Located approximately 7 km from the shore of Mumbai is the Elephanta Island, popularly known as Gharapuri. This green island attracts visitors with its unique rock cut caves dating back to 6th to 8th centuries – the Elephanta Caves.
Originally built as a home for Lord Dufferin, Viceroy of India from 1884–1888, Viceroy’s Lodge in Shimla was later converted to Indian Institute of Advanced Studies. Many historic meetings have taken place in the building including the Simla Conference in 1945 and the Indian-Pakistan partition signing in 1947.
Popular as the ‘Hanuman Mandir’, the Jakhoo (or Jakhu) Temple in Shimla has been on the ‘must visit list’ of most travellers! The temple is situated on the Jakhoo Hill which is also Shimla’s highest peak (at an altitude of about 8,050 feet). More about Jakhoo Temple
Shakkar Pare - A special Indian sweet snack, especially made during festivities and occasions. Find recipe here
Imphal must be one of the most beautiful cities to look from the sky. Imphal valley is surrounded by hills on all sides and the city is enveloped by beautiful paddy farms on all sides. Here are 10 things to do in Imphal!
Khecheopalri lake, located 34 km from Pelling town, is considered as a sacred site of pilgrimage by the Buddhists. The lake almost looks like a volcano crater with thick wooded hills on all sides.
A specialty from Rajasthan, these dry fruit and mava (khoya) stuffed crisp deep fried kachoris are hard to resist. Here is an easy to follow recipe to make these delectable Mava Kachori at home
The Neermahal Palace in Tripura is like a fairytale mansion in the middle of the Rudrasagar Lake. Neermahal is noted for its resemblance to the enchanting Jagniwas Palace in Pichola Lake of Udaipur in Rajasthan.
Mawlynnong, in the State of Meghalaya, is the cleanest village in Asia. This beautiful village with a mesmerising natural scenic beauty, lush greenery all around, abundance of flowering orchids, small streams, along with the magnificent root bridge is a delight to visit.
Salar Jung Museum in Hyderabad has a rare collection of beautiful pieces of fine arts, tapestries,artifacts, weaponry, painting, and sculpture. Some of the prized possessions of the museum include Tipu Sultan’s wardrobe, swords of Aurangzeb, Raja Ravi Varma’s paintings and furniture collection from the time of Napolean.