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Friday, January 28, 2011

Hampi Of India

Hampi is a village in northern Karnataka state, India. Hampi is a laid back village that was the last capital of Vijayanagar, one of the greatest Hindu kingdoms in India’s history.It has some extremely captivating ruins, intriguingly intermingled with large boulders that rear up all over the landscape.The ruins, which date back to the 14th century, stretch for just over 25 kilometers (10 miles) and comprise more than 500 monuments. The most striking monument is the Vittala Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Its main hall has 56 pillars that make musical sounds when struck.
Hampi Location:Hampi is in central Karnataka, approximately 350 kilometers (217 miles) from Bangalore.

If you want proof that the Kama Sutra originated in India, Khajuraho is the place to see. Erotica abounds here with over 20 temples devoted to sexuality and sex. These sandstone temples, which date back to the 10th and 11th century, are the only ones remaining out of 85 temples constructed during this time. There are 3 groups of temples -- Western, Eastern, and Southern. The main temples are in the Western group, which features the magnificent Kandariya Mahadeo Temple. The Eastern Group contains a number of exquisitely sculptured Jain temples. There are only two temples in the Southern group.
Khajuraho Location:
Khajuraho is in northern Madhya Pradesh, approximately 620 kilometers (385 miles) south east of Delhi.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Victoria Falls, Zambia

Victoria Falls is called “Mosi-oa-Tunya” by the local people, the smoke that thunders, and constitutes one of the best spectacular natural wonders of the world. With its 1708 meters wide became it in the largest curtain of water in the world also by its remarkable falls. The waterfall is situated in southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe. It boasts of being the largest waterfall in the world with the most unusual in form and having the most diverse and easily seen wildlife of any major waterfall site.The Victoria Falls still inspires visitors as it did with David Livingstone in the 1860s. The falls and surrounding area of this remarkable preserved

Mount Everest, Nepal

The Mount Everest, the highest mountain on earth with 8.848 meters above sea level, is part of the Himalaya range in High Asia and is located on the border between Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal and Tibet, China. It is called Sagarmatha, Chomolungma, Qomolangma or Zhumulangma. Name in Nepal is Sagarmantha which means “goddess of the sky” and the name in Tibet is Chomolungma which means “mother goddess of the universe”.

The Northern Red Sea, Jordan

Northern Red Sea is considered one of the most beautiful submarine paradises of the world. It is called sometimes an underwater “Garden of Eden” and is considered by CEDAM one of the seven Underwater Wonders of the World. The Red Sea is a salt water inlet of the Indian Ocean which is between Asia and Africa. This large natural channel is around 1900 Kilometers length, between 100 to 300 Kilometers breadth and about 500 meters depth. Its water sometimes turned a slightly red, due to the blooming of a particular kind of microorganisms known as “Red Algae” (Cyno-bacteria or Trichodesmium Erytreum). This also the reason of its name; since, it is a literal translation from the Greek phrase “Erythra Thalassa” that literally means Red Sea.

The Lake Baikal, Russia

The Lake Baikal is the deepest freshwater lake of the planet and the largest reservoir of fresh surface water. Its famous clear waters host a great diversity of flora and fauna. This lake is located in Asia and is part of the territory of Siberia in Russia in the boundary of the Russian provinces of Buryat Republic and Irkutskaya, near Irkutsk city. The Baikal Lake is considered by CEDAM one of the seven underwater Wonders of the World. The name Baikal, derives from two words of the Turk language, “bai” that means “wealthy” and “kul” that means “lake”.

Hossaini Dalan at Old Dhaka City

Husaini Dalan a Shiite shrine in the old part of the city of DHAKA, attributed to the Mughal Period. It is a common practice among the Shia community to build edifices to commemorate the martyrdom of al-Husain, at the battle of Karbala in Iraq on the tenth day of Muharram 61 AH (10 October 680 AD). The building seems to have been originally erected by one Sayyid Murad during the governorship of SHAH SHUJA, who, although himself a Sunni, was eager to preserve and patronise Shiite institutions. Traditions relate that Sayyid Murad, having seen al-Husain in a vision erecting a tazia khana (house of mourning), was inspired to raise the building, which he named Husaini Dalan. The original building may have been a small structure, expanded to its present form in later times. The EAST INDIA COMPANY repaired it in 1807 and 1810, and a portion of the building was reconstructed after the earthquake of 1897.

Paharpur-Buddhist Monastery in Rajshahi

It is treated as the Largest Buddhist Seat of Learning of South Asia. It is a small village, 5 km west of Jamalganj in the greater Rajshahi district, where the remains of the most important and the largest known monastery south of the Himalayas has been excavated. This 7th century AD archaeological find covers an area of approximately 11 hectare. The entire establishment, occupying a Quadrangular court, measures more than 300 meters and varies from 3.5 to 4.5 meters in height with an elaborate gateway complex on the north, there are 45 cells on the north and 44 in each of the other three sides, with a total number of 177 rooms.

Central Shahid Minar in Jahangir Nagar University

Inside a green picturesque surrounding of Jahangir Nagar University, the sprawling acres of land holds this beautiful monument dedicated to the language martyrs of 1952.

The Great Barrier Reef , Australia

This wonderful corals reef is the only live collective organism that can be seen from the orbit of the Earth. The Great Barrier Reef is an amazing site of extraordinaire beauty located in the northeastern coast of Australia, where it can find almost all corals species of the world. It is the largest corals ecosystem of the planet and without doubt one of the most beautiful places of the Earth.
This place is named thus; because is an outer reef located along the Australian coast, but with a channel between the continental coastline and the reef whose depth is around 60 meters. This Reef has over 1000 islands, most of them encircled by coral reefs; these islands are the home of a great number of animals and

Baitul Mukarram-the National Mosque of Bangladesh

It is the National Mosque of Bangladesh. Its construction began on 1960, and has been going on in phases. Architect T Abdul Hussain Thariani was commissioned to design the mosque complex. The plan included shops, offices, libraries and parking areas within the complex. The design of the mosque reflects the architecture of the period as can be seen from the use of a white and almost cube-form for the main building. A Mosque without a dome over the roof of its main prayer hall must have been a unique experiment. The main building is eight storied and 33 meters high from the ground level. The area of the main prayer hall is 2464 SQ meters with a mezzanine floor of

Rajan Bihara Pagoda

Lots of colourful and ornamental pagodas and temples located in different areas of the country attract tourists from home and abroad. Among the temples Kalinarayana Temple (Joydevpur), Kantaji temple (Dinajpur), Dhakeshwari temple (Dhaka), Joy Kali Mandir (Dhaka). Adinath temple (Moheshkhali) and so on are noteworthy.
In the western part of the country there are several 3 to 4 centuries old temples. Jessoreswari of Khulna is the most famous among them. In addition there are Raghunath

Palau Reefs, Palau

Palau is an Island nation in the Pacific Ocean composed by around 343 islands, whose surrounding seas and coasts are considered a wonder of the Underwater World. Palau is one of the greatest diving spots of the Earth. It is located to the southwest of Micronesia to 800 Kilometers (around 500 miles) of the Philippines.In 1989, the  Palau aechipelago was ranked by the ecologist organization  CEDAM (Conservation, Education, Diving, Awareness and Marine-research) as one of the Seven Underwater Wonders of the World. Palau also

World War II Cemetery in Chittagong

Second World War warrior’s graveyards are in this Cemetery. There are 755 graves in this graveyard of the great warriors who died d in world war from1939 to 1945 in Chittagong areas. In this well-preserved cemetery at a quiet and picturesque place within the city lie buried in eternal peace over 700 soldiers from British, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, India, Myanmar, East and West Africa, The Netherlands and Japan who laid down their lives on the Myanmar front during the World War II. Every year a number of tourists come here to visit this Cemetery.

World War II Cemetery in Comilla

Second World War warrior’s graveyards are in this Cemetery. There are 755 graves in this graveyard of the great warriors who died d in world war from1939 to 1945 in Chittagong and Comilla areas. In this well-preserved cemetery at a quiet and picturesque place within the city lie buried in eternal peace over 700 soldiers from British, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, India, Myanmar, East and West Africa, The Netherlands and Japan who laid down their lives on the Myanmar front during the World War II. Every year a number of tourists come here to visit this Cemetery.

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

The Galapagos Islands are an archipelago composed by five major islands located very near equatorial line to 972 Kilometers west of continental territory of Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean. They are considered a true natural wonder of the World. The main Islands of the archipelago are Isabella, Fernandina, San Cristobal, San Salvador and Santa Cruz. In addition to the five major islands, there are also 8 other large islands and around forty islets and smaller rocks. The capital of the province is Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, a small city located in the San Cristobal Island. Nevertheless, the largest town of the archipelago is Puerto Ayora, which is located in the island of Santa Cruz. The total area of the islands is around 8000 square kilometers.
The archipelago of Galapagos is a province of Ecuador and its population is around 40000 people. Galapagos Islands are famous thanks to the famous scientist Charles Darwin, who visited the islands in the XIX century during the trip that inspired him to create the Theory of the Evolution and the Natural Selection.
The Galapagos Islands hosts some of the most impressive wildlife of the world; but, not only because flora and fauna of the islands is so beautiful; but, also because they have evolved without human presence, therefore they are virtually fearless of human. The isolation of the islands which are far from the continental coast of Ecuador is the main reason to this unique evolution process.

Star Mosque in Dhaka

Star mosque, a 19th century establishment, is a very beautiful mosque of the city situated at Armanitola, in the old part of Dhaka City. In faultless Mughal style architecture, it is a five­-dome mosque with hundreds of big and small twinkling stars as surface decorations. The stars have been created by setting pieces or chinaware on white cement. Seen from the front and from far it looks as if it were shining above the surface of the earth. The inside or the mosque is even more beautiful than the outside, with a lovely mosaic floor and excellent tiles with many floral patterns set on the walls, all in complete harmony. 

Kantaji Temple in Dinajpur

Lots of colourful and ornamental pagodas and temples located in different areas of the country attract tourists from home and abroad. Among the temples Kalinarayana Temple (Joydevpur), Kantaji temple (Dinajpur), Dhakeshwari temple (Dhaka), Joy Kali Mandir (Dhaka). Adinath temple (Moheshkhali) and so on are noteworthy.
In the western part of the country there are several 3 to 4 centuries old temples. Jessoreswari of Khulna is the most famous among them. In addition there are Raghunath mandir and Gopinath mandir of Abhoynagar, Ganesh mandir of Jhenaidaha, Krishna and Durga mandirs of Moh­ammadpur, Shiv mandir of Magura, Kodala Moth of Khulna, Lakhsminarayan and Jorhbangla mandirs of Jessore, Pancha-Rotno mandir or Noldanga, In Kushtia, Shilaidaha, which is associated with Rabindranath, Lalon's tomb and Mosharaf Hossain's homestead are a must-see for all.
There are several temples and ashrams in Coastal Bengal/ Jal Bangla. The names of the Kali temple. Sugandha pith in Barisal are noteworthy. A few miles north is the 400-year-old Maha-Bishnu temple at the Lakhsman kathi village, east of Batajore, In Madaripur one will find the Pronob Mott, the former headquarters or the Bharat

Deep Sea Vents, Ecuador

Deep sea vents are also known as hydrothermal vents, deepwater seeps, deep sea springs or hydro-thermal vents. They are in the planet’s surface and are great submarine geysers generated because of the geothermal energy. There are hydrothermal vents in several zones of the planet; nevertheless, the first submarine hydrothermal vents that were studied and probably the most famous are to the east of the Galapagos Islands.

Kuthibari of Nobel Laureate Poet Rabindranath Tagore

Shilaidaha Kuthibadi  a historic place associated with RABINDRANATH TAGORE and a tourist spot. It stands on the south bank of the river Padma in Kumarkhali upazila in Kushtia district and is five miles north of the district headquarters across the Gadai and opposite to the Pabna town on farther north across the Padma. Shilaidaha is also famous for the kachhari (office) of the Birahimpur zamindari and the historic kuthibadi of the Tagore family of Jorasanko.

Belize Barrier Reef - Belize

This impressive corals reef is located in the Atlantic Caribbean coast of Belize approximately 300 meters from the coast at the north of the country and around 40 Kilometers from the coast at the south of Belize. The Belize Barrier Reef is part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System; the Belize’s Barrier covers 260 Kilometers of the Mesoamerican Barrier. Because of its amazing beauty and diverse ecosystem the Belize Barrier Reef is considered by CEDAM, one of the Underwater Wonders of the World.

Mosque Baba Adam

A slightly later date the elegant 6-domed mosque (13m x 11m) sq meters of Baba Adam in Rampal near Dhaka was erected by your Malik Kafur during the reign of the last Ilyas Shahi Sultan, Jalauddin Fateh Shah in 1483 AD. It displays the same characteristic features of the period such as the faceted octagonal turrets at 4 corners, the curved cornice. The one facade and 3 mihrabs relieved richly with beautiful terracotta floral and hanging patterns.

Ahsan Manjil representing the era of Nawabs

It is situated at Kumartoli in old Dhaka on the bank of the river Buriganga. It was the residential palace and the kachari of the nawabs of Dhaka. It has recently been turned into a museum. The construction of the palace was begun in 1859 and completed in 1872. Nawab Abdul Ghani named it Ahsan Manzil after his son Khwaja Ahsanullah. Ahsan Manzil is one of the significant architectural monuments of the country. Established on a raised platform of 1 meter, the two-storied palace measures 125.4m by 28.75m. The height of the ground floor is 5 meters and that of the first floor 5.8 meters. There are porticos of the height of the ground floor, both on the northern and southern sides of the palace. A spacious open stairway has come down from the southern portico, extending up to the bank of the river through the front garden.
Internally, the palace is divided into two symmetrical halves on either side of the dome. There is a large drawing room in the east wing of the first floor. On its northern side there is a library and a card room, and in the eastern corner there are four square rooms. On the western wing of the first floor there is a spacious jalsaghar with a Hindustani room on the northern side and four square rooms in the western corner. The floors of these two rooms are made of wooden planks. On the ground floor there is a big dining hall and six square rooms in the eastern part. There are attractive wooden stairs in the room that is attached to the north of the domed room. The bauisters were ornamented with vine leaves made of iron along the railing of the stairs. The wooden ceiling of the room, decorated with geometric designs, is very elegant.

Lord Curzon Hall of Dhaka University

Curzon Hall meant to be a town hall, was named after Lord Curzon, the Viceroy of India, who laid its foundation in 1904. A year later Bengal was partitioned and Dhaka became the capital of the newly created province of East Bengal and Assam. Following the annulment of partition in 1911 it was used as a premise of Dhaka College, and after the establishment of Dhaka University in 1921, became part of the university's science section and continues as such. Laid out in a spacious and carefully maintained garden, this double storeyed brick building has a large central hall, lateral wings on the east and west with several rooms, and a continuous verandah on all sides.

Chotto Sona Mosque/Small Gold Mosque

One of the most graceful monuments of the Sultanate period is the Chhota Sona Masjid or Small Golden Mosque at Gaur in Rajshahi. Built by one Wali Muhammad during the reign of Sultan Alauddin Husain Shah (1493-1519), it was originally roofed over with 15 gilded domes including the 3 ChauchaIqa domes in the middle row, from which it derives its curious name.

Qilla Mosque at Lalbag Fort

Lalbagh Fort, an incomplete Mughal palace fortress in Dhaka stood on the banks of the river Buriganga in the southwestern part of the old city. The river has now moved further south and flows at Quite a distance from the fort. D’Oily’s painting (1809-1 I) shows that more than half of this east-west oblong fortress touched the water of the river on its southern and southwestern sides. The construction of the fort was commenced in 1678 AD by Prince Muhammad Azam during his I 5 month long vice-royalty of Bengal.

Lalbag Fort in Old Dhaka City

Lalbagh Fort, an incomplete Mughal palace fortress in Dhaka stood on the banks of the river Buriganga in the southwestern part of the old city. The river has now moved further south and flows at Quite a distance from the fort. D’Oily’s painting (1809-1 I) shows that more than half of this east-west oblong fortress touched the water of the river on its southern and southwestern sides. The construction of the fort was commenced in 1678 AD by Prince Muhammad Azam during his I 5 month long vice-royalty of Bengal.

Sixty Dome Mosque in Bagerhat

Among the many surviving monuments of the Khan Jahan Ali style, undoubtedly the most magnificent and largest brick mosque in Bangladesh is the Shait Gombuj. It is situated in Bagerhat district. For outstanding architectural value. the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO inscribed Bagerhat in the World Heritage list and it got the status of the second World Heritage site in Bangladesh after Paharpur. As there were a great number of mosques, the Historian, a French monthly termed it a city of mosques. The earliest torchbearer of Islam in the south, Khan Jahan Ali came from Delhi to settle a Muslim colony in this swampland in the early-15th century AD. The natural beauty of the region had such an effect upon him that he spent the rest of his life there. History says that he constructed about 360 mosques and as many freshwater tanks, as well as palaces, mausoleums and other public buildings in a very short space of time.

National Parliament of Bangladesh

It is one of the most majestic public buildings in Bangladesh. The National Parliament (Sangsad Bhaban) complex is located at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar of Dhaka city. The National Parliament Building is an architectural masterpiece for which the nation can be said to be justifiably proud.
The decision to construct the National Parliament Complex at Dhaka was originally taken in 1959. Louis I Kahn. one of the greatest architects of the time was initially selected for

Language Martyr's Monument of Bangladesh

The Shaheed Minar (Bengali: Shohid Minar) is a national monument in Dhaka, Bangladesh, established to commemorate the martyrs of the Language Movement of 1952. 
On February 21, 1952, dozens of students and political activists were killed when the Pakistani police force opened fire on Bengali protesters who were demanding equal status to their native tongue, Bangla. The massacre occurred near Dhaka Medical College and Ramna Park in Dhaka. A makeshift monument was erected on February 23[1] by students of University of Dhaka and other educational institutions, but soon demolished on February 26[2] by the Pakistani police force.

Bangladesh National Museum

Bangladesh National Museum preserves and displays the cultural property and heritage, as well as specimens of natural history of Bangladesh. Its mission is to establish a bridge between the past and the present and uphold the national tradition and culture. The museum itself has a history, which began with the establishment of Dhaka Museum on 20 March 1913 with an annual government grant of Rs 2,000. The Governor of Bengal, LORD CARMICHAEL, formally inaugurated the museum on 7 August 1913 in a room of the Secretariat Building (at present, the DHAKA MEDICAL COLLEGE AND HOSPITAL).

Aporajeo Bangla'-Undefeated Bengal at Dhaka University-Bangladesh

A symbol of our national liberation war, this wonderful sculpture has great influence in national political, social and cultural lives. Named as Aporajeyo Bangla, it means undefeated Bangla. It is situated at the heart of Dhaka University just in front of the Arts Faculty of the University. 

National Memorial of Bangladesh

Jatiyo Smriti Soudho (Bengali: Jatio Sriti Shoudho) or National Martyrs' Memorial is a monument in Bangladesh. It is the symbol of the valour and the sacrifice of the martyrs of the Bangladesh Liberation War of 1971, which brought the independence of Bangladesh from Pakistani rule. The monument is located in Savar, about 35 Kilometres north-west of the capital, Dhaka.

Ely Cathedral, England

Ely Cathedral is known as “the ship of the Fens” because of its prominent shape that towers above the surrounding flat and watery landscape. It is located in the Cambridgeshire County of England and boasts one of the most amazing engineering feats of the Middle Ages with the unique form of its Octagon Tower. Simeon, a kinsman of William the Conqueror was named Abbot of Ely after the Norman invasion; he began rebuilding it in 1083, creating one of the best examples of Romanesque architecture in England. Alan of Walsingham had to design a

Cairo Citadel, Egypt

The Saladin Citadel of Cairo is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Egypt. The Muqattan hill was once famous for its great views of the city and was fortified by the Ayyubid ruler Salah al-Din to protect it from the Crusaders.
It contains the Mosque of Muhammad Ali perched on the summit of the citadel, so it’s referred as the Citadel of Muhammad Ali. This mosque was built between 1828 and 1848 in memory of Tusun Pasha, the oldest son of Muhammad who died in 1816.
Around 1860s the citadel stopped being the seat of government when Khedive Ismail moved to his newly built Abdin Palace in the Ismailiya neighbourhood. In addition there are two other mosques; Al-Nasir Muhammad and the Suleyman Pasha, first of the Citadel’s Ottoman style mosques.
The Citadel houses a number of museums, ancient mosques and other sides such as Al-

Cluny Abbey, France

The Cluny Abbey in France was the centre of a major monastic movement during the middle ages. The largest Christian building was its church until St. Peter’s Basilica was rebuilt in Rome. The site also includes pleasant gardens and a museum with Romanesque artefacts.Now the site offers a prestigious heritage, after nine centuries of monastic life including a Museum of Art and Archaeology housing Romanesque sculpture, a Medieval City rich in Romanesque and Gothic houses, two churches and a superb Hôtel-Dieu(hospital) offering a remarkable fresco by Chaimowicz.

Controlling over 10,000 monks from Poland to Scotland, the monastery was once the greatest power in Europe, which started by the Benedictine monks in 940AD. So large buildings had to be erected to house everyone and 40 farms produced the food.
Today the abbey is a ghost of the past and only one tenth of the gigantic cathedral remains. One of the architectural tragedies of history was the damage done during the French Revolution with the burning

The Mausoleum of Maussollos, Turkey

The famous tomb of the king Maussollos of Halicarnassus known as the Mausoleum of Maussollo , which served as tomb for the satrap (a local governor) of the Persian empire and his wife (who was also his sister) was considered by the ancient Greeks one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

The tomb was a rectangular building of around 120 feet (40 m) for 100 feet (30 m). The tomb was erected on a hill overlooking the city. The building was in an enclosed patio in whose center was a stone platform on which the Mausoleum sat. There, had a beautiful staircase flanked by stone lions which led to the top of the platform. Many statues of gods and goddess ornamented the outer walls. Each corner of the tomb was guarded by statues of warriors mounted on horseback

Petra, Jordan

Petra is approximately at 3-5 hours to the south of modern Amman, approximately 2 hours to the north of Aqaba, on the edges of the mountain desert of the Wadi Araba. The city is surrounded by the highest hills of rust by colored sandstone that gives a natural protection to the city against the invaders.

Petra has more than 800 individual monuments, including buildings, tombs, baths, funeral corridors, temples, arched income, and adjacent streets, which especially were carved in the kaleidoscopic sandstone by the

Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu is located on a remote secondary road in nearly impassable terrain high above the Urubamba River, Machu Picchu sits nearly 2438 meters (8000 feet) above sea level, on top of a ridge between two peaks of different size. The name "Machu Picchu" comes simply from its geography. It literally means "old peak", just as "Huaynapicchu" is "young peak". The more accurate translation relates, however, to the concept of size, with Machu Picchu as the "bigger peak" and Huaynapicchu, the "smaller peak".

Chichen Itza, Mexico

The famous Mayan pyramids of Chichen Itza (chee-chehn eet-sah) in Maya literally means: "Mouth of the well of the Itza", the name Chichen Itza is a Mayan word: CHI (mouth), CHEN (well) and ITZA (of the Itza tribe), it is located a 75 miles east of Merida, the Capital of the State of Yucatan, Mexico. This archaeological site is rated among the most important of the Maya culture and covers an area of approximately six square miles.

Christ the Redeemer

The statue of Christ the Redeemer is located at the top of Corcovado Mountain. The entire monument of statue of Christ the Redeemer is 38m high with the statue accounting for 30m and overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro is one of the tallest statues in the world; the span from finger tip to fingertip is 28m and there is a small chapel housed in the base.

India is a wonderful place in South East Asia with different scattered topographical characteristics which throw open an endless scope for adventure tourism in India. There are high rocky and snow covered mountain ranges, desolate deserts long and huge rivers and luxuriant valleys and sea shores. All these together make  it a treasured place for tourism in India. There is wide variety of adventure tourism in India that you can enjoy on land, rocks, snow, water, under water and even in air.

Wildlife Tour Package India: Enjoy Wildlife in Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks

India is a unique country in the world due to its diversity in topography and its wildlife. There are so many wildlife sanctuaries and various national parks and reserves all over the country that attract tourists to the rarest species. Many nature lovers and wildlife adventure explorers come to India to experience its wildlife heritage in exotic and thrilling wildlife sanctuaries and enjoy the wild life tour package India.

Ranthambhore: It is among the biggest and important national parks situated in Rajasthan. It is famous for its tigers and is one of the best places in the country to see these majestic predators in the wild. There is a big number of imperilled royal Bengal tigers. There are different species of mammals, reptiles, birds and plant and tree. The park offers elephant and Jeep safari to tourists for enjoying the wild life in park and tiger reserve. This park also has the largest banyan trees. It encloses the Ranthambore Fort and Tigers. It is most attractive place in tour package India.

Rajasthan is famous for its historical and cultural heritage. There are many ancient forts, palaces and marvellous havelis which tell so much about its history and culture. There are many true historical stories about the bravery of  its people. The Rajasthan tribes constitutes about 12% of its total population.
Many tribes such as Bhils and Minas have dominated in major parts of Rajasthan from the time of Rajput rule. Besides these tribes there are other small tribes also. The Rajasthan tribes have their own originality in their costumes, jewelry, fairs and festivals like other tribes of India.

In case you love watching the birds then you surely will love the twittering and the cheeping sounds made by them. You can enjoy the echo of these lovely birds when you take a bird watching tour to any of these bird sanctuaries situated in India.
Nevertheless there can’t be a more better place to take on a bird watching tour than India due to its extensive coastal area along with the weather conditions that make it very conducive for the birds to breed. Get yourself to the gift of nature by taking a bird watching tour in India to get a close peek at all the marvelous varieties of birds from all over the globe.

If you want to experience the most exciting vacations in India, a tour to North India is what you must plan. One experiences thrill, adventure at one point and piece of mind at the other. North India Tours. has every thing to offer, depending on your taste.
North India is the most exciting zone in India as far as tourism and holiday destinations are concerned. Its mountains, valleys, rivers inevitably attract tourists and people love to come here again and again.

Kerala: A Wonder Destination for Tourists!

Kerala is a state in southern India with many rivers and backwaters, green landscape and sea beaches. This state presents several places of tourist attraction India full of freshness of nature.
Kerala is dotted with its variety of culture Landmark Mountains, historical forts, palaces, monuments, gallant temples, churches and mansions with beautiful sculptures and carvings as inerasable historical marks. Kerala has many ancient monuments as tourist places in India to visit...

Goa is famous all over the world for its exhilarating beaches, heterogeneous festivals, nightlife, parties and glamorous cosines. It is a tropical heaven. The beaches of Goa are full of warmth,  bidding dozens of tourists from India and abroad to visit Goa. The coastline extends to nearly 125 kilometers including many captivating beaches that are exciting destinations for vacation. The Goa package tours include set outs for water sports for thrill and fun of  beaches of Goa. A couple of the renowned beaches of Goa are

Fatehpur Sikri

Your travel to Agra is not over without visiting  this place.
This was a fortified city with its inspiring gateways and glorious palaces built with red sandstone. The city was deserted after few years.

Agra Fort

If you want to take genuine pictures of the Mughal customs, culture and life style of the people between 15th and 17th centuries, you can gather a lot of information when you visit Agra Fort. This is another tempting attraction to in  see in Agra city on Taj Mahal tours. The fort is a master piece of design and architecture during medieval India. The Great Emperor Akbar built it in 1565 A.D. There are a number of attractive buildings: Diwane-I-Aam, Diwane-I-Khas, Moti Masjid Jahangirs place, Khaas Mahal and the Sheesh Mahal in this fort.

Tourist Attractions India: Famous Destination for South India Tour Packages


The South India tour packages will include many tourist attractions India has. South India has the state of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Goa and islands of Andaman Nikobar and Lakshadweep. All these places have many famous towns, ancient temples, churches, forts palaces and sandy and lush green beaches. Besides, there is plenty to explore in the wildlife.
Tourist attraction India: Tamil Nadu

Tourist Attractions in India – Unforgettable North India Tours

Visitors on the lookout for tourist attractions in India are likely to find everything they are looking for when they opt for North India tours.  These tours offer visitors from different parts of the world an extensive selection of deals, and give them a unique insight into India’s cultural background.
Tourist attractions in India have many facets that encompass historical locations and monuments, as well as wildlife.  With North India tours, a visitor is also acquainted with the variety of religions in the country. In fact, spiritual and religious tours are often the most likely to attract tourists.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal, a mausoleum built on the southern bank of the Yamuna river, outside Agra in India. It was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal whose real name was Arjumand banu beagum. She died in a child birth in Bhuranpur in 1631 A.D. They got married in 1612 A.D the building was planned to be built in 1632 A.D. It was built by a group of men from India, Persia, Central asia,and beyond. About 20,000 workman were employed daily to complete the complex at the expense of 40,000,000 rupees.

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower, found in Paris was designed and constructed by Alexander-Gustave Eiffel. It is a Parisian landmark and technological masterpiece in building construction history. When the French Government was organizing centennial exposition of 1889 to commemorate the French revolution, a competition was held for designs for a suitable monument. More than hundred designs were submitted and the centennial committee accepted that of the noted bridge engineer Gustave Eiffel. Eiffel’s conception of a 984 foot (300 Meters) tower of open lattice