Abbot Mount

At an altitude of 7000 feet, there lies the tiny hamlet of Abbott Mount from where one could witness the snowcapped cliffs of the mighty Himalayas in its full glory. This momentous hilly resort on the eastern side of the Kumaon Hills unravels a passable vision of the massive peaks from the Gangotri cliff to
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Agra

Its history is largely recognized with Mughal Empire, the place was established much before it and has linkages since Mahabharat period With rich historical background and numerous historical monuments, the city is located on the banks of river Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh. Modern Agra was founded by Sikandar Lodhi in 16th century with contribution of
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Ajmer

The name ‘Ajmer’ is a modification of its earlier name ‘Ajayameru’, which means the invincible hill. This was the place for hill fort ‘Taragarh’, which was built by Ajay Pal Chauhan. The city of Ajmer is perhaps the perfect example of the unity that prevails in the diversity of the country. Founded by a Hindu,
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Almora

Almora is known as the cultural capital of Kumaon. This town is situated on a 5 km mountain range situated at an altitude of 1,650 m and from a distance its shape resembles a horse shoe. Almora was not discovered and developed by the British, instead it was the seat of power of the Chand
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Alwar

Alwar is both the oldest and the most recent of the Rajput kingdoms of Rajasthan. It traces its history back to the realms of Viratnagar that flourished here around 1500 BC. It is also known as Matsya Desh, where the Pandavas, the mighty heroes of the Mahabharata, spent the last years of their 13 years
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Ambala

It is believed that the city was founded by Amba Rajput during 14th century AD. Various versions exist behind its name. According to myths, the city got its name after Goddess “Bhawani Amba” whose temple exists here. It is also believed that the name is a corruption of Amba Wala (mango village) that existed in
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Amroha

Local theories of the source of its name differ. One originates 'Amroha' from the Sanskrit word “Amrovanam, the area of mangoes” another is that the name is combination of “Aam” (mango) and “Rohu” (a Kind of fish), whereas yet another traces the word of Raja Amarjoda of Bansi empire, who was in 474 B.C. named
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Augustmuni

Augustmuni is famous for the temple of Maharshi priya ranjan and by the name of religious guru Agastya it is called Agastyamuni. This small town falls under hilly district Rudraprayag of Uttarakhand state of India. It is situated on the river bank of Mandakini and is 18 km from Rudraprayag. There is a helipad here,
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Auli

Auli in the Indian state of Uttarakhand is renowned for the fascinating ski resorts and stunning natural vistas. Bounded by the snowy peaks of the mighty Himalayas, this hilly terrain offers the enchanting sceneries of oak fringed slopes and coniferous forests. At an average height of 2800 meters, this might be the single spot where
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Badrinath

The mystic land of Uttarakhand is not just known for its scintillatingviews, snowcapped mountains and majestic locations for some fun and frolic, but also known as the land of Gods, which attracts lakhs of devotees every year from India to take blessings from its countless holy sites, one of which is Badrinath. Situated between the
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Bageshwar

Situated at the confluence of rivers Saryu, Gomti and latent Bhagirathi, lies the holy township of Bageshwar; also revered as the pious land associated with Lord Sadashiva, the redeemer of all sins. As the puranas state, this undoubtedly is a place capable of liberating one from the eternal bondage of births & deaths. With the
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Ballabgarh

The city came into existence in 18th century and was founded by Balram Singh, in 1739, who also built the Nahar Singh Mahal palace in the same year. It was built by Bahadur Singh, son of Delhi emperor – Ajit Singh in 1803. It is a town & tehsil of Faridabad and also a part
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