The fascinating beauty of India added with a cultural variety is heaven for surprise seekers. And, citizens of Christmas Island are always in search of such a wonderful experience, which is why they want to have an Indian visa.
Having known their strong desire, the government of India made the India visa application system complication-free for them and other more than 160 countries’ citizens. They can apply for it online and receive its electronic form to enter India legally and stay there for a certain period of time for tourism, medical and business purposes.
Designated airports and seaports for the Christmas Island national with an electronic visa:
The following is a list of 28 airports and 5 designated seaports from where a Christmas Island national can enter India 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 Visakhapatnam.
Seaports: Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Chennai and Mumbai.
Famous places in India Christmas Island citizens enjoy visiting:
- Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
- Gir Sanctuary, Gujarat
- Jim Corbett Sanctuary, Rajasthan
- Andaman and Nicobar
- Golden Temple, Punjab
- The Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Relations between Christmas Island and India
Christmas Island is not as popular in India as other tourist destinations, which is why not much is know about the relations between these two countries. However, Christmas Island is highly known for its safe and honest environment and working hard to build relations with other full-blown countries like India in the world.
Indian Embassy in Christmas Island
There is no Indian Embassy in Christmas Island, and the citizens of Christmas Island need to contact Indian Embassy or Consulate in their neighbouring countries to an Indian visa.
Famous cuisines and beverages of India: 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, sympathetic, welcoming, cheerful 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 indulge in 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.
- Always 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.
- Don’t 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.