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Travel Tips In India
  • English is a commonly used everywhere in India however, interpreters and guides for other languages are easy to book.

  • Familiarizing yourself with a couple of commonly used words or phrases in the local language will help you while shopping or talking to the local people.
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  • Food is an adventure in India and there is something for everyone. Indians are proud of their recipes as most have been passed down through generations. Everything is not spicy or hot. Rest assured the culinary experience is one you won’t forget so easily.

  • All the government and administrative offices in India operate from 9:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday.

    Banks : are open Monday through Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm

    Post Offices : are open Monday through Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm


  • India offers some of the most magnificent hotel stays for every budget, in most visited locations. World renowned 5 star hotel chains and smaller heritage hotels are easily available. Home stays, budget hotels and guest houses are also becoming the norm nowadays. Kindly ask your travel specialist for options. India is well connected by air, train and road. Advance bookings for air travel and trains are highly recommended.

  • Always have a photocopy of your passport, visa, travel insurance and driving license on you at all times. It comes in handy if you misplace the originals.

  • Make a note of all the Emergency Helpline numbers in Delhi
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  • Credit cards / Debit cards / travelers cheques are accepted in most places. However, it is advisable to have local currency handy as well.

  • Always hire a taxi from a prepaid taxi booth. If you do choose to travel on local transport always insist on paying by the meter or settle on a fare before you enter the vehicle. g fleeced.

  • If you are unsure about booking local transport yourself, ask your travel specialist to do it for you.

  • India is well connected by air, trains and road transport. Advance booking is possible for all of them, hence try to make a tentative plan for your stay / travel in India.
  • Have photocopies of all the important documents like passport visas travel insurance and driving license etc just in case it is lost is a wise way to ensure you at least have a copy.
  • Keep important emergency numbers with you. Print emergency numbers in Delhi.
  • Don’t forget cash. Credit cards / Debit cards / travelers cheque are the safe mode of payment, however in many situations cash would be required. Try to keep some local currency in hand.
  • Hiring taxis from prepaid booths or availing of services of registered cabs is always safer. If you do travel by local transport, insist on going by the meter or fix the fare in advance to avoid being fleeced.
  • If you are unsure about booking local transport yourself, ask your tour operator to do it for you.
  • On the whole, India is a safe country. But all visitors should exercise the usual levels of vigilance.
  • Always drink bottled water or packaged mineral water.
  • Avoid spicy food, especially if you’re not used to it.
  • Beware of touts; be assertive and confident and don’t give them the impression that you are unfamiliar with India.
  • Familiarizing yourself with a couple of commonly used words or phrases in the local language will help you while shopping or talking to the local people.
  • India is geographically varied, therefore the climate also varies. Always be aware of the weather before you travel to a region. Always make sure you carry the appropriate clothing to keep yourself comfortable, so you can enjoy your trip.
  • English is a commonly used and understood language throughout India. However, interpreters and guides for other languages are also easy to book.
  • Indians are fairly friendly and helpful
  • One can find all basic food / amenities confirming to international quality and standards.
  • All banks in India function from Monday to Friday. There are many ATMs from which one can withdraw cash 24x7.
  • All post offices in India are open from Monday to Friday
  • All the government and administrative offices in India operate from 0930 to 1700 hours on weekdays.
  • DON'T carry your passport and important travel documents at all times
  • DO carry attested photocopies of travel documents in person and keep the originals safely.
  • DON'T buy air/rail or travel tickets from unauthorized persons.
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