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Astonishing that India attracts less tourists than a small country like, say, The Netherlands, while this subcontinent boasts an almost endless list of attractions, from the spectacular Himalayas and steaming jungles to megacities, colourful festivals and silent yogis. The Modi government has opened up remote areas to tourists while visa procedures have simplified, so now is as good a time as any to explore this incredible country.

India Capital

Its capital is New Delhi, but the country’s largest city is Mumbai.

India Weather

There are multiple climate zones including desert, tropical, highlands, lowlands and savannah climates. January, November and December are best to visit the north while January, February and December are good for the east and west.

Languages in India

The main official language is Hindi while English is widely spoken, but there are literary hundreds of other living languages.

Food

Its food is almost as varied as its country and an attraction in itself. It comes as no surprise its delicious and rich cuisine can be found in restaurants all over the world.

Pushkar Camel Fair

Pushkar Camel Fair 2019, India

The Pushkar Camel Fair is a fantastic, colourful madhouse where Hindu pilgrims, mystics, cattle traders, entertainers, tourists and camera crews mix with some 30,000 camels. 

Ganesh Chaturthi festival worldwide festivals

Ganesh Chaturthi Festival, 2019

September 13- 23: The spectacular Hindu Ganesh Chaturthi festival is a 10-day affair of colourful festivities, involving singing, dancing and theatre honouring the birth of the elephant-headed deity…

Holi Festival

Holi Festival 2019 India

Holi Festival 2019 is a riotous two-day Hindu celebration where crowds douse each other with colour and water – and is probably India’s most vibrant and fun festival. 

Ardh Kumbh Mela

Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 India

Ardh Kumbh Mela is a phenomenal spectacle of millions of Hindu pilgrims in India who gather every six years to bathe in a sacred river – this time in Allahabad….

Let the adventure begin.