The Far Horizon Magazine

Destinations

Splendour of South India

There are 5 states and 3 union territories in the southern part of the Deccan plateau and this forms the region known as South India. The charm of this region lies in the variety of cultural, historical and natural tourist destinations it offers. If you’re visiting India for the first[…]

Hampi – A Town of Temples

Hampi is the capital city of Vijaynagar located in Karnataka. It is a well renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most iconic travel destinations in the state.   This city is famous for its beautiful temples, majestic ruins, glorious history and fascinating mythological tales. The special highlights[…]

Delhi’s Street Food- A Taste of History and Culture

Delhi is known for its dynamic variety of food which can satisfy even the die-hard foodies around the world and invite them back for more. The essence of the city, that lies in its street food, grows even better with its changing styles, aromas and time. Here are some famous[…]

Rajasthani Heritage Properties – An Immersion in Luxury

Rajasthan literally translates to Land of the Kings and royalty lies in the very essence of this majestic state. A journey through royalty of Rajasthan is incomplete without experiencing the regality that the delightful heritage properties located here offer. These properties are a symbol of aristocracy as they once served[…]

The Glory of Meenakshi Temple

Located on the southern bank of Vaigai river is one of the oldest and most important temples in India, the Meenakshi Amman Temple. It is the most visited tourist attraction in the holy city, Madurai.  Every year thousands of worshippers visit the temple from all parts of the world to[…]

A Home Away from Home – Chanoud Garh Heritage Homestay

The grand entrance at the Chanoud Garh Heritage hotel awaits your arrival to welcome you to the world of royals. 77 km away from Jodhpur in Rajasthan, is a small town called Pali. A place, where everywhere you look, you see the wooded Aravalli mountains and colourfully dressed people. The[…]

Nagaur Festival Puppets

The Nagaur Festival of Rajasthan

Nagaur is a small town on the edge of the vast Thar desert and as far as the eye can see, the landscape undulates with varying shades of yellow, whether you’re gazing at the multitude of temples and forts or taking in the desert.  For being a small, indiscernible dot[…]

Orchha

Orchha – A Treasured History of India

Orchha, is an ancient city with a magical soul and a colourful past. Centuries ago, the Orchha region was ruled by the Bundela kings. Just 30 minutes away from Jhansi, Orchha is a popular weekend destination for locals and a tourist attraction for people from around the globe. People flock[…]

The Chambal Safari Lodge

If you’ve ever wondered what the luxurious life of a zamindar who lived over a century ago could have been like, you’ll get your chance to experience it at the Chambal Safari Lodge. The Chambal Safari Lodge, just 65 km southeast of Agra, is an eco friendly lodge near the[…]

Birding in India – Where to Go, When to Go & What to Carry

India is home to more than 1250 species of birds. This is estimated to be 13 percent of the total number of species in the world. There are over 925 breeding species (920 residents). The Indian birds belong to 25 groups called ‘Orders’, which are further divided into ‘Families’, ‘Sub-families’[…]