Tehri Dam

Tehri Dam

Tehri Dam/Lake is an artificial reservoir that was built over the River Bhagirathi. Located at an elevation of 1700 m / 5500 ft and with a height of over 260 m, it is regarded as the highest dam in India. The dam conserves water for irrigation purposes of the surrounding villages, supplies water to neighboring towns, and is the primary source for the power generation […]

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Lakes of Nainital

Lakes of Nainital

Nainital is a quaint and serene hill station that is at an altitude of 2000m / 6500 ft. It also happens to be a district where the town acts as the district headquarters. Due to the sheer presence of numerous lakes in the district of Nainital, it is fondly called as the ‘Lake District of India’ . The town of Nainital is surrounded by seven hills […]

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Sukhna Lake

Sukhna Lake

Sukhna Lake is a refreshing place that keeps you away from the bustling city life of Chandigarh. The huge man made lake was created by the architect of Chandigarh, Le Corbusier. The lake draws water from the surrounding Shivalik Hills which marks the beginning of the mighty Himalayas. The main source of water is from a small stream called Sukhna Choe, after which the lake is […]

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Jal Mahal

Jal Mahal

Jal Mahal (translates to Water Palace) is an extremely beautiful palace built in the middle of Man Sagar Lake in Jaipur. The palace was originally built in the 18th Century by Maharaja Madho Singh I to act as a lodge during his duck hunting explorations. The palace was then enhanced by the then Maharajas over several years. The palace has five floors of which three to […]

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Udaipur

Udaipur

Udaipur historically became the capital of Mewar kingdom under the ruling of Maharana Udai Singh after they shifted from Chittorgarh to Udaipur. Today, Udaipur is a very popular tourist attraction due to its rich history, culture, picturesque landscapes, and the royal palaces. Udaipur is also called city of lakes as it has several large and small lakes spread across the city. There are various places […]

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Fateh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake

Fateh Sagar Lake is one of the many lakes in Udaipur. This is an artificial lake named after Maharana Fateh Singh, Mewar ruler during the late 1800s and early 1900s. There are three notable islands on the lake: Nehru Park Island, another island that has a park, restaurant, and a water fountain and the third island has an observatory. Fateh Sagar lake   Lake at […]

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Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada

Jaswant Thada is one of the prime attractions in Jodhpur. It is a memorial built by Maharaja Sardar Singh in memory of his father Maharaja Jaswant Singh II who was the 33rd Rathore ruler of Jodhpur. From Jaswant Thada, you can get magnificent views of Mehrangarh Fort on one side, and Jodhpur town on the other. Apart from the spectacular views, the royal memorial is built with white […]

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Nakki Lake

Nakki Lake

Nakki Lake is located in the heart of the town of Mount Abu. This is an artificial lake located at an elevation of 1200 m / 3900 ft, and it has many interesting legends behind the formation of the lake itself. Irrespective of how the lake was formed, the lake itself is very picturesque, pristine and clean making it one of the most charming attractions of […]

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Gadisar Lake

Gadisar Lake

Gadisar Lake is a man-made lake that was built during 1400 AD by the first king of Jaisalmer, Raja Rawal Jaisal. It was later revamped during the then rule of Maharwal Gadsi Singh. The lake was originally constructed to store water which later used to be supplied to the whole town of Jaisalmer. During those times, water in this region used to be a scare resource, […]

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Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is also called “Golden City” due to the yellow sandstone that is available only in this part of the country. The buildings in this city is built by this sandstone. Due to the reflection of sunlight against this stone gives a “golden” view, the city is called Golden City. The second largest fort in India is located in this town, and is built with the […]

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