Jammu and Kashmir

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Tourist places in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir “Paradise on the Earth” is the northern frontier state of India locked in Himalayan Mountain surrounded by Snow-Capped Mountains, Massive Glaciers, Deep Thick Forests, Beautiful Mountain Peaks, Tall Pine Trees, Splendid Monasteries, and Blue Lakes and Rivers are the most attraction of this land. the state officially integrated as a part of India in 1948, the state is carefully divided into three prime regions namely, Jammu, Kashmir, and Ladakh. the state is bordered by Pakistan, Afghanistan, and China from West to East, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh from South to East, it is an all-time tourist destination if you are planning to make your trip then the Tourist places in Jammu and Kashmir will give you the most fulfilled and memorable journey for you, because it is difficult to describe the beauty of Jammu and Kashmir in words you can only feel it and fall in love with this awesome land. apart from this Jammu and Kashmir also famous for its enthralling activities such as trekking, paragliding, skiing, shikara rides and etc. Tourist places in jammu and kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir is the home to several valleys such as Kashmir Valley, Punch Valley, Dha- Hanu Valley, Lidder Valley, Sindh Valley, Tawi Valley, Betaab Valley, Nagin Valley, Nubra Valley, Shyok Valley, Suru Valley Markha Valley, Kishtwar Valley, Zanskar Valley and Chenab Valley are some of the Famous Valley in Kashmir, and some of the Religious places in Jammu and Kashmir are Vaishno Devi, Ragunath Temple in Jammu, Shankaracharya Temple in Srinagar and Amarnath Cave in Kashmir.

Srinagar is the summer capital and Jammu is the winter capital of the state, Srinagar is the largest city of the state of Jammu and Kashmir It lies on the banks of the Jhelum River in the Kashmir Valley, a large number of newly married couples arrives here to start their romantic life, Srinagar, Leh Ladakh, Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Patnitop, Gurez, Bhaderwah, Kishtwar, and Badgam are the Top 10 Honeymoon Destination in Jammu and Kashmir. some of the other tourist destinations are given below. Tourist places in jammu and kashmir

Leh Ladakh: A must visit place for all photography lovers in the world because it provides clear night skies to the scenic beauty, this land bounded by world’s two mightiest mountain range the Great Himalaya and the Karakoram, the beauty of this land cannot be expressed in words. one visit to the Leh Ladakh can give you a great experience with lots of natural beauty, a large number of domestic and international tourists and Honeymooners visit here to enjoy their trip, Ancient Monasteries, Palaces, Lakes, Wildlife Safaris, Mountain Peaks and Adventure Activities are the most Tourist destinations in Leh Ladakh which attract every tourist.

Places to visit in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar (Dal Lake – Nagin Lake – Floating Vegetable Market – Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary – Pari Mahal – Shankaracharya Temple – Kashmir Golf Course – Indira Gandi Memorial Tulip garden – Nishant Garden – Shalimar Garden – Chashma Shahi – Jama Masjid – Hazaratbal Shrine)

Jammu (Vaishno Devi Temple – Bagh-e-Bahu – Ranbireshwar Temple – Mahamaya Temple – Surinsar Lake – Gauri Shankar Temple – Panch Peer – Chenab Bridge – Mantalai Temple – Mubarak Mandi Palace – Sheesh Mahal)

Leh Ladakh (Pangong Tso lake – Tsomoriri Lake – Tso Kar Lake – Yarab Tso Lake – Leh Palace – Stok Palace – Hall of Fame – Shanti Stupa – Jama Masjid – Tsemo Fort – Tiger Hill – Dha and Hanu – Old Town – Nimu – Drass War Memorial – Drang Drung Glacier – Magnetic Hill – Panikhar – Maitreya Buddha – Hemis Monastery – Rangdum Gompa – Matho Monestery – Karma Dupgyud – Phugtal Monastery – Stakna Monastery – Lamayuru Monastery – Zongkhul Monestery – Shey Monastery – Sankar Monestery – Diskit Monestery – Alchi Monastery – Samstanling – Spituk Gompa – Thiksy Gompa – Likir Gompa – Rizong Gompa – Alchi Choskor – Wanla Gompa – Phyang Gompa – Khardung La Pass – Chang La Pass – Taglang La Pass – Fotu La Pass – Bara Lacha La Pass – Zojila pass)

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh “Traveler’s Paradise” situated in northern part of the country where the sun sets in paradise, you may be inspired by the meaning of the word Himachal. “The land of snows” one of the Beautiful Hill Stations in India. Himachal Pradesh is located in the north-west region of Himalaya, the state is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir to the north, Punjab to the east and Tibetan plateau to the west, Himachal Pradesh is surrounded by majestic mountains and valleys covered with lush green cedar trees which attract every nature lovers, Himachal Pradesh is the 18th state of India which was reorganized in 1971 state offers a variety of options for its traveler’s from sightseeing to adventure making it perfect for summer holidays.

Shimla “The Queen of Hills” is the capital city of the state, Shimla was the summer capital when British was ruling India, traffic is banned from the central part of town, so walking anywhere is pleasant – even when huffing and puffing uphill. A passenger lift provides a quick route between the eastern Mall Road and Cart Road. Porters will carry your luggage uphill from Cart Road to the Mall Road, Shimla is one of the famous Tourist places in Himachal Pradesh that can be visited any time during the year. Summers are warm with cool and pleasant evenings while winters are bone chilling and the temperatures can fall below zero. A jagged line of distant snowy peaks is clearly visible for about half the year. From mid-July to mid-September Shimla is frequently wreathed in cloud, and in winter it often gets a carpeting of snow.

The state is referred as Dev Bhoomi “abode of God” because of its Religious places in Himachal Pradesh which is associate with such supernatural power that attracts every religion (from Hindu to Christianity to Sikhim) and cast, this land is an abode to the seven incarnations of Goddess Durga namely (1) Mata Chamunda Devi, (2) Mata Jwala Ji, (3) Maa Kangra Devi, (4) Maa Chintpurni Devi (5) Mata Naina Devi, (6) Mata Mansa Devi, and (7) Mata Kalika Devi. the culture and beliefs of people in Himachal Pradesh are diversified.

Apart from the lush green valleys, snow-capped white mountains, thick forest and lofty hills the state Himachal is also famous for its serene lakes (Prashar Lake, Rewalsar Lake, Renuka Lake, Suraj Tal Lake in Spiti) are some of the famous lakes in the state. and when we look at the Historical places in Himachal Pradesh we may also find numerous palaces and forts in the state like Padam Palace (Rampur), Jandrighat Palace (Dalhousie), Rang Mahal Palace (Chamba), Kangra Fort (Kangra), Bahadurpur Fort (Bilaspur).

The entire state of Himachal Pradesh is a gift for the Honeymooners, Shimla, Kullu-Manali, Spiti Valley, Dalhousie, Solan, Chamba, Chail, Kasauli, Kinnaur, Mcleodganj are the Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in Himachal Pradesh, and other tourist places are given below.

Shimla (Summer Hill – The Ridge – Jakhoo Hill – Mall Road – Kalka–Shimla Railway – Naldehra And Shaily Peak – Christ Church – Indian Institute of Advanced Study – Kufri – Annandale – The Shimla State Museum – Chail – Arki Fort – Solan – Daranghati Sanctuary)

Manali (Rohtang Pass – Solang valley – Beas River – Hadimba Devi Temple – Tibetan Monasteries – Vashist Hot Water Springs – Gulaba – Kothi – Manu Temple)

Kullu (Parvati Valley – Kasol – Bhrigu Lake – Basheshwar Mahadev Temple – Sultanpur Palace – Great Himalayan National Park – Bijli Mahadev Temple – Manikaran)

Dalhousie (Chamera Lake – Khajjiar – Kalatop Wildlife Reserve – Dainkund Peak – Ganji Pahari – St. Francis Church – Panchpula – Garam Sadak – Subhash Baoli – Sach Pass)

Kasauli (Kasauli Brewery – Christ Church – Sunset Point – The Mall – Manki Point – Krishna Bhavan Mandir – Gilbert Nature Trail – Shri Baba Balak Nath Temple – Barog – Gurkha Fort)

Dharamshala (Dal Lake in Dharamshala – Masrur – Kareri Lake – Tsuglagkhang Complex – Namgyal Monastery – Attractions in Mcleodganj – Gyuto Monastery – Kangra Museum – Kangra Fort – Naddi Village)
Chamba (Champavati Temple – Akhand Chandi Palace – Lakshmi Narayan Temples – Chamunda Devi Temple – Bhuri Singh Museum)

Kangra (Tatwani Hot Spring – Kareri Lake – Kangra Fort – Nadaun – Gopalpur Nature Park – Maharana Pratap Sagar Lake – Taragarh Palace – Nurpur – Nadaun – Indrahar Pass)

Spiti Valley (Key Monastery – Tabo Monastery – Lhalung Monastery – Gandhola Monastery – Chandratal Lake – Suraj Tal Lake – Dhankar Monastery – Dhankar Lake – Kunzum Pass – Baralacha Pass – Pin Valley National Park – Kibber – Losar – Udaipur – Komik – Darcha – Yak Safaris – Trilokinath Temple)

Parwanoo (Cactus Garden – Mughal Gardens – Kalka – Pinjore – Timber Trail – Fruit Orchards – Gurudwara Nada Sahib)

Solan (The Mall Road – Motilal Nehru Central State Library – Mohan Shakti National Park – Karol Tibba – Shoolini Mata Temple)

Chail (Sidh Baba Ka Mandir – Chail Wildlife Sanctuary – Cricket Ground – Maa Kali Temple – Chail Palace Hotel)

Hamirpur (Deotsidh Temple – Bilkeshwar Temple – Sujanpur Tihra – Awah Devi Temple)

Pragpur (Chamba Pattan – Jwalamukhi Temple – The Taal – The Judge’s Court)

Sirmaur (Churdhar Peak – Habban Valley – Shivalik Fossil Park – Haripur – Renukaji)

Una (Kila Baba Bedi Ji – Pong Dam – Chintpurni Temple – Thaneek Pura – Kaleshwar)

Goa

 

Goa: A land to celebrate life, White sand & Blue water beaches, Sunbath, Night party, Hot air ballooning, Parasailing, Bumper Ride and Sunset are the major attraction of this land which travelers who really want to enjoy it, almost all Tourist places in Goa makes you crazy during your visit, Goa is the smallest sate in India with lush green fields and charming villages, A large number of Indian & International tourists visited here on their holidays and vacations because Goa promises to be something special for every traveler who lands here.Goa is bordered by Karnataka to the east and south and Maharashtra to the north with the Arabian Sea forming on its west, International tourists mostly from Europe arrive in Goa in winter but in summer and monsoon season see a large number of Indian tourist.

Panaji is the Capital city of Goa situated on the banks of Mandovi river and Vasco da Gama Founded in 1543 by Portuguese is the largest city of the state, Goa beaches cover approximately about 125 KM (78 Mi) of its coastline, most of these beaches are divided into North Goa and South Goa. North Goa is more commercial with medium and low budget tourist accommodation, restaurants, and shopping, whereas South Goa is where higher budget hotel & resorts and private beaches are located where most of the new couples select it as their Honeymoon destination in Goa, the most famous and notable in South Goa is Palelem Beach (Ranking 1st in India & 3rd in Asia by TripAdvisor) which is located in Canaconna one of the most visited beaches in Goa, Palolem Beach is largely inhabited by foreign tourist and local fisherman who live in shacks along the shore. and Colva, Baga, Arjuna, and Calangute are some of the other Best Beaches in Goa.

Panaji – Capital City (Miramar Beach – Dona Paula Beach – 18th June Road – Secretariat – Panjim Heritage Walk – Old Goa – Reis Magos Fort – Fort Aguada – Shanta Durga Temple – Goa Archaeological Museum – Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary – Goa State Museum – Idalcao – Jama Masjid – The Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception)

Vasco Da Gama – Largest city (Velsao Beach – Bogmalo Beach – Zuari River – Pilot Point – Mormugao Port – Goa Kayaking-Day Tour – Japanese Garden – Naval Aviation Museum)

Calangute – Heaven on earth (Baga Beach – Calangute Beach – Aguada Fort – Baga Retreat House – Se Cathedral – St. Alex Church – Medicinal Springs)

Mapusa – Beautiful View – (Kalacha Beach – Arpora – Mascarenhas Mansion – Sri Kalika Temple – Aldona – Chapora Fort – Mapusa Friday Bazaar – Basilica of Bom Jesus)

Margao – Oldest city in Goa (Colva Beach – Velsao Beach – Canopy Goa – Loutolim – Monte Hill – Caves of Aquem – Jorge Barreto Park – Town Square – Colonial Style Villas)

Uttrakhand

Naini Lake

Naini Lake

Uttarakhand (Land of God and Home of Himalayas) is truly paradise on earth for nature lover’s, with the fresh air, pure water, the chilling snow, the scenic beauty and the adverting mountains, if you are a nature lover or believe in divinity then you may fine most beautiful Tourist places in Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand has become the 27th state of the Republic of India in 2000, Uttarakhand was earlier a part of Uttar Pradesh earlier the state was known as Uttaranchal and the name has changed to Uttarakhand in 2007, Meaning of Uttarakhand in Sanskrit is “North Country of Section” Uttarakhand is broadly divided into two zones “Garhwal” (earlier knon as Kedharkhand) and “Kumaon” (earlier known as Manaskhand) there are 13 total districs in the state and Dehradun is the Capital of the state.

There are many famous Adventure Places in Uttarakhand like in Rishikesh Trekking, River Rafting, Paragliding, Jungle Jeep Ride, Nainital (The Lake Districts), Almora (The Switzerland of India), Mussoorie (The Queen of Hills), For adventure one may choose Tekking, Skiing (Auli, Mundali, Munsiyari, Dayara Bugyal), Mountaineering (Milam, Kafni, Nanda Devi Kamet, Gaumukh, Bhagirathi, Chowkhamba, Pindari, Sahastrataal, Khatling,), Paragliding (Jolly Grant, Pauri, Pithoragarh), Boating and River Rafting etc.

History of Uttarakhand: The region was originally settled by Kols and they were the first inhabitants of the state during the Vedic period, It is believed that Pandavas lived in this region for some days during the Great Hindu Epic Mahabharata, Many other dynasties were ruled Uttarakhand, Kunindas was the first one to establish their supremacy in the 2nd century B.C, Kunindas were great devotees of Lord Shiva. Then with the great effort of Shankaracharya Brahmanical rule was re-established in Uttarakhand, Then the region was ruled by the Katyuri Dynasty between 7th to 14th century. Then the Gharwal Kingdom and the Kumaon Kingdom ruled the region during the period 13th to the 18th century, However, Kumaon region was surrendered to the British as part of the treaty of Sagauli, and finally India got its independence and Uttarakhand was freed from the British rule.

Chota Char Dham is one of the most famous Religious Places in Uttarakhand The amazing valleys of the Great Himalayas proudly reflect thousands of years old legends and history by beholding these sacred shrines, Char Dham (Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath & Kedarnath) are one of the most revered sites for the Hindus in India. all of these temples are situated within the Garwhal region of Uttarakhand state in North India.the Chardham yatra is undertaken from the west to the east. Thus, the Yatra starts from Yamunotri, then proceeding to Gangotri and finally to Kedarnath and Badrinath. This exalted trip was being initiated thousands of years ago in 8th Century by the great reformer and philosopher Adi Shankaracharya and since then the Chardham tour is welcoming numerous pilgrims to such tremendous locations. These four ancient temples also mark the spiritual source of four sacred rivers as well: River Yamuna (Yamunotri), River Ganga or Ganges (Gangotri), River Mandakini (Kedarnath) and River Alaknanda (Badrinath). Char Dhams of Uttarakhand can be covered in one stretch in a matter of 10-11 days. Nowadays, you can also get helicopter services to visit Char Dham Yatra in just 2 days.

(1) Auli (2) Lansdowne (3) Nainital (4) Mussoorie (5) Binsar are the Top 5 Honeymoon places in Uttarakhand, apart from that complete details of the tourist places are given below along with the City.

Dehradun – Capital City (Sahastradhara – Tiger Falls – Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology – Robber’s Cave – Lachhiwala – Mindrolling Monastery – Tapkeshwar Temple – Tapovan – Forest Research Institute – Malsi Deer Park)

Nainital – “Lake City” (Naini Lake – Naina Peak – Land’s End – Snow View – Tiffin Top – St. John in the Wilderness – Kilbury Bird Sanctuary – Pt. G.B. Pant High Altitude Zoo – Eco Cave Gardens – Gurney House)

Mussoorie – “Queen of Hills” (Mussoorie Lake – Mall Road – Happy Valley – Kempty Falls – Lal Tibba – Camel’s Back Road – Gun Hill – Jwalaji Temple – Sir George Everest’s House)

Rishikesh – “Yoga Capital of the world” (Jumpin Heights – Ram Jhula – Laxman Jhula – Parmarth Niketan – Neelkanth Mahadev Temple – Shivpuri – The Beatles Ashram – Swarg Ashram – Rajaji National Park – Kaudiyala – Shivpuri – Narendra Nagar)

Haridwar – “Gateway to the Lord” (Har Ki Pauri – Mansa Devi Temple – Chandi Devi Temple – Maya Devi Temple – Daksha Mahadev Temple – Vaishno Devi Temple – Bharat Mata Mandir – Shanti Gunj – Vishnu Ghat – Pavan Dham)

Kedarnath – “Holiest Pilgrimages” (Kedarnath Temple – Chorabari Tal – Gauri Kund – Vasuki Tal – Triyuginarayan Temple)

Badrinath – “Holiest Pilgrimages” (Badrinath Temple – Charanpaduka – Valley of Flowers – Hot Springs – Neelkanth Peak)

Almora – “Handicrafts” (Kasar Devi Temple – Katarmal Sun Temple – Chitai Golu Devta Temple – Gobind Vallabh Pant Museum – Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary – Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum – Martola – Kalimut – Zero Point – Bright End Corner)

Kausani (Kausani Tea Estate – Rudradhari Falls and Caves – Sumitranandan Pant Gallery – Lakshmi Ashram – Anasakti Ashram – Baijnath Temple)

Pithoragarh (Jhulaghat – Pithoragarh Fort – Chandak – Askot Sanctuary – Ralam Glacier – Thal Kedar – Gangolihat – Dhwaj Temple)

Ranikhet (Mankameshwar Temple – Haidakhan Babaji Temple – Shitlakhet – Jhula Devi Temple – Chaubatia Orchard – Upat and Kalika)

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Gujarat

Somnath Temple
Somnath Temple

Gujarat the land of rich history with culture, tradition, heritage and authentic cuisine, Gujarat is the 7th largest state situated on the banks of Sabarmati River, The Arabian Sea borders the state both to the west and the south-west located in the western part of India. the state is also known as Land of the Legends, is the birthplace of many Freedom fighters like the legendary Mahatma Gandhi, The state it stretches from the age-old Harappan civilization to the Mughal period.

Rann of Kutch one of the famous seasonal salt marsh which located in the Thar Desert in the Kutch District of Gujarat State, Kutch is reputed to be the largest salt desert in the world, Rann of Kutch is home to a wide array of fore and fauna, Migratory birds deem it an abode during diverse of weather conditions.

History of Gujarat – The name Gujarat comes from Gujarat, the land of Gujjar who was the first settler of Gujarat and they ruled the area during the 700’s and 800’s after that the Solanki Dynasty came to power during the 900’s and Gujarat reached to its greatest extent, last Hindu ruled of Ancient Gujarat were the Solanki clan of Rajput from 960 AD to 1243 AD. then the Muslim rule was continued for 400 years under Zafar Khan Muzaffar who was the first Muslim sultanate in Gujarat, and during their ruling period, they found Ahmadabad in 1411 on the banks of the Sabarmati River.

A new era began with the Independence movement started by freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhai Patel, Morari Desai, Narhari Parikh, K M Munshi, Mahadev Desai, Bhulabhai Desai, Mohanlal Pandya, and Ravi Shankar Vyas, then Gujarat became a place for the most popular revolts which includes Salt Satyagraha, Satyagraha in Kheda, Bardoli, and Borsad. 

Capital city of Gujarat state is Gandhi Nagar however Ahmadabad is largest commercial capital state, Great Rann Of Kutch – Porbandar Beach – Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary – Marine National Park – Laxmi Vilas Palace – Gir National Park And Wildlife Sanctuary – Kankaria Lake – Somnath – Dwarka are some of the Tourist places in Gujarat  where most of the travelers are visiting from all over the world. 

 

Rajasthan

Rajasthan: “Land of the Kings” the state of Royal Wedding, which is located in west part of India, it has many  Tourist places to visit in Rajasthan and each places are famous for something like Jaipur (Capital of the state and Known as India’s Pink City, Famous for its Fort) Bikaner (Famous for its sweet) Udaipur (Famous for its Lake & Romantic Backdrop) Jaisalmer (Land of Desert), Rajasthan known for Historical Monuments and This land is a colorful melange of massive forts, stunning palaces, diverse cultures, delectable cuisines and warm people, you will realize that there is no other place like Rajasthan for a traveler who is interested in the history, culture and the lifestyle of the people of the Oriental world, Rajasthan despite its large size it is covered by the Great Indian Desert, the state of Rajasthan has seen the age of kings thus, explaining the moniker ‘the land of kings, The History is about almost 5000 years old, It can be classified into different part of epochs – Ancient (up to 1200 AD), Medieval (1201 – 1707) and Modern (1707 – 1974).

History of RajasthanThe state formally known as Rajputana There are three different period in the history of Rajasthan (Ancient – Medieval – Modern) in Ancient Period Rajput clans emerged & held their sway over some parts of Rajasthan from about 700 AD, prior to that it was a part of several republics – Mauryan Empire, Arjunyas, Malavas, Yaudhyas, Kushans, Saka Satraps, Guptas, and Hunas. In Indian history Rajput clans ascendancy was during the period from 8th to 12th century, however during 750 – 1000 AD Rajasthan and most of north India ruled by the Pratihars, and Rajasthan witnessed the struggle for supremacy between Chalukyas, Parmars and Chauhans between 1000 – 1200 AD. in Medieval Period Then Muslim came into the rule in some part of Rajasthan around 1200 AD, Nagur and Ajmer were the principal centers of their power, Ranthambore was also under their suzerainty, The most powerful and prominent state of Rajasthan was Mewar at the beginning of 13th century. finally in Modern Period The state Rajasthan had never been into united politically until Mughal Emperor’s domination, During these period Akbar (3rd Mughal Emperor) was created a unified province of Rajasthan, when Mughal power was started to decline after 1707, The political disintegration was caused by the dismemberment of the Mughal Empire in Rajasthan, and they occupied Ajmer in 1755.

There are many Tourist places in Rajasthan including Forts, Lakes, Hills and Historical places, some of the important tourist places are given below.

Jaipur: (City Palace – Hawa Mahal – Jal Mahal – Amer Fort – Nahargarh Fort – Albert Hall Museum – Jaigarh Fort – Jantar Mantar – Birla Temple – Pink City Bazaars – Galtaji – Govind Dev Ji Temple)

Udaipur: (City Palace Lake Pichola – Lake Palace – Lake Garden Palace – The Royal Vintage Car Museum – Jagdish Temple – Bagore Ki Haveli – Saheliyon Ki Bari – Jagdish Temple – Shilpgram – Moti Magri)

Jodhpur: (Jaisalmer Fort – Salim Singh Ki Haveli – Bada Bagh – Patwon-Ki-Haveli – Gadisar Lake – Sam Sand Dunes – Nathmal Ki Haveli – Thar Heritage Museum – Jain temples -Salim Singh Ki Haveli)

Bikaner: (Junagarh Fort – Lalgarh Palace – Sadul Singh Museum – National Research Centre on Camel – Shri Laxminath Temple – Jain Temple – Ganga Singh Museum)

Pushkar: (Pushkar Lake – Brahma Temple – Man Mahal – Savitri Temple – Apteshwar Temple)

Ajmer: (Ajmer Sharif Dargah – Anasagar Lake – Taragarh Fort – Abkari Fort and Museum – Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra – Soniji Ki Nasiyan)

Chittorgarh: (Chittorgarh Fort – Rani Padmini Palace – Rana Kumbha Palace – Meera Temple – Fateh Prakash Palace)

Sawai Madhopur: (Khandar Fort – Ranthambore National Park – Chamatkar Temple – Ranthambore Fort – Chauth Mata Temple)

Mount Abu: (Dilwara Jain temples – Nakki Lake – Wildlife Sanctuary – Toad Rock – Guru Shikar – Sunset Point – Achalgarh – Achaleshwar Mahadev Temple)

Punjab

Golden Temple
Golden Temple

Punjab is the heart land of India’s Sikhism Community which is located in the northern part of the nation, there are many tourist Places to visit in Punjab the state also known as Golden Harvests, The meaning of Punjab is made of two words Punj (Five) Aab (Water), land of five rivers (Jhelum, Chenab, Beas, Ravi, and Sutlej), However Beas, Ravi and Sutlej rivers are flow in Indian Punjab today the other two rivers flow in the state of Punjab which is situated in Pakistan after India – Pakistan divided in 1947, Punjab is surrounded by Haryana, Rajasthan, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Pakistan.

Chandigarh is the Capital city of Punjab (Union Territory) for both state Punjab and Haryana, the city is considered as very beautiful and well-planned city in the Country where modernization has not destroyed the natural beauty of the land, you will also definitely agree with it once you visit Chandigarh, Presently state has 22 districts and Ludhiana is the largest city in Punjab, The most celebrated festivals are Teej, Lohri, Basant and Baisakhi in Punjab, more than 60% population belongs to Sikhism Religion, The Golden Temple in Amritsar is the world’s most important pilgrimage center of Sikhs, mostly speaking languages are Punjabi, Hindi, and English, and the state literacy ratio is 76.68%.

Punjab is considered as one of the best infrastructure states in the country that includes road, air, rail, transport and rivers links that are extensive throughout the region, the state has the lowest poverty rate in India, and Punjab won the best performance award based on statistical data compiled by the Government of IndiaAfter India got its Independence in 1947 the state Punjab has made considerable economic progress nearly two-third of production of milk and food grains in the country, Punjab is the leading producer of wheat, thereby they are contributing to the national food security, Also their initiative of Green revolution (A major agricultural infrastructure) has been keenly taken forward by the people of Punjab.

Chandigarh, Amritsar, Mohali, Patiala, and Ludhiana are the some of the interesting Tourist places in Punjab, where the most travelers are visiting and the details are given below, 

Amritsar (Golden Temple – Jallianwala Bagh – Akal Takht – Wagah Border – Tara Taran Sahib – Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh – Maharaja Ranjit Singh Panorama – Bathinda Fort)

Chandigarh (The Rock Garden – Rose Garden – Sukhna Lake – Leisure Valley – Morni Hills – Government Museum and Art Gallery – Shanti Kunj – Butterfly Park – Garden of Fragrance – Chandigarh Botanical Garden)

Jalandhar (Tulsi Mandir – Imam Nasir Masjid – Wonderland Theme Park – Shaheed-E-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh Museum – Rangla Punjab Haveli – Pushpa Gujral Science City – Shiv Mandir – Sheetla Mandir)

Ludhiana (Lodhi Fort – Nehru Rose Garden – Tiger Zoo – Rural Heritage Museum – Punjab Agricultural University Museum – Phillaur Fort – Gurudwara Charan Kamal – Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum)

Patiala (Qila Mubarak Complex – Moti Bagh Palace – Lachman Jhoola – Baradari Garden – Banur – Samana – Bir Moti Bagh Sanctuary – Sheesh Mahal – Darbar Hall)

Bhatinda (Bhatinda Fort – Bhatinda Lake – Bhatinda Zoological Park – Qila Mubarak – Rose Garden – Lakhi Jungle – Bir Talab Zoo – Chetak Park)

Mohali (Rose Garden – Rock Garden – Gurdwara Amb Sahib – Punjab Cricket Association Stadium – Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary – Silvi Park – Mataur Lake – Sukhna Lake)

     

 

Kerala

 

Kerala “Gods Own Country” it is very difficult to shortlist which are the Tourist places in Kerala because of its Thick forest & Greenery, Golden beaches, Tranquil stretches of backwaters, Lofty hill stations and an equable climate, the Western Ghats on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west are the major attractions of this land, it fulfills all the dreams of warmth and color and fairytale beauty, there are so many wonders that await you in Kerala. once you visit Kerala then the memories will make life worth living, Kerala was selected by the National Geographic Traveler as one of the 50 destinations of a lifetime and one of the thirteen paradises in the world.

Trivandrum is the Capital city of Kerala however Cochin “Queen of Arabian Sea” is basically known as the financial capital of the state where most of the official administration are held including The High Court of Kerala, Information Technology, and Film industries, there are 14 districts are in Kerala but Munnar, Thekkady, Kumarakom, Allepey, Kovalam are some of The Honeymoon destinations in Kerala, State has seen exceptional growth because of its tourism, Tourist visit here from all over the world for Holidays, Honeymoon, Houseboat Cruise and mainly for Natural ayurveda treatment as well, Kerala is also famous for its Ayurveda treatment, monsoon the best season for the rejuvenation therapies according to Ayurveda, because the atmosphere remains cool and dust-free which can make it most receptive to natural herbal oils and therapy, Kerala has mainly two rainy season “Southwest Monsoon” arrives in the month of June and “Northeast Monsoon” arrives in mid of October.

According to the legends the History of Kerala state which proclaims that Parasurama (Avtar of Lord Vishnu) during the war he threw axe into the ocean and the result of which Kerala was retrieved from the water, it is believed that Kerala was under the rule of Chera Dynasty when India was ruled by Mauryas, later on in the 10th century Namboothiris (Brahmins) began ruling Kerala, and the Brahmins ruling was ended and power was handed over to the Warlords, the state had remained as a unique cultural land during ancient time, then the state land which lay divided into two rulers Travancore (Kingdom of Kochi) and Malabar (Madras Presidency) under the British rule, in 1956 Kerala has become a separate state with its bordered by Tamil Nadu on its South-East, Karnataka on its North-East and the Arabian Sea on its West. Kerala is one of the small states in the country but it was the first state who had democratically elected a communist government in power in 1957 after Indian independence.

Kerala has emerged one of the most literacy states, and the most celebrated festivals in the state is Vishu (in April) and Onam (in August) apart from these traditional festivals other festivals like Id-ul-Fitr, Ramzan, Christmas, and Easter are also celebrated with equal enthusiasm, there are many Best tourist destination in Kerala for the tourist who wishes to visit in the state, and Kathakali, Mohiniattam, and Kootiyattam are the most traditional theatrical show in the state, The cuisine of Kerala has multitude of both Veg and Non Veg, the main dish for the lunch is boiled rice, Some of the important places to visit in Kerala’s are given below.

Munnar: (Atukkad Waterfalls – Mattupetty Dam – Muniyara Dolmens – Eravikulam (Rajamalai) National Park – Echo Point – Top Station – Chithirapuram – Marayur)

Kumarakom: (Kumarakom Backwaters – Kumarakom Beach – Vembanad Lake – Pathiramanal Island – Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls – Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary – Bay Island Driftwood Museum – Juma Masjid)

Thekkady: (Periyar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary – Pullumedu – Kurisumala – Mangala Devi Temple – Murikkady)

Varkala: (Papanasam Beach – Edava Beach – Shree Janardhanaswamy Temple – Sivagiri – Varkala Tunnel)

Kovalam: (Lighthouse Beach – Hawah Beach – Samudra Beach – Karamana River – Vellayani Lake – Halcyon Castle – Vizhinjam Village – The German Bakery – Edakallu – Valiyathura Pier)

Kochi: ( Fort Kochi – Cherai Beach – Kerala Folklore Museum – Vypin – Willingdon Island – Chottanikkara Temple – Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary – Durbar Hall Art Gallery)

Trivandrum: (Padmanabhaswamy Temple – Puthenmalika Palace Museum – Koyikkal Palace – Thiruvananthapuram Zoo – Samudra Beach Park)

Thrissur: (Shree Guruvayur Temple – Chavakkad Beach – Snehatheeram Beach – Athirappilly Waterfalls – Vazhachal Waterfalls – Vadakkunnathan Temple – Triprayar Sri Rama Temple – Thiruvambadi Shree Krishna Shrine – Bible Tower – Thrissur Zoo & Museum – Shakthan Thampuran Palace – Malakkappara – Chimmony Wildlife Sanctuary)

Palakkad: (Malampuzha Garden & Dam – Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary – Silent Valley – Seethargundu Viewpoint – Kalpathy Temple – Nelliyampathy Hills – Palakkad Fort – Chittur Kavu –  Meenkulathi Bhagavathi Amman Temple)

Wayanad: (Banasura Sagar Dam – Kuruvadweep – Chembra Peak – Edakkal Caves – Lakkidi View Point – Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary – Pakshipathalam Bird Sanctuary – Bamboo Factory )

Malappuram: (Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary – Ponnani Juma Masjid – Padinharekara Beach – Thrikkavu Temple)

Kozhikode: (Beaches – Thusharagiri Falls – Kakkayam Dam) Kasargod: (Bekal Fort – Valiyaparamba Backwaters)

 

 

Delhi

Akshardham Temple
Akshardham Temple

Delhi is the Capital of India which is regarded as the heart of the nation, The city became the capital of Independent India in 1950, However, the capital city is divided into two parts popularly known as New Delhi and Old Delhi, and the city reflects a perfect blend of traditional architectures and modernization, Being the capital city of the country Delhi is the center for Judiciary System and Government’s legislature, Delhi was declared as a state under the National Capital Territory act in the year of 1992 with 11 districts on which New Delhi is one of them with having legislative official residence, VVIP buildings and diplomat zones whereas Old Delhi gives an Incredible image of historical and traditional monuments of India, The city is spread over an area of 1483 sq kilometers, and 216 meters above the sea level and shares boundaries with two states – Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.

Delhi was mainly founded by King George V, (Emperor of India) who existed of Victorian architecture during the time of Delhi Durbar in 1911, However the city was build in 1912 by British architectures Sir Herbert Baker and Edward Lutyens, Delhi had been many rules and seat of power between 13th and 17th Centuries during the time of Mahabharata, Delhi was the capital of Pandavas called Indraprastha, prior to that Delhi was known as Shahjahanabad (Presently known as Old Delhi) during the regime of Shah Jahan.

There are many Tourist Places in Delhi like India Gate, Qutab Minar (the world’s tallest brick minaret), Old Fort (Purana Qila), Red Fort (Lal Qila), Humayun Tomb, Jantar Mantar, Lotus Temple (Bahai Temple), Jama Masjid, Tuglaqabad Fort, and President House (Rashtrapati Bhavan), also Delhi has five exiting – Lahori Gate (Facing Lahore in Pakistan), Ajmeri Gate (Facing Ajmer in Rajasthan), Kashmiri Gate (Pointing North to Kashmir), Turkman Gate (Named after pious saint Hazrat Shah Turkam), and Delhi Gate (Road to earlier cities of Delhi), Delhi is the home of many famouse educational institutions like Indraprastha University, IIT Delhi (Indian Institute of Technology), Jawaharlal Nehru University, and AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences).