From its dusty snow trenches, frolic coasts, gripping natural green to the mystic ravines of spirituality and clusters of cultural shades defining the raw beauty, India captures the heart of every tourist. India is the country which is surrounded by the Himalayas, Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean , as we all know that it is rich in its culture, heritage, unique style temples, wildlife, sanctuaries etc. which will attract the tourists large in number.
Visiting India is a dream of every foreigner because India has lot to travel and explore many adventures things. India is where the people live with much diversity. India is considered as Multi-lingual country where you can find many people who speaks different languages. These are the common things you will see and experience in India. But if you keep your expectations limited to this then you going to be let down almost everywhere. So the simple rule to visit India for the first time is to drop all your expectations because at the end of the vacation you will have a love hate relationship with India .
Stay and Weather
As a general rule, April, May and June are hot, with average temperatures reaching 33°C , and December to March is cool and pleasant and could be considered the high season for tourism. Having your own personal space isn’t really a popular concept in India. You will be squished on public transport and squashed in lifts . Traffic and other interruptions can also mean that getting around can take a lot longer than expected. Build in plenty of room for unexpected waits and make sure to check opening hours. One way of ensuring you can have a bit of personal space, albeit in your head, is to have earphones with you to shut out some of the surrounding din - there's nothing like the sheer clamor of an Indian city.
Transport In India
But first you should be aware of the modes of transportation which is most important in India to save both your time and money. India, as the second largest country in Asia, requires visitors to give some thought as to how to get from place to place. The transport system in India is large and extensive . Millions of people of India use the large network of railways and roadways in India . Even the local transportation in India is very developed. Once you enter India, you must know how to hire a taxi, cab or buses . You can always hire the local taxis plying on the road. Make sure that the taxi-driver goes by the meter as the taxis are a little bit on the expensive .
An autorickshaw is also called auto or rickshaw or tempo . If you hire an auto, try to go by the meter or fix the fare in advance and do some bargaining also. Cycle rickshaws are a very common means of transportation in India which also gives you the opportunity of bargaining . A fast and cheap mode of transportation in India is the Metro. However, the whole of India has not been connected with Metro. Presently, along with Kolkata, Metro is running in Delhi and Mumbai . Also a Metro system in Noida and Gurgaon has been proposed and for safer and better price you can go for various Apps like OLA,UBER, MOOVIT, OneBusAway, IRCTC etc.
WiFi is very common all over India, even in smaller cafes in remote locations, and in populated areas you’re never far from an internet cafe . If you are looking for an inexpensive and fast communication, you can use the services of cyber cafes in India. These cyber cafes provide all the Internet facilities like e-mail, chatting, voice chat, etc . You can easily locate them, as they are present in quite a large number. Another way to communicate in India is through Mobile or Cell phones.
You don't need to use the service provider of your own country. There are a number of service providers in India to keep you connected. You can buy a prepaid sim card from any service provider. You only need to make payment for it and give a photocopy of your any Identity proof (like your passport). One of the main modes of communication in India are the Public phone booths or PCO’s. They provide the facility for local (within the city) calls, STD (Inter - State) calls, ISD (International) calls. Even Fax facility is available.
Food in India
Discovering the flavors of India is a bit like bringing your taste buds into the fourth dimension . You think you’ve had curry before, but you’ve never had curry like this. Each of India’s 29 states has multiple cuisines and complex flavors . Apart from trying out luxurious restaurants and other street foods you must know some of the apps to order food and satisfy your hunger anytime. Zomato, Swiggy, Domino’s Pizza, KFC India and Foodpanda are India wide apps for ordering food.
Information/Apps for India
You must use various Apps, guides and even some local guides to complete the tour to India successfully. We have various pages to guide you anyway. There are information about everything you need in details. Links to various other websites are also provided to guide you successfully. There is separate information for different states and regions to have a detailed experience of that place. If it’s your first time, don’t try to see everything. India is like nowhere else on earth and with a little bit of planning and flexibility, you’ll be able to plan a fantastic trip.