Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of India, a land that is a treasure trove of iconic marvels like the ethereal Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, and the imposing Red Fort Complex in New Delhi. However, beyond these well-trodden paths lies a hidden gem waiting to be discovered – the whimsical Nek Chand Rock Garden nestled in the heart of Chandigarh.
North Sentinel Island: Home to the Most Isolated Tribe in the World
As technology continues to advance and expand its reach, it has become almost impossible for people to live genuinely isolated lives — unless you’re part of the Sentinelese, a tribal community that resides on North Sentinel Island.
How ‘Sati,’ a Once Funeral Ritual, Became Banned in India
Self-immolation is a practice associated with many different types of religions. And the common principle unique to each association is the aim of nobility, heroism, and protest. The act of “sati” began as such a gesture. Until its history took a darker, more sinister turn. But what is sati? Why did it flourish–and what led to it being banned throughout India?
9 Dreamy Places to Go Glamping in India
Are you planning to explore the charisma of nature while savoring an opulent stay in India? Some hand-picked luxury campsites of the country are mentioned here for that exotic experience.
“Holi:” India’s Stunning Festival of Colors
Every year on the last full moon in the lunar month of Phalguna, between the end of February and the middle of March, villages across India become awash in color. During this time, men and women, rich and poor, old and young, and locals and visitors come together for the joyous Hindu celebration of “Holi.”
Hawa Mahal: Jaipur’s Gilded Cage For Women
Hawa Mahal, meaning the “Palace of the Winds,” is one of the major attractions in Jaipur, India, and one of the finest examples of Rajput architecture in the country. Jaipur’s sandstone palace was built in 1799 by the Kachwaha ruler of Jaipur Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh as an extension to the Royal City Palace.