Travel tips for India - Do's and Don'ts
A well-planned travel is not only blissful but
lingers fresh in the memory for a long time. One
obviously would love a hassle-free travel, as it is
meant for rest and enjoyment and above all to escape
from the daily ordeal of life. If on a travel too,
one finds oneself running from pillar to post and
making last-minute arrangements, one would love to
forget the holiday and the horrifying memories
associated with it. India is a tough country, in
terms of temperament and terrain. Before venturing
on a sojourn to India, one needs to follow some
simple guidelines to make the stay a pleasant one.
Follow the tips in earnest and put your best foot
forth and come to India with a desire, and India
promises that you will leave the land with an ardent
wish to come back again.
India Travel -
Do's and Don'ts Follow these do's and don'ts while
you are traveling in India and you will remain out
of any trouble hopefully.
Make others understand what you are saying, speak
slowly and repeat the things. Chances are that
whatever you are saying is being misunderstood due
to the differences in accent.
Permission for Photography
- Take the necessary permissions and permits before
photographing any government property, especially
railways and bridges.
- Never reply to a 'hello' of a common and never
catch the eye of a professional beggar. Your
simulated brutal indifference saves you energy and
them time. No one pesters a hard touch when there
are other tourists around.
- Try to buy goods and articles from standard and
good shops OR company showrooms OR Government shops.
You can't be sure of quality even if you bargain
Never buy camera film except from a recognized
dealer. For places on higher altitude try using
manual Indian cameras, as sophisticated automatic
cameras might not be able to withstand extreme
Beware of Dogs
- Always give wide berth to the dogs that cross your
path. The alternative may be two weeks of painful
injections. Don't run away or show fear to a stray
dog or monkey, hold your ground and they will back
- Always register a complaint or suggest and your
voice would be heard. In India, you will find
complaint registers everywhere and they seem to