Puri Beaches Tour India


Places Visited : Kolkata – Bhubaneshwar – Gopalpur – Konark – Puri

Distances : 
Bhubaneshwar to Gopalpur on Sea : 170 Kms

Duration : 06 Night / 07 Days

Tour Plan
Day :: 01 Arrival at Kolkata 

Reach at Kolkata/Calcutta, we will pick up you and help you check into a hotel.
After fress, rest of the day visit the various tourist places of Kolkata/Calcutta. Full day sightseeing tour of Kolkata/Calcutta. In sightseeing you can will visit Victoria Building, Howrah Bridge, Museum, Birla Planetarium, Eden Garden etc
Overnight stay at Kolkata hotel.

Day :: 02 Kolkata – Bhubaneshwar (by air) 
After breakfast, check out the Hotel and transfer to airport to caught the flight for Bhubaneshwar.
After arrival in Bhubaneshwar, check in Hotel. After som rest we visit the number of the finest examples of the classical temple structure including Lingraj, Rajrani and Mukteshhwar temples. Overnight stay at Bhubaneshwar hotel.

Day :: 03 Bhubaneshwar – Gopalpur on Sea – Bhubaneshwar
After breakfast, we go for the seashore generally known as Gopalpur-on-Sea. Full day enjoy here. In evening, back to Hotel and
Overnight stay at Bhubaneshwar hotel.

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Main Languages Spoken in India


 

Hindi is the mother tongue of India. When the constitution was framed, it recognized several common Indian languages and declared Hindi as the national language. English is the additional official language of India. Hindi and English are spoken and understood in most of the regions in India. There are around 17 major languages spoken in India apart from Hindi and English

-> Hindi :
It is a national language of India and widely spoken language.

-> English : 
English is another language that is widely spoken and written in almost all parts of India.

-> Sanskrit : 
Sanskrit  is known as the mother of all languages, this ancient language paved the way for many languages.

-> Assamese :
It is the language of Assam. Nearly 60 % of the population is spoken this language

-> Gujarati  : It is the …………..

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Luggage Information


 

Overnight bags : These are the small backpack-sized bags. You pack the clothes, toiletries and anything you think you may need for the next day, in these bags.This can often make your travel experience easier and comfortable as compare  to carrying a large bag or suitcase.

Luggage weight limits & size Information in India:

1. In India luggage restriction of one Hand Luggage max weight is 8kg (18lbs) and Maximum Dimensions is 55x40x20 cm (21x16x8 in)
2. Before departure your tour please ensure that your luggage is of the correct size and weight and rules cannot be bent or broken.
3. You’ll need to make sure that your luggage doesn’t exceed the weight restrictions imposed by airlines, included flights as part of the itinerary of your tour
4. If your luggage weighs more than this than you have the option of storing your excess luggage the day or evening before the tour departs.

Items that are not permitted:

-> Indian currency exceeding the amount of Rs.1,000.
-> Any harmful drug. This includes coca leaf, cocaine, hemp, charas, opium, morphine, etc, along with their mixtures and derivatives.
-> Also restricted are plants, parts of plants, soil seeds, fruits, dry fruits, vegetables, flowers, coffee seeds, coffee beans, cottons and un-manufactured tobacco.
-> Pet animals and birds can be brought along but their number is limited.
-> Fire arms.
-> Gold or silver jewellery or any…………….

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North India tour with Varanasi


Places Visited : Delhi – Jaipur – Agra – Varanasi – Delhi

Duration : 07 Night / 08 Days

Tour Plan
Day :: 01 Arrive in Delhi 

Reach the Airport or Railway station in Delhi , we will pick up you and help you check into a hotel.
Overnight stay in Delhi Hotel.

Day :: 02 Delhi Tour
After breakfast, we go for visit the temples of Delhi. Here we visit the Birla Temple, Lotus Temple and Hanuman Mandir at Cannaught place.In the evening, we would go to Akshardham temple, for sound and light show.
Night Stay at hotel in Delhi

Day :: 03 Delhi – Jaipur (By Train)
After breakfast, check out the hotel and transfer to railway station to caught the train of Jaipur
On arrival Jaipur, check in Hotel. After some rest we go for half day guided sightseeing of Jaipur. Visit the City Palace, Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace) etc.
Overnight stay at Jaipur hotel.

Day :: 04 Jaipur – Agra (By Road)
Today start with a sightseeing tour of Jaipur. You will be visiting such as Amber Fort and Enjoy Elephant Back ascent to the Fort., Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Birla Mandir, Ram Niwas Gardens, Jantar Mantar etc. Later drive for Agra, the city of world famous ‘Taj Mahal’ Enroute we visit Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. After arrivel in Agra, check in Hotel. Overnight Agra Hotel

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Taj Mahal with Glorious Darjeeling India


Places Visited : Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Delhi – Bagdogra – Darjeeling

Distances:
Delhi to Agra : 201 Kms

Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days

Tour Plan
Day :: 01 Arrival at Delhi 

Reach at Delhi we will pick you and help you check into a hotel.
Rest of day free for independent activities.
Night Stay at hotel in Delhi

Day :: 02 Delhi Tour
After breakfast, we go for visit the temples of Delhi. Here we visit the Birla Temple, Lotus Temple and Hanuman Mandir at Cannaught place.In the evening, we would go to Akshardham temple, for sound and light show.
Night Stay at hotel in Delhi

Day :: 03 Delhi – Agra (By Train)
After Breakfast, check out the hotel and transfer to railway station to caught the train. On arrival in Agra, check in hotel. After some rest you visit the Agra fort – the rusty and majestic red-sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by Emperor Akbar in 1566. Also visit Sikandra,the former capital of Lodi dynasty, was named after the Afghan ruler Sikander Lodi.
Night stay in Agra Hotel

Day :: 04 Agra – Jaipur (By Road)

After Breakfast, drive for Jaipur. Enroute Fatehpur Sikri, it is buildings including the Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chisti, Panch Mahal and other Palaces. Later drive for Jaipur. On arrival in Jaipur, check in hotel.
Rest of day free for independent activities.Night Stay in Jaipur Hotel.

Day :: 05 Jaipur
Today start with a sightseeing tour of Jaipur. You will be visiting such as Amber Fort and Enjoy Elephant Back ascent to the Fort., Nahargarh Fort, Birla Mandir, Ram Niwas Gardens, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar etc.
Shopping in the evening or relax. Overnight will be at Jaipur


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Useful Indian phrases or English Phrase


Here we give the common Indian phrases that will help you in communicating more effectively with the locals.

 

 

English Phrase
Hindi Translation
Hello Namaste/Namaskar
How are you? Kaise hain?
I want to go to hotel  Mujhe hotel jana hai
Yes Haan
No Nahi
Thank you Shukriya/ Dhanyavaad
Can you please help me? Kya aap meri madad karenge?
What is your name? Apka naam Kya hai?
My name is … Mera naam … hai
OK/Fine/Good/Whatever Achaa
What happened? Kya hua?
I am fine Main theek hoon
Goodbye Main chalta hoon (chalti for female)
How much/ What is the cost? Kitna hua/ kitna daam hai?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These Indian phrases will help to communicate more effectively with the locals.  You will find help right away if you are stuck in a situation, as you are able to communicate at a more personal level with people around you.

Information about Tipping in India


 

Tipping in India
Tipping in India is optional, solely based on your judgment and experience. There are basically two types of tips.
-> The tip is paid after the work is completed.
-> The tip is given beforehand to ensure a good service.

Tip in Restaurants and Hotel

In hotels, porters and room service attendants are generally tipped at the end of the stay. In restaurants, the tip to waiters is around 10-15 % of the bill. In cases of restaurants of prestigious hotels, generally a 10 percent service surcharge is added to the bill. If hotel and restaurant is a small , then keeping loose change…….

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Information about Local Transport in India


 

Local Transport in India

Transport in the India is an important part of the nation’s economy. Transport system in India is large and extensive. There are many cheap and affordable means of transportation in India that are available almost everywhere and anytime. Mostly people in India use the large network of railways and roadways in India.  Local transport in India is a highly developed network that connects the busiest places as well as the remotest locales

Buses : Buses are the cheapest mode of local transport in India. In india  almost every city having a well-developed system of buses. It is best to enquire the routes before boarding a bus. It cover long distances in a short time.

Metro Rail : In India all major cities have a well-planned metro rail network. Metro is not available all through in India. Calcutta has the oldest network of metro in India. Delhi have a pretty good system of metro rail. In NCR regions like Noida & Gurgaon also have extensive metro system plans in the pipeline. In Mumbai metro system is under construction. It is one of the best and fast transport system in India.

Auto Rickshaws : An autorickshaw is also called auto or rickshaw or tempo  or a three-wheeler. This is a small vehicle and has no doors or seatbelts. Auto color is a combination of green and yellow or black and yellow. If you hire …………….

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Best holiday in Kathmandu


Places Visited : Kathmandu – Patan – Chitwan – Pokhara – Dhulikhel – Kathmandu – Delhi

Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days

Tour Plan
Day :: 01 Arrival at Delhi 

Reach at Delhi we will pick you and help you check into a hotel.
Rest of day free for independent activities.
Night Stay at hotel in Delhi

Day :: 02 Delhi – Kathmandu
After breakfast, we will transfer to airport to board flight to Kathmandu.On arrival in Kathmandu, check in hotel. Kathmandu is a beautiful capital city of Nepal. After some rest you proceed for Daylong sightseeing tour. In Kathmandu you visit the Machchendra Nath Temple, Hanuman Dhoka, Kashthamandap temple, Swayambhunath stupa etc.
Night Stay at hotel in Kathmandu

Day :: 03 Kathmandu – Patan – Kathmandu 
After breakfast, you proceed to full day excursion of Patan. Here you visit the four Ashoka Stupas, Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar), Rato (Red) Machhindranath Temple, Rudra Varna Mahavihar is a Buddhist monastery, Kumbheshwor Temple, Jagat Narayan Temple, Patan Zoo, in Jawalakhel etc. After visit the Patan back to Kathmandu and Overnight stay in Kathmandu Hotel

Day :: 04 Kathmandu – Chitwan 
After Breakfast, we drive for Chitwan National Park. Chitwan National Park is the natural habitat of the Asiatic tiger & leopard. The wild life activities here include jungle drive, Short nature walks & night game viewing by spotlight. Chitwan National Park is home to at least 43 species of mammals. Sightseeing here includes one horned rhinoceros the elusive sloth bear,gaur four species of dear, wild boar giant lesser pied hornbill, marsh mugger and the rare gharial crocodile. Overnight Chitwan Hotel

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Darjeeling to Kalimpong Tour India


Places Visited : Bagdogra – Darjeeling – Kalimpong

Distances :
Bagdogra to Darjeeling : 94 Kms
Darjeeling to Kalimpong : 56 Kms

Duration : 03 Nights / 04 Days

Tour Plan
Day :: 01 Arrival in Bagdogra – Darjeeling 

Arrive Bagdogra airport or New Jalpai Guri train station, we will pick up you and transfer to Darjeeling. On arrival in Darjeeling, check in at hotel. Rest of day free for independent activities. Overnight stay in Darjeeling hotel.

Day :: 02 Darjeeling 
After breakfast, we proceed for the sight seeing of Darjeeling. Here we covers the Parmesan Nadia Himalayan Zoological park, Ropeway,Tea Estate, Tensing -Gumbo Rock, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Lebong Race Course, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center , Peace Pagoda. & Rock Garden – Gangamaya Park.
Overnight stay in Darjeeling hotel.

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Information about Indian Food


 

 

Indian Food : Indian food is different from rest of the world not only in taste but also in cooking methods.There is no single cuisine in India. Just like the culture of India, the Indian cuisine is also very diverse.There are so many types of food in India that it becomes difficult to choose from the diverse range of traditional food in India.To know more about Indian Food read this.

North Indian Food :
North Indian meals consist of basically chapatis or rotis or or Parathas served with dal, which is a watery preparation of pulses ,  vegetables and Curd (yoghurt). In North India region people also uses milk and other dairy products like yogurt, milk, ghee (clarified butter), butter and paneer (cottage cheese). In North region non-vegetarian dishes is highly inspired from the Mughlai cuisine and is absolu……………………

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Indian Street Food


 

Street Food in India : Street Food in India is very famous and most tourists gorge on the delicious and affordable roadside food in India to get the real taste of this amazing country. In Indian street Foods has various flavors that stimulate the taste buds of tourists as well as locals. In India you can find the street food in every big metro cities. You will find all roads and small narrow lanes having at least one such portable food stall. Some famous street food are listed here

Chaat :  Chaat is an all time favorite of all people, whether locals or tourists. It is made of crisp potato , salted, small pancakes sprinkled with various masala along with different chutneys, or Indian sauces and a dash of yogurt. Some use the grated ginger and some pomegranate seeds for garnish.

Fruit chaat :
Fruit chaat is also another famous street food. It is made with chopped seasonal fruits and served with a dash of spicy masalas and a hint of lime juice.

Bhel Puri :
It is prepared in different ways in different pa……….

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Electricity in India


 

Voltage & current supply in India is different than the rest of the world. The voltage in India is 220 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles per second. If you use the device that do not accept 240 volts at 50 hertz, then you will be required to carry a voltage converter. Or  if you wish to use any electronic devices from the United States or any country with 110 Volt currency, you’ll need a voltage converter and plug adapter.

In India basically three types of voltage  converters that are available and adaptable to the Indian voltage.

Resistor-network converters : 50-1600 Watts. Can be used for appliances like hair dryers and irons. You can use them for short periods only and they are not ideal for digital devices.

Transformers : 50-100 Watts it can be used continuously for items like battery chargers, laptop, computers, radios, cameras, MP3 players and camcorders. Drawback of this is the low wattage and heavy weight.

Combination converters:
Has a combination voltage of resistor network and transformers. One can switch from one mode to another by a switch provided for this purpose.

Outlets in India generally accept the following types of plug:
-> 2 round pins
-> 3 round pins…………….

 

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Queen of the Hills Darjeeling tour India


Places Visited : Bagdogra – Darjeeling – Bagdogra

Distances :
Bagdogra to Darjeeling : 94 Kms

Duration : 03 Nights / 04 Days

Tour Plan 

Day :: 01 Arrival in Bagdogra – Darjeeling 
Arrive Bagdogra airport or New Jalpai Guri train station, we will pick up you and transfer to Darjeeling. On arrival in Darjeeling, check in at hotel. Rest of day free for independent activities. Overnight stay in Darjeeling hotel.

Day :: 02 Darjeeling 
After breakfast, we proceed for the sight seeing of Darjeeling. Here we covers the Parmesan Nadia Himalayan Zoological park, Ropeway,Tea Estate, Tensing -Gumbo Rock, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Lebong Race Course, Tibetan Refugee Self Help Center , Peace Pagoda. & Rock Garden – Gangamaya Park.
Overnight stay in Darjeeling hotel.


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Shillong-Cherrapunjee-Smit Village Tour India


Places Visited : Guwahati – Shillong – Cherrapunjee – Smit Village – Guwahati

Distances:
Guwahati to Shillong : 131 Kms

Duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days

Tour Plan
Day :: 01 Arrival in Guwahati – Shillong 
Upon arrival in Guwahati , we will pick up you and proceed to Shillong . On arrival in Shillong , check in at hotel. Rest of day free for independent activities.
Overnight stay in Shillong hotel.

Day :: 02 Shillong – Cherrapunjee – Shillong 
After breakfast, we go for the full day excursion to Cherrapunjee. Here we visit the Shillong peak, Nohkalikai Falls, Elephant Falls, Ramakrishna Mision, Musamai Cave and back to Shillong.
Evening free for exploring the city. Overnight stay in Shillong hotel.


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How to Handling Beggars in India


 

In India you may see the beggars on the streets and the main roads, begging for alms on the traffic signals. You may also know about how to tackle the beggars in India. Some tips how to tackle the beggars

-> Some women beggars with a small malnourished baby may use hand gestures to signal they are hungry. It is okay to give them food or eatables.

-> If you really feel for the beggars or such needy and poor people the best way is supporting locals and charities. It is the most effective way to help the needy person…………………..

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Hyderabad Tour India


Places Visited : Hyderabad

Distances:
Hyderabad to Famous Ramoji Film City : 40 Kms

Duration: 02 Nights/ 03 Days

Day :: 01 Arrival in Hyderabad 
Arrive Hyderabad, Airport / Railway Station, we will pick you and help in to check in hotel. After lunch, you proceed on a sight seeing tour of the Hyderabad City and Visiting Birla Temple, Charminar, Lumbini Gardens, N.T.R Gardens, Salarjung Museum. Overnight Stay in Hyderabad Hotel.

Day :: 02 World Famous Ramoji Film City 
After breakfast, you proceed to famous Ramoji Film City. Here you will be visiting all the important spots till the regular closing ceremony at Film City.After visit the Film City back to Hyderabad and overnight Stay in Hyderabad Hotel.


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Bhuj to Gujarat Pilgrimage Tour India


Places Visited : Bhuj – Rajkot – Dwarka – Somnath – Bhavnagar – Palitana – Ahmedabad

Distances:
Bhuj to Rajkot : 232 Kms
Somnath to Bhavnaga : 280 Kms

Duration : 08 Nights / 09 Days

Tour Plan
Day :: 01 Arrival in Bhuj

Reach at Bhuj, we will pick up you and help you check into a hotel. After some rest we go for the city tour of Bhuj. Here we visit the Sharad Bagh Palace, Hira Mahal, Kutch Museum, Prag Mahal (New Palace), Aina Mahal (Old Palace) etc. Bhuj in Kachchh district of Gujarat is a renowned temple town full of several beauteous Hindu temples, wooden pavilions and palaces
Overnight at Bhuj Hotel

Day :: 02 Bhuj – Narayan Sarovar – Bhuj
After breakfast, we proceed to Narayan Sarovar. Narayan Sarovar is actually Lake of Narayan, another name for Lord Vishnu. There are five sacred lakes present Kutch, Gujarat. Narayan Sarovar is a land replete with pilgrimage sites, Narayan Sarovar is a different kind of holy experience. The place is also related to mythology which says it is here that the grand Shiv Linga earned by Ravana after a great penance was dropped here in the sea and thus the place is sacred to all Hindus.
Return to hotel in Bhuj for overnight stay.

Day :: 03 Bhuj – Rajkot 

After breakfast, we proceed to Rajkot.On arrival in Rajkot, check in Hotel. After some rest we visit the Virpur, the place of birth of Jalaram Bapa who was believed to be the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
Overnight at Rajkot Hotel

Day :: 04 Rajkot – Dwarka


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Bhimbetka-Bhojpur Tour India


Places Visited : Bhopal – Bhimbetka – Bhojpur

Distances:
Bhopal to Bhimbetka : 50 Kms

Duration : 02 Nights / 03 Days

Tour Plan
Day :: 01 Arrival in Bhopal 

Upon arrival in Bhopal , we will pick up you and help in check in Hotel. After some rest we go for the half day city tour of Bhopal. In Bhopal we visit the Laxmi Narayan Temple, Moti Masjid, Taj-ul Masjid, Sadar Manzil, Bharat Bhavan etc.
Overnight stay in Bhopal hotel.

Day :: 02 Bhopal – Bhimbetka – Bhojpur
After breakfast, we go for excursion of Bhimbetka caves. These caves belong to the Neolithic age and portray the life of the primitive cave dwellers. Explore the Buddhist works of art that date back to the third century B.C. and found in Sanchi

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How to Dealing With Strangers in India


 

Dealing With Strangers in India

 

Most of Indians are very warm and friendly and mean no harm, but there are some crooks also they became over friendly people and try to take advantage of your unsuspecting nature. Some tips how to handle these types of people

-> Watch out for those men and women who became over friendly and offer you something to eat or drink. Politely decline the offer.

-> Aware of those people that who approaches you and strikes a conversation. After the usual warm greetings, these type of person begins the story of how poor he is or is in need of some dire financial assistance. Main objective is to lighten up your pocket by a few dollars!.

-> Always alert of those wary hands reaching for your backpack, back pocket to rid you off your possessions

-> Do not change your plan. When you take a pre paid taxi from the airport to your booked hotel. In the way taxi drives say, the hotel you booked is no good and he knows of a “better” hotel. So dont’t be confused.

-> Watch out for over friendly people who offer to assist you with your luggage. They not only assist you, but disappear with it as well……….

 

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