Top Rivers Lakes in india

  1. 1. Tawang

    "The birthplace of Dalai Lama" Tawang Tourism Located at a height of about 3048m, is known for many important and beautiful monasteries and is famous as the birth place of Dalai Lama. The beautiful town of Tawang, also pronounced as Dawang has many sceneries to make your trip a picturesque one. However, what begins to define the area is its significance for Buddhist monks. Tawang is the place to go for monasteries, with theTawang Monasterybeing the most popular one and extremely sacred for the Buddhists. Tawang is a place which will flatter you with its natural beauty wrapped in the scent of spirituality. The beautiful orchid sanctuary and the Tipi Orchid Sanctuary is also an ideal place for your list of places to visit.Alongwith this one can have their taste buds to have an experience of Tawang by indulging into the area's unique cuisine. Download Tawang PDF Guide >

  2. 2. Itanagar

    Itanagar Tourism With the snow capped Himalayas towering on the northern end and the fertile Brahmaputra river plains on the southern, Itanagar is a natural paradise. Recently opened to tourists by the government, the heritage and tribal culture of the city, which is decades and centuries old, is still intact. The 15th century Ita-Fort, legendaryGanga Lakewhich is locally known as Gyakar Sinyi and the Buddha Vihar, consecrated by Dalai Lama are among the most important attractions here. The amicable weather throughout the year makes it a tourist's delight. The town ofYupiashares it's attractions with Itanagar. Hence, the two can be covered simultaneously. Download Itanagar PDF Guide >

  3. 3. Ziro

    Ziro Tourism The cradle to a unique tribal group and a balmy climate, Ziro is the peace seeker's paradise. Ziro is a quaint old town in Arunachal Pradesh, home to the Apa Tani tribe and famous for its pine hills and rice fields. Ziro is a quaint old town in Arunachal Pradesh, home to the Apa Tani tribe and famous for its pine hills and rice fields. The climate in Ziro is mild through the year, making it comfortable to travel all year round. Download Ziro PDF Guide >

  4. 4. Bomdila

    "Himalaya's Veranda" Bomdila Tourism With majestic Himalayas bestowing their shadow, the beautiful town of Bomdila will offer you all an area in this terrain should. Other than sceneries and views making the area a visual treat for the eyes, wrapped around in a cool breeze and pleasant climate, the area will offer you a number of spots such as temples and wildlife sanctuaries. Both Buddhist and Hindu temples are to be found here. Some of the other places to be visited include a number apple orchards and The Eagle Nest Wildlife Sanctuary, which is just a little away. The visitors can also indulge into the arts and crafts popular in the area, as well as trekking and hiking complimented by the terrain. The proximity to the Himalayas can offer sights capable of casting spells on the viewer. Download Bomdila PDF Guide >

  5. 5. Bhalukpong

    "An unknown Arunachal Pradesh" Bhalukpong Tourism Apart from being the nature lover's paradise, Bhalukpong can provide you a complete experience with wildlife and a host of activities complimenting its natural beauty and the environment of a place lesser known The Kameng River running in the forest surrounding it makes the town even more attractive. In Bhalukpong you'll find yourself making the most of hiking, trekking, camping and fishing. The Pakhui game sanctuary can be visited to see birds as exotic as the place itself, along with tigers, elephants, barking dear and more. Download Bhalukpong PDF Guide >

  6. 6. Anini

    "Where clouds kiss the land" Anini Tourism Anini is where the clouds come down the kiss the land. With much of its beauty peeking from behind the misty air, this unexplored town is the place to visit for pristine calmness. Lying in the beautiful Dibang Valley district, Anini is marked by pleasant weather and immense natural beauty, making it a tourist's paradise, appearing from the clouds. Its silence, beauty and magic is almost untouched and can relax you to the very core. A popular tourist spot nearby is the Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary. While in Anini, one may want to visit the tribal villages here and experience their subtle heritage and colourful cultures. Some of the tribal villages here are New Anaya,Hunli, Ranli and a few more. Download Anini PDF Guide >

  7. 7. Roing

    Roing Tourism The snow peaked mountains, deep gorges, turbulent rivers cascading down the hills, numerous waterfalls, placid lakes, archaeological sites, peace and fun loving hospitable people and above all the heavenly climate make Roing one of the most attractive destinations for tourists. A natural heaven with mountains and lakes, it is one of the most exciting places in Arunachal Pradesh. This town won't let anybody down. It has many beautiful lakes and gorges for nature lovers. The Bhishmaknagar fort and Nehru Udyan add historical significance to the place.Mayudiapass, however, steals the limelight with snow coverage for most part of the year. Download Roing PDF Guide >

  8. 8. Pasighat

    "Gateway of Arunachal Pradesh" Pasighat Tourism Home to river Brahmaputra which transcends down from Tibet, this place is a photographer's delight for comprising abundant sceneries of nature. Pasighat is known as the 'Gateway of Arunachal Pradesh' and is a pure heaven for nature lovers. If you looking for adrenaline rush, then this is also a great place for you as adventure activities like white river rafting, boating and angling (similar to fishing) will certainly set you rolling here. A unique blend of peace and adventure is what makes this place a must visit. Pasighat was founded in 1911 A. D. by the British as a gateway to administrative convenience of the greater Abor Hills and the north area in general. Primarily there were settlements of Pasi and Minyong communities who are still living in the villages in and around Pasighat. However, this place still has the beauty and the culture intact and it hasn't lost its charm as commercial tourism is yet to reach here. Download Pasighat PDF Guide >

  9. 9. Along

    "Home of the Mechuka Valley" Along Tourism Covered with many pretty plantations and famous for itsMechukaValley, Along is a beautiful town that glows with natural beauty. Along will offer you a quiet, pristine and refreshing experience with simple and subtle tourist spots including the widespread plantations and Mechuka Valley essentially defining the area, cross breeding farms such as the Mithun and Jersey Cross Breeding Farm, theHanging bridgemade of cane and bamboo over river Siang, tribal villages such as Tapi and Dark etc. Other attractions here include the Ramakrishna Ashram, Kamki Hydropower Dam as well as activities such as trekking, river rafting etc. Download Along PDF Guide >

  10. 10. Tirap

    Tirap Tourism Tirap never fails to enchant its tourists with gushing rivulets, green and vibrant orchids and the freshness in air which heals the restless mind. Another spectacular attribute of this place is the ethnicity of tribals and their festivals, fairs and flawless artworks which are created with intense dedication. Tirap district is located on the south eastern part of Arunachal pradesh and is spread across 2363 square kilometers of area. It shares its boundaries withNagalandin Assam and Myanmar. There is jewellery made from beads and there are headgears, elephant tusks and several other artifacts which mark its uniqueness. Tirap is a treasure for eco lovers and adventure enthusiast as they indulge in trekking, camping and what not, in the lap of nature far beyond artificial cities. Download Tirap PDF Guide >

  11. 11. Daporijo

    Daporijo Tourism Paddy Fields, rainforests with bamboo trees along with beautiful Subansiri River flowing along the town, Daporijo is a small town on the way fromZirotoAlong. Daporijo is a scenic town situated 600 meters above the sea level in the upper Subansiri district of the north eastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. Daporijo is typically a good town to stopover on the route of Along to Ziro for a break, otherwise, the town does not have much to offer to its tourists. The town is known for its varied ethnic cultures succinct at one place. River Subansiri ( a tributary of Brahmaputra ) gives a panoramic view flowing in the immediate vicinity of the town. This is a home of people of different tribes like Tagin, Galo, Hilmiri etc. one of the oldest being Mishmi, which are believed to have existed since the Mahabharata era. Varied tribes at one place enriches the town that also celebrates many local festivals. Bamboo handicrafts or colorful costumes are some special take away things from this place. Download Daporijo PDF Guide >

  12. 12. Changlang

    "A subtle cultural standout" Changlang Tourism Changlang District shares international boundary with Myanmar (Burma) and is best known for its bio-diversity and scenic beauty and a unique culture that makes it standout from the nearby areas. Changlang has a subtle uniqueness in its attitude, nature and environment, hinting towards an exotic and distinct identity. What it shares, however with the rest of the state is lush green surroundings, pleasant environment and picturesque sceneries. One can visit the Namdampa National Park and enjoy the natures blessings to the area. Download Changlang PDF Guide >

  13. 13. Khonsa

    Khonsa Tourism Khonsa is the headquarters ofTirapdistrict in Arunachal Pradesh and is located in the Tirap Valley surrounded by Himalayan ranges. Streams, deep gorges, dense forests and snow-clad hills are some of the features which describe the terrain in Khonsa. At an average elevation of about 1,215 m from sea level, Khonsa is a beautiful little hill-station with natural beauty all around it. Bordering Myanmar in the east andAssamin the south, Khonsa is also an important military area in the North-East. Khonsa's beauty lies in most of the natural surroundings, however, one could also enjoy a visit to theKhonsa museumto have a glance at the traditional tribal artefacts. Kheti and Lajo Village, located nearby are some of the tribal villages which one should visit to get a glimpse of the lives and cultures of tribal people. One could also visit Namdapha National Park, located in Arunachal Pradesh (around 166 km from Khonsa) for a wildlife tour. If interested in experiencing Tibetan culture, one should visitMiao, which is located around 154 km from Khonsa in theChanglangdistrict as it was a Tibetan Refugee settlement area. Download Khonsa PDF Guide >

  14. 14. Yingkiong

    Yingkiong Tourism Yinkiong is the headquarter of the Upper Siang district, gets its name from River Siang that flows besides this district. This region is known for its diverse and colourful ethnicity where people live with love and celebrate festivals with zeal. Ponung, Roja and Broh are some of the famous dance forms of the region which has been inhabited mainly by four tribes, Adi, Khamba, Mishmis and Memba. Adventure lovers come here to indulge in hiking, trekking, mountaineering, angling, fishing, rafting, camping and everything else that enlivens their soul. Besides the culture, and a lively atmosphere, the place is known for its spectacular panorama, where there are dense forests and millions of birds with vibrant feathers chirping the excellent melodies and mumbling of rivers flowing here and there. Download Yingkiong PDF Guide >

  15. 15. Anjaw

    Anjaw Tourism Anjaw is a small offbeat town amidst enormous greenery, gleaming waterfalls, beautiful river streams, pine forests and a thousand other spectacular things. Anjaw is not a much developed tourist destination, but due to its natural surroundings and greenery, it is a place where one can find solitude away from the noise of the cities. Anjaw in Arunanchal Pradesh is a newly born district after its split from the Lohit district in 2004. River Lohit, a tributary of Brahmaputra flows by this city which situated 1296 meters above sea level and is the eastern most district of India; just 20 Km away from the India - China border. People who visit this place not only appreciate the beauty of the nature, weather and ethnicity but also indulge in adventure sports activities Download Anjaw PDF Guide >

  16. 16. Yupia

    Yupia Tourism Yupia is the headquarters of Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh and is 20 Km away from the state capitalItanagar. One of the best things about this beautiful town is that its inhabitants have preserved their diverse culture and traditions with the touch of love and togetherness. There are many tribes in the vicinity, but the majority is of Nishi (Indian - Mangloi) and Mikir (migrants from Assam) tribes. The essence of ardor in the air during their vibrant festivals enlivens the psyche. Longte yalo and Nyokum yalo are the festivals are celebrated with tremendous zeal. Download Yupia PDF Guide >

  17. 17. Chandigarh

    "India's first planned city" Chandigarh Tourism Chandigarh, a union territory that is the capital of both Punjab as well as Haryana is a subtle and ideal definition of the word 'city'. In a culture that includes instances of both traditional Punjab as well as a modernity, Chandigarh is a pretty town resembling a morning dream which is sure to flatter you with its innocence and pleasantness. Any tour of Chandigarh needs to begin with the beautiful Sukhna Lake. A huge water body that is entirely manmade, Sukhna Lake is nestled amidst the foothills of the Shivaliks and is one of the best places you can go to wind down and relax. You can go for a boat or shikara ride at the lake, or just take a relaxing walk on the jogging track, where you will often find yourself joined by locals of the city. Chandigarh has quite a few places for nature lovers to visit, including the Rock Garden, and the Leisure Valley & Rose Garden. Chandigarh's Rock Garden is very well known for having been designed completely out of discarded industrial and urban waste. Leisure Valley is an 8-kilometre-long well-maintained park which houses Asia's largest rose garden, a very popular draw among tourists and locals alike. One of the most famous places to visit in Chandigarh is the Capitol complex, which is also often referred to as Le Corbusier Centre. This complex is the epitome of refined architecture, and while it was earlier used as Le Corbusier?s base, the place has now been converted into a museum, and tourists are free to visit it. The Capitol is also home to the state?s Vidhan Sabha, High Court, and Secretariat. Download Chandigarh PDF Guide >

  18. 18. Bhilai

    Bhilai Tourism A culturally profound city, Bhilai is a planned city situated in Durg District, 25 km from capital city Raipur. The city is mainly known for Bhilai Steel Plant (SAIL), one of the largest steel plants in India. The city is a fascinating fusion of people of different religion and languages giving the city an essence of unity and oneness.  Once posed as a small village, Bhilai saw a drastic development with the establishment of second steel plant of India in the year 1955. Developed with the assistance of Russian Government, today this city is economically well off and culturally very rich. Also an educational hub, Bhilai is one of those cities that exhibit a perfect balance between industrialization and prosperous nature. Dotted with several tourists attractions and pleasant weather during winters, this beautiful city is sure to be an unforgettable experience. Bhilai is a planned and organized community which has won Prime Minister's Trophy for more than five times for its lush green environment. Download Bhilai PDF Guide >

  19. 19. Dhamtari

    Dhamtari Tourism Home to the Chalukya empire of the 14th Century, Dhamtari is an important tourist town of Chattisgarh, also known for its temples. The town has a population of around 82000. It attracts a lot of tourists every year, particularly during the monsoon seasons to the Ravishankar Water Dam.It is also famous for its folk culture and wildlife sanctuary. Dhamtari is located along the banks of Mahanadi and its tributaries Pairy, Sendur, Sondur, Joan, Kharun and Shivnath. Paddy cultivation is common in these lands. The district still preserves its tribal history and culture in tribal hamlets and different traditional art forms like music, local cuisines and dance. Download Dhamtari PDF Guide >

  20. 20. Dantewada

    Dantewada Tourism Dantewada recently came into being, in 1998, after the formation of Chattisgarh from Madhya Pradesh. Situated in the Bastar district, the quaint little town of Dantewada offers a panoramic landscape view of gushing rivers, sparkling waterfalls, mighty hill peaks and lush green meadows. Historically, the town was named after the deity Danteshwari, an incarnate of Shakti, who later came to preside the Danteshwar temple. Dantewada was known as Tarlapal and Dantawali in pre-historical days. The town also houses recently developed stretch of Rowghat mines. However, currently, the area is affected by Naxalism and a well-versed research is advisable before heading out in the area. Dantewada offers you all natural elements from hills mountains to rivers and hence creating complete sceneries. It also houses recently developed stretch of Rowghat mines. However, this area is affected by Naxalism and it is advisable to research properly about the recent events before heading out to Dantewada. Download Dantewada PDF Guide >

  21. 21. Silvassa

    Silvassa Tourism With the hills of the Western Ghats and surrounding lush greenery, it is an ideal indulgence into the wild side for a tourist and its Portuguese heritage makes it famous amongst the history enthusiasts as well. Located in the southern region of Gujarat and close to Vapi, Silvassa is the capital of the union territory Dadra and Nagar Haveli and is famous for its greenery, exotic resorts, industries and tax - free alcohol. Silvassa is a treat for adventure enthusiasts with several water parks based activities available to its visitors. It is also a paradise for those looking for handmade products. Kilvani Road is the main market in Silvassa where handmade products like Warli paintings and paper bags are sold. People who love to experiment with food have a wide range of options available to them at the restaurants in Silvassa, mainly focusing on the local Gujarati cuisine along with international cuisines including Italian, Chinese etc. Download Silvassa PDF Guide >

  22. 22. Gurgaon

    "Millennium City of India" Gurgaon Tourism Once little more than a dull and comparatively unknown suburb of the national capital region, today, Gurgaon is not only one of the most urbanised cities of India, but it also boasts of a skyline that can easily rival those of Hong Kong and Singapore. Easily accessible from Delhi and Noida, Gurgaon is fast becoming a popular travel destination among holidaymakers. Starting from natural treasures to a flourishing lifestyle and a vibrant nightlife, Gurgaon has everything you could need. Contrary to what you might expect from a landlocked city, Gurgaon actually has quite a few attractions for nature lovers. Home to a vast variety of unique flora and fauna as well as bird species, the Sultanpur National Park and Bird Sanctuary is a place where you can go to sit back and relax amidst nature. Another popular tourist attraction is the Sohna Lake, which is named after a stream whole sand is believed to contain gold particles (thus the name 'Sohna'). Offering a scenic view of the Aravalli mountains, the Sohna Lake is a popular picnic spot among both locals and tourists. The largest natural lake of the city, however, is Damdama Lake, which apart from being a place where you can lie back and unwind, also offers adventure activities such as kayaking, rock climbing, boating and valley crossing. You can even sit and fish at the lake as you watch the sunset behind the Aravallis, painting the sky magnificent hues of red and orange. Download Gurgaon PDF Guide >

  23. 23. Kurukshetra

    "The land of Mahabharata" Kurukshetra Tourism Famous for being one of the centre-points of the Epic Mahabharata, Kurukshetra- the field of righteousness traces its past to King Kuru, who laid the foundation of a domain that has its roots on uprightness and benevolence. Lord Buddha and several Sikh Gurus are known to have visited and spent time in Kurukshetra. The place has a large number of devout centres, holy shrines and kunds which trace back to the epic ages and the earliest Indian civilisation. It is believed that Lord Krishna preached the theory of Karma in the form of Geeta to his friend Arjuna in Kurukshetra. Archaeological evidence claim that this city was in existence during the pre-Harrapan times. Thanesar or Sthaneswar is a historical town surrounding Kurukshetra. Archaeological evidence list that Ashoka, the Mauryan ruler made Kurukshetra a centre of learning for people from all over the world. The place is famous for its temples, lakes and museums documenting the history of pre-Harappan and Harappan civilisations. A few kilometres from Kurukshetra is the village known as Amin, where there are remnants of a fort which is believed to be Abhimanyu's fort. Download Kurukshetra PDF Guide >

  24. 24. Panchkula

    "The city of 5 canals" Panchkula Tourism Present on the way to hills ofShimla, Panchkula is famous for the ruins of the Chandels and trekking onMorni Hillsteemed with peacocks. One of the most planned towns ofHaryana, Panchkula is a satellite town that forms the tricity with Chandigarh and Mohali. Ruled by the Chandels from 9th-12th Century, this hill-city derives its name from the five irrigation canals or 'kuls' which draw water from the uphill Ghagghar. Sector 5 in Panchkula is popular for its variety of entertainment and eating out options. It even has an open-air amphitheatre and the Terminals Ballistic Research Laboratory of the DRDO. Panchkula is also a place which is used as a halt before going to nearby hill stations in Himachal Pradesh. Download Panchkula PDF Guide >

  25. 25. Faridabad

    Faridabad Tourism Faridabad is Haryana's largest city and its major industrial hub as well. Faridabad is the main part of district Faridabad which has two divisions - Faridabad and Ballabgarh. The city shares borders withNew Delhion its north,Gurgaonto its west andUttar Pradeshon its south west ends. Download Faridabad PDF Guide >

  26. 26. Panipat

    "The city of ancient wars" Panipat Tourism Innumerable monuments, forts, temples and its magnificent historical connections make Panipat in Haryana an interesting tourist destination. Also known as 'City of Weavers', Panipat is an ancient and historic city.  Panipat was one of the five cities (prasthas) founded by Pandava brothers during the times of Mahabharata. Panipat was the scene of three pivotal battles marked in the Indian history. The ruins of the Old Fort belonging to the Islamicate rule, the Kabuli Shah Mosque, an ancient structure built by the emperor Babar of the Mughal Dynasty, Ibrahim Lodhi's grave and the tomb of Bu Ali Shah Kalandar will definitely bring out the archeologist in you and leave you with enlightened with some overwhelming historical magnificence. Download Panipat PDF Guide >

  27. 27. Narnaul

    Narnaul Tourism The historic town of Narnaul in Mahendergarh district ofHaryanaclaims to be one of the important seats of the Dwapar yuga of Mahabharata. Claiming a hybrid architectural influences of Mughals, Rajputs, Persians and the British, Narnaul is famous for its many tombs and historical sites that date back to the Mughal and Rajput era, followed by the rule of Prince of Jaipur and Patiala. Also famous as Birbal's birthplace who was one of the Ministers or Navratnas in Akbar's Court, Narnaul is the birthplace of Sher Shah Suri, the Afghan king who shook the foundations of the Mughal dynasty. The famous Ayurvedic blend, Chyavanprasha was first made in Doshi, a sacred hill just 8 km away from this town. Download Narnaul PDF Guide >

  28. 28. Nuh

    Nuh Tourism 70 kms off Delhi and at 190 m altitude, the historical city of Nuh traces its roots to the Aryan civilization, and later the Tughlaq Dynasty. Nuh, located in the Mewat district ofHaryanais a modest home to several historical structures and ruins and is a day trip into a bit of history. With carvings on the red sandstone and grey quartzite, the architectural marvel of the place can be seen in its Shaking Monument, the Chui Mai Pond or Tank, the town ofSheikh Musa, Kotla and in the religious sites. Download Nuh PDF Guide >

  29. 29. Shimla

    "The Hill-Station with Rich Colonial History" Shimla Tourism Probably the most popular hill station in northern India, Shimla is the capital city ofHimachalPradesh famous for its Mall road, theRidge, toy train etc. among honeymooners and families alike. Situated at a height of 2200 m, Shimla is one of the most eminent tourist destination in the country. Set amidst beautiful hills and mystical woods, Shimla is one of most aesthetically planned cities in India. An erstwhile summer capital of British India, this town's captivating natural beauty, and the atmosphere are bound to leave any tourist overwhelmed. The well-knit roads, impeccable cleanliness, and an efficient administration make for a perfect combination for any tourist destination in the world. This town has colonial-style buildings alongside the historic temples and the amalgamation of the worlds leaves everyone visiting this region spellbound. Within this city, one must visit the Mall Road, The Ridge, Institute of Advanced Studies and Jakhu Temple. Shimla is also used as a base to cover other nearby places like Chail,Kufri,Naldehra,Mashobra,TattapaniandNarkanda. The toy train to Shimla from Kalka passes through beautiful hills and valleys and is one of the most beautiful train routes in the world. Download Shimla PDF Guide >

  30. 30. Mcleodganj

    "Land of His Holiness the Dalai Lama - Little Lhasa" Mcleodganj Tourism Mcleodganj is a hill station near Dharamshala, popular among trekkers. Its culture is a beautiful blend of Tibetan with some British influence. Also known as Little Lhasa and famous around the world for being home to the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, Mcleodganj is a beautiful town situated near upperDharamsala. Nestled amidst majestic hills and lush greenery, this town is culturally blessed by a prominent Tibetan influence owing to the major settlement of Tibetans here. Mcleodganj has one of the most mesmerising landscapes in the entire state ofHimachalPradesh and attracts a lot of tourists throughout the year. The towns of Dharamsala, Mcleodganj, Bhagsu Nag andKangraare situated very close to each other and tourists must cover all these destinations while travelling here. Few of the most eminent and religiously significant monasteries in India are located here, including theNamgyal MonasteryandTsuglagkhang, where the spiritual leader Dalai Lama resides. Tourists must also visit the scenic Dal Lake andTriund, which are apt for quiet picnics. Download Mcleodganj PDF Guide >

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