It’s a thing of the past when cities like Delhi were privileged to wear a clear sky with millions of stars visible by the naked eye.
But you can still drive away from the city’s hustle and experience the astonishing view of what we call an ideal sky. One such place was recently launched and opened for the general public at Sariska in Rajasthan
Named as the Stargate Observatory, it is a 4-hour drive from the National Capital, Delhi.
It’s a thing of the past when cities like Delhi were privileged to wear a clear sky with millions of stars visible by the naked eye. But you can still drive away from the city’s hustle and experience the astonishing view of what we call an ideal sky. One such place was recently launched and … Continue reading A stargazing weekend at Stargate Observatory, Rajasthan →
We are in the south Indian state of Karnataka at the glorious Mysore Palace, which is the royal and official residence of the Wadiyars, the former ruling family of the city of Mysore. The palace is said to play host to an average 2.5 million tourists each year and is one of the most famous tourist attractions in the state. An architectural masterpiece built in 1912, it boasts of Indo-Saracenic style, which outshines everything in its vicinity with its regal demeanor.
Come explore with us the wilderness of Karnataka. We start the journey in Bandipur National Park, which is visited mostly for its tiger and leopard population, spotting which remains a matter of chance. We too just spot tiger paws and not the real beasts themselves. About three hours away from Bandipur is Dubare Elephant camp, where tourists … Continue reading Touring the wild in Karnataka →
To popularise organic farming methods, Temi Tea in south Sikkim offers Tea Safari. Step into the shoes of a planter or transform into a tea plucker to witness healthy and safe methods of farming.
The estate has also introduced adventure activities and homestays.
Alphons Kannanthanam, the Tourism Minister of India, talks to Media India Group about the government’s increasing focus on promoting north-east as a destination for both domestic and international tourists. He elaborates on the initiatives being undertaken by the government to make north-east more accessible. The ministry is also looking to develop new markets like China … Continue reading Interview with Alphons Kannanthanam | Tourism Minister of India →
Khari Baoli in Old Delhi is known for its wholesale grocery and for being Asia’s largest wholesale spice market. Selling all kinds of spices, nuts, herbs and food products like rice and tea, the place is a party of flavours and aromas. Operating since the 17th century at the western end of the Chandni Chowk, this place is also a tourist attraction in the heritage circuit of Old Delhi.
Madhya Pradesh is called the Heart of India because of its location in the center of the country. It is home to a rich cultural heritage with innumerable monuments, exquisitely carved temples, stupas, forts & palaces dotted all across it.
Away from the hustle and bustle of big cities, Puducherry is a quiet town on the southern coast of India. Been home to the French for over 250 years, the town still mirrors a part of the French culture that the French people left behind over 60 years ago.
Media India Group takes a cultural trip to the streets of Puducherry to explore its sunny beaches, the old French quarters, and its cultural charm.
Surrounded by the mighty Himalayan mountains, at an altitude of 3500m, Leh is a vibrant town in Ladakh in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. After a day of necessary acclimatation, go and explore the region that is mainly inhabited by Buddhists.
Chilika Lake in Odisha houses a rich variety of birds and grasslands that makes this lagoon a top-notch tourist destination in the Puri district. Though the lake is known for bird watching, its biggest draw lies in Irrawaddy and bottlenose dolphins that migrate here during winters.