Incredible India

India Travel Blog with travel tips, stories, food and pictures of travel around India. There is so much to experience in Incredible India that one life time is just not enough. No wonder we Indians believe in reincarnation so that we can visit India again and again to cherish the billion things India has to offer from  Ghats of Varanasi to beaches of Goa and the Colors of Rajasthan to the fragrance of spices in Gods own country Kerala.  Even after visiting more than 22 states in India, I have not seen even the tip of iceberg. I continue to explore my country and share my experiences of Incredible India on my family travel blog from India as we explore one place at a time by road, by trains and by flying to the various corners of India. Come join me on this incredible Journey in Incredible India from the the snow clad Ladakh in Himalayas to the french enclave of Pondicherry in south as we go covering India from festivals to food and everything in between.

Incredible India

Mar 012020
 
Free Download March 2020 Wallpaper Calendar - Sunder Nursery Delhi

 Download March 2020 Wallpaper Calendar – Spring Flowers at Sunder Nursery Delhi   Hello March, can you please delay the summers a bit? Even if by a few weeks that will be nice for we are enjoying the later rains and the blink and you miss spring of Delhi. Now theoretically Delhi has 4 seasons,  Summers, Winters, Spring and Rains but our spring is absent most years and winters have given way to an extended autumn thanks to global warming and the tonnes of polluted air and suspended particles in Delhi air. Anyways a discussion on changing climate is [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 012020
 
Free Download February 2020 Wallpaper Calendar - Bombax Ceiba Announcing Spring in the City

February 2020 Wallpaper Calendar – Bombax ceiba Tree in Bloom   The February  2020 wallpaper calendar is here. The beauty of February is that it subtly announces that spring is just around the corner. The nights are still cold enough, and you want the late evening sunrays to caress you a little longer. While winter wants to stay a bit longer, summers are knocking on the door, February in Delhi is that brief spring about which many a poet has written about. The migratory birds are discussing when to start the return journey, the bulbul has started singing, and [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 012020
 
Free Download January 2020 Wallpaper Calendar -Thiksey Monastery Ladakh

January 2020 Wallpaper Calendar – Featuring Thiksey Monastery Leh Goodby 2019 and a big hello to 2020 with this January 2020 Wallpaper Calendar. But I do wonder dear reader is it only me or you also feel that 2019 went away too soon almost a blink and gone kind of moment. As time never stops let us give a warm welcome to 2020 with new hopes, new desires, and new goals and let those goals be achieved by hard work & process-oriented and not just by daydreaming. Anyways after this brief Gyan session let me take you straight to the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 202019
 
Chateau Garli - A Heritage Hotel For Luxury Travelers in Kangra Himachal Pradesh

Chateau Garli -Where Heritage Greets Luxury Travelers     On one of my road trips to Kangra, our guide mentioned would you like to visit Garli a heritage village? I was like ok let us check it out, and am I glad or what that I agreed to visit this almost abandoned yet charming village that was once the forte of Suds, the traditional merchant clan of Himachal Pradesh. This is when I first visited the Chateau Garli the lesser-known heritage village in Himachal Pradesh, that very few people visit. Travelers may not visit Garli in hordes but looking [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 312019
 
Free Download November 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Baijnath Temple Uttarakhand

November 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Baijnath Temple Uttarakhand “A Charming Village Grew Around It”. That, in a nutshell, is the story of the colorful town of Baijnath that grew around Baijnath Temple Complex near Kausani where Bloggers Bus stopped for some time and I was able to click this image of Baijnath Temple Complex for the November 2019 wallpaper calendar. The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati is believed to be 800 + years old. The beauty of Kumaon is that most of its temples are “Jagrit temples “, meaning the deity is actively worshiped & if prayed from a [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 012019
 
Free Download August 2019 Wallpaper Calendar - A Night Camp Satpura National Park

August 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Satpura National Park A Night Camp by Denwa River August is the month of our Independence day in India as we won back our independence from British Raj on 15th August 1947. As a traveler when I think of freedom, I also think of our vast wilderness that spreads from the Changthang plateau in Ladakh to the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Kerala and everything in between from the Great Rann of Kutch to the Namdapha National Park in Arunachal Pradesh. But for the August 2019 Wallpaper Calendar, we have this image I made in the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 252019
 
A Visit To Shey Monastery Ladakh

A Quick Guide To Visiting Shey Monastery Ladakh   For some strange reason, Shey Monastery in Ladakh is not very popular among tourists visiting Ladakh. Most of the visitors in the Leh area also prefer to go to Hemis Monastery, where the mystical Naropa Festival is celebrated. Many others like to visit Thiksey Monastery on the banks to Indus, which is a magnificent 12 Story structure. In my earlier visits, I have been to Hemis a few times but missed visiting Shey & Thiksey. This time I visited Hemis again and also entered Thiksey Monastery but then it started [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 262019
 
Portraits from Kerala - God's Own Country

 Humans of Kerala-God’s Own Country Normally if you ask me which is my favorite state to travel in India I will give you some Global Gyan, a random quote or two from Shree Shree 108 Tolkien Jee Novel Wala, and if I am in a pensive mood I may even invoke Rumi. All that just to make sure that other states of India may not feel jealous of Kerala, my favorite state in India, but hey can you blame me? When it comes to Kerala even God decided to play favorites and decided to make Kerala her home.  ( [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 192019
 
5 Reasons That Will Make You Fall In Love With Ladakh In Winters

Winter Photographs Of Ladakh In Winters That Will Leave You Mesmerised  Ladakh is the dream destination of every traveler from pristine lakes to rugged mountains to fast flowing rivers to blue skies it has everything that you have imagined in Shangri La. I have had my little share of visiting Ladakh a few years ago and I have been longing to go back to Ladakh ever since.  But I have not been that lucky and never got a chance to visit Ladakh again. Recently Iw as talking to Arun Bhat, who has been going to Ladakh before it became [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 222018
 
Explore The Unseen Kashmir – Watch “Escape To Kashmir” – A Travel Film

  Great Lakes Trek – Kashmir Hello, travelers, our guest authors, filmmakers  & Travelers ( not necessarily in that order )  Tina & Debarup Mukherjee are back with a wonderful photo story and travel film – “Escape To Kashmir “about the  Kashmir Great Lakes Trek.  Check out the images, article and the short travel film that is winning hearts and inspiring travelers around the world to travel. Kudos to Debarup &  Tina for sharing their passion to travel & making this beautiful movie on Great Lakes Trek in Kashmir – Escape to Kashmir . Needless to say, this is a real trek [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]