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A Foodies' Guide to India's Himalayan Sikkim State

Apart from its divine beauty - including awe-inspiring views of the mighty eastern Himalayas and picturesque Buddhist temples and shrines, India's second smallest state is a delight to the palate, and to truly experience the essence of Sikkim, every visitor should sample as much of the local cuisine as possible.…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on October 2, 2020 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Madurai, the Fascinating Cultural Capital of India's Southern Tamil Nadu State

 



The ancient temple and trading town whose settlement dates back to 300 BCE, Madurai (current pop. 1.6 million) is the cultural capital of one of India's southernmost states, Tamil Nadu. This eclectic settlement attracted…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on October 26, 2019 at 11:21am — No Comments

Sawai Madhopur: Rajasthan, India's Gateway to Ranthambore Fort & Reserve

 





Every district and even nearly every city of India's vibrant western Rajasthan province has something to offer to every traveler. Sawai Madhopur (pop. 121,100) is an excellent example. Unlike most historic cities, this once was planned back in the…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on May 28, 2019 at 1:57pm — No Comments

Why the Town of Bhuj, in Western India's Gujarat State, Is Beautiful & Unique



Rustic, rugged and remarkable - three words that best describe Bhuj, in the interior of Gujarat off the Gulf of Kutchh, in the district of Kutchh. Founded as a town in 1510, it's home to remnants of the Harappan civilization and traces of…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on March 29, 2019 at 4:41pm — No Comments

Of Caves & Temples in Ellora, India, South of Mumbai

 



The period of 600-1000 CE in Indian history, was a period of discovery and creations. It was the peak of India’s historic art and architecture, probably built for posterity. Today, when you stand at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on March 19, 2019 at 10:27pm — No Comments

The Sacred Mela Festival in Pushkar, India



The entire idea of experiencing a folk festival is to see into the local culture and understand the tradition that the communities hold onto for generations. What is it that makes these festivals so unique? How do they manage to retain their age-old practices and beliefs despite all the modernization around them? These questions always intrigued me. So when I got a…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on November 15, 2018 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Karwar, South India, and its Coastal Culture

If you head south from Goa, in northern Karnataka state you will land in the coastal city of Karwar. Snugly settled between the Sahyadri Mountains in the east and the expansive Arabian Sea on the west, its harbor on the south and the Kali River (Kalinadi) in the north, Karwar is a colorful…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on October 15, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

A Natural Marvel of India: Jaipur's Sambhar Salt Lake

 

The country’s largest and most popular inland salt lake is Sambhar Salt Lake. Located in the Thar Desert, this natural beauty is definitely a sight of marvel in a desolate and barren sandy expanse. The lake is bowl-shaped and is on the…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on July 27, 2018 at 9:42am — No Comments

Colonial Remnants in Dehradun, in India's Uttarakhand State

 

Dehradun is one among the many places in India where the British left an impression with their distinctive architectural sites and institutions. The scenic city nestled impressively in the mountain ranges of the Himalayas may be best known for the number of institutes whose inception can be traced…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on June 17, 2018 at 10:43am — No Comments

A Pilgrim's Trail in the Little Known Indian State of Odisha

 

Tucked between West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh, the state of Odisha (erstwhile Orissa) is dotted with temples and religious sites, where pilgrim flock from around the country. From the sacred Jagannath Temple of Puri to the magnificent Parsvanath Temple and the serene Buddhist monasteries, Odisha has been a…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on April 8, 2018 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Explore nature in Vythiri

In God’s own country, there is no dearth of nature’s bounty. You ask for greenery, fresh air, crystal clear lakes, sandy beaches or dense forests, there’s something for everyone. And if you want to truly awaken your spirits and hear the silence, then nothing better than the interiors of Kerala. Welcome to the resort town of Vythiri - a cozy resort town with an old world charm. Vythiri, a small settlement of 18 villages, in the Wayanad district of Kerala, is…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on February 25, 2018 at 10:03am — No Comments

Gurgaon: A modern urban sprawl

Gurgaon's tryst with urbanization began with the establishment of the manufacturing plant for Maruti Suzuki India Limited around the 1970s. Since then, Gurgaon has been home to many companies, both Indian and local, that are contributing to the city’s rapid urban sprawl and demographic shift.

Gurgaon, officially called Gurugram, is known as an industrial and economic hub and boasts of the third highest per-capita…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on January 30, 2018 at 2:42am — No Comments

Fascinating Ruins & 'India's Grand Canyon' in Gandikota

 

Located in the tiny village of Kadapa between Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh lies the secret nesting of the medieval ruins of Gandikota, untouched by tourism. The vast gorges of this village are dubbed the Grand Canyon of India and provide breathtaking views all year round. A…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on January 18, 2018 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Exploring the Royal Heritage of Mysore, India



Mysore, a majestic city with its sparkling regal legacy and charming scenic views, is one of the most visited places in southern India. Located 152 Km from Bangalore, it's also known as Ashtanga City because of the top yoga masters who reside here. Some of the key elements that…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on October 9, 2017 at 4:26pm — No Comments

3 Appealing Hill Stations Near Bangalore, India

Bangalore is one of the biggest metropolitan cities in India. It boasts top-notch education institutions and a thriving IT sector, which attracts people from all over the country and the world. The ‘bustling Silicon valley of India’ has made a name for itself as a great destination for work purposes, but that isn’t all that the capital of Karnataka state has to offer.



Bangalore is located in proximity to some of the best hill stations…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on September 14, 2017 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Head to the Himalayas from Amritsar

Amritsar is the spiritual centre of the Sikh religion. Thousands of devotees flock to this holy city to visit The Golden Temple and pay homage to Sikh Gurus. Famous for its golden dome, the temple is the crown jewel of Amritsar city. It is home to the Akal Takht, the primary authoritative body in Sikh religion.

Having a long drawn history, Amritsar is a rich potpourri of…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on August 1, 2017 at 3:17am — No Comments

Monsoon getaways from Mumbai

Mumbai is the largest metropolitan city in India and is often perceived as the land where dreams come true. Life in the city is definitely fast-paced and dynamic, but the speed can get to your nerves if you don't take periodic breaks. Luckily for the residents of the city, there are many beautiful places and tourist spots within a short distance from Mumbai, which are perfect for weekend getaways.…

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Added by Savaari Car Rentals on July 20, 2017 at 3:23am — No Comments

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