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Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the most imporant reasons that can make sense are the following.

  1. Afforable Travel – India is relatively affordable to many international travellers. It is also known among the top affordable destinations in the whole world.

2. Indian People – Indian people are considered very hospitable and friendly to all visiting tourists. They often enjoy talking to foreign tourists.

3. Communication is easy – English is spoken by almost everyone in India. Atleast basic conversation is possible no matter where you go in India. Also, internet access is available throughout India to help you find ways to convey your message easily.

4. Rich Cultural Heritage – India has a great blend of culture, rituals, traditions, festivals etc. There is something for everyone. Great geographical and cultural diversity will always keep you yearning for more. 

India is a huge country with many different seasons. The best time depends on your travel destination. On our website, we have categorized all the best destinations as per the following seasons. Summer, Spring, Monsoon, and Winter. (Please check our home page.)

Well, it all depends on your travel destination. The climate conditions are quire different in different parts of India. For warmer destinations, summer clothes would be sufficient. For mountaineous areas, warm clothes will be required.

Also, if you are traveling during Monsoon season, you might need some clothes to protect you from rain. For trekking you might need trekking shoes. And if you are general walking in the markets normal comfortable shoes would do.

Following is the general list of things you might need:

  • Electrolytes: Charcoal tablets can help you deal with diarrhea or any stomach issues such as “Delhi Belly”. The charcoal tablets will absorb the toxins and help you heal faster.

 

  • Toilet paper: Usually it is quite easy to find Toilet paper in any major city in India. But it is still advisable that you carry your own. Most toilets in Indian homes do not use Toilet paper. So, carry your own.

 

  • Earplugs: It gets quite noisy sometimes when you are traveling through the bustling markets. If you are someone who is sensitive to noise and you need to avoid all the traffic noises, then better carry earplugs.

 

  • Cable locks: It is advisable to lock your suitcase with some good quality locks. If you are traveling within India by bus or train, make sure you secure your luggage.

 

  • Insect repellant: To avoid mosquito bites or a chance of dengue and malaria, make sure you apply mosquito repellant on your skin if you are sleeping in outdoors or in places where there are mosquitoes.

 

  • Sunscreen: The hot weather in India might not suit your skin. To avoid exposure to the sun, make sure you carry your own sunscreen or you can buy one from India.

Our website Home Page has many categories that will help you decide what preference you might have for your journey.

We have listed destinations on the basis of geography, seasons, tourist attractions, activities, etc. Our Home Page will help you decide what you want to see and where.

One of the most common problems you might face in India is ‘Delhi Belly’. To combat this you might need some anti-diarrhea medicine. Also, make sure you have protected against mosquito bites that might lead to malaria and dengue fever.

If you are planning to travel to high altitudes in the Himalayas, necessary medications might be required. 

Other than that, a basic first aid kit and generic medications can be carried along with you. 

Yes. of course. You need to acquire a visa and it can be obtained easily online. You can get a Visa on Arrival online. This E-Visa is available for all tourists belonging to all eligible countries. You can apply at least 4-5 days in advance before traveling.  The visa cost is around $60. This E-Visa is valid at 9 assigned airports. Following are the 9 airports.

  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Cochin,
  • Delhi
  • Goa
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Mumbai
  • Trivandrum.

Also, note that this E-Visa is only valid for 30 days starting from the date of arrival. After this, you will have to get your Visa renewed. 

Considering that India is a huge country, it has quite a low crime rate and it is relatively a safe country to travel to. However, as a traveler, you should always be aware of what is happening around you. It is advisable that you take general precautions and be aware of your surroundings.

Make sure that you keep your money and belongings secure while walking through crowded market areas. Be mindful of your luggage at the airport, bus stands, and other public areas.

Yes, English is quite commonly spoken by almost everyone. Basic conversational English is spoken by common people and you can at least understand the important information that is being conveyed.

English is taught in all schools of India including the native languages. 

Generally, food and water are safe in India. However, if you are sensitive to infections and if you are someone who is traveling to India for the first time, It is advised that you should be careful before eating street food.

Many hotels provide you with bottled or filtered water. Food that is available in restaurants is generally quite good and safe to consume. There are many street foods in India that are worth trying because of their taste, however, it’s better to have precautions.

Women travelers are often worried to travel solo in India due to the recent news articles that have been gaining attention. If you are nervous about traveling alone, it is advisable that you travel in a group or with someone you know. 

On our website, we have many tour operators who can help you travel safely in India and answer all your questions. 

Other than that, India is relatively safe for women. But regardless of your gender, it is good to be mindful of your surroundings and take general safety precautions.

Following are some important tips that might help you have a smooth journey through India.

  1. Keep your Cash stashed away safely – It is advisable that you keep some extra cash stashed away safely. This will greatly help you overspend and it will also save you from the hassle of going out and converting your native currency to Indian rupees.  Pickpocketing is also common in some crowded market areas. Make sure to be aware of your surroundings. 
  2. Avoid people who offer to show you around. These people generally want to make extra money off of you. 
  3. Dress appropriately: India is quite conservative when it comes to clothing. It is best to dress modestly and avoid any unnecessary attention. 
  4. Avoid traveling to isolated places late at night. If it is a major city, then it is quite safe, but walking alone at night at the beach or isolate dark places is not advisable.
  5. Be assertive with beggars and vendors. Do not be swayed by their demeanor. This will help you avoid a lot of scams.