India, with its countless charms spoils the visitor for choice. Legendary cuisines, unforgettable sightseeing, indescribable shopping, and scores of adrenalin pumping adventure sporting options ensure a lifetime of memories for the visitor. Here are just three of the sizzling attractions from this enigmatic land.
Widely acclaimed as ‘God’s Own Country’, Kerala makes for a seductive place to travel in India. The destination with its indescribably gorgeous backwaters, hill stations, beaches, and forests has gone on to win the ‘Best in Travel poll 2010’ in a poll conducted by Smart Travel Asia, an online travel magazine. According to the poll, Kerala is Asia’s most preferred travel destination.
Goa is perhaps India’s best beach destination and party capital. While the daytime means indulging in water sports or simply lazing around in the beaches, nights spell translate as hardcore partying. Besides feasting and merry making, another major attraction of Goa is the Anjuna Flea Market. Visiting the destination is worth every cent spent on buying Air Tickets to India.
Golden Triangle Tour
The Golden Triangle Tour of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur is another unforgettable highlight of one’s India holidays. The tour takes the visitor to some of the most well-known and the not so famous attractions like Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Mughal Gardens, Taj Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Dera Amer Elephant Safari, and Sisodia Rani Palace and Gardens.
Tips for Visiting India
Most visitors agree that winter is the best time to visit India. However, summers are also fine for visiting hill stations, while monsoons spell as enormous savings on travel costs.
Many airlines operate London to India flights and some of the most popular flights to India are available with Kingfisher Airlines, Air India, Jet Airways, British Airways, and Emirates Airlines.
There are plenty of options for local travel in the country. For instance, some of the domestic airlines in India are GoAir, IndiGo Airlines, Jagson Airlines, Kingfisher Red, and Indian Airlines. Besides, the country has a well linked railway network other than buses and taxis.
Passengers should ensure that their passports are valid for at least six months beyond the date of their arrival in the country and also six months from the date of their visa application.
It is mandatory to have a visa for travelling to India. Foreign nationals, who are holders of long term multiple entry visas, have to register with the Foreigners Regional Registration no later than two weeks of arrival in the country.
As per Foreign and Commonwealth Office, a transit visa is necessary for transiting through India. Passengers with transit visas are not eligible to stay in the country beyond 3 days and the visa is valid for 15 days for single or double journey from the date of issue.