Sunday, 15 July 2012

The amazing and exploratory Kerela backwater tours

Kerela is one of the most stunning destinations of India. It has some of the wonderful hill stations, pleasant atmosphere, pretty landscapes, scenic views and most important the incredible backwaters. The nature’s beauty is bestowed on Kerela with amazing wildlife that has exotic varieties of flora and fauna. Kerela backwaters form the part of the Arabian Sea with five large lakes that make it a beautiful location.

Not only the backwaters but also its surrounding areas are very gorgeous. Visitors will surely lovely the beauty and the atmosphere which is very pleasing and enjoyable. Most of the people planning for a trip can choose Kerela backwaters as their destination as it offers a mind-blowing experience for the kids, family and couples.

Kerela houseboats

One of the most popular locations for houseboat is Kettuvalams which forms the greatest attraction for the visitors. You can enjoy the exclusive cruises from Alappuzha to Thotapally which is a one night cruise. Other cruises include Alappuzha to Kidangara, Alappuzha to Alumkavadi and Alappuzha to Mankotta. Beypore is another destination which offers cruise facility to the tourists and making them to explore the real beauty of nature.

Spectacular backwater areas
As Kerela is known for its stunning backwaters, there are numerous destinations which give you a beautiful glimpse of the backwaters.

Munroe Island – This Island is surrounded by many beautiful lakes like Ashtamudi, Kallada and Sasthamkotta which makes the view of the island very eye catching. It is blesse with a huge variety of birds which engage the attention of the tourists. You will also explore the traditional spice plants of cloves, pepper and many more.

Kozhikode – It is surrounded by the rivers of Canoly, Elathur and Kallayi River. Though there are lots of attractions which can be discovered but Korapuzha is one of the most exciting water destinations. Its popularity is going up day by day.

Kollam – Also called as Quilon, it includes some of the fascinating locations like Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta. It is a well known backwater destination as the backwater areas begin from Kollam. You can enjoy a ride from Kollam to Alappuzha which takes around 8 hours and the longest of all rides.

 Kumarakon – It incorporates the beauty of Vembanad Kayal backwaters along with the green vegetation that makes it a perfect place. Ideal for families , kids and couples, Kumarakon forms to be the finest attractions. An amazing ride to Kuttanad can also be enjoyed by you. 

There are plenty of Kerela backwater tours and Kerela backwater houseboats which you can explore and experience them.

Posted by: Sonam Agnihotri

Saturday, 30 June 2012

Mind-boggling, romantic and perfect honeymoon destinations of India

Marriage is a new phase of life which enrolls lots of fun, excitement and thrill. It is a time when you become a part of a new family and their customs. Once the wedding ceremonies are over, couples usually plan for a honeymoon so that they can spend some private moments with one another. It helps in better understanding and they are able to come closer to each other. Everyone wants their honeymoon to be just excellent, hence choosing the right destination is important. 

 Couples do not prefer going to big cities as there is so much crowd and they will not be able to spend beautiful moments with their partner. On the other hand they like to go to secluded places which are away from the hustle and bustle of life. So if you are planning for cherished honeymoon then here are some greatest options for you.

Andaman & Nicobar Islands – Picking an island destination for your honeymoon can be a great idea as it is a paradise for the couples. You can enjoy the water sports along with the thrilling activities like camping, water skiing, scuba diving etc. Couples looking for a perfect cozy atmosphere will definitely like this place. You can relax as well as enjoy with your partner. The best time to visit Andaman & Nicobar Islands is between September and March. 

 Srinagar – It is a mesmerizing destination for the couples and known for its Mughal Gardens and the stunning views of Dal Lake. Most of the people come for experiencing the exciting cruises, the grand Pari Mahal which attracts most of the visitors. 

 Mahabaleshwar – It is known for its marvelous temples and the mind-blowing weather. Coming to Mahabaleshwar will be a good experience as you can begin your new life with the God’s blessing. The dazzling waterfalls and the Panchaganga Temple are important attractions that you should not miss. Though the weather is same for the entire year but the best time is from October to May. 

 Varkala – Varkala is a fascinating beach destination location in Kerela. You can enjoy the grand and historical forts together with the majestic temples that are worth visiting. You reach Varkala from Trivandrum as it is just 50km from here. You can ease yourself through spas and amazing water activities.

 Coorg - Coorg is cllaed as the “Scotland Of India” and is located in the Karnataka state. As it is a hilly area therefore you can go for camping on the high mountain peaks. Nisargadhama is one of the popular and fabulous spots which are visited by local people as well as the tourists

 So choose any destination from the above list and make your honeymoon an everlasting experience for you. 

Posted by: Sonam Agnihotri

Saturday, 2 June 2012

The finest and mesmerizing hill stations of India

The summers have become unbearable with the temperatures going up day by day. Rather than spending your summers in extreme hot climate, a better option is to turn to the best hill stations of India where you can relax and spend a great time. This is the ideal time as even kids might be looking for a vacation and at the same time it will be a wonderful outing for the family too.

But an important concern is that where you will go and how you will plan the tip. Here are some mind-blowing places which are popular and easy to reach.

Darjeeling – Coming to Darjeeling in a toy train is definitely a splendid experience and you can also explore the nature’s beauty while traveling

. It is just 82 kms hence you can have a marvelous view of the landscapes, valleys, mountains and other attractive features. Do not forget to try trekking as it is an incomparable experience for you. Other attractions that you can enjoy here are Batasia loop, Chowrasta, Happy valley estate, Kurseong, ropeway, Senchal lake and many more.

toy train in darjeeling
Kodaikanal – It is one of the most beautiful hill stations with lofty mountains, gorgeous waterfalls and awesome views to explore. Kodaikanal Lake enhances the beauty of this place. Situated at a height of 2,133-m among Pali hills it leaves the viewers surprised with the natural beauty. Berijam Lake is attraction that you should not miss. Trekking and golf courses are two major sources of entertainment while women can involve in shopping.

beautiful kodaikanal lake
Ladakh – Ladakh is surrounded by two mountains, the Karakoram and the Great Himalayas. It’s a fabulous hill station to visit as its climate is very cool and you will enjoy a lot. The Tibetian style paintings are very popular and tourists from all over the world are fascinated with the unique stuff. Suru valley, trekking activities etc are well known together with CHORTENS that are also admired by visitors.

natural beauty of Ladakh
 Ooty – It is called as the “queen of hills” and most popular hill station to be visited. Located along the Nilgiri hills with plenty of tea estates you can explore the huge hills and a variety of tea plants. Tea festival is held every year that marks the fresh tea flavours in Ooty. Kalhatty waterfall, Kandal cross shine, Mini and rose garden etc are the excellent sightseeing options that cannot be missed.

Kalhatty waterfall
 Kullu & Manali – The snowy mountains and beautiful landscapes best define the beauty of Manali.  The meaning of the word Manali is “home of manu” because it survived despite the heavy flood. There are lots of attractions that you can visit including Heli skiing, mountaineering, Gulaba camp, Naggar, winter carnival, Hidimbs devi temple etc. 

snow covered peaks 
 So these are some of the dazzling destinations which can form a part of your vacation

Posted by: Sonam Agnihotri

Saturday, 19 May 2012

Adventurous holiday destinations for kids

Kids are most excited about travelling so why not plan the vacation keeping in mind the interest of your child. A holiday is a fun time for children where they can explore lots of new things and enjoy a variety of activities that appeal them. Parents find it confusing to choose one destination that will be liked by the kids and they will have a great time. So here Yatra Unlimited brings the top destinations which you can pick this holiday.

Hong Kong – Hong Kong is a superb destination for the entire family but kids can have a stupendous time here. Disneyland of Hong Kong is very popular so do not forget to take your kids where they can discover electrifying activities, unique rides and other fun filled tourists . Mystic point and adventure land are two famous attractions that you should not miss.

Naples, Italy – Some of the children like visiting museums so Naples is an ideal place for them. It is because Naples has the finest museums that have brilliant collections of exclusive sculptures. Art lovers will find this fascinating as it showcases mind-blowing forms of art. 

Scotland – Scotland is known for its beautiful theme as well as amusement parks. Not only the local residents but even the visitors love coming here. Kids can find some interesting activities including natural as well as outdoor activities that can make the trip thrilling for your children

Spain – It is called as the classic country and has loads of natural wonders, museums and fun activities which the kids can explore along with their family. Spain is a complete destination as it has all the elements of making a perfect trip . Kayaking and under water diving can be enjoyed by your kids together with the exotic spots like Costa Blance.

Orlando – African Safari is one of the well known attractions of Orlando and visitors from all over the world like to enjoy it. You can explore more than 100 exotic species of animals and is definitely enjoyable experience for children. Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge also presents plenty of handicrafts and exclusive art works that catch the attention of the viewers. 

Posted by: Sonam Agnihotri

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

World’s top ten destinations for tourists

Vacation is the most interesting time for the travelers as they are able to explore the scintillating destinations of various countries. Planning for a holiday trip is definitely a fun time when all the members of the family sit together and choose a great destination. While opting for a destination one looks for marvelous choices that make you crazy and are exclusive too. So if you are keen in going to the most beautiful location with your family, here are the top destinations of the world
Orlando (USA) – Orlando is a fascinating destination located in USA and visited by many travelers from all over the world. It is called as the “entertainment capital” and a popular destination of USA. he beautiful theme parks and thrilling activities make it a great place.

Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) – If you a nature liver then Victoria Falls is one of the marvelous spots to visit.  The waterfall has a height of 1708 meters and presents a spectacular view. The local residents call it“"Mosi-oa-Tunya" and after February many visitors come here.


Bora-Bora (French Polynesia) – It is one of the most pristine beaches and characterized by romance, beauty, mystifying landscapes and scintillating atmosphere. It is an ideal destination for families as well as the honeymooners who want to spend a good time.  


Miami Beach (USA) – Stretched up to 15 miles it is a fabulous beach having sparking environment along with the sandy beaches that seek visitor’s attention. Beach side resorts and bars are a great way to enjoy the nightlife at Miami Beach.

Maldives (Asia) – Maldives is an exotic destination featured by swaying palm trees along with the beautiful landscapes that make it a lovely place. The beaches of Maldives are known for its crystal blue water and the water sports that enthrall the kids .

Giza (Egypt) – Giza is popular for “The Great Pyramid” and one of the best attractions of Egypt. It is an old structure but still people love exploring the rich culture and tradition that are still kept alive in Egypt.

Amritsar (India) – It is a beautiful and a holy city of India and famous for “Golden Temple”. The Sikh and people of all religions come here and find peace here. A very quiet place and also full of devotion and religious rituals.

Machu Picchu (Peru) – It is a fascinating town located on the Urubamba Valley and offers some of the pleasing sightseeing options for the tourists. It is a great place to discover and excellent accommodation will be available here.
Bahamas (Caribbean) – If you are interesting in going to a exclusive destination then Bahamas is a perfect place as it is lovely, mesmerizing and above all very pleasant. It derives its name from “baja mar” and it means shallow sea. 

Posted by: Sonam Agnihotri

Saturday, 12 May 2012

Panchgani – perfect summer resort for family vacation

As soon as summers arrive, kids get excited because they can go out and enjoy their holidays . No homework, no school and no tension, this is what makes them happy. While you are planning for a vacation there are plenty of options that come your way but choosing one is difficult. So we will help you in making a great choice. As the summer season is becoming terrible going on a hill station is an ideal choice. Panchgani is an awesome place which is calm as well as breezy. It is situated at a height of 1335 m and only 98 kilometers from the city Pune.
Awesome view of Panchgani
Panchgani is very popular for its lush green valleys and splendid views of River Krishna. It got its name from the hill on which it is located. This is the reason that it is also known as “Mecca of Maharashtra”. There are lots of attractions that you can visit but a few popular ones are:-

  • Table Land – It is the second longest plateau of Asia and must to visit spot . It includes some excellent caves but the best one is Devil’s kitchen. This cave is called by this name because Pandavas used to live here.
  • Sydney Point – It is located on a hillock of Krishna Valley from where you can enjoy the pleasing views of Dhom Dam, Mandhardeo and Pandavgad. You can find the transportation from Panchgani bus stand as Sydney point is just 2kms from there.
  • Other destinations to explore are Rajapuri Caves, Parsi point, Mapro Garden and Lingmala Falls. Paragliding is one of the famous activities if you come here so don’t miss this opportunity.

Paragliding in Panchgani
Panchgani is located in the middle of the five hills hence its climate is cool and perfect for a holiday spot. Different options for accommodations are available ranging from budgeted to luxurious hotels.

Posted by: Sonam Agnihotri

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Auli - exhilarating and alluring ski destination

Tired of the scorching heat, plan your vacation to one of the fascinating ski destination Auli. It is located in Uttrakhand and known as “Dev Bhoomi” which signifies “Land of Gods”. The exotic beauty and the picturesque location make it one of the popular spots of India. Not only the Indian tourists but even foreign visitors find this place to be a fabulous destination . Though it a major and finest ski destination of the world but you can enjoy trekking, cable car (Gondola) and panoramic views. 
Skiing at Auli
Auli also has a beautiful man-made lake which is the highest in the world. In order to make it an attractive spot, artificial snow fall is done. Visitors are mesmerized with its beauty and the pleasant atmosphere that Auli has. One can explore the wonderful peaks of Himalayas and the most famous among them being Mount Nanda Devi. It has a height of about 25643 feet thus giving an awesome view of the lofty mountains. Other places which the tourist can discover are Vishnu Prayag, Tapovan, Badrinath and Joshimath
Beautiful view of Auli
Apart from the appealing sightseeing you can also enjoy the special festivals of Auli including Skiing festival which is held from January to March and Mata Mruti ka Mela which is held during the month of September. Auli is a great place as it has a lovely climate. Visitors come here all the year round but April is the ideal time when the climate is moderate and perfect for various activities . Reaching Auli is easy through airways as Jolly Grant Airport of Dehradun is closely located together with Shimal Airport.

So visit Auli for adventurous and unforgetable experiences. 

Posted by: Sonam Agnihotri