India Travel Guide


If you are traveling to India, first of all you need to find out how you can make the best use of your time in India and also get your money’s true worth. This is because unless you intentionally do so, it makes no sense in planning a trip to India during the rainy season when you will not be able to go out of your hotel room. You have to remain locked up in the room as long as the rain doesn’t stop. So, there are few aspects that you need you take into account. In this regard, India travel Guide can be of immense help.

 

Location & Time Zone

The Indian Continent is located in South Asia and the Time Zone of the country is 5.5 Hrs +GMT.

 

Best Time To Visit India

December through February is the best time to visit India. These months are cooler as compared to other months. Round the year, the weather is mostly hot and humid in some places.

 

Getting Here

You can land at any of the International Airports in the country. The main cities are New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata. Once you land at the International Airport, you can take a connecting Domestic Flight to your destination. Some of the airline companies that operate in India are as follows :

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  • Aeroflot
  • Air Arabia
  • Air Astana
  • Air China
  • Air France
  • Air India
  • Air Mauritius
  • American Airlines
  • Austrian Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific Airways
  • China Airlines
  • Continental Airlines
  • Druk Air
  • Emirates
  • Ethopian Airlines
  • Etihad Airways
  • Finnair
  • Go Air
  • GMG Airlines
  • Gulf Air
  • Indian Airlines
  • Indigo
  • Jagson Airlines
  • Japan Airlines
  • Jet Airways
  • Kingfisher Airlines
  • KLM
  • Kuwait Airways
  • Lufthansa
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Nepal Airlines
  • Oman Air
  • Pakistan Airlines
  • Pamir Airways
  • Qatar Airways
  • Royal Jordanian
  • Safi Airways
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Spice Jet
  • Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Swiss International Airlines
  • Thai Airways
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Turkmenistan Airlines
  • Uzbkistan Airways
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways

 

Transport Facilities

Irrespective of the city/town, you are traveling to; the Transport Facility is well developed. At least most of the tourist destinations are easily accessible either by Road, Air or Railways.

 

Cuisines

All major cities and the tourist destinations in particular have plenty to offer as far as Cuisine is concerned. Ranging from Indian Cuisine to European and Continental Cuisine, there is no dearth of food in the country. If you are traveling to the remote interiors of a village or a trekking site, you can taste the Local Cuisine too. There are many multi-cuisine restaurants and bars in all cities and towns.

 

Documents

Documents are important. And never part with your Passport if you are entering the country when you require a passport. A Tourist Visa is issued for leisure trips unless you are entering the country on work permit or business trip. A tourist visa is valid for 6 months minimum and can be extended depending on your requirement. There are passport offices and tourist information centers in most of the cities. You can get your doubts clarified in the event of any confusion.

 

Money

Banknotes are available in denominations of INR 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1. Coins are available in the denominations of INR 5, 2 and 1. All major currencies are used. However, you can get your money changed from any money changing counter. Plastic money is used too.

 

India Hotels

There are different categories of India Hotels and you can get your accommodation and packages booked online. Compare rates and services and settle for the one you think will do justice to your hard earned cash. Hotels are found in Deluxe/Luxury, 5 Star, 4 Star and Economy/Budget categories.

 

Shopping

India Travel Guide will also help you to know what you should buy for your near and dear ones who are waiting for you back home. You can buy gifts that are very typical to Indian culture and arts. Rajasthani traditional handicrafts and artwork is an excellent option, you can shop for. In fact all states in India have something unique and typical and this is an important hint that should compel you to go on a shopping spree.

 

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