If you think you cannot tour the world, then rethink !! Pandemic has opened new avenues of exploration which is now called Virtual Tours.
Hold on, what is so great about these virtual tours? Here it is, it comes with real time guide so you can now enjoy a tour of a particular place anywhere in the world and interact with the guide and also be guided through the journey.
Tour HQ.com has enabled online experiences which can be purchased for as low as $11 dollars.
So how it works? So you choose a tour e.g. 'San Juan tour', 'Berlin tour', Warsaw, Bogota, Venice etc. on the website.
Pick up convenient data & select the time slot as listed on the page & make the payment.
You are done, a zoom invite is sent to you and on the day & time of the tour,...
Great escape spot from city, yet very close to the city. Very ideal for a one day nice picnic !
About Elephanta cave
Its an island situated close to Mumbai harbor, consisting of temple cave with rock carvings dedicated to Lord Shiva dating back 500 A.D. These caves were found in 18th century by Portuguese & because they found Elephant statues in it, they named it as Elephanta. The main attraction within the cave is the 20 feet high Trimurti sculpture of Lord Shiva representing Shiva by himself & as lord of dance & lord of yoga.
How to reach Elephanta Cave
Ferry services are available to take you from Mumbai to Elephanta Caves. Go towards the backside of Gate Way of India & you will be able to catch it. .
Small hill station, popular for view points, water fall, forts, lakes, strawberries. Panchgani is less than half hour & is known for colonial British structures, Parsi houses, natural beauty & boarding schools. Its known for fresh and clean air.
Lonavala & Khandala -
Apart from points, Lonavala is famous for dam (e.g. Bushy dam), celebrity wax museum, Amby valley & chikki.
Khandala is famous for its misty mountains & reversing station (a spot used earlier by Railways but now a scenic point).
Historical city, famous for Ajanta & Ellora caves. Grishneshwar temple (one of the 12 jyoti lingas), Mausoleums of Aurangzeb and Bibi-Ka-Maqbara (mini taj mahal, built for Aurangzeb's wife).
The city is a perfect combination of historical and the modern era. It holds the ethnic vibe from the time of Marathas and Peshwas who ruled the city.
For History lover:-
If one is a history lover, this city provides the perfect opportunity. Starting from Shanivarwada, built in 1732, it served as the seat of Peshwas. Even though the fort was destroyed in 1829, it still attracts tourists, especially after it was glorified in the film Bajirao Mastaani.
5 minutes from it is Raja Dinkar Kelkar museum which has a room recreated as Mastaani's taken from the Mastaani Mahal. The museum also has a lot of ancient, interesting stuff and is worth a go.
For Shoppers & evening lovers:-
For the street shopping lovers, Tulsi Baug is at walking distance from...
Kanyakumari is a majestic place located in the extreme south of India, surrounded by colorful sea-shores and glorious palm trees. Although there are countless reasons why you should visit this exquisite place, here are ten reasons which will force you to leave right away.
1. Thanumalayan temple (also known as Sthanumalayan Kovil)
An architectural wonder with four pillars each 5.5 m in height carved out of a single stone. It also has Hanuman statue with single granite block, 6.7 m, one of the tallest in India of its type.
2. Kanyakumari Beach
A multicolored sand beach, not recommended for sun bathing though. People are told to stay away from the rocks as they can be quite dangerous. There is a lighthouse too through which you can watc...
Bollywood is an integral part of India, but in the past few years other regional film industries have also set their benchmark high.
Here are India’s top five cities to witness the glamour of Silver screen.
1. Mumbai film city
Mumbai film city situated near Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Goregaon East, is a well known film city in India. It has several gardens, recording studios, theaters, lakes which were and are still used to film many songs and scenes.
2. Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad
This is the world’s largest integrated film city located in Hyderabad. The most famous tourist spots are the gardens, sets made like hospitals, airport, police headquarters, and also a model of Taj Mahal
This travel blog (which includes beautiful pictures & video as you scroll below) will present you my experience of train journey from Mumbai to Pune – a must take route for any railway fan. Why? Because this route, especially in monsoons, will take you through the most scenic part of India i.e. across the Western Ghats & that to through train. So let’s start the journey.
It’s a rainy early morning as I start from home but that’s what I want so as to absorb the full magic the nature is waiting to offer me. I start my trip from India’s most historic stations i.e. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station. Reached station by 7 AM & the station is, as always, crowded! Rain hasn’t & will never dampen the daily spirit of all those involved...