India Tour – Luxury and Private Tours

19 01 2010

There are Tour Operators in India who offer the most luxurious and private trips for the most sophisticated travelers. TNS Travel Pvt. Ltd. is one among them. All tours organized by TNS Travel are designed to provide its guests the true feel of being special.

The accommodation they offer are only Luxury hotels, Deluxe Hotels, Luxury Deluxe Hotels or Heritage Hotels known for their comfort, luxury and best services. They use only Luxurious Cabs and SUVs for the transportation of their guests who really want nothing less than that.

As far as Luxury tours are concerned TNS Travel has prooved that they are the real provider of what a luxury tour is called. Not only in the selection of Hotels and Transportation but also in the selection of Guides and Drivers, they show their excellence.

To find a suitable package for your upcoming India Tours explore select a package of your choice or just ask them to create a Tour Plan of your desired specifications.


Travel to Delhi

8 09 2009

Delhi is an eclectic mix of sights and sounds. Head out to this city for a truly memorable vacation which you will cherish all your life. The city is a blend of both tastes. There are numerous historic and ancient monuments in Delhi like Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Old Fort, Red Fort and India Gate. Delhi is also home of numerous lavish malls, discotheques , pubs and sky soaring establishments.

Main Attractions

Red Fort: This magnificent colossal citadel bears testimony to India’s glorious past. It is a red structure and the nation’s flag is hoisted here every year by the Prime Minister on Independence Day.

Qutab Minar: Qutab Minar is a 72.5 meter minaret and is said to be the tallest minaret in the world, when it was constructed during the period from 1193 to 1368. It was built by Qutab-ud-din-Aibak. Qutab Complex has been declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO. It is a must visit site during Delhi tour.

India Gate: A visit to Delhi would be incomplete without a trip to this famous spot. This is one of the biggest war memorials of India and is a popular hang-out as well.

Aksharadham Temple: Akshardham Temple is spread over an area of approximately 8,021.4 sq m. The temple is 316 ft wide and 370 ft long. The highest temple in the compound is 141 ft high. It has 148 elephants, several 72 ft high domes and more than 1100 carved pillars. There are several exhibition halls, gardens and tanks too.

Rajasthani pink sandstone has been used to build the structures of Swaminarayan Aksharadham Temple, built at the banks of River Yamuna in Delhi. The main temple stands on a Carrara marble platform with the reigning deity’s panchdhatu (five-metal) idol 11 ft high. 20,000 plus sculptures of beasts, floral motifs, arches and finely carved pillars have been used for building the temple. The temple epitomises thousands of years of Indian culture with all its grandeur and beauty, wisdom and bliss. The timeless spiritual message of India can be seen in Akshardham.

Jama Masjid: Jama Masjid or Masjid-i-Jahan Numa as in Urdu is one of the largest and oldest mosques in India. This mosque was specially built in 1656 AD on the order of Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor who has the famous Taj Mahal to his fame. A grand and remarkable example of the Mughal architecture, the Jama Masjid has a huge spacious courtyard which can house about twenty five thousand individuals at a time. The mosque outlooks the Red Fort at the east and is situated at the beginning of the busy streets of Chandni Chowk or Old Delhi.

Lotus Temple: This temple is in the shape of a lotus and that is where it got its name. Visitors to this place of worship are expected to maintain absolute silence. The serene and calm of the place will enthrall you. The Bahai House of worship, popularly known as the Lotus Temple resembles a partially open lotus flower surrounded by its leaves and appears as though floating on water. The nine pools representing the floating leaves are surrounded by landscaped walkways, bridges and stairs. The monument is made out of marble and its elegance has attracted millions of visitors since the time it was dedicated to the nation on December 24th, 1986.

The tour of the national capital of India is surely one to be remembered for life time the city exhibits a variety of shades of culture and hence showcase a mini India altogether. The tour of the city provides a view of the picturesque tree lined avenues, splendid old architecture, and ancient monuments along with numerous sky high advanced buildings.

This cosmopolitan city of India is also the head of Indian Government therefore is an important business and tourism destination. Making one’s Delhi tour most comfortable, the city owns a variety of high standard hotels. These Delhi hotels in India are efficiently decked with numerous amenities, overwhelming Indian hospitality and meets the International standards therefore provide most satisfactory stay to the guests.

India Tour – Explore Amazing India

30 08 2009

About India

Boasting of one of the most ancient civilizations in the world, India has a variegated cultural heritage and is one of the upcoming developing countries. Achieving notable economic growth in the 59 years of independence, this country is famous for its skilled labor force, cuisines and beautiful landscapes. India is now positioned as the 10th industrialized country with an industrial growth rate which is expected to outdo the high growth rates of the western countries. India is predominantly a rural country, which is also a leading agricultural exporter.

India As tourist destination

From the snow-capped peaks of the majestic Himalayas to the magnificent temples of the South, India has all the ingredients of an alluring tourist destination. From the world-famous pious river of Ganges to renowned landmarks like the Gateway of India, India Gate, Red Fort and the historical palaces of Rajasthan, India offers a fulfilling experience to any tourist and often leaves them asking for more. Even the metropolitan cities like Delhi and Mumbai are bequeathed with great monuments like the Jantar Mantar, Humayun’s Tomb, Elephanta Caves, Ajanta and Ellora and outstanding malls to offer the tourist an array of exciting possibilities of exploration. The sacred city of Hardwar with its ghats and temples offers a cathartic experience to any touist. For a soothing escapade you can have a time of your life on the beautiful beaches of Goa, Madras and Kerala and have a frolic in the sand and the sun and enjoy the different water-sports like para-gliding and surfing.

Some major frequented destinations

Taj Mahal, which is now ranked as a world heritage site by the UNESCO, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Situated in Agra in Uttar Pradesh on the banks of river Yamuna, this place boasts of an exemplary architectural splendor built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Noor Jahan. Khajuraho temples are also included in the world heritage sites boasting of ancient sculptures which are considered to be the most precious masterpieces of world art.

The monumental Sun Temple at Konark is also one in the prestigious list of world heritage sites and represents the Sun God Surya’s chariot driven by six horses. Built in the 13th century, the Sun temple is located on the coast of the Bay of Bengal. The churches of Goa representing the spread of Christianity in the Asian world are great architectural monuments and also showcase the exemplary Baroque art.

About Indian Tourism

The Indian government has focused on making the country a convenient place for all the foreign tourists and hence the country is speckled with a wide array of five-star international hotels like the Taj, Sheraton and Hilton in all the popular tourist destinations like Goa, Chennai and Kerala. The Indian Tourism Ministry has established offices in foreign places like Los Angeles, Toronto, Milan, Sydney, Paris Dubai, New York and Johannesburg for providing extensive travel information to the tourists about the magnificence of the country. You can get relevant information to plan your trip by contacting these offices via email or by simply visiting them.

With diverse languages, ethnic groups, religions and traditions India is a land of contrasts and surely provide you an opportunity to view some of the most splendid sites in the country. Therefore an India tour is a trip for a life time. Therefore contact your India tour operator, pack your bags and get moving as teaming bazaars, holy cities and Mughal forts all awaits you at India.

Kerala Tours – Ultimate Experience for Everyonne

28 07 2009

Kerala – God’s Own Country is ranked among the 50 top preferred destinations of a lifetime by National Geographic Traveler. Kerala is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world. Its unique culture and unique geographical features have made it fascinating tourist destination in the world. Kerala tours is known for lovely beaches, hill stations, stunning greenery, wildlife, bird sanctuaries and rich culture.

When we think Kerala tours our mind move around exquisite beaches, breathtaking backwaters, line palm coconut trees on the beach & backwater shore, verdant hill stations with tea & rubber plantation, rich flora and fauna, wildlife sanctuaries and parks, beautiful landscapes, gushing waterfalls, lovely lakes, etc.

The prime attraction of Kerala is its pristine beaches. Stretched over 580 km, the beautiful coastline of Kerala offers some of the most exotic and mesmerizing beaches in the world. Dotted with lush green coconut groves, these rejuvenating beaches are the key attractions of Kerala tours.

Honeymoon is a special time to spend together after a wonderful marriage ceremony. Kerala is no doubt is the perfect haunt of the newly wedded couples. Gifted with the natural beauty, this beautiful places have the motto that says to the couples “Yours dream is not yours alone” so this place infact coconut state offers the most fascinating destination for couples to spend the most memorable moment of there life.

Sprawling tea & coffee plantations, picture-perfect landscapes, wilding lanes, beautiful picnic spots, lovely lakes & waterfalls, etc make it a favourite hill station among tourists, family, nature lovers, and off course honeymooners & couples. The popular hill stations of Kerala are Munnar, Devikulam, Wayanad, Ponmudi, Nelliampathi, Kottancherry, Vagamon, Peerumade, Rajamala, Ranipuram, etc. Exploring these hill resorts on your tours in Kerala provides wonderful opportunity to enjoy amazing sightseeing and fun such as watching sunset, exploring wildlife, boat cruise, etc.

Houseboats (traditional Kettuvalloms) in Kerala, measuring measuring up to 70 feet in length, are ideal to relax and rejuvenate your senses. These offer you a unique opportunity of living on waters. These are well equipped with all the modern amenities like bedrooms, attached bathrooms, carpeted flooring, kitchen, living area etc. They take you from one island to the other to let you explore the rich bio-diversity and lifestyle of the local people.

Beautiful backwaters blessed with superb nature beauty, terrific temples, magnificent forts, traditional villages, Chinese fishing nets, modern cities, etc are also prime attractions of Kerala package tours. There are several Kerala tour packages available in the market that make you enable to explore the Kerala’s fascinating attractions in more and more convenient ways. Kerala tours – really a delightful experience!

India Tour – Your Dream Destination

7 07 2009

India is one of the largest countries on earth, populated by a diverse and friendly people with a unique religious and cultural heritage. It is a country of priceless treasures, incredible architecture, exotic dress, aromatic food and colorful traditions. India has been the dream land for centuries. It has still the charm to lure hundreds of thousands of indophiles to explore the magic that India has. Thanks to India Tour Packages, this magic is all the more intensive, all the more enjoying and fulfilling.

An interesting and perhaps the best way to explore India is through its luxury trains the packages of which are so designed that covers everything prominent coming along their itinerary. Palace on Wheels covers royal cities of Rajasthan such as Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Chittaurgarh, Udaipur, Bharatpur and Agra. Ranked amongst top 10 luxury trains of world, Palace on Wheels offers decadent luxuries. Other luxury trains are the Fairy Queen, the Royal Orient, Deccan Odyssey and the Golden Chariot.

Other highlights include an elephant ride to the Amber Fort and the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri. This is a fantastic experience and one made all the more comfortable and rewarding by traveling in a group, where everyone sees India for the first time, through fresh and excited eyes.

Indian Tour Operators (I recommend TNS Travel visit provides specialized tour packages in India that will make your India Tour a valuable experience. An Indian Tour Operator takes you to a never-ending expedition into the India tour . Indian tour operator can only understand the value and emotion attached with the places and will do their job dutifully.

Rajasthan Tour – Must Visit Sites

4 07 2009

The land of Rajasthan is rich in architecture with its mighty forts, beautiful palaces and outstanding monuments. It is the place where battles were fought for honor and bravery rather than wealth. Huge forts and palaces were constructed for safe shelter against the enemies. Today these forts, palaces and other architectural monuments of Rajasthan speak the glory of the bygone era. Rajasthan is a delight for all kinds of tourists, there are numerous historical buildings for history lovers, nature lovers would love to visit one of many wildlife sanctuaries the state possess and for adventure lovers camel safari is must in vast Thar Desert. The state offers something for every tourist. Its charm never fails to lure tourists and vacationers from all over the world. There are several fascinating places of tourist interest which can be explored during Rajasthan Tours.

Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal, landmark of pink city Jaipur, was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727 AD. Hawa Mahal is an intergral part of Jaipur City Palace is an extension of its women’s chamber. Hawa Mahal provides the spectacular view of the city. It is designed in such a way that the windows of Hawa Mahal circulate cool air in the palace. It is mostly visited for its unique design. It looks more like a screen from the roadside than the palace.

Amber Fort
Amber Fort is located in Amber, place 11 km away from Jaipur. It is the true example of what luxurious the lives of the Rajputs were. It is built with marble and red sandstone. The structure is the perfect blend of Hindu and Muslim architecture and there is lot of past to be traced in its archaeological history. Amber fort is a proud reminder of the exotic building skills of the artisans of yesteryear.

Udaipur Lake Palace
Lake Palace, also known as Jag Niwas Palace, is among the most beautiful palaces of the world. The palace is an elegant fantasy in white marble. Served as the summer residence of the Sisodia rulers, has now been converted to hotel. Lake Palace in Udaipur was built in 17th century which now offer guests a perfect blend of serenity and grandeur.

Jaisalmer Golden Fort
Jaisalmer Fort or Sonar Quila crowns on Trikuta Hill at a height of 80 m. It is one of the oldest forts of Rajasthan. The fort houses an entire living area within huge ramparts. It is a five storey structure built in Rajasthani style and is built of yellow sandstones which gives it a golden look. Jaisalmer Fort has 4 entrances Aksya Pole, Suraj Pole, Ganesh Pole and Hawa Pole. Inside the fort campus there are many beautiful havelis and Jain temples.

Pushkar Fair
Pushkar fair in Pushkar is celebrated with great enthusiasm and is one of the major tourist attractions of Rajasthan, India. It is the largest cattle trade fair in the world and is held every year in the month of October – November. It is a week long fair and many events of tourist interests are organized such as tug war, camel race, musical chair and beauty contest. Pushkar fair provides the insight of the vibrant and colorful culture of Rajasthan.

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
Ranthambore tiger reserve is a unique example of natural and historical legacy. Once the hunting preserve of Kings of Jaipur, the sanctuary houses a 1000 year old abandoned fort. Ranthambore national park lies in the district of Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan. The dry deciduous habitat of the park makes it easier to spot tigers in their natural habitat.

Ranakpur Jain Temples
Ranakpur Jain temple was built during the rule of Rana Kumbha and is most important pilgrimage destination of Jain community worldwide. Temples are unique in their style and design and are about 600 years old and well preserved. Temple is dedicated to first Jain Teerthankar ‘Lord Adinath’ and is famous for excellent sculptures and architecture. The whole structure came into being after 50 years of hard work by numerous artisans and sculptors.

Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
Bharatpur is the showcase of most prolific bird life in the entire subcontinent. Bharatpur bird sanctuary offers exciting sights of variety of birds fluttering and chirping in the wild. There are about 375 bird species in the park. Best time to visit the park is October to February when scores of migratory birds reach here to make the bird sanctuary their seasonal home. Most famous being the rare Siberian Cranes of Siberia, Russia.

Umaid Bhawan Palace
The royal residence of Jodhpur, this splendid palace has the distinction of being the largest private residence in the world and one million square feet of the finest marble was consumed in its construction. The palace stretches across 26 acres of land out of which 15 acres have been occupied by the gardens. The palace has aristocratic European interiors and latest facilities.

The list is endless but these are the one that should not be missed during your tour to rajasthan.

Buddhist Tour India – Famous Destinations For Buddha Tour

18 02 2009

The doctrine or philosophy declared by Buddha is known as Buddhism. It is not a religion or a system of faith or worship. Buddhism starts from the point of reasoning or understanding.

In India there are a number of Buddha temples that Buddhists will enjoy. Travel on the Lotus Path to Buddhist Pilgrimage destinations. These Buddhist Tour Detonations are associated with important events of Buddha’s life, visited by Buddha or later thrived into great Buddhist centers. Each of the sites must be visited to get a novel experience of history aSome of the Buddhist Tour Destinations are famous for stupa, some as Buddhist learning centers and some for being directly associated with the visit or religious sermons of the Lord Buddha.

The significant sites to be visited as great Buddhist centres are Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Sarnath, Kushinagar, Shravasti, Kaushambi, Kapilvastu, Sankashaya, Nalanda, Rajgir, Sanchi stupa, Amravati, Champanagar, Hajipur.

Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, is located near the Nepal-India border. It has the Sacred Garden, Maya Devi Temple, Puskani Pond, Asoka Pillar, Buddha Temple and Lumbini Museum to see. Many auspicious signs accompanied the Buddha’s birth, including the sprouting of the bodhi tree.