Saturday, 4 August 2012

Goa Beach Tour Packages- The Iconic Attraction of Indian Tourism

Goa is smallest state of Indian Territory in terms of area. Beauty of beaches in Goa is one of the prime reasons of attractions among vacationers You can make your Goa beach tours more exciting and entertaining with water sports activities such as swimming, Scuba Diving, Water Scooter Ride, Houseboats, Jet Skiing, Banana Boat Rides, Windsurfing, Snorkeling, Canoeing, Boogie Boarding and many other exciting water sports activities. 
If you want to enjoy Goa beach tours with complete piece and charms then it is advised that you should book Goa beach tour packages offered by various tours and travel companies. Some of the following beaches are the most favored and are included in almost all the Goa Beach tour packages.

Baga Beach:
Plan your summer vacation to Baga beach in Goa to enjoy the sandy pleasures. It is located 10 km to the west of Mapusa along the west coast of Goa. 30 km long stretch of beach coast is a wonderful place to have sandy pleasures. The serene and calm ambiance makes the place an ideal destination for the nature lovers. They can spend some golden moments in the laps of nature away from hustle and bustle of city life. You can even relax by the poolside while your order is served. The kids can have a wonderful time in the swimming pool. For small children there is a baby pool. This accommodation is different from a regular hotel. It is like a home away from home where you can relax in peace.    

Bambolim Beach:
Bambolim is one from the many undiscovered beaches which charm and beauty are worth to praise. The beach is carpeted with pearls and shells which makes it paradise for shell collectors. Here you can have memorable time with your families, friends. Loved ones and for honeymooners is haven as they can enjoy quality time together in the blissful ambiance of Bambolim beach. It's a beautiful beach for a quiet, cosy picnic.

Vagator Beach:
Goa is known for its beaches and other spots that are known for their parties and celebrations. The Vagator beach is located in close closeness with Anjuna Beach and has a variety of farmhouses and cottages which you can take on lease for party. The hotel accomadations here are a big problem as there is a scarcity of hotels, guest’s houses and lodges. These include Chapora, Anjuna, Baga and Calangute beaches. All these beaches form a chain of beaches in north Goa that are among the foremost tourist attractions in Goa. 

Palolem Beach:
Palolem is a sleepy little fishing village found in South Goa, and the beach here is easily one of the most popular beaches in the state, even having been featured in a Hollywood film. And also Palolem is a natural bay and is flanked on either side by lofty headlands, making the sea especially calm. The Palolem Beach Resort is become the first choice of touriesters for many reasons like the facilities we offer, the services and the environment feels like you are never away from your home.

Tuesday, 31 July 2012

South India Temples Tour - A Blend of Spirituality and Heritage

South India is an incredible land famous the world over for its beautiful and artistic temples. The beautiful temples of South India speak volumes about its glorious history and rich culture. The temples in South India are among its major attractions which never fail to capture the hearts of tourists. Studded with natural beauty and magnified landscapes, South India is flowered with numerous holy shrines. With South India temples tour the tourist can have the wonderful opportunity to explore the culture, traditions and lifestyle of the people from every corner of the country. South India Temples Tour will take you to the most enchanting temples of this destination. Although all the temples are beautiful and hold their own unique mythological significance but the most popular ones are Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, Shore Temple ,ISKCON Temple (Bangalore), Guruvayoor, and Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple. 

Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple in Tamil Nadu:

The beautiful and legendary Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple is a major attraction of Madurai. Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple is a brilliant example of Dravidian architecture. It is a wonderful Hindu temple steeped in mythological and historic significance. It was built in honor of Goddess Meenakshi (Parvati) and her consort Lord Shiva. The gopurams of the temple are adorned with colorful sculptures. The thousand pillared hall is the major attraction of the temple. 


The Guruvayoor temple gets its name from the word Guruvayoorappan. It is a well-known Krishna temple considered to be very sacred to the Hindus. It's the unique charm and the incredibility of the idol that is installed in it, artistic excellence, historical significance, and several other aspects fascinates pilgrims from all over the country, and also thousands of devoted tourists from diversified corners of the world. The place is also known as Dwarka of the south as the idol here symbolizes the magnificent form of Vishnu that was disclosed to Vasudeva and Devaki. The idol seen is adorned with the divine Tulsi garland.

Sri Padmanabhaswamy:

Sri Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple is a renowned landmark in the city of Thiruvananthapuram, India. Situated inside the East Fort in Thiruvananthapuram, this massive temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Here the lord is in "Anantha Shayanam". Because of this the place is also known as "Ananthapuri". As per the latest news and sources, it is said that there is lot of Gold (worth Rs 90,000 crore), in the secret cellars of Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple.

ISKCON Temple (Bangalore):
The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKON), is one the foremost religious societies focusing on the spirituality and study of Hindu Gaudiya Vaishnava concepts. The arches and water jets are beautiful carved out and attractive paintings are festooned on each corner. The main hall of the temple measures around 10, 000 sq.feet and  paves the way to the three shrines, including the main one. The main attraction of the temple is its construction in neo-classical style of architecture. It is ISKCON's largest temple complex in the world. 

Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram:

The architectural brilliance of the shore temple makes it a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This beautiful architectural rich temple was built by the Rajasimha during the reign of Narasimha Varman II in the 7th century. It is among the oldest temples in South India constructed in the Dravidian style. The main shrines of the temple are dedicated to Lord Shiva and Vishnu. There is a Shivalinga inside the sanctum sanctorum. It is a perfect mix of glorious history and beauty. It is not a living temple but it still retains its old world charm. Its awesome sculptures speak volumes about the height of human creativity. Proud of Tamil Nadu, it is the World Heritage Site.

Friday, 27 July 2012

Goa Tourist Attractions - Exotic and Splashing Costal Paradise of India

Goa is one of the most highly acclaimed tourist destinations in the entire world. Astounding Goa is nestled between the sapphire Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats, is become a bliss for visitors. Goa serves as one of the finest places to go for sightseeing trip in India. Serving as a soul to incredible India tourism, places to see in Goa are completely centered on picturesque beaches, rarest of the water sports and carnivals. 

Goa is not only famous for its scintillating and charming beaches or the exotic wildlife parks and sanctuaries, but the state is also famous for its fairs and festivals, Goan Carnival and much more. During the month of February tourists from across the globe come to Goa to be the part of the Goa carnival that showcase the rich culture and tradition as well as host the musical extravaganza for more than a week. The other forms of Goa tourist attractions are fishing, boating, canoeing, and water surfing at the various beachside destinations of Goa. 

It is the state gifted with some of the magnificent attractions with Anjuna Flea Market, spice plantations, beaches, Museums, Churches and Temples and much more. 

Museums in Goa:
Most famous tourist destination is Goa India. The museums in Goa are worth a trip even if you go there for the sun, sea and sand. They are treasure houses of Goa's bright history. The age-old cultural legacy of this state is best preserved in Goa Museums which enthrall tourists during their Goa tour. Some of the popular Museums in Goa are Archaeological Museum, Naval Aviation Museum and Institute Menezes Braganza etc.

Goa Beaches:
There are many Goa tourist attractions the major attraction is Goa beaches. Tourists can spend relaxing time near beaches and  enjoy several things near beach the beautiful sun set, lie down on the golden sand, have cold drinks, eat snacks play water games and such other exciting things to do. The one reason to visit Goa is its beaches. Some of the scintillating beaches that are worth to visit and explore during travel to Goa are Agonda Beach, Anjuna Beach, Arambol Beach, Baga Beach, Benaulim Beach, Bogmalo Beach, Calangute Beach, Cavelossim Beach, Colva Beach, Varca Beach, Dona Paula Beach, Miramar Beach, Candolim Beach, Palolem Beach, etc.This place is often referred as the Queen of Beaches in the state of Goa. Natural beauty of beaches of Goa makes them an ideal destination if you are interested in relaxing vacation, wants to enjoy water sports or just relish the exotic sea food Goa will certainly add some golden memories to the memorabilia to its visitors. 

Goa Spice Plantations:
The delight of breathing in the aroma of fresh spices in the very place where they are grown is a truly memorable pleasure. Nestled in pristine nature, the spice plantations of Goa never fail to enchant the visitor. The state of Goa is home to many specially cultivated spice plantations as the place has no shortage of enamored visitors, so you are free to visit a place of your choosing during your stay. Goa Spice Plantations can be found near most major cities, and in rather off the track places in scenic hill areas as well.

Churches and Temples of Goa: 
After spending some time at beach side, you can also proceed towards some of the famous churches and temples of the state. The land also boasts of several festivals which make it a most visited place. Although Goa is known as a land of Churches but temples in Goa are also a major religious center for devotees who come here from every part of the world. North Goa has some wonderful Churches and Ancient Hindu Temples that are significant to several local and regional sects and therefore well visited all through the year.