Manali is a high-altitude Himalayan resort town in Indias northern Himachal Pradesh state. It has a reputation as a backpacking center and honeymoon destination.
Jaipur is the capital of Indias Rajasthan state. It evokes royal family that once ruled the region and that, in 1727, founded what is now called the Old Cit
Agra is a city on the banks of the Yamuna river in the Agra district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Agra is the fourth-most populous city in Uttar Pradesh and 24th in India.
Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline.
Meghalaya is a state in Northeast India. Meghalaya was formed by carving out two districts from the state of Assam: the United Khasi Hills and Jaintia Hills, and the Garo Hills on 21 January 1972. The population of Meghalaya as of 2016 is estimated to be 3,211,474.
Goa is a state in western India with coastlines stretching along the Arabian Sea. Its long history as a Portuguese colony prior to 1961 is evident in its preserved 17th-century churches and the area’s tropical spice plantations. Goa is also known for its beaches, ranging from popular stretches at Baga and Palolem to those in laid-back fishing villages such as Agonda.
Shimla is the capital of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in the Himalayan foothills. Once the summer capital of British India, it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Kalka-Shimla Railway, completed in 1903. It’s also known for the handicraft shops that line The Mall, a pedestrian avenue, as well as the Lakkar Bazaar, a market specializing in wooden toys and crafts.
Kerala, a state on Indias tropical Malabar Coast, has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. Its known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks like Eravikulam and Periyar, plus Wayanad and other sanctuaries, are home to elephants, langur monkeys and tigers.
Darjeeling is a town in Indias West Bengal state in the Himalayan foothills. Once a summer resort for the British Raj elite it remains the terminus of the narrow-gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway or Toy Train completed in 1881. Its famed for the distinctive black tea grown on plantations that dot its surrounding slopes. Its backdrop is Mt. Kanchenjunga among the worlds highest peaks.