Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Famous Tours of India

India is a big country, spreading over thousands square kms from north to south and east to west. All over India there are thousands of tourist destinations, each known for its distinct charm. Covering all the destinations at a single stretch in not possible, better first-timer should opt some tour packages before visiting the particular state or city. For global as well as domestic tourists I have compiled a list of India’s popular tour packages. Hope the information will help you to plan a trip and create your itinerary.

Golden Triangle Tour : Golden triangle tour is one of India’s most popular tour package. Golden triangle circuit includes the Indian capital, New Delhi, city of Taj – Agra and pink city – Jaipur. Usually a week long tour package, Golden triangle tour provides you a wonderful opportunity to visit the historic and cultural sites of these cities. Your tour begins from Delhi which is home to magnificent Red Fort. Built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in 1638, it has been declared a World Heritage Site this year. Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Old Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House, Lotus Temple, Akshradham Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple and Gurudwara Bangla Sahib are other attractions of Delhi. After sightseeing tour of Delhi, you proceed towards Agra to see Taj Mahal the beauty in white marble, massive Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daulah’s tomb. You may also take a short excursion to Akber’s Tomb at Sikandra and deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. Head next to Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. Popularly known as pink city, Jaipur is home to attraction like Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Museum, Amber Fort. Apart from sightseeing you will also get plenty of time for leisure or recreational activities on this tour package.

Rajashtan Tour: Rajasthan, often referred to as the land of kings is one of India’s most visited state. India’s leading tour operators offer a number of short and long duration tour packages for Rajathan. On Rajasthan Tour you get a chance to visit popular cities namely Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Mount Abu, Bharatpur, Alwar, Bundi and several other destinations. Rajasthan was ruled by Rajputs for centuries, who built several forts and palaces across the state. Today those rulers are no more, but yet you can get a glimpse of the bygone era in the forts and monuments of Rajasthan. Almost all the cities of Rajasthan are home to a number of picturesque forts and monuments. In addition to exploring cities, towns and villages of Rajasthan, you get a chance to enjoy adventure sports in Rajasthan. Camel Safari, Horse Safari and Jeep Safari are some of the thrilling adventure options in Rajasthan. Although most of Rajasthan’s area is covered with Thar desert, but it is home rich and varied wildlife. Rajasthan’s Ranthambore National Park, Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary are world famous national parks.

Some of Rajasthan’s Popular tour packages are :
Camel Safari Tour to Rajasthan
Safari Tour to Rajasthan
Forts and Monuments Tour to Rajasthan
Desert Safari Tour to Rajasthan
Adventure Tour to Rajasthan
Wildlife Tour to Rajasthan

Kerala Tour : Kerala often referred to as God’s Own Country, is bestowed with natural gifts like beaches, wildlife, backwaters, hills and beautiful cities and towns. Kerala Tour takes you to the famous destinations of Kerala. You can cover the major attractions of Kerala in a single tour, or in separate tour packages of small duration.
For Kerala some of the famous tour packages include :
Kerala Backwater Tour
Kerala Beaches Tour
Best of Kerala
Kerala Vacation Package
Kerala Spice Trail
Kerala and Tropical India
Captivating Kerala

India Luxury Train Tour: World’s second biggest railways, Indian Railways has offered a number of luxury trains for tourists. Palace on Wheels, Heritage on Wheels and Deccan Odyssey are the trains run by India railways for tourism purpose. Luxury Train Tour provides you a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a luxurious holiday on train. During your tour you will be provided all the facilities of five-star hotels on board and you will find yourself as a king.

India Pilgrimage Tour : India is an ancient land having a 5,000 years old history. Since time immemorial Pilgrimage has a close link with India. All over the country there are hundreds of religious sites which are visited by pilgrims as well as common travellers every year. By visiting the pilgrimage destinations you can feel the divine peace and your mind, body and soul will be clean. India Pilgrimage Tour takes you to the popular pilgrimage destinations such as Chardham (Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath), Varanasi, Amarnath, Kailash Mansarovar etc.

Some of the famous India Pilgrimage tour are :
Amarnath Yatra Tour
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra Tour
Uttaranchal Packages Tour
Char Dham Yatra Tour
Do Dham Yatra Tour

India Wildlife Tour: Wildlife fascinates everyone and it forms an important part of ecosystem. India is a geographically diversified land and it is home to rich and varied wildlife. In order to stop poaching of animals and encroachment, the wildlife areas in India has been designated as wildlife parks and sanctuary. You can spot the wildanimals, reptiles and a variety of birds in these wildlife sanctuaries and national parks. India Wildlife Tour takes you to noted wildlife sanctuary namely Ranthambore National Park, Kazinaranga National Park, Manas National Park, Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, Bandhavgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Corbett National Park, Valley of Flowers and many more other sanctuaries.

India Ayurveda and Spa Tour : Ayurveda is an ancient system, but still it is practiced in some parts of India. Kerala is one such destination which is home to dozens of Ayurveda and Spa treatment centres. You can also get Ayurveda and Spa treatment at various hotels and resorts in Kerala, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal and other parts of India. Visit India on Ayurveda and Spa tour and rejuvenate yourself. You may also get treatment of some of body’s ailments by Ayurveda and Spa.

India Hills Tour: Mountains and hills have always lured the people living in the plains. With its soothing environment, mountains and hills provide a welcome break to those living in the plains. India is home to some of world’s most famous hill stations namely Darjeeling, Shimla, Manali, Kullu, Ooty, Mount Abu, Ladakh, Kashmir etc. India Hills Tour takes you the beautiful hill stations of India situated thousands feet above the sea level.

Other popular tours : In addition to above mentioned a number of India related tours are offered by tour operators.

Some of the famous tour packages are :
Family Vacations in India
India Adventure Tour
India History & Culture Tours
Tribal Tours in India
Festival Vacations in India
Romantic Vacations in India
Yoga and Meditation Tour


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