This Holiday Season we bring you pictures of some really beautiful travel spots captured by some avid travelers & passionate photo shooters. These spots are really worth visiting once,if you haven’t been there till now.
In this part we are showcasing pictures clicked & shared by Kamal Chopra, a free spirited soul, a solo motorcycle rider and an enthusiastic photo shooter, who is based out of Delhi & is driven by his passion to explore places.
Every Traveler and a Biker’s dream is to visit the crown of India-Ladakh, the most sparsely populated regions in Jammu & Kashmir, also known as “Land of Lamas“, its culture and history are closely related to that of Tibet. Purely a Dream Destination.
Pangong lake,surrounded by desert mountains is one of the highest lake, 150 km from Leh(Ladakh). Now a days, this is one of the most famous tourist spots of India, also called Bikers Paradise. It is 134 km long and extends from India to China.
Ancient Temple of Tripura Sundari is situated in Naggar Town of Kullu district,Himachal Pradesh. Located in close proximity to Naggar Castle, its wooden structure exhibits the local pagoda style architecture and their art of carving.
Naggar is an ancient town in Kullu district, earlier it was the capital of Kullu Kingdom. Naggar Castle was built by Raja Sidh Singh more than 500 years ago. The castle has been converted into a heritage hotel run by HPTDC.
Kalka-Shimla Toy Train, which connects Shimla(summer capital of India during British Raj) with Kalka. During its journey of 96 kms, this train passes thru 864 bridges & 102 tunnels, on a narrow-gauge railway line, covering a beautiful mountainous route.
The Ridge is the most happening point, located in the heart of Shimla. Ridge is the hub of all cultural activities of Shimla. It is situated along the Mall Road, major places of Shimla like Snowdon, Jakhoo Hill, etc. are connected through the Ridge.
Jama Masjid-Delhi was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1644-1656. The mosque has 3 domes & two 40m high minarets constructed in strips of red sandstone & white marble. Courtyard of this mosque can accommodate more than 25,000 persons.
Humayun’s Tomb, was built in the 1560’s, with the patronage of Humayun’s Son, great Emperor Akbar. It was the first garden-tomb in Indian subcontinent, located at the Shrine of the 14th century Sufi Saint, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya in Delhi.
Pushkar Lake(a sacred lake of Hindus), described as “Tirtha-Raj“, the king of pilgrimage sites, is located in the town of Pushkar near Ajmer. Lake is surrounded by 52 bathing ghats where pilgrims take a sacred bath, especially around Kartik Poornima.
Mehrangarh(Mehran Fort),located in Jodhpur is one of the largest forts in India. Built around 1460 by Rao Jodha, the fort is situated 410 feet above the Jodhpur city. Mehrangarh meaning ‘fort of the sun’ has intricate carvings and expansive courtyards.
As per Kamal Chopra, “one must visit & experience the beauty of these travel spots to feel the richness of these places“.
One can reach out to Kamal on his FB page – https://www.facebook.com/kamalclicker4/