ممثلية المملكة العربية السعودية في الهند Republic of India About India India Guide India Guide Page Image Image Caption Page ContentIndia is one of the oldest civilizations in the world with a kaleidoscopic variety of destinations and rich cultural heritage. It has achieved all-round socio-economic progress during the last 70 years of its independence. The seventh largest country in the world, India stands apart from the rest of Asia, marked off by mountains and the sea which give it a distinct geographical entity. Bounded by the Great Himalayas in the north, it stretches southwards and tapers off into the Indian Ocean at the Tropic of Cancer, flanked by the Bay of Bengal on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west.For more information, click here.Some Places to Visit:Rajasthan: This land is a colourful melange of massive forts, stunning palaces, diverse cultures, delectable cuisines and warm people, set amidst a rugged yet inviting landscape. For more information, click here.Kerala: Kerala is blessed with a unique set of geographical features that have made it one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in Asia. A long shoreline with serene beaches, tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters, lush hill stations and exotic wildlife, are just a few of the wonders that await you in Kerala, God's Own Country. For more information, click here.Goa: Mellow sunshine and sandy beaches, flavourful cuisine, architecture from a bygone era, river cruises, water sports, hot air ballooning - all this and more is part and parcel of a holiday in the Indian Paradise known as Goa. For more information, click here.Gujarat: Stretching out into the Arabian Sea, with a hint of desert and a 1,666 kilometres-long coastline. That's Gujarat, the home state of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of Nation. It is renowned for its beaches, temple towns and historic capitals. Wildlife sanctuaries, hill resorts and natural grandeur are some of the Gujarat's treasures. For more information, click here.Jammu & Kashmir: Set like a jewelled crown on the map of India, Kashmir is a multi-faceted diamond that changes its hues with the seasons. Two major Himalayan ranges, the Great Himalayan Range and the Pir Panjal, surround the landscape from the north and south respectively. They are the source of great rivers, which flow down into the valleys, forested with orchards and decorated by Lily-laden lakes. For more information, click here.