Foreign Exchange / Credit Cards / Cash rules are
strictly followed. Credit cards are now widely accepted in India.
Exclusive hotels, rest houses, government tourist
lodges, railway retiring rooms, even house boats can be arranged.
Visa, baggage , duty-free list of items are the
concerns of every traveler. It is better to travel light. Also check the
rules for visa renewal and help in case of loss.
Be careful about the check-in and check-out times.
Consult the timetable to be sure.
Tourism and shopping, alongwith sightseeing - it's
often a three-in-one package. The variety of the Indian cuisine is another
thing that you must sample.
Indian currency notes circulate far longer than in the
west. The rupee is divided into 100 paise. Declare any amount over US$
10,000 on arrival.
Tourists have to guard against wrong eating habits and
drinking unclean water . Carry medicine for common cold, fever.
India is warm throughout the year. Light summer wear is
advisable at all times.
Maintain a diary of numbers and addresses of places
you can contact in case of any emergency. Tourist information centers also
can be knocked for help.
Come to grips with the Indian Railways with a
time-table, a handy booklet that covers major routes and trains.
Get there - in a safe and environmentally sound way...
The people speak with a different tongue wherever you
go. Hindi is commonly used.
Rent-a-car agents provide variety: from the reliable
Ambassador cars to the latest Mercedes. In india, journey by train is most
popular. Air travel is an option you can freely choose.