The term, India, originated from the local historical name of Indus River. Nestled next to Nepal, China and Bhutan in the North, Pakistan in the Northwest and Bangladesh and Myanmar in the East, India is the seventh largest country in the world enveloping total area of 3,287,263 sq.m. With over one billion people, it is the second most populous country in the world. Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhihism, Sikhism, Islam, Vaishnavism and Christianity are the various facets of religion in India. It is synonymous to a potpourri of cultural diversity, rich architecture, forts, rivers, pristine snowcapped peaks, rich cultural heritage, royal legacy, folklores, classical music, folk dance, arts and exotic cuisine.

 

Be enthralled by the pristine beauty of the Taj Mahal, wander through the forts and palaces of Rajasthan, ride a camel across the sand dunes, relax on the sun-kissed beaches of Goa, unwind in the resorts of Kerala, meditate in the verdant foothills of the mountains, gaze at the snow-capped Himalayas, go whitewater rafting on a swift-flowing river, watch a tiger in the wild, marvel at the monuments and customs of a land where tradition and modernity coexist… Come experience the magic that is tours to India.

 

Throughout India Mughal monuments, elaborate Hindu temples and imposing colonial architecture contrast with a rural patchwork of villages and farms, making this an inspiring, beguiling and unique country to explore.

 

In addition to this, there is plenty of scope for adventure tourism in Indian subcontinent. A very large section of the Himalayas are in India namely Arunachal, Sikkim, Utaranchal, Himachal, Jammu and Kashmir and Eastern Karakoram. Majority of the peaks stands above 7000m. So adventure lovers can explore a memorable adventure holiday in India.

 

Facts About India

Capital City: New Delhi
Population: 1,126,000,000
Language:Hindi, English & 21 other official Language
Currency: Rupee (INR)
Religion: 80% Hindu, 14% Musilm, 2,4% Christian, 2% Sikh, 0,7% Buddhist, 0,5 % Jains
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Area: 3166414 + km s
18,147 sq mi
Calling Code: +91uddh
Goverment: Federal Republic
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                                    Highlights of India