India, the country of colourful people, rich history and the most tasteful spices and curries you have ever tasted. Besides all the leisure travel highlights, it is also a suprising MICE destination for people from all over the world. Even more interesting is the fact that India is making it much easier to visit the country: from today the visa procedure can be done in only a few clicks on the internet. Part I of the countries visa-list has been launched today. The Netherlands and Belgium will follow as soon as possible.

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Nine e-visa airports
India offers a tourist visa upon arrival at nine international airports: Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram and Goa. In order to get an e-visa, visitors would need to apply on the visa website, along with the required fees. An electronic version of the visa will  be send within 96 hours. Much faster and easier than it was before.

As per the governmental decision, all countries, except Pakistan, Sudan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Somalia, would be brought into the new e-visa procedure over the next two years.

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From Himalayas to one-horn rhinos
Destination India with it’s magnificent Himalayas in the north to the beautiful serene backwaters of Kerala, from legendary forts of Rajasthan to world class heritage sites like Hampi in Karnataka, from exotic one-horn rhinos of Kaziranga to majestic elephant herds of Bandipur, from majestic lions of the Gir to Royal Bengal tigers of the Sunderbans, besides sprawling beaches of the long coastline are within reach.

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In addition to the new visa upon arrival, Hi Tours is offering a special discount price of €49 per person per day, (min. of 7 nights & 2 guests, May 1st to August 31st 2015). Curious to know more about the MICE and leisure possibilities of India? Please contact our partner Hi Tours.