India Tours – Unleashing Historic Heritage

The land which has withstood the testimony of time, India comes from the foremost pages of civilization. India’s history goes back to five thousand years when its first major civilizations flourished along the Indus River Valley. Since then the country has been the love interest of all the mighty and powerful rulers of the world who fought persistent battles to make the country their own. Even now when you set on whirlwind ride on India tours be prepared to come across innumerable relics of these dynasties. From Mohenjodaro and Harappa civilizations to the ascent of Aryans and later Mughal and finally British colonizers all have left their imprints on the local culture and lifestyle. But most striking is the plethora of historical monuments that flank the Indian sub-continent which makes tours to India an entity to learn about hidden treasures, to reconnect with the past on a journey to self-discovery.

European Influences on Delhi:

Historic lineage of India can be best explored at the national capital city of Delhi. The city plundered numerous times always emerged from its own ashes like that phoenix bird. Numerous dynasties left a never-ending impact on the life at Delhi, but the most recent one was most influential. Delhi was the capital city during the reign of East India Company as well and therefore the city adopted various traits of its European rulers. New Delhi is also known as Lutyens’ Delhi for it was named after British architect Edwin Lutyens who was responsible for most of the architectural design and building of the region during British Empire. He laid the foundation of the central administrative area of the city. The imposing Rashtrapati Bhawan, Rajpath, India Gate, Parliament House, Janpath and Connaught Place all are impressive constructions which were modelled on Victorian architecture. All India tour packages are incomplete without traversing this region of the country.

Rajput & Mughal Imprints on Rajasthan:

The courageous warrior clan of Rajputs was once the ruler of many cities of Rajasthan. During their reign the state was decked with their palaces and forts even their successors the Mughals were great connoisseur of art and architecture and they too initiated various magnificent constructions in their province. Amongst the most striking edifices the name of Hawa Mahal & Amber Fort of Jaipur comes first. A honeycomb structure overlooking Jaipur with its 953 beautiful ornamented windows, Hawa Mahal was built for the royal ladies. Situated on the banks of Lake Pichola, City Palace is the most splendid palace complex oozing out royal fervour. Impressive structures of Jaisalmer Fort, Chittorgarh Fort, Mehrangarh Fort, Ranthambore Fort and more have brought the name of Rajasthan in the world map.

UNESCO Applauded Khajuraho Group of Monuments:

Built over a span of 200 years from 950 to 1150, the ancient group of temples in Khajuraho have amazed the world with their exquisite carvings and impressive architecture. Made of sandstone, these temples were made without any usage of mortar and were put together with mortise and tenon. The exteriors of these temples contain curvature and carvings depicting sexual themes, women putting on makeup, musicians, farmers and other instances from everyday life. These medieval age Hindu and Jain temples are famed primarily for their erotic sculpture and have been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. A visit to the temples completes the essence of India tours for the lovers of history.

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