Friday, 20 November 2015

Visit "The Land of the Kings" Rajasthan

Rajasthan,known formerly by the name Rajputana or the Land of Kings,is the largest state in the republic of India.The state beholds an intense inflow of domestic and foreign visitors every year.The bright weather of Jodhpur,the elegant sand dunes of the Thar Desert,the wondrous camel rides of Jaisalmer,the charismatic delicacies of Bikaner,the Pushkar's great animal fair –we sorted some of the spellbinding offerings Rajasthan has in store for its guests,visit the most princely palaces in The Land of Kings.


Jaipur

Jaipur is the largest city in the state.This city was founded by Maharaj Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727 after whom the city was called.It is ideally known for its appealing palaces which attract visitors from all over the world.Due to the peculiarity of pink or saffron colored buildings over here,it is also familiar by the nickname ‘Pink City of India’.Among the most admired places of tourist delight in Jaipur city are the Amber Fort and the Jantar Mantar Observatory.It is a chief destination in the Golden Triangle tourist circuit which connects it to Delhi and Agra.The most compelling fact about the city of Jaipur is that it was planned according to Vastu Shastra.All the streets sweep from East to West and North to South.You might want to plan a separate 3-day tour for this place alone.

1.Amber Fort Palace




 2.Birla Mandir




3.City Palace


4.Jantar Mantar Observatory



Udaipur

While in a few wordings,it has been entitled as the Venice of the East,the City of Udaipur is known by its typical moniker,the city of lakes.Udaipur was founded in 1553 by the Sisodiya Rajput Ruler Maharana Udai Singh II.The Mewar Rajputs established the city to relocate their capital from Chittor to a more closed location.Today,most of the palaces have been converted into hotels, thus alluring a huge convention of tourists to this city.With its delightful location at the foothills of the Aravalli Mountains,the city of Udaipur is a unique destination.Apart from its various palaces,forts,market places,and
various temples are also the reason for its popularity.The cities are well planned and the people hospitable,the place is famous merely for its palaces and monuments.
This panoramic landscape is illustrative of how nature could be lavish where it chooses to be and we list a few places to tour in Venice of the East.

1. City Palace

2. Kumbhalgarh Fort

3. Lake Pichola

4. Sajjan Garh (Monsoon Palace)

Jodhpur

The second largest City of Rajasthan,Jodhpur is also the second most inhabited city of Rajasthan after Jaipur.It was establised in 1459 by the Rathore Rajput Ruler,Rao Jodha Singh of Marwar.It is also called the Sun City as it rejoices in a glittering sunny weather all year round.Tactically,it is considered to be the most significant city of western Rajasthan as it lies only at a distance of 250 kilometers from the Indo-Pakistan border.It has been registered many a times in various tourism magazines and documentaries.Furthermore,it excelled into the lonely planet’s list of most extraordinary place to stay in 2014. A few famous attractions here are listed below:

1. Mehrangarh Fort

2. Jaswant Thada

3. Mandore Gardens

4. Clock Tower

Jaisalmer 

The relevantly named “golden city”,which comes from its eyeshot during the day,the city of Jaisalmer lies in the core of the Thar Desert.This city was established by The Bhati Rajput ruler Maharawal Jaisal Singh in 1156 Ad.It gets its moniker from the golden sands of the Thar Desert and the same golden colored sandstone used in the city’s design.The city prospers on tourism,and can be termed as a home away from home for a huge mass of travelers from all around the world.It was built as a bounded city which makes it one of the largest forts in the world.You might want to fill a lot of paperbacks and almost 3-4 days to adore the life in this city brim-fully.The fort has innumerable eateries that proffer Italian,French and local cuisines.Travel during the months of November and December and you will love this castle city chock-fully.We listed a few scenic places for you:

1. Jaisalmer Fort

2. Bada Bagh

3. Patwon ki Haveli

4. Sam Sand Dunes

5. Gadisar Lake

 

Bikaner

The city of Bikaner was established in 1488 by the Rathore Rajput Ruler Rao Bika.
The land was seized from the rivaling Jat rulers of that period.Presently,Bikaner is another supreme tourist attraction and is prominent for its sweets and snacks despite the occurrence of many wars here in the past.It is one town we would particularly propose you to visit if you want to taste the genuine rajasthani cookeries.The numerous fairs held in Bikaner also tempt a large no.of visitors from all around India and even from the world.These are the best places we recommend you to visit:

1. Junagarh Fort

2. Lalgarh Palace

3. Bikaner Camel Safari day Tours

4. Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary

Pushkar

Lying in the Ajmer District of Rajasthan,the blesses City of Pushkar often depicts as the king of pilgrimage sites in India.It is located at the shores of the Pushkar Lake,which was generated by the tears of Lord Shiva.It is one of the ancient cities of India and the date of its origin is mysterious and is usually associated with the Hindu mythology.This city is noted for its temples and various ghats which are visited by hundreds of visitors during the annual bath.The water of this lake is appraised holy and hence it is the reason for the town’s repute as a pilgrimage locale.Perhaps the most eminent attraction of Pushkar is the annual camel fair.It is a five day fair where people buy and sell livestock.This fair accompanied by music,dance and various events attracts a large tourist crowd.Camel races are one of the major crowd pulling events. Do visit this listed places from us:

 1. Pushkar Lake

2. Brahma Temple

3. Camel Safari in Pushkar

Sawai Madhopur

Sawai Madhopur was founded by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh of The Kachwaha Rajputs and was founded in 1763.While the town itself doesn’t have any popular tourist attractions,just two attractions have made this city a must visit destination in Rajasthan. They are the Ranthambore Fort and the Ranthambore National park.These two places are a must visit and you need 2-3 days to tour satisfactorily.

1. Ranthambore National park

2. Ranthambore Fort

Chittorgarh

The oldest city of Chittorgarh also known as Chittor,was said to have been built by the Maurya Dynasty.However its prominence rose when the ruler of the Sisodiya Rajput Clan of Mewar seized the city in 734 Ad and made it the capital of Mewar.It is famous as the birthplace of many great warriors and historical figures like the Great Maharana Pratap and the Hindu saint,Meera Bai.One of the key places in Chittorgarh is the Chittorgarh fort,the largest fort in India.This fort was earlier the capital of Mewar before its relocation to the more closed city of Udaipur.Visit this place and you will experience and witness the Rajput style architecture at its best.The fort complex itself possess many palaces,gardens and temples most of which have a great historical importance.


Mount Abu

This place takes the delight of it being the only hill station in desert state Rajashan.
Mount Abu is located in the Aravalli mountain range in Sirohi District of Rajasthan.It apart from being a retreat for the people of Rajasthan and Gujarat from the blazing sun but has a lot of historical and religious prominence.Mount Abu was known as the Arbuda Mountain,which has been considered in the Hindu Epic Mahabharata and is notable to be the place where the Great Sage Vashishta retired.This hill station shelters many classical sites and temples which are toured by many pilgrims from across India along with many forts and lakes.The surroundings and the refreshing weather make it a place like no other in the desert state of Rajasthan. We suggest you these major tourist attractions of Mount Abu:

1. Achalgarh


2. Nakki Lake


3. Wildlife Sanctuary


4. Guru Shikar


Alwar


The City of Alwar established by the Kachwaha Rajput Ruler Pratap Singh in 1770.The town’s name was Ulwar during those days and was named as Alwar to be the first in the alphabetically arranged list of the Princely states of Rajputana.It is eminent for its various military participation in various wars and was the first state of Rajputana to sign a peace agreement with the British East India Company.This city being one of the regal states of the Rajputana has a huge resonance of tourist attractions. We sorted the best destinations in Alwar for your tour plan:
1. The Haunted Bhangarh Fort

2. Pandupole


3. The Karni Mata Temple


4.Sariska Tiger Reserve 




Rajasthan,the land of kings and forts,with its prosperous cultural history will have a different impression with every single place you visit.The forenamed places outstretch just a handful of the many sneaky facts this ancient kingdom hides.A visit to tourist places in Rajasthan is one of the most spiritual experiences you will ever have and we are sure that these places fascinate you the moment you travel across Rajasthan.




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Friday, 13 November 2015

22 Unbelievable Places that are Hard to Believe Really Exist

The world is full of beautiful and amazing places.Still, many unbelievable places are being discovered by professional and amateur travelers.They may encounter these places by human interference with nature or by traveling the world discovering new places.some of these places occur only at a particular geographical locations, climatic conditions and seasons.we here provide you with the most amazing places that are hard to believe really exist.


This collection of pictures consist of amazing places like Grand canyons, lavender& tulip fields which can be seen while traveling to those places. while, some other places are due to human interference with nature.All those pictures are real and can be found at those locations.


No wonder that traveling in one of the best forms of recreation – even looking at these pictures takes your mind to far away places… And yes, all those of those places are real! 

Feel free to add more places in the comments under the article.

Tunnel of Love, Ukraine


image credits: Oleg Gordienko

Tulip Fields in Netherlands


image credits:Allard Schager

Salar de Uyuni: One of the World’s Largest Mirrors, Bolivia


image credits:dadi360

Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan.


image credits:nipomen2 | sename777

Mendenhall Ice Caves, Juneau, Alaska


image credits:Kent Mearig

Red Beach, Panjin, China


image credits:MJiA

Bamboo Forest, Japan


image credits: Yuya Horikawa Tomoaki Kabe

Street in Bonn, Germany


image credits:Adas Meliauskas

Naica Mine, Mexico


image credits:nicole_denise

Wisteria Flower Tunnel in Japan


Black Forest, Germany


image credits:andy linden

Fields of Tea, China


image credits:unknown

Tianzi Mountains, China


image credits:Richard Janecki

Hang Son Doong, Vietnam


image credits:Carsten Peter

Shibazakura Flowers, Takinoue Park, Japan


image credits:kimi-tourguide.blogspot.com

Antelope Canyon, USA


image credits:CSMphotography

Lake Hillier, Australia


image credits:Ockert Le Roux

Lake Retba, Senegal


image credits: buzzfeed

Lavender Fields, UK and France


image credits:Antony Spencer | Erasmus T

Canola Flower Fields, China


image credits:+Lanzi

Mount Roraima, Venezuela/Brazil/Guyana


image credits: imgur.com | Uwe George

Zhangye Danxia Landform, China

Did we miss anything? Add them in the comments under this article.






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