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India – A Land of Wonders

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Travel India

In the global chart of traveler destinations, India presently holds an outstanding place. There are numerous spots in India that are present to fulfill the expectations of one and all. May it be hill stations or beaches, backwaters of Kerala, beautiful gardens, historical Temples or sacred places, India can satisfy the requirement of all kind of travelers. The honeymoon or the romantic trip, India caters the requirement of all kind of travelers as there are countless breathtaking and captivating destinations in India that will give you some unforgettable moments which you would cherish even after a long spell of time.

Some of the most vibrant and lively places in the world, India is a picturesque land of magnificence which displays the variety of culture, history and attractive splendor. Travel India would be a wonderful experience and would completely leave you mesmerized.

Travel Guide India

Adventures Tours

Adventure tours are very famous with the people all over the world. The land of India is filled with excellent hill stations and new places which allure thousands of travelers for their attractive beauty and charisma. Some of the famous hill stations are manali, Mussorie, shimla, Ooty, Srinagar, Pahalgam, etc.

Beaches in India

India has always been a land with extended beaches and tourists from all corners of the world throng to India owing to the attractive beaches it has. The states of Tamil Nadu, Goa, Orissa, and Gujarat are having some most mesmerizing beaches. Luxury cruises are also a part of India’s beach tours. Backwaters of Kerala is a fantastic place to be on if you are keen to enjoy the tranquility of nature.

Wildlife tours are some of the tours that bring a lot of adventure in your life. India with several of attractive forests, lovely rivers, deserts and mountains are dwelling to a diversity of species. Wild life Safaris are a part of the adventure tours in India. Some of the well known wildlife tours in India are Sariska Tiger Reserve, Corbett National Park, Bharatpur Bird sanctuary, Periyar national Park, Sundarbans national Park etc

Travel Destination India

India is a beautiful country with lot of diversities, enlightening traditions, numerous language, colorful attire, mouth-watering and delectable cuisine and amazing lifestyle, which differs from one state to another. A vacation to the marvelous land,India will be an awe-inspiring experience that will forever be cherished. In addition to the Great Taj Mahal that is one of the seven wonders of the world, there are huge forts, patterned palaces belonging to the Rajput rulers, the impressive Himalayan peaks with untouched hills, extended miles of unblemished beaches and the most beautifully engraved older and latest shrines, cathedrals, gurudwaras, mosques that present different faiths and beliefs of the country India.

National Symbols in India – Mark of National Integrity

Friday, May 15th, 2009

National symbols of India create the entity which reflects the pride and prestige of the whole nation. These identifiable features enable India to stand apart from the rest of the world.

The National Symbol of India has been depicted from the Sarnath Lion Capital of Emperor Ashoka. The original sculpture has four lions on a pillar with an elephant, horse, bull, and lion separated by a lotus on the base. Also carved into the stone is a Dharma Chakra (wheel of law).

It was adopted as national emblem on January 26, 1950 by the Indian Government. The official symbol represents three of the four lions with the Dharma Chakra in the center of the base and a bull and horse on either side. The base also has “Satyameva Jayate” engraved on representing a strong idea for the Indian people i.e. “Truth alone triumphs”.

Indian peacock (Pavo cristatus) is the national bird of India. Peacocks signify pride, beauty and grace. In Indian mythology and folk stories as well peacocks are used. This bird is about the size of a swan, with a long neck and a fan-shaped array of feathers. Male peacocks are bright colored, with green-bronze feathers and blue fronts. Peahen, the female is smaller and brown in color.

Tiger is the national animal of India, officially known as Panthera Tigris. It has a thick yellow coat of fur with dark stripes on it. Tiger is greatly respected for its incredible power, strength and grace. The Indian tiger is also called the Royal Bengal Tiger and can be found throughout the country except in north western region. The beautiful tiger is popularly killed for its skin. To protect tiger population, the government launched “Project Tiger” in 1973 which is also supported by the World Wildlife Federation.

The lotus (Nelumbo Nucipera Gaertn) is the official flower of India. It symbolizes long life, honor, and good fortune. It also signifies triumph; since the lotus is rooted in the mud and yet can successfully re- germinates for thousands of years. In spite of growing in mud, it remains pure and beautiful. The lotus holds great significance for Hindus and is often used in various religious practices.

The banyan tree is the National Tree of India, also officially known as Ficus bengalensis. The branches of this tree root themselves like new trees over a large area. The roots then give rise to more trunks and branches. This tree is considered immortal because of its long life and characteristics. Even today, it is the focal point of village life and the village council meets under this tree.

The mango is the national fruit. There are over 100 varieties of mangos and are available range of colors, sizes, and shapes. Mangoes are commonly found in the tropical part of the world. They are high in vitamin A, C, and D.