The extremities of India are well known. It is an ancient land. It has a mythical past and is a living example of the Hindu cosmological vision. It is also known as Bharat. Know this land through our India Tour Packages. A package tour shall make your India journey much easy.
This vast land is inhabited by infinite variety of peoples since remote antiquity. These diverse ethnic groups have come to the Indian subcontinent from all over the world, over many centuries.
The caste system is still strong in India and keeps the mass is divided along their caste lines. There is unity in diversity, but this is not easily visible.
India is the land where that there are nearly 1000 different languages and dialects. The economic divide amongst the citizens of India is huge and very visible. Both poverty and luxury is in your face.
Even though India is to be regarded as one nation, it is unusually unique. This unity has existed over many centuries in religious and cultural terms, though not in political and government Administration terms.
We invite you to visit this kaleidoscopic land and experience for yourself how diversity can coexist and flourish.
There are many stereotypes about India and some of them can be hurdlesome in making you travel to India. For instance, poverty, slums, child beggars, huge mass of people and so on.
India is a land of contrasts. Hence, if there is a major downside in India, then there is a glorious upside as well. India has the majestic Himalayan range, the glorious beaches of Goa, the Tiger, the lion, many national parks, the Taj Mahal, the cuisine, the backwaters of Kerala, the holy towns of Varanasi, Haridwar, Rishikesh and Amritsar – the list is long.
India is ancient history is a history of myths. All that is known today is known due to oral transmission. There are many sacred texts like the Bhagavad-Gita, the Vedas and the Upanishads to name a few. The sages and the poets who created these texts were ignorant of writing.
Sanskrit was the language of the ancient India. Texts written in Sanskrit carry a religious authority with them.
However, the true India is deeply rooted in its villages. These villages are the source of India’s history or one can even say – thousands of histories.
Broadly, the Indian land mass can be divided in three parts. The first part, the North has the Himalayan range. Mostly considered impregnable, nevertheless invaders sneak through it and have become a part of the Indian history, often contentious.
The second part is the immense Ganges plain. The richness of this land was the booty sought by the invaders. This is a huge land mass and extends from Pakistan to Burma.
The third part is the Deccan plateau. Even though it is not very high, it was effective in curtailment of migration between the southern part of India and the northern part of India for many centuries.
India has a long coastline. Yet surprisingly, it neither has a seafaring culture, nor it became maritime empire. The Tropic of Cancer runs through its centre.
India’s culture is strongly influenced by its monsoon. Except for the mountainous part, rest of India generally remains dry except during the three months of the monsoon period. Even during the monsoon period, the rains are intermittent but can cause huge damage by creating floods.
A visit to India can be life changing experience.