FACT FILE AND TOURIST LEAFLET


FACT FILE
NOTE: - In this section, facts have to be written. This is not subjective but objective, hence it is known as fact file.
1.      Write a fact file of a place of your interest keeping in mind the following.
a.      Name of Place
b.      Conveyance
c.       Distance from Mumbai.
d.      Climate
e.      Things to do
Ans.
 Name of Place                          :           Matheran.
 Conveyance                             :           Train, Bus, Car
 Distance from Mumbai   :           90 Kms.
 Climate                          :           Cool in Summer, Cold in winter.
Things to do                              :Various points to visit, Shopping clothes, cap, bag.

2.      Prepare a fact file about the place you visited during the Diwali Holidays.
Ans.
Name of the Place            :           Ooty in Tamil Nadu.
Temperature                   : 5 to 19 degrees in winter and 20 to 25 degrees in summer.
Modes of transport          :           Plane, Train, Bus, Car.
Food                               :           Rice, Idli, Dosa, Black tea.
Sightseeing                               : Dolphin nose, Flower Garden, Government Botanical Garden.
Anything Special             :   Handicraft and specific paintings made by the local residents.
Entertainment                :    Boating, fishing.

3. Prepare a fact file on an important tourist centre of Maharashtra.
Location                                   : Ajanta and Ellora caves.
Distance from Important cities : 12 km from Aurangabad
Modes of transport                              : Bus, Taxi, Rickshaw
Uniqueness                              : Carving (statue) on the cave walls in Ellora, frescos (paintings) 
 on the walls of Ajanta.
Best time of the year visit                   : All year round.
Accommodation                         : Several tourist hotels.
What to see                               : Beautiful sculptures and frescos.
Their importance                      : Well – known for its sculptures and frescos.
Tourist center                           : Art gallery of Ancient India.
Anything special                       : Sculptures and frescoes are elegant and unique
4. Read the following passage and prepare a factfile, taking into account at least five points.
          One of the most popular gateways from Mumbai and Pune is Lonavala, a beautiful hill station located in the Western Ghats and is about 106 kms from Mumbai. Lonavala is also called a the jewel  in the Sahayadri range. As monsoon rains come tumbling down the Sahayadri hills, the hill station shows its best colour green. Lonavala derived its name from the Sanskrit word ‘Lonavli’, which means ‘city surrounded by caves’. The region around Lonavala was once a popular Buddhist centre. The picturesque view of the Sahayadri range is one of the many highlights tat Lonavala has to offer. With its lush surroundings and peaceful environment, Lonavala is an ideal gateway from Mumbai’s concrete jungle and an ideal place for trekking. A leisurely walk along the waterfalls and other beautiful spots is what keeps most travellers busy in Lonavala. There are number of places around Lonavala to visit. The lakes around Lonavala worth visiting include Tungarli and Bhushi. Khandala, just five kilometres away, is another exciting hill resort that can be visited from Lonavala. Lonavala is a year round destination, however most people prefer to visit the hill station druing Sumer and the Monsoon. The nearest airport to Lonavala is Pune, which is about 64 kilometres from Lonavala. Lonavala lies on the main railway line between Pune and Mumbai and hence the train is one the most convenient ways to reach Lonavala. Lonavala is well connected by road and lies on the Mumbai – Pune highway.
Fact file on Lonavala
Location                          :         Western Ghats 106 kms from Mumbai.
Distance from Important Places :         64 km from Pune.
Modes of Transport                   :         Roadways and railways.
Uniqueness                     :         Lush greenery all around and peaceful environment.
Best time of the year to visit      :         all year round, especially in summer and in monsoon.
What to see           :         Khandala, lakes, waterfalls
Anything special              : Picturesque view of the Sahayadri range.




1.      Write a fact file of a place of your interest keeping in mind the following.
a.      Name of Place
b.      Conveyance
c.       Distance from Mumbai.
d.      Climate
e.      Things to do
Ans.
 Name of Place                  :           Matheran.
 Conveyance                     :           Train, Bus, Car
 Distance from Mumbai    :           90 Kms.
 Climate              :           Cool in Summer, Cold in winter.
Things to do :Various points to visit, Shopping clothes, cap, bag.

2.      Prepare a fact file about the place you visited during the Diwali Holidays.
Ans.
Name of the Place      :           Ooty in Tamil Nadu.
Terrain :  Plain – hills, rocky ground, very near to Coastline.
Temperature : 5 to 19 degrees in winter and 20 to 25 degrees in summer.
Modes of transport     :           Plane, Train, Bus, Car.
Fare    :  Depends on the distance from other places and the mode of transport choosen.
Food                            :           Rice, Idli, Dosa.
Sightseeing  : Dolphin nose, Flower Garden, Government Botanical Garden, Doddabetta, The Mukkurthi Peak & National Park, Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Pykara, Deer Park.
 Anything Special:   Handicraft and specific paintings made by the local residents, Special goodies for the festival are made available, clothes are available in specific local variety which has the essence of the prevalent culture of the place. 
Entertainment  :    Boating, surfing, go – karting, bungee diving, paragliding, trekking, river rafting, fishing.

3. Prepare a fact file of a Bird Sanctuary you have visited.
Fact file of Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
Location : Banks of Vembanad Lake.
Known As : Queen of Vembanad.
Distance : Kottayam - 15 km, Nedumbassery - 106 km, Periyar - 185 km.
Getting there : Nearest Airport - Kochi Airport Nedumbassery - 106 km.
Nearest Rail - Kottayam Junction -15 km.
Road - 15 km from Kottayam. S-H-1 links Kumarakom to Cochin and Trivendrum.
Best time to visit : November to February.
Major wildlife : Waterfowl, Cuckoo, Owls, Egrets, Herons Water Ducks,
Attractions Parrots, Teal, Larks, Flycatchers, Wood Beetle, Mangrove Forests, Green Paddy Fields and Coconut Groves.
Uniqueness : To see the migratory Siberian Cranes.
Where to eat : Vembanad Seawood Bar, Restaurants - Ettukettu, Thattukada, Tharavadu, Fort Kochi, Pearlspot.
Other attractions: Houseboat and Motorboat Cruise, Tasting Delicious Kottanad Cuisine.
Staying options : Kumarakom Lake Resort, Coconut Lagoon, Taj Garden Retreat, Backwater Ripples, Illikkalam Lake Resort, Golden Waters.


TOURIST LEAFLET

1.       Prepare a Shot tourist leaflet about your village / town indicate:
                           i.      How to go there?
                          ii.      Where to stay/ Accommodation
                        iii.      When to visit?
                        iv.      What to see?
                         v.      Anything special/ Add your own points.
Ans.
Bangalore

Introduction:                         Bangalore is a city of Roses with beautiful gardens. It is the capital city of Karnataka. It is a highly developed city.

i.                     How to go there: Bangalore is well connected with rest of India. One can go to Bangalore by the way of Plane, Bus
      or Train:
      Plane: Daily two flights namely IA – 550 and IA – 330 from Mumbai to Bangalore are available.
Bus: The State Transport Bus Services and many other private Bus Services are available from Mumbai to Bangalore.
      Train: There are many trains available which can take you to Bangalore. The most convenient is
      “Mumbai – Bangalore Express”
ii.                    Where to Stay:     Accommodation is no problem in Bangalore. The Government tourist Hotels and other Big and
                 Small hotels are available to suit ever one’s budget.
iii.                  When to Visit:      October to December is the best time of the year to visit Bangalore.
iv.                  What to See:        The climate and scenery of Bangalore is mind blowing. It is a well planned city with huge roads, parks, theatres, and gardens, there are many interesting places to see like Bull Temple, Tippu Palace, Glass house, the Museum, Vishan Sabha and many Palatial Buildings. It is also known as little Singapore.
v.                   Anything Special As far as food is concerned Bangalore is famous for Noodles, Gobi Manchurian, Channa Masala,  Idli fry, Prawns fry, Mugal Briyani, etc. The people are very culture oriented and highly intelligent. They give more importance to their education.

2.       Prepare a Shot tourist leaflet about your village / town indicate:
                           i.      How to go there?
                          ii.      Where to stay/ Accommodation
                        iii.      When to visit?
                        iv.      What to see?
                         v.      Anything special/ Add your own points.
Ans.
CHENNAI

Introduction: Chennai is a city of Temple with beautiful architecture. It is the capital city of Tamil Nadu. It is a highly developed city. 

i.                     How to go there: Chennai is well connected with rest of India. One can go to Chennai by the way of Plane, Bus
      or Train:
      Plane: Daily two flights namely IA – 550 and IA – 330 from Mumbai to Chennai are available.
Bus: The State Transport Bus Services and many other private Bus Services are available from Mumbai to Chennai.
      Train: There are many trains available which can take you to Chennai. The most convenient is
      “Mumbai – Chennai Express”
ii.                    Where to Stay:     Accommodation is no problem in Chennai. The Government tourist Hotels and other Big and
                 Small hotels are available to suit ever one’s budget.
iii.                  When to Visit:      June to October is the best time of the year to visit Chennai.
iv.                  What to See:        The climate and scenery of Chennai is mind blowing. It is a well planned city with huge roads, parks, theatres, and gardens, there are many interesting places to see like Bull Temple, Lord Ganesh Temple, Marina Beach, Anna samathi, Lord Murugan Temple, Palatial Buildings, etc, it is also known as little New York.
v.                   Anything Special As far as food is concerned Chennai is famous for Idli, Vada, Sambar, Masal dosa, Idli fry, Prawns fry, Mugal Briyani, etc. The people are very culture oriented and highly intelligent. They give more importance to their education.

3.       Prepare a Shot tourist leaflet about Hill Station:
                           i.      How to go there?
                          ii.      Where to stay/ Accommodation
                        iii.      When to visit?
                        iv.      What to see?
                         v.      Anything special/ Add your own points.
Ans.
OOTY 

Introduction:                         Ooty is the queen of Hill with beautiful lakes, rivers, scenery, etc. It is situated in the heart of Tamil Nadu.
i.                     How to go there: Ooty is well connected with rest of India. One can go to Chennai by the way of Plane, Bus
      or Train:
      Plane: Daily two flights namely IA – 550 and IA – 330 from Mumbai to Ooty are available.
Bus: The State Transport Bus Services and many other private Bus Services are available from Mumbai to Ooty.
      Train: There are many trains available which can take you to Ooty. The most convenient is “Mumbai – Ooty Express”
ii.                    Where to Stay:     Accommodation is no problem in Ooty. The Government tourist Hotels and other Big and
                  Small hotels are available to suit ever one’s budget.
iii.                  When to Visit:      June to October is the best time of the year to visit Ooty.
iv.                  What to See:        The climate and scenery of Ooty is mind – blowing. It is a well planned hill station  with huge roads, parks, theatres, and gardens, there are many interesting places to see like Bull Temple, Lord Ganesh Temple, Dolphin Nose, Flower Garden,  Lord Murugan Temple, Palatial Buildings, etc,.
v.                   Shopping:             Shopping in Ooty is fun. One can buy very traditional and well as modern things from Ooty. Ooty is very famous for woollen clothes.     
Anything Special       As far as food is concerned Ooty is famous for Black tea, Idli, Vada, Sambar, Masala dosa, Idli fry, Prawns fry, Mugal Briyani, etc. The people are very culture oriented and highly intelligent. They give more importance to their education.

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