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An authentic traveler believes in travel as the transformative catalyst that can have a massive impact on an individual’s personal growth. That’s what distinguishes a tourist from an earnest traveler. Social tourism or Volunteer Tourism, by definition, is a form of tourism that connects travelers to local communities to voluntarily contribute to a cause of your choice that will empower change to the less fortunate sections of the society, and foster your personal growth as a compassionate human being. Volunteer Tourism - popularly known as Voluntourism - is a

After an anxious wait of more than 70 years, the newly developed Kartarpur Corridor will finally allow Sikh pilgrims from India and the abundant Sikh diaspora around the world to visit one of the religion's holiest sites, the revered Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan. This Sikh temple, Gurudwara Darbar Sahib is believed to be where the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, lived and died at the start of the 16th century, and hence finds an extraordinarily special place in the heart of every Sikh devotee. Kartarpur Corridor is the

What: Tawang Festival, 2019 When: October 29- October 31, 2019 Where: Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh, India Recognized the world over as the town that houses the second largest Monastery in the world, Tawang is a small city in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in the North Eastern part of India. The picturesque mountainous town that is surrounded by glacial lakes is a popular tourist destination in India by virtue of the presence of one of the most sacred Buddhist sites. The Government of Arunachal Pradesh introduced the Tawang Festival in 2012 as an important

Hindus live to die in Varanasi India. The most sacred place for devout Hindus and followers of Hinduism, Varanasi is everything you’ve ever heard, seen and envisaged about India. It is mystical, it’s spiritual, it’s colourful, it’s chaotic, it’s cacophonous and yet Varanasi India survives, and survives gracefully, like it is doing for hundreds of years, as the world’s oldest continually inhabited city. Acclaimed the world over as the city of ghats for its proximity to the sacrosanct river Ganges, Varanasi or Banaras or Kashi is forever crowded and swarming

India has seen an inspiring improvement on the World Economic Forum's Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019 by jumping 6 places to rank 34th out of 140 countries. India has moved up six places to rank 34th on the global Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index , driven by rich natural and cultural resources and strong price competitiveness, a World Economic Forum report said on Wednesday. India's ranking improved from 40th to 34th, the greatest improvement over 2017 among the top 25 percent of all countries ranked in the report.   "India, which

Solo Travel has an undeniable kind of romanticism and magnetism that attracts young travellers in hordes. The overpowering charm of discovering a stranger place often overrides the concerns of safety, comfort and bonhomie of travelling in a group. Let's get the drift about the advantages and disadvantages of Solo Travel vs Group Travel. While I have travelled solo more than probably 95% of travellers and bloggers, I’m as much a believer in group travels for a wide breadth of reasons- with safe travels occupying top of the list. To tell

In a big push to attract tourists, the Indian Govt. has proposed to introduce an one-month e-visa at flexible charge. The government will introduce one-month Indian e-visa with flexible charges, with fee for summer months - non-peak months for inbound tourism - kept less than the rest of the year. The current visa charges of $80-100 for one-year e-visa for tourists from most countries shall be reduced for tourists who will now be charged only $10 for a 30-day e-visa for travel between April and June, and $25 for any

When it comes to tourist destinations in India, Gujarat occupies a premium place due to its distinctive tourist attractions like the UNESCO World Heritage city, Ahmedabad to the magnificent salt desert, Rann of Kutch. Your Holiday in Gujarat is set to get more exciting with the opening of a brand new attraction near Ahmedabad- The Dinosaur Museum Gujarat. Gujarat is also well known for its lip-smacking food and beautiful handicrafts. But one thing that Gujarat had yet been not well known for was Dinosaur Fossils. Yes, Gujarat- specifically the

Kerala in South India is one of the most popular destinations in India for international travellers. Kerala is visited for its backwaters, idyllic beaches, plantation highlands, ethnic cuisine, heritage style stays and wide ranging local experiences. Let me summarize some of the best tourist places in Kerala in a nutshell for the first time traveller. Our Classic Kerala tour package and the Experiential Kerala Itinerary covers most of these Kerala attractions. You can choose to bookmark and read the blog later! Access Kochi (Cochin) is the most popular access point for

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