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Echo Point, Munnar
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Echo Point, Munnar

Located at an altitude of 600 ft. and at a distance of about 15 kilometres from Munnar, Echo Point is situated right in the lap of a quaint lake and misty hills covered with lush green trees. As the name suggests, this place is well known for its enthralling illustration of the phenomenon of echoing. As you scream, it is fun to hear your voice reverberate around the attraction again and again. The unique beauty of the Echo Point marks the confluence of three mountain ranges, Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni, and Kundala. Situated on the banks of a lake, the calm and serenity of this place are enchanting. You can indulge in a peaceful walk around the gentle slopes of the hills here, or go for boating in the serene waters of the lake. Echo point is a paradise for birdwatchers, as many native...
Chunnambar Boat House
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Chunnambar Boat House

Chunambar is a quaint little hamlet located along Cuddalore Main Road, around 8 km from Pondicherry. This serene town is visited by tourists for its beach, which is know as Paradise Beach, situated near the mouth of the backwater. With pristine sand and crystallized water, it is a perfect place for one to spend a day out playing water sports and bathing in the sun. A short cruise is also organized for the visitors which gives them a fantastic overall view of the serene beauty of the waters. One can also spot dolphins playing around in the water making it a must-visit for the nature lovers. People from near and far, from all over the world visit the place. It provides a serene environment away from the noise and fast-moving life of the city. One can self-introspect or spend a relax...
Promenade Beach
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Promenade Beach

Promenade Beach is a famous stretch of beachfront that extends for 1.2 km from War Memorial to the Dupleix Park on the Goubert Ave, in the city of Puducherry, India. The beach is often crowded with groups of people playing volleyball, jogging, walking, skating, yoga and swimming, especially during the evenings. This attractive beach is usually characterised by ocean sprays, waterscape and waves of chatters. The Promenade beach proves to be a wonderland for the tourists due to the presence of various significant landmarks nearby, namely the War Memorial, the statue of Joan of Arc, the heritage Town Hall, old lighthouse, the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, the remains of the old pier, Dupleix Statue and the old customs house. One can spot rocks and boulders on this tranquil beach. It a...
Innovative Film City
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Innovative Film City

The Innovative Film City in Bengaluru is an Indian movie theme park located at Bidadi, just 40 kilometres on the outskirts of the city towards Mysore. One of the most popular tourist attractions in Bangalore, the place covers almost 58 acres of land of fun-filled experiences. Whether you like to shop, eat, simply walk and explore or experience your childhood again; there is something unique that Film City has to offer you. The Innovative Film City is broadly divided into three parts and is large enough for you to spend at least half of your day here- to walk around and enjoy all that the city has to offer. Step into the Innovative Attractions to enjoy amusement park rides and museums and enjoy the countless sections, such as Wild West Wind and Cartoon City; and the Innovative Stud...
Shirdi Sai Baba Darshan: Booking, Timings, Stay
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Shirdi Sai Baba Darshan: Booking, Timings, Stay

In Maharashtra is the temple town of Shirdi which is built around the teachings of Sri Sai Baba who was the revered saint that had lived here for over fifty years. Shirdi attracts more than 60,000 devotees and followers of different faiths and religions every day, which has made it one of the busiest pilgrimage spots in India. At the centre of the town is the Shirdi Sai Baba Samadhi Mandir where the mortal remains of Sri Sai Baba are kept. How does one get VIP Darshan at Shirdi? Tourists can either do it the hard way by queuing up like everyone else that goes for Baba's blessings. Or if tourists are in a hurry they could opt for the VIP Darshan, the tickets for which could be booked in advance through the temple's online portal. On the day that they go for Darshan, they should proceed to...
17 Reasons Why Around the World Travel is Good For You
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17 Reasons Why Around the World Travel is Good For You

1. Traveling is easier than you think. We believe that traveling around the world shouldn’t be hard: it’s actually something everyone should be able to do at least once in their lives. Whether you choose to spend a few years or just a couple months traveling this beautiful planet, it’s important to see what’s out there. It’s up to you to make the dream come true and take the first step. Launch TripPlanner to piece together and price your ideal route. Not sure where to start?  You can always call one of our travel consultants and get some complimentary advice! 2. Travel opens your eyes. If you’re open and willing, travel will make you an incredibly more well-rounded human being. And that’s really the goal, isn’t it? If you don’t know where to start, check out our Around the World pla...
What’s Your Travel Personality? What’s Your Travel Style?
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What’s Your Travel Personality? What’s Your Travel Style?

If you’re considering an extended multi-destination or around-the-world journey chances are you’ve got a pretty advanced sense of curiosity about the world and a strong personality to boot. The first part of deciding where you want to go on your trip is to determine your traveling “personality,” that is, how you identify yourself as a traveler, the passion behind your planning, your modus operandi if you will. To help you identify yourself (and likely travel companions), we’ve pinpointed a few basic travel personalities – one or a few are likely to fit your profile. You can use them to establish an overarching theme for your trip, or to divide up the world into those places that have a place on your RTW route and those that you probably don’t care to include. Travel Personalities ADVEN...
Around The World Travel Tips
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Around The World Travel Tips

How to Deal With Airline Customer Service A few tips on how to deal with airline agents, on the phone or in person to make a change to your itinerary and why going directly to the carrier is your best bet. What is Minimum Connection Time? One of the biggest hazards of booking a multi-stop complex itinerary for air travel on your own is breaking the minimum connection time. Here’s an explanation of what MCT is, and how AirTreks can help you follow the rules so you won’t miss your flight. Passports and Visa Information An introduction to passports and visas, documents you’ll need for your RTW trip, and how and when to apply. 7 Ways to Put Your Long Layovers To Good Use If you have more than a few hours between connecting flights, here are our top 7 suggestions for putting that long la...
How to Start Planning An Around the World Trip
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How to Start Planning An Around the World Trip

There are a world of possibilities to consider and choose from when you start planning a multi-stop trip. What you want to see, how much you can spend, and how long you want to travel are important things to think about when you’re building your round-the-world route. This section covers the planning phase from the first glimmer of a travel idea up to the part where you actually decide on your route and buy your RTW air tickets. If you’ve read the articles below, and still have questions, or would rather speak to an expert, this is where AirTreks is at our best and you’re welcome to contact us anytime. Our personal travel consultants have lots of experience, advice and insight that they make good use of to get you the best value for your around the world trip. Browse the links below ...