India is a country which can undoubtedly be defined as a conglomeration of numerous ethnic groups and varied cultures. The country symbolizes opulent tradition, historical grandeur and maverick art and culture which have received the accolades from all who did pay visit to this oriental terrain. Let’s catch a glimpse at some of the handpicked travel tips that would help you gain a better travelling experience.
Language: It is to be noted that the languages in India do vary from state to state. Hindi is the most common and National language of the country. English is widely spoken in the bigger cities and the Metropolitans and is the official language of the country. However there are 21 regional languages being spoken, but you need not worry about communication. The tour guides will help you out as you visit the local destinations.
Passport and Visa– As a traveler from abroad one needs to avail visa before arriving in India. It is to be noted that the passport remains valid for a period of six month before the planned date of return. A standard Visa can be beneficial for maximum customers but there will be a restriction that is imposed and special permit is needed if you are visiting Gujarat along with Kerala, Andaman and Nicobar islands.
Packing: It depends on the particular season while you are travelling and the desired destination you wish to go. If you are travelling in the summer season, you need to carry light clothes and sun’s cream lotions and some medicines. Carry shoes which are comfortable to wear. A head cover or turban might be required at some sacred sites. If you are travelling during winter it is advised to carry warmer clothes.
Money exchanges– ATM’s are available in larger towns. It is being advised to consult your bank in advance in order to determine if you will be able to use ATM along with credit cards during the travelling period.
Transportation– Though the country is well connected with roads and railways, we make sure that you are availing the best transports and vehicle which would allow you to carry out the journey with ease.
Be Alert- Although India is quite a safe country but it is advisable to stay alert of the things and the surroundings. Try to keep your luggage with you and zip your luggage and remain aloof from strangers. Take the help of guides and tourist advisors.