Make Your Honeymoon Remarkable By Visiting Place Mauritius

Mauritius is one of the world’s top luxury tourism destinations as it possesses a wide range of natural and man-made attractions, enjoys a sub-tropical climate with clear warm sea waters, lapped up by attractive beaches, tropical fauna and flora and complemented by a multi-ethnic and cultural population that is warm and hospitable. So, get on board the Mauritius Honeymoon Package, engulfed in matrimonial bliss!

Honeymoon Packages in Mauritius

A fascinating, world-in-one-island slice of paradise, the very thought of which conjures up images of tropical glory and stupendous extravagance. While in many destinations, famed for cobalt-blue seas, white sandy beaches and elite hotels, you may eventually find yourself wishing for something to do besides sunbathing and swimming, in such a mysterious and intriguing panorama!  The island is loaded with historic sights, cultural diversity, geographic variation and almost limitless activities to distract you from the daily grind of beach and pool, though perhaps its single biggest asset is the relaxed charm of its inhabitants.

Move towards the north and it has orchards, botanical gardens and discotheques, the south, such as Gris Gris has high cliffs, offering spectacular views of the ocean waves crashing against rocks. It is also rich in archaeological heritage, forests and wildlife. The best surfing spots lie in the south-west behind Morne Brabant, while Le Morne is a UNESCO World Heritage site.  Adventure enthusiasts are bound to head for the “blue safari” sub-scooter or submarine, an “undersea walk” for non-scuba divers or a semi-submersible boat ride for an unforgettable undersea voyage, with your beloved spouse.  There is thrill at every step and you may pursue activities such as sailing, scuba-diving, kite-surfing, deep-sea fishing, windsurfing, water-skiing, yachting, mountain biking, trekking, horse riding, abseiling or rappelling and zip-lining……very popular with the tourist crowds!

When you open your eyes to the blue sea, you could find yourselves at the Ile Aux Cerfs Island, also known as Deer Island. Near the east coast, this is one of the best islands in Mauritius with miles of sandy beaches, and a beautiful lagoon. There are several fine restaurants, for the honeymooners to wine and dine on a moonlit night or a sunny afternoon, or perhaps just enjoy the sun rise or sunset, around the waters! This island is famous for its sandy beaches, beautiful lagoon and a big selection of activities and facilities and the couples are sure to have a day of relaxation and fun on one of the picture postcard beaches, discovering each other in this stunning locale! Tourists can enjoy parasailing, water-skiing, swimming, snorkeling golfing, which are optional of course, or just relax by the beach, making this amazing paradise island the perfect setting for a relaxing day of sun worship while enjoying various water sports or other beach activities.  You will find many restaurants that cater to almost every palate and it would be worthwhile to try some of the local cuisine, just to give that adventurous risk to the taste buds! In addition, there is a big selection of water sports kiosks along certain parts offering water skiing, banana and glass bottom boats for a cruise in the shining waters!! Some of the best beaches  can be found on the east coast, including Blue Bay and its marine reserve and the delightful swathes of sand that exist around Belle Mare, where the honeymooners will want to spend hours basking in the sun, lazing in the sight of the long white, powdery stretch!!! You may also find the Trou d’Eau Douce, the main jumping off point for the islet Île aux Cerfs. The entire coastline comprises of exquisite coves and emerald lagoons, permanently enhanced by a cool sea breeze, as life goes by at a slow pace in the east, whether you are a member of the fishing community or a holidaymaker. Situated between the mountains and the sea, the east is characterised by charming little villages with poetic names like Petite Julie, Mare d’Australia and Queen Victoria, showing you the tranquil side and upholding its picturesque dignity!

Four Seasons Mauritius

One of the main `green’ attractions is the Black River Gorges National Park which extends over several acres encompassing the  Pamplemousses Gardens with innumerable local and exotic plant, thus providing a haven to  highly endangered native plants and animals, endemic flowering plants and birds that can only be found in Mauritius.  Also, the newlyweds would get to notice strikingly beautiful different Coloured Earths of Chamarel, which are clusters of earthy mounds which are so   undulating,  as these dune-like knolls vary so wildly in colour, and  some say the seven shades of earth were formed from volcanic ash deposits that cooled at different temperatures. Others believe that the colours of the mounds can be attributed to the differing quantity of metal oxide they each contain. These are especially breathtaking first thing in the morning, when the sun is at its brightest and the colours at their deepest.

Owing to the exceptionally high level of sunshine over the district, you could visit the Tamarin Bay which has become the heart of salt production in Mauritius. The Salt Pans make an interesting diversion if you happen to be in the area………on your Mauritius Honeymoon Package!

Enter Port Louis, which is the business and administrative capital of Mauritius, packed with office-workers during the day, and quickly quietening down after office-hours, allowing visitors to enjoy a night out along the famous Caudan Waterfront. Those arriving during daylight hours should head for the bustling Central Market or Champ de Mars, the oldest racecourse in the Indian Ocean region. The historical centre of the city, the Place D’Armes is the main, palm-lined square that links the capital’s port to the Government House. Fort Adelaide on a hill overlooking the city and the harbour, is a citadel-like structure and today, it hosts shows and concerts from both local and visiting artists from all over the world. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Aapravasi Ghat, or ‘immigration depot’ in Hindi, pays tribute to the thousands of indentured labourers who arrived in Mauritius from India after the abolition of slavery and eventually settled in the country. Coast of the island that provides some fine beaches, a great range of accommodation and restaurants, world-class watersports facilities, wonderful shopping opportunities and entertainment. It was one of the first spots in the country to welcome holidaymakers, thereby showcasing itself as an ideal destination for honeymooners! Grand Baie, in the city, has an abundance of restaurants and discotheques. If you like to party to the sound of good music, you will find plenty of options to choose from here, where you can sway and celebrate your romance on your honeymoon! The north isn’t only about night life, however. It also boasts of some of the best-loved sights, including the charming red-roofed church that overlooks the lagoon at Cap Malheureux There is more to Pamplemousses than its delightful botanical gardens, as this northern town has a rich historical past.

Arunachal Pradesh Tourism Info On City Tour – The Unexplored Paradise

Pasighat is the oldest town and has been often called the ‘gateway of the state of Arunachal Pradesh‘ and derives its name from the ‘Pasis’, a tribe of the area and with its breathtaking hillside and lush-green river valleys domesticated by a galaxy of tribes, the area is a tourists delight and photographers’ paradise . To reach the Daying Ering Wild Life Sanctuary around this area, you would have to cruise through the river Siang by boat. During the month of September-February, a variety of migratory birds like cranes, wild ducks, storks, water fowls and hornbills come here from far off places making it a ‘bird’s paradise’. Deers, wild elephants, buffaloes and smaller predators are also abundant, and the lucky visitor may also have a glimpse of the Tiger. Pangin stands at the confluence of the rivers Siom and Siang that presents a spectacular sight as the blue waters of Siom meet the green Siang, creating a beauty beyond the beautiful, absolutely bewildering! For the adventure loving people, Pasighat has a great scope for adventure sports such as river rafting, trekking and fishing and angling. An inner line permit is required for the tourists to visit this town that can be arranged from the liaison officers. Accommodations are available in the Siang Guest House, Circuit house and Inspection Bungalow. Hotel accommodation is also available in the city and paying guest accommodation can be managed too on prior intimation. For the nature lovers, tented tourist camps with modern amenities are available and comfortable government inspection bungalows are also available at nearby places of interest.

Itanagar Arunachal Pradesh Buddhist Temple

Occupying a saucer-shaped valley, Manipur’s capital Imphal is surrounded by hills on which the state flower, the siroi lily, grows. This is a hub for exploring the state, which has forested stretches, the largest fresh-water lake in the North-East and the rare brow antlered deer, the sangai. Meitei, the main community of Manipur, has an interesting Vaishnavite culture. It would be worth visiting Sri Govindaji Temple, Khwairamband, and Kangla Fort. Other places around the area to view are Bishnupur, Moirang, Loktak Lake, and Kaina. Spread in an area of 40 sq km, Keibul Lamjao National Park is another Wildlife Sanctuary, worth a visit!

Contemporary Shillong is a small town, inhabited by a church-going, guitar-and-piano-playing population, glorifying its restaurants and tourist infrastructure, Indian heritage manors, waterfalls, golfing, and Shillong peaks and museums. The Umiam Khwan (Barapani), near Shillong, offers water sports facilities including sailing, water skiing, water scooter The Orchid Lake Resort and the adjacent Lum Nehru Park is an ideal quiet holiday spot. The Botanical Garden is a secluded but captivating area with a plethora of indigenous and exotic plants and is located just below another notable site, the Ward’s Lake.

Arunachal Pradesh - The Unexplored Paradise

High above the hazy valleys and foaming rivers, hidden in the rolling clouds and perched on an headland, lies Cherrapunji, in the north eastern state of Meghalaya, a spectacular location with the year-round rain. Long ago, it had earned the coveted place in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the wettest place on the earth. This is one place all over the world, where the rainfall can be recorded in feet rather than in millimeters. This pristine land with ever-lasting beauty, is perhaps the only place in India, which has just one season, – the monsoon. The rainfall varies from heavy to medium to light, but there is no month without rain. Another surprising fact about Cherrapunji Meghalaya is that, it rains mostly at night, and day-to-day activity does not really get disrupted by the downpour! The alluring, spectacular and cascading Mawsmai Falls, – the fourth highest in India, lie just a few kilometers beyond Cherrapunji.

Malaysia – A Holiday with Kids

This exotic journey to the ‘land of mountains’, Malaysia in South East Asia, would capture the attention of the travel enthusiasts as they walk along a path with diverse flora, fauna, coastal regions, the tall Kinabalu mountain range, a bewitching kaleidoscope of colours that erupt in its night skyline,  leading to a spectacular panorama , perhaps only rarely explored!  So, look forward to tantalising and mesmerising splendours which would leave you enraptured for a life time! These eclectic multi-faceted avenues would make you discover the varied parts of this shimmering country called Malaysia, with your family and children!
Genting Highlands Malaysia Trip
To orient you with this superb land, it is important to get some insight into the various aromas that surrounds this terrain. The inhabitants of this country are foodies, besides savouring other passions and desires, and adore their culinary fare, which is abundantly evident in the rich variety of cuisine served in restaurants, besides their innumerable hawker stalls. Most of the places are known for a delicious type of food, whilst being reputed for the greatest hawkers’ and street vendors selling delectable dishes for all palates.

The country folks are also fond of dance and music, as they have their traditional dances, the Warrior Dance, the lively Joget, Bamboo Dance, and Tarian Lillin, but it is Silat, the deadly Malaysian martial art form, performed in graceful, spellbinding movements, which takes the viewer’s breath away.

An outdoor game, sepak manggis, in which two groups of men try to grab the goodies in a bunga manggis floral carrier dangling from a high pole, is reminiscent of Holi and Ganpathi celebrations! Bhangra and Bharatnatyam are performed by the Indians, the Chinese Lion Dance and Dragon Dance usher in their New Year, while the lively Farapeira and Branyo are popular Portuguese dances.

This abundant riot of colourful fiesta is ideal and a joy for families along with their children, who can’t help but revel in this magnetic charisma, with a gleam in their eyes, as this takes them away into a world unknown to them, till they get to hear and see the beatific celebration!

Kuala Lumpur Tourism

Venture into the tall skyscrapers, palm and rubber trees, which are an essential part of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia.  With a highly-developed infrastructure, this is one of the world’s most-visited cities and is famous for the twirl of sarongs-sarees-baju kebayas-heongsam, the colourful attire of many Muslims, Chinese and Indians who live there and promote this style in all its grace, besides the proud structures influenced by the Arabian, Chinese, Indian, Dutch and Portuguese designers!

Hence, this glittering capital city, has the world’s longest painting on the walls of its’ Pudu Jail, and the other famous landmarks are the Merdeka or Independence Square, Chinatown, the King’s Palace, Istana Negara, Jamek Mosque, National Monument, and Sultan Abdul Samad building with fine Moorish architecture.

Kuala Lumpur or KL is the federal capital and most populous city in Malaysia. It  is the seat of the Parliament of Malaysia and the major Malaysia tourist destinations here include the Mederka Square,the House of Parliament, the Petaling Street, the National Palace (Istana Negara), the Kuala Lumpur Tower, the National Museum, the Central Market, the National Monument and religious sites such as the Jamek Mosque and Batu Caves. The city plays host to many cultural festivals such as the Thaipusam procession at the Sri Mahamariamman Temple and its  architecture is a blend of old colonial influences, Asian traditions, Malay Islamic inspirations, modern and postmodern architecture mix. Many of these buildings derive their design from traditional Malay items such as the songkok and the keris and some of these structures have Islamic geometric motifs integrated with the designs of the building, signifying Islamic restriction on imitating nature through drawings.

Walk along with your children to the National Museum which is situated along the Mahameru Highway and has a  collection comprising of artifacts and paintings collected throughout the country, and  also the Islamic Arts Museum which houses more than seven thousand Islamic artefacts, including rare exhibits as well as a library of Islamic art books. However, the museum’s collection not only concentrates on works from the Middle East, but also includes displays from China and Southeast Asia. This place has a Cultural Craft Complex coupled with a museum that displays a variety of textile, ceramic, metal craft and weaved products. All the information of the production process are portrayed in a diorama format complete with historical facts, technique and traditionally engineered equipment, thereby enhancing knowledge and sharing skills with adults and children….an educative pursuit!  The Royal Selangor has an ultra modern visitor’s centre, which allows tours to be conducted through its pewter museum, gallery and its factory. In its pewtersmithing workshop, `The School of Hard Knocks’, participants are taught to create their own pewter dish using traditional tools and methods.  Amongst those shown are pottery making, intricate wood carving, silver smithing, weaving songket cloth, stamping batik patterns on cloth and boat making.  Again, an interaction with some of the rare know-how of art and handicraft.

National Mosque Kuala Lumpur

The National Mosque of Malaysia, Masjid Negara is situated amongst a beautiful garden and  is a bold and modern approach in reinforced concrete, and is a uniquely designed building that embodies a contemporary expression of traditional Islamic art with its tall minaret having the shape of a “closed blue umbrella”. Would you like to seek the blessings of `Allah’ along with your family and children!!!!!

Kashmir Valley Trip

Kashmir may be introduced as belonging to the State of Jammu and Kashmir which consists of three appropriate regions: Jammu, the Kashmir valley and Ladakh. Srinagar or India-held Kashmir is the summer capital, and Jammu is the winter capital. While the Kashmir valley is famous for its beautiful mountainous landscape, Jammu’s numerous shrines attract thousands of Hindu pilgrims every year. Ladakh, also known as “Little Tibet”, is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and Buddhist culture.

Kashmir Valley Tourist Attraction

A poet rightly called it the ‘Paradise on Earth’ for the mesmerising beauty of the Valley abides with you long after you have left its boundaries. Kashmir holiday to this unparalleled charisma will bestow evergreen memories of its naturally gifted region with thick, green, pine-forested hills, deep valleys, beautiful and huge lakes, and scintillating waterfalls. Spring is the time when Kashmir bursts into a riot of colours and millions of flowers carpet the landscape.

The hill station offers an enigmatic canvas painted with vibrant tourist attractions all over the town! The Mughal Gardens, stand glorious and may be described with terraced lawns, cascading fountains, paint-box-bright flowerbeds with the mesmerising waters of the Dal Lake in front of them. These gardens are named as the Chasmashahi, Nishat and Shalimar as they are the Mughal Emperor’s concept of heavenly bliss and are very popular places for picnics and excursions. The historical structure of these gardens lends them a unique sense of serenity even when the flowers are not blossoming. Chashmashahi is a wonderous spectacle, as tucked in the fold of a hill high above the lake, the quiet gardens are watered by the eponymous spring and command a grand panorama of the Dal and the surrounding vale , set in their mountain amphitheatre, .and Nishat Bagh with the Zabarwan mountains as its backdrop, is a `garden of bliss’ which commands a magnificient view of the lake and the snow-capped Pir Panjal mountain range, with its secluded dignity giving way to a lightness in the entire region. Shalimar Bagh in front of the Dal Lake was built by Emperor Jahangir. whence at the summit of this four-terraced grassland stands the fabulous baradari, a summer house ringed with pillars of black marble remaining the high point of an `abode of love’. The gardens ring with the cascades and watercourses of their heyday when the Mughal Emperor and his Empress planted the first of the stately chairs that shade this idyll. The Hazratbal Mosque, or the white mosque, is breathtakingly enchanting, and it would be a pleasure taking a walk through the adjacent market area displaying a range of great fresh food. The Harwan Gardens are another site holding the ruins of the Buddhist Harwan Vihara. The Shankaracharya Hill or Takht-i-Suleiman is an essential destination which rises directly from the Boulevard on the southern lakeshore. At its pinnacle, a few feet above the lake, is the Shankaracharya Mandir, on a hill top, a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, and is visible from the Dal Lake. The Pari Mahal lends a breathtaking view of the city and the Nehru Garden, off Dal Gate, occupies a large area and is known for serving hot and flavoured `Kahva’, a traditional drink of Kashmir, a different flavour worth tasting! . Some distance away, the hill of Hari Parbat is surrounded by almond orchards and the area is the focus of many sacred shines.

tourists enjoying in Dal Lake Kashmir

Go for a Shikara ride in the Dal Lake for better views and a more peaceful cruise in an area devoid of other tourists, admiring the fountain amidst majestic mountains and tranquility . A must see is the `village’ in the lake where the tourists can ride towards the side where locals live to view the floating vegetable market. The “Tulip Garden”-arguably the largest of its’ kind in Asia is located just opposite the main Boulevard Road on the shores of the Dal Lake.

North East India Tourist Attraction

Nagaland in the north eastern part of India is a trekker’s paradise and this thrilling land offers bountiful trekking opportunities. The physiology of this region is hilly and mountainous with lush green surroundings and the environment is salubrious, providing a healthy atmosphere to the tourists. For a driving and daring leisure seeker, few destinations in the world would match the trekking dimensions of Nagaland.

It is a delightful treat for the tourists, who keep interest in the nature, to come across some very rare and exceptional steep mountainous ranges that you could have ever imagined! Here you will not converse with the only snow laden stiff mountains, but also with mountains bounded with soft extended greeneries, abundant lilies in full bloom, surrounded by bountiful  of rare orchids. But, if you really want to go for a challenging mountaineering trip, then northeast India does possess that itinerary in its bag. Sikkim is the place with frozen surroundings and some of the tallest peaks of the world to provide you with the most tantalizing, mountain peaks, those which are highest in the world. This a dream place for the mountaineers, who are passionate about this challenging adventure. 

North East India Tourist Attraction

If you are in the extreme north east India, then you don’t have to crush the glaciers, nor do you need to carry heavy woollens to avoid the biting chill to go ahead, but, you will be impelled to cherish the abundant ambience around. This is the best choice for the tourists, who are inclined towards mountaineering, but have to resist because most of the destinations available for mountaineering around are snow covered throughout the year.

White water rafting has become one of the most liked attractions in this region and In the past few years, it has been accepted by the few states of northeast India and can be experienced at the mighty Brahmaputra river.

For shopping, fabrics such as muga silk, cotton, kantha work and handlooms are very famous purchases in the North-East region. There are shops lined up with bamboo and cane products, and colourful stalls are full with local village produce such as forest honey, souvenirs like handmade knives, bags, shawls, bamboo cutlery and other crafts, including fruit such as saying and saflang, sold wrapped in banana leaves. You may also pick up the Jainsayem, the traditional Khasi skirt or Khasi jackets, pullovers and shawls! Packets of dried wild apples and gooseberries are also available for the tourists to carry along with them. Artefacts made of wood, bronze, brass, metal and stone and thangkas, curios and statues of different deities are also tempting purchases!

Sikkim Sightseeing City Tour Attractions

For the gastronomical fare, there are restaurants serving simple food like noodles, vegetables, dal, rice, roti, tandoori food and snacks. You would also find fast food spots selling éclairs, cookies, ice-creams, sundaes, cakes, pastries, croissants, pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, muffins, pancakes, milk shake, cold coffee, hot tea and coffee. Excellent Chinese, Japanese and Korean food is served in some outlets. Piping hot momos and ubiquitous little shops selling a rice-and-pork preparation would be an interesting experience. Ofcourse, multi-cuisine fare consisting of Indian, Chinese,Tibetan and International food  along with khasi specialities is also available!

The cold weather lasts from October to February and the rest of the year is rainy-Assam. The climate in Arunachal Pradesh is highly hot and humid at the lower altitudes and in the valleys wrapped by marshy thick forest particularly in the eastern region, while it becomes too cold in the higher altitudes. The rainfall is amongst the heaviest in the country. The Meghalayan sky seldom remains free of clouds and it is neither too warm in summer nor too cold in winter,The climate  is temperate with cool summers and not-so-cold winters in Mizoram. Rains are heavy in Nagaland but the climate is pleasant.  Tripura enjoys a typical monsoonal climate with differences ranging from sub-tropical to temperate conditions in hilly areas. Manipur has a pleasant climate throughout the year and rainfall from June to October. In Sikkim, for most of the period in a year, the climate is cold and humid as rainfall occurs in each month.

North East India Hill Stations

Assam’s topography makes her an ideal destination for mountaineers and rock climbers. The hills, in particular, the North Cachar Hills and Karbi Hills are ready to receive tourists for mountaineering, as there is a recognised mountaineering route in both the districts. There is also a rock hill in Morigaon District known as “Elephant Rocks” which offer ample scope for Rock Climbing. The Simhasana Hill of Karbi Anglong is also known for rock climbing and the main city of Assam, Guwahati, is bounded on three sides with beautiful hills.

Umrangshu is located at the borders of Assam and Meghalaya, some distance away from Haflong. This hill station is bestowed with the natural backdrop of North Cacher Hills region, and travel to this area is a bewildering journey.

Hill Station in Assam

The Tawang Monastery also known as “Galden Namgyal”  stands on the start of a hill, above sea level and has ravines in the south and west, narrow ridge on the north and a gradual slope on the east. In Arunachal Pradesh,   it is the largest monastery as the source of the spiritual life of the people of this region. The most imposing building of the monastery is the assembly hall known as “Dukhang”, which is a three-storeyed building standing on the northern side of the court and houses the temple and the “Labrang”. The inside walls of the Dukhang are painted with murals of various divinities and saints. The altar has a silver casket veiled in silk, holding the Thangkas (or Tankas or Thangkas), of the Goddess Sri Devi (“Palden Lhamo”) the main deity of the monastery. A massive richly adorned statue of Lord Buddha stands in the middle of the northern side the monastery also has a Centre for Buddhist Cultural Studies, the place, where young monks are taught Arithmetic, English, and Hindi besides traditional monastic education. In brief, this monastery is simply amazing and majestic in its appearance and splendour. Visiting the Tawang Monastery is most religiously a very satisfying and accomplished experience. Some accommodations are available here for the tourists, though you may not come across luxury accommodations. The Gentse Gaden Babgyel Ling Monastery is also located closeby and Tawang has a long tradition of nunneries called `Ani Gompas’ and also the Urguelling monastery, which add to the calm and tranquility of the area.

In Arunachal Pradesh, the extreme north eastern state of India, lies one of the most unexplored areas of the Himalayas and this  green patch  is botanically rich and complete with trekking opportunities and hundreds of plant species, rare to find elsewhere in the world. The tropical and semi tropical climate of the area has favored in the growth of a spectacular range of plantations.

North East India Hill Station destinations

Along, the headquarter of West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh is sitting amidst abundant natural surroundings.  This is a small town with beautiful villages and the most ideal place to spend the hot summer seasons. The picturesque surroundings laced with brilliant plantations make it one of the most perfect health resorts of India. The places one can visit around the area are the Mithun and Jersey Cross Breeding Farm at Kamaki.  Another nice place to visit is the place that provides items related to Ramakrishna Paramhansa. Maa Sharada and Swami Vivekananda. The Hanging Bridge on the Siang river is another site and is locally made of cane and bamboo and connects to the other hill tribes which indulge in fishing as a sport.  The most ideal locations at along are available for river rafting, angling, trekking and hiking with splendid picnic spots.

Ziro or Zero in Arunachal Pradesh is a high town but almost a level valley enveloped on all sides by pine clad low stooping hills. It is a small picturesque destination with pine and bamboo groves, villages, a craft centre and the Tarin Fish Farm, which is located at a high altitude and you could also visit the paddy fields to see the indigenous method of rice cultivation. This place also comprises the quietly flowing rivers of Subansiri, Nishi, Apatani, Dafla, and Miri and is an ideal place for trekking and hiking. Accommodation is available at the Inspection Bungalow and Circuit House though you may not find luxurious accommodation.

At the end of the city there is a Government Handicraft Centre, from where you can collect hats made of cane or bamboo and other articles as souvenirs. The Tale Sanctuary is a natural botanical garden stretched throughout the valley and the nature and character of flora and fauna also vary here according to height. Some of the famous attractions found here include mithun, clouded leopards, and bears along with varied orchids.

Kuala Lumpur City Of Malaysia Tourist Attraction

Splendid Malaysia,  known to be the `land of the mountains’, lies along the Strait of Malacca with densely forested hilly areas, rivers with crystal clear waters, white sand beaches, beautiful parks and gardens, the scintillating Batu Caves, an enticing skyline and grand shopping malls. With a highly-developed infrastructure, the world-famed city is a blend for the twirl of sarongs-sarees-baku kebayas-cheongsam, the colourful attire of the Muslims, Chinese and Indians who live there along with the innumerable charming edifices influenced by the Arabian, Chinese, Indian, Dutch and Portuguese style of architectural intellect, and a unique village or countryside, enclosed in its rivers with houses or hutments made on `stilts’, reachable only by a dreamy canoe!

Petronas Twin Towers KL

Besides this fantastic view, it also has the world’s tallest set of twin buildings, the Petronas Twin Towers, a beaming site, staring proudly at the face of the crowds! Multiculturalism has not only made Malaysia a gastronomical paradise, but also made this country home to colourful festivals, which the Malays celebrate and socialise, though they are slow-paced but warm and friendly.

The key attractions here lie in its extreme contrasts……..  As towering skyscrapers look down upon wooden houses built on stilts, and five-star hotels sit several metres away from ancient reefs. Cool hideaways are found in the highlands that roll down to warm, sandy beaches and rich, humid mangroves. 

This paradise land boasts of a delightful variety of traditional handicrafts. Choices range from priceless authentic antiques to exquisite modern hand-made crafts. It has a mulch-ethnic, multicultural, and multilingual society Traditional Malaysian art was mainly centered around the areas of carving, weaving, and silversmiths. Common artworks included ornamental kris, beetle nut sets, and woven batik and songket fabrics. Indigenous East Malaysians are known for their wooden masks. Each ethnic group has distinct performing arts, with little overlap between them and the Malaysian cuisine, as they celebrate festivals such as the Chinese New Year and others relating to traditional Chinese beliefs. Hindus in Malaysia celebrate Deepavali, the festival of lights, while Thaipusam is a religious rite which sees pilgrims from all over the country converges at the Batu Caves.  Despite most festivals being identified with a particular ethnic or religious group, celebrations are universal in a custom known as “open house” where Malaysians participate in the celebrations of others, often visiting the houses of those who identify with the festival.

Tall skyscrapers, palm and rubber trees are an essential part of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, as it is acclaimed for having the world’s tallest set of twin buildings, the Petronas Twin Towers, a stunning site!

Sri Maha Mariamman Temple Kuala Lumpur

You will get to view the King’s Palace (Istana Negara) and following this, the Jamek Mosque, built on the confluence of two rivers, where Kuala Lumpur was founded. On to the National Monument, views of fine Moorish architecture of the 19th century in Sultan Abdul Samad Building, and the Railway Station.

The National Mosque of Malaysia is located in Kuala Lumpur, and is situated amongst beautiful gardens. The sojourn towards its National Palace, Merdeka Square, City Centre Park, Petaling Street, the Kuala Lumpur Tower, Indian temples and the Lake Gardens comprising south-east Asia’s largest bird park, butterfly and deer parks, as well as beautiful orchid and hibiscus gardens, could leave the tourists in awe of such splendour.  It has other lake gardens worth visiting, besides a Forest Research Institute and a botanical garden.  Alongside, abound an astonishingly high number of mall making it a shoppers’ paradise with innumerable cafes, restaurants, bars, lounges, nightclubs and restaurants that cater to the visitors. For a perfect holiday full of surprises, eclectic cultures and natural wonders, the time is ripe for your fantasy to come true!

Trip to Batu Caves – Genting Highlands

A trip to Batu caves may be optional, en route to Genting Highlands. The Batu Caves, in Selangor, contain Hindu temples, which still attract droves of worshippers from all over the country. Malaysian caves are also home to amazing wildlife such as fruitbars, swiftlets, and invertebrates as well as having other natural attractions like massive stalamites and stalactites.

Chin Swee Caves Temple Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia

The Chin Swee Caves Temple, a Taoist temple  situated in the most scenic site of Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia, is made up of an imposing traditional structure, with an ornamental roof becoming a wonder in itself.  The Genting Skyway located at the Kuala Kubu Bharu, at the Selangor side of Genting, is a monocable gondola lift serving the Resort.  The dimly lit surreal First World Plaza is a shopping centre located below the First World Hotel,  the biggest hotel   comprising of a  hotel  lobby that consists of shops, restaurants, an indoor theme park, a cineplex, a Watersplash Pool (an indoor water theme park for children), Genting Sky Venture (a sky diving simulator), a Starworld casino, bowling center, Genting International Convention Center, the Pavilion (for daily night performance show), Haunted Adventure, and a Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Museum.

With its diverse mixture of cultures and history, Penang features a wealth of landmarks and monuments that are a testament to its varied past. These include temples such as Kuan Yin, Kek Lok Si and Snake Temple.
Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion Penang
Many of this island’s landmarks, such as the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, provide insight into the notable characters that played a role in building its wealth.  In particular, the Clock Tower provides a reminder of Britain’s place in the island’s history. For a look at modern Penang, KOMTAR is a well-known joint that houses government departments, commercial offices, shops, department stores and restaurants, including the Penang Peranakan Mansion, both features portraying a lovely example of what happen when colonial and Chinese architectural styles blend. The mansion is also a monument to the entrepreneurial skill and posturing that, to this day, animates the local `Baba Nonya’ community, who were descendants of those Chinese merchants who settled in the great Malay and Indonesian archipelagos.

To get here, you could wander through another slice of Penang:  Little India, where the spice is shaped into mini mountains, the gold jewellery is sold on poker tables and Bollywood music is cranked. There may be no place on this island where you have a sense of being so palpably somewhere else, and the atmosphere is so redolent of adventure.  Pick up some milky sweets or eat a nice, hot curry off a banana leaf, and see some stunning examples of Tamil temple architecture at the Sri Mariamman Temple, whose four walls enclose both the holy space of worship and to the faithful, the entire universe.

Discover the wonders of an ancient forest at Mutiara Taman Negara.  Pitch a tent or check-into this forest reserve and bask in the natural surroundings.  An eco-tourism Resort that offers a variety of accommodation promises guests this unique experience with basic amenities and sufficient modern comforts.

Mutiara Taman Negara Sightseeing

Guests at Mutiara Taman Negara will wake to the drone of cicadas, the chirping of bird species new to them, and a myriad of other unfamiliar sounds that form a consistent cacophony unique to rainforests. You will begin their adventure at your door step or veranda which makes a perfect perch especially for nocturnal sightings. Sighting wildlife outside the chalet is a norm and the fruit season attracts the most number of wildlife, from the mischievous long tailed macaques, the beautiful chestnut-breasted malkoha and the thorny porcupine to the gentle slow loris.

The world’s longest suspended canopy walk is the most popular activity in this rainforest and you have to be prepared to queue for a while. Securing the forest floor, visitors have a good vantage point from here and if lucky, could sight some curious animals. Take a Cruise along the Sungai Tahan to relish the riverside flora and fauna and dip into the refreshing cascades at Lata Berkoh, which form a natural jacuzzi.  Along the way, stop by the Fish Sanctuary for a chance to snorkel amongst fresh water fishes.

Northeast India Discovery Holiday

Northeast India refers to the easternmost region of India consisting of the contiguous Seven Sister States such as Assam which includes parts of North Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh. Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura. The region is known for its unique culture, handicrafts, martial arts, and scenic beauty and historically has had close ethnic bonds with the neighbouring Myanmar, that is Burma, Tibet, China, Bangladesh and Bhutan.

Guwahati, the biggest city in the North-East, is defined by the breathtaking river Brahmaputra, which flows mighty, wide and awesome throughout the year! The place has a picturesque setting though the suburbs melt into rice fields and spread into green hillocks. Dispur, the capital of Assam, is just a short distance away. The original name of Guwahati was Pragjyotishpur, an important cultural center as attested by many ancient temples here. The main attraction is the sea-like Brahmaputra as people gaze at it, sit besides it, walk along it and take a ferry or a cruise on it. For sure, hire a motorized boat (bhotbhoti) from the river front for a private cruise and picnic by a secluded sandbank. The Umananda Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is scenically located upon the Peacock Island in the middle of the fast-flowing Brahmaputra.  Country boats form the Shukleshwar Ghat and take devotees across the Brahmaputra to the Aswaklanta Temple, an important Vaishnavite shrine.

Shakti Peetha Ma Kamakhya Devi temple, Assam

The Kamakhya Temple is located on the Neelachal Hill, the most revered site and one of the foremost shaktipeeths for shakti worship. With a beehive-like shikhara, the lower part of the temple features interesting sculptures. The Assam State Museum features walk-through displays of tribal villages, besides textiles and sculptures.

Located in the heart of Assam on the bank of the majestic Brahmaputra, is the Kaziranga National Park, inhabited by the world’s largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as mammals, including tigers, elephants, panthers, hog deer, bison, sambars, leopard cats, otters and bears, and thousands of birds like the whistling teal, jungle fowl, pallas’ fishing eagle, swamp partridge, rose breasted parakeets, and white wirewood ducks.  The land is quite level all around and the Wildlife Sanctuary is mostly covered by dense and tall elephant grass. These large stretches are intermixed by small wetlands left behind by the receding floodwaters of the river Brahmaputra. The park, although quite flat in nature, is set against a backdrop of hills like the Mikir and Karbi Anglong. These picturesque wetlands have an abundant cover of water lilies, water hyacinth and lotus. The vegetation that breaks the monotony of these grasslands are large clumps of semi-evergreen forest. Rock Pythons and many more varieties of snakes, Monitor Lizards and Turtles are abundant in the park. . Elephant rides allow you to get up very close to the wild animals and make you feel totally one with nature due to the lack of any sound of an engine. These rides need to be booked in advance at the Bonani Lodge at Kohora. Jeep Safaris are also available and can be booked at the various lodges and through local operators.There is a variety of accommodation choices which consist of Forest rest houses, Bungalows, Lodges and Hotels.

Wake up at morning and a sip of tea, perhaps is one of the most rejuvenating experiences you could have imagined as with Assam tea, the refreshment would get doubled, since the region is popular around the world for it’s refreshing, full bodied malty tea. This tea had been cultured long back when it was only consumed as a health drink or medicine by the tribes, but was brought in the limelight by the Bodos, rewarding it with world recognition and hence, vast wild forests metamorphosed into beautiful embracing tea gardens. Tea gardens make excellent holiday destinations as the exquisite and incredibly silence around them is bliss for the eyes. These are mainly located in the upper Assam and southern Barak Valley region and their smiling persona makes them one of the major tourist attractions. Enjoy the lush greenery of the undulating stretch on both sides of the highway while driving to different tea gardens is an exhilarating sightseeing experience.

HaflongTown Assam

Haflong is a hill station in Assam, situated at a high altitude from the sea level and is famous for its scenic features comprising of azure blue hills, emerald green rivers, unique orchids such as the`blue vanda’ and rare species of birds. It is often referred to as the land of blue hills and the inhabitants generally include the Himar, Mizo and Naga tribes. Pineapple and oranges are grown here in abundance and the place is best known for a lovely lakeside resort developed in the lavish green hills around the town. Haflong Lake,is a large and beautiful lake that adds a celestial beauty to the hill station which is regarded as the ‘Scotland of Assam’, but is famous for the Jatinga village. Boating on the lake and Garampani, a hot-water spring, are captivating for the tourists. The Lake, Jatinga and the surroundings offer a haven for hundreds of migratory birds in winter.

Cameron Highlands Malaysia Holiday Destinations

Cameron Highlands is another colourful avenue worth exploring!  This place has neat plantations sprawling across this premier hill resort along with colourful terraced flower gardens, orchards, vegetable gardens and strawberry farms.  It is the perfect getaway for tourists seeking refuge from the frantic rush of city life, as it is blessed with an all-year round salubrious weather; abound with lush flora in a restful and serene atmosphere. The climb up the winding roads through pristine rainforests begins at the turn-off at Tapah, the little town nestled at the foot of the hill range. You could take a brief halt at the Lata Iskandar waterfall, a popular picnic spot that has shops selling ethnic souvenirs and handicrafts.

Cameron Highlands Holiday Trip

A visit to the Orang Asli village of the Semai tribe in the interiors could drive you downhill to get acquainted with the tribals as you gain an insight into their way of life, skilled handicrafts and transitional medicinal herbs.  Witness the astounding demonstration of a blow-pipe! You would also get an opportunity to see the variety of the carnivorous pitcher plants, unique to this area. A short trek to a nearby waterfall for tea and coffee brewed by the intrepid guides would complete the flavour of a visit to such areas. A visit to the Boh Sungai Palas Tea Estate, vegetable farm, rose farm, butterfly farm and a Buddhist temple Sam Poh Wan Futt Chi, would be a satisfying experience! For a very English taste of tea and strawberries: it could almost be Wimbledon –as you take to the trails around the hill station of Cameron Highlands. Amidst the pleasingly geometric forms of the bushes of the tea plantations, stretch yourselves and relax in the cool high-level air for views of peaks and waterfalls.

This huge grey lump of granite looms large over northern Borneo, Mount Kinabalu,  because the two-day climb requires steely determination to tackle hours of solid uphill, but dawn views across to the Philippines on a clear morning offset even the most burning thighs. The state of Sabah, on the island of Borneo, is often promoted as an outdoorsman’s paradise, and Sabah’s Semporna archipelago, particularly the island of Sipadan, has been described by Jacques Cousteau as some of the best diving in the world. The teardrop-shaped island is perched atop practically sheer sea walls, that plunge to the bottom of the Celebes Sea and additionally bird species and mammals inhabit the mountain’s slopes.

Mount Kinabalu Sightseeing

Outside the protected and Unesco World Heritage, the listed area of  Kinabalu National Park,  has much of  Borneo’s forest  logged, developed or replaced by palm-oil plantations.  Intact habitat makes the walk from the steamy rainforests to alpine meadows not only an inspiring physical challenge, but a privileged journey through one of nature’s last Edens.

Officially known as Langkawi, the Jewel of Kedah is an archipelago of islands in the Andaman Sea, some distance off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia, and has been given the status of a World Geopark by UNESCO. The ecstatic trip begins as the island is surrounded by the turquoise sea, the interior of the main island being a mixture of picturesque paddy fields and jungle-clad hills. Top dive sites here include diverse underwater geography such as sloping reefs, coral blocks, wall dives, deep dives, drift dives and wreck dives. A dip below the warm sea surface guarantees an astounding experience, with a concentration of vibrant and exotic marine life, rarely rivalled anywhere else in the world. The Underwater World Langkawi is an innovative marine aquarium which houses innumerable species of aquatic life and some mammal and reptiles, as a trip here will definitely enlighten you on the beauty of the island’s flora and fauna both on land and sea. The Atma Alam Batik Art Village and the Pisang Handicraft and Art Village are original design villages with the highlights of the Malaysian art and culture as original batik and souvenirs are available at the main outlet.