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My visit to Golden Tusk Resort in Jim Corbett National Park

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About Jim Corbett National ParkJim Corbett National Park is located in Nainital district of state of Uttarakhand in India. The said park is often referred to as Corbett Tiger reserve. The Park is located in the foothills of Himalayas and is renowned for its pristine natural beauty and abundant wild life including Royal Bengal Tigers, Leopards, Elephants, Deer, reptiles, different species of birds just to name a few.





Jim Corbett National Park is spread over 520 square kilometers of area and is divided into several zones such as Bijrani Safari Zone, Jhirna Safari Zone, Dhela Safari Zone, Dhikala Zone, Durga Devi Zone and Sitabani Buffer Zone.

How To Reach Jim Corbett National Park:The nearest town being Ramnagar, which is well connected by road as well as by rail. The Park is approximately at a distance of around 250-260 km from Delhi and around 65-70 km from Nainital. As such visiting the Park is not a cumbersome task. 



About my visit:It was in the month of October 2015 I planned for t…

BALA QUILA FORT: A PLACE YOU CANNOT MISS

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Bala Quila Fort Trip in Alwar Bala Quila Fortis in Alwar district in Rajasthan. It is also known as Alwar Fort and is situated on the Aravalli hills overlooking Alwar town.
Bala Quila (or Balaquila) fort was built in 15th century by Hasan Khan Mewati and the Fort is about 5 km long and about 1.5 km wide.






Bala Quila Fort falls within the buffer zone of Sariska Tiger reserve (सरिस्का टाइगर नेशनल पार्क ) and the journey to the fort goes through beautiful hill drive It is located in Alwar District in Rajasthan. 


ABOUT MY JOURNEY I came to know about Bala Quila Fort very recently while I was returning from my trip to Dhadhikar village, where I discovered stone paintings of prehistoric-era. But due of paucity of time, I decided to cover it on my next trip.

Check my trip to Prehistoric cave paintings at:
https://www.abhitraveldiary.com/2018/12/prehistoric-cave-paintings-dhadhikar-alwar-rajasthan.html.


Bala Quila Fort is at a distance of about 130-140 km from Delhi and is also easily approachable…

My Most Unforgettable trip to Rishikesh

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Rishikesh is a beautiful small town situated in state of Uttarakhand in India. It is situated in the foothills of Himalayas and on the banks of River Ganges. It is often referred to as Yoga Capital of the World and is one of the most favored tourist destination worldwide. It is this place where the mighty and auspicious River Ganges descend from the Himalayas to the planes. This place is also renowned for white water rafting and large number of sacred and beautiful Hindu temples.

River Ganga or often called as River Ganges originates from the Himalayas in state of Uttarakhand in India (it's a glacier fed river). There are three main tributaries of river Ganga namely Bhagirathi, Alaknanda and Mandakani.

At Rudraprayag, river Mandakini joins river Alaknanda; and finally in Devprayag, where the Bhagirathi joins the Alaknanda to form theRiver Ganges, which is regarded as the most holiest rivers in India.

River Ganges emerges from Himalayas and after covering a distance of more than 2,500…