India is a large country that lives in their own strong culture despite Western influence during for more than hundred years. Vivid colors, hot temperature and spices, India leaves no one indifferent.
Best time to visit India
Avoid the rainy summers. From June to September is the monsoon period and it may rain properly in most parts of the country. Northern parts can get very cold between December and February.
Are you planning to travel around in different parts of India is the best period from March to May.
Getting to India
Many international airlines fly to India, mostly to cities like New Delhi and Mumbai.
Getting around India
There are many low cost airlines with excellent service, due to competition between different airlines.
Trains are often good options and are available in different classes. In the larger cities, going by taxi is the best way to get around.
Banks are open Monday to Friday from 10AM to 2PM, and Saturdays from 10AM to 12PM.
Post offices are open Monday to Friday from 10AM to 6PM, and Saturdays from 10AM to 12PM.
Please note that opening times may vary in different parts of the country.
It’s not expected to tip while in India, even though they do appreciate being tipped very much.
Due to increased tourism they do start to have a different approach to tipping though, and in more places it it good customs for at least tourists to tip.
Old Delhi on a rickshaw, India
Magical Taj Mahal, India
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