India is a mystical land of age-old religious traditions; this vast country of South Asia shares its borders with Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Bhutan. It is also surrounded by the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and looks over the Bay of Bengal.

Sri Lanka is on the southern tip and the Maldives are off the southwest coast of India. Goa and Kerala are also other beautiful islands offering wide beaches of fine golden sand lined with palm trees.

Inland, the Himalayan mountain range in the north, the Ganges River and the Indus River are magnificent examples of Nature’s beauty, they also form a natural barrier between India and the bordering countries.

Most of the population speaks Hindi as well as English; several other regional languages are also spoken throughout the country. New Delhi is the capital with its winding streets, bazaars and modern buildings, offering a blend of the past and the future.

India counts an infinite number of majestic palaces, temples and monuments, the famous Golden Triangle is one of the favorite routes, this comprises Delhi, Agra with its famous Taj Mahal and Jaipur known as the Pink City. The holy city of Varanasi and the mystic temples of Tamil Nadu are also favorite sites, while Bombay and Calcutta offer a charming colorful and at times hectic side of India.

The Himalayas boast pristine mountains, beautiful pine forests; streams and peaceful landscapes, where trekkers and nature lovers love to explore the heights.

The climate is generally hot all over India, though it varies depending on the regions. The coolest weather is from December to February, while the Monsoons are from June to October.

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    Agra Fort

    The Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city.

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    B. B. D. Bagh (Dalhousie Square)

    B.B.D. Bagh, formerly called Dalhousie Square, is the shortened version for Benoy-Badal-Dinesh Bagh. It is the seat of power of the state government, as well as the central business district in Kolkata in the Indian state of West Bengal.

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    Basgo is a historical town situated on the bank of the Indus river in Ladakh. It was once an important cultural and political centre and is frequently mentioned in the Ladakhi Chronicles. It is known for its gompas such as Basgo Monastery and historical ruins.

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    Bhimbetka rock shelters

    The Bhimbetka rock shelters are an archaeological site of the Paleolithic, exhibiting the earliest traces of human life on the Indian subcontinent, and thus the beginning of the South Asian Stone Age.

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    Brihadeeswarar Temple

    Brihadeeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is also known as RajaRajeswara Temple Rajarajeswaram and Brihadeshwara Temple.

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    Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park

    Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Parkis is located in Panchmahal district in Gujarat, India. It is located around the historical city of Champaner, a city which was built by Sultan Mahmud Begada of Gujarat.

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    Darjeeling Railway Station, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

    Darjeeling Railway Station, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, also known as the "Toy Train", is a 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge railway that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in the Indian state of West Bengal, India.

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    Diwan-i-Am, Red Fort

    The Diwan-i-Am, or Hall of Audience, located in the Red Fort of Delhi was where the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (1628-1658) and his successors received members of the general public and heard their grievances.

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    Elephanta Caves

    The Elephanta Caves are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri in Mumbai Harbour, 10 kilometres to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra

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    Ellora Caves

    Ellora is an archaeological site 29 km north-west of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra, built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty and Yadav. Well known for its monumental caves, Ellora is one of major tourist attraction in Marathwada region of Maharashtra Ellora represents the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture.

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    Fatehpur Sikri

    Fatehpur Sikri is a city in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh, India. Previously the city's name was Vijaypur Sikari, of the Sikarwar Rajput clan, the later city was founded in 1569 by the Emperor Akbar, and served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1571 to 1585.

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    Gagron Fort

    The fort of Gagaron is a very good epitome of a fort surrounded by water and thus is popularly known as “Water Fort” and “Jal Durg” in Hindi.

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    Great Himalayan National Park

    The Great Himalayan National Park, is one of India's national parks, is located in Kullu region in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

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    Hampi is a village in northern Karnataka, India. It was one of the richest and largest cities in the world during its prime. The name Hampi can also mean "champion".

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    Humayun's Tomb

    Humayun's tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's son Akbar in 1569-70.

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    Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

    The Jantar Mantar monument of Jaipur, Rajasthan is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments, built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh, and completed in 1738 CE.

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    Kaziranga National Park

    Kaziranga National Park is a national park in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam, India. The sanctuary, which hosts two-thirds of the world's great one-horned rhinoceroses is a World Heritage Site.

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    Khajuraho Group of Monuments

    The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh, India. The temples are famous for their nagara-style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures.

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    Mamallapuram, also known as Mahabalipuram, is a town in Kancheepuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is around 60 km south from the city of Chennai.

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    Mahabodhi Temple

    The Mahabodhi Vihar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, marking the location where the Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment.

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    Qutb complex

    The Qutb complex is an array of monuments and buildings at Mehrauli in Delhi, India. The best-known structure in the complex is the Qutb Minar, built to honor the Sufi saint Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki.