India, as the land where the remains of the oldest civilization are found, has caught the eyeballs of the whole world and compels foreigners to visit and see the historic glory still hidden in its ancient buildings, temples, caves, mosques and so on. In simple terms, India is the best country to visit for history buffs.
And, Egyptians, after exploring their own country’s glorious history, are always in quest of a golden opportunity to visit India so that they can know the beginning of human civilization. It leads to a tremendous need for an Indian visa in them, and due to this, the government of India has facilitated the India visa application system by making it online for the citizens of over 160 countries, which also includes Egypt. So, Egyptians can apply for the Indian visa and receive its electronic form on their confirmed email address.
Designated airports and seaports for the Egyptian with an electronic visa:
The following is a list of 28 airports and 5 designated seaports from where an Egyptian 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 Egyptian citizens enjoy visiting:
Some of the best tourist destinations in India are:
- Ellora Caves
- Konark Sun Temple
- Virupaksha Temple
- Rishikesh, the world capital of yoga, Uttarakhand
- Mahabodhi Temple
- Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra
- Dhamekh Stupa, Sarnath
- Andaman and Nicobar
- Ajanta Caves
One can know how close India and Egypt were in the past with the fact that Ashoka’ edicts refer to the relations between India and Egypt. Both of these countries are worldwide famous for their ancient remains that give us an idea of how creativity and art were prevalent among our ancestors.
Famous cuisines and beverages of India: Palak Paneer, Dal Vada, Bedmi Puri, Laccha Parantha, Dhokla, Bengali Rasgulla, Gobi Manchurian, Chicken soup, noodles, Gushtaba, Tawa Paneer, Lassi, roasted Crab meat, Coconut water, and the list goes on.
Temperament of Indians:
Pure-hearted, friendly, welcoming, cheerful and religious.
What you must know when visiting India on an Indian visa:
- Don’t interact with the people of suspicious and unknown organizations or agencies
- Never, especially after sunset, go to unlit or dark areas alone, especially girls.
- Avoid 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.
- Don’t eat oily and fried food during your visit, as it may lead to digestive issues.
- Choose the season before visiting India for your convenience because some Indian places are very hot, cold and rainy.
- Never forget to keep your valid Indian visa in your pocket or purse to show it when asked.
- Always have 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, never kiss or hug your better half publicly or in family restaurants. And, wear modest clothes when visiting religious places, shrines, etc.
- Remove your shoes or sleepers before entering religious places.
- Stay in only widely-known and registered places with trustworthy, clean records and security systems.