What makes india so incredible?
Incredible India… the national tourism board got that right! Which other country in the world has so many different languages, food, religions and traditions all under the one roof?!
India is so big that you would need to take a few years off work just to experience it all – and even then we think you still probably haven’t covered it!
Mother India as she is known has a soft spot in our hearts and for those of you travelling there the first time we know just how scary it can be! So we package together some of our favourite locations and experiences so you can just enjoy the ride!
The smells, the food, the music, the traditions, the history, the architecture – it will blow your mind - all you need to do is just learn to let go of the fear and you will see, experience and feel things you never thought travel could do!
World Fusion Tours is proud to present these options for your Indian tour - if you have something in mind let us know and we can create it for:
Be in the know….
The flag: Then Indian flag is made up of three colours - green, white and orange/saffron with a picture of a blue Dharma Chakra in the centre. The saffron colour represents the strength and courage of the country, white represents the peace and truth of the Dharma Chakra and green represents the fertility, growth and auspiciousness of the land.
Independence: India became independent from Britain on 15 August 1947.
Population & Size: As at July 2014 estimates for India's population stand at 1.23 BILLION people in 2,973,190 sq kilometers of land!
Capital: New Delhi
Languages: There are 23 official languages spoken across the various regions of India out of a total of 780 languages! Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Pujabi, Gujurati, Bengali, Sanskrit, Nepali, Sindhi, Telugu, Urdu, Kashmiri, Konkani, Oriya, Bodo, Assamese, Dogri, Kannada, Maithili, Meitei, Malayalam, Santhali and English!
People of India:
The sheer number of languages and number of people in India, should tell you that there are a lot of regions to cover. We have broken these down for to help with your travel plans:
Famous for: Rajasthan, Delhi, Taj Mahal, Varanasi, Golden Temple and the Himalayas.
Major cities: Delhi, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Lucknow and Kanpur.
Major languages spoken: Hindi, Punjabi, Haryanvi and Urdu.
Famous for: Mumbai, Goa beaches, Bollywood &the White Rann
Major cities: Mumbai, Goa, Ahmedebad, Pune, Surat, Nagpur & Aurangabad.
Major languages spoken: Hindi, Marathi, Gujurati & Konkani
Famous for: South Indian food - dosa and idly, Bharatnatyum dance, India's Silicon valley & high energy South Indian dance in films.
Major cities: Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Trivandrum, Coimbatore & Kochi.
Major languages: Tamil, Kanada, Telugu and Malyalam.
Famous for: Fish dishes, Calcutta, India's many independence monuments, the arts and Bengali sweet - Rosgula.
Major cities: Kolkata, Patna, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Ranchi and Bhubaneswar.
Major languages: Bengali, Hindi, Bhojpur and Oriya.
Famous for: Tiger Reserves and Khajuraho Temples
Major cities: Bhopal, Indore and Jabalpur.
Major Languages: Hindi
North East India:
Famous for: Meat dishes, Darjleeing and Manipuri dance
Major cities: Guwahati, Agartala, Shillong, Aizwal and Imphal.
Major languages: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo, Garo, Manipuri, Naganese, Nepali and Sikkimese.
Currency: Indian Rupee. $1 USD = approx 65 rupees, 1 Euro = approx 72 rupees, $1 AUD = approx 51 rupees
Holiday + unique cultural experiences + giving back
= socially responsible & sustainable tourism
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