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Indira Gandhi International Airport: New Delhi

Indira Gandhi International Airport, also known as New Delhi Airport, is the largest, and busiest airport in India. Located 9.9 miles (16km) from the center of the Indian capital, it serves the surrounding area and the wider country. As India’s main aviation hub, International Tourists traveling to Delhi will fly into Indira Gandhi, as will […]

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A Complete Guide to Goa: Information for Travelers

One of the most popular tourist destinations in India, people from across the world head to Goa in search of beautiful beaches, nightlife and to visit famous sacred sites. The state is located on the southwestern coast of India, the capital of the region is Panaji whilst the largest city is Vasco da Gama. A […]

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Guide to Jaipur, Visiting India’s Pink City

Jaipur is the largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan and, as part of India’s Golden Triangle, it is one of the most visited cities in India. Jaipur is also known as the Pink City. The Maharaja of Jaipur, one of India’s most powerful men, ordered that the city be painted pink to impress […]

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India Temporarily Suspends all Visas for Coronavirus

Last update: March 27, 2020 Due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan, India has suspended all visas for citizens of other countries, with the exception of diplomats and long-term workers. This suspension will last one month and will likely be lifted once the virus is under control. The […]

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A Traveler’s Guide to Visiting Agra

Agra is one of India’s most-visited cities. Once the capital of the Mughal Empire, it is home to many impressive buildings from that era, including the iconic Taj Mahal. Located in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, Agra forms part of the Golden Triangle—a well-traveled tourist circuit—along with Jaipur and the national capital, New […]

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Indian Rupees: A Guide for Foreign Visitors

The currency used in India is the Indian Rupee (₹). The Rupee is a closed currency. This means that Rupees cannot be purchased outside of India and there are restrictions on how many can be taken out of India. This means that most travelers will only be able to obtain Indian Rupees by exchanging their […]

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Delhi India Travel Advisory

Delhi, also known as the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT,) is India’s largest city after Mumbai with a population of over 12 million, and contains the capital of India, New Delhi. Located in the north of the country bordering the states of Haryana and Utter Pradesh, the NCT covers a total area of 1,484 […]

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New Indian Medical Visa Exemption for Visitors

The government of India has introduced a liberalised medical visa policy which will allow citizens to obtain medical treatment on other Indian visa types, such as the eVisa for tourism. The Consulate General of India has confirmed that foreign citizens visiting the country on an Indian eVisa for other purposes will now be exempt from […]

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Transit Visa for India: A Complete Guide

The majority of foreign citizens are required to obtain a visa for India to visit the country, no matter the duration of the stay or the purpose of the travel. The only two counties who can enter India visa-free, for unlimited periods of time, are Bhutan and Nepal.  Most travelers will need a visa for […]

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National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries of India

India is a land filled with natural wonders. Its national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and biosphere reserves have a wealth of biodiversity and many rare species of animals make their homes there. Famously, the endangered Bengal tiger is protected in many of India’s national parks and tiger reserves.