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!
Travelling for leisure is one of the most unwinding activities to relax your body and soul. In a country like India where there are not one, not two, but a myriad of places to visit, it is rather overwhelming sometimes which place to choose this time and which one to keep for next. But there are a few tours that remain unbeatable and one of them is the Golden Triangle!
Goa, just the mere mention of the name, fills the mind with imagery of vast ocean, sunny beaches, sunbathing, beach parties, and ancient churches and the historical era that allures every traveller to relax and forget the stress. Heavily influenced by Portuguese culture, architecture and Christianity, Goa is blessed with amazing and serene shorelines that make it a perfect place. Being a small state, Goa amazes its tourists with architectural buildings built ages ago but still stands firmly with its beauty intact.
As our plane descended towards Srinagar we are welcomed by beautiful mustard yellow fields and snow capped mountains. The feeling of purity and calmness sets in and the base is made for what will be an amazing journey.
If there is one Indian state that provides simplicity with excitement, it is Himachal Pradesh. With snowy mountains, luscious green plains and deep open valleys, Himachal makes for an all-in-one tour that has something for everybody. It is home to many Indian as well as foreign tourists all year round. Vacationers and adventure enthusiasts from Israel and other neighbouring countries flock to this picturesque destination every month.
Set amidst the gorged hillside of Ladakh, the Hemis Festival takes place every year at the Tibetan Buddhist Monastery at Hemis, one of the most awaited monastic festivals, marking the victory of good over evil with a holy masked Cham dance performed by the Lamas, in celebration of its glory, held in commemoration of the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava. This vibrant day-long fiesta adds all the more thrill & excitement for the travellers visiting Ladakh, a major tourist attraction, while the monastery is believed to be the biggest, richest and most powerful monastery in Ladakh.
A foodie’s “dream come true” you can call it, the unexplained delight of indulging in the plethora of foods from all over the country, Culinary tours in India are a much sought after travel experience, with the never-ending range of foods to choose from! What can be better than relishing in the distinctive flavours of Indian cuisine, if not the culture & locale of the land with centuries of overlapping ethos?!
In the words of Albert Einstein, “The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before…”, and so it is true, that one can find their solace & meaning in life when travelling in our moments of solitude, & it is when the women of the land come together that magic happens. It is when one steps out of the threshold, that you can explore the eternal lengths of the horizon, touch the lives of so many & find your own being in the midst of it all.
The Tea experience is yet another luxury to behold, for one can indulge in exploring the realms of the sprawling tea estate plantations – building nostalgia of the colonial days, waking up with the finest of aromatic tea, of how it is processed & made into the best labels in the world & partake in the local culture, discovering the natural vistas filled with entertaining & engaging activities in the ultimate retreat!
With the Western Ghats towering 500-2700 m in the east, the Arabian Sea in the west and networked by 44 river streams, Kerala appreciates extraordinary geography that makes it a standout amongst the most sought after tourist locations in Asia. It is one of the most preferred honeymoon destinations for newlyweds and a perfect family vacation spot. Among the uncountable places that are worth seeing, any trip to Kerala is incomplete without a tour to the Cardamom hills.