Luxury Trains in India

1-Royal Rajasthan on Wheels – The new luxury train, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, gives you an opportunity explore the land of brave Rajputs in style.
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2-Deccan Odyssey – Deccan Odyssey lets you explore the state of Maharashtra and Goa in style.

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4-Golden Chariot– The latest in the list of luxury trains of India, the Golden Chariot takes you on a journey to southern India. The weeklong journey begins from the capital city of Karnataka, Bangalore and passes through destinations like Mysore, Srirangapatnam, Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary, Hassan, Belur, Halebid, Shravanabelagola, Hospet, Hampi, Gadag, Aihole, Badami and Pattadakal. It is one trip you should not miss out if you enjoy exploring cultural heritage of south India in luxury.

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5-The Palace on WheelsTrain – Amongst the top ten luxury trains of the world, the Palace on Wheels is highly popular with tourists. Its popularity can be gauged from the fact that it is always booked well in advance. Infact, because of such great demand, the authorities are in process to launch another Palace on Wheels. This will give more number of tourists to enjoy the luxurious comfort of the train. As for the destination covered by this luxury train of India, they are – Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ranthambore National Park, Udaipur and Bharatpur. The journey commences and ends in Delhi.

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6-Shimla Kalka – Shimla Kalka is different from what you read about above. It is a toy train route that traverses through some of the most scenic routes between Shimla and Kalka. Travellers can cover this short journey by undertaking a trip in any of the four – The Deluxe Rail Motor Car, The Shivalim Deluxe Express, The Shivalik Palace Tourist Coach and The Shivalik Queen Tourist Coach.

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7-Darjeeling Toy Train – It is a beautiful journey that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway of the Darjeeling toy train as it is fondly known as covers a distance of 88 kms on a two feet narrow guage. The route passes through undulating and steep gradients and offers its passengers some of the most breath taking views. The Darjeeling Himalayan railway has also been awarded the status of World Heritage Site.

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9-The Maharaja’s Express – The Maharaja Express tour takes you to the entire cabinet of royal India as you can enjoy the metropolitans like Mumbai, Delhi and other most prominent tourist places of India. The train has four schedules from which you can select the most preferred one according to your choice.

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Skiing in Manali

Skiing is fabulous and exciting! This thrilling adventure activity in Manali Himalayas attracts tourists and youngsters to learn & enjoy their winter trips with great fun. The famous slopes are with Solang valley where snow season is like a winter festival; tourist’s crowd this place in lavishness of fun and frolic. Other inviting slopes are accessible at Bhrigu peaks near Hamta.

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Trekking in Kullu Manali

An exotic tour to Kullu Manali without trekking the fabulous snow-clad mountains makes your holiday less charming and memorable. For adventure lovers, a breathtaking trekking expedition along the verdant valleys and rugged mountain ranges is truly a memory worth cherishing forever. However, make sure that you are carrying all the necessary trekking equipment with you.beas-kund-trek

Chandigarh To Manali – National Highway 21

National Highway 21 (Chandigarh to Manali)

National Highway 21 Route:

Chandigarh – Kharar – Kaurali – Rupnagar – Ghanauli – Bharatgarh – Nirmohgarh – Swarghat – Nauni – Bilaspur – Barmana – Sundarnagar – Ner Chowk – Mandi – Pandoh – Aut – Bhunter – Kullu – Raissan – Katrain – Patikuhi – Manali

Total length of 323 km, 24 km is in Chandigarh, 67 km is in Punjab and 232 km is in Himachal Pradesh.

Nearby cities: Sundar Nagar, Mandi, Bilaspur.safe_image.php

Manali Attraction-how to reach Manali

Manali is a beautiful town located near the Kullu valley on the National Highway leading to Leh. Manali is 40 kms away from kullu. This city is a part of the state of Himanchal Pradesh. The major attractions are the Beas Kund, Chandrakhani Pass, Rohtang Pass, Solang Valley, Parvati Valley and Vashisht village.

How to reach Manali
By Air:
The Bhuntar airport is the nearest airport near Manali. It is about 52 kms from Manali. From Bhuntar one can take a taxi or a bus to Manali.

By Rail:
Joginder Nagar is the nearest railway station to Manali. This narrow gauze railway station is about 95 km from Kullu. The other nearest railway stations are Chandigarh and Pathankot. From the station one can take a bus or taxi and as well as enjoy the beauty of Kullu while going to Manali.

By Road:
The road to Manali passes through the picturesque valley of Kullu. Manali is connected with the other major tourist places like Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Haridwar, Shimla, Dharamsala and Chamba/Dalhousie by the motorable roads. It is connected with Leh during July to October.

Welcome – Manali Travel Guide

Manali literally means the ‘Home of Manu’. Legend has it that when a flood deluged the earth, Manu and the gods were towed to dry ground by a giant fish, which was the seventh `avatar’ of the god Vishnu. The area where Manu eventually found refuge was Manali. He then came to Manali and recreated human life. Thus, the area of Manali is sacred and Hindus treat the temples over here as pilgrimage and its name finds mention in various epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata as well as Vishnu Purana.

Manali, at the northern end of the Kullu Valley in Himanchal Pradesh, Manali is a hill station situated at a height of 2050m (6398 ft) in the Himalayas.Manali is 570km from New Delhi the capital of India.monastriesghh