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Select your Next weekend Getaway from Delhi-A perfect trip for Historical and Adventurous lovers


Delhi, the capital of India doesn’t need any introduction that witnesses a large influx of travelers all throughout the year. From towering buildings to the ruins of the heritage monuments, Delhi has so much to leave you enchanted with. If we talk about Delhi, the first thing comes in our mind is its remarkable attractions such as Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Jantar Mantar, India Gate, Rajghat, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Jama Masjid, Rajghat etc.
Delhi has some recharged and rejuvenated tourist destinations close to the city. If you are preparing to a weekend holiday trip, there are some outstanding weekend getaways from Delhi. These short trips are the perfect way to explore destinations in and around your city and come back refreshed.

As St. Augustine said the – “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” Let’s chart out some pleasure trips from Delhi to hill stations, religious sites, wildlife sanctuaries or adventure destinations etc.

Agra, Uttar Pradesh
6244061405_1af167edcf_zAgra is a lovely town located on the banks of Yamuna River in Uttar Pradesh, located around just 200 km it a favorable destination for Delhiites.
Agra also features three UNESCO world heritage sites. They are Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Taj Mahal is the symbol of eternal love which was built by the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is famous for its matchless architectural beauty and never fails to lure visitors coming from different parts of the world for India tours. The vista of white marble monument Taj Mahal is simply matchless especially during sunrise, sunset or full moon light.

Jaipur
Amber-fort-Jaipur-31This princely city of Rajasthan offers royalty and Raj culture of the bygone era. It is located around 268 km from Delhi. Affectionately dubbed as the Pink City, Jaipur takes pride in its royal attractions including sightseeing, shopping and enjoying Rajasthani cuisine and culture. Some of the famous sightseeing places in Jaipur are its forts – Jaigarh, Amber and Nahargarh. Other sightseeing places to see are the Jantar Mantar Observatory, Galta Monkey Temple, Hawa Mahal and City Palace. One must relish the shopping and the food here.

Haridwar
Malviya_dwipa_island_across_Har_ki_Pauri_during_Kavad_mela,_HaridwarHaridwar is situated about 215km from the capital city Delhi and one of the favorite destinations for weekend getaways around Delhi. Haridwar is a holiest town and also consider as the ultimate gateway to Gods. It is situated at the place where Ganges emerges from mighty Himalayas, it is the perfect weekend gateway to have a quick dip in the Ganga, visit temples and attend the evening aarti.

Mussoorie
MussoorieMussoorie is a hill station situated at the foothills of the Himalayas and also known as “The Queen of Hills”. Located around 275.7 km from Delhi, it is the best place for trekking and sightseeing. The romantic atmosphere of Mussoorie has earned the town its name of the Indian honeymoon capitol. Spread over mountain range, with unbelievable views of majestic Himalayas, and distant views of the pious Ganga River from one end and Jamuna River from the other it attracts a number of tourists from all over the globe.

It is such a paradise to hide from unbearably hot summers of Delhi. Tourists flock Mussoorie from April to June to beat the Delhi heat and from Dec-Jan to enjoy the snow.

Nainital
Naini LakeNainital is a beautiful hill station having amazing views of hills and ancient temples in its arms. It is situated around 296 km from Delhi and popularly known as the “Lake District of India”. Here you can enjoy Cable car rides, boating in the beautiful lakes, scenic views of Kumaon hills, horse and animal rides, trekking, sightseeing etc.

Corbett National Park
tiger-corbett-parkThe famous reserve is a great destination to immerse you in natural beauty. The park is located at the Nainital district of Uttrakhand, around 235 kms from Delhi. It acts as the protective reservoir for the critically endangered Bengal Tigers of India with the highest diversity of flora and fauna. Jim Corbett has always been the first hit for the tourists and the wildlife lovers. You can take a safari in a gypsy or even enjoy an elephant safari.

Rishikesh
Trayambakeshwar Temple, Rishikesh2An adventure hub not too far from Delhi, Rishikesh is popular for its adventures activities. The environment in Rishikesh offers a variety of exciting outdoor activities including white water rafting, camping, Rock Climbing, Bungee Jumping, giant swing, cliff jumping, kayaking, trekking, river crossing, yoga and even meditation for people seeking spiritual rejuvenation.
Rishikesh is blessed to withhold the presence of Lord Vishnu ‘lord of all senses’ and the Ganges river as well. It is perfect to immerse yourself in spirituality and yoga with numerous yoga centers offering short term and long term courses.

Mathura
Mathura is the birthplace of Lord Krishna which is popularly known as the Brajbhoomi. It is situated located around 160 kumis from Delhi, on the bank of river Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh state. Visit the Krishna-Balaram Temple (ISKCON), the prison cell where the parents of Lord Krishna were kept during Mahabharata period. The other popular tourist attractions of Mathura are Dwarkadheesh temple, Gita mandir, Government museum.

Bharatpur
Bharatpur Bird SanctuaryThe Bharatpur bird sanctuary’s close proximity to Delhi at 200 km makes it an ideal weekend getaway. It is one of the best bird sanctuaries of India & famous among the tourists for its outstanding wetland bird reserve.
This park hosts a large number of Migratory birds such as Chinese coots, Saras cranes, pelicans and many more in the winter months. This destination is haven for bird watchers and people who love nature. Immerse yourself in the dense forest and birds chirping…the fresh air and the cool breeze.

Sariska National Park
tiger-sariska-national-parkYour chance to see a tigers is just 4 hours away from Delhi in Sariska National Park. Sariska is famous national park and tiger reserve, it is Located at a distance of 217kms from Delhi. It comprises of hills and narrow valleys of the Aravali Hill range. The broad range of wild life here is a wonderful example of ecological adoption and tolerance. Commonly seen animals in the park include nilgai, sambar, spotted deer, striped hyena, Indian porcupine.

Start packing your bags for your next weekend trip.

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The amazing natural Valley of Flowers: Uttarakhand


Valley of Flowers National Park is such a tourist paradise and a photographer’s delight which comes alive with the monsoon rain (during spring season). This beautiful place is located in the lap of West Himalaya, in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

This place mesmerizes everyone with its classic natural beauty surrounded by the awe-inspiring Himalayan peaks as well as the lush green forests all around. It is a World Heritage Site with the covering an enchanting magical area of 87 square meters. This amazing vally was declared as the National park in the year 1982.

Tourists can enjoy the colors and fragrance of around 498 varieties of flowers including Brahma Kamal, the state flower of Uttarakhand, Marigolds, orchids, daisies, poppies, rhododendrons, primulas, blue poppy, the cobra lily and many others. Excluding this there are many plants having medicinal values.

Witnessing the place a person can see the blooming flowers everywhere in the surroundings and reflecting many colours like purple, blue, yellow, green, red, pink, white etc.

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 The overall view of the Valley of Flowers is looks like multi-coloured and handmade natural carpet with a hilly snow covered backdrop, which completely magnetize the tourists.

According to the legends, at the time of Ramayana (a hindu epic) the hindu God Hanuman had collected the Sanjeevani buti from this place and cure Lakshmana.

This place was first discovered accidently by a British mountaineer and botanist named Frank S. Smythe in 1931. The mountaineer was captivated by eye-catching and spectacular background of the beautiful flowers and their nature smiles.

After some time, he wrote a book about this picture-perfect location, titled ‘The Valley of Flowers’. He introduced to the world to the secret of this beautiful valley.

The most amazing tale about this place is that, the local peoples was always known about this place but as it was externally beautiful, they thought that fairies must be living here, and did not dare set foot on it.

But today this place is grown to be one of the most popular travel destinations of Uttarakhand. Every year a number of travelers, botanists, adventure seekers, nature lovers and all the curious souls come here to experience the incredible charm of this place.

 The beautiful Valley of Flowers is opened for the visitors from April to October. After the first rain shower the tourists can enjoy the full blooming of the flowers. Remaining part of the year this place remains close because at that time it is completely covered in snow.

You can also enjoy the presence of snow leopard, Asiatic Black Bear, Snow Leopard, Brown bear, Musk deer, Blue Sheep, Red Fox, Common Langur, Himalayan musk deer etc. with  a large variety of aerial species.

 Cascading waterfalls, small streams, flamboyant paddocks, crystalline streams, majestic peaks and of course the flowery meadows waits for you this year. So plane for a chilled vacation trip in this summer.

Pack in your bags as soon as you can within the short time available to you and visit the amazing Valley of Flowers. Definitely you will fall in love with this place.

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Best Weekend Gateways from Mumbai


Mumbai is one of the most enchanting, sensational and happening cites of India. A multi-ethnic city in its real sense, Mumbai is a huge pot of entertainment for travelers and tourists from a variety of traditions and diverse walks of life. It also known as the ‘Entertainment Center of India’.

Mumbai is absolutely a place that you can’t afford to miss. This colorful city offers  countless activities which compete each other in term of offering funs and pleasure. A ‘city that never sleeps’, is also engrossed in the tranquil and rustic beauty.

There are numerous locations of tourist interests near Mumbai where one can take a holiday and get away from the chaos of the daily city life. After touring to these places, it is definite that travelers would understand that the ‘financial center of India’ (Mumbai) is still untouched by the worldly charisma.

Tourists can enjoy this magnificent journey where hills stations would invigorate them with their rock-cut temples and cooling effect, in the appearance of caves, would provide an insight of antique structural design.

People of Mumbai can go to number of nearby places so that they can relax and enjoy from the stressful and hectic schedule. There are many lovely hill-stations around Mumbai which known as an ideal destinations for a weekend break. From religious places to charming beach cities and hilly areas there are a number of variations for weekend getaway near this sticking city.

Some awesome Weekend Getaways or tourist attractions from Mumbai are-

Khandala

Khandala

Khandala is a must watch location situated in Western Ghats. It is hardly 101 km from Mumbai. It is definitely an exotic location with unlimited amount of beauty, greenery and splendor. Most Mumbai based people do consider it the perfect place to unwind after a hectic week.

Khandala is also known as Mother Nature as the scenic beauty reminds you to question the different facets of nature. This is the perfect location for people who want to learn yoga or meditation, walking and hiking, various sports activities. It is the perfect spot to view the steep panoramic view of beautiful valleys and woods, lakes and waterfalls.

Place of Interest: Bedsa Caves, Bhaja Caves, Karla Caves, Kune Falls  etc.

Lonavala

Vinchukata Fortification, Lohagarh Fort

Vinchukata Fortification, Lohagarh Fort

Lohagarh Fort

Lohagarh Fort

Lonavala is a wonderful and extremely charming slope place situated around 82 km from Mumbai. It offers a breathtaking view of its surroundings which is flanked by lush greeneries dominating the entire landscape, cascading waterfalls, mountains stealing a glimpse from the thick cloud cover and much more.
This hill station also referred as ‘jewel of the Sahyadri Mountains’. It is the smallest hill station in Maharashtra but there is no shortage but pristine natural surroundings, which appear to be a piece of heaven in the placid region.

Place of Interest: Pawna Lake, Karla Caves, Lonavala Lake, Lohagarh Fort and Duke’s Nose etc.

Shirdi

Sai Baba Temple, Shirdi

Sai Baba Temple, Shirdi

The town of Shirdi is a popular pilgrimage in the state of Maharashtra that is best known for Sai Baba, the great saint of modern India. It is situated around 3oo kilometers from Mumbai. Sai Baba shows us the path of love, forgiveness and truth. At this place Sai Baba spent most of his life, and taught his devotees.

At Shirdi Baba’s devotees built up a temple on his Samadhi. One can explore the several holy sacred shrines and temples related to the revered sage’s lifespan.

Place of Interest: Adul Baba Cottage, Dixit Wada Museum, Gurusthan, Samadhi Mandir

Mahabaleshwar

Arthur's Seat Point, Mahabaleshwar

Arthur’s Seat Point, Mahabaleshwar

Garlanded with exotic environs and mesmerizing landscapes, Mahabaleshwar is one of the must see places in India. It is located around 268 kms from Mumbai. Experience the awesome beauty of this place where one of the evergreen forests of the world is located.

It is a very popular place as it is a pilgrimage centre and the temple of Mahabaleshwar. Legend has it that a spout from the mouth of a cow is the spring from which water wells out to form four tributaries which meld together downstream to form the river Krishna.

Place of Interest: Mahabaleshwar temple, The Carnac Point, Babbington Point, Bombay Point, Connaught Peak etc.

Matheran

Louisa Point, Matheran

The luxuriant vegetation and the scenic landscapes are the ones that make Matheran a perfect holiday destination. It is located around 85 kms from Mumbai.

Architectural wonders add up to the charm of the place and there are so many places from where you can admire the view that you won’t even know which one is the best. Thus quaint and quiet, Matheran is for everyone who desires to breathe some fresh air on a weekend break.

Place of Interest: Charlotte Lake, Hart Point, Echo Point, Porcupine Point etc.

Panchgani

View of Panchgani Hills

View of Panchgani Hills

Panchgani enclosed by five hills is a popular hill station which is situated around  250 km from Mumbai. Panoramic view of dazzling rivers, exotic flora and fauna makes the land a showpiece of nature.

Giggling streams of river Krishna passing through valley presents a feast for visitor’s ears.

Place of Interest: Sydney Point, Rajpuri caves, Lingmala Falls etc. Also enjoy adventure sports like rock climbing, boating, trekking, River rafting etc.

Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Island is situated around 10 km away from Mumbai. The caves are known as Elephanta due to the Elephant-shaped rock structure located on the island. The temples situated inside the caves are declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

There are two groups of cave i.e Hindu caves and Budish caves. Elephanta caves are known for their wonderful rock cut architecture.

Place of Interest: Ancient cave temples, view of the Mumbai skyline, three-headed Shiva sculpture.

Goa

Anjuna Beach, Goa

Anjuna Beach, Goa

The land of sun, sand and surf, Goa is situated around 600km away from Mumbai. This zesty town of Goa is well known across borders for its mesmerizing golden beaches, dazzling nightlife, fashion, fiestas, churches and lip-smacking cuisines.

Place of interest: Peppy Flee Markets, Enthralling Water Sports beaches, church and Cathedrals, etc. There is a lot to visit and for a perfect and revitalizing weekend around Mumbai form of water resorts, hill stations, bird sanctuaries, forts and beautiful landscapes.


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The Architectural Wonders of Delhi


Delhi is dotted with many world famous architectural works. The Indian architecture is a perfect blend of various architectural styles as it is influenced by various dynasties. All these dynasties and religions left their influence on their creations. Having this great architectural style this city can easily hypnotize the tourists and visitors.

This tour of Delhi offers everything for everyone. It is referred as the heart of India. This holiday trip also gives you an opportunity to explore several historical sites, and to be a part of present, living history. Delhi is an amazing city absorbing many magical colours, different culture and religions.

Delhi has been the centre of Different King and powerful empires, it is also the lasting serving Capital of India. It is consider that many Kings and Emperors have fought over Delhi and it built, ruined and rebuilt many times. So each era leave its mark and characters on Delhi in the form of different constructions.

Different King of Delhi builds different buildings, monuments and mosques in Delhi to show their powers and for leaving their personal architectural identity.

Delhi is a hub of architectural heritage that shows the past to the present day history. Mughal forts to temples to colonial pattern there are a number of architectural specimens. Some of them are listed here.

Qutub Minar
Qutb Minar symbolizes the great Indo-Islamic architectural work of history in India and considered to be a great stuff for the country. Qutab-Minar-DelhiThe world’s tallest brick tower provides the thrilling sight and got the position of 39 in by UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is one of the most exciting places for domestic as well international visitors.

Humayun’s Tomb
The Humayun Tomb is mostly popular for its marvelous architectural beauty that expresses certain cultural message to the beholders. humayun-tombIt is a great and earliest building of Mughal era and great example of brilliant Mughal architecture. Having a large complex, with a garden on four sides and the mausoleum in the middle it is constructed by Red sand stone. Humayun tomb is also believed to be the predecessor of worldly famous Taj Mahal.

Red Fort
Red Fort is another place of attraction for visitors. Actually it is the popular Mughal jewel in the appearance of Red Fort Red-Fort-delhiwhere the prime minister of India hosts the Tiranga at every Republic Day and Independence Day. Red Fort is also famous for its architectural marvel which is a great combination of Persian, Turkish and Mughal cultures.

Akshardham Temple
Akshardham temple is the perfect attraction that shows the great mastery of arts and architecture of present generation; Akshardham_Temple_in_Delhiit has been built with many combined cultures which gives beautiful sight to the tourists. Today, it became an essential part of the any Delhi tour.

India Gate
India Gate is a 42 m tall monument. This amazing monument shows the magical work of the popular architect knows as Luytens who was the designer of this creation. India-GateIn 1931 this monument was constructed in commemorating the 90,000 soldiers who had died fighting for the British Raj in the world war-I. The light seen lit always is a tribute giving to the ‘Amar Jawan’ which means the immortal soldiers.

Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar is built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur in the Rajput style of construction. It is an astronomical observatory or instrument for calculation to correct the astronomical tables to confirm the data and position of Sun, Moon and all other planets. There is an instruement known as ‘Samrat Yantra’ for calculating the accurate time of the day within half a second.

Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament House
Rashtrapati Bhavan or the Viceroy’s house in Delhi is a classical European building with some features of Mughal architectural style.

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Rashtrapati Bhavan

The other most impressive building of Delhi is Parliament House or Sansad Bhavan. Both the buildings Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament House are Designed by British architect Edwin Lutyens .
There are a number of architectural wonder in Delhi which was constructed after the independence of India. Some of them are the pure example of Hindu architecture and some of them are influenced by the British architecture.

As a result, there are lots of diverse places that should be visited on your Next holiday trip of Delhi.

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The Pride of Gujarat – Asiatic lions and the incredible Rann of Kutch


The vibrant city Gujarat is located in the western part of India and worldly popular as the Jewel of the Western India. Gujarat is famous for its breathtaking natural beauty, cultural heritage, crafts work, scenic splendor and also for its great history. Having innumerable tourist attractions the state is also a most beautiful tourist hub in India. The state has all the things that attract a huge number of tourists and nature lovers from all parts of the globe.

There are a number of tourist places in Gujarat but the most exciting trip is to visit the Gir Forest National Park and Rann of Kutch together. It will be a treat and life time experience for the nature and wildlife lovers.

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Gir National Park Safari

Gir National Park is nestled in the southwest region of Gujarat acquiring an area of 1412 sq km. once it was the hunting grounds of the Nawabs of Junagadh. This forest is full of rivers and streams, plateaus and valleys, evergreen flora, grasslands and rocky hills. This national park is internationally acclaimed for successfully saving the Asiatic Lion (Panther Leo Persica). It is also famous all over the world as the last home of this precious species of Asiatic lions.

There is great news for the wildlife lovers that according to the latest census the number of Asiatic lions has increased by 27%.
Other animals in the park are chital, nilgai, sambar, nilgai antelope, chowsingha four-horned antelope, hyenas, Gir foxes, pygmy woodpecker, brown fish etc. Some of the typical birds also found in Gir forest like sperpent eagle, king vulture, woodpeacker, bush quail, etc, actually it homes over 300 species of resident birds. There are some large water bodies like the Kamleshwar Dam homes marsh crocodile.

Jeep Safari

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The most attractive activity during your visit of Gir National Park is jeep safari. Visitors can have a clear glance and click some pictures of many rare animals. They can spot the unmatched wilderness of animals in their natural habitat.

The remarkable place to visit in Gujarat is the endless desert of kutch. Kutch is a land of color, culture, generous history, flaming flamingos, chronicle, White Salt Desert, handicrafts and different migratory birds. This seasonal island is surrounded by seawater. A large part of this district is known as Rann of Kutch.

Rann of Kutch, also famous as the Great Rann of Kutch. It is a mesmerizing salt desert acquires an area around 10,000 square kilometers. The most sticking feature of this amazing place is that this salt desert is submerged in the water during the monsoon season.

Rann of Kutch

Rann of Kutch

In remaining eight months, this pristine beauty of nature wrapped in white salt and look like a symphony of salt and sand. During these months this place is actually looks like a dream place or heaven of the earth. This Great Rann of Kutch reaches its zenith on a full moon night.

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Sunset at Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

The must do thing in the moon light is the moon light camel safari.
A “Rann Utsav” is also celebrate here, begins in December. Gujarat government set up a number of luxury tents. Tourists can enjoy cultural programs, handicraft stalls with rows of food.

There is a saying for this Great Rann of Kutch is that during the visit of Gujarat “you haven’t seen anything if you haven’t seen Kutch.”


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Ladakh –A Wonderful Blend Of Beauty And Adventures


A Beautiful Lake Of Ladakh

Reflection In Beautiful Lake Of Ladakh (Image By Flickr)

Nature is great and amazing creator of incredible beautiful places. Ladakh is a white snow magic on the earth. It’s really like a kaleidoscope of natures beauty, snow covered peaks, large and barren sand dunes, frozen rivers, miraculous valleys, extremely cold region, scorching sunlight, dazzling shiny mountains and Buddhist monasteries. This exotic region situated in the northernmost of Jammu & Kashmir and lies between the giant Himalaya and the beautiful Karakoram mountain range.

Ladakh is full with wonderful natural charm that always attracts to the nature lovers. The peaceful area of Ladakh is also presenting the wonderful range of adventures. Ladakh is the land of High passes and high adventure sports. There are various adventurous activities, which can fill adventure and sparks in your Ladakh tour .Be a part of some adventurous  to get a most wonderful and memorable trip of  Ladakh  .Some are here:

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Chadar Trek Of Ladakh(Image By Flickr)

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Trekking On The Snow Covered Trek(Image By Flickr)

Trekking-Measure the Slopes of  Mountain

Ladakh is full with wonderful dangerous treks. Gather your courage and be ready to view a beautiful world at extreme levels of thrill. There are many treks in Ladakh which are famous among the trekkers. A Trek of Ladakh can be categorized in three category likes easy treks, moderate treks and difficult trek. Lamayuru to Alchi trek, Ripchar Valley Trek, Padum to Darcha Trek and Lamayuru to Darcha Trek are comes in easy treks. Markha Valley Trek, Lamayuru Stok Kangri and Markha Valley Trek with Stok Kangri Climb are known as moderate trek.Chadar trek,Jhunglam Hemis to Padum trek and Kang Yatse and Dzo Jongo are well known as difficult trek of Ladakh region. Markha valley and Chadar trek are the most popular tracks.Chadar Trek is well known and dangerous trek in the all over world.

Paragliding

Paragliding In Ladakh(Image By Flickr)

Paragliding- Glance of Beauty of Ladakh From the Sky

Feel the brutal and strong winds slap at the high level of the surface. A bird’s eye view of IndusValley gives you an ultimate experience of your life. There are many best spots around Ladakh for thrilling paragliding experiences would be Stok Kangri, Tsemo Gompa and Leh Bazaar as well.

Bikers In Ladakh

Bike Adventure In Ladakh(Image By Flickr)

Bike Trip-Explore the Charm of High Passes with Adventure

Biking in Ladakh region is awesome.Biking across the Himalayan route by crossing the amazing Rothang pass, KuluValley and Lahaul-Spiti valley fascinates to bikers with its romantic charms and thrills. On the route,you will interact with famous Shanti Stupa, LehPalace and Sankar monastery, which are spreading a divine charm. You can take real beauty and challenges on the Highest Motorable Road in the world i.e. Khurdung La Pass only by the Bike.

Yak Safari

Yak Safari (Image By Flickr)

 Yak Safari: Special Safari in the Ladakhi Style

Yak Safari puts some more fun in your Ladakh trip .Yak is a heavy and shaggy animal. So enjoy the beauty of spanning glacial valleys, streams, snow clad high peaks, green forest and deep meadow on this special safari.

Camel Ride

Camel Safari In Nubra Valley(Image By Flickr)

Camel Safaris-An amazing Journey of  Mountains on the Ship of Desert

The Double Humped camel is the special species of Himalaya region. Take a deep glance of  Monasteries, Gompas. Stupas, Kangri peaks, Khardung la pass with this exclusive safari. Only Camel safari gives you full explore of the beautiful villages of the amazing Nubra valley.

Rafting

Rafting In Zanskar River (Image By Flickr)

Rafting-An Extreme Thriller on the Water Waves:

Best entertainment with some bit of adventure –River Rafting. Take a glimpse of picturesque landscapes, shining peaks, deep canyons, hillside villages and hilltop monasteries from the high and low waves of river Zanskar and Indus river are famous for rafting.

 


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Shopping around the Monument of Love – Taj Mahal


 

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Monument With White Beauty-Taj Mahal

As we know India is undoubtedly the true land of tourism, Taj Mahal is also known as the exact witness of Indian tourism. Your tour to India is incomplete without seeing the glorious beauty of  Taj Mahal, which is why a number of tourists visit Agra every year. As a result, the city of Taj, Agra has developed into a very good shopping city in last few years. Shopping places near Taj offers you a very superior variety of souvenirs to purchase. These markets are always full of crowd and propose you the different artifacts and other valuable items. The people who love leather, and sweets will be very happy being here.

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Beautiful Replica Of  Taj Mahal

Coming back with a replica of Taj Mahal is a very common trend which people are still following . You can bring this mini Taj Mahal to your home, or you can also gift it to others. It is prepared by local talented artists and is very famous between tourists. Other thing which is famed is incredible leather goods as the city is well known for its leather industry. The items which you can purchase are belts, shoes, leather jackets and bags, etc., which are available in various colors and designs. Different decorative items made up of metals like brass; copper and silver would also be a good item to purchase.

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Rug And Carpet Center Near Taj Mahal

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Beautiful Marble Items In A Shop

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Some Small Gift Items

One of its kinds, the mobile souvenir is always roaming around the Taj Mahal. You can purchase all kinds of items from them like key rings, mini model of Taj Mahal, books about Taj Mahal and Agra, etc. You will find few Governments Handloom and Handicraft shops near the western gate of Taj Mahal.

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Beautiful Embroidered Pair of Marble Pot

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Colorful Pots In Market Near Taj Mahal

You can buy some unique things like the sarees made of bamboo and banana, handmade rugs, curtains and bed sheets. Outside the south gate of Taj Mahal, you will find Taj Ganj, which is famous for various marble items. Everything which can be carved from marble is available here. All of these items are beautifully designed by professional artists. Agra Petha is very famous, and it is a must try, which is worth it. This is a trend in India that people purchase this delicious sweet for others as a gift item.

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Different Flavors Of Petha

Different culture ,food and a wonderful  visit  of  Taj Mahal give you a unforgettable experience.You will also find some food joints near Taj, where you can relish local food. The cuisine of Agra is very scrumptious and preferred by all travellers. The famous markets are Kinari Bazaar, Taj Ganj Area, Pratap Puro and Sadar Bazaar. If you are there in Agra during the Taj Mahotsav, the fun of your trip will be double. Artists and craftsmen from all over the world come there to display their work. You will find the maximum of variety there, and you can purchase these items at a very good price.

It is not like that you will find only traditional and handicraft objects in Agra. The city also has world-class famous shopping malls, which are very famed between tourists, like Omaxe Wedding Mall. There is a marvellous food court and a banquet hall in the mall, which can be used for different parties and functions. The other mall situated near Taj Mahal is TDI Mall, where you will find some world-class brands. The other famous shopping malls in the city are Pacific Taj Mall and Ashok Cosmos Mall. There are different food joints in these malls and other shopping outlets followed by various entertainment zones where you can enjoy and relax.Shopping of  precious marble and astonishing  view of  Taj Mahal .

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