City Information

Udaipur

Udaipur also known as the City of Lakes, is a city, a Municipal Council and the administrative headquarter of the Udaipur district in the state of Rajasthan in western India. It is located 403 kilometres (250 mi) southwest of the state capital, Jaipur, 248 kilometres (154 mi) west of Kota, and 250 kilometres (155 mi) northeast from Ahmedabad. Udaipur was the historic capital of the former kingdom of Mewar in Rajputana Agency. Apart from its history, culture, and scenic locations, …Continue reading

Ranthambhore

Ranthambore National Park, one of the largestánational parks inánorthernáIndia, is situated in Sawai Madhopurádistrict of southeasternáRajasthan, about 180km south east of Jaipur. The nearest town and railway station is atáSawai Madhopur, about 11km away and Kota is another convenient Station as all the train stops at Kota, which is 110 kms from Ranthambhore. Ranthambhore was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India, and was declared one of the Project Tiger reserves in 1973. …Continue reading

Mihirgarh

In the vibrant state of Rajasthan, 55 kms south west of Jodhpur City, there exists a sand dune called Mali Nathji ka Dhoraö, dedicated to the Warrior God. Mihir Garh,á perched dramatically upon this mound, is enriched in history and mythology and beautified by nature. Mihirgarh is easily accessible by air, as it is situated 40 km from the nearest airport at Jodhpur, a 45-minute drive through scenic countryside. It lies on the main highway from Jodhpur to Udaipur and …Continue reading

Ajabgarh

Ajabgarh located in Rajasthan (183 kms from Delhi) is named after its founder Ajab Singh Rajawat, the grandson of Madho Singh, founding ruler of Bhangarh. Moghul Emperor Akbar the Great is said to have stayed in Ajabgarh during the inauguration of Somsagar, a reservoir lake in the hills behind Ajabgarh. Shah Jahan, famed creator of the Taj Mahal, was entertained here at a chhatri erected specially for him by Ajab Singh when the former was passing through this valley to …Continue reading

Delhi

Delhi is the symbol of old India and new. Even the stones here whisper to our ears of the ages of long ago and the air we breathe is full of the dust and fragrances of the past, as also of the fresh and piercing winds of the present. – Jawaharlal Nehru.Delhi, the capital of India is the third largest city of India. It is situated in north central India and stands on the west bank of Yamuna River. It …Continue reading

Chikmagalur

Chikmagalur is a town located in Chikkamagaluru district in the southwestern part of Karnataka. Located in the foothills of Mullayanagiri range, Chikmagalur is famous for coffee and is known as the ‘coffee land’ of Karnataka. Coffee seed was planted here for the first time in India. Chikmagalur is a trekker’s delight due to its rugged mountain trails, numerous hills, valleys and fresh water streams. Explore the rare wildlife sanctuary, ancient temples and forts. Take a stroll through the coffee plantations …Continue reading

Bangalore

Located 949m above sea level in South India on the Deccan Plateau, Bangalore enjoys a salubrious climate throughout the year. The city has spacious gardens, parks, tree-lined avenues, and a profusion of flowering trees, lakes and parks, earning it the sobriquet of “Garden City.”
 
The once-sedate cantonment settlement of the British has now spread way beyond the mud fort and the four towers constructed by Kempegowda in 1537. With its booming economy and racy lifestyle, the capital of Karnataka has metamorphosed …Continue reading

Jaipur

Jaipuráalso popularly known as the ‘Pink City’, is theácapitaláandáthe largest cityáof Rajasthan. Jaipur, one of the finestáplanned citiesáináIndia, is located in the semi-desert lands of Rajasthan. The city, which once had been the capital of the royalty, now is the capital city of Rajasthan. The very structure of Jaipur displays the taste of theáRajputsáand the Royal families. At present, Jaipur is a major business centre with all requisites of a metropolitan city. Jaipur is a very popular tourist destination both …Continue reading

Raas, with view of Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

Jodhpur

Jodhpur ûthe bustling desert city is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan after Jaipur. It is located 335 kilometres west from the state capital, Jaipur and 200 kilometers from the city of Ajmer. It was founded by Rao Jodha, the leader of the Rathore Clan in 1459 AD. In the reign of Maharaja Umed Singh Jodhpur grew into a modern city. The quintessence of Jodhpur was its velour and equestrian skill. Polo has been the traditional …Continue reading

Kabini

Kabini is one of the most popular wildlife destinations of Karnataka, probably because of its easy accessibility, lush green landscape surrounding a large picturesque lake, and fantastic sights of large herds of elephants. It is 80 km away from Mysore and 205 km from Bangalore, and comprises the southeastern part of Nagarahole National Park. Situated on the banks of the Kabini River, this forest reserve is spread over 55 acres of forestland, steep valleys, and water bodies.
 
Once a private hunting …Continue reading