India, a land with rich historical background, is a well defined collage of landscapes, historical monuments, towering mountains, diversified cultures, celebrations and lovely people. But that is not all about India, a lot more is yet to be discovered which cannot be described into words. Each part of this nation has an identity of its own though sustaining peacefully with its counterparts. The East India that comprises of West Bengal and Orissa sing along the same tune making it an out of the world experience for travelers.
The triangle tours with East India to the region that lies on the Indo-Gangetic Plain and is flanked by the Bay of Bengal on the east coast of India. East India which has evolved from times of yore will take you down the lanes of a culturally rich past, leaving you impressed with the amazing history and unique traditions attached to these places. The best part about Eastern India is that it is a perfect paradigm of coexistence of modern civilization and the past grandeur of the old towns of Maharajas.
Orissa where the first crimson rays of sun falls is indeed a sunny place which offers a lot for taking your senses to new heights of experience. The Sun Temple of Konark as the golden attraction of the package simply leaves you astonished with its ancient architectural style and beauty. The Chilka Lake, the legendary temple of Lord Jagannath, and several other tourist attractions are there to make your journey unforgettable.
Various triangle tours options possible with East India. Few options are:
-North East Triangle Tour (Guwahati – Kaziranga – Shillong) -Enchanting Eastern India (Darjeeling – Sikkim – Kalimpong) -The Eastern India Golden Triangle (Delhi – Bhubaneswar – Konark – Puri) -Assam Valley Golden Triangle Tour (Guwahati – Jorhat – Kaziranga) -Eastern Himalaya Golden Triangle (Delhi – Bhubaneswar – Konark – Puri) -Orissa Tribal Tour (Bhubaneswar – Balliguda – Rayagada – Jeypore – Taptapani) -Wild and Cultural Northeast Tour (Delhi – Kaziranga – Kalimpong – Kolkata) -Ethnic Tour of Nagaland (Kolkata – Dimapur – Kohima – Khonoma – Kohima)
Highlights of Some of the Popular Destination on East India
During the Mahabharata era, Guwahati was an imperative kingdom. Today apart from enjoying the status of being Assam leading industrial and commercial city, it also acts as a halt spot for tourists before they hit the road for North Eastern States.
The Major Highlights of Guwahati -Kamakhaya Temple (one of the Goddess Durga’s 108 Shakti Peethas) -Manas National Park (placed on the foothills of the Himalayas) -Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary (Assam’s one of the major wildlife sanctuaries) -Umananda Temple (located on a small island in Brahmaputra River known as Peacock Island) -Guwahati is known for its handicrafts. Also one can shop for skillfully woven mekhlas, shawls, saris etc. Pan Bazaar, beltola bazaar and Fancy Bazaar are the colorful markets one should definitely go for shopping spree.
Kaziranga National Park – Homeland of One Horned Rhinoceros Kaziranga National Park was included in the list of world heritage in the year 1985. Spread over a vast area, Kaziranga provides conservation to Great Indian Single Horned Rhinoceros and is a habitat to several other wild species. The best time to visit Kaziranga National Park is from mid-November to early April. At Kaziranga, one can enjoy sightseeing of the plantations of tea, coffee and rubber in the nearby villages. On request film shows on wildlife can also be organized at different tourist lodges.
Shillong – Scotland of the East Shillong, a hill town in the North Eastern India, is the capital of Meghalaya situated 1496 meters above sea level. The best time to travel this beautiful place is from October to March.
The major tourist attraction in Shillong -Shillong Peak - situated 1965m above sea level takes your breath away with a panoramic view of the country side. -Ward Lake – famous for its garden walks and boating, it is situated in the heart of city and attracts a lot of tourists. -Golf Course – At the United States Golf Association Library and Museum, India third oldest golf course is nicknamed as Gleneagle of the East. Other popular tourist hotspots are – State Museum, Lady Hydari Park, Bishop and Beadon falls, Sweet Falls and a lot more.
Bhubaneswar Bhubaneswar is an essential Hindu pilgrimage centre where Lord Lingaraj or Tribhubaneswar resides. The hundred of temple designed with brilliant architectural skills represents the excellence of Indian sculptures. In the city one will experience how beautifully the modern infrastructure compliments the historical monuments.Apart from ancient temples the other major popular highlights of Bhubaneswar are the twin hills Khandagiri and Udaygiri, The Cactus Garden, IMFA Park and Kalinga Stadium.
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