India 🇮🇳

Capital City of India:
New Delhi

1.369 Mio.

Official language:
Hindi, English

INR = Indian Rupee

Best time to visit India

November to March in the plains, July to September for the Himalaya

Top things to see

  • The white marble magnificence of the Taj Mahal.
  • Pilgrims crowding the banks of the Ganges River in the sacred city of Varanasi.
  • Gali Paranthe Wali in Old Delhi with its ancient eateries.
  • Akshardham in Delhi is one of the most impressive structures in all India.
  • The cities of Mumbai and Kolkata
  • Watch a Bollywood film in Raj Mandir Cinema in Jaipur
  • Mountain views and relics of the Raj in Shimla.
  • The city of Ladakh in Cashmere
  • The National Parks of Bandhavgarh and Kanha

Top things to do

  • Embark on a camel safari through the desert dunes of Rajasthan
  • Scan the jungle for tigers in one of India´s glorious national parks
  • Relax on the palm-brushed beaches of Goa
  • Bend your body into shapes you never thought possible in Rishikesh, India yoga capital
  • Rumble across India by sleeper train – it´s the most atmospheric way to explore the subcontinent
  • Hike in the Himalaya
  • Visit Tibetan villages and monasteries
  • Play a match of cricket with locals

Eat & Drink

  • Eat delicious thalis (rice, curries, chapatis, pappadams and condiments, served on a metal platter or banana leaf)
  • Enjoy stuffed parathas a type of flatbread fried and stuffed with anything.
  • Drink lassi (sweet or salty yoghurt shakes) The mango lassis are delicious. Enjoy chai (sweet Indian tea)


  • Maharajas
  • holy cows
  • Gandhi
  • the Taj Mahal
  • hill stations
  • the Himalaya
  • towering temples
  • Bollywood

Useful words and expressions


English German
Hello Namaste
Goodbye Alvida
Thank you Dhanyawad
Please Kripya
How much is it? Yah kitane ka hai?


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