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April 19, 2017
Panshet Water Park

Panshet Water Park, Pune, is one of the most popular attractions of the city, and is a water-sports centre. Nestled in a beautiful locale amidst the Sahyadari Montains, Panshet Water Park lies between two important dams, Varasgaon and Panshet. The park is located close to other tourist attractions like Raigad Fort, Singad Fort and Khadakwaska Dam. Located just 45 Km South-West of Pune and 910 mtrs above sea level, Panshet is a perfect weekend getaway. [...]

Chandigarh to Delhi Semi High Speed Train

Indian Railway’s drive to modernize rail travel in India is now going to cut travel time between Delhi and Chandigarh to one hour fifty minutes with just one stop at Ambala. That’s a significant reduction in travel time given the distance of 245 kms being currently covered in three hours thirty minutes by Shatabdi Express. The move is part of Indian Railway’s plans to cut travel time by introducing semi-high speed trains that travel up [...]

Yazoo Park in Virar, Mumbai

Summers are here again and it is the perfect moment to indulge in some family time. Yazoo Park in Virar (Mumbai) is an amusement park and entertainment centre that is well worth a visit. Located in a green and calm Mumbai suburb, the Yazoo Park is perfect for children of every age group. Thrilling rides, great food, and wonderful recreation options make Yazoo the perfect getaway. Address and Connectivity: Yazoo Park, Global City – Virar, [...]

Get to know the objectives and benefits of the government schemes, Swadesh Darshan and PRASAD.

India is a vast country with a rich and diverse heritage of religions, communities, culture, traditions and bio-diversity, all of which offer a wide choice of options for the keen traveller. To nurture this diverse heritage and to promote interest among tourists, both domestic and international, the Narendra Modi-led government took the initiative to allocate financial and other resources in the 2014-15 Budget for developing ‘theme-based’ tourist circuits in India. Swadesh Darshan The Objective Identify [...]

Train To Run Andaman & Nicobar Islands

On February 7, 2017, news reports from across the country carried information that is guaranteed to bring joy and enthusiasm to all the travellers and railway enthusiasts. The Ministry of Railways announced that Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a Union Territory (UT) that is often considered either a distant outpost or a tropical tourist destination, is now set to get its first railway track. The Railway Ministry said that it had given the nod to the [...]

The Ecotourism Path - India's Tourism Roadmap

Sunderbans National Park – West Bengal Sunderbans is a UNESCO World Heritage Site covering an area of around 1,330 km. This is a must-visit place and should be No 1 destination for ecotourism lovers. Part of West Bengal, the Sunderbans National Park is a large, mostly marshy land and is made up of several rivers, tributaries, water channels, forests and islands that together form a massive estuarine delta. The vast mangroves of Sunderbans are home [...]

Bhansali-Succumb-to-Rajput-Attack

Whatever happened on the sets of ‘Padmavati’ cannot be adjudged as an action of incorrigible mavericks. Rather it is seen as the doings of zealots who, in their attempt to prove others wrong, indulged in activity which ultimately became unacceptable to many, including righteous persons of the society. By assaulting the country’s very popular film director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, members of Karni Sena, a radical Hindutva group in Rajasthan, may have earned some supports from [...]

Winter Holiday Destinations in India

Winters – A season when people take some time off from their busy schedule and go on vacations to de-stress and rejuvenate themselves. While people go on vacations around the year, many talked about destinations are cold. Although some hunt for hot spots in winters to keep themselves dry and warm, others prefer cold spots, waiting to experience their first snowfall or simply for their love for the season. And Indians do not need to [...]

Demonitization in Tourist Season

On 8 November, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shocked the country by withdrawing high denomination notes (INR 500 and INR 1000) as legal tenders. The move was made with an intention to unearth the black money stashed by tax evaders, drug cartels, traffickers and other illegal entities. New INR 500 and INR 2000 notes were introduced but the move has caused much pain to the common man and a number of sectors in the country [...]

Best Tourist Destinations 2016

The year 2016 saw steady interest in travel and tourism within India, driven largely by domestic tourists. International tourists, too, continued to arrive in greater numbers taking advantage of a weaker rupee. Here is our list of some of the interesting and popular tourist sites, by category, in India for 2016. #Adventure 2016 showed India’s increasing interest in adventure-related tourism, with people wanting to experience different kinds of adventure sports. Trekking has traditionally been popular, [...]