Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Recently it has been contemplated by the government of Sri Lanka that Indian tourist visiting Sri Lanka will be excused from visa requirement as the government is pondering over granting visa – free entry to visitors from countries like India, China, Sri Lanka’s as said by tourism minister John Amaratunga.
He also added that “India and China along with some other European and West Asian nations can benefit from it”.
However, it has been proposed and yet to be implemented, which is planned to be done in the off season months of October to November and March to April.
Due to the Civil War with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Sri Lanka’s tourism industry faced a difficult time. However, in the recent years, the island nation has emerged as a top tourism destination in Asia.
As per the reports, tourist arrivals have recorded a growth of 15.3% during the first half of 2018 compared with the same period last year. India topped the number of tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka at 206,337 followed by Chinese tourists at 136,294.
All tourists to Sri Lanka must obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) before their arrival. On the basis of reciprocity, citizens of Singapore, the Maldives and the Seychelles are exempt from the ETA and can obtain a visa on arrival free of charge.
Monday, August 27, 2018
India is a beautiful country and has a lot to offer. If you’re tired of daily hustle and bustle of city life, visiting these offbeat destinations in India will be an incredible experience for you. All you need is to have an Indian visa and you’re all set to explore India. To get an e-Visa India you can visit our website www.indianvisasonline.org.in/
So if you’re out for an adventurous trip to India, here we have listed out 5 offbeat places in India for you:
1. Chembra Peak, Kerala
Chembra Peak is one of the most offbeat places in India. It’s situated in Wayanad district, at 6,900 ft in the lush lap of misty Western Ghats in India. This particular spot is very popular amongst trekkers and nature lovers. However, to get here one requires permission passes from the Forest Department for the safety of trekkers and preservation of wildlife.
2. Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh is blessed with Ziro, which is a beautiful and blessed with beauty in abundance, bliss and some incredible experiences. Away from the popular tourist destinations in India, Ziro is one of those hidden gems. You stand on the land of ziro and can witness puffy white clouds floating in the horizon, beautiful green patches and beautiful rice fields. The Apatani tribe resides here and they are the most welcoming people who will always welcome you with a smile on your face. And amongst so many other beautiful things to experience in Ziro, how can we forget Ziro Musical Festival which is popular worldwide.
3. Khajjiar, Himachal Pradesh
Not everyone is aware of this location in Himachal Pradesh but Khajjiar is an unexplored beauty and is also known as “Mini Switzerland in India”. This piece of land is serene which replete with hills, lakes and meadows. Apart from enjoying some quiet walks & scenic environs, you can indulge in some adventure sports like paragliding, horse riding, zorbing and the hike.
4. Varkala, Kerala
Varkala is considered to be Kerala’s quaint paradise. Brimming with clear, pristine beaches, hills, shrines, lighthouses, the beach town is one of the best offbeat places in India.
5. Chopta, Uttarakhand
Chopta is another offbeat place, situated in Uttarakhand. As compared to other tourist spots, Chopta is comparatively less crowded. Mostly covered in snow, the green slopes and grassy meadows have a relaxed vibe.
Plan a visit to India to explore the beauty of these off beat places. The only thing required is a visa, which is really easy and simple in today's day and age where internet rules the world. We also offer e-Visa India which is absolutely online and requires very less time. For more information visit our website i.e. www.indianvisasonline.org.in/
Saturday, August 11, 2018
DITF – Delhi International Trade Fair Delhi 2018 is a multi – product exhibition which displays a wide range of products and services, which takes place in New Delhi every year. This integrated trade fair is considered to be one of the biggest and most elaborated trade fair with B2B (business to business) and B2C (business to customers) components. It has transpired to be one of the biggest consumer goods fair in the Indian sub – continent.
Like every year, Delhi International Trade Fair is going to be held from 12th to 21st October, at Expocentre Noida, Sector – 62, Delhi – NCR.
What to Expect?
If you like adding that tinge to your dish, you can find variety of spices in the fair such as spices from Maharashtra i.e. green chilli thecha (a dry chutney), garlic chutney, peanut chutney. More variety such as “Kolhapur Kanda Lehsun Masala”. The price of these spices varies from Rs 50 to Rs 100.
2. Hand Woven Garments
Weavers from all over the country such as Bihar, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Bengal showcase their traditional varieties for both men and women. Assam silk sarees, Banarasi silk sarees, Bandhni sarees, Kanjivaram, Tussar silk sarees etc are some popular choices amongst the trade crowd.
3. Traditional Cuisine
There will be traditional food item stalls at the fair from various parts of the country such as Madhya Pradesha and Rajasthan. Food delicacies such as Mughlai cuisine, chicken nihari, chicken dum biriyani, chicken seekh kabab are available. Apart from that, deserts such as Imarti, Rabdi, Malpua, Moong Halwa are the most sought after dishes here.
4. Afghan rugs and dry fruits
Other than the garments and traditional delicacies, craftsmen from Afghanistan sell variety of rugs and carpets at the fair as well. Also dry fruits such as walnut, dates and almonds also draw crowds.
The main purpose of the fair is to provide best of the industry to the visitors and to provide them an opportunity to experience, taste, feel the unique products and services. Entrepreneurs and other businessmen get a chance to develop new business connections, loyalties, or could update themselves with the latest offerings of their favorite brands.
Highlights of the event
Some of the highlights of the events are:
ü Auspicious products available for sale especially for the Navaratras time
ü Promotions and marketing will take place on a large scale i.e. News paper, Radio, Social Media, Outdoor advertising, Banners, SMS and Email Campaigns
ü Encouraging business activities will take place for entrepreneurs such as newer exclusive products launched and offered
ü This event would give a boost to the trade and other industries and will provide opportunity for MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises)
ü Visitors will have a full shopping experience and carnival for the visitor for all their needs
ü Performances, Visits, Cotests, and competitions will be organized in order to engage and attract the visitors
ü DITF brings together the Economic, Business, Social and Cultural aspects of the society together, offering something or the other for all purposes
ü Business hours to be open only for B2B clients.
ü Rates – for participation rates are ery low and economical to ensure variety of products and display offerings
ü Shuttle Service – Shuttle sevice to run from nearest metro station to Expocentre Noida
ü Entry Fee – Entry is free for all the visitors
ü Location – heart of Noida, at sector – 62, on National Highway 24, in close reach and excellent accessibility of East Delhi, South Delhi, Noida, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad, Aanand Vihar, Vaishali, and other parts of the state.
Delhi International Trade Fair is an excellent opportunity to showcase your products to a large number of audience, and build on the ever increasing client base in Noida and NCR Delhi.To be a part of this event, you would require a visa to visit India. Hence, apply for e-Visa and get it within 24-48 hours of time. For more information you can call us on 919582319080 or you can also visit our website i.e. https://www.indianvisasonline.org.in/
Friday, August 10, 2018
Applied for Visa? And now wants to check the status of your visa application. It is simple more than you think. There are various ways of checking your visa status.
The most convenient way of “Checking Visa Status” is by visiting the website you have applied in. However, before that keep certain information handy which are as follows:
(a) Passport Number
(b) Application ID (Identification)
If you have applied for your e-Visa India with us i.e. www.indianvisasonline.org.in/ , things will be easier for you. As we need you to just provide us with your date of birth, passport number and other related information which are there on our website.The visa tracking procedure is known as “Visa Tracking”.
Also, we have a professional team of visa experts who are there 24 / 7 to guide you not only while checking your visa status online, but also to guide you during the application.
How to Track Visa Status using Passport Number?
Yes, you can indeed track your visa status by using your passport number. For that you can call us on our official number i.e. 9582319080 and our executive would ask you your visa application number and passport number. And they will help you to know the status of the application.
Thursday, August 9, 2018
In the list of national days, 15th of August i.e. Independence Day holds a tremendous ground for the country. As like many other nations, India too was hostage of the foreign forces for a long period of time. Coming out of this captivity is the basis of celebration of liberty.
India gained its independence after almost suffering under the clutches of oppression for 200 years from the British colonialism. And the liberation from them is celebrated on 15th of August 1947, every year as an annual National Festival in India. Hence, this day is considered to be prominent for every citizen of the country.
Inception of the Celebration
The independence movement of India was carried on by the Indian Freedom Fighters. They have played an extensive role in getting Independence for the country. Rani Lakshmibai, Mangal Pandey, Bahadur Shah Zafar, Nana Sahib, Tatya Tope were some of the active leaders and freedom fighters who fought in the revolt.
By the sacrifices and bravery of these freedom fighters, India gained its liberation and the country has progressed at a faster pace.
This year i.e. 2018, India will mark its 72nd Independence Day Ceremony in different parts of the country. The celebration will be led by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in the national capital. A vibrant and colourful ceremony will be held at Red Fort, New Delhi. On this day, a ritual started by the country’s first Prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, hoisted the National Flag of India. In order to carry forward this tradition, on every Independence Day, the Prime Minister hoist the tricolor National Flag, carried on with a speech.
The celebration then marked by cultural events, songs and speeches highlighting the sacrifices of the leaders of the country.
How do people celebrate?
This day is declared as a gazetted holiday in the country. From national, state, local government offices to post offices and banks are closed on this day. People pay homage to the freedom fighters. All the major government offices and buildings are illuminated with strings of lights and the tricolour fluttersfrom homes and offices.
Broadcast, print and social media will be full of patriotic displays and have special contest and programs to promote the day.
Tradition of Kite Flying
Over the years, kite flying has become a symbol of Independence Day celebration, especially in the capital of the nation. They symbolizes the free spirit of India. Kites of various shapes, styles, sizes, including the tricolour are available at the marketplace, especially keeping this day in mind.
If you wish to witness this colourful and vibrant celebration of Independence Day, join us! Apply for e-visa and get it within 24 – 48 hours of time. For more information you can call us on 919582319080 or you can also visit our website i.e. www.indianvisasonline.org.in/
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Teej is a yearly celebration that marks the advent of Sawan or monsoons in India. It is also the "Festival of Swings" as women tie swings on the branches of tree and takes pleasures in swinging.
This festival is considered to be one one of the most important festivals for married women in India. The purpose of the celebration is for the holy union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
When is the Festival Celebrated?
Teej is the third day after the new moon, and third day after the full moon, every month. Throughout the monsoon season, these festivals are celebrated on the third day of the bright half of the Hindu month of Shravan, and on the third day of the waning and the waxing moons in the Hindu month of Bhadrapad. This means that there are actually three Teej festivals which are Haryali (Green) Teej, Kajari Teej, and Hartalika Teej.
Where is the Festival Celebrated?
This festival is widely celebrated all over the nation; particularly, in the desert state of Rajasthan. However, if you are visiting India for the first time to celebrate Teej, Jaipur would be the best place to experience it. As the festival is the grandest and most renowned during Haryali Teej.
For kajari Teej celebrations, you can head to Bundi in Rajasthan. Teej festival fairs features handicrafts, and Rajasthani cultural performances.If you are planning to visit India and celebrate Teej, get in touch with us for urgent basis e-visa India. Or you can also visit our website i.e. https://www.indianvisasonline.org.in/
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
“Ugresan Ki Baoli” or popularly known as “Agresan ki Baoli” is a protected monument under Archaeological Survey of India. Situated in New Delhi, Hailey Road near Connaught Place is a historical step well which is 60 – metres long and 15 - metres wide.
It is said that there is no one historical records to prove who built this well; however, it is believed that it was built by the legendary king Agresan during the Mahabharat epic era. It was later rebuilt in the 14th Century by the Agrawal community which traces its origin to Maharaja Agrasen.
Baoli meaning well, has 103 steps with a series of carved chambers and passages. It has unique structures which consist of three levels. Each of the level is lined with arched niches on both sides.
The walls are symmetrical and earlier it was a well where the king / queen come to take bath. In the ancient time, people used it as a well to reserve water and now, the water has dried up.
However, now it has been open for local people and it is generally crowded. And is a perfect spot for spending time with friends and get clicked.
One thing is sure, even if you go alone; you won’t feel lonely here, as it is a home to a lot of people pigeons and bats.
If you plan to visit New Delhi, India make sure to give this place a shot. If you require visa you can get in touch with us by visiting our website www.indianvisasonline.org.in/
Monday, August 6, 2018
India as a country has become popular over the years. It’s rich culture, vibrant heritage, and magnificent natural beauty attracts an astounding flood of tourists every year. At a recent time, India has also emerged as a center for cheap and high quality education and medical facility. Due to which all the foreign nationals who wish to visit India for medical, education or tourist purpose can do so. However, they would need a visa to enter the nation.
Recently back, Indian Government has introduced e-visa facility; which is hassle free and can be done from anyplace, anytime. Also, they are as valid as a traditional visa. How e-Visa India functions is that it stores all your personal information electronically. After that applicant applies online, the visa issuing authority will send an electronic copy of the visa to their registered email ID.
Types of Indian e-Visa
There are two types of e-Visa for India currently which are as follows:
(a) NormalProcessing e-visa India – In this type of visa, the visa processing time is 4 – 7 business days. One can also apply as early as 180 days prior to travel
(b) Urgent Processing e-Visa India – In this type of visa, the e-visa will be processed will be done shortly. It can be applied as late as 4 days from the travel
Application Procedure for e-Visa India
Application process for e-Visa is a very simple and easy process and also very convenient for the applicants, as they can apply from the comfort of their home. Follow the below mentioned steps for the same:
Step 1 – Visit our official website i.e. …
Step 2 – Fill the required application form
Step 3 – Submit the form online
Step 4 – Make the necessary payment
Step 5 – Receive an email address verification message
Step 6 – Verify the email ID and the e-Visa will be electronically sent to your verified email ID
Documents Required Applying for an e-Visa India
Keep the following documents handy in order to apply for an e-Visa India:
(a) Passport size digital photograph
(b) A valid passport with 6 months of validity
(c) Scanned bio page of your passport
(d) Also, details of your pre – booked hotel in India
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Holidays are the most awaited time of the year. This is the time where you can let loose and indulge in activities that you otherwise cannot in a daily humdrum of city life. Also, we often get confused with the location where we want to go for our vacation. However, nothing can beat beach vacations of India.
Here is our list of top five Beaches in India
1. Cavelossim Beach, Goa
Yes, talking about beaches in India, Goa indeed is home to some of the cleanest and most vivacious beaches in the world. Cavelossim beach is located in the south Goa, full of black rocks and sparkling white sands.
1. Paradise Beach, Pondicherry
Also known as Chunnambar, this beach is a paradise in literal sense as it has golden sprawling sand and turquoise blue water. It is isolated from the mainland, still attracts a large number of visitors to spend some quality time.
1. Kovalam Beach, Kerala
It is a lighthouse beach which offers water sports and various other beach activities. This crowded and bustling beach has lot of shacks and restaurants where families can enjoy delicious coffee, milkshake etc.
1. Tarkali Beach, Maharashtra
This beach is considered to be one of the most pleasant beaches of Maharashtra. It offers crystal blue water and sun – kissed white sands. If you are an adventure enthusiast, you can enjoy sports such as scuba diving, snorkeling, and sun – basking.
1. Chandipur, Odisha
Chandipur is one of the most undiscovered beaches in India. This beach has golden sands, plush green coastal vegetation and also crystal clear water. If you have luck you may also spot a turtle here.
If you wish to travel to the beautiful country of India and its beaches, get in touch with us for e-Visa India by visiting our website i.e. https://www.indianvisasonline.org.in/ and we shall assist you for the same.
Friday, August 3, 2018
In order to rationalize and alter the tax charged from foreign nationals visiting India, the Government has increased the visa fee across categories.
The hike has been done as a measure to balance less number of foreign nationals working in the country.
Although, the Government had recently increased the fee in different categories for the US (United States), UK (United Kingdom), Canada, Israel, Iran and UAE (United Arab Emirates) nationals.
As per the sources, the fee hike, which is cyclical and for the most part corresponding, is “sweeping this time as it is being touted as an effort to rationalize the entry fee charges and modify it in sync with what most countries charge”
The new price hike is as follows:
(a) $ 49 for the following countries:
Argentina, Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue Island, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands ,South Africa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uruguay, and Vanuatu
(b) $ 70 for the following countries:
Japan, Singapore and Sri Lanka
(c) $139 for the following countries
Albania, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Island, Chile, China, China- Sar Hongkong, China - Macau, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Vatican City - Holy See, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Cote D'Ivoire, Jordan, Kenya, Republic Of Korea, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali,Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger Republic, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Macedonia, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Saint Christopher And Nevis, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania,Thailand, Trinidad And Tobago , Turks And Caicos Isl, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
(d) $ 154 for the following countries
Mozambique, Russia, Ukraine, (UK ) United Kingdom and USA.
Also, note that a different fee structure has been formed for e-Business visa for India, which is as follows:
(a) $70 for the following countries
Argentina, Cook Islands, Fiji, Jamaica, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue Island, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands ,South Africa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uruguay, and Vanuatu
(b) $ 199
Albania, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Island, Chile, China, China- Sar Hongkong, China - Macau, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Vatican City - Holy See, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Cote D'Ivoire, Jordan, Japan, Kenya, Republic Of Korea, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali,Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger Republic, Norway, Oman, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Macedonia, Romania, Rwanda, Russia, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Saint Christopher And Nevis, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania,Thailand, Trinidad And Tobago , Turks And Caicos Isl, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, USA, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
India is indeed one of the most beautiful countries to travel to. The World Travel and Tourism Council have stated that India is to become the fourth – largest travel and tourism economy in the world in less than 10 years.
If you wish to travel to the beautiful country; India, get in touch with us for e-visafor India by visiting our website i.e. www.indianvisasonline.org.in/ and we shall assist you for the same.