Shower now few people will surprise. Of course, if the trunk of an elephant is not used instead of the leiba, and instead of the pressure – the force of the animal. In the village of Tekakadi, located near the Reserve of Periyar, tourists are offered several "elephant" services. Among them, a walk and a shower of the animal trunk.

Walking on the elephant, you will understand what it means to feel yourself wet from the head to the legs in the literal sense of the word. There is such an unusual ablution of about 1000 rupees.

Rajastan: Sedded camel

India is not only elephants, sacred cows and monkeys, but also camels. At least as applies to the state of Rajasthan, where the desert of Tar spread out. Caravans are sent here from Jaisalmer and Bikanar from November to February, when in the desert is not too hot afternoon and not too cold at night. But even at this time of the year, Safari is a test for strength. The caravan comes from one village to the other, and there are only sand around. The more pleasant shady coolness of the greenery of few oases found along the way.

Travel agencies are ready to offer excursions of different duration: from one day to several. Consequently, the cost is also different and starts from 450 rupees.

Kanyakumari (Tamilland): meet dawn

What time is the dawn in Canyacumari, and how much the sunset, the locals know how twice two are: at 6 am and 6 pm. If Agrhra is going to see the Taj Mahal, then come here to admire the sun. It sits down and gets up in almost one place. And if the sunset interests only some, the dawn gathers people on the coast of Cape Komorin long before the advent of the Great Luminous. At the same time, the attraction from Europeans is few known, people with white skin skin here as an aliens, and take pictures with them on the background of the sun beside the whole queue.

And the Kanyakumari is the southernmost point of the country and, as a result, the entire Hindustan, the place of merging the "Three Seas": Indian Ocean, the Arabian Sea and the Bengal Bay. And by the way, the only place in India, where you can swim in the Indian Ocean.

Rajastan: Stick in the ethnic village of Choki-Dhani

To get acquainted with rural life, it is absolutely not necessary to go around the villages, it is enough to look into the Choki-Dhanany, located near Jaipur. This is a tourist object, but rather indicative. Here, young men in turbans are dancing on nails and metal glasses, and girls get off PA with vessels on the head. Masseurs work, magicians, fortunelocks, masters of painting clay and henna in hand, as well as other artisans. Tourists feed by national dishes that are served on palm leaves instead of plates.

The cultural program is designed for the day and costs about 2500 rupees.

Munnar (Kerala): to visit the tea plantation

Despite the fact that India is one of the largest manufacturers of tea, the Indians themselves are trying not to buy it in the nearest stores. And drive him to Munnar, where there are some of the most highly mountain and beautiful plantations in the world. Green tea carpets, descending on the slopes of the mountains of Western Hhata, are located at an altitude of about 2000 m. Consequently, even when the fitting of the thermometer will show far for +30 ° C, cool in the mountains.

The average cost of one-day round: about 1000 rupees. Important: without guide services, visit plantations will not work. The most favorable time to visit – from August to March. About other tea plantations in the world Read the report "My Planet".

Kerala: make a water trip

In India, there is its own Venice – the city of Alleppe, or, as it is also called, Alappuja, famous for its channels formed by the channels of several dozen rivers, – by Keralese. They permeate the city as if artery. Only if in Venice Gondolas, in Alleppey – wormbot, or "floating houses", on which you can swim on a river maze.

There is a waterfront in such a house on lakes and lagunas along the Arabian coast of about 5,000 rupees per day along with food. The crew usually consists of captain, cooks and sailors. And in the house, as it should be, there is a cabin with all the amenities where you can spend the night. All the same at night floating house sticks to the parking lot.

Uttarakhand: Mounting Skiing


India has few people associated with winter sports. And in vain. There are mountains on its huge territory, and on them – snow. So lovers of the mountain ski straight way to the foothill of Himalayas – to the resort of Auli, located at an altitude of about 2500 m.

The length of the main ski slope is about 5 km, and there is a sufficient number of lifts, including chairlings. But due to the fact that the resort is not yet megapopular, hotels are not so much, and the place in them should be booked in advance.

The season lasts from October to the end of March. By the way, Auli is not the only ski resort of India, just very kinds there are beautiful.

Goa: Visit Spice Planning

Goa is the most popular Indian resort, but not every tourist knows that the state raisin is not even beaches, but fragrant plantations of spices. Enjoy the smell of vanilla, cardamom, carnations, turmeric, ginger and other spices – local Must-Do. The main thing is to choose a suitable plantation, because there are many of their services on their staff and each offers tourists their services.

In addition to the story of the benefits of spices and how they are grown, they are collected and recycled, the excursion may include palm climbing and even swimming with an elephant. True, if a visit to the plantation costs about 450 rupees (450 rubles.), then for the service of the elephant will have to pay about 700 more rupes (700 rubles.).

The largest plantations: Sahakari Spice Farms, Sayatri Spice Plantation, Savoi Plantation, Pascoal, Tropical Spice Plantation.

Mirudeshwar (carnataka): do diving

India is difficult to call the country created for diving: the Arabian Sea is distinguished by rather muddy water. Nevertheless, there is a way out – Neafran Island, located near the coastal city of Murudeshwar Carnataka. Visibility is ranged there from 15 to 30 m, and the depth of immersion is from 6 to 40 m. It’s nice that not only professionals can admire with multi-colored fish and unusual plants, but also newcomers.

Immersion will cost about 5,000 rupees, shooting – another 500. One dive is performed by 30-40 minutes.


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