Archive for September, 2010

Egypt tour packages on a budget

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Egypt is a wonderful land that exudes a sense of magic and wonder. A fabulous vacation destination, Egypt sees a great number of tourists every year. It is, however, more sensible to go to Egypt as part of a tour, since it is mush cheaper and easier for you, considering that all your travelling needs are taken care of and you can simply sit back and enjoy the trip. There are a number of different ways of getting to Egypt including by boat or by plane depending on your departure location. Syria is also close by and worth a visit if you have extra time. Taking a ferry to Egypt and Syria is by far the most impressive method of getting to these exotic destinations.

Go Ahead Tours is one of the best low-priced tour operators who can take you on a budget trip to Europe. Ask Aladdin is another mid-range tour operator offering you a comfortable trip, along with pre-travel advice on culture and other necessities. And if you really want to visit Egypt but are on a shoe-string budget, you could consider Delta Egypt.

These inexpensive tour-operators in Egypt offer you a complete package, right from picking you up to placing you in convenient accommodation. They ensure that your fooding and lodging needs are met and that you can have a great trio without having to worry about anything. If you’re planning a trip to Egypt, try these Egypt tour packages on a budget and enjoy the land without putting a hole through your pocket!

Scranton is an exciting tourist destination

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Located in the north-east of Pennsylvania, Scranton is a famed holiday destination, filled with amazing sights and sounds to please the vacationer. Land surrounded by hills and mountains, Scranton has wonderful scenic beauty to capture the attention of the nature-lover.

Scranton has some amazing sightseeing locations to offer the discerning traveller. One must definitely visit the Steamtown National Historic Site while in Scranton, apart from other attractions such as the former Lackawanna Train Station, the Scranton Cultural Centre at the Masonic Temple, the Electric City Trolley Museum, the Houdini Museum and the Toyota Amphitheatre among others.

And if you are bored by simply sightseeing, you can have some pure fun by going shopping and splurging your money at some of the best shopping centres in the world! Apart from shopping, you could also try your hand at ice-skating, skiing or even a hot-air balloon trip! Scranton is an exciting tourist destination if you know just how to have your share of fun from an endless list of offerings!

Best places to visit in North India

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

India, a land that is rich in culture and religion, is one of the most visited countries in the world. A land associated with Oriental magic and snake-charmers, India features as a must-visit land on many tourists’ lists.

North India, with its geographical wonders is among the most notable places. The great Himalayas form the backdrop of North India and is home to various hill-stations including Simla, Manali, Kulu and the famous ‘Paradise on Earth’ Jammu and Kashmir.

North India is also famed for its various religious sites and one should definitely visit these places for the peace and tranquillity they offer. On a trio to North India you must definitely cover Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedharnath, Badrinath, Haridwar, Varanasi and more.

North India has its share of wildlife sanctuaries and national parks which are also a treat to visit. Must-see national parks include Valley of Flowers National Park, Ranthambore National Park, Jim Corbett National Park, Kanha National Park, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, Dudhwa National Park and more.

Come experience the wonders of North India and enjoy one of the wonders of the world Taj Mahal among the many wonders that the region has to offer!

Exploring Orlando at its best

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Orlando, most famed for Disney World, situated on Lake Buena Vista, is a vacation paradise that sees footfall in millions all through the year. Orlando’s claim to fame may be Walt Disney’s Disney World, but this wonderful city in Florid has much more to offer the discerning traveller.

The Universal Orlando Resort, with its two theme parks, is one of the most visited locations in Orlando. The SeaWorld Adventure Park, Aquatica, Discovery Cove, Gatorland and Wet ‘N Wild are some of the water-based theme parks and animal sanctuaries that attract a lot of people, ranging from little kids to elderly grandparents.

Orlando is also famous for its numerous sculpted parks and gardens and the many wonderful museums. The Historic Bok Sanctuary is an exquisitely landscaped garden that houses exotic flowers and a variety of wild birds. The World of Orchids is the acclaimed greenhouse that displays the finest orchids for all to see. Ripley’s Believe it or Not, International Trolley and Train Museum, the Orlando Science Center and the Cornell Fine Arts Museum are some of the most renowned museums and art galleries in Orlando.

Summer vacations in Rome

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Rome, famed as the “Eternal City” has been the hub of one of the greatest civilisations in the world and has cradled great power and culture within its folds. A fabulous city with ancient churches, cathedrals and basilicas, historic ruins, magnificent monuments, Rome is easily the most visited European city.

Rome was not built in a day, they say. And you realise the truth of the saying only when you visit this amazing city. The historic city centre is actually a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a true wonder to behold.

The Vatican City, being home to the Pope, is a true treat to visit, whether you are a practicing Roman Catholic or not. Must-see places in Vatican City include St. Peters Square and St. Peters Basilica, apart from the many museums located there.

A trip to Rome is also never complete without a visit to the Coliseum, the Pantheon, the Roman Forum and the Trevi Fountain. Make the most of your summer vacations in Rome by partaking of the opulence of this wonderful land!

Spring vacations in Switzerland

Monday, September 13th, 2010

Switzerland, the renowned honeymooner’s paradise, has been made famous by many a Bollywood movie, with its actors setting the screen ablaze with their romantic songs amid the white snows! A vacation to Switzerland will definitely be anice break and you can enjoy the beaurty of the majestic mountains and the beautiful lakes dotting the land.

Switzerland is also famed for its seven natural wonders, apart from its snow-capped peaks, and these should definitely form a part of your trip. The must-see spots in Switzerland include the Matterhorn, the northern walls of the Jungfrau and Eiger, the Aletsch Glacier, the lakes of the Upper Engadine Valley, the Lake Lucerne, the Oeschinensee Lake and the Rhine Falls.

The adventure lover will also be definitely pleased with his trip to Switzerland, thanks to the great adrenalin-pumping sports that he can partake of, including bungee-jumping, paragliding, skiing and much more! Spring vacations in Switzerland are the best way to spend some time in the lap of nature.