10 Helpful tips for first time traveler to India

10 Helpful tips for first time traveler to India

Tips for the first-time traveller to India

Definitely, India is one of the most splendid, overwhelming and fascinating countries to travel, but it is also very chaotic, insane, intoxicating and a land of culture and religion diversity. India has all this stuff, so prepare yourself by following below advice for first-time visitors to India.



Be patient and slow

People who travel to India for the first time, try to explore too much in less time, which left them stressful and tired. People who travel to India as a beginner need to know that, India is a huge and diverse country, every other state is traditionally different from one another.

That’s why first timers to India require exploring one state in a structured and planned way instead of to rush around the entire country in a single trip.

planning-trip-to-indiaSelect the route smartly

If you are planning a trip to India, you have so much to delve into which is apparently not probable in a single short trip. So, Take your time to think and realize about what attracts you more in India like

The Classic places – Delhi, Agra and Jaipur

Sacred Sites – Amritsar, Khajuraho and Gopuram temple of Madurai, Hampi, etc.

Fascination towards Mughal era – Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Jaisalmer and much more.

Waterfront & Waterways – Mumbai, Goa, Kerala and Kashmir

Rendezvous wildlife– Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Kerala, and Assam

Trekking & Mountains – Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Leh& Ladakh

Divine life – Varanasi, Rishikesh, Dharamshala, etc.

Cover up conservatively

feaIt‘s difficult to understand, what to wear as going to India first time. Women need to cover her arms and legs to avoid unwanted attention, try to wear non-revealing and comfortable Indian clothes to make yourself comfortable.

Always negotiable

bargainIn India shopkeepers will try to rip you off, always bargain with shopkeepers and hawkers before buying anything. Also, negotiate with auto-rickshaw drivers because they don’t take the fair rate. Travelers have an advice to buy the goods from the fixed rate shop or from the government approved shops to not get scammed.

Careful about what to eat

careful-what-to-eatTravelling to India for the first-time visitor is very baffling about what to eat or not? Try to be stuck with freshly cooked veggies instead of meat, avoid salads and ice, used only bottled water for drinking by reputed brands only. It’s also good to carry hand sanitizer or soap and toilet paper with you.

Do not trust everyone

trustAlways be cautious about your money and other valuables, Don’t take eatables from any other person, beware of pickpockets and try to be assertive but don’t lose your patience.

Transport to travel in India

transport-in-indiaTraveling through train is the best way to wandering long distance destinations in India. But, try to book the train tickets in advance to avoid last time chaos and hassle. Buses are also convenient, but for short distant places.

Thus, traveling to India checklist the Do’s and Don’t activities according to the Indian culture and tradition and make your visit the memorable one.



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