Varanasi the heart of Hinduism

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Varanasi the heart of Hinduism:
It is perhaps the ancient city of Varanasi that is often referred to as the cradle of the Hindu universe. This city is situated right on the banks of the holy river Ganges and is situated around 450 miles to the south of India’s capital Delhi. This city is also known as Banaras or Kashi which are two names that it was known in the city, whereas the Name Varanasi is a more modern one. This is one of the seven most revered cities in Hindu lore and one can find mention of this city even in the ancient Indian texts such as the Puranas. (more…)

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Udaipur The Taj Lake Palace – the ultimate in royal luxury

Taj Lake Palace Udaipur

Udaipur The Taj Lake Palace – the ultimate in royal luxury
Have you ever had the pleasure of living inside a pearl?? Surely that sounds surprising, but not when we describe the Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur, India. The glistening marble structure in the middle of a magnificent lake certainly looks like a pearl inside an oyster. This is situated in the North of India and is home to a vast expanse of Dessert called the Thar Dessert. At the same time the glorious Aravalli rage of mountains is also visible in the backdrop and is the perfect setting for an unforgettable stay in India. (more…)

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Jaisalmer: a trip to the door of the Thar Desert

Jaisalmer Desert Safari

Jaisalmer: a trip to the door of the Thar Desert

If you wish to see a classic blend of desert landscape with Royal architecture in India, Jaisalmer beckons you. A visit to this famed city is like looking through the Door of the Great Indian Desert called Thar in India. The Thar Desert is strategically located partly within the state of Rajasthan, partly in Punjab and a part also falls within the Sind which is in Pakistan. Jaisalmer is one of the most important cities in the tourist circuit of India. (more…)

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Asiatic Lion in Sasan Gir National Park Gujarat

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Asiatic Lion in Sasan Gir National Park Gujarat
Gir National Park is famous across the world as the largest continuous tract of jungle that still harbors the last Asiatic lions. The forest forms catchment area of many important rivers such as Shetrunji, Raval, Datatrdi, Machhundri, Shingoda and Hiran. It is the presence of the wild majestic lions and the beautiful flora and fauna of Gir that has made it a popular tourist destination and a favorite among wildlife enthusiasts. (more…)

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