Useful Tips while you travel

India is a vast country and that makes it difficult to specify an exact month or months that would be suitable for visit. Different states have their best seasons at different times. Eventhough, the general tourist season is between September and May. If you are looking for Ayurvedic treatments, experts suggest the Monsoon season as the best time which is from June to September.

Keeping Cotton outfits, hats, sunglasses, sunscreen lotions etc. with you will be a nice idea.

All standard restaurants offer a variety of cuisines including Continental, Chinese, and Indian.

Tap water is purified and safe to drink in Kerala but it is better to drink bottled drinking water. It is not advisable to drink water from slow moving streams, lakes or dams. Mineral water is available in sealed bottles throughout South India.

In India, public toilet facilities are few and far between. Take every opportunity you get to use a clean toilet in places such as hotels and restaurants. Make this a habit wherever you go.

There is no limit to the amount of foreign currency that visitors can bring. The home currency is Indian Rupees.

Banks are open between 10 and 1600 hrs. Some banks work till 1800 hrs. Sundays closed.

Large establishments like, hotels, shops, restuarants and airlines accept all major credit cards.

Narcotic drugs are banned in India. Heavy punishments including imprisonment are imposed for possession of narcotic drugs.

Time Zone in India is GMT +5.30 hrs.

Citizens of all countries require valid national Passport and valid visa for entering India. Visitors are advised to obtain visas from Indian Embassies or Consulates in their own Country.

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