Malawi is one of those poor countries where medical facilities are not as developed as India, which is why a terrific number of people from this African country visit India so that they can have their medical treatment here. that’s why the need for an Indian visa is always at the peak in such African or other undeveloped countries.
Being aware of this fact, the Indian government has made the India visa application online for some countries, including Malawi. Now, citizens of Malawi can enter India and stay there for a specific period of time on an electronic form of this visa (issued to them on their confirmed email address when approved).
Designated airports and seaports for the Malawi citizen with an Indian visa:
The following is a list of 28 airports and 5 designated seaports from where a Malawi national can enter India when in possession of a valid Indian 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 Malawi citizens enjoy visiting:
Some of the best tourist destinations in India are:
- Manali, Himachal Pradesh
- The Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
- India Gate, Delhi
- Andaman and Nicobar
- Char Minar, Hyderabad
- Golden Temple, Punjab
Relations between India and Malawi
Both India and Malawi have healthy relations with each other. One major reason behind this is the same views on innumerable regional, multilateral and international issues. India made its diplomatic ties with Malawi in the year 1964 when Malawi attained independence.
Famous cuisines and beverages of India: Butter chicken, Chhole Bhature, Gushtaba, noodles, Halwa, Raita, Lassi, Chur Chur naan, chicken soup, Lucknowi Kebab, Hyderabadi Biryani, Kahwah, Fish curry, and the list goes on.
Temperament of Indians:
Welcoming, helpful, cheerful and religious.
Things to remember when visiting India with an Indian visa:
- Don’t talk to 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.
- Always have your valid Indian visa in your pocket or purse to show it when asked.
- Always have some cash in your pocket 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.
- Put off your shoes or sleepers before entering religious places.
- Stay in only widely-known and registered places with reliable, clean records and security systems.