North India

 

In Northern India we operate in Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. We are authorised travel agents of Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam, Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation, Uttar Pradesh State Tourism Corporation, Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam, Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation, Haryana Tourism, Chandigarh Industrial and Tourism Development Corporation.

 

 JAMMU AND KASHMIR

The State of Jammu & Kashmir has three main geographical regions – “Jhelum Valley” (Kashmir), The Ladakh and Frontier areas also called “Trans-Himalayas”, and “The Outer-Himalayas” (Jammu). The Jhelum Valley circuit covers popular destinations like Srinagar, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonamarg and offbeat destinations like Daksum, Kokernag, Yusmarg, Aharbal, Watlab, Verinag, Lolab Valley and others.

Ladakh is located at the western edge of the Tibetan plateau and is bound by the mighty Karokaram mountain range in the north and the Great Himalayas in the South. The popular destinations of Ladakh region inckudes Kargil, Zanaskar, Leh and Nubra. Ladakh is famous for its lakes like Pangong and Tso Moriri.

Set against the backdrop of the snow-capped Pir Panjal range, Jammu marks the transition between the Himalayas in the north and the dusty plains of the Punjab in the south. The popular destination of Jammu region are Akhnoor, Jhajjar Kotli, Aghar jitto,  Patnitop, Sanasar, Bhaderwah and Kishtwar. The offbeat destinations of Jammu include Kud, Sihard Baba, Baba-Dhansar, Riasi and others. The state of Jammu and Kashmir is also  famous for pilgrimages like Vaihno Devi Yatra and Amarnath Yatra too.

At Jammu and Kashmir we can arrange for Hotel, Houseboat and car.

GARHWAL HIMALAYAS

The Garhwal region of Uttrakhand is famous for its pilgrimages – mainly the Chardham, which comprises Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. This region nurtures the River Ganges from its source in Gaumukh and is home to numerous Prayags (confluences of rivers) like Karnaprayag, Rudraprayag and Devprayag. Pilgrimage sites like Rishikesh, Haridwar, Hemkund Sahib and Tunganath makes the Garhwal region of India, the holiest place on earth for Hindus. Haridwar hosts the Kumbha Mela every twelve years, in which millions of pilgrims take part from all parts of the India and the world. Rishikesh near Haridwar is known as the preeminent yoga centre of India. The Garhwal region is also famous for its lush green valleys like the Valley of  Flowers, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

HIMACHAL PRADESH

Located on the fringe of the Himalayas, this picturesque state is one of the most popular tourist destinations of India. The four major tourist circuits of Himachal Pradesh are the Beas Circuit (along the Beas River), Dhauladhar Circuit (Outer Himalayas), Satluj Circuit ( foothills of Shivalik Mountains along the Satluj River) and the Tribal Circuit of the Upper Himalayas.

The Beas circuit passes through the beautiful Kullu – Mandi regions. The main attractions are the lush meadows wrapped in endless stretches of wildflowers, terraced farmland, apple orchards and the sparkling Beas river. This circuit covers Swarghat, Bilaspur, Kullu, Manali, Rohtang, Naggar, Manikaran and Dharamsala.

The Dhauladhar Circuit passes through the shadows of the majestic snowclad Dhauladhar ranges, which dominates the beautiful Kangra valley, dotted by flower filled meadows, temples and tea gardens. This circuit covers Jwalamukhi, Kangra, Dalhousie, Khajjiar, Chamba, Dharamsala, Chamunda, Palampur and Jogindernagar.

The Satluj Circuit derives its name from the ancient river Sutlej. It passes through snow covered majestic Himalayas, apple orchards, forests of pine, oak and deodar and through the Shiwalik foot hills. This circuit covers Parwanoo, Kasauli, Barog, Solan, Chail, Hatkoti, Rampur, Sarahan, Narkanda, Naldehra, Tattapani, Shimla, Kiarighat, Renuka, Paonta Sahib and Nahan.

The Tribal circuit is the least visited and the most beautiful region of Himachal Pradesh. Spectacular River Valleys, Cold Desert Mountains, High Passes, Snow Capped Peaks, Icy Lakes, Mighty Glaciers, an exotic tribal country dotted by monasteries, yaks and lamas make this circuit. This trail covers Sarahan, Sangla, Kalpa, Nako, Tabo, Dhankar, Pin Vally, Kaza, Losar, Kunzum, Koksar, Sissu, Tandi, Udaipur and Trilokpur.

KUMAON HIMALAYAS 

The deep and silent Jim Corbett National Park, the serene and mysterious lakes on Nainital, Bhimtal, Sattal and the mesmerizing views of snowcapped Himalayas from Binsar make the Kumaon region of the Himalayas one of the most popular tourist destinations of India. The Kumaon region comprises the districts of Pittoragarh, Bageshwar, Almora, Nainital, Champawat and Udham Singh Nagar. This region is also famous for its treks and adventure sports. A number of temples also dot this region like the famous Jageshwar temple, the Gananath Mandir and the Chaiti Temple.

UTTAR PRADESH 

Uttar Pradesh is the fifth largest state of India and is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and the symbol of love – Taj Mahal. Beside the beautiful Taj, Uttar Pradesh is also home to one of the oldest living cities of the world – Varanasi and the beautiful Fatehpur Sikri. It also has some  of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites like Sarnath and Kushinagar. The other popular destinations are Lucknow, Jhansi, Kanpur, Ayodhya (birth place of Lord Rama), Mathura (birth place of Lord Krishna), Vrindavan (the village where Lord Krishna spent his childhood), and Allahabad (the confluence or ‘holy-sangam’ of the sacred Ganges-Yamuna rivers). Uttar Pradesh is also known for its forests like Dudhwa National Park, Pilibhit Tiger Reserve and Sandi Bird Sanctuary.

PUNJAB, HARYANA  AND CHANDIGARH

The most colourful states of India are marked by historic destinations, pilgrimage sites, modern cities and endless miles of farmlands. Amritsar and its golden temple is the most important tourist attraction of this region. The modern city of Chandigarh famous for its gardens and the historic cities of Panipat and Kurukshetra are other important destinations. The various sites of the Indus Valley Civilization, the ancient fort of Bathinda and the architectural monuments of Kapurthala and Patiala make a unique tourist destination. The small town of Jalianwala Bagh is where Indians pay their tribute to the martyrs of Indian Freedom Movement.