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6 Best California Top Vacations

America, Blog - GoroadTrip - September 13, 2018

Located in the western United States, bordered by the Pacific Ocean, California represents the allure of a “world end”, both highly urbanized and very wild.

California also offers a kaleidoscope of wild and majestic landscapes and California vacation ideas include the relentless Death Valley desert, the extraordinary Yosemite Park, the forests that dart to the skies of Sequoia National Park. Continue Reading

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5 Most Popular Vacation Destinations in Colorado

America, Blog, Things To Do, Weekend Getaways - GoroadTrip - September 10, 2018

Colorado attractions

For lovers of altitude and adventure, Colorado is a real Eldorado to visit during a trip in the American West! Mountain towns invite adventure lovers with all kinds of sports and outdoor activities – hiking, canyon climbing, rafting, winter sports.

Driving through tree-lined parks and along state roads are the best way to get to know the amazing attractions and Colorado attractions. The remaining traces of the cultures that once flourished in this region and the ancient dinosaurs that once roamed the earth can be better understood by visiting some of the national parks and monuments. Continue Reading

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7 Green Gardens of Karnataka

Blog, Destinations - GoroadTrip - October 16, 2015

The most famous garden in the state is the Brindavan or Vrindavan Garden of Mysore. There was a time in the 60s and 70s where all the songs around the tree were portrayed among the lovers in these gardens, beautifully lit in rainbow colors and fountains bubbling to different heights. These gardens were designed in the Mughal style of the Khalmir Shalimar Gardens. It is in Mandya District and part of Krishnarajasagara Dam is built over the Kaveri River. It is a main attraction of Srirangapatna, the capital of Tipu Sultan Brindavan Gardens, KRS Dam, Mysore

The plan and execution of this garden was started in 1927 and lasted 5 years. The Krishnarajasagar Dam, one of the country’s first dams, was built by engineer Sir Sir Visvesharaya during the reign of Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, a great lover of gardens and parks. The Maharaja Dewan, Sir Mirza Ismail, designed the enchanting garden. This garden is so popular that it attracts almost 2 million tourists every year.

Brindavan Gardens, Mysore

Just below the dam you can stroll through the beautiful gardens that stretch across 3 terraces on each side of large artificial lakes called the South North Courtyards. All kinds of beautiful flowering trees give the gardens a lot of charm. The garden has carvings of animals created by shaping and cutting shrubs. The pergolas in the shade of vines and gazebos make it a charming place. The musical fountains that light up every evening in the colors of the rainbow break into melodic music and resemble real fairy tales. The gardens include a 75-hectare fruit tree and 2 horticultural farms, Nagavana (30 acres) and Chandravana (5 acres).

Back in Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka is called Garden City. In Bangalore, there are many public gardens that are among the best in the country. You can not separate the Bangalore image from Cubbon Park and Lalbagh.

Lalbagh or the Red Garden is a botanical garden that houses India’s largest collection of tropical plants and has four separate entrances. The garden was originally commissioned by Hyder Ali, the ruler of Mysore, and later supplemented by his son Tipu Sultan. The garden design was imported from Mughal and Tipu trees and plants from many countries. The foundation of his iconic house, modeled on the London Crystal Palace, was laid on November 30, 1898, by Prince Albert Victor. On the two special national holidays, the 26th of January (Republic Day) and the 15th of August (Independence Day), there are two annual flower exhibitions. There is a beautiful little lake where many species of birds live. The gardens, which were created in the 18th century, were the first turf clock in India and the largest collection of rare plants of the subcontinent. The rock with the Kempegowda tower is in the middle and it has a complex irrigation system for irrigation. A geological monument to the formation of peninsula gneiss is also a tourist attraction in the gardens.

Lal Bagh, Bangalore

A visit to the “Janapada Jaatre” in Lalbagh on the second and fourth weekend of the month is a wonderful cultural experience with traditional costumes and musical instruments. This popular fair features folk dances, music and plays from all parts of Karnataka.

The 400-year-old Hebbal Kempapura Lake (1537) was founded by Kempe Gowda and is a bird sanctuary within the city. The Bangalore Bird Watching Club meets here and pictures of more than 350 species of birds have been spotted in this park!

Ulsoor Lake is an important lung area and one of the largest lakes in Bangalore. It stretches over 123 acres and has several islands that make a great backdrop for sunsets and sunrises. It has navigation facilities, a children’s playground and fountains making it a fun destination for family outings.

Cubbon Park, across from Vidhana Soudha, stretches over 300 acres, has beautifully landscaped lawns and flowering trees. Planned and created in 1864 CE, this beautiful wooded place is a paradise for joggers and walkers. The playground offers entertainment and recreation for children. Near Cubbon Park is the Nehru Children’s Park (Bal Bhawan) and the aquarium. A tug-chug train meandering through the area is a popular activity for children and adults.

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In Hubli the Indira Gandhi Glass House Garden is a place of fairy tales. Made entirely of glass, it resembles that of Lalbagh Gardens, Bengaluru. The glass house has huge lawns and an ice rink. The flower shows are beautiful. Discover the musical fountain that plays on weekends and holidays.

Garden of the glasshouse, Hubli

Mangalore Lalbagh is located about 3 km north of Hampan Katta. It is a happening in the city with many restaurants and restaurants. The Mangalore City Corporation is here.

In Karnataka, in towns and villages, you will find neat private gardens that are a rush of color. In March, the trees on the streets burst in beautiful flowers and you can see yellow, orange, purple and red flowers lighten the landscape. Roses in this state are something special!

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National parks in Kerala and Karnataka

Blog, Destinations, Wild life & Conservation - GoroadTrip - April 27, 2015

South India is surrounded by natural settings. With the mountain ranges of Eastern and Western Ghats and the seas and Indian ocean, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and the union territories, the region of South India is home to many National Parks. Some national parks of Karnataka and Kerala are:

National parks in Kerala and Karnataka

Bandipur National Park, Karnataka:

Belonging to the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve of Tamil Nadu, Bandipur National Park is one of the largest protected areas in South India. This tiger reserve forest is popular for its wildlife and flora and fauna.

Nagarhole National Park, Karnataka:

Nagarhole is also a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and has an impressive population of tigers, elephants and Indian bison. Nagarhole is an enchanting park with terrific scenery as it is located in the foothills of the Western Ghats and is filled with streams, waterfalls, valleys and hills.

Kudremukh National Park, Karnataka:

Located around 100 kilometres from Chikmagalur town, Kudremukh National Park is the second largest wildlife protected area in South India. It is very popular for its bio-diversity.

Bannerghatta National Park, Karnataka:

Bannerghatta National Park is frequented by tourists for its many attractions. It is ideal for trekking, has a butterfly park, a snake house, a safari park and an aquarium.

Periyar National Park, Kerala:

This national park and wildlife sanctuary in Kerala is both a tiger and elephant reserve. Also known as Thekkady National Park, it is spread high up in the Cardamom and Pandalam Hills.

Silent Valley National park, Kerala:

Situated in the heart of the Nilgiri International Biosphere Reserve of South India, the park protects the Nilgiri Langur, Wood pigeon, Malabar Giant Squirrel and Lion-tailed Macaques which is an endangered species.

Eravikulam National Park, Kerala:

Located along the Western Ghats, this wild forest and wild life park is a World Heritage Site. It is home to around 26 species of mammals, many amphibians and a great many species of birds.

Mathikettan Shola National Park, Kerala:

Mathikettan Shola National Park is a part of the Cardamom Hill Reserve. It has a number of endemic animals and plants and offers a good opportunity to explore the Shola forest area of Southern India.

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