Sightseeing around Homestays
 
Awas BeachThis beach is relatively flat and has good sand. It’s ideal for swim and can take your kids along without any worry. Family groups can enjoy games like cricket, beach volley, football or may be just put a mat and bask in the sunshine. The sunset view is extraordinary. If you enjoy beaches this is the best option near Alibaug.....More
 
Awas BeachThis beach is relatively flat and has good sand. It’s ideal for swim and can take your kids along without any worry. Family groups can enjoy games like cricket, beach volley, football or may be just put a mat and bask in the sunshine. The sunset view is extraordinary. If you enjoy beaches this is the best option near Alibaug.....More
 
Shrivardhan

Shrivardhan beach is long and flat; and hence relatively safe. You would not face strong waves; the way you face at Kashid. The long beach has Jiwana Bunder(Jetty) at one end. It is interesting to take a detour and visit this jetty, which is buzzing with activity of fishermen and their boats. The beach has few visitors so it is ideal for families who wish peace and privacy. On the way to Jiwana Bunder, you can see temple of Jiwaneshwar. It is an old temple,....More

 
Shrivardhan

Shrivardhan beach is long and flat; and hence relatively safe. You would not face strong waves; the way you face at Kashid. The long beach has Jiwana Bunder(Jetty) at one end. It is interesting to take a detour and visit this jetty, which is buzzing with activity of fishermen and their boats. The beach has few visitors so it is ideal for families who wish peace and privacy. On the way to Jiwana Bunder, you can see temple of Jiwaneshwar. It is an old temple,....More

 
Shrivardhan

Shrivardhan beach is long and flat; and hence relatively safe. You would not face strong waves; the way you face at Kashid. The long beach has Jiwana Bunder(Jetty) at one end. It is interesting to take a detour and visit this jetty, which is buzzing with activity of fishermen and their boats. The beach has few visitors so it is ideal for families who wish peace and privacy. On the way to Jiwana Bunder, you can see temple of Jiwaneshwar. It is an old temple,....More

 
Murud-JanjiraMurud Beach:
Murud beach is beautiful and flat with white sands. As it’s quite far from Mumbai you can experience clean water which you miss at Alibaug. The waves are not very strong here and hence it’s a nice beach for families and kids. Its adjoining the main road of the town hence can expect some hustle and bustle of the locals. An early morning walk on the beach can get you see fishermen going to the high seas and that is a delight in itself to watch. Later in the day till lat....More
 
Janjira Fort

Janjira the impregnebal fort captured by Siddhis from Earlier King Rajaram Koli(Chief of Fisherman Community) in 1118 A.D. There was no possibility of capturing the fort in head on fight and hence it was captured by deceit. Apparently the king and all the guys on fort were first made friends and then in a night were offered best quality liquor; the inebriated force could not fight and lost the fort to their friends....More

 
Janjira Fort

Janjira the impregnebal fort captured by Siddhis from Earlier King Rajaram Koli(Chief of Fisherman Community) in 1118 A.D. There was no possibility of capturing the fort in head on fight and hence it was captured by deceit. Apparently the king and all the guys on fort were first made friends and then in a night were offered best quality liquor; the inebriated force could not fight and lost the fort to their friends....More

 
Dive Agar

Dive Agar is a quiet place famous for its Betel Nuts and the beach. On 17th November 1997, Mrs. Draupadi Dharma Patil of this village while digging found a copper case in her farm. Inside the case she found Suvarna Ganesha, a facemask made of Solid Gold weighing 1.3 Kg. After this incident this small village in the past few years has emerged as a holy place thronged by tourists, mainly from Pune. The encryption on the box dates it to 1060 A.D. and originally belonged to Maval Bhatt. He was mi....More

 
Dive Agar

Dive Agar is a quiet place famous for its Betel Nuts and the beach. On 17th November 1997, Mrs. Draupadi Dharma Patil of this village while digging found a copper case in her farm. Inside the case she found Suvarna Ganesha, a facemask made of Solid Gold weighing 1.3 Kg. After this incident this small village in the past few years has emerged as a holy place thronged by tourists, mainly from Pune. The encryption on the box dates it to 1060 A.D. and originally belonged to Maval Bhatt. He was mi....More

 
Karde-Murud Harnai

Undoubtedly this is one of the best beaches in Maharashtra. A long drive along the 7 km long coast makes any other beach appear to be a compromise. Alongside the long beach are villages Harnai – Murud- Karde. Karde is towards the South end of the beach. The speciality of this place is that homestays are right on the beach. Thus sitting in verandah you can hear roar of the sea. Highly recommended for a relaxed holiday. You can see Dolphins in the sea in the months of Dec and Jan, ....More

 
Karde-Murud Harnai

Undoubtedly this is one of the best beaches in Maharashtra. A long drive along the 7 km long coast makes any other beach appear to be a compromise. Alongside the long beach are villages Harnai – Murud- Karde. Karde is towards the South end of the beach. The speciality of this place is that homestays are right on the beach. Thus sitting in verandah you can hear roar of the sea. Highly recommended for a relaxed holiday. You can see Dolphins in the sea in the months of Dec and Jan, ....More

 
Velneshwar

Velneshwar village is named after famous temple of Velneshwar (Shiva) which is Kuladaivat for over 24 clans in Maharashtra. The temple is old and with spacious complex constructed in the stone. It is a quiet and serene place where you can plan to stay for few days if you wish to re-energize yourself. It is also a great place for people with Kids to stay for few days and experience nature and village life. Chief attraction is the fact that at Velneshwar the hills come close to beach. This i....More

 
Velneshwar

Velneshwar village is named after famous temple of Velneshwar (Shiva) which is Kuladaivat for over 24 clans in Maharashtra. The temple is old and with spacious complex constructed in the stone. It is a quiet and serene place where you can plan to stay for few days if you wish to re-energize yourself. It is also a great place for people with Kids to stay for few days and experience nature and village life. Chief attraction is the fact that at Velneshwar the hills come close to beach. This i....More

 
Velneshwar

Velneshwar village is named after famous temple of Velneshwar (Shiva) which is Kuladaivat for over 24 clans in Maharashtra. The temple is old and with spacious complex constructed in the stone. It is a quiet and serene place where you can plan to stay for few days if you wish to re-energize yourself. It is also a great place for people with Kids to stay for few days and experience nature and village life. Chief attraction is the fact that at Velneshwar the hills come close to beach. This i....More

 
HedaviHedavi is destination for all Ganesha followers as it is believed praying here results in fulfillment of wishes. The deity here appears different from its normal self with Dhashbhuja (10 hands) at the Ganesha temple. The temple was constructed by Kelkar swami with donations from the Peshwas. The statue is constructed in stone with look of Ganesha as warrior. ....More
 
Ganapatipule

Ganapatipule is famous for its Ganesha temple. The state tourism dept has played great role in promoting this place. The beach here is looks inviting with white sands but is risky. There are ups and downs in the sand mass; and therefore it is not advisable to go on this beach.

All beach lovers can head towards the beautiful beach in nearby village Malgund; in case you are staying at Ganapatipule plan to go to Malgund beach instead. As is the case with any temple town; it’s kind of ....More

 
Harihareshwar Harihareshawar is popularly known as Dakshin (South) Kashi due to the famous Kalbhairav temple. The temple is old and really serene. Good scenic beauty, rocky beaches and small hillocks around the place attracts people. However if you are planning to enjoy beach waters this is not the place. The beach here is full of rocks and therefore dangerous. So if you plan a stay here it can only be religious stay. ....More
 
Alibaug-Rewas-Mandva RoadWhile you drive on the Mandva - Alibaug road you find three prominent beaches namely Saswane, Awas and Kihim. Of the three Awas is the most beautiful beach, Kihim is a bit rocky while Saswane is full of rocks. Kihim is the most popular destination due to MTDC’s efforts to market their resort over there. We would still suggest that if you are planning to visit this part do not forget to see following three locations:

1. Awas Beach:More

 
Alibaug-Rewas-Mandva RoadWhile you drive on the Mandva - Alibaug road you find three prominent beaches namely Saswane, Awas and Kihim. Of the three Awas is the most beautiful beach, Kihim is a bit rocky while Saswane is full of rocks. Kihim is the most popular destination due to MTDC’s efforts to market their resort over there. We would still suggest that if you are planning to visit this part do not forget to see following three locations:

1. Awas Beach:More

 
Nandgaon:On your way from Murud to Kashid; approx 7 km from the hustle bustle of Murud is a real quiet and serene place called Nandgaon. While you travel by road, you are likely to miss this beach and as it does not have too much of crowd. We highly recommend Nandgaon beach for people who want peace and privacy. The cool breeze on this beach works like a balm to your soul. You will find the communing with air, water and sand at Nandgaon beach, a supreme rejuvenation. The beach is safe and waves are not a....More
 
Nandgaon:On your way from Murud to Kashid; approx 7 km from the hustle bustle of Murud is a real quiet and serene place called Nandgaon. While you travel by road, you are likely to miss this beach and as it does not have too much of crowd. We highly recommend Nandgaon beach for people who want peace and privacy. The cool breeze on this beach works like a balm to your soul. You will find the communing with air, water and sand at Nandgaon beach, a supreme rejuvenation. The beach is safe and waves are not a....More
 
Fort AguadaNear the Mandovi River, Fort Aguada occupies a magnificent position. This is a very popular spot to watch the sunset, with nice views north and south. One of the reason why the fort is named as 'Aguada' is the abundance of water from natural springs on the hillside. ('agua' means water in Portugese)

The main point of interest is the bastion that stands on the hilltop. In the main courtyard of the fort, there are underground water-tanks. The 'old lighthouse' which stands in the mi....More

 
Kashid BeachKashid is further down Alibaug and the scenery is breathtaking with mountains on one side and sea on another. The roads are xcellent to drive on. You would enjoy driving due to its beautiful scenery. The best part is, its not that crowded and you would be able to recreate yourself. Murud is also a good place to buy dry fish but don\'t forget to bargain.The Kashid beach is damn clean n beautiful. If you love sunsets on the beach, you must visit Kashid . ....More
 
Candolim BeachCandolim beach is a clean, straight stretch of sand running north to Calangute. It\'s a little quieter, and attracts a slightly older crowd, as well as the few travellers for whom Calangute and Baga are too busy. For the past couple of years, the \'River Princess\', a grounded tanker that no-one is ready to take responsibility for, can be seen about half a km offshore.....More
 
Baga BeachThe beach is a less crowded and the view is very interesting. There are numerous water-sport businesses that operate at Baga Beach. Operators usually hang around the steps leading the sand. There are also Ayurvedic treatment cetres in Baga and around. There are two Saturday night markets in the Baga area. ....More
 
Kelwe SightsKelwe:
Though most of the people know Kelwe Beach; very few are aware about many small and interesting places around. Visiting these places would make your two day stay quite exciting and fruitful. Even the journey to these places is very exciting with narrow roads and lush green plantations around. Kelwe is also famous for betel leaves; the leaves grown here are supposed to be generating warmth in the body and have good digestive properties. As per locals; these are very popular a....More
 
Ashapuri Mata TempleAshapuri Mata Temple:
Situated at Edwan village, this temple is built on a rock, in the sea. So you can reach only at time of low tide. Walking up to the temple is not a problem; as the sand is not muddy, if you have bike you can ride to the temple. However, cars cannot go as the lanes of this fishing village are really narrow. The temple has statue of goddess inside a cave; where you need to go crawling. The view of the sea is great from here. However be prepared for strong smell o....More
 
Mahikadevi TempleMahikadevi Temple:
Situated at approximately 4 km towards north of Kelwe; on the way to Shirgaon and Satpati; this is an ancient temple. The legend is; this goddess was worshipped by Ravana and other demons. She brought Rama and Laxmana here to sacrifice. But Hanuman came and fought fierce battle; in which the goddess fell down and died. Thus the statue here is not standing straight; but is in horizontal position, which is unique feature of this temple. The temple is old and in dila....More
 
Shirgaon fortShirgaon fort:
This is a big fort in this area, though not very big, as Vasai fort and is close to the sea. You can enjoy sunset sitting on the boundary wall of the fort. The restoration efforts were on while we visited, so the condition of the fort should be good by now. Shirgaon beach is added attraction while you visit the fort. ....More
 
Satpati beach and portSatpati beach and port:
Satpati is 14 km north of Kelwe; the place has very long beach. It is also a fishing port, with lots of trawlers around jetty. In case you are interested to know more about sea, fishing or you want to buy fish; this is a place to visit. ....More
 
Ratnagiri CityRatnagiri:
Ratnagiri is famous as capital of Hapus(Alphonso) mangoes. This variety is not originally from India; it was brought here by Portuguese. However given its present popularity in the world, can anybody even suspect it. This is a sprawling town with a lot of industrial activity around as a result; tourism is not the industry that anybody focuses upon, whether government bodies or local public. Still, this town and area around has a lot of beautiful places to attract tourists....More
 
Kanakaditya Temple at Kasheli Kanakaditya Temple – Kasheli:
This is a famous temple of the sun. There are very few temples of the Sun in India; there is one at Veraval, Saurashtra another one at Konark, Orissa and few more at MP and Nepal. The temple is made of wooden pillars, wooden interlocked ceiling and roof covered with approximately 6 mm copper sheet for protection against water. The records available here tell that Shilahar King had visited this temple on 27th of Ju....More
 
PurnagadPurnagad:-
South of Ratnagiri, ahead of Pawas is Purnagad. This fort is situated on a small mountain touching sea. The area around is pretty picturesque with waves colliding on the rocks. It’s a good spot if you plan day picnic covering this fort and Kasheli.

Do not miss to see the Durgah of the Peer, on the middle of the creek. One can go to the durgah during time of low tide. As per locals even in the worst of sea storms or monsoon times, this durgah was never ever imm....More

 
Murudeshwar

Murudeshwar:

Murudeshwar is famous for its temple of Shiva and the beach. As the legend goes, mighty Ravana tried to remove lingam at Gokarna and part of that broke apart and fell here (to read more please see Gokarna as exotic location). However as compared to Gokarna this is much better developed spot with speed boats and water scooters. There are very few, good quality stay options around the beach here; as this place attracts mostly religious crowds who are eager to get darshan ....More

 
Gokarna

Gokarna:

Gokarna is famous for temple of Mahabaleshwar (Shiva). This is considered to be the most revered in this area. There is legend of Ravana’s mother praying, a Shiva lingam made of sand on the beach of sea. The waves used to destroy the lingam in high tide, so Ravana went for praying and penance for years; in order to please Shiva. Shiva being very kind gave Ravana, his Atmalingam.

This caused panic among Gods and they sent Ganesha to take back the lingam. Whi....More

 
Yana

Yana:

Not many people know about this one of the most beautiful spots in between Gokarna and Mudeshwar. Not many books have even written anything about this spot.

Yana is natural wonder, where two giant rock formations have sprung up; from nowhere on the top of mountains. It has probably happened due to molten lava or a meteor having struck the earth. The rock formations are huge; 120 and 90 meters high from their base. They are named as Bhairaveshawar Shikhar and Mohini ....More

 
Yana

Yana:

Not many people know about this one of the most beautiful spots in between Gokarna and Mudeshwar. Not many books have even written anything about this spot.

Yana is natural wonder, where two giant rock formations have sprung up; from nowhere on the top of mountains. It has probably happened due to molten lava or a meteor having struck the earth. The rock formations are huge; 120 and 90 meters high from their base. They are named as Bhairaveshawar Shikhar and Mohini ....More

 
Malvan sightsMalvan:
Malvan is one of the most important towns in the Southern Konkan region of Maharashtra. The importance begins with history of Maratha Empire; wherein Chhatrapati Shivaji built the famous fort of Sindhudurg here. Besides this Malvan is also centre for fisheries and farm products. The city shows glimpse of its cultural heritage in many ways; in the temples around, in the forts around and also in the Malvani theatre.

Nearest Railway station is Kudal, which is also on Mumbai....More

 
Sindhudurg FortSindhudurg Fort:

This is among the last of the big forts in the chain almost 65 forts(small and big- ranging from North to South) that Chhatrapati Shivaji built along the coast of Maharashtra. The fort sprawling over 45 acres was built in record time of 3 years (1664 to 1667). This was also the most turbulent time of Shivaji’s life, while construction of fort started on 25th Nov 1664, in May 1666 he was put under house arrest at Agra by Mughal King Auranazeb. In his absence his mot....More

 
Rameshwar Temple at Aachare

Rameshwar Temple at Aachare: To the north of Malvan, around 20 km is the Rameshwar Temple at Aachare. This ancient temple (more than 600 years) is constructed with wooden pillars and ceiling. The pillars are beautifully decorated and one wonders of the efforts that people would have taken centuries back to create such master pieces. We put this temple as must see for visitors.

Ahead of Aachare is Kunakeshwar Temple (approx 42 km from Malvan) which is worth-seeing. At approximate....More

 
VengurlaVengurla is known for its Sagareshwar beach and cashew nuts. You get much better quality cashews here; so this is preferred place for buying. Sagareshwar beach is clean with white sands and deep blue water. Towards north end of the beach is that hillock with light house, from here you can get great view of the sea and small islands in it. The beach offers great privacy at the same time it is close to Goa. So if you want some buzz and lot of peace then this can be a great destination to be....More
 
VengurlaVengurla is known for its Sagareshwar beach and cashew nuts. You get much better quality cashews here; so this is preferred place for buying. Sagareshwar beach is clean with white sands and deep blue water. Towards north end of the beach is that hillock with light house, from here you can get great view of the sea and small islands in it. The beach offers great privacy at the same time it is close to Goa. So if you want some buzz and lot of peace then this can be a great destination to be....More
 
ShirodaShiroda is one of the finest and virgin beaches in Maharashtra. It is very close to Goa, still you get tremendous privacy here. Water is clean and waves are not very strong. This makes it very safe. Sheer expanse of this beach is impressive. The beach sand is also wide and it is clean. This is southern most beach of Maharashtra, which is ideal for Honeymoon travelers, writers, painters as it is almost zero disturbance environment. There entire area is green with very low populatio....More
 
ShirodaShiroda is one of the finest and virgin beaches in Maharashtra. It is very close to Goa, still you get tremendous privacy here. Water is clean and waves are not very strong. This makes it very safe. Sheer expanse of this beach is impressive. The beach sand is also wide and it is clean. This is southern most beach of Maharashtra, which is ideal for Honeymoon travelers, writers, painters as it is almost zero disturbance environment. There entire area is green with very low populatio....More
 
Murud-Harnai

Undoubtedly this is one of the best beaches in Maharashtra. A long drive along the 7 km long coast makes any other beach appear to be a compromise. Alongside the long beach are villages Harnai – Murud- Karde with coconut and betel nut plantations along the coast line. We highly recommend this place as a get away destination for those who want peace for few days away from the daily grind of the city. A stay for 3 to 4 days (either Murud or Karde) can make you re- energize to go bac....More

 
Murud-Harnai

Undoubtedly this is one of the best beaches in Maharashtra. A long drive along the 7 km long coast makes any other beach appear to be a compromise. Alongside the long beach are villages Harnai – Murud- Karde with coconut and betel nut plantations along the coast line. We highly recommend this place as a get away destination for those who want peace for few days away from the daily grind of the city. A stay for 3 to 4 days (either Murud or Karde) can make you re- energize to go bac....More

 
Mahabaleshwar and PanchganiMahabaleshwar, the summer capital of Bombay Presidency during British Rule is situated at 1372 mtrs of altitude and is the most popular hill station of Maharashtra.

It is surrounded by mountains and valleys of the majestic Sahyadri ranges. Five rivers flow through the valleys around Mahabaleshwar namely Krishna, Koyna, Savitri, Gayatri and Venna. Thick forest of Javali covers the mountains and supports variety of wildlife. The climate supports floriculture business here; so you would see a l....More

 
Mahabaleshwar and PanchganiMahabaleshwar, the summer capital of Bombay Presidency during British Rule is situated at 1372 mtrs of altitude and is the most popular hill station of Maharashtra.

It is surrounded by mountains and valleys of the majestic Sahyadri ranges. Five rivers flow through the valleys around Mahabaleshwar namely Krishna, Koyna, Savitri, Gayatri and Venna. Thick forest of Javali covers the mountains and supports variety of wildlife. The climate supports floriculture business here; so you would see a l....More

 
Kolhapur and PanhalaKolhapur and Panhala:
Kolhapur is famous for its pleasant climate. It has a rich tradition of famous wrestlers. It has a royal past and hence people from Kolhapur still carry a royal attitude. It has a high income level and is known to have the maximum numbers of premium cars per capita in Maharashtra. It is also famous for its non-vegetarian food made from Pandhara Rassa and Tambada Rassa (white gravy and red gravy).

Temples:
The famous temple of Mahalaxmi is i....More
 
Places to see in Coorg Coorg: The Land of Warriors:-
Though commonly referred to as Coorg; the official name of the district is Kodagu. Madikeri, capital of the district is named after Third king of Haleri dynasty; Mudduraja. He established this city, thus to be known as Mudduraja Keri, which over a period of time became Madikeri, later British pronounced it as Mercara.

Situated at 1525 mtrs altitude in western ghat, this town is surrounded by lush green....More

 
Places to see in Coorg Coorg: The Land of Warriors:-
Though commonly referred to as Coorg; the official name of the district is Kodagu. Madikeri, capital of the district is named after Third king of Haleri dynasty; Mudduraja. He established this city, thus to be known as Mudduraja Keri, which over a period of time became Madikeri, later British pronounced it as Mercara.

Situated at 1525 mtrs altitude in western ghat, this town is surrounded by lush green....More

 
Places to see in Coorg Coorg: The Land of Warriors:-
Though commonly referred to as Coorg; the official name of the district is Kodagu. Madikeri, capital of the district is named after Third king of Haleri dynasty; Mudduraja. He established this city, thus to be known as Mudduraja Keri, which over a period of time became Madikeri, later British pronounced it as Mercara.

Situated at 1525 mtrs altitude in western ghat, this town is surrounded by lush green....More

 
Places to see in Coorg Coorg: The Land of Warriors:-
Though commonly referred to as Coorg; the official name of the district is Kodagu. Madikeri, capital of the district is named after Third king of Haleri dynasty; Mudduraja. He established this city, thus to be known as Mudduraja Keri, which over a period of time became Madikeri, later British pronounced it as Mercara.

Situated at 1525 mtrs altitude in western ghat, this town is surrounded by lush green....More

 
Places to see in Coorg Coorg: The Land of Warriors:-
Though commonly referred to as Coorg; the official name of the district is Kodagu. Madikeri, capital of the district is named after Third king of Haleri dynasty; Mudduraja. He established this city, thus to be known as Mudduraja Keri, which over a period of time became Madikeri, later British pronounced it as Mercara.

Situated at 1525 mtrs altitude in western ghat, this town is surrounded by lush green....More

 
Places to see in Coorg Coorg: The Land of Warriors:-
Though commonly referred to as Coorg; the official name of the district is Kodagu. Madikeri, capital of the district is named after Third king of Haleri dynasty; Mudduraja. He established this city, thus to be known as Mudduraja Keri, which over a period of time became Madikeri, later British pronounced it as Mercara.

Situated at 1525 mtrs altitude in western ghat, this town is surrounded by lush green....More

 
Places to see in Coorg Coorg: The Land of Warriors:-
Though commonly referred to as Coorg; the official name of the district is Kodagu. Madikeri, capital of the district is named after Third king of Haleri dynasty; Mudduraja. He established this city, thus to be known as Mudduraja Keri, which over a period of time became Madikeri, later British pronounced it as Mercara.

Situated at 1525 mtrs altitude in western ghat, this town is surrounded by lush green....More

 
Places to visit in DelhiDelhi :
Importance of Delhi as capital city goes back as far as Mahabharata, when Pandava’s built Indraprastha here. Besides being on the banks of river Yamuna, which guarantees water supply round the year, it was also a central place for rulers of big empires. Before partition of India in 1947 or Before British rule, India was a fragmented association of states ruled by small and big kings. Whenever, a giant empire was formed in a vast country ranging from Khyber Pass in Hindukush....More
 
Places to visit in DelhiDelhi :
Importance of Delhi as capital city goes back as far as Mahabharata, when Pandava’s built Indraprastha here. Besides being on the banks of river Yamuna, which guarantees water supply round the year, it was also a central place for rulers of big empires. Before partition of India in 1947 or Before British rule, India was a fragmented association of states ruled by small and big kings. Whenever, a giant empire was formed in a vast country ranging from Khyber Pass in Hindukush....More
 
Places to visit in DelhiDelhi :
Importance of Delhi as capital city goes back as far as Mahabharata, when Pandava’s built Indraprastha here. Besides being on the banks of river Yamuna, which guarantees water supply round the year, it was also a central place for rulers of big empires. Before partition of India in 1947 or Before British rule, India was a fragmented association of states ruled by small and big kings. Whenever, a giant empire was formed in a vast country ranging from Khyber Pass in Hindukush....More
 
Places to visit in DelhiDelhi :
Importance of Delhi as capital city goes back as far as Mahabharata, when Pandava’s built Indraprastha here. Besides being on the banks of river Yamuna, which guarantees water supply round the year, it was also a central place for rulers of big empires. Before partition of India in 1947 or Before British rule, India was a fragmented association of states ruled by small and big kings. Whenever, a giant empire was formed in a vast country ranging from Khyber Pass in Hindukush....More
 
Karmarkar Shipalaya-MuseumArt lover or not this place is a must visit. Mr. Vinayak. P. Karmarkar, born on 2ND October 1891, was among the most renowned sculptures of all times. Topper of J. J. School of arts, winner of Lord Meyo Medal and also alumni of Royal Academy; Karmarkar’s sculptures are a pleasure to see.

There are approximately 200 of them in this museum with Hira Kolin and Shankhdhwani being the most noted ones. The sculptures are so beautiful that pictures shown here are not even comparable to the orig....More

 
Karmarkar Shipalaya-MuseumArt lover or not this place is a must visit. Mr. Vinayak. P. Karmarkar, born on 2ND October 1891, was among the most renowned sculptures of all times. Topper of J. J. School of arts, winner of Lord Meyo Medal and also alumni of Royal Academy; Karmarkar’s sculptures are a pleasure to see.

There are approximately 200 of them in this museum with Hira Kolin and Shankhdhwani being the most noted ones. The sculptures are so beautiful that pictures shown here are not even comparable to the orig....More

 
Places to visit in Wayanad and Coorg-Kutta Wayanad:
The greatest attraction of Wayanad is the wildlife. This area is still pristine inhabited by tribals, who are still untouched with modern development. The sanctuary was established in 1873 and covers area of 777 sq km. It shares borders with Bandipur forest of Karnataka(Nagarhole forest) and is part of Niligiri Biosphere which also connects to Madhumalai forests in Tamilnadu.

While visiting here,....More

 
Places to visit in Wayanad and Coorg-Kutta Wayanad:
The greatest attraction of Wayanad is the wildlife. This area is still pristine inhabited by tribals, who are still untouched with modern development. The sanctuary was established in 1873 and covers area of 777 sq km. It shares borders with Bandipur forest of Karnataka(Nagarhole forest) and is part of Niligiri Biosphere which also connects to Madhumalai forests in Tamilnadu.

While visiting here,....More

 
Guhagar

Guhagar is relatively bigger town along the coast; the beach here is approximately 6 km long. Sand is white and water is very clear. Enjoy sun, sand and play around on the beach here, however be careful in the water as there are few pits inside the sea and the undercurrents have caused a lot of fatal accidents. This being a town you can experience buzz on the beach with lot of vendors selling refreshments.

Plan a visit to the famous temple of Vyadeshwar in the center of....More

 
Guhagar

Guhagar is relatively bigger town along the coast; the beach here is approximately 6 km long. Sand is white and water is very clear. Enjoy sun, sand and play around on the beach here, however be careful in the water as there are few pits inside the sea and the undercurrents have caused a lot of fatal accidents. This being a town you can experience buzz on the beach with lot of vendors selling refreshments.

Plan a visit to the famous temple of Vyadeshwar in the center of....More

 
Guhagar

Guhagar is relatively bigger town along the coast; the beach here is approximately 6 km long. Sand is white and water is very clear. Enjoy sun, sand and play around on the beach here, however be careful in the water as there are few pits inside the sea and the undercurrents have caused a lot of fatal accidents. This being a town you can experience buzz on the beach with lot of vendors selling refreshments.

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Places to see in AlappuzhaAlappuzha also known as Alleppy; is one the main tourist hubs of Kerala. Known, for its interesting location with backwaters of Lake Vembanad on one side and Arabian see on the other side. The town of Alleppy is situated on the narrow strip of land between these two huge water bodies. The backwaters of Lake Vembanad, are formed with water from sea coming in and many rivers merging in it. It is now divided with mud barriers of Thanneermukkom, which separate brackish water and sweet water.

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Places to see in PalakkadPalakkad:

Palakkad or Palghat as it is popularly known is a classic blend of Tamil and Kerala cultures. It is named after Palghat pass in the western ghats. Palakkad connects Kerala with plains of Tamilnadu. This area is also known to be home to Namboodri Brahmins, a community to whom Adi Shankaracharya belonged. The area is lush green with paddy fields around and winter is the best time to visit it. There are many places to visit here and important ones are listed here:

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Places to see in Kottayam and KumarakomKottayam:
Kottayam is centrally located if you wish to visit Kerala Backwaters. It is closer to Vaikom as well as Kumarakom. The town is small bustling place however surroundings are very green. It is famous for trade of Spices as well as Rubber. In case you plan travel to Kerala, it is worth staying here. If you are on a business tour then also it is worth staying here for few days to enjoy life. It is also cultural centre where you can see Kathakalli and Kalari martial arts, which....More
 
Places to see in Kottayam and KumarakomKottayam:
Kottayam is centrally located if you wish to visit Kerala Backwaters. It is closer to Vaikom as well as Kumarakom. The town is small bustling place however surroundings are very green. It is famous for trade of Spices as well as Rubber. In case you plan travel to Kerala, it is worth staying here. If you are on a business tour then also it is worth staying here for few days to enjoy life. It is also cultural centre where you can see Kathakalli and Kalari martial arts, which....More
 
Places to visit in ShimlaShimla:
Popularly known as “Queen of Hills”, was the summer capital of India; during British Rule. You would hence find the old town as a real reflection of British town planning and architecture. On the contrary latest constructions are haphazard and crowded. The city is surrounded by lush green hills of deodar trees. Inside the city, most charming place is Mall Road with lots of shops and restaurants. Other places to visit are as follows:

1. The Ridge:
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Places to visit in DharamshalaKangra, Dharamshala & Mcleodgunj:

Situated in Holy valley of Kangra is Kangra Town, ahead at 24 km is Dharamashala and further ahead at 9 km is Mcleodgunj. The entire area is famous for great weather and variety of it. If you wish to have really pleasant weather Kangra, Palampur and Jogindernagar are the places. Climbing upto Dharamshala would make it cooler and further high at Mcleodgunj is the coolest weather.
This area is also famous for the mixed culture of mountains and Pu....More

 
Places to see in Shimla-RajgarhRajgarh: On the way to Shimla, at Solan, take a turn at DC Office to go to Rajgarh(45 kms). This place is one of the most beautiful places on the way to Shimla with amazing weather and greenery. It is the least explored but one the most beautiful places on this route. If you plan a stay for few days to beat summer heat of the plains then this is the most recommended place. There is no hustle bustle and stay in a farm can be the most exciting thing ever. Even if you wish to visit Shimla; ....More
 
Places to see in BarotBarot: Himachal in its most pristine form can be experienced at this place. Barot is near Biling which is famous for Paragliding. As soon as you take a turn from Ghatasni (before Joginder Nagar on NH 20 which connect Mandi to Pathankot) to Zatingri, the narrow winding road starts and ahead of Zatingri a new world emerges. It is as if you have come to Himachal say in 1960’s. You see the real essence of this land in the most original form. Barot is 14 km ahead on this road which finally....More
 
Kovalam

Kovalam:

Kovalam is one of the most developed tourist destinations of Kerala; situated at just 16 km from Thiruvananthapuram. Being closer to big city it started drawing tourist traffic very early. There are 3 beaches adjacent to each other; starting from north the first is called Samudra beach. This is beach is 1.5 km away from main town and hence is secluded; it is ....More

 
Kozhikode(Calicut)

 Kozhikode(Calicut):

Kozhikode or Calicut has history dating back to stone ages; caves are found in the mountains around. However the modern  and known history of this town begins with Chera empire who were also called Perumals. Apparently the  empire got divided later as Polanad and Ernad. The two factions fought battles for almost 48 years and later Ernad ....More

 
Munnar

Munnar:

Munnar is one of the most beautiful hillstation (1600 Mtr above Sea level) in Kerala with lush green tea gardens all around. Ideally suited for a relaxed holiday or honeymoon; you can easily spend 4-5 days here trekking and exploring flora and fauna. Some of the popular tourist destinations are as follows:

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Thekkady

Thekkady:

The most popular attraction of Thekkady is Periyar Tiger Reserve. This protected forest has Periyar Lake inside it. At Thekkady main entrance of Tiger reserve is situated; from here you can take boat ride inside lake.

The surrounding area is also rich in biodiversity and interesting treks are possible. However ....More

 
Varkala

Varkala:

Varkala is situated towards south of Kollam (approx 31 Kms)  and to north of Thiruvananthapura m(approx 51 km). The North Cliff beach here is fantastic with cliff of one side. The sea water here is mixed with mineral water from springs that flow from cliff and is supposed to have medicinal properties.

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