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Monday, August 27, 2007

INDIA : Alibag

History of Alibag...

This city is about 300 years old. Alibag was developed in the 17th century by Sarkhel Kanhoji Angre, the Naval chief of King Shivaji's kingdom. It has been declared as a Taluka place in 1852. In 1869, four Talukas and Kulaba district was formed under its region. This is city is also known by another name "Shribag" At that time, this city was not directly connected to Mumbai. Usually people was traveled this distance by sea from Revas, Dharmtar or Mankule. In 1964, this picture was changed. The bridge was built known as DHARAMTAR CREEK, and ALIBAG was connected to Mumbai in this way. It is an pastoral town on the western coast of India, known as the Konkan region. It lies on almost the same latitude as the southern tip of Mumbai and is very close to this tip across the narrow strip of the Arabian Sea. It has a lovely beach that is secure. This is a place for a vacation. An easygoing footstep of life is a small town with a beautiful beach and the green hills on the other side, free of pollution and noise. It has so many positive points that why tourists attracts ALIBAG, like the festival of colors in the sky, the mysterious sounds of waves, ruffling of leaves and flowers, twitter of birds, tasty and good food, pleasant atmosphere, historically important places, excellent pieces of architecture, old huge houses, lovely sandy beaches, queue of coconut trees, greenery which cause to feel better and lovely beauty of Nature .

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Alibag Weather :

Due to the huge number of trees this place enjoys a gratifying climate throughout the year. Alibag's monsoon is very heavy therefore, some times ferryboats and sailboats are not in operation from mid-June to late September. Particularly in the monsoons, throughout the year you can visit Alibag. The prime attraction of this place (which was developed in the 17th century by Shivaji's naval chief Kanhoji Angre) are many forts, churches, temples and the famous Tower of St. Barbara.

Alibag Beach :

This is the important beach of the town. The KOLABA FORT visible from here.

Akshi Beach:
It is situated 5 km away from Alibag.

Kihim Beach:
It is a private place at a distance of 12 km from Alibag. This place is famous for full of coconut trees and forests. It is nothing but the house of butterflies, birds and flowers.

Kashid Beach:
This beach is situated on the Alibag-Murud highway, just about 30 km away from Alibag.

Mandawa Beach:
This beach is situated 20 km north of Alibag, many celebrities have their own bungalows here. The ferryboat services are available from Mumbai to the Mandawa jetty.

Other Attractions of ALIBAG:
KOLABA FORT: It is a premier location, this fort is situated in the sea at a distance of 1-2 km from the Alibag. One can walk to the fort in waist-deep water, at the time of fall. However, during the tide, boats need to be used.

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ALIBAG ROUTE MAP :

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Friday, May 25, 2007

INDIA : AURANGABAD : HOTEL TAJ RESIDENCY


Hotel TAJ RESIDENCY is located on Jalgaon Road, Aurangabad, it has total 5 acres of landscape garden. This hotel accomodate 38 luxurious rooms. It is situated at the distance of 9 kms from the Aurangabad, AIRPORT.
The name TAJ, itself indicates that it is a TAJ of Aurangabad.

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INDIA : AURANGABAD : Emergency Service

For emergency services like POLICE - please dial 100,

For free dial 101

For Ambulance - please dial 102.

Most of the hotels in aurangbad provide a physician for a medical emergency.
They guide you to the nearest pharmacy as well as SUPERSPECIALLITY HOSPITALS.

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INDIA : AURANGABAD : HOTEL : RAMA INTERNATIONAL

This is one of the STAR category hotel - RAMA INTERNATIONAL in AURANGABAD serves to the needs of tourists coming to search Aurangabad. This is the prime resort hotel of WELCOME GROUP and it is within reach of AIRPORT.

In this hotel, there are 100 centrally air-conditioned rooms and suites, which look out over the green straggling lawns. This is well-furnished hotel with telephone, channel music, running hot and cold water and CCTV facility. And also, there is an exclusive wing rooms with large beds, a writing desk with an additional telephone extension, refrigerator and soft drinks bar, a bedside TV control switch and many more.

It's a well equipped resort of Welcomgroup to handle all business conventions, seminars and private get-togethers of any size. The banquet halls can be smaller rooms, terrace gardens and poolside lawns.

For Reservation click this link : http://www.southtravels.com/asia/india/hotelramaaurangabad/index.html


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INDIA : AURANGABAD : Government Resort : MTDC

You have to option for stay at MTDC (India Govt. Resort). Reserve your seat at following address :

Address 01:

Tourist Information Centers (Govt),

MTDC, Holiday Resort,
Station Road - Aurangabad,
Maharastra - 431 001.
Tel: (91)-0240-23298 / 24259 / 24713
Telex: 745-271-MTDC IN

Address 02:

Tourist Information Centers (Govt),

Government of India Tourist office,
Krishna Vilas - Station Road,
Aurangabad,
Maharastra - 431 005.
Tel: (91)-240-81217

Click this link for Reservation :
http://www.aurangabadtours.com/aurangabad-guide-travel-tours-hotel-booking/aurangabad-hotels-booking/MTDC-maharashtra-tourism-development-corporation-resort-holiday-camp-aurangabad-booking.htm
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Saturday, May 12, 2007

INDIA : Aurangabad : Hotels : President Park

Hotel - PRESIDENT PARK is located at CIDCO, Aurangabad. This hotel offers with its own indentity, brilliant location, nice and efficient staff and devoted and individualized service. Every guest of the President Park will remember his stay during the visit at Aurangabad.
Hotel Specifications : Accommodation :
This hotel is unambiguously designed and delicately furnished. It has been richly presented to give you a deluxe stay in your life.

60 air-conditioned and 48 Executive Rooms, 8 Deluxe Executive Rooms and 4 delicately furnished Suites having individual climate control, Direct Dialing facility, Color Television plus CCTV, Refrigerator, Working Desk, 24 hours Room Service and each room overlooking the swimming pool.
“The Japanese Suite”:JAPANESE SUITE representing of a Living Room and a Bedroom with exclusive Japanese interior decoration and furniture - i.e. a true setting of the land of rising sun - JAPAN.
“The Presidential Suite”: A Large Room with dainty interior decoration and furniture, it has a working desk and library - a splendid experience for the making out business traveler.

“The Rajasthani Suite”: This suite has represents Royal lifestyle of a King and Queen of RAJASTHAN. It has cultural and single Rajasthani Settings. There is assurity to give you homesick feelings of the magnificent state of Rajasthan.

To raise your joy of swimming, a bar awaits, you with delightful cocktails, just at the lip, where you can enjoy a easygoing sunbath staring at the spirting waterfall. There is a special baby-pool for children.
Also, the President Park offers conference, banquet, recreation and health facilities.

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Saturday, April 14, 2007

INDIA : Aurangabad : Paithan - Dnyaneshwar Garden


The ancient city of PRATHISHTHAN, known as PAITHAN, located at 56 kms of south of Aurangabad. It was the seat of SATVAHANA DYNASTY who ruled from 2nd century BC to 2nd century AD.

This beautiful and pleasent city is situated on the banks of the consecrated river GODAVARI.

This small town is famous for its shrine of "SANT EKNATH", which adds it special spiritual atmosphere.

Every year on NATHSHASHTI, which usually falls in the month of March, a big fair is held called 'PAITHAN YATRA' which last about 10 days. People from far and near come to pay their homage to SANT EKNATH.

Paithan, which was once an important seat of learning, is also famous for its beautiful SILK SARIS which sport elaborately embroidered gold or silver borders called 'PAITHANI'.


The GYANESHWAR GARDEN or UDYAN is a planned garden on the lines of BRIDAVAN GARDEN and the MOGHUL GARDEN in KASHMIR.

Over years the place has been a heaven for nature lovers.
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INDIA : Aurangabad : Paithan - Jayakwadi Dam

This is an interesting site where one can see a number of resident and migratory birds. About 4 kms. North of Paithan town, an earthen dam on the river Godavari has been constructed and a large reservoir formed.
The lake formed is called `Nath Sagar', which is the main source for water in this region. One can enjoy the sight of a number of local and migratory birds.
Best season for which is between October and March. Over the years the place has been a heaven for nature lovers. The area around Jayakwadi and Paithan is being fast developed.

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