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Humayun's Tomb October-01 March-31
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Humayun's Tomb is a famous landmark in Delhi, which established some essential norms for later Mughal mausoleums in India. Humayun's Tomb was the first garden tomb in India. The structure stands in the middle of a Carbaug garden ( four garden) made in typical of Persian gardens style with quadrilateral layout and was the first of its kind in the South Asia and India. Late afternoon is the best time to visit Humayun's tomb all through the year. But to witness best of Humayun's Tomb, you must visit between October to March. These are months when the climate is pleasant and you won't feel too uncomfortable. The summer months i.e. April to July should be avoided as Delhi has one of the hottest climate to bear with. edit delete
Qutub Minar January-01 December-31
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When you think of going to Delhi as a tourist, all you think about the great Mughal emperors and the pre-mughal dynasties that left behind a series of historic monuments. And one such monument that trolls your mind is the Qutub Minar. Qutub Minar is a best place to visit for history buffs, experience seekers and photo fanatics. Qutub Minar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which stands tall at 73 meters and is a fine example of the imprints that the pre-Mughal dynasties left in Delhi. Qutub Minar is place which is best in all seasons all through the year. The premise is open from sunrise to sunset i.e. from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm all week through. You can go anytime of the year. But, because Delhi is too hot in summers, avoid this season if possible. Winters is a good option to visit Qutub Minar. edit delete
Yuksom March-01 June-30
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Yuksom, popularly known as the 'antique capital' of Sikkim is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district. Yuksom was the first capital of Sikkim established in 1642 AD by Phuntsog Namgyal who was the first Chogyal (temporal and religious king) of Sikkim. Yuksom is a very familiar name to each and every trekker around the world. From natural allures to adventurous activities, everything is possible here. That is why people come here throughout the year from different corners of the world. Yuksom is the gateway to Shangri-La lies in the west lies in the west district of Sikkim cradled in the lap of Mt. Khanchendzonga the 3rd highest mountain in the world. Yuksom also serves as the starting point for the more daring adventures to trek to the valley of flowers "Dzongri" at 14,000 ft. & further to Goechala Pass at 17,000 ft. Yuksom is a heavenly place, where earth meets the sky, the divine ambience and the beautiful landscape dominates the land. It is a place where you are bestowed with best of nature and your soul, unknowingly, starts to meditate relaxing all your senses which makes you feel rejuvenated. The climate in Yuksom, which is located at a moderate altitude, is pleasant from March to June and September to November, while in the winter season, the coldest months are December and February. edit delete
Rumtek October-01 June-30
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Rumtek, a pretty village known as Dharma chakra Centre, is located in the affluent state of Sikkim in the Gangtok district. It is a beautiful small town which is incredibly famous for its Tibetan Buddhist monastery and is situated at a distance of only 24 Kms from Gangtok. Rumtek Monastery is a world-renowned centre of Kagyu teachings. Rumtek monastery is the seat of the Kargyupa sect of Buddhism and an almost replica of the Kagyu headquarters in Tsurphu (Tibet). The best season to visit Rumtek is the winter season and the onset of summer season. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing. The best months to visit are October to June. The summers in Rumtek are pleasant and are preferred by the tourists. The month of March marks the start of summer season and it lasts till June. Temperature ranges between a comfortable 10°C to 28°C during these months. Rumtek experiences widespread monsoon showers and is not a right time to visit the place. Heavy rainfall is the characteristic of the season. The Month of October marks the start of winter season in Rumtek. Temperature ranges between a chilling -5°C to 15°C. Winters last till February in Rumtek. The temperature drops close to the freezing point in this season. edit delete
Aritar March-01 May-31
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Aritar is a small hill station located in eastern Sikkim. Blessed with ample natural beauty and landscape, the region is situated on the edge of Himalayas and can be reached in about four hours' drive from Gangtok via either Pakyong or Rangpo. A breathtaking view of Khangchendzonga only adds to the many natural riches that Aritar is blessed with. Lush green forests, sweeping hills, of paddy fields and placid lakes hidden inside deep forests are just a few characteristics of this pristine and heavenly place. Aritar is a perfect place for people looking nature trails and a serene holiday. Another very popular and beautiful places to see when in Aritar is the Lampokari lake. The lake is surrounded by lush green trees and is believed to be the oldest in Sikkim state. The lake has been recently provided with artificial embankment to facilitate boating, a first for Sikkim. A short trek leads you to Mankhim Dara, where a temple dedicated to the ethnic Rai community is located. Mankhim offers a 360 degree view of the surrounding areas. The Aritar Gumpa is one of the oldest monasteries in Sikkim belonging to the Karma Kagyu lineage order of Tibetan Buddhism. Aritar hosts the Lampokhari Tourism Festival is during end of March and early April. The best season to visit Aritar is the summer season that lasts from March to May. At around 20 °C, the temperature is just apt for sightseeing and the place looks heavenly. This is the time when the tourists flock the place in large numbers. The summers in Aritar are pleasant and are preferred by the tourists. The month of March marks the start of summer season and it lasts till May. Temperature ranges between a comfortable 10°C to 20°C during these months. Whereas in winters the temperature ranges between a chilling -2°C to 10°C. Winters last till February in Aritar. This period is marked by heavy snowfall at an altitude above 12000 ft. The temperature drops close to the freezing point in this season. edit delete
Lachen October-01 June-30
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Lachen is a small and beautiful pine valley located in North Sikkim. Lachen is one of the most scenic location in the state. The small town is famous for its Lachung Monastery and is situated about 117 kms away from the capital city, Gangtok. Lachen is popular for its natural beauty, vegetation and renowned places for Buddhist pilgrims. The Lachen valley is covered with pine and snow clad peaks of Eastern Himalayas. The Lachen valley offers its tourist a panoramic view of Himalayas along with the thick green pine forest. The most popular place in this small Lachen village is the Nyingma Monastery, built in 1806. The town is mainly inhabited by Bhutia tribes and Tibetans following Nyingma order of Himalayan Buddhism. It is located at the top of the village given a clear & beautiful view of the valley, village, Lachen Chu and the alpine peaks. The best season to visit Lachen is the winter season and the onset of summer season. The temperature remains comfortable and is apt for sightseeing. The best months to visit are October to June. The summers in this region aren't very hot and you may find it to be pleasant. The summer season in this region typically starts from the month of March and lasts till June. Temperature during summers ranges between 10°C to 28°C. Monsoon, however, is not a preferable time to visit Lachen. Widespread monsoon showers and heavy rainfall may intrigue your travel plans. From the month of October the winter season marks its beginning. Temperature during winters ranges between a chilling -5°C to 15°C. edit delete
Morachi Chincholi June-01 December-31
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Morachi Chincholi is a small village town located on Pune Ahmednagar highway. It is a place where we can locate our National Bird "peacock' in plenty. The best time to visit Morachi Chincholi is from June to December i.e. monsoon and winters. It is a village where you can enjoy outdoor activities on a bullock-cart or tractor. MTDC and ATDC has approved it as Peacock Sanctuary and it has now become a tourist destination. Morachi Chincholi is a village of tamarind trees and town of Dancing Peacocks all around. If you want a sneak peek into a villager's life, then Morachi Chincholi is the perfect place to do so. It is also apt for a weekend trip from Pune. edit delete
Pelling September-01 May-31
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Pelling is one of the scenic & picturesque hill station in Indian North Eastern state of Sikkim. Pelling is a very prominent & beautiful hill station well-known for its natural splendor and serenity. It is situated at a distance of just 10 Kms from Geyzing which is the district headquarters. Pelling is nestled at an altitude of 2,150 m (7,200 feet) in the district of West Sikkim, India. Pelling also forms the base from where trekkers and other peripatetic adventurers undertake the strenuous and arduous treks in West Sikkim. The land around Pelling is still a virgin territory and is bathed with alpine vegetation, with numerous waterfalls lining the hillside. During the winter season, Pelling is sometimes covered with a blanket of snow. Pelling is 115 km from the state capital Gangtok and about 135 km from Siliguri, the nearest rail head and airport. Regular jeeps connect Pelling to the towns of Jorethang, Kalimpong and Namchi. The nearest airport is Bagdogra airport. The best time to visit Pelling is winter season and the onset of summers. The favorable months to visit the place are between September to May. This is the time when the tourists flock the place in large numbers. The summer season in Pelling is pleasant and is preferred by the tourists. From March till the end of May temperature ranges between a soothing 7°C to 28°C. Whereas monsoon may not be a preferable time to visit Pelling as the area witnesses heavy rains and may spoil your sightseeing plans. The Month of December marks the start of winter season in Pelling. Temperature ranges between a chilling -5°C to 14°C. Winters last till February in Pelling. edit delete
Lachung October-01 June-30
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Lachung is a small hill station north Sikkim located at an elevation of 9600 feet (3000m). Lachung town is situated at an approximate distance of 125 km from Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim. Lachung is a popular tourist destination because of its snow-capped peaks, and skiing tracks and trekking paths. It houses the historic Lachung Gompa monastery, which has some ancient inscriptions. Best time to visit Lachung is throughout the year as this city is surrounded by mountains and you can get pleasant atmosphere. Best Season to visit Lachung is October to June as the temperature is about 10°c to 16°c. Summers stays from March to May and the temperature is moderate. The temperature ranges from 10°C to 28°C during these days. Summers are not so hot and tourists can also visit this city in this season. During this season, you can see rhododendron flowers which provide a fascinating view. Monsoon season starts from July and ends by September. Heavy rains are expected in this city during these days. So it may not be a preferable season to visit. As heavy monsoon rains will spoil all your sightseeing plans. Winters are really cold here in Lachung. The season starts from October and lasts till February. Temperature is 10°C and -5°C in winters. Heavy snowfall and continuous fog can be seen during these days. Mountains are covered by snow and offer you the most amazing sightseeing. But some people avoid visiting Lachung during winter season thinking that they might get stuck because of the heavy snowfall. So, if you love snowfall and chilly weather, visiting Lachung during December and January can be a good idea. Or otherwise the best time to visit Lachung would be between February to June. edit delete
Gateway Of India October-01 March-31
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The Gateway of India and the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel are the most recognizable landmarks of Mumbai City. It is located on the waterfront in the Apollo Bunder area in South Mumbai and overlooks the Arabian Sea. Gateway of India was built as a monument to commemorating King George V’s and Queen Mary's visit to India in 1911. The structure is a basalt arch, 26 meters (85 feet) high and is a symbol of the might of British triumph in India. the foundation stone for the Gateway of India was laid on 31 March 1911. The final design of George Wittet was sanctioned in 1914 and the construction of the monument was completed in 1924. As far as the best time to visit Gateway of India is concerned, it is all through the year. As far as the climate is concerned, the best time to visit this place is from October to March. These months are also ideal to enjoy a stroll around marine drive. During a day, hour around sunset & sunrise is best at gateway of India. During sunset thousands of visitors gather around the archway and plaza, to have their photos taken or just to see the amazing view of sunset by the Gateway of India. edit delete
Bandhavgarh National Park October-01 June-30
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Bandhavgarh National Park is one of the finest national park in the India and has the distinction of harboring the highest concentration of tigers per unit area of forest. The Bandhavgarh National Park is spread over on area of 448 sq km with a cross area of 105 sq km. At the center of the park is the Bandhavgarh hill, rising 811 meters above sea level and surrounding it are a sloping valleys, These valleys end in small, swampy meadows locally known as “bohera”. Bandhavgarh National Park remain open for visitors from 15th October to 30th June. Bandhavgarh safari timing vary from season to season. Entry timings during winter season starts early in the morning because of the shorter duration of daylight hours and the exit timing are bit early. edit delete
Khajjiar March-01 October-31
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Khajjiar Hill Station is one of the most visited Hill Stations in Himachal Pradesh. Often referred to as 'mini-Switzerland of India', Khajjiar is a small town near Dalhousie which provides tourists a unique combination of forests, lakes and pastures. Khajjiar is a small grassy meadow located in the picturesque Chamba valley. If you are planning for a trip to Khajjiar, it is wise to know about the weather and temperature in Khajjiar. You can visit Khajjiar anytime round the year; but the best time to visit Khajjiar is summers (From March till October). The winters, especially January and February can be quite chilly and it receives snowfall occasionally. The road to Khajjiar might be a little unpredictable during these two months and a trip could be spoiled if there is heavy snowfall. edit delete
Pench National Park And Tiger Reserve October-01 June-30
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Pench National Park and Tiger Reserve is named after Pench river which flows from north to south through the National Park dividing it into two almost equal parts. One part is located on the southern boundary of Madhya Pradesh and the other one is bordering Maharashtra, in the districts of Seoni and Chhindwara. The Pench National Park is open to the visitors from October 16th to June 30th each year and closed during the rainy seasons (July - September). The temperature during winter season i.e. from October to January ranges between 16 degrees to 3 degree Centigrade. From February to March the temperature varies from 16 degrees to 26 degrees and in summers i.e April to June the temperature varies from 26 degrees to a 42 degrees centigrade. edit delete
Tadoba National Park October-15 June-30
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One of the finest tiger habitats Taboba is home to many other mammals, reptiles and insects. The complex web of life is interlinked inseparable with the floral elements. Bison, wolf, hyena, jackal, wild dogs and fox are secondary carnivores. Among the Central Indian deer species one can see the sambar, spotted deer, barking deer, chinkara, Nilgai and the four horned deer. Reptiles here include the endangered Indian python and the common Indian monitor. Terrapins, Indian star tortoise, Indian Cobra and Russel's viper also live in Tadoba. Tadoba national park is open for visitors from 15-Oct to 30-June every season. Tadoba national park remains Full-day CLOSED for visitors on every Tuesday. The main attraction of the Tadoba National Park is its jungle safari trips. Open top Gypsy vehicles, buses with trained local guides are available for visitors. edit delete
Ajanta & Ellora Caves June-01 March-31
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Ajanta & Ellora caves are situated close to Aurangabad, the city named after the last emperor of the Mughal dynasty Aurangzeb. These are 2000 year old stunning world heritage sites visited by tourist across the globe. Ajanta caves are located in the northern part of the central Maharashtra, 105 km from Aurangabad. The first cave monuments at Ajanta dated back to the 2nd century BC and more caves were added later. The carvings and murals at Ajanta depict the life and society in those times which includes kings, women, children, slaves, flowers, birds and many others. Ellora caves, located 30 km from Aurangabad, are a series of 31 rock cut excavations developed over 6 century started around 350 AD. Caves at Ellora are renowned for religious paintings, sculptures and temples. The cave temples are mainly devoted to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism depicting the religious harmony of the time. From the month of October till March, the climate here is mostly pleasant perfect to explore Caves and surrounding areas. April and May are hottest month in the region. Walking and exploring caves becomes a challenging task. During monsoon season,you can enjoy the lush green surroundings of the region, but in case of heavy rainfall it might get a little difficult to explore caves. edit delete
Taj Mahal October-01 March-31
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The Taj Mahal, also known as the monument of Love, was built in 17th century. The construction work began in 1633 and took around 17 years to complete the building. Almost 20,000 workers were involved in the construction process. The tomb was completed in AD 1650. Shahjahan had visualised a building in marble and then had it decorated with semi-precious stones inlaid with the delicacy of handcrafted jewellery. Marble was brought from Makrana in Rajasthan, yellow marble and rockspar from the banks of the Narmada river, black marble from Charkoh and red sandstone from Sikri. The finest gems were collected from various places – crystal and jade from China, lapis lazuli and sapphires from Sri Lanka, jasper from Punja, carnelian from Baghdad and turquoise from Tibet. Taj Mahal changes its moods with the seasons and the different times of the day. At dawn, the marble has a delicate bloom in shell pink, by noon it glitters majestically white, turning to a soft pearly grey at dusk. On full-moon away against the star-spangled sky. Monsoon clouds give it a moody blue tint and it appears and disappears like a mirage in the drifting mists of winter. It can be solid and earthbound, fragile and ethereal, white, amber, grey and gold. The many faces of Taj Mahal display the seductive power of architecture at its best. edit delete
Gangtok September-01 June-30
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Gangtok is the capital city of Sikkim state. Gangtok is the biggest town of the state located on a ridge at a height of 5800 feet. It is one of the popular tourist destination during Summers. Gangtok has a pleasant and calm temperature through out the year, but it gets really cold in Winters i.e. from December till February. Snowfall during winter season attract thousands of tourists from all parts of the country. That makes it one of most visited Hill station in eastern India. Gangtok also has strictly enforced traffic and littering laws among others. It is one of the cleanest and well maintained city in India. Because of which it is also referred as Switzerland of Eastern India. The name Gangtok is derived from the Tibetan word for 'hillside'. Gangtok is a beautiful tourist destination through out the year. However, the best time to visit Gangtok would be from September till June end. Passion fruit Squash, Alpine Cheese, Temi Tea & Maha Gurudev Tea are some of the local products you can buy.,Curio Craft Gallery Curio City, below Hotel Mayur, PS Road is a famous handicraft store in town. You should visit this store and buy something if you like.,You get authentic Tibetan and Indo-Chinese fusion cuisine here and its a must-have on our list. ,Enchey Monastery is a must visit destination. It is a 200 year old monastry built according to Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.,Banjhakri Falls is one of the famous tourist sites in the city.,It is illegal to smoke anywhere in Sikkim or buy/sell cigarets edit delete
Pondicherry October-01 March-31
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Pondicherry is a potpourri of French and Indian architecture, beaches and colonial buildings. Since this was a French colony until 1954, it still has many magnificent pieces of architectures, statues and antiques that remind of the French influence on the place. Since Pondicherry is accessible from nearby metropolises such as Bangalore and Chennai, many people visit the place on weekends in order to take in the unique ambiance; away from the hustle and bustle of big cities. The Union Territory of Puducherry (formerly referred to as Pondicherry) is made up of four coastal regions – Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahé and Yanam. Puducherry, Karaikal and Yanam are located on the East Coasts whereas Mahe on the West Coast. . Pondicherry is hot and humid throughout the year. However, the best time to visit Pondicherry is from October to March. Consuming alcohol and smoking is prohibited in most of the hotels here.,All foreign visitors who arrive at Pondicherry are required to carry a passport valid at least for the next 6 months,Auroville and Sri Aurobindo Ashram are must visit places.,Pondicherry is hot and humid throughout the year, so carry light cotton clothes.,Drink plenty of water to keep hydrated. edit delete
Mount Abu November-01 February-28
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Mount Abu is probably the coldest place in the state of Rajasthan. It is the only Hill station in the state which is located at a height of 1,219 mtr's above sea level. Mount Abu is sometime referred as an Oasis in the deserted land of Rajasthan. It is one of the most visited tourist destination mostly known for its Delwara Jain temples. Though the climate of Mount Abu is pleasant and soothing through out the year, but the best time to visit Mount Abu is from November till February i.e. Winter season. It is located in the Aravalli Hill Range in Sirohi district of Rajasthan. The main attractions of this small hill station are rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests. The nights at Mount Abu are usually cold, it is advisable that you carry some light woolen to keep warm.,Dilwara Temples, Nakki Lake and Achalgarh are must visit destinations.,The best way to explore the hill stations is to rent a bike. ,As such there is no thing specific to buy from Mount Abu, but you do get artifacts and handicraft from Gujarat & other parts of Rajasthan. So, if you get a good deal, you can buy it.,If you love monsoon, you should visit Mount Abu during July, August or September month. edit delete
Udaipur September-01 March-31
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Udaipur is one amongst the most popular cities of Rajasthan. It is exquisite in terms of its palaces and princely lakes. The city offers a variety of tourist activities to indulge in. The royal palaces, heritage buildings, monuments are all worth a visit. Udaipur, also referred as the 'city of lakes', has some of the most beautiful lakes to see. the most popular ones are Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Uday Sagar, and Swaroop Sagar. Udaipur offers a plethora of attractions ranging from palaces to museums that are crammed with royal artifacts and historical monuments. Though you can visit this city anytime of the year, but the best time to visit Udaipur would be between September and March. During summers i.e. April to July end, the temperature is at its peak. Hence, avoid visit Udaipur during that time. Monsoons start from July end and lasts till August end, but there is a negligible change in the temperature. The humidity level rises and it becomes uncomfortable. So, September to March is the best time to visit Udaipur. Udaipur Ropeway service gives you an opportunity to see the city from a high altitude. Don't miss it. You can easily reach to any of the Ropeway Points; Din Dayal Garden or Dudh Talai.,Go to Bharatiya Lok Kala Museum to enjoy the exclusive puppet show in the evenings,Camel Safari is another feature of entertainment in Udaipur and would be really a memorable experience for you.,Hire a cab or a taxi to explore nearby attractions like Haldighati, Nagda (popular for Sas-Bahu temple), Eklingji Temple etc.,If you want to by some handicraft or artifacts, popular places to shop are: Rukmani Art Gallery, Rajasthali Emporium, City Palace Museum Shop ans Mangalam at Sukhadia Circle. edit delete
Corbett National Park November-01 June-30
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The Jim Corbett National Park is famous for the diversities of wildlife that includes over 50 spices of mammals and over 580 spices of birds. The park is part of the Corbett tiger reserve which lies in the Himalayan foothills of Uttaranchal in Nainital, Pauri Garhwal, Almora and Binjore district. Every year about 70,000 visitors come to see the flora and fauna of Jim Corbett National park from India and across the globe. The park is open from November to June only, Rest of the months it is closed because of the heavy rainfall. The Jim Corbett headquarters are located in Ramnagar. Corbett remains closed between June 16 and November 14, when the monsoons flood the river beds and cut the fragile road links. However, the best time to visit Corbett National Park is from November till June end. This the best time for bird-watching and Tiger sighting. All visitors to Corbett National Park have to obtain permits from the park administration centre at Ramnagar. ,Elephant safaris are arranged two times a day, starting from Dhikala, at dawn and again in the late afternoon.,Wear clothes in shades of brown and green as they are less disturbing to the environment.,Don’t leave behind any litter and plastic bags they are big hazards for animals,To stay overnight inside Corbett, a permit is required from the park headquarters at Ramnagar. The permit allows visitors to stay for two nights. No permits are issued if the park is too busy. edit delete
Ranthambor October-01 May-31
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Ranthambore is a very popular tourist destination in the sate of Rajasthan. The city is mainly famous for 'The Ranthambore National Park'. The chances of spotting a tiger in the wild at Ranthambore are amongst the best in India. In contrast with many national parks in India, Ranthambore is also really accessible and easy to get to. Another very popular tourist attraction is the Ranthambore fort. It is located in the middle of the park and is mostly in ruins; built in the tenth century, it houses three temples and towers seven hundred feet above its surroundings. The fort is a formidable affair and was the battleground for many armies in the past and holds immense historical importance. A mosque is also situated in the fort; a reminder of the Mughal rulers who once governed the place. April, May and June are the hottest months to travel to Ranthambore.The best time to visit Ranthambore is from the month of October until May. The best time to visit Ranthambore National Park is in the month of October and May. During this time of the year you can see the greenery in full bloom. We highly recommend you to avoid visiting Ranthambore during summer months. It gets extremely hot at that time.,Private vehicles are not allowed inside the park premises,Do stop by the Ranthambore fort inside the national park. It is an interesting place to explore.,Drink plenty of water to keep hydrated during summers.,Carry sunscreen lotion, mosquito repellents and essential medicines edit delete
Jaisalmer October-01 March-31
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Jaisalmer is a town located in the State of Rajasthan and is also called the golden city; famous for its forts and palaces. This town situated in the heart of Rajasthan and is dotted with many Jain temples which are famous for their exquisite carvings. Even though Jaisalmer is sparsely populated, the town is thronged by tourists due to its history and austere desert surroundings. The city is dominated by the Jaisalmer fort that is a living fort which has shops, hotels and houses inside it. One of the most famous attraction of Jaisalmer is the Sonar Quila (a part of the Jaisalmer fort) or the golden fort. It is admired by people for its fine carvings in a yellow stone; thus the name Golden Fort or Sonar Quila. The town provides a good opportunity for exploring and enjoying the sights of the desert and camel safari. You can book safari from Bikaner or locally from Jaisalmer. The weather is generally hot and dry during summers i.e. from April to June. July, August and September are the monsoon months and there may be a time when there is no rain for several days. The temperature rarely falls below 30 degree during monsoon. The best time to visit Jaisalmer is during winter i.e. from October until March. The nights can be extremely cold during winters as the temperature may fall below 5 degree Celsius. Jaisalmer has a typical desert like climate i.e. hot during days and cold at night. So pack accordingly.,Carry suncreen lotions to avoid sun burn.,Drink plenty of water to keep hydrated.,If you happen to travel in the month of February, do attend Desert Festival,Desert Safari must top your list of things to do in Jaisalmer. edit delete
Jaipur October-01 March-31
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Jaipur is one of the most popular city in the state of Rajasthan. Jaipur, popularly known as the “Pink city of Rajasthan”, is the largest city in the state. Jaipur was built in 18th century by Raja Sawai Jai Singh and was the first planned city of India. It is one of the best tourist destination in India which has an extensive array of offerings for its visitors. People who have interest in India's culture and history must visit Jaipur at least once. It is located about 260 kilometers (160 miles) away from Delhi. Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan. It is referred to as “The pink city” because of its pink colored buildings. The buildings are intentionally painted in pink color to imitate the red stone architecture of the Mughals. During 1876 when Prince of Wales visited Jaipur, whole of the city was re-painted in pink color. Today, Jaipur is one of the most visited city in India. It is popular for its historic monuments, well kept forts and palace hotels. The weather is generally hot and dry during summers i.e. April to June. July, August and September are the monsoon months, but the temperature rarely falls below 30 degree Celsius i.e. 86 degrees Fahrenheit. The best time to visit Jaipur is during winter i.e. from October until March. The average temperature in winter is about 25 degree Celsius i.e. 77 degrees Fahrenheit. The nights can be extremely cold as the temperature may fall below 5 degree Celsius i.e. 41 degrees Fahrenheit (mainly in January). While in Jaipur, Hawa Mahal is a must visit destination. It is a renowned Landmark of the city.,You should buy handicraft items, artificial jewelry and Bandhani fabric from Jaipur, but do not forget to bargain.,Jaipur is also famous for its 'Rajai' (quilts). They are light weight and warm. You can buy them as souvenirs,You’ll be approached by many people to buy Gems. Beware of such people as you might be cheated. If you want to purchase gems, buy them from an authentic Gem shop.,Take some first hand information about the eating and Shopping places as the drivers have their fixed commissions at shops and eating outlets, so you might end up paying more for and item or eating at an undesirable place. edit delete
Kullu Manali September-01 June-30
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Kullu and Manali are two separate towns in Himachal Pradesh. But they are often referred as one tourist destination because they are closely located. Kullu is a small town located on the banks of Beas River in Kullu district. Whereas Manali is located about 40 kms away from Kullu. Both these towns are nested in the foothills of Himalayas and are dotted with scenic landscapes and pristine natural beauty. Tourists from all walks of life and from various countries flock these hill stations in summer as well as in winter. However, the best time to visit Kullu Manali is from September until June end. Its just the monsoon season when people avoid traveling to Kullu Manali. Otherwise it is a fantastic place to visit rest of the year. Adventure enthusiasts love these town for adventure sports such as mountaineering, paragliding, hiking, snow skiing and whitewater rafting. These tow towns also holds religious values. Numerous Buddhist monasteries and Hindu temples give a divine aura to this place which is near the source of the Beas River. Road journey from Chandigarh to Manali is a bit tiring, take proper rest in Kullu Manali before you start exploring the towns,The roads in this region are curvy and dangerous, so if you are planning to drive yourself, be extra cautious,drive carefully and avoide night journey,Pre-booking Taxi to visit Rohtang Pass is mandatory.,People suffering from altitude sickness should avoid road journey. ,Carry colored goggles or dark glass shades to keep your eyes safe from bright snow reflections at Rohtang Pass. edit delete
Rishikesh September-01 May-31
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Rishikesh is one of the most beautiful religious place in India. Rishikesh is located in Tehri Garhwal, the foothills of Himalayas. Tehri Garhwal region lies in the northern state of Uttarakhand, India. It is a place where the holy river Ganga emerges from mountains. The famous Char-Dham Yatra begins from Rishikesh. It is a place where natural beauty and the religious atmosphere perfectly blends together. A divine and spiritual place which is also referred as as 'The Gateway to the Himalayas'. Apart from religious travelers, adventure travelers too frequently visit Rishikesh. It is one of the most prominent white water rafting destination in India.The other main adventure activities include camping, bungee jumping and trekking. The popular tourist attractions of Rishikesh are the Lakshaman Jhhula (suspension bridge), Trianbhakeshwar Temple which is a 13 storey Temple and house of different deities throughout. Though pilgrims keep visiting this place all around the year, but the best time to visit Rishikesh is from September till May. Triveni Ghat and Lakshaman Jhhula are a must visit sites when in Rishikesh,Females need to dress appropriately. Avoid too short and revealing dresses because Rishikesh is a religious place.,Rishikesh is a perfect place for people looking for spiritual holidaying,If you have enough time, do camp around Ganges and also try cliff jumping.,Do visit Shivpuri when in Rishikesh. It is a beautiful place just at a distance of 22 kms from Rishikesh. edit delete
Varanasi October-01 March-31
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Varanasi, also known as Banaras or Benaras, is a holy town in the Northern part of Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi also happen to be one amongst the oldest and continuously populated cities in the world. The city holds lot of religious and spiritual value for Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists. The city has been an important center of religious travel in India. Each year thousands of pilgrims from around the world come here and take a dip in holy River Ganges. The sanctity of the city draws pilgrims and foreigners alike. A visit to India would be incomplete without taking in the atmosphere and the cultural ambiance that this city has to offer. There are thousands of temples scattered across the city and the presence of ghats as well as cremation grounds gives it a unique feel. Although according to legend, the city was created by lord Shiva 5000 years ago, it is believed to be 3000 years old. Varanasi was the commercial and the industrial capital of India and was famous for its sculptures, ivory works, perfumes, and silk fabrics. Although, tourists from all parts of the world ply in almost all through the year, But the best time to visit Varanasi is from the month of October untill March. This is the place where you can see various Hindu festivities and celebrations. Varanasi is famous for its fine quality silk. Buy something and don't forget to bargain.,Beware of pickpocketers and take care of your belongs like, wallets, handbags and cameras,Take permission before taking pictures, specifically at religious places. It's always better to do so,Your flip-flops or shoes might go missing from outside the temple premise.,Do take a boat ride in Ganges during sunrise and sunset. It is an awesome experience edit delete
Nainital March-01 November-30
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Nainital, the glittering jewel in the Himalayan kingdom, is a small hill town in the north Indian state of Uttrakhan. Nainital is located in the foothills of Kumaon region of Himalayas. Nainital is a beautiful hill station located at an altitude of 1938 meters (6358 ft) above sea level. Nainital offers an array of tourist attractions including activities such as boating, trekking, rafting and hiking. Nainital is a happening city dotted with scenic landscapes, lakes and forests. This town is one of the most famous summer destination. During summer breaks at schools, people head towards this hill station to escape the summer heat. It is also a very popular winter destination in the months of December and January. The weather in Nainital is quite pleasant all through the year. However, the best time to visit Nainital is from the month of March till November. But if you want to enjoy snowfall, then December and January are the best months to visit Nainital. This town is set in a valley that has a pear shaped lake and is surrounded by several mountain peaks including Naina (2,615 m (8,579 ft)) on the north, Deopatha (2,438 m (7,999 ft)) on the west, and Ayarpatha (2,278 m (7,474 ft)) on the south. These are the highest peaks in the region and magnificent views of the Himalayan ranges can be seen from the top. The location of Nainital makes it an attraction for hikers as well as tourists because of the ambiance and the atmosphere during the winter season. Nainital is a hilly region, be careful while driving through the city roads.,Train journey is far comfortable than Bus journey. ,Avoid visiting Nainital during monsoon, you might not enjoy because of heavy rainfall,Being a hill station, it gets cold often. Remember to carry woollen clothes Read more: http://www.articlesnatch.com/Article/Useful-Tips-For-Nainital-Trip/3273362#ixzz2PHVZpXsL Under Creative Commons License: Attribution No Derivatives,Do not throw away plastic bags and bottles. Keep city clean and green edit delete
Lakshadweep October-01 May-31
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Lakshadweep is located at about 200 -300 km away from the west coat of Kerala in the Arabian Sea. Lakshadweep is basically a group of 36 small islands. These islands are not only small but flat and hardly 4-5 m. above the sea level. Lakshadweep is the smallest UT (Union Territory) of India. Out of 36 coral islands of Lakshadwep only 10 islands are inhabited. These islands in the Indian Ocean are surrounded by lagoons, tall coconut trees, and crystal clear blue water. The coral formations underwater form an amazingly colorful garden and the variety of fish that inhabit these waters is truly exotic.It is one of the prominent Scuba diving destination in India. Best time to visit Lakshadweep for Honeymooners is between the months May and September. The weather is pleasant and the water in Arabian Sea is pure Aqua. Lakshadweep gives you most thrilling scuba experiences and the greatest sights you can ever imagine. White sand, clear blue water and scuba diving are the best attractions of the place. Best time for Scuba diving and snorkeling is from November to May. Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in all islands except Bangaram.,Picking up corals is a punishable crime. Inquire before you pick,Get your permits before entering the Islands.,More than mosquitos, you need to beware of Sand Flies. MAke sure you wash off all salt on your body when you come out of the Ocean. Or else you might be in trouble.,Lakshadweep is an absolute divine place, so do not throw away plastic bags and bottles. edit delete
Andaman & Nicobar Islands January-01 May-31
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The emerald islands of Andaman & Nicobar are located about 900 km from India in the Bay of Bengal. Andaman & Nicobar islands are a popular tourist destination in India. These islands are known of their turquoise water, rich flora and fauna. Secluded from cities hectic life, life on these islands is much relaxed and lazy. Gigantic trees, tall coconut trees, exquisite flowers and the crystal clear water is what you see everywhere on these Island. Bestowed with immense beauty Andaman and Nicobar islands should be on top of every Scuba Aficionados. Best time for scuba diving and snorkeling is from October to May, occasional showers and slightly rougher seas are possible but diving can still be great at this time of year. However, the best time to visit Andaman & Nicobar Islands is from January till May end. The days are mostly sunny at this time of year, and the sea sometimes flat enough to reflect the clouds. The Andaman & Nicobar is a chain of small islands that include a total of 572 islands. These islands are gifted with sandy beaches, clear seawater, and amazing coral reefs. Only 36 islands are inhabited to the day, comprising a mix of colorful mainland Indian settlers, residual refugee communities from Myanmar, and the mysterious and endangered Paleolithic tribes of the Andamans. Indian nationals too need required permits to visit Nicobar Islands and other tribal areas, which are given in exceptional cases,Foreign visitors to the Andaman also need a special Restricted Area Permit, which can be obtained upon arrival (flight or ship). ,Monsoon is the worst season to visit Andaman and Nicobar Islands,Carry sunscreen lotion, mosquito repellents and essential medicines,Carrying sea fans and seashells without a permission from Fisheries department is illegal. edit delete