Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Honeymoon and tourism locations in india.

Agra is home to the time-honored personification of love, the Taj Mahal, built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved one. This seventh wonder in the world is undoubtedly a major tourist attraction for each and every body who, at any point of time in their life, has been bitten by love bug. Over the years, Agra has achieved the status of the most sought-after tourist destination of India. The city treasures the finest edifices that characterize the esteem of Mughal architecture and is an evidence of a timeless beauty. Most of the buildings here followed contemporary Mughal Style and reflect their inherent charm and high quality which is evident from the kind of building material used in making them. Major tourist attractions include; Sikanadara, the mausoleum of Akbar, a perfect blend of Hindu, Christian, Islamic, Buddhist, Jainmotifs, Mariyum Tomb, dedicated to Mughal Emperor Akbar's wife, it is made of red Sandstone. The carving on the tomb of are worth appreciating.
Excursions from Agra:
There are various options when it comes to visiting places around Agra. Most sought after places include; Fatehpur Sikri, built by Mughal Emperor Akbar (37 kms from Agra). It was made predominantly of Red Sandstone, offers a royal view to the visitors having some of the most beautiful monumental structures and mosque. Mathura, (just 58 km from Agra) is an important pilgrimage center of Hindus and also a very place where the legends of Lord Krishna were raised. It is considered as the birthplace of Lord Krishna (a evident of Lord Vihnu). It has tremendous pious beliefs associated with it. Sikandra, an erotic monument is a congenial amalgam of Hindu, Buddhist, Islamic, Jain and Christian motifs.
Mode of Transport:
Agra is very well connected from all surrounding known places. Numerous flights connect Agra to Delhi, Khajuraho and Varanasi. Agra lies on the Delhi to Mumbai railway line. All major express trains from Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai halt at Agra. One can also enjoy the luxury of the ‘Palace on Wheels’ the most luxurious train which includes Agra in its itinerary. Via road, Agra is well connected to Delhi, Rajasthan and other cities of Uttar Pradesh by excellent bus services. Whereas for traveling inside the city, the local transport rickshwas, tongas and tempos are most convenient means.
Agra City Tour:
Agra with its riches of architecture magnificence, bazaars and ornaments is amongst the most outstanding cities of the world. This Mughal City offers all kind of luxury and modern convenience in its luxury 5 star hotels, shopping malls and plazas. The city is also encompassed with spacious diverse opportunities for entertainment, trade, education and arts. The city comes alive with…Taj Mahotsava which is one of the most awaited cultural festivals in India. The festival is organized during the month of February when the winters starts bidding good bye. It is a ten-day extravaganza, held in the Shilpgram close to the Tajmahal. This festival brings the extensive arts, crafts and culture of India on display for the art lovers.

 AJANTA For honeymooners and tourists who want to be away from the maddening crowd and enjoy the serene and wonderful company of each other, amidst an environment which take you back not by a few years but by a few centuries, AJANTA is the place to be in. if you are looking for hustle and bustle and hectic visits to various spots then you will be disappointed here. But if you are looking for a relaxed and composed visit amidst pre historic caves which leave you mesmerized with their simplicity and artistic grandeur at the same time, if you are looking to really enjoy the majestic company of each other without deadlines to follow and schedules to be adhered to, if you are more interested to enjoy your time amidst raw natural surroundings then you will have a lifetime to remember by being in this beautiful place.
Climate: The best time to visit Ajanta caves is during the monsoons when the river is swollen and the is surrounded by gushing waterfalls. The beauty of the place has to be seen to be believed. The cooler winter months- between October and February are also a good option to visit this beautiful place.
Attractions at Ajanta: Ajanta has around 30 caves, and are sequentially numbered from one end of the gorge to another. These caves date back to about the first century BC and take you to the pre historic era and a different world altogether. The legend is that these caves house Mahayana sect of Buddhists monks who used to pray and stay there. A large number of caves have beautiful and artistic work. A number of caves also have interesting sculptures including scenes of people running to Buddha's disciple Avalokiteshvara, to escape from the eight great dangers: fire, the sword, chains (imprisonment), shipwreck, lions, snakes, rampaging elephants and the Demon of Death. Paintings and murals are also a plenty in a number of caves and are a treat to watch. Each of these caves offers something or the other to tourists. The beauty of the place lies in its simplicity and the history associated with it. No doubt you will be left wondering about the culture and civilization as it existed centuries ago. A trip to Ajanta requires good exercise - a stiff 30 minute uphill climb to the lookout from where the British party first spotted the caves. You also get a stunning view of the Waghora gorge and mountains.
How to reach Ajanta: Ajanta is well connected by rail and road network. Ajanta is usually approached from either Aurangabad (106 km) or from Jalgaon (60 km) which are nearest rail heads. If you are taking a road route then you can take the regular bus service from Fardapur (5 km from Ajanta Caves) to Ajanta, Ellora, Aurangabad (3 hr) and Jalgaon (1 hr). Some buses also go directly from the caves to Aurangabad. A number of shared taxis ply between the caves, Fardapur and Jalgaon. Shilod is a popular halting place on the way to Ajanta.ne work, one can visit the various emporia like Meghalaya Handicrafts, Khadi Gramodyog and Purbashree.
The Andaman & Nicobar Islands:
So you have planned your wedding with perfection and every little thing has been taken care of. But what about your honeymoon? Of course with so many time tested and popular options, you can go to any place. But do you really like to spend perhaps the best periods of your life like others do. Why don’t make it different to remember it all your life. If you don’t want to follow the rut and are looking for making it perhaps the most memorable event of your life, be selfish and take time off to go to The Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The beauty of the virgin islands has to be seen to be believed and this wonderful yet relatively untapped tourist spot is perhaps the most ideal place for all nature lovers and adventurous kind. So switch off your mobiles and jet set and go to this wonderful yet virgin place for a life time to remember.
The place is a paradise and heaven for nature lovers. The clean environment and fresh air, roads, ever green vegetation. The tropical rain forests and waters of Bay of Bengal are the home of a vast collection of plant, animal and marine life.
Andaman is a collection of islands. Jolly Buoy islands located in the Mahatma Gandhi National Park are most popular for its breath taking view of the see vegetation, coral reefs and marine plants and life. Cinque island is famous for swimming, scuba diving, fishing and enjoying the nature at its best. Red skin island, Havelock islands, Baren island, Ross island, Viper island and Chatham island are the other islands which all have a history behind them and are a must see in this amazingly beautiful place.
Corbyn's Cove Tourism Complex is perhaps one of the most picturesque sea-beaches and is ideal for having a panoramic view of the pristine clean blue water and sun bathing. The Radhnagar Beach and Vijaynagar Beach are real exposures of unpolluted nature at its very best and are a treat to enjoy.
The Cellular jail in Port blair, made world famous for the hardships faced by freedom fighters who were housed in it is a must visit. The jail with its solitary cells is now a national monument and would take you back to the history of freedom struggle.
The place is endowed with rich museums such as forest museum, naval marine museum, fisheries museum, Zoological Survey of India museum, Anthropological museum, which have a very rich and untouched collection of wild life, see life, aromatic and exotic plants and tribal artifacts. Make it a point to visit these places to have a wonderful time.
How to go:
Port Blair is connected with Chennai and Calcutta by air. Presently domestic flights are operated by Alliance Air/Indian Airlines and Jet Airways to Port blair, the capital city. If you want to take a sea route than regular passenger ship services are available to Port Blair from Chennai, Calcutta and Vishakhapatnam and back. There are three to four sailings every month from Calcutta and Chennai to Port Blair and vice-versa. There is one sailing from Vishakhapatnam in a month. Air distance between Port blair and Chennai is 1335 kms. and between Kolkata and Port blair is 1300 kms. Distance between Vishakhapatnam and Port blair is around 1200 kms.
Where to stay:
The place offers myriad options ranging from comforts of a 5 star hotel to modest rest houses and Government accommodation. It would be good to do an advance booking especially during seasons. Off seasons discounts are also available during rainy season lasting from June to September.
Specialties of the place:
The Andamans were shrouded in the mystery for centuries due to its inaccessibility and untapped potential. However those who are looking forward to enjoy the nature at its very best, the islands are the paragon of beauty and present a landscape full with scenic and picturesque extravaganza. The and rich dense forest which cover these islands and the innumerable exotic flowers and birds create a highly poetic and romantic atmosphere for one and all.
For all those looking to spend some quality time together after a hectic wedding and long preparations, it is time to pack your bags and leave to the cool environment of Chamba. The laid back town with its breath taking views of snow capped mountains and dense forests is the ideal place for honeymooners to simply enjoy the majestic company of each other without the hectic deadlines, traffic and interruptions. So switch off your mobiles and jet set and go to this wonderful yet virgin place for a life time to remember.

Chamba town, a former princely state, is one of the oldest in the country dating back to the sixth century. It is well known for its splendid architecture and as the base for numerous excursions.
How to Get There:
Chamba is connected by road and is 580 km from Delhi. It is 24 km from Khajjiar and 56 kms from Dalhousie. The closest railhead is at Pathankot, which is around 120 km away. The nearest airport at Gaggal in Kangra and is at a distance of 170 km. Taxis/buses are available from these places. Important road distances are: Amritsar 245 kms, Kangra 180 kms, Pathankot 120 kms, Shimla 422 kms, Manali 470 kms, Dharamshala 180 kms, Dalhousie 56 kms, Khajjiar 30 kms, Mandi 334 kms, Jammu 229 kms etc.
Places of interest:
Lakshman Narayan Temple, Chamunda Temple, Katasan Devi Temple, Bhuj Sing Museum, Chaugan, Hari Rai Temple are the famous ancient temples worth visiting.
Around Chamba:
Katasan Devi Temple- located at a distance of around 30 kms. is a popular place of pilgrimage, has a beautiful view of the Chamba Valley. Sarol (around 10 kms.) houses wonderful and aromatic landscaped gardens Jhamwar- located amid dense forests, is noted for its apple orchards (10 kms). Saho (around 22 kms.) is famous for the temple to the Lord Shiva Salooni (55 kms) is another place with breathtaking views of the snow-capped ranges. Bhandal (22 km) from Salooni is the beautiful Bhandal Valley with its wealth of wildlife and vegetation and is an ideal retreat for all honeymooners.
Specialties of the place:
Chamba also offers excellent opportunities for those looking for Trekking (on snow ranges Dhauladhar, Pir Panjal and Laskar), fishing in river Ravi and its tributaries like Siul, Chakki, Dehar, Behral, Salkhad. Excursion tours are also quite popular among the honeymooners. The good thing about the place is the serenity and absolutely breath-taking views and panoramic scenery of the place. The beautiful town would undoubtedly make you long to come back here again and again even after your first honeymoon.
Chandigarh, also referred to as the most planned and well developed city in India is the capital of both Punjab and Haryana. The city traces its design and architecture to the well known French architect Le Corbusier who single handedly designed and developed this beautiful city. The city is model with its well planned residential complexes, wide and excellent roads and spacious landscapes. The city offers both buzzing activity as well as tranquil environment with its vastness and large spaces. The beauty of the city lies in this very oxymoron. One can enjoy quite evenings walking hand in hand amidst large expanse of parks or chill out in ever noisy pubs and clubs. So all you honey mooners- get, set and go to this wonderful place for the life time experience.
Places of Interests:
Chandigarh has the distinction of having a one of its kind in the world ‘Rock Garden’. Conceptualized and crated by one Nek Chand. The garden houses objects and artifacts made entirely out of industrial and urban waste. It is situated between the capital complex and Sukhna lake in Sector 1. It is undoubtedly one of the most unique experiences one can encounter.

Other places worth visiting in the city include the Secratariat, the Assembly & High Court, Rose Garden (2 kms), Sukhna Lake, Govt. Museum & Art Gallery & Punjab University Complex, International Doll Museum, National Gallery of Portraits. For art lovers and connoisseurs, there are lalit kala, Sahitya and Sangeet Natak academies devoted to art, literature, music and dance/drama. They conduct lectures, exhibitions, theater, plays and performances and festivals throughout the year.
Shopping Centres:
Sector 17 is the shopping paradise of Chandigarh. The sector provides every thing for every one at all prices. Remember prices are negotiable even in show rooms. So do not hesitate to strike a good bargain for some thing you have liked. The place also houses Government Emporia, innumerable shops, restaurants, coffee houses, bars and pubs keeping the visitor fully engrossed and well taken care of. For all you impulsive buyers, keep a tab on what you really want to buy as the place is too hard to resist.
How to reach there:
Chandigarh is well connected with road, train and air networks. Airport is around 12 km from downtown. Taxis are available for Airport transfer. All the major domestic air lines have their flights operating to and from the city. The place is also very well connected by roads. Buses provide excellent connectivity with major states and cities. Distance from major cities is like this. Delhi (250 kms), Ambala (46 kms), Jaipur (508 kms), Agra (450 kms), Jammu (380 kms). The inter state bus terminus located at sector 17 provides excellent connectivity to major cities and states. The Chandigarh Railway Station is 8 Kms from the city centre in Sector 17. The twice daily Shatabdi, Jan Shatabdi and Himalayan Queen connect New Delhi and Chandigarh. Paschim Express connects the city to Mumbai, Sadbhavna to Lucknow, Kerala Sampark Kranti to Kerala and Chennai Express to Chennai.
Where to stay in Chandigarh:
The place offers excellent facilities ranging from modest budget hotels and guest houses to luxurious 5 star hotels. Accommodation is generally available. However it is preferable to do an advance booking during seasons lasting from mid august to November.
Specialties of the place:
If you want to enjoy both hustle and bustle as well serene atmosphere with world class architecture and well planned land scape, Chandigarh is the ideal choice for you. The city with its myriad and unique attractions provide an excellent opportunity to enjoy the most memorable period of one’s life in this beautiful city. So pack your bags and book your dream honey moon. 
Coorg is called as the 'Scotland of India' and 'Kashmir of the South' by the people who have visited it and been enthralled by its beauty. It is beautiful hill country having so many tall hills and the tallest mountain peak is around 6000 feet high. The place is a treat for the eye for the honeymoon goers. It is abundant with green forests, greener coffee estates and pale green rice valleys. A walk around a coffee estate is indeed a fragrant experience.
What to See:
Talacauvery forms the source of the river Cauvery and offers a spectacular view. On Sankaramana day in October, there happens a miracle with sudden bubbling and frothing of the small well, which symbolizes the appearance of the Goddess Cauvery. Madikeri is charming hillstation. The Fort at Madikeri is very popular and offers a panoramic view of Madikeri from its walls. It has enchanted millions of travellers with its misty hills, lush forests, coffee plantations and breath taking views. From the Raja's Seat, one can view spectacular sunsets. The Temple at Bhagamandala is built in the multi-roofed Kerala style Nagarhole. National Park has over 250 varieties of birds, panthers, tigers, and flying squirrels. This park is made up of teak, rosewood, sandalwood, silver oak etc. Jeeps and elephants are available to tourists for transport. It is a great place to relax.
Around Coorg:
Coorg’s most important temple, Padi Igutappa temple was built as hunting lodge. There are honey farms in the vicinity. Cauvery Nisargadhama is a great place to cuddle up for the night. It is a 2.5 sq. km. large island in the middle of the River Cauvery, is very apt for romance. Jungle safaris are available as elephant rides. Abbi Falls (7 kms) from Madikeri town are as remarkable and striking a sight as you would see anywhere. The narrow road to Abbi Falls is a combination of steep ups and downs, twists and turns, squirming through the green surrounding coffee plantations. A narrow pathway leads you to a waterfall splashing hard against the huge boulders of rock. This white wall of water creates a misty cloud with its moisture-like spray and descends into a flowing stream to perhaps join with the River Cauvery somewhere in the vicinity. Somwarpet (42 kms) is the coffee heartland of Coorg. While reaching this place, you will see magnificent trees reaching up to the skies, casting much wanted masses of shade to the coffee plants.
Getting there:
Coimbatore and Bangalore are the nearest airports. Ooty or Mysore are the nearest railway stations. It is preferable to travel by road as other than that they are connected by toy train only. The road journey will offer you a scenic drive through the coffee plantations. Bus service in Madikeri has connections to almost every place in Coorg, Alternatively, there are regular buses to Mysore, Mangalore, Hassan, Chikmagalur, Shimoga.
For the people with adventure in heart, it is an absolute treat. There are plenty of options for trekking, golfing and angling. You can also relax your body and mind with special Ayurvedic massages. It is like the dreamland of the philosopher. If you’re the type who likes to mingle with nature, romance in the mountains, feel the tingle of the cool and gentle breeze and hear sounds of birds fill the air, then it is just the place for you.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli, sandwiched between the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat, is a real heaven on earth where honeymooners can spend time together amidst the wonders of the nature at her best blossom. The place is full of green forests, rivers, fabulous cascading waterfalls, the gentle murmur of streams, distant hills, a dazzling show of flora and fauna. The whole area is covered with tall trees and rivers. The native tribals of this place are very hospitable and unselfish in their conduct whose customs, dances and rituals are quite enthralling.
Places of Tourist Interest in and around the place
On Silvassa-Dadra road there is a beautiful garden Hirwa Van with thunderous waterfalls, steamy cascades, twin arches, tiny kiosks and springly lawns which is full of flowers. Vanganga Lake and Island Garden is only 5 kms from Silvassa and is one of the most beautiful lake gardens. One would be pleased to know that this is the places where songs of many Hindi feature films have been pasteurized. It has everything one can think of viz. wooden bridges, sea of flowers, jogging paths, thatched huts, paddle boats. Vanvihar Tourist Complex, Chauda, Khanvel is just 20 kms away from Silvassa by road. While driving, one can enjoy the beauty of tall trees. This beautiful land surrounded by lush green hills make a gesture for you with its rolling meadows, terraced gardens, cottages and river Sakartod flowing past it. Water sports and Tentage Complex, Dudhni is again only 20 kms drive from Khanvel where the large waterfront of river Damanganga provides spectacular view of the water spread of Madhuban Dam. For a countryside experience, one can enjoy in the well-appointed tents right near the bank.
How to get there
Nearest railway station is Vapi(15 km) on Western Railway. Silvassa is 11 km from Bhilad on the Mumbai - Ahmedabad Highway. Roads connect Silvassa with Mumbai (168 km), Daman (44 km), Surat (129 km), Vadodara (269 km). Local buses, taxis and rickshaws are available for local journeys in Silvassa and upto Vapi and Bhilad.
When to visit
The territory enjoys a very pleasant climate from November to March, which is actually the best time for a visit. The summer temperature does not go very high, due to the presence of sea in its vicinity. The nights are real pleasant. In summers, light cottons are all one need winters are real chilly and require woolen cloths.
For all honey mooners and tourists, looking to spend some quality time together amidst beautiful churches, panoramic and breath-taking lush green carpets and pristine clean rivers, it is time to pack your bags and leave to the cool environment of Dalhousie. The laid back town with its breath taking views of 5 hills on which it is located is the ideal place for honeymooners to simply enjoy the majestic company of each other without the hectic schedules, hustle and bustle, tiring traffic and mindless interruptions. So switch off your mobiles and jet set and go to this wonderful yet virgin and untapped place for a life time to remember. Dalhousie, nestling in the outer slopes of Dhaulandhar range, is a excellent hill station and is known for its bracing climate and picturesque scenery.
Subhash Baoli (2085 m): A splendid walk from the GPO square leads up to the spring with its panoramic views of the snow capped mountains. Satdhara (2036 m): Close to the town, en route to Panjpulla, are the seven sparkling springs of Satdhara rich in mica and noted for its medicinal properties. Panjpulla: Another beautiful spot where the water from a natural tank flows under five small bridges. All these places are located nearby and are a treat to watch. Kalatop Wild Life Sanctuary; Kugti Wild Life Sanctuary are also popular for those desirous of having a little adventure in their lives and who want to be near wildlife and exotic flora and fauna.
Air: The nearest airport is Amritsar which is around 195 kms. Jammu is another airport around 190 kms from this place and is connected to Delhi and Mumbai. Rail: The nearest railhead is Pathankot (80 kms) and is connected to all of the major cities in India. Road: Regular bus services connect Dalhousie with Amritsar 185 kms, Jalandhar 192 kms, Pathankot 80 kms, Chamba 56 kms, Manali 402 kms, Delhi 563 kms, Chandigarh 352 kms, Dharamshala 143 kms, Khajjiar 27 kms, Jammu 188 kms. Local Transport: Taxis and ponies are available and are available for a city and round about tour. Rates are negotiable.
The place offers excellent facilities ranging from modest budget hotels and guest houses to luxurious 5 star hotels. Accommodation is generally available. The best time to visit Dalhousie is from mid-May to mid-October. Tourists and honey mooners flock the place during seasons.
Dalhousie is the ideal place for honey mooners with lush green valleys and breath taking snow capped mountains. The sheer natural beauty of the place coupled with fresh and unpolluted air and quiet surroundings are ideal to spend some quality time together without any disturbance. The natural beauty of the place would make you like come back to this beautiful place again and again even after your first visit. So jet set and go to one of the most romantic destination of India.
Daman and Diu:
The union territories of Daman and Diu lie on the edge of the southern borders of Gujarat, in western India. Daman boasts of a rich historical heritage. Daman can boast of a rich and multi - faced cultural heritage. The local people of this place are always engrossed in dance and music. Honey mooners and tourists can find here a true fusion of cultures viz. tribal, urban, European and Indian. It is the sister island of Daman having equally beautiful tourist attractions in terms of beaches and forts.
Places of interest:
In Daman, one can visit the Fort of St. Jerome, where there is a Jain temple as well. Then there is an age old Se Cathedral and the Church of Our Lady of Rosary which is also worth a visit. It showcases the superb Portuguese carvings on its walls. There are many beautiful beaches here like Devika Beach and Nani Daman Jampore Beach are to name a few. In Diu, on can enjoy the beauty nand charms of the forts {Forte do Mar (1 km)}, ancient old temples {Gangeshwar Temple (5 km)}, beaches {Nagao Beach (9 km)} and Shaking Tower at Delwada (9 km)
Girnar Hill Junagadh (185 km) Palitana (195 km) Somnath Temple (72 km) Sasangir (128 km) Tulsi Shyam (45 km) Chorwad (97 km) Ahmedpur Mandvi (130 km)
How to get there:
Daman is just 160 km from Mumbai, 110 km from surat, 300 km from Baroda and about 400 kms from Ahmedabad. One can also enjoy a pleasant drive from Mumbai. Regular bus services are available from Vapi, Bhilad and Valsad. Local buses, unmetered taxis and tongas are also available from the railway station to other towns. Diu is connected by Vayudoot services with Bombay and Ahmedabad. Nearest railway station is Delwada (9 km) connected via Veraval (85 km) which in turn is the conveniently connected to Bombay via Ahmedabad. Diu is very well connected by road via Una (30 km), to Ahmedabad (495 km), Bhavnagar (225 km), Bombay (930 km), Daman (763 km), Sasangir (128 km), Rajkot (261 km), Somnath (87 km), Veraval (77 km). There are regular state transport bus services from Una, Delwada. Private buses and Auto rickshaws ply within the town.
Nariyal Purnima marks the beginning of the fishing season after the monsoon. Excited boat races and swimming contests take place which tourists can enjoy. In order to make the travel tour to Daman and Diu more joyful you need to choose just the right kind of accommodation for you. The various hotels packages in Daman and Diu offer the best of facilities.
Best Season, Climate, and Clothing:
Both the islands have typically maritime climate and pleasant atmosphere which attracts the tourists throughout the year. Summers of Daman are generally hot in comparison to Diu and thus it is advisable to wear cottons. The climate of the place is highly affected because of the sea and its gentle breezes which makes it a cool and dry place. The best season to visit is from September to May. 
Darjeeling: indeed one of the most beautiful valleys in the world is the most ideal location for most of you honeymooners to spend some quality time together. The green and cool environment coupled with fresh breeze and splendid views would definitely make you the happiest couple together in the lap of nature. So all those who love nature and of course who love their better half, pack your stuff and be on the first flight to reach this magnificent place. The hilly town located directly opposite to the vast and breath taking ranges of Kanchenjunga, the world's 3rd highest mountain. The beautiful valley of Darjeeling is perhaps one of the most popular hill stations for honeymooners since the British regime.

Lying in the eastern state of West Bengal the city offers the cool and chilly weather of Himalayas. The breath-taking sunrise and sunsets points are memorable experience for all and deserve a decco to be enjoyed. It also offers a spectacular sight of the snow capped mountains of the majestic Himalayas, the view of Kanchenjunga and Mount Everest.

Darjeeling is also the most distinguished tea-growing state and a view of the ever green tea gardens would invigorate all you who deserve a break and time in the company of each other. The city also has its religious significance due to its Buddhist Monasteries and the Hindu temples. So all those devoted ones can also have some spiritual time together and enjoy the architectural and cultural splendor of the place.
Main Attractions of Darjeeling City:
Ghoom Buddhist Monastery, the most prestigious monastery in Darjeeling situated at a distance of about 8-km from the city is extremely popular giving a perspective on Buddhist culture and life style and is a must see. You would definitely have a wonderful feeling spending time together at such a serene and holy place together. Tiger Hill It the highest point in the city with a height of around 2600 meters. The hill is quite renowned for its breath taking and out of this world dawn view over the Kanchenjunga peak. One view of this and you would love to come back here again spending your second and third and other honey moons together. The Botanical Garden located below the market motor stand is very famous for its vegetation and exotic Himalayan plants and flowers. Just be there and the freshness and aroma would make you couples enjoy each other’s company more. The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Wildlife Park has great wild life attractions. It is a home for the Siberian Tiger, Himalayan Black Deer, Deer Panda, Llama and birds and other wild life animals and is a big attraction for the adventurous ones amongst you. So for all you honeymooners, the place offers something or the other.

Mode of Transport:
Air: The nearest airport is at Bagdogra, 90 km away from Darjeeling. Darjeeling is well connected to all major cities of India by domestic airlines. Rail: New Jalpaiguri /Siliguri is the main railway station for all trains. The place is well connected to all the major cities. Road: The city is well connected by means of bus services with neighboring states and cities.

Toy Train of Darjeeling:
The famous Toy Train of Darjeeling forming its route from New Jalpaiguri covers a distance of 88 km of which 16 km is in the plains. The journey takes up to 8-10 hours including its stops. Travel through Darjeeling Toy Train the most exciting and out of the world experience for one and can not be missed at any cost.

Trekking In Darjeeling:
Termed as the Queen of Hill Station the city is recognized as one of the best trekking place across the nation. Trekking in Darjeeling will afford you breathtaking closeness to the pristine and majestic Himalayas as well a feeling on being at the top of the world which is so vital for you honeymooners to enjoy the splendid company of each other.
Shopping Halt:
Darjeeling tea, the world famous variety of tea is the most popular purchase item for all tea lovers and even others. One sip of it and you would love to have it more. Other shopping charm includes Tibetan handicrafts and items, ladies scarves, antiques items, purses and sweaters. Do not hesitate to bargain as hard as possible to get the best price.


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