Bangalore, May 8 2020: At a time when tourism related travel is not possible, travel technology start-up Highway Delite, is offering audio guides feature for more than 35 famous temples and historic places of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
The initiative is joint effort of Highway Delite and Pinakin, an audio guide content-based start-up. Both start-ups are part of Govt of Karnataka Tourism Challenge funded start-ups programme.|
The current lockdown has put people at homes and Highway Delite team thought of giving people and history enthusiasts an opportunity to experience the richness, history, and associated mythologies of the places and getting to know more about these places form the comfort of their homes. People can experience the basic introduction of each of the places free of cost and onlythose who are interested to know in depth about the place and specific locations/ monument in the place can use the paid subscription, which is also priced for just Rs 49 for full one year and gives access to all the 35+ places recordings.The initiative of audio guide is also to make people eager and encourage them to visit and experience the places physically once the lockdown is lifted.
The audio guide feature has added more than 17 places across Karnataka including Mysore Palace, Hampi, Aihole, Badami, Gol Gumbaz and more. Further, there are more than 15 places across Tamilnadu including Meenakshi Temple, Mahabalipuram, and Kanchipuram temples. The audio guide feature is also available in four languages including English Hindi, Kannada, and Tamil.The audio guides have combined history, mythology, science and architecture in a simple language that from a child to a senior citizen, all will easily understand.
Current verified routes of about 50000+ Kms include:
Karnataka – Bangalore, Mysore, Gokarna, Dandeli, Jog Falls, Hampi, Bandipur, Chikmagalur, Coorg, Belur
Kerala – Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Madurai, Kozhikode, Munnar, Idukki, Thekkady
Tamil Nadu – Chennai, Coimbatore, Kanyakumari, Pondicherry, Krishnagiri
Maharashtra – Mumbai, Pune, Ahmednagar, Aurangabad, Nashik, Shirdi, Shingnapur, Ajanta, Ellora
Andhra Pradesh and Telangana – Vijayawada, Guntur, Nellore, Hyderabad, Warangal, Adilabad
Madhya Pradesh – Bhopal, Indore, Omkareshwar, Sanchi, Orchha, Bandhavgarh, Pench, Amarkantak
Gujarat – Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Junagadh, Somnath, Dwarka, Jetpur
Rajasthan – Jaipur, Udaipur, Ajmer, Mount Abu, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer|
Himachal Pradesh - Shimla, Manali, Chamba, Kangra, Palampur, Dalhousie, Dharamshala
Uttarakhand – Nainital, Rishikesh, Jim Corbett, Dhanolti, Mussourie, Joshimath|
Punjab – Chandigarh, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Attari, Pathankot
J&K - Jammu, Udhampur, Kargil, Leh, Khardungla
North East – Guwahati, Daporijo, Itanagar, Kaziranga, Sivasagar, Jorhat, Shillong, Mawsmai, Krang Shuri, Agartala
Download the Highway delite app for Android here