Fort Jadhavgadh Heritage Hotel

Fort Jadhavgadh, the lone heritage hotel in the state of Maharashtra, is at around 22 kilometers distance from Pune. It was the royal residence of the Maratha regime. Image courtesy – Fort Jadhavgadh Hotel and Resort website. Fort Jadhavgadh was constructed in 1710, on 25 acres land. It is situated at an altitude of 2511…

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Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary & Mashobra Presidential Retreat

Mashobra is a small town near Shimla in Himachal Pradesh state, India. Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary is situated near this town. One of Presidential retreats is situated at Chharabra, in the vicinity of Mashobra Town. Shimla Water Catchment Wildlife Sanctuary near Mashobra Mashobra offers magnificent view of the mighty Himalayas. This Himalayan town is…

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Vinay Vilas Mahal or City Palace and State Museum at Alwar

Vinay Vilas Mahal or City Palce at Alwar in Rajasthan state, India, is a magnificent palace which was built in 1793 CE, by Raja Bakhtawar Sing. State museum inside Vinay Vilas Mahal (City Palace) at Alwar This ancient palace is a fusion of Rajputana and Islamic architectural styles. The city palace has marble pavilions on…

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Bhimtal Lake, Bhismeswara Temple and Dam in the Lake District

Bhimtal Lake is a “C” shaped lake at Bhimtal in  Nainital district. It is situated in the “Lake district of India” in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand state, India. The lake is habitat for a variety of fish species.IT is the largest lake in Nainital  district. Bhimtal Lake, dam and temple. There is  a dam at an altitude…

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Dhuandhar falls and Marble Sculptures by Artisans

Dhuandhar Falls is a beautiful waterfalls on River Narmada, with a height of 30 meters (98 feet) at Bhedaghat in Jabalpur district, Madhya Pradesh state, India. Dhuandhar Falls This falls thus got its name from the two Hindi words, Dhuan and Dhar. Dhuan mean smoke and Dhar means flow. Dhuandhar Falls looks like smoke flowing…

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Nature Trails Inside Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary and Overnight Stay at the Watchtower

Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Goa, India. This wildlife sanctuary was established in 1968.  Forest ranger office and other facilities are available at the Eco-tourism complex building, at entrance to this wild life sanctuary. Other facilities includes children’s park, canteen, cottages, toilets, nature interpretation center, etc. . Image courtesy – goa.gov.in website. This wildlife…

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Off Road Riding and Trekking to KeralamKundu Waterfalls

Keralamkundu waterfalls is situated in Karuvarakundu, a small town in Malappuram district, Kerala state, India. It is one of the scenic falls in the state of Kerala. It is situated at a distance of around 6 kilometers from the main road and is on the periphery of  Silent Valley National Park. The last 6 kilometers…

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Kavualedurga Fort Karnataka

Kavualedurga Fort is a  ninth century fort located at around 18 kilometers distance from Thirthahalli Town in Shimoga district, Karnataka state, India. Kavualedurga Fort.   Image source Wikimedia / Wikipedia. Kavualedurga Fort was constructed during the 9th century. Cheluvarangappa, a feudatory  under the Vijayaanagara emperor,  renovated this fort in the 14th century. Venkatappa Nayaka (1582-1629) fortified the…

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