Citizens of the Netherlands strongly want to have an Indian visa so that they can visit this vast country and smell the fragrance of its diverse culture. The citizens of cool-climate countries like the Netherlands are always in quest of some solace, and yoga in India is the finest stress-buster to them. Seeing all this, the Indian government has made the Indian visa application system online so that nationals of the Netherlands and other designated countries can apply for an India visa online and receive its electronic form on their provided email address.
Designated seaports and airports:
The citizens of the Netherlands with an e visa for India can enter there 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 the Netherlands nationals are:
- Somnath Temple, Gujarat
- Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu
- Kolkata, West Bengal
- Gir Sanctuary, Gujarat
- Andaman and Nicobar
the Dutch came to India during the Mughal Rule so that they can do business with India; since then, the relations between these two countries have been bolstered. People of Netherlands easily manage here because Indians take care of their guests with heart and soul and leave no room for inconvenience. that’s why the relations are still thriving.
Famous cuisines and beverages of India: Butter Chicken, Tawa Paneer, Shahi Paneer, roasted crab meat, Veg Biryani, Chana Bhatura, Bombay Sandwich, Kahwah, Palak Paneer, Pua, Dal Makhni, Parathas, Prawns, Bedmi Puri, Hyderabadi Biryani, Kachori Sabzi, Meen Curry, Mughlai food, Kadhi Chawal.
Temperament of Indians:
Soft-hearted, sympathetic, religious, welcoming, soft-spoken and cheerful.
Things to remember when visiting India on an Indian visa:
- Make distance from the people from suspicious and unknown organizations or agencies
- Avoid going to unlit or dark areas alone.
- Don’t give money to monks 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.
- Don’t go to India in the summer if you can’t bear its hot season.
- Always keep your valid Indian visa in your pocket or purse to show it when asked by any official.
- Keep some cash available every time when out because most small shopkeepers and rural-people accept only cash.
- Considering the emotions of Indians, don’t kiss or hug your better half publicly or in family restaurants and wear modest clothes when visiting religious places, shrines, etc.
- Remove shoes or sleepers before entering religious places.
- Stay in only reputed and registered places with reliable records and security.