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The City of Pearls, Hyderabad is the capital of Southern State of India, Andhra Pradesh and it is like an impeccably decorated princess with mesmerizing, faded and expensive jewelry. Earlier, the city was the seat of wealthy and powerful Asaf Jahi and Qutb Shahi dynasties and hence the city experienced centuries of great innovation and prosperity till date. Today also the Old City of Hyderabad comprises some of the century’s old Islamic monuments and older charms and the entire city is spotted with some of the ancient architectural gems, palaces, tombs, mosques from past, some were enchanting and weathered and others gleaming and restored recently and are interleaved across the city.

In 90s the city of Hyderabad experienced its west side and the materialization of new decadence. Hyderabad along with Bangalore and Pune became the hub of mighty software dynasty of India and hence built a culture of posh lounges and good food for new royalty of the city. The northern part of Hussain Sagar, Secunderabad is the ex-British cantonment and it is now useful for tourists, owing to its big railway station.

How to Reach

The city of Hyderabad is well linked with all cities and towns of India via air, train and road.

By Plane: The new Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is the major international airport of the city, situated 22 km from the heart of the city. This well-appointed and sleek airport offers the finest aviation facilities in India. Both domestic and international flights are available from the airport.

By Train: Indian Rail Services have railway services to Hyderabad from all major towns and cities of India. The city has three major railway junction namely, Hyderabad, Secunderabad and Kachiguda railway station. There is also a minor railway station in the city, Begumpet station. Trains for both northern and southern destinations are available from these junctions.

By Bus: The city of Hyderabad is linked with almost all parts of Western, and Southern India and Andhra Pradesh. Both private and government buses are available in large number ranging from luxury deluxe buses to ordinary services that cover the entire state and neighboring cities & states.

Sightseeing in Hyderabad

Charminar: The four minarets or Charminar is the ultimate construction which was created at the very spot where Quli Qutb Shah offered his prayers for the end of pestilence epidemic. This magnificent monument has long been reckoned as icon of the city. The height of the tower is 48.7 m approximately from ground and comprises over 140 steps. Inside the upper storey of the minarets there is a mosque with 45 prayer spaces.

Ramoji Film City: It is world’s largest film studio complex in regards to space which cover over 2000 acres and only 70% of studio is fully developed will date and further expansion of the studio is in progress. The locals say that one can walk in with a script and make a complete movie within this studio, including the pre and post production work. The studio comprises several sets including, Japanese gardens, Hollywood Sing, London Street, Hospital, Airport and much more. The studio also conducts technical and stunt shows which are very much similar to or copied from the shows at Universal Studios.

Hussain Sagar Lake: There is a huge statue of Buddhe situated right on the middle of the lake which is called as Hussain Sagar and the locals called it Tank Bund. The statue is accessible with the help of short boat ride from Lumbini Park and it takes around 510 minutes to reach the center of the lake.

Where to Stay

Accommodation in the city is likely to ruin your budget, because the rooms are quite expensive in Hyderabad compared to other metro cities like, Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi. Though the rooms are easily available, but you need to be careful enough while selecting hotels and its location, especially if you want to prevent traffic bottlenecks and a long commute. Some of the popular accommodation facilities in Hyderabad include, Ashoka, Dwaraka Heritage, Parklane, Best Western Amrutha Castle, Falcons Nest Imperia Suites, Hotel Mandakini Jaya International, Aditya Park, Green Park, Hampshire Plaza, ITC Kakatiya, Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre and many others.




Himachal Pradesh

Coroneted by the jagged peaks of Western Himalayan ranges, Himachal Pradesh is the most visited state of North-western India, which is explored by thousands of national and international tourists round the year. There is no other state across the nation that can match the incredible and supreme diversity of this state, the madcap traveler towns, lofty hill stations, rolling foothills, endless apple orchards, serene pine forests, and high-altitude deserts of Spiti and Lahul Valley, which cut off the state for six months of a year from the outside world due to heavy snowfall.

Undoubtedly, the mystique and charisma of Himalayan Ranges is quite overpowering and intense. The majestic peaks of Pir Panjal, Dhaula Dhar and Western Himalayan rise above Himachal Pradesh offering a milieu for a wide variety of adventurous activities, from rafting to treks and skiing and Buddhist meditation. The culture of Tibetan Buddhist proliferates in the centuries-old monasteries in Spiti and Lahul. The dynamic tourist destination McLeod Ganj is the home to Dalai Lama.

In the far east of Himachal Pradesh is the most popular tourist destination, Shimla is located which is most popular hill station of the nation today. In the northern part of the state Kinnaur is located, the eastern gateway to Spiti, which is also popular as a tourist destination for domestic hills torus. Kullu and Manali is right on the centre of the state which provide you with the base for hippies, thrill seekers and honeymooners. In the lower hills of Himachal you will find a variety of palaces, temples, forts and castles to explore.

How to reach

Himachal Pradesh is easily accessible from all major parts of the country as it is well linked with all parts via air, train and road network.

By Plane: The state of Himachal Pradesh has three major airports serving the people of the state. The first, yet the busiest airport of the state at Bhuntar close to Manali and Kullu. The other airports are Jubbarhatti Airport near Shimla and Gaggal Airport near Dharamshala.

By Train: Himachal Pradesh has several railway stations located in all major districts and cities. The railway stations at Palampur, Jammu and Shimla are the most popular railway stations and receive a wide variety of trains from all parts of the country.

By Road: The state of Himachal Pradesh has well-planned network of roadways that connect the state with all major towns and cities of Northern India. It is one day drive away from national capital, Delhi. Tourists can explore several exciting places on their drive towards Himachal Pradesh. To explore the neighboring cities and towns tourists may take Himachal Pradesh Road Transport buses that run to and from all major cities and towns.

Sightseeing in Himachal Pradesh

Dalhousie: It is the globally acknowledged hill station which is located in the western part of Himachal Pradesh. This hill station was actually constructed on five diverse hills known as Bakrota, Patreyn, Kathlog, Tehra, and Balun. Dalhousie covers an area over 14 sq. km and it was named after the British Governor Generals, Lord Dalhousie. This hill station boasts some of the mesmerizing colonial architecture and centuries-old churches.

Kullu Valley: It is also popular as Valley of Gods. Kullu Valley beautifully rests on the Beas river bank in the lower hills of Himalayas. This place is very much popular for its ancient temples, apple orchards and festivals. Woolen works of Shawls, Puhla, Namdas and caps and handicraft works allures the tourists round the year.

Lahul Valley: Full of lush greenery and snow, Lahul Valley mostly remains covered with snow and the roads are often closed due to heavy snowfall during month of October and May. The primary attractions of this valley are the Sri Trilokinath Temple, Patten Valley and a wide variety of ancient monasteries.

Where to Stay

Tourists will find no difficulty in locating a hotel within the state for accommodation. Since the state is the most popular tourist destination, so a wide variety of hotels are sprawling across the state to cater the needs of the tourists round the year. Some of the finest hotels across the state of Himachal Pradesh include, Hotel Springfield, The Oberoi Cecil, Hotel Mount View, Hotel Willow Banks, Wildflower Hall Shimla, Radisson Hotel Shimla, The Victoria Grand Hotel & Spa, Rock Manali, Marina and many others.





A state in the west coast of India, Goa is the former Portuguese colony that is known globally for its rich culture and history. The sparkling waters, white sands and swaying palms are the three primary elements of the city that attracts over two million tourists round the year. The clement shores of Goa are always full of tourists. This glorious and small slice of India hugs the western coastline of India and bordered by the Arabian Sea.

Across India you will never find the laid back languidness of Goa’s lunchtime, the soothing tranquility of its beaches, and charms of locals. Tourists can enjoy the herd of water buffalo in Goa which will acknowledge them at breakfast and the lily enclosed lakes will offer the panorama for morning walk and the sea eagle will be the afternoon cohort for the tourist along an isolated stretch of untouched beaches. The stunning spice laden vindaloo might become the evening repast for the tourist, while the blistering glass of cashew palm feni liquor may become the bedtime tonic.

Besides all these excitements, tourists may also experience some of the other exquisite pleasure of warmth sand between their toes and may spice up their voyage with the meander around the vanilla aromatic spice plantation. Tourists may even take a leisurely walk around the bird filled banks of state’s soothing rivers and lakes and explore the centuries old cathedrals and white water waterfalls. So, explore and minimize your impact as much possible, and chill out with the influential palms and rhythms of Portuguese colonial which is still the tempting charm of the city.

How to Reach

Being the important tourist destination, Goa is well connected with all major towns and cities of India and some international destinations. Though the state of Goa is small in area, but it is popular for its architecture, centuries-old churches and pristine beaches. Goa is easily accessible from any part of the country as it is well connected by road network, rail and by air.

By Air: Dabolim Airport is the primary international airport of the state which is located 30 KM from Panjim, the capital city of Goa. This airport caters to domestic as well as international flights.

By Train: Goa actually has two rail services; one is operated by Konkan Railway, while the other is operated by South Western Railway. The chief railway station of the state is located in Margao which is known as Madgaon Railway Station. There are also other railway junctions in the state which connected the state with other parts of India.

By Bus: The state of Goa is well linked with National Highway No 66, 768, 566, 366 and 44A. The state has 815 km of district highway, 232 km of state highway and 224 km of national highways.

Things to See in Goa

Art & Culture: The state of Goa really has more than its fair share of libraries, art galleries and museums. You will come across with several government operated museums in Goa like Kala Academy, Goa State Museum, Goa Science Centre, and Central Library. Naval Aviation Museum is also a great place to visit where you will see vintage aircraft. Old Goa is also a great place to visit where tourists can explore Christian Religious Art, and some secular art.

Beaches: Goa is globally acknowledged for its pristine beaches, Goan Carnival, Centuries-old churches and ancient temples. In close vicinity to Chapora Fort is the Anjuna Beach which is a most visited beach of Goa by tourists. The primary attraction of this place is the superb Albuquerque Mansion which was constructed in the year 1920 and it is bordered by octagonal minarets and captivating Mangalore tile roof. Another popular beach is Arambol Beach located in northern Goa near Pernem. The water of this beach is shallow and hence tourists enjoy several water activities in this beach. Some of the other popular beaches are, Palolem Beach, Patnem Beach, Morjim Beach, Manderm Beach, Vagator Beach and many others.

Churches and Cathedrals: Though there are several churches and cathedrals across the state of Goa, but the five most explored churches in Goa which you cannot miss during your voyage are, Bom Jesus Basilica, Se Cathedral, Church of St Francis of Assisi, Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and Church of St. Catejan.

Where to Stay

There are a wide range of hotels available within the state of Goa and few of the hotels are located near the beaches, right on the centre of all activities. Some of the popular and luxurious hotels include, Lime Holidays, Vista Do Rio Resort, Angels Resorts, Nizmar Resort, Lotus Suites and much more.




The world’s largest administrative and political centre, Delhi is the seat of power for many empires and rulers from a millennium now. The capital city of India was built, demolished and again rebuilt. However, the interesting part is that several rulers of Delhi played dual role as they first ruled as destructive force and then act as the creator of the city. With ultimate blend of modern and ancient beauty, Delhi is the capital and largest city of India. The city is known as the bucket of rich heritage & culture, mass diversity, ancient monuments and much more. Being a complete hub for tourism, Delhi enlightens the heart of each tourist with every passing market, forts, and monuments and of course colorful people all around.

Delhi actually bridges two diverse worlds, the Old Delhi which is the Islamic capital of India, comprising tangle lanes lined with ancient formidable mosque and crumbling Havelis and the majestic city of New Delhi which was created by British Rulers, comprising of tree-lined & spacious avenues, and all grand government centers. Nestled between the Yamuna River and Aravalli Hills, Delhi has encounter sacking, invasion and political emergency so as to materialize as the enthralling blend of modern and ancient. Today’s metropolis is dotted with captivating ancient monuments, dazzling gems, vivacious performing art scene, architectural wonders, art galleries, enthralling museums, mesmerizing eateries and of course the bustling markets.


Red Fort: The impressive Red Fort was named after the color of its sandstone walls, which is also known as Lal Qila and standing just reverse to the busiest market of Delhi, Chandni Chowk, which was once reckoned as the central avenue of bazaar and still an crucial commercial centre. Horned with UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007, Red Fort is one of the striking monuments built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan.

Raj Path: Raj Path in Delhi is not only the political hub of the city, but also for the entire nation. This innovative concept of Lutyens’s grand design was planned with an aim to expose the full pomp and strength of the British Raj in India. Beside this political hub all important government offices are located along with national collections of art and archaeology.

Humayun’s Tomb: Situated right on the eastern end of Lodi Road, Humayun Tomb is the set of elegant gardens which is designed with red sandstone, considering it the finest creation by Mughal rulers. It is also listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 19893 which is just an archetype of Taj Mahal in Agra.

Qutub Minar: Listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993, Qutub Minar along with other buildings surrounding the tower is marked as the first centre of Delhi Sultanates. This World Heritage Site is the first important Islamic construction in India. The Turkish General, Qutub-ud-din-Aibak created this tower.

How to Reach

Air: Indira Gandhi International Airport is the main and important international airport of the city which is located in the west of the city. It is important arrival point of many visitors into the city.

Bus: Well appointed bus services are also available and buses from Chitwan and Kathmandu in Nepal arrives into the city. Besides, the city is also well connected with all nearby states through bus services.

Train: There are four main stations namely, New Delhi, Old Delhi, Anand Vihar and Hazrat Nizamuddin and trains from almost all major cities arrive at these stations.

Where to Stay

India’s most busiest entry point, Delhi has a wide variety of accommodation facility ranging from deluxe five star hotels, to superior class guest houses, rental apartments, hostels and much more. Some of the popular and luxurious hotels across Delhi are, Mayas Nest, Hotel Delhi Aerocity, Hotel Taj Continental, The Imperial, The Ashok, Hyatt Regency Delhi, Radisson, Sheraton Delhi, ITC Maurya and much more.




Capital of the South, Chennai has always been the quite dowdy sibling amongst India’s four metropolitans, with scarcity of outstanding sights, roaring traffic and withering southern heat. Your journey to this destination would not get completed without poking around the centuries-old museums and taking a stroll under the burning sunset along the Marina Beach. Exploring the varied neighborhoods of Chennai will really add to your journey and you will appreciate this place for its role as keeper of South Indian religious traditions and artistic. The recent year has added a new glooming layer of cosmopolitan glamour to Chennai in the form of classy contemporary restaurants, shiny boutiques, luxury hotels and smattering of clubs and open bars into the wee hours.

The biggest asset of Chennai is its local people who are infectiously passionate about their hometown. The people are known globally for their hospitality, they don’t hit the tourists with lots of hassles and hustle, instead they treat the tourists as a guests rather than a commodity. The untidy heap of narrow streets and markets in George Town and the old British Fort St George represent the historic face of Chennai. Some of the best accommodation, shopping and eating lies in the southwestern and southern suburbs of the city like Alwarpet, T Nagar and Nungambakkam. The primary road connecting southern and northern Chennai is the Anna Salai, which is also known as Mount Road.

How to reach

By Plane: Chennai has its own international airport which is the third busiest airport following Mumbai and Delhi. The international flights arrive at Anna Terminal, while for domestic flights the airport has another terminal known as Kamraj Terminal. Both the terminals lie on the stretch of same road and located just 150m away from each other. Chennai is well connected to almost all major international and national destinations via air.

By Train: There are two major long-distance railway stations in Chennai, Chennai Egmore and Chennai Central. These two railway stations are well connected to airport and bus terminus by suburb rail and city buses respectively. Tourists will find trains for all major cities and towns of India from both these railway terminus. Chennai is well linked with all major towns of India via railway network.

By Bus: One of the Asia’s largest bus stations is located in Chennai, Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminal or CMBT. Tourists will find over 7 state owned corporation’s drive buses to and from various destinations of South India at this station. Both AC and non-AC buses are available at this terminus for cities like Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Trivandrum.

Major Attractions in Chennai

Georgetown: Located in the northern part of city, Georgetown is the oldest neighborhood which is linked with the nearby port. The area offers exceptional experience to the tourists where they can also enjoy multiple of commercial activities. If any tourists want to explore the heart of the city, then this place is worth visiting for them. This area also boasts Sowcarpet area and city’s most popular road, Mint Street.

Beaches: Though the beaches in Chennai are both inviting and alluring, but they are not perfect for swimming indeed, owing to its strong under currents present along shoreline as well. No lifeguards and rescue team is available, therefore no swimming should be attempted. There several beaches in the city to explore including, Marina Beach, Edward Elliot’s Beach,  Breezy Beach, Covelong Beach and much more.

Government Museum in Chennai: This museum is also popular as Madras Museum and it was established in the year 1851. This is the second oldest museum of India following Kolkata’s Indian Museum. This old government museum is a treasure in itself as it houses some of the rich and finest masterpieces of archeology, art, numismatics, anthropology, and much more. It entices every tourist visiting Chennai. Sprawling on area over 16.25 acres of landscape, this old museum is declared as the largest museum of South Asia.

Where to Stay

Chennai has a wide variety of luxury hotels and guest houses to accommodate the most demanding tourists. There are also several budget hotels available with exceptional hospitality. The hotels that you may consider during your visit to Chennai include, Alcove Service Apartments, Kanchi, Abu Palace, Dakshin, Lemon Tree Hotel, Liberty Park, The Accord Metropolitan, My Fortune, Hyatt Regency, ITC Hotel Park Sheraton & Towers, Radisson GRT Hotel, Trident Chennai, Taj Connamera and many others.



Serving as twin capital of two northern states of India, Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh is officially referred as Union Territory under the direct control of Central Government. Tourists are very much keen in exploring the rich history of this first planned city of Independent India. In the year 1950, when the Swiss architect Le Corbusier was commissioned, he actually envisaged a people-oriented city comprising grand civic buildings, gardens, lakes, and boulevards, made out of his preferred material, reinforced concrete. Hence, Chandigarh came into existence and turned the clock forward by 60 years. Today, the centuries-old monuments, civic squares and parks are still alive, but they are ripened by decades of tropical rain.

The well-planned city of India, Chandigarh still displays the real charm which is unknown to many, a fast moving modern city having centuries-old charms living alongside. Elegantly constructed and well maintained, the multi-purpose parks, lakes and gardens within the city are must-see attractions of the city. For tourists, this destination is a place to observe India in the best way possible as the city seems to be comfortable, prosperous and of course cosmopolitan and also to explore modernist architectures created by Swiss architect Le Corbusier.

The city is divided into several sectors and each sector of the city is pedestrian-friendly and self-contained. Most of the tourists focus on Sector 17 for restaurants & shopping, Sector 22 for accommodation, Sector 9 for museums and art galleries, and Sector 43 and 17 for bus terminus and train station.

How to Reach

The city is well connected to the rest of India via air, rail and road network. Tourists can access the city by any convenient medium given below.

By Plane: The city of Chandigarh has its own international airport, located around 11 km from the heart of the city. All major airlines connect Chandigarh with rest of India like, Amritsar, Jammu, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and much more.

By Train: Chandigarh station is around 8 km away from the heart of the city and serves the city conveniently. All major trains like Himalayan Queen Service and Shatabdi Express link the city with other major parts of the country on regular basis.

By Road: Chandigarh is well connected to other parts of the country with exceptional road network. Chandigarh is located at motor-able distance from several cities of Northern India. The city is connected to two major national highways, NH-21 and NH-22, thus it is well connected to all neighboring cities via road network. The panoramic views and exceptional road condition make your drive to the city really pleasant and mesmerizing.


Rock Garden: A unique spot of the city that entices a large number of tourists from across the globe every year. This garden is the most visited attraction of the city, owing to its elegant sculptures and breathtaking creativity which actually converts something as waste into some works of arts. The garden is like converting into a totally different world where imaginable sculptures are created by humans. The most important fact about this garden is that the garden was created single handed by one person, Nek Chand, before it was taken over by Indian Government.

Sukhna Lake: A Man-made lake strategically located in the foothills of Himalayan range. This lake gets the most mesmerizing look during the seasonal flow of water. The maintenance of the lake has been carried out by Chandigarh administration and Union Government. Here tourists can enjoy a wide variety of activities like, sculling, sailing, water skiing, kayaking, rowing and boating. During the winters the lake also attracts several species of birds like storks, cranes, Siberian Ducks etc.

Pinjore Gardens: It is also known as Yadavindra Gardens which is located around 20 km from the heart of the city, on the stretch of Chandigarh-Shimla road. This garden rests on the foothills of lower Shivalik ranges and known as the Mughal style garden. It is the most popular picnic spot for the tourists. The garden also comprises Japanese garden, plant nursery, mini zoo, picnic lawns and historic palaces.

Where to Stay

Being the most famous tourist destination, the hotels in Chandigarh are quite expensive. So, booking hotels ahead is the best way to secure a budget, yet comfortable stay in the city. To find the best hotel in the city to stay with family, you may approach Chandigarh tourism office for more details. Some of the other hotels that you may consider for accommodation during your visit include, Hotel Tak Chandigarh, Hotel Shivalik View, Hotel Mount View, Hotel Chandigarh Ashok, The Piccadily, JW Marriot Chandigarh, Park Plaza, Hotel Metro43 and much more.




The capital city of Karnataka, Bangalore also pronounced as Bengalooru in local language, is the highly developed metropolis of India today. The city is now reckoned as the important tourist hub for its captivating sights and diversity. The unique blend of ancient and modern sights & temples, beautiful gardens, monuments, palaces, and forts exemplify the exquisite and rich culture and heritage of the city which is well preserved till date.

Lakes, wildlife sanctuaries, and hill stations truly mesmerize the nature enthusiasts and lovers. Considered as the blossoming city, Bangalore with its magnificent gardens and mesmerizing sightseeing options is really a treat to the eyes of nature lovers. Bangalore is also popularly called as Garden City by many tourists just because of the captivating Cubbon Park, one of the largest park of India located right on the middle of city’s main administrative centre. The ancient temples, monuments, pleasant climate and fascinating sightseeing options make the trip to Bangalore really memorable and full of excitement. The city is well connected with diverse towns and primary tourist spots and hence it entices a large number of international and national tourists round the year.

How to Reach

By Plane: KempeGowda International Airport is the main and international airport of the city, situated Devanahalli, which is just 40 KM from the business centre of the city and only 19 KM from the railway station. This airport is one of the India’s most modern and busiest airport and hosts over 10 domestic flights and 21 international airlines, connecting more than 50 destinations across India and the world.

By Train: Bangalore has two major railway terminals, Bangalore City Railway Station and Yeshvantapur Junction. The city is well connected with all major cities and towns of India through railway.

By Bus: If you are finding difficulty in booking tickets for railway and plan, then prefer going in adventurous way with bus facilities. Both private and government buses are available that run from all major cities of India including, Hyderabad, Madurai, Coimbatore, Mangalore, Chennai, Goa, Mumbai and Tirupati. The buses range from AC deluxe to normal luxury buses for both day and night travel.

Sightseeing in Bangalore

Lalbagh Botanical Garden: The best place to spend couple of hours during your trip to the city. It comprises of amazing gardens with wide variety of captivating spots to rest. Morning tour to the garden would be the best as you will get the chance in the morning to view some of the animals and wildlife across the gardens.

Tipu Sultan’s Summer Palace: This is another historic monument which is crafted with robust wood of ancient times. Visit this palace of Tipu Sultan to experience a glimpse of ancient days. Beside the palace there is a temple of Vishnu as the sultan had a soft spot for God Vishnu and thereby he constructed a temple right next door to his summer palace.

Cubbon Park: It is one of the largest parks of India which is situated right at center of main administrative centre of Bangalore. It was built in the year 1884 under the British Raj. It was designed and crafted by Major General Richard Sankey who was the Chief Engineer of Mysore State during British rule. The park covers an area over 300 acres and comprises plentiful of flora and fauna coupled with some amazing colonial buildings of the city.

Where to Stay

There are wide variety of hotels and guest houses located across the city to cater the needs of people of all classes. Some of the luxurious hotels in Bangalore which you may consider for accommodation include, Hotel Rest Inn, Church Street Inn, Silicon Suites, Stopovers Serviced Apartments, 9 Marks Inn, Hotel Presidency, Sheraton Hotel Bangalore, Taj Residency, Park Hotel, Hotel Royal Orchid and much more.



Assam is in the north eastern side of India. Guwahati is the capital city of the state. Assam tea is renowned all through the whole globe. The state was in the power of Burma in the period of 19th century and after 1824 Anglo-Burmese, it raised to turn into a part of the India under British. Assam is rich in natural resources like feldspar, quartzite, natural gas and limestone. The tropical rain forests and the deciduous forests make the state a land of wilds.

Bodo and Dimasa are the native languages of the state and some other dialects commonly in use are Santali and Bengali. Nepali is similarly broadly in use and it is calculated that almost three million persons speak the language in the state. This state is recognized for its diversity of cultures. The native dance form of the state is Ankiya Nat. The clay works, cane products and brassware are a few of the handiwork found here. One of the chief industries of the state is tourism. There are many wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in the state which tempt travellers the whole year. The state is wealthy in the tradition of civilization and culture which can be seen in the activities in the state.

How to Reach

By Air: The major airlines connect the capital city Guwahati with all other major cities of India.

By Train: Express trains bond all the cities of the nation with Guwahati.

By Road: A lot of private travel corporations and Assam State Transport Corporation have in operation a vast network of buses to travel from anywhere to anywhere in the state.

Sightseeing in Assam

Assam State Museum: In 1940 the museum was established under a nongovernmental body. In 1953 it was taken over by the state government. It is the major museum of north eastern region.

Kamakhya Temple: The chief attraction of the capital city is Kamakhya Temple. It is situated on Nilachal hill. It is the spot where the worship of Goddess Kamakhya is done. The holy place offers a wonderful sight of the city in addition to the strong Brahmaputra. A few giant turtles have the home here in the ponds.

Zoo-cum-Botanical Garden: The state has a botanical garden of 82 hectares of area and it was established in the year 1982. 44 varieties of exceptional orchids of North Eastern region is found in the garden.

Kaziranga National Park: This national park is world famous for one horned Rhinoceros. This is the home of these Rhinoceros. This is as well the world heritage spot.

Hajo: It is an archaeological region of the state. It is the earliest city of Apunarbhaba. There are remnants of quite a lot of ancient temples as well as some other structures in the spot.

Where to Stay

The most excellent time to holiday in the state is from October to April since the climate at this time will be the most favourable for the tourists. There are many budget hotels in all over the state. There are also expensive hotels in the state. People can book the hotel rooms according to their need easily via phone, travel agents or online.




Established in the year 1577 by Ram Das, the fourth Sikh guru, Amritsar is the holiest place of pilgrimage for Sikhism. The mesmerizing Golden Temple is the most tranquil and awe-inspiring sight of India and it always remains the primary attraction of the city. The name of the city was derived from name of the pool which is around the Golden Temple and it means holy pool of nectar. However, the hyperactive streets around the temple are always congested, air polluted and full of traffic noise.

The city of Amritsar is actually separated into two halves by interweave of railway lines. The old part of the city, in the southeast part of the railway lines, comprises the Golden Temple and some of the popular ancient sights along with twelve medieval gates. This is the most striking place to explore in the city that includes capillary network of bazaars which looks like floating between the centuries. In the northern part of the railway lines is the modern Amritsar which has actually emerged in chaotic fashion across the scattering of regal-era boulevards. The up market hotels and sparkling malls exemplify the prosperity of Amritsar.

How to Reach

By Plane: Amritsar has its own international airport which is about 11 km away from the heart of the city. Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport is one of the modern airports of India and has surprising number of flights to almost all domestic and international destinations.

By Train: Amritsar railway junction is the important railway station of India and connects the city will almost all major cities and towns of India. The city is well connected with other major cities with express and super fast trains.

By Road: Long Distance car services are available that connects the city with Delhi via NH-1. Bus services are also available that connects the city with all major towns and cities of India.

Sightseeing in Amritsar

The Golden Temple: It is the primary attraction of Amritsar city and the most crucial religious place for Sikhs. The Golden Temple is the most mesmerizing complex within the city and always full of thousands of pilgrims from across the country and they are always excited to visit this place which they usually see on television. The complex is open for 24 hours a day and worth visiting twice, especially in night when the temple is elegantly lit up.

Jallianwala Bagh Garden:  It is situated in a short 5-minute walk from the Golden Temple and it is site where 1919 Amritsar massacre took place. On 13th April 1919 the British Indian Army opened fire on the gathering of men, women and children who were unarmed. The firing from the British last for ten minutes and 1650 rounds were fired and 1579 people were killed. So, to honor those people the site was inaugurated by then-President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, on April 13 1961. The bullets holes can be seen on the walls and adjacent buildings today also.

Summer Palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh: It is a museum located in the Ram Bagh Park and it houses a museum, miniatures, exhibiting oil paintings of ancient times, weapons, coins from Sikh period.

Mata Temple: This is a complex that replicates Hindu cave temple and it is devoted to female saint Lal Devi. Usually, this temple is visited by women who wish to become pregnant. The path towards the temple passes through some low tunnels and caves that are full of water, inclined pathways and reflecting lobbies, thus making the experience more like a fun house instead of a place for worship.

Where to Stay

From expensive to budget hotels, the city of Amritsar has wide variety of hotels to cater the needs of all classes of tourists. Some of the popular hotels across the city include, Hotel Ritz Plaza, Hotel CJ International, Hyatt Amritsar, Ranjit’s Svaasa, Grand Legacy, MK Hotel, HK Clarks Inn and many others.



The majestic fascination of Taj Mahal draws voyagers to the city of Agra, just like moths to any incredible flame. In spite of its hype, Taj Mahal is as good as you have heard. However, Taj Mahal is not the only attraction in the city as the Mughal emperors has left several mind boggling forts, mausoleums and fascinating tombs across the city of Agra. Besides, tourists can also have fun and experience the bustling Chowk Markets.

A large number of tourists usually prefer to visit Agra on whistle-stop day trip from New Delhi, which is close to the city. However, there are several other interesting places sprawling across the city of Agra that worth a visit. Therefore, visit to Agra cannot be completed with a whistle-stop day trip; instead tourists should enjoy several days sightseeing across the city with side trips to magnificent ruined city of Fatehpur Shikri and other Hindu Pilgrimage destination like Mathura.

Agra perches on the huge curvature alongside the holy river Yamuna. The Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort overlook the river on diverse locations of the curvature. The artisans and the labors who actually toiled on Taj Mahal established their houses on the southern part of the mausoleum, thus created the overcrowded network of alleyways which is today called as Taj Ganj and it is the most famous area for the budget travelers.

How to Reach

The city of Agra is just 200km away from Delhi in the southeast direction and it is added into the Golden Triangle package for tourists along with Delhi and Jaipur. The city is well connected via road, rail and plane.

By Plane: Kheria Airport is the nearest and only airport in Agra which is only 5km away from the heart of the city. The city is well connected to Khajuraho, Varanasi and Delhi by plane. Tourists need to take flight up to Delhi and then continue their journey to access the other cities of India.

By Train: There are 4 major railway stations in Agra, Agra Fort, Agra Cantt, Idgah Agra Junction and Raja-ki-Mandi Station. Agra is well connected to all major cities and towns of India via railway services and many super fast and express trains connect Agra with Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi and Jaipur.

By Road: Some of the major cities of India are well connected to Agra via road as well. National Highway No-2 connects Agra with rest of India. Agra is also connected with Lucknow via road. Regular bus services are available from Lucknow and Delhi which makes the journey really wonderful.

Sightseeing in Agra

Taj Mahal: The globally admired masterpiece of World’s heritage, Taj Mahal is the magnificent architecture and the jewel of Muslim art in India. The interesting part of this mausoleum is the delicacy of artworks in the stone and calligraphy on the walls. World’s best artisans were hired by Shah Jahan to decorate the interior and exterior of the monument in memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is the finest paradigm of Mughal architecture with all types of representations enabled by Muslim religion, in an expensive harmony.

Agra Fort: This red fort is the second most visited and popular building of the city and forever perches in the shadow of Taj Mahal. Visit to Agra would not get complete without visiting and exploring Agra Fort. The building comprises of ultimate blend of mesmerizing mosques, palaces, audience halls and superb gardens, just next to the banks of Yamuna River, and it woth a visit indeed.

Fatehpur Shikri: Fatehpur Shikri was established by Mughal Emperor Akbar in the year 1569 and he based his capital in this place from 1571 to 1585. This place was actually chosen by Akbar to honor the Sufi Saint Salim Chisti. It took fifteen years to complete the construction of this walled city and the complex comprises of many royal palaces, mosque, courts and a harem. This complex was constructed with red sandstone which was then readily available in that area.

Where to Stay

Taj Ganj is the primary place where budget accommodation is easily available, which is located just south of Taj Mahal. However, midrange and high concentration hotels are also available in the southern part of the city, alongside Fatehabad Road, and Sadar Bazaar, which are also known for high quality restaurants with mouthwatering cuisines. Some of the popular hotels in Agra include, Howard Plaza, Hotel Clarks Shiraz, The Oberoi Amarvilas Agra, Radisson Blu Agra, Hotel Taj Resorts, Trident Agra, The Gateway Hotel Fatehabad road, and many others.