Traveling in India is a sheer bliss! A few smart ‘Travel Tips’ tips will help you get your travel even better and brighter. These tips will ensure a safe and secure journey that will compliment the unique experiences.
Money & banking
The currencies used in India are Rs 1, Rs 2, Rs 5, Rs 10, Rs 20, Rs 50, Rs 100, Rs 500, Rs 2000. ATM counters are available at several places. Foreign currency can be changed through authorized money exchange centers.
Carry all the documents and valid visas safely.
Memorize the emergency numbers such as the Police Helpline numbers (100), Ambulance (102) and Fire station numbers (101).
Make sure to carry items such as camera, binoculars, sun glasses, medical kit, emergency lights.
Showing affection in public such as hugging or kissing at public places is not a good practice in India and is not accepted.
Dressing up for a trip to the hill stations requires warm clothing and sweaters. Cotton clothes are advisable for a beach visit. Nudity is not allowed in beaches of India.
While visiting the Indian temples, a proper knowledge of the codes and customs practiced in temples will be helpful. In some temples there are dress codes while entering the temple. Men have to wear mundu and are not allowed to wear shirt and pants while women have to wear saree, long skirt and blouse or half saree.
Before taking the photographs of a site, seek the permission of the concerned authority as photography may not be allowed in certain places.
India is a shopoholic’s wonderland! Quality Apparels, artifacts, antiques, jewelry, spices, handlooms, organic products and what not! Street shopping is not only a popular trend, but it also provides you a fortune at prices that are easily bargained.