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India is a land of incredible diversity, culture and history, all wrapped up in one exotic package. From the bustling streets of Delhi to the serene backwaters of Kerala, India offers something for every type of traveller.

Set in its own subcontinent, on the enormous continent of Asia, India is a treasure trove of wonders. While in the region, why not explore nearby Sri Lanka? And if you're looking for another adventure that's completely different, consider Japan.

Travel to India

With Pentravel’s range of India holiday packages, you can explore the vibrant cities, visit famous monuments, and indulge in tantalising cuisine. India travel is an adventure that is always sure to captivate and surprise, offering a unique blend of ancient traditions and modern flair. Tourist attractions in India are numerous and varied — from the Taj Mahal to the colourful forts and palaces of Rajasthan, one could spend a lifetime exploring the wonders of India. Pack your bags and embark on a journey to India — a land of vibrant colours, spicy flavours, and sheer beauty.

India offers so many activities for visitors to enjoy on a holiday package trip. Here are some of the most popular: 

  • Visit the Taj Mahal: This iconic monument in Agra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Marvel at its architectural beauty and learn about the love story behind its creation. 
  • Explore the Golden Triangle: The Golden Triangle tour covers Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, showcasing some of India’s most famous landmarks such as the Red Fort, Hawa Mahal, and Amber Fort. 
  • Experience Wildlife: India is home to several national parks and wildlife sanctuaries where you can spot tigers, elephants, rhinos, and other exotic animals. Ranthambore National Park and Jim Corbett National Park are popular choices. 
  • Relax on the Beaches: India has beautiful beaches along its coastline, including Goa, Kerala, and Andaman Islands. Enjoy sunbathing, water sports, and delicious seafood. 
  • Explore Spiritual Sites: India is known for its spiritual heritage. Visit Varanasi, Haridwar, or Rishikesh to experience the sacred Ganges River and witness traditional rituals. 

Here are some travel tips to help you plan your trip to India: 

  • Visa Requirements: South African citizens need a visa to travel to India. You can apply for an e-visa online or visit the nearest Indian embassy or consulate. 
  • Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit India depends on the region you plan to explore. Generally, the winter months (October to March) offer pleasant weather across most parts of the country. Summers are hot, and sometimes very humid, depending on where you are going. 
  • Currency: The official currency of India is the Indian Rupee (INR). It’s advisable to carry some cash for small expenses, as credit cards may not be accepted everywhere. 
  • Local Customs: Respect local customs and traditions. Dress modestly when visiting religious sites, and remove your shoes before entering temples or homes. 
  • Health and Safety: Stay hydrated, especially during hot summer months. It’s recommended to drink good quality bottled water and avoid street food to prevent stomach issues. 
  • Ideal Holiday Duration: The ideal duration for a trip to India depends on your interests and the places you want to visit. However, booking a holiday package for at least 7 to 10 days in India would allow you to explore some of the country’s most popular destinations and experience its rich culture. 

Here are some interesting facts about India: 

  • India is the seventh-largest country by land area and the second-most populous country in the world. 
  • The Taj Mahal is one of India’s most famous landmarks and attracts millions of visitors each year. 
  • The Golden Triangle tour covers Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur — three cities known for their historical significance. 
  • India is home to diverse wildlife, including Bengal tigers, Indian elephants, and one-horned rhinoceros. 

This incredible country is a melting pot of cultures, traditions, and natural beauty. From the majestic Himalayas in the north to the serene backwaters of Kerala in the south, India offers a wide range of experiences for every traveller. Get ready to immerse yourself in the colours, flavours, and warmth of Indian hospitality. 

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