Holxo Tours in Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh (‘Land of Snow’) in India’s mountainous north stands out for its breathtaking natural beauty. Its lofty mountains, glaciers, passes, alpine meadows, lakes, valleys, forests, hill-stations, hot springs, and the spectacular cold deserts of the Trans-Himalaya…all invite the traveller with a love for the outdoors. Himachal’s capital Shimla is called the ‘Queen of the Hills’. Once the summer capital of the British administrators, they came here initially to escape the fiery Indian summer and finally left leaving behind a beautiful colonial legacy that is
Holxo Tours in Chandigarh Chandigarh was named for the Hindu goddess of power, Chandi. The capital of both Punjab and Haryana states, the city is not only relatively new but also remarkably spacious, clean, and well planned.In 1950, India’s then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru asked renowned architect Le Corbusier to create Chandigarh. With his modernist vision, Corbusier built broad straight roads and concrete blocks laid out in grids, with none of the typical old bazaars normally associated with India. Visit the beautiful Leisure Valley that sprawls over 400 acres and
Holxo Tours in Uttar Pradesh The crown jewel of India’s remarkable heritage and the ode to love that is perhaps most identified with India – the Taj Mahal – is only the first experience that the centrepiece of the subcontinent’s history and culture, Uttar Pradesh, has, to offer visitors. Across its river-fed plains, legendary wars were fought, armies conquered, splendid cities created, and the struggle for India’s Independence took seed. Uttar Pradesh is where the Buddha preached his first sermon and spread the illuminating word, and where the Mughals set
Holxo Tours in New Delhi Delhi has been the capital of India ever since the British Empire established it as their capital more than a century ago. Its magnificent history has seen a succession of dynasties come and go since the 6th century BCE, making it worthy of a place among the world’s greatest ancient cities. Delhi has been captured, ransacked, and rebuilt several times, particularly during the medieval period. But, the city has perhaps received its greatest legacies from the Delhi Sultanate, the Mughals, and the British Empire.