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
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.
The Department of Jammu & Kashmir Tourism announced on its Twitter account about the hot air balloon services which were integrated on 2nd April 2022. The hot air balloon services can be availed at the Zabarwan Park located in Srinagar. The hot air balloon can accommodate 4 passengers along with the captain taking care of all the safety measures. Now tourists can get a bird’s … Continue reading Hot air baloon now in Kashmir.
Meghalaya’s Living Root Bridges have made to the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. The news was declared by the Chief Minister of the state, Conrad K. Sangma on his Twitter handle. There are a total of 72 living root bridges, locally known as Jingkien Jri, spread across the state of Meghalaya. As mentioned on the official website of UNESCO’s tentative list, ‘Besides playing … Continue reading Meghalaya’s entry to UNESCO’s tentative list.
A forest fire has been creating havoc for a couple of days in the Sariska Tiger Reserve located in the Alwar district of Rajasthan. The blaze, which started on 27th March, has been brought under control, as confirmed by the officials. The firefighting operations are been carried out ever since the fire broke out. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has supported the operations with their … Continue reading A massive blaze engulfs Sariska Tiger Reserve.
Good news for travelers! The administration of Andaman and Nicobar Islands has decided to resume all tourism activities with immediate effect. The light and sound show in the Cellular Jail, museums and Ross Island/Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Island have already resumed for tourists to enjoy. However, the COVID-19 protocol has to be strictly followed, and a negative COVID-19 test report taken 48 hours before departure … Continue reading Andaman to open all tourist spots.