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1. If I do not want the tour as mentioned in the website how
do I make my own tour ?
In the case You will to inform us the places you want to visit and some
other factors like duration, number of people traveling together and choice
of hotels you prefer. After having these details from your end we will plan
a tour for you and contact you very next day with all the details.
2. I am visiting India for the first time how should I
prepare myself ?
For the general information please visit our website link http://www.india-travel-tour.com
You may put up your questions to us regarding any matter if you do not find
the answers on our website. Apart from that we suggest you to do some
background reading before visiting India, so that your visit becomes a great
experience, you may ask us to provide you a tourist Guide in the language of
your choice who will accompany you during your tour to India and take care
of every thing related to your tour.
3. How to experience India at it's best ?
We suggest you to consider rural India while planning your trip, ask us to
combine your trip during an Indian Festival which will make your trip a
great experience. On our website you find the dates of the Indian festivals
taking place and which journey can be combined to them. For any further
query on festivals visit our information on Festivals. At each city you
visit our guides will tell you about the cultural activities taking place
that might be interesting.
4. Can I buy an Air Ticket through you also ?
Yes, you can but to be fair we advice you to book your air ticket in your
country as air tickets are normally expensive if booked in India to be sent
to your country. However even it Air tickets are cheaper here and you happen
to change you schedule in that case it is better to have to tickets issued
at the port of departure After having booked your Air tickets you can inform
us the arrival time and the flight Nr. to enable us to pick you up from the
airport to start with the tour.
5. How will I be picked up from the Airport ?
You will be picked up by our representative at the arrival hall of the
particular International Airport of India. You should not leave Air Port
without our representative if you are to be picked up. Indo Vacations
representative would be holding a welcome board with your name on it. If you
are part of a group, the name of he group will be mentioned on the welcome
board. You will also be provided the mobile Tel. Nr. of the representative
to you who will be there to pick you up well in advance so that in case if
missing you find each other at the particular location at the airport
6. Can I book the hotels only with you and not the complete
Yes, TSI is having special rates with many hotels all over the Indian
Subcontinent. We are sure that we will be able to offer you the hotels for
your budget in the destination wanted by you. As for as hotels are concerned
we have hotels of every standard in India. You will find some of the world
class hotels in India. Do inform us what kind of hotels you are looking for.
We also make arrangements for big conferences and incentive spa and Ayurveda
Packages. You can visit our hotel site:
or send us an e mail at email@example.com
7. How do I get medication in India in case of necessity ?
It is advised that you bring your own medicines. Most of the medications in
India are available but you may not find it under the same brand name as in
your own country. If necessarily of consulting a doctor be assure that we
will assist you in this matter. Private hospitals with high standard and
qualified doctors are available in India.
8. Do people understand English and other foreign languages
English is widely spoken and understood at almost all tourist centers. But
we highly recommend you to take qualified and government recognized guides
during your sightseeing in India. We are associated with Guides in India who
also speak German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Italian or Russian. Tour
guides will help you not only in your sightseeing, but also help you
understand India better and give you useful tips for your Journey to India !
9. How can I come in contact with local people during our
travel in India ?
Indians are hospitable and friendly people, Do not consider starring at you
as unfriendly. Most of the Indian have not been abroad and therefore
foreigners are for them a subject of curiosity. Most of the people you talk
to you will find friendly. Follow the golden rule in India (especially for
Women, when traveling in India): Always speak to the people you feel like
taking too. Avoid people who are too eager to help you or want you to buy
something from them. If you want to enrich your visit to India by visiting
an Indian Family or want to stay in an Indian Family, ask us. We will be
happy to make these arrangements for you.
10. What is advisable to eat and drink in India ?
We advice our guest to drink bottled water, bottled drinks. Coffee Tea
should be taken hot. As hotels have their own water filter functions the
water in the hotels can be used for cleaning the tooth and body but avoid
drinking this water. Avoid eating spicy at least at the start of your
journey to India. If you are traveling without a guide in India you may ask
the waiter not to put any chilies to the ordered dish. It is suggested to
stick to only cooked foods and to eat fresh fruits after removing their
skin. After taking the above precautions you will realize that India has a
wonderful cuisine and rarely any other place meet the verities of the
vegetable as in India.
11. Are there any restrictions for the Photography in India
Photography is a great fun in India as you will have enough sunlight most
of the time. We suggest you to bring enough films with you though most of
the films of international brands are also available in India. In some of
the monuments one has to pay fee for the photography. Our guide will suggest
you where it is worth to photograph and where not. At some of the locations
photography is not allowed. Do not photograph these objects otherwise your
film can be confiscated.
12. Shopping in India ?
India is a shoppers paradise. Shopping is recommended from Government
Emporiums. We can forward you the details for that. 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. If you have any specific items you want you many contact us we
will provide you the needed information.
13. Which currency is used in India ?
The units of Indian currency are the Rupee and Paisa (100 Paisa equal 1
Rupee). Paper money is in denominations of Rupees 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100,
500 and 1000. Coins are in denominations of Rupees 1, 2 and 5. There are no
restrictions on the amount of foreign currency or travelers checks
that can be brought by a tourist to India. However a Declaration form is
filled (only for the amount which is more than USD 10,000) on the arrival at
the Indian airport. By filling up this form you can also get your money
exchanged back in the original currency without any problem. Any kind of
money exchange should be done only through authorized money- changers. You
may ask our guides and they will tell you the right center or place to get
the money exchanged. Please note that no Indian currency can be imported or
exported, except for Rupee travelers checks. There are 24- hour exchange
facilities available at Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta and Chennai international
14. Can I pay in Euro , US $ or through credit cards in
All the major currencies including Euro and US $ are accepted in India.
Also all the major credit cares (Visa, Masters and American Express) are
accepted in the Indian subcontinent.
15. How do I book my trip ?
You can now simply pay online by Credit Cards like Visa/Master
We use the latest Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to ensure that your
credit card transaction through us is safe and secure.
Or you can send us Telegraphic Transfer (TT) by your bank to our
Account No. 1000333, (Swift Code: ABNAUS33),
ABN AMRO BANK , Hansalaya,
15,Barakhamba Road, New Delhi-1, India.
The balance you can send only 10 days prior to your arrival in India by the
same procedure or if your tour is starting at New Delhi, then you can pay
the balance in our Head Office at New Delhi by Traveller's Cheques / Cash /
Credit Cards (3% will be charged as credit card proceeds).
16. What are the cancellation policies ?
Cancellation shall be as follows:-
Within 15-7 days - 10% of the total land cost
Within 7-1 days - 15% of the total land cost
There are few hotels , who normally ask for non- refundable deposit at the
time of booking for example - hotels in Goa during peak period, Bangaram
Island Resort - Lakshdweep, hotels in Buddhist sector , Port Blair, Surya
Samudra in Kovalam, Kabini River Lodge, Teekhi Magri in Rajasthan, hotels in
Hospet & Badami, hotels in Maldives etc. Therefore you are requested to
please check with us regarding the refund policy for above mentioned hotels.
No cancellation shall apply on Domestic Air Fares, in case the tickets are
booked by us.
We hope to have replied to all relevant questions about your Travel.
Should you, however, have any query, please forward the same to us for our
We look forward to serving you in near future.