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Goa —- A complete package for vacationers

When it’s about assorting with friends on any event, we simply want to make it as big and vibrant as it can be. The most important thing in all this is the place where you’re planning your sojourn, and there’s hardly any place in India that parallels the ecstasy Goa has to dish out to you.

Goa is one of the most-visited tourist destinations in India. This tiny emerald land, lying at the western coast of India, is popular worldwide for its festivities, culture, lovely beaches, and hospitality. Goa is studded with a host of architectural beauties and natural wonders, ranging from scenic buildings, churches, sun-kissed sea sides, azure waters, among others. You’ll surely fall in love with the spicy treats and the party spirits of this happening place.

Though it’s one of the smallest states in India, still you’d need days to experience and cherish true essence of Goa’s beauty. It’s not just about cool sea breezes and a majestic coastline, the state has bevy of old churches and other architectural splendors. It also has some highly-revered temples, along with other classical buildings built in characteristic Goan style architecture.

Goa is popular world-over for its beach trance parties, especially on the Anjuna beach. The beach is a major attraction for vacationers not just because of its parties, but also because of the flea market it hosts once in a week. Another major attraction near to the Anjuna beach is the magnificent Albuquerque Mansion. Built back in 1920, the Mansion is flanked by a beautiful roof and octagonal towers.

You can also take a lounge on other popular beaches, like Calangute Beach, Dona Paula Beach, Baga Beach, among others. There you can enjoy a variety of fun and water sport activities, such as water skiing, surfing, wind surfing, fishing and sailing, scuba diving, dinghy sailing, jet skiing, etc. So, what are you waiting for, just pack your travel-kit and call your friends to take on all the fun and frolic Goa has to offer, and pass on all your journey related onus to us at Shikhar.

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Shikhar Travels Winter Bonanza – Time for a Memorable Sojourn in India

Planning for an ecstatic touring with friends this fall? How about a trip to Taj, and that too without burning a hole in your wallet? Yes…Shikhar Travels is all set to spice up your winter vacations with a bouquet of exciting offers and touring packages and the foremost of them all is a free trip to the majestic Taj Mahal for Facebook fans.

Shikhar Travels has decided to recognize and reward its Facebook fans with some fascinating tour packages and premium offers. There are hefty discounts, cool promotional offers, early bird discounts, for all those who actively engage with us on our Facebook fan page. Just participate in several exciting games and quiz contests on our Facebook page, and you could stand a chance to win huge discounts of up to 25 percent on domestic tours listed on our website http://www.thedelhitours.com. An enticing offer for all those who have been seeking to explore Indian cities in their full swing, isn’t it?

Not only this, you can also jazz up your New Year’s Eve at our A Village Retreat Resort at Wazirpur Village, Gurgoan . Our Facebook friends can avail heavy discounts of up to 25 percent on group bookings At A Village Retreat Resort around New Years.

If you’re a true vacationist and wishing to discover India in its complete form, then don’t stop, and become our “Fan of the Week” to enjoy even bigger benefits and exclusive discount offers.

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Delhi – A Perfect Destination for Your Diwali Gala

When it comes to sorting out places in India where Diwali is feted the most, no other city could perhaps match the fun and ecstasy that the capital city Delhi has to dish out to you. Delhi could be seen as a confluence of several cultures, and hence any celebration in the city is markedly vivid. It is known world-over as a magnificent tourist spot, with masses of tourists herding in the city every year. In fact, a striking blend of historical sites and modern architecture makes Delhi a destination of choice for all. So, it’s a good idea to take your friends and family to Delhi for an unforgettable Diwali bash, and Shikhar Travels will help you transform this striking idea into reality.

From electric night-life and showy cineplexes, to lush green parks and historical places, Delhi has a flavor for all ages. Besides, all these entertainment sites further get spruced up on occasions. It’s really difficult for a person to choose from a multitude of entertainment choices Delhi has to offer on Diwali. However, this can be made simpler by creating a priority-list for the same.

It’s always good to start your trip with some cultural heritage site. Delhi has loads of historical attractions, such as Red Fort, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s Tomb, Jantar Mantar, just to name a few. These attractions are simply at their visual best during the Diwali season. So, just prepare your list well, and explore them to have real feast for your eyes.

After having a wonderful historical ride, it’s recommended for you to have a visit to some religious places, like the Akshardham Temple, ISKCON Temple, Lotus Temple, and the likes. These places portray the mythological significance of Diwali and help you get closer to the highly-venerated Indian culture.

Once these religious visits are over, you can always switch to culturally opulent Delhi markets to get some rare handicrafts and Indian goodies. Delhi has a bunch of places where you can find eye-catching handiwork, garments, decorative items, along with some tasty delicacies. There is a long list of happening spots, but places like Connaught Place, South Extension, Dilli Haat, Chandni Chowk, Greater Kailash, should defenietly be on your priority list. So be in Delhi at on Diwali and feel the felicity in the air with Shikhar Travels.

Seeking Adventure Sites in India – Count On Shikhar Travels

India has long been regarded as ‘The Land of Saints’ and people from all parts of the world throng here to attain mental solace and composure. Conceivably, expeditions to India have largely been religious in nature. However, there is a serious shift in this ever since cutting-edge technologies in the travel space have come to the fore. Today, India has become a highly sought-after destination for adventure activities. Whether it is a rafting trip through the picturesque Zanskar river gorge challenging the daunting grade III-IV rapids, or a trekking expedition to Ladakh, or a Himalayan Safari, India has a whole lot to offer to fulfill your appetite for adventure sports. Shikhar Travels is all-equipped to take you through these thrilling adventure-rides in India. We have experts for these electrifying activities who ensure a safe yet immensely exciting excursion for you.

Adventure activities in India aren’t confined solely to rafting, trekking, or Himalayan safari trips. Besides, the list goes on and on with a number of appealing entries, including Mountain Biking Tour from the curving valleys of Manali to Leh, Festive Tours, Camel Safari in Thar, keep pooling in. We also conduct mystique adventure tours to some of India’s exclusive places like havelis and forts in Rajasthan, Temples of Khajuraho, as well as holy cities of Varanasi and Allahabad. This isn’t just it, as people wishing for an exciting jungle safari would also find India a destination of choice.

We’ll take you closer to some of the world’s rarest and eye-catching creatures. Our, Valley of Flower, as well as Nandadevi and Bandhavgarh wildlife sanctuary treks would give you a chance to come across the world’s most fascinating flora and fauna. However, we also offer special interest tours for people seeking something new to spice up their life. An engrossing trip to Madhubani Paintings, Sailing Down the Water of Ganges, and Romance of Steam Loco are some of the key features of our special interest tour package.

If you are looking ahead to an excursion in India in the coming holidays you can always count on us. We vow to offer you a full array of adventure activities in India and be there for you for all your sojourn needs.

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Get Geared For A Ravishing Himalayan Expedition With Shikhar Travels

Had enough of strolling around those big flashy shopping malls satiating your itchy shopping urge and seeing those man-made concrete skyscrapers? It’s time to go for some holistic entertainment package this fall. It’s time to explore the real world skyscraper, the Himalayas – The Abode of Snow. Scenic landscapes, picturesque sights, a journey full of nerve-chilling adventures, curving valleys, serpentine rivers, are among those delights a Himalayan odyssey has to dish out to you. Take your family to an enthralling sojourn at the world’s highest mountain ranges, and you don’t need to be a specialized mountaineer to do that, as Shikhar Travels is there to take you through.

Encompassing a rare blend of diverse cultures, and some of the world’s most picturesque gifts that the mother nature has bestowed upon, the Himalayas have everything to catch the eye. Since time immemorial, mountaineers have been swayed by the enigmatic Himalayan ranges and kept exploring them every now and then. Shikhar Travels offers you a chance to step into their shoes and unravel trekking adventures to the fullest. Your relishing ride doesn’t end here if you are a real adventure enthusiast, as Shikhar Travels takes you on a date with the vibrant Himalayan rivers. Hone up your rafting skills and simply enjoy challenging those daunting Himalayan river waves.

It’s not just the natural vegetation, scenic landscapes, or thrilling adventures that grab your attention, but different cultures in the Himalayan abode would keep your eyeballs engaging. People seeking mental solace find the Himalayan ranges a place of choice. Shikhar Travels organizes pilgrimage tours through the Himalayan region to offer you an opportunity to get familiar with various cultures and figure out their characteristic ways of attaining composure. The Himalayan region is home to bevy of Buddhist monasteries where you’ll discover Buddhist practices and ways of leading life with immense tranquility.

Whether you are an independent backpacker, or a group traveler, the Himalayan range will be the perfect place for your holiday excursion this fall. So, what are you waiting for, just pack your bags and give us the precious opportunity to make your Himalayan trip an unforgettable experience.

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SHIKHAR INDIAN DANCE EXTRAVAGANZA – Your window to India’s remarkable culture

Why does India have a rich culture? What keeps Indians closely bond despite so many cultural diversities? Why is India one of the greatest countries of the world? There is but one simple answer to all these questions – India is a land of diversity and a rich country in culture and heritage. The great Indian culture comprises of Indian music, Indian dance, Indian cuisines, Indian costumes and Indian festivals which have played a remarkable role in the unification of India. You can now find your own answers to all these questions with Shikhar Travels during our variety of cultural tours.

If you have a keen mind, and want to explore the true Indian way of life, you need to embark on a cultural tour of rich India which will give you a great opportunity to learn about its history, languages, religion, art and crafts, dances and cuisines. Shikhar Travels brings you the INDIAN DANCE TOUR, a unique opportunity to be a part of rich, colorful and dynamic Indian culture. Our sixty minute Indian dance event, is a unique selection of various classical, tribal and folk dances of India which will spell bind you and will be your window to India’s rich cultural reservoir.

During this captivating dance event, you can relish the peppy folk dances as well as can appreciate the grace of classical Indian dance forms. Each show will be performed by a troupe of 20 renowned artists. The extremely stylized gestures, elaborate make-up, masks and the splendid costumes of these dancers will bewitch your sense, the euphoria of the event will move you into another world. This truly unforgettable, mystical experience will be your mirror to India’s rich cultural reservoir.

So, increase your understanding of the rich and colorful Indian culture and be entertained on Shikhar Travels Indian Dance celebration.

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