The Toy Train is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major tourist attraction in Darjeeling, a popular hill destination in north Bengal and often referred to as the Queen of Hills…
Source: Darjeeling Himalayan Railway awaits state government’s nod to resume services – india news – Hindustan Times
The heritage site is said to be designed in the Maru-Gurjara architectural style or an ‘inverted temple’, highlighting the sanctity of water.
Source: Rani Ki Vav: Retracing historic footsteps of Gujarat’s ‘inverted step well’
Mountain railways of India, Gothic and Art Deco buildings of Mumbai, churches of Old Goa, wildlife parks of the Western Ghats, and many other popular tourist attractions of India deserve more than a rushed visit being part of Unesco’s world heritage list for their outstanding universal values
Source: 5 Familiar Sights in India That Are Part of Unesco World Heritage List
The Chandigarh administration has apprised the Unesco about new constructions at the Capitol Complex, a world heritage site…
Source: Capitol Complex: Contentious multilevel parking on list of upcoming projects shared with Unesco – chandigarh – Hindustan Times
In September, the police in Golaghat district of Assam in Northeast India got a tip-off about a broken piece of rhinoceros horn that was being traded by some locals. The information set the alarm bells ringing.
Source: Wildlife Reserve Insiders Arrested for Smuggling Rhino Horn
The trial run was held at the Shimla-Kalka UNESCO World Heritage railway track as occupancy of the special train was increased from 30 to 50 pc The trial run of the 114-year-old heritage KC 520 steam locomotive engine was held on the Shimla-Kalka UNESCO World Heritage railway track on the 44 km stretch from Shimla to Kaithlighat on Monday.
Source: Trial run of 114-year-old heritage steam locomotive engine held in Shimla
The authorities of the park has made it mandatory for everyone to wear masks, use hand sanitisers, and maintain social distance.
Source: Tourists throng Kaziranga National Park as it reopened after 8 months – Sentinelassam
Only two ranges have been opened up for tourists – Kohora Range and Bagori Range – where jeep safari will be permitted. The remaining ranges are still shut due to poor road conditions.
Source: After Months of Shutdown Due to Covid-19, Assam’s Kaziranga National Park to Reopen for Tourists Today
A holiday special train (04514) which plied today on the world heritage Kalka-Shimla rail track after seven months, saw just three passengers.
Source: Holiday special train resumes run, only three avail facility
Once known for their cruelty against animals, poachers at Manas National Park in Assam are now at the helm of protecting the wildlife at the UNESCO world heritage site, restoring the Indian Rhino’s glory…
Source: Once Merciless Poachers, Now These Men Defend The Animals of Manas National Park
Replete with natural beauty, vibrant culture and sublime spirituality, Gujarat is a paradise for travellers of varying tastes and interests…
Source: The Land of Plenty
Efforts to improve the habitat of migratory birds at Keoladeo National Park with the help of local villagers during Covid-19 crisis have started yielding results this season.
Source: Rajasthan: Local efforts help improve habitat of migratory birds at Keoladeo Park | Jaipur News – Times of India
Explore beautiful cave art through these gorgeous pictures…
Source: A Cave Art Trail Around India
With 50 stations on the block, private investment will be the flavour of the season. But there are concerns too.The user charge is a political hot potato in the making. The plan is to levy a nominal charge as part of the fare at all busy stations. This will be ploughed back into the redevelopment…
Source: Real estate gold mine in railway stations
Rani ki vav is an ancient stepwell temple located on the banks of the Saraswati River, in the Gujarat state of India.
Source: Rani ki vav – The Inverted Stepwell Temple – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News
A melange of all things young and old, Tamil Nadu’s extensive platter meets every kind of traveller’s needs, often leaving you spoilt for choice…
Source: Beyond The Temple Run