Friday, 24 March 2017

Honeymoon in Kashmir

Have you every visited Kashmir for the enjoyment of honeymoon? If not, you must have this golden chance along with your better half. Lovingly called the ‘Heaven on Earth’, this mountainous destination is regarded as one of the most preferred romantic destinations of India. Situated in the northernmost Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, this tourist destination is thronged by thousands and thousands of tourists from every nook and corner of India as well as the world. For making the tour of these types of romantic destinations easy, comfortable and convenient, Budget Honeymoon Packages in India are particularly designed by HolidayWorm, one of the leading tour and travel operators of India as well as the world.

Honeymoon in Kashmir
Blessed with snow capped mountains, magnificent lakes, gurgling rivers, gorgeous valleys, lush greenery, and much more, the Kashmir Valley is regarded as one of the most visited summer destinations of India. In Jammu and Kashmir, the most significant tourist  places are Srinagar, Kashmir Valley, the Mughal Gardens, Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Jammu, Sonmarg and Ladakh.

It is notable that non Indians have to grant a special permit for paying a visit to some regions of Jammu and Kashmir.

Romantic Places in Kashmir
During the honeymoon tour of Kashmir, the romantic couples would find a great number of romantic places for having the unlimited romance along with the sweetheart.

Mughal Gardens
In Kashmir, you would find many Mughal Gardens. These Mughal Gardens are counted among the most visited points of interest in Kashmir. The 1st one is the Shalimar Bagh, located in Srinagar, the summer capital of the northernmost Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. This charming Mughal Garden is connected through a channel to the northeast of the Dal Lake. The Mughal Emperor Jahangir made this beautiful Mughal garden for his most favorite wife named Nur Jahan in 1619 A.D. Now converted into a public park, Shalimar Bagh, which is also called by several names, is the largest Mughal Garden in the Kashmir Valley. 

If you proceed to the Zabarwan Range, situated near the Raj Bhawan (Governor’s House) overlooking the Dal Lake, you would have the golden chance of viewing Chashma Shahi, made in 1632 A.D. across a spring. If you want to pay a visit to the 2nd largest Mughal Garden in the Kashmir Valley, you should proceed to the eastern side of the Dal Lake close to Srinagar, where you would find the Nishat Bagh, a terraced Mughal Garden in this romantic destination. 

In case of going to the town of Achabal in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, you would get the chance of taking the fine glimpse of the Achabal Gardens, one of the Mughal Gardens in the Kashmir Valley.

Founded in 1620 A.D. by the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, the Verinag Garden, which is a Mughal Garden, can be found in the Verinag town in the Anantnag district. 

Magnificent Lakes
In the Kashmir Valley, several magnificent lakes are for taking the enjoyment of the romantic tour along with the beloved. Offering its visitors the enjoyment of sailing on the houseboats, known as Shikaras, the Dal Lake, which is located in Srinagar, is the most renowned lake in this romantic destination. When sailing on the houseboat on this lake, romantic couples can take the unlimited romance along with each other.

The array of breathtaking lakes includes Wular Lake, Manasbal Lake, Pangong Lake in Ladakh, Mansar Lake, and much more. The Wular Lake, which is situated in the Bandipora district in the northernmost Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, boasts of being one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asian continent.

Other Points of Interest in Kashmir
During the honeymoon tour, romantic couples would get the chance of paying a visit to the Verinag Spring, Pari Mahal, Hari Parbat, Shankaracharya Temple, Betaab Valley, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Martand Sun Temple, Kheer Bhawani Temple, and much more.   

Overall, it can be undoubtedly said that Kashmir is a must visit for having the enjoyment of the honeymoon. In case of being willing to have romance in this breathtaking summer destination, you can book Jammu Kashmir Honeymoon Package. All of these holiday packages, which are available at reasonable prices, can also be customized according to the choice of the clients.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Pay a visit to Magnificent Points of Interest in Ooty – the ‘Queen of Hill Stations in Southern India’

Looking for a tourist destination for celebrating your luxurious honeymoon along with your beloved? If so, you are at the right place as we are here to assist you about it. Earnestly renowned as the 'Queen of the Blue Mountains' (Nilgiris), Ooty, which is a famous hill station situated in the Nilgiri Hills, is just for you. Having the administrative headquarters of the Nilgiri district of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, this magnificent hill town, which is lovingly called the ‘Queen of Hill Stations in Southern India’, is thought as one of the top tourist destinations of India. 

All the year round, a huge number of romantic couples, holiday vacationers and backpackers from all over India as well as the world escape to this charming hill station to have the unlimited fun of the romantic tour. For making the tour of this destination easy, comfortable and convenient, Honeymoon Packages in India arespecially tailor made by Holidayworms., one of the leading tour and travel operators of India as well as the world.

Points of Interest in and around Ooty
Situated 80 km north of Coimbatore, Ooty, which is counted among the most preferred summer destinations of India, is blessed with several points of interest. Some of them are following:

Government Rose Garden, Ooty

Previously called the ‘Centenary Rose Park’, ‘Jayalalithaa Rose Garden’, and ‘Nootrandu Roja Poonga’, the Government Rose Garden, which boasts of being the largest rose garden in India, has one of the largest collection of roses in all over India with over 20,000 varieties of 2,800 cultivars. Under the collection of roses in this charming rose garden, you can find hybrid tea roses, Polyanthas, Miniature Roses, Papagena, Yakimour, Ramblers, Floribunda, and roses of abnormal colors such as green and black.
This magnificent rose garden, which covers its area of 4 hectares (10 acres), is called the best rose garden in South Asia. In the 2nd week of every May, you can take the enjoyment of the rose show in this magnificent rose garden.

Dolphin’s Nose

Really being a tremendous rock resembling the nose of a dolphin, the Dolphin’s Nose, which has ravines on either side of its nose, comprising Coonoor stream meeting the Kotagiri stream, and the St. Catherine Falls, is a must visit during the tour of Ooty. Being an excellent viewpoint, the Dolphin’s Nose, which is situated at a distance of approx 10 km from Coonoor, has another point along the way to it, namely the Lamb’s Nose.

Government Botanical Garden, Ooty

Covering the area of 55 acres (22 hectares), the Government Botanical Garden is the beautiful botanical garden, which is situated on the lower slopes of the Doddabetta Peak. Maintained by the Tamil Nadu Horticulture Department, this botanical garden, which was founded in 1848 A.D., is endowed with approx a thousand species, both indigenous and exotic, of shrubs, plants, trees, ferns, bonsai and herbal plants. In the 3rd week of every May, this beautiful garden provides the chance of visiting the flower show.

Nilgiri Mountain Railway (Toy Train Ride)   

Being a part of the Mountain Railways of India, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, which was built by the British in 1908 A.D., is perfect for the visitors of Ooty for having the unlimited enjoyment of the toy train ride. Having its railway track of meter gauge, the NMR, which was initially operated by the Madras Railway Company, is a must visit during the tour of Ooty.

Ooty Lake

Covering a region of 65 acres, the Ooty Lake, which is a man-made lake built in 1824 A.D. by John Sullivan, the 1st collector of Ooty, is perfect for its visitors for taking the enjoyment of boating offered by the Boat House, located by this charming lake.

Apart from these, Ooty is home to several other points of interest in and around it such as Deer Park, Pykara, Kamaraj Sagar Dam, Avalanche Lake, Arulmigu Mariamman Temple, Cinema Shooting Spot, Adam’s Fountain, Wax Museum, Thunder World Amusement Park, Emerald Lake, Doddabetta Peak, Mudumalai National Park, Tribal Museum, Sim’s Park, Thread Garden, Tea Factory, Toda Huts, Fernhills Palace, Mukurthi National Park, Stone House, and St. Stephen’s Church, one of the oldest churches in the Nilgiri district.

Overall, it can be undoubtedly said that Ooty is regarded as one of the most preferred summer destinations of India. In case of being desirous to pay a visit to this charming hill station, you can  book Honeymoon Package. All of these holiday packages, which are available at reasonable prices, can also be customized according to the choice of the clients. 

Friday, 3 February 2017

10 Romantic Places to head on to on Valentine’s Day 2017

Valentine day is one of the most amazing times when couples love to share their unique bond and celebrate their special feeling with the most special person in their life. The day with a phenomenal importance, Valentine’s Day is about is just weeks away and it’s time to plan something special for your beloved. And, what else can be better way to celebrate your togetherness than taking a vacation to a distant location. So here is our dig at it:

1. Kumarakom, Kerala: Sail through the backwaters

Want to spend your valentine days at a quaint backwater destination, then head on to Kumarakom this Valentine Day.  Enjoy some magical moments with the love of your life as you sail across the backwaters making lasting promises, and discover some magical vistas of the southern beauty.

Tip: Hire a private houseboat.

2. Ooty, Tamil Nadu: Romance amidst the hills and some chill

The beautiful hill station of Ooty with the stunning views of the Western Ghats to one side, and the splendid serenity to the other, is one of the most amazing destinations to visit this Valentine day. Snuggle up to your partner, enjoy some intimate moments, and add some zing to your romance.

Tip: Take a train from Mettupalayam to reach Ooty and pass through the winding passes and enjoy the most wonderful vistas.

3. Agra, UP: Confess your love in the shadow of the Taj

A paradigm of eternal love, the Taj Mahal is one of the best places to visit with your partner on this Valentine’s Day. Stay at one of the five star hotels and enjoy a great candle light dinner with your better half. Capture some great moments together and spend a quality time in each other’s company.

Tip: Agra is visited by couples from all over the world on Valentine’s Day every year, so try to make your bookings in advance.

4. Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir: visit the Heaven on Earth

Heighten your romance with a trip to the wonderful snowy landscape of Srinagar. Enjoy playing with the snow, get cozy & fight the chilly nights, and enjoy some of the most amazing valleys with a visit to Srinagar this Valentine’s Day.

5. Havelock, Andaman Islands: Let the golden sands and the sea ignite a spark in your relationship

The Havelock Island in the Andaman is a perfect place to surprise your beloved with the most picturesque views of the vast oceans, plush greenery, and the most magical backdrop. Walk hand in hands on the beachside, enjoy a scenic beachside candle light dinner, and spend some quality time with your beloved, you will simply fall in love with this destination. 

6. Munnar, Kerala: Let the charm bewitch you

The plush greenery, rolling hills, stunning tea plantations, and the most scenic surroundings make Munnar one of the best destinations to consider for your romantic escape. Plan your trip to this lovely hill station with your lover and enjoy a great romantic week.

7. Goa: Get ready for hippie style loved up escape

Heaven for party lovers and a fun place for those who wish to spend a romantic escape amidst wonderful beaches, the most amazing architecture, and a carefree lifestyle, Goa is here to offer the most magical vacation to vacationers looking for some romantic places near Mumbai for couples this Valentine’s day.

8. Ananda Spa: Pamper yourself and your significant other with unending luxury

Want to take a relaxing vacation with your beloved on Valentine’s Day? Surprise you beloved with a visit to the Ananda Spa Resort on your romantic escape. Indulge into a couple spa sessions, enjoy the breathtaking ambience and rejuvenate your senses in the most amazing manner.

9. Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand: Sing romantic duets in a sea of flowers

Ever dreamt of visiting a field of colorful flowers hand in hand with your lover? With a visit to the Valley of flowers in Uttarakhand, you can make your long time dream come true and enjoy the most magical escape with your lover on Valentine’s Day 2017.

10. Rishikesh, Uttarakhand: Have an adventure packed vacation with your bae

This Valentine’s Day try to make things amazing and add some adventure to your romantic vacation with a trip to Rishikesh. Enjoy white water rafting, go for bungee jumping, and indulge into flying fox, Rishikesh is here to woo you with its amazing adventure activities.

So, if you are planning for a vacation this Valentine’s Day, then consider a trip to any of these aforementioned destinations and enjoy a great time with your beloved in 2017.

Monday, 30 January 2017

10 Best Winter Honeymoon Destinations in India you can visit during February

Honeymoon is one of the most magical & special time for a couple. It is one such time where they can spend some of the loveliest moments in each other’s company. And, for a great quality time together, the right honeymoon destinations is totally indispensable. So, if you are looking for some great destinations for your honeymoon, then here are the top destinations you can consider for your wonderful honeymoon.
Let’s take a look:

10. Daman and Diu

Located towards the southern tip of Gujarat, the islands of Daman & Diu are sparsely populated with the most wonderful aura for couples looking forward to spending some quality time in each other’s company. The sun, sand and the sea are a wonderful experience for lovebirds.

Must Try: Go caving, enjoy a walk along the cliffs with your better-half, relish cycling around the island, offer your prayers at the churches, visit the fort of Diu, explore the Portuguese heritage, and stroll along the beaches of Nagao.

How to Reach: The Diu Airport is the nearest airport and the nearest railway station to reach Daman & Diu is Vapi.

Ideal duration: 10 to 15 days
Best time to visit for a winter honeymoon: November to February

9. Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is a retreat for couples who wish to spend their honeymoon. Explore the wonderful art, culture and heritage of the state of Rajasthan. From expansive royal forts, to the magical sand dunes, Jaisalmer has got it everything under one sun.

Must Try:  Enjoy desert safari, camping and bonfire at the sand dunes; visit the quaint havelis, forts & palaces; take part in the festivities, enjoy folk music & dance performances, and the arts & craft.

How to Reach: The nearest domestic airport is Jodhpur. The city is also connected via an active train network including the Palace on Wheels—a special luxury train operated by The Indian Railways.

Ideal duration: 6 to 7 days
Best Time: October to March

8. Udaipur

Udaipur has it all under one sun, be it the luxury, the happening fairs & festivals, the culture or the amazing aura, the city beguiles couples from all over the world for an amazing experience.

Must Try: Visit the famous palaces & havelis, take a walk around the city, enjoy trekking or hiking, and enjoy a boat ride on Lake Pichola.

How to Reach: The nearest airport is Maharana Pratap Airport of Udaipur. The Udaipur railway station is the nearest railway station connecting the city to all major cities of India.

Ideal duration: 5 to 7 days
Best Time: October to March

7. Goa

The ‘Beach Capital of India’, Goa is here to woo you with its never ending appeal that makes it a special destination among couples and honeymooners alike. 

Must Try: Enjoy camping at the secluded beaches, go for cruise, shop at the flea markets, dance it off at the full moon parties, indulge into thrilling water sports, and gamble at the floating casinos.

How to Reach: The nearest airport is Dabolim Airport near Panjim and the nearest railway stations are at Madgaon and Thivim.

Ideal duration: 5 to 10 days
Best Time: October to January

6. Munnar and Alleppey

If you are in love with Kerala, the southern culture, looking for a quaint destination, and would love to sail across the backwaters, then a trip to Munnar coupled with Alleppey is all that you need.

Must Try: Visit the tea plantations, go for wildlife safari at the Eravikulam National Park, enjoy accommodation on a houseboat, or go for a romantic walk on the sands of the Western Ghats.

How to Reach: The nearest airport is Cochin, and Aluva is the closest railway station.
Ideal duration: 5 to 6 days
Best Time: October to March

5. Andaman and Nicobar

Andaman & Nicobar Islands are a fun experience for lovebirds. The amazing underwater world, far-famed attractions, historical sites, and immense opportunities for thrilling water sports, the islands of Andaman & Nicobar are truly worth a lifetime. 

Must Try: Bask in at the luxuries at the resorts or hotels, spend some time at the sandy beachside, visit the historical attractions, and enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling and swimming.

How to Reach: The nearest airport at Port Blair is well connected to Chennai, Kolkata and New Delhi and also ships from West Bengal can be boarded top reach Andaman & Nicobar.

Ideal honeymoon stay: 6 to 15 days
Best time to visit for honeymoon: October to March

4. Darjeeling

As winter approaches, Darjeeling is converted into a magnificent wonderland intriguing honeymooners from all over the world.  The plush greenery, rustic charm, and romantic aura make Darjeeling truly quintessential.

Must Try: Explore the lush green tea plantations, go for trekking, enjoy the magnificent sunset with the visit to the Tiger Hill, ride on the toy train, and visit the Mall Road for a panoramic view of Himalayan heights and Khangchendzonga.

How to Reach: Located at a distance of 96 km from Darjeeling-the Bagdogra Airport is the nearest airport and the nearest railhead is New Jalpaiguri.

Ideal duration: 5 to 7 days
Best Time: November to February

3. Kullu and Manali

The two wonderful destinations of Kullu and Manali are a total wonder for couples looking forward to spend some time in the laps of Mother Nature, enjoy snowfall, and escape to an exotic destination.

Must Try: Try Heli skiing, ice skating, snow skiing, enjoy trekking at the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges, go for white river rafting at the Beas River, enjoy paragliding with your partner, and enjoy the wonderful café culture.

How to Reach: The nearest airport is the Bhuntar airport. Moreover, Kullu and Manali are connected via a well-built road network with cities like Delhi and Chandigarh.

Ideal duration: 3 to 4 days
Best Time: November to February

2. Shimla

Heralded as the ‘Queen of Hills’, Shimla has its own unique charm that never fails to stun visitors, especially honeymooners. From the wonderful architectural heritage, scenic vistas, amazing attractions to the great hiking trails, Shimla offers a whole lot of opportunities to make the most out of your time together with your partner.

Must Try: Stroll along the Mall road, shop till you drop at the Lakkar Bazaar, enjoy skiing & ice skating at Kufri; take a walk up to the Summer hills, and enjoy a ride on the heritage toy train.

How to Reach: Located at a distance of 23 km from Shimla, the nearest airport is at Jubarhati and the nearest railway station is Kalka.

Ideal duration: 2 to 3 days
Best Time: November to March

1. Jammu and Kashmir

The paradise itself, Jammu & Kashmir is a destination like no one else. The mesmerizing beauty and the bewitching aura make Jammu & Kashmir a heaven for honeymooners.

Must Try: Enjoy Skiing at Gulmarg, hire a houseboat and enjoy the wonderful snowy beauty of the Himalayas from the Dal Lake, visit the perennial Mughal Gardens and frozen lakes, and shop for woolen and pashmina.

How to Reach: The nearest airport - the Srinagar International Airport is connected to most of the parts of India. The nearest railway head is at Udhampur in Jammu.

Ideal honeymoon stay during winters: 5 to 8 days
Best time to visit for honeymoon in winters: November to January

So now that we have listed the top choices for you. Where would you like to head on to? Let us know your choice in the comment section below.

Friday, 13 January 2017

Hidden Indian Destinations that are simply perfect for wonderful weekend

2017 has arrived and so has the holidays and weekends that means more fun and wonderful times exploring whole new destinations. Home to numerous enticing destinations and wonderful weekend escapes, India tourism offers a whole lot of opportunities to travelers. Have a look at some of the topmost destinations you can explore with holiday packages in India.

1. All Roads end here: Lachung- Yumthang and the Zero point, Sikkim:

Nearest Airport: Bagdogra Airport
The abode of unmatched beauty and serenity, the Lachung- Yumthang and Zero point are some of the most surreal places worthy a visit in India. The snow clad ranges, gushing Teesta River, and the breathtaking valley-North Sikkim is here to entice you in every possible manner. The picturesque journey from Lachung to Yumthang makes the entire escape more worthy. Moreover, you can also enjoy a visit to the last outpost of civilization- Zero Point and take a dip at Yumthang’s hot water springs.

2. Reminisces of past: Hampi, Karnataka:

Nearest Airport: Bengaluru and Bellary
The capital of the legendary Vijayanagar Empire and a famous UNESCO world heritage site, Hampi is one of the most magnificent destinations in the state of Karnataka with an appealing history.  Home to more than 500 heritage monuments and the famous Virupaksha temple-believed to be the place where Lord Shiva and Devi Parvati got married, Hampi is simply amazing. Don’t miss to take a ride on the bowl shaped boat named Dongri on the Tungabhadra River.

3. Adventurous vacation: Kolad, Maharashtra:

Nearest Airport: Mumbai
Want to add some adventure to your escape? Well! Kolad is here with its amazing rafting opportunity.  The 14 kilometre long river stretch is full of rapids offering some of the most amazing water rafting opportunities. Moreover, you can also enjoy some amazing activities like river zip line crossing, canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, paragliding, mountain biking, rappelling, and waterfall rappelling. And, if you wish to stretch some muscles, then take up a trekking trip.

4. Time Travel: Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh:

Nearest airport: Bhopal
A small hamlet in Madhya Pradesh, Sanchi is an archeologist’s muse featuring Buddhist monasteries & stupas dating back to the reign of the Ashoka the great. The rich carvings and amazing structures tells the century old story behind their existence. The oldest structure here is The Great Stupa (a UNESCO world heritage site)-constructed around the 3rd century BC by Ashoka the Great. 

5. In the clouds: Auli, Uttarakhand:

Nearest Airport: Dehradun
One of the best locations for skiing, Auli played host to the First SAF winter games in 2011 and is one of the most frequented destinations for winter sports. Located in the district of Chamoli in the region of Garhwal, the wonderful destination with the most magical surroundings is a great place to consider for your winter vacations and the most amazing views of the Himalayan region.

6. Beauty and the Birds: Bharatpur-Rajasthan:

Nearest Airport: Delhi and Agra
Home to the famous Bharatpur Bird sanctuary, massive palaces, impressive forts, and magnificent monuments, Bharatpur is another great destination for a perfection vacation. A paradise for bird watchers, the Bharatpur bird sanctuary is a perfect destination for a weekend plan with your buddies.

7. Largest Water Lagoon: Chilika Lake, Orissa:

Nearest airport: Bhubaneswar
Located in the state of Orissa, the Chilika Lake is the largest brackish water lagoon in the Asia. A part of coastal Orissa, the islands of Sanakida, Kalijai, Tampara, Parikud, Phulbari, Honeymoon, Nuapara, and others offers a great experience via boat trips. Home to more than 160 species including sea eagles, golden plovers, ospreys, sand pipers, pelicans, flamingos, shovellers and gulls, the Chilika is a heaven for bird lovers. During winters many migratory birds from as far as Siberia, Iran, and Central Asia migrate here.

8. Gods own Country: Kovalam, Kerala:

Nearest Airport: Trivandrum
Kerala, the God’s Own country is home to some of the most amazingly breathtaking destinations for a vacation. The lovely backwaters, quaint hill stations, magnificent beaches, and amazing wildlife highlights makes Kerala a one stop destination for travelers. Also, the destination offers century old Ayurvedic treatments and yoga therapies to help you rejuvenate your senses.

So, where are you heading to this long weekend?? How about these aforementioned destinations? Let us know your favorite place in the comment section below.

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