Armenia, highly known for its ancestral Christian monuments, is an Asian country with Christians in the majority. its citizens always have a burning desire to visit India’s tourist destinations, which is why a tremendous number of Indian visa applications come from this small country
Given their desire and Indian tourism sector growth, the government of India has made the India visa application system online for over 160 countries, and this list also contains Armenia as an eligible country for the same
So, citizens of Armenia can apply for this visa online and receive its electronic form on their confirmed email address, which will facilitate a legal entry in India.
Designated airports and seaports for the Armenia citizen with an e visa:
The following is a list of 28 airports and 5 designated seaports from where an Armenia national can enter the country when in possession of a valid electronic visa:
Airports: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bag Dogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Port Blair, Pune, Tiruchirappalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi and Travelkhapatnam.
Seaports: Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Chennai and Mumbai.
Famous places in India Armenia citizens enjoy visiting:
Some of the best tourist destinations in India are:
- St. Paul Cathedral, West Bengal
- Basilica of Bom Jesus, Goa
- Mumbai, the financial capital of India
- The Taj Mahal, Agra
- Jim Corbett Park, Uttarakhand
- Udaipur, Rajasthan
- Santa Cruz Basilica, Kerala
Relations between India and Armenia
Although 3780 km away from India, Armenians are believed to have come to India with Alexander. People of Armenia coming to India mostly visit old churches and enjoy the hair-raising wildlife adventure here. Due to having a tremendous number of people speaking English in India, Armenians don’t face any problem here.
Famous cuisines and beverages of India: Prawns, Lobster, Crab, Lucknowi Biryani, Malai Kofta, chowmein, Momos, Hyderabadi Biryani, Poha, fish curry, Mutton chicken, Palak Paneer, Laccha Parantha, Chur Chur Naan, Tawa Paneer, Lassi, roasted Crab meat, Non-veg Momos, Squid and so on.
Temperament of Indians:
Friendly, religious, peace-loving, cheerful and warm-hearted.
What you must know when visiting India on an Indian visa:
- Don’t interact more with the people of suspicious and unknown organizations or agencies
- Don’t, especially after sunset, go to unlit or dark areas alone, especially girls.
- Don’t give money or food to monks, clerics or beggars coming to you for it; you should ignore and stay from them, as they can be thieves or snatchers.
- Don’t eat oily and fried food during your visit, as it may lead to digestive issues.
- Pick the season before visiting India for your convenience because some Indian places are very hot, cold and rainy.
- Don’t forget to keep your valid Indian visa in your pocket or purse to show it when asked.
- Always keep some cash in your pocket every time when out because most small shopkeepers and rural-people accept only cash.
- Given the strict cultural beliefs of Indians, never hug or kiss your better half publicly or in family restaurants. And, wear modest clothes when visiting religious places, shrines, etc.
- Don’t forget to put off your shoes or sleepers before entering religious places.
- Stay in only widely-known and registered places with reliable, clean records and security systems.