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Shikhar Tourist Guide Diaries: by Dharmedra Pandey, Tourist Guide
Speculated to have its origins with the Pre-Vedic Indian traditions, Yoga has taken a radical penchant, making its way the world over, having influenced many religious & spiritual practices around the world and become a vogue when it comes to mental & physical well-being. In our time & age, Yoga has been adapted in various ways – be it in various forms of meditation, or simply aiming at rejuvenation or seeking solace, a Yoga retreat in nature’s lap is the perfect opportunity to relax & find some peace of mind & heart, surrounded by the Himalayan ranges resting to your heart’s content in the valleys beneath…
India’s journey of eradicating the spread of the hyper endemic polio has been a major one, its success rate having been praiseworthy with acclaimed global recognition of which Polio Immunization programmes such as the Pulse Polio, NID tours, Rotary Polio tours etc. as organized by the government & NGOs that have played a major role in the making. But it is with the support of the citizens of the country, their volunteering & constant effort that this has been made possible. The Polio immunization tour offers an insight into the endemic, its spread & patterns, causes, ways to eradication, statistics and the entire briefing of how the programme works – the large-scale pulse vaccination programme and monitoring for polio cases.
The Durgoutsav or Durgopujo of Kolkata has been of much fascination & intrigue for the world over, one of the most awaited festivals for the Hindus, especially in all of Bengal & Tripura marking the victory of Ma Durga over the demon Mahishasura – the victory of good over evil & all that prevails…
Shikhar Nature Resort; the name is a well known plush property in Uttarkashi and is owned by Shikhar Travels India Pvt. Ltd. An easy to locate area, it can be found 5kms from Uttarkashi and when you are on your way to Gangotri, you will surely be awe-struck by the four-acre estate which sits at an altitude of 1150 metres. The resort’s location makes it a perfect retreat for those who wish to be embraced by high mountain cliffs and the Ganga.
A family holiday is a fulfilling trip in itself – one of the most awaited experiences of the year when one takes a break from the mad rush of life & discovers the world with the closest of our family & friends and indulges in some happy travel making memories for a lifetime! While travel knows no age, family adventures & getaways are the perfect occasion to bond with your folks & indulge in some carefree fun while you can get to experience the beauty of the north India of our own land like never before!
To account for one of the earliest & also the largest religions of the world, Buddhism has flourished as long as the 3rd century BCE, having become a significant religion that went even beyond the borders of India, towards East, South and South East Asia. To this day thousands of pilgrims draw to the monasteries of India & Nepal to revel in the divine essence of the Lord, linked to the life and sermons of Buddha in a significant way – following through the traditions of the sect.
What can be better than exploring the vast expanse of the golden dunes of sand on the ship of the desert itself?! You got that right! The Camel Safari in Rajasthan is the ultimate ride to explore & traverse through the sands of the Thar – to discover the vibrantly & colourful culture of the land of the Rajputs on the back of the swaying Camel & feel just like royalty.
Longing for a vacation but not sure where to go? Why not take a 6-day Tour to Punjab?
‘Punjab’, by its very name, the aroma of ‘makke di roti sarson ka saag’ fills in the air and the next best thing you want is to fly to the state.