WhoWhenFromDuringDetails
Huien Tsang (Xuanzang)630 A.D. – 645 A.D. ChinaHarshavardhana’s reign Came from China to India in search of Buddhist belief and practice
Ibn Batuta 1333 A.D. – 1347 A.D. Morocco Mohammed Bin Tughlaq Known to have visited the lands of every Muslim ruler of his time
Al Beruni 1024 A.D. -1030 A.D. Persia Remained in India for thirteen long years to understand its culture and literature
Wrote Taqeeq-e-Hind.
Marco Polo 1292-94Italy Wrote book ‘The Travels of Marco Polo’
called Prince of medieval Travellers
Abdur Razzak 1443 A.D. – 1444 A.D. Persia Vijaynagar empire Wrote about the ports of Kerala and also about the Vijayanagar kingdom.
Megasthenes 302-298 B.C. Greece Chandragupta Maurya Wrote book ” INDIKA”.
First foreign traveler to India
Vasco De Gama 1497–99, 1502–03, 1524 Portuguese
Fa Hien (Faxian)405-411 A.D. ChinaGupta emperor Chandragupta Maurya First traveller from China
‘Foguoji’ is one of his famous books.

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