Journey Into The Lost Kingdom Of Hampi

Hampi is known as the monkey kingdom and rightly so!
To put it bluntly, Hampi is magnificent. This UNESCO World Heritage Site draws in tourists with the promise of magnificent ruins, giant boulders, gorgeous sunsets and fascinating history. And it doesn't disappoint. Take a look... Photo credit: Mohit Khushalani Whoever said that 'a photograph narrates a thousand words' was probably talking about Hampi. This is just a glimpse of the grandeur that awaits you here. Visit the lost ...

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The Royal Review: All You Need To Know About Rajasthan

Rajasthan, the land of vibrant colours, timeless traditions and immense beauty invites you for a royal experience. Here's everything you need to know about this enchanting state... Home to the majestic Great Indian Desert and the largest state in India, Rajasthan is known for its rich history, vibrant culture and dramatic landscapes. Rajasthan, which translates to the ‘Land of Kings’ has many legendary tales of the chivalrous Rajput rulers, who built resplendent palaces and ...

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5 Things To Do At Ellora Caves, Aurangabad

The handiwork of generations of monks, who spent over five centuries building these cave temples, Ellora stands out for its intricate rock-cut architecture. Come explore this UNESCO heritage site with the Deccan Odyssey. The world-famous Ellora Caves in Aurangabad stand testament to the religious harmony in ancient Indian history. This famous cave complex was cut out of rock and built 1,500 years ago, between the 6th and 10th centuries, and features 34 fascinating, well-preserved caves ...

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Meet The Bishnois Of Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Early humans worshipped the forces of Nature—Mother Earth, the Sun God, the Gods of rain, were prime deities, because they sustained life. The centuries slid by, and religions with specific names emerged. Today, we worship Gods and gurus, but there exist tribes that still pay obeisance to Nature herself. One such fascinating tribe is the Bishnois of Rajasthan. Who Are The Bishnois? The Bishnoi tribe is over 500 years old and they follow a religion that is based on the principle of ...

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5 Interesting Facts About Vijaydurg Fort, One Of Shivaji’s Conquests

Vijaydurg Fort
Known as the pride of Sindhudurg, Vijaydurg fort shelters some interesting facts and stories. Take a look... Standing on a hill near the mouth of Vaghotan River, Vijaydurg is counted among one of India's strongest marine forts. Your first impression of the fort will be: It's huge! And you would be right—Vijaydurg occupies an area of around 68,796.55 sq m. After all, you are looking at the evidence of the martial supremacy of the Marathas under Chhatrapati Shivaji, the legendary hero of ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Asiatic Lions In Gir

The Asiatic lion is a beautiful beast. It is also rare and precious. But just one epidemic or forest fire could wipe the entire species off the face of the earth. That's because all 500 Asiatic lions live in one place—Gujarat's Gir Forest. What Sets The Asiatic Lions Apart From Other Lions 1) The African and Asiatic lions are ‘cousins’ but easily distinguishable from each other. 2) Asiatic lions are smaller than the African lions. 3) When it comes to Asian lions, ...

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9 Things To Keep In Mind For Your Ranthambore Tiger Safari

Ranthambore Tiger Safari
Spotting a tiger isn't just luck. A lot of things like the weather, the place, your guide and even your behaviour play an important role. Here are a few tips to make your tiger safari a success! 1. Wear Forest Colours When your tour includes a safari, remember to pick all the forest colours from your wardrobe. The beiges, dark greens, and browns will help you avoid undue attention and will increase your chances of spotting a tiger. Please note, this applies to accessories as well because ...

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Pit Stops Along The Maharashtra Wild Trail Journey

Maharashtra Wild Trail Journey
Chase down the elusive tiger, the mighty Indian bison, the frisky mongoose at Tadoba Tiger Reserve. Let Pench National Park inspire your own version of The Jungle Book. Retrace the journey of Buddhism as you walk through the ancient art galleries of Ajanta and Ellora. Sip on a luscious Pinot Noir fresh from Nashik's famous vineyards, and enjoy a soothing massage aboard The Deccan Odyssey. Experience #RoyaltyOnRails with the Maharashtra Wild Trail journey.   Book A Journey Now! Why ...

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Pit Stops Along The Maharashtra Splendor Journey

Maharashtra Splendor Journey Infographic
Savour the lush flavour of the 2007 Dindori Reserve Shiraz at the Sula Vineyards in Nashik; visit the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage sites of Ajanta and Ellora; live the sushegad life in Goa, and take home a pair of unique, hand-crafted leather slippers from Kolhapur. Experience #RoyaltyOnRails aboard the Deccan Odyssey’s Maharashtra Splendor journey!   Book A Journey Now!   Why Deccan Odyssey? The Deccan Odyssey is not just about history, the train even rails past ...

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A Glimpse Into Jewels Of The Deccan Journey

Aptly named the 'Jewels of Deccan', this journey takes you through yesteryear's treasures that narrate tales of glory, ambition and downfall. Every pit-stop on this journey has been carefully planned out to include the best of history and architecture. Come take a look! 1) Bijapur Take a peek into Deccan's Islamic past with a visit to Bijapur, the city of mosques, mausoleums, palaces and fortifications. 2) Hampi Hampi is magical. Amidst the orange-tinted ruins of temples and the ...

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