India is a country full of fascination for the visitor with the different smells, sights and sounds.

As a country to visit it offers so much that once is not just enough. Visit the palaces and cities in the north of India or take a package holiday to the south to one of the beach resorts of Goa or Kerala. Whichever option you choose India will not disappoint you. India is the second highest populated country in the world, located in South Asia with China, Nepal and Bhutan to the North. Bangladesh to the east, Sri Lanka off the south coast and Pakistan to the North west.

Best time to visit India

The temperature in India does not, vary much throughout the year, however the rainfall is the thing to consider when visiting. The monsoon arrives in India in the month of June until September. If it’s a beach holiday in Goa or Kerala you are looking for then consider visiting from November to May. March to May is the hotest and dryest time to visit, however the most popular time is from November to March when the temperatures are very pleasant.

Most popular holidays to India

India offers such an array of things to see and do from the wonderful pink palaces in Jaipur to the amazinng Taj Mahal in Agra it really is best to plan a once in a lifetime tour of the country. Plan your trip carefully as the roads are busy making the journeys slow and a 5 hour transfer is not unusual. Combine a tour of the country with a visit to the beaches of Kerala in the south or carry on to the island of Sri Lanka or Goa.
Gardening at the Oberoi Villas
Gardening at the Oberoi Villas

Hotel accommodation in Kerala India

Kerala offers many hotels and varied accommodation to choose from when visiting the area. Goeasy travel can tailor make a holiday with accommodation in India using hotels and guest houses to suit your budget. To sample an idea of some of our accommodation suppliers have a look at Abad hotels, Oberoi Group, Taj, Radisson and don’t forget to check out the Heritage hotels which offer a little bit of history.

Essential Facts on India

Capital city – New Delhi
Currency – rupee
Electricity – 220V
Flight time on average from London 9 to 10 hours
Time difference – GMT +5.5 hours
Precautions against hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid and malaria are advisable and vary dependent upon the extent of travel arrangements. Please consult your GP for up to date information.
For more information on India contact the Indian tourist board or check out my blog on my personal visit to India.
Country India
Languages spoken Indian, English
Currency Indian Rupee
Visa requirements You must apply for a visa for entry to India prior to departure. Your passport must have 2 blank pages for the visa and be valid for 180 days from the date of arrival in India