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Amritsar 1 day trip
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1 DAY IN AMRITSAR – THINGS TO DO!!

After a splendid, two days in Kashmir, we reached Jammu railway station around 9’o clock to board our train to Jalandhar, Punjab.  Unfortunately, we missed our pre-booked train to Amritsar, Punjab. So, we had to arrange for a cab to reach our hotel in Amritsar. You could also book a […]

pictures of the golden temple
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THE BLISSFUL GOLDEN TEMPLE – PURE AND PIOUS!!

Darbar Sahib or Harmandir Sahib, also called as Golden Temple, is at walking distance from Jallianwalla Bagh. The Golden Temple is a Gurdwara, a holiest place for Sikhs which was founded by the Fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ram Das in 1577. With diverse people flocked here from India, this place […]

jallianwala bagh Amritsar
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JALLIANWALLA BAGH, AMRITSAR – WRAPPED IN HISTORY!

After a splendid, two days in Kashmir, we reached Jammu railway station around 9’o clock to board our train to Jalandhar, Punjab.  It was almost 3’o clock in the morning and no longer an exciting ride with eyes full of sleep! We missed our pre-booked train to Amritsar, Punjab. So, […]

places to visit in Srinagar
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2 DAYS IN KASHMIR – THINGS TO DO!

With mystique picturesque Himalayan valley as a backdrop and Kashmir nestled just below, this beautiful paradise soaked in silence, still remains as a bizarre state by its own rules… We took the flight from Chennai to Delhi; and, then a train from there to Jammu. Post the sumptuous meal at […]

gulmarg skiing package
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GULMARG – A SLICE OF UNDENIABLE PARADISE

Our second day trip to bustling Shalimar Garden and the unforgettable Shikara ride in the Dal Lake ended perfectly. With our third day trip to Gulmarg, we started early as the road trip from Srinagar to Gulmarg takes around an hour and a half. It is one of the most […]

dal lake kashmir in winter
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DAL LAKE – THE CROWNING BEAUTY OF SRINAGAR!!

As we moved from Shalimar Bagh, across the street found a restaurant serving different varieties of Dosa and we quickly checked- in to look around for a table. It was full-house! After a wait for half an hour, I ordered a cheesy crispy dosa and a plate of Kashmiri Pulao. […]

shalimar garden Kashmir
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MUGHAL GARDEN IN SRINAGAR – SHALIMAR BAGH

Our second day trip in Srinagar starts with Shalimar Bagh which is a 15 minutes’ drive from the hotel we stayed. Shalimar Bagh is the most famous Mughal garden built by Emperor Jahangir for his wife Noor Jahan. Yet, another exquisite craftsmanship of Mughal architecture is evident here… Colorful roses, […]

places to visit in Srinagar
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KASHMIR, THE CROWN JEWEL OF INDIA!!

The lofty snow clad mountains of The Himalayas, frozen Dal Lake, snow-covered trees and house-roofs across the streets washed in white-snow, continued to dwell in my dreams, the moment we booked our tickets for Kashmir trip. It was a 10 days group-trip with my friends leaving family behind. We took […]