Built by Sawai Madho Singh rumour has it that this fort is haunted. There are several versions of how the fort
is floating with ghosts. Although, the place is a famous tourist attraction and a great picnic spot for families,
visiting the fort after sunset is forbidden. It is said that the place is haunted by the ghosts of a tantrik and
the princess of the castle. Though the presence of spirits is debatable, the fort is living proof of old Indian
folklore tales. What better way to explore this iconic fort, that with our exciting Rajasthan Tour Packages!
Overlooking the serene river Indus, Basgo town is a beautiful place where you can catch up on your day dreaming
and leave the real world behind. But, there is a fascinating history behind this quaint town. It is the seat of
the Namgayal family. The town separates Ladakh into north and south regions. The Namgyal dynasty of Ladakh was
founded by Bhagan, a Basgo king, who reunited Ladakh by overthrowing the king of Leh. He took the surname Namgyal
(meaning victorious) and founded a new dynasty which still survives today. Check out the best Leh Tour Packages
to plan your trip!
What is now a relaxed village used to be one of the greatest empires of Indian history. Home to some extremely
captivating ruins that date back to the 14th century comprise of 500 monuments. When the then ruler Rama Raya was
defeated and killed by a confederation of Muslim kings, the capital was ransacked and reduced to shambles within
6 months by the victorious Mohamedans who left it desolate, resembling more a ghost city than a former captital.
Archaeologists are trying to unveil some beautiful preserved monuments of this world heritage site. And that makes
this place even more fascinating. Check out our exciting Karnataka Tour Packagesto plan a trip!
Khajuraho Temples, Madhya Pradesh
If you're curious about how the Kama sutra originated in India, a visit to Khajuraho is a must. Erotica thrives
here with over 20 temples devoted to sexuality and sex. The temples are best known for their erotic sculptures.
But more than anything they are a depiction of love, life and worship. The place offers an insight into Hindu
faith and tantric practices.
Tughlaqabad, New Delhi
Found in the heart of India's capital, Tughlaqabad bears an uncanny resemblance to the ruins of Mohenjodaro
Harappa. The splendid ruins show us the intelligence and engineering skills of ancient times. The sheer size
and grandeur is bound to leave you impressed! All of these stupendous monuments just go to show that there is
always more than meets the eye. Especially in a colourful country like India. Happy sightseeing!
Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu
Known as the 'Gift oF Forests' Kokaikanal is also touted as the princess of hill stations. The natural beauty of
this places provides for a great ambience for reading a book, or catching up with your sleep. Enjoy simple things
like boating here. Kodaikanal has many cool fresh lakes. Cycling around these lakes is a good way to get
sightseeing done. Your trip would be incomplete without a visit to the Shenbaganur Museum. The museum holds
more than 300 exotic orchid species and artefacts of the ancient Paliyans tribe.
Did you know this quaint town was built entirely by the Britishers? Ranikhet captures the beauty of fauna and
topography of the Himalayas. If the Britishers had their way, they would have gladly made Ranikhet as the summer
capital of India! Connecting with nature, playing golf in its vast lush golf fields and hiking are some of the
must do activities here. Ranikhet is best explored by walking along its lanes or hiking in the dense forests.
If you are lucky, you can even spot the Great Himalayan whistling thrush, Himalayan tree pie, red-billed long
tailed blue magpie, flying squirrel, a troupe of monkeys, or barking deer! Quick, get your binoculars ready!
A budding skiing destination in India, Auli is believed to be the best when it comes to its gradient slopes.
Along with adventure, the air of Auli is replete with spirituality. According to legends from Hindu mythology,
this place is understood to be the land where Lord Hanuman rested while he was finding Sanjivini Booti. Also the
view of magnificent peaks like Nanda Devi and Neelkanth adds to the spiritual feel of the town. If you want to
seek answers to all the worldly things, holiday at Auli.
Known for its scenic view of the five peaks of Kanchenjunga, Gangtok's topography is really breath-taking.
Nestled in the Shivalik range, Gangtok enjoys mild temperate climate all throughout the year. It's one of the
cleanest cities in the world, well organized and maintained - the reason why it's called the Switzerland of
East India. One interesting travel anecdote is surrounding the Changu Lake. The lake is associated with many
myths and legends and is revered by the Sikkimese as sacred. According to a local legend, Buddhist monks could
forecast the future by studying the colour of water in the lake!
Connected to the cities of Mumbai and Pune, Khandala comes alive during monsoons, when many spontaneous
waterfalls spring up. The Rajmachi fort trek is really popular amongst trekkers. There are many beautiful
caves, mountains and waterfalls that when mixed with the greenery of the hill station is one panorama that
no one can afford to miss!