India is the world’s seventh-largest country in terms of geographical area and one of the largest democracies. Its impressive variety of history and culture, from the ancient Gangetic kingdoms to the present state, harmoniously unite to make a unique atmosphere in over 1,000,000 square kilometers of scenic sights abundant with vivid changing patterns of landscapes, an endless stretch of golden beaches, impressive historical sites and royal cities, misty mountain retreats, vibrant folks, rich cultures, and festivities. The country is indeed a paradise for millions of tourists from all over the world.
Bounded by the majestic Himalayan ranges in the north, the Indian Ocean in the south, the Arabian Sea in the west, and the Bay of Bengal in the east, India offers itself as one of the best holidaymaker destinations in South Asia. It is bordered by Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Asian country to the north; and People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. India is in the vicinity of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, and the Maldives in the Indian Ocean.
It occupies an area of 1,269,345.6 square miles (3,287,590 square kilometers). With snowcapped Himalayan peaks, emerald green Kerala backwaters, verdant jungles and sweeping desert plains, India’s diversity enthralls visitors. A trip to India leaves lasting impressions of an ancient land populated by an eclectic people whose rich history and traditions are still ingrained in daily life.