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Fairs and Festivals  
Summer Festival in the Nilgiris – A Collage of Heart-warming Activities
Stunning tropical beauty of the Western Ghats turns even more fascinating with exquisite magnificence of nature spreading over the Nilgiri Mountains. Arrival of May means incredible excitement in the air as it is the time for the outstanding celebrations of Summer Festival. Celebrated hill stations of Ooty, Coonoor and Kotagiri in Tamil Nadu are the perfect hosts with their numerous venues participating in almost a month-long festival.  

Travel Destination of the Month Nubra Valley – Amazing Landscapes Unfolding at Every Step
Call it an oasis amidst the cold and barren canvas or the orchard of Ladakh, Nubra Valley is a glorious tourist destination with many interesting landscapes to its credit. May marks the beginning of tourist season to the valley which begins to get rid of snow at this time. Apart from nature, the heritage treasure adds worth to the dramatic backdrops of Nubra located in the Old Silk Route region connected to the Central Asia. Here’s the list of top attractions you would love to explore on this trip to Ladakh.

Explore the Unexplored Cherrapunji – The Art of Engineering natural Root Bridges
As Cherrapunji (designated as the wettest place on the face of Earth) prepares to receive the customary heavy downpours, it becomes extremely lively with its untouched beauty. May is the last opportunity of the season to explore this northeast India destination in the state of Meghalaya after which it becomes inaccessible due to rainfall, only to re-surface in October.

Kitchens of India 9’INE – Splurge on the Northeast Delicacies at Gangtok
There is a great reason to be at Gangtok, the state capital of Sikkim, in the month of May - The International Flower Festival. Along with the exotic varieties of flowers and orchids, the show also puts on display many varieties of cactus, ferns, climbers, creepers and trees. Activities like yak safari and river rafting take the celebrations to a new level. If you happen to be in Gangtok for the festival, you can treat you taste buds with native cuisines at 9’INE. Located on the MG Marg, this small eating place is indeed a paradise for food lovers.

India Travel News Itanagar Joins the Vast Indian Railways Network
Indian railways need no introduction for being a major means of transport for the domestic travellers as well as the foreign tourists. The latest destination to join the network extended in all directions is Itanagar, the state capital of Arunachal Pradesh in the Northeast India. After Guwahati, Itanagar becomes the second capital of the region to enjoy rail connectivity. Naharlagun-Dekargaon Passenger (Train number 55613) is the first train to run from Dekargaon in Assam to Naharlagun Railway Station, some 15 km. from Itanagar. The total distance of about 181 km. consists of several minor and major bridges promises a scenic journey through the hill region.

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