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Food & Cuisine of Kerala – An Introduction

Food & Cuisine of Kerala – An Introduction

Kerala is among the celestial destinations of India which is known throughout the world for its mesmerizing backwaters, sun kissed beaches, panoramic hill stations and calm and serene natural ambiance. The amalgamated feature of this place makes it one of the well known destinations of the world. People from several parts of the globe come to this place to enjoy this land of enchanted beauty. One of Kerala’s popular attractions is its delicious cuisine. Cuisine of a particular place is a reflection of the culture of that place.

Usually Kerala food is hot and spicy. Several fresh spices are used while food preparation that gives a unique aroma and flavor to the food. Coconut either chopped or grated, or its milk predominates almost all the dishes of this place. Apart from this various local vegetables such as cassava, tapioca and yam are also important ingredients of the Kerala cuisine. Some of the popular dishes of this place are:

Sadya:

It is a well known traditional cuisine of Kerala. This is a vegetarian meal which is served with boiled rice and a number of other dishes. During special occasions and festivals Sadya is prepared with traditional methods. The best of part of this dish is that banana leaves are used as plates to serve. This provides distinct identity to this cuisine. A typical Sadya is served with Bittergourd thoran, Lime Pickle, Buttermilk, Paayasam, Aviyal, Kaalan, and Sambar with Boiled rice in the center. It is the perfect cuisine that gives real taste of Kerala at one go. It is among the most sought after dishes due to its delectable taste and varieties.

Unakka Kappa Vevichathu (Dry Yuca Cooked):

It is other popular cuisine of Kerala because it is inexpensive and is widely available. It is made from Kappa/ Cassava/ Tapioca, which is a staple food of this place just like rice. This can be eaten in breakfast, evening snacks or dinner. Varieties of delectable dishes can be prepared from fresh Kappa among which the most popular one is Kappa kuzhachathu with meen curry. It can be prepared simply and easily served with Ulli chammanthi or Kanthari Mulaku (a kind of chilly) Chammanthi.

Fish Curries:

Among non-vegetarians, dishes of fish are most preferred ones. Here, one can choose from several varieties of fish food. The entire available recipes are known for their delectable taste. Fishes can be either fried, or made as curry or preserved as pickles. Some of the well known fish curries of the Kerala Menu are Thiruvananthapuram Style Fish Curry, Fish Curry in Coconut Milk, Meenmutta Ularthiyathu, Kunnamkulam Meen Curry and more.

Some of the other well known lip smacking dishes of Kerala menu are Lime Rice, Rice Upma, Lime Ginger Squash, Spicy Mango Chutney, Double Bean Salad with Cottage and many more.…

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Get Better Treatment With The Help of Medical Tourism

Get Better Treatment With The Help of Medical Tourism

Getting a rather mammoth amount of patronage from millions and millions of people across the globe, medical tourism is popularity stems from many factors. An extremely convenient way to access quality medical care, it has been known to do magic to various global patients. Elective procedures and urgent ones, no matter what one may be seeking, the hospitals in medical tourism destinations cover an exhaustive list of specialties. That apart, you can even find highly specialized healthcare centers focusing on particular branch of medicine and thereby offering all the more superior service.

Seeking the help of a medical tourism facilitator also helps, given the fact that they have the right statistics, comprehensive information and a professional way of doing things. Coming back to the main focus area, medical tourism has many takers from every corner of the world. The West works on an institutionalized way of medical system that just doesn’t go down well with a rather large middle-class society, be it in America, England, Canada or other European nations.

And, given the lack of basic medical facilities and infrastructure in African and the Middle Eastern countries, one can clearly see how haute property medical tourism is. But, one asks, why not? Affordable world-class medical services, quality care and excellent post-treatment services, who isn’t entitled to all this? It is a win-win situation for both the parties. To be able to access quality care is every human being’s prerogative and to be able to do so in a financial manner that fits into your pocket comes foremost.

The Western medical system is such that many feel it’s of no use to them, especially the middle-class. Meeting up with experts or opting to go for a particular cosmetic surgery may take up to several months to a year, even more, which obviously, isn’t a very agreeable situation. And then, to add to the mounting frustrations, it is the insurance policies that play a spoilt sport. When your policy doesn’t cover you for a particular procedure, you are as good or as bad as the uninsured person. Last, but in no way the least, affordability becomes a big question mark in the face of exorbitant medical treatments and services.

Compared to all these, doesn’t it sound simpler to just board a cheap flight to a medical tourism destination and get your preferred treatment under all the privacy and for the fraction of the cost that it commands in your home land? This way you not only get to access the best of doctors, the best of medical practices and the best of hospitals for a figure that suits you, but also enjoy a small vacation on the side. Hospitals in the medical tourism hubs have been giving a stiff competition to those in the the other hand, would you mind getting yourself medically treated in a foreign locale for half the price that the hospitals and procedures in your own country demand? We all know what the answer to that question is.

The point is, as mentioned above, you can always do a thorough research about a particular treatment or healthcare center and then go with the chosen one. Welcome a healthy change in your life, banish those frustrating thoughts and sadness caused due to your illness, enjoy a normal life after a stint at a Medical Tourism Destinations, it’ll all be worth it. Equipped with an accreditation from international health governing bodies, the healthcare centers boast of a world-class infrastructure, state-of-the-art medical equipment, excellent accommodation facilities, trained nursing staff, efficient administration to make your stay as comfortable as can be and most importantly, highly qualified and experienced doctors. Don’t you take more time to get that illness treated, make arrangements through a medical tourism facilitator and say hello to a new, improved life again.…

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Adventure Travel Holidays in Spain’s Pueblos Blancos

Adventure Travel Holidays in Spain’s Pueblos Blancos

Inland from Spain’s heavily developed southwestern coastal strip, the Pueblos Blancos sit loftily on Andaluc?�a’s hillsides. These charming “White Villages” acquire their name from their pristinely whitewashed buildings, resplendent and sparkling brightly against the dazzling sun. Perched high on the hills between the coast on the west and the Ronda Mountains on the east, these towns offer an escape into natural surroundings, a glimpse into traditional Spanish life and lots of active adventure. Settled by Berbers during the eight centuries of Moorish rule, these villages, which were under the constant threat of attack were easily defensible and served as the border between Moors and Christians.

Towards Arcos de la Frontera

Winding slowly east into the mountains, high peaks, jagged crags, gorges, chasms and caves, and an occasional goat grazing on the hillsides take the place of beaches and crowds, with breathtaking views at every bend. Heading inland, Arcos de La Frontera, one of the prettiest towns in Spain, comes into view. Situated near the Guadalate River, high above a precipitous gorge, the town was an important Moorish stronghold and boasts spectacular vistas of olive groves, vineyards and bull and horse farms. Possessing an old-world charm, this lovely village is packed with history.

The National Parks in the Region

Picturesque Zahara de la Sierra, a typical fortified White Village, straddles a hilltop overlooking the wide, blue waters of the Embalse de Zahara, a man-made reservoir more like a natural lake. The town lays claim to a Moorish castle sitting high above on a rocky crest, which overlooks a lovely baroque church. From Zahara de la Sierra, a narrow mountain road winds and twists its way up to Grazalema, an idyllically beautiful, well-kept small town. Renowned for its many bubbling fountains, Grazalema has a wetter climate than its neighbors, its reward being its setting in the heart of the verdant Parque Natural Sierra de Grazalema. To the south and west of the Grazalema National Park, the National Park of Los Alcornocales, one of the world’s largest cork oak forests, forms the backdrop of an area of outstanding beauty and is home to rare species of Andalucian wildlife including mountain goats, red deer and wild boar.

Ronda’s Dramatic Setting

Snaking a way up past panoramic views of silvery green olive groves en route to Ronda, the small charming towns of Montijaque and Benaojan boast ancient caves with great Paleolithic cave drawings. Ronda, the largest of the Pueblos Blancos, sits on a limestone plateau, split by the El Tajo Gorge. Its dramatic setting above the enormous gorge, which drops over 100 m. below, made Ronda one of the last Moorish bastions to fall. Spanning the gorge are 3 exceptional bridges, the most spectacular of these being an 18th century construction standing on two massive pillars built at the bottom of the gorge.

On the edge of the crevice, dazzling white Moorish buildings with intricate window grilles of metal decorate Ronda’s Old Town. In this setting, the Palacio de Mondragon, used by kings as a palace and the most important building in town, features amazing views from its gardens. Located in the Mercadillo (“Little Market”) in the newer part of town, Ronda boasts one of Spain’s oldest bullrings, and the nearby Church of Santa Maria la Mayor, originally a mosque converted to church, is an interesting blend of Moor and Christian architecture. With its fascinating history, Ronda is a city well worth exploring.

In addition to a relaxed respite into local Spanish culture, this Andalucian region features a multitude of activities: Walking and hiking, horseback riding, caving, paragliding, wind and kite surfing are just some of the many adventures on offer. The countryside is stunning, the white cobbled towns charming, and the easy-going, warm and friendly locals mark the Andalucian character. Life’s leisurely pace is infectious here and is like a breath of cool, fresh air in Spain’s sizzling climate.…

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Famous People From Luton

Famous People From Luton

Luton is best known for the London Luton Airport, the Luton Town Football Club, the University of Bedfordshire and the Luton Carnival held every May. But there are also a number of famous and accomplished people who have a strong connection to Luton, especially in the fields of entertainment, sports and literature. Here is a sampling of some of them.

1. Arthur Hailey

The novelist, Arthur Hailey, was born in Luton on April 5, 1920 and died on November 24, 2004. From 1939 to 1947, he served in the Royal Air Force and later moved to Canada and then to California. His novels, which are set in various industrial and commercial settings, are known for their dramatic human conflict and thoroughly researched information.

Hailey was such a good novelist that many of his books became immediate best-sellers. Many of them reached the number one spot on the New York Times bestseller list. Overall, his books have sold over 170 million copies around the world and have been translated into 40 languages. Some of his books were made into movies, including “Airport,” which became a blockbuster. His novel “Hotel” also became a long-running TV series.

When writing a book, Hailey would spend a year on research, six months studying his notes and about 18 months writing. For these reasons, his books had a strong sense of realism that attracted many readers.

2. John Badham

Film director John Badham was born in Luton on August 25, 1939. He was raised in Alabama in the United States and became an American citizen in 1946. A graduate of Yale University, his breakthrough movie was the smash blockbuster “Saturday Night Fever” which introduced the world to John Travolta in 1977.

Badham has numerous credits in both film and television. His most famous films include Saturday Night Fever (1977), Dracula (1979), Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981), Blue Thunder (1983), WarGames (1983), American Flyers (1985), Short Circuit (1986). Stakeout (1987), The Hard Way (1991), Point of No Return (1993), Drop Zone (1994). Nick of Time (1995), Incognito (1997) and The Jack Bull (1999).

3. Phil Read

He was born as Phillip William Read in Luton on January 1, 1939. He rose to prominence as Phil Read, a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer who carried the impressive nickname “The Prince of Speed.” He distinguished himself as the first man to win world championships in the 125cc, 250cc and 500cc classes.

Read first rose to prominence in 1964 when he won the world title in the 250cc class, a feat which bestowed on Yamaha its first world title. Overall, he notched 50 Grand Prix Tour victories from 1963 to 1976. He was ranked number one in the world seven times in either the 125cc or 250cc class, including 1964, 1965, 1968 (both 125cc and 250cc), 1971, 1973 and 1974. His carried the colors of Yamaha in his first five number one rankings and MV Augusta in 1973 and 1974.

Read’s final race was in 1982 at age 43 when he participated in the Isle of Man TT. He was named by the FIM as a Grand Prix “Legend” in 2002.

4. Colin Salmon

Born in Luton in 1952, the 6’4″ Colin Salmon is best known for his role in three James Bond films where he played the fictional character Charles Robinson opposite Pierce Brosnan as Bond.

When Brosnan left the Bond franchise, Salmon emerged as a strong contender as his replacement as James Bond, even getting Brosnan’s endorsement as his preferred successor. However, he did not get the part. Salmon would have been the first black actor to portray Bond, who was described by author Ian Fleming as a half Scottish, half Swiss Caucasian male.

In his latest role, Salmon played the role of David Tyrel in the Sky One UK television series Hex. He was also Dr. Rowan Dunlop in Series 8 of ITV UK Television series Bad Girls. He also appeared in the sixth episode of the BBC Three comedy, Little Miss Jocelyn, where he played himself.

Salmon’s most popular films include Match Point (2005) as Ian; Alien vs. Predator (2004) as Maxwell Stafford; Trial & Retribution VIII (2004) as Colin …

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Famous Ladakh Monateries

Famous Ladakh Monateries

On the cultural and religious tour to Ladakh you will come across numerous gompas and monasteries in the peculiar Himalayan towns. Located at the hilltops these monasteries provide the spectacular views of the rugged snow peaks and the valleys below. Of all the important monasteries in Ladakh, Spituk Monastery, Shey Palace and Monastery, Hemis Monastery forms the major attraction of the region.

Hemis Gompa Monastery: Built in 1630, Hemis Gompa is the world known largest monastery in the region of Ladakh. The monastery stands camouflaged inside a canyon and belongs to the red sect. Founded by the first incarnation of Stagsang Raspa Nawang Gyatso, this monastery is somewhat different from the other important monasteries in Ladakh. It is the venue of the famous Hemis Festival which is celebrated here in the month of June – July every year. It celebrates the birthday of the Indian missionary seer Padmasambhava, who is credited for the spreading the message of Buddhism in Ladakh.

Spituk Monastery: 8 km along the flat Indus River Valley from Leh rises the building of the monastery of Spituk, stark and impressive in each of its reflections. It is a 11th century monastey; which was named Spituk by Rinchen Zangpo, who is credited for spreading Buddhism in monastery contains the great collection of ancient masks, antique arms and the beautiful image of Mahakal, dedicated to the deity of Vajrabhairva.

Thiksey Monastery: Thiksey is a 600 year old monastery, located 20 km from the town of Leh. It is 12 storey monastery complex that comprises of several stupas, statues, thankas, wall paintings, swords and a large pillar with engraved Buddha’s teachings. There are about ten temples and a school in a complex. The main attraction of the monastery is the huge golden statue of the Maitreya Buddha. This monastery is situated at the top of the hillrock and forms the part of the Gelukpa order. Thiksey Gompa is a home to approximately eighty monks. It also plays the host to famous Gustor ritual, organized from the 17th to 19th day of the ninth month of the Tibetan calendar.

Namgyal Tsemo Gompa: Namgyal Tsemo Gompa is located in the region of Leh. The monastery was established by the King Tashi Namgyal in the year 1430. It stands behind the Leh Palace on the Namgyal Tsemo peak over looking the town. The three story high solid gold idol of Lord Buddha (laughing Buddha) and a one storied high statue of Avaloketesvara and Manjushri forms the main attractions of this magnificent monastery. It also houses several ancient manuscripts and beautiful frescoes. Namgyal Tsemo is maintained by the monks of Sankar Gompa.

Shey Palace and Monastery: Shey Palace is an impressive structure, built by the King Deldan Namgyal in the beginning of the 17th century. It lies at the distance of 15 kilometers from Leh and is considered as one of the most beautiful gompas in Ladakh. It boosts of the three storey high statue of Buddha, made of gold plated copper, which is one of its kind in Ladakh. Shey Gompa was earlier the seat of the first king of the Ladakh – Lhachen Spalgigon. According to the legends all the kings of Ladakh has to be born in Shey only.…

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10 Tips For Being A Responsible Tourist

10 Tips For Being A Responsible Tourist

It’s important when you are traveling, anywhere in the world, to be aware of the concerns that a particular destinations limited infrastructure places on its environment. Certain countries in Asia particularly struggle with waste management and the control of available water resources. As travelers it’s imperative we do everything possible to assist with minimizing our impact whilst enjoying the facilities and services that our favorite destinations provide. The following is a list of some of the things you can do to assist local management authorities.

Refill Your Water Bottle:

Contribute to the waste management and help to recycle plastic by reusing your water bottle. This helps to save you money and is a simple way to exercise green practice.

Don’t Throw Anything In The Toilet:

Non-organic waste thrown into the toilet can create blockages and cause grey-water to flow into low-lying areas of land as well as the ocean. This increases pollution and can kill the fragile underwater eco systems.

Save Water:

Minimize your water consumption and always turn taps off when not in use. Keep showers to a minimum length of time. Many destinations, particularly small islands have very limited freshwater resources. Be as conservative as possible.

Dispose Of Rubbish Correctly:

Walk those few extra steps to place your rubbish in bins provided. If you see rubbish on the street, do your part and find a bin to put it in. We can all do our bit to keep our favourite destinations clean and inviting.

Avoid Walking On Reefs & Fragile Coastal Dunes:

Corals are particularly fragile organisms and it often takes decades for them to grow. Respect their space and avoid walking on them. Sand dunes are also fragile environments and subject to water and wind erosion. Do your part to assist with stabilising the dunes and stick to the paths provided.

Be A Good Role Model:

Set a good example for other tourists and show others your interactions with the environment can make a huge difference. Be proactive in getting the message across.

Switch Off The A/C When Out:

Consider the limited resources of many small destinations and turn off you’re A/C, lights, fans and other electricity when away from your accommodation. This will also help keep the running costs down in the places you choose to stay.

Avoid Taking Souvenirs From The Beach:

Seashells are often housing living animals and taking them out of their natural habitat will most likely kill them. For example, hermit crabs will look for new and bigger seashells as they grow. Don’t leave a hermit crab homeless.

Report Environmental Disturbances:

Interfering with aquatic animals, walking on reefs, anchoring boats and discarding waste are examples of non-eco friendly behaviour. Do your part and report incidents that you witness to local authorities.

Get Behind Local Environmental Activities:

No matter how small or insignificant they may seem, your contributions can have a great impact on the corner of the planet in which you live or spend your holidays. There are many ways in which to show your support for a cleaner environment. Participate in local activities such as beach clean-ups, education programmes, and other ecological activities.

As travellers it’s up to us to ensure that the beautiful places we seek out on our holidays remain just that for generations to come. The most insignificant of act can have either a positive or detrimental effect on the environment. Always consider your actions and be a responsible traveller.…

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Summers Are Approaching and Its High Time to Visit God’s Own Country Kerala

Summers Are Approaching and Its High Time to Visit God’s Own Country Kerala

Rightly said to be ‘God’s own country’, Kerala has true aspects of amazing tourist attractions. From beaches and backwaters of Kerala to the heavenly hill stations, every small place is ideal for relaxation and leisure. The best season to visit this place is summers as the state is relatively much colder than other places in India during this season.

Kerala tours will take you to that place on the Earth, which is tremendously serene and mystical. You can leave your routine schedules and stress at home and take lots of sweet and charming memories back home that would be cherished throughout life.

Considered as best holidaying place for vacationers; the land is blessed with rare yet admirable flora and fauna species. Tourists from anywhere and at any stage of aging can come and experience tranquility of this state.

Why Kerala Tour Packages?

There are several factors that combine together and make this state stand up as the best tourist attraction in India:

The aroma and essence of floral beauty here will bind you with nature in a way as no other place in India could really do. May it be the jack fruits, oils or coconuts, or sweet smelling flowers, each of them seem to be best God’s gift to the humans.

Beaches of Kerala are famous across globe. Blessed with abundant natural beauty and calmness, Kerala beaches offer genuinely likable feel to vacationers. Famous beaches of the state include Kovalam, Varkala, Beypore, Kochi, etc.

Backwaters of Kerala are also popular all over world for their cool and scenic atmosphere. Luxury houseboat cruises are the best venues to experience the breathtakingly beautiful backwaters of Kerala.

Hill stations are also must watch spots among various tourist destinations in Kerala. Most admirable hill stations include Munnar, Ponmudi, Echo Point etc. On Kerala hill stations tours, you’ll also experience fun and frolic interests like adventure trekking and other sports activities.

Kerala Tours are worth enjoying provided you opt for best tourists package for your trip to the state. Make a deep online search and select some online travel and tour operators. See what each of them is offering. Compare rates and amenities these tour operators provide on a tour to Kerala. After analyzing all these factors, you will be in the right position to choose the best tour operator.

Apart from all above factors, make sure to collect a brief about Kerala and best tourist attractions there. This will further lend you to get into the best possible tour package.…

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India Travel and Tourism – A Rejuvenating Experience

India Travel and Tourism – A Rejuvenating Experience

India, a country situated in South-East Asia attracts tourists from all across the world all the year round. The country is bestowed with immense beauty, splendid landscapes, rich cultural heritage and all the states have its own charm and appeal. As a matter of fact due to the uniqueness of the states and diversity, it appeals to tourists from all parts of the globe and is one of the few countries that are high on demand in all seasons. The best thing about the country is the fact that it has something or the other to offer for everyone. Indian tourism offers multiple options that are both captivating and enticing to both domestic and international tourists.

India travel and tourism has a huge potential and the travel and tourism sector has developed rapidly in the last few years. The rate of its growth is also promising.There are many tour operators (both government and private) who offer various tour packages to the tourists. Most of these tour packages are inclusive packages. Heritage, wildlife, cultural, adventure, pilgrimage are some of the tours that are offered by the Indian tourism.

The Golden Triangle Tours, for one is a favorite amongst tourists. It is in fact one of the central attractions as far as the Indian tourism is concerned. It covers three most popular tourist destinations in North India that of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. This tour allows tourists to explore the uniqueness of these states at the same time giving them a flavor of the rich culture and tradition and also showcasing the splendid beauty of these states.

Rajasthan, the biggest Indian state and therefore Rajasthan Tours is a major reason for the rapid growth of the Indian tourism. Rajasthan has a huge influx of tourists who come to this state with the desire to witness the rich and colorful history, cultural heritage, the Thar desert, wildlife sanctuary, to name a few among the diverse options presented by the state. It is the enchanting quality of the state that enthralls the tourists. According to recent news, in order to boost Rajasthan tourism, Usha Sharma, principal secretary – Tourism, Government of Rajasthan spoke about the steps taken to provide a fillip to Rajasthan’s tourism target. She said, “We are planning to organize ‘Rajasthan Calling’ roadshow in 19 cities and expect that more avenues for tourism will be explored in Rajasthan through various initiatives that we are constantly exploring.”

While considering Indian tourism, it is always better to have your booking done well in advance. India Travel Centre is one such option that ensures you have the experience of your lifetime while you go vacationing to India.…

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Kashmir Tourism – Simply Awesome

Kashmir Tourism – Simply Awesome

Welcome to Jammu & Kashmir, the northernmost state of India. It is situated mostly in the majestic Himalayan Mountains. Better known as simply Kashmir, it is one of the most important tourism destinations in India with myriad range of tourist attractions and everlasting scenic beauty. Set like a gem on the map of India, it is a vibrant diamond which changes its colors with the seasons to seasons – always lavishly beautiful – always able to steal the hearts of visitors. Mind-boggling scenic beauty, snow-capped mountain peaks, fruit laden orchards, green carpeted gorgeous meadows, beautiful hills, chatty waterfalls, lovely lakes, scenic trekking trails, lively valleys, gorgeous gardens, picturesque locations, postcard-perfect landscapes, etc all are in Kashmir to create a memorable holiday experience. Rightly, Kashmir is called as the “Paradise on the Earth”.

Kashmir is a land where myriad holiday and tourism ideas are realized. In winter when snow carpets mountains, there are many options for winter sports like skiing, ice-skating, tobogganing, sledge-riding, heli-skiing, ice-hockey, etc. And exploring fascinating places and sightseeing in winter is too exhilarating and memorable experience. It seems you are in a heaven where nature cares and treats you. In spring and summer, tourists can enjoy awesome charm of tourism. Honey-dewed orchards, lily-laden lovely lakes, blue skies, gorgeous gardens (Shalimar Bagh and Nishat Bagh), flower carpeted meadows, gorgeous valleys with colorful flowers, etc all are to enhance the charm of Kashmir tourism.

Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Sonmarg, and Ladakh region are some of important places to visit on tour to Jammu and Kashmir. These are destinations where tourists find golden opportunity to enjoy awesome tourism and explore endless scenic beauty with lots of adventure and sport activities. Gulmarg is internationally famous for winter sports. It has skiing slopes which is often compared to slopes of Canada and Switzerland. Pahalgam is a shepherds’ village with breathtaking views. Due to superb science beauty it has been the location of several bollywood movie scenes. Sonmarg with scenic beauty is the base of a major trek that passes through several mountain lakes and scenic landscapes. These destinations are attractions of many package tours to Kashmir, India.

Srinagar is perhaps the most preferred tourist destination in Kashmir. It is known for scenic beauty with gorgeous gardens, lovely lakes, colorful meadows and several religious shrines. Many tourists are attracted to Kashmir by the charm of staying on luxurious houseboat in lily-laden lovely lakes of Srinagar. Kashmir houseboat tour provides wonderful accommodation facilities in a luxury houseboat with unique experience of living on the water enjoying facilities like luxury hotels. Dal Lake and Nagin Lake are beautiful lakes in Srinagar. A Shikara in Srinagar is also a cheerful experience.

Ladakh is another attraction of Kashmir tourism. It is the very distinct region of the state. It is known as cold desert. It is the land not anywhere in the world. It is known for Buddhist culture. Several Buddhist monasteries and Gompas can be seen in Ladakh region. Leh is the administrative centre of Ladakh and often called as the Capital of Ladakh. The region is very famous for adventure & sport activities like trekking, chadar trekking, ice trekking, etc. Well, if you too want to enjoy the charm of awesome tourism in India visit Kashmir, the Switzerland of Asia.…

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Medical Tourism in India

Medical Tourism in India

This advancement on the health care front has made the country a hot spot amongst foreigners as the medical facilities here are not only par excellence but also available at much affordable prices.

India has a pool of some of the best doctors in the world. From heart surgeons to yoga experts you name it and India has them in numbers. The country also boasts of world class hospitals which offer amenities matching unto 5 star levels. Being one of the most traversed countries amongst foreigners, Medical Tourism India combines the best of healthcare and holiday.

The most popular surgeries include the heart surgery, cosmetic surgery, knee transplants and dental care. The hospitals in India are dedicated to the patients and fully take care of each and every need of theirs. A tourist who is traveling for the purpose of medical treatment can choose from a number of hospitals depending on his pocket.

A lot of people suffer dental problems. Dental Care in India has been drawing a lot of tourists because of the varied range of dental treatments the country offers. This includes dental implant, porcelain metal crowns, root canal, teeth whitening, smile designing. These are just a few amongst a number of other dental treatments available. The dentists are some of the best trained practitioners. These dental care treatments are all available at a fraction of what it would cost in other countries around the globe.

India is home to some of the most important branches of medicine including Allopathy, Unani, Homeopathy or Ayurvedic. Medical tourism India also attracts tourists for getting treated under these branches of medicine which to some extent are unique to India.

Some of the best hospitals of India include All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Indraprastha Apollo Hospital and PD Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai amongst many others. AIIMS is a government run institute with the best doctors and best medical facilities and all of the treatment can be obtained at the most reasonable rates. Indraprastha Apollo Hospital is a luxury hospital that again offers the best practitioners for all possible treatments. PD Hinduja Hospital is the best hospital as far as critical care, diagonosis and investigation is concerned. Apart from these hospitals there are a number of hospitals located pan-India offering some of the best treatment and services

Apart from some of the best hospitals which provide health care facilities beyond the best, India also boasts of some of the most exotic spas. Spas are the best way to rejuvenate oneself. Spa tours India come with a package of some of the best spas to ensure that you revitalize yourself completely in your holidays.

Medical Tourism India offers the following major benefits to foreign tourists:

* India has some of the top-notch doctors with unparalleled finesse who have been practicing for years and are very well experienced.

* The Hospital are accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI)

* A medical treatment in India generally costs only 75% of what it would cost in US or other European nations.

So if you are suffering any ailment and wish get to get treatment for the same, visit India. The burgeoning rate in medical tourists traveling to India every year is proof that India has the best medical treatment available for all problems pertaining to health and relaxation.…