1. Tulips in Srinagar will remind of you of Tulips in Amsterdam
2.The scene of snow clad mountains at Gulmarg in Kashmir is quite similar to those in Switzerland
3. The landscapes of Khajjiar in Himachal Pradesh look like pastures of Switzerland
4.The shape of the lake at Nainital in Uttarakhand is quite similar to Lake District in England
5.You don’t need to go to the hills of Alaska to ski when you can have it in Auli of Uttarakhand
6.The allure of Valley of Flowers in Uttarakhand is in the same league as that of Antelope Valley in USA
7.You will be equally spellbound by the beauty of Gurudongmar Lake in Sikkim as much as you would be by the beauty of Jökulsárlón Lake in Iceland
8.India Gate in Delhi and Arc de Triomphe in France, do look identical, don’t they?
9.The marvelous Jal Mahal in Jaipur can beat the Trakai Castle of Lithuania any given day
10.Thar Desert in Jaisalmer and Sahara Desert in Morocco share the same folklores
11.Similar charms of Lake Palace in Udaipur and Lazienki Palace in Poland
12.You can live the same heritage on Kumbhalgarh Fort of Rajasthan as you would on Great Wall of China
13.You will feel the same calmness at Rann of Kutch in Gujarat which you would feel at Bonneville Salt Flats in America
14.The falling water gives the same whispering in both of these falls – Chitrakoot Falls in Chhattisgarh and Niagara Falls in Canada
15.India’s very own Big Ben – Rajabai Tower of Mumbai
16.Who said Grand Canyon is only in USA? We do have our personal Canyon at Gandikota Hills in Andhra Pradesh
17.You need to be super observant to notice the difference between the experiences in Andaman and experiences in Spain
18.Tea leaves at Munnar in Kerala and Boh Tea Plantation in Malaysia will be equally fragrant
19.The ride in the backwaters of Alleppey in Kerala will be equally soothing as that of one in Venice at Italy
Biodiversity facts about India-
India is one of the mega-diverse nations in the world. It is called so because the country’s gamuts of life forms are wonderfully different wherever you might be. From extreme cold to extreme heat, coastal areas to rain forests, tropical jungles to mangrove belts, the extraordinary weather and climatic conditions have created homes and habitats for more than 50, 000 species of plants and 40,000 species of animals.
India is just 2 percent of the world land mass but 8 percent of the world’s biodiversity is found in the country.
16 types of forests are found in India including the evergreen tropical rain forests, dry alpine scrub forests, semi evergreen rain forests, deciduous monsoon forests, thorn forests, subtropical pine forests and more.
India has some of the wettest, driest, hottest and coldest regions in the world.
There are 15,000 species of flowering plants in India.
11 percent of plant biodiversity in the world is found in India.
2546 species of fishes are found in India.
India has 198 species of Amphibians.
423 species of mammals are present in India.In the country there are 1331 species of birds.
408 species of reptiles inhabit India.
There are 50,000 varieties of rice alone found in the country, making it the biggest reservoir of rice on earth
Among plants 33 percent of the species are endemic to India, which means they are found nowhere else in the world.
India is the only home for following wildlife creatures-
The Indian One Horned Rhinoceros
The Royal Bengal Tiger whose roar travels over a distance of 2 kilometers
The Asiatic Wild Dog is as good a voice actor as Seth McFarlane
The Red Panda
The Snow Leopard which is on the way of extinction
The only home for Asiatic Lion
Most number of Asiatic Elephants
Lion Tailed Macaque
Most number of king Cobra
Indian Flying Fox