Anil Rajput


Anil K. Rajput-Manging Director Promark Travel Pvt. Ltd. is in travel industry since 1980, worked in India & abroad, interest in trekking and camping from school days, loves long drives to discover new places, photography, introduce it as a destination, arrange comfortable stay and transport for travelers to enjoy the nature, religious places etc.

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कारगिल, भगवान् बुद्ध , पहाड़ी चट्टान में तीन अद्भुद प्रतिमाएं

कारगिल में  8 वीं शताब्दी में बनायीं  पहाड़ी चट्टान में नक्काशीदार प्रतिमाएं दुनिया केवल  तीन ही प्रतिमाएं बची  हैं , इनके अलावा अफ़ग़ानिस्तान के बामियान शहर की ५ वि शताब्दी की प्रतिमा को तालिबान द्वारा ईस्वी सं २००१ नष्ट कर  दिया गया था भारत के लद्दाख क्षेत्र में कारगिल  एक प्राचीन शहर है , यह शहर कभी


चूरू शहर की असाधारण हवेलियां व् छत्तरियाँ

चुरू शहर  राजस्थान के थार रेगिस्तान के मुहाने पर  बसा एक छोटा सुप्त सा शहर है जिसे थार रेगिस्तान का प्रवेश द्वार भी कहा जाता है। यह स्थान काफी पुराना है और करीब ईस्वी ११०० से इस जगह लोग रहते थे , स्थान यह स्थान काफी पुराना है और करीब ईस्वी ११०० से इस जगह लोग


Churu Havelis Fresco Paintings

Churu Havelis Frescos Paintings Churu is a small sleepy town in Rajasthan on the edge of Desert , also known as the gateway to Thar Desert. This place was founded by The Jat Chieftain – Churru in 1620 and the it was later taken over by The Rathores of Bikaner in 1871.   This town


अनजान आर्यों के भारतीय गांव

अनजान आर्यों के भारतीय गांव आर्य गाँव  हंबोटिंग-ला दर्रे को पार करने के बाद कारगिल से 65 किमी की दूरी पर है यह क्षेत्र पाकिस्तान LOC से सटा हुआ है । सिंधु नदी के किनारे के गांवों  से ठीक पहले एक सड़क एलओसी पर बटालिक गांव तक जाती है, यह एक प्रतिबंधित क्षेत्र है। दाहिनी और दारचिक गांव


Crank’s Ridge Kasar Devi Almora Hidden wonder of the world

Cranks Ridge Kasar Devi Almora  hidden wonder of the world , is a temple located in a pine forest on a hill at a height of 2114 meters above sea level on Almora Bageshwar road, about 8 kilometers from the hill town of Almora in Uttarakhand state of Himalayas in India. The description is also


कसार देवी क्रैंक्स रिज अल्मोड़ा दुनिया का एक छुपा हुआ अजूबा

  कसार देवी या क्रैंक्स रिज भारत में हिमालय के उत्तराखंड राज्य के पहाड़ी शहर अल्मोड़ा से करीब ९ किलोमीटर की दूरी पर , अल्मोड़ा बागेश्वर सड़क पर समुन्द्र सतह से २११६ मीटर की ऊंचाई पर स्थित एक पहाड़ी पर देवदार व् चीड़ के जंगल में स्थित मंदिर है , इसका वर्णन स्कन्द पुराण के


Gurez , Jammu and Kashmir

Gurez is one of the well-kept beautiful region of Jammu & Kashmir, situated at a height of 8,460 ft. about 146 km from Srinagar, One can reach Gurez by driving along the Jhelum River and crossing Bandipore where one of the largest and beautiful fresh water Wullar Lake is situated. From Bandipore, the beautiful road


Chardham Helicopter Service

Chardham Helicopter Service from Dehradun started from 01 MAY 2018 The Holy Yatra Chardhma for the year 2018 starts from 29 April with the opening of Kapat at Sri Yamunotri ,  Sri Gangotri,  Sri Kedarnath and  Sri Badrinath . To operate the Helicopter charters in this area the permission is granted by the DGCA of


Travel preparations Yatra Chardham

Yatra Chardham is a one of the wish of a Sanatan Hindu to undertake at least once in life time, one is to prepare well in advance to undertake this journey which is in high Himalayas covered with snow and thin air, less in oxygen.  Travelling at this height certain precautions and preparations are required  to make the body capable to face the


Yatra Chardham for Senior Citizens

The Yatra Chardham which is the devout wish of an any Sanatan Hindu , Shivaite or Vishnuite is done in the Gharwal region of Uttrakhand state of North India, since 1980 we are making the travel arrangements for pilgrims in this area, I have seen the Senior Citizens accompanying their families and trying to keep a pace with the youngsters to make their pilgrimage to these holy places, not


Kargil | 5th Century Lord Buddha’s Rock statues

Kargil 5th century rock carved out statues are the only three statues left in the world after Bamiyan Buddha’s statues of 5th century were destroyed in Afghanistan . Kargil in Ladakh region of India is an ancient town situated on the junction and a transit point to the Silk route, traders from Central Asia, China, Tibet,


What not to be missed in Kargil

What not to be missed in Kargil , most of the tourist travelling by road Srinagar / Leh use Kargil as a overnight   halt because of not much information available with the travel agents , situated on the midway on Srinagar – Leh highway, ancient town which had trading links with Tibet, China ,


Harsiddhi Mata Temple | Ujjain | Madhya Pradesh

Harsiddhi Mata Temple Ujjain is situated on the Eastern bank of river Shipra in one of the ancient city of world Ujjain , this city is also mentioned in ancient Hindu text as Ujjaini, Avanti , Avantika and Avantikapuri . It was the center for learning Astronomy & Astrology in the early days of Sanatan


Kargil | Sayed Mir Hashim Tomb | Suru Valley

Sayed Mir Hashim a Islamic preacher and scholar came to Suru Kurchay upon invitation from Thi Namgyal a Buddhist king of Purig Kurchay,king had one of  Muslim queen Rigyal Khatoon also known as Thi Lah Khatoon wanted him to educate and train their son Thi Mohammad Sultan in 17th century . Sayed Mir Hashim is


Kargil | Bheem Bat | Drass Valley

Bheem Bat is in Drass Valley is about 2 km from the Kargil War memorial 53 km from Kargil very close to the National Highway 1D to Drass – Kargil – Leh.   While travelling from Drass to Kargil about two km from the Drass War Memorial , on the right hand of highway there


Majuli|Mishing Traditional Apong Beer

Apong is the traditional rice beer ( country liquor) of Mishing tribe of Majuli , Apong forms an integral part of the culture, traditions and rituals of the Mishings , it is an integral part of the life of the Mishing people. It is brewed in every Mishing household. Apong is prepared by fermenting rice, it comes


Majuli | Ancient art of Pottery

Majuli ancient art of pottery is as old as used in ancient time at Mohanjodaro and Harappa  it is not in practice anywhere in India or else where,  methods suggest a historic origin of this activity. According to Archaeologists the pottery industry in Majuli has been a missing link between Mohenjodaro and Harappan civilizations during


Majuli | Art of Mask making

Mask Making art at Shamagauri Satra  Majuli  Shamagauri Satra ( Monastery) bhakts are famous and known to be making beautiful masks used in religious dances and drama, this art is practiced only here and not in any other Satras. It has been the hereditary craft in the family of Satradhikar of the Shamagauri Satra. Masks


Majuli | Mishing Tribe Culture

Mishing Tribe of Majuli  Mishing or Miri migrated few century ago from the hills of Arunachal in search of fertile and safe land, they are one of the most colorful tribe fun loving enjoying the life, have their own music, musical instruments, dance and songs for different occasions. Worship mother Sun and father Moon and believe


Majuli, Deori Tribe Culture

Deori Tribe of Majuli Deoris  migrated from hills staying at various places and then finally reached Majuli through river Brahmaputra, they call themselves children of Sun and Moon (Jimo – Chaayan) have their own culture and faith along with the Hindu Gods they worship their ancestors, they served as priests for the royal families even


Majuli, Sonowal Kachari Tribe Culture

Sonowal Kachari Tribe of Majuli Sonowal Kachari Tribe have its origin with Mongoloid features, they have no language of their own at present and speak Assamese language.They got the Sonowal name because they were experts in extracting gold dust from the rivers, they also have a good knowledge about the medicinal herbs and using them


Majuli, Treasure Island of Assam

Majuli, Cultural capital and Treasure Island of Assam Situated in the river Brahmaputra one can reach from Jorhat to Nimatighat by road and then by a ferry sailing for about 1.30 hrs. to reach Kamalabari ghat , one can reach by road from North Lakhimpur a 85 km distance is covered in about 3 hrs.


Lamayuru Gompa , Monastery, Ladakh

 Lamayuru is one of the largest and oldest gompa in Ladakh, situated in Kargil district on Srinagar- Leh highway at a height of 3510 meters,127 km from Leh about 15 Km from Fotu-La, it was originally the Bonpo Monastery   called gYung-drung Monastery, a Swastika symbol and  gYung drung bon  is the name of the Bon religion , The Maha Sidhachrya Naropa


Mulbek , Ladakh

Mulbek is located on a Srinagar – Leh NH 1 D National Highway 45 km from Kargil and and  Leh is further 197 km , it is at an altitude of 3304 meters from sea , just a kilometer from the town is the famous statue of Chamba  the figure of Maitreya Budha , represents the important part of


Kargil , Ladakh

Kargil lies on National Highway 1D which connects Srinagar to Leh , it is on the banks of Suru river , the name is from two words “Gar” means in local language “Any Where” and “Khil” means central place “where any one can stay”. Total population of Kagil 80% follows the Shia faith of  Islam and are


Drass Valley , Ladakh

Drass is a small town on Srinagar – Leh National Highway 1D , 147 km from Srinagar and 60 km from Kargil at a height of 3230 meters from sea level  , it is also called the Himalayan gateway to Ladakh , it starts from Zoji-la and extends till Kargil , it is the second


Ladakh the Moonland, Last Shangrila, Little Tibet

Ladakh is located in the North-Eastern part of Jammu & Kashmir state in India , it is a remote Tibetan plateau, primarily Buddhist and Tibetan in its culture and in a very clear contrast to rest of Kashmir, indeed to the rest of India as well. Small Ladakhi girl Ladakh is located in the North-Eastern


Ladakh by Road | Preparations and Precautions

Every year the motorbike and Jeep adventure lovers wait for the Manali – Leh – Srinagar Highway to open, around the first week May from Srinagar side and end of May from Manali side , at may places the BRO ( Border Road Organisation ) had to clear the 60 ft . of snow from


Vamana Temple of Love Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh

Vamana Temple of Love Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh was built during 1050 AD to 1075 AD by the Chandela Rulers . It is a UNESCO Heritage site Dedicated to the Vamana, the fifth incarnation of Lord Vishnu and also the first incarnation where the Vishnu came in a full human form ( the form of a dwarf Brahmin).  Legend says


Devi Jagadambi Temple of Love Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh

Devi Jagadambi Temple also known as Jagadambika Temple , built by the Chandela rulers between 1000 AD to 1025. AD  originally it was dedicated to Lord Vishnu as the East facing door, the prominence given to the Lord Vishnu on the doorway to the sanctum.   Few believe it a Parvati Temple and that Ma Kali image  (


Garhi Padawali Temple , Morena ,Gwalior

Garhi Padavali temple Morena, Gwalior built in 10th  AD it is  in a village called Padhavali  situated in Distt. Morena 45 km. from Gwalior , old name of Padhavali is Dharon with neighboring towns were Kutwar ( Kantipur ) and Suhaniaya ( Simphania) originally they collectively formed one large city. The Kutwar  is associated with Kunti, the


Bateshwar group of Temples | Morena Gwalior

Bateshwar is in Morena distt. near Gwalior Madhya Pradesh , this place was inaccessible till few years ago and very few people knew about it , it was the efforts of Archaeological Survey of India’s Mr. K. K. Mohammad who persuaded the local people who were having doubts and also this place was frequented by


Chausath Yogini Temple , Morena ,Gwalior

Built by the Pratihara ruler Maharaj Devapal in the year 1323 AD as per the inscription found here ,  circular temple, built  over a rock hill , using red and brown-colored sandstone  found abundantly in this area . the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker who designed the Parliament House in 1927, found his


Chaturbhuj Temple of Love Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh

Chaturbhuj Temple is situated in village Jatakari ,Khajuraho, built in 1100AD , the Chaturbhuj (Lord Vishnu ) means the one with four arms . It is peculiar temple in three distinct characters which differentiate it from other temples of Khajuraho .  It houses the tallest stone carved idol among all the Temples in Khajuraho , only temple


Vishwanath Temple of Love Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh

Vishwanath Temple at Khajuraho built by the Chandela King Dhanga Deva  in 999 AD to 1002 AD . It was a panchayatana  shrine however of the four subsidiary shrines only two in the northeast and southwest corners have survived. The structure shows all the elements of a developed temple. The beauty of the temple lies in the


Karnaprayag on way to Sri Kedarnath

Karnaprayag is one of the five holy Prayags  with Alaknanda in Himalayas which all together forms the holy river Ganga , situated at 172 km from Rishikesh at a height of 1451 meters from sea level , it is a Prayag  (confluence ) river Alakhnanda with river Pindar which originates from Pindari glacier in Kumaon region of Uttrakhand . This place


Kandariya Mahadev Temple of Love Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh

The Kandariya Mahadev Temple built-in 1050 AD by the Chandela King Vidydhara  to celebrate his victory over Mahmud of Ghazni, is dedicated to Lord Shiva it  is  the most impressive and refined temple among all the temples in the Khajuraho , with over 900 sculptures carved into sandstone stacked without mortar the Kandariya Mahadev temple is a


Varaha Temple Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh

The Varaha Temple dedicated to the third incarnation of lord Vishnu built by the Chandela King Yashaovarman in around 900 to 950 AD Built on a lofty plinth a simple modest pavilion , pyramidal roof of receding tiers resting over fourteen pillars made of sand stone , located just opposite to the Lakshmana temple of Love


Khajuraho Temples of Love Madhya Pradesh

Khajuraho a small town in Madhya Pradesh State once use to be the cultural capital of Chandela Rajputs of Central India from the 10 to 12 centenary , the world famous temples also the UNESCO World Heritage Site, were built during 950 AD to 1150 AD by the Chandela artisans . There is a airport


Vishnu Prayag on way to Sri Badrinath

Vishnu Prayag is on Joshimath to Sri Badrinath highway NH 58 , 263 km from Rishikesh at a height of 1372 meters from sea. the Alaknanda which originates from glaciers of Chaukhamba meets the Saraswati river near Mana village and flows near the Sri Badrinath temple it meets the Dhauli Ganga about 12 km before


Tungnath on way to Sri Badrinath

Tungnath  temple situated at the highest spot at the height of 3680 meters from the sea at Chandranath Parbat , 3 km trek from Chopta 2700 meters from sea,  it is dedicated to lord Shiva it is more than one thousand years old and of high importance of being at the highest elevation in the world and one of the Panch Kedars


Rudraprayag on way to Sri Kedarnath and Sri Badrinath

Rudraprayag is 34 km from Srinagar and 142 km from Rishikesh  situated at a height of 610 meters from sea level surrounded by the Himalayan  mountains it is not only one of the Panch Prayag  ( Five confluence ) or Sangam  with the holy river Alaknanda in Garhwal region of Uttarkhand in Himalayas , the river


Harsil and The Maha Prayag at Bhagirathi River

Harsil is a small sleepy village and important Cantonment of Indian Army situated at a height of 8300 ft. on main road to Gangotri, 73 kms from Uttarkashi, it was once on the old caravan route of India to Tibet most of the people are of Bhutia origin and use Harsil as winter base, more importance is due


Uttarkashi on way to Gangotri, Uttrakhand

Uttarkashi on way to Gangotri is a district’s head quarters situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi at a height of 1352 meters above the sea level, it is on a main route to Gangotri which is about 100 kms.  from here, Uttarkashi means the Kashi of North, it has got the religious significance as it lies on the confluence


Dev Prayag on way to Yatra Chardham

  Dev Prayag is the first Prayag ( confluence ) it is 70 km from Rishikesh at a height of 830 meters from sea , it is here the river Alaknanda and Bhagirathi meets,  forms the name Ganga to flow towards Rishikesh into the plains of North India. It is one of the Panch Prayag (five sacred confluences)


Yatra Chardham – Yamunotri

Yamunotri is the place where the river Yamuna originates from the Himalayas and flows down to the plains of North India and meets river Ganga at Allahabad ( Prayagraj ), it is situated at the height of 3293 meters from the sea level, the actual source is the Champasar glacier in the Bandar Punch range in


Gangotri The Sacred Mother River

Gangotri is situated at a height of 3100 meters in the great Himalayas , the origin of river Ma Ganga known as Bhagirathi here , it is the most important part of the Chardham circuit in Gharwal Himalayas, the actual source is Gaumukh in Gangotri glacier  18 km up-stream at a height of 4120 meters about 30


Kharsali on way to Yamunotri

Kharsali is a small village across the river Yamuna from Jankichatti ,  214 km from Rishikesh. During the winters  the main idol of  Maa Yamuna or Yamunotri is kept at Lord Shani Dev temple at Kharsali  which lies at 2675 meters from the sea level . This place  is also known as Khushimath  is one kilometer from Janki Chatti across the River Yamuna. It is  not only the winter seat of Ma Yamuna


Chardham Helicopter Charters year 2016

Chardham Helicopter Charters for the year 2016 will operate from Dehradun first flight on 10 MAY 2016.   To operate the Helicopter charters in this area , permission is granted by the DGCA of Govt. of India,  before the operations starts the Govt. Officials inspect the helipads situated at Kharsali ( Yamunotri ) Harsil (


Char Dham Yatra, Holiest Pilgrimage in Himalayas

Char Dham Yatra is the holiest of journey for Hindus  in Uttarakhand  Himalayas, this pilgrimage starts with the opening of the doors (Kapat) of four temples,  are closed during the winters due to heavy snow , normally opening of doors is announced on Shivaratri.  This year 2016  journey starts from 8th May with opening of Kapats (Doors) 09