About India

The land which has undoubtedly its own way of life; that showcases the scintillating part of natural beauty, majestic culture, ancient heritage and grand wildlife; India invites all for a tremendous classical tour at its variant locations for various purposes and for different reasons for celebration.
Laurus Guide takes the privilege to make you get acquainted with the glorified treasures of this amazing ancient country. The country which is full of differences and with the most alluring tour operating services we are ready to assist you to recognize and respect those differences and versatility in a grand and royal manner.
For booking, accommodation, transportation and guidance our dedicated members will always stand by you to bring the most impressive Laurus Guide Travel Services.
From Northern Himalayas to Southern beaches, Eastern jungles to Western deserts, India is flourished with so many cultural and geographical diversities, a perfect reason for India tourism. There is simply no other words that catch the true enigma of this land where great legends still holds its power and impression, the grand architectural structures are the true reflector of history and the life of the spirit can be sacredly glimpsed at different temples and pilgrimage sites at its every corner.
India is also framed with many spiritual and holy regions right from the sacred Himalayan valleys to the oceanic temples of South. Badrinath, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Varanasi, Dwarka at North-east region; Puri, Somenath, Mahabalipuram, Hoysla, Meenakshi Temple, Tirupati Balaji Temple, Konark (Sun) Temple and Ramshwaram Temple in South India are the sacred destination to attain spirituality.
The history of India is engraved deeply and incessantly at its ancient paintings, rock carved structures and sculptures at different ancient caves and monuments. The Ajanta, Ellora and Elephanta in Maharashtra, Hoysala Architecture and temple in Karnataka and ancient Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu are the perfect examples for historical connections in India.
The magnanimous beaches of Kerala, Goa, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu soak ever moods along with the tranquility of the nature. Kovalam, Baga, Marine Drive, Calangute, Juhu Beach, Dona Paula Beach are some of the magnificent sea-sides that brings tremendous enjoyable options for the party freaks and the romantic honeymooners along with some relaxing Ayurvedic Treatment centres and Spa therapies.
The names of Ranthambore, Corbett and Kanha are most popular for tiger tours, where on the other hand Kaziranga in Assam is the perfect home for great Indian Rhinos along with SasanGir in Gujarat to bring the majestic Asiatic Lions. In addition to this, India is a perfect paradise for the bird watchers and for the enthusiastic ornithologists who can easily visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Rajasthan, Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary in Orissa, Thattekad Bird Sanctuary in Kerala and more for much fun and excitements.
In one word, the Indian subcontinent is huge and diverse, and it does not fail to cast a spell on anyone who travels through it. Visitors to India are charmed, inspired and bemused by its diverse sights, sounds and smells – it is a holiday destination unlike any other in the World.
The Indian subcontinent is perhaps the only destination in the World where in a two week holiday, you can do a high altitude trek, do a wildlife safari in a National Park, spend a night lazily cruising the backwaters, ride a Camel in the desert, spend time gazing at the Taj Mahal, and still have time to relax on a beach!!
India has all this and much more …
Languages
India is the largest English speaking country in the world despite Hindi being the national language, few parts of India also communicate in Spanish, French and Portuguese.
Weather
Like its cultural diversity, India is very diverse in weather also. It has all the six seasons like winter, summer, monsoon, autumn, spring, mild winter. Although because of India’s high popularity, tourists tend to visit throughout the year. But choosing the right weather according to your destination always gives you the utmost pleasure while touring our incredible India. The best time to visit India is from October to March when almost all the states of India are favourable for travelling and this is considered the best and season time for tourists for a rejuvenating experience.
Food
The traditional food of India has been widely appreciated for its fabulous use of herbs and spices. Indian cuisine is known for its large assortment of dishes. The cooking style varies from region to region and is largely divided into South Indian & North Indian cuisine. India is quite famous for its diverse multi cuisine available in a large number of restaurants and hotel resorts, which is reminiscent of unity in diversity.
 Our guides will ensure that you will have the desired breakfast, lunch or dinner per your needs everywhere you travel with us.
Currency and Money changing* 
*: Subjected to change per forex
The currency in India is the Indian Rupee (INR) and currency notes for the Rupee are available in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000. Money changers can be found at all airports, as well as in most markets and areas frequented by tourists. All major hotels, shops and restaurants accept Credit and Debit cards. The exchange rate for the Indian Rupee versus important currencies as on 01st December 2015 is as follows..
  • 1 USD = INR 63
  • 1 GBP = INR 102
  • 1 EURO = INR 75
  • 1 AUD = INR 48
  • 1 SGD = INR 45

Safety & Security:

    India is a very safe tourist destination where you can walk around freely to meet locals & see the local life. Indians are usually very friendly, helpful and hospitable. There is no need to carry a lot of cash as we have ATM’s in almost every street and most places accept both Debit and Credit cards. Use the electronic safes at your hotel room or reception service to keep the valuables.
     
    Book your India tour with Laurus Guide, and let our India travel specialists give you the holiday of your dreams. What makes us unique and special is the fact, that each of our consultants has over 10 years of experience in handling and designing tours in the Indian subcontinent, and most of the have personally experienced the product and the destinations.

     

     

    India'a National Emblem

     

    National Game - Hockey

     

    National Animal - Tiger

     

    National Bird - Peacock

     

    National Aquatic Animal - River Dolphin

     

    National Flower - Lotus

     

    National Fruit - Mango

     

    National Tree - Banyan Tree