India

India

Things to do - general

Located in the south of Asia, India is the seventh largest country in the world. It comprises of over 1.2 billion people and ranks second in the list of the most populated countries in the world. This populated country is home to multiple cultures, religions, festivals, and people. The country echoes the lesson of “Unity in Diversity.”

India is one of the primary choices amongst the most attractive holiday locations. People admire the cultural diversity the country has to offer. The country offers celebrations of various festivals throughout the year. From beaches to hills to valleys, India has it all! One cannot resist the delicious food from the lanes of the different cities in India. You can enjoy the fantastic hospitality and welcoming nature of the people in India.

Country India
Languages spokenHindi, English
Currency usedIndian Rupee or INR
Area (km2)3.287 million km²

Sports and Nature

India is a hot tropical country but the northern states like Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal, and Sikkim in the north-east, experience a colder climate. The summer in India is scorching and begins in April and ends at the beginning of October. The temperature is highest in June, and the temperatures can reach 45° C or above in the northern plains and the western areas. The country sees its winters around December, and the winters last till January. The minimum temperature can fall below 5°C. In the high-altitude regions of the north, it snows through the winters.

Culture and history info

India is a vast country with 29 states and 7 union territories, and it is impossible, to sum up, all the travel gems of India in a small list. The other attractions from India include Jaisalmer, Aurangabad, Sikkim, Meghalaya and a lot more!

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Top Destinations

Kashmir

Kashmir is known as “Heaven on Earth,” and it completely justifies the name. It is the state in India that is appreciated for its natural beauty. You can go for a Shikara ride on the Dal Lake, admire the beauty of the Mughal Gardens or wander around in the valleys.

Leh-Ladakh

Leh-Ladakh is amongst the most favorite places to visit in India. The area has mountains covered in snow, glacial lakes, Buddhist monasteries and valleys to admire. Nature lovers often find their peace in Leh-Ladakh.

Delhi

Any visit to India is incomplete without visiting the capital - Delhi. Delhi is a fast-paced metropolitan city that has a lot to offer. Delhi has a rich history and is home to heritage monuments. The street food in Delhi is unlike any other food you would ever eat. It is the perfect blend of rich and incredible history and the modern lifestyle.

Agra

Agra is no stranger to visitors and tourists. Agra holds the treasure of India - The Taj Mahal. Taj is among the seven wonders of India and people from various countries visit Agra to see the Taj. But Agra has more to it than just the Taj Mahal. Agra’s rich history with the Mughals is also something that attracts tourists. The Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri lure thousands of tourists every year to Agra.

Varanasi

India is a diverse country comprising of different cultures, religions, and beliefs. Varanasi is known as the city of “Moksha” and is the holiest city of India. It is situated on the banks of the river Ganga and is of a great significance to Hindus. It is believed that taking a dip in the holy waters of Ganga can wash off all your sins. The city brings spiritual peace to people.

Rann of Kutch

The Rann of Kutch is one of the most magnificent salt deserts in the world. Every year, thousands of people visit India to admire the beauty of this salt desert. Tourists often visit to enjoy the “Rann Utsav” that is filled with music and dance, safaris, Kutch cuisine and luxurious stays.

Sundarbans

Sundarbans is well-known for inhabiting the royal Bengal tigers. Sundarbans is home to a variety of species of wild animals and birds. It is the best place for the nature lovers across the globe. Sundarbans offers an unforgettable bird-watching and nature-watching experience.

Kerala

Situated in the south of India, Kerala is God’s own country. Kerala welcomes thousands of tourists every year. It is blessed with immense natural beauty. From its backwaters to the beaches to the food served on banana leaves, Kerala never disappoints you.

Mysore

Mysore is a historic city and is known to be the cultural capital of Karnataka. It is turning into an IT hub, but the aura is still the same. The magnificent “Mysore City Palace” is a site to witness with thousands of bulbs lighting up the night sky. The “Brindavan Gardens” provide a great experience with musical fountains. Mysore is a must-visit for every travel enthusiast.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar are a group of over 500 islands. They are known for their natural beauty with beautiful beaches, abundant vegetation, and azure waters. Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the perfect place for sports lovers to enjoy water sports and adventure sports. The plethora of incredible activities that the islands offer consist of numerous tourists every year.

Others

India is a vast country with 29 states and 7 union territories, and it is impossible, to sum up, all the travel gems of India in a small list. The other attractions from India include Jaisalmer, Aurangabad, Sikkim, Meghalaya and a lot more!

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit India is from October to March. India is large with diverse weather patterns. The Himalayas stop cold winds from reaching most of India so winters remain warm and summers can get very hot. The majority of India is tropical and is affected by three main seasons; summer, winter and monsoon.

Food

India offers a wide range of cuisines that no other country does. Every state has its platter of servings, and you can’t resist eating it all! India is known for its spicy and delicious food.

Things to Do

The Taj

Taj Mahal is among the seven wonders in the world, and it deserves the honor. It is one of the most beautiful buildings around the globe. Every year, a lot of people visit India to witness the love and admire the beauty of the building.

The Wildlife

India has a lot of wildlife parks, where you can witness a variety of species. Whether it be rhinos, elephants, tigers, birds, snakes or leopards, India has it all. Some famous parks to visit in India are Ranthambore, Kanha, and Bandhavgarh.

The Himalayas

Although the main Himalayan range lies many kilometers away from India, the portion of the mountain range that lies in India allows an excellent hiking experience to remember.