Apart from the spellbinding beauty of India, the warm, welcoming, friendly nature of Mexican-speaking Indian guides, although very small in number, always compel Mexicans to visit India to see its mesmerizing allure. Which, in turn, makes a tremendous need for an Indian visa among Mexicans.
However, the good news is that the Indian government has made the India visa application system online for over 160 countries to boost tourism in India. And, Mexico is one of those eligible countries whose citizens can apply for an Indian visa online and receive its electronic form to enter India.
Designated airports and seaports for the Mexican with an electronic visa:
The following is a list of 28 airports and 5 designated seaports from where a Mexican national can enter the country 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 Mexican citizens enjoy visiting:
Some of the best tourist destinations in India for Mexican are:
- Varanasi, the spiritual capital of India
- Kashi Vishwanath Mandir
- Hemis Monastery, Ladakh
- Rishikesh, the world capital of yoga, Uttarakhand
- Manali, Himachal Pradesh
- Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra
- Goa, the party capital of India
- Agra, the Taj Mahal city
- Andaman and Nicobar
Relations between India and Mexico
Both India and Mexico are very similar to each other in terms of geo-climatic conditions, biodiversity, family values and connections with Europeans. That’s why Mexicans feel like home in India. Moreover, Many Mexican businessmen are always on the lookout for a golden chance to set up their own business in India and expand their business.
Famous cuisines and beverages of India: Gobi Manchurian, Chicken soup, noodles, Gushtaba, Jalebi, Bajre ki Roti aur Saag, Momos, Palak Paneer, Laccha Parantha, Chur Chur Naan, Tawa Paneer, Lassi, roasted Crab meat, Coconut water, and the list goes on.
Temperament of Indians:
Friendly, sympathetic, welcoming, cheerful and religious.
What you must know when visiting India on an Indian visa:
- Avoid interaction with the people of suspicious and unknown organizations or agencies
- Don’t, especially after sunset, go to unlit or dark areas alone, especially girls.
- Don’t 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.
- Never eat 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.
- Don’t forget to keep your valid Indian visa in your pocket or purse to show it when asked.
- 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, avoid kissing or hugging 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.