There is a tremendous desire in the hearts of Georgian people to visit India and indulge in yoga practices here under the guidance of spiritual guru and yoga acharyas.
That’s why the Indian government has made possible for its citizens to apply for an India visa online and receive its electronic form to enter India legally and stay there for a fixed period of time.
Apart from yoga, they can also enjoy the eternal culture of this country on the tourist visa for India, which will fill their minds with unforgettable memories
Designated airports and seaports for the Georgian citizen with an Indian visa:
The following is a list of 28 airports and 5 designated seaports from where a Georgian national can enter the country when in possession of a valid e visa for India:
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 Georgian citizens enjoy visiting:
Some of the best tourist destinations in India are:
- Rishikesh, the yoga capital of the world
- Gir Sanctuary, Gujarat
- Ashtanga Institute, Mysore, Karnataka
- Andaman and Nicobar
- Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, Bihar
- Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
- The Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
The relations between India and Georgia are very old. It is mentioned that the Panchatantra laid a great effect on the minds of Georgian ancestors. A large number of Georgian travellers, missionaries and traders came to India in the medieval period. According to Mughal history, one of the wives of Aurangzeb called Udaipuri Begum was of Georgian descent.
Famous cuisines and beverages of India: Bengali Rasgualla, Bhaang ki Chatni Pakode, Masala Dosa, idli, Shimla ki Khatti Dal, Butter chicken, Chhole Bhature, Gushtaba, Sambhar Vada, noodles, Halwa, Gushtaba, Raita, Lassi, Chur Chur naan, chicken soup, Sambhar vada, Bombay Sandwich, Momos, vegetable soup, Kahwah, and the list goes on.
Temperament of Indians:
Warm-hearted, welcoming, cooperative and religious.
What you must know when visiting India with an Indian visa:
- Don’t interact with the people of suspicious and unknown organizations or agencies
- Don’t, especially after sunset, go to unlit or dark areas alone, especially girls.
- Never 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.
- Always keep your valid Indian visa in your pocket or purse to show it when asked.
- Never forget to keep some cash in your pocket every time when out because most small shopkeepers and rural-people accept only cash.
- Taking the strict cultural beliefs of Indians into account, don’t kiss or hug your better half publicly or in family restaurants. And, wear modest clothes when visiting religious places, shrines, etc.
- Remove your shoes or sleepers before entering religious places.
- Stay in only widely-known and registered places with trustworthy, clean records and security systems.