Discover India

Cost of traveling in India

India has many merits as a travel destination: the exciting history and its left behind monuments, the colourful and rich culture, the delicious food. But one of the most important virtues of travelling in India is that it suits all pockets and offers experiences for every type of traveller- from the backpacker with more time than money to the luxury vacationist seeking authentic experiences and maximum comfort. This article will help you to figure out your trip to India cost to help you plan your budget and get out the most of it. India is foremost an inexpensive travel destination due to its low transportation, accommodation, service and food rates and due to a weak currency. But one doesn't have to stay at hostels and simple BnBs or eat cheap street food as a given. Everything from ....


Is India a child-friendly destination?

If we were to be brutally honest, India would not top the list for being the most child-friendly destination to have a family holiday in the world but it could be an enriching experience for young travelers. Even though travel times in cars or trains are long and uncomfortable, food might be too spicy and there aren’t many child-centred activities, there are great options for family holidays to India : Safaris in National Parks, overnight-experiences in the dessert with camel rides, exploring ancient forts and even hot air balloon flights. Train travels in India with kids are an adventurous experience. What do you need to know for your family holidays to India? Indians love children and especially children from abroad. They receive a lot of attention – sometimes a little b....


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India is a very exciting country to travel to, with an incredible cultural and natural richness. But it is also really vast, extremely different to the western world and can be overwhelming and draini.....

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Indian Festivals – ...

One universal truth about India is that festivals are probably the best firsthand look at its culture. Most have colorful stories and rituals attached to them and the people really know how to have a .....


Our Payments, References ...

We request for an advance payment of 300 (USD/Euros/Pounds) or INR 20,000 (if paying via transferwise) upon confirmation of the travel plan, enabling us to start your bookings. The balance amount w.....


CAR RENTAL, DRIVER SERVIC...

There are multiple ways to get from A to B in India. Depending on the distances and infrastructure of the particular region you can take a train, a bus, a domestic flight or do a car rental with pers.....


Tourist Visa for India...

Update: The duration of stay on e-visa has been increased from 30 days to 60 days with a double entry with effect from April 1st, 2017. The window for application under e-visa scheme has been increase.....


Tipping in India...

We get asked a lot on how much to tip in India at different instances. This can be used as rough guide on how much you should be tipping in India and at which instances.   What should you ti.....


‘Get India Ready...

There are many questions our guests often ask before they travel in India but are not worth an entire article for our Discover India Section. In the following article we are trying to answer as many .....


Backpacking in India R...

India is a dream destination for backpackers! You can easily travel on a low budget and experience a distinctive culture unlike any other. From staying with friendly families in homestays or other bac.....


Best places to visit in I...

One of the first questions you ask yourself when planning a trip to India, is simply: where to go and what are the best places to visit in India? It’s hard to give a brief answer to that question d.....


Best Time to Visit India...

When is the best time to visit India? The best time to visit India is ideally from late October to end of April, however India has a very distinctive climate and a different concept of seasons. Whi.....


Train travel in India...

The Indian railway system is very complex and demanding. It takes a while to understand its procedures. When you go to purchase a ticket you have several options like type of seat (Chair car, sleeper .....