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Travel to India

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India presents a mesmerizing collection of pulsating metropolises, colorful towns and villages, stunning beaches, countless fairs and festivals, forts, lakes, monasteries, monuments, mosques, museums, palaces, shopping bazaars, temples, wildlife parks, many UNESCO World Heritage sites, and an infinite variety of cultures and people.

In a place so varied and so interesting, it's difficult to provide a brief list of things to see and do, however, not to be missed are the Taj Mahal, one of the premier destinations in the world; nearby Agra Fort; Delhi, and the charms of both the old and new mixing together; the beaches and churches of Goa, and the beautiful Himalayan region.

In India, visitors are warned to exercise caution when in the vicinity of government installations, popular tourism sites, or when attending any public event throughout the country. In particular, the disputed region of Kashmir has experienced a number of terrorist incidents in recent years.

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GENERAL INTEREST:
  • Calling Code: 91
  • Electricity: 230V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Left
  • Times to Travel: The favorite time for travel to India is the winter season, from October to February. The temperatures are cooler, areas of the northwest are dry, making travel easier in that region. This winter season is also when most of the major festivals are celebrated.

    From March to May it is very hot and humid.

    Mountain trekking in the Himalayas is best enjoyed from March to May and September to November.

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  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • India Travel Advice and Warnings

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.