ancient temples in India

List of Ancient Temples in India

Choosing top 10 temples are difficult tasks I know. We will be discussing top 10, often generates a lot of buzz sometimes very angry response of the offended individuals whose popular are not included. – But alas, I had only ten slots and after considering and measuring a few temples from across the country I arrived at this conclusion when I compiled the list of 10 of the best temples in India. Mentioned below is the list of top 10 temples in India sprinkled crosswise over various territories of this wonderland.

  1. Khajuraho Temple in Madhya Pradesh

Khajuraho Temple in Madhya Pradesh

 

A group of monuments standing as a proof that sexiness was not a forbidden subject in India, The Khajuraho temples are renowned for their beautiful carvings on the outer walls. But when you’ll enter the complex, the insides of temples are exact opposite. All around cut, quiet and peaceful.worked amid the rule of Chandela line, these temples are affectionately frequented more because of its imaginative splendor and less because of the religious enthusiasm. The temples are divided into four groups- western, eastern and southern. While western and southern group of temples is the great extent committed to two Hindu gods- Shiva and Vishnu, the eastern group is highly influenced by Jainism. The best time to visit these temples is Khajuraho celebrations which depict several classical dance performances by dancers in the setting of great Khajuraho temples.

  1. Somnath Temple in Gujarat

Somnath Temple in Gujarat

 

Somnath temple has the acknowledgment of first Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva and enhances the vibrant state of Gujarat. The word ‘Somnath’ means Lord of the Moon. Mythology says that Somnath temple was first worked by the moon God after Lord Shiva tuned in to his petitions and somewhat liberated him from the curse of waning given to him by his father in law Daksh. The shelter Lord Shiva is thought to be the reason behind waxing and disappearing time of moon between full moon and New Moon. Over the course of history, the temple has been scoured and modified a few times preceding its last restoration in 1947.

  1. Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

 

Built by Ahilyabai Holkar in 1780, Kashi Vishwanath temple is one of the holiest and venerated temples of Varanasi, devoted to Lord Shiva.It is said that a bath in the heavenly waters of the Ganges and a visit to this temple can free a person from the sins of a lifetime.The temple is being worshiped for two major reasons- first is its reverence as one of the twelve Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva and the second is the 15.5 meters high gold spire and 3 domes constructed using pure gold. Book your Varanasi package from Ghum India Ghum and get additional discount and other benefits.

  1. Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri, Orissa

Lord Jagannath Temple in Puri, Orissa

 

Situated on the northern coast of Orissa, Lord Jagannath temple was built by Raja Anantavarman Chodaganga Deva in the 12th century. The temple is dedicated to the Lord Jagannath and is most popular for its annual Ratha Yatra which is attended by millions of Hindu pilgrims every year. Housed with 120 places of worship and temples and encompassed by a soaring fortified wall, the temple complex is one of the magnificent structures of India. The Mahaprasad served in the temple is a pure vegetarian meal cooked without using onion and garlic.It is believed that food is ready under the scrutiny of Goddess Mahalakshmi and those who have it attains spiritual growth.

  1. Venkateshwara Tirupati Balaji in Andhra Pradesh

 Venkateshwara Tirupati Balaji in Andhra Pradesh

 

Considered as the second wealthiest pilgrimage center after Sree Pdmabhaswamy Temple, Tirupati Balaji is the biggest visited temple in India with its yearly visitors touching 40 million. Built in Dravidian compositional style, the temple was built during the empire of Krishnadeva Raya.  During a special moment such as Ram Navami, Brahmotsavam and Janmashtami the number of pilgrims coming to the temple can mount up to 5, 00,000 per day.

  1. Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, Tamil Nadu

 

Situated in the Madurai district of Tamil Nadu, Meenakshi Sundareshwar Temple is a historic Hindu temple dedicated to the Goddess Meenakshi (Parvati) and her consort Sundareshwar (Lord Shiva).The temple structure is a foremost example of Dravidian style and houses 14 gopurams which are painted in bright colors and bejeweled with figures of animals, gods and demons.

  1. Siddhivinayak Temple in Maharashtra

Siddhivinayak Temple in Maharashtra

 

One of the most popular temples of Lord Ganesh, Shree Siddhivinayak Temple is considered as a real part of the most revered temples of India Tour. The temple was built by Vista and Deubai Patil in the year 1801 and the present generation of Patil family remains in its region. The sanctum Sanctorum for lovers of elephant divinity Ganesh, Siddhivinayak Temple boasts of a small Mandapam where the main symbol of Siddhivinayak is cherished. The wooden doors of this temple are cut with the pictures of Ashtavinayaka and the inward rooftop is plated with gold.

  1. Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple

 

Akshardham or the Swaminarayan Temple is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. This superb temple complex displays centuries of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and design. The possibility of The Akshardham Temple Complex was imagined and created by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual leader of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha. During the development of this temple, around 3,000 volunteers of Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha helped 7,000 craftsman build Akshardham. This temple is visited by 70% of all tourists who visit Delhi making it a most standout tourist destinations in Delhi with Ghum India Ghum is one of the finest tour operator in Delhi.

  1. Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab 

Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab

 

Golden Temple in Amritsar An impeccable symbol of religious tolerance and spiritual freedom, Harmandir Sahib aka Golden Temple is the most popular Sikh pilgrimage in Amritsar, India.The foundation of this Sikh temple was laid by Guru Arjuna Dev and was later refurbished by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, who bejeweled it with chaste gold and changed it into an architectural masterpiece. The consecrated pool known as the Amrit Sarovar has a great spiritual significance and is accepted to have corrective medicinal powers.

  1. Brihadeshwara Temple in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

Brihadeshwara Temple in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

 

Assigned as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Brihadeeshwarar Temple is one of the most famous temples in Tamil Nadu, south India owing to its religious noteworthiness and artistic brilliance. Built during the reign of the Chola dynasty, this temple structure is exclusively built in granite. This heavenly temple flaunt dazzling carvings which are supreme examples of artistic creativity. Since this list could oblige just 10 temples in India, we unfortunately missed out on the Mahabodhi Temple in BodhGaya.

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Why India is Incredible!

India – Incredible India, is a spectacular destination that shall leave you with lifelong memories of a mixture of cultures, religions, breathtaking landscapes, architectural styles, handicrafts, dazzling festivals, cuisines, mysterious rituals, wildlife, and an absolute riot of colors. You may leave India but India will never leave you!

Diversity and unpredictability are its hallmark – every trip to India is a fresh exploration that throws up a new facet and makes the country truly incredible.

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Fairs and Festivals


A humungous multitude of festivals mark every occasion – be it a religious one or celebrating a harvest, a cattle or camel fair or the anniversary of a political event, India has an incredible number of festivals.

Food, Food and more Food


Nothing expresses diversity as much as the stupendous variety of India’s cuisines: each one uniquely distinct in its ingredients, preparation techniques, tastes, flavors, spices, aromas and aesthetic appeal.

Nature and Wildlife


From the snow covered peaks of the Himalayan Mountains in the north to the sun-drenched beaches of South India.

Architectural Marvels


An enormous range of impressive monuments awaits the traveler. These range from the exquisitely carved ancient temples, historical churches and significant mosques to impressive memorials and awe-inspiring mausoleums; from the Victorian neo-Gothic edifices of Mumbai to the Art Deco cinema theatres of Kolkata from opulent royal palaces to impregnable fortresses,  Each one a marvel of architectural design and engineering ingenuity.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites
India boasts of 32 magnificent sites on the UNESCO list. These range from the incredible Taj Mahal to Nature Parks and Hill Railways. A further 46 sites have been submitted to the world body for inscription. Each of these 78 sites is on the “must see” list for tourists.

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Top seven Luxurious Hotels in India

When you think of delight, India is not the first destination which comes up to the mind. With a great mixed bag in weather, Culture, luxury travel has taken off in a big way. However it is the local companies which immerse in hospitality which lends it the character to rate it amongst the best. Each of the hotels are comparable in quality and service to the best in the world.

1. The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur

The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur

The Udaivillas, Udaipur is Located on the shore of Lake Pichola, The Oberoi, Udaivilas is situated on the 200 year old hunting grounds of the Maharana of Mewar. It is Spread over a luxurious 50 acres area, which includes a twenty-acres wildlife sanctuary there you can explore different species of animals especially deer and wild boar, The Oberoi Udaivilas affords breathtaking views across the verdant gardens and sparkling Lake Pichola.
The Oberoi is a bestselling property which is repeatedly sold by many reputed travel agency in India. The hotel’s entangled layout of interconnecting domes and corridors reflects the layout of Udaipur itself – whose seven lakes are linked by canals. These domes and walkways are flooded with sunlight, kiss by balmy breezes and offer magnificent views of the lake and gardens. The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur ranked, Top 100 Hotels (Ranked 1st) – Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2015

2. Coco Shambhala, Goa

Coco Shanbhala Goa

Coco Shambhala, Goa The party capital of India, Goa has something for everyone. Frequented by people of all ages and ethnicity, this coastal city with its fabulous beaches does not lack for want of luxury hotels. Amongst those, stands out a gated resort of just 4 villas, Coco Shambhala. With a 24 hour concierge, dedicated car and driver as well as a master chef who creates magic with his fingers and only al carte menu is served this is a paradise home for those who seek its refuge. If one wish to escape the verdant surroundings of this resort, It’s just a ten minutes walk to a beach, and wildlife sanctuaries as well as one of the best waterfalls in India named as Dudhsagar falls it’s just a short drive away. There are many tour operators in Delhi and in India. Which has tie up with this particular property.

3. Kumarakom Lake Resort, Kerala

Kumarakom Lake Resort, Kerala

Kumarakom Lake Resort, Kerala, On 25 acres area of coconut groves, this high-end resort comprises villas set along a winding pool, just off the SH42 and 3 km from Kumarakom Bird holy place. The colonial-style rooms and villas have a suite bathrooms with Jacuzzis, as well as flat-screens, Wi-Fi (fee) and minibars. Some have direct pool access and some have private outdoor pools and hot tubs. In Houseboats 24/7 room service are available.
A resort fee covers a breakfast buffet, boat cruises, live entertainment, a gym and parking. There are two restaurants, a cafe, and a poolside bar, as well as an ayurvedic spa and a business centre. There are many activities for the kids as well.

4. Umaid Bhawan Palace,Jodhpur ,Rajasthan

Umaid Bhawan Palace,Jodpur ,Rajasthan

Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace was ranked as the ‘Best Hotel in the World’, the ‘Best Hotel in Asia’ and the ‘Best Hotel in India’ at the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2016.
Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace was built at the period time between 1928 and 1943, Umaid Bhawan Palace is a magnificent piece of Rajasthan’s heritage, and it’s a symbol of new Jodhpur. Home of the late Jodhpur royal family and world’s sixth-largest private residence, the palace and Taj Mahal at Agra has one thing common, the palm court marble used in both heritage places.
The property houses a family museum, as well as the magnificent Umaid Bhawan Palace. Surrounded by 26 acres of lush gardens, with dancing peacocks and a subterranean Zodiac Pool, the luxury five-star Taj heritage hotel offers 64 extremely breathtaking Art Deco- style rooms and suites.

5. Taj Rambagh Palace Jaipur

Taj Rambagh Palace Jaipur

Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, covers the royal history of Rajasthan at Rambagh Palace, once the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. The palace retains its elaborate extravagantly decorated with hand-carved marble ‘jalis’ or latticework, sandstone balustrades, and Mughal Gardens. Within this most glorious of palaces showcasing the best of Rajasthan’s royal heritage, you also experience the best fine-dining restaurants in Jaipur.
It was constructed in 1835; Rambagh Palace has stepped gracefully through many royal evolutions — from the home of the queen’s favourite handmaiden, to royal guesthouse and hunting lodge. Today, The Taj Rambagh palace crown offers 78 stunningly restored grand luxury rooms and suites which were the chambers of the former Maharaja.
Over the years, it has played loving host to several big league guests, such as Lord Louis Mountbatten, Prince Charles and Jacqueline Kennedy. We invite you to experience, like they have the finest traditions of Rajput hospitality.

6. Orange County, Kabini

 Orange County, Kabini

Orange County, Kabini. Situated on the banks of the River Kabani, this luxurious collection of lodges set in a nature reserve is on the edge of the Nagarhole7 National Park. The charming eco-chic huts have separate living areas, TVs, mini fridge, tea and coffee maker, and air-conditioner. Some have outdoor Jacuzzis; the others have plunge pools.
Freebies include parking, breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are fine dining and grill restaurants, plus a bar and a coffee lounge with. Additional amenities include an Ayurvedic spa, a fitness centre and an infinity pool.

7. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur

Taj Lake Palace , Taj Lake Palace is the most romantic hotel in the world. It was built in 1746 as the pleasure palace of Maharana Jagat Singh II Taj Lake Palace is one of the most beautiful residences in the world, since it has been featured in many films and TV serials, most notably, Octopussy and The Jewel in The Crown
This palace promoting the tradition of grand soirees and formal levees which were hosted here by the royal family of Udaipur. Meetings and Incentives at Taj Lake Palace are like nowhere else in the world. Where else can you meet at a palace in the middle of a lake and its all surrounded by the lake,It is the ideal venue for fairytale weddings and magical honeymoons.
Known as the Venice of the East, the city of Udaipur, with its extravagant palaces, serene lakes, exotic temples and resplendent gardens, has a lot to offer. Our concierge would be happy to help you in making arrangements, and plan a special tour of the Udaipur city in one of our vintage cars.

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Best Time to visit India

Best Time When to Visit India

When to visit India

  • The best time to visit India for sun worshiper is October to March, when their god makes her most glorious appearances. Especially in the south. February to May are also lovely, although a lot more humid.
  • Tiger and elephant watching are best during the hottest, driest months, April, May and June, as tigers come out in search of water.
  • Delhi and the Golden Triangle Package are best visited during February and March, October and November for tolerable temperatures, but you will get the crowds at famous sites. The weather usually very hot during April to June, with temperatures soaring over 40°C making for one big muggy metropolis. It is like the whole place is weeping with relief when the monsoon rains come in July, lasting through August and September.Although roads do flood, then, making for one big mucky metropolis. It can be foggy and freezing in December and January,
  • There are lots of wonderful celebrations in January, from the Kite Festival in Gujarat, Bikaner Camel Festival in Rajasthan to countrywide celebrations for Republic Day on 26 January. New Delhi festivities in particular are wonderful to evidence.
  • If you want to go hiking in Kerala’s Western Ghats, you are best to do so outside the monsoon peak in July and August. Houseboats don’t tend to be rented out during this time either. March is generally perfect for hiking holidays in India.
  • In Kashmir, Jammu on the plains is hit by rain and humidity during the monsoon, June to August, but the mountains are cooler. Roads can be closed by snow December to March, although you can also ski at Gulmarg then. Who knew?
  • If you want to visit the Taj Mahal Tour, you’ll be fed up if you turn up on a Friday. It’s closed.
  • Diwali, the great Festival of Light, is always a splendid affair, falling in either October or November.
  • Don’t underestimate how cold in can get in rural central India in November to January – literally woolly hats and gloves and hot water bottles for nights and early mornings – but gloriously sunny days.
  • According to Ayurveda tradition, the best season for rejuvenation therapies is monsoon because the pores of the body open wide allowing them to fully absorb the oils and therapeutic treatments.

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Top Most Famous places to visit in India in 2017

It’s time to do something new and make room for new journeys, new experiences, new adventures, new memories. A whole lot of fun and thrill await you on the other side and all you need to do is turn the page and keep moving in 2017 comes with a whole bunch of possibilities and places ready for you to be explored. The beauty of nature in India is that no matter what kind of person you are, there is always tourist someplace nice for you to go. We are blessed to be born in a free country which is so diverse in geography, culture, traditions, talent and gastronomy that you experience something new every few kilometers. It’s time to start planning your trips for 2017.

1):- Poover

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Emerging as one of the lesser crowded and beautiful offbeat tourist places in Kerala, Poovar is a most popular and must visit for its pleasant ambiance and breathtaking views. It is located on the southern trip of Trivandram (the capital of Kerala) and is a great place to experience the charm of Kerala’s renowned backwaters. The best time to visit Poovar is during winter month. The romantic weather and gorgeous landscape of this place will perfectly compliment your celebratory mood

2):- Gurudongmar Lake

Gurudongmar Lake-ghumindiaghum

Located at an altitude of 17,800 ft in the beautiful state of Sikkim, India. Gurudongmar (North Sikkim) is one of the highest and sacred lakes in the world. It is one of the most famous destinations in North Sikkim. It holds religious significance for Buddhists and must be visited for its silence and gorgeous view. The closest village from Gurdongmar Lake is tango. Best time to visit Gurudongmarlake is starting during the winter months of November when most part of the lake is frozen. Only Indian tourists are allowed to visit Gurudongmar Lake.

3):-Yumthang Valley

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We are the leading tour operator in Delhi, India. Sikkim’s Yumthang Valley remains an unspoilt and lesser-explored gem in northeast India despite its growing popularity. With some enchanting views of spacious green pastures surrounded by to wring Himalayan mountains,Yumthang Valley is one of India’s most famous and picturesque destinations. It is situated around 148 kms from Gangtok and the great time to visit Yumthang valley is from Feb to June month.

4):- Landour

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Located about 35 km from the city of Dehradun in Uttarakhand, Landour has been on the scene for a while and yet remains one of the lesser-explored towns. Landour is a pollution-free zone, As crowds throng the nearby Mussoorie, Landour remains a better option for beautiful views of the mountains and a pleasant hill station vacation away from all the hoopla. It is best visited during the summer months of March to June.

5):-Chaukori

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It is a beautiful place for viewing  the magnificent Himalayas. Surrounded by dense green forests and towering snow-clad Himalayan beautiful peaks, Chaukori is an absolutely spectacular destination to visit in the Pithoragarh district of north India’s Uttrakhand. It is a nice place for a peaceful holiday. It is just 173 km away from Nainital and offers unspoilt views of mountains and valleys full of natural wonders.  If you are looking for a hidden gem amidst nature with no crowd and beautiful weather. Best time to visit Chaukori is during summer.

6):-Andretta

Situated in the defective north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh (HP), Andretta is a small village about 14 kilometers from Palampur. It is worth to visit for its stunning weird views of the surrounding mountains, which is perfect for a backpacking and memorable trip of Himachal. Enjoy adventure activities, explore the local bazaars, visit sacred temples and taste delicious cuisine. Andretta is also gaining recognition for its Andretta pottery with items being sold in markets all across India.

7):-Spiti

Spiti Valley is one of my favorite locations to travel after Ladakh. Once you move past the commercialization and popularity brought to Ladakh thanks to movies like 3 idiots, It is not just culture and natural beauty that Spiti offers. You will see that the nearby Spiti may be far more mesmerizing. It has all the splendor of Ladakh’s vies sans the crazy number of bikers and tourists. Visit Spiti for its bizarre lakes and enchanting views of rugged and snow-clad mountains.

8):- Dras 

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Known to be India’s jeopardy and coldest inhabited place and the second coldest in the world, the dras is located in the middle of Srinagar and Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir and renowned as the ‘Gateway to Ladakh’. This comical hamlet is just 60 km from Kargil and is one of the best offbeat tourist places to visit in the country. Best time to visit Dras is during the summer months of June to September as the winters here are too harsh.

9):-Sanchi

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This one is for chronicle buffs and those who feel intrigued by India’s rich history and heritage site (recognized by UNESCO in the year 1989). The village of Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal has been popular all through the ages on account of the steps built by the emperor Asoka in the 3rd century. You can also visit the various other tourist destinations in and around the place. The Great Stupa is the oldest stone structure in India. Explore the various places of interest in Sanchi by travelling around this famous tourist destination. Best time to visit Sanchi is during the winter months of November to February

10):-Sandakphu

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Sandakphu in West bengal is popular among trekkers and adventurers as it is the highest peak in West Bengal and the highest point of the Singalila Ridge in the Darjeeling district on the West Bengal-Nepal border. It provides Beautiful views of some of the highest peaks in the world like as kanchenjunga and Everest. Best time to visit Sandakphu is from April to May when the flowers are in full bloom and then from November when you can see the gorgeous peaks against a clear blue sky.

11):-Chilika Lake

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Located in the east India’s state of Odisha, Queen of natural beauty Chilikalake is known to be one of the finest lakes in India. It is a brackish water lake stretching across more than 1,100 sq m and it is a great attraction a haven for migratory birds and also home to several threatened species of animals and plants for the tourists. If you are looking for a beautiful destination rich in natural flora and fauna, Chilika is a most visit for you. Best time to visit Chilika is during the winter months of November.

12):-Lucknow

Lucknow is one of the popular and beautiful places to visit in Uttar Pradesh (UP) to get a taste of the history, Art and culture of north India. Lucknow is one of the underrated tourist destinations of UP. Lucknow is home to some commendable and renowned buildings, ChattarManzil, including the BadaImambara, The Residency and Rumi Darwaza, among others. Lucknow delicious kebabs are renowned all across the world making it an amazing place for a gastronomic tour in India. Great time to visit Lucknow is during winter.

13):-Phaltan

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A swell tourist attraction near Satara city, Phaltan is a small city in the Satara district in south central Maharashtra. Phaltan is worth a visit on account of its graceful pomegranate farms and pleasant cool weather. Travel Agent in Delhi offers an excellent stay with tour packages to explore the nearby enchantment like the Thosegar waterfalls and KaasPathar plateau. Good time to visit Phaltan is during the winter months of December, you can enjoy nature at its very best.

14):-Gurez valley

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One of the lesser explored valleys of the located north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Gurez valley is located 150 kms from Srinagar and 85 kms from the nearest major town in Bandipora. It is one of the secluded regions of the state and provides amazing views of Aharbal waterfall, snow-clad mountains, Kounsarlake and beautiful rivers etc. If you don’t like cliches, Gurez valley is the place for you in Kashmir. Gurez typically remains cutoff in Winter from December to March. The best time to visit Gurez is between May to October.

15):- Binsar

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Located in the Kumaon hills region of Uttarakhand, Bindar is most popular for its wildzlife sanctuary located 30 km from Almora in Kumaon hills. Located at a height of 2,420 m above sea level, Binsar provides stunning views of Himalayan peaks like ShivlingKedarnath, Chaukhamba, Panchachuli and Nanda Devi. Visit Binsar for its famous romantic ambiance, Good time to visit Binsar is during winter months from October and November.

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The Best 15 Beaches in the World

Often people ask me which beaches I find the most Famous and beautiful in the world. And that’s no easy question. I’m encountering with all kinds of fine beaches with turquoise waters on lots of trips. Over and over. And tastes can differ. And that’s exactly how this list came together. The people of the world think these 15 are the best beaches on Earth. And yes, this list can get you by surprise.

Fernando-de-Noronha-Brazilie

1: Fernando de Noronha in Brazil

Turks-Caicos-Grace-Bay

2: Grace Bay, Turks & Caicos Islands

Flamenco-Beach,-Culebra,-Puerto-Rico

3: Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico

Rabbit-Beach,-Lampedusa,-Italy

4: Rabbit Beach, Lampedusa, Italy

Whitehaven-Beach,-Whitsunday-Island,-Australie

5: Whitehaven-Beach, Whitsunday Island, Australia

Playa-de-ses-Illetes,-Formentera,-Spanje

6: Playa de ses Illetes, Formentera, Spain

Anse-Lazio,-Praslin-Island,-Seychelles

7: Anse Lazio, Praslin Island, Seychelles.

Lanikai-Beach,-Kailua,-Oahu,-Hawaii

8: Lanikai Beach, Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii

Rhossili-Bay,-Swansea,-Wales

9: Rhossili Bay, Swansea, Wales

Playa-Norte,-Isla-Mujeres,-Mexico

10: Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres, Mexico

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11: Havelock Beach,  Andaman, India

goa-beach-holiday

12: Goa Beach, India

gokarna-beach-holiday

13:  Gokarna Beach, Karnataka, India

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14:  Marari  Beach, Kerala, India

kovalam-beach-holiday

15: Kovalam Beach, Kerala, India

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Best Travel Agent in Delhi, India

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As per our Experiences, Travel agents are most important because they are the local expert on the tourist places you want to go and a good travel agent always give you simple advises for the toursim places. If you plan a hypothetical trip with a travel agent then, you have to deal with only one person throughout the tour which save your time and energy. Else you have to separately contact:- Driver, Hotels, Guides, etc.

When you book your tour like a Golden triangle package tour, Rajasthan tour or Taj Mahal tours, you will definitely get good deals from renowned travel agents because all hotels give their special rates to good travel agents who have good amount business and also these rates are quite cheaper than any online portals. You will always get special attention from the hotels when you book your hotel with a travel agent comparable to an online portal. A good travel agent always works with good set of hotels from where they won’t get any complaints.

In Delhi, most of the good travel agents have their own fleet of transportation, which help them offering tour packages on cheaper rate than any online portal package making companies. All good companies always keep professional chauffeurs in their company and this way you won’t have to worry about the behavior of the drivers, which is very concern of all the foreign guests.

Tour Guides always play a very important in making your tour memorable one because if you are using the services of a knowledgeable tour guide than you will always come to know more about that place and sometime these facts and stories you won’t find on the Google. A good tour guide always gives you the honest details of their cities and also share do & don’t during the city tour. And travel agents always have contact with good guides at every place like :- Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Varanasi, etc.

Whenever, you are choosing a travel agent always go through their itineraries in details with inclusions, exclusions parts than kindly check their review on Trip Advisor, Yelp, Google, Facebook, etc. This way you will have a clear picture of the company and also help in making your tour memorable one.

Name of the travel agents In Delhi :-

1)    Trinetra tours

2)    Ghum India Ghum

3)    Cox & Kings

4)    Thomas cook

5)    Yatra.com

 

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Delhi is a most popular tourist destination because of being the capital of India, it provides direct & convenient connectivity from all major tourism places around the world. And Most of the North India tour starts Delhi. Ghum India Ghum is a travel agent in Delhi provide best deal for Delhi Darshan, Golden triangle tours, Rajasthan tours, Taj Mahal tours, Goa tours.

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Top 10 haritage sites in india

Top 10 Heritage Sites in India

Ghum India Ghum Brings your list of Heritage sites in India. Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural Heritage is both stagnant sources of life and inspiration. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)  has endeavoured to hearten the identification, protection and respect of cultural and natural heritage around the world ponder to be of outstanding value to humanity. India has a total of 32 world heritage sites that have been recognised by UNESCO.

Taj Mahal Tour Package

1) Taj Mahal: The Taj Mahal of Agra is one of the 7 Wonders of the World, for reasons more than just looking magnificent. An gigantic mausoleum of white marble, built in Agra between 1631 and 1648 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj, The Taj Mahal is the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage.

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Agra Fort

2) Agra Fort: Agra fort is the most important fort of India. Near the gardens of the Taj Mahal stands the important 16th-century Mughals monument known as the Red Fort of Agra. This powerful fortress of red sandstone encompasses on the riverbank of Yamuna in Agra, within its 2.5km-long enclosure walls, the imperial city of the Mughal rulers.

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Qutub Minar

3) Qutub Minar and its remembrance: Built in the early 13th century a few kilometers Mehrauli, south of Delhi, the red sandstone tower of Qutb Minar is 73 meters high, tapering from 2.75 m in diameter at its peak to 14.32 meters at its base, and alternating angular and rounded flutings. It is the historical monument of India named after the Qutb al-Din Aibak. It has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The neighboring archaeological area contains funerary buildings, notably the magnificent Alai-Darwaza Gate, the masterpiece of Indo-Muslim art, two mosques, and Tomb of Iltutmish,  including the Quwwatu’l-Islam, the oldest in northern India, built of materials reused from some 20 Brahman temples. The meaning of Qutub is the pole of justice.

Fatehpur_Sikri

4) Fatehpur Sikri: Fatehpur Sikri is located in Uttar Pradesh (UP) at 35 kilometers away from Agra on the Vindhya Mountain. Built during the second half of the 16th century by the Emperor Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri (the City of Victory on Sikri) was the capital of the Mughal Empire for only some 10 years. The complex of monuments and temples, All in a uniform architectural style, includes one of the immense mosques in India, The Jama Masjid. We all known that Fatehpur Sikri has a wonderful architectural view and it is one of the best Architectural sites.

Humayuns_tomb

5) Humayun’s Tomb: This tomb, built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal.

The Jantar Mantar

6) The Jantar Mantar: The Jantar Mantar, in Jaipur (pink city), is a biggest astronomical observation site built in the early 18th century in India. It includes a set of some 20 main fixed apparatus. They are monumental examples in the masonry of known instruments, but which in many cases have highlight of their own. This is the most significant, most comprehensive, and the best preserved of India’s historic observatories.

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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

7) Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus: The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, formerly known as Victoria Terminus Station, built in 1888 in Mumbai, is an outstanding example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture in India, integrate with themes deriving from Indian traditional architecture. The building complete construction designed by the British architect F. W. Stevens, who named it (VT) Victoria Terminus, after the then reigning Queen Victoria (QV). became the symbol of Bombay as the ‘Gothic City’ and the major international mercantile port of India.

Mountain Railways of India

8) Mountain Railways of India: This includes three railways – The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway  was the first, and the most outstanding the Nilgiri Mountain Railway & the Kalka Shimla Railway. All three railways are still fully operational.

Ellora Caves

9) Ellora Caves : These 34 monasteries and temples, spreading over more than 2 kms, were dug side by side in the wall of a high basalt cliff, not far from Aurangabad, in Maharashtra central India. Ellora, with its uninterrupted sequence of monuments dating from AD 600 to 1000, brings the civilisation of ancient India to life.

Konarak Sun Temple

10) Konarak Sun Temple: On the shores of the Bay of Bengal (Orissa), bathed in the rays of the rising sun, the Hindu temple at Konarak is a monumental representation of the sun god Surya’s chariot; The Konarak Sun temple is known for the exquisite stone carvings that cover the entire structure. Its 24 wheels are decorated with symbolic designs and it is led by a team of six horses. In the temple, there are three images of the Sun God, situated to catch the rays of the sun at dawn, noon and sunset. Built in the 13th century, it is one of India’s most popular Brahman sanctuaries. The Konark Sun Temple is the most famous tourist destination in Orissa and has been a World Heritage Site since 1984.

There are many more Heritage sites in India in this blog we are sharing 10 out of them . Thank you.

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golden triangle tour package

Places to be Covered on Short India Tour

If you want to visit North India within a ​5​N/​6​D Package, Then you must take a package of Golden Triangle Tour. The Golden Triangle Tour, which includes Three Major Cities Like as- Delhi (Capital of India), Agra (City of love) and Jaipur (Pink City). India is one of the most achingly beautiful architectural achievements in the world.

Delhi Darshan

 

Delhi

Journey of Golden Triangle Tour Package starting with Delhi. Delhi is the most famous tourist destination cities of India.​ You​ can​ witness​ ​people speaking ​various types of language​s​ (Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, English) , ​famous Cuisines​ ​(Mughlai,Punjabi, Continental, etc)​, Several famous historical monuments , Many important govt. Buildings, etc. ​Famous​ Monuments​ to visit in Delhi – Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Lotus Temple, India gate, Humayun tomb and many​​ more plac​es thus list go on​. But ​my ​​best​ ​to visit​ is​ Connaught Place for many reasons like Palika Market, Street Food, Rajpath, Regal Cinema. If you are a religious person then visit Birla Mandir, Akshardham Temple, Jama mosque, ​C​hattarpur Mandir, Lotus temple.​ ​If you are a shopping​ freak​ th​a​n Delhi is the ​best ​place to shop ​starting from ​ – Chandni Chowk​,​ Palika Bazaar, Sarojani Nagar Market, Karol Bagh Gaffar Market. I ​always​​​​ have perfect time ​on my ​​D​elhi​ visit​. ​ ​It ​always​ an unforgettable and comfort journey for me.

Agra Tour Package

Agra

After visiting Delhi the next destination to visit Agra city. This, despite being a ​ popular ​tourist city, feels much more like a​ huge​ village. It​s​ really is a massive contrast to Delhi. Which is absolutely know as The city of love (symbol of  love),​ Taj Mahal ​build by Shah Jahan in memory of his beautiful beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal. But Taj Mahal is not only the attraction of Agra there are various most delightful memorial places to visit – Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Mehtab Bagh, Mankameshwar Temple arts. How can we forget about Agra’s Petha, which is also known as w​a​ter melon. It is​ very​ delicious if you visit Agra then must try Agra’s Petha. In Agra Urdu is the most common language like Hindi. Agra’s Culture, tradition, people​ are​ amazing. I had a good experience to visit Agra. I can’t forget the good moment when I visit the Taj Mahal. Really Taj Mahal is the symbol of True Love.

jaipur tour package

 

Jaipur

Last but not the least It comes Jaipur city. The last destination of our Golden Triangle Tour. Jaipur which is also known as The Pink City. Again the most popular city of India – Pink city has its soul charm. There are various Forts, Temples and gardens, Monuments. The most famous tourist places, attraction in pink city – Hawa Mahal, Jaigarh Fort, Statue circle, Jantar Mantar, etc. Jaipur is also known about types of jewelry, Diamonds. On the other hand the handmade crafts are incredible. Talented workers show his extraordinary talent. Raj Mandir Cinema is also the most popular visited place in Jaipur. Ram Mandir Cinema is the ancient Theater of Jaipur. Like Delhi and Agra, Jaipur has its own culture, traditions, foods, etc. women love to shop in Jaipur – Different Types of Bangles, Traditional Clothes, handmade itemsArticle Search, etc. It was a good memorable journey for me.

​Indian ​Golden triangle tour Package of North India is really an iconic pearl for India tourism industry​. If you are planning to travel Cultural and historical myth combination in India, visit the Golden Triangle with Golden Triangle Tour Packages and explore the most famous enchanting beauty of the cultural heritage of the world.

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5 stunning Places To Visit in India in Winter

Winter is around the corner and it’s nigh time we pile up our bags, and go out to experience the shudder. December & January are the month when pleasant amalgamates with chill and creates a new fetus known as Whoopee! These stunning places in  India in December can turn your regular trip into a novel discovery that you’ve been yearning for since long. We have found the best stunning places in India to visit in December & January to make winters an epic affair.
1. Sonamarg,Jammu and Kashmir:

See the beginning of snowfall in December as you go near the glacial sighting in this winter wonderland.The conditions at the meadow of gold, Sonamarg, drops down to subzero levels during this month.

See the undiscovered Thajiwas glacier, situated only 7 kms.Sleigh rides, snowboarding and skiing are one of the best things to do in December here. Sport or wear a red Santa Claus coat and hop onto a sledge singing ‘jingle bells’ with breathtaking hills in the backdrop.

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2. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh:

Snow-capped Himalayan peaks & green pastures surround Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh. You can enjoy a heritage walk through Shimla’s Victorian-era architecture, labyrinthine bazaars & lengthy pedestrian shopping promenade.  You will encounter immense  peace beyond the crowd of Shimla. Click the perfect selfies with your loved one at the most romantic honeymoon destinations in India in December. Go for a joyride at the Winter Sports Festival in Shimla—enjoy the natural ice-skiing and hanging balloons.

 

3. Leh,Ladakh

Leh-Ladakh is a land like no other. Bordered by two of the world’s mightiest mountain ranges, the Great Himalaya and the Karakoram, it lies athwart two other, the Ladakh range and the Zanskar range.The beaut of the situation cannot be conveyed in language.Right from gompas to the sensational momos, the superabundance of attractions to visit makes this city make it paradise on earth.It is pronounced that only in Ladakh can a man sitting in the sunshine with his feet in the shade suffer from sunstroke and frostbite at the same time.The place has so many surprises together that one can’t help but be awed.

 

4. Goa, India:

Goa is amongst the most popular spots to visit in winter in India. The casinos in Goa become wilder during this month, which is why the place received its name as the ‘Las Vegas in India’. The fireworks and the trance music with sand tickling your toes is the best feeling you can have during winter! The list does not stop here—loudest EDM party, feast of St. Francis Xavier, VH1 Supersonic and Sunburn Music Festival come complimentary.The space has exactly everything to offer what you require from a kick ass Christmas and New Year.

5. Rann Of Kutch, Gujarat

December is the best time to explore the white desert to watch the salt turn blue under the moonlight sky. A stop at a tent in the outskirts of Dhordo village is an enthralling experience. Kutch becomes alive in December with loads of celebrations—The Kutch Festival. The only festival which continues for two long months is deemed in this salty land. Travel to the RannUtsav for an everlasting experience.

 

If want to see beauty of India visit in winter and enjoy these beautiful & famous tourist places and let us know your view on this article in comment box below or For more details :-

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