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Welcome to India.......

A land of stupendous dimension-colourful, exotic, traditional, modern....

The destination of the millenium, India meets the expectations of every type of tourist.

With her varied topography, picturesque valleys, high mountain peaks and cascading rivers, she never ceases to surprise tourists with her kaleidoscopic attractions.

The pomp and pageantry of India's festivals and local fairs are matched by the warmth and hospitality of her people who welcome tourists with open hearts and warm smiles.

The shopping scene in India is a journey through centuries- embracing old traditional crafts and artistic skill. A land for recreation, adventure and business, India is an interesting amalgamation of tradition and modernity.

Here is a comprehensive information which aims to make your stay in India enjoyable and comfortable.

People
India is probably the only country with the largest and most diverse mixture of races.

All the five major racial types - Australoid, Mongoloid, Europoid, Caucasian and Negroid - find representation among the people of India.

Currency
India's currency is the Rupee, abbreviated as Rs. One Rupee is equal to 100 Paise

Coins are in denominations of 10, 25 & 50 Paise & l, 2 & 5 Rupees. Notes are in denominations of Rs. 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 500.

Climate
Hot tropical weather with variations from region to region. Coolest weather lasts from November to mid-March, with cool, fresh mornings and evenings and dry, sunny days. Really hot weather, when it is dry, dusty and unpleasant, is between April and June. Monsoon rains occur in most regions in summer between June and September.

Western Himalayas: Srinagar best from March to October. July to August can be unpleasant; cold and damp in winter. Shimla is higher and therefore colder in v inter and places like Pahalgam. Gulmarg and Manali under several feet of snow (December to March) and temperatures in Ladakh can be extremly cold. The road to Leh is open from June to October.

Northern Plains: Extreme climate, warm inland from April to mid-June falling to almost freezing at night in winter, between November and February. Summers hot with monsoons between June and September.

Central India: Madhya Pradesh State escapes very worst of hot season but monsoons are heavy between July and September. Temperatures fall at night during winter.

Western India: November to February is most comfortable, although evenings can be cold. Summers can be extremely hot with monsoon rainfall between mid-June and mid-September.

Southwest India: The most pleasant weather is from November to March. Monsoon rains between late April and July. Summer temperatures hot as high as Northern India although humidity is extreme. Cooling breezes on coast . Inland, Mysore and Bijapur have pleasant climates with relatively low rainfall.












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