Quick facts and India travel tips

  • Capital City? New Delhi
  • Currency? Indian Rupee
  • Language(s)? Hindi and English
  • Where is this country located? Southwest of Asia
  • What is India famous for? Food, culture, traditions, Bollywood, Taj Mahal, temples, lively festivals, cricket, and yoga.
  • Best time to visit India and seasons? October to March is the best season to visit.
  • Transportation in India? Rikshaw, buses, and trains.
  • Which side of the road do they drive? The left-hand side
  • What is the electricity plug type? Plugs D and G. If you need one, check out our plug adapter reviews.
  • Neighboring countries? 

How to apply for an Indian visa?

Check out our handy guide on how to obtain one – read it here.

Where to book your flights to India?

Check our handy-dandy guide on how to find the cheapest flights around the world – read it here.

Do you need travel insurance for India?

Remember this: anything can happen! Read our take on why you need travel insurance and how it can save you money when things go unplanned – read it here.

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