Presentation on Tourist Behaviour
Rajendra K.C Rajendra Timilsina
Santosh Khadka Santosh Pokhrel
Something to know about
Name ―India‖ comes from the Indus River,
It is the 7th largest country by area
The 2nd most populated country with over 1.2 billion
4 world religions Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism &
Sikhism were originated here
Indian economy is world's 10th largest by nominal GDP
and 3rd largest by Purchasing power parity (PPP)
It has the 3rd largest army in the world and ranks 7th in
India is a federation composed of 28 states and 7 union
Something to know about
Cotton was domesticated in India by 4000 B.C
There are over a million Indian millionaires and
more poor people
India has the world’s second largest train network,
and it is the largest civilian employer.
1st university is said to have been started in
Takshila in 700 B.C
World’s largest road network is in India—over 1.9
million miles of roads cover the country.
Indian cultural history spans more than 4,500 years
Emblem Sarnath Lion Capital
Anthem Jana Gana Mana
Song Vande Mataram
Bird Indian Peafowl
Land animal Royal Bengal Tiger
Aquatic animal River Dolphin
Indian Culture and Tradition
5000 years old Indian culture is both ancient and
varied. But unity in diversity which is the main
mantra of Indian civilization.
history of Indian traditional dance which traces its
origin back in 2 BC
In ancient India paintings has been used as a tool
to demonstrate someones religious beliefs.
India have cinema culture from last 100 years
Indian traditional way of dressing is marked by
variations, both religious and regional with a wide
choice of textures and styles
Indian food is heavily influenced by religious and
Indian cuisine reflects a 5000-year history of various
groups and cultures interacting with the subcontinent
A normal diet in early India consisted of fruit,
vegetables, grain, eggs, dairy products, honey, and
sometimes meat but now many fast food have
Indian Chinese cuisine originated in the 19th century
among the Chinese community of Calcutta, during the
immigration of Hakka Chinese from Canton
Many Indian sweets, or mithai, are fried foods made
with sugar, milk or condensed milk. Ingredients vary
Dining Preferences in India
Paan is often eaten after dinner.
Indians consider a healthy breakfast ( nashta)
They generally prefer to drink tea or coffee with
breakfast, though food preferences vary
North Indian people prefer roti, parathas, and a
vegetable dish, accompanied by achar (pickles)
and some curd.
People of western India prefer dhokla and milk
South Indians prefer idlis and dosas, generally
accompanied by various chutneys.
Dining Preferences in India
Lunch in India usually consists of a main dish of
rice in the south and east, or whole wheat rotis in
the north and west.
It typically includes two or three kinds of
vegetables, and sometimes items such as
kulcha, naan, or parathas.
Indian families often gather for "evening
breakfast," similar to tea time to talk, drink tea and
Dinner is considered as the main meal of the day.
Lassi, sarbat and nimbu pani are most famous
beverage in indian cuisine
Traditionally, meals are eaten while seated either on the
floor or on very low stools or cushions.
Food is most often eaten without cutlery, using instead
the fingers of the right hand.
Indian cooking uses an extensive array of specialized
utensils for various purposes,
Indian believe that "Food is divine and needs to be
enjoyed with touch, smell and taste. There is no joy in
using a knife and fork to eat it.―
food is also considered a form of God in India. It is
given due respect.
Indians believes take only as much food on the plate
you can finish.
Accommodation in India provides good value for
Delhi and Mumbai hotels are the most expensive
ones. There are many inexpensive hotels and
hostels here as well.
Tourist bungalows and youth hostels are also
offering less expensive dorms.
Hostels are spread out throughout the whole
The most expensive hotels in India are Heritage
and chain hotels.
Heritage hotels are occupying old palaces, forts
etc and offering good service.
Chain hotels are mostly located in large cities
Sheraton and Hilton are the world famous
Also there are Indian Taj and Oberoi groups.
It is possible to rent a room in people’s homes.
Many railway stations have retiring rooms with
a bed and bathroom and they are very
Religious institutions especially Sikh
Gurudwaras offer accommodation for religious
Superiority Complex- Superior than others
Hum Malik hain –must be treated as boss
Single Indian is a quite person but groups are
Hum Saath-Saath Hai -want to stay together
Indians are not punctual of time
Photo pe mein hun na -want picture of
themselves rather than of scenery
Don’t explore more, no detail information
Kuch sasta karo na –high bargain capacity
Talking of Indian guest feels like shouting
Masale-daar khana –spicy and oily food lovers
Don’t expect Tips from Indian Tourist
All Indians are not same, as
North Indians are aggressive, rude and are greedy
South Indians are educated, polite and very gentle
ITS EASY TO GUIDE ANY OTHER NATIONALITIES TOURIST
IF ONE CAN EASILY HANDLE INDIAN TOURIST