Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara UNESCO World Heritage Site

Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) was declared UNESCO World Heritage Site from Bihar, India. UNESCO has declared Bihar’s much awaited ancient site – the ruins of Nalanda Mahavihara – a World Heritage Site, barely 98 km away from Patna. With the inclusion of Nalanda, this would be the second UNESCO Heritage Site after Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya. “Nalanda stands out as the most ancient university of the Indian Subcontinent. It engaged in the organized transmission of knowledge over an uninterrupted period of 800 years. The historical developmentRead More

Gir National Park, Gir Forest National Park

Gir National Park, Gir Forest National Park,

Gir National Park in Gujarat is the only place in the world where you can spot lions roaming free in the wild apart from Africa. The real discovery channel of India is situated approximately 65 Kms South East of Junagarh District. The Government notified the large geographical extent of Sasan Gir as wildlife sanctuary on 18th September, 1965 in order to conserve the Asiatic Lion. It covers total area of 1412 square kilometers of which 258 Km forms the core area of the National Park. Indiscriminate hunting by the peopleRead More

Permit for Ladakh

permit for ladakh

Permit for Ladakh Ladakh, the mere mention of the name conjures up images of prayer flags fluttering atop snowy mountains, azure blue skies with white patches of clouds over the horizon, pristine blue rivers gushing through the barren landscape and the heartwarming hospitality of Ladakhi people. The romantic aura and the adventurous feel of being in Ladakh is more than enough to ensure that this cold desert tops any discerning traveler’s bucket list. If you were travelling to Ladakh before the May of 2014, you would have to furnish necessaryRead More

Buddhist Sites in India

buddhist sites in india

Buddhist sites in India is spread all across the country. Bodhgaya Nalanda Rajgir Vaishali Dhauli Lalitagiri Ratnagiri Udaygiri Nagarjunakonda Sarnath Kushinagar Sanchi Tabo Ajanta Ladakh are the major Biddhist destination in India. BUDDHIST SITES IN INDIA From Siddharth to Sakyamuni and finally to the Buddha or the Enlightened one – an incredible transformation of a prince to an enlightened teacher, who walked the earth more than 2500 years ago. Upon Seeing sorrow, misery, pain and death, in the prime of his youth, prince Siddharth decided to discover their causes andRead More

Best Places to Visit in Kushinagar

tourist places to visit in Kuchinagar tourist attractions

Kushinagar is one of most holy Buddhist site and tourist attraction. It is located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh around NH-28, and is 52 km east of Gorakhpur city.The Shakyamuni, Gautam Buddha breathed his last (Mahaparinivarana) at Kushinagar. The passing away of the Buddha at Kushinagar provided not only the grand finale to the depiction of the story of the Great Teacher but also created a new architectural form in India – the Stupa. Entombing the relics of the Buddha or his leading disciples, the stupas can beRead More

Dhauli, Tourist places to visit in Dhauli Odisha, Buddhist Site

tourist places to visit in dhauli

Dhauli hill on the bank of the river Daya is a little away from the main road as one drives to Puri/Konark from Bhubaneswar. This stands as the mute witness to the great Kalinga war which was fought in the third century B.C. The great transformation, unprecedented in whole of the world, took place here.     Dhauli Tourist Attractions Asoka, the great seeing the horrors of war changed his mind in favour of spiritual conquests in preference of his war exploits. He donned orange robes and the world sawRead More

Nagarjunakonda, Tourist places to visit in Nagarjunakonda, Andhra Pradesh

tourist places to visit in nagarjunakonda

Nagarjunakonda (meaning Nagarjuna Hill) is a historical Buddhist town, now an island located near Nagarjuna Sagar in Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India. About 17 centuries ago Nagarjunakonda was the greatest center of Buddhist learning south of the Vindhyas. Located on the river Krishna and known then as Vijayapuri it was a town where scholars and monks congregated. They come not just from India but from distant lands like Gandhara, China and Sri Lanka. The great Buddhist scholar Nagarjuna is said to have founded the university here.   Nagarjunakonda was aRead More

Lalitgiri Ratnagiri Udayagiri, Golden triangle, Odisha Buddhist Site

Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri, Udayagiri trio Buddhist Site is situated 90 km far from the Odisha state capital Bhubaneswar. They are also known as Golden triangle. Lalitgiri also known as Naltigiri is a major Buddhist complex in the Indian state of Odisha comprising major stupas, ‘esoteric’ Buddha images, and monasteries (viharas), one of the oldest sites in the region.     It is situated in the Mahanga Tahsil in Cuttack district. Bhubaneswar, the state capital of Odisha, is 90 kilometres from the site, while Cuttack is 60 kilometres away; Udaigiri is 8Read More

Visa on Arrival for Indians | 57 Countries Offering Visa on arrival For Indians

visa on arrival for indians

With many countries now offering Visa on Arrival¬†(VOA) for Indian passport holders, travelling abroad is no longer a daunting experience. So pack your bags and head to an amazing summer vacation with family and friends to any of these beautiful¬†countries that offer Visa on Arrival for Indians. You’ve got a destination in mind and you’re just about ready to book your tickets. Possibly the most stressful part in your dream vacation planning is obtaining a visa. You’ll be surprised to know that there are more than 57 countries where youRead More

Udayagiri, Tourist places to visit in Udayagiri Odisha

tourist places to visit in Udayagiri, Orissa near Bhubaneswar

Udayagiri, the largest Buddhist complex in state of Odisha, 90 km from Bhubaneswar has assumed further importance after the recent excavation work which revealed the ancient name of the monastery as Madhavapura Mahavihara and brought to light a sprawling complex of bricks monastery with a number of Buddhist sculptures. In fact the entire area is found located at the foot hills of a large hill acting as the backdrop of the area.   Located in the basin of the u-shaped hill this Buddhist centre is still not completely excavated andRead More