Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Hidden Treasure In The Himalaya

Kumaon is one of the most fascinating destinations in Uttarakhand, The Name “Kumaon” is believed to have been derived from Kurmavtar (tortoise incarnation of Lord Vishnu).  The Katyuri dynasty used to rule over Kumaon from 850 to 870 CE.

A person who really loves the Himalayas and wants to feel the energy and real view of the Himalayas must visit that part of India. Because this is The only place where you can see more than 1000 km range, of snow-capped Himalaya. I think, which is not possible to see another part of India,  from another part you can see only some peaks , but there is a huge range of Himalayan views especially Trishul, Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Pancholi, and even the Annpurna from Nepal. It is really peaceful destination no terrorist, zero crime, people are very honest and helpful. 

The real Pahadi culture can attract you. The people wore traditional dress and jewelry in a traditional way, they used the Pahadi language to communicate with each other. The people of Kumaon are very hardworking they work in their fields to produce food and pharmacy is a real source of income for them. Even the females work hard they go Jungle (forest) to take grass and timber. The lifestyle of people is so simple.

People celebrate festivals by performing traditional dances and many more programs. Especially in village areas people gathered in a place in the evening and played drama, dance, mockery to make laugh and happy. So that is a way to refresh their life and get totally stressed less. The village is not just a community or society but a family, the people treat each other like a family member they address each other like aunty, uncle, brother, sister. In a village all are relatives and it is charming part of the village you can see these cultures only in mountains.

Kumaon is a hidden treasure of Himalaya. There are a lot of religious and ancient temples - Jageshwar Temple (a group of 124 temples from 2nd century to 16th century), Surya Temple ( one of the rare temples in India),

Golu Devta Temple (Unique temple, which is known for justice people came here and submit their application for justice, thousands of bells are the symbols that people got the lord justice), Chitai Temple (Here is two temples in one campus first is Golu Devta and the second one is Chitai temple),  Naina Devi Temple, Nanda Devi Temple, Baijnath Temple, Bhadrakali Temple, Kot Ling Mahadev Temple, Mukteshwar Dham, etc.

 Kumaon is a beautiful destination that is filled with natural views. It attracts millions of people every year. It offers you famous adventure activities – Hot air balloon ride, Jungle safari, paragliding, nature walk, Boat riding, Air safari, Rappling, Bird watching, trekking, Cable car ride, etc.

The Famous destination in Kumaon.

Nanital- Nainital is known as “the lake district of India” and it is one of the most famous hill stations in India. It is the best place for honeymooners, backpackers, family, and leisure seeking tourists. It’s mountains, lakes, and forest views make it perfect for nature lovers to enjoy their dreams.

Jim Corbett- Jim Corbett is known for wildlife, Jim Corbett was a man who killed many man-eater tigers and leopards so named after the legendary hunter the park got its name “Jim Corbett national park”. Now it is a famous tourist attraction in Uttarakhand, thousands of people come there to enjoy the wildlife and Jeep safari in Corbett.

Kausani- Kausani is a wonderful winter destination and a hill station which is also known as – “the Switzerland of India”.   It is a lovely place for families, couples, bike-riders, and dreamland for writers. The Himalayan view, Green Forest, melodious chirping of Birds can steal your heart. It is truly a nature lover’s paradise. You will lose yourself in the land of Kausani.

Almora- Almora is a beautiful summer gateway, which attracts numerous tourists every year. Natural beauty, Himalaya views, dense forest, rich culture, scenic landscape, and ancient temples are its center of attraction. It is very famous for sweets especially The Bal Mithai (Sweet), People come here to purchase Bal Mithai. Golu Devta ( lord) is one of the most famous temples in Almora.

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Friday, 18 September 2020

Why is Dehradun Good for Sightseeing from Taxis or Cabs?

 Dehradun is a beautiful city, located by Guru Dronacharya (Belong to the Mahabharata era). It is a beautiful valley in the Shivalik range and capital of Uttarakhand. Most of the Government headquarters are there. There are a lot of places for sightseeing and the Jolly grant airport is also in the Dehradun district.

Dehradun is one of the most advanced and smart city; there is a lot of government headquarters like FRI, ONGC, UTDB, and survey of India. It is also known for the advance education there is a lot of good and approved colleges and institutes and peoples are very professional and civilized here.

 Dehradun has a lot of beautiful places and unique sightseeing. You can experience Tibetan culture, Monastery, and Stupa – Budhha Temple is a live example of that. There are a lot of Heritage buildings – FRI, IMA, etc, and Waterfalls – Robbers cave, Sahastradhara etc.

Dehradun Taxi Service

Dehradun has a great history; the city was placed by guru Droncharya, and he built Dera (camps) there, to provide knowledge to their pupils. So the city got named Dehradun. It is a beautiful valley which is covered by huge mountains from three sides. There are a lot of ancient temples -  Tapkeshwar Mahadev, Tapovan, Manak Sidh, etc.

Dehradun is a big city so there are a lot of chances to stuck in traffic so we would like to suggest you take the Dehradun Taxi service to explore the city. In some places, heavy vehicles are not allowed so it’s better to take Dehradun car rental.

Aananda Holidays, a complete travel agency, offers you Taxi service in Dehradun and nearby places, we have our own vehicles and a well knowledgeable team of drivers. We provide pick up and drop serviceSightseeing service, Day tour to Mussoorie and nearby places, and Uttarakhand Packages.

We have more than 20 years of experience and we have a knowledgeable team to serve you. Our Dehradun Taxi service motto is to make you happy and satisfied.

Your Happiness is more valuable than money for us.

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Is Rishikesh A Good Destination for a Taxi Tour?

 Rishikesh, Rishi represents a holy man who has gained mythological knowledge and Kesh means long matted hair. It is a beautiful city of Uttarakhand which is situated on the bank of river Ganga and it is totally filled with huge and green mountains.

As Rishikesh situated in the lap of the Himalaya and river Ganga and it is a part of the three district headquarters, across the river Ganga as consider as Pauri and Tapovan, Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula are part of Tehri district and all of Rishikesh city is part of Dehradun district. So in our opinion taxi is the best medium to discover Rishikesh sightseeing as a taxi is allowed to go in each part compared to big vehicles like coaches, Tempo travelers. So it is better to use a taxi service in Rishikesh.

Rishikesh Texi ServiceRishikesh sightseeing is basically divided into three parts Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula is a very famous wire suspension bridge and Laxman Jhula is the first wire suspension bridge in India, so a lot of people wants to came there to see that bridge and it is the main way to cross the river Ganga, especially for the locals.

All the ashram belt is in Pauri districts like Swarg Ashram, Beatles Ashram, Geeta Bhawan and Pramarth Ashram, and the Aarti ceremony is organized at Pramarth ashram in every evening. The town part of Rishikesh where is Bharat temple, Triveni ghat, Ram Kund, etc. Triveni Ghat is very famous for its beautiful evening aarti ceremony.

Rishikesh is a small city there is just 500, thousand people live, as per Indian population is a small city which is divided into three parts and if a guy wants to enjoy the adventure activity – trekking, rippling, white water rafting, etc, It is organized in the countryside of Rishikesh and Mohan Chatti site is the best location for extreme adventure activity like- bungee jumping heights, flying fox, etc.

If you want to explore these places and seeking Rishikesh Car Rental then you are in the right place. Aananda Holidays is one of the best travel agencies in Uttarakhand. We are a local agent and we have our own vehicles and a well knowledgeable team of drivers. Our Vehicles are well maintained with complete documents. We have our own infrastructure, Strong goodwill in the market so you can get the best and greatest deals from us.

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Things You Should Know to book Taxi Service for Chardham

 Chardham (four abodes of gods) are four holy destinations of Uttarakhand respectively Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath. Chardham Yatra starts from April to October. Millions of devotees come there every year, they believe if they will be in those places they will get Moksha (salvation).

Chardham is a totally hilly area - mountain roads and curve route so, people are always scared about the weather condition, road condition, Vehicle condition, and for the driver but if you are dealing with Aananda Holidays then our Chardham taxi services are safe and secure because all the vehicles are well maintained and our drivers are experienced and knowledgeable about the destination. They have been many times in Chardham so they are very familiar with Chardham route and conditions. They behave like driver come guide.

Chardham car Rental

People always search for a reliable and responsible Chardham tour agent who provide the best service – Aananda holidays is a complete travel house which is an approved company by the government of Uttarakhand, ISO certified, We are also registered in Trip advisor, you may check our google reviews and we have a well-known name in Uttarakhand sector.

Approx 99% of people love to travel, when the destination is Chardham then every Hindu wants to visit the Dhams but sometimes we restrict ourselves because our pocket doesn’t allow us. But don’t think too much about the price, our Chardham car rental offers you the best deal with cheap price and quality service guarantee.

People seek out good hotels to get food and the non - Uttarakhandi drivers rarely know about the hotels location and timing, but our Chardham taxi service’ drivers are well known about the best hotels for lunch and morning departure timing for the excursions. All the drivers are very helpful, they will behave like a guide.

We are one of the best Chardham Taxi Service Providers because we have been working in this sector since 2009 with zero complaints and more than Ten Lakhs Happy and satisfied customers and we have good knowledge and experience about the destinations. We work to give happiness to our customers, as Mr. David J. Greer said - “A customer talking about their experience with you is worth ten times that which you write or say about yourself.”

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Monday, 7 September 2020

Festivals In India

Festivals In India

India is a land of festivals, where people from different - different religions celebrate their different - different festivals in their own way. A lot of festivals celebrated in India which is a true manifestation of its rich culture and tradition. In India, the people of every religion and community celebrate their culture. People celebrate festivals around the year.

In India, people celebrate festivals state wise, religion and community wise so every day is a new festival. There are a lot of festivals but some of them are very famous in western countries. Also, a lot of people want to participate in these festivals like Diwali (a festival of lights), Holi ( festival of colors), Rakhi(The festival for brother and sister bond), Baisakhi (the festival of rich culture and tradition), Ganpati( eleven days, dedicated to Lord Ganesha ), Durga Pooja (Nine days for fast, faith and devotion), etc.

For Indians, festivals are not just a festival that is a way to be happy and to show their feelings and emotions regarding their culture. People put all the energy, they spent a lot of money to celebrate these festivals. People especially go shopping they buy new clothes, jewelry sweets, and decoration items, etc it is a strong part of the Indian economy. Indian markets always grow due to festivals and merchants, shopkeepers and businessmen have eagerly waited for festivals.

In this busy and fast life, everybody is busy with their work but the festivals connect us to each other. Festival in India means vacations for the people they visit their relatives and enjoy the moments. You can also enjoy lots of gazette holidays and can plan a trip across the country.


Diwali – The grand festival of lights

Diwali is one of the most loved Hindu festivals in India,  Is celebrated in the month of Kartik(either October or November) every year. According to Hindu mythology, this festival is celebrated due to the return of Lord Ram with Sita and his brother Lakshman after a long exile of 14 years. On the occasion of Diwali houses and shops decorated with clay lamps, lights, candles, flowers, Mango leaves, and rangoli(beautifully decorated designs on the floor). It is the most celebrated festival in India. People wear new clothes, participate in family pooja, firecrackers, and share sweets and gifts as a greeting with family, relatives, and friends.


Holi – Festival of Beautiful Colors''

By Steve McCurry

 Holi is a festival of colors that comes in the month of Falgun (almost March) every year. According to Hindu mythology, Holi is a significance for the victory of goodness on evil. On Holi eve, people make Holika bonfire and celebrate the Holika Dahan ( bonfire) by performing pooja and dancing. On the day of Holi people celebrate the Holi by applying colors on each other faces with carrying water guns and water-filled balloons. People make different types of dishes and enjoy dancing and beautiful colors. Holi makes people equal all were covered with colored faces. It defeats all the evils – no one is poor or rich. No racism, everybody is just a human being. When you will visit in someone home they will offer you Gujiya (sweets). Holi is a festival that connects- color to color, friend to friend, family to family, Relatives to relatives.

Rakhi – The festival of brother and sister bond

Rakhi is one of the famous festivals, in the list of festivals in India. It signifies the love and the bond between brother and sister. On the occasion of Rakhi, a sister performs Aarti (prayer) to brother, applies tika (making a colored mark on forehead), and ties a rakhi (a sacred thread) on his wrest and the brother takes a pledge that he will protect his sister. Bhai Dooj is another festival that is similar to the rakhi. It comes after Diwali every year.

Baisakhi – The festival of rich culture and tradition.

Baisakhi is one of the most famous festivals in India which is specially celebrated in Punjab by the Sikh community. It is celebrated every year when the new crops of rabi come, Baisakhi is a way of welcoming the new crops. On the day of Baisakhi people perform the dance with excitement. It represents the happy, rich culture and tradition of India.

Pongal – The festival of rangoli and savories

Pongal is a four-day-long harvest festival that is celebrated in South India. It is a famous festival in south India. On the occasion of Pongal people make Pongal dish, they wear their traditional attire. People celebrate this festival by making Kolam designs (traditional designs made on the floor by rice, colors, powder, and flower petals), sweets and savories, cattle races, etc.

Onam – Welcoming the Supreme Warrior Mahabali

Onam is one of the national festivals of India; Onam is celebrated annually, all over India with its origin in the Kerala state. It is 10 days festival, which fills the hearts of people with gaiety and brings them together to be a part of this cultural festival. It signifies the homecoming of the legendary king Mhabali (grandson of Prahlad). During Onam, people wear traditional dress, decorate the house with Pookalam (designs on the floor), and prepare Onasadya (a meal which includes 13 dishes). People celebrate this festival by performing Kathakali dance, Kaikottikali (clap dance), and Vallamkali (snake boat race), etc.

Festivals play a very important role in our life. In this new busy era, we all forget the social life we are just living our life in cell phones/the internet. We are losing physical interaction but festivals give us a chance to live our social life. It provides us a way to be happy and infective with our family and relatives.

“Festival is a way to show love and respect towards nature, people and things”.

Friday, 28 August 2020

Travelling Precaution During COVID – 19

As you know Coronavirus spread worldwide and it affects so many countries including India but we are fortunate that India is safe in comparison to other countries. It is just a business of terror that is rapidly influencing through media which is controlling our mind. The number of active cases according to the Health Ministry of the government of India is Just 0.051% and the Death rate is 1.83% and the media is showing that 0.24% active cases. While approx 0.032% of people die by accident, approx 0.032% of people die by TB and 0.058% of people die by cancer every year in India. 

People who are affected by Corona can be cured within 3 to 7 days. For example,  the Staff of Hindustan Unilever Company Ltd. (Haridwar Plant)was affected by Corona but all 500 people recovered within three days. It is a little bit dangerous for those people who have chronic diseases like Cancer, Kidney failure, etc. We advise them to avoid traveling, the rest can travel by taking the below precautions.

 · Self-assessment- Self-assessment means self checkup. You can analyze yourself by exercise, Stop breath for 30 seconds, and checking your physical fitness if you are active and healthy so you can travel. 

 · Analysis COVID 19 cases in your locality – Be assured that there will be fewer COVID 19 cases in your locality before you start your trip. If there are many cases then avoid your trip as it may be dangerous for other people, they can be affected.

 · Analysis of the destination where you want to go – Check the COVID cases for that place where you want to go. You may analyze COVID cases through government websites, through local travel agents, etc. 

 · Wear a mask and wash hands– Wearing a mask and washing and sanitizing your hand regularly is the best practice to control this virus spreading all around.

 · Keep social distancing – Do not touch anybody and try to make a distance of a minimum of six feet. Avoid handshakes and hugs from anyone who is not in the household. 

 · Avoid touching your eyes, mouth, and nose – Do not touch your face unnecessarily. It may carry dust particles into your body and the face is such a sensitive part of our body so avoid touching it again and again.

 Corona is just a terror that is rapidly controlling our mind and money because you are locked and you are not free to do work or earn money and that fear can destroy us one day. We have to kill that fear before it kills us. 

 Great things never came from comfort zones.
 Cowards die a thousand deaths,
 But the brave only die once. 

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Shopping In India


Shopping In India

“There is a little bit of magic found in buying something new.”

-         Rebecca Bloom

Chandni Chowk, Delhi

India is a land of diversity, and it is famous for its amazing market of fabric, jewelry, shoes, spices, handicrafts and souvenirs. People love shopping and if you are a shopaholic and good at haggling/bargaining then India offers you fabulous markets to lost yourself into these.

India is shopper’s Heaven, It offers you a particular market for particular things like if you are looking for handicraft and bangles then Jaipur has a particular Indian Shopping Bazaar (market) for these things you may lost in these markets because of their charm the markets are totally decorated like a Banquet hall, Same for sarees, Jewelry, ornaments, bridles dresses, textile, etc.

Dry fruit Shop

India's market offers millions of products and varieties to its customers but the top 10 best things to buy in India are Indian clothes, textiles, jewelry and bling, tea, arts and crafts, skin care products, shoes and handbags, books, music and movies, scented products, Pashmina and other shawls.

Indian markets are unique for spices and Fabric-like Silk, Cotton, Khadi, etc. You may find the traditional wear like Salwar- kurta (loose trousers and a long tunic), Sarees, Dupatta (scarf) easily at a very cheap price. India is also known as the Unique Selling Point. It is a selling point for a lot of countries, and people particularly came here for shopping from other countries.


Whenever you visit, you will find souvenirs in India, outside every temple, every market, every fair, every festival. It looks so fascinating on display, that some souvenirs are highly demanded like – Painted teapot, Picture frames, Cooper vessels, paintings, crafted gifts, and jewelry boxes.

If you are wondering in The Indian market, a lovely and amazing smell of food drew you to the restaurant or food stall, Indian food can steal your heart because of its flavored spices and amazing taste, Indians have a lot of dishes to serve the guests. Some dishes are lovable like butter naan, Garlic Naan, Biryani, Palak paneer, Dosa, Samosa, Dal Makhni, etc.

Painted Teapot

 Shopping in India is like an adventure and thrill you have to choose the best from a lot of variety, it will make you little confused but we assure you that you will definitely enjoy shopping in India you have to learn haggling/ Bargaining for Indian shopping market, But some shops and malls do not allow bargaining they have fixed price of products.

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