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RAJASTHAN TOUR PACKAGES

Golden Triangle Tours
Duration : 03 Nights/ 04 Days
Golden Triangle with Gwalior
Duration : 06 Nights/ 07 Days
ExoticTaj Mahal Tour
Duration : 08 Nights/ 09 Days
Land of The Maharajas Tour
Duration : 10 Nights/ 11 Days
Royal Rajasthan On Wheel
Duration:-
07 Nights/ )8 Days

Palace On Wheels
Duration:-
06 Nights/ 07 Days

Rajasthan Splendor Tour
Duration : 13 Nights/ 14 Days

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SOUTH INDIA TOUR PACKAGES

Tamil Nadu Holiday Tours
Duration : 23 Nights/ 24 Days
Tamil Nadu Temple Tours
Duration : 06 Nights/ 07 Days
Tamil Nadu Pilgrim Tours
Duration : 09 Nights/ 10 Days

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KASHMIR TOUR PACKAGES

Honeymoon Special Package
Duration
: 08 Nights/ 09 Days
Deluxe Houseboat Package
Duration : 05 Nights/ 06 Days
Vaishno Devi & Kashmir Tour
Duration : 06 Nights/ 07 Days
Kashmir Ladakh Tour Package
Duration : 07 Nights/ 08 Days

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Maharashtra  >>  Geography   >>  Festivals  >>  People & Cultures   >>    Map of Maharashtra  >>    Mumbai   >>   Aurangabad

PEOPLE & CULTURES

The People
Maharashtra's diversity of physical features and geography is reflected in her people and culture.
Virtually every major is represented in the state. The Deccan Plateau in Central Maharashtra is largely populated by tribal groups. The Bhils, Mahadeo Kolis, Gonds and Warlis are the largest tribal communities. On the northwestern coast, the Warlis continue their frugal, reflective existence, worshipping the mother goddess. Warli myths reveal that death came upon the human race as a result of the humiliation of Mother Earth. The Warlis appease this goddess of creative energy, the corn goddess and the goddess of trees and plants. Their death songs attempt to unravel the mysteries of life and death, revealing their simple awe of nature in all its innocence.

The Warlis, aboriginal settlers from the foothills of the Sahyadris, in Thane district, north of Mumbai, live in a small cluster of huts called padas. These houses generally have one door and no windows at all.

The Gonds, a people of central India, are spread between the forested areas of the states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa. They have distinctive customs and speak a Dravidian language called Gondi. Today, many Gond youth have taken on the dominant language of their regions and cultural variations between tribal communities is expanding. Where their forest homes are still intact, however, their lifestyles remain unchanged and such communities provide anthropologists with a window into a past.


Although Maharashtra has a distinctive Hindu flavour, it has always had a tradition of secularism. Jewish communities have established several synagogues which are still active in Mumbai, Pune, Alibag, Pen, Thane and Revdanda. Mosques and dargahs, churches and Zoroastrian fire temples, all find the space to function. A sprinkling of Jain and Buddhist temple cover the region.


Culture

Hindus form the majority of Maharashtra population and the culture of Maharashtra reflects that. There are many temples in Maharashtra some of them being hundreds of years old. These temples are constructed in a fusion of architectural styles borrowed from North and South India. The temples also blend themes from Hindu, Buddhist and Jain cultures. The temple of Vitthala at Pandharpur is the most important temple for the Varkari sect. Other important religious places are the Ashtavinayak (eight temple sites of Ganesha), Bhimashankar which is one of the Jyotirlinga (12 important shiva temples). Amongst the cave art and architecture is the famous tourist attraction of Ajanta and Ellora Caves near Aurangabad. A famous example of Mughal architecture is the tomb of the wife of Aurangzeb called Bibi Ka Maqbara also located at Aurangabad.


 Amarnath Yatra Tour
Duration : 06 Nights/ 07 Days
Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
Duration : 15 Nights/ 16 Days
Buddhist India Tour
Duration : 10 Nights/ 11 Days
Chardham Yatra Tour
Duration : 11 Nights/ 12 Days
Golden Temple Tour
Duration : 06 Nights/ 07 Days
Hemkund Sahib Yatra
Duration : 07 Nights/ 08 Days
South India Religious Tour
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Corbett National Park
Duration : 08 Nights/ 09 Days
Tiger Trails
Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days
Wildlife and Bird Watching
Duration: 15 Night/ 16 Days
South India Wildlife Tour
Duration: 16 Nights / 17 Days
North East India Wildlife Tour Package
Duration - 22 Nights / 23 Days
Wildlife with Taj & Temple
Duration - 13 Nights / 14 Days

Jungle Holidays Tour
Duration:-
20 Nights/ 21 Days

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North India / Nepal Wildlife Tour
Durations
:- 14 Nights/ 15 Days 

Lord Buddha Parikrima Tours
 Duration :-
15 Nights/16 Days

Nepal to Bhutan Tours
Duration:-
07 Nights/ 08 Days

North  India  Nepal  Tour
Durations :-
07 Nights/ 08  Days

North India (Rajasthan) Nepal Tour
Durations:-
20 Nights/ 21 Days

The Foot Steps of Lord Buddha
Duration :-
10 Nights/11 Days

Wildlife Sub Continental Tour
Duration:-
18 Nights/ 19 Days

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HIMACHAL TOUR  PACKAGES

Enchanting Himachal
Duration: 06 Nights/ 07 Days
Himachal Fantasy Tour
Duration: 10 Nights/ 11 Days
Hill & Valley Tour
Duration: 07 Nights/ 08 Days
Kangra Valley Tour
Duration: 06 Nights/ 07 Days
Manali Shimla &  Dharamsala
Duration: 8 Nights/ 9 Days
Manali Kullu & Shimla Tour
Duration: 6 Nights/ 7 Days

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