Handi valley near Pachmarhi | Road map with driving direction from Bhopal to Pachmarhi

Handi valley near Pachmarhi | Road map with diving direction from Bhopal to Pachmarhi

Handi valley near Pachmarhi

Handi valley is another must visit tourist spot. The valley is a hundreds of feet depth with the hills on either sides.  A fencing is laid with iron bars.    30 -40 view points provide beautiful view of the nature in the surrounding of Pachmarhi.  Chess fall, big fall, little fall water falls are famous.  This water falls fall from a height of 100 – 125 meters.

The best time to visit Pachmarhi is between October and June when the weather is convenient. To visit all the places of Pachmarhi a stay of at least one week is required.

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Train Timings and schedules, Train Ticket Fare, Distance, Fastest train from Kolkata to Ahmedabad

Train Timings and schedules, Train Ticket Fare, Distance from Kolkata to Ahmedabad| Fastest train from Kolkata to Ahmedabad

4 trains between Kolkata Howrah Junction/HWH  and Ahmedabad Junction/ADI improve the transport.
2906 number corresponds to the Porbandar Express train. Kolkata Howrah Junction/HWH  is the starting point for this train and Ahmedabad Junction/ADI is the destination point. It leaves at 22:55 and reaches at 08:55 +2 nights. 2087 kms of distance is travelled in 34 h 0 min. This train leaves on  Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.Ticket expenses for this train is Rs.276 for general class, Rs.520 for SL class, Rs.1407 for 3A class, Rs.1929 for 2A class.It is the fastest train from Kolkata to Ahmedabad.

2906A train number corresponds to Howrah Okha Link Express. It departs at 22:55 at the Kolkata Howrah Junction/HWH  and arrives the destination at Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  at 08:55 +2 nights. Distance travelled by this train is 2087 kms and it reaches its destination in 34 h 0 min. The departure days of 2906A is on  Tuesday. They charge Rs.276 for general class, Rs.520 for SL class, Rs.1407 for 3A class.

2938 is the number for Howrah Gandhidham SF Express. It starts at 23:00 in the departure point of Kolkata Howrah Junction/HWH and reaches the destination point of Ahmedabad Junction/ADI      at 11:00 +2 nights. It takes 36 h 0 min to travel 2209 kms of distance.Except Monday the train won’t schedules.Prices as below are applicable:  Rs.282 for general class, Rs.530 for SL class, Rs.1435 for 3A class, Rs.1968 for 2A class.

2834 is the number for Howrah Ahmedabad Express. It starts at 23:55 in the departure point of Kolkata Howrah Junction/HWH and reaches the destination point of Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  at 13:25 +2 nights. It takes 37 h 30 min to travel 2087 kms of distance. It runs seven days a week. Prices are Rs.276 for general class, Rs. 520 for SL class, Rs.1407 for 3A class, Rs.1929 for 2A class.
Just logging in to the official website of the Indian railways www. indianrail.gov.in  provides the data like advance reservations, train ticket bookings, berths / seats availability, PNR status.

Churches in Goa built in the Roman-gothic architectural style | Road map and driving directions from Mumbai to Goa

Churches in Goa built in the Roman-gothic architectural style | Road map and driving directions from Mumbai to Goa


UNESCO team travels in the world to selects place and buildings that should be visited by the future generations as World Heritage sites.  UNESCO has selected Goa, Pattadakal and Hampi in India along with other places.

Ancient Goa is on the banks of river Mandavi.  In 16th century Bijapur Nawab Adil shah wanted to change his capital to ancient Goa and built a wonderful palace their.  At the same time Portuguese Army commander occupied this place.  For the next 340 years, Goa was the capital for the Portuguese rule in India.  Not only in trade, culture but also in culture and religion it was similar to the cities of Europe.  The churches in the main square brought back the memories of Portuguese grandeur and Roman Catholic world.

Bam Jesus’ Basilica church

‘Bam Jesus’ Basilica church which was selected as a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1986 has the main deity Child Jesus.  The idol is very small.  The idol of St Ignatius Loyola idol which is at the back of Jesus idol is about 3 meter height.  At the top of the head, shining sun and the symbol of I.H.S. Jesuit can be seen.  Saint Loyola is the founder of Jesus Society.  The whole inside of the church has the gold plated covering.  This is the first church in South Asia which got the ‘Basilica’ status.  Roman Catholic Christians visit this church at least once in their life time.

The mortal remaining of St Xavier is preserved in this church.  This saint’s mortal remaining is preserved in a silver box since 400 years.  This box is kept on the right side of the main deity in a three storey marble tomb.  Saint’s body is taken on 3 rd December once for each decade for the devotees to visit. The body is going to taken out in 2014 for this decade.

Se Cathedral

‘Se-cathedral’ church is another famous church which is the biggest church in Asia.  This was built by a Portuguese Emperor.  This was built as a symbol of wealth, authority of Portugal.  This church is dedicated to St. Catherine.  This was built in the Portuguese-Gothic architectural style. Four small temples built for St. Anthony and St. Bernard and others can be seen on the right side of the temple.  The golden bell in the church is the biggest in Asia.  Pope Pious presented a Golden rose to the church in 1953.

St. Francis church

St. Francis church is located at the back of ‘Se-Cathedral’ church.  St. Antony Chapel and Lady of Rosary are the other main churches.  Viceroy Arch is situated on the banks of River Mandavi which has a historical prominence.  Great grand son of Vasco Da Gama, Francisco Da Gama who was a governor built this arch to welcome Portuguese Viceroys who come to Goa.

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Train Timings and schedules, Train Ticket Fare, Distance, Fastest train from Ahmedabad Junction to New Delhi

Train Timings and schedules, Train Ticket Fare, Distance from Ahmedabad Junction to New Delhi | Fastest train from Ahmedabad Junction to New Delhi

Passengers have 13 trains from Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  to New Delhi/NDLS.
2957 train number also indicates Swarna Jayanti Rajdhani. It leaves Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  at 17:25 and reaches New Delhi/NDLS at 07:25 +1 night within duration of 14 h 0 min travelling a distance of 934 kms. It has daily trips.Ticket expenses for this train is Rs.1210 for 3A class, Rs.1595 for 2A class, Rs.2660 for 1A class.It is the fastest train from Ahmedabad Junction to New Delhi.

2915 train number corresponds to Ashram Express. It departs at 17:45 at the Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  and arrives the destination at Old Delhi/DLI  at 10:10 +1 night. Distance travelled by this train is 933 kms and it reaches its destination in 16 h 25 min. It has daily trips. Rs.169 for general class, Rs.343 for SL class, Rs. 909 for 3A class, Rs.1238 for 2A class, Rs.2081 for 1A class,  is charged.

Bandra Delhi Sarai Rohilla Garib Rath Special is indicated by 2216A train number. It consumes 16 h 30 min of time for covering a distance of 950  kms.  The departure timing at Ahmedabad Junction/ADI is 19:40 and arrival at Delhi Sarai Rohilla/DEE  is 12:10 +1 night.The train is exclusively available only on Wednesday.Fare for travelling in this train is Rs.481 for general class, Rs.578 for 3A class.

2216 is the number for Bandra Delhi Sarai Rohilla Garib Rath. It starts at 19:40 in the departure point of Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  and reaches the destination point of Delhi Sarai Rohilla/DEE  at 12:10 +1 night. It takes 16 h 30 min to travel 950 kms of distance. 2216 starts at Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  on  Sunday, Tuesday, Friday,.It costs Rs.481 for Chair car sectionRs.578 for 3A class.

2477 train number makes up for the Sindhu Express. It makes it departure at 11:35 in Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  and makes it to reach the destination at 04:30 +1 night in New Delhi/NDLS . It takes 16 h 55 min to pass the distance of 1092 kms.This train is scheduled only on Tuesdays.Rs.186 for general class, Rs. 371 for SL class, Rs.988 for 3A class, Rs.1348 for 2A class,  are charged.

2475 represents Sarvodaya Express. This train departs at Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  at 11:35 and reports an arrival at 04:30 +1 night at New Delhi/NDLS . 16 h 55 min are required for it to travel 1093 kms of distance.Only on Wednesdays, this train is available.It costs Rs.186 for general class, Rs.371 for SL class, Rs.988 for 3A class, Rs.1348 for 2A class.

2473 train number also indicates Sarvodaya Express. It leaves Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  at 11:35 and reaches New Delhi/NDLS  at 04:30 +1 night within duration of 16 h 55 min travelling a distance of 1093 kms.It is scheduled only on Saturdays.Prices as below are applicable:  Rs.186 for general class, Rs.371 for SL class, Rs.988 for 3A class, Rs.1348 for 2A class.

0979 specifies Ahmedabad Haridwar Kumbh Special. It starts at 21:00 at Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  and reaches Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin/NZM  at 13:45 +1 night. It consumes 16 h 45 min of time for travelling a distance of 1085 kms.The train is exclusively available only on Saturday.Prices as below are applicable:  Rs.186 for general class, Rs.371 for SL class, Rs.988 for 3A class.

2917 is the number for Gujarat Sampark Kranti Express. It starts at 17:20 in the departure point of Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  and reaches the destination point of Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin/NZM at 10:40 +1 night. It takes 17 h 20 min to travel 1085 kms of distance. The departure days of 2917 is on  Monday, Wednesday, Friday,. Fare for travelling in this train is Rs.186 for general class, Rs.371 for SL class, Rs.988 for 3A class, Rs.1348 for 2A class.

9263 represents Delhi Sarai Rohilla Express. This train departs at Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  at 00:50 and reports an arrival at 19:35  at Delhi Sarai Rohilla/DEE. 18 h 45 min are required for it to travel 928 kms of distance. This train leaves on  Sunday, Wednesday,.Fare for the travel is Rs.168 for general class, Rs.321 for SL class, Rs. 873 for 3A class, Rs.1200 for 2A class.

Porbandar Muzaffarpur Express is indicated by 9269 train number. It consumes 19 h 10 min of time for covering a distance of 932 kms.  The departure timing at Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  is 00:50 and arrival at Old Delhi/DLI  is 20:00 . The operation of 9269 starts on  Friday, Saturday. Fare of this train is Rs.169 for general class, Rs.323 for SL class, Rs.879 for 3A class, Rs.1208 for 2A class.

4312 number corresponds to the Ala Hazrat Express train. Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  is the starting point for this train and Old Delhi/DLI  is the destination point. It leaves at 19:25 and reaches at 14:35 +1 night. 932 kms of distance is travelled in 19 h 10 min. It has departures on  Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Saturday.Tickets costs as follows: Rs.169 for general class, Rs.323 for SL class, Rs.879 for 3A class, Rs.1208 for 2A class.

9105 number corresponds to the Haridwar Mail train. Ahmedabad Junction/ADI  is the starting point for this train and Old Delhi/DLI  is the destination point. It leaves at 09:25 and reaches at 05:20 +1 night. 957 kms of distance is travelled in 19 h 55 min. It has daily departures and daily arrivals.Tickets costs as follows: Rs.172 for general class, Rs.327 for SL class, Rs.891 for 3A class, Rs.1225 for 2A class, Rs.2059 for 1A class.
The details regarding advance reservations, train ticket bookings, berths / seats availability, PNR status can be known through www. indianrail.gov.in ,the official  website of the Indian railways.

Maharani Suit and Prince Suit in Rambagh Palace | Tariffs at Rambagh Palace | Road (Route) map to Rambagh Palace from Jaipur, Rajasthan

Maharani Suit and Prince Suit in Rambagh Palace | Tariffs at Rambagh Palace | Road (Route) map to Rambagh Palace from Jaipur, Rajasthan

Rambagh Palace

Once upon a time in reality, it is a forest area. The queen in the year 1835 had constructed a small house for her maid Kesar, which is far away the town. After her reign, the Raja Ram Singh 2nd had made it beautiful with all the facilities and used it as his rest house when he went for the hunting. It is from his time only it got the name Rambagh. Later on he used to send his next son, 2nd Sawai Mansingh to the palace. His three queens along with their children spent in the same palace till his death. It is during his reign only the palace became very beautiful with all the beautiful verandas and gopurams and so on and formed into a beautiful fort. Later on in the year 1957, he himself changed the palace into a beautiful luxury hotel and it is the first palace hotel in our country.

Later on in the year 1972, the Taj took over the Rambagh palace and made it into a beautiful heritage hotel with all the facilities. The 104 rooms fort has been changed to 79 rooms fort and even the walls are been make overed by the Taj. The walls and the ceiling are been decorated with the Meenakari, Thekri and golden plates. Many of the international branded items are been arranged in the rooms like the lightings, Furniture made of Zardosi work, glasses, paintings and so on and made it very beautiful. There is no similarity for one room and the other room in the palace hotel. The total area of the Rambagh hotel is 47 acres with 79 rooms and is attracting the tourists a lot.

The rooms are been divided into palace rooms, historical, royal, grand royal, grand presidential suits. All these facilities are been made for the convenience of the various ranges of the people. Even the lowest range of the palace rooms are been decorated with the golden beds and beautiful wardrobes which looks very beautiful. The facilities of the plasma TV, tea and coffee maker and the mini bar are the common things in the palace hotel. The historical suits are been decorated with all the beautiful things where the beauty of the architecture and sculpture is been resembled. There are two sections in the grand royal suits like the Maharani suit and the Prince suit.

Maharani Suit
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Maharaja Man Singh had given the Maharani suit as a gift to his wife Rani Gayatri devi which his been designed by the London designer Haymonds. The palace will be very beautiful with all the famous designs and furnitures like the glasses, colored stone walls, and costlier furniture and so on. Even the Rajasthani paintings will look very beautiful. The bathroom which is built with the glasses on all the four sides is the highlight for the palace hotel.

Prince Suit

The prince suit will look more beautiful with al lthe beautiful facilities as that of the Maharani Suit. The drawing room will be more attractive in this suit which is been constructed especially for the Raja Jagath Singh who is the only loving son of Rani Gayatri Devi. The beauty of the gardens is been observed and enjoyed by sitting in the lawn of this suit. The terrace which is decorated specially stood as the special attraction for the whole suit.

The Surya Vamsi Suit is one of the grand suits and one has to watch that without fail. The greatness of the Rajaputras is been shown with the construction of the palace with the green colored Udaypur stones where the ceiling and the arches are been designed. One can enjoy the beauty of the Sahaghad Fort and the Aravali mountains from this suit. More number of famous personalities used to stay in this suit only. The second is the sukh nivas. This suit is designed with all the crystal Shandliers, the golden walls, Zari work garments, the suits which are designed with round beds are attracting the tourists a lot. Each and every construction and design resembles the greatness and the royalty of the kings of those times.

Tariffs at Rambagh Palace : The Palace Room for a day is Rs.40,000 ($800), Historical Room costs Rs.83,000 ($1660), Royal Room rent per a day is Rs.1,40,000 ($2800) and the Grand Royal Room  is Rs.1,95,000 ($3900). The above tariff is for couple/day. And taxes are extra. The tariff may very depend upon season also.
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Tourist attractions in Madhya Pradesh | Route (road) maps to Khajuraho, Bhimbetka, Bandhavgarh National Park and Kanha National Parks, Gwalior Fort, Amarkantak

Tourist attractions in Madhya Pradesh | Route (road) maps to Khajuraho, Bhimbetka, Bandhavgarh National Park and Kanha National Parks, Gwalior Fort, Amarkantak

Khajuraho, Bhimbetka, Bandhavgarh National Park and Kanha National Parks, Gwalior Fort, AmarkantakMadhya Pradesh is between five states which surround it like flower petals.  It is flourishing with dense forests and looks like a birth place of Mother Nature.  Innocent tribals are another ornament for this state. Highest forest land in India is located in this state.  Naturally, this beautiful state is attracting many tourists.

Madhya Pradesh is often called the heart of India. Many beautiful, historic places, animal reserve forests, rivers, lakes and mountains captivate the tourists.  Each of these are unique by themselves.

Khajuraho

Bhimbetka

Bandhavgarh National Park and Kanha National Parks

Gwalior Fort

Amarkantak