Indians are hospitable and friendly people.
A tourist need never be lost in India; most people are more than willing to go out of their way to guide you to your destination.
As with any foreign destination, the tourist is advised to drink bottled water, bottled drinks, coffee or tea.
Most premier hotels have their own filtration system.
Avoid eating spicy food all at one time soon after you arrive in India.
Take one Indian dish only with each meal and ask the waiter to cut down on the chilies.
Within a few days your system will get used to Indian food, one of the most delicious of world cuisine.
It is advisable to stick to only cooked foods and to eat fresh fruits whose skin you can peel off or remove.
Bring your own medicines, since all meditations in India are locally manufactured and you may not find the same brand names.
There are very good druggists band doctors everywhere, and they can advice on substitutes.
If the necessity arises, ask your hotel to recommend a doctor.
Do not forget to remove your footwear when visiting a place of worship or mausoleum. Also some temples do not permit any leather articles at on their premises.
Certain areas of temples are not open to Non-Hindus.
Travel with a camera and a color film. India is a land of sunshine and color, begging to be photographed.
Most type of films are available in India.
Most cities have Beggar Homes to look after indigent persons and to teach them a trade, but professional beggars find begging more lucrative.
If u wish to help them, do so through a recognized charitable organization, not by giving them alms.
It is safe to travel in India, as you will find out for yourself.
Even if you read of some trouble in any town or region, do not be discouraged, since most of India is safe at all times.
Please contact us for any assistance or information that you may require.
Most museums in India are closed on Mondays and Site Museums, those near archaeological monuments, on Friday.
However, please check with us for timings.
The electric current in India is 220/250 volts 50 cycles.
It is AC practically everywhere. India is a shoppers dream.
Shopping is recommended from Government Emporia and suggested shops by us.
Most of the large stores will ship your purchases for you, though, for convenience and to avoid postal delays, it is advisable to carry your shopping with you or to book it as baggage.