The Far Horizon Magazine

June2015

River Cruise

Sauver Nigam Houseboat, Kerala

If you’re looking for a romantic getaway with a tropical flavour, a cruise on the beautiful Sauver Nigam down Kerala’s backwaters could be the trip you have been searching for. Kerala’s famous backwaters are the ideal place to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of this tranquil part of[…]

Kaziranga National Park – India’s Hidden Gem

Assam, one of the north eastern Seven Sister states of India, is a fascinating land of tribal people and customs, unspoiled natural charms, and immaculate tea gardens. The huge Brahmaputra Valley is the lifeblood of the state, supply water, food and inspiration for the people of Assam. The fertile valley[…]

Air Asia launches new flight in the North-East

AirAsia will be launching its flight services from Guwahati to Imphal later this month. Starting from the 25th of June there will be a daily flight leaving from Guwahati for Imphal. There is immense tourism potential in Imphal and with this new and affordable travel route, the area is expected[…]

Taj Mahal in the Moonlight

The Union Ministry of Culture has agreed to allow the night time viewing of Taj Mahal from a new and stunning view point. This view point is behind the Taj Mahal and across the Yamuna, in Mehtab Bagh, an ancient Mughal garden. There is also talks of having night markets[…]

Awards

Celebrating the Best in Travel: CNBC AWAAZ Travel Awards

The CNBC Travel Awards presented by the Chhattisgarh Government is an annual event hosted by CNBC-AWAAZ to honor the best in the travel industry. The aim of the award is to not only showcase India’s incredible travel potential but to also felicitate those who contribute to making travel in India[…]

Top 5 Glamping Experiences in India

For travellers interested in camping yet not wanting to compromise on comfort, luxury camping is the answer. Glamping or glamorous camping is all about camping in style and India fits the bill to perfection. Listed below are our favourite luxury camps in India: Ladakh Sarai, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir: It’s[…]

Resorts

Orange County Resorts

With their properties being voted as Nat Geo’s Top 25 Eco Lodges in the world Orange County Resorts, at Coorg and Kabini in Karnataka, offer a world of excitement, luxury and charm. They pride themselves on the most exquisite and unique holiday experiences while preserving the culture of the land[…]

The 6 Most Incredible Infinity Pools

The Far Horizon Magazine’s Top Picks Infinity Pool. The words suggest luxury, sublime relaxation, views, and of course cocktails. Long languid hours floating in the azure waters, admiring the view, perhaps a few laps before you recline on the pool lounger, a refreshing drink at your side. What could be[…]

Festivals

6 Must Experience Kerala Festivals

Kerala embodying its pseudonym of God’s Own Country is home to several colourful festivals that are an inherent part of its rich cultural heritage. Spread out across the year the rejoicing and festivities continue for several days. Next time you’re thinking of heading towards Kerala, try and align your holidays[…]

People

Meet the Bishnois

An ancient religion that respects life in its entirety There is a reason the National Geographic magazine chose to do an in-depth feature on the Bishnois and their commitment to the environment. Their now famous photo of the Bishnoi woman suckling a young deer had a tremendous impact and left[…]