Mumbai BEST Hop-On-Hop-Off AC Bus Service

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BEST Launches New Hop-On-Hop-Off AC Bus Service In Mumbai

Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has revealed the addition of a new hop-on-hop-off (Ho-Ho) AC bus service for tourists in Mumbai. The newest scheduled bus will begin at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus on August 8, coinciding with BEST's 75th anniversary. “Passengers can buy tickets for Rs 150 and travel for an entire day on similar tourist buses,… read-more

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 06:20 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Mumbai, Buses, Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport, hop-on-hop-off AC bus service, tourists

Courtesy: India Today

Himachal Pradesh

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Flash Flood In Himachal Pradesh Leaves People Stranded, Rescue Operation Underway

In Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul and Spiti districts, the rescue management saved at least 105 people, mostly tourists after a flash flood left them stranded. On July 31, flash floods disturbed the holiday movement in Lahaul and Spiti, leaving many vehicles damaged, and people stranded along National Highway 505. BRO press launched a rescue service and many tourists were taken to Koksar. Furthermore, nine roads in the region were blocked.

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 12:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Himachal Pradesh, Spiti, RESCUE OPERATION, flash floods, tourists

Courtesy: India Today

Tulip Garden

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Asia's Largest Tulip Garden Reopens For Tourists In J&K

Asia's largest Tulip Garden in Kashmir, having Dal Lake view is now open for tourists, from March 23. Jammu & Kashmir Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta announced the garden to be open for the next six months, and expected to see heavy footfall. Inaugurated by Ghulam Nabi Azad in 2008, the 'Tulip Garden' was formerly known as Siraj Bagh and has over 1.5 million flowers, including 68 varieties of tulips.

Wed, 23 Mar 2022 - 09:16 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Jammu and Kashmir, Tulip Garden, tourists, Dal Lake, Tourism

Vietnam

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Vietnam Eyes Removing Travel Restrictions For Tourists Soon

Vietnam's tourism minister has decided to remove all of the travel restrictions and to reopen the place for foreign visitors from March 15. The travelers will have to test negative for COVID-19 before taking the flight and should be vaccinated in the last six months. Meanwhile, unvaccinated travelers need to quarantine and go through the RT-PCR test. However, other southeast Asian countries Thailand and Philippines are also welcoming foreign… read-more

Sun, 20 Feb 2022 - 03:00 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Vietnam, tourists, Covid-19, vaccinated, RTPCR Report

Courtesy: The Times of India

Snow sculpture of the Taj Mahal

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Snow Sculpture Of Taj Mahal Becomes New Tourist Attraction In Gulmarg: J&K

A 16-feet tall snow sculpture at the Taj Mahal created by the Grand Mumtaz Resorts have become the main attraction for tourists in Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg. The replica was built within 17 days with a four-member team which is witnessing a huge crowd. "We wanted to make it memorable for people," said Hotel's General Manager, Satyajeet Gopal. "This Taj Mahal is very beautiful," said a tourist.

Tue, 15 Feb 2022 - 02:48 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Taj Mahal, Jammu and Kashmir, tourists, Snow Sculpture, Grand Mumtaz

Courtesy: ANI

The Trans Bhutan Trail

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Ancient Trans Bhutan Trail Reopens For Travelers After 60 Years

The 500-year-old Trans Bhutan Trail will reopen for the first time in 60 years for travelers from April 2022. It is a 402 km trail that connects 9 districts, two municipalities, one national park, 28 local governments, and 400 historic and cultural sites. The Trans Bhutan Trail is funded by the Bhutan Canada Foundation. Travelers can explore 18 major bridges, even climb 10000 stairs, and can see the incredible eastern Himalayan region. 

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Sun, 30 Jan 2022 - 08:00 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Bhutan, Himalayan Region, tourists, Trans Bhutan Trail, Bhutan Canada Foundation

Courtesy: The Times of India

Snowfall in Shimla

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Tourists Witness Delighted Snowfall Vision During Christmas: Himachal Pradesh

Famous tourist destinations, Shimla and Manali, in Himachal Pradesh, witnessed snowfall.  After Christmas, tourists have a delighted sight of snowfall in the hilly cities of Himachal Pradesh, making their travel to the region more pretty, but alert has been issue for Lahaul-Spiti road, which is unfit for travel. Furthermore, due to the snowfall, more tourists are expected to visit Manali and Shimla. 

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 08:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Shimla, Manali, snowfall, Himachal Pradesh, tourists

Courtesy: Outlook

Tourist village in Udhampur

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Jammu Launches First Tourist Village With Homestays

Giving a reason to travel enthusiasts to pack their bags and put their travel shoes on, Jammu Divisional Commissioner Raghav Langer recently launched the first tourist village at Panchari in Udhampur. The village is surrounded by lush greenery, which makes it an ideal location for nature lovers. Furthermore, homestay facilities are also available here. Reportedly, Jammu and Kashmir is at the top position in India in terms of tourist influx… read-more

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 09:00 PM / by Joy Pillai

Tags: Tourism, tourists, Jammu and Kashmir, jammu, Village

Courtesy: The Time Of India

Tourists in Mussoorie.

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Only 15,000 Tourists Can Visit Mussoorie On Weekends: Uttarakhand Govt

The Uttarakhand administration tightened the rules for travelers, claiming only 15,000 people to be allowed to visit Mussoorie hill station. Announcing the development, DM R Rajesh Kumar said, ''It's mandatory for the visitors to carry RT-PCR negative report, not older than 72 hours.'' Notably, the state govt also imposed the COVID-19 induced curfew until September 7 following three cases of the ''AY 2'' Delta Plus variant were reported.

Sat, 04 Sep 2021 - 09:15 AM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Covid-19, Delta-plus variant, Uttarakhand, tourists

Courtesy: Times Now News

Helicopter Crash

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Eight Presumably Dead In Russia's Helicopter Crash

At least eight people went missing and are feared dead after a helicopter crashed into Kamchatka peninsula lake in Russia's far East. There were 16 tourists on board and some of them managed to escape via luggage doors. The rescue team was dispatched to the scene. "Thick fog may have caused the pilot to land on the water surface thinking it was land," a police source said.

Fri, 13 Aug 2021 - 12:16 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Helicopter Crash, Russia, tourists, Kamchatka Lake

Courtesy: CNN