India is a country that will assault your senses with colour, taste, sight and diversity! The sheer intensity of the country lies in its mosaic of multicultural experiences. It is the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. A peninsula, India is flanked by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast. From snow covered Himalayas to the beaches and tropical rainforests, India is a place where you will witness extremes of everything! It has with time, become the most favourite tourist destinations in the world. The country’s rich heritage is evidently visible in almost any place in the country. The capital, New Delhi, is home to people from all corners of the country. It also tells of the historic background of the country. Be it the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Red Fort where the first Prime Minister of independent India delivered his speech at midnight, or the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Qutub Minar which talks of the bygone era of Delhi Sultanate, India is a land of wonders. The finest example of Persian and Mughal architecture, the beautiful Taj Mahal, will leave you spellbound. It is also one of the wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While touring India, let your palette indulge in the scrumptious cuisine, from street food like samosas, kulfis (ice cream) to massive thalis with their own regional touch will give you the ultimate taste of India. The currency of India is Indian Rupees (INR or ₹).