Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Holiday trip to goa Christmas vacation and New year 2015

If you are planning to get all that Nature has to offer except snow-capped mountains, you could fulfill your desire on Goa and Kerala along the western coast of India.

Goa, a small emerald land, and Kerala, another small verdant state, have beaches. But it would be a perfect holiday to lap up the sun and sand of Goa, and hop onto Kerala to enjoy the mountain stations and backwaters. This way you get best of both the worlds.Location of Goa

Goa is located on the West Coast of India. The Terekhol River separates Goa from the Indian state of Maharashtra in the north. The state of Karnataka lies to the south and the hills of the Western Ghats surround Goa on the East. To the west of Goa lies the Arabian Sea.

Goa is located between the latitudes 15°48'00" North to 14°53'54" North and longitudes 74° 20'13" East to 73° 40'33" East.
Climate of Goa

Goa has a moderate temperature showing negligible variations in different seasons. May is the hottest month while January and February are the coldest.

There is a prevalence of tropical weather rest of the year. Southwest Monsoon brings rain in Goa between June and September. July is the month that receives maximum rainfall while February gets least amount of rain.
How to Reach Goa by Air:

Dabolim is the main entry point for Goa situated at a distance of around 29 km from Panaji on the coast near Vasco da Gama.

Most domestic airlines operate in Goa apart from chartered private airlines operating from UK and Germany. Indian Airlines has direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai daily. Air India also flies to Goa.
How to Reach Goa by Rail:
It is not difficult to reach Goa by trains, especially after opening of the Konakan Indian Railway that connects Margao and Vasco da Gama to major cities in India.

You can take trains from Delhi 1,874 km), Mumbai (490km), and Bangalore (430 km) to reach Goa comfortably.

From the railway stations, you can hire taxis and motorcycle taxis to reach the desired destinations.
How to Reach Goa by Road:

Goa, Maharashtra, and Karnataka state transport corporations operate from the Kadamba bus stand at Panaji. Frank Shipping operates a boat service between Mumbai and Panaji.

Goa carnival is one of the most enthusiastic celebrations of western style in India. A hot favorite among revellers all around the world, the Goan carnival is known for its riotous merrymaking.

You will be entertained thoroughly with beautifully decorated floats, live music and dancing of many ethnic origins. Specialty of this carnival is the rich blend of cultures and religions that is seldom witnessed anywhere else.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Summer holidays plan to Ooty

The beautiful green lawn, is a place to relax with family and friends. There are trees collected from different parts of the world.

Ooty the land of picturesque picnic spots is a terrifying holiday spot, specially for those who love nature beauty, also called as the Queen of Hill Stations.

In-fact it’s the largest and most popular Hill Stations of South India, located at at a distance of 105 km away from Coimbatore, sparkling with fresh vegetation and scenerys of Nilgiri Hills.

Toy Train Journey into the mountains and passing through 16 tunnels is going to be a terrifying experience.
It lies at an altitude of, 240 meters above sea level and is surrounded by thick vegetation, tea gardens and eucalyptus trees.
Some of the forest areas in Ooty and its surroundings are restricted and require special permission for exploration.

Botanical gardens, lamb’s rock and Dobabetta peak, kalhatty fallskandal, cross shrine, mini garden and rose garden; Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park are till more amusing places in Ooty and its surroundings.Finally, the Ooty lake boating leaves a memorable experience for your life time.
Located at the eastern end of the Ooty lake, Jolly world children park in Ooty is located on the way to boat house, well maintained by Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation.

There are several games and drives for kids to enjoy and spend some time in cool temperature of Ooty. the climate and natural green carpet, adding pride to ooty, this children’s park One of the major tourist attractions is the Botanical Gardens, laid out in 1848 and is currently maintained by the Horticulture department of Tamil Nadu.
Botanical Garden.

Overing an extensive area of 50 acres, the Botanical Garden lies at the lower slopes of the Dodabetta Peak in Ooty and is home to an amazing variety of flora.
Bird lovers will also love visiting the gardens because there are several resident as well as migratory birds in it.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Hills station Coorg

Coorg offers great opportunities for the adventure loving people for trekking and rock climbing. If you are planning for vacations at hill station, make a tour to Coorg.
Abbi falls and Irpu falls offers the tourists heart throbbing natural sights.

On tour to Coorg you are visiting the starting of Cauvery River. You can have lovely view of cardamom fields covered with white and purple flowers. The Coorg region has sandalwood trees, certain spice plantations, coffee bushes, red cherries trees that lure people on tours to Coorg.

On tours to Coorg, you can visit Brahmagiri Tank that is the place where River Cauvery drains itself. Another place worth visiting here is the Omkareshwara Temple, dedicated to Lord Siva You will find minarets of Dodaveearaja and Lingaraja with Nandi Bull on the top of minarets. The carvings on it include many manifestations of Lord Shiva.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Sunset spot in India Agumbe,Kundadri

Tourists plan for a vacation in the quiet hills of Kundadri to enjoy its solitude, the cool breeze that blow from the west, the clear blue firmament and the setting sun that may the most mesmerizing experience for many. Rivers flowing at the foothill can be seen from the mountaintop and the backwaters of Varahi Dam add to the scenic beauty.
If you are planning a trip to the Kundadri hill station in Karnataka you would be enjoying trekking the scenic mountain slopes, bird watching and visiting the magnificent falls. To reach Kundadri hill station you can travel from Teerthahalli via Nalur or through Kammaradi-Begar-Hosagadde to ‘Kundadri circle,' the commencing point to climb the hill. It is always advisable to plan the trip from Nalur because of distance as well as easy transport.

The route from Kammaradi-Begar-Hosagadde will befit those who start their journey from Sringeri. If you love hiking you can take the route from Teerthahalli via Kammaradi- Nadabur-Halakunda and about a walk 6 kilometres from Kammaradi to reach the foothill.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Majorda Beach,

MajordaMajorda Beach, unlike other famous beaches of Goa, is not crowded. The fact that the village has few places to accommodate visitors helps to keep the beach quiet and serene.The beach is to the south of Cansaulim and north of Betalbatim. You can take a taxi from Dabolim Airport which is just 26km away. From Margao, you have lots to choose from - buses, taxis and autos. From Panaji, it is just 37km and you can take a taxi to reach here.

Make de Deus Church, found in 1588, was destroyed during the Maratha invasion in April 1738. It was rebuilt in 1739. Casa dos Piedade Costas, built in the fine example of period architecture. There are plenty of restaurants, offering a variety of cuisines. There are not too many options for adventure sport enthusiasts. Though accommodation is limited by the beachside, you can hire rooms let out by villagers.