Located in the heart of Aasam and a World Heritage site is popular for the two-thirds of the world’s great one-horned rhinoceroses as well as Elephants, tigers, panthers and various types of bird species. Kaziranga National park,
This park It is a favourite destination for nature and wildlife fanatics.
There are many beliefs about the origin of the place name, it was renamed the "Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary" in 1950 by P. D. Stracey, the forest conservationist. Kaziranga park has been declared as a world heritage site in 1985 by UNESCO for its unique natural environment. The park is circumscribed by the Brahmaputra river and the park extends over a geographical area of 430 sq km.
The park is divided into the four tourism ranges or zones, Western Range (Bagori), Central Range (Kohora), Burapahar Range, Eastern Range(Agaratoli)
Elephant safaris and Jeep safari is the only way to explore and unfold the vigor and splendor of Kaziranga. Hiking is not allowed in the area to avoid unexpected encounter with large, dangerous wild animals.
Aside from the home to many spices, Kaziranga also has a varied ecosystem and mountains. Taking a wildlife safari will give ample opportunity to take glimpse of some of big animals.
Best time to visit :
The park is crowded between November to April of every year. Now it has reopened for tourist from 21st Oct. after COVID-19 lockdown.
Getting to Kaziranga :
Jorhat Airport is nearest airports which is 105 kms away. It is connected to Kolkata by good number of daily flights. At the airport you can hire a cab prior to your arrival to visit Kaziranga national park or can reach to bus stand which is approx. 23 km from there.
By Railway :
Furkating is the nearest railway station to Kaziranga park. It is well connected to major town such as Guwahati, Kolkata, Delhi.
NH37 will lead you to Kaziranga park. It has good connectivity with Guwahati, Tezpur, Jorhat, Nagaon, Golaghat, Dimapur, Tinisukia and Sivasagar. Either you can take a taxi from these cities or local transport services to reach park.
You must have heard or seen Cherry blossom festival being celebrated in other countries but did you know that this type of festival is also celebrated in India! Yes, you read it right as the capital city of the state of Meghalaya 'Shillong' is hosting the kind of festival since last three year.
Few signature events in the Cherry Blossom Festival 2019 :
|1||13-Nov||Fashion Show | Unplugged Music | Nostalgia Music (Elvis and Beatles)|
|2||14-Nov||Colours of North East | DJ Music (DJ Daffy) | LG XBOOM Karaoke Contest|
|3||15-Nov||Cosplay | Miss Cherry Blossom | Mrs Shillong | Rock Show|
|4||16-Nov||Football | Korean Films | K-Pop (Jang Han-byul) -former vocalist of LEDApple|
[Schedule courtesy: India International Cherry Blossom Festival]
How to reach Shillong:
So let's pack your bag and plan to create priceless travel memories with Family or friends at Meghalaya.
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'Pushkar', a small town located about 20 km from Ajmer in Rajasthan, is one of the famous pilgrimage destination in India. The place is primary famous for two things, first is temple of 'Lord Brahma' and second is 'Camel fair'.
Lord Brahma's Only Temple in The World
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Contrary to the legends and various version of “Why there is no Temple of Lord Brahma”, the temple in Pushkar, Rajasthan remains the most famous “Brahma” temple in the world. This temple is built with marble and is decorated with silver coins and there is a silver turtle on the floor of the temple.
World's Largest Camel Fair
The place becomes tourist attraction for one more famous reason i.e “Pushkar Camel Fair- the largest Camel trade fair in the world” during this time. This colorful celebration in the golden sand of Thar , is the real mesmerizing experience for the tourist. Apart from trading in the livestock the fair also organizes various other competitions like bridal makeup contest, big mustaches contest and matka phode contest, a unique cricket match between the local team of Pushkar's residents and a foreign team.
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Dates of Pushkar Camel Fair:
How to reach Pushkar-
Where to Stay
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How to reach Mysuru:
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How to reach:
Vrindavan has a small railway station but well connected to Mathura railway station.
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By air :
There is no airport in the town but the Jamnager and Porbandar is the nearest airport for it.
Dwarka is well and one of the popular railway station on the western railway line and has good connectivity with many of major cities of the country.
Visitor can easily reach to Dwarka by road as it has good road connectivity with the other tourist destination.
Apart from that Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi are also popular places for Krishna Janmashtami celebration.
Every year numbers of devotees and tourists come to witness this celebration if you too want to visit then do make your plan properly and book really a quick and easy car rental services for your visit to these places.
Things to do:
Other Places to Visit in Bhandardara :
Wilson Dam :-
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Umbrella Falls :-
Necklace Falls: -
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Kokan Kada: -
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Randha Falls: -
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