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Adventure sports in India

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Adventure sports in India
India is fast becoming a hub for adventure enthusiasts around the world. Travelling around India is both adventurous and a lot of fun. Astounding beauty, stunning geographical location, rugged terrains, mountain cliffs and the presence of some eclectic waterfalls allows all sorts of outdoor adventure activities in India. Adventure lies in every corner of India and it can start from land, water or air.



White Water Rafting and Kayaking
Imagine cruising through blustery waves and white water rapids with hills and mountains in the backdrop. Torrential rivers flowing in the Himalayan region are the best destinations for white water river rafting in India. Traversing the roaring waves, mystical whirlpools and mighty rocks will provide rafters and paddlers an experience to cherish.
Zanskar River, Ladakh and Rishikesh are the best destinations for white water raftingin India. Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim are also equally challenging white water rafting spots in India. On …

7 Popular India Adventure Travel Destinations and Attractions

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7 Popular India Adventure Travel  Destinations and Attractions
In recent years, India has emerged as one of the world's most popular adventure travel destinations. One of the main reasons for this is the huge variety of adventure activities that are possible. Most people looking for India adventure travel destinations head to the far north mountains, and the beaches of Goa. Here are the best places to unleash your adventurous side.



Leh and Ladakh
Leh is the most common entry point to India's far northern region of Ladakh. This remote place has become a popular tourist destination since Ladakh was opened to foreigners in 1974. It offers two of the world’s largest mountain ranges, alpine desert, and dry barren landscape full of historic Buddhist monasteries. Nature and adventure lovers will find excellent hiking and trekking opportunities around Leh. There are also many longer trekking trails to choose from, as well as white water rafting and travel on Khardung La, the world's h…

Places to Visit Near Bangalore in Monsoon

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Places to Visit Near Bangalore  in Monsoon
Rains in Bangalore usually brings along awesome places to visit around Bangalore. They are just outside of Bangalore in the range of 200-400 km, which makes them perfect weekend getaways.

With the rains pouring down and the cities are lying drenched. The landscapes, rivers, lakes and hills from the outskirts of Bangalore beckon us. 

Here is a list of 10 amazing places to visit near Bangalore in Monsoon :



Shivanasamundram
Shivanasamundram, one of the best weekend getaway from Bangalore for monsoons is located on the banks of the river Cauveri, about 100kms from Bangalore. It is also known as Shimsa or Bluff. The mighty Cauveri River splits into two and plummets down 75 metres deep into the gorge. These two twin waterfalls, Gaganachukki and Bharachukki are one of the top 100 waterfalls in the world. During monsoon, the Cauveri River flows with spate and the waterfalls are at their best. Apart from this, you can also visit Raganatha Temple dedicated t…

Best Places For Solo Travel In India

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Best Places For Solo Travel In India
There are some things in life that you must do on your own, all by yourself and at least once. Solo Travel is gaining popularity among the travel community steadily due to the sheer spontaneity that comes with it. The quest to discover oneself along with spiritual rejuvenation and flow of adventurous adrenaline becomes a perfect reason to pack your travel bag and climb those serene mountains or stroll by silent beaches, all by yourself. Solo travel also allows you to not be enslaved by the whims and fancies of your fellow travellers, and your planning is largely unmarred by group dynamics. So if you want to trek up that hill on your next trip to the Himalayas, or watch the sunrise by the beach on your next trip to Gokarna, get ready to go! You get a sense of independence and freedom, from being out of your comfort zone while also getting cool stories to tell people back home.



Sandhan Valley
Referred to as the Grand Canyon of Maharashtra, the Sandhan V…

7 Architectural Wonders of India

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7 Architectural Wonders of India
India has been the centre of the world for too long in the ancient past. Few of world’s most important religions has originated from India. Buddhism was once the dominating religion in India and Buddhist monasteries and stupas were built all over India before it eventually spread to other countries. Around 8th century AD, with the advent of Shankaracharya, Hinduism revived and it saw many Hindu rulers including Pallavas and Cholas building architectural wonders. Rajputs built various magnificent hill forts in Rajasthan to protect their own areas.

After the invasion from Muslim rulers in the 11th century, India for the first time saw influences from the middle east, with Afghan and Persian architectural designs mixing with the exiting Indian styles.  Mughals ensured that India has some of the finest Islamic architecture in India. Portuguese, French, Dutch and Britishers later attacked India, leaving their footprints with various churches and influences fr…

Most exotic historical ruins in India

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Most exotic historical ruins in India
India is home to some of the most magnificent structures in the world. Places like Charminar, Jaisalmer Fort, Taj Mahal, The Golden Temple, mesmerises one with its splendour. However, in its basket of historical treasures, there are many stunning and awe-inspiring structures that even their state of ruins, stand proudly bearing testimony to the golden era of Kings and dynasties.



Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan
The abandoned fort of Bhangarh is seeped into centuries of legends that speak of the forts being haunted. As a result of which, entry is restricted legally after sunset till sunrise. There are many stories that revolve around the fort, all of which claims that the town was cursed to extinction and doomed to remain uninhabited. It is one of India’s most famous ruins and Bhangarh is one of the most visited. The fort has many gates, temples, havelis within its territory and gives out an eerie feeling. The locals swear by the legends and claim of paranorm…