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Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park

in Jeep Safari, Nature, North India, Rajasthan, Valley, Wildlife Sanctuary | 0 comments

Ranthambore National Park is the largest national park in Rajasthan. In 1955, this was established as Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary by Government of India.  In 1973 it was declared as Project Tiger Reserve. In 1980, it became national park.  This sanctuary is known for its tigers. In this place, tigers can be seen even during the day time. Other major attractions of this place are Leopard, Chital, Wild Boar, Nilgai, Hyena, Sambar, Sloth bear. This is home place to huge variety of reptiles, birds, Plants and trees.   What to see at Ranthambore National Park: Bakaula: Thickly forest region of this park is known as Bakaula Region. It consists of water holes, many small poles, and dense forests. National park at this region is having plenty of wildlife. Major attraction of this place is Tigresses with young cubs. Other attractions of this place are birds and small animals such as monkeys, Squirrels etc. Lakarda Anantpura: This area is located at northern region of the park. Sloth bears are the major attraction of this place. Ant hills can be seen here. These hills are favourite to the bears. Sometimes hyenas can be seen here. Raj Bagh Ruins: By seeing this place, visitors will get an idea that this is not only a national park but also a reminder of the past events. At this place visitors can see stone structures such as domes, Palace outhouses; arches and steps give the area an aura. This type of place cannot be seen anywhere in the world. Malik Talao: In 3 lakes of the park, it is the smallest lake. Different kind of birds can be seen here. Crocodiles are the major attractions of this lake. This is the best place to see the hunting of Kingfisher for small fishes. Rajbagh Talao: This is the picturesque place of the 3 lakes. Huge number of birds and animals come to this place for feeding. Birds riding the dears can be seen here while they were having their food. Padam Talao: It is the largest lake in the park. In the season water lilies are the major attraction of this lake. During the morning and before sunset plenty of animals come to this place.  ...

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Tso Kar

Tso Kar

in Jammu & Kashmir, Jeep Safari, Ladakh, Nature, North India, Wildlife Sanctuary | 0 comments

Tso Kar is a fluctuating salt lake in Rapshu of Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India. This lake is famous for its depth and size. In 3 high altitude alpine lakes, this is the smallest lake. Other high altitude lakes are Tsomoriri and Pangong Tso. Tsomoriri is India’s highest brackish water lake. Tso Kar is one of the best places for natural lovers. It is well known for its scenic beauty.   What to see at Tso Kar: This is one of the best places for bird watchers. Main attraction of this place is black necked cranes. These birds come to this lake to lay eggs. These cranes are known for their fidelity. Wingspan of this bird is 8feet. When it is flying it looks so beautiful with the backdrop of green plains and snow covered mountains. Other common birds of this place are great crested grebe, bar headed geese, Brahmin ducks.   At this place plenty of wild animals can be seen. Visitors of this place say that, this is the best place to see Kiangs. These animals live in large groups. Other animals of this place are  steppe marmots, foxes, Tibetan Wolves, Tibetan Gazelles.   What to see near Tso Kar: Hot water Springs:  Around this lake visitors can found hot water springs. People believe that this water is having medicinal properties. This water will be helpful to cure skin diseases. Changla Pass: In the world, this is the third highest motorable road. It is situated on the way to Leh from Pangong Tso. Tsomoriri: This Lake is known for its scenic beauty. It is high altitude lake which is situated at north side of the Ladakh. In the Ladakh region, Tsomoriri and Pangong Tso are famous high altitude lakes in Ladakh.  In the eastern side of this lake Tibet is located and on the western side of the lake visitors can see Zanskar. Namshang la Gompa: It is located 38kms away from this lake. It connects Indus Valley and Tsomoriri. It is one of the Buddhist monasteries which are located in Ladakh region. Lungalacha La: This is a mountain pass along the Leh Manali highway. It can be traversed cross country by moving along the nala on...

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Diskit Monastery

Diskit Monastery

in Buddhist Monestery, Camal Safari, History, Jammu & Kashmir, Jeep Safari, North India, Sand Dunes | 0 comments

Diskit Monastery is the oldest and largest Buddhist Monastery in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Changzem Tserab Zangpo was founded this Monastery in 14th century. He was the disciple of Tsong Khapa. This monastery belongs to Yellow Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism.  Even now it is under the control of Thiksey Monastery Management so it is considered as sub gompa of Thiksey.   What to see in Diskit Monastery: Monastery is the house for more than 100 monks. Monastery consists of Prayer hall. This hall is having several images of fierce guardian deities and a statue of Maitreya Buddha. It is believed that Mongol demon once lived in this place. This demon kept resurrecting which has been stopped only by the deities of monastery. Another attraction of this place is impressive 106 foot statue of Maitreya Buddha. Other attractions of this place are Lachung Temple and double humped Bactrain camel. Lachung Temple is one of the oldest shrines of Nubra.   With the support of non government organisation, monastery is running a school. This is known as Tibet Support Group. This school is having computer facilities also. During the winter season, people of this place celebrate, Dosmoche. Other name of this festival is Festival of the Scapegoat. According to English calendar this festival celebrates in the month of February.   What to see around Diskit Monastery: Ensa Gompa: From this Gompa visitors can have the spectacular view of Nubra Valley. This gompa is 250 years old gompa. From Panamik Village it will take 6 hours to reach this gompa through trekking. This gompa is famous for scriptures and Buddhist Murals. It is located 63kms away from the monastery. Samstemling Gompa: In 1962, this was inaugurated by Dalai Lama. It is located in Sumur village. Major attractions of this gompa are collection of seven shrines, thangkas, murals and Buddhist idols. It is located 31kms away from the monastery. Hunder:  This is one of the popular Buddhist Monasteries. Major attractions of this place are camel rides, sand dunes, water streams. It is located 14kms away from the monastery. Panamik:  This is one of the popular picnic spots of the place. It is India’s final frontier towards Tibet....

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Sariska Tiger Reserve

Sariska Tiger Reserve

in Fort, History, Jeep Safari, Mahabharata, Mughal, North India, Pandavas, Rajasthan, Temple, Wildlife Sanctuary | 0 comments

Sariska Tiger Reserve is an Indian National Park. It is located in Alwar district of Rajasthan, India. In 1955, it was declared as Wildlife reserve and in 1978, this national park attained the status of Tiger Reserve. This is the part of Aravalli Ranges. Bengal Tigers is the major attraction of this reserve. In the world this is the first reserve where the relocation of tigers has been done successfully.   What to see in Sariska Tiger Reserve: Kankwadi Fort: It is one of the attractions of the tiger reserve. This fort belongs to 16th century. It was built by Jai Singh II. For the succession of the throne, Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb briefly imposed his brother Dara Shikoh in this fort. Pandupol: In the centre of the reserve, visitors can find Pandupol. This was the retreat to the Pandavas. It is located on the hill of the reserve. Hanuman Temple: This temple also can be seen at Pandupol. This temple is acting as a source of problem to wildlife, due to heavy traffic problem. Nilkanth Temples: These temples are other attractions of this reserve. These temples are built by Bargujars. These temples are built between 8th to 13th centuries. Tal Briksh: It is located to the north of the reserve. This place is famous for warm water springs. Wild Life:  Apart from Bengal Tigers, several other wild animals can also be seen here. These animals include Tiger, Jackal, Hyena, Cat, Wild Dog, and Leopard. Plenty of Rhesus Monkeys can be seen here. Other major species of this sanctuary are Langur,  Wild Boar, Chausingha, Nilgai, Chitel, Sambar. Along with animals several birds can also be seen here. Some major bird attractions of this place are Great Indian Horned Owl, Crested Serpent Eagle, Golden Beaked Wood Pecker, Tree Pie, Sand Grouse, Bush Quali, Grey partridge, Peafowl etc.   What to see around Sariska Tiger Reserve: Naldeshwar Shrine: Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple belongs to 18th century. Dense greenery around the temple looks so beautiful. This temple is located in the highway between Sariska and Alwar which is 25kms away from the park. Bathrihari: It is located 11kms away from the park. This place is always busy with the...

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Tal Chapper Sanctuary

Tal Chapper Sanctuary

in Black Buck, Churu district, Jeep Safari, Nature, North India, Temple, Trekking, Water Sports, Wildlife Sanctuary | 0 comments

Tal Chapper Sanctuary is located in Churu district of Northern Rajasthan in India. Major attraction of this place is black bucks and different variety of birds. Area covered by this sanctuary is 719 hectares. Earlier this place was used as hunting place of Royal family of Bikaner. This sanctuary is named after the village Chapper which is located very near to this sanctuary.   What to see in Tal Chapper Sanctuary: Tal Means plane land in Rajasthan. Visitors can see flat tract of Land. This land can be broken by only Prosopis and Acasia Trees. Major attraction of this sanctuary is Black Bucks. Highest number of blackbucks can be seen here. Nearly 500 to 700 blackbucks form as single herd. Along with Blackbucks visitors can also see Chinkara, Jackal, Neelgai, black naped hare, jungle cat, desert fox etc.   This sanctuary is not only famous for animals but also home town to several migratory birds. Nearly 122 species of birds can be seen in this sanctuary. Few are sparrows, short toed eagle, tawny eagle, eastern imperial eagles, Harriers.   Along with flora and fauna, visitors of this sanctuary can see a special type of grass which is known as Mothiya. Mothiya is the Rajasthani word which means pearl. Seed of this grass looks like pearl. So it was named as Mothiya. Taste of this seeds is so sweet. Every one enjoy in eating this seed including birds and blackbucks.   Several adventurous sports conduct here such as water sports, camping, Trekking, Bicycling, Kite Flying, Golf, Polo and Para sailing. For the shopping lovers also this is the best place. Several handicrafts or wonders of gems and stones and colourful textiles with gold and silver thread settings can be purchased from here.   What to see around Tal Chapper Sanctuary:       Sthanan Temple: It is located just 3kms away from the sanctuary. Major attraction of this place is temple of Sthanan. Ratangarh fort: It is located 44kms away from the sanctuary. This is situated on Agra Bikaner highway. It was built in 1820 by Bikaner Ratan Singh. Currently this fort is using for government offices. Salasar Balaji Temple: It is located 37kms away from the sanctuary. This temple is dedicated to...

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