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INCREDIBLE INDIA – Some interesting facts on India that will leave you open-mouthed!

Mark Twain defined India like this –

“India is the fountainhead of the human race, the first source of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grandmother of tradition. Our most valuable and most instructive materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only.”

Bandra Worli Sea-link has steel wires which equal to the earth’s circumference

A true engineering and architectural marvel, the Bandra Worli Sea-link took a total of 2,57,00,000 man hours for completion and weighs as much as 50,000 African elephants.

Kabaddi Champs

India has won all 6 men’s Kabaddi World Cups held till now and have been undefeated throughout these tournaments. All the World Cups were held in India. Iran is the three times runner-up of World Cups. The Indian women’s team has also won all Kabaddi World Cups held till date.

The credit of discovering water on the moon goes to India

India’s ISRO Chandrayaan- 1 using its Moon Mineralogy Mapper detected water on the moon for the first time in September 2009.

India is the world’s second largest English speaking country

With 125 million people speaking English (10% of the population), India is second only to the USA when it comes to speaking English.

India is the largest producer of milk in the world

India is the largest producer of milk in the world with over 150 million tonnes of production and per capita availability of over 300 grams per day.

India replaced Japan as the world’s 3rd largest economy in terms of PPP

India overtook Japan to become the third-largest economy in Purchasing Power Parity in 2012.

Diamonds were first mined in India

Originally, diamonds were only found in the alluvial deposits in Guntur and Krishna District of the Krishna River Delta. Later they were discovered in Brazil during the 18th century. Till then, India led the world in Diamond production.

India is a country with the largest number of vegetarians in the world

Around 20-40% of the total population practices a vegan diet, making India the largest vegetarian-friendly country in the world.

Science day in Switzerland is dedicated to Ex-President of India, Dr A P J Abdul Kalam

Upon the arrival of the then President of India Dr A P J Abdul Kalam in Switzerland in 2006, Switzerland declared 26th May as ‘Science Day’.

India – The Spice Capital of the World

Around 70% of the entire world’s spices are produced in India.

India has the second largest base of cell-phone users in the world

India has a record of more than billion mobile subscribers in the world, becoming the only country after China to cross that milestone.      

India is the home to the oldest continually inhabited city in the world

Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh (also known as Banaras), is the oldest continually inhabited city in the world.

The game of Chess was invented in India

India has the largest number of post offices in the world

The total number of post offices in India as of 2015 was 1,54,939 which is the highest in the world.

India has the fourth largest railway network in the world

The railway network of India comprises 1,19,630 of total tracks and carries more than 22 million passengers in a day.    

amazing offbeat places in India!

India is a land with great tourism potential. It’s a land with dazzling beaches, dramatic temples, exotic rainforests, colossal mountains, eternal deserts, lively cities, and the Indian peninsula creates an ultimate allure for travelers across the globe. Vivid and diverse in culture, heritage and language, India are bestowed with rich natural beauty that adds to its tranquility.

The picturesque hill stations, the pristine beaches, the unique and halcyon pilgrim destinations, the vast deserts, historical buildings to contemporary structures and from snow-capped mountains to boat rides on the serene backwater yards; India is a land of endless opportunities for explorers who want to explore best of India.

If you think you have a different and unique taste as far as traveling is concerned, you are in the right place. Let us help you out while you make your plan to visit India. We have formulated the list to top ten best out-of-the-box places that will pleasantly astonish you while you visit scenic India. We shall help you plan your next vacation to some of the best outlandish, unconventional and bodacious destinations India has to offer!

Valley of flowers (Uttarakhand)

The great Himalayan range is the house of most exotic fauna and flora and is a popular meadow for endemic alpine flowers and dazzling nat...

Auli (Uttarakhand)

Auli is an important ski destination in the Himalayan mountains of Uttarakhand,India. Auli is also known as a 'bugyal' in the regional la...

Key Monastery, Kaza (Himachal Pradesh)

Key Monastery (Gompa) is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery located on a picturesque hilltop at an altitude of 4,166 metres above sea level, cl...

Bir-Billing (Himachal Pradesh)

Known as the ‘Paragliding Paradise of the World’, the towns of Bir and Billing in Kangra district are extremely beautiful places for adve...

Gurez Valley (Jammu & Kashmir)

The Gurez valley is a beautiful grandeur in the mighty Kishenganga River of Himalayan regions near Srinagar in northern Jammu and Kashmir...

Vihigaon Falls (Maharashtra)

Rappelling over 120 feet of the garrulous waterfall is one of those experiences every adventurous mind longs for! The Western Ghats have ...

Orchha (Madhya Pradesh)

Orchha is a town in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh, was in the year 1501 by Maharaja Rudra Pratap Singh. Orchha lies on the seasona...

Rann of Kutch (Gujarat)

Little Rann of Kutch is a unique place on earth with endless opportunity to explore. With numerous places, to visit one can experience so...

Cherrapunji (Meghalaya)

Situated at the northeastern part of India, Cherrapunji is blessed to be the wettest part of the world, where bridges are not built but g...

Havelock Island – Swim & Snorkel with the elephant Rajan (Andaman & Nicobar)

Rajan, popularly called the Snorkeling Rajan of Andaman & Nicobar Islands is completely out of the norm! Can you ever imagine, an Elephan...

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