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Bannerghatta National Park, Biological Park

George Thiruvilakalayil George

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George Thiruvilakalyil George is a blog writer. George is an expert on Local Business Citations, having created thousands of Local Citations for clients in USA, Australia, India, etc. George is also a web site designer with around 2 decades of experience. George started working on web related technologies from early 1996, immediately after internet access was introduced in 5 cities of India in August 1995.

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Bannerghatta National Park, Bannerghatta Biological Park - A Bengal White Tiger in Bannerghatta National Park.

A Bengal white tiger in Bannerghatta National Park, Bangalore (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Bannerghatta National Park and Biological Park is spread over an area of 25000 acres of forests near to Bengalure alias Bangalore in Karnataka state of India.

If you are on a south India tour package or planning to travel to India, try to  make it to Bannerghatta Biological Park Bangalore to know more about India.

Indian Tiger, Lion and many other animals can be seen here in this National Park. 

How can the children miss the butterflies which is a rare sight in today’s cities. India’s first Butterfly park is there inside the Bannerghatta Biological Park. There is also a zoo and a reptile park (a separate snake park also is there) inside the Biological Park. A separate children’s corner, special area for children, is also there in the park.

There is a trekking available for those interested, which cover a distance of 1 to 3.5 kilometers . There is a beautiful stream which runs through the park. Champaka Dharna Swamy temple is one among the many ancient temples that can be found in the 10 reserve forests of National Park.

Bannerghatta National Park is closed on Tuesdays.

How Do I Go to Bannerghatta National Park and Biological Park?

Bannerghatta National Park is at a distance of 22 kilometers south of Bengalure alias Bangalore city. Bus number 365 Volvo bus goes from Majestic Kempegowda Bus Station and bus number 366 from City market and G-4 from Brigade Road junction to the National Park. These buses are there quite frequently. Bus number 368 goes from Shivaji Nagar Bus terminus to National Park. There is 364 F from Arekarae to Bannerghatta road.

Bus numbers 165, 165 B, 165 C, 165 E, 171, 171B, 171C, 171D, 171 E, 171G, 171H, 174 are the ordinary buses which goes from Majestic Kempegowda Bus Station to Bannerghatta via Marble factories. 171 F, 171 G, 171 H, 174 A are other ordinary buses to Bannerghatta National Park via Bangalore Christ University and Christ College from Majestic Kempegowda Bus Station. Christ University is  a deemed University in Bangalore, which is one of the best universities in the country, near to Forum Mall, Bangalore.

Bengalure alias Bangalore is the nearest railway station to the Park. Bengalure International airport is the nearest airport to Bannerghatta Biological Park.

Tirathgarh Waterfalls Chhattisgarh

George Thiruvilakalayil George

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George Thiruvilakalyil George is a blog writer. George is an expert on Local Business Citations, having created thousands of Local Citations for clients in USA, Australia, India, etc. George is also a web site designer with around 2 decades of experience. George started working on web related technologies from early 1996, immediately after internet access was introduced in 5 cities of India in August 1995.

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Tirathgarh Waterfalls is in Chhattisgarh state, India. Tirathgarh Waterfalls in Chhattisgarh is also called ‘Milky Fall’ because of the color of the fall as it gives the impression of the color of milk as it is falls from 100 meters height as a three tier fall.

Tirathgarh Waterfalls Chhattisgarh - Map of India showing location of Chhattisgarh
Location Map of Chhattisgarh .

Tirathgarh has a a temple which is dedicated to Shiva Parvati which attracts a lot of tourists. There are three caves which also attracts a large number of tourists.

Tirathgarh Waterfalls, amid lush green forests, is at a distance of 4 kilometers from Kanger Valley National Park entrance. You have to drive through the thick dense forest to reach the fall. It is one of the best natural scenery you can have. You have to climb down stairs to see the first view of the fall. Again going down the stairs, you have an entirely different view of the fall, where you can take a rejuvenating bath in the milky falls!

Water falls from a nearby lake at more than 300 feet height on the river Mugabaha amid the lush green forests which is the beauty of the falls. Chitrakoot Falls is a nearby falls in Bastar district.

How do I Go to Tirathgarh Waterfalls in Chhattisgarh?

Tirathgarh Waterfalls Chhattisgarh is at a distance of 38 kilometrs from the Jagdalpur city, an hour drive, in Bastar district in the Eco-tourism area of Kanger Valley National Park. Jagdalpur is well connected to cities like Hyderabad and Raipur by bus and to visakhapatnam by train on the Kirandul  Vishakhapattnam Line. Raipur is at about 285 kilometers from the Tirathgarh falls. Tirathgarh Waterfalls is on the state highway connecting Jagdalpur and Sukma.

Water falls from a nearby lake at more than 300 feet height on the river Mugabaha amid the lush green forests which is the beauty of the falls.

What is the Ideal Season to Visit Tirathgarh Waterfalls?

After the monsoon, from October to February, is the ideal season to visit Tirathgarh Waterfalls Chhattisgarh.

Shillong – Beautiful Hill Stations, Landscapes, Caves, Waterfalls

George Thiruvilakalayil George

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Shillong - Beautiful Hill Stations, Landscapes, Caves, Waterfalls-"Umiam Lake, Meghalaya"
“Umiam Lake, Meghalaya”

Shilling is the capital city of the state of Meghalaya, India. Shillong – Beautiful Hill Stations, Landscapes, Caves, Waterfalls – is a famous tourist center which lies in between Assam state of India and its neighboring country Bangladesh. National Park of Kaziranga in Assam is where single horned rhinos can be found.

To know about more about how to travel to the north eastern states, ask your travel agent.

Shillong is one of the most beautiful and scenic places in India with many hill stations in and around Shillong. Nature has showered its pristine beauty on Shillong.

Elephant falls is a major beautiful waterfall in East Khasi Hills District near to the highest peak of Shillong, Shillong Peak.  Elephant falls is just a few minutes from the Shillong peak.  You can go near to the Elephant falls and park the vehicle in the parking space. Then you can go very close to the fall by going down some steep steps. Elephant falls is at a distance of 12 kilometers from Shillong town center. Elephant falls is a three tiered fall. 

Umiam lake and Ward’s lake are other tourist attractions in Shillong. There many many caves numbering around eight hundred; many of which are still unexplored.

Lady Hydari Park and Zoo is another place worth visiting especially for kids. There is a special play area for the kids.  The roses and flower beds in the park are well maintained and is a real pleasure for the eyes. Good place to chat for lovers and couples too!

What is the Ideal Time to Visit Shillong?

The ideal time to visit Shillong is after the Monsoons, starting from around September to April.  There are many Hotels in Shillong at affordable rates.

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George Thiruvilakalayil George

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George Thiruvilakalyil George is a blog writer. George is an expert on Local Business Citations, having created thousands of Local Citations for clients in USA, Australia, India, etc. George is also a web site designer with around 2 decades of experience. George started working on web related technologies from early 1996, immediately after internet access was introduced in 5 cities of India in August 1995.

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Dudhwa National Park, Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

George Thiruvilakalayil George

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George Thiruvilakalyil George is a blog writer. George is an expert on Local Business Citations, having created thousands of Local Citations for clients in USA, Australia, India, etc. George is also a web site designer with around 2 decades of experience. George started working on web related technologies from early 1996, immediately after internet access was introduced in 5 cities of India in August 1995.

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Dudhwa National Park
Dudhwa National Park (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dudhwa National Park and Dudhwa Tiger Reserve are in the Lakhimpur Kheri District of Utter Pradesh state in India, on the Indo-Nepal border. Dudhwa National Park offers extensive opportunities for those who are nature lovers, bird watchers, wildlife enthusiasts, etc.

Dudhwa National Par is part of the Terai ecosystem, which supports many endangered species of animals and is wetlands which are rich in flora .

This National Park is one among the Three Parks of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, which consists of Two other National parks, namely Krishnapur Wildlife Sanctuary and Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary.

This National Park was established initially as a wildlife sanctuary in 1958, mainly for Swamp Deer. Later on, in the year 1977, it became a National park. In the late eighties, it was declared as a Tiger reverse and became part of ‘Project tiger’ project. The Tiger reserve is rich in bio-diversity and is of national and international importance in protecting our planet from Carbon emission.

Tigers and Swamp deer are the major tourist attractions in the park. Hispid Hare, a rare and endangered species, is found here. Indian Rhinos, Sambar dear, Hog deer, sloth bear, fishing cat, Jackal, jungle cat, leopard cat, etc, are some of the other species found in Dudhwa Wildlife sanctuary and National Park.

More than 450 species of birds, out of the total of 1300 bird species in the Indian sub-continent, are found in the National Park.

Barasinghas, with 12 antlers, have their half of the total world population found in Dudhwa National Park.

How do I Go to Dudhwa National Park and Dudhwa Tiger Reserve?

Shahjehanpur with station code SPN, is the most convenient and well connected railway station, which is at a distance of around 3 hours drive from Dudhwa. From New Delhi, the capital of India, it takes around 9 hours drive to reach the National Park. Lucknow, the capital of Utter Pradesh state, is at around 250 kilometers distance.

Park is open after Monsoon season. Director of the Park may be contacted on +91-05872-52106.

Bhangarh, The Haunted Historical City

George Thiruvilakalayil George

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George Thiruvilakalyil George is a blog writer. George is an expert on Local Business Citations, having created thousands of Local Citations for clients in USA, Australia, India, etc. George is also a web site designer with around 2 decades of experience. George started working on web related technologies from early 1996, immediately after internet access was introduced in 5 cities of India in August 1995.

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Bhangarh, The Haunted Historical City,Bhangarh Temple

Bhangarh Temple (Photo credit: The Ignorant)

Bhangarh, The Haunted Historical City, an old city with Indian haunted houses and palaces is in the Alwar district of Rajasthan state in India.

Bhangarh, The Haunted Historical City  is famous for its historical ruined buildings and haunted houses. It has a population of Around 1300 people as per last available data. The city was established in 1573 by Raja Bhagwant Das. The city was abandoned due to mysterious reasons. Bhangarh is said to be having the maximum of Indian haunted houses, haunted because of cursing as believed by a section of historians.

If you plan to travel to India and know about India, and is font of  the most haunted places in the world, Bhangarh is the ultimate haunted place in India.

There are a few majestic temples, mosques, shops and a palace among the ruins. Several havelis (historical private mansions) also exists here. City’s town planning, market system, castle hierarchy, etc. are noteworthy.

Bhangarh entry is allowed only during day time. Entry in between sunset and sunrise is prohibited by law. It is believed that those who go there in night, will never see the light of the day. Local villagers claim that whenever a house is built there, its roof collapses.  Bhangarh is a mysterious haunted city! You can play scary games and tell ghost stories to your friends and colleges after a tour of these haunted houses. Are you felling scary now?

Ramparts with 5 gates separates the town from the plains. There are two theories that revolve around this town.

One version goes like this.  Bhangarh is cursed by Guru Balu Nath, the person who sanctioned the construction of the town. He set a condition. If the shadows of the palaces touch me, the city shall be no more. Once a princess extended the height and thus the city was devastated.

There is a second story which goes like this. A tantrik called Singhia (Magician specialized in black magic) who fell in love with the beautiful Princess of Ratnavati of Bhangarh. He came to know that the princess is showered with marriage offers.Knowing that it is becoming impossible to marry the princess, he tried his black magic on the oil, that the princess’ maid purchased from the market. The plan was that the princess would surrender herself to him after touching the oil. Princess Ratnavati somehow realized the plan. She spoiled the plan of the tantrik by pouring the oil in the ground. The oil while touching the ground had transformed into a boulder and killed the tantrik. Dying tantrik had cursed that whoever dwelt in the palace will not stay alive.

Where Do I Stay in Bhangarh, The Haunted Historical City

There are many hotels offering online booking systems at Sariska, at 36 km distance from the haunted houses of Bhangarh. It is better to stay a little away from haunted houses! Isn’t it?

Sariska is famous for the Sariska Tiger Reserve.

Sariska Palace hotel is a luxury business class hotel costing INR 8400 onwards. Guests at Heritage Sariska Tiger Heaven, which costs a maximum of INR 6500, may sometimes share their Indian ghost stories with you. Gulmohar Sariska is a good economical resort which costs from INR 2800 to 4400.

How Do I Go to Bhangarh, The Haunted Historical City

Bhangarh is in between Jaipur and New Delhi in Alwar district of Rajasthan, at around 75 kilometers away from Jaipur.