Citizens of Cape Verde or Cabo Verde have a burning desire to explore the glorious beaches, soothing yoga Ashrams, mesmerizing lakes, snow-clad mountains and the like in India, which increases the demand for an Indian visa in the country. However, many citizens of Cabo Verde lose their enthusiasm due to long queues and tedious Indian visa application process in an Indian Embassy.
Now, such pathetic days are gone because the government of India made the application system for an India visa online for over 160 countries, including Cape Verde, which means a national of Cape Verde can apply for an E visa for India online and receive its electronic form on their email address without going to the Embassy of India.
Designated airports and seaports for the Cape Verde national with an Indian visa:
The following is a list of 28 airports and 5 designated seaports from where a Cape Verde national can enter India 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 Visakhapatnam.
Seaports: Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Chennai and Mumbai.
Famous places in India Cape Verde citizens enjoy visiting:
Some of the best tourist destinations in India are:
- The Red Fort, Delhi
- Hemis Monastery, Ladakh
- Jim Corbett Sanctuary, Rajasthan
- Andaman and Nicobar
- Manali, Himachal Pradesh
- Golden Temple, Punjab
- The Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Relations between India and Cape Verde:
Despite being 10,553 km far from India, Cape Verde citizens feel safe and secure in India due to India’s welcoming nature. To build this relation healthier, India has a Cabo Verde consul in New Delhi, and the Indian Embassy is in Dakar, Senegal is concurrently accredited to Cabo Verde.
Famous cuisines and beverages of India chicken curry, Laccha Parantha, Paneer nan, Dal makhni, chicken tandoori, Bedmi Puri, Veg momos, Tangri, tawa chicken, Dahi vada, Bengali Rasgulla, Fish curry, Idli, Golgappe, Sambhar Vada, noodles, Gushtaba, Raita, Lassi, Chur Chur naan, vegetable soup, Kahwah, and the list goes on.
Temperament of Indians:
Soft-hearted, welcoming, cheerful and religious
What you must know when visiting India with an Indian visa:
- Stay away from the people of suspicious and unknown organizations or agencies
- SNever, especially after sunset, go to unlit or dark areas alone, especially girls.
- SAvoid giving 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.
- SNever indulge in oily and fried food during your visit, as it may lead to digestive issues.
- SChoose the season before visiting India for your convenience because some Indian places are very hot, cold and rainy.
- SNever forget to keep your valid Indian visa in your pocket or purse to show it when asked.
- SAlways have some cash in your pocket every time when out because most small shopkeepers and rural-people accept only cash.
- STaking the strict cultural beliefs of Indians into account, never kiss or hug your better half publicly or in family restaurants. And, wear modest clothes when visiting religious places, shrines, etc.
- SNever forget to remove your shoes or sleepers before entering religious places.
- Stay in only widely-known and registered places with trustworthy, clean records and security systems.