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The Kerala backwaters are a chain of brackish lagoons and canals linking five large lakes. Backwaters are a maze of water bodies stretching over 900 kilometers. One of the most important aspect of tourism in kerala.the backwaters were used traditionally as waterways to ferry rice and spices from one places to another in kettuvallams or the traditional rice barges which now from the major tourist attraction and ferry tourists and visitors from one destination to another.
The back waters were f... Read More
It is situated near the confluence of the Payaswini River and the Arabian sea, the chandragiri village is known for its large 17th century fort built by sivaappa naik ofbedanore. The Chandragiri fort, one among a chain of forts built by the same ruler, perched atop a hill is in ruins now. But the location offers a breathtaking view of the convergence of the river and the Arabian sea. The place is a vantage point to watch the sunset from the ancient kizhur state temple at chandragiri, which celeb... Read More
Fort Kochi is a region in the city of Kochi in the state of Kerala, India. This is part of a handful of water-bound regions toward the south-west of the mainland Kochi, and collectively known as Old Kochi or West Kochi. Adjacent to this is Mattancherry. In 1967, these three municipalities, along with a few adjoining areas, were amalgamated to form the Corporation of Cochin. Suhas Shivanna IAS is the subcollector and SDM of Fort Kochi.
Fort Kochi or Fort Cochin is one of the three main urban r... Read More
Early morning, proceed for a full day excursion tour of Kufri & Chail. Later drive to Chail and visit the Palace of former Maharaja of Patiala. Return to the Hotel. Evening is at leisure. Overnight stay in Shimla.
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The Tara Devi Temple is located at a distance of 11 km from Shimla on the Shimla – Kalka National Highway. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Tara and stands on Tara Devi hilltop between Shimla and Shoghi and is a very popular visiting spot for tourists and devotees.
The temple was built over 250 years ago and holds a great spiritual value for devotees. There is a belief that Goddess Tara was brought to Himachal Pradesh all the way from Bengal. It is believed that a king from the Sen Dynast... Read More
The State Museum Shimla is housed in an old Victorian mansion carefully altered to adapt it to the museum. Perched on a lonely hilltop known as ‘Inveram’ the serenity and the quietude of the distant mountains from here is striking. Previously, the building remained a private residence of Lord William Beresford, the Military Secretary to the Viceroy, Lord William Bentick. When he left India, the building was occupied by Sir Edwin Collan and thereafter by Sir Edward Law, the Finance member of ... Read More
The George Castle in Shivpuri is located within the mysterious depths of the forests of the Madhav National Park. If you have planned a trip to Shivpuri , make sure that you visit the George Palace. You are assured that you will not be disappointed. The splendid view of the lake that one gets from the George Castle is sure to remain etched in your memories all your life.
Also known as the Shimla of Madhya Pradesh, Shivpuri is an ancient town in Gwalior, whose dense forests were used as the hu... Read More
Christ Church at the Ridge is the second oldest church in northern India constructed in 1846-1857. Designed by Colonel J. T. Boileau, the Church features a clock on the church tower that was put up in 1860. The porch along with the church was added in 1873.
The church is visible from miles away. Its brass plaques and stained glass windows are an attraction that exhibit faith, hope, charity, fortitude, patience and humility. The fresco surrounding chapel window was designed by Rudyard Kipling'... Read More