Population: Over 1000 million.Second largest populas country of the world after China,home of 16% population of the world and accounts of 2.42 percent of total world areas.
Area: Total land area of India is 2,973,190 sq km and land boundries of India is 14,103 km.
Border Countries: Bangladesh 4,053 km, Bhutan 605 km, Burma 1,463 km,china 3,380km, Nepal 1,690km, Pakistan 2,912km
Highest Point: Kanchenjunga 8,598 m.
Capital: New Delhi.
India Travel Tips:
Check that your passport is NOT close to expiring.
Make copies of your travelers checks,write down phone number to missing.
Don't accept an offer to share a taxi to your hotel unless you know the individual.
Check the weather history for the area,and pack accordingly.
Never,ever believe the touts
Carry your Medical Insurance Identification Card more ....
India Travel News:
India 6th in Top 10 Tourist Destinations:
The Conde Nast Traveller UK has announced that India ranks sixth among the top
ten destinations in its Annual Readers Travel Awards 2004. India s ranking has
moved up three slots from No. 9 in 2005. The Top 10 are Australia, Thailand,
New Zealand, Singapore, Italy, India, Malaysia, Canada, Japan, France.
Chennai emerges as top medical tourism destination:
Chennai: Chennai is proving to be the Mecca of medical tourism owing not just to
its world class facilities and services but also due to the cost factor.
North India now destination for medical tourism:
Medical tourism is slowly gaining pace in northern India due to improved technology and the
infrastructure of medical institutions serving as a lure for patients from India and abroad.
With multi specialty hospitals offering top medical facilities, India is attracting patients from the US, the UK, Australia and Canada. According to doctors, the reason for this shift can be attributed to the fact that the expenditure incurred here for a specific treatment is almost one-tenth of what it
New Delhi: Indian visitors on an average stay for 42 days in the United States,
the longest among visitors from all countries, says an American tourism industry expert.
Travel Guide Books On India: Lonely Planet,
Traveler's Guide, Let's Go India & Nepal, Rough Guide and Travel Survival Kit.
Mauritius scraps visas for Indians : Mauritius has abolished the visa system for Indians to further promote relations and give a fillip to tourism.