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first_imgHow to Sellindia India’s travel and tourism has grown rapidly with a greatinflux of tourists across the globe who have been irresistibly attracted to therich culture, heritage, and incredible natural beauty of the country. With its foggy hill stations, captivating beaches,historical monuments, golden deserts, serene backwaters, pilgrimage sites, richwildlife and colourful fairs, India will capture the heart of every traveller. In addition, there are a variety of festivals, livelymarkets and vibrant local lifestyles with traditional Indian hospitality. Asyou travel through the lovely Indian states you will discover closely theresplendent colours and rich cultural locales of this incredible land. Who goes to IndiaTravellers to India are varied due to the diversity of thecountry. It has a lot to offer for leisure travellers, adventure travelseekers, travellers seeking wildlife experiences, spiritual travellersinterested in Yoga and meditation, travellers for special interest tours, medicaltourism travellers and the MICE market.How to get to IndiaIndia is well connected to Australia by air. Depending onwhich part of the country you wish to visit, there are four major internationalairports located in the four regions. For direct flights, Air India operates 5xweekly Delhi-Sydney flights and 3x weekly Delhi-Melbourne. Other airlines thatfly from Australia to India (via another city/cities) include Emirates, MalindoAir, Hong Kong Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Scoot, Batik Air, Etihad Airways, AsianaAirlines, Qatar Airways, China Southern, Korean Air, Cathay Pacific, SriLankanAirlines, ANA (All Nippon Airways), Thai Airways, AirAsia, Air China, JetAirways, British Airways, China Airlines , Qantas, China Eastern, Garuda Indonesia,Malaysia Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Japan Airlines and Air Mauritius.Top 10 things to do in India1. The Taj Mahal, AgraOne cannot think of tourist spots in India withoutconsidering the Taj Mahal. With nearly 4 million tourists arriving at the TajMahal every year, it is considered to be the most visited attraction in thecountry. Built between 1632-1653 in honour of Mumtaz Mahal, the wife of theMogul Emperor Shah Jahan, the Taj Mahal is often listed as one of the Wondersof the World and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.2. The Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh GayaSiddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, was said to have achievedenlightenment at the Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya. Near the temple is theMahabodhi Tree.3. Elephanta Caves, Elephanta Island, MumbaiLocated about six miles from Mumbai, the Elephanta Caves area group of five Hindu caves and two Buddhist caves that contain intricatelycarved stone sculptures.4. The Beaches of GoaGoa is one of the most visited spots in all of India,accounting for approximately 12 percent of the country’s tourist revenue. Themost popular spots to visit in Goa are the many beaches, particularly those inNorth Goa. Anjuna, Baga, and Calungute draw the largest number of tourists,though beaches in Southern Goa, like those in Varca, are becoming increasinglyknown for hosting world class resorts.5. Lotus Temple, New DelhiThose taking flights to Delhi cannot pass through withoutpaying a visit to the Lotus Temple. Formally called the Baha’i House ofWorship, Lotus Temple is given its nickname due to the unusual shape of thebuilding.6. Mysore Palace, MysoreThe second most visited tourist attraction in India, Mysorewelcomes about 2.7 million visitors annually. The palace welcomes the mosttourists in September and October during the Mysore Dasara festival. During thefestival, the palace is decorated with nearly 100,000 lights to pay homage tothe Goddess Durga.7. Gulmarg, Jammu and KashmirGulmarg is known for its winter sports. A popular touristdestination between December and March, skiing enthusiasts can choose from oneof over 40 hotels in the region.8. Tomb of Humayun, Nizamuddin East, DelhiThis tomb to the Mugal Emperor Humayun was commissioned in1562 and was built over the course of eight years. If you are traveling toDelhi, you should consider visiting this tomb, as it has undergone extensiverestoration in recent years.9. Harimandir Sahib, Armritsar, PunjabThe Harimandir Sahib is popularly known as the Golden Templedue to the fact that the upper floors are covered in gold. The constructionHarimandir Sahib was completed in 1604, but attacks left it seriously damageduntil the time that it was rebuilt in 1764.10. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Tamil NaduThis steam locomotive railway system passes through 26 milesof land over the course of about nine hours. Tourists can pass over 250 bridgesand can enjoy the steepest train track in Asia.How to learn more about IndiaTravel agents are encouraged to participate on FAM/Reccetours for destination knowledge and detailed itineraries which offers an ideaabout what to offer to the clients. Speak to your DMCs for training sessionalso. For quick information, visit the India Tourism website www.theincredibleindia.org oremail [email protected] last_img read more