The second most populous country in the world, India is a developing nation, unique to any other country on earth. Made up of 29 states, India’s north lies on the Himalayan Mountains, while to the south, the country enjoys a more tropical climate. With a high diversity of regional cultures, the cuisine of India varies by geographic locale. Most widely known for the Taj Mahal, India not only boasts a unique culture and cuisine, it has many great landmarks to visit and explore.
From the magnificent palaces and forts, sand dunes and exotic fairs of Rajasthan, the sandy beaches of Goa, the temples and gardens of South India, and the wonders of the Himalayas, all form the beautiful tapestry that is India. A magical land of high mountains, deep seas, golden deserts and splendid plains, India's natural beauty is uniquely blended with the country's deep-rooted heritage and culture, making India a destination that is pleasing to the eyes and soul.