Nature Archive

  • If you are travelling to a destination famed for cold temperatures, your travel preparation goes beyond throwing a few clothes into a suitcase and printing your tickets. For those used to urban […]

    Tips and Essentials for Trips to Extremely Cold Destinations

    If you are travelling to a destination famed for cold temperatures, your travel preparation goes beyond throwing a few clothes into a suitcase and printing your tickets. For those used to urban […]

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  • Travelling solo in a country like India is an exciting idea, no matter where you’re going. Whether it’s the glitter and speed of an unexplored urban metropolis or the remote serenity of […]

    Top 5 Destinations in India for Travelling Solo

    Travelling solo in a country like India is an exciting idea, no matter where you’re going. Whether it’s the glitter and speed of an unexplored urban metropolis or the remote serenity of […]

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  • In the last week of May, tourists visiting Rajasthan will get a bird’s eye perspective of the state’s monuments, historic hot-spots and scenic destinations. The Rajasthan Tourism initiative promises exciting special tours […]

    Explore Rajasthan from High Above in the Air

    In the last week of May, tourists visiting Rajasthan will get a bird’s eye perspective of the state’s monuments, historic hot-spots and scenic destinations. The Rajasthan Tourism initiative promises exciting special tours […]

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  • To understand how the internet has changed the world of travel, we must see how it used to be. 20 years ago, it was mainstream publications and photo journals that decided […]

    Travel 2.0: How the Internet is Changing Travel in India

    To understand how the internet has changed the world of travel, we must see how it used to be. 20 years ago, it was mainstream publications and photo journals that decided […]

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  • Along with preserving its legacy of keeping folk traditions in music and arts alive – today it is not a surprise to see techno and trance blend with Rajasthani folk renditions […]

    Concerts and Shows in Rajasthan

    Along with preserving its legacy of keeping folk traditions in music and arts alive – today it is not a surprise to see techno and trance blend with Rajasthani folk renditions […]

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  • All of Rajasthan is open to you if you’re travelling with adventure on your mind. But for exploring with kids, you have to find something meaningful, charming, and sweet for their formative […]

    Best Destinations to Explore with Kids in Rajasthan

    All of Rajasthan is open to you if you’re travelling with adventure on your mind. But for exploring with kids, you have to find something meaningful, charming, and sweet for their formative […]

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  • The trip to Agra hasn’t exactly been enjoyable till now. Road journeys often feel tiring, and trains haven’t really promised a comfortable trip. But with the Gatimaan Express, a semi-high […]

    Delhi to Agra at 160 kmph: Gatiman Express

    The trip to Agra hasn’t exactly been enjoyable till now. Road journeys often feel tiring, and trains haven’t really promised a comfortable trip. But with the Gatimaan Express, a semi-high […]

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  • The subcontinent’s spring season quickly races into summer, the sunshine slowly becomes a little stronger, and the weather department shows you graphs which have more sun than rain – clearly summer is […]

    Amazing Beach Vacations in India

    The subcontinent’s spring season quickly races into summer, the sunshine slowly becomes a little stronger, and the weather department shows you graphs which have more sun than rain – clearly summer is […]

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  • While you can’t always have a long week of fun, frolic and adventure every time you want to go on vacation, the weekend is your best friend if you want to […]

    A Family Weekend in Rajasthan

    While you can’t always have a long week of fun, frolic and adventure every time you want to go on vacation, the weekend is your best friend if you want to […]

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  • If you’re tired of the classic Himachal-Goa-Rajasthan circuit that are classic holiday favourites, it’s time to venture to the South. South India has many unknown charms and cultural riches which are a […]

    10 Lesser Known Vacation Spots in South India

    If you’re tired of the classic Himachal-Goa-Rajasthan circuit that are classic holiday favourites, it’s time to venture to the South. South India has many unknown charms and cultural riches which are a […]

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  • Snowcapped mountains, streams breaking across mountain vistas, and a barren yet stunning environment – Leh is heaven for lovers of solitude, nature, photography and adventure. For travel buffs who want an experience […]

    Leh – A Heaven Amidst the Himalayas

    Snowcapped mountains, streams breaking across mountain vistas, and a barren yet stunning environment – Leh is heaven for lovers of solitude, nature, photography and adventure. For travel buffs who want an experience […]

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  • You’ll be surprised how easy it is to add a dash of thrill to any vacation, no matter where you’re going! Adventure may be the last thing on your mind […]

    Adventure Tourism in India

    You’ll be surprised how easy it is to add a dash of thrill to any vacation, no matter where you’re going! Adventure may be the last thing on your mind […]

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  • Luxury. Adventure. The great outdoors. The thrill and fear of spotting tigers, lions and other dangerous, endangered and majestic creatures you’ve only gazed upon in HD videos. Clean crisp air. All this […]

    Top 5 Jungle Resorts of India

    Luxury. Adventure. The great outdoors. The thrill and fear of spotting tigers, lions and other dangerous, endangered and majestic creatures you’ve only gazed upon in HD videos. Clean crisp air. All this […]

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  • India’s religious diversity is best experienced through religious tourism, which takes you through what may seem like countless temples, churches, tombs, and mosques. Even an encyclopedia may not be able […]

    Religious Tourism in Western India

    India’s religious diversity is best experienced through religious tourism, which takes you through what may seem like countless temples, churches, tombs, and mosques. Even an encyclopedia may not be able […]

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  • While travel journals provide “successful” travel ideas for Rajathan, well mapped terrains known for their colour, vitality and heritage, there is another Rajasthan, full of destinations off the radar. For […]

    Lesser Known Unique Places to Explore in Rajasthan

    While travel journals provide “successful” travel ideas for Rajathan, well mapped terrains known for their colour, vitality and heritage, there is another Rajasthan, full of destinations off the radar. For […]

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  • The Gujarat Government has recognized the value of its flora and fauna to its tourism industry. Under eco-tourism, tourists not only live in, but are also educated about the complexity […]

    Eco-Tourism in Gujarat

    The Gujarat Government has recognized the value of its flora and fauna to its tourism industry. Under eco-tourism, tourists not only live in, but are also educated about the complexity […]

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  • With some of the world’s richest biodiversities, heritage sites and thriving cultures, India is famed for its great outdoors. These are best experienced with backpacking, which takes you up close and […]

    Top Backpacking Destinations in India

    With some of the world’s richest biodiversities, heritage sites and thriving cultures, India is famed for its great outdoors. These are best experienced with backpacking, which takes you up close and […]

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  • Named after the innumerable types of roses you can spot here, Gulab Bagh is Udaipur’s largest garden. You will not be able to find these roses anywhere in India. Along […]

    Exploring Gulab Bagh: Udaipur’s Largest Garden

    Named after the innumerable types of roses you can spot here, Gulab Bagh is Udaipur’s largest garden. You will not be able to find these roses anywhere in India. Along […]

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  •     India has an amazing line-up of honeymoon destinations. But if you’re looking for a honeymoon in India that combines luxury with nature, Kodaikanal might be your getaway. Historically, […]

    Kodaikanal | The Honeymoon Destination of South India

        India has an amazing line-up of honeymoon destinations. But if you’re looking for a honeymoon in India that combines luxury with nature, Kodaikanal might be your getaway. Historically, […]

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  • Madhya Pradesh has many national parks and Kanha National Park is the state’s grandest tiger reserve, and also perhaps one of the best in India. It was said to have […]

    Kanha National Park | The Adventurer’s Delight

    Madhya Pradesh has many national parks and Kanha National Park is the state’s grandest tiger reserve, and also perhaps one of the best in India. It was said to have […]

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  • Mysore, Karnataka is one of those places which continues to be bathed in the glories of its past. A past made up of stately temples, enticing folklore, legendary kings, queens […]

    The Charismatic Mysore: A City of Glorious Past

    Mysore, Karnataka is one of those places which continues to be bathed in the glories of its past. A past made up of stately temples, enticing folklore, legendary kings, queens […]

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  • Kota, previously known as Kotah, is a prominent city if Rajasthan. It is an emerging industrial epicentre situated on the banks of River Chambal. Kota is still a largely unexplored […]

    Discover Kota

    Kota, previously known as Kotah, is a prominent city if Rajasthan. It is an emerging industrial epicentre situated on the banks of River Chambal. Kota is still a largely unexplored […]

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  • Rajasthan is diverse and colourful, and its people are divided into groups and sub-groups basis their role in society. These roles are passed on from generation to generation, forming a […]

    Rajasthan and its People

    Rajasthan is diverse and colourful, and its people are divided into groups and sub-groups basis their role in society. These roles are passed on from generation to generation, forming a […]

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  • Camels, horses and elephants have always been the significant in the culture of Rajasthan. The wars and voyages, processions and pilgrimages that make Rajasthan’s history exciting, would not have been […]

    The Rajasthan Safaris: An Experience Beyond Words

    Camels, horses and elephants have always been the significant in the culture of Rajasthan. The wars and voyages, processions and pilgrimages that make Rajasthan’s history exciting, would not have been […]

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  • Chandigarh, ‘The City Beautiful’ is the best-planned city in India that boasts of impeccable urban planning, defined by elegant structures and lovely gardens. The modern city of Chandigarh is a […]

    Chandigarh: The City Beautiful

    Chandigarh, ‘The City Beautiful’ is the best-planned city in India that boasts of impeccable urban planning, defined by elegant structures and lovely gardens. The modern city of Chandigarh is a […]

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  • Studded by the majestic peaks of the Himalayas, Uttarkhand is a breathtakingly beautiful state. Also known as ‘Dev Bhoomi’ which literally translates as the land of Gods, the Uttarkhand experience […]

    Uttarakhand: The Land of Gods

    Studded by the majestic peaks of the Himalayas, Uttarkhand is a breathtakingly beautiful state. Also known as ‘Dev Bhoomi’ which literally translates as the land of Gods, the Uttarkhand experience […]

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  • Lakes are an important ingredient in the recipe of Rajasthan’s grandeur as they bestow charm on this majestic state. There are many picturesque lakes in Rajasthan which add the much-needed […]

    The Serene Lakes of Rajasthan

    Lakes are an important ingredient in the recipe of Rajasthan’s grandeur as they bestow charm on this majestic state. There are many picturesque lakes in Rajasthan which add the much-needed […]

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  • To understand a place and its people, it is necessary to understand the plethora of factors that have influenced its culture and had a hand in shaping it into what […]

    The People of Thar

    To understand a place and its people, it is necessary to understand the plethora of factors that have influenced its culture and had a hand in shaping it into what […]

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  • When it comes to geological diversity, there is no place like India. It has mighty mountains, oceans, a desert and a number of rivers meander through the country. And these […]

    Five Prominent Waterfalls in India

    When it comes to geological diversity, there is no place like India. It has mighty mountains, oceans, a desert and a number of rivers meander through the country. And these […]

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  • Are you a mountain person? Do heights give you a thrill? Do you pride yourself on some serious stamina? If the answers to all these questions are in affirmative, you […]

    Top 5 Trekking Destinations in India

    Are you a mountain person? Do heights give you a thrill? Do you pride yourself on some serious stamina? If the answers to all these questions are in affirmative, you […]

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  • The love that Indians have for tea is no secret. In fact, India is one of the largest tea growers in the world and consumes an overwhelming 70% of its […]

    Top 5 Tea Plantation Vacations in India!

    The love that Indians have for tea is no secret. In fact, India is one of the largest tea growers in the world and consumes an overwhelming 70% of its […]

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  • Hill stations are the most sought after vacation spots in India, for their amazing weather, tranquil surrounding and beautiful landscape. However, massive footfall during the vacation season makes these places […]

    This Summer, Explore some unexplored Hill Stations

    Hill stations are the most sought after vacation spots in India, for their amazing weather, tranquil surrounding and beautiful landscape. However, massive footfall during the vacation season makes these places […]

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  • How beautiful is the rain! After the dust and heat, In the broad and fiery street, In the narrow lane, How beautiful is the rain! By H.W Longfellow Ever wondered […]

    Experience the True Essence of Monsoon in Cherrapunji

    How beautiful is the rain! After the dust and heat, In the broad and fiery street, In the narrow lane, How beautiful is the rain! By H.W Longfellow Ever wondered […]

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  • Andhra Pradesh is a tourist’s ultimate delight and has much to offer – from amazing beaches to serene lakes, dense forests to dynastic forts, delectable seafood to rich biryani, monuments […]

    Discover Andhra Pradesh

    Andhra Pradesh is a tourist’s ultimate delight and has much to offer – from amazing beaches to serene lakes, dense forests to dynastic forts, delectable seafood to rich biryani, monuments […]

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  • Kanyakumari, the town which marks the end of the geographical mainland of the Indian peninsula is indeed exotic. Also known as Cape Comorin, the place is filled with truly wonderful […]

    Kanyakumari: The Tip of Mainland India

    Kanyakumari, the town which marks the end of the geographical mainland of the Indian peninsula is indeed exotic. Also known as Cape Comorin, the place is filled with truly wonderful […]

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  • “I realized that if I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes” –         Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Acclaimed American aviator When it comes to wildlife in general and […]

    Bird Sanctuaries in India

    “I realized that if I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes” –         Charles Augustus Lindbergh, Acclaimed American aviator When it comes to wildlife in general and […]

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  • It will be no exaggeration to call Kashmir “A Heaven on Earth”. The land is so beautiful and mesmerizing that once you set foot there, you would never want to […]

    An Escape to the Mesmerizing Kashmir Valley

    It will be no exaggeration to call Kashmir “A Heaven on Earth”. The land is so beautiful and mesmerizing that once you set foot there, you would never want to […]

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  •   Thar, the Great Indian Desert, is an enormous unending expanse of burning hot sand which spread over parts of Western India (mostly in the state of Rajasthan) and Eastern […]

    Thar: The Great Indian Desert

      Thar, the Great Indian Desert, is an enormous unending expanse of burning hot sand which spread over parts of Western India (mostly in the state of Rajasthan) and Eastern […]

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  • Not too far from Mana Ranakpur is an unpaved road that leads to a beauty so pristine that it could leave you speechless. The largely unknown destination of this journey […]

    Thandi Beri – Untouched Beauty near Mana Rankapur

    Not too far from Mana Ranakpur is an unpaved road that leads to a beauty so pristine that it could leave you speechless. The largely unknown destination of this journey […]

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  • Gone are the days when Indian couples only used to travel abroad for their honeymoon. In fact, we’re witnessing a reverse trend. Couples from different parts of the world are […]

    Top 5 Honeymoon Destinations in India

    Gone are the days when Indian couples only used to travel abroad for their honeymoon. In fact, we’re witnessing a reverse trend. Couples from different parts of the world are […]

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  • Summer holidays are round the corner. So are you planning for yet another random trip to some hill station this time as well? Why not add some fun and a […]

    Top 5 Adventure Destinations in India

    Summer holidays are round the corner. So are you planning for yet another random trip to some hill station this time as well? Why not add some fun and a […]

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  • The fairs and festivals of Rajasthan add to its vivacious colours infinitely. These events are a melting pot of different cultures, aesthetics, arts, customs and traditions, values and cuisines and […]

    Top 5 Fairs of Rajasthan

    The fairs and festivals of Rajasthan add to its vivacious colours infinitely. These events are a melting pot of different cultures, aesthetics, arts, customs and traditions, values and cuisines and […]

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  • A large part of India is known for extreme weather conditions. While the winters can be bone-chilling, the summers in India can be unforgiving. The atrocious summer season calls for […]

    Top 10 Summer Destinations in India

    A large part of India is known for extreme weather conditions. While the winters can be bone-chilling, the summers in India can be unforgiving. The atrocious summer season calls for […]

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  • Covering the best that Rajasthan has to offer, Lonely Planet’s video on the state is informative and enticing, capturing all the nuances of the Land of Kings. Have a look! […]

    Lonely Planet’s Video on Rajasthan

    Covering the best that Rajasthan has to offer, Lonely Planet’s video on the state is informative and enticing, capturing all the nuances of the Land of Kings. Have a look! […]

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  • West Bengal’s history intertwines the story of many civilizations and settlements which have left their footprint here. The result is numerous ethnicities, religions, languages and traditions that make its people […]

    Discover West Bengal

    West Bengal’s history intertwines the story of many civilizations and settlements which have left their footprint here. The result is numerous ethnicities, religions, languages and traditions that make its people […]

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  • The state of Uttarakhand (meaning the Northern State) was carved out of Uttar Pradesh to become the 27th state of the Republic of India in the year 2000. It is […]

    Discover Uttarakhand

    The state of Uttarakhand (meaning the Northern State) was carved out of Uttar Pradesh to become the 27th state of the Republic of India in the year 2000. It is […]

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  • Surrounded by mountains and waters, Tamil Nadu is bound by the Eastern Ghats towards the north, the Nilgiri and the Anamali Hills towards the west, the Bay of Bengal in […]

    Discover Tamil Nadu

    Surrounded by mountains and waters, Tamil Nadu is bound by the Eastern Ghats towards the north, the Nilgiri and the Anamali Hills towards the west, the Bay of Bengal in […]

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  • VARKALA BEACH: 50 Kilometres northwest of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala is a small town called Varkala where gorgeous sedimentary cliffs with water spouts and mineral springs meet the Arabian Sea. The beach, […]

    Top 5 Beach Experiences in India

    VARKALA BEACH: 50 Kilometres northwest of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala is a small town called Varkala where gorgeous sedimentary cliffs with water spouts and mineral springs meet the Arabian Sea. The beach, […]

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  • Ajmer is an ancient 7th Century city with an extremely complicated political history. Since its foundation, it has been under the rule of the Chauhan family with Dushyant Chauhan as […]

    Explore Ajmer

    Ajmer is an ancient 7th Century city with an extremely complicated political history. Since its foundation, it has been under the rule of the Chauhan family with Dushyant Chauhan as […]

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  • Enjoy Religious Festivities – All religious festivals in India are celebrated with much pomp and show. Interestingly in many situations, the celebrations are such that they can be enjoyed by […]

    Top 5 Free Things to Do in India

    Enjoy Religious Festivities – All religious festivals in India are celebrated with much pomp and show. Interestingly in many situations, the celebrations are such that they can be enjoyed by […]

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  • Often ignored, Manipur is one of the seven sister states of north eastern India. It is an absolutely gorgeous state with an outlying area of rugged hills and narrow valleys […]

    Discover Manipur

    Often ignored, Manipur is one of the seven sister states of north eastern India. It is an absolutely gorgeous state with an outlying area of rugged hills and narrow valleys […]

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  • The state of Jammu and Kashmir, infamous for civil violence and cross border terrorism was once considered heaven on earth. Gorgeous as it was, India’s northern most state, in the […]

    Discover Jammu and Kashmir

    The state of Jammu and Kashmir, infamous for civil violence and cross border terrorism was once considered heaven on earth. Gorgeous as it was, India’s northern most state, in the […]

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  • The term Eco Tourism is often misunderstood. Owing to the prefix ‘ECO’ it is automatically assumed it refers to travel and recreational activities related to nature. While the above might […]

    Eco Tourism in India

    The term Eco Tourism is often misunderstood. Owing to the prefix ‘ECO’ it is automatically assumed it refers to travel and recreational activities related to nature. While the above might […]

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  • Lodhi Road in New Delhi is one of the city’s main cultural centres. It is full of enlivening options and has something for almost everyone seeking a break from the […]

    Lodi Road – The Intellectual Street of New Delhi by Nishank Verma

    Lodhi Road in New Delhi is one of the city’s main cultural centres. It is full of enlivening options and has something for almost everyone seeking a break from the […]

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