India is one of the prime tourist destinationsin the world. The magnificent landscape, glorious history and diverse culture leaves you stand in awe and admire its charm. From numerous places of tourists interests, there are some experiences which are not to be missed on an Indian safari. From, people, places, cuisine, natural beauty, social etiquettes and so on, India has loads of uniwque experiences to offer. Explore a list of must experiences on an Indian tour.
Splendor Of Pushkar Fair
When it comes to celebrate fairs and festivals in India, there is no comparison to Pushkar Fair. Organizd in the holy city of Pushkar in Rajasthan, Pushkar Fair attracts numerous tourists from every corner of the world. The main highlights of this stunning fair are decorated camels and cattle, meditation, adventure competitions and vibrant stalls. Tourists flok to witness unique copmetitions like camel race, camel beauty contest and camel parade. In addition, most of the days of the fair are dedicated to selling and purchasing of cattle and camel.
Pushkar Fair also offers a splendid shopping spree of most beautiful of ornaments, accessories and other jewelry at different stalls. Besides these, numerous stalls of trinkets, chains, nose rings, necklaces, anklets, toe rings and the ivory bangles worn from wrist to shoulder are the centre of attraction for womens. A trip to Pushkar fair is a life long experience as there is so much to explore, participate and enjoy.
Sparkling Marble Rocks
A trip to India is charmed with the glitters of marble rocks in Bhedaghat near Jabalpur. This highland beauty leaves you stand in awe and admire the heavenly picturesque when the sun kisses the apogee of these marbles to create a mystique beauty. As the day progresses, different forms of amazement grasp these chunks of natural marbles and the sun comtinues to cast maculating shadows. As dusk descends, the moon plays its part making hese marbles to sparkle amidst dazzling moonlight. Situated 23 km from Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), these natural marvels are an epitone of scenic beauty. Another remarkable highlight of this destination is the river that flows through these primeval white stones shadowing the richness of nature with its lofty cliffs.
These metamorphic rocks were produced by constant physical and chemical changes in the limestone buried under the ground. Lying across the river Narmada, the nmarble rocks of Bhedaghat these rocks soar high up to 30 mts, and have emerged as an inevitable tourist destination. To watch these rocks with volcanic ridges of green and black is a marvellous experience. Be it day or night, these marbles are a treat to the eyes. These orthogonal genius are milk white and rise 100 ft, on either side of the calm crystal-clear waters of Narmada, and they are sure to behold without even offering you a moment to nictate.
Holy Visit To Ganga Ghats
A visit to India is incomplete without a visit to Ganga Ghats in Varanasi. Considered as a destination for breaking out of the cycle of karma and re-birth. according to Hindu mythology, these ganga Ghats have been a prime source of tourist attraction. Carved out along the banks of river Ganges, 4 km sweep of the Ghats is a unique sight, best viewed at dawn, in the soft first light, when the river drenching the feet of these solitary stairs have a timeless appeal. Visiting Ghats at daybreak is the experience of a lifetime. Enjoy a boat cruise on the holy waters of Ganga at dawn of the day and experience a spiritually exhilarating view of sun rising over the Ganga.
An exclusive visit at evening is bound to give you a sense of accomplishment. The grand 'aarti' at Dasaashwamedh Ghat, conducted every sunset by five white-robed priests will leave you stunned with divine light. The main highlight of this ceremony is the thousands of illuminated lamps which are immersed in the holy Ganges adding a heavenly look to the river at dusk. An exotic destination to take some memorable pictures, Ganga Ghats provide an astounding collection of temples and their bustling courtyards forcing you to come across admire the excellence.
Celebrations In Indian Wedding
Enjoy the jubilant celebrations of an Indian Wedding with the most festive atmosphere at home. Witness some grafited rituals and celebrations that continue for several days with lots of traditional ceremonies. Indian marriages are known for their opulent and vibrant look but in real there is much more than just the gloss and glamour in an Indian wedding ceremony. From a grand royal wedding at a palace, to a normal wedding in the banquets - the splendors and enthisiasm remains common and intact. In fact, the Indian wedding ceremonies are the most ritualistic and serious affair than any other kind of marriage performed any where else in the world.
Relish the opportunity to accompany a charming couple on the most treasured moment of their lifetime. Enjoy large gatherings, delectable food menus, pumped up relatives and gracefully dressed visitors. The colorful and buzzing atmosphere will take you into a new world of joy and happines.
Moonlight View Of Taj Mahal
Witness the essence of artistic love in a moonlight of Taj Mahal. Inspired by love and shaped to perfection, Taj Mahal is the seventh wonder of the world. A visit to Taj is always a cherishing experience. Those having first sight of Taj are spell bounded with its beauty and those visiting second time get addicted to come again and again. Taj will show you different shades of charisma and pleasure during the day. The gracious milky Taj early in the morning will give you an unmatched view of freshness. As the day progresses, Taj displays a bunch of treasured shades to get you stunned. The first rays of the Sun reaching Taj Mahal provide a mesmerizing site of the fabulous golden Taj. You will be glued to admire its beauty without a blink. The orange shaded Taj in the midst of a hot noon will arrest you in its charm.
A glimpse of sparkling Taj Mahal in moonlight is an amazing experience. The sparkling Taj will leave you admire its grace with standing in awe. The exuberant sparkles of Taj will initiate a thrilling sensation in your mind. Standing on the banks of river Yamuna and witnessing the white angel of love - 'Taj Mahal' with your beloved in moonlight is an experience you can put all your money for.
Divine Gala Of Kumbh Mela
Be a part of the largest gatherings in the world - Kumbh Mela. Experience the great devotion and prompt of Hindus in one of the oldest gatherings which are attended by sadhus, saints, tourist and people of all religion from all over the world. According to Hindu mythology, it is said that the waters of the Gangers change into nectar on this auspicious time. So, people in a large number gather to take a dip in the holy water of Ganga, to wash away the sins and evil from their life and the occassion is marked as Kumbh Mela.
Kumbha Mela is celebrated at four locations of India namely :
- Prayag (near the city of Allahabad) at the confluence of three rivers Ganga (Ganges), Yamuna and Saraswati.
- Haridwar (in the state of Uttar Pradesh) where the river Ganga enters the plains from Himalayas.
- Ujjain (in Madhya Pradesh) on the banks of Ksipra river.
- Nasik (in Maharashtra) on the banks of Godavari river.
The pilgrimage occurs four times every twelve years, once at each of the four locations. Each twelve-year cycle includes the Maha (great) Kumbha Mela at Prayag, attended by millions of people, making it the largest pilgrimage gathering around the world.
Adventures Of Shimla Toy Train
A trip to Shimla hill station is incomplete without a ride on toy train at Kalka - Shimla route. Passing through the pristine natural beauty of Himachal Pradesh, Kalka Shimla Toy Train provides a serene view of lofty snow-capped peaks and the little mountain streams which gush and sparkle in the sunlight alongside. The passage clings sharply to the sides of steep cliffs and ventures boldly over graceful bridges giving an adventurous thrill to your senses.
The six blue and cream colored coached Kalka Shimla Toy Train crosses 864 bridges, 102 tunnels and around 900 sharp curves and bends marking a new definition of adventure. The train begins at Kalka railway station and reaches Shimla after passing 18 sttionson the way. The extreme view of paasing through lush forest of oak and rhododendron, alpine meadows of the lower Himalayas and other serene places makes it a unique train travel.