India greets you with a warm welcome. You have arrived rightly
at what the world calls “Incredible India”- a land where oodles
of culture oozes , and is fringed with tradition. The multi-hued
soil of India offers its guests a delightful diversity mixed
with enthralling beauty.
Thronged every year by thousands of local and foreign nationals,
India has always been the choice of every soul that is on the
journey to sublimation. Touring down to India is like a cake
walk. India offers a hassle free trip with minimum possible
So all you need to do is follow up minimum requirement
procedures, before you are through the itinerary for India. Bump
into this exhilarating experience.
– India's soul
Dotted with beautiful sights and places, India' heart and soul
is centered in Delhi, the jazzy city, that is also used as
common entry point in Delhi. Encircled by ruins of seven cities,
Delhi is a super mix n match of ancient past and the throbbing
present of the country. The maximum temperature of Delhi is
Max.41.2, Min.21.4 in summers and max temp winters are Max.33.7,
Min.6.8. Drop all that makes you worried to reach Delhi because
the city is well connected with major cities in India by Indian
Airlines. Other private Airlines like Damania Airlines, East
West Airlinesa and City Link Airlines also connect Delhi with
Kolkata, Mumbai etc. Now meandering across the country is all
the more easy as Delhi is the headquarters of the Northern
Railway and is the most well connected railhead both on broad
guage (New Delhi) and meter guage (Delhi Main) railway line with
all of the major places in India. Thanks to the state government
that has enhanced the commuting in and out of city a child's
play. Delhi at the intersection of several national highways is
well connected by regular bus services from Inter State Bus
Climate In India
The climate in India is noticed to thrive on the varying
degrees. If you are travelling during the summer months, the
extreme northern part i.e. the Himalays is pleasant and
adjoining areas are pleasant as compared to the other areas in
southern India. India has three major season folds that unfurl
to bring - winter - summer and the monsoon. Winter months
(November-March) are bright and pleasant, with snowfall in the
northern hills. Summer time (April-June) is hot in most parts of
India. Meanwhile the monsoon knocks to cool out that hot effect.
Rainfall is heavy along the west coast between June and
September, and along the east coast between mid-October and
All foreign nationals excluding those residents of Nepal and
Bhutan, are mandatorily required to obtain passport and visa
from Indian Embassy/High Commission/Consulate Office in their
respective country for visiting India. The tourists visas are
valid for six months to ten months, irrespective of stay
validity. Especially the ten years visa is valid for US citizen
under the bilateral arrangement.
Currency Issue and Money exchange
The Indian currency is Rupees and Paisa. India also provides
with the facility of money exchange facility. Tourists should
take extreme care to recognize money changing agents or banks or
at the hotel counters before exchanging the money. Money
changing facilities can also be availed at the international
airports. Take precaution to keep money changing certificate
safely as an evidence for your money exchanging. You are allowed
to convert your money back to your currency on final departure
at the bank counter at the airports.
A fixed amount of tax is levied on the baggage of the tourist
coming to India. For this purpose of customs clearance of
arriving passengers, a two channel system has been adopted like
Green Channel for passengers without any dutiable good and Red
Channel for passengers having dutiable goods. Green channel
passengers must deposit the customs portion of the
disembarkation card to the custom official at the gate before
leaving the terminal. Never the less all the passengers shall
ensure to file correct declaration of their baggage.
Indian customs and Excise
An Inland Air Travel Tax is levied at 10 per cent of the basic
fare, on all passengers embarking on an inland air journey.
However, those passengers paying their Airfare in foreign
exchange will be exempted from payment of this tax. In addition,
infants, cancer patients, blind persons and invalids (those on
stretchers) are also exempted from payment of this tax after
fulfilling certain conditions, stipulated in the relevant
India's currency is the Rupee, abbreviated as Rs. One Rupee,
which is equal to 100 Paise. Tourist from outside India should
carry cash and travellers cheques to guard themselves against
any odd situation. Other hard currencies such as Yen, French
Francs, Deutsche Mark can also be changed in tourist areas and
big cities. Any money in the form of travelers' cheques, drafts,
bills, cheques, etc. which tourists wish to convert into Indian
currency should be exchanged only through authorized money
changers. All Credit cards (like Master, VISA, Diners, American
Express & others ) are widely accepted in India.
Transport and Guides
For, sightseeing, transfers and expedition all types of luxury
transports are available on demand. Sightseeing and excursion
include transport without entrance fees at places of visit and
English speaking local guide charges.
Exchange money only through authorized banks or moneychangers.
Shop only at Government Emporia and shops mentioned on the list
of the Department of Tourism.
If you wish to visit any prohibited or restricted area, check
with the nearest Government of India Tourist Office to ascertain
details of the formalities required.
Check with the nearest Government of India Tourist Office the
rules regarding photography at archaeological monuments.
In case of any difficulty contact the nearest tourist office or
Concessionary tickets such as Indrail Pass on Railways, Youth
Fare, Discover India Fare and Air Fare (Indian Airlines) should
be purchased in foreign exchange only.