Minicoy Thundi Beach and Kadmat Beach in Lakshadweep were certified under the Blue Flag Certification. The two beaches were added to the list of ‘Blue Beaches’ by the FEE (Foundation for Environment Education). Both the beaches comply with all the 33 criteria as mandated by the FEE. The beaches have designated staff for cleanliness and maintenance and also for the safety and security of swimmers. … Continue reading Lakshadweep gets the prestigious ‘Blue Flag’ tag for two beaches.
Since 1947, Jammu and Kashmir has recorded highest influx of tourists in a year. In 2022, a total 1.62 crore (16.2 million) tourists so far and still we have 3 months to go. This figure is the highest in a year in 75 years of independence. Tourism in the biggest source of employment in the Union Territory and the record number of tourists speaks about … Continue reading Jammu & Kashmir receives record number of tourists this year.
Uttar Pradesh holds the record of having the highest number of villages in a state and the Tourism Department has decided to promote Rural Tourism. The govt. has launched a phase wise campaign for this purpose. The tourism department has identified 18 districts, in the first phase, where 2 villages will be selected based on a survey. The idea behind promoting Rural Tourism is to … Continue reading Uttar Pradesh focuses on Rural Tourism.
Central govt. has approved 2 new circuits for tourists to explore the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. The new tourist circuits are Dibrugarh – Deomali – Hukanjuri – Khonsa in Tirap district and Dibrugarh – Kanubari – Longding in Longding district. The state government of Arunachal Pradesh tweeted, “The opening of two new tourist routes for Arunachal’s Tirap and Longding districts will further enhance the … Continue reading Two new circuits to explore Arunachal Pradesh.
Time Magazine has released the list of the World’s Greatest Places of 2022. The list includes the 50 most extraordinary and mesmerizing destinations across the world and it includes Kerala and Ahmedabad. These palaces are considered major tourist destinations in India. The other places mentioned in the list are Seoul, Buahan in Bali, Doha in Qatar, and the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Travel Itineraries – India-Itinerary – … Continue reading Kerala and Ahmedabad make it to the list of the World’s 50 greatest places to visit in 2022
India is definitely one of the oldest civilizations in the world and it boasts of its rich heritage, tradition, and belief system. The temples in India are a testimony to religious history that has thrived for thousands of years. Every year these temples are visited by lakhs of devotees to offer prayers. Here is a list of 7 iconic and ancient temples located across northern … Continue reading 7 well-known temples in North India
You find countless temples spread across in every direction in India. But when it comes to temples of southern India, you realize that these are more than just a place of worship. Two common aspects of South Indian temples are their artwork and their layout. The artwork of each temple showcases the cultural heritage and diversity of that era. Some of the temple complexes are … Continue reading 7 lesser-known temples in South India
Religious tourism has been trending and India, the center of spirituality, attracts a large number of tourists both domestic and international. Paying a visit to any monastery makes you acquainted with the Tibetan culture and the purpose of each monk’s journey. The emphasis on peace and the importance of Dharma Chakra are the fundamental principles that are believed to be the core of Buddhism. Here’s … Continue reading 7 monasteries of India you must visit
The 43-day-long journey to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath was flagged off on Thursday (30th June 2022) by the Deputy Commissioner, Piyush Singla. The inaugural yatra witnessed a batch of 2750 pilgrims leaving the Nunwan base camp in the Pahalgam district of Anantnag. Located at the height of 3880 meters above sea level, the cave shrine houses the shivling naturally formed with ice. There … Continue reading Amarnath Yatra 2022 started on 30th June.
Masjid is an Arabic word for mosques that means ‘place of prostration’. The distinctiveness of each mosque can be seen in its architecture, layout, and artwork. These features of the mosques tell us the story of the regional tradition and the time period of its construction. The minarets and domes are the most visible aspect and most common feature of the design. Here is a … Continue reading 7 must-visit mosques of India