OVERVIEW

With an outstanding 32 world Heritage Sights, India is a spectacle of mesmerizing architecture, time-told structures and breathtaking landscapes.

India’s dramatic panoramas compromise of snow-topped mountains, idyllic beaches, captivating ruins, urban streets and ancient fishing villages, although you’ll have to explore this colour destination to discover them all!

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Delhi takes you back in time, with its vintage streets that echo the lost empires that once thrived the city. Although, not all is lost, discover the enchanted sights such as Humayun’s Tomb, Jama Masjid, the Red Fort or the Lahore Gate, just to name a few. A great way to travel through Delhi is by bicycle; discover the old city and new city on an exciting and educational tour.

 

Mumbai has it all, it’s full of character, as well as being one of India’s most prominent film industries. Mumbai also has one of the largest tropical forests in this urban city. A must-see while in Mumbai is Elephanta Island, now a World Heritage Sight, Elephanta Island is set by the harbour and is a rock-cut temple, which was curated between AD 450 and 750. If people watching if your thing, head to the gateway of India, with Islamic styles, colonial architecture and 16th-Century landmarks, you’ll easily brush shoulders with the locals in this iconic and popular area, which faces out to Mumbai Harbour.

 

Another exciting city to explore is Jaipur, once ruled by the royal family, Jaipur is commonly known as ‘Pink City’ for its trademark building colour. You’ll experience the old and new in this thriving city, from bustling streets packed with people, buses and camels, to the more calming ambience of the hilly countryside that envelops the city. One of Jaipur’s most famed attraction is Amber Fort, set up high on a hill, discover the incredible story of its existence on an enlightening tour and finish off by taking in the marvelous sceneries of the city from above.

 

What language is spoken in India?

There are a wide range of languages spoken in India from Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Urdu, Gujarato, Punjabi, Assamese and Sinhalese.

 

What is the currency in India?

The currency used in India is the Indian Rupee.

 

How long does it take to fly to India?

A direct flight from London to Mumbai is around 9 hours and 15 minutes.

 

What is the time difference in India?

India is 4 hours and 30 minutes ahead of the UK.

 

When is the best time to visit India?

Commonly, the best time to visit India is between October and March, where it is generally sunny, warm and dry. As India is big in size, locations can differ from one another throughout the year.

 

Do I need a visa for India?

Before visiting India you will need to get a visa, which you can do so on the Indian High Commission Website.

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Climate

India has a climate of a hot tropical country, the summer which lasts from April through to the end of September is very hot, with temperatures ranging from 29 degrees up to the mid 30’s. The coolest weather tends to fall around the end of November through to the beginning of March, however, this is said to be the best time to visit, as the mornings are fresh, and the days are mostly sunny. The temperature in this period ranges from 15 degrees through to 23 degrees.

There is a monsoon season, which occurs in most regions during June through to October. This is due to the humidity in the air around these periods. The days during the monsoon periods are often very hot.

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Month Temperature
Jan 13°c
Feb 17°c
Mar 23°c
Apr 29°c
May 33°c
Jun 33°c
Jul 31°c
Aug 30°c
Sep 29°c
Oct 25°c
Nov 20°c
Dec 15°c