…]
A small, idyllic town on the narrow strip of the Arabian Sea, at the southern tip of Mumbai, Alibagh or Alibaug, is fringed with tall coconut trees and golden sandy beaches lapped by the ocean. Apart from the quaint village houses, it also has farm houses of Mumbai’s affluent folk
Located in the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho has emerged as a renowned tourist destination from a tiny unknown village. A World UNESCO Heritage Site, Khajuraho is better known as the Temple Town. Famed for its magnificent Jain and Hindu temples and intricate stone sculptures, Khajuraho remains the epitome of the temple architectural style Read more about Khajuraho Videos, Madhya Pradesh, India[…]
The second largest city in Rajasthan, Jodhpur has been the hub of Marwari traders since time immemorial. The Mehrangarh Fort rises dramatically out of the rugged mountainside and is surrounded by the blue washed houses that dominate the city’s landscape.
Secluded in a saucer-shaped plateau and flanked by red sandstone hills, Pachmarhi is known as the Queen of Satpuras. Occupying the highest point in Madhya Pradesh, it is an offbeat hilly retreat with pristine wilderness and more or less untouched terrains. Deep gorges, dense forests, streams, cascading waterfalls and groves of sal and bamboo add Read more about Pachmarchi Videos, Madhya Pradesh, India[…]
Yeracaud is situated in the green vistas of the Shervaoyan Hills in the Eastern Ghats, close to the town of Salem in Tamil Nadu. Its popularity as an escape from the heat and grime of the city rests not just upon its landscape of forest covered hill-sides, and coffee, cardamom and black pepper plantations, but Read more about Yercaud Videos, Tamil Nadu, India[…]