India because of its size and mix of so many different cultures and geographical variations is a continent on itself. It’s a land of great diversity. From the plains to the high mountains and river valleys to sea beaches India has all the attractions. No country in the world has the same amount of cultural, linguistic and geographical variations. India has all kinds of food, dances and now technology to engage you. India has a shape of a triangle (many people find similarity of the Indian map with women in a sari. The north has high Himalayas and is close to Tibet and Pakistan and the south has coastal areas with a very contrasting culure and religions form the North. The far north of India is very interesting as it has a huge Tibetan influence especially in the areas of Ladakh Himachal Pradesh. The northern plains also have great places to see and the most popular is Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Besides the Taj Mahal, places such as Varanasi, Khajuraho, Amritsar and Delhi have all kinds of religious, Historical and natural attractions.
Coming down to the south India is much more interesting as cities like Mumbai, Kerala, Bangalore, Hyderabad and many others have a interesting landscape and cultures. In India we can experience all colors of Hinduism, mixed with other religions that are present in the Indian Subcontinent. There is no better place in the world. If you want to do diving, snorkeling, climb mountains, trekking rafting, bird watching, jungle safari or any other activity it is India where you should Visit. Don’t forget the local food, the crowded local buses and trains, everything is India is a travelers delight.
Fast facts about India
| Area ||3287590 Sq.KM |
|Capital city ||New Delhi |
|Population ||1.2 Billion |
|Official Languages ||Hindi and English |
|Border with ||6 countries |
|Altitude ||-150m-85860m |
|Per-capita Income || USD 1400 |
|Currency ||Rupees (1 USD = 60 Rupees) |
|Religion ||Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, Sikh |
|Time Zone ||+05.45 |