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India : Key Facts

Country Profile

India became independent in 1947. It is a Hindu majority country with 14.2% Muslim, 2.3% Christian, 1.7% Sikhism.

Capital City

New Delhi is the capital city of India and the main centre of politics and federal government administration.

Currency

Local currency of India is called Indian RUPEE. Bank notes includes 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, and 2000. Coins includes 1,2,5 and 10.

Language

There is no official language of India, each state has its own language. Hindi and and English is widely spoken and taught as a communication language.

Foods

Although, there is no national dish in India, but khichdi, rice, biryani, daal, roti and bhajiya are widely eaten through out in the country.

Accommodation

In most cities and towns in India, you can easily find hotels accommodation. However, luxury five start hotels are mainly available in major cities in India.

Best time to book cheap flights to India?

You can book flights to India at any time of the year depending on the budget and the weather preference. Usually, October, November, January, February and March are the best months to visit India. During these months the ticket price is cheaper as well as the temperature is mild.

When planing your tour, use this great flight calendar tools to see which month will be the best match with your budget and time. This calendar will show you the cheapest month to book flight tickets to India.

Best airport to fly into India?

India has 15 international airports situated in a different state within the country. For international tourists, the most popular airport is New Delhi Airport. However, depending on your travel plan and the flight ticket you have bought, you will be landing to any of the following airports in India –

  1. Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in New Delhi, Delhi
  2. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) in Mumbai, Maharashtra
  3. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU) in Kolkata, West Bengal
  4. Kempegowda International Airport (BLR), Bangalore, Karnataka
  5. Chennai International Airport (MAA), Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  6. Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport (GAU), Guwahati, Assam
  7. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD), Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  8. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD), Hyderabad, Telangana
  9. Pune International Airport (PNQ) , Pune, Maharashtra
  10. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport (NAG), Nagpur, Maharashtra
  11. Dabolim Airport (GOI), Goa
  12. Trivandrum International Airport (TRV), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  13. Coimbatore International Airport (CJB), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  14. Cochin International Airport (COK), Cochin, Kerala
  15. Jaipur International Airport (JAI), Jaipur, Rajasthan

Hotels in India?

Where to stay in India will depend on your tour plan, preferences, budgets and the activities you want to do and the places you want to visit. Unlike western countries, India does not offer a wide verity of accommodations but it offers a wide range of hotel accommodations in most big cities. Make sure you book your hotel before you arrive and get confirmation from the hotels, otherwise you may end up paying more if you try to book a hotel after coming to India or you may not be able to secure any hotel rooms especially during peak season.

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