Statue of Unity in a day trip

Statue of Unity, the colossal statue of Sardar Ballabhbhai Patel recently constructed in Narmada district of Gujarat has become one of the top most visited monument of India. It is 182 metres tall and currently holds the title of “Worlds Tallest Statue”. How to reach Statue of Unity Statue of Unity is located on a…

Delo & Charkhol -Hill Retreats Less Known

Delo village is at the hill crest above Kalipong. It is about 6 Kms from Kalimpong taxi stand. It offers commanding view of the Tista river and the valley towards South and lofty Kanchenjunga on North. We arrived at Kalimpong from Bagdogra Airport on 14th March, 2020 around 8 PM. Our stay was at Delo…

Bagan – Myanmar’s Heritage Capital

Bagan is a small tourist town in central Myanmar. It is the must-visit spot in any Myanmar itinerary. Bagan was the ancient capital of the Pagan Empire which flourished between the 9th to 13th centuries. During its heydays, it saw a building spree by its monarchs and it used to host around 4500 Buddhist temples,…

Rann of Kutch and beyond in two days

Rann of Kutch, the white desert is a unique geographical feature of this planet lies in the westernmost frontier of India in the state of Gujarat. It is a low marshland that remains submerged in seawater in monsoon and as the saline water recedes, it leaves the salt on the ground making the terrain white.…

Guide to explore Yangon in a day

Yangon, the erstwhile eclectic capital of Myanmar is a travelers’ delight. The old World meets the Modern World here in Yangon. Yangon is not a city with many skyscrapers, rather it boasts of skyscraping Golden Pagodas, old temples, sprawling parks, and dilapidated colonial architecture. Yangon is a reasonably large metropolis with no Metrorail or rapid…

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Kaziranga the Wilderness Paradise of North East

Kaziranga National Park is the biggest biodiversity hotspot of North-Eastern India. Situated in Assam, a Unesco World Heritage site is a major wildlife game reserve of India where the abundance of wildlife and stunning landscapes bewilders a visitor. The green tropical vegetation interspersed with picture-perfect tea estates along the mighty Brahmaputra on north and Karbi…

A Trip to Mt Popa and Salay

Mt Popa is the holy shrine of Nats, Demi-Gods of Burmese Pantheon. Buses from Yangon to Bagan reach Nyaung Oo around 5 AM. Though the check-in time in all Bagan hotels is 2 PM hence I decided to go to the Mt Popa and Salay excursion. Mt Popa is about 50 km away from Nyaung…