Have you heard about polar tours? Or is there a real way to visit the polar that is Arctic Circle or the Antarctica circle? Now, there is and this type of tour is not just different but also exciting at the same time. If you haven’t prepared your bucket list for this particular polar tour then you should go for it, right away!

Many people have a wrong idea about the Polar Regions because they have never visited the place. On the contrary after lot of research and analysis, this tour has been added and it does see visitors but is actually less popular. So, what are polar tours? And why should keep these tours in their bucketlist. Polar tour includes the Arctic Circle and Antarctic circle, which happens to be the main destinations as well. There are again small places in these two main destinations which you can visit and witness the beauty of that particular place. Like any other destination, even polar destinations are filled with surprises and excitement.

The best time to visit the Antarctica circle should be during the summertime that is between the months of November to March and for the Arctic Circle, it would be between the months May to September. Unlike the other tourist destinations, even polar destinations have a specific time and during that time only people can visit because any other time would not be much favourable for the visitors. Therefore one should always check upon the upcoming tours for the Polar Regions and then plan for one. Now you can totally explore the North Pole and the South Pole which you’ve been reading about since your childhood! Isn’t that amazing? Definitely yes and from past few years, this polar tour is progressing slowly.

And if you are wondering whether this would be a good idea, then you don’t have to worry about that because on these tours, you literally have options for some amazing activities. You can do camping, zodiac cruising, kayaking, hiking, watching the wildlife and also witnessing the beauty of the northern lights. There are so many things to do which is actually amazing and thrilling.

Go, hurry up and make a list and keep going for the Polar tours!

Kolkata is very well known as “The City Of Joy”. Probably the people staying over there are Bengalis. Though we tend to find people belonging to other religions and cultures as well. But Bengalis are found more. Kolkata is not just famous for its rich culture, arts, and traditions but also is famous for sweets and varieties of fish. Bhapa Ilish is one of its kind and in addition to it, you just cannot miss a few things if you visit Kolkata.

*Sweets of Bengal – Rosogulla, Sondesh, Chamcham, Misti Doii are some of the famous sweets that you can find when you visit Kolkata. Bengalis are famous for their sweet tooth and therefore you will get a variety of sweets over here. Pack it, bring it or just eat it.  Even though if you don’t like sweets, but once you try these, for sure you’ll love them.

*Momos – How can we forget about this dish that is now famous all over. Momos are totally basic but then if you taste the momos that are served in Kolkata you will seriously love it. Right from tandoori momo to chocolate momo, you’ll be impressed to see a variety of momos over here. Also, you will get to have Thukpa soup along with momo which has a brilliant taste. 

*Victoria Memorial Hall and Garden – One of the ancient monument built by the Britishers is the Victoria Memorial Hall and Garden which was built for Queen Victoria that still stands tall now. Kolkata is beautiful but this monument adds more beauty with its ancient architecture that was built many years ago.

*Bhaarer chaa – Typically this sounds like Bengali. But the tea served here is in a clay cup. If you visit Kolkata you need to try this. Having a cup of tea is common. To do something unique is to try this “Bhaarer Chaa” that is equally tasty with a friendly budget.

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*Street food – Apart from restaurants and hotels, try having food from the food joints and small outlets that are spread across this city of joy. Right from fish finger, chops and cutlets, you will get everything on a friendly budget. The best part here is you get to eat in an affordable budget.

So if you visit Kolkata the next time, you know what not to miss for sure!

 

 

India is a very large country and has many cultures and traditions along with a variety of languages. Therefore, it becomes interesting to explore India and helps to discover more about India. Travelling in India is fun and filled with excitement and enthusiasm as you get to witness the Taste and flavour of every religion according to the place and culture.

Family outings, group trips or couple vacations has always been a priority to the people in India. Agreed, it’s fun with a group but why not travel solo for once in our own mother country, India? Many Indian travellers have that one wishes to travel solo the world then why not India? Yes, India is a vast country but travelling solo an equally be fun but one must follow some important tips while exploring solo in India.

  • Select a destination – Firstly, it is very important to select a destination. A destination can be a city or a state or a place. All you need to do is tick a destination and research about it and then plan for it. As you’re a solo traveller, you must decide the destination carefully where you can explore it according to your convenience by overcoming your fears.

  • Pack your essentials – Once you select the destination, it is very important to keep in mind to carry some of your essentials. It can be your phone, bag, book or camera. It depends on you what you want to carry but then basic things need to be carried so that you stay in contact with your closed ones through social media or phone and that you won’t be alone and have someone with you every time.
  • Know your strengths and weakness beforehand – It is important for a solo traveller to know about itself better than others. Be it a male solo traveller or female solo traveller, you should be instant in wit and know-how to deal with things if any obstacle occurs. Better be aware of any fraudulent activities around you and always be aware of your surroundings wherever you are planning to go. Know when to walk in and when to walk away.
  • Explore, discover and learn – Travelling solo is just not an experience but it is all about discovering, exploring and learning about the destination which you have selected to go for. Learn the local language of the place and communicate with the local people over there. Apart from this, you can also explore and discover more about the place by doing some research and by knowing the history about the place as well.

  • Eat nicely – Food is important if you go anywhere. As we all know India is a vast country, therefore it is obvious to find many varieties in food at various places according to its style and culture, as a result, when you select the destination, make sure that you taste the local cuisine of that place and go to the famous restaurant to satisfy your appetite with the mesmerizing flavors of that specific region.

  • Don’t just go for bookings or luxurious hotels – This time you are a traveler and not a tourist. And when you’re a traveler you need to learn to get around and opt for places which are friendly rather than going to some expensive hotel and just gazing around. Go for rental apartments or hostels that will arrange a friendly accommodation for you. You can know about the place and transportation better by asking the local people staying around you.
  • Learn to say “No” – We totally understand the warm greetings of people around us while visiting our destination. But if you are travelling solo, you never know what all you must face and come across many kind of people. So, it is better to learn the local language and more important is to say “no” to the people who look unfamiliar to you.
  • Take pictures, videos and capture the moment – You already know what to carry and what not to. So, it is obvious to take pictures and videos about the destination or the place where you are visiting. But along with pictures, what you need to do is capture the moment and make it a good memory. click whatever you like and take videos of whatever you love it. Don’t think about who is watching or not but just for yourself, gather all your moments in pictures because photographs will reflect your stories and stay forever.

Travelling Solo is just not about overcoming your fears and cross your limitations. But it is all about taking risks and dealing with obstacles boldly. India is land of many cultures and traditions and therefore travelling solo in India would be of wonderful experience.

So, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and get ready to explore India in a spectacular way.