10 India Traveling Tips You MUST Know
India, a country full of beauty, culture, and history, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. From the majestic Himalayan mountains to the lush tropical rain forests, India has something to offer everyone. While the country can be overwhelming at times, it is still an incredible place to explore.
Here are some traveling tips for you, whether you’re coming to India someday, or joining our NET24 Agents Mumbai B2B Workshop on February 27, 2023.
1. Don’t let the media feed your fear
The publish news often skips the brighter side of India about technological progress, improved women’s safety and big market opportunities.
Most of service you require now are on the internet, and on mobile applications. Exciting options of Indian startups are ready to help you with your problems.
2. Book ahead for festivals and busy times
India can be very busy from November to February, and cheap accommodation can run out during festival seasons. Reservations are recommended, either directly with the venues or through the booking websites.
3. Indian food rules
When it comes to food, India has something for everyone. From delicious street food to fine dining, there is no shortage of options. The best way to explore the local cuisine is to try different types of food at different restaurants.
However, India has many rules and regulations that visitors should be aware of. For example, many Hindus do not eat beef because they consider the cow to be sacred. Secondly, food is often prepared without the use of pork or alcohol. Additionally, when consuming food, diners should use their right hand instead of their left. Lastly, eating in public is generally frowned upon.
4. Go LOCAL!
Before you set off on your journey, it is important to be aware of the customs and culture of India. Although English is widely spoken, many locals speak their local languages, so it is best to learn a few phrases so that you can communicate with them. It is also important to be aware of the different religions practiced in India, such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, and many more.
It is worthwhile to go outside of the cities and visit some of India’s smaller villages. Try visiting the park for sports or open-air entertainment, or indulge in community activities with local craftsmen and artisans happily sharing techniques to unlock your creativity.
5. Indian Visa
If Indian visa is required for your entrance to the country, we would like to recommend you to apply for visa at India Visa Application Service: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/index.html
6. Weather in Mumbai
The weather in Mumbai in February is very hot when you come to our NET24 Agents Mumbai Workshop. Daytime temperatures usually reach 30°C in Mumbai in February with moderate heat and humidity, falling to 19°C at night.
Sunrise is at 07:01
Sunset is at 18:44
7. Indian Currency
The Indian currency is called the Indian Rupee (INR).
The current equivalent is:
1 EUR = approximately 88.65 INR
1 USD = approximately 81.80 INR
Banks and ATMs are widely available in India. However, it’s recommended to have access to cash on your trip.
The best way to experience India is to travel there. There are many different ways to get around the country, from taking a train or plane, to renting a car or taking a bus. There are also plenty of tour companies that offer guided tours of the various regions.
You can travel to Mumbai city center by taxi for a direct trip, or train for a cheap but non-direct trip. There are several 24/7 taxi options at Mumbai Airport. You can choose to pre-book your taxi before flying or get a taxi on arrival.
9. Emergency numbers
General emergency call: 112
Tourist Helpline – 1363
Women Helpline – 181
Police – 100
Ambulance – 108
10. Plug types
For India there are three associated plug types, types C, D and M.
Plug type C has two round pins, plug type D has three round pins in a triangular pattern, and plug type M is the plug which also has three round pins.
India operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
In conclusion, keep an open mind and be prepared to explore the many amazing places and people that make India such a unique and exciting destination.
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