India

India

India is a vast continent that is tailored for the independent holiday maker. We invite you to discuss your travel plans with us and allow us to create a tailored package to meet your budget and needs. Below is a small selection of tours that we have chosen for their special qualities, whether it is the architectural splendor of the world famous Taj Mahal, the palaces of the Maharajahs or the opportunity to step back in time aboard the magnificent Palace on Wheels.

The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, goes back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab incursions starting in the 8th century and Turkish in 12th were followed by European traders, beginning in the late 15th century. By the 19th century, Britain had assumed political control of virtually all Indian lands. Nonviolent resistance to British colonialism under Mohandas GANDHI and Jawaharlal NEHRU led to independence in 1947. The subcontinent was divided into the secular state of India and the smaller Muslim state of Pakistan. A third war between the two countries in 1971 resulted in East Pakistan becoming the separate nation of Bangladesh. Fundamental concerns in India include the ongoing dispute with Pakistan over Kashmir, massive overpopulation, environmental degradation, extensive poverty, and ethnic and religious strife, all this despite impressive gains in economic investment and output.

Visa Information: 

Tourist Visas which are now valid for 6 months are issued only to those foreigners who have no residence or occupation in India and whose sole objective in visiting India is recreation, sight-seeing or casual visits to friends and relatives. Tourist visas count from the date of issue and cannot be extended or converted into any other category in India. By various reason you may qualify for 6 months tourist visa, 3 months, 2 months or even 1 months so once you apply for 6 months tourist visa please do not be confidence that you may get exact number days visa what you have applied. You may try to apply saying double entry visa but you may get only a single entry visa too.

Indian Embassy opens Monday to Friday from 9:30AM till 12:00PM (mid day) for visa form apply but keep remains open till 4:00PM unless their duty hour is changed. You also get 15 days transit visa and transit visa you will get on whithin a same day (apply morning and collect from the Embassy in the evening) but please remember it will be only for transit entry if you are entering from Nepal you will not able to return back to Nepal in transit visa you must leave India onward (it could be your home country or any other destination other than return Nepal) so while you will be applying Indian transit visa you must show your onward ticket too.

All visas other than transit visas are issued only after telex clearance is received from the Indian Mission in the country to which the applicant belongs. This process takes around 1 week after telexes are sent. Applicants should therefore be prepared to wait for one week after telex clearance is sought before visas are issued to them. Telex clearance charges are Nrs. 300/-. 
References made to the authorities in India take at least 8 weeks for examination and clearance. Applicants are advised not to make repeated enquiries from this Mission during this period. 
The Embassy of India in Kathmandu is the sole authority for dealing with all matters concerning issue of India visas to foreign nationals in Nepal. Applicants are advised not to contact any other agencies/individuals for this purpose. Visa application forms are available, on request, at the Embassy. If you think you need help for Visa process or to get Indian visa please write us mail we do Indian visa service too.

If you think you need help for the visa process to India, please write us an e-mail or call us and we will be happy to assist you in all possible ways.

Places To See in India:

Taj Mahal:

Welcome to one of the Seven Wonders of the World! For those of you who are romantic at heart, this destination is unparalleled; the synonym of India, the magnificent architecture and the aesthetic beauty in White Makrana marble invites everyone from the world over for an experience of a lifetime. 
Historically, it is the mausoleum of the mughal Empress Mumtaz Mahal. The majestic and marvelous tomb is a must visit for the historians and the romantics alike since ages. The image of the one of the man's proudest creation is unique as a tomb and the grandeur associated with the mortal remains is till date unmatched on Earth. 
The ethereal creation of the building was worth each day of work. The craftsmanship can no longer be as beautiful as the piece. The original masterpiece has inspired several other arts like Thomas and William Danielle, Albert Goodwin and Erastus Salisbury Field to replicate the glory in picture on canvas. Each of them has found a place the libraries, and museums aboard.

Rajasthan:

One of the most picturesque state of India, Rajasthan. The culturally rich state of Rajasthan is popular for a range of things. The elephants, camels, bird sanctuaries, festivals and fairs, forts, luxury trains, folk dance/music, arts/crafts, and royalty you name it and Rajasthan has it. So the next time you are planning a vacation for yourself, family or friends do consider the royal land of Rajasthan. In case you have already been there. 
The magic of Rajasthan cannot be described as beautifully but can only be done justice to by experience. The lavish landscape of Rajasthan is home to variety of birds and animals that are rare and even endangered, like the desert fox and the caracal. Amongst the best-known wildlife areas are the Ranthambore National Park, the sariska Tiger Reserve, Keoladeo Ghana National Park and the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. The beauty of these places never fails to capture the hearts of the nature lovers. The Keoladeo National Park used to the duck hunting reserve of the kings at one point of time but today features as one of the world heritage sites in India.

Kerala:

Kerala, God's Own Country is in short, a bundle of goodies for you. India is proud of this southern state because of the exotic landscape, varied culture and customs, high literacy rate approx. 90% and the enthusiasm of the people. You are welcome to the kaleidoscopic Kerala - the tourism destination of the future. 
Besides the beautiful beaches and the mystifying monsoons, the land of coconuts is bountiful in terms of natural beauty indeed. The combination of the simplicity and beauty of Kerala is mesmerizing. 
A part of your holiday in Kerala can also be invested in rejuvenating yourself the natural way. The naturalist branch of medicine, namely Ayurveda is followed extensively in Kerala. The travelers and the tourists may prevent their ailments besides curing them. Right from the immunization and longevity process to slimming and beauty enhancements the range of treatments cater to variety of people. There are several curative and restorative packages being offered to the travelers to Kerala.

Beaches:

India has the combination of Sun, Sand, Sea and Surf ever tempted you to take a break from the daily monotonous chores that you perform so religiously? Indian visit reveals the balmy beaches of India, the perfect escapade for the fun loving holiday seekers. India with its long coastline of 7500 kms, offers some of the most exotic beach holidays in the world. The great peninsula with the Indian Ocean in the middle and accompanied by the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal on each side besides the two archipelagos of Lakshadweep and Andamans is perfect for beach holidays for tourists the world over. The young state of Goa certainly happens to be the Beach Capital of India. It offers the perfect spot for the novice divers. The blaze of glory, the beautiful waves, the swinging palms and the many hues of the sky, the nature is for sure at its best at the beaches.

Goa

The palm fringed bays and the sea waves seem to possess a soothing property unattained by many medicines. The beautiful blues of the sky and the beach repeatedly attract tourists. Down south we have the Covelong beach that even has a fishing settlement besides the sandy beach. Silvery fish in the small boats give a feel of the rustic lifestyle of the people. It has an excellent stretch besides the ruins of Old fort and church. The sundecks along with the ethnic setting of a village provide an advantage to the tourists at the Kovalam beach in Kerala. Besides Kovalam lives true to its name, which means a grove of coconut trees on the Malabar Coast. Being the most popular beach amongst sea surfers, the Kovalam beach is renowned for the yoga and other health related activities.

Trekking in India

Trekking in India is an unforgettable experience as it not only let you to experience the unexplored trails made by nature, but also bring the visitor directly in touch with the country and its people and helps you to appreciate the mountain environment. 
In almost every part of India, there is a variety of trekking adventure options awaiting the trekker, some soft, others not so. In this vast wonderland, trekking itineraries from one to four weeks or more provide endless opportunities for discovery for the trekker. Among the high altitude regions of Indian Himalayas, reality becomes a dream. 
Trekking in India, offers all kind of trekking tours to India, Specially Trekking in Leh and Ladakh, Trekking in Sikkim and Trekking in Garhwal Himalayas.

Sikkim & Darjeling

SIKKIM, the beautiful hill state, lies on the eastern tip of the Himalayas bordered by Bhutan, Nepal and Tibet.

Sikkim is famous for Kanch-Endzonga, at 598 mtrs, which is third highest mountain in the world. Being second smallest state in India, Sikkim covers 7,096 sq kms and measures 110 kms from north to south and 64 kms from east to west. It encompasses the upper valley of Teesta river, a tributary of the Brahmaputra. The watershed form the borders with Tibet and Nepal. Rangit and Rangpo rivers form the border with West Bengal. Sikkim is separated from Nepal in the west by the Singalila range while Donngkya range is the border to the north & north-east. 
The west district offers the ultimate in adventure. From white water rafting on the foaming Teesta and Rangit, to trekking through thick Rhododendron forests- the district offers it all. A breathtaking view of Mt Kanch-Endzonga can be had from Pelling that has developed as a major tourist attraction. The sacred lake of Khechiperi also lies close to Pelling. The Osuth District is home to some of the oldest monasteries in the state. Adventure treks to Maenam and Tengdong Hill originate from Rawangla. The region is also just-right for mountain biking and nature watching.

DARJEELING,the dream land of the East, nestled in grandeur and beauty of towering snow-capped mountains with the Abode, the mighty Kanchenjunga, the king of the mountains, dominating the sombre, snowy sentinels, lies the jewel of the town, elegant, sophisticated and incrediably beautiful; the name, of the Tibetan origin, meaning where thunderbolt or sceptre rested "Dorji - thunder-bolt, Ling - place". 
It has been a popular hill station since the British period. The tourist flow to this place has been increasing day by day. Due to the proximity with three international borders, this place is strategically very important. 
The toy train coming from Siliguri is some thing which is liked by the elders and the children equally. The real fun in coming to Darjeeling is on the toy train. It takes six to seven hours to cover a distance of 82 kms and the slow speed gives you enough time to watch and appreciate the beauty which nature has provided it. This train passes through the Forests, waterfalls, over deep valleys and through the mountains and tunnels. 
The largest democracy in the world, India, is also home to the oldest civilization in the world, that is the Indus valley civilization. It is land of variations, where you can find diversity in landscape, climate, appearance, food, clothing, language, religion, culture and tradition. This makes India an interesting place to spend your vacations. 
First to the North, we have beautiful and snow clad Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchalwhich are at the foot of Himalayas. Western region of India, has states like Rajasthan, Punjab andGujarat famous for their forts, palaces, havelis and Gurudwaras. The eastern region has Assam, Sikkim and other states, equally beautiful and famous for Buddhist Monasteries. The central India has Maharashtra and Mahya Pradesh, famous for their caves and temples. 
The southern region has states like Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, famous for their beaches, hill stations, backwaters, temples, churches and mosques. Not to forget Goa, a small state in India, which is a major attraction for foreign tourists.

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