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North India represents a region of vast diversities from its climates, languages, costumes and cultures. Endowed with diverse topography, its features range from the Himalayas to its north, the Thar Desert to its west and the Gangetic plains that span the states of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. In North India, history blends beautifully with culture and religion. The holiest pilgrimage centres of Hindus, the most sacred Buddhist monasteries, revered Sikh Gurudwaras and Islamic mosques co-exist with complete harmony. The northern part of India is also home to the largest mosque in India – The Jama Masjid, situated in Delhi and the largest Sikh shrine – The Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab and one of the wonders of the world – The Taj Mahal in Agra.This part single handedly encapsulates the grandeur and royalty of India and sees a major influx of tourists. Sampling local dishes compares to authentic food and spices across the subcontinent. From the most popular street food in India such as chaats and samosa to aromatic thalis and Amritsari Kulchas, your taste buds will linger long after you have the wide variety of items North India has to offer you! We at AMSEP India invite you to explore rich cultural diversities admixed with quality health care facilities including one of the best medical hospitals/colleges in India – AIIMS, New Delhi. Looking forward to your visit to an academically and culturally progressive part of India!
The Central region of India gives you a peek into the splendid wildlife and rich architectural splendours of the country. Covering the states of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Chhattisgarh, Central India spreads over a large area and attracts travellers of different tastes. At the heart of India, the intriguing landscape of plateaus, rivers valleys, rolling hills and forests with history drenched destinations and artistic edifices just begins to explain the marvels of central India. The main attractions here include three national parks and 11 wildlife sanctuaries. Raipur, Bilaspur, and Jagdalpur are the main hubs for tourists providing a wealth of fabulous temples, royal palaces, Buddhist monuments and natural wonders to explore. It also imbibes the best of food culture from its neighbouring states. The cuisine here is a mix of sweet and salty. You can enjoy a variety of dishes from mild to very spicy ones. Wheat, rice, jowar, bajra, and lentils are staples in the diet with variations from one town to another. Bhutte ki Khees, Dal Bafla, Poha, Jalebi and Khurma are some of the dishes which will leave you wanting more of the rich taste Central India has to offer. From its rising healthcare system to its magnanimous culture, this region creates a colourful amalgamation of cuisine, trade and tradition. And, it certainly gives you the glimpse of splendour that the rich heritage of India offers. So come, make way for your heart to dance in merriment and let your memory lane star mark some golden memories here in Central India.
Western India is a scintillating kaleidoscope of cultures where distinct religions, traditions, and lifestyles amalgamate to thrive and prosper. From the language and culture to the excellent healthcare services – West India – comprising the states and union territories Goa, Gujarat, and Maharashtra has innumerable destinations to offer for exchange students! This region has some of the country’s most popular destinations. Along with being the most industrialised states of India, Western India serves as a magnet for exchange opportunities. This region accounts for a large proportion of India’s Medical Fraternity and hence proves to be a worthy untapped source for exchanges. Keeping up with India’s cooking techniques and traditions, West Indian foods boast of eclectic spices and a diverse range of dishes from region to region. The multifarious cuisine includes vada pavs, zunka bhakri, spongy dhokla, theplas, dal-baati choorma and kachoris which leaves you with a hard time choosing what to try first! From world heritage frescoes to cool green retreats with abundant adventurous trails and activities Western India is the right place to be!
If you dream about lush green fields with dainty beaches and magnanimous temples, then Southern India will fulfil your every travel desire! Being the epicenter of serenity that encompases the geographical area of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, a few union territories and islands that make it a pleasurable travel roller coaster meeting your every need. This soul-soothing potpourri of tourist attractions doesn’t limit itself. The healthcare system which includes the very famous Apollo chain of hospitals – provides a multifaceted, multispeciality experience for all students. From paper thin dosas to fluffy light idlis, roadside stalls frying up and selling packs of bright yellow crispy banana slices to the steaming tumbler of South Indian filter coffee are some delightfully tasty dishes which one must try whilst visiting South India! Come experience the artistic and cultural expressions of history with a strong presence of unadulterated Indian art, culture, religion, architecture, Yoga and Ayurveda.