Apr 21

Travel Tips to India

Read our holiday guide or some other background reading before visiting India, so that your holiday becomes a treasured experience, one that will linger in your memory forever.

Make your travel arrangements well in advance, especially if you are traveling between October-March (high tourist season). The Christmas-New Year period from 15 December to 15 January are popular months. Beach resorts especially at Goa and Kovalam get sold out early. Flights, trains and hotels are limited in relation to demand so prior bookings are a must.

Do not cram too many places into your itinerary. It is better to visit a few places in depth than to skim through several destinations and at the end of the day, everything is a blur. Nothing like an occasional free half-day for leisure, to use the swimming pool, explore the bazaars on your own or enjoy a cup of chai (tea) in the local restaurants.
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Mar 05

Holiday and Tour Guide to India

Travel in the Indian subcontinent is a mirror of Indian society and one should be aware that with over 400 languages and dialects and over 1 billion people, getting around is not the same as in your own country. We believe that the key to travel in India is knowledge of the environment that you are travelling to. We therefore recommend that you do some background reading in addition to the information given below. Bureaucracy, hectic roads, power cuts, flight delays and re-routings are part and parcel or everyday life in India and you must expect to encounter one if not all of these during your holiday. An awareness of what to expect will turn your holiday into an ungfogettable experience…one that will linger in your memory forever.

Required Documents
All participants must be in possession of a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of your holiday. Visa requirements for each country will be advised in detail at the time of booking. Your travel agent will provide visa applications and can process all visas needed for your tour at a nominal charge. Continue reading