Top destinations in India to visit

Here are the list top destinations visit from North to South of India.
Agra – Located in the North India has popular destinations that include the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort.
Delhi – The capital city has the Red Fort, Jama Masjid and other famous national monuments
Jaipur – It’s the Golden City also known a pink city, has got beautiful 18th century structures
Varanasi – One of the top tourist destinations in India, having over 2000 Hindu temples including kasha and the sacred Ganges river.
Mumbai – Don’t miss the chat (Indian street food) here. This is a place of multiple bazaars famous for antique and textiles
Goa – a state in India known for the beaches, European style churches, pubs and night-life parties.
Udaipur – Has a view of nice sun set, lavish palaces, lakes and temples.
Jodhpur – known for cliff top Mehrangarh fort, grand places and the light blue buildings
Manali – Located in Himachal Pradesh, where you can feel the snow, do skiing and backpacking.
Kolkota – (Culcutta) Known for the Mother Teresa’s tomb, art galleries and British colonial architecture
Jaisalmer – one of the city in Rajasthan known for the Jaisalmer fort and the Jain temples there.
Alappuzha – Also known as Allepphey. Famous for backwater, house boat cruises and beaches
Bengaluru – Hub for IT tech parks, nightlife and Lalbagh Botanical Garden. Known for its traffic too. Yeah!
Chennai – Known for its culture, Tamil classical music, Zoo, Children’s park and beaches.
Mysore – Located in around 2 hours of travel from Bangalore, is known for the palace, Hindu temples and the devaraja market. Book Chennai Hotels here.
Amritsar – A place of Sikh Culture and the Golden Temple. Don’t miss having the delicious food served at the pilgrimage.
Mamallapuram – Also known as Mahabalipuram is located 50kms from Chennai and known for monuments, rock architecture and shore temple
Madurai – The Temple city, known for Dravidian temples which includes the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple.
Hyderabad – Famous for Biriyani, yes the mughalai biriyani. Try them out at Paradise or Shadab. Also known for the Golconda fort, Chowmahalla Palace, Salar Jung Museum and Hussian Sagar Lake Buddha Statue. Ready to visit Hyd, Book Cheap Hotels in Hyderabad.
Gangtok – The most beautiful places to visit. You can have enjoyable time with the weather, a trekking base and nice sight-seeing places.
Kanyakumari – Famous for the Tiruvallur Statue, Vivekandha Rock Memorial, Bagavathi Amman Temple and Gandhi Mandapam.

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Top 10 Interesting facts about the Tirupati Sri Venkateswara Swamy

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam located in Andra Pradesh India is one of the richest shrines in India and ranks 2nd richest shrine in world after the church of Vatican city. There are some interesting facts about Tirupati and the deity Sri Venkateshwara Swamy.

Few of the interesting facts about the Tirupati and the deity Sri Venkateswara Swamy

  1. The temple is visited by an average of 75,000 to 100,000 pilgrims daily. During the brahmotsavam the number of pilgrims even goes up to 6,00,0000 or even more.
  2. Tirupati has got the patent rights for it Laddu, popularly known as “Tirupati laddu” under the Geographical indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act.
  3. It’s believed that the hair of Sri Venkateshwara Swamy is real and is silky smooth and never tangles ever.
  4. On an average 150,000 laddus are made per day, which is distributed to the pilgrims visiting the temple.
  5. The idol of Lord Venkateshwara or Tirupati Balaji is known as swayambhu or self-manifested.
  6. The idol appears to be standing in the middle of the garbha girha ie. Sanctum’s centurion. However, in reality the idol stands at the right-side corner of the temple.
  7. The temperature of the idol is perennially moist. It’s always at 110-degree Fahrenheit despite given a bath daily with water and milk.  In fact, after the bath the deity sweats and is later wiped off.
  8. All the flowers, milk, ghee and butter for the Lord are brought from a nearby village which is located at distance of 22 km.  Outsiders are not allowed inside this village.
  9. The oil lamps lit in front of the idol was never put off and is believed that they were lit thousands of years ago.
  10. The discards of the flowers etc are put to the back of the idol, which emerge at a placed called verpedu on the way towards kalahasti located 20 kms from the temple. This remains a surprise for all.

If you are planning to visit Tirupati, you can stay at the accommodation for free located at the top of the hill, or alternatively you can book the lodging or hotels in Tirupati online with us for stay. During the allocation time for the worship you can take a free bus offered by the Tirupati devasthanam.

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Top 10 Hotels booking websites

Top 10 Hotels booking sites for your International Trip anytime

Looking for a holiday trip, vacation or a business trip? Then you must visit any of these top 10 hotels bookings sites to get best prices on your stay abroad. Not all the time you have available rooms in hotels, because during holiday season the hotels might surge their prices up on the basis of demand. So it advised to pre-book your hotel room. Below is the top 10 hotel booking websites you can use to book your hotel rooms online for your international trip.

Tripadvisor.com

Tripadvisor provides you with the hotel reviews as well the destination reviews which give you a fair idea about the place you visit well in advance. As the reviews are from real travelers, you can trust and read them before you choose your hotel.

Priceline.com
One of the best hotel booking website which shows the hotel results from booking.com and Agoda. This is a preferred hotel booking site for travelers even during High Holiday season. They give the price match guarantee comparing the rest of the hotel booking site. Best Prices are guaranteed here for your hotel room internationally.

Expedia.com
You can always visit this hotel booking site, if you don’t find hotels at your destination. They have a large inventory of hotels in most of the locations.

Travoline.com (Tripdunia.com is a part of Travoline Group)

One of the upcoming online hotel booking website, which gets its inventory from the Priceline, Booking.com and Agoda.com to provide wide choices of hotels to international travelers with advanced filter options to choose the hotels easily. They provide the real-time availability of hotel rooms with instant confirmation, which makes it one of the preferred website among travelers.

Kayak.com
One of the top aggregators has got good interface to pull in the required hotel property with solid filters. They get the data from various websites and showcase to the travelers.

Orbitz.com / Travelocity.com
Now both are a part of Expedia.com, shows filtered hotel results. All these hotel booking website shows almost the same results which appears in expedia.

Hotwire.com
They are in the business for pretty long time. Hotwire has good filtering options when it comes to hotels bookings. They offer variety of choices and discounted prices on hotels rooms both in-season and off-season.

Booking.com
One of the hotels booking websites which is always in the Top 10. Booking.com provides wides variety of choices and helps travelers choose the hotels with appropriate messages across the website. The booking.com results are available in both Priceline and Travoline.

Agoda.com
If you wanted to book the hotels well in advance and for longer stays, Agoda is the best hotel booking website to visit. They provide early bird discount, meanwhile allowing you to book the hotels for longer duration. Like booking.com Agoda’s results can been seen in Travoline.com, Priceline.com and major hotel aggregator websites.

Hotels.com
Hotels.com is also one of the famous websites for booking your hotels. They have a good inventory of international hotels, lot of lodging types and decent prices.

If you are going on a international trip, we recommend you to book your hotels, car rentals, flights well in advance to avoid last minute surge in prices. If case you are looking to book hotels in India, please visit www.tripdunia.com. Have a happy trip.

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