India's Travel Guide

Ranked the 2nd most populous country and the 7th largest country in the world, Mother India, as it is fondly called, is a vast country and the largest in South Asia bounded by water on three sides. This country is known for its democracy, great civilization, and economic development. Its distinctive culture displayed in everything it does is what attracts tourists to its domain. This country is everything and more.

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Food

Food, especially street food, in this country is influenced by the cultural and religious diversity and greatly known for its spicings which gives it its uniqueness.

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Drinks

India is also known for their various cocktails, beers, coffees, teas and other various drinks from fruits and flower petals.

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Places to Visit

Although there are many places which must be appreciated, here is a list of few: 1. The Garden of Five Senses, Delhi 2. Gateway of India, Mumbai 3. Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim

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Culture

India consists of many cultures religions mixed in one place. They are diverse and unique in its own way, and that is why it is intriguing and endearing to tourists.

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Currency
The Indians use the Indian Rupee as the official currency used in the country, with an exchange rate of One US Dollar to 67.57 Indian Rupees. Tourists may choose to change their currencies to the country’s own before or after arriving at the country.  
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Language
There are twenty-three official languages in India but Hindi is most widely spoken language across India. English is also spoken, mostly in the areas of the government and in schools as well. Though it may not be difficult to find an English-speaking guide or even an English speaker anywhere you go, it would not be so bad to also learn few Hindi words to help blend in faster.

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Visa Information
India requires a valid passport from those that come into the country, for any reason even tourism. India tourist visa is valid for six months, five years or ten years, for U.S citizens, under a bilateral agreement and only for six months for Non-U.S citizens. The maximum duration of stay for each visit is 180 days with no extension after expiration.
For a tourist visa, applicants need to present:
1.A passport valid for six months beyond the period of stay
2.Passport photograph
3.A proof of hall of residence e.g. Driver’s licence
4.Visa application form
5.Document preparation service
6.Additional particulars form
Alternatively, you could apply for an Indian e-visa, provided you are eligible for it. An e-visa is an electronic authorisation from the government for entry into India, which is equivalent to a visa, but without a stamp or label placed in the passport. To be eligible for an e-visa, the tourist must:
Submit for the e-visa  between the period of 4 days and 120 days before entry into India
Apply for the visa for no more than two entries only
Be arriving by air or sea
Travelling for a 60-day stay or less
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Getting There
Air
India has four major international airports at Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, and Kolkata, out of which Delhi has the largest in the world. These cities offer direct and non-stop flights to and from other cities in Europe, North America, Middle East and Australia. Africa is also connected to Delhi and Mumbai. There is also a direct flight from the United States (United Airlines), New York and Chicago to Delhi and Mumbai
Boat 
There are several international seaports in India, with Mumbai, Kochi, Goa, and Chennai (the main ports) for passengers while the others ports handle cargo. However, the providence of cheap flights to and fro the Middle East have stopped further ferry services.
Train
This is not the safest or fastest means to the country because of delay from custom and immigration, but you may get to enjoy the fascinating sights on the way.
Car
From Pakistan and China etc., you could get a car to India for three hours, but it is not open to tourists.
Bus
After air, another safest means of travelling to this country is by bus. You can use this means from Pakistan and Bangladesh.
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Peak Travel Periods
India has varying weather conditions but mainly it is mainly summer, monsoon, and winter. Summer which happens to the most pleasant period for vacations as the weather is great and it permits you to enjoy the environs in its splendour. Hiking, trekking, and camping are enjoyable activities during this time. Animal sightseeing is also common now.
The monsoon is also a good time for visitation because, with the rain, you will get to view the blossoming flowers in their beauty. 
If you are a lover of nature, then the winter period is a good time to travel to this beautiful country. You will also get to enjoy a lot of festivals and celebrations like Bikanar Camel festival, India’s Republic Day, kite festival in Gujarat, etc. You can also get to indulge in skiing activities.

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