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We did not expect that our stay at the Safari Land Resorts was more than just about staying in a tree house. Well, we knew about the guided safari tour, but there were more surprises when we arrived. A gorgeous peacock and a flock of ducks (and their adorable ducklings) welcomed us at the gate. Today I'd like to talk about what one can do at the Safari Land Resorts besides running up and down the tree house or watching out for spiders.

One monument that exudes Hyderabad's power of yore and grandeur is the Chowmahalla Palace. Located right in the heart of the old city, Chowmahalla literally translates to

Here is a brief review of the prominent Halal restaurants & food outlets in New Delhi.

Delhi is the ninth highest populated city in the world and the second metropolis of India with more than 12.25 million inhabitants. It is estimated that around 13 percent are Muslims. Besides the local population, foreign and domestic Muslim tourists generally encounter difficulties and confusion regarding the authenticity of Halal Food here; due to insufficient information about the restaurants and their location. Here is a brief review of the more prominent Halal restaurant & food outlets like Fast Trax, Karims, Al Baik and Tunde Kabab.

World's Best Trek: The Himalayas - Only for the Adventurist

The Indian Himalayas are a trekker’s paradise. The beautiful mountain glaciers, lush greenery, small colourful villages and rushing streams make the treks in the Indian Himalayas an unforgettable experience. There are numerous trekking routes and destinations in the Indian Himalayas that can be explored. The main trekking areas in the Indian Himalayas region include the Ladakh Zanskar, Himachal, Garhwal, Uttarakhand and Sikkim.

The economic heart of India, Mumbai is also one of the major metropolitan cities of India. Whether it is historic attractions, shopping or modern places to visit, you will find Mumbai an exciting place to visit. Here is a two-day itinerary for visiting the city.

India Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: New Delhi

COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Mumbai

GEOGRAPHY

India is situated in South Asia and it is bounded to the southwest by the Arabian Sea, to the southeast by the Bay of Bengal, and to the south by the Indian Ocean. India shares a total land area of 3,287,263 square kilometres and it is the seventh-largest country in the world.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 1.21 Billion. Muslims account for about 13.4% of the population.

CLIMATE

India has four climatic zones. In the southwestern lowlands is a tropical rainy climate. A Tropical dry climate governs the Western part of the country. Most of Northeast India are subject to a humid subtropical climate while an alpine climate is found in the northern part of the country.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Hindi and English are the two official languages.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+5:30 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: August 15th
Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday: October 2nd
Christmas: December 25th

Muslim Festivals (Based on the lunar calandar):
Id-ul-Fitr
Id-ul-Adha
Milad-un-Nabi

CURRENCY

Indian Rupee

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 100/2611
Medical: 102/1298
Fire: 101 or 2611

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