Travel Viewpoint

Christmas

Christmas Festival falls on 25th day of December every year and commemorate the birth of Lord Jesus Christ, the central figure of Christianity. Christian community across the globe celebrate Christmas with faith, joy and enthusiasm. Celebrations for Christmas begin on the eve of Christmas on 24th December and continue till New Year’s Day. During this …

Hot Air Balloon Festival (Karnataka)

Hosted in parts of Hampi, Mysore, and Bidar at the same time, the Hot Air Balloon festival involves swinging with the wind in a clear blue winter sky. This delightful hot air balloon ride not only gives a bird’s eye view of heritage sites of Karnataka but also sails through the jungles of Karnataka, amidst …

Magnetic Fields (Rajasthan)

Music festivals seem like a thing for Goa but Rajasthan has been contributing to India’s festival scene competently, and Magnetic Fields is one of them.  Held at a 17th-century fort in Alsisar (Rajasthan), this extravaganza music festival involves future-facing music from India and all across the globe. The festival presents new and fresh music concepts …

Rann Utsav (Kutch)

The Rann Utsav or the Kutch Mahotsav is a celebration in the white sandy deserts of Kutch. During the Rann utsav tents are set up in the desert for the tourists, and the Government facilitates tourists the opportunity to experience the local culture, cuisine and hospitality.  When you look over the horizon at Rann of Kutch, …

"Padharo Mhare Desh"

“Padharo Mhare Desh”

“Padharo Mhare Desh” or “Welcome to my country” reverberating through this land of chivalry and romance is just not a welcome call or a greeting but is the spirit of Rajasthan. A land where the guest is considered next to god and even enemies are given due regard on its soil, still holds on to …

Jaipur “The Pink City”

Jaipur, the ‘Pink City’ of India was the former capital of the Kachhawahas. It was founded in 1727, by Sawai Jai Singh and was named after him. Jai Singh’s various talents and tastes are well exhibited in his dream city. The designing of the city was entrusted upon a young and talented Bengali architect, Vidyadhar …

Meet The Sacred Town “Ajmer”

Ajmer, the sacred-secular town was founded in the 7th century by Raja Ajaipal Chauhan and became the famous bastion of the Chauhan Rajputs. The Chauhans dominated the region until the end of the 12th century. After the defeat of Prithviraj Chauhan, the most distinguished Chauhan ruler, at the hands of Muhammad Dargah Khwaja Sahib Ghauri …

Alwar

Alluring Alwar, set in the lap of Aravalli ranges, presents a perfect picture postcard settings and seems to be carved out of jagged, craggy rocky outcrops. The ancient city is one of the oldest in the State and its numerous prehistoric and historic sites are archaeologists delight. It is also a paradise for nature lovers …

Bharatpur

Bharatpur, the ‘Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan’ was founded in 1733, by Maharaja Suraj Mal. It was once an impregnable fortified city of the Mewat region. According to a legend, the city is named after Bharat, the brother of Lord Rama, whose other Siberian Cranes brother Laxman was worshipped as the family deity of the Bharatpur …

Bikaner

Bikaner, a beacon of rich culture and heritage amidst the harsh desert surroundings was founded in 1488, by the Rathore prince, Bika, the son of Rao Jodha of Marwar. It was located 1! directly on the ancient caravan Lalgarh Palace routes, which linked West / Central Asia and North India with the seaports of Gujarat. …