India 🇮🇳

Capital City of India:
New Delhi

Population:
1.369 Mio.

Official language:
Hindi, English

Currency:
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)

Trademarks

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

Useful words and expressions

“Aaiye” 

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

 

Official website of Tourism in India:

https://www.incredibleindia.org

 

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