Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Top Winter Destinations to Visit in Himachal Pradesh – Queen of Hills and Hinterlands

Situated in the western Himalayas surrounded by majestic mountains and having its namely meaning as the ‘Land of Snows’, Himachal Pradesh, which is the state of India, is best as a winter honeymoon destination in India. The hill stations of Kullu, Manali, Shimla, Dalhousie, Dharamshala and McLeodganj are perfect for adventure sports to take the enjoyment of snowfall. Top places to visit in Himachal Pradesh in winter are as follows:

Kullu – Valley of Gods

Located on the banks of the Beas River and mostly heard along with the name Manali, Kullu, which was previously called Kulanthpitha meaning ‘the end of the habitable world’, is one of the most frequented tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh. Also famous as the ‘Valley of Gods’, Kullu Valley is the magical land, which is home to some leading spots such as Basheshwar  Mahadev Temple, Sultanpur Palace, Raison, Parvati Valley, Raghunathji Temple, Bijli Mahadev Temple, Shoja, Jagatsukh Temple, Karrain and so on. Some of the adventure sports available here Para Gliding, white water rafting, skiing, angling, mountaineering, trekking, etc.

Manali – Gateway to Lahaul Valley

Also called the Switzerland of India, Manali offers panoramic views of the snow-laden mountains. The famous tourist attractions of Manali are Hadimba Devi Temple, Beas River, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Jogini Waterfall, Beas Kund, Jana  Falls, Pin Valley National Park, Rahala Falls,  Sulfur Springs in Vashishth Village, Vashishth Temple, German Bakery on Mall Road, Manu Temple, Tibetan Monastery and so on.

Shimla – Queen of Hill Stations

​Also referred to as the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’, Shimla  is the state capital city of Himachal Pradesh. The leading tourist spots in Shimla are Shimla State Museum, the Ridge, Summer Hill, Jakhoo Hill, Daranghati Sanctuary, Indian Institute of Advance Studies, Naldehra and Shaily Peak, Kufri, Christ Church, Chadwick Falls, Wild Flower Hall, Annandale, the Mall Road, Tara Devi Temple, Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Catholic Church, Viceregal Lodge, Ice Skating Rink, etc. One of the most charming experiences in Shimla is the toy train ride.

Dalhousie – Scotland of India 

Located in Chamba district and spread across five hills, the hill station of Dalhousie named after Lord Dalhousie, which is also called the ‘Scotland of India’, is popular among the tourists for being home to the four churches of St. Patrick’s Church, St. Andrew’s Church, St. John Church, St. Francis Church. Still holding a variety of colonial architecture, it is another township, which was founded by the British. This destination is also home to Laxmi Narayan Temple dedicated to Lord Vishu. The major tourist attractions in Dalhousie are Ganji Pahari, Panchpula, Sach Pass, Garam Sadak, Subhash Baoli, Bakrota Hills, Kalatop, Dainkund Peak, etc.


Apart from these, the state of Himachal Pradesh is home to other winter destinations such as Dharamshala, McLeodganj, Kufri, Chail, Kasauli, Kasol, Chamba, Kangra and so on. Here, you can enjoy your tour with your beloved to get the pleasure of your life.

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Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Things to Do in Manali

Situated at an altitude of 2050 meters, Manali, which is possibly the most famous hill station of India, is home to snow-capped Himalayan summits in the background and a restless river. The hill station of Manali, which has been featured in several Hindi movies and is a favorite among the filmmakers willing to recreate a Switzerland in their movies, offers its visitors the opportunity of enjoying hundreds of surprising things to do such as skiing, Paragliding, trekking, rafting or simply sitting and taking in the icy cool air. If you are willing to choose the option of Ladakh and Leh, you do it with Manali. Things to do in Manali are as follows:

Para Gliding and Zorbing

The Solang Valley in Manali, which has high altitude and open spaces, is the perfect place for Para Gliding. The green slopes of Solang Valley are suitable for the activity of Zorbing, which is made by rolling down a hill in a vast transparent plastic ball. At the same time, two people, who are willing to get the feeling of the world move round, can be strapped in a single ball. While doing this activity, adventurers shouldn’t worry about their safety because their instructor runs alongside.

Head to Rohtang Pass

In spite of being a treacherous route, Rohtang Pass, which is a hub of adventure activities like Para Gliding, trekking, skiing and so on besides connecting Manali to Ladakh and Leh, is the most preferred one among the tourists.

Take a Hot Sulfur Water Bath at Manikaran and Vashishth Village

Popular for their hot sulfur springs, Manikaran and Vashishth Village are a must visit for those who take the effort  to reach these high altitude spots.


Rafting in Manali in the icy cold waters of the river has its own importance apart from rafting in Rishikesh. The rapids of the strongest Beas River are suitable for a thrilling adventure of rafting. The month of June is the best time to take the enjoyment of white water rafting in Manali.

Hang out in Kasaul
Situated beside the river Parvati, Kasaul, which is lined up with small shops, cafes and restaurants serving delicious food like Old Manali, is a pretty & small settlement. The Evergreen restaurant of this place is a nice cozy place to take candlelight dinner.

Get Tattooed in Old Manali

Enriched with tattoo parlors and quaint cafes, Old Manali is the best place for getting a tattoo. If you are high enough, you can have a tattoo while sitting in a café, listening to some nice live music.


If you love trekking, Manali is best for this. One of the most famous trek is the Hampta Pass Trek. The trekking season in Manali begins in the month of April and continues till the month of October.

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Monday, 16 November 2015

Top best places to visit in Bangkok

Bangkok is a small city and growing with the modern times, the grandeur, and glory of its illustrious past still prevails. Whether it is dazzling temples, spectacular palaces, a world famous floating market, or colourful Chinatown, each of these famous places has an intriguing story to tell. 

Grand Palace & Wat Prakeaw:  

The Palace and Wat command respect from all who have walked in their sacred grounds. Established in 1782 and was a home of Thai Kings, the Grand Palace have been attracting travellers with its beautiful structural designs and complicated details. Wat has sacred Buddha statue and carefully carved from a solitary block of bright green. 

The Temple of Dawn: 

This impressive tower is one of the most popular attractions in South East Asia. Built at the time of 19th century in the oldest Khmer style, the stupa displays complex flowery outline decked out in glassy ceramic is dramatic up close. Aside from its charm, the temple represents the origin of the Rattanakosin period. 

Floating market:   

The market offers you an authentic experience and touristic atmosphere. See dozens of rowboats equipped with fresh fruits, vegetables, or flowers. Visiting this floating market will be a great experience and you will be delighted with its picturesque environment. 


It is a colourful place packed with shops, stalls and eating corners. At the time of the festival like Chinese New Year and vegetarian, the celebration and spirit across the street can be seen like a grand. People do party, dance, and eat together.

Wat Pho:  

There are many things for travellers who visit the Old city, you have huge recline Buddha and traditional Thai massage. Wat Pho a wonderful set of murals, sculptures, and inscriptions that look into many topics, from fighting to astronomy to archaeology. The huge temple compound includes a scenery garden with stone statues, stupas decorated with glazed ceramic, a gift shop, and the college of habitual medicine.

Chao Phraya River: 

One of the best scenic parts, the riverside displays a regular changing view day and night. Water taxis ride gives you a great experience and beautiful backdrop of dazzling temples and lavishness hotels. The beautiful ambience and charming structures of stilt houses makes the waterways an amazing ride.

Chatuchak weekend Market:  

Popular among wholesalers and traders, the market is a landmark and listed in top best places to visit in Bangkok. Its huge size and a variety of collection can attract any shoppers. The market is home to a number of stalls. On weekend, more than thousands of visitors visit the market to enjoy the goods. 

Khao San Road: 

This is the most scenic market of Bangkok where travellers can find sleek clubs playing pop songs, assorted market stalls, cocktail bars, and food that suits to your appetite. It will be a breath-taking experience while roaming and discovering the attractive things.

All the above attractions are the Top best places to visit in Bangkok and offer you wonderful time to relax and enjoy your time. 

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