Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Famous Rocky Island of West Bengal

A beautiful home for Nature oriented Tourists and Adventurures in Samsing Hills. Five Tent type Cottages are under the Orange orchards which lie on the hilly slopes of Samsing hills parallel to the Murty River bed. A separate Kitchen for the Trekkers or  Campers. attached with Nature. Rock climbing possible. Tenting arrangements on request. One may enjoy Barbeque during night on the Murty River bank. Prehistoric Rock shelter is another attraction of the Adventure Camp. Free parking and self Cooking also available.

Island Adventure Camp

 The diverse prospect of tourism in India is what sets it apart when it comes to scrutinize the reviews about India from the best nature travelers of the world. It has amalgamated the true colors of Asia, and also a true glimpse of it which can be felt when you visit its north-eastern states. Amongst the so-called seven sisters that unite the matchless beauty of seven north-eastern states of India, there is one adorable unofficial brother that can not be in oblivion- North Bengal. It’s the model of Eco-Tourism West Bengal in its real perspective, when it comes to strictly consider the environmental facets of eco-tourism sites in the world. The offbeat places of rocky island north bengal, that are seldom decorated in the colorful books that describes the unavoidable tourism destinations of West Bengal, have primarily now set up as the true model of Social-eco tourism sites of Bengal.

Island Adventure Camp

Samsing is one such destination that has been upcoming as the replicable tourism site, strictly run with the peaceful collaboration of Forest department and the community forest villagers. However, the collaboration is not just restricted to Public model but it also has taken up the model of both the Public-private partnership and the private ownership. There are many spots in Samsing that again leaves the travelers with their multiple choices about their preferred destination. So with this perspective if we look at the renewed site of Samsing- rocky island, it takes away the badges of all the categories of tourism that either includes the high potentiality of agro-tourism in India.

rocky island north bengal

The lusciousness of Rocky Island:

The destination shares the best features of Samsing that no other spot in Samsing can deliver to its fullest. The glimpses of green carpeted tea gardens, passing through the window of your car, with the heralding rain of flashing grass yellow butterflies will tempt you with more curiosity about the place while you’ll be approaching the destination through Samsing. It’s an isolated destination so you have to take a right turn before you take the route to Suntalekhola or fari village. The difference in the perspective will then axiomatically reveal the place’s beauty. If people ask for oranges once they reach Suntalekhola, then there is none other place than rock island state park, so they come back and take a left turn to cross themselves through the bushy trees laden with sweet orange mandarins. The houses beside the roads will seem like beautiful flower vases blooming with their glittering colors and hypnotizing aroma. The music of the clear water kissing on the uneven rocks and terrains will give you the sign that you’re nearing to this picturesque destination. The beauty of Moorti River in its young and dashing stage is what makes the place adorable with the sight of orange laden tree on its bank creating a valley for X-mas trees decorated with glowing lights. The hilly landscapes with terrace fields will remind you of your childhood days when you made sand hillocks with terracing surface. The huge black stones are another mesmerizing sight that again seems like nature saving her marbles in a place. The nights can be spent strolling on the bank of river where you can see the reflection of moon on the water dazzling with its white streams. The flashy playfulness of Parris peacock butterflies paddling on the small streams can be the best captured shot for the nature photographers.

rocky island north bengal


Adventurous richness about Rocky island ( Samsing) :

Unlike other spots of Samsing Rocky island can be the best adventurous honeymoon destination amongst other offbeat places of islands of west bengal. Fishing Katla in rapid white streams of the river, trekking to Neora valley national park, river –crossing, rock climbing or a jeep safari towards Jholung, Bindu and Neora are the unavoidable options for the nature lovers. The place has beautiful home stays that’ll again turn your traveling expense into a social contribution towards nature.

rocky island

Agro-tourism prospects of Rocky Island ( Samsing) :
As the valley is blessed with the fertile soil deposited by the river, the place has huge potential in agriculture. The size of oranges, vegetables that purely gown under the conditions of natural farming is another additional aspect that’ll leave you with no comments about your stay in North Bengal.


Sunday, 28 May 2017

Adventure Tourism Places in India

In Sikkim, River Teesta and its tributary Rangit offer the best routes for River Rafting and Camping Tour. Both these rivers provide long stretches that are perfect for safe rafting. In fact, Teesta River has been ranked at Grade 4 on the international scale. Teesta with Its chilly waters have a series of rapids with sketchy intensity and character while its tributary Rangit, has more turbulent waters and offers a great challenges to most experienced rafters.

Adventure trekking


For Leisure, we offer river Adventure for swimmers as well as non swimmers also. For swimmer category, guests will be transferred to Tarkhola, which is the starting point. After Changing the dress and putting on life jacketed, guests will be instructed do’s and don’ts and several tips for using the raft and the oars for about 15 minutes by guide / instructor and will be board on raft for set in their journey for about 150 minutes in low water and 130 minutes in high water. This will end at Teesta. The distance between Tarkhola and Teesta is 11 km. Which guest will enjoy to the fullest extent and of course a great experience for lifetime. 

Adventure trekking

For non swimmers it is about 45 minutes rafting in low-water and 25 minutes in high-water starting from Melli of Sikkim to Teesta, a small town on way to Gangtok. On the way, guests would be able to locate many white sandy beaches, which can become good campsites. To put succinctly, it would be apt to say that one must come and enjoy the gushing waters of Teesta and Rangit on the rafts. River Rafting in Sikkim would actually be a stupefying experience for you.

Tour Details:-
  • Display Price Includes: Guide.
  • 1 Night stay at Shivpur Jungle Camp, All 3 Times Meals, Morning Evening Tea, 16 Kms Rafting, Cliff Jumping, Bonfire, Volleyball.
Adventure trekking


Packages Inclusions:-
  • Accommodation: 1 Night Stay Shivpuri Jungle Camps
  • Meals: 3 Times meals, bonfire veg. snacks, morning evening tea with cookies
  • Activities: River Rafting (16 Kms (Shivpuri to Nim Beach, Adventure trekking, Body Surfing, Cliff Jumping
  • Exclusions
  • Any insurance
  • Transportation any kind of
  • Any other thing that in not mentioned in cost inclusion column
Best season: Mid September – January &   mid April – May.
Trekking in Buxa Hills of Sinchula Range is a popular sports through ages. But nowadays Birders from different part of India and abroad are attracted here. Bird watching through the dense jungle is not only adventurous but also loves the Camping activity during the trek along with a memorable hospitality by the Dukpas.

Inclusion: Pick up & drop Service from Station to Station. Accommodation provided in Home Stay or in tents with sleeping bags, profiles, tent lights, guide, permits and cooked/packed food.
Excluded: Payments for Jungle Safari, Sightseeing, Permit for Camera, personal Porters & other expenses.

adventure trekking holidays

You will be trekking through the Buxa Tiger Reserve Forest and Bhutan Border. There is no Medical Unit, Electricity, charging point, Bath room/ Toilet in Tents.
Running Water & Bath only available in the Home stays.

Concept of adventure trekking holidays & Nature Study Camps at present is not just a relief from the monotony of daily life but an opportunity and scope to mingle up with nature and to learn how to conserve it. Further, a camping course in nature helps a young kid in building self-confidence and social instincts.
A team of experienced Guides and Trainers will be there to assist Campers. Most of them are learned from Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling.

adventure trekking holidays


The Camping Ground, Santarabari is situated in the foothills of Buxaduar in East Himalaya, 31 Km away from Alipurduar. The Campsite is by the side of a rivulet coming down from Buxa Duar. The place is surrounded by lush green forests and slopes and famous for its natural beauty.
Course: First hand information and training for Camping, Yoga / Taekwondo, Survival Training, First Aid and among Nature study lessons Stargazing, Photography & Bird Watching.
Duration: 3 Nights 4 Days.

Friday, 26 May 2017

little holiday houses and bungalow for Tourist

Little Holiday is basically a Farm Villa and a perfect example of Village Tourism. On 1st floor total 5 numbers of  well furnished rooms with a spacious balcony to overview the Jungle. Separate Dinning & Kitchen are also there. Free Parking and Driver's accommodation are also available. One can enjoy the beauty n Wilderness both from here.

LITTLE HOLIDAY


The beautiful Parvati river flows along the sides of this village. Before few years Kasol was a non- existing place of Himachal Pradesh lesser known to the traveler. But, in the past few years, the tourism has increased dramatically. There are solely two big reasons to blame for that

After the busy schedule in metropolitan cities, we all look out for a LITTLE HOLIDAY where we could do just relax and do nothing. Kasol is exactly one such place where you could soak in the sun bright sitting by the tranquil waters of Parvati river.

little holiday houses


The place has become the hot-spot for the college students because the trip is super cheap. Yet, it offers the complete beauty of hills and mountains. You know that you can extract the best from your trip in just a few bucks.

Kasol is a little holiday houses in Himachal Pradesh . More about the Israeli village of India and the things to do

How to reach?

BY ROAD: There are no direct buses from New Delhi to Kasol. You can catch a bus from Delhi and it would drop you at Bhunter, which is at a distance of 30 km from Kasol. From here on you can catch the local bus  or hire a local taxi. Another way you can get to this place is via Kullu. Get down at Kullu, which is at a distance of 40 km from Kasol. Again, a local bus or hire a cab which will carry you to this village.

For a convenient traveling, you can hire a cab with Wiwigo directly from Delhi to Kasol.

BY AIR: The nearest airport to Kasol is Bhunter. You can further hire a cab to reach Kasol.

BY RAILWAYS: There are very few trains that will take you to Kasol. The nearest railway station to Kasol is 150 km away. So, a journey by train is not suggested.

Where to stay?

luxury tents


Ranging from the cheapest to best one, Kasol has all types of places for you to stay. The price per night in most of the places to stay here ranges depends on the facility provided. If you really want to explore the true side of Kasol, best would be ditch a luxury tents and stay at a cafe or small hotel amid the number of Israelis.

Where to eat?

There are number cafes in Kasol which offers the best Tibetan and Israeli food with the open seating. You can totally enjoy the great food with the river flowing along and mountains in front of you.

holiday houses in west bengal


Pink Floyd cafe, Little Italy, Bhoj Cafe, Evergreen cafe, German bakery are some of the must visit cafes to have a good meal.

1) Little Himachal Pradesh:

Himachal Pradesh


About 70% travelers of Kasol are from Israel. The town is a hot spot for a lot of young Israeli people who finish their compulsory military service in Israel and then escape to the Parvati Valley.You will meet more Israeli in Kasol than the local men. But, they make your experience at Kasol only better. Look out for the music festivals that they host in the peak season time. The rave parties full of people smoking cannabis. At the top of all, you will be treated with the delicious Israeli food at many cafes run by Israelis itself. With a just handful of money, you can experience the authentic Israeli culture in Kasol.

Where to go?

Adventure


Although, Kasol is coined as the place for lazy vacations but does that mean that you have to ditch this place if you are an adventure enthusiast. You can enjoy a number of activities in Kasol and witness the pure beauty of nature.

2) MALANA TREK:-

If you are looking for adventure at another level, then you must go for Malana trek from Kasol. This trek is difficult and Adventure. The trek is full of rocky mountains and steep climbs. At times you will have to walk the path with no road or way what so ever. But, at the end, this trek will take you another world. With the glimpse of snow-capped mountains and hills decorated with deodar trees. If you are here at the right time, you can also the white beauty of snow covering the village. Malana is a village which runs its own government and is believed to successors of Alexander. The outsiders are allowed to move but not allowed to touch their walls, houses etc. If you do, be ready to pay a fine!

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Best Homestay For Tourists and Travellers in India

The Home stay is located in Nimbong village, 21 Km away from Bagrakot in Dooars with an altitude of 157 meter The  daybreak call of the birds; slow and sluggish day long journey of the clouds from top of the eastern Himalaya to the River beds of Dooars; the echo of the bells from the faraway Church in the evening; the sudden appearance of the stars on the Theatre Hall of Dark Sky after a break from the Night Concert of Rain in the village; twinkling one after another on  southern night sky of Nimbong may misled you utter ‘Happy Dweepabali’ nothing can resist yourself to fall in Romanticism by the the enigmatic beauty of Nimbong Village.

Dooars


Humro Home is a Homestay in dooars for tourist in Rajabhatkhawa jungle of the Buxa Tiger Reserve. this is Double storied Home with separate Kitchen in ethnic style.
Nearest Airport: Bagdogra
Nearest Rail Station: Alipurduar Jn. 16 Km & New Alipurduar 20 Km

Service: Lodging, Dining, Pick up & drop,

Total 2 No.s  of  Rooms on 1st floor & 2 numbers of Rooms are on ground floor with attached Bath. One 6 bedded dormitory is also available for budget Tourists.

Homestay in dooars


Lapchakha is one the most beautiful Hilly village in Duars from one can have a perfect 360 degree Panoramic view of Nature. The Cool breeze floating from the Buddhist Chant Flag (Taah) is overlape the silence of peace here.
Dachhin is the 2nd homestay at dooars in Buxa Hills started from 2000 with the Sichula Home Tourism Project and since now running successfully beacuse of it's Hospitality. One may have a taste of Dukpa Cuisine here as well as to touch the nature.
  • There are four numbers of rooms with attached Toilet recently came under the Project of Electricity. 
  • Nearest Airport: Bagdogra
  • Nearest Rail Station: Alipurduar Jn. 36 Km & New Alipurduar 39 Km
  • Service: Lodging, Dining, Pick up & drop,
  • Room Type & Rent: Total 3 No.s  of  Rooms on 1st floor with attached Bath and 1 number of Room with Common Bath. 
  • Plan: A.P.  (accommodations with meals) @ Rs. 850/Head /Day 
  • Amenities: Attach bath, Dining Space, Play place, Benches for Meditation and Pick up & Drop Service. 

Homestay in dooars


Once it was a Bungalow of a renowned Timber Merchant in Duars. Later the Log hut converted to Home Stay for Tourist to enjoy the beauty of nature as well as to feel the thrill of Wilderness,very nearer to the District town of Alipurduar. A very warm Hospitality is a common feature of the Badal Bina Homestay. 

Nearest Rail Station: Alipurduar Jn. 6 Km & New Alipurduar 10 Km

Service:
  •  Lodging, Dining, Pick up & drop,
  • Total 5 No.s Log Hut Rooms on 1st floor
  • 3 - Bedded Family Room  02 numbers
  • 4 - Bedded Family Room  02 numbers. 
  • 2 - Bedded Couple Room 01 number.
homestay in dooars nest


A homestay in dooars nest is perfectly titled as Simtopheri, means Heaven’s lay. A double Storied Bungalow with a beautiful Veranda on 1st floor facing south to observe 180 degree meadow from east to west, on a table top in Lava Hills of Darjeeling District, West Bengal. Just seat on a couch and enjoy the nature on a lone Hilltop, simply outstanding. The same can be enjoyable from the room too.
Total three numbers of Family rooms and a four bedded dormitory are on the top floor. Separate Kitchen, Dining, Reception and Driver’s Room are there on the ground floor. The garden surrounded the stay is enough to serve as Camping ground for fifty campers.

Sunday, 21 May 2017

Famous Hill Stations of India

The hill stations are high-altitude towns used, especially by European colonialists, as a place of refuge from the summer heat. They are prevalent in Southeast Asia and the Indian Subcontinent, particularly India.
Most of the hill stations in India are located in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Meghalaya in the Himalayas and in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala in Western ghats. Some of the hill stations in India are listed below by state.

Since all these hill stations are world-famous they are frequently visited by tourists on a summer vacation tour. Due to this almost all of the above hill stations are well connected by rail, road and air services to major Indian cities.

hill stations in India


Several hill stations served as summer capitals of Indian provinces, princely states, or, in the case of Shimla, of British India itself. Since independence, the role of these hill stations as summer capitals has largely ended, but many hill stations remain popular summer resorts.

Shimla: Queen of the Hills :-

Gone are the days of British Raj but its echoes could be still found in Shimla. Located deep in the foothills of Himalayas, Shimla, located at an altitude of 2159 meters (7000 feet approx.), is one of the most popular hill resorts in India. The entire city is strung across a single ridge with sharp hillsides surrounded by pine deodar, oak and rhododendron forests stretched out in all directions.

It is the long winding main street called Mall where most of the action takes place in Shimla. The town is renowned for a host of splendid colonial edifices and quaint cottages with characteristic Victorian architecture.

Charming walks along the Ridge and the Mall Road are most popular activities. The city also offers a variety of shopping and entertainment activities all stretched across and connected with the arterial Mall road where thankfully vehicles are not allowed to enter.

Hill Station Darjleeing


Splurge with a stay in Oberoi Cecil, one of the finest heritage hotels in India or have a luxurious honeymoon at the Wildflower Hall which we have covered previously in our article on luxury in the lap of Himalayas.

Darjeeling: Lure of Black Tea

The World Heritage Darjeeling Mountain Railways stands out when we think of this charming hill station in North India. Darjeeling’s yet another name to fame are the world class tea plantations.

Perched on a mountain ridge at the elevation of 6, 710 feet with awe inspiring views of the Himalayan Peaks and verdant tea estates, Darjeeling is soothing to eyes, refreshing for mind and uplifting for the soul.

Hill Station Darjleeing


Things to do in Hill Station Darjleeing could range from visits to monasteries, parks, historical places and tea estates to a ride on the “toy train.” Best time to visit this hill town is from November till January. For a luxury experience and tea walks, stay at Glenburn Tea Estate surrounded by emerald tea plantation and awesome views of Kangchenjunga peak of Himalaya.

Major Attractions in Darjeeling: Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop, Bhutia Busty Monastery, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Peace Pagoda, Darjeeling Himalayan Railways.

Lonavala: A Walk above the Clouds

This charming hill station near Mumbai and Pune is a verdant delight. Here you literally walk on the clouds as they soar beneath you, embark on nature walks and hikes and there are places of historical interest too. This hill stations in India is best visited in July and August upon the arrival of monsoon making it one of the top places to visit in India during monsoon.

hill station near Mumbai

If you are interested in hot air balloon rides or para gliding, you should head to Lonavala where these activities could be availed of.

Attractions in Lonavala: Lonavala Lake, Karla Cave, Lohagad Fort, Nagphani, Bhushi Dam, Lonavala Lake, Visapur Fort

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Famous tourist places in Nagaland

The Nagaland state is mostly hilly and mountainous, with agriculture being the major occupation of the Nagaland tribes. Plan a tour with Nagaland Tourist Places. The picturesque valley of Nagaland is one of the most beautiful and famous spots for nature lovers. The place is strewn and shining with blooming flowers in the months of June and September. Dzukou Valley is the most famed valley of Nagaland and which is also called as the valley of “celestial charm” and “Eternal Charm”. This natural beauty of the place will surely capture tourist’s heart while travelling through the land of Nagaland


Tribal Tours Nagaland


This valley is situated in the Kohima district. In order to see this Paradise on earth one has to negotiate steep difficult terrain. If you are not a regular trekker you may find a bit of difficult to climb this steep mountains, but not an impossible task. After the strong climb as one sees the valley you forget all the pain that you have been through. So whenever you are planning tour India include Tribal Tours Nagaland in your list.

Tribal Tours Nagaland


This beautiful land of abundant natural beauty has immense tourist attraction. The ethnic tribes, their habitat, arts and handicrafts and the locales attract many. The ideal time to visit Dzukou Valley of Nagaland are in the months of June, July and August where you can see the wide variety of Flowers filled with the whole valley, hundreds of species of flowers and plants can also be found in this beautiful valley of Nagaland state. Tribal Tours Dooars are worth to visit. Rhododendrons are additionally a joy when they are in full sprout throughout spring season. Distinctive endemic species of rhododendrons could be discovered here. These are blooming across its evergreen hilly slopes. Despite the fact that Dzukou is known for its biodiversity, the prevalent plant is the strong bamboo brush in light of which, it would seem that a completely mown Lawn from a remote place.

Tribal Tours Nagaland

Dzukou Valley is one of the best trekking spots of North East India. The valley has a portion of the best natural caves, rocks and hills. Trekkers take to the greenery of the valley and its troublesome terrain to explore the caves as well as enjoy the rushing streams. This valley of ethereal wonderfulness remains untouched by development. In summers its serene bays and burbling streams are encompassed with wild herbs and bushes. 

Tribal Tours Nagaland


Pink and white lilies sprout and the aconitum and euphorbia’s as well as countless other organic species sprout throughout the storms. Rhododendrons, orchids and lilies are a pleasure for each nature mate. The swirling streams of the valley stops throughout the winter blanket the trees with snowflakes, wonderfulness that untruths just in the eyes of the viewer. Africa Tour Tanzania are also considered as one of the famous tourist places in India.

Beauty of the Dooars (Duars)

The Dooars or Duars  (Bengali: ) are the alluvial floodplains in northeastern India that lie south of the outer foothills of the Himalayas and north of the Brahmaputra River basin. This region is about 30 km (19 mi) wide and stretches over about 350 km (220 mi) from the Teesta River in West Bengal to the Dhanshiri River in Assam. The region forms the gateway to Bhutan. It is part of the Terai-Duar savanna and grasslands ecoregion.

Dooars means 'doors' in Assamese, Bengali, Maithili, Bhojpuri, Magahi and Telugu languages. There are 18 passages or gateways between the hills in Bhutan and the plains in India. This region is divided by the Sankosh River into Eastern and the Western Dooars, consisting of an area of 8,800 km² (3,400 sq mi). The Western Dooars is also known as the Bengal Dooars, and the Eastern Dooars also as the Assam Dooars. Dooars is analogous with the Terai in northern India and Nepal.
Dooars

History Of Doars:-

The Dooars belonged to the Kamata Kingdom under the Koch dynasty; and taking advantage of the weakness of the Koch kingdom in subsequent times, Bhutan took possession of the Dooars. This region was controlled by the kingdom of Bhutan when the British annexed it in 1865 after the Bhutan War under the command of Captain Hedayat Ali. The area was divided into two parts: the eastern part was merged with Goalpara district in Assam and the western part was turned into a new district named Western Dooars. Again in the year 1869, the name was changed to Jalpaiguri District. After the end of the British rule in India in 1947, the Dooars acceded into the dominion of India and it merged with the Union of India shortly afterwards in 1949.



Forests and animals:-

The beauty of the region lies not only in its tea gardens but also in the dense jungles that make up the countryside. Many wildlife sanctuaries and national park like Manas National Park in Assam, Jaldapara National Park, Buxa National Park, Gorumara National Park, Chapramari Wildlife Reserve and the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary in West Bengal are located in this region.

Dooars


A number of rare endangered species of animals like tiger, rhinoceros and elephant make their habitat in the forests of the Dooars. Other animals includes different types of deer, bison, birds and reptiles. A railway line runs through the tea gardens and the various protected areas and a number of elephants have been killed in collisions with trains.