India is one of the best destinations for family holidays in Asia. This is because, there is a great variety of destination choices available within the country. The family friendly environment of the country has made it a haven for the most part of the population. The beautiful landscapes, sandy deserts and long coastlines add to the destination’s charm.
If you are planning a family holiday in India, probably you are going to spend more time in New Delhi than anywhere else. After all, New Delhi is a city of monuments, monuments and culture.
The other interesting place to visit is Agra. The city has memories attached with it. Rani Niwas is one of the most popular spots in all of India. The sand dunes make a perfect canvas for painting and carvings. All these memories matter because they relate to tourism.
London is a very famous destination for tourists. It has a lot of historical destinations that are related to the British era. The tourists usually go to see the Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Buckingham Palace.
If you are the traveler with a limited time to spend, you can visit the wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in the state. You can also visit the hill stations like Shimla and Manali. These hill stations are worth seeing because they are quiet and a perfect getaway from the noisy cities.
Other than heritage destinations, there are many other destinations that are equally interesting. The medieval cities of Rajasthan depict the royalty and gentility of the era. The known cities of the state are Jaipur (the capital of Rajasthan and also the capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan), Udaipur (also the capital of Udaipur), Jaisalmer (the holy city of Pakistan) and Jodhpur.
If you have limited time and want to visit all the places in a particular state, then you can visit a hired car or travel on a train. Many trains have a compact set of books, DVD players and radio so that you can appeal for your kids’ attention all through the trip. This way you will not have to stress yourself out while trying to find a place to stay at. Use the radio so that you can Play All! (its an oldie-ties thing – played on the radio its very exciting)
If you have more time, then there are boats which can be chartered especially for kids. One such example is the toy boat. Sometimes called a snooty boat, it is fun in small scales. You can use it to enjoy the waters in a decorative way or you can use it to fish – a lot.
Never underestimate the power of the waves . . . if you are lucky enough to get to that far inland, they can be very large.
India is a country of pilgrimage . . . and you can also have that kind of experience in your youth. Take a trip to the eastern state of Assam, Bengal. In the state are the famous sacred caves of Khajuraho temples. The cenote is the rock shrine associated with the three deities of Mother Nature -Naga, Mother, and Lord Sandakshe.
The naga is the most famous deity in the naga cult. The personality of the naga is quite unusual. In popular mythology, she is a beautiful young woman, always scantily attired, and she is said to pierce the sky with her spear.
Naga cult centres on the belief that the naga, Lord of the universe, is the conservator of the universe. The naga is believed to live in the deep of ocean anywhere from five to seven kilometers below the surface. Much like the naga, different schools of thought exist on the basis of different aspects of naga cult.
In the past, the naga cult was very popular in the place. It still is one of the most popular religions in the country.
The latest development has Durbar Square built in central Kolkata. It is surely a good place for tourists to come and spend sometime to gather someual information.
Here are a few interesting sites with more information on the naga cult
History of Naga Cult
Cult History of Kolkata
Sri Lanka Today