India is an unlimited South Asian nation with various terrain – from Himalayan peaks to Indian Ocean shoreline – and historical cultural past reaching again 5 millennia. Within the north, Mughal Empire landmarks embrace Delhi’s Pink Fort advanced and big Jama Masjid mosque, plus Agra’s iconic Taj Mahal mausoleum. Pilgrims bathe within the Ganges in Varanasi, and Rishikesh is a yoga centre and base for Himalayan trekking.

The eastern port Kolkata, former capital of British India, is understood for its colonial structure. Within the west, the megacity Mumbai is the seat of the Bollywood movie business, and the Malabar Coast, of spice-trade fame, options seaside resorts. A land of various spirituality, India is the birthplace of four main world religions, particularly Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism. Across the nation are innumerable sacred websites, together with historic carved-stone temples. Its spicy delicacies is as diverse because the nation itself, and its many wildlife sanctuaries shelter tigers, elephants and monkeys.