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10 Exciting Things to Do While You’re in Laos

Laos is a Southeast Asian country bordered by Myanmar, China, Hanoi, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. It is known for its lush nature and scenery, absolutely stunning waterfalls, villages and massive Buddhist monuments that will leave you breathless. Go beyond the hustle and bustle of the city and experience these stunning sights. 1. Bolaven Plateau Located […] The post 10 Exciting Things to Do While You’re in Laos appeared first on...

Laos is a Southeast Asian country bordered by Myanmar, China, Hanoi, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. It is known for its lush nature and scenery, absolutely stunning waterfalls, villages and massive Buddhist monuments that will leave you breathless. Go beyond the hustle and bustle of the city and experience these stunning sights.

1. Bolaven Plateau

Si Phan Don

Si Phan Don

Located in southern Laos, the Bolaven Plateau is an elevated region that includes several rivers and the scenic Tad Fane twin waterfalls. It is a place where you can get amazing coffee and tea. In fact, it’s some of the best that the country has to offer. This is because the dirt is quite fertile. The area has a variety of wildlife including tigers, elephants and many bird species. It’s also a great place to trek, have a picnic or motorbike.

2. Buddha Park

Laos Capital

Laos Capital

Buddha Park, or Xieng Khuan, is a sculpture park that contains hundreds of concrete Buddhist statues in poses that range from ethereal to fearsome to unique and fascinating. This peaceful attraction contains sculptures that are larger than life, telling stories of Buddha and Hindu mythology. The main draw of the park is the circular structure that contains three levels. Each level represents something different: earth, heaven and hell. And when you reach the peak, you can gaze over the whole park and soak in the views.

3. The Pak Ou Caves

The Pak Ou Caves, meaning mouth of the Ou river, are a holy site that contain thousands of Buddha icons, as well as a stunning Buddhist shrine. They are not too far away from Ban Xang Hai village, which is known for its ceramics, whiskey and wine.

4. Si Phan Don

Si Phan Don, or 4000 islands, is composed of several islands located in southern Laos. It is in the Mekong River in the Khong district of Champasak province, right at the border of Cambodia. At Si Phan Don, you can soak in the picturesque views, go kayaking, check out the local bars and restaurants, see the waterfalls, head out to the beaches, rent a bike or lay back and relax in a comfortable hammock. Regardless of what you do, there are many activities throughout Si Phan Don and numerous sights to see.

5. Phu Chi Fa

Phu Chi Fa is one of the highest peaks in Northern Thailand with views that are absolutely breathtaking. Here, you can find beautiful sights, view the sunrise, browse the local vendors, ride a rented motorbike or you can camp, to give you some suggestions. And the great thing about camping in Phu Chi Fa is that the vendors sell camping gear, such as blankets and tents. The shops on the main street offer delicious Thai dishes such as khao pad gai, which is chicken fried rice that’s cooked in a wok with onion, garlic and spices.

6. Kuang Si Falls

The Kuang Si Falls are a rather popular tourist destination, as they are magnificent and powerful. They are located south of Luang Prabang and the main waterfall has a 200-foot drop. There is an admission fee to enter but once you do you’re free to swim in the pools and soak in the natural beauty.

7. Shop in Vientiane

Vientiane is the capital of Laos and is an excellent place to shop. Some of the best shopping is at Samsenthai Street, around the Nam Phou Fountain and at the Talat Sao Morning Market. At these destinations, the locals sell a variety of crafts, jewelry, art, silk and antique items.

8. Wat Xieng Thong

Wat Xieng Thong

Wat Xieng Thong

Wat Xieng Thong, or Temple of the Golden City, is a Buddhist temple located in northern Laos. It is both a significant Buddhist site and full of works of art with historic meaning. It dates back to 1560. This attraction includes a beautiful glass mosaic that depicts the tree of life, the royal funerary carriage house that contains a funerary carriage and urns for the royal family, magnificent statues and gold walls that are so intricate that your eyes won’t know where to look first.

9. Pha That Luang

Pha That Luang

Pha That Luang

Pha That Luang is a gold Buddhist stupa – or dome-shaped structure – located in Vientiane. It is considered a sacred monument and is on the official seal of Laos. It is quite an extravagant and stately sight, originally built in the 1st century. On the inside are numerous sculptures, paintings and altars, as well as a small park that is referred to as the Saysettha Gardens.

10. Bokeo

Laos

Laos

Rounding off the list is Bokeo, which is the smallest province in Laos. Here, you can visit many traditional villages, markets and temples. Not only can you visit the locals and have a glimpse of their lives, you can also experience the Bokeo Nature Reserve. Here, you can zipline and see the black-crested gibbons, which are a beautiful but endangered primate.

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Travel guide for Tiger safari

India is the country known for its rich wildlife treasure and the tiger is one among them. The country has many wildlife national parks and is the home for half of the world’s tiger population. Now, it is sad to hear that tigers in India plummeted from an estimate of one lakh a decade ago […] The post Travel guide for Tiger safari appeared first on...

India is the country known for its rich wildlife treasure and the tiger is one among them. The country has many wildlife national parks and is the home for half of the world’s tiger population. Now, it is sad to hear that tigers in India plummeted from an estimate of one lakh a decade ago to 1700 now. Tigers are known o be extremely elusive. Thanks to Indian national park system that allows the common man to explore natural wildlife beauty with great pleasure. If you feel that your desire to see the tiger cannot be compromised, you can better off at the national park that is surrounded by tiger reserves. 

Sariska Tiger Reserve is one such national park that is located in Rajasthan, a state of India to make your dream come true. The area is surrounded by Aravali hills establishing scenic natural beauty to visitors.  In fact, it is a wonderful experience to see the rarest wildlife animals in its natural habitat. The best time to explore the wildlife tour package offered by Sariska is March to May as it will easy to spot the big cat during this season.

What can you expect to see in tiger safari?

You can see royal tigers rest peacefully beside the stream, female tiger cuddling with babies. You can explore natural habitat of the royal animal of the country at a closer look. This tiger safari at Sariska is worth witnessing for all the wildlife tour lovers across the world. There will be no private vehicles available; the park management makes arrangements for sariska jeep safari in the forest for tiger spotting. on the contrary, if you are moving through your travel agent, the movement of the vehicle is strictly monitored to ensure that it does interfere with animal movement in the park.

Travel Tips for tiger safari

If you are moving to  Sariska national park to enjoy tiger safari, make sure that you book everything well in advance so that you don’t miss anything in the adventurous trip as a limited number of jeeps will be allowed into the park. This is done to ensure there is no disturbance to wildlife inhabitant in the park. Booking the tiger safari well in advance will give you company of an experienced guide who has good interest in nature.  Tiger safari booking at Sariska national park includes everything right from your hotel accommodation to delicious food serving. In addition to tiger safari, the nature lovers have something more to explore in this package You can see a rare species of birds in this Sariska regions as part of wildlife explosion.

Sariska Jeep Safari

Sariska Jeep Safari

The place is perfect for both natives and migrants as well. The national park is also known to spot herbivores like spotted deer, blue bull and sambar. The forest is also is also a wonderful spot to visit for the nature lovers with dhoke trees in high density and spots of other trees like salar, Kadaya, Ber & Khair.

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TajMahal ‘A Symbol of Eternal Love and Beauty’

Agra, a beautiful city located 200km away from the capital of India, Delhi. Agra has a rich historical background which is amply evident from the numerous historical monuments in & around the city built by the Mughals such as Agra Fort, BulandDarwaza, FatehpurSikri, Sikandra and one of the seven wonders the TajMahal. Mughals came to […] The post TajMahal ‘A Symbol of Eternal Love and Beauty’ appeared first on...

Agra, a beautiful city located 200km away from the capital of India, Delhi. Agra has a rich historical background which is amply evident from the numerous historical monuments in & around the city built by the Mughals such as Agra Fort, BulandDarwaza, FatehpurSikri, Sikandra and one of the seven wonders the TajMahal. Mughals came to India in 15 century and Akbar made Agra capital of his empire. And the era of Mughal Marble Inlay Art and architecture began. Agra had one of the finest specimens of Mughals Art and architectures in the country. Shah Jahan, the 5 Mughals Emperor marked the zenith of Mughal architecture, when he built the TajMahal in the memory of his beloved wife MumtazMahal.Mughals such as Agra Fort, BulandDarwaza, FatehpurSikri, Sikandra and one of the seven wonders the TajMahal

It took 22 years and the labour of 22000 workers. Including masons, stonecutters, inlayers, carvers, painters, calligraphers, Dome builders and others artisans called on from all over the central Asia to construct the monument. And now count among the seven wonders of the world and famously became the symbol of love. The TajMahal is perhaps the most famous example of Mughal architecture combining Indian, Persian and Islamic Influences. Its exterior is decorated with Inlay Art with as many 28 different varieties of semi-precious and precious stones. The Inlay Art also is known as Parchinkari at the TajMahal is one of the finest art examples of Mughal Era. In TajMahal, graceful stones inlay work includes three major elements, calligraphy of Quran quotes Geometrical Shapes & Floral designs. The same art exists in the streets of Agra. The artisans who work on Parchinkari are the direct descendants of the artisans. Pietra-dura called Parchinkari in Agra is decorative art term for the inlay technique of using art and fitted, highly polished to create beautiful images, patterns, and designs. In our workshop, each masterpiece passes through various stages of creation. First, the marble panel is divided into a symmetrical shape. This entire drawing is traced on a brass sheet which is cut out accurately to make templates of every component of the designs. Now gems are selected such as coral, turquoise, tiger eye, lapis lazuli, malachite, jade etc. to create an effect which is equivalent to paintings with hard stones. With the help of highly skilled artisans, the shape of the selected gemstone is done on a hard driven tool known as ‘’SAAN-N – KAMANA”. Once accomplished the work is transferred to the next set of artisans who specializes is settings of these gems in marble.

Mughals such as Agra Fort, BulandDarwaza, FatehpurSikri, Sikandra and one of the seven wonders the TajMahal

TajMahal ‘A Symbol of Eternal Love and Beauty’

Using hand-held chicles, the great master engraves the marble with great care to make grooves which corresponds exactly with the gems-stones. Now using the secret glue, the gems stones are inlaid in specific grooves created for every individual pattern. Finally, the finished product is passed to the polishing specialist, the surface and edges of it are polished to give the shiny finish. Different colour bases such as Green Marble. Black Marble is also used to give a distinct look. Inlay Marble Crafts is the house of the art and exquisite Mughal Inlay artefacts handcrafted by master artisans. Inlay Marble Crafts has been established with the vision to preserve this unique indigenous art form to provide livelihood to the artisans to promote it among the art lovers of the world. In effect, when you take home Mughal Marble Inlay artefacts from Inlay Marble Crafts, you own authenticate that this piece is created by the master, specialist craftsmen who have learned this art right from the cradle. We bring you the authentic Mughal art from very own city of Taj to your home.

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Pakistan Tour – 5 Amazing Places That One Should Definitely Visit

When we plan a Pakistan Tour, we usually end up going to the north side only. There is no doubt that northern side of Pakistan is simply amazing which is perfect for honeymoon packages in Pakistan, exploring lakes and lush green valleys of the country. But let me tell you that the beauty of the […] The post Pakistan Tour – 5 Amazing Places That One Should Definitely Visit appeared first on...

When we plan a Pakistan Tour, we usually end up going to the north side only. There is no doubt that northern side of Pakistan is simply amazing which is perfect for honeymoon packages in Pakistan, exploring lakes and lush green valleys of the country. But let me tell you that the beauty of the country doesn’t end here.

So, let’s expand our horizon when it comes to Pakistan Tour and explore some of the amazing places throughout the country. Before you start exploring other countries of the world, discover your own first.

Tharparkar

Pakistan is flooded with beautiful places and this magical golden granular material is one of them. the desert is situated in Sindh, Pakistan which is considered as the second most important desert of the country. Also, it is the only fertile desert in the globe so we should be proud of it. The desert expands till the regions of Gujarat and Rajasthan as a part of Sindh meets the border of India.

Taxila 

Whether you are a newly married couple who is ready for lovely honeymoon packages in Pakistan or you are planning a Pakistan Tour with friends and family, this is a must visit place. The magical town looks like a place of the Hobbit movie which is located in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. It has a great archaeological site as well which dates back to the time of the Persian Empire in 6th century BC.

Hingol National Park

People often portray the picture of Balochistan as a city with low literacy rate and hot weather. Let’s explore the positive side of it, too. Yes, our country does have something like a National Park i.e. Hingol National Park located on the Makran coast with its Hingol River, mountains, deep blue Arabian sea, and desert. The park has a wide variety of fish and bird species but when you visit it, it also reminds you of the Flintstones.

Katas Raj

While most Hindu Indians don’t let Muslim Indians live peacefully in India, Muslims have dedicated a whole place for the Hindu community in Pakistan. Katas Raj is located in Katas Village near ChoaSaidanshah in Chakwal. The Hindu temple is about a Hindu legend, Shiva which dates back to the era of Mahabharata and the Pandava. The place is really beautiful with crystal clear blue water and ancient architecture.

Khewra Salt Mines   

Khewra Salt Mines is one of those places we’ve read about many times in our Pakistan studies curriculum. But, how many of us actually visited this place? The place is flooded with cool salt things including keychains, sculptures, and big rocks of salt. Also, it is the second largest salt mine in the world and oldest and largest salt mine of Pakistan. Seriously, we had no idea!

Now you know some of the coolest places in the country with an amazing architect and ancient history. I am surely going to visit these places soon, I hope you also will.

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Implement of Tatkal scheme in Ranthambore National Park

The beauty of a big cat is always mesmerizing. Once seen, you can’t take your eyes off from this majestic creature. Ranthambore National Park is one such place, which is ideally located in Rajasthan. If you are planning for Wildlife Tour India, then it becomes quintessential to gain the experience of the dessert and tiger […] The post Implement of Tatkal scheme in Ranthambore National Park appeared first on...

The beauty of a big cat is always mesmerizing. Once seen, you can’t take your eyes off from this majestic creature.

Ranthambore National Park is one such place, which is ideally located in Rajasthan. If you are planning for Wildlife Tour India, then it becomes quintessential to gain the experience of the dessert and tiger together. Number of visitors plan different tour packages at the last moment and face the huge disappointment when not able to book the same. To deal with this problem, the management comes out with the idea of Tatkal Scheme.

The scheme is generally initiated by the Rajasthan Government and instantly becomes a major hit among most of the tourists. Because of this, the government has been able to collect the huge amount of revenue till date. As per the scheme, those who cannot book the tickets on time are eligible to book the tickets. Under this plan, a fixed number of gypsys are kept vacant for the emergency time.

In term of revenue collection, Ranthambore National Park is counted amongst the top. The increased revenue attributes in increasing the population of the tigers. There are some points that have to be taken care while booking as per Tatkal scheme.

  • The rates are decided as per the individual basis.
  • If in case you cancel the booking, no refund will be given back.
  • There are no fees for normal camera, but those who are carrying the video camera have to pay certain amount.

The full day safari brings you a great and thrilling experience. You can also take the advantages of eco-shelter facilities where the guests can wait and start their safari experience. Wildlife Tour Package India has proven to be a great addition to the national park and also helpful in regulating the crowd of visitors while earning great revenue.

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5 things to do in Agra at your TajMahal trip

5 things to do in Agra at your Taj Mahal trip 1–Visit TAJ MAHAl Your main reason for travelling in Agra can be seen TAJ MAHAL. This built in emperor shah jahan in memory of his most lovely wife mumtaz mahal, apart from this factor this monument is made of white stone. And this building […] The post 5 things to do in Agra at your TajMahal trip appeared first on...

5 things to do in Agra at your Taj Mahal trip

1–Visit TAJ MAHAl

Your main reason for travelling in Agra can be seen TAJ MAHAL. This built in emperor shah jahan in memory of his most lovely wife mumtaz mahal, apart from this factor this monument is made of white stone. And this building is one of the 7 wonders of the world, this building is considered to be the jewel of Muslim art.

5 things to do in Agra at your TajMahal trip

5 things to do in Agra at your TajMahal trip

The biggest feature of this building is that it gets its beauty in the night to see its beauty.It was built by the emperor in memory of his mother Mumtaz. The Yamuna River is on the edge of this building. That beautifies its beauty. Taj Mahal is one of India’s most beautiful buildings, this building itself is very beautiful.This building attracts more than 2 crore pilgrims annually. The foreign travellers who are traveling are charged more than that of the Indians.And

2– Visit AGRA FORT

If seen, there are many places to roam in Agra but Agra Fort has a different place among them.It is situated just a short distance from Taj Mahal and it is also a very magnificent building.In this building there are four doors on four directions, which are the biggest specialty of this building. It was ready in the Hindu kingdom. But later it was inhabited by SikandarLodhi. It was prepared by Rajput. This building is only 2.5 km from the Taj Mahal. This building is built around 90 acres and there are many lush trees in this building that enhance the beauty of this building. There is a gate in which the rivers open. And I believe that this trip will be very fun for you, more perfect traveling you can hire Agra tour guide to assist you.

3– VISIT SIKANDARA

It is another grand place of Agra that falls on Mathura road and is famous for the name of Sikandara. To see this place first you will have to come to God Tavki in Agra and then from there you will have to go to Sikandara by bus. While going to Sikandara a gurudwara falls in the middle, there are also white stones. And after reaching Sikandara, you would like to see the tomb of Mariam. The biggest identify of this tomb is made by red stone. Small toddlers are seen in this tomb. It website may be helpful in selection of our Golden triangle tour 5 days by car also.

4– VISIT ITMAD-UD-DAULAH

It is located on the side of Rambagh in Agra and when you come to see it, you will have Yamuna River. This building was also built by experts of arts.Looking at the beauty of this tomb; it seems that this is a second composition of Taj Mahal. It was also a Muslim king that the king’s girl had made it in memory of her mother looking at the beauty of this tomb; it seems that the tomb has been prepared by skilled craftsmen.

5–VISIT KINARI
There are a lot of market in Agra, but those are the one from kinari market. The market is full of fun all the time. There is a pan shop in this market that leaves great. And in this market one gets a great variety… Together, the friends are very happy to travel to Agra.

We hope this Taj tour guide will be helpful for the readers of the post. Thanks.

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