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Updated on July 1, 2016

Traveling can be a bane when you have very little idea about the place you are heading to. Also, if it’s a holiday trip you’re planning, it’s a good idea to do some groundwork before you get there. So, whether it is an international or domestic destination.

While the many travel sites make planning your vacation an easy job, they can also be confusing with so many travel packages to choose from. You are always left wondering if you made the right choice, or whether you could’ve got a better deal if you had looked around some more?

Here is some Travel guiding website hope it will help you to plan your tour.Choose Best Place to travel

paintedstork.com
paintedstork.com

www.paintedstork.com

It’s that time of the year when kids are all set with their bags packed and grownups frantically search for hotel reservations. What if you’ve decided to travel to an unknown destination? Well here’s a travel blog which will give you a lowdown on almost all the places in India. It’s called www.paintedstork.com and it’s well designed so you can make your travel plans seamlessly. The author, Arun, is an IT professionalturned- freelance travel writer and he journals his stories and personal insights on this blog. On subscribing to his blog, you’ll notice occasional interviews and travel tips from guest writers too. From the ice-capped mountains in the Himalayas to the arts and handicrafts of Tamil Nadu, you’ll fifind awesome pictures and writeups about almost all the places in India. While the blog is quite intuitive and well-laid out, its fifi rst page categorically suggests three main directions - travel, images and photography. The content is well structured and tagged so there’s no way that you see a picture or read something and not know as to which part of India it is from. The site is monetized by ad revenues, so you’ll see a few ads, no pop-ups, which don’t disturb navigation whatsoever.

concierge.com
concierge.com

www.concierge.com

If your destination is abroad, then before your departure make sure you log on to www.concierge.com, where you will fifind a wealth of useful information. With the categorically aligned interests and ideas menu on this site, chances are that you’ll tweak—if not—completely change you vacation plans. So if it’s a world tour you’re planning, you’ll stay glued to this site. Be it in the Americas, Europe, Australia or narrowing the search down to New York, London or Sydney, there are options to pin point your destination through interests, exotic locations and various experiences. So if you’re looking for the world’s most romantic restaurants or sexiest beaches, or if you’re looking for affordable family vacations, there are elaborate posts that will virtually take you around the world. You'll even fifi nd articles such as “Big apple, little budget” and “how to save in Europe”. We recommend that you look at the user posts and reviews sections where readers write in and discuss their travel experiences to the minutest details, such as where to eat, which places to visit and to not visit, how to go about using the credit card and other little things which can be very useful during international travel.

www.virtualtourist.com

Traveling can be a bane when you have very little idea about the place you are heading to. Also, if it’s a holiday trip you’re planning, it’s a good idea to do some groundwork before you get there. So, whether it is an international or domestic destination, www.virtualtourist.com, as the name suggests, is a one-stop source for guidance before packing your bags. With numerous options for browsing and an endless amount of information on different places around the world, Virtual Tourist makes travel plans for you, offers travel deals, and you can read hotel reviews and choose the one that suits you. The navigation and overall look of the site is impressive, and if you dig deeper, there’s a lot to discover about the world. The main menu has different sections to choose from, such as Travel Guide, Hotels, Meet Members, Travel Deals, and Trip Planner. But if you want to head straight to the destination, choose the continent from the map on the top-right corner. Select the country from the next page, and you’ll have all the information pertaining to hotels, restaurants, popular places to visit, customs, night life, tourist traps to beware of, transportation, packing list, and other general tips. If you’d like to learn more, participate in the forums section and interact with hundreds of members who come from different parts of the world.

www.indiantraveldestinations.com

indiantraveldestinations.com is a good domestic travel website. If you’re planning for a domestic trip, you can even log on to www.indiantraveldestinations.com. Here, your search gets easily narrowed down to the most exotic places to visit in our country. From the back waters of Kerala. to the heritage hotels of Rajasthan, you can explore the riches of India to your heart’s content. This site is mainly for people who want to explore and travel to various parts of the country. The main menu lists sections like hill stations, adventure travels, tour packages, cultural tour, etc. The site is quite elaborate and well-designed for easy navigation.

www.iXiGo.com

Planning a vacation can be quite a task, especially if you want to do it yourself without relying on travel agents. There are some great travel websites, which help you make travel and accommodation bookings with just a few mouseclicks. One such website is ‘www.iXiGo.com’, where you can search, compare and book cheap fl ights, hotels, and bus and train tickets. iXiGO brings you the best fares from other popular booking sites like Expedia, Travleguru, Yatra, Cleartrip, Ezeego1, goibibo, Travelocity, etc., thus sparing you the trouble of hunting for the cheapest fares on each of these sites individually. iXiGO also searches directly on airline websites for the best fares. The site has a comprehensive hotel listing, and you can subscribe to their newsletters, which will keep you updated with the best travel deals for the season.

www.travelchacha.com

Here is another travel website ‘www.travelchacha.com’. Here you can book flights, train and bus tickets, and car rentals. It has one of the most comprehensive hotel guides, which includes both budget and luxury hotels. It also offers national and international vacation packages. Another interesting feature of this website is the Leave Travel Concession (LTC)/Leave Travel Allowance (LTA) package, which takes into consideration all the necessary norms for such holidays.

Polama.com

While the many travel sites make planning your vacation an easy job, they can also be confusing with so many travel packages to choose from. You are always left wondering if you made the right choice, or whether you could’ve got a better deal if you had looked around some more? To make our lives simpler, Polama.com was launched by two IIT Madras alumni.

You can compare offerings from leading travel sites like MakeMyTrip, Yatra, TravelPort, TravelTours, BackwaterBreeze, etc. and they are in the process of adding more travel sites. You can enter your travel destination and then select the packages you would like to compare. It allows you to compare up to fi ve packages at a time. You also have the option of advanced search that allows you to search based on specifi c destination, number of days, travel sites, price, type of holiday, etc.

If you do not have a fi xed destination in mind and just want to see the current deals, then you can choose from categories like cheap tour packages in India, India holiday packages from top providers, etc.

When you select packages to compare, it compares them on the basis of the package details, the itinerary, inclusions, exclusions, and validity. Thus, you have all the details at a glance and you can make an informed decision. This site is still at a nascent stage, but has tremendous growth potential.

MyGuestHouse. net

With the festive season coming up, many of you must be planning your vacations. Even if you plan to go in December, it’s prudent to make your bookings as early as possible to guarantee you better prices. While there are many sites that allow you to book your tickets, when it comes to hotels, guesthouses, serviced apartments etc. is quite a rarity. MyGuestHouse.net is a step towards changing that. It is an online portal for quality budget accommodations like guesthouses, B&Bs, inns, motels and serviced apartments.

With a strong network of over 4,000 budget hotels in over 115 cities nationwide, MyGuestHouse presents its customers with the power of choice and ensures they always have options. On the site, you can plan your stay by selecting the city you want to visit, and the check-in/check-out date. It will then display the hotels and guesthouses available that suit your requirement. But what sets it apart from other sites is the fact that you can even specify the locality within the city that you plan to visit. If you are going on a business trip or to attend a convention, this will help you select a hotel close to the venue.

Another feature of the site that sets it apart is the live inventory system of the site, which ensures that you do not face booking rejections or face availability problems. Once you select the hotel of your choice, you will find all the relevant information, like meals included, facilities offered, restaurants etc. as well as pictures. The site also has Google Maps integration to enhance travel planning.

Kerala

Kerala tourism picture. A picture from megakerala.com
Kerala tourism picture. A picture from megakerala.com | Source

I am suggesting a place that give you the awesome moments of beauty of nature. Kerala The gods own country. In simple words, Kerala is a place for greenery, The real beauty of nature.

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