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Category: Holidays

Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary

Bhigwan… a beautiful serene village in Maharastra situated approx. 100 km from Pune towards the east. It may not be a widely commercialised destination but amongst the Photographers and nature lovers this place is well-known because of the thousands of birds that migrate to the lake during Nov-Dec […]

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Janjira Fort

Janjira Fort situated inside the Arabian Sea near the port town of Murud. The place Murud is situated approx. 165 km south of Mumbai. Janjira is considered one of the strongest marine forts in India. The fort is approached by sailboats from Rajapuri jetty. After a short ride […]

Dharamsala

Dharamshala is the second winter capital of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh and located in the upper reaches of the Kangra valley and is placed at an average altitude of 1,475 meters above sea level. The Tibetan settlement of Dharamshala began in 1959, when His Holiness the […]

The Sacred Sarnath

The City located approx. 13 km from Varanasi is having a rich history connected with Budhism. After achieving enlightenment at Bodhgaya, Gautam Buddha came to Sarnath to preach his message on the way of life to achieve Nirvana. When the Chinese traveler Xuan Zang was at Sarnath during […]

Nashik

Nashik located in the North-West part of the state of Maharashtra and is situated at 700 m (2,300 ft) from the mean sea level. It is the third largest city in the state after Mumbai and Pune. From Mumbai it is 171 km and from Pune it is […]

Mahabaleswar

I have visited Mahabaleswar on several occasions and on different season. Everytime it is a unique & different experience. It used to be the Summer Capital of Maharastra. Raj Bhavan, the Summer residence of the Governor of Maharashtra, is also located here. Looking back in to the history […]