Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Mount Abu- An Oasis in Desert

Mount Abu is a hill station in the desert land of royal Rajasthan. It is surrounded by the hills which are covered with plenty of lush leafy vegetation is an amazing place to visit and stay. This green oasis is located in the south of Aravalli Hill at an altitude of about 1220 m above sea level. The place has cool atmosphere and breath-taking landscapes. People visit in numbers every year to this bewitching hill station to get a relief from the scorching heat of plains in summers. Mount Abu, enveloped in utter natural splendour and sanctified with decent weather also holds religious importance. Mount Abu serves as a pilgrimage for Rajputs and Jains as it is the terrain of priests and saints. Mount Abu is famous for Dilwara Temple, Brahmakhadd Temple, Guru Shikhar, Arbuda Devi Temple, Gaumukh Temple, Nakki Lake and other lovely picnic spots.
Internal View Of Dirwala Temple 
Beautiful Carvings on Pillars Of  Dilwara Temple
Dilwara Temple
Your visit is not complete until you have seen the famous Dilwara Temple. Carved with white marble, this temple is an excellent piece of architecture. It is located in the Mongo Grove, which makes it an exotic place. Basically, it’s a Jain pilgrimage centre but other tourists also visit here. It was built in between 11th to 13th Century AD in the honour of Jain Tirthankaras. There are around 52 small shrines in the temple.

Brahmakhadd Temple
Known for its intrinsic manual work this temple is dedicated to Hindu Lord Shiva. You will find a pit inside the temple, and it is believed that it was created by the foot of Lord Shiva.

Guru Shikhar
Guru Shikhar
This pilgrimage is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and it is an important pilgrimage centre for Vaishnavaites.

Arbuda Devi Temple
This temple is another piece of great architecture. It is believed that the Devi lends her name to the place. This temple is located on the top of the hill, and one has to walk 200 steps to reach the temple.

Gaumukh Temple
Gaumukh Temple
This temple is named as Gaumukh, which means Cow’s mouth because there is a natural spring flowing from the head of a cow. It is believed that once the great Sage Vashishtha did a yagna here.
Nakki Lake
Nakki Lake
This lake in Mount Abu is very famous as it is believed that saints have dug the lake by their own nails. It is positioned in such a way that the town of Mount Abu forms an amphitheatre around the lake.

Sunset from Sunset Point
Apart from the temples and lake, you can visit the Museum and Art Gallery in Mount Abu. It has the rare collection of Archaeological excavations from 8th to 12th Century AD. You can also visit the famous Sunset Point, Honeymoon Point and Shanti Shikhar here. Glowing Sunset with gigantic hills has its own view, which is worth watching. You can go for boating in Nakki Lake

Toad Rock
Other places for visiting are Nun Rock, Camel Rock, Nandi Rock and Toad Rock. These places are surrounded with prolific summer houses and summer palace of Former Maharaja of Jaipur. There is a summer festival organised in the town in June every year, which also lure many tourists. The atmosphere at that time is completely different because of music, songs and dances performed by local people. The outstanding folk performances by the Bhil Tribes of the area are the centre of attraction. Visiting Mount Abu at that time of the year is altogether a different experience.

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Plan A Tour of Rajasthan with More Luxury

A view of Fort
A Beautiful Archaeology Of A Fort In Rajasthan

Rajasthan is place of gigantic forts and palaces which adhere to their bequest from the past. The Rajasthani people still have those deep cultural values which the royals were used to stick on and they are very proud of that.                          

   Amazing Interior of a fort
A Beautiful Interior Of A Fort
Touring Rajasthan is one of the most captivating experiences you can have and you can pick from numbers of packages from assorted tour operators for Rajasthan luxury tour to make it more luxurious according to you finances and your calendar when you visit the incredible country. Rajasthan has so many tourists’ attractions that will fill your memory with enchantment with their inheritance in the form of ethnicity, customs and construction. You cannot miss the stories of the grand kings, queens, palaces, battles, fortresses and thrones which add on to your magnetism towards this grandiose place. When you’ll leave the place, you will carry beautiful royal memories in your mind and soul which will be with you for a lifetime.

Folk Dance Of Rajasthan
Gair Dance Of Rajasthan

Kathputli Dance
Kathputli Dance
The main and prominent feature of Rajasthan is its old and pastoral culture which makes it that royal. The grand and colourful fairs and festivals which are a star in Rajasthani culture invite tourist from all over the world and make the place an obligation stopover. If you are planning to visit the place, don’t forget to pay attention to the fairs and festivals as they form a fundamental part of its civilization which will give you a chance to investigate Rajasthan profoundly and offer you understanding the harsh yet colourful life of people here.

Camel Safari
Camel Safari
Some of the places where you can experience the vibrant Rajasthan are Jaipur, Udaipur, Jaisalmer, BikanerJodhpur and many more. Apart from sightseeing through different forts and palaces, various activities in which you can indulge are Camel Safari, Jeep Safari on sand dunes, Wildlife Safari etc. Rajasthan tour will give you a fair option to survey primordial monuments, wealthy and customary heritage, scrumptious and mouth watering cuisines, unconquerable forts, enormous sand dunes, striking wildlife and traditional villages etc.

Amer Palace-Jaipur
Amer Palace Of Jaipur
Visiting Rajasthan is one of a lifetime opportunity to experience the magnificent taste of this perpetual land. The luxury is in the air of the place, the moment you enter Rajasthan, you will feel it with your every breath. So, don’t miss the opportunity and explore the ceremonial kingdom of the kings on this noble land.

Dirwala Temple
Dirwala Temple
There are various Rajasthan Tour Packages for an awesome visit of Rajasthan.

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