Archive for February, 2013

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Delhi is the capital of India and the most important city of the nation. This city has been the seat of powers for many rulers and many empires of the millennium. The city was built and destroyed and then rebuilt many times.

Delhi has been the political hub of India and therefore every political activity in the country traces its roots here. The cities importance not just lies in its past glory and magnificent monuments but also in the rich and diverse culture. In Delhi, you will discover that the city is blessed with amazing gems such as monuments, art galleries, palaces, forts, museums and many more. The city is visited by number of tourists every year as there are number of tourist’s attractions and for reaching North India Delhi is the main station and many tourists’ top destinations in India are near from this city.

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Tourist’s attractions in Delhi

  • Qutub Minar
  • Akshardham Temple
  • Lotus Temple
  • India Gate
  • Red Fort
  • Birla Temple
  • Humayun’s Temple
  • Chandani Chawk
  • Dilli Haat
  • Azad Hind Gram

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And many more places are there to explore in this city. Delhi is the main city for political, cultural, entertainment and commercial activities in India. Many shopping markets bustling with localities and business are also famous in Delhi. Chandani Chawk is very popular in the whole country as the market is full of shops popular for arts, crafts and everything you want will be available in this market.

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For transportation, Delhi as the capital of India is well connected to all parts of the country and all the transportation mediums are available here. Public transportation such as buses and trains connects this city with the rest parts of the country. For travelling within the city, buses and metro trains are available that are very popular and easy to travel transportation medium. Private buses are also available but they charge high prices. Indira Gandhi International Airport is the main airport off the city that connects the city with all parts of the country as well as the major cities of the world.

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Delhi, as the city is a popular tourists destination, there are number of hotels and lodges are available. Every area of Delhi is having hotels and lodges and some of them are world famous provides excellent facility to their customers. Many hotels in Delhi are popular and budget hotels are also available in the city and in every part of the city but most of the tourists prefer hotels in Connaught place as the region is very popular for providing best catering and accommodation facility. Hotels near Delhi domestic airport are very popular among the tourists and there are number of good hotels available. For more information about hotels near Delhi airport, visit the following link,

http://www.bookahotel.in/hotel-india-visit/Delhi-hotels/hotels-near-Domestic-Airport.html

 

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Kashmir, jeweled crown of India

Posted: February 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Kashmir is a multifaceted diamond of India that always extravagantly beautiful that is denoted only the valley between the great Himalayas and Pir Panjal. This land of myriad seasons burgeoning with magnificent scenery, Shikara riding, Mughal gardens, floating vegetable gardens and unique experience in houseboat staying attracts tourists from all walks of life.

Kashmir is an incredible beauty of nature blissful ambiance and cool air of Kashmir satiate inner soul of every traveler and persuades them to visit this land again and again. Kashmir is popularly known as heaven on the earth and the seventeenth century Mughal Emperor Jahangir said that if paradise is anywhere on the earth, it is here in Kashmir. Kashmir is visited by number of tourists every year and there are number of tourists attractions are located here.

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Tourist’s attractions in Kashmir

  • Gulmarg – This is counted as one of the unique tourists destinations in the world. Gulmarg means meadow of flowers which is surrounded by dense forests and is a well known for its amazing natural beauty. Gulmarg is famous for golf hikes and beautiful highland golf course.

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  • Ragunath Temple – This temple is dedicated to Hindu Lord Rama. This temple is one of the most visited and beautiful temples in India. The inner walls of this temple are covered with gold on three sides. This temple is located in the center or heart of Jammu.
  • Dal Lake – This lake is popularly known as the jewel in the crown of Kashmir which is situated in the heart of the Srinagar city. The snow clad Himalayan ranges backdrop in the water of this lake that having lavishly decorated boats and shikaras ferrying tourists. The floating gardens, floating flowers, markets are some key attractions of this lake.

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  • Amarnath Holy cave temple – This temple is the most sacred shrine of Hindu religion located in Anantnag district. This is a holy cave with ice stalagmite lingam is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This cave is visited by millions of devotees every year by making their way on the challenging mountains.
  • Sonamarg – Sonamarg is a beautiful hill station in Ganderbal district. This is a small meadow lying in the core valley which literally means meadow of gold. Sonamarg is famous for trout fishing, trekking, camping and so on.

There are so many places that are beautiful and breathtaking in Kashmir that is visited by thousands of peoples every year. Kashmir, the paradise on the earth is a beautiful place to visit.

Accessibility to Kashmir

  • By Road – There are two ways to get in by land via Jammu and via Himachal Pradesh. One can take bus from these two stations that are well connected to this land.
  • By Rail – Kashmir railway station is a line that is well connected to some of the major stations and Jammu station is also the best way to reach Kashmir.
  • By Air – From Delhi flights operate to Jammu, Leh and Srinagar.

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Where to stay in Kashmir?

Kashmir, the beautiful land is visited by thousands of people every month and in the month of winters this place is full of tourists. For accommodation, there are many options available in the city as number of best hotels and lodges are available here. Hotels of every range are located in this city from budget to five stars. Most of the tourists search for budget hotels and there are number of budget hotels available provides excellent facility to their customers. It is advisable to book hotels online via booking websites. And many tourists prefer booking hotels in advance as this area is having high demand of hotels and lodges and tourists book Kashmir holiday packages as these packages provide every facility a tourists need. I must say visit Kashmir once in lifetime.

Kashmir, the heaven on the earth, is a beautiful place on the earth. I have visited this town many times and I would suggest visiting once in life to enjoy the beauty of the nature.

References:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashmir

http://wikitravel.org/en/Jammu_and_Kashmir