Sissu

Hidden Gem A small hamlet an hour from the more famous Keylong town, Sissu is a magical discovery. Locally known as Khagling (khag means snow and ling means land) and located on the banks of Chandra River, Sissu has spectacular views of lakes and a waterfall cascading over the cliff, patched with fields of potato, […]

The Gentle Slopes at Pahalgam

Pahalgam

Soul stirring beauty Pahalgam is a picturesque valley. Serenity and sanctity that prevails in the land embodies the spirit of Kashmir. The land of the gentle race, it offers spectacular view of the Himalayan Range. Embracing natural beauty, the valley confines itself to a world that is humble yet majestic, serene yet vivacious. It allures […]

Tsomoriri Lake in Ladakh

Tso Moriri

Breathtaking Blues It is near impossible to imagine Tso Moriri’s grandeur unless you see it with your own eyes. Of all the Indian lakes at a high altitude, this is the largest. It evokes a sense of purity in the viewer no matter the season. The exquisite beauty of the lake is heightened by the […]

On the Banks of Tsarap Chu(river) in Sarchu

Sarchu

Away from maddening crowd Sarchu is another world, you wouldn’t have ever imagined, existed! Words would not truly do justice to the awe inspiring sights that greet you when you first approach this mysterious wonder. You have left the real world of smartphones, Facebook and Whats app, far behind. No updates, shares or likes stand […]

Blending with the Mountains at Pangong Tso

Pangong Tso

Enchanted hues… Extraordinary in its palette, the hypnotic blues of Pangong Tso will bewitch one and all. Partly in Tibet, this lake resonates in local folklore and in innumerable tales, such as those from the world of Bollywood fiction – many local dhabas are named after characters from the popular film, 3 Idiots. The snowy […]

The Untouched Nubra Valley

Nubra

Orchard of Ladakh The world’s highest motorable road along the magnificent Khardungla Pass leads to the enchanting hamlets of the Nubra valley. These pepper the cold, silver desert that spirals out every way the eye can see. The Nubra river merges with the Shyok river to separate Laddakh from the Karakoram range. If you fancy […]

Beauty of Manali-Rohtang Road

Manali

Valley of the Gods High mountains surrounded by snow and deep boulder strewn gorges, thick forests full of cool breeze and birds that never stop singing..you are in the valley of Gods or ‘Devtas’ as is referred to by the locals. Fields of wild flowers, small picturesque hamlets and fruit laden orchards make it into […]

Leh, a High-Desert City

Leh

Unimaginable Beauty …… Seen from air, the veins of dazzling Leh fan out across a tiny valley nestled in the lap of the majestic Himalayas. Mud houses and fields of barley mix with sparkling streams and endearing local people in Leh, which is the biggest city in Laddakh and its headquarters. Adding another layer to the […]

View of Denwa River in the Satpura National Park

Satpura

Serenity and Wildness…….. The exotic oasis known as the Satpura National Park sits squarely in the middle of hot central India. Standing at the crossroads of north, south, east, and west, this dense, forested region is home to an astonishing spectrum of fauna, including the tiger, Gaur (Indian bison), sloth bear, Chausingha (four-horned antelope), Nilgai antelope, Rhesus macaque, […]

Golden Temple at Night

Amritsar

Blessings and Beyond………… The city of Amrit (or the nectar of immortality) is the spiritual hub of Sikhism, housing the Harmandir Sahib (the Golden Temple) – the holiest shrine of the Sikh religion. A sense of blissful peace emanates from the holy lake at the core of this temple, and every day thousands of visitors […]

Beautiful Taj with its Surroundings

Agra

Of Love Legends and Lores.. A spectacle steeped in history and legend, Agra was the seat of the mighty Mughals at the height of their glory. The Mughal stamp can still be seen throughout Agra – a testament to the endurance of their legacy. The winding streets of the city offer up many incredible tombs […]

Jami Masjid - Mandu

Mandu

In The Memory Of Love Mandu is a celebration in stone of life and joy, of palaces, mosques, temples and most notably stands as a tribute to the love shared between its last independent king Baz Bahadur and his beautiful singer consort, Rani Roopmati. With thousands of years of history and civilization behind, one can […]

Shikara On Dal Lake, Srinagar

Srinagar

Soul of Kashmir Perhaps no place on this planet reflects the diverse moods of every season better than Srinagar.  From the blooming fragrance and vibrancy of its Mughal gardens in spring and the reflections of the welcomingly warm sun shimmering on Dal Lake in summer, to the auburn and fiery hues of autumn and the […]

Along the road to Gulmarg

Gulmarg

On Top of the World Think of Gulmarg, and one is immediately reminded of many a classic Bollywood movie. The scenic beauty of Gulmarg has earned it a timeless space on the silver screen. Its name, which literally means ‘meadow of flowers’ is indeed very apt, given the stunning beauty of its meadows in summer, […]

Hill drama at Meghalaya

Shillong

The Khasi Santuary The small road-side tea shops, the glistening pots and pans scrubbed to a silvery sheen, the smiling Khasi ladies, an innovative water supply system of bamboos dug out to serve as pipes, acquaint you to the simple living, with nature. As you settle into the life around the Umium Lake, soaking in […]

Famed One-horned Rhinocerous, Kaziranga

Kaziranga

Wild, wild world One horned rhinos is the image that comes first to our minds when we mention Kaziranga National Park, but this lush, untamed belt of the region, is big on a large variety of mammals, including tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and thousands of birds. The vast expanses of tall elephant grass, marshland, […]

Jorhat Tea Gardens

Jorhat

The heart of Tea kingdom Referred to as the cultural capital of Assam, the memories, though, you take from Jorhat is that of the sprawling tea gardens that spread themselves for as long as your eyes can reach. Staying in the ancestral heritage house of the first family of Tea plantations of Assam, the Barooahs, […]

Lush green paddy fields around Guwahati

Guwahati

In the lap of Brahmaputra Guwahati has always been the gateway to the North east, even from the days of the larger Assam out of which the seven sisters, that exist today, were carved out. As you navigate through its back alleys and old quarters, you experience a generous amount of local flavour that lingers […]

Panchchuli Peaks at Munsyari

Munsyari

The Trekker’s Basecamp A small Kumaoni hamlet, where the last motorable road to the Greater Himalayas ends, Munsiyari, holds a charm like none other. A sleepy village could hold so many awe inspiring experiences, is hard to imagine. A well kept secret among high altitude trekkers and wild life enthusiasts, it forms the base for […]

Beauty of Chaukori's Surroundings, Kumaon

Chaukori

The Himalayan Viewpoint Where snow peaks appear at an arms length, where the birds come chirping to wake you up, where the mesmerizing rhododendron (or Buransh as referred to locally) can be seen on every canvas, you know you are in Chaukori. A wanderer’s dream, where nature can be seen in  its various manifestations. Most […]

Udaipur

The City of Lakes, the Venice of the East, the Kashmir of Rajasthan…the very multitude of titles it’s earned over time bear testimony to Udaipur’s beauty, character and popularity.

Castle Bijaipur, Rajasthan

Bijaipur

It’s straight out of a fairytale. The sixteenth-century Castle Bijaipur in Bijaipur Village, situated 40 km from Chittorgarh, is nestled amidst the deep forests on the Vindhyanchal Hills.

Exterior View Bhainsrorgarh

Bhainsrorgarh

Originally a fortified outpost, Bhainsrorgarh Fort in the Chittorgarh district sits majestically on a rocky ridge overlooking the Chambal River – a timeless emblem of Mewar’s long and elaborate history.

Kalari - Martial Art at Kumarakom

Kumarakom

There’s something magical about the backwaters, but what’s even more unique is to experience them among lakeside settings, with lagoons and coconut groves surrounding you.

Jackfruit Trees at Spice Plantation, Periyar

Periyar

Want to up your chances of spotting a tiger at close quarters? Want to ride on the back of an elephant?

Munnar

The very mention of Munnar brings conjures up visions of verdant carpets of tea plantation, the tingling freshness of mountain air, and the aroma of fresh spices.

Chinese Fishing Net Along the Coast, Kochi

Kochi (Cochin)

Home to the oldest European church in India, Kochi is one of the country’s most iconic old cities, boasting a rich colonial heritage and all things exotic, from ayurveda and spices to opulent silks and indulgent cuisine.

Punakha

Majestic stupas, spectacular views of the Himalayas and stunning Bhutanese architecture — a trip to Bhutan would be incomplete without a visit to Punakha.

The Trekker's Delight, Bumthang, Bhutan

Bumthang

The lush greenery of extensive forest cover, juxtaposed with the stark grandeur of high mountain ridges and snow-capped peaks; gentle, rolling slopes and gurgling streams, the fresh scent of pine, quaint farming villages

Paro

Straight out of a postcard, the valley of Paro entices one and all with its versatile mix of scenic beauty and street buzz.

Phobjikha

Further up into the distant reaches of this magical kingdom is a beautiful sight— one of Bhutan’s few glacial valleys, Phobjikha.

Thimphu

Seeking that exotic dream holiday, far away from the madding crowd? Imagine a place with no traffic lights, snow-capped mountain peaks fringing the landscape

Swinging Bridge - Gateway to Chanfi, Kumaon

Chanfi

Seeking solitude? Check into Soulitude by the Riverside, an award-winning lodge in Chanfi village near Nainital.

A Dancer performing at the Meenakshi Temple

Madurai

As you enter Madurai, you’re almost instantly enveloped in the sharply crafted temples and monuments of the city, timeless testaments of the Dravidian style.

Exterior Image , Visalam, Chettinad

Chettinad

As one ambles along the endless willowy and compact lanes, the concoction that greets you is unique and awe-inspiring.

Quaint Pool at Palais De Mahe, Pondicherry

Puducherry

A long stretch of sparkling coastline, palm-fringed boulevards and beaches, walkways and quaint streets and cafés reminiscent of Europe, and an overpowering sense of spirituality and peace

Shore Temple at Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram

Poetry in stone…the very thought of the artistic and quaint town of Mahabalipuram conjures up images of intricate temple art, of inscriptions that recount many an ancient story.

Morning Safari at Bandhavgarh

Bandhavgarh

The highest density of Bengal tigers in India, more than 40 leopards, over 25 species of mammal, and a healthy population of Indian

Erotic Sculptures at Khajuraho Temples

Khajuraho

It was a thousand years ago, during 950 AD–1050 AD at a time when the Chandela Rajput kings reigned, that 85 magnificent, intricately carved temples were erected on a single site.

Varanasi

As luminescent diyas dot the banks of the Ganges like a shimmering carpet of gold, and as the bells of the priest ring in the much sought-after evening aarti, you feel strangely close to heaven.

Sethani-Ka-Johra, Churu

Churu

Majestic havelis, undulating sand dunes, and rustic charm characterize the Rajasthani town of Churu.

Daly College - Indore

Indore

Antique grandeur, combined with a progressive façade, epitomizes the mélange that shapes the character of Indore, Madhya Pradesh’s largest city.

Ahilya Fort - Facade near Narmada, Maheshwar

Maheshwar

As you linger over a lavish breakfast on a grand palatial terrace of Ahilya Fort, overlooking the banks of the Narmada River, you cannot help but soak in the old-world and grand charm of Maheshwar, which literally means the Abode of Lord Shiva.

Lawn at Vivanta By Taj. Aurangabad

Aurangabad

Etched deep into its earthen palette are centuries of culture and history — legends and stories of many a king, queen and warrior.

The King at Ranthambhore

Sawai Madhopur

More than 300 species of birds and a close brush with crocodiles and tigers — if you’re looking for the ideal safari holiday, look no further than Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan.

The Serene Kalisil Lake, Karauli

Karauli

Founded in 1348 AD by Yaduvanshi Rajput Raja Arjun Pal, the holy city of Karauli was originally named Kalyanpuri, after local deity Kalyanji.

Vidhan Soudha Bangalore

Bangalore (Bengaluru)

An environment that’s fully charged, the hustle bustle and buzz that epitomizes any big city, and a cool, soothing breeze striking that balance.

Asian-Elephant at Nagarhole National Park

Kabini

Picture yourself surrounded by peaceful quietude, with only the chirping of exotic birds and the faint music of the river’s ripples, dancing to the tunes of the evening breeze, weaving compositions in the open air.

The Spice Valley, Coorg

Coorg

Often dubbed as the Coffee Cup of India, or the Scotland of India, the pristine countryside-like Coorg is reminiscent of the beauty one experiences in coffee table books and picture postcards.

Chikmagalur

The invigorating aroma of fresh coffee, together with a spiritually charged landscape and culture — when you enter Chikmagalur, the effect is almost like instant coffee — refreshing!

Khimsar Dunes Village

Khimsar

Perched right on the edge of the seemingly endless expanse of the Thar Desert is a tiny surprise package called Khimsar.

View of the Kumaon Himalayas from Dhanachuli

Dhanachuli

Seemingly straight out of a picture postcard, tranquil and so untouched and nondescript that it often goes unnoticed.

A typical Kumaoni village

Gagar

Tucked away from the madding crowd, at an altitude of 7,000 feet, is a tiny gem called Gagar.

The Sal Forests at Corbett National Park

Corbett

Established in 1936 with the aim to protect the endangered Bengal tiger, it is the oldest national park in India.

Samode Palace - Overview

Samode

Picture yourself on a camel, riding through narrow, arid alleys as you eye the colorful and artistic handicrafts that line the path.

At the Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

Jodhpur

Soaking in the views from the imposing and majestic Meherangarh Fort, one cannot help but be stunned by the sights of the walled city of Jodhpur.

Jaisalmer

A vast and seemingly incessant carpet of golden, silken sands beckons, tempting you to tread upon it, as if to welcome you to explore what lies out there

Picturesque Gajner Palace, Rajasthan

Gajner

Picture this. You’re in the middle of nowhere. A majestic palace — once the hunting place of the maharajas — stands tall in the distance, a reflection of perfection at the centre of a glistening lake.

Tomb of Safdarjung, Delhi

Delhi

The kaleidoscope of past to the melody of present Is it just a coincidence or were there fascinating reasons why Delhi remained a seat of power for some of the most influential and dominant empires since so far as the history has traced, or even before that? The biggest metropolis of the Indian Sub-continent, resonating […]

Accommodation - Room Interior , Binsar

Binsar

More than 200 species of birds, Himalayan black bears, wild boars, leopards, red foxes, the Barking Deer, flying squirrels, jackals, and much more – Binsar is a veritable feast for wildlife enthusiasts.

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