The demand for an Indian visa in Mauritius is increasing day by day. It is because the government of India has eased the India visa application system by making it online for more than 160 countries’ citizens, including Mauritius. On approval, the electronic form of the visa is sent to the given email address of the applicant.
Designated seaports and airports:
Nationals of Mauritius holding an e visa for India can enter the country from the following designated entry points:
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 to visit in India:
Some of the best tourist destinations in India for Mauritians are:
- The Taj Mahal (Agra, Uttar Pradesh)
- Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
- Jammu and Kashmir
- Manali, Himachal Pradesh
India Tourism relations with Mauritius
Mauritius and India reciprocate each other when it comes to tourism. Most Mauritians find Indian historical and mountainous places very appealing. Moreover, they also enjoy mouth-watering seafood of India whose magical taste leaves them licking their fingers. .
Famous cuisines of India: Prawns, Kachori Sabzi, Meen Curry, Shahi Paneer, Dahi Chutney Gol Gappe, Crab Xacuti, Bengali Rasgulla, fish curry with rice, Rabri Jalebi and so on.
Temperament of Indians:
Religious, honest, sympathetic and helpful.
Precautions to take
- Don’t talk to the people who are not in possession of any ID proof of being from a registered organization.
- Avoid going to unlit or less crowded areas sounding unsafe.
- Don’t give money to every monk or beggar coming to you; you’d better ignore them.
- Never eat oily and fried food.
- Don’t visit in summers if you can’t bear Indian summer.
- Always keep your valid Indian visa with yourself to show it when an official asks you.
- Keep some cash always available, as many small shopkeepers and rural-people don’t accept online payments.
- Don’t kiss or hug your better half publicly and wear modest clothes when visiting religious places.
- Take off shoes or sleepers before entering religious places.
- Stay in only reputed and registered places.