Overlanding in India

India is country of multiple surprises and endless fun. From the gigantic Himalayas and the wonderful Mughal-era buildings to an exotic wildlife population and a vibrant cultural heritage, there’s so much to see and explore for everyone.

Our Overland Adventures in India


Are you surely concerned equally about the journey too apart from the destination? In case your answer is a big YES, then self-drive trips are an apt decision for you. You can drive and that too endlessly with your own car and that too without even experiencing a single hustle in between.


Best Time To Travel In India

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India Weather Chart

 
MIN °C
MAX °C
RAIN (mm)
JAN
24
29
5
FEB
24
30
20
MAR
25
32
40
APR
25
32
110
MAY
25
31
200
JUN
24
29
310
JUL
23
29
210
AUG
24
29
160
SEP
24
29
190
OCT
23
29
270
NOV
22
29
200
DEC
22
29
70

Top Places to Explore

  • spiti-valley
  • manali
  • nubra-valley
  • Pangong
  • udaipur
  • satpura
  • goa
  • pahalgam
  • kanyakumari
  • dhanushkodi
  • puducherry
  • hampi
  • vizag
  • osian
  • Rann of Kutchh
  • agra
  • chandigarh
  • Kevadia
  • cherrapunji
  • kaziranga

Food & Drink

The popularity of the Indian food and drink has reached every corner of the world. Thanks to the many civilisations that have influenced how delicacies are prepared in the country over the years and as a result have given rise to a wide range of multiple culinary styles. Every specific region in the country is known to have its own variations and specialties - from the spicy meat and Mughlai dishes of the north to the traditional vegetarian dishes of the south.

Rogan Josh

It is also known as the Roghan Ghosht and is nothing but a goat meat having its origin from Kashmir and Persia.

Butter Chicken

It has its origin from the Indian subcontinent. In this dish, the main ingredients are none other than the butter, chicken, spices, ginger and garlic.

Biryani

It is the spicy rice that comes in the form of veg and also non veg. In case of non-veg, it is made from meat/chicken, rice and other spices.

Rogan Josh

It is the most commonly consumed cuisine of South India but is loved all over the country. It comprises of rice, methi, potato and curry leaves.

Idli & Sambhar

Idli and Sambhar is yet again a dish from the Southern India and has varied variations. Idli is made from the rice paste and Sambhar is a curry used with the same.

Lassi

Lassi is wholly recognised as one of the most common drinks in Punjab. It is made up of yogurt, spices, water and also some fruits sometimes.

Urban Adventures in India

Snorkelling, Andaman

Snorkelling Serves As The Best Option To Gain An Incredible Experience Adventure And That Too Without Any Risk. If You Are Not Interested In Going Deep Into The Water But Still Want To Try Some Kind Of Water Sports, You Can Surely Go For Snorkelling. Andaman Serves As One Of The Best Spots For Snorkelling Activities. In This, You Will Be Swimming With Water But Would Also Be Equipped With All The Necessary Equipment Meant For The Safety Of The Person. In Andaman, You Can Have An Elephant Ride In Water Leaving You Awestruck With Each And Every Moment.

Paragliding, Uttarakhand

India Is A Hub Of Adventure Activities, This Is Because The Same Are Available In Abundance Here. In Case You Are Experiencing A Dire Need Of Witnessing Any Paragliding Activity In India, Then Uttarakhand Is A Perfect Choice. Situated In Uttarakhand, Kunjapuri- Is A Great Spot For You To Indulge In This Practise While Having Some Of The Charming Glimpses Of The Sunset And Sunrise. Apart From This, You Shall Also Be Facilitated With The Splendid Views Of Varied Peaks Including The Gangotri And Banderpunch. This Has To Be Believed That The Views From The Above Are Way Too Beautiful Than You Might Witness From Lowlands.

Hot Air Balloon, Rajasthan

Despite Of The ‘Hot Air Balloons Adventure’ Being Witnessed As A Brand New Activity In India, It Is Experiencing A Steady Rise In The Usage And That Too Especially Between The Honeymoon Couples And The Families On Vacations. The Hot Air Balloon Will Enable All Its Practitioners Have A Bird’s Eye View Of The Large Forts, Palaces, Small Villages And Varied Sand Dunes. The Balloon Flights Are Offered By Jodhpur, Pushkar, Jaisalmer And Jaipur Too, And Thus You Can Have A Glimpse Of Beautiful Landscapes From The Above. Anytime, You Visit Rajasthan It Is Highly Recommended For You To Try Out This Outstanding Adventurous Stuff With A ‘Not So High Cost’.

Mountain Biking, Manali

Searching Out For One Of The Top Destinations In India For Mountain Biking, Manali Has Every Time Proved To Be A Great Choice. India Is A Perfect Hub For Biking Lovers And The Mountain Bikers As This Place Has Much More To Offer In The Same Than You Can’t Even Imagine Of. Manali Is Crowned As The Best Destination For Serving As A Commencement Point To The Some Of The Biggest Biking Expeditions In India. This Beautiful Place Facilitates You With The Most Scenic And The Exotic Routes Leading To The High Himalayas.

Country Quick Facts

Country

Also referred to as the Republic of India, India is located in South Asia and famous for being world’s most populous democracy. It is surrounded by the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea on its south and southwest respectively. The country shares its borders with Pakistan on the west, China, Nepal and Bhutan on the northeast and Bangladesh and Myanmar on the east. There are several things that India can boast of - one of the fastest growing economies, a nuclear power and above all a multi-ethnic society. India has 29 states and 7 union territories.

Area: 3,287,263 sq. km
Population: 1.3 billion
Capital: New Delhi

People & Language

India’s population is a diverse one, Hindus (79.80%) being the majority and Muslims being 14.23%. The rest of the population is comprised of Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and others. While Hindi is the official language of the country, English is widely spoken in both business and administrative sectors. India is also home to multiple tribal groups that constitute about 7.5% of the total population. Hinduism (followed by Hindus) has the largest number of followers in the country. Other religions are also freely practiced and preached in the country.

Currency

The official currency of India is Indian rupee, abbreviated as INR. One rupee equals 100 paise (singular paisa). However, coins of 25 paise are no longer in use; they are not legal tender anymore. Coins that are in common use include 50 paise, 1 rupee, 5 rupees and 10 rupees. Bank notes are available in the denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 2000. The average exchange rate of the Indian rupee is 0.015 per US dollar in 2018. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the main body which issues and regulates the use of currencies whereas the State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest public sector bank in the country. Banking in India operate from 9:30 am till 4:00 pm on weekdays; Saturdays are half days and Sundays are closed. ATMs are available in good numbers all across the country. If you plan to withdraw money or use your credits cards during your holidays in India, don’t forget to inform your bank ahead of time so as to void any kind of discrepancies.

Weather

India is a huge country with a diverse topography. So, it experiences different types of climatic conditions from one region to another. Overall, the country’s climate is said to be hot tropical. Main seasons in the country can be categorized into winter (November-February), summer (March-June) and monsoon (July-September). For travellers, the period between December and March is the best as most parts of the country has warm days and cool nights, except the north which experiences chilly nights. During hot summers, most Indians travel to hill stations in the country to beat the scorching heat. The average temperature during winters varies between 10-15°C and 20-25°C in the north-western India and south-eastern India respectively whereas the average temperature during summers remains around 30-35°C in the peninsular India. The central India is hotter during this season.

Practicalities

Time: The IST (Indian Standard Time) is 5:30 hours ahead of the UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).

Electricity: The standard voltage in India is similar to most countries in the world - 220 volts at a frequency of 50 Hz. People visiting India from countries with 220-240 volt electricity will only need a plug adapter to use their electronic appliances or devices. The power sockets used in India are either 3 pin (Type D) or 2 pin (Type C).

Weight & Measurement: India follows the metric system of weight and measurement, introduced in 1956 by the Government of India.

Telecommunications: India’s telecommunication network has the distinction of being the second largest in the world. There are not many public or payphones in India (except at the airports). But private STD/ISD/PCO call booths are easily available for local and international calls. Charges for making telephone calls vary depending on the operator being used and the destination.

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