India, a country in south Asia, is officially referred to as the Republic of India and is the 7th largest country geographically and also the 2nd most thickly occupied country after China with well above 1.2 billion inhabitants in the world. The country is surrounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea to the southwest and to the southeast there is the Bay of Bengal.
The country is the origin of four of the world?s main religions and it gained its independence in 1947 after being controlled by the British in the 18th and 19th centuries. One can get to India by plane as there are a number of airlines to the major cities such as Mumbai, Delhi and others with Air India offering the cheapest rates for long flights to the county. One can also get there by boat, by train, by bus or by car.
India is a huge country and thus there are a variety of ways of getting around it. One can use a plane which is a viable option, train, motor-cycles, buses or taxis. One can drive in India if they own a local driving license and for those desiring to rent a car it?s advisable to opt for a driver and charges are quoted in rupees and one pays for both ways even when going one way only. One can find more guidelines and useful tips on car hire in India from various sources especially online from sites such as tripindicator.com.
India has too many destination sites as almost every state has more than 10 sites. Some of the most sought after sites include The Taj Mahal, Varanasi, Tigers, and The Sangla Valley etc. There is also the Holy city of India that has the best river banks, the Himalayas which are the Highest Peaks of India, the Buddhists Temples that have for a long time been a major tourist attraction site, and the Ganges River which is the holiest river in India and considered the most revered river and the Corbett National park. Finally one can take part in the Fairs and Festivals such as the Goa fair held in February, the Diwali Festival, Holi Festival etc.