Dimapur is the largest city in Nagaland, India. It was once the capital of Dimasa Kachari rulers and is the fastest growing city in North Eastern India. It is situated on the banks of Dhansri. It was described as a “Brick City” by the European scholars and Ahoms. The name Dimapur was derived Dimasa Kachari words Di- water, Ma- big and Pur- city or township in the Dimasa dialect and it is the gateway to Nagaland and Manipur. Beautiful handicrafts at Ruzaphema, grand temples, reservoirs attracts tourist from around the world. Major attractions in Dimapur are Zoological Park, Shiva Temple, Triple Falls, Kachari Ruins, Diezephe Village and Rangapahar Reserve Forest. Visitors can also plan a day trip to Diphupar, Nichuguard, Sukhajan and Seithekima Village. Being the gateway to Nagaland and Manipur, it is well connected by road, rail and air. Major airlines such as Air India, Jet Airways and JetKonnect operate flights from Kolkata, Imphal and Guwahati to Dimapur. Dimapur airport was built during World War II and it is the only airport in the Northeast India. The airport is located at a distance of 7 Km from the city center. It is a single terminal airport which handles domestic passengers. Find the best deals on Dimapur flight tickets on Via.com and book your flights at the lowest airfare along with benefits like instant confirmation, lowest convenience fee, airfare calendar and easy cancellation/refund.
The city of Srinagar is famed for its picturesque lakes, houseboats and gardens. It serves as the summer capital of the state of Jammu & Kashmir and lies on the banks of River Jhelum. Srinagar holds a myriad of attractions – fascinating wooden mosques of a bygone era, charming houseboats on the pristine Dal Lake, tranquil mughal gardens and bazaars stacked with an astonishing array of intricate handicrafts. The famed ski resort, Gulmarg is located some 50 km from Srinagar and contributes a major chunk to the city’s economy. Srinagar serves as a transitory camp for migratory birds from Siberia around spring which attracts lots of wildlife enthusiasts to the region.
Some twenty years ago, Srinagar was, unsurprisingly, India’s greatest tourist attraction but years of strife and unrest has resulted in a steady decline in tourist influx to the city. Things are starting to look better for the city with large number of paramilitary forces occupying all vital areas to maintain peace. However, travelers to the city, especially western citizens are advised to do a thorough research on the latest security situation before planning their trip. Nehru Park and its surroundings are generally regarded as safe area but check with the locals before venturing far too deep. The houseboats in Srinagar are also known to be safely away from the conflict areas and the prices tend to be surprisingly low during off seasons.
Srinagar is well connected with the rest of cities in India. Major Airlines such as Air India, Jet Airways, GoAir, SpiceJet, Jet Lite operates flights to and from Srinagar to major cities Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi , Ahmedabad and Pune.
Srinagar International Airport which is also known as Sheikh ul Alam Airport. It is a single terminal airport which handles domestic and international passengers.
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